Battle of the Bravest at Harbor Park helps Muscular Dystrophy Association

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE NORFOLK — Softball teams from four Hampton Roads fire departments took the field at Harbor Park on Saturday, June 29, for this year’s Battle of the Bravest, a competition that embodies the long connection between fire fighters and… Continue Reading


Virginia Beach, Chesapeake firefighters face off in special Harbor Park contest for charity

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE NORFOLK — Firefighters from Virginia Beach and Chesapeake took the field at Harbor Park on Saturday, Aug. 27, for the first Battle of the Bravest, a charity contest that helped raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  The… Continue Reading


Businessperson’s generosity sends Creeds baseball youth champs to a night at the park

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE NORFOLK — Pungo’s Herb Smith used to coach the Creeds Nationals, among a few rural youth teams that won championships this spring, and his son, Hank, 9, plays on the Nationals now for Coach Jason Gentry. When Smith… Continue Reading