Bay Oaks Park Committee needs our help

As one of the 5,376 Norfolk residents who signed the Bay Oaks Park Committee petition, I received a letter from the chairman, Bill Kerry, yesterday regarding their need for funds. The letter reads in part: Now we have several challenges before us. Our legal team is preparing to go before the Supreme Court next month. … Continue reading Bay Oaks Park Committee needs our help

Quick report: Willoughby Spit Fish Fry

I stopped by the Willoughby Spit Civic League Fish Fry Wednesday evening, where Barbara Saunders, former (and future?) candidate for City Council in Ward 1, is the new civic league president. Also there was 6th Senate District incumbent Nick Rerras and 87th House District challenger Hank Giffin. While I didn’t have a chance to talk … Continue reading Quick report: Willoughby Spit Fish Fry

Andrew Saks on Bay Oaks Park

I attended a reception (read: fundraiser) for the Virginia Indigent Defense Coalition last night. On top of learning an awful lot about how this organization works to provide legal services in indigent criminal cases (I understand the Legal Aid Society helps the poor in civil cases), I had the pleasure of meeting Andrew Saks for … Continue reading Andrew Saks on Bay Oaks Park

Bay Oaks Park: Judge rules petition not valid

No doubt you’ll see this in The Virginian-Pilot tomorrow but in a story posted today on PilotOnline, the Alexandria judge brought in to hear the case of the citizen’s petition to save Bay Oaks Park has ruled against the petitioners. Alfred D. Swersky, a retired Alexandria judge assigned to handle the case, said he “reluctantly … Continue reading Bay Oaks Park: Judge rules petition not valid