May 7, 2013 |
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Three Charlottesville residents were charged Tuesday with selling fake IDs to thousands of college students across the country. After a search of a home near the University of Virginia, federal authorities charged the three with mail fraud, wire fraud, and fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents. The defendants are Kelly Erin McPhee and Alan McNeil Jones, both 31, and Mark G. Bernardo, whose age was unavailable. Records at U.S....
March 15, 2013
After reading Karen Craft's March 9 letter about horoscopes [" Accurately reading the stars ," Free for All], all I could think of was my abbreviated knowledge of Shakespeare: "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves. " Carl Briggs , Charlottesville
March 14, 2013
Agnes W. Justice, 102, a librarian in Arlington County Public Schools from 1956 to 1971, died Feb. 26 at a senior living facility in Charlottesville. Her death, from cardiopulmonary arrest, was confirmed by her daughter Caroline Dessouky. Mrs. Justice worked at schools including Cherrydale Elementary, Maury Elementary and Page Elementary. Agnes Estelle Wren was born in Wrens, Ga. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala., in 1933 and a second bachelor's degree, in library science, from...
February 6, 2013 |
CHARLOTTESVILLE – They came on a Friday and Virginia Coach Mike London decided to go ahead with a calculated risk on Sunday. For weeks, he and his remaining assistant coaches had been doing damage control, barnstorming the region to assure prospective recruits that all was well in Charlottesville after Virginia decided to fire four of his assistant coaches following the program's second 4-8 season in three years. As London put it, "when there's change like that, there's always the human element...
January 29, 2013 |
CHARLOTTESVILLE — In the future, when he thinks about Tuesday night, freshman Mike Tobey will likely remember it as the moment he was fully embraced by the Virginia faithful. Twice, the student section at John Paul Jones Arena chanted "To-bey, To-bey," after the forward's inspired play ignited his team and the home crowd when both needed it most. But moments after Virginia came away with a 58-55 upset over No. 19 North Carolina State , Tobey wasn't ready to forget the "nerve-racking"...
January 29, 2013 |
L iver and oatmeal might not sound like a compelling case for plugging Charlottesville into your GPS, but in the hands of the chef at Glass Haus Kitchen, a beguiling new restaurant in the city's Warehouse District, the combination of foie gras and toasted steel-cut grain is (trust me on this) magic. The blend is a grace note in a main-course guinea hen, whose juices are used to cook the oats and give them more spunk. Diced pickled pumpkin and sour orange complete the winter wonder.