Shea files to seek Tuckahoe School Board seat

Marcie Shea, who was one of three finalists last fall to fill the Tuckahoe District School Board seat on an interim basis, has announced that she will seek the seat in this November’s general election. Shea is a former physics teacher at Freeman High School and a PTA volunteer. The seat is held by former Henrico principal Bill Pike, who […]

Blue Bell Ice Cream back in stores today

Blue Bell Ice Cream is back in Metro Richmond, following an absence of several years after a listeria outbreak in 2015. The popular Texas-based ice cream company recently completed construction of a 14,000-square-foot distribution facility in Ashland. Blue Bell products will be available locally at Kroger, Publix, Walmart, Walgreens, military commissaries and many independent grocery stores. The company offers more […]

Faison School receives new van funded by local Rotarians

The Rotary Club of Innsbrook headed a multi-club effort to raise $22,500 to purchase a “new” 12-passenger van to transport students to off-campus school outings and educational opportunities. The Faison School provides education, therapy and training for children and adults with autism. The new van will be used to transport students to off-campus activities. It is critical for these students […]

Redskins’ grant funds ‘Loads of Love’ at Villa

Thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, St. Joseph’s Villa will be able to offer a much-needed service to children and job training to students at the same time. The grant for the “Loads of Love” program has funded the installation of three laundry facilities on the Villa campus. The program installs such facilities in schools […]

Business in brief

Pam Diemer, a sales associate with Long & Foster Real Estate, has been named the Richmond firm’s top listing agent in the region for 2018. She is affiliated with Long & Foster’s Tuckahoe office in Henrico. A real estate professional for nearly 15 years, Diemer closed 23 listings in 2018 for more than $15 million and sold an additional 15 […]