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Attention: Local Restaurant Owners!  Carside Cuisine has arrived!

CARSIDE CUISINE is an amazing new program to help you get more TakeOut & Curbside Pickup orders, more business, more profits! 

CARSIDE CUISINE creates a beautiful, full-color online ordering menu for you, including a Loyalty Program and Email Marketing to encourage more repeat orders.

FREE 30 Day Trial!

Find out how your restaurant can have more take out, curbside pickup and delivery:  Carside Cuisine

You'll notice there is NO editorial content in this newsmagazine, it's all factually-based so that you can make up your own minds!  STAY HAPPY, STAY HEALTHY and thanks for reading!

Carside Cuisine - New program for local restaurants that encourages more TakeOut and more Curbside Pickup!  It's a beautiful, full-color online ordering menu for your restaurant that includes a Loyalty Program to encourage repeat ordering.  In-house delivery & 3rd party delivery also available.

It also includes weekly email marketing and weekly social media posting to encourage more online orders, more dine-in visitors, and more profits for you!  TRY IT FOR 30 DAYS FREE!


Recipe: Chocolate Tart

Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Tart Recipe

And check out more of our gluten-free recipes HERE!

Trump: "Peace is the prize" - Peace in the Middle East, the Abraham Accords

Sept 14, 2020   President Trump signs the Abraham Accords for peace and better relations between Israel and 3 other Middle Eastern countries. Other countries in that area intend to do the same.  

The Peace Plan includes trade and a better relationship between the countries and their inhabitants. President Trump, Jared Kuschner & their team worked closely with Benjamin Netanyahu and leaders of other Middle Eastern countries for the past 2 years for this result.

Donald Trump Earns Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for Israel-UAE Deal

Sept. 9, 2020     Tybring-Gjedde, in his nomination letter to the Nobel Committee, said that he thinks Trump "has done more trying to create peace between nations than most other Peace Prize nominees." He said that Trump relieved tensions between North & South Korea, successfully dealt with N Korea's nuclear threats, and also withdrew a large number of troops from the Middle East.

A few days later, President Trump received a second nomination for his actions towards peace in the Middle East.


Tuesday, Sept 8th is Star Trek Day!  What's your favorite Star Trek episode, ours is "The Trouble with Tribbles"!  

What's your favorite Star Trek movie?

Read more here . . .

Around 25% of the American workforce is working from home!

In a new data point, the government now reports on people working remotely. In August, 24.3 percent of employed persons teleworked at some point during the month because of the coronavirus pandemic, down from 26.4 percent in July.

And BETTER THAN EXPECTED, U.S. Economy Added 1.37 Million Jobs in August, Unemployment Fell to 8.4%.  More businesses are opening up as covid-19 cases dwindle!

Read more here ... 

Kevin McCarthy

Video describing what the last 4 years have been like for the country with Donald J. Trump as president. (3 minutes)


Aug 13, 2020     Between 10-12% of the population is left-handed. Some famous left-handed people include: Albert Einstein, Helen Keller, Michaelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Bill Gates, Robert DeNiro.

Here's an interesting article for you!

Arrests in U.S. from 1990-2018

June 7, 2020     See how the actual number of arrests have declined over the years! 

Comparing presidencies: Clinton over 15 million arrests per year, Bush: 14 million/yr, Obama: 12 million/yr, Trump 10.5 million/yr.

Chart shows most recent years on top.

Read more . . .

Patio Dining, Curbside Pickup, TakeOut & Delivery

Updated June 5, 2020    Local restaurants in Ashland, Mechanicsville, Doswell, Glen Allen and areas in and around Hanover County are serving people with Patio Dining, Curbside Pickup & Delivery.

Read details about your favorite local restaurants here!


Mayor Steven Trivett: Money Available for Local Businesses

6-4-2020    Ashland Mayor discusses money available for local businesses to help them to successfully return from the covid crisis.

Ashland Eateries Word-Find Puzzle

Can you find 12 Ashland restaurants in this puzzle? 

Feel free to print puzzle page and share with friends, kids, and customers!

May 20, 2020   Winners of Ashland Town Council Election

Three out of five seats were available for Town Council.

Here are the 3 WINNERS . . .

Top 20 Dog Breeds for 2020

May 5, 2020    Guess which dog breed has been deemed the #1 most popular for this year?  Find out HERE

HINT:  The Shih Tzu pictured is #20. Beagles are #7. Golden Retrievers are #3.  Find out what the TOP 20 dog breeds are now, according to the American Kennel Club. 

