Neighbors aid in catching burglars in Wards Corner

February 28, 2012

Alert neighbors on Maycox Ave, Burleigh Ave, and Ruthven Road in Wards Corner alerted the police to a burglary in progress on Maycox Ave last Thursday, February 23, 2012.  The victim has placed the below sign in his yard as a reminder that it pays to know and look out for your neighbors.


New renderings of proposed Cancer Institute at DePaul Medical Center

February 27, 2012
Proposed Cancer Institute at DePaul Medical Center, Norfolk, VA

Proposed Cancer Institute at DePaul Medical Center, Norfolk, VA

Bon Secours has released renderings of a proposed Cancer Institute to be built at DePaul Medical Center.  The renderings can be viewed here (PDF).

From the Bon Secours Hampton Roads website:

Bon Secours Virginia has announced the beginning of the second phase of the campus development plan for Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center. The health system plans to break ground on a 105,000 square foot, four-story medical office building, which will be located on the medical center campus, just off Granby Street at 150 Kingsley Lane, by late summer or early fall of 2012 with occupancy expected to be available for occupancy by fall of 2013.

The $25 million new office building will be home to specialists and primary care physician practices. At the core of the facility will be a comprehensive cancer center, which will place state-of-the-art technology in the hands of cancer experts, enabling them to address the unique needs of those battling cancer.

“Over the past three years, Bon Secours has continued to demonstrate its commitment to the Norfolk community by making a series of investments in programs and services at Bon Secours DePaul,” said John E. Barrett, CEO, Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center. “With the first phase of investments completed we are looking forward to the development of our new medical office building, which marks the start phase two. Our final phase of development will be the construction of the new Bon Secours DePaul to allow us to better serve our community.”

During phase one developments at DePaul in 2011, the health system invested in a variety of new equipment, facility upgrades, and other expansions, including:

  • A neuroscience intensive care unit
  • New cardiac catheterization laboratory
  • An interventional neurovascular laboratory
  • Hampton Roads first low-dose 64-slice computerized tomography scanner
  • A state-of-the-art robotic surgical system for the minimally invasive surgery program
  • Renovations on the patient care units
  • Recruitment of numerous physician experts
  • Significant site preparations and extensive planning with the Norfolk Planning office and Duany Plater-Zyberk

4 people shot at Wards Corner night club

February 19, 2012

WAVY TV 10 has reported the following

Norfolk police are investigating a quadruple shooting that sent four men to the hospital early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to the 100 block of E. Little Creek Rd. to the Visions nightclub for reports of multiple gunshot victims. When they arrived on the scene they found four men suffering from gunshot wounds.

Three of the men suffered non-life-threatening injuries while the fourth victim had to go undergo surgery and his condition is not known at this time.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing and police are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident as well as identify possible suspects.

Four people shot at Norfolk nightclub:

New Date: Harris Teeter plans to be discussed on February 28, 2012

February 17, 2012

Talbot Park will be having a civic league meeting on February 28, 2012 (NOT February 21 as formerly reported).  Chris Perry will be there to talk about his plans to develop a Harris Teeter anchored shopping center at Wards Corner.

The meeting will be at Royster Memorial Church @ 7PM.


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