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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Chesapeake is a city of All-Stars!  This was made so evident to me this past month as I attended the First…

The Citizen also wants to give well-deserved praise to the Panera Bread restaurant chain.  At the end of each day, Panera Bread donates all unsold bread and baked goods to…

Chesapeake’s Backyard Haven

Chesapeake’s Backyard Haven

Backyard Haven is a Chesapeake based non-profit 501c3 group devoted to building aquatic therapy pools and providing landscaping to a Chesapeake family in need of a pool for aquatic therapy. …

Report From City Hall

Report From City Hall

By Council Member ROBERT C. IKE, JR. My grandfather is a veteran of World War I, my father is a veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.  My uncle…

4 Essential Fall Organizing Must Do’s

4 Essential Fall Organizing Must Do’s

By AMY VOLK Fall is the perfect time to do some deep cleaning and really purge and organize.  Unlike spring time, the fall has us thinking about the indoors more…

Words from Woods – A Family Affair

Words from Woods – A Family Affair

I got to thinking of the articles I’d written and decided to go back and read them.  Seems I’ve been pretty focused on guaranteed contractual lifetime income in them.  And…

Veteran Spotlight: Rick Cole

Veteran Spotlight: Rick Cole

By MJ KNOBLOCK Rick Cole, (USN-Ret) served his country for 27 years in the U.S. Navy. At the end of this month, he will retire from 15 years of service…

A final reminder about two great October events; the 4th annual Waterways Heritage Festival will be held at Battlefield Park and Great Bridge Lock Park on Oct. 12 & 13…

5th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast Honors Veterans

5th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast Honors Veterans

More than 150 attended the recent Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans held at Traditions at the Chesapeake Golf Club.  The group was welcomed by Carl Dozier, Chairman of the Mayor’s…

2013 First Citizen of Chesapeake Award Dinner

2013 First Citizen of Chesapeake Award Dinner

The Chesapeake Rotary Club recently hosted its annual First Citizen of Chesapeake Award Dinner and Presentation.  The gala event was held at the Chesapeake Conference Center.  More than 500 of the city’s “movers…

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