Rocketts Landing neighbors serenade each other, Italian-style

Some Rocketts Landing residents have taken a cue from Italians quarantined in their apartment buildings during the spread of COVID-19 virus in that country by breaking into song. Rocketts Landing residents Melissa and Tom Laughon saw videos of the Italian citizens singing and playing music and decided to post the following message on their community’s Facebook page: Riverwalk cocktail party […]

Henrico names Yob deputy county manager for community operations

Henrico County has appointed Steven J. Yob as deputy county manager for community operations, effective March 28. Yob, who currently serves as director of Henrico’s Department of Public Works, will succeed Timothy A. Foster in the position. Foster is retiring after a career of more than 30 years with the county. As deputy county manager for community operations, Yob will […]

Local ‘Dip Queen’ makes leap to big-time

Editor’s note: The Citizen learned this week that Darlene Kratz, the “Dip Queen” featured in this story, has been hospitalized. Because of the strict limits on hospital visitors during the current COVID-19 crisis, interested readers and cooks may choose to show their support for Kratz by choosing a dip recipe from her blog ( to make. Snap a photo of […]

Property Transactions – Mar. 9-15, 2020

9054 Wallo Road – $187,000, 2,715 SF (built in 1971), from Joseph Harmon Estate to Kelly E. Perley. 7761 Bradbury Road – $220,000, 1,526 SF (built in 1993), from Tawanda and Perry Minor to Michael M. Haas. 4127 Sprenkle Lane – $225,000, 1,815 SF (built in 1961), from Done Deal Investments LLC to Rigoberto Reyes-Martinez and V.A. Guerrero. 2406 Salua […]

Business in brief

HHHunt Corporation recently was recognized by the Home Building Association of Richmond with five awards at the annual Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Awards. The MAME Awards pay tribute to superior sales and marketing achievements by individual professionals, homebuilders, developers, real estate agents and associates in the local home building industry. The awards included were: Developer of the Year […]

Henrico Schools reschedules some postponed events

Henrico Schools postponed a number of events scheduled to take place this month in light of the COVID-19 virus and has rescheduled some of them. The countywide ARTS Festival, originally planned March 14-15 at Deep Run High School, instead will take place May 2 at the school from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early learning preschool recruiting events scheduled for […]