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Police Blotter: May 12, 2010

GREEN OAKS CT 5/01 Meadow Oaks. The victim was walking home when the suspect vehicle pulled up beside him. One of the passengers in the vehicle displayed a handgun and demanded his property. Once the victim handed over the items, the vehicle drove off.

Working mothers: Whether running a successful law practice or a retail store, these mothers know balance

Balancing a career and family is a circumstance shared by most women nowadays. With households requiring two incomes, the stay-at-home mom is a rarity. But, there are some mothers who have taken a slightly different approach to balancing work and family.

Henricus receives grant

The Henricus Foundation recently announced that it has received a third consecutive grant from The Cameron Foundation to implement the Partnership in Education Project for Petersburg City Public Schools, according to a press release.

School Board adopts budget, cuts 325 jobs

The School Board approved a fiscal 2011 budget last week that includes about $56.4 million in cuts and eliminates about 325 jobs.

Supervisors approve zoning ordinance amendments

The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved ordinance amendments that will fill a gap left by a February Virginia Supreme Court decision.

Community gears up for CF walk

Community groups and families are gearing up for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s annual Great Strides Walk-a-thon, which will take place in Chester on Sunday, May 16.

Scouts, community step up to help after fire

When a local Girl Scout and her family lost everything in a fire on April 11, her fellow scouts and other community groups banded together to help meet the family’s needs.

Help Chester Family YMCA raise $178,000

In 2009, more than $147,000 was raised by the community to help the Chester Family YMCA meet the needs of local people. Numerous families, kids and older active adults grew in spirit, mind and body because of the generosity of the community.