A constant complaint about Medicaid is that fewer healthcare providers take patients on public insurance programs, and the resulting quality of care suffers. The facts, however, tell a different story. According to the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey nearly all Medicaid (95%) and private coverage patients (94%) have... Read more
G. Edward Bishop Died September 30 Born August 20, 1933 Service Monday, October 5, visitation at 1 pm, service at 2 pm. Both at Chester United Methodist Church. Check www.jtmorris.com if weather demands rescheduling Read more
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
Bill said to his neighbor, “Did you hear Jonsey’s place, down the street, was broken into?” “Yeah, I read it in the police blotter, but they never got in, they only cut a screen,” his neighbor, Clyde, said. Bill, who lives on the cal-de-sac, bought the latest alarm system,... 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
Bus smokes, students joke
Students returning home on bus number 76 (Route 6-2) last week on Thursday, got a little thrill when the bus had mechanical problems. Fire engine 1 responded and quickly solved the problem as kids were transferred to another bus. Some students were picked up by their parents. Read more
A survey conducted this past spring by the Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS) revealed that drastic reductions in state funding for public education and maximum efforts by localities to replace lost funds have pushed Virginia’s schools to the limits of their human and financial capacity in their attempts... 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
The FDA recently strengthened the warning on a group of the most commonly used prescription and over-the-counter medications. These drugs, known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, include popular painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxen. NSAIDs have carried warnings for years about potential risks of heart attacks and strokes. The... Read more