13 new CASA volunteers sworn in

Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, welcomed 13 new volunteers Feb. 26. They will advocate for children who are before the court due to allegations of abuse or neglect. Rondelle D. Herman, chief judge of the Henrico Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, administered the CASA Volunteer Oath of Appointment during a ceremony. It was the culmination of […]

Stephanie McNamara

Now What?!

A generation built on teamwork

I have given birth twice in my life. Once to my son, who graduates  from high school in a couple of months, and the other time to my  book, Rodney Ram Teaches Teamwork; both were released into the  public school system in 2007. I’m aware that it’s an odd way to  mention that my book was launched the month after […]

Henrico CASA seeks volunteers to serve as child advocates

Two information sessions set for March; training starts April 18

Henrico CASA will hold information sessions at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 and at noon Thursday, March 19 for people who may be interested in volunteering to work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children. The information sessions will be held in the CASA offices in suite A of the Hungary Spring Office Park, 3001 Hungary […]

Henrico News Minute – March 4, 2020

The March 4, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about Moore DM Group’s arrival in Henrico and the 239 jobs coming with it; your chance to get an up-close look at the remaining school redistricting map options tonight; how Henrico voters cast their ballots in yesterday’s state Democratic primary election; Mormon leaders prepare for the construction […]

Biden breezes in Virginia, Henrico

Presidential candidate Joe Biden easily won Virginia’s Democratic Primary election yesterday, claiming 53% of the vote, outpacing Bernie Sanders, who earned 23%, Elizabeth Warren (11 %) and Michael Bloomberg (10%). Among Henrico voters, the percentages were similar – Biden earned 57%, Sanders 22%, Warren 9% and Bloomberg 8%. It was a record turnout for a presidential primary in the state, […]

First of back-to-back redistricting gallery walks planned March 4

Tonight at Wilder Middle School, Henrico Schools officials will host the first of two consecutive gallery walks for Henrico residents to get a closer look at maps of proposed school redistricting options. The school system’s redistricting committee is down to Options D4 and E4 for elementary, middle and high school boundaries – it has eliminated from consideration all earlier map […]

Mormon official visits region to help organize food, hygiene donations

The first Mormon temple in Virginia will begin taking shape in Henrico County next month, and yesterday one of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Elders visited the region to help the organization prepare 40,000 pounds of food and hygiene supplies for donation to other local churches. Elder Todd D. Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve […]