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Flying Squirrels, City of Richmond team up for Fourth of July fireworks show

CBS 6 will televise the event with a special live broadcast from 9-10 p.m. presented by the Virginia Lottery. The fireworks show at The Diamond is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m.

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The Richmond Flying Squirrels, the City of Richmond, and CBS 6 will provide a special Independence Day fireworks show at The Diamond on Saturday, July 4 for the Richmond community, it was announced on Friday.

CBS 6 will televise the event with a special live broadcast from 9-10 p.m. presented by the Virginia Lottery. The fireworks show at The Diamond is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m.

The show will be simulcast live on Big 98.5 FM and 1140 AM WRVA.

“Although we are unable to gather for our traditional Fourth of July game at The Diamond, we are excited to partner with the City of Richmond and CBS 6 to bring fireworks to your TV screen,” Flying Squirrels VP & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell said. “While different than past years, we can still celebrate and create new memories together while watching safely through our televisions.”

“It’s hard for us to be apart, but this is one spectacular way we can all be together to celebrate our nation’s independence as a One Richmond community,” Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said. Thanks to CBS 6, the city and the Flying Squirrels, for keeping some fun in the Fourth of July.”

“Fourth of July at The Diamond is a Richmond tradition,” CBS 6 General Manager Stephen Hayes said. “CBS 6 looks forward to televising the fireworks and celebrating Independence Day with our Central Virginia community.”

Details about potential on-site viewing will be released at a later date should phase restrictions in Virginia and in the City of Richmond change before the event.

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Street Closures and No Parking Zones Announced for Saturday’s Armstrong/Walker Classic Parade

Alumnae of Maggie L. Walker and Armstrong High Schools along with residents and businesses will revive a long-standing tradition, the Armstrong/Walker Classic Parade occurring this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 12 noon through the streets of downtown.

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Towing will be enforced starting at 6 a.m. Saturday followed by street closures.

The Richmond Police Department is asking everyone to take safety precautions and drive with caution and care as families congregate for the celebration.

The following streets will be closed to public traffic from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 26:

  • 8th Street @ Leigh Street
  • 4th Street @ Leigh Street (West Bound and East Bound Lanes)
  • 3rd Street @ Clay and 3rd and Jackson Street (No South Bound Traffic)
  • 2nd Street @ Clay Street
  • 1st Street @ Jackson Street
  • Clay Street @ Saint James
  • Adams @ Clay Street
  • Leigh @ Adams (Traffic Control needed to allow traffic flow South Bound and North Bound during Parade-No left or Right Turns onto Leigh Street)
  • Jackson Street @ St. Peters
  • Judah Street @ West Duval
  • West Clay @ Brook Road
  • Belvidere and Leigh Street (Traffic Control needed to allow traffic flow South Bound and North Bound during Parade-No left or Right Turns onto Leigh Street)
  • I-95 Exit Ramp to Leigh Street
  • Goshen Street @ West Clay Street
  • Hancock @ West Catherine
  • Harrison @ West Catherine
  • West Moore @ North Harrison
  • West Catherine @ Norton
  • West Catherine @ Kinney Street
  • West Catherine @ Bowe Street
  • Lombardy @ West Broad Street
  • Lombardy @ Allen Avenue
  • Lombardy @ Brook Road
  • Admiral Street @ Brook Road

Information is subject to change. Please follow RPD on Twitter at @RichmondPolice.

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Arrest Made in Shooting of a Juvenile on Chamberlayne Avenue Thursday

The suspect, a 24-year old male was arrested and charged with attempted murder, use of a fire arm and commission of a felony.

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From RPD.

At approximately 4:15 p.m. (Thursday, Nov. 11th), Richmond Police responded to the 4800 block of Chamberlayne Avenue for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived and located a juvenile male in his late teens with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. He was transported to a local medical facility for treatment of his injuries.

The suspect, a 24-year old male was arrested and charged with attempted murder, use of a fire arm and commission of a felony.

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Time Change for the RVA Big Market (South of the James Farmers Market at Bryan Park)

The market will open at 1:30 PM and run through 4:20 PM next Saturday. This is only a one-time change so don’t panic.

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Next Saturday due to the Richmond Marathon the RVA Big Market at Bryan Park will be an afternoon market. The market will open at 1:30 PM and run through 4:20 PM. This is only a one-time change so don’t panic.

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