Northstar Career Academy to honor local businesses

To mark the 31st anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Northstar Career Academy will recognize local businesses that support people with disabilities and ensure that they are contributing members of the workforce. On Oct. 1, the program will begin at 9:15 a.m. with tours of Northstar Career Academy and refreshments. A business partner celebration and awards ceremony will take […]

Governor announces H.S. voter registration challenge

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced the 2019–2020 Governor’s High School Voter Registration Challenge, in which schools across the Commonwealth will have the opportunity to compete to register the highest percentage of their voting-age population. Schools that reach or exceed 65 percent registration of their eligible senior class will receive a congratulatory certificate from the governor. Virginia law allows 17-year-olds […]

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital receives verification as Level II trauma center

HCA Virginia Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has received verification as a Level II trauma center by the American College of Surgeons. The achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. The hospital first received designation as a Level II trauma center in 2016 by the State Health Commissioner from the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health. […]

10 HCPS schools earn ‘Virginia Naturally’ designation for environmental efforts

Ten public schools in Henrico County have been recognized by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries as Virginia Naturally schools for their efforts in supporting environmental conservation and stewardship. The state agency recognized a total of 66 schools across the commonwealth. In Henrico, Rivers Edge Elementary School has earned the designation for 11 straight years, and Short Pump […]