Read more . . .

April 2020   HILARIOUS VIDEO:  "Days of Confinement" about how different people contend with staying home during the covid-19 period. One of the funniest things you'll see today, this week, this month!  ENJOY! 

Local Businesses Care!    Patio & Outdoor Dining, Curbside PickUp & Delivery at your favorite local restaurants in Ashland, Mechanicsville, Doswell, Glen Allen & areas in and around Hanover County. They are taking extra precautions to protect you and your family while stile delivering a great customer experience! Check it out!

NEW KIDS, TEENS & PARENTS SECTION!  Try the Ashland VA Word-Find Puzzle.  Learn how to help your ADD/ADHD child cope with Attention Deficit Disorder & Hyperactivity without using drugs - new article by Dr. Glenn Gero. And HILARIOUS "Days of Confinement" covid video!  Read more . . .

RECIPES - See our Recipes page for ideas!  See Shellee's Gluten-Free Kitchen page for healthy recipes including GF brownies, cookies, cheesecake and healthy breads for hearty sandwiches. NEW!  Gluten-free version of General Tso's Chicken!

See more here

Hanover Pie Company

Made from scratch pizzas, beer & wine delivery. Cauliflower-crust choice for the gluten-free crowd, delicious wings!  See MENU.  10396 Leadbetter Rd, Ashland - Facebook Page - Pick up & Delivery only.  CALL 804-368-8990

LOCAL EVENTS -  ZOO now open and offering Summer Safari Day Camp for kids of all ages! Summer Concert Series at Castle Glen Winery in Doswell, Sunday Brew-Brunch-Bingo at Center of Universe Brewing ...... and more!

Read more here . . .

PETS - Find out what the Top 20 Dog Breeds are for this year, 2020!

 Make dog healthy dog biscuits at home with these recipes. Get some training and tricks ideas from this hilarious video "Jesse The Jack Russell Terrior Performs Useful Dog Tricks".  See more here

TRIVIA - EVERY WEEK your Hanover Ledger community newsmagazine comes up with 10 original (and sometimes funny) Trivia questions for you and your family to enjoy.  Challenge yourself!  See if you can answer this week's Trivia questions.

Here they are!


SENIORS - See Dr. Glenn Gero's article about helping to prevent memory loss naturally, and watch 10 minute easy workout to do at home.

See more here . . .



As a collaborative community site, we welcome all your Articles, Upcoming Events, Photos, Videos, and Recipes!  HL readers would love to see Coupons from area businesses, and would enjoy reading informational, educational  Health & Fitness Articles from local medical and fitness professionals (doctors, dentists, chiropractors & more!).

Kids, Pets & Seniors is a new section where you can send us your articles, photos, and even PET TRICK VIDEOS!

We at The Hanover Ledger wish you and your family a wonderfully happy, healthy year ahead!  Check back daily for new articles, photos, and videos you can enjoy and share with family and friends!  And Happy 300th Birthday, Hanover County, Virginia!

Janet Edwards, Hanover Ledger Director of Content & Marketing: email

The New Hanover Ledger NewsMagazine site is a collaborative effort of local readers, parents, teachers, medical professionals, diet and fitness experts, entertainers, restaurant chefs and local business owners!

The New Hanover Ledger NewsMagazine site is a collaborative effort of local readers, parents, teachers, medical professionals, diet and fitness experts, entertainers, restaurant chefs and local business owners!

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Janet Edwards-Racine, Content & Marketing Director, Shorecast Media - Hanover Ledger, e: is a newly formatted online NewsMagazine site, a collection of Articles, Photos, Videos & Recipes from local businesses and professionals, parents and teachers.  Hanover Ledger is managed by Shorecast Media, a magazine publishing & business marketing company for the past 15 years. 

Hanover Ledger Publishers: Daniel and Jill Racine       

Director of Content & Marketing: Janet Edwards, Shorecast Media

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Shorecast Media helps local businesses obtain more happy loyal customers, build their email lists, increase Facebook fans and engagement, and create more revenue. 
This is accomplished both online and offline via this collaborative community website, and also by leveraging guest WiFi.

NEW! THE LOYALTY EXPERIENCE PROGRAM!  Uses your FREE GUEST WIFI to increase your loyal repeat business, create more Facebook fans, and build your email list!  Shorecast Media can now leverage a business' guest WiFi to help connect with their visitors. 
The program automatically encourages visitors to return for upcoming specials and events, and more!


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