4Better Or Worse

The week in review
Published on Apr 25th, 2002
0 comments Best emotion-packed meeting of the Board of Architectural Review: Swayed by the impassioned pleas from First Baptist Church members who want to partially demolish the Rufus Holsinger warehouse on...
The week in review
Published on Apr 18th, 2002
0 comments Best news for Republicans aspiring to party leadership in Virginia: A vacancy is created when state executive director Edmund A. Matricardi III resigns following his indictment for eavesdropping on...
The week in review
Published on Apr 11th, 2002
0 comments Best item from St. Anne-Belfield’s auction catalog: A week in Mustique in a five-bedroom villa designed for Britain’s Princess Margaret, including roundtrip private jet travel from Charlottesville to...
The week in review
Published on Apr 4th, 2002
0 comments Best April Fool’s joke: Brooke Shealy, MIX 107.5 morning host and Channel 29 weekend weather woman, announces she’s taking a job with the Today show in New York, complete with limousine and a shoe...
The week in review
Published on Mar 28th, 2002
0 comments Best present a girl turning 13 could ever get: Dave Matthews plays at the bat mitzvah of Jessica Colburn, daughter of AOL Time Warner exec David Colburn who hired ‘N Sync two years ago to perform at...
The week in review
Published on Mar 21st, 2002
0 comments Best phone number to have when your climatology office’s budget is threatened: Senator George Allen’s, which Pat Michaels called when the funding for his state climatology office was looking at a...
The week in review
Published on Mar 14th, 2002
0 comments Best description of a thief– white male, fond of chocolates, ice cream, and books:  Barracks Road’s Lindt Chocolate Shops, Barnes & Noble, and Ben and Jerry’s all have been robbed over...
The week in review
Published on Mar 7th, 2002
0 comments Best boost for Virginia’s upscale wines: Patricia Kluge appears on CNBC touting wines from the Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard that start at $80. Host Liz Claman registers surprise by calling it “...
The week in review
Published on Feb 28th, 2002
0 comments   Worst case of NIMBYism: Eleven Keswick property owners, who live in a rural area zoned agricultural, oppose a new agricultural venture, Keswick Vineyards, reports Peter Savodnik in the Daily...
The week in review
Published on Feb 21st, 2002
0 comments   Best legislation the General Assembly can come up with to help fiscally strapped schools:  Both the House of Delegates and the Senate pass bills requiring the posting of “In God We Trust...
4BETTER OR WORSE- The week in review
Published on Feb 7th, 2002
0 comments Worst attack story: UVA students are beat up in three separate incidents in attacks believed to be racially motivated. Most timely sleuthing by police: Six are arrested for the attacks. Worst case of...
4BETTER OR WORSE- The week in review
Published on Jan 1st, 2014
0 comments Most hailish weather: Chunks of ice pummel Greene County, and a possible lightning strike enflames a house at 971 Grayson Lane in Redfields June 16. Worst loss to movie magic: UVA alum/special...
4BETTER OR WORSE- The week in review
Published on Jan 1st, 2014
0 comments Most feverish: Two UVA Medical Center employees have H1N1– swine flu– bringing the local number of confirmed cases to four. Closest call: UVA student Jamie Jiao, 20, sits in the front car...