Crozet needs employers so that not everybody needs to go to Charlottesville in the mornings.
Another day, another wreck on 64…
“Accident: EB on I-64 at MM115 in Albemarle Co. 1 travel lane closed. Delay 1 mi.8:24AM”
And this comment resonated with me:
Besides, wine, beer, cider, and new houses with amazing vistas, what are Crozet’s competitive advantages?
My quick list:
– Crozet is a community that cares
– Crozet have pretty good schools
– We are in a great location close to Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway, parks, Charlottesville.
– We have (mostly) involved community members
– There is good enough walk and bikeability for those who choose to do so.
– We have a well-educated population (that is growing)
– Crozet has clean air.
On Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m., the Western Albemarle High School Drama Department presents “Broadway in Crozet. Up close in cabaret style in the WAHS cafeteria, students will perform songs to raise money for the March production of “Grease.” Admission is by donation, and concessions (snacks and drinks) will be sold.
WAHS Drama performed a similar show last season, when it previewed several numbers from their hit “Beauty and the Beast.” Patrons said they liked the intimacy and comfort of watching a performance from tables. Kids loved the proximity of the actors, as well.
For more information about WAHS’ March 17-19 production of the Tony-award-winning musical, visit the official Facebook page at WAHS Drama Presents “Grease”.
A funny thing happened a little while ago – soup started showing up on the front porch of a little house on Jarmans Gap. Turns out that soup is by the fine folks at L’Etoile.
On a schedule I’ve not yet tried to figure out, they put soup in a green cooler on their porch , $10/quart, and then – on your honor – you pay and take home a delicious quart of soup. I’ve had the soup; it’s outstanding.
Technically, it’s a Heavy Rescue truck, but apparently they call it a toolbox.
Heavy Rescue’s (sic) carry large quantities of tools, chains, air bags, lights, large cribbing/shoring, hydraulic equipment, ropes, rigging, air, and lighting. Fire trucks tend to carry limited amounts of the above lighting but in very technical situations you need more that was is typically carried. The Vehicle’s primary function is vehicle rescue/extrication. It has the capabilities to provide large scale scene lighting, mobile SCBA (air bottles) refills, ropes and rigging, large vehicle extrication and shoring, and large scale lifting of vehicles, tractor trailers, and even train cars. Most refer to a heavy rescue as a large moving toolbox.
Western Albemarle High School will be performing the Tony-Award-winning musical “Grease” in its auditorium March 17-19.
Directed by drama teacher Caitlin Pitts, the rock ‘n’ roll production is set in 1959, when “good girl” (Sandy Dumbrowski) falls in love with (unbeknownst to her) a rough, tough gang leader (Danny Zuko) of the high school gang called the T-Birds over the summer. Once school begins, though, they and their friends struggle with peer pressure, sex vs love, gang violence and other adolescent issues.
Fans of Western’s productions will be treated to a talented cast including newcomers and veterans. In his Western acting debut, Cutter Mendenhall shows off his dancing, singing and acting chops as Danny. Chloe Horner, a “Silly Girl” from last year’s “Beauty and the Beast,” takes the female lead as Sandy. Freshman Ben Nordbrock plays Danny’s gang lieutenant Kenickie. Ryann Sheehy, who starred as elegant Belle in last year’s “Beauty,” shows her rougher edges as Rizzo.
Adult advance tickets for “Grease” will soon go on sale online and at Western for $12, $14 at the door (student and senior citizen prices are $6 and $8, respectively). Doors for the March 17-19 evening shows open at 6:30 p.m.; curtain is at 7:30 p.m. There is also a 2:00 matinee on Saturday. Please note that, due to cancelled rehearsals resulting from inclement weather, performances may be postponed for snow dates to be announced later.
We’ve been doing our Crozet real estate conversations for the past few months; each time we do them we tend to have some interesting data-based-conversations. This month, a friend asked me about median home prices in Crozet.
Looking at real estate data is always fun, so I pulled a bit of information from the Charlottesville MLS and came up with this (* “Crozet” for this purpose = Brownsville + Crozet Elementary school districts):
Red line is the number of single family detached home sales in Albemarle County.
Green line is the number of single family detached home sales in Crozet.
Blue bars are the median sales prices for single family detached homes in Crozet.