Every spring, camp directors and counselors begin planning for the best three months of the year: summer camp. This year, as a parent, be prepared when you send your child off to camp for the first time. Is my child ready? First, consider your child’s age. Is he advanced for a 7-year-old? Is he a […]
Keeping your children happy, healthy and energized can be a challenge. UVA Children’s Hospital dietitian Angie Hasemann offers some best practices. Before school Got a picky eater on your hands? Getting them to eat in the morning, especially, can be a struggle. “For younger children,” said Hasemann, “I often emphasize making breakfast something to look […]
“I feel hungry but hopeful,” said Carl David Goette-Luciak on Thursday, February 23, day six of his hunger strike. Members of the UVA Living Wage Campaign rallied to support 18 students engaged in a hunger strike aimed at forcing the University’s administrators to raise its minimum wage for staff and contractors to $13 an hour. […]
“The ideal community is one in which no one needs a cot in a church basement,” explained City Councilor Dave Norris, who pushed for better solutions to the city’s homeless problem during his time as mayor.
“Public spaces should be imaginative and fun,” said Brian Wimer, the Belmont resident who inspired Project Gait-way, the Belmont Bridge design competition. When asked about his opinion on the imaginative and contemporary designs, Major Satyendra Huja, with over 30 years in the city’s planning department under his belt, said he is pleased with the results […]
“I remember thinking, ‘Where is my youngest daughter? Where is she?!’” Kimberly Mitchell, a resident of Mineral, recalled the fear that overtook her on Tuesday, September 23, the day that a 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Virginia.
On January 12, Ari Rubenstein, organizer of Environment Virginia, told a small audience that included City Councilor Dede Smith and Albemarle Supervisor Ann Mallek that it was time to restore the Clean Water Act
“I’m safe. I’m not okay, but I’m safe.” I couldn’t respond in any other way to the hundreds of phone calls, text messages, e-mails and Facebook posts asking me how I was doing. It was April 16, 2007, a day that Virginia Tech and the rest of the world will never forget, the day Seung-Hui […]