August 18, 2004
Suddenly on August 11, 2004 GEORGE M. NORFOLK, JR. beloved husband of Mary Norfolk; devoted father of Stephanie and Staycie Norfolk; loving son of George M. Norfolk, Sr.; loving brother of Donald and Angela Norfolk, Peggy and Timothy Olszewski, Craig and Tammy Norfolk and Michael Norfolk. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Services will be held in El Paso, TX on Friday, August 20.
June 17, 2009
On June 15, 2009 DOROTHY F. (nee Johnson), beloved wife of the late George T. Norfolk, Sr., loving mother of Herbert J. Norfolk, Sr. and wife Barbara, Richard A. Norfolk and wife Barbara and George T. Norfolk, Jr. Also survived by four devoted grandchildren and six devoted great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Gonce Funeral Service, P.A., 4001 Ritchie Highway on Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Rose of Lima Church on Friday at 10 A.M. Interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
September 15, 1992
FROM its berth in the Inner Harbor, the passenger steame City of Norfolk departed every summer evening at 6:30 p.m.It was a bustling scene: milling crowds, honking trucks, clanging streetcars, shouting stevedores.Off for a two-day pleasure cruise aboard the stately, all-white, three-decker ship were about 80 people. Some were business people, but most were families, and there was a smattering of honeymooners.By 5:30 the next morning the City of Norfolk would be about 200 miles down the Chesapeake Bay, docking at Old Point Comfort, Va. An hour later, the passengers would step off the gangway for a day's leisure in Norfolk.
June 28, 2010
Garrett Atkins boarded a plane and headed home to California on Monday with an uncertain future but no hard feelings toward the Orioles, who designated the first baseman for assignment Sunday after an unproductive 2 1/2 months with the club. "Obviously, I had opportunities early to get things going on the right track, and it didn't happen and the team was losing," said Atkins, who was hitting just .214 with one homer and nine RBIs in 44 games. "First base is a position where you'd like to see get some offense, and I wasn't doing it when I was out there.
February 23, 1992
The spectacular pageantry of a New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebration can be found in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday. The Waterside Festival Marketplace is the setting for festivities that begin at 11:30 a.m. and continue until 8 p.m.Colorful banners and costumes, music and spicy Cajun cuisine are among the attractions at this third annual event. Revelers can join a New Orleans-style funeral procession as it winds through the marketplace with costumed characters, jugglers, clowns and stilt walkers as part of the entertainment.
February 5, 1991
WASHINGTON -- Police in Norfolk, Va., said yesterday that two bombs -- made up of six pipes stuffed with explosives -- found attached to huge gas and chemical tanks near the nation's largest naval base were safely removed yesterday.At the end of an eight-hour drama, during which a one-square-mile area around the tanks was evacuated, local police and FBI spokesmen were unable to say who was behind the attempted bombing. No one claimed responsibility for the incident at the tank farm, which is not used by the military.