Don’t miss National Night Out Aug. 6!

National Night Out, an annual community-building event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, will be held Tuesday Aug. 6 at Lakeside Park from 5:30-8 p.m. There will be face painting, inflatables, food and entertainment! This is our annual time to come together and celebrate as a community with our local first responders!

Community Clean-up slated for April 6

MARCH 27, 2019 - Community groups and individuals are gathering April 6 at the Gateway Community Church (across from the post office) at 7:30 a.m. for donuts, coffee, assignments and materials. If you are unable to make the clean-up with the group, please consider cleaning up your own yard, block, street or business on that … Continue reading Community Clean-up slated for April 6

Spring appearing soon — we promise! Garden plots available

Despite freezing temps in the first week of March, activity at the South Norfolk Community Garden will spring to life soon. The garden is located at 1014 Jefferson Street, Chesapeake, VA 23324. When things get rolling, community gardeners meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at the Community Garden. The garden is open sunset to … Continue reading Spring appearing soon — we promise! Garden plots available

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Larcenies from Vehicles

Everyone agrees there are too many larcenies from vehicles. Times of the crimes range from dusk to dawn. In the historic district area of South Norfolk,  larcenies have been reported on many streets, including Rodgers, Post, Wright, Bainbridge, Holly, Park and Chesapeake Ave.  Please remember to lock your vehicle doors. Don't leave items of value … Continue reading Larcenies from Vehicles

History of the Historic South Norfolk Community Garden

The South Norfolk Neighborhood Watch Group Inc. formed a committee in March of 2012 to discuss the possibility of a community garden in South Norfolk. The committee established its goals, a property was located and planning began. The new property was cleared in June. By Thanksgiving of 2012, members were donating greens to community dinners and a local soup kitchen. The little garden … Continue reading History of the Historic South Norfolk Community Garden

Healthy Grandfamilies Program

Healthy Grandfamilies Program Are you a grandparent raising a grandchild? Join us for a FREE program in your community. What the program can do for you: • Educational workshops on legal and school issues, family relationships, health and stress management, child trauma, child development and other important topics • Individual follow-up services linking you with … Continue reading Healthy Grandfamilies Program