Hot off the press…this month’s Suburban includes the news from Suburban Acres and Greater Wards Corner area including…

New name for re-born Lafayette-Winona Middle School

Neighborhood Watch Report

Suburban Acres Green

Dr. Brad’s Wellness Column

Neighborhood calendar, announcements, activities, and more!  If you’re not lucky enough to live in Suburban acres and receive your own copy delivered to your front door, click on the image at left for the color PDF.

January 2015 edition of The Suburban

JAN_Web_LogoApologies for the late posting of The Suburban this month! Since delivery at your door step is also delayed in January, please remind your neighbors of our regular monthly meeting Monday night January 12 at Suburban Park Elementary School. Doors open at 6 pm for refreshments, the meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

Hoping everyone had a great holiday season, there is lots of catch-up news in this month’s Suburban:

Norfolk Collegiate Jazz Band performs at December party…

Norfolk Public Schools accepting applications for middle school specialty and choice programs…

Lafayette River meets state water quality standards…

The Neighborhood Watch Report, Dr. Brad’s wellness column, Suburban Acres Green, announcements, news and more…enjoy!

December 2014 Newsletter

December edition of The Suburban, newsletter of the Suburban Acres Civic League


There’s lots of good news about our neighbors in the December edition of The Suburban!

Congratulations to Rob and Lisa Lain (Thole St.) for the opening of their new Ghent business, The Bonbonnier.  The Lain family and their new business was featured in the Virginian Pilot earlier in the month…

High-energy Parent-Teacher Liaison Claudette Dalmida (Suburban Park Elementary) was also featured in The Pilot this month, and we have the highlights and photos in this month’s Suburban.

SACL officers and board members to be elected in December, information on the Annual “Year in Review” and Holiday Party on December 8th, CrimeView stats, Neighborhood Watch Report, Suburban Acres Green, and more neighborhood and Wards Corner area news are in the December edition.

The November 2014 Suburban is here…click on the image to download the pdf version…

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Norfolk Collegiate middle schoolers’ Service Day supports new neighborhood gateway project…

Open houses and meetings to explain updated FEMA flood maps in November and December…

Veterans Day events and closings…

The Neighborhood Watch Report, CrimeView Statistics, Suburban Acres Green, Dr. Brad’s Wellness Column, and more…enjoy!

Join us for this month’s Suburban Acres Civic League meeting, Monday evening November 10.  DOORS OPEN HALF-HOUR EARLY THIS MONTH AT 5:30 PM FOR FLU SHOT CLINIC provided by the Wards Corner Farm Fresh Pharmacy (no cash up front-Farm Fresh will bill your insurance). Meeting starts at 6:30 pm. 

Our presentation this month is from Norfolk Fire-Rescue, and will highlight fire department operations in the city, and fire safety. 

Please bring a non-perishable food item donation for the annual Suburban Park Elementary Holiday Food Drive.









September 2014 Newsletter & Meeting

WebFrtPgSeptember’s edition of The Suburban is here

-Updated city EARNNN year and progress report

-Senator Lynwood Lewis will hold Healthcare Town Hall Sept. 9

-Pictures from the August 23rd neighborhood picnic

Suburban Acres Green, CrimeView Stats, news, announcements, neighborhood calendar, and more!

Our meeting this month…Monday evening September 8th…we are back at Suburban Park Elementary.  Doors open at 6 pm for refreshments, and the meeting begins at 6:30 pm.

Our special guest is Fenton Priest from Eggleston Services.  Mr. Priest will speak about Eggleston Service’s  many retail operations that support employment of handicapped persons in Hampton Roads, and a new program at Eggleston’s Tanner’s Creek Garden Center that features plants used in wetland restoration.

2014 Summer Youth Leadership Scholarship


Suburban Acres Civic League is again pleased to offer our GROW Youth Leadership Scholarship.  The scholarship underwrites tuition for the  eXcel Leadership Academy, as well as additional opportunities facilitated by the civic league and our business and non-profit partners:

eXcel Leadership Academy, July 15-18, 2014. A program of LEAD Hampton Roads and the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, eXcel’s goal is to prepare youth for leadership positions within the community and region. The program provides leadership skills training, an up close chance to meet outstanding visionary leaders, and a “behind the scenes pass” to the Hampton Roads region.

The Suburban Acres Civic League will offer two activities during the summer focusing on local community groups and their interaction with local government and business. Missions and challenges of not-for-profit organizations, and how they help government will be emphasized.

Please return the application materials as soon as possible.



Access an informational flyer here.






Access the application here.


For more information about eXcel and LEAD Hampton Roads visit www.leadhamptonroads.org

June 2014 Newsletter

The neighborhood newsletter is here for June 2014…Here is The Suburban

WebLogoJune4th of July Parade and Picnic information…

Neighbor experiences Rio while helping wheelchair soccer players…

New technology at DePaul to reduce radiation…

New TowneBank branch opens June 12th…

Plus summer events and announcements, neighborhood calendar, CrimeView stats, Dr. Brad’s Wellness Column, Suburban Acres Green, and more…

July 4th Parade and Picnic


Annual Parade and Picnic scheduled for 10 am Friday July 4th

New to the neighborhood?  Old timer?  It doesn’t matter!  It takes a neighborhood to produce our annual 4th of July Parade and Picnic. This is a great family event, and a great way to meet your neighbors.

Volunteers are needed for everything from coordinating the desert table, to grilling, to accompanying the grand marshal, to set up and logistics.

For more information on the 2014 Suburban Acres Civic League 4th of July Parade and Picnic, visit our EVENTS page, or email suburbanacres@gmail.com

May 2014 edition of The Suburban

The May 2014 edition of The Suburban is on its way to your doorstep, and posted here in color.


In the May 2014 Suburban

Councilperson Terry Whibley appears at April civic league meeting…

New eatery at K&K square opens…

CrimeView stats and the Neighborhood Watch report…

Suburban Acres Green… Dr. Brad’s Health Column…

Events, announcements, and the neighborhood calendar…

And Flora is back for the season! Yard-of-the-Month returns with Adam and Karen Cook receiving the honor for April.