Henrico Fur Finder: June 12, 2024

Henrico Fur Finder: June 12, 2024

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Welcome to Henrico Fur Finder, where each week we highlight pets looking for a forever home at the Henrico Animal Shelter. Animals are sometimes adopted quickly; the shelter cannot guarantee...

Pets 6/12/24

Pets 6/12/24

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Henrico Property Transactions: May 15-21, 2024

Henrico Property Transactions: May 15-21, 2024

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5904 Lakeside Avenue - $220,000, 1,080 SF (built in 1940), from Stephen T. and Shelia B. Jones to Elk Creek Capital LLC. 5118 Kemp Street - $259,000, 1,080 SF (built...

AARP Virginia warns of elder financial exploitation

AARP Virginia warns of elder financial exploitation

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In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, the AARP of Virginia is urging seniors and their caregivers to be aware of potential scams and elder financial...

2 Henrico railroad crossings closed through June 14

2 Henrico railroad crossings closed through June 14

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CSX Railroad will be performing maintenance work until June 14 on the railroad crossings at Beulah Road and Sandy Lane, necessitating detours around both spots. The Beulah Road crossing is...

Melton named 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother

Melton named 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother

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The Henrico Christmas Mother organization has named Linda R. Melton to serve as the 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother. Melton is the daughter of former Henrico Christmas Mother Charlotte Melton, who...

Milestones: June 11, 2024

Milestones: June 11, 2024

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Nick Erickson, Connor Giles and Liliana Manyara of Henrico were named to the spring 2024 dean’s list at Middle Tennessee State University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students...

These new housing laws will take effect next month

These new housing laws will take effect next month

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Manufactured homes, mobile homes, trailers — whatever they’re referred to as, this type of housing has offered tenants an affordable option to become homeowners. But they haven’t offered as much...

Savvy Senior: How to find reliable health information online

Savvy Senior: How to find reliable health information online

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Dear Savvy Senior, How can I tell if the health info on a website is trustworthy? I usually do a Google search on a symptom, drug or health condition when...

Henrico News Minute – June 11, 2024

Henrico News Minute – June 11, 2024

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The Henrico School Board adopts stricter cell phone standards for students; another pedestrian is struck in Henrico overnight; a Glen Allen woman is recovering after a shark attack; Henrico police...

Henrico Schools to enforce stricter consequences for cell phone violations

Henrico Schools to enforce stricter consequences for cell phone violations

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The Henrico School Board approved several changes to the division’s Code of Student Conduct at a meeting June 6, which outline more specific and stricter consequences for students breaking cell...

Henrico, Richmond officers honored for takedown of Henrico gang responsible for teen’s death

Henrico, Richmond officers honored for takedown of Henrico gang responsible for teen’s death

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In 2023, the murderers of a 15-year-old Richmond girl were convicted, sentenced, and are now serving lengthy prison sentences. Tynashia Humphrey's 2022 murder in Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood helped police...

Glen Allen woman attacked by shark in Florida ‘continues to make progress,’ church says

Glen Allen woman attacked by shark in Florida ‘continues to make progress,’ church says

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A Virginia woman critically injured in a shark attack along Florida’s Gulf Coast on Friday "continues to make progress," according to an update from her church in Glen Allen. Winns...

Business in brief: June 10, 2024

Business in brief: June 10, 2024

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Colliers International recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Ramboll Amercias Engineering Solutions, Inc. – expanded its lease of 3,715 SF at 4435 Waterfront Drive (Wood Thornton and...

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2024

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2024

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Henrico Police pursuits are up almost 80% in the past five years; Henrico MHDS to honor late official; Henrico plans its Juneteenth celebration; Hoop It Up basketball tournament coming back...

Hoop It Up competition returning to Henrico Aug. 9

Hoop It Up competition returning to Henrico Aug. 9

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Hoop It Up is coming back to Henrico County in August. The popular 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which returned to the county last year as part of the Henrico Schools' kick-off...

Obituary – Marilyn Gallmeyer

Obituary – Marilyn Gallmeyer

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Marilyn Gallmeyer was called home by the Lord on May 31, 2024, after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her parents Walter J. Cavedo and Mattie Lienhart,...

