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Fresh Air Fund seeks host families

Citizen Staff Reports 04/27/2017 Features

The Fresh Air Fund, a program through which nearly 4,000 children from low-income New York City communities spend a summer with host families in communities along the East Coast and in southern Canada, is seeking hosts for the coming summer.

According to the organization, there is no such thing as a “typical” host family. First-time Fresh Air children are boys and girls, from seven to 12 years old. Children who are reinvited by host families may continue with The Fresh Air Fund through age 18 and can enjoy extended trips. > Read more.

Godwin student wins in statewide STEM essay contest

Citizen Staff Reports 04/27/2017 Education
Governor Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Council on Women announced recently that Morgan Logsdon of Mills E. Godwin High School was one of five statewide winners of the sixth-annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Essay Contest for young women enrolled in their junior or senior year of high school.

The Council on Women established the contest to award scholarships to high school junior and senior young women who plan to pursue STEM careers at institutions of higher education. > Read more.

Varina meeting May 2 to address opioid crisis in Henrico

Citizen Staff Reports 04/27/2017 Government

Varina District Supervisor Tyrone E. Nelson will hold a Community Conversations meeting Tuesday, May 2 to discuss the opioid epidemic in Henrico County.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road. Nelson will be joined by County Manager John A. Vithoulkas and members of the Henrico Heroin Task Force for a discussion of heroin and opioid abuse and ways to prevent it. > Read more.

Baker ES to remain closed until fall

Citizen Staff Reports 04/26/2017 Education

Baker Elementary School students will complete the 2016-17 school year at other locations and will return to a restored building in fall 2017, school leaders have decided.

The decision was made in order to provide ample time for repairs to be completed at the fire-damaged school and to avoid additional interruptions to instructional time. > Read more.

Henrico Police arrest 2 Georgia men in connection with January murder

Citizen Staff Reports 04/26/2017 Public Safety

Henrico Police have arrested and charged two Georgia men with first-degree murder in connection with the Jan. 18 murder of 36-year-old Lamont Cornelius Baldwin in the 1200 block of Dominion Townes Terrace.

Antonio Tyrone Johnson (above, left) and Santonio Rodrigus Brown (above, right), both 24 and both of Atlanta, were charged. Johnson also was charged with use of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a felon. > Read more.

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Henrico Police to host prescription drug take-back event April 29
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Obituaries
Obituary – Bernard Clinton Satterwhite
Obituary – Beatrice P. O’Connell
Obituary – Jamine M. Williams
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Community
YMCA event will focus on teen mental health
Villa’s Flagler Housing wins national NAEH award
RIR’s Christmas tree lighting rescheduled for Dec. 12
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Make ‘em take the pledge: no more snuff boxes!
Thanksgiving, Part II
Storm woes for e-junkies
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Sports
RIR to host Smithfield PWBA Tour Championship
RIR bringing back red stripes to track walls
Austin Dillon headlines Track Takeover at RIR
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The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on the second Monday and every Thursday of the month at various libraries. John Schuler will share his book “My History, with Humor by Abraham Lincoln” at Varina Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors. Full text

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