Names Sought for Parks

September 30, 2015 Loudoun County, News 2 comments
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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has directed the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services to initiate the public participation process for naming three new county parks.

One park site is located in the Broad Run election district, south of Marblehead Drive in the Potomac Green community. The property includes approximately 27 acres with three rectangular athletic fields, one baseball/softball field, trails, open space, a picnic pavilion and tennis court, restrooms and parking.

Another property consists of approximately 61 acres along Goose Creek in the Blue Ridge election district, adjacent to the Belmont Glen Village community. This passive park site will feature picnic areas and a trail that connects to the Goose Creek Preserve and adjacent communities, as part of the Goose Creek Stream Valley Corridor. … Continue Reading

Learning by Doing

September 30, 2015 Columns, Samuel Moore-Sobel Comments Off on Learning by Doing
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By Samuel Moore-Sobel

As my last semester gets underway, I find myself reflecting on past internships. Many students spend time working as I did, learning about the real world without actually being an official employee. Some of our experiences vary, from excellent to poor. Some internships help ignite passions, and others make for great stories.

When it comes to internships, I have plenty of experience to back up my claims. After five internships during my college career, I have found being an intern is a unique experience. I have been in internships that both overwork and underwork, some filled with stress and others not so much. I have what seem like a million stories, which I willingly tell anyone ready to listen. … Continue Reading

Loudoun, Frederick County Schools Awarded School Safety Grant Funds

September 30, 2015 Loudoun County, News Comments Off on Loudoun, Frederick County Schools Awarded School Safety Grant Funds
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Loudoun and Frederick County schools will both receive a total of $38,996 in grants for safety improvements as part of the School Security Equipment Grant program established by the General Assembly in 2013.

“This has been re-authorized by the General Assembly each year since 2013, and I expect it will continue as long as we see a need exists for these improvements and local school systems have a hard time covering them. Keeping kids safe in school is a commonsense investment,” said Delegate Dave LaRock (R-33rd District) of the funding.

The funding in the two counties is allocated to Aldie Elementary, Banneker Elementary, Emerick Elementary, Hamilton Elementary, Lovettsville Elementary, Meadowland Elementary, Waterford Elementary, Apple Pie Ridge Elementary, James Wood High, Sherando High and Stonewall Elementary. Although Clarke County schools did not receive an allocation this year, three Clarke schools received a total of $67,223 last year.

“This is just one example of how we’re working to make Virginia a safer place,” LaRock said. The General Assembly also approved a pay raise for state police, funding to provide targeted services to seriously mentally ill patients, and funding for new behavioral health community services and six new drop-off centers.

Absentee Voting Happening Now

September 30, 2015 Elections, News Comments Off on Absentee Voting Happening Now
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In-person absentee voting for the November 3 general election is underway at the Loudoun County Office of Elections, 750 Miller Drive, S.E., Suite C, Leesburg. Absentee voting hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. 

Loudoun voters who cannot make it to their precinct on Election Day may be eligible to vote an absentee ballot in person or by mail.  There are 19 different qualifying reasons that allow voters to use an absentee ballot.  All the reasons and instructions can be found on the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application Form online at www.loudoun.gov/absentee.

The Loudoun County Office of Elections will offer extended absentee voting hours beginning Monday, October 26 through Friday, October 30 from 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays, October 24 and October 31, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. … Continue Reading

Controlling Your Child’s T-Factor

September 30, 2015 Public Safety Comments Off on Controlling Your Child’s T-Factor
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October is Children’s Health Month.

In medical circles, new questions are being posed about how to protect our children from the thousands of synthetic chemicals and toxins they are exposed to each day – what some call the “T-Factor.”

Chemicals and toxins are present in our drinking water, in our air, in our homes, in the food we eat, in the cosmetics and toiletries we use … even in the flooring that baby takes his or her first steps on. … Continue Reading

Help with My Picky Eater

September 30, 2015 Ask Dr. Mike, Columns Comments Off on Help with My Picky Eater
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Dr. Mike,
My 6 year old son refuses to eat anything but peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, carby snacks and anything sweet – no veggies, no meat, no cheese, no pasta, etc. His pediatrician says his weight is fine, and she suggested a vitamin and mineral supplement shake, which my son actually likes because it’s chocolate. When I was a kid, I ate what was on the table for dinner, or I didn’t eat anything. Why doesn’t that approach work with my kid? The harsher I get, the more disobedient he gets. Even when I am super kind to him, nothing changes. Every day is a struggle, and there is always a fight with tears…sometimes for both of us. I am at my wits end because he’s not eating and we can’t take him anywhere. My neighbor suggested therapy but should I have to take my son to therapy to eat a balanced diet? Your help is appreciated.
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Concerned Parent,
It seems to me that you are caught in a control battle with your son, and your son is winning the battle. In my opinion, the first thing I think you need to do is to agree with your son that you will no longer be battling him on the topic of food. Instead, you and your son are going to agree on an action plan to solve the problem. The first step in your action plan will be to replace the escalation of nudging, coaxing, prodding, arguing and fighting about food with agreed upon meals each day.

