Henrico Fur Finder: June 12, 2024

Henrico Fur Finder: June 12, 2024

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Welcome to Henrico Fur Finder, where each week we highlight pets looking for a forever home at the Henrico Animal Shelter. Animals are sometimes adopted quickly; the shelter cannot guarantee...

Pets 6/12/24

Pets 6/12/24

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Henrico Property Transactions: May 15-21, 2024

Henrico Property Transactions: May 15-21, 2024

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5904 Lakeside Avenue - $220,000, 1,080 SF (built in 1940), from Stephen T. and Shelia B. Jones to Elk Creek Capital LLC. 5118 Kemp Street - $259,000, 1,080 SF (built...

AARP Virginia warns of elder financial exploitation

AARP Virginia warns of elder financial exploitation

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In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, the AARP of Virginia is urging seniors and their caregivers to be aware of potential scams and elder financial...

2 Henrico railroad crossings closed through June 14

2 Henrico railroad crossings closed through June 14

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CSX Railroad will be performing maintenance work until June 14 on the railroad crossings at Beulah Road and Sandy Lane, necessitating detours around both spots. The Beulah Road crossing is...

Melton named 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother

Melton named 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother

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The Henrico Christmas Mother organization has named Linda R. Melton to serve as the 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother. Melton is the daughter of former Henrico Christmas Mother Charlotte Melton, who...

Milestones: June 11, 2024

Milestones: June 11, 2024

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Nick Erickson, Connor Giles and Liliana Manyara of Henrico were named to the spring 2024 dean’s list at Middle Tennessee State University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students...

These new housing laws will take effect next month

These new housing laws will take effect next month

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Manufactured homes, mobile homes, trailers — whatever they’re referred to as, this type of housing has offered tenants an affordable option to become homeowners. But they haven’t offered as much...

Savvy Senior: How to find reliable health information online

Savvy Senior: How to find reliable health information online

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Dear Savvy Senior, How can I tell if the health info on a website is trustworthy? I usually do a Google search on a symptom, drug or health condition when...

Henrico News Minute – June 11, 2024

Henrico News Minute – June 11, 2024

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The Henrico School Board adopts stricter cell phone standards for students; another pedestrian is struck in Henrico overnight; a Glen Allen woman is recovering after a shark attack; Henrico police...

Henrico Schools to enforce stricter consequences for cell phone violations

Henrico Schools to enforce stricter consequences for cell phone violations

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The Henrico School Board approved several changes to the division’s Code of Student Conduct at a meeting June 6, which outline more specific and stricter consequences for students breaking cell...

Henrico, Richmond officers honored for takedown of Henrico gang responsible for teen’s death

Henrico, Richmond officers honored for takedown of Henrico gang responsible for teen’s death

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In 2023, the murderers of a 15-year-old Richmond girl were convicted, sentenced, and are now serving lengthy prison sentences. Tynashia Humphrey's 2022 murder in Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood helped police...

Glen Allen woman attacked by shark in Florida ‘continues to make progress,’ church says

Glen Allen woman attacked by shark in Florida ‘continues to make progress,’ church says

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A Virginia woman critically injured in a shark attack along Florida’s Gulf Coast on Friday "continues to make progress," according to an update from her church in Glen Allen. Winns...

Business in brief: June 10, 2024

Business in brief: June 10, 2024

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Colliers International recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Ramboll Amercias Engineering Solutions, Inc. – expanded its lease of 3,715 SF at 4435 Waterfront Drive (Wood Thornton and...

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2024

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2024

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Henrico Police pursuits are up almost 80% in the past five years; Henrico MHDS to honor late official; Henrico plans its Juneteenth celebration; Hoop It Up basketball tournament coming back...

Hoop It Up competition returning to Henrico Aug. 9

Hoop It Up competition returning to Henrico Aug. 9

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Hoop It Up is coming back to Henrico County in August. The popular 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which returned to the county last year as part of the Henrico Schools' kick-off...

Obituary – Marilyn Gallmeyer

Obituary – Marilyn Gallmeyer

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Marilyn Gallmeyer was called home by the Lord on May 31, 2024, after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her parents Walter J. Cavedo and Mattie Lienhart,...

Obituary – Roberta Linden Wiener

Obituary – Roberta Linden Wiener

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Roberta Linden Wiener passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2024. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard Wiener and her three children, Jennifer (Steve Green), Jason (Sara...

