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ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

(Running time: 16 minutes)

We all have occasional problems concentrating or getting organized, but for people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), this is a constant state of being. HCTV spoke to several experts, as well as people who suffer from the disorder, to learn about the different types of ADHD and what help is available.


Inside Henrico: Fall 2011 Edition [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 20 minutes)

This edition of Inside Henrico feature packages include:

  • Storm Ready Community
  • Operational Medical Director (Fire)
  • Dorey Dog Park Opening
  • Virginia Randolph Museum
  • 2011 Fall Update


The Ideal Place to Live: A History of Sandston

(Running time: 22 minutes)

The small community of Sandston, nestled in Henrico’s east end, is as unique as the people and the memories that keep it alive and thriving. Escaping from the busy city and into the suburbs, people seeking a quiet and desirable life are at the heart of Sandston’s beginnings. Three wars surround this community’s history and helped shape the Sandston we know today. Join HCTV as we uncover the stories, the people and the way of life in “The Ideal Place to Live: A History of Sandston.”


Opening Doors: Henrico County Public Libraries

(Running time: 23 minutes)

The Henrico County Public Library system strives to meet the needs of each one of our nearly 307,000 residents by offering a wide variety of services, and providing access to countless materials. With 11 locations across the county, an online service that can virtually put you inside any one of the Libraries, and a bookmobile that will bring the services to your door, the Henrico County Public Library system is second only to the community it serves.


In the Public Trust: Historic Preservation in Henrico County

(Running time: 23 minutes)

Henrico’s historic preservation efforts include caring for more than 45,000 artifacts and documents, maintaining six museums and more than 30 historic buildings. The Division of Recreation and Parks’ Historic Preservation and Museum Services is the county’s version of the Smithsonian Institute, and the professional staff is dedicated to keeping Henrico’s rich history safe and in tact for future generations to enjoy. Join HCTV as we look at the meticulous work our team of historians, archivists and curators perform every day to bring our history to life.


Extending Knowledge: Virginia Cooperative Extension in Henrico County

(Running time: 21 minutes)

Virginia Cooperative Extension has been providing scientifically based knowledge for our community for more than 80 years. With programs covering Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H Youth activities, and Family and Consumer Sciences, residents of Henrico County are becoming smarter consumers and are more involved in their family’s lives than ever before. Join HCTV as we explore the many offerings of Virginia Cooperative Extension.


According to Plan: New Home Inspections in Henrico County

(Running time: 22 minutes)

Despite the gloomy news about the housing market, new homes are still being built in Henrico County. Henrico’s team of building inspectors make more than thirty visits to each new house to make sure that projects go according to plan. Join HCTV as we get an insider’s look at how thorough our inspectors are and how we’re all better off for having these building code enforcers.


Central Virginia Biographies: Elizabeth Adam Crump

(Running time: 19 minutes)

Born in 1891, Elizabeth Young Adam grew up in Richmond, and moved to Henrico in 1922, when she married her longtime beau, Sheppard Crump. They lived at Meadow Farm, where Elizabeth continued to live after her husband’s death in 1960. She devoted her life to volunteering and philanthropic activities, and was esteemed throughout the community. Following her husband’s wishes, she donated two parcels of land to Henrico County for today’s Meadow Farm Museum and the Crump Manor nursing home, where she spent the last years of her life. Join HCTV as we learn more about this fascinating lady in Central Virginia Biographies: Elizabeth Adam Crump.


Henrico Homicide: The Murder of Robert Lee Cox, Jr.

(Running time: 18 minutes)

On June 8, 2010 Robert Cox Jr. was violently murdered while sitting in his car listening to music. Henrico Police’s Homicide Unit is still searching for leads and raking through evidence, but they need your help. Any additional tip, no matter how small, may be just what these detectives need to solve this senseless murder. Join HCTV as we delve into this homicide case, talk to friends of the deceased, and meet the Henrico detectives who will not stop searching until the killer is brought to justice.