The next step in your action plan will be to sit down with your son to put together a list of foods that he likes, foods that he might like (or might be willing to try) and foods that he does not like. Perhaps you could categorize the foods as “yes foods,” “maybe foods” and “no foods.” Then for each meal, allow your son to have a small amount of one food that he likes, and serve a couple of maybe foods on his plate. If he chooses not to eat much, that is his choice. Remember no more nudging, coaxing, prodding, arguing or fighting about it. For breakfast, lunch and dinner, you will also want to decide on a time for when the meal is over and when the kitchen is closed.

I would then implement a no snack policy in between meals for your son. If he is filling up on Goldfish and candy after school, he probably will not have much of an appetite for dinner. By not snacking at all, your son will be hungrier at mealtime, and thus, he will be more likely to try the maybe foods he previously selected.

Whether your son is at a friend’s house, at school, or at a restaurant, you will want to keep him consistent with the meal plan. You will also want to reassess the maybe food list each day, and over time, your son’s list of maybe foods should grow. You could even bring your son grocery shopping with you to discuss his maybe foods. Young children are visual, and at 6, seeing the foods he is considering could be helpful. You could also let your son know that you will reintroduce healthy snacks into his day when he and you agree on what those snacks will be (e.g., fruit). And of course, continue to follow your son’s pediatrician’s recommendation for the food shake supplement.

Keep in mind that your son will probably not care very much for the action plan that I am offering here because it is going to challenge him to change and change is usually difficult. In fact, he might even fight you over the plan; things could seem to get worse before they get better, but that is okay. Stay the course and with time, and by being reasonable, consistent, loving and patient, your son’s picky eating should improve.

If, however, your son’s picky eating does not improve within a reasonable period of time (say a month or two), or if you notice that he is beginning to struggle in other ways or in other areas, you might want to consider seeing a child psychologist. While picky eating is not that unusual in early childhood, underlying anxiety may be what’s driving your son’s need to over control his food choices. Problematic anxiety with food in early childhood can sometimes work itself out with exposure and time, but sometimes it requires the additional attention of a mental health professional.

Michael Oberschneider “Dr. Mike” is the founder and director of Ashburn Psychological Services, a private mental health clinic comprised of 12 MD and PhD level mental health clinicians. Go to www.Ashburnpsych.com or call 703 723-2999 to learn more.

Sponsors and Participants Needed for 10K Race To Benefit Boulder Crest

September 30, 2015 Events, Lifestyle Comments Off on Sponsors and Participants Needed for 10K Race To Benefit Boulder Crest
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On November 8 the Loudoun Road Runners Club will once again conduct the annual Loudoun 10K Trail Race at scenic Camp Highroad located outside Middleburg to benefit Boulder Crest Retreat and the courageous wounded warriors it serves.

Boulder Crest Retreat is a privately funded rural wellness center dedicated exclusively to improving the physical, emotional and economic wellbeing of these returning heroes. All services are provided free of charge and Boulder Crest Retreat relies entirely on private donations for its facilities, daily operation and support of America’s recovering warriors.

The Loudoun 10K Trail Race has annually raised more than $25,000 to support Boulder Crest in its efforts with 100 percent of the proceeds going directly to the retreat. Sponsors and participants are again needed to support this year’s efforts.

Persons or organizations wishing to provide sponsorship and/or offer charitable donations to support ?the event and Boulder Crest Retreat can do so by directly contacting Race Director, Jim Schatz at schtred@aol.com.

Charitable donations can also be made by check to “Loudoun Road Runners” and mailed to P.O. Box 3342, Leesburg, VA 20177, Please write “Loudoun 10K Trail Race” in the memo section of the check.

For individuals wishing to participate, the race will take place at Camp Highroad, a 600-acre retreat located at 21164 Steptoe Hill Road in Middleburg. Registration is $50 and includes a long-sleeve race shirt and tote bag. The race field is limited to the first 200 runners who register and will be conducted rain or shine. It begins at 9:00 a.m. To register go to www.trailrun.loudounroadrunners.org.

Hearing Loss – Don’t Be Left out of the Conversation

September 30, 2015 Public Safety Comments Off on Hearing Loss – Don’t Be Left out of the Conversation
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Twenty seven million people in the US have untreated hearing loss. The impact to individuals, family and friends is enormous. Those with hearing loss are at increased risk for personal safety, and suffer a loss independence and social interaction.

