Obituary – John Nelson Trimble Jr.

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Trimble, John Nelson, Jr. “Big John”, 84, of Henrico, went to be with the Lord on July 24, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Jean Hogue Trimble; their dog, Roxie; sons, John III, Bradley (Tammy), Patrick (Tammy), Rodney (Hope); daughter, Lisa; a very special niece, Ashley (Victor); 15 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; a brother, Terry; and […]

Obituary – Betty Pugh Schmick

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Betty Pugh Schmick, 92, of Sandston, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mamie Cluff Pugh and Joseph Neal Pugh; sisters, Carrie Webb (Carlton “Tex”), Alice Lumsden (Roy), Jane Brown (Tommy), Helen “Song” Neal, Peggy Schmick (Victor); and brothers, Joe (Ethel), Fred (Emma). Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Rev. […]

Obituary – Susan Cogut Mankad

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Susan Cogut Mankad, 41, of Richmond, passed away on July 22, 2022. She was preceded in death by her infant son, Nico Alexander Mankad. She is survived by her husband, Anit Kaushik Mankad; children, Remy Benjamin Mankad, Mila Elise Mankad, Jayden Oliver Mankad, Ian Dominic Mankad; parents, Victoria and Lawrence Cogut; siblings, Catherine and Father Daniel Cogut. Susan was a […]

Obituary – Mary Margaret Colgin

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Mary Margaret Colgin, 78, went to be with the Lord after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s on Saturday, July 23, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard W. Colgin, JR, and her mother, Margaret Lee Rhymes. Mary is survived by her sister Cathie Tureski (Kenny); her two stepdaughters, Ronda Donnini (Leo), Patti Raymond (Charles); brother-in-law and […]

Obituary – Rita Catherine Collins

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Rita Catherine Collins, 103, of Henrico, Va., went to be with the Lord on July 23, 2022. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of over 70 years, Charles Vincent Collins; children, Gerald Maurice Collins and Mary Ellen Burne; siblings, Bernard Mullins, Eleanor Nolan, Veronica Mullins, Stanley Mullins, Donald Mullins, and Edward Mullins. She is survived by her […]

With $500k donation, Rudlin Torah Academy plans move into Henrico

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While growing up in Henrico, Chuck Lessin always knew he wanted to give back to his community when he was older. Since starting a charity called the Jerusalem Connection with his wife Judy almost 40 years ago, Lessin fulfilled his childhood ambition to the tune of almost $14 million in donations by the charity. Most recently the Lessins made a […]

Celebrate the ‘End of Summer’ at West Broad Village

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West Broad Village will host its End of Summer Bash Aug. 20 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 2400 Old Brick Road. The event is free and will feature carnival games, do-it-yourself arts and crafts, a live DJ and more. There will also be a book swap event to exchange and donate books alongside the Load the Lockers School […]

Henrico Crime Report – July 22-28, 2022

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5900 block of Queens Thorpe Court – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with brandishing a firearm and kidnapping at an apartment complex July 22 at 1 a.m. 200 block of North Linden Avenue – Police arrested and charged a citizen with animal neglect at a single-family home July 22 at 2 p.m. Harvie Road at East Laburnum Avenue – […]

‘Leading Our Ladies’ application process opens

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Leading Our Ladies, a six-month initiative for 16-20 year-old teens and young women in the Richmond region, is accepting applications. Only 15 candidates will be selected for the program, which is designed to improve the confidence and self-esteem of participants while also facilitating new friendships among young women who share a desire for self-improvement and self-sufficiency. Selected participants must commit […]

Weekend Top 5

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Actor, comedian, writer and producer David Koechner will perform at the Richmond Funny Bone at 7:30 p.m. July 29 and at 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. July 30. Koechner is most known for his roles as Todd Packer on “The Office” and Champ Kind from “Anchorman.” Tickets are $30. Koechner also will participate in “Trivia with Todd Packer” at 3:30 […]