Obituary – Sally Ann Burden

Sally Ann Burden, 86, of Glen Allen, VA passed peacefully on June 9, 2018. She formerly lived in Basking Ridge, NJ and later Brick, NJ. Sally was born in Garfield, NJ and was a graduate of the Hackensack Hospital School of Nursing. Her nursing career included: occupational nursing, surgical scrub, and finally at St. Ann’s Villa nursing home. She was […]

Obituary – Maxine Sellers Goodman

Maxine Sellers Goodman, 97, of Henrico County passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018.  She was preceded  in death by her parents, Albert Grady  and Lucie Britt Sellers.  She is survived by her daughter, Sandra G. Schrader (Buddy), and her son, Grady C. Goodman (Bonnie).  Grandchildren include Grady C. Goodman, II (Christie), Susan S. Elrod (Joe), and Sharon S. Gatewood (Beau).  […]

Obituary – Martha “Pi” Cottrell Harwood

Martha “Pi” Cottrell Harwood, 97, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born Martha Louise Cottrell on January 22, 1921, to the late Dr. Samuel Cottrell and the late Louise Cottrell, Pi lived nearly all of her life in Richmond, Virginia. She graduated from Longwood College before marrying her high school sweetheart, Garland M. Harwood Jr., […]

Henrico Extension to offer food-canning workshops in summer

The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension will present a series of workshops this summer to teach basic canning and freezing methods to help preserve food safely and economically. The Home Food Preservation workshops will begin Friday, June 29 with a class on boiling water canning, which will cover the basics on canning jams, jellies and pickled products. The […]

Henrico HS student earns Hamilton Relay scholarship

Hamilton Relay, a telecommunications relay and captioned telephone service provider for the state of Virginia, recently awarded a $500 college scholarship to Aashi Agarwala, a student of Henrico High School from Glen Allen. The Hamilton Relay Scholarship opportunity is available to high school seniors who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking. A recipient is selected within […]

Stricter food safety law to go into effect July 1


Stricter regulations for restaurants and other businesses that prepare food on site will take effect July 1. By that day, food establishments that handle and prepare temperature-controlled, raw foods must have at least one employee serving in a supervising or managing role who is a certified food protection manager. The Virginia Department of Health adopted the new standard in 2016 […]

Henrico man among recipients of ‘Hometown Heroes’ award

A Henrico man is one of 20 people in the Central Virginia region honored by the law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen as part of its 2018 Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes Award. The award celebrates acts of kindness and heroism throughout the region. Hassan Fountain was recognized as a champion for literacy who has provided more than […]