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Published on Feb 10th, 2005
0 comments I was interested in the January 27 article on the Daily Progress TV listings ["Unlisted: New TV stations off the grid"], particularly the curt response from the publisher, Lawrence McConnell. I have...
Don't forget Sal's
Published on Feb 10th, 2005
0 comments When my husband and I moved to the area 10 years ago, we took everyone's advice and tried Duner's, then Crozet Pizza– both wonderful restaurants. We quickly moved on, though, in search of a...
Thanks for psychic scrutiny
Published on Feb 10th, 2005
0 comments I read your article on alleged psychic Noreen Renier [February 3: "Medium rare: Psychic offers help in rapist hunt"]. I really appreciate your taking the effort to check out some of her claims. This...
LETTER- Leaflets missed us
Published on Feb 9th, 2005
0 comments This letter is in response to Kate Johnson's letter to the editor February 2 ["Anti-bulbsters, listen up!"]. I live in the 1300 block of Chesapeake Street, but that does not automatically...
Earning his keep (a photo to the editor)
Published on Feb 3rd, 2005
0 comments   I shot this on the Downtown Mall January 31 as a city worker chipped at ice. Hugh M. LeavellStauntonhleavell@velocitus.net    #
Eureka! They're everywhere!
Published on Feb 3rd, 2005
0 comments You can tell Larry Jacksina [January 27: "Unlisted: New TV stations off the grid"] that both channel 16 and 19 appear in the online listings provided by Zap2it, tvlistings.zap2it.com.Yes, Seinfeld...
Find TV listings online
Published on Feb 3rd, 2005
0 comments   You may want to tell Larry Jacksina [January 27: "Unlisted: New TV stations off the grid"]and your other readers about calendar-updates.com. Through Microsoft Outlook you can get the TV...
Be wary of &quot;mandatory&quot;
Published on Jan 27th, 2005
0 comments Thank you for publishing the Reason article by Ronald Bailey promoting mandatory private health insurance instead of government provided universal health care [January 20 cover story: "A call for...
Don't pine for Parkway
Published on Jan 27th, 2005
0 comments Poorly researched, "They said it­ it must be true," propaganda marred your [December 23] "Year in Review" article. You irresponsibly claimed that the majority of citizens favor the Meadowcreek...
Sports column needs help
Published on Jan 20th, 2005
0 comments   This is a complaint about the "Sports Wrap" column, and what seems like a lack of support and respect for UVA athletics. In [the January 6] column, Kelly Watt blunders through the men's...
Thanks for exposing Spencer's
Published on Jan 20th, 2005
0 comments  Thanks to reporter Lisa Provence for the article on the offensive Spencer Gift's hat [January 6: Unsavory gag: Hat at Spencer's spurs boycott]– and thanks to Jessica McGrane for having...
Thanks for exposing Stevie Jay
Published on Jan 20th, 2005
0 comments Your Hotseat spread on Stevie Jay ["Breaking barriers," January 6] was arresting and powerful– and couldn't have been better timed in light of his upcoming show at Gravity Lounge on January 25...
We tried to help Albo
Published on Jan 20th, 2005
0 comments Your article on the new political action committee, Virginia Family Values, [January 6: "Whose values? Lefty PAC fights for families"] mentioned our fight to stop Delegate Dave Albo from lowering...
City trash reeks
Published on Jan 13th, 2005
0 comments 252"> The HooK: LETTER- City trash reeks // >> classifieds  >> personals  >> advertise  >> contacts  >> faq  >>...
Deer deserved better
Published on Jan 13th, 2005
0 comments 252"> The HooK: LETTER- Deer deserved better // >> classifieds  >> personals  >> advertise  >> contacts  >> faq  >...
Land not worth the horrors
Published on Jan 6th, 2005
0 comments Thank you for the recent story about what has happened to The McGraths at their Lower Sherwood Farm in Keene [December 16 cover story: "Blenheim brouhaha: She Sherwood like her name back"]. I see...
Wings not worth the horrors
Published on Jan 6th, 2005
0 comments I would like to thank the Hook for the article in the November 18 paper about People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' effort in Charlottesville to highlight the suffering of the 750,000,000...
Flouting the rule of law
Published on Dec 23rd, 2004
0 comments I've been following the Razor Wire vs. Rivanna Trail case [Cover story, "Slashed: Presley's razor wire claims collateral damage," December 9, 2004]. In a normal world, when a court finds an alleged...
Fox not into the 'spirit'
Published on Dec 23rd, 2004
0 comments In response to Daisy Rojas' essay on foxhunting in Virginia [Essay, December 9, 2004], I seriously doubt that the pursued fox "gets into the spirit of things." The animal is literally running for its...
Injury requires stupidity
Published on Dec 23rd, 2004
0 comments I read with interest your reporting on the razor wire case [Cover story, "Slashed: Presley's razor wire claims collateral damage," December 9, 2004] and the property rights of Shirley Presley. Razor...
Leaflets came from CIA
Published on Dec 23rd, 2004
0 comments The recent article, "Leafleting: Looking for a few white separatists" [News, December 9, 2004] alerted me that the CIA conducted a psychological operation in Charlottesville. Flyers were distributed...
Razor case going federal
Published on Dec 23rd, 2004
0 comments No doubt many worried women are secretly snickering at the visualization of the serial rapist having his spheroids severed by the razor wire [Cover story, "Slashed: Presley's razor wire claims...
'Genteel' says it all
Published on Dec 23rd, 2004
0 comments Published December 23, 2004, in issue 0351 of the Hook The sentiments expressed by Daisy Stevens Rojas in "Why American foxhunting survives" [Essay, December 9, 2004] are very similar to those...
Hook needs to let it go
Published on Dec 23rd, 2004
0 comments As a regular reader and regular hiker, walker, runner on the Rivanna Trails, I ask you to stop writing about the razor wire/private property issue [Cover story, "Slashed: Presley's razor wire claims...
Brazen's right to X xmas
Published on Dec 16th, 2004
0 comments Thank you for having the nerve to print the Brazen Careerist piece on Skipping Christmas [December 9, 2004]. I'm sure you will receive 101 comments against the article. As the only employed Jew in my...
Fearless omitted facts
Published on Dec 16th, 2004
0 comments I have always felt that the Fearless Consumer column portrayed a fair and impartial view of consumer problems. However, in her November 25, 2004 column, "Taking the heat: The dark side of...
Sobel deserves riches
Published on Dec 16th, 2004
0 comments I loved Eliezer Sobel's "Making the Leap" piece [Essay, November 25, 2004] in the Hook. Thanks for running it, and please thank Mr. Sobel. You could also give him more work and pay him well for it so...
Trunk's idea extreme
Published on Dec 16th, 2004
0 comments In her December 9 column entitled "Skipping Christmas: Erase holiday from the office," Penelope Trunk urges employers to do away with all holiday-related celebration. Apparently, religious diversity...
Exposing the holocaust
Published on Dec 9th, 2004
0 comments Congratulations to Scottie B. and Anson Parker. Their street theater at the Jefferson Thanksgiving Festival ["$250 furor: Slave auction stirs passions," December 2, 2004] provided some confrontation...
Keep rudeness out of Court Square
Published on Dec 9th, 2004
0 comments [RE: "$250 furor: Slave auction stirs passions," December 2]: 500 Court Square has been my home for 15 years. During that time, we have welcomed all into our neighborhood festival participants,...