The Thomas Dale High School Class of ’67 is seeking pictures of the high school and Thomas Dale items to borrow for their 50th anniversary being held Sept. 9-10 If you have something you can lend for the weekend, call Randy Rule at 540-520-6692. Read more
A little nip just for medicinal purposes
Ferdinand Meyer V. President, Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors,, found this example of a bottle which would have contained “Winfree’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters” Henry N. Winfree (H. N. Winfree is embossed on the Chester bottles), born 1853, is our most likely suspect. It is well known in the... Read more
BY MELISSA BROCKWELL The Junior Federated Women’s Club of Chester is honored to support the Chesterfield Food Bank in Chester. The Chesterfield Food Bank is a nonprofit organization committed to serving individuals including children, the elderly, and families in need of help through weekly distributions serving over 450 families... Read more
TERRIFIC TEACHERS  Miller-Taylor taps into kids’ imagination
Bensley’s Miller-Taylor brings out imagination in students The imagination runs wild thinking about how a kindergarten class might be to manage, much less teach. You may think it would be like herding cats. But it takes the right teacher, and many kindergarten teachers enjoy working with the clean slate... Read more
  FRIDAY MAY 5- “ELEEMOSYNARY” – 7 p.m. Thomas Dale Theater department production. Small auditorium. 3626 W. Hundred Rd. $10.“The 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE” – 3 p.m. Thomas Dale Theater department production. Small auditorium. 3626 W. Hundred Rd. $5. SATURDAY MAY 6- CHESTER KIWANIS 5K & 1... Read more
Have you got your tickets? The seventh annual Senior Idol for the Chesterfield, Greater Richmond and Tri-Cities areas will present a variety of talent. Twelve local seniors will vie for the title May 12 at Victory Tabernacle Church located at 11700 Genito Road, Midlothian. Show time is 7 p.m.... Read more
Learn about services offered by local business and non-profit organizations to enrich your life at the TRIAD Senior Day. Bring a canned item to donate to the Chesterfield Food Bank. Juggler and magician Jonathan Austin will perform, gerontologist Ayn Welleford will present a program called “Healthy Living = Healthy... Read more
How often do gardeners ask other gardeners “what did you plant over the weekend?” This past one certainly was warm, and I suspect many of you planted both ornamentals and vegetables. I spent part of this past warm weekend writing nutrient management plans for Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension’s Grass... Read more
The Kiwanis Club of Chester is having its annual Chester 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk May 6. The run is presented in conjunction with Thomas Dale High School and the Chester YMCA and Kiwanis Club member, Duane Wittman, discussed the partnership. “We were sitting there one day and... Read more
Chesterfield County’s own Liberty Bell
An iron bell no larger than a foot in diameter called court to session in 1749. The courthouse bell, 268 years old, was mounted on the top of the roof that graced the front porch of the house of law. It was hung from a three sided support and... Read more