It has been called the Good Friday Massacre, but the strategic actions – to push the English out of Virginia by Native Americans on March 22, 1622 – took place a month before Good Friday. It was a myth perpetrated to anger the population back in England.
When Chester resident Johnny Grubb, 62, sat down Friday afternoon, baseball was on his mind; after all, the game had given him a lot to think about. Looking like a ballplayer, his eyes drifted out the window, waiting for the spring season to start.
A community garden proposed by the Chester Community Asssocitation (CCA) was rejected last week after the group’s project committee had assurances that the project would move ahead. The group had plans to begin turning the soil within days but a decisive review by Chesterfield County Public Schools ended the project, although with extenuating circumstances.
As 2011 marks the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, or the 150th year since its commencement, president of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) Liess van der Linden-Brusse, observes the purpose of recognizing history.
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is accepting applications for young women and men ages 14-17 to serve the Commonwealth of Virginia this summer, a press release says.
Why is Charleston, S.C., called the “Holy City”? What was the “Mosquito Fleet”? Why is that dance called the “Charleston”? What connects Charleston and Minneapolis?
“It is fantastic,” said Jalen Davis while tasting the blood orange. It was citrus tasting day at Ettrick Elementary. Additonal comments from the fifth-grade students also included sweet, sour and even nasty. Caleb Hinchey also likes the blood orange and will try it again.
The student body of Enon Elementary was one of 25 schools winning the “Get Active Get Fit!” School Challenge sponsored by 1290 AM Radio Disney and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. As part of the celebration, Radio Disney hosted a special dance party for the student body on Feb. 22.