At the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation (CCAF) Board meeting on Tuesday, February 16, Carolyn Sears, Library Services Administrator for Chesterfield, presented Hugh Cline, Chair of the CCAF Board, with a donation of $1,050, which was raised from the Winter Artisans Bazaar held at the LaPrade Library. As... Read more
The Chesterfield County Public Library will host its annual Chesterfield Comic Con on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd, North Chesterfield. Local artist and designer BizhanKhodabandeh, illustrator of the comic book Little Red Fish, will present “Comic Pacing and Storytelling.”... Read more
Members of the Kiwanis Club of Chester cleaned up Route 10 last Saturday. Joining the effort were from left, John Howsman, Greg White, Noelle Grosso, Pam Dvorak, Wayne Stuart, Wendy Holiday, Gary Burleigh, Bob Holiday, CJ Weaver. Read more
Olympia Restaurant owner Gerasimos “Jerry” Limperatos’s goal is for his customers to enjoy the richness and splendor of Greek food, but it is also important for him to offer a full Greek dining experience. So diners who visit can enjoy the Mediterranean colors that echo those of the sea... Read more
LENNIE WAYNE POND Lennie Pond had been a fixture in Chester for as many years as he was old. A Chester resident who grew up in Ettrick, died Feb. 10, 2016 of complications from cancer at VCU Medical Center in Richmond. He was 75. Lennie always loved to go... Read more
Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Director Michael S. Golden announced recently his plans to retire, effective April 1. His career with the county has spanned nearly 37 years, including serving as parks and recreation director since 1992. Under Golden’s leadership, the county has seen significant progress with the facilities... Read more
Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees and local community members brighten the halls and the days for visitors and patients alike at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, during the Department of Veterans Affairs’ national “Salute to Veteran Patients” Feb. 12 through 19. DLA Aviation’s Public Affairs Office advertises... Read more
The intoxicating aroma of Indian food is ever present when walking into Ambrosia Indian Cuisine Family Restaurant located near River’s Bend. Local residents and restaurant owners, Daljit Singh and Kulwinder Kaur opened their doors three years ago for us to discover Indian food and its rich mix of spices.... Read more
Construction of the Dutch Gap Canal began in August, 1864. The majority of the work to remove 67,000 tons of dirt was done by African-American troops under the Union Brig. Gen D. S. Ludlow. Due to naval battles at Trent’s Reach and the regular artillery shelling by Confederate troops,... Read more
Chesterfield County names Kiva Rogers as its new director of the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Social Services Department. Rogers, a 15-year member of the Social Services team and current assistant director for family services, will assume the lead role Feb. 1. “We are very fortunate to have Kiva Rogers, who has... Read more