Inside Henrico: Summer 2011 Edition [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 19 minutes)

This edition of Inside Henrico feature packages include:

  • Virginia’s Best School Bus Technician 2011 Winner
  • Eastern Henrico Recreation Center
  • Poison Ivy
  • High School Gym Lighting Upgrades
  • Henrico County 400th Anniversary Event Update


Hermitage Enterprises: Staffing and Labor Services

(Running time: 30 minutes)

Hermitage Enterprises’ mission is to provide vocational and day support services to Henrico citizens with intellectual disabilities. Join HCTV as we meet these hard working individuals, and learn how Hermitage Enterprises supports, educates and trains its production staff while promoting dignity and self-sufficiency.


Ready to Respond: Police and Fire Rescue at Richmond International Airport

(Running time: 25 minutes)

An average of 3.2 million passengers travel through the gates of Richmond International Airport (RIC) each year, and RIC’s top notch Police and Fire Rescue departments are ready to respond to any call in order to make air travel as safe and effortless as possible. From flight security to post crash firefighting, these men and women are trained to turn difficult circumstances into positive outcomes. Join HCTV as we ride along with RIC’s public safety personnel in Ready to Respond: Police and Fire Rescue at Richmond International Airport.


A Fresh Set of Eyes: Restaurant Inspections in Henrico County

(Running time: 22 minutes)

We all enjoy a good meal out, right? In fact, Americans dine out four to five times a week on average. No one plans to contract a foodborne illness as a result, but it happens far more often than is reported. The dedicated food safety team in Henrico’s Health Department performs thousands of inspections each year on the county’s more than 1,100 foodservice establishments to assess risks and protect the public from potential hazards. Join HCTV and our Environmental Health Specialists as we take you inside the inspection process.


Richard Evelyn Byrd: Admiral of the Antarctic

(Running time: 42 minutes)

By the early 1950s, Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd had become one of the world’s experts on the Earth’s polar regions. Leading his men into undiscovered icy territory in the name of science and exploration earned him the label of an American hero during the first half of the 20th century. Learn about Virginia’s own extraordinary explorer, and original namesake of Richmond International Airport, in Richard Evelyn Byrd: Admiral of the Antarctic.


Deep in the Night: REM Sleep and Dreams

(Running time: 21 minutes)

Everyone dreams. Dreams are a normal part of our sleep cycle, and are beneficial to our health, memory retention, learning and self-awareness. While dreams may be recurring, prophetic, scary, sad, funny or downright weird, psychiatrists believe we can find meaning in these subconscious creations of our brains. Join HCTV as we explore Rapid Eye Movement sleep and the significance of dreams in Deep in the Night: REM Sleep and Dreams.


Inside Henrico: Spring 2011 Edition [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 20 minutes)

This edition of Inside Henrico feature packages include:

  • 2011 Update
  • Cost Saving Measures
  • LED Traffic Lights
  • Glen Allen Star
  • Public Utilities Sewer Cam
  • Police Change of Command


Airwaves of Yesteryear: Early Television in Central Virginia

(Running time: 30 minutes)

On April 22, 1948 the very first television broadcast south of our nation’s capital happened right here in Central Virginia. WTVR began a legacy of quality local programming, which was soon followed by WXEX and WRVA. These early television pioneers brought us local favorites including Dandy Doodle, Sailor Bob and Shock Theatre. Join HCTV as we celebrate more than 60 years of community programming and look at how this new form of entertainment changed our lives forever in Airwaves of Yesteryear: Early Television in Central Virginia.


George Henry Moody: A Man to Remember, A Name to Honor

(Running time: 21 minutes)

George Henry Moody held the office of superintendent for 13 of his 38 years with Henrico County Schools, and was honored and lauded in countless ways. He was a humble man, from humble beginnings, and is worthy of remembrance for leaving an indelible mark as an educator, a leader, and as a humanitarian in Henrico County. Join HCTV as we explore the man for whom Moody Middle School was named in George Henry Moody: A Man to Remember, A Name to Honor.


