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What Do Our Colors Really Mean?

What Do Our Colors Really Mean?

By JANE HAMPTON COOK You know our nation’s colors. But do you know what they mean? “That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and…

Salute to an Outstanding Chesapeake Company

Salute to an Outstanding Chesapeake Company

Photos by Tara Perrone Jo-Kell recently held their annual Employee Appreciation Day. Their theme was “The Greatest Employees on Earth.”  This fun-filled day was a culmination and celebration of a…

A Newborn Survives Hurricane Sandy

A Newborn Survives Hurricane Sandy

By PAUL VANVALIN Twenty-two-year-old Mya attended my FirstFruits Crisis Responder Training in Brooklyn, New York on December 1, 2012.  Mya’s storm story began with the birth of her first child…

WFOS 88.7 FM One of Chesapeake’s Best Kept Secrets

WFOS 88.7 FM One of Chesapeake’s Best Kept Secrets

By JOHN DOWNS, SR. During the festive holiday season, families usually enjoy a number of mouthwatering and memorable meals together. Treasured family recipes, specially prepared for everyone to enjoy, are…

Before Dawn, December 9, 1775

Before Dawn, December 9, 1775

The Redcoats have already defeated a rebellion at Kemps Landing. They are strong and they are well trained. But, we are fighting for our families, our land, and our liberty.…

A League of His Own

A League of His Own

By APRIL ALLBRITTON David J. Harris’ love for bowling began when he was 15 years old. He can still recall the times when Joe Zok took the time to teach…

Rotary Wine Festival Check Presentation

Rotary Wine Festival Check Presentation

Photos by Ashley H. Martin The Rotary Club of Chesapeake presents a check to CHKD for $45,000 during the Chesapeake City Council meeting on Nov. 27.  The Rotary Club’s wine…

Chesapeake Wine Festival

Chesapeake Wine Festival

More than 6,300 people braved wind and rain to come out and support the Chesapeake, Virginia Wine Festival.  The event was successful because of the tremendous support given by sponsors,…

Former President Clinton Visits Chesapeake

Former President Clinton Visits Chesapeake

By JOHN DOWNS, SR. One of the superstars of the Democratic Party breezed into Chesapeake the weekend before the presidential election on Tuesday, November 6th. Former President William Jefferson Clinton’s…

Miss Virginia 2012 Speaks at Rotary

Miss Virginia 2012 Speaks at Rotary

Chesapeake Rotarians were honored to host Chesapeake native, Rosemary Willis, the reigning Miss Virginia at a recent luncheon.    Willis spoke on her personal platform issue, “Get Moving Today for a…