Handcycling clinic coming to Pocahontas State Park
      ABOVE: Kenneth Holman and members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mid-Atlantic chapter. A life-changing event at Pocahontas State Park is attracting veterans from all across the country. They will handcycle through the wooded trails from Friday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Sept. 30, as part of a... Read more
G.W. Carver scholars, GospelFest announced
   ABOVE: Imani Quiara Booth and Kennadi Kierra Terry CHESTER – The George Washington Carver Alumni and Friends Association recently announced the winners of two scholarships and announced plans to host a gospel music fundraiser. Imani Quiara Booth, who graduated from L.C. Bird High School, won the $1,500 William Albert “W.A.”... Read more
Lions Club speakers bureau ‘rotates’ in retired NASA engineer
By Carelyn Sheppard Donner Grigsby, a retired engineer from NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, explained numerous topics from hurricanes and global warming to space exploration and the universe to the Chester Lions Club recently. He said scientists constantly monitor the heat at certain depths under the African deserts... Read more
Running for a reason: Husband’s battle with disease gives woman the drive to help
ABOVE: Amanda Moody runs at the Thomas Dale High School track. Once a week at the Thomas Dale High School track, one can hear the stomp of Amanda Moody’s tennis shoes as she trains for her next big marathon. Moody has participated in 12 marathons; including three that were... Read more
ChesterFest coming Saturday: This year’s event slated to be the biggest ever
Chesterfield residents will have an entertainment opportunity this weekend as the 18th annual ChesterFest is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22. This year’s event will be the biggest ever, event manager Elliott Fausz said, noting there will be more to see and do than in... Read more
Solutions for your electronic issues: Tailored Data Solutions
Today is nearly impossible to be without an electronic device. Computers began showing up in households 30 to 40 years ago. Today, with most households having tablets, gaming devices and mobile phones, people of nearly all ages are using some type of electronics and accidents happen. Whether a virus... Read more
Experts at creating personalized medicine: Chester’s own Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy
Continuing the tradition of a community pharmacy, pharmacists Sonny Currin R.Ph. and Chris Currin R.Ph. like to think that their pharmacy is one of the “best kept secrets in Chester.” Along with filling traditional medications, delivery service and mailing options, offering professional nutritional supplements on the retail side, and... Read more
Husband and wife team is passionate about dentistry
For at least 50 years there has been a dental practice at 11701 Chester Road. Drs. Walter Kilbourn and Lawrence Matthews Sr. shared space for their practices at a new office built next to Chester Recreation Center. After their retirement, Walter’s son Mike followed in his footsteps and continued... Read more
Train incidents
This CSX rail car at the Curtis Street crossing in Chester is related to a grain spill that occurred in the area on or around Aug. 15 due a mechanical failure, according to a CSX representative and media reports. CSX is scrapping the rail car and removing grain on... Read more
Boohoo or yahoo? Parents meet for breakfast on first day of kindergarten
Parents of Curtis Elementary kindergarten students celebrate their children’s first day of school last week. Curtis Elementary held its first ever “Boohoo or Yahoo breakfast” for kindergarten parents last Monday. A “Boohoo or yahoo” breakfast describes parents’ reactions to their kindergartners’ first day of school. People had been discussing... Read more