John Randolph Tucker: A Heritage of Law

(Running time: 17 minutes)

The Tucker name has a legacy of great lawyers and law educators in Virginia dating back to our country’s beginning. John Randolph Tucker continued the family heritage and became a highly respected law practitioner and educator just as his ancestors before him. But it was because of his firm belief in civic betterment that he fought for Henrico County to have its own professional government that gave Tucker a legacy all his own.


Taking Care of Business: Henrico’s Economic Development Authority

(Running time: 25 minutes)

Local businesses are the cornerstone of Henrico County’s fiscal stability, and the recent economic recession presented unique challenges for the county’s Economic Development Authority (EDA). As our economy slowly recovers, the EDA continues to support Henrico businesses, as well as promote the county to businesses around the globe as a great place to relocate. Join HCTV as we explore the role of the EDA, and how they are working to maintain the quality of life our residents and businesses have come to expect in Taking Care of Business: Henrico’s Economic Development Authority.


Central Automotive Maintenance: Still Rolling

(Running time: 18 minutes)

From school buses and ambulances to backhoes and dump trucks, Henrico County has thousands of specialized vehicles in its motor fleet, all of which require regular maintenance and repair. Henrico’s Central Automotive Maintenance (CAM) mechanics are well-trained, experienced and have the necessary knowledge to maintain this massive, diverse fleet. Join HCTV as we meet the professional technicians who keep our vehicles in good working order, and learn about the energy saving, cost effective measures Henrico has in place for the future, in “Central Automotive Maintenance: Still Rolling.”


A State of Mind: The History of the Glen Allen Community

(Running time: 29 minutes)

Where is Glen Allen? Where isn’t it? Geographically, Glen Allen stretches throughout northwestern Henrico County, and parts of the community extend into Goochland and Hanover counties. While Glen Allen might be considered just another bedroom community in the suburbs of Henrico, it’s rich history, rural landscape and colorful lifelong residents define the very foundation of this community. Join HCTV as we explore the people, their stories and times gone by in “A State of Mind: The History of the Glen Allen Community.”


Inside Henrico: Winter 2011 Edition [Retired from Broadcast]

(Running time: 17 minutes)

This edition of Inside Henrico feature packages include:

  • Snow Removal
  • Henrico’s GIS
  • Cobbs Creek Reservoir
  • Henrico Advantage Card
  • Henrico County Seal & 400th Anniversary Logo


E Pluribus Unum: The Changing Face of Henrico County

(Running time: 29 minutes)

For centuries, Henrico County has been a destination for people seeking a better life. From the natives who first settled thousands of years ago and the English colonists of the 17th century, to refugees from war-torn countries in the Balkans, Asia, and Africa, our county has become a mosaic of cultures, and a microcosm of the world’s peoples. Join HCTV for a colorful glimpse into what brings people here from far and wide.


Original Henrico Shire, The

(Running time: 24 minutes)

In 1611, the “city or “town” of Henrico, was established as the second settlement of Virginia. By 1634, Henrico, named for the king’s eldest son Henry, Prince of Wales, would become one of the eight original shires of Virginia whose borders would incorporate an area from which 13 localities would later be established. On this 400th anniversary of Henrico County, we celebrate by embracing the diversity of our communities and the history that made us what we are today.


Henrico’s Legacy: Commemorating 400 Years

(Running time: 53 minutes)

In 1611, the “city or “town” of Henrico, was established as the second settlement of Virginia. By 1634, Henrico, named for the king’s eldest son Henry, Prince of Wales, would become one of the eight original shires of Virginia. As we celebrate the 400th anniversary of Henrico County, we embrace the history that made us what we are today. Join HCTV as we explore Henrico’s long journey of survival, independence and discovery, and learn about the people and events that shaped the county along the way in Henrico’s Legacy: Commemorating 400 Years.


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