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Celebrating Achievement

Congratulations to James Francis Kaser who was recently recognized in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Kaser was awarded the Boy Scouts highest honor, Eagle Scout, at a ceremony held…

Prepare for Summer Outings with Food Safety

Prepare for Summer Outings with Food Safety

By DR. BEN FICKENSCHER Ants aren’t the only pests ready to spoil your picnic. A few easy food handling steps can keep your summertime al fresco meals healthful and fun.…

Hollywood Comes to Chesapeake

Hollywood Comes to Chesapeake

Chesapeake Native Michael Copon Opens Film Studio By BELINDA ELLIOTT Could Chesapeake become the next hot spot for filmmaking? That’s the dream of celebrity Michael Copon. The Filipino-American actor has…

Reviving the River

Reviving the River

By JOHN DOWNS, SR. For economic visionaries like Doug Higginbotham, the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River is the key to reviving the valuable waterway resources in Chesapeake and the…

Veteran Spotlight – Jack Hayes

Veteran Spotlight – Jack Hayes

Lt. Col. Jack Hayes (U.S. Army, Retired) By MJ KNOBLOCK As a U.S. Army veteran, John M. “Jack” Hayes says that there was one important thing he took away from…

How to Restore Your Computer to Its Original Factory Setting

How to Restore Your Computer to Its Original Factory Setting

By IN TAI RYU If your computer’s so confused, and you need to start over, it’s very easy to do on your own.  First, check your system restore points in…

Chesapeake Sports Club Honors Outstanding Athletes

Chesapeake Sports Club Honors Outstanding Athletes

The Chesapeake Sports Club recently presented $1,000 scholarships to outstanding athletes from Chesapeake’s public and private high schools. Front row L to R: Samantha Travis, Great Bridge; Stephen Lewis, Greenbrier Christian;…

ODU Basketball Coach Addresses Rotary Club

ODU Basketball Coach Addresses Rotary Club

Old Dominion’s basketball coach, Jeff Jones spoke recently at the Chesapeake Rotary Club.  Jones played basketball at University of Virginia during the late 70s and early 80s. He coached at…

Chesapeake High School Seniors Become Lifetime Members of Girl Scouts

Chesapeake High School Seniors Become Lifetime Members of Girl Scouts

By KAITLIN SMITH In late May, nearly 70 Girl Scouts gathered at Great Bridge Presbyterian Church for an awards and bridging ceremony—an important transition in a Girl Scout’s life that…

Let me just start by saying The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday. I revel in celebrating our freedom as a nation. While you’re out there grilling and eating burgers…

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