Letters

Arby's issue "beyond unfair"
Published on Jan 23rd, 2003
0 comments I read with interest the article regarding the zoning Board's attempt to force its will on Arby's owner Tom Slonaker [News, "See you in court," January 9, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92928/news...
Good rape news?
Published on Jan 23rd, 2003
0 comments In reference to "Dealing with a serial rapist: Professionals weigh in"[January 16, 2003], it's sad that we can't escape fear-mongering even in The Hook. Your cover would have us believe we're in a...
Jaunt plays major role
Published on Jan 23rd, 2003
0 comments I was frustrated by Courteney Stuart's article, ["Cab wars: Jaunt comes under fire"] [November 7, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92711/news-cab-wars-jaunt-comes-under-fire) and the letter to the...
Scottsville can't engineer River solution
Published on Jan 23rd, 2003
0 comments [Re: January 9 cover story: "Flooded with money, Scottsville surfaces"] (http://www.readthehook.com/92914/cover-story-river-city-scottsvilles-awa...): I fondly remember many lazy afternoons skipping...
Scottsville, take back the night
Published on Jan 16th, 2003
0 comments The sky over downtown Scottsville is studded with stars? [Cover story, "Flooded with money, Scottsville surfaces" January 9, 2003](http://www.readthehook.com/92914/cover-story-river-city-scottsvilles...
It's a trickle, not a flood
Published on Jan 16th, 2003
0 comments Thank you so much for your two recent articles about Scottsville. Charles Rainey's "River City" [Cover story, January 9, 2003] (http://www.readthehook.com/92914/cover-story-river-city-scottsvilles-...
Cheri's not old
Published on Jan 9th, 2003
0 comments I liked your article about the problem of unshoveled walkways in Charlottesville [News, "Frozen law: Sidewalk scofflaws skate free," December 19, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92874/newsshy-...
Put nature before dam
Published on Jan 9th, 2003
0 comments Regarding the Woolen Mills Dam controversy [Cover story, "Hot Dam" December 11, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92811/cover-story-hot-dam-should-it-stay-or-s...): There is no question that the dam...
Slippery slope planning
Published on Jan 9th, 2003
0 comments Thanks to The Hook for highlighting the problem of Charlottesville sidewalks uncleared of ice and snow [News, "Frozen law: Sidewalk scofflaws skate free," December 19, 2002] (http://www.readthehook....
Fancy paw-work on the trail
Published on Dec 26th, 2002
0 comments As a neighbor and frequent user of the Thomas Jefferson Parkway and also as a part-time employee of Monticello (full disclosure), I would like to commend and congratulate all who worked so hard to...
Letter- ZPG for the city
Published on Dec 26th, 2002
0 comments I am amazed that nobody has questioned the push by Maurice Cox and Kevin Lynch to increase the population of the city [News, "Tricky triangle," December 5] (http://www.readthehook.com/92823/news-...
Build it and we'll walk to it
Published on Dec 18th, 2002
0 comments I would like to express my support for the proposed city zoning changes and the Preston Ave development project. As our regional population grows, I believe it's important that Charlottesville become...
No grinch at this grille
Published on Dec 18th, 2002
0 comments Published December 19, 2002, in issue #46 of the Hook I was extremely disappointed that The Hook chose to publish Lisa Provence's article, "Sour note, Bell ringer sent packing," (http://www....
Reid's is a grocery store
Published on Dec 12th, 2002
0 comments Lynn Jameson, in her review of that great example of city sponsored gentrification, 208 Sixth Street NW ["On the Block," December 5] (http://www.readthehook.com/92828/real-estate-block-starr-y-starr-...
Tunnel trailhead will ruin Afton
Published on Dec 12th, 2002
0 comments Our worst fears reared their ugly head when it was reported in the [cover story of the] (http://www.readthehook.com/92754/cover-story-aint-no-mountain-wide-enoug...) November 21 issue of The Hook...
