Libraries Fill Up the Plate to Feed Local Kids
Chester and Meadowdale libraries are taking part in a groundbreaking pilot program within the county to feed hungry children over the summer. The First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe, the Virginia Department of Health and No Kid Hungry are working together to get Virginia’s kids fed. Virginia libraries across... Read more
Around the World She Goes
Chester resident Anne Canipe boarded a plane to San Francisco on Friday beginning her trek around the world.  Well, almost. Canipe loves to travel and she will be clocking a lot of air miles this summer thanks to a $12,000 grant awarded to her from the R.E.B. Foundation through... Read more
Walking or Riding
As it continues to work on filling the gap of the “Moving Forward… the Comprehensive Plan for Chesterfield,” which includes smaller area plans, the Chesterfield County Planning Department planners are drafting the bicycles and trails facility plan, a Phase II implementation. The draft Bikeways & Trails plan is only... Read more
Honeywell Breaks Ground on Manufacturing Line in Enon
Honeywell Resins and Chemicals last week announced that it has broken ground on its new nylon resins production line at its Chesterfield manufacturing facility on Bermuda Hundred Road, according to Healthcare Packaging Magazine. The state-of-the-art production line will be the only North American source of key food packaging resins. The... Read more
Thomas Dale Knights Alumni Plan Mega Reunion
Thomas Dale High School alumni are in the planning stages of a mega reunion that will bring old friends together from 10 graduating classes. It has been 47 years for the Class of 1968 and 36 years for the Class of 1977. Many alumni had asked for a mega... Read more
Chester Lions Club Installs New Officers
The Chester Lions Club has elected new officers for the 2015-16 year. During their only June meeting, the club met at Meadowbrook Country Club for the installation of those officers. Joey McCaffrey from the Hopewell Lions did his usual outstanding job with the actual installation per the Lions’ international... Read more
Local teens from Chesterfield and the surrounding area may sign up to be volunteers at Pocahontas State Park during Teen Volunteer Week, July 6 to 10. Young folks looking to get started or to continue in volunteering, desiring experience working outdoors in a Virginia State Park and looking to... Read more
First Annual Hops in the Park Harvest Festival
Henricus Historical Park has officially unveiled the details of the inaugural Hops in the Park Harvest Festival that will take place on November 14. Together with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Forestry, MeadWestvaco, The Old Dominion Hops Cooperative and Chesterfield Economic Development, the Henricus Foundation will collectively host... Read more
Soaring as Eagles Together
Proud grandmother and Chester resident Nancy B. Woolridge recently celebrated the accomplishments of her two grandsons. Woolridge’s grandsons Bob and Jack Krudewig were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on June 6. Bob completed the requirements in August 2012 and Jack completed the requirements in June 2014, but they... Read more
Jessee Takes First at Archery Competition
Nearly 50 youth archers, ages 8-20, participated in the Junior Olympic Archer Development Club (JOAD) Summer Kick-Off Tournament held recently sponsored by Chesterfield Golden Arrow Archers (CGAA). James Hagen Jessee came in first in the Basic Compound Bowman Male division with a total score of 391 points. Several members... Read more