GRASP to host financial aid information sessions
Henrico parents and students needing help with completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) are encouraged to attend information sessions at the Richmond Public Main Library (101 East Franklin Street), which will be held between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Jan. 19 and Feb. 16.
Volunteers from GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program) will be on hand at the sessions to help fill out the FAFSA, which is required for federal aid for college. To schedule a one-hour appointment with GRASP, parents/students should call 527-7708.
Students and/or parents must bring the following items to facilitate the processing of the FAFSA online student’s & a parent’s Social Security number; student’s driver's license, if applicable; student’s 2012 W-2 Forms (or 12/31 pay stub) and other records of money earned; student’s (& spouse’s) 2012 Federal Income Tax Return, or most recent- IRS Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ; parent’s 2012 Federal Income Tax Return (if student is dependent for federal aid purposes) or most recent tax return and Dec. 31 pay stub; family’s 2012 untaxed income records – Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy; family's or veterans benefits records; family’s current bank statements; family’s current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond, and other investment records; student’s alien registration card (if not a U.S. citizen).
Citizen Staff Reports 12/22/2014
Henrico residents can recycle their Christmas trees after the holidays at one of several locations in the county.
From Dec. 26 through Jan. 11, trees will be accepted at the following spots:
• Springfield Road Landfill Public Use Area, near Nuckols Road and I-295 – open from 7:30 am to 7 pm daily, except holidays;
• Charles City Road Landfill Public Use Area – 7:30 am to 7 pm daily, except holidays; > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 12/15/2014
CVWMA curbside recycling collection and trash collections will have a one day delay in collections Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1-2. There will be no collections on Dec. 25 or Jan. 1.
Curbside recycling collections Monday through Wednesday will be on regular schedule. Red Thursday and Red Friday curbside recyclers will have a one day delay in collection services Dec. 25-26. Blue Thursday and Blue Friday curbside recyclers will have one day delay in collection services Jan. 1-2. Containers should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on collection day. All Friday collections will take place on Saturday. > Read more.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will host a candlelight vigil of remembrance and hope Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the University of Richmond, outside the Cannon Chapel. The public is invited to attend and join MADD to honor victims of impaired driving crashes, while helping to remind the community to be safe during the holidays. > Read more.
‘Jingle All the Way 2’ is expectedly flawed
Was anyone asking for an extra-large helping of Larry the Cable Guy this Christmas? If so, you can thank Santa Claus for Jingle All the Way 2.
If not, you can be like the rest of us and curse Santa for his folly in creating such a film. Santa, we neither wanted nor needed this.
A follow-up to the much-derided 1996 Christmas film Jingle All the Way, Jingle All the Way 2 isn’t so much a sequel as it is an odd kind of remake, offering a few original twists on the original’s dad-vs-dad holiday showdown, but also copying large chunks of the original without alteration. > Read more.
Find out how your favorite dining establishments fared during their most recent inspections by the Virginia Department of Health. > Read more.
Several holiday performances take place this weekend in Henrico including “It’s a Wonderful Life” and Theatre IV on Tour’s “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” – both at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. The Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale will perform Vivaldi’s “Gloria” at River Road Church, Baptist and the Virginia Repertory Theatre will present “Santa’s Christmas Miracle” at the Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn. A fun annual tradition, now in its 14th year, will be at SkateNation Plus in Short Pump – Chabad of Virginia’s Chanukah on Ice. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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