Youngkin promises 20 new charter schools statewide, but how? Details may emerge during General Assembly session

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Virginia Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin centered his campaign around education issues, capitalizing on the frustration of parents whose children’s education has been upended by the pandemic.  His “day one” public plan for education includes creating at least 20 new charter schools across the K-12 spectrum to provide choice, though it provides no specific details about how he envisions that occurring. “We […]

Henrico again shatters daily COVID-19 case records, but hospitalizations remain rare

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COVID-19 cases have reached another all-time high in Henrico, mirroring similar realities statewide and across much of the nation as the highly contagious (but apparently less-severe) Omicron variant continues to spread. Henrico witnessed 942 new cases Jan. 2 – easily its highest single-day total ever – and is now averaging its pandemic peak of 620 new daily cases in the […]

CharacterWorks presents “Disney’s Aladdin JR.” at The Steward School

CharacterWorks Theatre will present “Disney’s Aladdin JR.” June 16-19 at the Lora M. Robins Theatre at The Steward School, 11600 Gayton Road. This new adaptation is based on both the current hit Broadway show and the 1992 Academy Award-winning film about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. Tickets are $16. Read more […]

CharacterWorks Theatre presents “Annie” at CACGA

CharacterWorks Theatre will present the family-friendly musical “Annie” Feb. 18-20 and Feb. 25-27 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City, little orphan Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a NYC orphanage that is run by the embittered, cruel Miss Hannigan. Read more […]

Business in brief – Jan. 3, 2022

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced that Jennifer Meador had been promoted to residential systems manager and will lead the systems support team for its Residential Property Services group, which manages more than 10,000 multifamily units. Meador began her career with Thalhimer in 2011 as a portfolio manager and subsequently was promoted to residential training coordinator. *** Commonwealth Commercial […]