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If you’re ever feeling bored or lonely on the second Friday of the month, just head on down to Starr Hill Brewery and Tap Room to play or sing along with the Crozet Jam Band! Led by guitarist Jim Pyles, this informal jam session runs from 7 to 9 p.m. and is reminiscent of an Irish pub, where anyone...
This has been one of those months where I’ve had to break a lot of bad news to people. Your dog has a terminal cancer. Your cat is in severe kidney failure. Your dog needs emergency surgery. Your cat is permanently blind. Your dog just died. Any way you slice it, delivering bad news to people is always a difficult task, at least it is...
Andrew Neils was the male winner in the Crozet Trails Crew’s annual 5K race Oct. 11 with a time of 18:40 minutes. Second was Xavier Alvarez in 19:40 and third was Travis Lambert in 20:31. Jack Burr, a runner under age 12, was fifth overall in 21:40. First among women runners was Christi Gillette in 23:14; second was Andrea Wright...
As a young doctor associated with U.Va. in the 70s, Robert Hodge came across a new idea for helping his patients. “We saw so many people with high blood pressure in our practice,” he said. “And every drug we had to offer them had side effects, some of them bad.” Dr. Hodge had come to U.Va. from Harvard as...
Laura Sprung does not consider herself an athlete. But most of us, upon learning that she recently completed a 26.2-mile marathon in each of 50 states, would definitely put her in that category. From her first marathon in October 2006 to the last in October 2016, it took her a mere ten years to reach her goal. She is...
A Review of A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Spoiler Alert: This review discusses some of the main revelations of the plot, so if you plan to read it, save the review for after you’ve whipped through this page turner! It is hard to imagine an author making a man’s repeated attempts at suicide funny, but that’s exactly what Fredrik...

Religion News

Crozet Baptists Share Blessings It’s a massive Thanksgiving project that consumes much of November for its organizers, but really it starts weeks and months ahead. Years ahead, if you count the long experience of Tracey Pugh, Crozet Baptist’s minister for children, youth and community connections, who’s refined the operation (formerly, she ran the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival) and mobilizes the...

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The Crozet Jam Band Comes Into Its Own

If you’re ever feeling bored or lonely on the second Friday of the month, just head on down to Starr Hill Brewery and Tap...

Gazette Vet: Breaking the News

This has been one of those months where I’ve had to break a lot of bad news to people. Your dog has a terminal cancer. Your...

Neils, Gillette Take Crozet Trails Crew 5k

Andrew Neils was the male winner in the Crozet Trails Crew’s annual 5K race Oct. 11 with a time of 18:40 minutes. Second was...

An Ancient Practice for Anxious Times

As a young doctor associated with U.Va. in the 70s, Robert Hodge came across a new idea for helping his patients. “We saw so...

Sugar Hollow Runner Joins Fifty States Marathon Club

Laura Sprung does not consider herself an athlete. But most of us, upon learning that she recently completed a 26.2-mile marathon in each of...

Stop the World, I Want to Get Off

A Review of A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Spoiler Alert: This review discusses some of the main revelations of the plot, so if...

Religion News

Crozet Baptists Share Blessings It’s a massive Thanksgiving project that consumes much of November for its organizers, but really it starts weeks and months ahead. Years...