Archives: The Henrico Way

Libbie Mill Library

Libbie Mill library employees
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Randy Waddell’s favorite story at the Libbie Mill Library can’t be found on the pages of a book. It’s a nonfiction drama that could have ended as a tragedy. “My heart stopped and that’s really all I remember,” said Waddell. On Aug. 1, the Henrico man went into cardiac arrest while sitting at a library […]

Mike Cross, Department of Public Utilities

Mike Cross, Henrico County DPU
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The Springfield Road Public Use Area is where many people get rid of things they don’t want. But on a recent Saturday night, Supervisor Mike Cross discovered something that was very much wanted and loved. Their names are Buttercup and Fiona. The dogs had been missing from home for two days. Their family was frantic. […]

Lt. LeeRoye Moore, Division of Fire

LeeRoye Moore, Henrico County Fire
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A dinner out suddenly turned into a life-saving mission for an off-duty Henrico County firefighter. Lt. LeeRoye Moore was enjoying his meal at a restaurant near Richmond International Airport when he spotted a man in distress at a nearby table. “He wasn’t breathing and didn’t have a pulse,” Moore said. The firefighter quickly lowered the […]

Division of Police

Joe Capolino, Henrico Division of Police
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A New York police inspector got a taste of Henrico County hospitality. Joe Capolino, a deputy inspector from the Suffolk County Police Department, was attending the FBI National Academy in Quantico when he decided to drive to Richmond Raceway to catch NASCAR’s Toyota Owners 400 on April 13. Unsure of where to park or get […]

Carolyn Ingram, Department of Social Services

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A resident called Social Services to praise the responsiveness of Human Services Specialist Carolyn Ingram. The caller complimented her cheerful demeanor and her commitment to getting him the assistance he needed. He said he especially wanted to thank her and let her supervisor know how much she is appreciated. Great job, Carolyn!

Firefighter Sarah Hill, Division of Fire

Sarah Hill, Henrico County Firefigher
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Firefighter Sarah Hill was off duty in Hanover County when she noticed a female motorist in distress as she exited her vehicle on U.S. 301. Hill left her car and approached the woman, who explained that she might be having a heart attack. Hill began to assess the woman’s condition and spoke to her daughter […]

Officer Alex Danilovich, Police Division

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A longtime staff member at Brookland Middle School emailed to compliment School Resource Officer Alex Danilovich. She said she had never seen an officer so involved in the school and shared examples of his interactions with students, including some with disciplinary and legal problems. Using humor, sympathy and understanding, Danilovich allows students to see police […]

Stephanie Steele, Department of Finance

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A resident emailed to praise Stephanie Steele, a management technician in the Revenue Division of the Department of Finance. The resident said she had assisted in correcting his vehicle registration and was “very helpful, nice…AND very professional.” Great job, Stephanie!

School Resource Officer Josh Jarvis, Police Division

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In an email to Police Chief Hum Cardounel, a sergeant praised School Resource Officer Josh Jarvis for his work in mentoring a student. The sergeant noticed a bond between the officer and student during a field trip. The student also sent Jarvis a handwritten note of thanks and took a picture with him. “The importance […]

Officer Jenifer Gough, Police Division

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With frigid temperatures forecasted this winter, Officer Jenifer Gough stopped to give a kit of supplies, including hand warmers, toiletries and snacks, to a man who was panhandling at Brook and Parham roads. The simple act of kindness went viral on social media after a passerby noticed the interaction and sent a photograph to the […]
 
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