Virginia introduces online COVID-19 self-screening site

Virginians may now use a website to assess their risks for COVID-19, check any noticeable symptoms and connect with the appropriate health care resources, including testing. “If you are feeling sick or think you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, it is important that you take action right away,” Governor Ralph Northam announced during his press briefing Friday, […]

Virginia’s public TV stations to host graduation event May 29

Public television stations statewide will host “Virginia Graduates Together,” a broadcast and streaming event designed to celebrate Virginia’s Class of 2020, at 5 p.m., May 29. Produced by VPM, in partnership with the Office of Governor and the Virginia Department of Education, the event will include an address from Governor Ralph Northam and First Lady Pamela Northam, musical performances, a […]

Virginia’s SNAP recipients may shop online, have groceries delivered

For the first time, more than 740,000 Virginians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits will be able to pay for their groceries online and have them delivered, after the United States Department of Agriculture approved the state to participate in an online purchasing pilot program. “This continued public health emergency has made access to healthy, affordable food […]

Obituary – Beulah Prestipino

Beulah Louise Prestipino, 92, of Richmond, went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 15, 2020. Beulah lived a long, happy, and inspirational life dedicated to Christ and her family. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Beulah was a life-long member of Hardy Central Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years and […]

Obituary – Eleanor Eddleton

Eleanor Louise Timberlake Eddleton ended her earthly journey at age 98 to meet her heavenly Father. Louise was predeceased by her parents, Verna Baker and John Cabell Timberlake; her sister, Edna Parker, and her brothers Frank Timberlake and Edmund (Pete) Timberlake; her husbands Raymond Jenkins Holt and Jackson (Jack) Eddleton; and son, Richard Calvin Holt. She is also now reunited […]

Obituary – Margaret King

Margaret H. King, 89, of Henrico, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Sara King; her beloved son, Francisco “Panchito” King; siblings, William King, Rosemary King, James “Jimmy” King and Marion King Carey. Margaret worked as a nurse’s assistant for the Children’s Hospital of Richmond for many […]

Obituary – Mutya Paraiso

Mutya May Paraiso of Glen Allen, Virginia passed away unexpectedly and returned to her heavenly home at age 51 on May 16, 2020. May was preceded in death by her father, Amado Magbitang. She is survived by her husband of 27 years, the love of her life, Edward; her children, Nicholas, Julia, and her “favorite child” Jojo; her mother, Nora; […]

Obituary – Irvin Lloyd

Irvin Stanley Lloyd, our beloved Dad, husband, and Pop Pop, went to be with his Lord and Saviour on May 16, 2020, his wife’s birthday. He is predeceased by his parents, Virginius Lloyd and Ruby Smith Lloyd. He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Carolyn Duke Lloyd, his devoted children, Timothy Lloyd (Anita) and Sharon Lloyd Vecchione […]

Henrico News Minute – May 22, 2020

  The May 22, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features good and bad news about unemployment in Henrico County; Henrico Schools officials invite citizen input about start date for 2021-22 school year; a change in Richmond Raceway’s schedule. Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by the Lakeside Farmers’ Market. Listen to the brief podcast by […]

Henrico Crime Report – May 22, 2020

(A sampling of reported incidents and arrests that occurred between May 15-21 appears below) 7200 block of W. Broad Street – Police arrested and charged a citizen with prostitution, possession of cocaine and heroin, and possession of drug paraphernalia at a hotel May 15 at 12:50 a.m. 4000 block of Glenside Drive – Police arrested and charged a citizen with […]