Local Breweries Win Statewide Medals

Local Breweries Win Statewide Medals

Staff Report Local breweries had a good showing when the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild announced the 2018 Virginia Craft Beer Cup winners on June 4 at WestRock in Richmond. There were nearly 300 brewers and supporters in attendance to celebrate excellence in...
A Watershed Moment

A Watershed Moment

By Tom Robotham  You can’t be what you can’t see. ~ Marian Wright Edelman Every so often I see something on television that serves as a stark reminder of how much American society has changed for the better in my lifetime. A case in point: The other night I was...
The New Thought Police

The New Thought Police

  By Tom Robotham  A few weeks ago I posted on Facebook a satirical commentary titled “Make America Great Again.” Within an hour, it had elicited a typical combination of “likes” from people who share my views, and harsh rebukes from my right-wing acquaintances. The...