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
Thousands Weather the Storm to Attend ChesterFest
The rain is both a fading memory and a distant promise is a metaphor that fits perfectly for ChesterFest, last week’s 14th annual event. While only about three-fourths of the 150 scheduled vendors set up at the Fest, those crafters, merchants and charities were happy with the day. The... Read more
Historical Society present lecture on Numismatics and the Civil War
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a lecture on Numismatics and the Civil War at historic Magnolia Grange House Museum on Saturday, October 3 at 12 p.m. The lecture will be presented by local numismatist (collection of coins) and currency dealer Parry Bragg who serves as... Read more
Reunion in Ocean Isle, NC
A group of friends recently got together for a few days’ relaxation. Picture from left: Jim and Janice Hopkins of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Roger and Tessie Baldwin of Rock Hill, South Carolina; Cathy Kirkland of Midlothian; Steve Greenwood of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; John Kirkland, and Elaine and Jim Burns... Read more
Ella E. Schneider Hilton survived a remarkable childhood that took her through the purges of Stalinist Russia, the refugee camps of Nazi and post-war Germany, and life in the cotton fields of Jim Crow Mississippi. On Tuesday, October 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Webber Memorial Baptist Church, she will... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will offer a course of six classes entitled, “Chasing Your Ancestors: Beginning Genealogy” on Saturday mornings, starting on October 3 thru November 7 in the society research library located in Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Rd. Each two-hour class will begin... Read more