When I was small, and still today, I had a hero, someone that would help me be strong, that would give me guidance, and teach me about courage, friendship, brotherhood – my father. We all have heroes. We find them in comic books, literature we read, maturing, we find... Read more
To the Editor: With tax reform back on the front burner in Washington, I am encouraged that we can finally go forward in a bipartisan way toward a federal tax code that is simpler, fairer and more growth-oriented. This is a pressing need for our nation. We won’t achieve... Read more
To the Editor: Thanks for the information regarding the Dave Brat town hall meeting at the Fire Station. I do not understand why the Patriots set this up, since Chester residents do not get to vote for Brat, being within Randy Forbes’ fourth Congressional district. But thanks for the... Read more
To the Editor: I got a call from my sister last Wednesday who was at Sunset Memorial Park with a friend. She went to my husband’s grave and his bronze vase plus flowers were gone. I called the office and told the man what happened. He got the info... Read more
To the Editor: Two weeks ago, my husband happened to see a Richmond Times-Dispatch (RTD) article that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was having a meeting that night about the Shoosmith landfill on Route 10, expanding into the nearby rock quarry. The meeting was to address how... Read more
To the Editor: On Sunday, July 19, my husband, Ray, was cutting grass in the ditch in front of our house when he had a heart attack. Someone passing by saw him lying in the ditch and called 911. They did not leave a name, but I want that... Read more
To the Editor: A letter from Chris Wiegard that appeared in the Village News was recently called to my attention. Wiegard questions using the Maggie Walker Governor’s School Jazz Band to perform at a political event – the appearance of Donald Trump at the Chesterfield County Republican Committee’s fund... Read more
To the Editor: As I get older, I find myself getting crankier and crankier. Chris Weigard’s recent column on Confederate flags and statues fed this condition. He says, stop celebrating Confederate Heritage Month, and call it Civil War Heritage Month. Well, apparently it isokay to have Black History Month... Read more
To the Editor: Hurrah to Dorothy Jaeckle and Chesterfield Planning Commission for their beautiful James River Industrial Park. I am so happy that they are interested in beautifying the Enon area. I have the privilege of driving Lawing Drive as my route to work several days a week, and... Read more
To the Editor: We moved our business, the Beverage Equipment Company, to Chester over 35 years ago. We employed eight people and serviced three states from our Chester location. Through the years, my wife Jeanne and I have transitioned our business from service to retail, moving from a location... Read more