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Thank you for publishing the story about a new caregivers support group now meeting in Crozet. I’d like to let the community know that there is a Parkinson’s Care Partners Support Group that meets on the second and fourth Wednesday each month at The Center at Belvedere in Charlottesville. There is no charge and anyone who is supporting someone dealing...
In response to Stephen Swensen’s letter in the October 2022, Vol. 17, No. 5 edition of the Crozet Gazette: Mr. Swensen’s letter discusses a number of things, but I took particular umbrage with his notation about the, quote, “senseless 2020-2021 school closures” he mentions. As an emergency department nurse, I would like to remind Mr. Swensen—and everyone—that the school closures that...
In response to “Parents May Review New Middle School Advisory Curriculum” from your September 2022, Vol. 17, No. 4 edition: Instead of spending 45 minutes each week teaching our young children to be identity-consumed political activists, the school division should repurpose that time for recovering learning losses from their senseless 2020-2021 school closures. The school division claims they want to end...
I am writing in response to Dirk Nies’s essay in The Crozet Gazette (September, 2022). Briefly, Dr. Nies locates much of societal disorientation in the phenomena of multiple technologies racing ahead in directions unguided by anything that much resembles human values. To corral this stampede, he proposes a triangular interactive fencing system anchored by the nodes of Science, Ethics...
I am Eleanor Kroeger, retired Hospice/Home Care Nurse, and a current caregiver. Though I have cared for other families in the past, when faced with my own family’s situation, it became apparent to me that a support group for caregivers would be really helpful in making a difficult situation easier. A caregivers support group’s goal would be to reach...
Greenwood Cell Tower On August 23rd, the Albemarle County Planning Commission discussed the long-proposed cell tower in Greenwood. The Planning Commission voted to recommend special use permits approving the tower to the Board of Supervisors, which may have the final say on the matter on October 5th.  I am hopeful that the Board of Supervisors will finally approve it, thus...
When you think of traits you would like to see in your representative in Congress, what would those be? I’m thinking of traits that you might strive to improve on in yourself or foster in your children or other young people. If those traits include openness, compassion, courage, and the ability to make decisions based on facts, I would...

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To the Editor: Caregivers

Thank you for publishing the story about a new caregivers support group now meeting in Crozet. I’d like to let the community know that...

To the Editor: E.R. Covid Reality

In response to Stephen Swensen’s letter in the October 2022, Vol. 17, No. 5 edition of the Crozet Gazette: Mr. Swensen’s letter discusses a number...

To the Editor: School Vouchers

In response to “Parents May Review New Middle School Advisory Curriculum” from your September 2022, Vol. 17, No. 4 edition: Instead of spending 45 minutes each...

To the Editor: A Floriescent Perspective

I am writing in response to Dirk Nies’s essay in The Crozet Gazette (September, 2022). Briefly, Dr. Nies locates much of societal disorientation in...

To the Editor: Proposed Caregivers Support Group of Crozet

I am Eleanor Kroeger, retired Hospice/Home Care Nurse, and a current caregiver. Though I have cared for other families in the past, when faced...

To the Editor: Greenwood Cell Tower

Greenwood Cell Tower On August 23rd, the Albemarle County Planning Commission discussed the long-proposed cell tower in Greenwood. The Planning Commission voted to recommend special...

To the Editor: Josh Throneburg

When you think of traits you would like to see in your representative in Congress, what would those be? I’m thinking of traits that...