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Ed. Note: Paul H. Cale served as Superintendent of Albemarle County Schools from 1947 to 1969. It has recently been suggested that the elementary school named for him be renamed because he was quoted in a 1956 education journal article observing that white parents did not respect the professional training of black teachers. This letter is a brief summary of...
In 2018 climate change stopped being a “sometime in the future” risk and became a present reality, with massive hurricanes in the Southeast, heatwaves in Japan, the Mideast, Africa and the Arctic, routine flooding in coastal cities like Norfolk, and destructive wildfires in Europe and California. Meanwhile, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported that we must reduce...
Paul Cale, Sr. I am a subscriber to your paper and read it cover to cover each month in an attempt to keep abreast of the events and people of my hometown. I was born in Crozet in 1933 and lived there happily, only moving away in 1971 for an employment opportunity elsewhere. When my wife and I married, we...
My sister Suzanne was visiting me in South Carolina on October 18 when a cousin from Charlottesville emailed us an article from that date’s Daily Progress. We were totally shocked to see the headline “Cale School Namesake Made Racist Comments.” We had to decide how react to what we and many others in Albemarle County, and especially Crozet, consider...

Peak Corrections

Peak Corrections Thanks to John Andersen for catching the errors in my article about Crozet’s mountains that appeared in the September issue (“A Peek at the Peaks,” 9/18).  I do apologize that I muddled a couple of identifications in this very difficult article. My most regrettable mistake was misidentifying the location of Jarman Gap—John’s correct observation that it lies between...
I appreciate the opportunity to address some of the issues raised by Ms. Bost in her September letter to the editor regarding the article on the East-West event that appeared in your August issue. I am the Clinic Manager and Co-Medical Director for the Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia. Part of my mandate as an employee is to ensure...
I developed electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) about 4 years ago. This means that when I am near electromagnetic radiation sources such as WIFI, cell phones, smart meters, and cell towers, I begin to feel ill. (www.who.int/peh-emf/publications/facts/fs296/en/; www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27454111; www.who.int/peh-emf/publications/facts/fs296/en/) My symptoms include headache, pressure in my skull, eye pain, visual distortions, insomnia, anxiety, extreme fatigue, dizziness, palpitations, and immune system dysfunction. I begin...

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To the Editor: On Paul Cale’s Record

Ed. Note: Paul H. Cale served as Superintendent of Albemarle County Schools from 1947 to 1969. It has recently been suggested that the elementary...

To the Editor: Climate Change

In 2018 climate change stopped being a “sometime in the future” risk and became a present reality, with massive hurricanes in the Southeast, heatwaves...

To the Editor: Paul Cale, Sr.

Paul Cale, Sr. I am a subscriber to your paper and read it cover to cover each month in an attempt to keep abreast of...

To the Editor: The Real Paul Cale

My sister Suzanne was visiting me in South Carolina on October 18 when a cousin from Charlottesville emailed us an article from that date’s...

Peak Corrections

Peak Corrections Thanks to John Andersen for catching the errors in my article about Crozet’s mountains that appeared in the September issue (“A Peek at...

To the Editor: Women’s Health Response

I appreciate the opportunity to address some of the issues raised by Ms. Bost in her September letter to the editor regarding the article...

To the Editor: Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

I developed electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) about 4 years ago. This means that when I am near electromagnetic radiation sources such as WIFI, cell phones,...