In 1970 there were two groups who celebrated the first “Earth Day”, although on different dates. Senator Gaylord Nelson campaigned for environmental issues for years before organizing a “teach-in” on April 22, 1970 modeled after war demonstrators’ “sit-ins.”
The Thursday before spring break was field day for the students at Hening Elementary and they were antsy, ready for their break. Adding to the excitement of the day for the fourth grade classes was seeing their assistant principal, Bill Caten, and third grade teacher, Colin Wharton, get pie-in-the-face.
A brand-new mobile web app makes it easier than ever to stay current with Chesterfield County Public Schools. Developed in-house by the school system’s graphic design/web specialist, this free app for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices provides news feed, calendar and phone numbers.
Everytime I thought about studying in America, I became filled with the excitement. I couldn´t help smiling and sometimes people found me skipping through the park and singing random English songs.
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify a robbery suspect.
STRATHMORE RD 4/7 Strathmore Apartments. Unknown suspect/s pried a wall panel off the rear of the storage shed and then cut the wall to the front of the shed where a padlock was utilized to secure the front. Items were stolen.
Wednesday, April 18
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Spring Adventures in Learning classes continue. 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. For more information call 706-6689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
American Red Cross Web of Hope Knit/Crochet classes.10 a.m. – Noon. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 Schoool St. Details: Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or Linda Southward at 779-3453.
Richard Prior’s 1949 MG Y Tourer is a joy to drive he says under the wide-branched oak trees on Elfinwood Lane. A bit far from home, Richard, his brother Ian Prior and Ray Mullins with his 1960 MGA 1600 roadster shipped their English objects of pride and joy some 9,500 miles by container ship from Melbourne, Australia to Savannah, Ga.