Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE Ambassador Bismarck Myrick Sr. and Mrs. Marie-Pierre Mbaye-Myrick opened their palatial home April 27 to host a dinner reception honoring their friends visiting from South Africa. Supreme Court Judge Leona Theron from South Africa and her husband businessman Charles ...

HAMPTON ROADS The Chesapeake – Va. Beach Links, Inc. will host “Making A Praise Connection” on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Chesapeake Conference Center. This non-denominational Inspirational event will feature as guest speaker TV Judge Mablean Ephraim ...

CHESAPEAKE Congressman Donald McEachin, the newest Member of Congress representing Virginia’s 4th Congressional District, spent a day in Hampton Roads connecting with his constituents. He began his day at the Hampton Roads Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. As a colorectal “cancer conqueror,” ...

Special to the New Journal and Guide The ICONs of Chesapeake, a vision implemented by Rev. Glenda P. Murray-Kelly in 2016, exists to acknowledge individuals during Black History month in the city of Chesapeake. While there are many African-Americans who ...

CHESAPEAKE On Saturday, November 19, 100 plus men gathered together at The Mount Cathedral Chesapeake. Their purpose was to help provide meals to those that struggle with hunger in our community this Thanksgiving. By carpooling through Hampton Roads and Elizabeth ...

CHESAPEAKE Students at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School in Chesapeake will benefit from a charitable donation presented by the Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. for a new Technology and Literacy Center. The project was made possible also by The Louis and Mary ...

CHESAPEAKE Former Chesapeake Councilman Cliff Hayes Jr.  won the Democratic nomination to run for the 77th State House Delegate seat which will be soon vacated by Delegate Lionell Spruill. According to the chair of the Chesapeake Democratic  Party,   1,025 voters ...

CHESAPEAKE Chesapeake Sheriff Jim O’Sullivan recently was inducted into the Special Olympics of Virginia Hall of Fame following the “Spartan Kickoff 2016” kickball game for Special Olympics of Virginia. Sheriff Jim O’Sullivan had the opportunity to hold the seat of ...

(Compiled from press and news reports) On July 30, Bettie Anderson, a 1964 graduate of Hampton University, will leave her home in Chesapeake and fly to Botswana where she will work as a health volunteer for the Peace Corps. Anderson, ...

CHESAPEAKE Mrs. Marie Pierre Myrick of Chesapeake, Virginia recently traveled to Senegal, West Africa and directed the reopening of Senegal’s unique – first of its kind – Women’s Museum.  The official name of the Museum is Muse’e de la Femme ...