Short Pump Ruritan winners

Short Pump Ruritan Club honors students, public safety officials, others

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The Short Pump Ruritan Club presented special awards for service to Henrico County and scholarships to eight graduating high school seniors at the club’s monthly membership on June 22 at Shady Grove United Methodist Church. Short Pump Ruritan Club President Gina Brooks and Secretary Bruce Brooks recognized three Henrico County first-responders and a local business leader for their exemplary service […]

New law affecting bicyclists, motorists takes effect July 1

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A new law that takes effect July 1 in Virginia will require motorists to change lanes when passing a bicyclist if the lane of travel is not wide enough to accommodate three feet in distance between the motor vehicle and the bicycle. Current law allows, but does not require, a motorist to move into the other lane when passing a […]

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Who’s new at Henrico County Public Schools

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School Board appoints assistant principals, special education director among others

New administrative appointments were approved at last week’s Henrico County School Board meeting, comprising three new hires and three promotions. Here’s a look at who’s coming into new roles:  Kathryn Smith was promoted to director of exceptional education, effective July 1. She is transitioning from her role as the assistant director of exceptional education for HCPS, which she has held […]

Milestones – June 29, 2021

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Camilla Nonterah, assistant professor of health psychology at the University of Richmond, has received $50,000 in grant funding from the American Society of Transplantation for her research on barriers in access to organ transplants. The goal of this research project is to help reduce disparities in access to kidney transplantation, especially for renal patients from minoritized backgrounds by improving ways […]

Henrico News Minute – June 29, 2021

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The return to Glen Allen of Henrico’s Fourth of July celebration; several with Henrico ties named ‘Hometown Heroes; Bon Secours celebrates Project SEARCH graduates; EnRichmond hires first cemeteries community ambassador; a Glen Allen collegiate baseball player earns his fourth All-American selection. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by the Lakeside Farmers’ Market.)