The State of NoVa: Centreville


Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Extend Metro to Centreville, Woodbridge and Ft. Belvoir? Connolly and Moran put idea on table

Reps. Connolly and Moran want transit in projected growth areas

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Centreville, Woodbridge, Fairfax County, Prince William County, Traffic | Tags:  Metro, Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran, Centreville, Va., Fort Belvoir, Va., Woodbridge, Va.

Posted at 05:43 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Trudy Harsh, Centreville realtor and housing advocate for mentally ill, wins national award

The Centreville realtor has bought nine townhouses to fill a crucial need

By Tom Jackman  |  05:43 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville, Social Services | Tags:  Trudy Harsh, Brain Foundation, Good Neighbor Award, National Association of Realtors, mental illness

Posted at 01:13 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Sean Lanigan: The rest of the story (Vol. 3)

A report concluded the district saw Sean Lanigan as ‘an unsavory fellow.’

By Tom Jackman  |  01:13 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Centreville, Schools, Courts | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Fairfax County Public Schools

Posted at 02:27 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Korean festival at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville busts out the ‘Gangnam Style’ dancing

The craze overtakes the stage at Bull Run Park, as well as the world.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:27 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville, Music | Tags:  KORUS Festival, Gangnam Style, Bull Run Regional Park

Posted at 11:53 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Tenth Korean festival in Centreville promises bounty of kimchi, celebrities, Gangnam Style dancing

Between the food and the Gangnam Style, the Bull Run Special Events Center should be rocking.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:53 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville | Tags:  KORUS Festival, kimchi, Gangnam Style, Un-Tae Kang, Marja Vongerichten, Phillip Lee, PSY

Posted at 12:53 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Sustainable, million dollar homes — a green residential community launches in Fairfax

Five-acre lots with their own mini-farms, water, natural gas and septic fields try to create a new standard for sustainable housing.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:53 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville, Development, Fairfax County | Tags:  Jay Zawatsky, sustainable living, green living, Foxmont, Diane Basheer

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Sean Lanigan sues Fairfax schools for his legal fees

The former Centreville elementary school teacher, acquitted of molesting a 12-year-old girl, asked the school board to repay $107,000, but the board only offered $60,000, conditional on a waiver of future liability.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:49 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville, Fairfax County, Schools | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Virginia

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Lanigan update: Readers send thousands to defense fund

Fairfax County schoolteacher Sean Lanigan has received thousands of dollars in donations for his legal defense fund.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:41 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Centreville, Schools | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Virginia

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Centreville parents sue Four Loko maker in son’s death

The parents of Bo Rupp, killed while sitting in the middle of Pleasant Valley Road last September, claim that he was intoxicated and irrational after drinking two cans of Four Loko.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:13 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville | Tags:  Bo Rupp, Four Loko, Virginia

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Sean Lanigan: The rest of the story (Vol. 1)

In the wake of Sunday’s story about the saga of Fairfax County school teacher Sean Lanigan, here are more details about the case including new photos of the gym equipment room where Lanigan was falsely accused of molesting a 12-year-old girl.

By Tom Jackman  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Centreville, Fairfax County, Schools, Police | Tags:  Sean Lanigan, Nicole Christian, Virginia