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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…

From The Pulpit

From The Pulpit

By TOM MERCER “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11 (NIV) I am teaching a study entitled Christmas…

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…

Travels with Harvey

Travels with Harvey

By STEPHANIE IAQUINTO My husband is a funny guy, used to getting laughs. But he’s not looking for a chuckle when he describes his weekend plans. That, however, is when…

18th Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Great Bridge

18th Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Great Bridge

The Battle of Great Bridge, December 9, 1775, lasted only half an hour. From the breastwork, the Patriot soldiers poured heavy fire into the British Redcoats, who marched relentlessly forward,…

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…

How Great is Your Thankfulness

How Great is Your Thankfulness

So let me ask you, “How would you rate your level of  Thankfulness?”  Perhaps a better way for me to ask this question would be, “how do you demonstrate that…

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…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

By Council Member Scott Matheson What draws people to Chesapeake? Is it the city’s central location within Hampton Roads, our superb schools, its reputation as one of the safest cities…