Call hunting what it is
Published on Dec 5th, 2002
0 comments Re Ann Schaefer's claim ["Bravo for Hunters," Mail, November 21, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92761/lettershy-bravo-hunters) that "hunters preserve open spaces." Whatever happened to the plain-...
Do unto foxes...
Published on Dec 5th, 2002
0 comments We all have our opinions on foxhunting ["Hounded– What's so wrong with foxhunting?" Cover story, November 14, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92725/cover-story-hounded-whats-so-wrong-fox...
Where's the evidence?
Published on Dec 5th, 2002
0 comments I was disappointed by the glib attitude taken by the drafters of the "adult use" section of the zoning ordinance. According to your article ["XXX-rated ordinance," News, November 21, 2002] (http://...
Bloody facts omitted
Published on Nov 28th, 2002
0 comments Thank you for identifying the author of your cover story as a foxhunter ["Hounded: What's so wrong with foxhunting?" November 14] (http://www.readthehook.com/92725/cover-story-hounded-whats-so-wrong-...
Realty isn't easy
Published on Nov 28th, 2002
0 comments Published November 28, 2002, in issue #43 of The Hook I applaud Rob Lynch and Anthony McGhee's enthusiastic capitalist spirit in establishing Assist2Sell, the latest real estate venture with a hybrid...
Ban the hunt
Published on Nov 28th, 2002
0 comments You recently did an article on foxhunting the one form of animal cruelty which craves not only exoneration, but respect and praise ["Hounded: What's so wrong with foxhunting," November 14] (http://...
"Subsidized toadies" pathetic
Published on Nov 21st, 2002
0 comments Kudos to Courteney Stuart for exposing some of the mess that is Jaunt to your readers ["Cab Wars," November 7, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92711/news-cab-wars-jaunt-comes-under-fire). After...
Bravo for hunters!
Published on Nov 21st, 2002
0 comments I enjoyed Suzannah Evans' foxhunting article very much ["Hounded: What's so wrong with foxhunting?" November 14, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92725/cover-story-hounded-whats-so-wrong-fox-...)....
Do the water math
Published on Nov 7th, 2002
0 comments   [Re: October 24 Letter: "No water whining"] (http://www.readthehook.com/92649/letter-shy-charging-water) I have found that Charlottesville restaurants are taking advantage of the water crisis...
Flag flaunting hurts
Published on Oct 31st, 2002
0 comments The article in The Hook [Cover story October 31, 2002, "Heritage or Hate?"] (http://www.readthehook.com/92580/cover-cross-bear-southern-prideor-preju...), about the flaunting of the Confederate flag...
We need a militia
Published on Oct 31st, 2002
0 comments Published October 31, 2002, in issue #39 of the Hook In your article, "Killer Course" [Cover story, October 17, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92610/cover-story-killer-course-school-civili...),...
South didn't mandate slavery
Published on Oct 24th, 2002
0 comments In the article on the Confederate Flag [October 10, 2002, Cover Story, "Heritage or Hate?"] (http://www.readthehook.com/92580/cover-cross-bear-southern-prideor-preju...) UVA Professor Gary Gallagher...
Where's the sniper logo?
Published on Oct 24th, 2002
0 comments   [Re: October 17, 2002 cover story: "Death 101: Behind the scenes at sniper school"] (http://www.readthehook.com/92610/cover-story-killer-course-school-civili...):  I'm really...
No water whining
Published on Oct 24th, 2002
0 comments As an employee at one of the many restaurants participating in Project H2O, I must say I was appalled after reading "4Better or worse" in last week's issue [October 10, 2002] (http://www.readthehook....
Flag's no threat
Published on Oct 17th, 2002
0 comments  Thank you for your cover story on the Confederate battle flag [October 10, 2002, "Heritage or Hate?"] (http://www.readthehook.com/92580/cover-cross-bear-southern-prideor-preju...). I'm sorry to...