What's Up: Upcoming Events

Miracle League holds benefit game with local celebrities, professional athletes

A benefit game was held at the L.C. Bird High School Sports Complex Sunday, Oct. 23, for The Miracle League of Richmond, where the King of Diamonds – an entertaining four-man softball exhibition team – competed against a group of local celebrities.

Skyhawks win Dominion District, Johnson sets school records

Skyhawks are used to must win situations. In fact, after a week three loss to Dominion District foe Manchester, Bird needed to win out to make the playoffs. They did just that, winning their seventh straight game and bowling over Clover Hill, dispatching the Cavaliers 56-7.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, November 16
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time.  Meadowdale Library.  7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Details:  318-8778.

Excel Computer Class.  Central Library.  10:15  a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Register at

Early Literacy Story Time.  Chester Library.  11a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Details:  748-6341.  Enon Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Details:  530-3403.

Identity theft and gift card fraud in CH

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify two gift card fraud suspects.

Fugitives of the week

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police blotter

FERINTOSH LN 11/5 Victim stated known suspect entered her residence through the front door, kicked open her bedroom door and then assaulted her. At this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Unique birthday

It happens every one hundred years, 11/11/11 and for Patty Mosher Abbott, her lucky number has always been 11.

Chester resident spent a lifetime defending America’s freedom

Three original Thomas Kinkade paintings adorn the walls of Newel Langford’s living room. And replicas are scattered throughout the rest of the house. Langford’s home in the Walthall community has become his sanctuary and his cabinet of memories – many of which are rooted in his experience in three American wars.