Graham Sherman, son of Peter and Cathy Sherman, graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Civil Engineering.
It was 1735 and the residents of the area that is now Chesterfield were getting restless. While Chesterfield had grown in population and had significant industrial strength it was still part of Henrico.
There’s no musty mansion to tour, no painting of its patriarch that hangs over the plantation house mantle; its bequest is the wildlife that has taken refuge on this majestic example of our natural world.
“It’s very important to me because it gives me a choice, where being younger a choice was robbed from me; the choice of having a childhood was robbed from me,” said the Chester resident, in a very distinct New York accent. “…So it’s a great honor for me, it’s very important because I didn’t really get the sense of family.”
“Out of the ashes, we rise.” These are the words that adorn the bulletin board just inside Branches United Methodist Mission in Florida City, Florida. They are words of hope, words of remembrance.
The Fighting Marlins of Patrol Squadron FORTY (VP-40) held its change of command ceremony May 6, when Chesterfield native Commander Brett Mietus relieved Commander John Maxwell. The ceremony marked VP-40’s 55th change of command since its commissioning on January 20, 1951.
The Chesterfield Employee’s Association is currently seeking pet-related product and service vendors for its annual Canine Carnival, an event for dogs and their owners.