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4th Annual Waterways Heritage Festival

4th Annual Waterways Heritage Festival

Even the rain did not put a damper on the 4th Annual Waterways Heritage Festival!  As one of the City of Chesapeake’s 50th Anniversary Signature Events, families gathered to learn…

Words From Woods

Words From Woods

Independence… it’s a good thing Last month I introduced you to my family.  I stated how fortunate I am to be able to have my wife Midge, the office manager,…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By Commonwealth’s Attorney NANCY PARR In past columns, I described the types of cases the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office prosecutes and my community outreach programs. This month, I am writing about…

Report From City Hall

Report From City Hall

By Council Member RICK WEST My daughter was recently married. It was a beautiful day for my family. We were surrounded by lifetime friends. We spent time reminiscing about her…

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…