Sunday Dec 8
Crozet Weather Almanac: November 2013
Some people love snow. Some even like cold. A rare soul loves wind. But I don't know anybody who likes freezing rain or its cousin, sleet.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Wendy Roberman, Albemarle County
I was born in Temple, TX, and raised in Jericho , NY. Both of my parents were from Brooklyn, but my father was stationed at Fort Hood and he brought his new bride with him.
Crozet Streetscape has residents both concerned and delighted
However, years of construction work along Crozet Avenue and Jarmans Gap Road have left some residents a little apprehensive about continued disruption to traffic and business.
Crozet Dog Park Update
Recent discussions with the Albemarle County Department of Parks and Recreation have finalized the location of the proposed Crozet dog park and produced an agreement with the county to provide the land.
Trail Kiosk Dedicated at Crozet Park
A new map and info kiosk in Claudius Crozet Park, virtually at the central spot in the Crozet trail network, was dedicated Dec. 1. It was an Eagle Scout project built by Aaron Cole of Boy Scout Troop 114, which meets at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Ivy.
Secrets of the Blue Ridge: Children's Day at the Mountain Mission
Greene County children from Bacon Hollow's Victory Hill School and Dyke School combined for an all-day fun event.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Citizens Raise Landfill, Hunting Issues at Town Hall Meetings
Residents at a town hall meeting White Hall District Supervisor Ann Mallek held Nov. 16 at the White Hall Community Building raised concerns over illegal hunting, intoxicated drivers leaving local wineries and the future of county solid waste services.
Library Use Has Nearly Doubled Since New Library Opened
The citizens of Crozet and Western Albemarle continue to demonstrate what the new library means to their families.
Annual Toy Lift Underway in Central Va.
"I was complaining to a friend that I had children with toys from the previous Christmas that weren't even out of the box, weren't even playing with them.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Albemarle Recognized in 'Green Schools Challenge'
The Virginia School Board Association named Albemarle best in state for eco-friendly practices.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Daily News Leader
Tunnel restoration details next month
The foundation that oversees the restoration planned for the abandoned tunnel through the Blue Ridge expects to come up with a detailed agenda for the project next month.
UVA Associate Dean Indicted on Child Porn Charges
The case against a University of Virginia associate dean accused of looking at online child porn is headed to trial.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
John Oprandy, Albemarle County
Born in Warwick NY raised there until I was almost 13 when we moved to Charlottesville where my raising was finished off.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Albemarle Buildings Demolished to Improve Site Value
Demolition is underway at two buildings on the Acme Visible Records site in Albemarle County due to an ongoing environmental cleanup.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Albemarle water authority endorses carbon filtration option
The Albemarle County Service Authority has chosen the cheaper of two filtration options being studied for use in the Charlottesville-Albemarle drinking water supply .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Grand Jury Indicts Suspended UVa Dean on Child Pornography Charges
On Thursday, the grand jury indicted 50-year-old Michael Morris of Crozet on two counts of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.
Albemarle Co. Sheriff Seeking More Reserve Deputies
In a press release, Sheriff Harding said, "I am trying to keep the Reserve Division fully staffed to avoid having to ask the Board of Supervisors for additional paid staff."
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Albemarle Board of Supervisors Chair Holds Town Hall
With the coming transitions to the composition of the board, many from the public wanted to discuss what Mallek wants to see happen.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Cape Cod Times
The hair of the dog that bit those apples
A decade or so back, after gorging ourselves on Thanksgiving dinner, my extended family - gathered at my uncle's place in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains - bundled up for a walk, determined to burn off a hundredth of what we'd eaten.
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BRIEF: UVa associate dean waives preliminary hearing on child...
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Nov. 15--A University of Virginia associate dean accused of distributing child pornography waived his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday, sending his case to a federal grand jury next week.