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Tuckahoe town meeting April 18 to address Henrico economy

The next town meeting of Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon will examine the status of the economy in Henrico County. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, April 18 at Tuckahoe Area Library, 1901 Starling Drive.

“How Henrico is Successfully Weathering the Economic Storm” will provide insight into how Henrico has managed the recession and will give an update on the county’s fiscal condition as it looks toward fiscal year 2012. Finance Director John Vithoulkas will join O’Bannon for a discussion and question-and-answer period.

Tuckahoe town meetings are open to the public. For details, call 501-4208 or visit http://www.patobannon.com
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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.

County plans Fourth of July event


Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.

Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.

The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
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Good food and fun, bargain prices

Pelon’s serves up a good mix of variety, value

I first stumbled into Pelon's on a Wednesday night, lured by the promise of $2 tacos and beers. At those prices, I had assumed the place was a hole in the wall, and was pleasantly surprised by the spacious, pleasant interior.

Having spent my teen summers in Virginia Beach surfing, I also felt instantly at home amid the ocean-themed decor. From the ride-the-waves posters lining the walls and the TV displaying non-stop surfing footage, to the foosball table and enormous spools serving as tables, Pelon's is a delight for beach lovers and surfing fans. Reading the menu is part of the entertainment here, as patrons browse burrito choices that include Rip Tide, The Curl, Hawaiian Pipeline and Big Kahuna. > Read more.






 

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