Camp Baker receives grant to support services for people with disabilities
The Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker Services has received a $25,000 grant from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund to benefit people of all ages who participate in the ARC’s year-round weekend and emergency respite program and residential summer camp. “We are so thankful to Altria and their big-hearted... Read more
Baseball fans visit Cooperstown, N.Y.
Jackson Drewry, Walter and Elinor Daniels, and Kaylee Field in Cooperstown, N.Y., with the Village News. Read more
New Citizens

New Citizens

Community September 21, 2017

Taking the Oath of Allegiance is the final path to become a naturalized citizen. For many, it is a long road and a pricy one, nearly $1,000 from start to end. For some it can take years. “People think it is an easy process, but it’s not,” said Soutsada... Read more
Vacationing in Ireland
Mark and Kathy Rich of Chester stand in front of the church where Kathy’s grandparents were married in 1902 located in the village of Killeevan, Ireland. Mark and Kathy recently visited Ireland to meet several of Kathy’s cousins for the first time. Read more
Class of ’67 celebrates 50 years
The Thomas Dale Class of 1967 celebrated their 50th class reunion over the weekend of Sept. 9-10. with the celebration beginning Friday night at Howlett’s Tavern in Village Green. Approximately 80 were in attendance, with classmates coming from as far as Oklahoma, Texas, Massachusetts, Tennessee, and Alabama! The weekend... Read more
Little House family festival highlights pioneer days
The day proved to be warm, sunny, and busy as children and other visitors tried out all the fun activities and learning opportunities at Enon Library’s Little House Day.The day proved to be warm, sunny, and busy as children and other visitors tried out all the fun activities and... Read more
Keeping our riverways clean
The day was clear and warm as volunteers canvassed the James River for trash and debris in several locations all along the waterways. As part of the James River cleanup, a stretch of the river was cleaned at the Falling Creek area. More than 50 volunteers, adults and children,... Read more
MEGASITE BEING CALLED MATOACA BUT IN CHESTER
CHESTERFIELD – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the Economic Development Authority of Chesterfield to announce the acquisition of 1,675 acres of prime real estate in the county to be used to attract a large industrial manufacturing company that could bring 5,000-10,000 direct and supplier jobs and billions of dollars... Read more
Gillies named Chesterfield planning director
Chesterfield County has named Andrew G. Gillies as its new planning director. County leaders selected Gillies after a national recruitment process. He is currently the community services director for Farmers Branch, a suburb of Dallas, Texas. Having worked for more than 30 years in the planning and community development... Read more
Vacationing at St. Simons Island, Georgia