Faces of Henrico Business – Gabi Backstrom, Hurley’s Tavern

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Employee name: Gabi Backstrom Position: Bar manager Time with company: 7.5 years Location: 4028 Cox Road, Glen Allen VA 23060 Website: www.hurleystavern.com/ * * * Faces of Henrico Business is a regular feature spotlighting employees of Henrico businesses. Would you like to be featured? Email a photo of yourself at your business location to citizen@henricocitizen.com.

Women’s essay contest offers scholarship opportunity for H.S. seniors 

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, First Lady Pamela Northam, and the Virginia Council on Women announced recently that the application process for the 11th Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Healthcare essay contest is now open. The council will award scholarships to qualifying high school seniors who identify as female and plan to pursue a STEAM-H career at a community […]

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High levels of PFAS found in Chickahominy River watershed near RIC

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Richmond and Henrico Health Districts to host Nov. 16 webinar for local residents

Apparent high levels of potentially dangerous chemicals in the Chickahominy River watershed near Richmond International Airport have prompted more extensive testing from state agencies, and the Richmond and Henrico Health Districts will host a Nov. 16 webinar to inform residents about the process. High levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, were reported in the area recently by the […]

Business in brief – Nov. 15, 2021

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Draper Aden Associates, an engineering firm located in Henrico County, recently announced that Bill Randall, PE joined the firm as a project manager. Randall has more than 30 years of professional experience in water and wastewater, including water and wastewater system design, analysis, planning, development, and plant operation. While emphasizing wastewater treatment plant process and design, his experience includes plant […]

Like mother, like daughter

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Henrico woman follows in mom’s footsteps as bakery owner, Food Network contestant

Henrico woman follows in mom’s footsteps as bakery owner, Food network contestant A local woman is bringing her mom’s legacy and sweet treats to Henrico and showcasing her talents to the world on a Food Network show. After starting her career as a licensed cosmetologist, doing hair and nails, Kristen Gardner never expected that one day she’d own her own […]

Henrico News Minute – Nov. 15, 2021

Henrico County loses a giant; a Glen Allen woman has a chance at $10,000 on national television beginning tonight; a Glen Allen man faces a first-degree murder charge in Hampton Roads; more than 150 children get vaccinated against COVID-19 at an event Saturday.