News & Press
Summer must be right around the corner because the new June/July issue #47 of The Lodger is here. Unfortunately, after 8 years of bringing you amazing, interesting, informative and educational articles, as well as a wide range of newsworthy and notable stories, this issue of The Lodger will be our last. We hope you’ve enjoyed reading The Lodger, as much as we have enjoyed putting it together. Farewell and best wishes to you all!
The clocks have all been changed and that’s a sure sign spring is right around the corner. Soon we’ll all be reminded just how beautiful it is here at The Lodge at Old Trail. It’s also worth remembering that this time of year also means that the new April/May issue #46 of The Lodger is right here just waiting for you! Check it out today….there’s an article about whether or not Crozet should incorporate. Plus, an article about a 90 year old woman who hiked 3 miles through a blizzard to get her Covid vaccine, the Resident Focus, featuring our very own Bill Repass, and lots more!
Happy New Year! May it be the safest, healthiest and happiest one yet! Well, here we are right in the middle of winter and we could all use something fun and interesting to do. Here’s a great idea…grab a warm drink find a quiet spot and take a look at the new February/March issue #45 of The Lodger right here just for you. This is a great issue and includes loads of fascinating material that you won’t want to miss. There’s the Resident Focus, featuring Dr. Luis Garcia and his wife Francoise. Plus, articles on the new Neighboring Office Building coming this year, a local Kombucha brewing company, Insect Collectors, the changing world of Motor Vehicles and much more. Enjoy!
What a year it’s been! Thanksgiving has come and gone and the New Year is finally in sight. The end of a year can only mean one thing the new December/January issue #44 of The Lodger is here! This informative issue is one you won’t want to miss. There’s Glimpses into a Predicted Future, a story about different inventions and various predictions about what life will be like in the years to come. Then, of course, there’s the Resident Focus, featuring our very own Marjorie Hanawalt. Plus, there’s an article on Offshore Wind Farms and much much more. Take a look today and Happy Holiday’s.
Given the current weather conditions around here it’s hard to tell what season it is. Well, rest assured autumn is right around the corner. Here’s proof! That’s right, it’s the new October/November issue#43 of The Lodger and it’s a definite must read for everyone. This issue is full of interesting articles and stories that will captivate and inform you from cover to cover. There’s an interview with Mike Marshall the editor of the Crozet Gazette and, of course, there’s the Resident Focus featuring Julie McCall. Plus, a brilliant article about the mystery surrounding a plane crash that took place in the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1959 and much more! Once you pick up this issue you won’t be able to put it down.
Summer is in full swing around these parts with the heat to prove it. With that in mind it’s hard to believe that in a few months it will be fall and then winter as time marches on as unstoppable as ever! Well, in the meantime here’s some thing you’ll really enjoy–the new August/September issue #42 of The Lodger. This issue includes a story about Geriatric Massages, the Resident Focus, featuring Jim and Dot Grove, a story about the perils facing an American icon: The Post Office and much much more. It’s an issue you won’t want to miss!
Where does the time go? Can you believe it’s almost summer time. One thing’s for sure that was a spring we’ll never forget! Let’s hope things calm down this summer. Here’s a sure fire way to get your summer off on the right foot, take a look at new June/July issue #41 of the The Lodger. It’s packed with stories and information that will surely take your mind off current events. There’s a story about riding the Amtrak and an introduction to Maureen Davis the new Executive Director at the Lodge. Plus, there’s the Resident Focus column, featuring Judy and Frank Mueller and a whole lot more!
Spring in this area is about as beautiful as it gets. Now more than ever we need to focus on that beauty to help us get through these trying times. Another way to take your mind off of things is to check out the new April/May issue #40 of the The Lodger. In it you’ll find a story about the adventures of a mystery coal miner…maybe you can even guess who it is! Plus, a story about King’s Gourmet Popcorn that will make you wish you were at the movies and much much more. Take a look today!
This is the time of year when you start to let yourself begin to think about Spring and warmer weather. It’s also that time of year when the new February/March issue #39 of The Lodger hits the streets, and it’s all right here just for you! There’s an article about the possibility of Train Service returning to Crozet. Another article about Railway Modelers, as well as the Resident Focus column, featuring our very own Addie Lou Warner, additional stories in the Briefs section and much much more. This is among the very best issue’s ever published and one you won’t want to miss!
Well, it had to happen, there’s no stopping it–Winter is here to stay for awhile anyway! While many of us frown upon colder weather, shorter days and snow here’s some good news. The new December/ January issue #38 of The Lodger is right here just for you. This issue includes a story about the re-opening of the nearly mile-long Blue Ridge Tunnel. Plus, there’s a wonderful Resident Focus article featuring Frances McDaniel. and much much more. Happy Holiday’s, stay warm and enjoy the new Lodger.
