rob schilling

Police provocateur: Man says 'no' to license checkpoint
Published on Jul 17th, 2013
71 comments Joe Draego refused to show a police officer his driver's license at a recent checkpoint. He says he was threatened that his window would be broken if he didn't roll it all the way down and that he...
Schilling was on a witch-hunt
Published on Apr 4th, 2012
10 comments I don't know Ric Barrick, but from all the reports I have read and heard, I have to say that the continued efforts by Rob Schilling to disparage this man truly represent a witch-hunt. [March 29...
Stressed and out: City spokesman resigns after bid-rigging investigation
Published on Mar 22nd, 2012
103 comments Rob Schilling has long railed against an allegedly fortress-like atmosphere in City Hall, one that allegedly kept him in the dark even while an elected member of City Council. But, on March 21, less...
Schilling's story borders on libel
Published on Oct 6th, 2011
0 comments Rob Schilling's article [August 25 essay: "Game over: Whites 2, blacks 0 in Democrats' firehouse primary"] is not only factually inaccurate, but it verges on libelous. The Democratic Party has had...
Schultz certified: Enviro 'attack' goes to grand jury
Published on Sep 9th, 2010
55 comments Rob Schilling captured the arrest of Louis Schultz, and says city workers "didn't seem frightened at all." PHOTO COURTESY ROB SCHILLING A judge found Louis Schultz's use of his car to stop city...
Waterlogged: Criticized pool pass pricing sunk
Published on Jun 11th, 2009
20 comments Swimmers at Crow Pool enjoy a water aerobics class. PHOTO BY GORDON BLOCK Splashing in the deep end of bad publicity, the city of Charlottesville has formally ended a pricing plan on summer pool...
Honeymoon's over: Schilling and Lynch trade barbs
Published on Apr 24th, 2003
0 comments Usually press conferences are pretty tame affairs, so when lone Republican Rob Schilling called April 15 to say he was holding one to explain why he voted against City Council's just-passed $93.6...
Rob on board; Maurice on top: Cox and Schilling take their seats
Published on Jul 4th, 2002
0 comments   The shake-up in City government has begun. Council's new mayor was chosen Monday, July 1, and the first Republican to win an election in 16 years made his first official appearance that same...
Did the Progress Cheat? Critics blame paper for Schilling victory
Published on May 16th, 2002
0 comments Can a single newspaper article swing an entire election?Yes, according to some local critics who blame an election-day piece for Republican Rob Schilling’s City Council victory. A May 7 Daily...
Surprise indeed
Published on May 16th, 2002
0 comments On election day, Republican Rob Schilling found himself getting support from unexpected quarters.As he worked the polls, a 60-something male supporter came up to him and stuffed a check in his hand,...
Schilling's odds
Published on Mar 7th, 2002
0 comments He has long hair, uses public transportation, and lives in a pink house— not your average Republican. “Most people assume,” says Rob Schilling, “I’m a Democrat.” In City Council races, 100 percent...
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