PLATE AND GOBLET: Lightening the booze

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Lower-alcohol trends; fundraiser fun; the 'Island' opens

Editor’s note: This is the latest in a planned monthly series of (mostly) local news updates and notes related to food and beverages – including updates about Henrico restaurants, food-themed events in the county and region, new adult beverages in the market, and everything in between. Your ideas, tips, updates and questions are encouraged! Did you try a new restaurant? […]

Missing Henrico man found with ‘significant injuries,’ taken to hospital

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A joint search and rescue effort involving Henrico County and state agencies located missing 29-year-old Henrico man Carlos Jabier Piche in a wooded area in Eastern Henrico May 19, according to Henrico Police. Piche, who had been reported missing several days ago after being seen last in the 200 block of Robin Avenue, was located with “significant injuries” not far […]

Black bear spotted in Henrico’s Far West End

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A Henrico resident spotted a black bear in the county’s Far West End, according to Henrico Police. The sighting happened in the Foxhall community in Short Pump, which backs up to the Little Tuckahoe Creek near the county’s western edge, about a mile or so south of the West Broad Street-North Gayton Road intersection. Black bears are common in Virginia […]

Enjoy your garden after dark with landscape lighting

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Enjoy your garden and landscape once the sun sets with strategically placed and attractive landscape lighting. Select the best type of light that complements your garden design and best accomplishes the intended purpose. Solar powered lighting eliminates the need for outdoor outlets, extension cords or buried low voltage lines. The solar panels charge during sunny days and can be mounted […]

Restaurant Watch

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MAY 2 Little Caesars, 5101 South Laburnum Avenue – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: person in charge is unable to identify the “big six” foodborne illnesses and their associated symptoms; person in charge isn’t aware of any procedure in place for cleaning up a vomiting/diarrheal incident; facility doesn’t have a certified food protection manager; hand sink […]

American Lock & Key Offers Certified Locksmith Services in the RVA Area

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(Sponsored content) – American Lock & Key is licensed and insured and is a certified member of ALOA, the largest locksmith association in the U.S. We’re also licensed with the Department of Criminal Justice, members of the National Automotive Service Task Force, verified with 1-800-Unlocks, and we were named an Elite Service Provider by Angie’s List. We offer automotive, residential, […]

NPS to commemorate Memorial Day at Fort Harrison National Cemetery in Varina

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Richmond National Battlefield Park, in cooperation with the National Cemetery Administration, will hold a Memorial Day program and wreath-laying ceremony May 30 at Fort Harrison National Cemetery in Varina to honor and remember those who died in service to the nation. The annual event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at noon at the cemetery, […]

American Lock & Key Offers Certified Locksmith Services in the RVA Area

American Lock & Key is licensed and insured and is a certified member of ALOA, the largest locksmith association in the U.S. We’re also licensed with the Department of Criminal Justice, members of the National Automotive Service Task Force, verified with 1-800-Unlocks, and we were named an Elite Service Provider by Angie’s List. We offer automotive, residential, commercial, and safe […]

COVID-19 cases spiking in Henrico, but hospitalizations aren’t

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The number of new COVID-19 cases being reported nationally is on the rise, and that trend also is evident in Henrico County. Now, health officials are encouraging citizens to be aware of the situation and plan accordingly for the next few weeks, during which they expect case counts to rise even higher. During the first 18 days of May, Henrico […]

Eyewitness to History: The Korean War

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950, as soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea. Join us for an interview with US Army Korean War Veteran Jim Adkins as he discusses the first military action of the Cold War. Although free, register early for this ONLINE ONLY event: vawarmemorial.org/events Registration: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_raa6HnKsQKuV4DzhKvLiqw