The Peter Paul Development Center in Richmond's east end has named its new executive director.
John Ogle began his career in broadcast journalism while still in high school. In nearly 50 years on the radio he has worked as a news anchor for the ABC, NBC, and Mutual networks and as News Director of radio stations in Richmond, Miami, Washington, and New York City. After ten years as News Director of WCXR, Alexandria, John returned to Richmond in 1993 and organized The Richmond Times Dispatch Broadcast News Service. In its 12 year history, the network’s programming was heard on 20 radio stations across Virginia. John retired from the Times Dispatch at the end of 2004 but is still heard daily as a freelance Correspondent on WCVE Public Radio and on the ABC Radio Network.
Articles by John Ogle
The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia has chosen a new Bishop.
One arrest has been made in the death of a Petersburg man and the shooting of a teenager outside the Virginia State University Federal Credit Union on Tuesday.
Northbound Interstate 85 was closed down for hours yesterday after an early morning truck wreck.
A former Dinwiddie County Deputy Sheriff has been indicted on a felony charge of obtaining money by false pretense.
Tomorrow in the Student Commons at VCU, teams from 33 high schools will compete in The Governor's Challenge in Economics and Personal Finance.
Thousands of people were on the National Mall cheering as the retired Space Shuttle Discovery, riding a 747 jet, took a victory lap around the Washington Monument, the Capitol and the White House on its way to The National Air and Space Museum's Virginia facility.
January jobless figures south and west of Richmond saw significant increases. According to the Virginia Employment Commission, Mecklenburg County's unemployment rate from 9.3 to 9.9 per cent over the previous January. The number of people looking for jobs was also up in the county compared to December.
Early this month the Richmond Metro Authority discovered that an error had led to automatic tolls charging some EZ Pass drivers on the Downtown Expressway $70 instead of 70 cents.
An early morning fire yesterday caused the evacuation of a Petersburg senior housing complex.