Norfolk guide to holiday recycling

December 18, 2010

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Holiday Recycling


Wards Corner Now meeting Saturday morning

December 15, 2010

Please make time to attend the meeting this Saturday morning at 8:30 at the Fitness and Wellness Center.  The Agenda includes:

1.  Possible Country Bar in Wards Corner

2.  Thrift Store – update

3.  Collins apartment project – update

4.  New business

The Movie and Music Exchange opens Saturday

December 13, 2010

Ward’s Corner welcomes “The Movie and Music Exchange”:

Movie & Music Exchange

Movie & Music Exchange

The Movie and Music Exchange is having it’s Grand Opening in Ward’s Corner this Sat. Dec. 18.  We hope to be a postive force in Ward’s Corner by transforming a vacant store into something everyone can enjoy.  We are a family friendly store with a kids area in the back.

This area is conducive to constructive activities for children and also contains a wonderful mural of some popular animals that can be found in movies and the Norfolk Zoo.  Come see the largest selection of DVDs and CDs for sale in Norfolk. We have 1000’s of great titles in stock. You can trade yours for ours or just buy them outright. The
Movie & Music Exchange is connected to our sister store, The Book Exchange at 116 E. Little Creek Rd. Call us at 583-2667 or see for directions. We guarantee you will like this addition to Ward’s Corner!


Wards Corner Clean-up, December 11 at 8:30am

December 3, 2010

Laura Thom wrote us about the next Clean-up:

Date:  December 11, 2010

Time: 8:30am registration, cleanup from 9am – 10:30am

Place:  Meet at North Shore Sports & Physical Therapy for registration, coffee & snacks.

Trash bags, safety vests & gloves will be supplied.   It is important that anyone wishing to help out RSVP to Laura Thom before Tuesday, Dec. 7th (489-5820).

New “country rock bar” to open in Wards Corner?

December 2, 2010

An attentive neighbor sent in the following job listing found on craigslist:

GM for new country rock bar (Norfolk)

Date: 2010-11-29, 4:27PM EST
Reply to: [Errors when replying to ads?]

Now reviewing applications for a GM for a new country rock bar opening in the Wards Corner area of Norfolk, VA. Restaurant management experience is required. The ideal candidate will have experience managing a country bar, booking live local bands and be familiar with the country rock scene. Basic restaurant management skills such as inventory control, knowledge of local health codes and ABC codes, employee supervision skills and P&L awareness is a must. You will be expected to be a working manager, which gives you the opportunity for more income. If you are looking for a daytime management job to get away from late nights and weekends this is not the position for you. Do not apply if you are not willing to work behind the bar as a part of the team at least three nights a week.

Reply with resume highlighting the above listed skills and experience.

Location: Norfolk
Compensation: Weekly administrative fee + tips from shifts worked
Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Please, no phone calls about this job!
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

If anyone has any additional information, please feel free to post in the comments or send us a message on the ‘Contact Us’ page.

EDIT: We have received word that this is not related to Pulse, A.J. Gators, Wards Corner Pub, or their respective owners.

Police search for murder suspect that frequents Denby Park

December 1, 2010

In 2004, the Comprehensive Plan stated: ” The blighted high-density apartments that have become a high-crime area at the western end of the Texas Streets district in Denby Park are . . .  the highest priority location for a new initiative.”

Ali Ridley

Ali Ridley

According to WVEC:

Norfolk police are seeking assistance from the public in locating an individual wanted in connection with a murder that occurred in October of 2010.

On October 17, 8:45 P.M., police responded to the 3900 Blk E. Princess Anne Rd. in reference to an unconscious person. Officers located a gunshot victim that was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Travis Taylor, age 19, 1500 Blk. Rush St.

Investigators have secured warrants for Murder and Use of a Firearm against Ali Ridley aka “Bull”, in connection with this death. Ridley is described as a black male, age18, 5’5″, 140 lbs., with short, natural black hair. He frequents Rush St., Peacan Point, Nicholson St., Denby Park and the surrounding areas.

Anyone with information on Ali Ridley’s whereabouts is asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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