Ten Reasons You are Going to Love the New Slover Memorial Library

Written by Penny Neef on .

You know that satisfied feeling you get when you solve a difficult problem, when an important piece of the puzzle fits, or when you know things are coming together for you in just the right way? We are all going to feel like that very soon, in January of 2015, when the new Slover Memorial Library opens in downtown Norfolk.

Being the Best She Can Be as a Transgender Vet

Written by Kirsten Bokenkamp on .

Early in her career with the U.S. Navy, as Donna was learning more about what it meant to be transgender, it became crystal clear that if she tried to seek support and the Navy learned of that, then her military career would be over. 25 years later, after retiring, Hampton Roads resident Donna Price made one of the hardest - and liberating - decisions of her life when she started the transition process to living fully as a woman.

Norfolk's Fabulous Neighborhoods: Villa Heights

Written by Alan Jelercic on .

Villa Heights is a tiny pocket of a neighborhood.

Its banks are on the Lafayette with the farthest edge of the Zoo in its vista. Its main arteries, which also work as boundaries, are Church Street and 26th street, which offer very modest commercial ventures.

Norfolk's Fabulous Neighborhoods: Spotlight on Glenwood Park

Written by Mike Rau on .

Particularly when viewed from the air, it’s like an island of green residential peace completely surrounded by things that are not. Bordered on four sides by military or heavy industrial property, Glenwood Park stubbornly retains its character as a quiet working-class neighborhood.

Slover Library Foundation Names Former EVMS Head as President

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NORFOLK, Va. – (August 18, 2014) – The Slover Library Foundation has elected Harry Lester as president to oversee the new Slover Library slated to open in January 2015. The Slover Library Foundation is a non-profit organization formed to manage the funds raised in support of the library.