Don’t look now but Fall is about to begin. The days are getting shorter and soon the ground will be covered in leaves. Winter can’t be far behind. You can count on that! You can also count on the new October/November issue #37 of The Lodger to be as interesting and entertaining as ever. Check out this new edition with stories ranging from an in depth look at Solar Power to Measuring The Time of Day. Plus, there’s the Resident Focus column, featuring Mary Trogdon and much much more. It’s one issue you won’t want to miss.
Is it really almost August? Where does the time go? Well, the good news is August means that the August/September issue #36 of The Lodger is right here just waiting for you. It’s truly a most fascinating issue full of stories and information. There’s the Staffer Spotlight focusing on our favorite housekeeper Linda Griffin, The Resident Focus column featuring the LeHardy’s, a story about the Blue Ridge Parkway and much more. You’re in the right place because you’re just one click away from it all. Enjoy!
Summer is in the air and that means just one thing it’s time for the June/July issue #35 of The Lodger. The new issue is a must read and includes the Resident Focus featuring Doris Buck, an in depth article examining the rise and fall of the retail giant Sears, Roebuck & Co. and much more. Take a moment and give this issue a read!
It’s starting to feel and look more like spring every day and that means one thing…it’s time for the the April/May issue #34 of The Lodger. Be sure and check out this issue it’s one of the best. You’ll find the Resident Focus, featuring Louise and Fred Whipple. Plus, an article about cows milking themselves and lots more. If you want the scoop on things, then this issue of The Lodger is for you!
Here’s a little something to help you get through the rest of the winter. It’s the February/March issue #33 of The Lodger! This issue, as always, is full of interesting and informative articles–there’s a story about Perrone Robotics in Crozet, The Resident Focus, a story about the future of Rockfish Gap and a whole lot more. Spring will be here before you know it, in the meantime checkout out this new issue of the Lodger. You’ll be glad you did.
The best thing about the cold weather is it means the Holiday’s are upon us. It also means it’s time for the December/January issue #32 of The Lodger. Be sure and take look at this issue–there’s the Did You Know column with lots of interesting facts you probably didn’t know! Plus, the Resident Focus section, featuring Cyrus Clark and an article about the Wildlife Center of Virginia. This is one issue you don’t want to miss!
Fall is right around the corner and that means it’s time for the October/November issue #31 of The Lodger. This issue is full of information and stories that will surely peak your interest. There’s the Resident Focus, featuring Bill and Betty Erickson, feature articles, such as a story about Morton’s Frozen Foods and the history of their plant in Crozet and lots more! Don’t forget to vote Election Day is November 6th.
Soon the leaves will start to turn and it’ll be Fall. In the meantime it’s time for the August/September issue #30 of The Lodger. In this issue we’ll say good bye to old friend Tess Marshall, and you’ll be introduced to our new Executive Director, Susan Nail. There’s also the Resident Focus and a story about a local business-Blue Ridge Bocha. If you want to know what’s going on at the Lodge, then take a look at the new Lodger.
You can tell it’s almost summer time because the June/July issue #29 of The Lodger is right here just for you. In this issue you’ll find out what’s going on at The Lodge, including feature articles, the Resident Focus and a special article about the recent retirement of Executive Director Judy Bowes. Check it out today. You’ll be glad you did!
It’s hard to believe but one of these days you’re going to wake up and it will be spring. In the meantime, take a look at the April/May issue #28 of The Lodger. It’s full of interesting articles and information, including a piece on the Camera Heritage Museum in Staunton, the Resident Focus column and much more. Take a look at it today, and don’t worry spring will be here before you know it!
As we make our way through winter, longing for the warmth and beauty of spring, here’s a little something to take your mind off things! It’s the February/March issue #27 of The Lodger. In this issue there’s plenty of interesting and informative articles, including the Resident Focus, a look at the Virginia Museum of Transportation, a look into John Leland’s new book and much more. Give it a read, you’ll be glad you did!
Can you believe it’s almost Christmas and the New Year? The holiday’s mean one thing–it’s time for the December/January issue #26 of The Lodger. This issue includes a ton of interesting news and topics, including articles about what’s being planned for the property behind the Lodge, as well as a look into the infamous Knitting Club, and much much more. If you’re looking for news about the Lodge you’ve come to the right place
The leaves will be falling soon and winter won’t be far behind. You know what that means–it means it’s time for the October/November issue #25 of The Lodger. Check out this issue, which includes the Resident Focus, a special article about the Lodge Family Singers, an informational piece on Hurricanes and lots more. This issue is one of the best yet and is a must read for residents and friends of The Lodge.
It’s hard to believe but another summer will be over before you know it, but that means it’s time for the August/September Issue #24 of The Lodger. Go ahead and take a moment to check out what’s going on at The Lodge. There’s a special feature article on Green House Coffee in Crozet, the Resident Focus article, an update on The Lodge bee hive and much more!
