Ravencon convention returning to Henrico in 2021

While the list of events cancelled or delayed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, there is at least one bright spot on the horizon for Henrico residents. Ravencon, Virginia’s largest science fiction and fantasy convention, has announced that it will be held in Henrico in 2021, with hopes to relocate here permanently. Ravencon, named for Richmond’s own Edgar […]

VDH attributes previous Henrico deaths to COVID-19

A review of Henrico death certificate data by the Virginia Department of Health has prompted officials to attribute at least 11 additional deaths to COVID-19, a VDH official told the Citizen Thursday. The deaths were reported July 1 and 2 but occurred during the past several months (most recently in early June), according to the official. Six of the deceased […]

Obituary – Marlene Ditlefsen Coleman

Marlene Ditlefsen Coleman, 92, of Henrico, went to be with the Lord after peacefully passing at home on Saturday, June 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Jack King Coleman. She is survived by her children, Karen Snavely (Alan) and Colene Murray (Thomas); grandchildren, Patrick Thomas (Kendra), Kim Snellings (Chad), and Karie Hendrickson (Jason); […]

Obituaries – Rondal Archer Gooch

Rondal Archer Gooch, Sr., 87, of Sandston, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Rondal was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Norma Clarke Gooch; and son, Michael E. Gooch. He leaves behind his daughter, Deborah A. Gooch; son, Rondal A. Gooch Jr. (Marilyn); and daughter-in-law, Delores J. Gooch. Rondal dearly loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, […]

Obituary – Alice Glazebrook Gilleece

Alice Glazebrook Gilleece passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020, at her home at Westminster Canterbury. She was born January 2, 1922 in Richmond, Virginia, the daughter of John Virgil Glazebrook and Martha Jennings Glazebrook. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh James Gilleece, Jr.; her brother, John “Jack” Virgil Glazebrook, Jr.; sister, Anne Glazebrook Tompkins; and her sons, […]

Obituary – Dr. Joan Marie Goodship

Dr. Joan Marie Goodship, went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 24, 2020, at her Henrico home peacefully in her sleep. Joan was born on July 16, 1931, in Marquette, MI to the late Howard and Hermaine (Savoy) Jensen. She married the love of her life, William “Bill” Charles Goodship in 1981, in Marshall MI. They were […]

Obituary – Dr. Robert Kingston Duley

Dr. Robert Kingston (Red) Duley died June 30, 2020 at the age of 94. He was born on May 13, 1926 in Jersey City, New Jersey and was the youngest of the five children of Louis Duley, Sr., and Virginia Crump Duley. He was predeceased by his parents and brothers John, Louis Jr., and Bill, and sister, Mary. He is […]

Henrico Crime Report – July 3, 2020

(A sampling of reported incidents and arrests that occurred between June 26 to July 2 appears below) 7900 block of W. Broad Street – Police arrested and charged a citizen with vandalism at a convenience store June 26 at 12:08 p.m. N. Parham Road at Berwickshire Drive – Police arrested and charged a citizen with driving under the influence June […]

Henrico News Minute – July 3, 2020

The July 3, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about how Henrico took a step backwards in the unemployment category – but also witnessed an improvement; COVID-19-related deaths in the county this month have already surpassed those reported last month; Kroger donates to nine Feed More partners; listen to our newest ‘Today in Henrico’ podcasts with […]

Today in Henrico – Pam Kempf, Henrico Recreation and Parks

Henrico Recreation and Parks Marketing Director Pam Kempf joins host Tara Gray to discuss the county’s adjusted Fourth of July plans.