James River Parade of Lights’ ‘Christmas in July’ edition planned

The 25th annual James River Parade of Lights – originally scheduled last December but canceled because of bad weather – instead will be held July 21 with viewing opportunities at three Richmond-area locations, including at Osborne Park in Varina. “We couldn’t miss the 25th anniversary of this cherished event,” said Executive Director Kimberly Conley of the James River Advisory Council, […]

Rabid bat found in Near West End

A bat that came in contact with a dog in the Near West End July 11 has tested positive for rabies. Henrico Police Animal Protection Officers responded to the 6600 block of West Franklin Street that day after a caller reported that the family dog found a dead bat outside and brought it into the house. The bat’s remains were […]

Short Pump Ruritans honor students, citizens

Sixty members and guests of the Short Pump Ruritan Club gathered June 26 at Shady Grove United Methodist Church for the club’s annual awards picnic, which honored community leaders, public safety representatives and several recent Henrico high school graduates. Seven graduates received $1,000 scholarships this year – the most the club has ever awarded. Reece Appel, Devin Esleck and Ryan […]