Wednesday, February 17, 2010


Clyde, Edna and Louise Holloway

Roy and Louise Baltimore

Louise Virginia Holloway Baltimore died yesterday. She was the daughter of Edna and Arthur Holloway. Arthur was a loom fixer at the mill. Arthur and his family lived "under the hill" at 1907 Woolen Mills Road, they lived at 210 18th Street, ultimately they settled in at 1601 Woolen Mills Road. Edna Holloway, Louise's mother died eleven years ago at the age of 109.
Louise met her husband, Roy Jackson Baltimore, when she was a child, Louise said she had always known Roy. Roy and Louise moved to Newport News in 1940. In 1978 they retired to the Woolen Mills and built a house next door to Louise's mother on Woolen Mills Road.
Louise loved her family and she loved this Place.
She died on the Place, surrounded by family and friends.


Sunday, February 7, 2010

February snow

Woolen Mills Chapel

City crews remove broken trees limbs from Woolen Mills Road

Virginia Power lineman in the park works to restore power.

City crews accomplish the temporary repair of a broken water line on Chesapeake