Stewards of history

Henrico’s Historic Preservation Advisory Committee (HPAC) held its annual awards ceremony April 25 at Confederate Hills Recreation Center, honoring five champions of preservation. Sponsored by Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks, the awards ceremony honors individuals and groups for their efforts to preserve and promote Henrico County heritage.  This year’s honorees included Dawn Murray Burnett for her volunteer service […]

Festive flavor

Sights, sounds and flavors drew thousands of visitors to the 34th annual Lebanese Food Festival at St. Anthony’s Maronite Church in Glen Allen May 18-20. A sampling of the performances and foods appear here.

Festive flavor

Fake service dogs, real problems

Service dogs can make life better for people with disabilities. They help guide their humans, alert them to sounds and pick up dropped items, all while providing companionship. But service dogs and their owners face discrimination and being turned away by businesses and people who have had problems with other animals. In many cases, the troublemakers have been pets that […]

‘Knights’ to remember

Lynn Wagner was in the process of moving from Goochland to Henrico County in March 2017 when she set out one evening to visit a friend. Near the Oilville exit on Interstate 64, she encountered a traffic snarl and apparent accident, and noticed that a co-worker of hers had stopped at the scene to help. Knowing how Goochland County’s sprawling […]