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Historic deal: Martha Jefferson to merge with Sentara
Published on Sep 29th, 2010
12 comments Martha Jefferson Hospital also just sold its Locust Avenue facilities. PHOTO BY WILL WALKER Martha Jefferson Hospital announced today it will merge with Sentara, a regional health care system based...
Missing woman found in Highlands
Published on Sep 24th, 2010
1 comments Sheriff Chip Harding has about 50 volunteers in his search and rescue unit. PHOTO SHERIFF'S OFFICE When an 80-year-old woman with Alzheimer's was reported missing Friday morning in Crozet,...
Familiar ground: Albemarle picks Foley for top exec
Published on Sep 14th, 2010
0 comments Tom Foley was a shoo-in for new county executive, according to the Board of Supervisors. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Quite often, Charlottesville launches national searches for candidates to fill the top...
Voicepaper Workshop at The Bridge
Published on Sep 12th, 2010
0 comments The Bridge hosts Voicepaper's monthly workshop, an extension of an art program that began at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail in the spring of 2009.  George Andrews, an art history...
Olio and PCA present Olio 9, "Arts Organization Edition"
Published on Sep 12th, 2010
0 comments The Piedmont Council of the Arts and Olio join together for the ninth edition of Olio Night, which will feature brief presentations by 10 area arts organizations, who will share their missions and...
Before Bel Rio: Jim Baldi and the death of Boheme
Published on Sep 7th, 2010
29 comments "First it was Clive, then it was Jim, who I'd known for 20 years," says Boheme owner Tom Fussell, of his former chef, Clive Papayanis (left), who has been charged with embezzling from the restaurant...
Unfriendly skies: Forest Lakes, the Miracle on the Hudson, and Canada Geese
Published on Sep 1st, 2010
35 comments September 2, 2010 cover image. HOOK GRAPHIC The way that a pilot named Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger saved all 155 onboard his disabled commercial jetliner was the feel-good story of 2009. Locally,...
Seniors go back to their roots
Published on Aug 31st, 2010
0 comments On September 1 a group of seniors from JABA’s Scottsville Community Center hopped on JAUNT buses and headed out to Maple Hill Farm, the 75-acre certified organic farm operated by the nonprofit Local...
Stray bullet: Glenmore woman shot while gardening
Published on Aug 30th, 2010
28 comments A stray bullet flew into the swanky Glenmore subdivision Sunday night. PHOTO FROM THE GLENMORE WEBSITE The Glenmore subdivision website touts the "simple joys of Southern living." In some quarters,...
CCDC: "GreenSpaces 2010: StaySpace"
Published on Aug 24th, 2010
0 comments The Charlottesville Community Design Center shows "GreenSpaces 2010: StaySpace," a display of winning entries from the James River Green Building Council's 2010 design competition, which challenged...
Light House Youth Film Festival: "An Evening of Star Gazing"
Published on Aug 23rd, 2010
0 comments Here is the caption. PHOTO BY BOB Light House presents the 9th annual Light House Youth Film Festival: "An Evening of Star Gazing," highlighting outstanding films from area youth. 6:30pm, cocktails...
Heating up: Renovations underway at rescued Ice Park
Published on Aug 16th, 2010
17 comments Workers lay down the new removable floor at the Ice Park. PHOTO BY COURTENEY STUART One month after the $3 million purchase of the Charlottesville Ice Park, renovations on the space are well...
PCA hosts "StoryLine" brown bag lunch
Published on Aug 14th, 2010
0 comments Participants working on the Storyline Project. The Piedmont Council of the Arts invites people to bring a lunch and join "StoryLine" organizers Pete O'Shea, Scot French, Greg Kelly, and Leslie...
Snap: Seniors flock to a Hurt-free debate
Published on Aug 11th, 2010
9 comments Talking heads and listening heads. PHOTO BY STEPHANIE MARIE GARCIA It was a packed house at the Senior Center on Wednesday as the Senior Statesmen of Virginia hosted the Fifth Congressional District...
Tiny launchpad: 'Garage' cofounder Daughdrill does Detroit
Published on Aug 9th, 2010
2 comments The Garage remains a tiny but vital home for local music and art. PHOTO BY COURTENEY STUART Anyone want to relocate to Detroit? For many, images of decline and destruction in a once great American...
The University of Virginia Art Museum presents "Man Ray Day"
Published on Aug 8th, 2010
0 comments Man Ray, Noire et blanche, 1926 ©2010 Man Ray Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. The University of Virginia Art Museum, hosts "Man Ray Day," a community festival, which will...
COVER- BlackandWhite - image and commentary
Published on Jul 30th, 2010
8 comments Some people know him as a quiet man who walks his dog along East Market Street. Some people know him as a boisterous preservationist for the Woolen Mills neighborhood. Some know him for his recent...
Feast fresh, feast local
Published on Jul 26th, 2010
0 comments Mark your calendar, foodies. On Saturday, August 7 the Piedmont Environmental Council is having a fundraising feast for its Buy Fresh Buy Local campaign at Whole Foods Market on Route 29 North....
CCDC: Storyline Project 2010
Published on Jul 25th, 2010
0 comments Two participants in the Storyline Project 2009. The Charlottesville Community Design Center presents an exhibition documenting this year's wonderful "Storyline Project," a collaborative effort...
Park donor dies
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
12 comments Longtime Crozet school teacher Patricia Ann Byrom, who, with her husband, Robert, donated what will be Albemarle's largest park, died June 29 at age 77. The 600-acre Patricia Ann Byrom Forest...
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