ECPI expands Henrico campus, introduces culinary program

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ECPI University, a proprietary university based in Virginia Beach, moved its Henrico campus in January to a new location in a building twice as big as its former location. With the expansion comes a new program: the Culinary Institute of Virginia, ECPI University’s College of Culinary Arts. The program expanded from Hampton Roads to the greater Richmond market, and classes […]

Road projects impacting travel in Henrico May 15-21

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Virginia Department of Transportation officials recently released information about upcoming traffic improvement projects in Henrico County, as well as updates regarding those currently underway. Project updates  Traffic impacts for the interchange improvements project at the I-64 and Airport Drive interchange have been completed. The project is anticipated to be completed this year. Starting Mar. 21, access to Parham Road from […]

Navy Week underway in Richmond region

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Monday marked the beginning of Metro Richmond’s first Navy Week, an education and social engagement effort coordinated by The Navy Office of Community Outreach. “Richmond Navy Week will bring between 50 and 75 Sailors from across the nation to volunteer throughout the community and discuss why the Navy matters to Richmond,” according to the NAVCO website. The event calendar features […]

Hermitage blasts Freeman in girls’ softball

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The Hermitage High School girls’ softball team trounced Freeman 15-5 May 10 to improve to 8-6 this season. Freeman fell to 2-10. In the Panthers’ victory, A. Thompson earned the win, pitching 5 innings and striking out eight, while B. Winterson doubled and drove in two runs, M. Young went 2 for 3 with 3 RBI, and C. Stapleton drove […]

Weinstein JCC’s 75th anniversary

The Weinstein Jewish Community Center, 5403 Monument Avenue, will hold its annual meeting and 75th anniversary celebration on Sunday, May 22. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. A party on the plaza with food, live music and family activities will begin at 6 p.m. For details, visit

Milestones – May 17, 2022

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The following local students recently graduated from the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.: Aditya Gaddamwar, Nagaraja Adda, Allison Lovell and VijayKiranReddy Salla, of Henrico; and Gnanendravarma Kattamanchi and Nikhil Rao Errabelli, of Glen Allen. *** Allison Lovell of Henrico was named to the spring 2022 dean’s list at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky. To be […]

Open House, Artist Reception & 20th Anniversary at Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center, 2016 Staples Mill Road, will host its May 2022 Open House & Artist Reception on Friday, May 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Center also will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. In addition to the juried all-media exhibition, there will be book signings, entertainment from juggler and magician Jonathan Austin, face painting, music and more. Read more […]

Henrico News Minute – May 17, 2022

Henrico Schools officials change their policy about nonresidents attending county schools; Congressman Donald McEachin seeks tougher standards for commercial trucks; Henrico Schools officials encourage parents to plan for immunizations; the Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association seeks volunteers, sponsors for two summer baseball tournaments; a Varina High School student takes second place in the Congressional Art Competition for the 4th District.

24th Annual Asian American Celebration

The Asian American Society of Central Virginia will host author Joe Kutchera and artist Alfonso Pérez Acosta to present their new book, Portraits of Immigrant Voices, at the 24th Annual Asian American Celebration May 21 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The event is free and open to the general public. The two men will present the book on stage at Read more […]