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The Mayor’s Ambassadors

The Mayor’s Ambassadors are middle school youth (rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders) who do not routinely receive recognition but make a difference in unique, personal ways. They are your…

New Features at the Library – Check It Out!

New Features at the Library – Check It Out!

If you haven’t been inside the Central Library on Cedar Road lately, October will be a good time to visit. The flagship building for the Chesapeake Public Library (CPL) System…

Christian Women’s Club Celebrates 40 Years

Christian Women’s Club Celebrates 40 Years

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH The members of the Chesapeake Christian Women’s Club celebrated its 40th anniversary August 28th at Great Bridge Baptist Church. Many ladies brought in a covered dish for…

John Cosgrove: Chesapeake’s New State Senator

John Cosgrove: Chesapeake’s New State Senator

By JOHN DOWNS, SR Chesapeake’s latest elected office holder has a proven formula for success. “I tend to listen much more than I talk.” explains Chesapeake’s popular new State Senator,…

Chesapeake First Citizen Award Banquet to honor Roland Davis

Chesapeake First Citizen Award Banquet to honor Roland Davis

By JOHN DOWNS, SR The 45th edition of the Chesapeake Rotary Club’s annual First Citizen Award banquet will be unlike any of its 44 predecessors.  As a premier signature event…

Remembering the Jackson Greys

Remembering the Jackson Greys

By DENISSE LANE Though Pleasant Grove Baptist Church no longer exists in Chesapeake, its cemetery remains along with its place in Civil War history. A granite obelisk stands in memory…

Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans to be held September 21

The 5th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans will be held Saturday September 21, 2013 at Traditions at Chesapeake Golf Club.  The breakfast is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00…

Veteran of the Month: Phyllis Schirle

Veteran of the Month: Phyllis Schirle

By MJ KNOBLOCK Much to the dismay of her parents, Phyllis Schirle wasn’t interested in attending college right after graduation. Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, she graduated from high…

Citizen of the Month – David Wright

Citizen of the Month – David Wright

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH With so much press about baseball players gone bad lately, we have chosen one of the good guys to celebrate as our Citizen of the Month: one…

October Brings the Annual Waterways Heritage Festival

October Brings the Annual Waterways Heritage Festival

By HENRY HULL Mark your calendar for October 12th and 13th to celebrate the 4th Annual Waterways Heritage Festival! Join us from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the 12th…