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Head Start in Orange County (7/31)

Head Start in Orange County (7/31)

Orange County Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten Programs are now accepting applications for children ages birth through 5 years of age for the upcoming 2019/20 school year. You must be an Orange County resident to apply. There is no cost to families for participation. If you wish to have your child considered for our program, please…

Kids Golf Tournament

Kids Golf Tournament

Kids Swing Golf Tournament, benefitting C4K youth mentoring presented by the Albermarle County Rotary Club on Monday June 17th, 2019 at Glenmore Country Club Golf Course. Kids Swing Golf Tournament is a unique fundraising event that matches juniors between the ages of 10 and 18 to participate with adults as a team. Visit kidsswing.org

DAV Mobile

DAV Mobile

The Charlottesville DAV Chapter 33 is happy to be hosting the DAV Mobile office at the Amercian Legion Post 74 in Keswick on June 20 from 8-4pm. If you want straight answers about rights and benefits you have earned as a service member, come on out to the DAV event!

Ham Radio Operators

Ham Radio Operators

Ham radio operators all over the US and Canada will again test ham radio new capabilities under emergency conditions designed to show the public how ham radio operates during any public emergency affecting our own local area. Be it a tornado, hurricane, earthquake or other natural disasters. The public is welcome to come visit us…

Charlottesville News

Rt250/Ivy Road To Close For Repairs

The Virginia department of Transportation is announcing a part of Route 250/Ivy Road will be closing in June for some underground repairs. Starting at 10AM on Wednesday, June 12th, VDOT will close Route 250 to through traffic while work crews replace a large pipe just East of Tilman road, and reopen by 4AM on Thursday,…

Affordable Housing Meeting Draws Hundreds

Hundreds turned out Thursday at Charlottesville High School for an IMPACT action assembly to demand action on affordable housing. IMPACT is a local organization dedicated to helping residents affected by a systemic injustice. IMPACT board member Sheila Herlihy says they’ve been after the city and county for years to address the problem of affordable housing:…

Affordable Housing Funds Coming

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have announced more than $43 million in federal funding is being earmarked for 26 municipalities in Virginia, including Charlottesville, to develop, finance and modernize public housing developments. “All Virginians deserve access to safe and affordable housing,” said the senators. “We are pleased that this federal funding will help…

Monticello Students Develop Water Testing Technology

Some Monticello High School Students have come up with a device to test water quality in the Rivanna River, Environmental Science Teacher Chris Stanek says the device measures water temperature, air temperature and pH every five seconds, then records those measurements onto a memory card that can upload the data to a computer. Stanek say…

Joe Thomas in the Morning