Monday, July 28, 2014
Senator John Edwards with Laura Kate Bender and Stuart Tousman (right) and Beth O’Connor (left)
Roanoke asthma and allergy suffers may be wondering why they have suffered a little more misery this past year. That’s because the Roanoke Valley sniffed up more pollutants this year – primarily as a result of a warmer summer.
At a press conference Monday morning Laura Kate Bender, Virginia coordinator of the American Lung Association’s Healthy Air Campaign revealed that Roanoke’s pollution grade ticked down a notch from an “A” to a “B” this year.
“Carbon Pollution is the main driver of climate change. Climate change is the greatest health threat
Roanoke County police arrested Dr. Stephen Rosenoff, 68, the owner of the 202 Market restaurant on charges he abducted and sexually assaulted a 48 year-old woman in December 2012. He faced aggravated sexual battery and abduction charges.
202 Market has had it troubles. River Laker’s striptease brought ABC troubles and a lawsuit accusing copyright infringement on songs performed by bands.
Press Release: Today, Dr. Stephen Rosenoff appeared in the Roanoke County General District Court to answer charges previously filed against him. Dr. Stephen Rosenoff, owner of 202 Market restaurant, today released the following statement through his attorneys, Aaron Houchens, of Woods Rogers, PLC and Anthony (Tony) Anderson, of Anderson & Friedman:
“I am pleased that this case has been resolved and all charges against me have been dismissed. I am so grateful for all the encouragement and support that I have received from my family, friends and former patients during this troubling experience. I look forward to putting this matter behind me so I can continue to operate one of the Roanoke Valley’s most beloved restaurants.”
Dr. Rosenoff said he will make no further comments regarding the case.