Lane closure planned on I-64 East in West End April 17, 18

Lane closure planned on I-64 East in West End April 17, 18

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The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising motorists that one land will be closed on I-64 eastbound between West Broad Street and North Parham Road April 17 and/or 18. The...

Siblings arrested, charged in connection to Lakeside Burgers & Fries fire

Siblings arrested, charged in connection to Lakeside Burgers & Fries fire

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A brother and sister have been arrested and charged in connection to a fire that damaged a Lakeside restaurant in February. Jordan Castaneda, 37, and Shelby Castaneda, 32, were each...

Adult wheelchair basketball national championships arrive in Henrico this weekend

Adult wheelchair basketball national championships arrive in Henrico this weekend

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Sportable will host the 2024 National Wheelchair Basketball Association Adult Division Wheelchair Basketball National Championships April 12-14 at the Henrico Sports and Events Center in Glen Allen. The event will...

How you can win a luxury playhouse while helping Virginia children in need

How you can win a luxury playhouse while helping Virginia children in need

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the team at Henrico CASA is raising awareness about the work they do in hopes of attracting more volunteers. The organization's fourth annual...

Henrico Crime Report: April 5-11, 2024

Henrico Crime Report: April 5-11, 2024

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Cox Road at Four Seasons Terrace – Police arrested and charged a citizen with driving under the influence April 5 at 1:55 a.m. 600 block of North Laburnum Avenue –...

Weekend Top 5

Weekend Top 5

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will host The Big Bloom, a festive garden party Friday, April 12 beginning at 6 p.m., to celebrate spring. Tickets for the adults-only event are $30...

Henrico News Minute – April 12, 2024

Henrico News Minute – April 12, 2024

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The Henrico Planning Commission endorses plans for a 622-acre data center and advanced manufacturing development in Sandston; Henrico flood insurance policies will become less expensive in October; a Henrico macaw...

Henrico macaw is finalist in national wacky pet name contest

Henrico macaw is finalist in national wacky pet name contest

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A Henrico macaw is one of the finalists for the title of wackiest pet name in the United States. "Magic Nugget" is among the 30 finalists in Nationwide Insurance's annual...

Scenthound bringing ‘dog wellness’ concept to Short Pump

Scenthound bringing ‘dog wellness’ concept to Short Pump

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A new wellness-focused dog care service is now open in Short Pump. Scenthound, founded in 2015, bills itself as the nation's first dog wellness concept and is planning more than...

Keep Virginia Beautiful’s ‘Green Grants’ application process now open through April 30

Keep Virginia Beautiful’s ‘Green Grants’ application process now open through April 30

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Keep Virginia Beautiful is currently accepting applications for its annual Green Grants program, which aims to fund projects that help keep Virginia beautiful. Thirty grant awards will be announced in...

Henrico Police seek man wanted for construction fraud, believe there may be other victims

Henrico Police seek man wanted for construction fraud, believe there may be other victims

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A Prince George is wanted by Henrico Police for construction fraud, and police believe there may be more victims. Charles Edwards Bartley, 46, owned and operated a pool company called...

New FEMA certification means Henrico property owners will save on flood insurance

New FEMA certification means Henrico property owners will save on flood insurance

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Henrico County property owners will be able to save on flood insurance costs beginning in October with the county’s participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS)....

Henrico, InUnison to host business town hall May 9

Henrico, InUnison to host business town hall May 9

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Henrico County officials will discuss key issues facing businesses in the area, including access to resources and support, at a May town hall event. Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas, InUnison...

Allen & Allen seeking nominations for 15th annual ‘Hometown Heroes’ Award

Allen & Allen seeking nominations for 15th annual ‘Hometown Heroes’ Award

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The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & is accepting nominations for its 15th annual Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes Award. The awards are designed to honor people...

ACE Centers at Virginia Randolph, Hermitage to host spring plant sales

ACE Centers at Virginia Randolph, Hermitage to host spring plant sales

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The Advanced Career Education Centers at Hermitage and Virginia Randolph will host two spring plant sales in the coming weeks, featuring selections of student-grown flowers, vegetables and herbs, as well...

Warner, others introduce bill to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming

Warner, others introduce bill to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming

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During Minority Health Month, Virginia Senator Mark Warner is helping to introduce a bill that seeks to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming. The PREVENT DIABETES Act would make diabetes prevention...

Nominations sought for Preservation Virginia’s Historic Preservation Awards

Nominations sought for Preservation Virginia’s Historic Preservation Awards

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Applications for Preservation Virginia's annual Historic Preservation Awards are now open and will be accepted through April 30. The awards recognize outstanding preservation projects, organizations, and people who are dedicated...

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Varina HS named one of 27 ‘Schools of Excellence’ by ACT

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For five years, American College Testing has been presenting its annual "School of Excellence" awards to recognize high schools that support student success in college and beyond. This year, Varina...

Concert Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Frankenstein’ April 20 at Tucker HS

Concert Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Frankenstein’ April 20 at Tucker HS

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The Concert Ballet of Virginia will present its adaptation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's classic horror story "Frankenstein" at J.R. Tucker High School April 20 at 2:30 p.m. The music for...

Restaurant Watch

Restaurant Watch

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MARCH 15 Glen Allen Bistro, 10209 Staples Mill Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: facility doesn’t have a certified food protection manager; person in charge...

