The National Night Out has been growing each year in Petersburg, and tonight will be number 29.
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
Tonight at The Camel, the second Science Pub RVA will feature a physics professor from VCU talking about "Energy: The Crisis we face and the prospect of solar cells."
Read more in this Science Matters article here.
Nationally, the unemployment rate has gone back up to 8.3 percent. In Virginia, the rate stands at 5.7, but in the 5th Congressional District it generally runs higher and in some place remains in double digits. Both candidates for Congress say jobs are a priority.
The Richmond Ambulance Authority noticed a dramatic uptick in the number of people hit by cars and decided to be pro active.
According to Homeward, a planning and coordinating agency for homeless services, the number of homeless people in the Richmond area is down 15 percent from the peak of summer homelessness in 2009.
There was a dedication ceremony Tuesday for the Hendrick Cancer and Rehab Center at the Community Memorial Health Center in South Hill.
Petersburg-Dinwiddie Crimes Solvers are appealing to the public for help in catching the person who robbed the same restaurant twice last month.
Hercules Incorporated, that manufactures audio, video, and wifi products, has reached an agreement that will satisfy allegations that, at its plant in Hopewell, the company violated federal environmental laws.
The Central Virginia Regional Narcotics Task Force has been literally "hitting the streets."
The Virginia Court of Appeals has upheld the convictions of a man who raped an 88--year-old woman in Emporia in 1975.