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Henrico man killed in Parham Road crash

A 58-year-old Henrico man died in a single-car accident on East Parham Road Aug. 28.

Tony Lee MCGill was traveling westbound on the road shortly after 6 p.m. in a Chevrolet pick-up truck, approaching the intersection of Aberdeen Street, when his truck ran off the right side of the road and struck a traffic signal support pole. McGill died at the scene. > Read more.

Henrico Health Department offering back-to-school immunization clinics


The Henrico County Health Department will offer back-to-school immunization clinics for children enrolled in pre-K through 12th grade in Henrico County Public Schools. The five clinics will take place Aug. 29-Sept. 2 at the department’s West Clinic facility at 8600 Dixon Powers Drive.

On three days that week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday – immunizations will be by appointment only. Tuesday and Thursday will be walk-in clinics.

The clinics will take place:

• Monday, Aug. 29: Call 804-501-4651 for appointment;

• Tuesday, Aug. 30: 8-11 a.m. (walk-in);

• Wednesday, Aug. 31: Call 804-501-4651 for appointment;

• Thursday, Sept. 1: 12:30-3:30 p.m. (walk-in);

• Friday, Sept. 2: Call 804-501-4651 for appointment. > Read more.

Local doctors partner to combat childhood obesity


Volunteers from Ortho On-Call, Advanced Orthopaedics, a division of OrthoVirginia, U-Turn Sports, and Henrico Police Athletic League met Aug. 25 to sort through and clean more than 1,000 pieces of sports equipment they recently collected through AdvanceItUp!. AIU is a community initiative designed to increase recreation options and
active living at home and outside the home for area kids who do not have access to usable sports equipment. From June 1-30, Advanced Orthopaedics and Ortho On-Call collected gently-used items to benefit deserving children in the region through the partnerships and programs of RVA U-Turn Sports and the Henrico Police Athletic League. > Read more.
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State makes copies of heroin documentary available free


Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said announced today that DVDs of "Heroin: The Hardest Hit," a documentary on the impact of heroin and prescription drugs on the Commonwealth of Virginia, now are available through the Virginia Attorney General's office, which produced the film.

Organizations, schools, businesses or individuals may request a free DVD featuring either the full 43-minute film or a shorter 30-minute film designed for easy presentation, Attorney General Mark Herring announced June 6. > Read more.

Henrico Extension to offer free plant clinics in June


The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will help residents diagnose problems with their plants and landscaping at a series of free walk-up clinics in June.

The clinics are scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday of the month at the Lakeside Farmers’ Market, 6110 Lakeside Avenue.

Henrico Master Gardeners will be on hand to help residents identify insects and diseases that may be affecting their plants and answer questions about gardening, landscaping and lawn care. > Read more.

Free movies, music, TV shows now available through the Henrico County Public Library


A new app and website called Hoopla is giving Henrico residents access to more than 350,000 movies, music and television shows for free.

The Henrico County Public Library announced its partnership with Hoopla on June 1 – one that will give citizens access to 24/7 streaming and temporary downloads onto their computers and smart devices.

Henrico is the 15th library system in Virginia to partner with Hoopla Digital. Officials hope that as the country becomes more digitized the new service will encourage people to continue using the library as a source of learning and entertainment. > Read more.

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Community

Free children’s clothing for those in need

The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue. > Read more.

Local choral group seeks volunteers

Good Vibrations choral group is looking for all voices with some musical experience to sing with the volunteer choir. The season runs from August to November. Genre includes patriotic and inspirational. > Read more.
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Weekend Top 10


It’s a great weekend to get outside! The Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society is offering two events this weekend. Accompany the group to find and document native plants present and blooming in Echo Lake Park on Saturday or take a “Sunday Stroll” at Dorey Park to observe the seasonal changes taking place. Other outdoor events this weekend include the final summer concert at West Broad Village and “Fridays on the Patio” at James River Cellars Winery in Glen Allen. If you’re going to be outside, don’t forget the insect repellent! To learn more about avoiding those pesky mosquitos, check out Henrico County’s “Fight-the-Bite TODAY” event tomorrow. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

 

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