In spite of the challenges of the economy, the United Way of Richmond and Petersburg says it's tracking toward just under $17 million in total revenue by its fiscal year end.
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
Feburary 10th is Darwin Day at Virginia Commonwealth University. It's a celebration of the life of Charles Darwin, known as the father of evolutionary biology.
Petersburg authorities are continuing their investigation into the tragic fire early Monday that claimed the life of a two year old girl.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced a grant to help rebuild a Louisa County elementary school destroyed by the August earthquake.
Petersburg Fire Investigators are still working to determine what caused a mobile home fire early yesterday that claimed the life of a child.
Twice each year, Homeward releases a census of the number of people who are homeless in the greater Richmond area on a single day. This year's first snapshot was taken Thursday, January 26th.
A report from the non profit Corporation for Enterprise Development says many Virginians have almost no way to deal with a financial crisis.
The Internal Revenue Service is alerting taxpayers to refunds for which they may not know they're qualified.
Last week, the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department teamed up to fight identity theft and tax refund fraud. The results were instructive and impressive.
Goochland County Supervisors have asked the county Planning Commission members to resign no later than tomorrow. The resignations would be effective April 1st