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Travels with Harvey: In search of the perfect (or at least passable) family vacation

Travels with Harvey: In search of the perfect (or at least passable) family vacation

By STEPHANIE IAQUINTO As anyone who’s planned a family vacation knows, there’s a fair amount of pressure in being responsible for everyone’s fun.  So when I nabbed a campsite at…

Citizen of the Month: Phil Johnson

Citizen of the Month: Phil Johnson

By BELINDA ELLIOTT Two of Phil Johnson’s favorite pastimes are spending time outdoors and helping people. On any given day you may find the Chesapeake resident planting trees at municipal…

Veteran Spotlight: Ambassador (Ret.) Bismarck Myrick

Veteran Spotlight: Ambassador (Ret.) Bismarck Myrick

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH Who says you can’t go home again? Born in Portsmouth VA, Ambassador Myrick serves as Old Dominion University’s Ambassador in Residence after being the U.S. Ambassador to…

Chesapeake Kiwanis serving the Community

Chesapeake Kiwanis serving the Community

The Kiwanis Club of Chesapeake has been serving the community for over 60 years. Members are service- minded men and women who take pride in volunteering their time and talents…

Governing Versus Campaigning Party

Governing Versus Campaigning Party

By MONA CHAREN There are two major parties in the United States: the party that wishes to govern and the party that wants only to campaign. It’s to their credit…

Who Killed the Middle Class?

Who Killed the Middle Class?

By PATRICK J. BUCHANAN “It is our generation’s task, then, to reignite the true engine of America’s economic growth — a rising, thriving middle class.” So said Barack Obama in…

Words from Woods: Luck – Can you afford it?

Words from Woods: Luck – Can you afford it?

St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, and with it comes thoughts of the luck of the Irish and pots of gold at the end of a rainbow.  An old saying…

Closet Organizing

Closet Organizing

By AMY VOLK Getting your closet organized seems all the rage right now. Maybe it’s because we are dreaming of warmer weather and want to clear out the winter drab,…

Eight GREAT Strategies for "Working" Any Room

Eight GREAT Strategies for "Working" Any Room

By SUSAN ROANE Walking into a room full of people, especially strangers, is daunting for over 90% of American adults according to research at Stanford Shyness Clinic. Yet, our careers,…

Know How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Know How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

By Dr. Bruce Waldholltz March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which gives us an opportunity to learn more about colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) and focus…

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