Henrico native Lynch makes Major League Baseball debut for the Kansas City Royals

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Welcome to the Show, Daniel!#TogetherRoyal pic.twitter.com/EzEwpmOSO6 — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) May 4, 2021 For the second time in less than a month, a Henrico native has made his debut at the highest level of professional sports. Douglas Freeman High School graduate Daniel Lynch, a left-handed starting pitcher who also attended the University of Virginia, made his Major League Baseball […]

ChildSavers hosts seminar to navigate pandemic mental health challenges

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It has been a long year since the pandemic upended life last March, including for parents and caregivers. The Richmond-based nonprofit ChildSavers aims to help parents and caregivers navigate mental health challenges amid a return to in-person learning, with solutions that include transparency and communication with children about the pandemic. In addition to the work ChildSavers does with local schools, […]

Some Henrico educators confused by smaller-than-expected pay increases

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Some educators incorrectly believed they'd be receiving retroactive raises instead of pro-rated ones this school year

Henrico educators celebrated when news broke earlier this spring that they’d be receiving significant pay increases, but last week some were feeling confused and frustrated because their first paychecks as part of the new pay structure showed only small raises instead of the much larger ones they had been expecting. But, according to county and Henrico County Public Schools officials, […]

Should Virginia bus systems go fare free forever?

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Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Virginia Mercury and is republished here with permission. * * * When the General Assembly created the Transit Rider Incentive Program (TRIP) as part of Gov. Ralph Northam’s 2020 transportation omnibus, the lion’s share of the funding was allocated to support new regional bus routes. With COVID’s cancellation of much commuter service across […]

Business in brief – May 3, 2021

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Taylor Long Properties recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: PITSA Corporation – leased 1,900 SF at 1080 Virginia Center Parkway, Suite 101 (Rebecca von Meister represented the tenant); Jamil Rasheed – renewed a lease of 2,000 SF at 4346 S. Laburnum Park Avenue (Ellen Long and Robert Marshall represented the landlord); and Acorn Health of Virginia II, […]

Henrico News Minute – May 3, 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations in schools could happen before the end of the school year; police seek a Richmond man in connection with the shooting death of a 27-year-old Henrico man; a Q&A session is planned about the new Henrico Virtual Academy; home inventory down dramatically in Henrico compared with last year; a Henrico second-grader honored in a nationwide contest; a heartbreaking […]