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08 Oct 2013

Product recalls since 2009

Here is the data used in our report on company-issued recalls. We downloaded the data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website, and then we analyzed it by sorting, filtering and creating pivot tables with Microsoft Excel.

08 Oct 2013

Salmonella is top reason for recalls

Salmonella contamination is by far the most common reason for food products to be recalled.

03 Aug 2011

Local Group Gets People, Vegetables Together

The Vegetarian Society of Richmond is a local, non-profit organization that creates a community for vegetarians and vegans alike, while advocating for their involvement in the local community.

03 Aug 2011

From Punjab to Richmond

Two Masters degrees by age 19. Three successful restaurants by 31. For Sandeep “Sunny” Baweja, 31, this was always the life he envisioned for himself.

12 Apr 2011

Drugstore soda fountains: A bit of nostalgia, a lot of home

Drugstore soda fountains largely disappeared by the 1970s. But Old Mechanicsville has two, with a third located about a mile away in Henrico County.

12 Apr 2011

Almost through the cracks

By Zakia Williams Richmond, Va. – A year ago, Ja’Quan Hicks,16, found himself falling through the cracks. “I really didn’t go to class. I used to skip all the time,” Hicks said. Hicks attended Armstrong High School located in the East End. His empathy was a result of the faculty and staff not caring, Hicks […]

11 Apr 2011

Carytown Prepares to Host Richmond’s First Riesling Crawl

23 Oct 2010

Church Hosts Annual Fall Festival

The Ginter Park United Methodist Church looks to its annual Fall Festival to not only raise money but also to expand its membership. The event included children’s activities, independent vendors, food, a silent auction and live music.

09 Oct 2010

Va. Beekeeping Buzzing As New Hobby

Beekeeping, a profession nearly as old as humanity itself, is changing as new keepers raise bees as a hobby and veteran keepers rethink how to raise their bees in order to combat what is known as colony collapse disorder.