The YMCA of Greater Richmond is beginning the renovation and improvement of three of its older locations.
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.
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Stressing the importance of affordable housing, the non profit Community Preservation and Development Corporation is planning a 76 unit multifamily complex on land in the Six Points area of Highland Park in Richmond.
CPDC’s Real Estate Development officer is Lee Allford said, “It’s a four story new construction building with a mixture of one’s, two’s, and three bedroom apartments. It does have an income restriction. The reason for that is the rents are below market rate.”
At the VCU’s Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, the researchers whose collaboration led to the ground breaking discovery of genetic markers for major depression in 2015, have now found more genetic clues.
Senior citizens who qualify, may be getting some relief to pay their water and sewer bills in Petersburg.
A 14-year-old seventh grader at Goochland Middle School, brought an Airsoft gun to school in his book bag yesterday. Sheriff’s Deputies were called.
Allegiant Air, an ultra low cost carrier, has announced that it will begin nonstop service from Richmond International to Nashville starting in June. The trip will take about 90 minutes.
At last night’s meeting, Ashland Town Council passed a resolution that designates the Hanover Apartments as a revitalization area.
The Petersburg Public Library has launched a city wide initiative focused on bridging the digital divide. Residents will be able to have high speed internet access at home and on city buses.
The seven acres on West Cary Street and Robinson where GRTC busses were kept was sold in 2015 to The Monument Companies. Now the $45 million conversion of those buildings and construction of two new ones into living and retail space is wrapping up.