Blue Ridge Bites: Spiced Date Cake from Halwa Bakery & Cafe
Just in time for fall, Karmen George, owner of Halwa Bakery & Cafe in Blacksburg is back in the kitchen to show us how to make a spiced date cake. It’s a delicious cake recipe that creates sweetness primarily through the dates, and not added sugar.
“That locker room, that’s a sanctuary”: Virginia Tech’s Brent Pry reflects on alleged theft at Old Dominion
After a disappointing loss on Friday to Old Dominion, the Virginia Tech Hokies locker room was reportedly robbed, delaying their departure out of Norfolk as they dealt with local police on the scene.
Blue Ridge Bites: No-bake Lotus Cheesecake from Halwa Bakery & Cafe
No oven? no problem! Karmen George, owner of Halwa Bakery & Cafe in Blacksburg created a deliciously perfect cheesecake inspired by her Mediterranean heritage that is no-bake, contains no egg, and has a hint of spice thanks to the Lotus Biscoff cookies.
Virginia Tech make history, 66-61 over No. 23 North Carolina
Georgia Amoore put up 17 points and Virginia Tech posted a second straight win over a nationally-ranked opponent for the first time in program history, knocking off No. 23 North Carolina, 66-61 on Sunday afternoon. The Hokies (19-6, 11-3) knocked off No. 11 Georgia Tech, 73-63, Thursday and entered the game tied with No. 18 Notre Dame for third place in the ACC.news.yahoo.com
Christopher Kraft: Engineer, NASA leader put man on moon
Christopher Kraft Jr. at his flight director console at NASAs Mission Control Center (Photo courtesy NASA)BLACKSBURG On July 20, 1969, more than 650 million people across the world crowded around televisions to watch the Apollo 11 crew become the first humans to step foot on the moon. As Neil Armstrong descended the ladder of the Lunar Module and stepped foot on the moons surface he said the famous words, Thats one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. At that moment, 238,900 m...therecorderonline.com
Tina Marie Brinkley Cote
BLACKSBURG Tina Marie Brinkley Cote, 56, of Blacksburg, died Monday, May 11, 2020 in Blacksburg. She was born Nov. 1, 1963 in Bath County, the daughter of the late Alvin Lee Brinkley and Madeline Phyllis Baldwin Brinkley of Hot Springs. She had been working at Bonomos in Blacksburg. Prior to that, she spent many years as a special education aide in the Blacksburg school system at Prices Fork Elementary School and Kipps Elementary School, which she enjoyed and from which she got great sat...therecorderonline.com