Letters

Strong words, weak cause
Published on Jul 24th, 2003
0 comments I do not wish to embarrass Patricia Kluge by pointing out all of the inaccuracies in her recent letter to the Hook [July 10:"Condon doesn't know Kluge"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93705/letter-...
Condon doesn't know Kluge
Published on Jul 10th, 2003
0 comments At the Kluge Estate and Albemarle Farm, our land is bustling with life. Over the last 20 years I have worked hard to create an environment of sustainable agriculture. In response to Marlene Condon's...
Old as the hills
Published on Jul 10th, 2003
0 comments Thanks for the opportunity to be a part of your special music issue [Sonic Boom, July 3] (http://www.readthehook.com/issues/0226). The roundtable discussion was a lot of fun. I really hope this kind...
Reader could have helped
Published on Jul 10th, 2003
0 comments   Your music roundtable [July 3 cover story sidebar] (http://www.readthehook.com/issues/0226) had great promise, but you should have included at least one consumer– one listener– one...
Bright Beginnings works for me
Published on Jul 3rd, 2003
0 comments I would like to respond to the Fearless Consumer's article in last week's edition on the Bright Beginnings Day Care at Mill Creek [June 26: "Bright Beginnings: Violations galore vex center"] (http://...
How natural can Klugeville be?
Published on Jul 3rd, 2003
0 comments I am writing in regard to a comment attributed to Bill Moses (husband of Patricia Kluge) in the June 26 news story, "Sour grapes, Neighbors fermenting over Kluge plan," (http://www.readthehook.com/...
Leave better half alone
Published on Jun 26th, 2003
0 comments Regarding your June 12 article, "Not Colin: Downtown's unsung backer," (http://www.readthehook.com/93598/news-not-colin-downtowns-unsung-backer) about Dorothy and Colin Rolph: How quickly you forget...
Let's hear from enforcers
Published on Jun 26th, 2003
0 comments Your recent feature article "Boxcar Willies" [June 19 cover story] (http://www.readthehook.com/93611/cover-box-car-willies-modern-hobos-defy...), while a very well-written piece on the mostly...
Make that boxcar sillies
Published on Jun 26th, 2003
0 comments As someone who works on the Downtown Mall, I have had my share of meetings with the lovely crowd you chose to highlight in your most recent cover story [June 19: "Boxcar willies"] (http://www....
I like the idea
Published on Jun 19th, 2003
0 comments The quotes you printed [May 15: "Transit Center: location irks tranportation advocates"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93483/news-transit-center-location-irks-trans...) give the impression that I am...
I remember Commonwealth
Published on Jun 19th, 2003
0 comments By writing "Virginia has seen its share of dead magazines (anyone remember Commonwealth?)," Courteney Stuart [Hook Ink, June 5: "High life: New mag showcases Virginia"] (http://www.readthehook.com/...
Cover up
Published on Jun 12th, 2003
0 comments "You can tell a lot about a band by the covers they play. It pretty much reflects exactly what type of people they're playing for." Written by Mr. Damani Harrison in a recent review [June 5 Music...
NBC29 could be pompous
Published on Jun 12th, 2003
0 comments Your article on Tiny Town TeeVee [June 5 cover story: "No apology: How NBC29 got spanked"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93548/cover-quotbring-it-onquot-wvir-boss-ask...) was interesting. Apparently,...
Far out!!
Published on Jun 5th, 2003
0 comments In The Hook of May 29, 2003, your cartoon "Slow Wave" makes Charlton Heston the butt of a sad attempt at humor, or perhaps political satire. In any event, I believe it falls flat, and in view of the...
Modulars don't compromise care
Published on Jun 5th, 2003
0 comments I understand that The Hook does not pretend to be anything other than entertainment, and that you are a writer as opposed to being a journalist. That is why I am sure when you say "Some... staff are...
Morrell has a story, too
Published on Jun 5th, 2003
0 comments I understand it's a newspaper's job to find stories, maybe develop them a bit, and write them up for us to read. We all love good stories. The "Unhappy camper" story [Cover, May 29] (http://www....
Trailer wags are wrong
Published on Jun 5th, 2003
0 comments What a shame you felt the need to print such a demeaning article in the News section, May 29, "O.R. in a trailer." (http://www.readthehook.com/93533/news-or-trailer-uvas-newest-medical-fac...) What...
Earl's the real thing
Published on May 29th, 2003
0 comments I thoroughly enjoyed the cover story on Earl Hamner ["Earl's world," May 15] (http://www.readthehook.com/93466/cover-earls-world-almost-being-real-place). He and I worked together on his latest book...
Let's cheat our way to success
Published on May 22nd, 2003
0 comments Without a doubt, not many Charlottesville residents are surprised by the controversial results of UVA's inquiries into cases of plagiarism by its students, some pleading insanity in an attempt to...
Letter unfair to Lane
Published on May 22nd, 2003
0 comments I am "appalled" at Amy Dearborn's response to the story about Professor Ann Lane. [Mail, May 15, "Lane's honor attack lame" which begins, "I was appalled...] (http://www.readthehook.com/93473/letter-...
Lane's honor attack lame
Published on May 15th, 2003
0 comments I was appalled when reading [part of The Hook's May 8 cover story] "Copycat? Another UVA Prof Endured Scandal."(http://www.readthehook.com/93432/cover-copycat-another-uva-prof-endured-...). Appalled...
Beggars can be boozers
Published on May 8th, 2003
0 comments City Council's new ordinance prohibiting "panhandling" is a waste of time. [April 24, News: "Panhandling panned: No more Mall driving, either"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93376/news-panhandling-...
Schilling is shrilling
Published on May 8th, 2003
0 comments I was disappointed to read of Councilor Rob Schilling's lack of cooperation with the rest of City Council during the budgetary process [News April 24, 2003: "Honeymoon's over: Schilling and Lynch...
Farmers and others deserve it
Published on May 1st, 2003
0 comments I must take exception to your recent [cover story, April 10] (http://www.readthehook.com/93289/cover-land-use-farmers-friend-or-tax-br...) "Tax break for the rich and famous." In the opening...
Boo on the protesters
Published on Apr 24th, 2003
0 comments Why you would even give space to the students of Charlottesville High School [News, March 27: "Road protest: resistance was futile"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93240/news-road-protest-resistance-was...
Hale's got a chance
Published on Apr 24th, 2003
0 comments I enjoyed your reports of long-shot challenges to incumbents in the 5th Congressional and 57th House districts [April 17, "4Better or Worse"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93320/4-better-or-worse-week-...
Texas dealers lie, too
Published on Apr 24th, 2003
0 comments I really can relate to your car salvage story [Cover story, "Taken for a ride," January 23, 2003] (http://www.readthehook.com/92968/cover-story-taken-ride-loopholes-lemons...) a while back. The same...
Vote with your dollars
Published on Apr 24th, 2003
0 comments I would like to call recent letter writer Michael Burns [April 10, Letters: "A better way to speak: vote"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93296/letter-better-way-speak-vote) on his simplistic...
Botox makes losers
Published on Apr 17th, 2003
0 comments In reference to the article on Botox parties [Hook Ink, April 3: "Shooting up: Building biz at Botox parties"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93275/newsbiz-shooting-building-biz-botox-par...), it is...
LETTER- Death be not proud
Published on Apr 17th, 2003
0 comments One is always pleased when prosecutors decide not to seek the death penalty, particularly when the defendants are teenagers [April 10, 4Better or Worse: "Best break for alleged Crozet killers"] (http...