What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Help identify man who stole game cartridges

This week, the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to identify a man who stole video game cartridges from a Walmart in Chesterfield County.

Police blotter

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 10/11 MacDonald Tire and Auto. Responding to an alarm call, officers found the front door and front window damages. Nothing inside the business appeared to have been disturbed.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, October 20
Wings of Freedom Tour. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Chesterfield County Airport. See an authentically restored B-17, B-24 and P-51. View the planes inside and out for $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12. No charge for WWII Veterans. Details: 568-8924.

Teen Read Week Movie. 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Central Library. The movie is rated PG. Details: 748-1204.

The weight is over: Local man loses 114 pounds in 38 weeks

After a lifetime of literally not fitting in, Chester resident Ed Gomes decided enough was enough. “It started in January, not really as a New Year’s resolution, just as I was lying in bed one day,” Gomes said. “I just started thinking about my family and, if I died, what was my family going to do.

Birds of a feather

When the school year began, Elizabeth Davis Middle School’s teachers were ready to welcome their peers from Chester Middle School with a simple message: Birds of a feather flock together.

C.C. Moore’s birthday ride

Charles C. Moore, Sr., 92, received his belated birthday present from his morning coffee buddies on Wednesday at the Chesterfield County Airport when a blue and yellow PT-19 landed on the runway just for him.

Car wash asks for electronic sign

Next week, the Planning Commission will take up a local car wash’s request for an electronic sign at its Iron Bridge Road location.

Meadowville property added to VCU Rice Center

A quiet and wildlife-rich section of riverfront property adjacent to the Meadowville Landing residential development in Enon has been donated to Virginia Commonwealth University’s Rice Center.