Purify Infrared Sauna opens at GreenGate


Purify Infrared Sauna recently opened its second Henrico location at GreenGate Shopping Center in Short Pump.

Owner Mary Woodbridge opened her first Purify location on Patterson Avenue in July 2015. The new store is located at 301 Maltby Boulevard, Suite C, west of Short Pump Town Center.
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Henrico Master Gardener training program accepting applications through Oct. 27


The Henrico County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for its next volunteer Master Gardener training program, which provides instruction in all aspects of horticulture.

Applications for the 2018 training program will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 27. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 16 through March 22.
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Henrico Schools to host Oct. 30 job fair


Henrico Schools will host a job fair Oct. 30.

The event, to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fairfield branch library, is designed to attract potential full-time and substitute registered nurses, instructional assistants, bus drivers and school nutrition workers.
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Henrico-based Virginia Care Partners (VCP) has entered into an agreement with Transcend to provide population health management services through value-based care to 10,000 Richmond-area Medicare Advantage patients. Transcend will work with more than 90 VCP primary care physicians, consulting with them in their offices to help track, analyze, and act on data about their Medicare Advantage patients’ health. Transcend’s support includes services that will help VCP physicians better identify and address opportunities to improve care and health outcomes. VCP was formed in 2012 by physicians who shared a commitment to improving their patients’ health outcomes by applying best treatment practices across all care settings – in physician offices, hospitals and outpatient care settings. VCP works collaboratively to negotiate value-based care contracts that provide incentives for improved patient outcomes, adherence to care standards, increased preventive care and chronic disease management, and reduced cost.
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Surprise ceremony held for first local class of McDonald’s EUA


Fifteen crew members and managers from local McDonald's restaurants got a surprise Feb. 15 when they were invited to participate in a formal graduation ceremony, complete with caps and gowns, at the Henrico office of local franchisee Sue Durlak.

All 15 graduates had enrolled in September in a 22-week program known as English Under the Arches (EUA), part of a free educational assistance program for McDonald's employees known as Archways to Opportunity. The program combines online and in-person classes in English as a second language, and allows participants the chance to advance into other programs that assist them in pursuing their GED as well as higher education.
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House passes McClellan’s simple assault bill

Proposal would allow some cases to be addressed without jail time

The House unanimously passed Henrico Del. Jennifer McClellan’s bill to allow simple assault against a family member to be dealt with outside of jail time.

Under existing law, assault and battery of a family member can have a more lax punishment than simple assault because of different code sections.

In Virginia, assault and battery is defined as intentional harmful contact. Assault is considered attempting or threatening to inflict bodily injury upon another, and battery is the actual contact. Therefore, if someone attempts to make contact but misses, he or she could still be found guilty of simple assault.
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House OKs bill to defund Planned Parenthood


In a swipe at Planned Parenthood, the House on Tuesday passed a bill to prohibit the Virginia Department of Health from funding clinics that provide abortions except in the case of rape or incest or if the mother’s life is endangered.

Delegates voted 64-35 along party lines for House Bill 1090, which would cut off state funding for programs or facilities that offer abortions that would not be reimbursed under Medicaid, a federal-state program for low-income Americans. Republicans supported the measure; Democrats opposed it.
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Sandston Elementary School organizes crock pot drive

A social media and e-mail drive initiated by Sandston Elementary School Principal Kim Powell helped the school collect more than 50 crock pots from Henrico County families and the Sandston community. The crock pots were donated this week to 24 of the most in-need families at the school, as well as to families at Donahoe Elementary and Fair Oaks Elementary.

The "crock pot drive" also produced a donation of food from FeedMore for Sandston students in need, money that was used to purchase ingredients for one meal to go along with each crock pot and Kroger gift cards and an additional crock pot dinner for all 24 of the Sandston families.
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Panel kills mandatory bicycle helmet bill


Bicycling advocates are happy that legislators have killed a bill requiring all bicyclists under 18 to wear helmets in Virginia.

Helmets can keep riders safe, but mandatory helmet laws are counterproductive, according to the Virginia Bicycling Federation.

“While the Virginia Bicycling Federation encourages helmet use,” said Champe Burnley, president of the organization, “we believe that mandatory helmet laws discourage people from riding bikes, make basic transportation less accessible and as a matter of public policy, do not significantly increase bike safety.”
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Henrico Police seek help identifying commercial robbery suspect

Henrico Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and individual responsible for a series of commercial robberies that have occurred in the eastern portion of the county since late January.

Between Jan. 29 and Feb. 6, police have investigated three commercial robberies that have occurred along the Nine Mile Road corridor. The first occurred Jan. 29 in the 1800 block of East Nine Mile Road at 2:20 p.m. The second occurred the same day in the 5200 block of Nine Mile Road at 8:29 p.m.. The third incident occurred in the 1800 block of East Nine Mile Road at 7:10 p.m. Feb. 6.
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House OKs amendment to increase charter schools


By a 52-47 vote, the Virginia House of Delegates Feb. 12 approved a constitutional amendment that could open the doors for more charter schools in the state.

House Joint Resolution 1, introduced by Delegate Rob Bell, R-Albemarle, would allow the State Board of Education to authorize such schools if the local school board refuses. Republicans have championed the issue, saying Virginia school districts have thwarted attempts to create charter schools, which are public schools that are freed from certain regulations and often offer innovative or specialized programs.

Increasing the number of charter schools was a priority on the GOP education agenda for this legislative session.
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Henrico Police investigating fatal accident involving pedestrian

Henrico Police are continuing to investigate a fatal accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Brook Road Feb. 13.

Thirty-eight year-old Wendi R. Mayhew of Mechanicsville was struck and killed by a vehicle that was traveling southbound at 2:26 a.m., Feb. 13 on Brook Road near New York Avenue. Mayhew was in the center lane when she was struck. The driver immediately stopped and notified police.
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Statewide burning ban now in effect


A statewide burning ban went into effect Feb. 15 and will remain in place through April 30. The ban, designed to prevent or reduce the incidence of spring wildfires, applies to all open burning, except between 4 p.m. and midnight daily.

No burning before 4 p.m. is permitted, if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of, woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable material. Since forest fuels cure during the winter months, the danger of fire is higher in early spring than in summer, when the forest and grasses are green with new growth. The 4 p.m. burning ban has been effective in the prevention of forest fires, according to state officials.
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Smoking in a car with kids soon may be illegal


Smoking in a car with children younger than 8 soon could be a crime in Virginia under a bill passed by the House of Delegates on Friday.

The offense would involve a fine of $100 under House Bill 1348. Defined as a secondary offense, this civil penalty would apply only to individuals who have already pulled over by police for a traffic violation.

The House passed HB 1348 on a vote of 59-38. The bill will move to the Senate next week.
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Va. House blocks localities from regulating drones


The Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to prohibit local governments from regulating unmanned aircraft, as Charlottesville tried to do in 2013 when it declared the city a “No Drone Zone.”

Del. Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, said the goal of his legislation is to have uniform rules about drones across the commonwealth – and not different regulations in each locality. He said the House Courts of Justice Committee will explore the issue.

“What the bill says is that no locality may regulate this until … the courts committee comes up with a way to make sure that we have an across-the-board way to regulate drones,” Kilgore told delegates during a discussion of House Bill 412 on Monday.
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