Citizens ready to answer the call can now apply to be public safety dispatchers for the Henrico County Divison of Police, which opened applications for the role April 2. Public safety dispatchers, known as communications officers in the division, are the critical link between people in need of emergency services and people who provide it, according to the Henrico Police […]
Mills Godwin High School senior Steven Londono was one of 25 U.S. high school students awarded $40,000 for the College Board’s Complete Your Journey scholarship during a segment on Good Morning America on ABC March 31. To be eligible for the scholarship, students first needed to complete six steps designed to help them plan and pay for college, including building […]
A Lakeside man sought by Henrico Police refused to surrender for several hours Sunday night but eventually came out of a home in the 2600 block of Kenwood Avenue after apparently injuring himself. Police were seeking to issue the man two felony sexual assault warrants at 2 p.m. but no one answered the door. They returned at 4 p.m. after […]
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced recently that the state will invest an additional $203.6 million in federal stimulus funds to expand eligibility criteria for the Child Care Subsidy Program and help working families and child care providers hit hard by the pandemic. Although nearly 90 percent of child care center programs have reopened, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to staffing […]
Keep Virginia Beautiful will be awarding 35 grants in 30 days during June for environmental improvement projects, and it’s seeking applications for those awards. The 30 in 30 Green Grants Program is open to businesses, schools, counties, towns and service organizations looking to make a positive environmental impact in their communities. “Our Green Grants Program is an opportunity for everyone,” […]
Henrico County reported 61 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, according to the Virginia Department of Health. After reporting a slight increase in cases during the past week, the county has settled at a seven-day moving average of 68 daily new cases. During the Easter weekend, there were a total of eight virus-related deaths and four virus-related hospitalizations among Henrico […]
In the months since her mother was killed while walking through their western Henrico neighborhood, Laura Pho has been marking the spot where she died with flowers, chalk drawings and messages. Because her mother, Lucy Le, was hit by a neighbor backing out of a driveway, Pho has also become an advocate for cycling and pedestrian safety. Both the chalk […]
An Eastern Henrico woman pens a children’s book in time for her daughter’s first birthday; statewide honors for a Deep Run High School student; a COVID-19 update; more cases in Henrico schools prompt additional quarantines; the Henrico NAACP will meet this week. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Henrico County’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance program.