On February 22, 1960 a group of Virginia Union University students were arrested after a sit in at a white’s only lunch counter in downtown Richmond. For the next six days Richmond Center Stage at Virginia Union University will honor those students.
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
Diesel fuel has leaked into an inlet of the eastern branch of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk.
Two Virginia men are in jail in New Jersey and their bail has been raised to $2 million dollars.
A 22-year-old Powhatan man died in a crash in Louisa County late Sunday night.
The Chaplain’s Office at Ft. Lee is presenting a full day of activities Thursday including it’s first Spiritual Fitness Concert.
A group from St. Bridget’s Catholic Church and the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Haiti when the earthquake struck is looking beyond the time it will take for the country to recover.
The parents of a Virginia Tech student who disappeared after leaving a concert at UVa’s John Paul Jones Arena say DNA testing is being done on their daughter’s remains.
The Virginia Dept of Health compared heart attack rates in 2008 with those in 1998 and found sizeable improvement in the numbers of heart attacks and survivors.
The City of Colonial Heights wants to add more green on the Boulevard but there are some property owners who don’t like the idea.
When the earthquake hit Haiti a little over a month ago, a group from two Catholic churches in Richmond was in an area about 50 miles from the hard hit capitol city of Port au Prince. Since returning home, they’ve been leading a relief effort.