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Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade. 2 p.m. YMCA to the Chester Village Green.

Holiday Feast Dutch Gap Style

Have you ever wondered what it would be like hanging out with some of our community’s finest? On Thanksgiving, I spent a few hours with the brave men at Fire Station 14.

Shepherd Center Board recognized

Since its inception in 2001, the Shepherd’s Center has been enriching the lives of adults 50 and over by offering volunteer opportunities for community service and lifelong learning and helping them remain healthy, active, safe and independent in their own homes for as long as possible.

Christmas Toy Airlift Collects Toys for Military Families

Since 2009, the Virginia Chapter of the Ninety-Nines has sponsored a Christmas Toy Airlift to collect toys for military families who need help in providing for their children, many of whom are injured, ill or struggling financially.

Collecting History: Send me a postcard from wherever you are

Collecting stamps, coins or action figures is an obsession with some, but post card collectors, not only build their collections, they can enjoy the photos, the material they are made from and search for cards with a thousand themes.

Veterans gather to remember at Bensley Park

The brisk sunny morning did not deter veterans and their families from attending the 18th Annual Bensley’s Veterans Day Ceremony last Saturday held at Bensley Park. For the six World War II veterans over 90 years old and the audience, the guest speaker, Karen “Kerry” E. Loughman

Woman’s Club of Chester Holds Essay Contest

With a confident and firm belief in the value of American Citizenship and our youth, the Woman’s Club of Chester is proud to announce an Essay Contest for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts in grades six through eight.