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The State of NoVa: April, 2013

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Arlington’s John Walls, waiting for wife and daughter to finish Boston Marathon, witnesses explosions

He was waiting in grandstand for his wife and daughter to finish the race.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Walls, Cindy Walls, Katie Walls, Boston Marathon, Bishop O'Connell High School

Posted at 06:15 AM ET, 04/12/2013

Fairfax City votes to join Fairfax Water, Great Water Wars of Fairfax County nearly over

Vienna also joined Fairfax, dropped its lawsuit. Falls Church will vote on it.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:15 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax City, Fairfax County, Falls Church, Vienna | Tags:  Fairfax City, Va., Fairfax Water, Fairfax County, Va., Falls Church, Va., Vienna, Va.

Posted at 05:40 AM ET, 04/12/2013

Coles District Volunteer Fire Dept. could be dissolved in wake of report

A task force report says the unit ignores state and Prince William rules and cultivates low morale.

By Jeremy Borden  |  05:40 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Madera Farm project gets final shot at mulching operation; one official says project should be killed

One official says county should kill the idea, given concerns.

By Jeremy Borden  |  02:09 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:10 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Ashburn to get new baseball-soccer stadium at intersection of Route 7 and Loudoun Co. Parkway

Loudoun supervisors approve park for minor league baseball and soccer.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:10 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn, Loudoun County, Sports | Tags:  Loudoun stadium, Loudoun Hounds, Virginia Cavalry FC, Loudoun Board of Supervisors

Posted at 05:10 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Holocaust survivor Charles Stein of Springfield still spreading his story at 93

Charles Stein escaped Austria, then fought for U.S. Army in World War II

By Tom Jackman  |  05:10 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Springfield | Tags:  Charles Stein, Holocaust Museum, Holocaust Remembrance Day

Posted at 05:06 AM ET, 04/05/2013

McLean’s John Tran named first Asian-American judge in Virginia history, to join Fairfax bench

Va. General Assembly elects him to Fairfax County Circuit Court bench.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:06 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, McLean | Tags:  John M. Tran, Judge Gerald Bruce Lee, Fairfax County Circuit Court

Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 04/04/2013

USS Arlington to be commissioned Saturday

The troop transport dock honors Sept. 11 victims and first responders.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:03 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  USS Arlington, Arlington, Va., Sept. 11 attacks

Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Buffalo Wild Wings waitress in Manassas invokes ‘no guns’ policy on Prince William police officers

Chain has a policy of no guns, though police may get an exemption

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Manassas, Prince William County | Tags:  Buffalo Wild Wings, Manassas, Va., Scott Lupton

Posted at 05:07 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Fairfax County launches search for police chief

Waited until fire search was done; Edwin Roessler now acting chief.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:07 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Police | Tags:  Fairfax County, Va., Fairfax County Police Department, Edwin Roessler, David Rohrer, Jim Morris

 

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