Bird’s the Word for the Herd
When Michael Birdsong takes the field for his first game as starting quarterback for Marshall University, there will probably be some jitters. When the crowd chants its famous chorus of “We Are Marshall,” there’s likely to be a shiver down his spine. On Sept. 6, it’s go time for... Read more
Photo Contest: Week 4/5
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its fifth week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the next issues. The contest will continue through August 26.  Send your entries to info@villagepublishing.com.  Be sure to include your name and... Read more
Aesthetics, Amenities and History
Many of the area’s historic houses have gone the way of the wrecking ball or lack of tender loving care, but some that have been in danger and close to extinction have been saved by those who have an affinity for great old houses. One Chester home found its... Read more
Random Act of Kindness
A few weeks ago, Yvonne and Otis Royster stopped by Little Caesars Pizza to pick-up 12 pizzas for the Bingo Party at McGuire Veterans Hospital. Ms. Royster had six pizzas stacked in hand when passing a car with three teenagers. She was surprised when one of the boys offered... Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure Continues in Japan
Cosby High School world history and human geography teacher and Chester resident Anne Canipe is continuing her world travels this week as she visits Tokyo and attends the 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Her trip to Asia followed her visit to San Francisco and attended a week-long... Read more
BRONCO-11: CBC Out In Final Four, falls to Mexico
In another rendition of the Bronco 11 World Series, annually hosted by Chesterfield Baseball Clubs (CBC), the hosting CBC team hoisted the trophy and champions this year. While the home town All-Stars fell short in the final four on Sunday, it was Murietta Valley, California that brought home the... Read more
Enon Volunteer Fire Dept. Modernizes
Enon Volunteer Fire Department, located on East Hundred Road, has valiantly served not only local Chesterfield residents for 66 years, but also many other jurisdictions as mutual aid including: Henrico and Hopewell. And now, they are upgrading their facilities and planning for the future. The idea for a renovation... Read more
Jump-Rope-A-Thon
Stoney Glen Subdivision held their annual 4th of July celebration, and, as a part of the festivities, the neighborhood children jump rope to raise money for a charitable donation of their choice. This year they raised money for one of their own Stoney Glen mothers who is battling colon... Read more
Haley Ford Completes Construction
Haley Ford held a Grand Re-Opening Event last weekend during normal business hours to celebrate the renovation and upgrades to their showroom, service department and customer service lounge at 10724 Jefferson Davis Highway. This event was complete with music, food, drinks, bouncy house fun for the kids, a classic... Read more
Chester Farmer’s Market Ranks Nationally
Sue Levy enthusiastically endorsed the Chester Farmer’s Market last week as she took a break from the hot sun in the Village Hall on the Village Green. “We come all the time,” Ms. Levy said. “It’s the only market I’ve seen. Even in Connecticut we didn’t have one.” Chester’s... Read more