Patient First offers free safety blinkers, Halloween candy x-rays

Patient First will continue its annual Halloween tradition of offering free candy x-rays at all local centers. Bags of candy may be brought into any Patient First Neighborhood Medical Center from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through November 3 for digital x-ray imaging. An adult should always inspect candy before allowing a child to enjoy the sweet rewards of their […]

Record drug overdose deaths projected in Virginia


After a spike in deaths during the first half of the year, Virginia officials are projecting a record number of drug overdose fatalities in 2019. Data released Friday by Virginia’s chief medical examiner shows a big increase in deaths between January and June from overdoses of methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl, a synthetic prescription painkiller. As a result, the Office of […]

Candidate Q&A: Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District board

Editor’s note: In advance of the Nov. 5 general elections, the Henrico Citizen posed four questions to each candidate for the local and state offices that represent Henrico. Below is the fifth in a series of responses from those candidates; it includes the responses of candidates for Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District board who replied. Responses were limited to […]

Candidate Q&A: Henrico Sheriff

Editor’s note: In advance of the Nov. 5 general elections, the Henrico Citizen posed four questions to each candidate for the local and state offices that represent Henrico. Below is the fourth in a series of responses from those candidates; it includes the responses of candidates for Henrico sheriff who replied. Responses were limited to a total of 400 words. […]

Schmitt, Burkarth seek Brookland supervisor’s seat

For the fourth time in five years, Brookland District voters will cast ballots to select their representative on the Henrico Board of Supervisors. Citizens of the district have had four different supervisors during the past four years – an unusual cycle of instability that began with the February 2017 death of 30-year Brookland representative Dick Glover, who was 82. Next […]

‘I’m Still Here’ author to speak at Beth Sholom

Dr. John Zeisel, the author of “I’m Still Here” and the approach to dementia and Alzheimer’s care of the same name, will speak and sign copies of the book Nov. 3, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Beth Sholom Senior Living Community at Parkside Assisted Living, 1550 John Rolfe Parkway. The event will take place in the Sara Belle […]