Obituary – Roberta Linden Wiener

Obituary – Roberta Linden Wiener

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Roberta Linden Wiener passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2024. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard Wiener and her three children, Jennifer (Steve Green), Jason (Sara...

Obituary – Lynn Robertson Bailey

Obituary – Lynn Robertson Bailey

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Lynn Robertson Bailey of Varina passed away peacefully Saturday June 1, 2024 at her home in Varina. Lynn was the wife of Ryland Y. Bailey, Jr.. Lynn was born in...

Obituary – Robin Ellen Ball

Obituary – Robin Ellen Ball

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Robin Ellen Ball, 69, of Highland Springs, died Wednesday, May 29, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chief Master Sergeant Robert V. and Ellen S. Ball; aunt,...

Obituary – Rex Allen Carder

Obituary – Rex Allen Carder

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Rex Allen Carder, 70, of Highland Springs, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2024. He was preceded in death by his father, George J. Carder and is survived by his wife...

Henrico MHDS board to induct Piero posthumously into its hall of fame

Henrico MHDS board to induct Piero posthumously into its hall of fame

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The Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services Board will posthumously honor Alexis Piero as its 2024 Mary Ann Bergeron Hall of Fame honoree for her service, commitment and significant...

RIC honors its employee of the year

RIC honors its employee of the year

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Andrew Wilhelm, an Airport Operations employee at Richmond International Airport, has been named the airport's 2023 Living the Values Employee of the Year. Wilhelm also received the Richmond Region Tourism...

Officials warn of busiest Atlantic hurricane season in 25 years

Officials warn of busiest Atlantic hurricane season in 25 years

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Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting the busiest season in 25 years, with 17 to 25 named storms, including eight...

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Northam expands indoor, outdoor group limits

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Some sports and entertainment venues in Virginia will be able to host more visitors and spectators beginning April 1, following Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s amendment Tuesday of an executive order. Northam announced the maximum number of people allowed in a social gathering will increase from 10 to 50 for indoor events and 25 to 100 for outdoor events April 1. […]

Virginia to phase out single-use plastics at state agencies

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Tuesday signed an executive order aimed at reducing Virginia’s reliance on single-use plastics, which pollute waterways, harm fish and wildlife, and take up space in landfills. The order puts the state on a path to eliminate most single-use plastics at state agencies, colleges, and universities by imposing a near-term ban on several common disposable plastics and […]

Greenbaum kicks off CACGA season with live performance

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The Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen kicked off its 2021 season with a performance March 21 by Richmond artist Susan Greenbaum, who entertained a socially distanced audience of about 150 spectators with a mix of covers and original songs. This was the Greenbaum’s band’s first time together in 406 days. She was happy to be live, on stage once […]

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GRTC reports 68th COVID-19 case

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GRTC has reported its 68th case of COVID-19 among an employee. The person was the 63rd employee to test positive but has not been at GRTC in several months and does not interact with the public. The employee is quarantining at home. There is one other active COVID case among GRTC employees. All GRTC staff are now eligible to voluntarily […]

Homeless Reduction Grants to boost supportive housing 

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced recently that more than $6 million in Homeless Reduction Grants has been awarded through the Virginia Housing Trust Fund for 38 projects – including in Henrico – throughout the state. The funding will advance 102 targeted efforts to reduce homelessness, which include rapid re-housing, support services for permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless, and […]

Milestones – Mar. 23, 2021

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Olivia Hess and Thomas Brewer of Henrico earned the fall 2020 Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. To qualify for this award, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.3 or higher. Graduates of Collegiate School, Hess is a biology major and Brewer is a history major. Emily Levenson of Henrico earned the […]

Henrico News Minute – Mar. 23, 2021

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New COVID-19 cases in Henrico leveling out; Henrico Police seek assistance identifying suspects in two robberies; dissecting the school-to-prison pipeline; a new 10k race, at Richmond Raceway; Domino’s is planning a hiring event. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Henrico County’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance program.)