Obituary – Lynn Robertson Bailey

Obituary – Lynn Robertson Bailey

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Lynn Robertson Bailey of Varina passed away peacefully Saturday June 1, 2024 at her home in Varina. Lynn was the wife of Ryland Y. Bailey, Jr.. Lynn was born in...

Obituary – Robin Ellen Ball

Obituary – Robin Ellen Ball

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Robin Ellen Ball, 69, of Highland Springs, died Wednesday, May 29, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chief Master Sergeant Robert V. and Ellen S. Ball; aunt,...

Obituary – Rex Allen Carder

Obituary – Rex Allen Carder

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Rex Allen Carder, 70, of Highland Springs, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2024. He was preceded in death by his father, George J. Carder and is survived by his wife...

Henrico MHDS board to induct Piero posthumously into its hall of fame

Henrico MHDS board to induct Piero posthumously into its hall of fame

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The Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services Board will posthumously honor Alexis Piero as its 2024 Mary Ann Bergeron Hall of Fame honoree for her service, commitment and significant...

RIC honors its employee of the year

RIC honors its employee of the year

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Andrew Wilhelm, an Airport Operations employee at Richmond International Airport, has been named the airport's 2023 Living the Values Employee of the Year. Wilhelm also received the Richmond Region Tourism...

Officials warn of busiest Atlantic hurricane season in 25 years

Officials warn of busiest Atlantic hurricane season in 25 years

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Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting the busiest season in 25 years, with 17 to 25 named storms, including eight...

Henrico’s Top Teachers – 2018

Each day during the school year, more than 4,000 teachers provide instruction, mentorship, guidance, leadership, motivation, friendship and direction for more than 55,000 students in Henrico County’s public and private schools. They do so not for public attention but in most cases because they feel called to make a difference in the lives of their students. In this eighth-annual edition […]

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Libby Gregg

Pinchbeck ES, kindergarten

When Libby Gregg’s life was being turned upside down, no one could have blamed her for taking time for herself to wage the most important battle she had ever faced. But instead of seeking solace or pity, she immersed herself in the only work she’s ever known – teaching. Gregg, a kindergarten teacher at Pinchbeck Elementary, was diagnosed with breast […]

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Sean Gulla

Sandston ES, second grade

Sean Gulla’s interest in teaching took root in solid ice. Or, more accurately, in an ice skating rink. While working at the rink and coaching hockey for several years, he came to realize how much he loved working with children and decided to pursue elementary education as a career. After earning his master’s degree from VCU, he began teaching at […]

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Wiley Hunnicutt

Freeman HS, English

Trying her hand at a few jobs before stepping into her current career, Wiley Hunnicutt worked in a retirement home, an outdoor equipment store and even spent summers as a white water raft guide. But, she said, “I knew I needed to get back to my roots of literature and writing, and I thought teaching English was the best way […]

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Stacey Edmonds

Holladay ES, second grade

When something needs to be done at Holladay Elementary School, there’s a pretty good chance that Stacey Edmonds will be helping to do it. Edmonds is a second-grade teacher but seemingly much more than that to this school, which she has called home for 17 years. “Ms. Edmonds is always there,” a parent wrote in a nomination letter. “She is […]

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Allison Boyd

Hermitage HS, art

Many people have changed their ideas for dream jobs since elementary school, but this is not the case for Allison Boyd. Her career goals haven’t changed since she donned a beret and a giant paint palette for her kindergarten career day. She’s had a passion for art and helping others her whole life. Throughout her time in high school, she […]

Henrico’s Top Teachers – 2018

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Charles Cuccherini

JR Tucker HS, biology

Whether they know it or not, students in Charlie Cuccherini’s biology classes at Tucker High School will learn nearly as many lessons about life as they will about science. That’s by design. “I tell them biology is the study of life – so we’re not just learning about science, we’re learning about life in general,” he said. In pursuit of […]

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Christopher Moseley

Varina HS, band/orchestra

As a third-grader in South Richmond, Christopher Moseley began his musical career playing trumpet under the direction of band teacher Ronald Coles. He is indebted to Coles, he said, not only for providing his musical foundation, but also for encouraging Moseley to perform outside of school at a young age, at venues ranging from Coles’ church and Dogwood Dell to […]

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Kaley Fore

Glen Lea ES, third grade

Twenty-seven years teaching experience, in four different states, teaching in every subject and at almost every grade level K-12, is nothing short of an impressive resume. Add in traveling to all 50 states and several countries by the the time she was 18 years old, and you get Kaley Fore, a third-grade teacher at Glen Lea Elementary school. Born in […]