The following area students graduated Aug. 4 from James Madison University: Colin James David Hogg, Kyle Phillip Setterlund, Charlie L. Bell, John Alexander Doherty, Emery Nicole Anderson, Caroline Rice Mason, Jacob Ryland Vogt, Thomas Joseph Christino, Laura Lambert Houchens, Levi Russell Bane, Derrick Wafford, Marcellus Christopher Jackson, Kaleigh Anne Jaeger, Eric Blanton Allen, China Monet Boynes, Virginia Elizabeth Lee, William […]

Local Jewish community plans ‘Night of Unity’ Oct. 30 in response to Pittsburgh attack

The Weinstein JCC will host “A Night of Unity; Standing Together With Pittsburgh” Tuesday, Oct. 30, to show support for the members of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a gunman killed 11 people during worship this past weekend. The event, a joint effort of a number of Richmond-area Jewish organizations, will begin at 7 p.m. The Weinstein […]

ECPI University earns top ranking from Military Times

ECPI University recently earned a top ranking nationally from the Military Times. The publication ranked ECPI the No. 1 career and technical college for military veterans and students. More than 500 colleges took part in this year’s survey. ECPI’s category also included community college and four-year, career-focused colleges and universities. “This selection demonstrates that what we do to support our […]

Business in brief

Sedona Taphouse in Glen Allen will kick-off its week-long Treats for Troops candy drive Oct. 29 to benefit Soldiers’ Angels. Bags of wrapped candy donated through Nov. 5 will be distributed to deployed service members around the world and to veterans in VA Hospitals across the country. Soldiers’ Angels aims to collect 17,000 pounds of candy for troops and veterans […]

Steward School to host Recycled Orchestra of Cateura

The Steward School next month will host members of the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a musical group of young people and children living in a community on the Cateura landfill in Asunción, the capital of Paraguay. Environmental engineer and music enthusiast Favio Chávez established the orchestra in 2006 as a simple means to keep kids from playing in the landfill. […]