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Tuckahoe Sports' Junior Titans baseball program will host a three-month practice session for children ages 6 to 8 on Saturday mornings in December, January and February. > Read more.
River Road United Methodist Church will host its fifth Run 2 Rebuild Richmond Saturday, Oct. 1 to raise money for Rebuilding Together Richmond.
The event will include a 5K run/walk, a one-mile “Fun Run” and a wellness fair. Event proceeds will benefit Rebuilding Together Richmond, a local non-profit that brings volunteers together to repair the homes of low-income homeowners. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 09/27/2016 Public Safety
An early morning single-vehicle crash in Eastern Henrico Sunday killed a 34-year-old Richmond man, and Henrico Police arrested the vehicle's driver and charged her with driving under the influence.
At 2:46 a.m. Sept. 25, Henrico Police and Fire personnel responded to Osborne Turnpike near the intersection of River Bend Estates Drive for a single vehicle accident.
A Chevrolet van was traveling west on Osborne Turnpike when it ran off of the right side of the roadway and into a ditch. > Read more.
Henrico Police are seeking a man who robbed the Walgreens store in the 11500 block of West Broad Street last Friday.
The robbery occurred at about 4 p.m. Oct. 25, when the man approached the store's pharmacy and passed a note to a store employee stating he had a gun. He then told the employee to give him various bottles of prescription pills, and he left the store on foot after getting them.
He was seen getting into a vehicle that later was found abandoned not far from the robbery scene. > Read more.
Guard has been West End fixture for more than four decades
The few minutes Virginia Haden spends helping schoolchildren cross the street at Lauderdale Drive in front of Carver Elementary in the morning and afternoon are the moments she cherishes most during her day.
Haden has been faithfully serving as a crossing guard for Henrico County Schools for more than 43 years and is viewed by many as an established part of the community.
A grandmother to students, trusted by parents, and a friendly, well-known face in the neighborhood, Haden is a special part of Carver Elementary. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 10/24/2013 Henrico Business
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has ranked University of Richmond No. 26 on its 2013–14 list of 100 best value private liberal arts colleges. Kiplinger’s annual lists rank 100 private universities and 100 private liberal arts colleges. Richmond was selected for its academic quality and generous financial aid and scholarship programs. It remains among a small group of colleges and universities offering need-blind admission — it does not consider an applicant’s ability to pay in the admission decision — while also meeting 100 percent of demonstrated financial need for all accepted students. > Read more.
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Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.
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.
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CalendarCapitol Opera Richmond will open its 2016 season with “Le Opera Noli Me Tangere,” a story of love, betrayal and revenge, Sept. 30 through Oct. 16 at the Henrico Theatre.… Full text