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Even though most of us grew very weary from all the political advertisements, robo calls, door knockers, flyers, yard signs, etc. of the recent election season—The Citizen wants to give…

If you get the chance to attend the Virginia Beach Forum on November 28 to experience “Lincoln: The Man, The Movie, The Magic,” you‘ll see that we have several of…

Remember, we welcome your input to The Citizen.  We would like to hear your ideas for stories, your suggestions for Veteran Spotlight and Citizen of the Month.  We also hope…

The Cost of Freedom

The Cost of Freedom

By ROBIN TULL As a financial planner I’m used to assessing the cost of things. How much will it cost to buy a house, to take a vacation, to send…

The Legacy of the Montford Point Marines

The Legacy of the Montford Point Marines

by Rebecca Brittingham The hour in history was critical. Times were uncertain. Fear rumbled the globe plunging America into the second great World War.  In the midst of opposition and…

George Washington's First Thanksgiving Proclamation

George Washington's First Thanksgiving Proclamation

THANKSGIVING DAY 1789 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – A PROCLAMATION Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of almighty God,…

Communities Come Together to Beat Down Cancer

Communities Come Together to Beat Down Cancer

By Meghan Okuley Achimasi If not for the bright green “Chemo Sucks” hat proudly worn by 13 year-old Noah Okuley, you would have no idea of the battle this inspiring…

Veterans Town Hall Meeting

Veterans Town Hall Meeting

A Veterans Town Hall meeting was held prior to the election at American Legion Post 280 in Chesapeake.  A crowd of approximately 50 veterans and family members heard remarks by…

A Post Election Dream

A Post Election Dream

By Carlos Campo A light rain fell and a surprisingly frosty wind chilled the citizens waiting in the serpentine line. There was a seriousness in this group, a sense that…

Citizen of the Month: Kathryn B. Galford

Citizen of the Month:  Kathryn B. Galford

By Amanda Armstrong            Chesapeake proudly celebrates and congratulates its very own 2013 Virginia Teacher of the Year, sixth grade English teacher at Greenbrier Middle School, Mrs. Kathryn B. Galford!  Incredibly gracious…

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