From humble beginnings, Richmond Strikers grow into regional youth sports power

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Founded in 1975, the Richmond Strikers started as a group of parents and business leaders that wanted to create a platform for youth players to play soccer. Today, the nonprofit organization offers soccer, rugby, cricket and futsal (a soccer-like game played on a hard surface) to children ages 4-18 in the Greater Richmond area. “We pride ourselves on having some […]

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Third confirmed rabies case of 2021 reported in Henrico

Henrico Police have confirmed the third known case of rabies in the county this year. A raccoon found Sept. 24 in the backyard of a residence in the 2600 block of Jordan Court in Glen Allen, just west of Woodman Road south of I-295, has tested positive for rabies. Police had responded to the location after residents reported a dog […]

Domestic violence, fraud and crime prevention among planned Henrico Police seminar topics

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In recognition of October as both National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Crime Prevention Month, Henrico Police Community Services will host a crime prevention seminar series featuring a variety of crime prevention and awareness topics. On Oct. 7, a seminar will highlight domestic violence prevention from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Eastern Recreation Center. Participants will learn about common […]

Milestones – Sept. 28, 2021

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Steel G. De Groft of Glen Allen was accepted into St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. for the fall 2021 school year. De Groft graduated from Glen Allen High School. *** Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. has named Kathryn Carithers of Henrico to the BJU String Orchestra. Carithers is a sophomore majoring in Keyboard Performance. *** Emily LaBorne of […]

Henrico records fifth straight day with fewer than 100 new COVID-19 cases

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New daily COVID-19 cases in Henrico remained below 100 for the fifth straight day Tuesday – the longest such streak since mid-August. The county reported 87 new cases Tuesday, following typically lower-than-average numbers Sunday (69) and Monday (54), reflecting fewer testing encounters during the weekend. Henrico is now averaging 92 new daily cases in the past week, a figure that […]

Urban Air Adventure Park coming to Short Pump

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Another indoor family adventure park is coming soon to Henrico County. Urban Air Adventure Park, which bills itself as the largest indoor adventure park operator in the world, will open a franchise location in Short Pump, according to company officials. The specific location and opening date have not yet been announced. The company also intends to open locations in Midlothian […]

Henrico News Minute – Sept. 28, 2021

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Henrico Schools officials detail hundreds of new COVID-19 cases; Coca-Cola expands its Sandston plant; Innsbrook After Hours hosts its last show of the season; a giveaway for coffee drinkers. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Henrico County CSB Prevention Services.)