The riverside views from Rocketts Landing made a pleasant backdrop for dozens of history and beer buffs who visited Henrico’s Yuengling beer caves Nov. 18 as part of the 9th Annual Richmond Beeristoric Tour.  Participants enjoyed a bus tour of beer-history sites around Richmond – including 19th-century caves that were once part of D.G. Yuengling Jr.’s James River Steam Brewery – […]


Henrico PAL a finalist for Wawa Foundation ‘Hero Awards’

Public vote to determine grant recipients

The Wawa Foundation Inc. has announced the finalists for its Virginia “Hero Awards,” an honor that will be given to non-profit organizations serving Virginia that assist others and build stronger communities. The finalists in Central Virginia include the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Greater Richmond ARC, Miracles In Motion and Henrico Police Athletic League. The Wawa Foundation Virginia Hero […]

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Schmitt, Romanello appointed to NACo committees

Brookland District Supervisor Daniel J. Schmitt and Henrico County Deputy County Manager for Community Services Anthony J. Romanello have been appointed to committees of the National Association of Counties (NACo) for 2018-19. Schmitt, who took office following a Nov. 6 special election, will serve on the Community, Economic and Workforce Development Policy Steering Committee. Romanello will serve on the Health […]