Summer is just around the corner and that means the June/July Issue #23 of The Lodger is here. Be sure and check it out and find out what’s going on at The Lodge. There’s the Resident Focus article, an article about Swannanoa Palace and much more. Don’t miss out on all the news.
Spring is in the air and that means it’s time for the April/May Issue #22 of The Lodger. Read our Resident Focus article, an article about local hero’s at the Western Albemarle Rescue Squad and the Crozet Fire Department and much much more!
The February/March Issue #21 of The Lodger is right here, and it’s one you definitely don’t want to miss. Read all about what’s going on at The Lodge, about our residents, new restaurants, local history and there’s even an article about a bee hive!
Winter and the Holidays are about to start and that means we have the December/January Issue #20 of The Lodger right here for you. Catch up on resident news and other articles about Old Trail Village and much more. You’ll enjoy this issue a lot!
Fall must be just around the corner, because we’ve got Issue #19 of The Lodger right here just for you. Check out the news at The Lodge and read about our residents, some exciting expansion plans in Old Trail Village and more. As always it’s a must read!
Summer is in full swing and that means we’ve got Issue #18 of The Lodger right here just for you. This issue is full of facts and news about residents, staff and much more. It’s a must read for residents and friends of The Lodge. Enjoy!
Spring is finally here and that means we’ve got Issue #17 of The Lodger right here just for you. It’s got all the news and information about life at The Lodge. Check it out now!
It’s a new year and that means that Issue #16 of The Lodger is right here. Check out all the news and information that you need to know about The Lodge. Have a great year!!
Issue #15 of The Lodger is right here. It’s got all the news and information about the Lodge that you need to know! Give it a look. You’ll be glad you did!
Listen to owner David Hilliard talk with WINA’s Les Sinclair about the Warrior Healing Campaign, 5/21/15
Issue #14 of The Lodger is now available right here. It’s got everything you need to find out what’s that’s going on at The Lodge at Old Trail. From all the news, to events, to feature stories–it’s got it all!
This just in…Issue #13 of The Lodger is here!! You’re just one click away from all the news and information from The Lodge.
Issue #12 of The Lodger is hot off the presses. Check out all the news about The Lodge at Old Trail. It’s all right here just for you!
Check out Issue #11 of The Lodger and discover what’s cool about our Pastry Chef, Alison Loux.
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Issue #10 of The Lodger is fresh off the presses.
Wait no longer, Issue #9 is available now! See the sampling of “door-corations” in this issue of The Lodger, as well as a tribute to one of our own.
Read about our beloved pets in Issue 8 of The Lodger, in the article titled Furry Tales.
Check out This and That in the new Issue of The Lodger! Issue #7 is packed full of interesting tidbits produced by Lodge residents for all to enjoy.
Tunnel into the new Issue #6 of The Lodger, a resident publication for The Lodge.
Get spellbound by Issue #5 of The Lodger, a resident publication for Lodge residents, staff and friends.
Read Issue #4 of The Lodger, a newsletter for residents & friends of The Lodge at Old Trail.
Listen to a recent WINA Real Estate Matters podcast segment where the Old Trail is discussed at length (Tune into the 18 min mark to hear specifically about The Lodge)
Read Issue #3 of The Lodger, a newsletter for residents & friends of The Lodge at Old Trail.
Read Issue #2 of The Lodger, a publication designed, written, and edited by our very own Lodge residents.
QuickReStartSM Gets Started at The Lodge at Old Trail. Read this article about The Lodge residents participation.
Check out a copy of the first issue of our newsletter, The Blue Truck Express, AND one published by one of our residents, The Lodger Issue #1.
View the amazing video(s) created by Nest Realty that showcase Crozet, Ivy, and the Charlottesville area.
Click here to hear our radio ads about The Lodge at Old Trail, read by our owner, David Hilliard:
Read how The Lodge at Old Trail residents helped the Crozet Community, 12/22/12
Listen to our owner, David Hilliard’s, conversation on The Schilling Show on WINA, 2/23/12
View NBC 29s coverage of our Career Fair, 2/7/12
See Newsplex coverage of our Career Fair, 2/7/12
Click here to see The Lodge mentioned in NBC 29s Health Connection
Hear our owner, David Hilliard’s, interview with Sandy Hausman at Radio IQ, VPR 11/17/11
On September 22nd we celebrated our official Launch. Please visit our local news outlets for their printed coverage:
NBC29 News (video clip accessible on NBC29 story page)
Listen to the recent story by Sandy Hausman at Radio IQ, Virginia Public Radio, 9/19/11
Read the Crozet Gazette article by Mike Marshall, 8/16/11
Read the blog post and see the photos by Jim Duncan at RealCentralVA.com, 8/6/11
Read the blog post by Jim Duncan at RealCrozetVA.com, 8/6/11
Read our article in the Hook, 7/19/11
Read the blog post by Jim Duncan at RealCrozetVA.com, 7/6/11
Read our article in the Crozet Gazette, 2/3/11