Grandmaster May Be in the Making at Meadowdale Library
Check and checkmate could be heard last Saturday wafting across the Meadowdale Library meeting room. Fifty players from across the state in three categories, from elementary through high school levels, competed in a Chess Tournament sponsored by the Chesterfield County Public Library. James Hudson, branch manager at the Meadowdale... Read more
A brush with age does not stop inspiration
Painting with oils has been one of Mildred Shockey’s greatest pleasures. Shockey was 60 years old when she told her friend and former neighbor, artist Joe Kiffmeyer after receiving one of his watercolors as a gift, that she would do anything to be able to create art like he... Read more
Chesterfield Food Bank will be benefiting from a 5K run and walk to fight hunger at the Chesterfield County Complex on Saturday, Oct. 17. Sponsored by the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office, Haley Buick GMC – Midlothian and Kim Rice Nationwide Insurance, the Chesterfield County Be a Giver 5K Run... Read more
A constant complaint about Medicaid is that fewer healthcare providers take patients on public insurance programs, and the resulting quality of care suffers. The facts, however, tell a different story. According to the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey nearly all Medicaid (95%) and private coverage patients (94%) have... Read more
G. Edward Bishop Died September 30 Born August 20, 1933 Service Monday, October 5, visitation at 1 pm, service at 2 pm. Both at Chester United Methodist Church. Check www.jtmorris.com if weather demands rescheduling Read more
The county intends to apply for funds allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to cover costs for a number of programs involving safe routes for non drivers, historic assets, vegetation management and wild life preservation. The Transportation Alternatives Projects will weighed by the... Read more
SEPTEMBER 30 THE SIGHTS OF RICHMOND 1929-1933 – The Films of Harris Stilson. Kitty Snow will share her great-grandfather’s films and stories. Register online at library.chesterfield.gov. 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Central Library. OCTOBER 1 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 – 11 a.m. Play will... Read more
If you missed the Companion Dinner at Chester Baptist Church on September 17, you missed out on a delicious meal and some good fellowship. But it is not too late. The meals take place on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, September thru May. October 1, this... Read more
Neighborly in Kendale Acres
From left: Carroll Miller, Harry Trimmer and Mark Strayberry replaced their Kendale Acres subdivision sign at the entrance of Hopkins and Alfaree’s roads. The previous sign was destroyed by an errant motorist. James E. Harris, Jr., neighborhood watch chairman, not pictured, painted the destroyed sign just prior to the... Read more
Fifty-eight emigrants naturalized at Henricus Historical Park
“There is such a difference between my country and America,” said Wandafrash Butta a native of Ethiopia, “I love America for its freedom.” Henricus Historical Park was the proud host of a naturalization ceremony last week on Thursday morning. Fifty-eight people from 31 different countries became U.S. citizens during... Read more