VIRGINIA (WAVY) - Ways to get involved in national service:
LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES -- To volunteer in yourneighborhood, go to http://www.volunteer.gov/ The Web site, run bythe federal government, gives Americans a way to search for serviceopportunities within a ZIP code or state.
-- Ask religious leaders or faith-based organizations about waysto help others.
OLDER AMERICANS -- Senior Corps, a government-runprogram, gives people 55 and older a chance to conduct safetypatrols for local police departments, participate in environmentalprojects or help tutor children. To join, visit http://www.getinvolved.gov or call800-424-8867.
--Search for other opportunities through AARP's Web site athttp://www.aarp.org/createthegood
STUDENTS -- Ask your guidance counselor, principalor PTA about ways to help in the community.
COLLEGE STUDENTS AND ADULTS -- To join AmeriCorps,visit http://www.americorps.gov or call800-942-2677.
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Norfolk Fire & Rescue officials said a train went off its track Dec. 5, 2013 in the area of East Princess Anne and Ingleside roads.
HazMat crews have identified the material on a derailed train in Norfolk as cement. East Princess Anne and Ingleside roads have reopened to traffic.
A portion of Dominion Boulevard in Chesapeake is shut down until Friday morning as part of an emergency closure.