VanValkenburg to host post-session town hall April 21

VanValkenburg to host post-session town hall April 21

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Virginia State Senator Schuyler VanValkenburg will host a 16th Senate District Post-Session 2024 Town Hall Sunday, April 21, at the Ismaili Jamatkhana at 11529 Nuckols Road in Glen Allen. VanValkenburg...

Latin Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero’ May 2

Latin Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero’ May 2

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The Weinstein JCC’s 2023-2024 Arts + Ideas season comes to a close on Thursday, May 2, with the Latin Ballet of Virginia's presentation of Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero at...

Virginia State Police offering free motorcycle safety course May 18

Virginia State Police offering free motorcycle safety course May 18

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Five motorcyclists have died on Virginia roads during the past week – three of them in Henrico – and the Virginia State Police are encouraging motorcyclists to take a safety...

Youngkin vetoes measure to let Va. localities increase sales tax to pay for school construction

Youngkin vetoes measure to let Va. localities increase sales tax to pay for school construction

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Local governments will have to find other ways of funding school construction and modernization costs after Gov. Glenn Youngkin vetoed legislation on Monday that would have allowed them to impose...

Glen Allen to host 13-year-old Babe Ruth World Series for second straight year

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For the second straight year and sixth time since 2007, Henrico County and the Glen Allen Athletic Association will host the 13-year-old Babe Ruth Baseball World Series, from Aug. 11-19, at Glen Allen Stadium at RF&P Park. Ten teams, including the host team from Glen Allen, will participate in the tournament, which is expected to draw 350 players and their […]

Henrico Crime Report: Aug. 4-10, 2023

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Williamsburg Road at Sanburne Parkway – Police arrested and charged a citizen with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a warrant service Aug. 4 at 3:31 p.m. I-64 East at Staples Mill Road, Entrance 185-A – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with non-aggravated assault on a police officer, obstruction of justice, and a warrant service Aug. 4 […]

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Henrico Schools to host 2-day ‘Back-to-School Kickoff’ Aug. 11-12

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Henrico Schools will host a two-day division wide “Back-to-School Kickoff” event at Fairfield Middle School Aug. 11-12. On Friday, the event will feature an evening pep-rally style family festival from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., featuring kids’ activities, a DJ, food trucks and giveaways. Families can register their child for school, talk with representatives from a host of HCPS departments […]

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The Henrico Theatre, 305 East Nine Mile Road, will show two movies this weekend: “Oceans Eleven” at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 and 8 p.m. Aug. 12 and “The Iron Giant” at 3 p.m. Aug. 12-13. Tickets and concessions are $1, sold only at the door. For details, call (804) 652-1460 or visit henricotheatre.com. *** Henrico County’s volunteer rescue squads will face off […]

Henrico News Minute – Aug. 11, 2023

A national insurance company announces major expansion plans in Henrico; Henrico Schools’ back-to-school kickoff event is tonight and tomorrow; a sports retailer introduces the country to father and daughter sneakerheads from Henrico; it’s National 811 Day; your chance to attend nonpartisan civic engagement training; our weekly Restaurant Watch.

Obituary – James Dorsey Groome

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James Dorsey Groome, 84, of Highland Springs, left this earth for his heavenly reward on Wednesday, August 2, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Marie Groome; and siblings, Clifton Groome, Virginia Fauber, Kenneth Groome, Emmett Groome. James retired in 2003 from the Virginia Department of Corrections where he worked as a corrections officer. He served in […]

Obituary – John Edward Hendricks Jr.

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John “Eddie” Edward Hendricks Jr., age 90, of Sandston, Virginia passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2023. He was preceded in death by his youngest son, Stephen Lee Hendricks. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 58 years, Patsy C. Hendricks; son, William E. Hendricks (Becky); daughter, Debbie “Sissie” Owens (Steve); grandsons, Stephen, James, and Joel. Eddie was […]

Obituary – Stephen Jay Bittman

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Stephen Bittman, 73, of Glen Allen, VA, formerly of Binghamton, NY, passed away on Sunday, August, 6, 2023, after a brief illness. Stephen was born on January 23, 1950, in Binghamton, NY. Stephen was predeceased by his mother and father, Helen Pitler Bittman, and Edward Bittman and brother-in-law, Edward Carroll. They will always remain in our hearts. He is survived […]

Obituary – Nelson Ray Lamb Sr.

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LAMB, Nelson Ray Sr., of Sandston, passed away August 6, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a grandson, Joseph “Little Man” Lamb. He is survived by two sons, Nelson Ray Lamb, Jr. and Joseph Eric Lamb; three grandchildren, Alex, Tucker and Eli Lamb; one brother, Allen Lamb; two sisters, Paige Lamb and Barbara LaPlace; […]

Obituary – Margaret Liesfeld Charles Faulhaber

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Margaret Liesfeld Charles Faulhaber, 93, of Henrico County went to be with our Lord on Sunday, August 6, 2023. She was born in Henrico County on July 8, 1930, to the late John Jacob and Katherine Burke Liesfeld. She was predeceased by her husbands, Lewis Edward “Guy” Charles and John Thomas Faulhaber, Jr; her siblings John, Carey, Earl, Mary Elizabeth, […]