Failure to take corrective action could result in the brain actually “forgetting” how to hear and understand speech. When the brain is insufficiently stimulated by sound over a period of time, it can lose some of its ability to process information. The longer one goes without treatment the more likely it is that the brain will forget how to process speech, risking permanently impairing the brain’s ability to understand speech. … Continue Reading

Prepare for the Plague

September 30, 2015 Columns, Mary Rose Lunde Comments Off on Prepare for the Plague
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By Mary Rose Lunde

This is not a bubonic plague epidemic like in ancient history, thankfully. No, this is just a common cold that hybridizes into something that can turn a student’s life into a living hell. Known at Virginia Tech as the Blacksburg Plague, this cold is the breaking point to most students. In some cases, outbreaks of mono have been considered a potential side effect from this, but many times it is luckily just a cold. However, any student that falls prey to this plague is stuck in a sticky situation. This plague does not just lie within Blacksburg, it is consistent anywhere during the fall, winter, and spring months. However, anyone that has regular public exposure can contract this illness that can put a damper on just about any plans. … Continue Reading

Looking To Unison Heritage Day and Halloween

September 30, 2015 Uncategorized Comments Off on Looking To Unison Heritage Day and Halloween
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On Halloween, Unison, one of Loudoun County’s historic villages, will hold its rollicking annual Unison Heritage Day and Halloween party in the new Unison Community Center and on the Village Green.

The October 31 village festival, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., will feature food and barbecue from Middleburg’s well known Barbara Paige Caterers, beer and imported wines, fresh-shucked oysters and clams, dozens of homemade pies and desserts by Unison’s historic United Methodist Church. All-afternoon Blue Ridge Mountain music will be performed by the Cobbler Mountain Grass Band. … Continue Reading

Summer 2015 Citizen Survey Reveals Deep Disillusion with Town’s Approach To Growth and Zoning

September 30, 2015 News, Our Towns Comments Off on Summer 2015 Citizen Survey Reveals Deep Disillusion with Town’s Approach To Growth and Zoning
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“Stop the developers who, when given the chance, will Fairfax-ize this beautiful town and not look back.”

In July of 2015, Purcellville surveyed its citizens to “obtain vital information and a snapshot of [residents’] overall level of satisfaction” with the town. The survey measured 370 overall responses with questions about town services and staff, Loudoun County services, taxes, government and elected officials, and more.

With the exception of the town’s water and wastewater policies – where citizens gave the town a low 41 percent satisfied/very satisfied rating – Purcellville got high marks from its citizens. But, looking deeper, citizens expressed quite a bit of skepticism about town policies, particularly with respect to its approach to growth and zoning. … Continue Reading

Defiant Planning Commission Sends Zoning Changes To Town Council

September 30, 2015 Development, News 1 comment
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In a dramatic 5-1-1 vote, the Purcellville Planning Commission has put the ball squarely in the Purcellville Town Council’s court, recommending dozens of sweeping zoning changes fought for tooth and nail by developers. The vote shifts the focus of the debate from the Planning Commission to Town Council meetings and public hearings scheduled to start in October.

Planning Commissioner Nedim Ogelman was the sole dissenter in the Planning Commission’s dramatic volley, voting no on the proposed changes. Planning Commissioners Chip Paciulli, Theresa Stein, Edward Van Istendal, Doug McCollum and Gil Paist, voted yes, with planning commissioner Chris Bledsoe absent for the vote.

At the Planning Commission public hearing Mayor Kwasi Fraser said, “A vast majority of the proposed changes will increase the value of a few property owners by granting by right use…while other citizens will lose out on the ability to obtain value added conditions for development that might compliment the lifestyles and environment they cherish in Purcellville … the majority of the residents with whom I have spoken … are recommending that we suspend making these drastic changes to the zoning uses … all energy should be on the Comprehensive Plan review; you have the attention of the citizens so let’s do it.”

A few of the changes proposed by the Planning Commission include:

  • Allowing completely new uses in select districts.
  • Eliminating Special Use Permits for many uses.
  • Increasing limits on restaurant size.
  • Adding big box retail up to 10,000 square feet to the C-4 and C-1 Districts to name a few.

Noted dissenting commissioner Nedim Ogelman, “We said we would not change the purposes of the districts to avoid claims we are engaging in rezoning, yet the draft ordinance amendment before us … is essentially rezoning … We are tasked with advising the Town Council on planning issues. My advice to the Town Council is to listen to what citizens have been telling us in our information sessions, through correspondence, in our public hearing, and in the town survey … that we table the draft zoning use changes until after we have a Comprehensive Plan Review.”
Many citizens spoke at the Planning Commission public hearing including Ed Need who highlighted the negative effects of rezoning.

Developer interests, however, presented a very different point of view. Attorney Mark Nelis, representing Jiffy Lube and others continued to press for a reduction in the number of zoning districts and a reduction in the number of special use permits required for various uses; the goal? – to save his clients time and money.

At the Town Council work session in late September, Councilmember Ben Packard made a motion to put the proposed zoning changes on the Oct. 13 town council meeting agenda.

Mayor Kwasi Fraser and Councilmember Karen Jimmerson objected, with the mayor noting that over the last three months he had sent numerous questions about the Planning Commission’s long list of zoning changes to Commissioner Gil Paist, but, had received no answers.

Said Mayor Fraser “ … we have a Planning Commission that refuses to answer fundamental questions about the economic, social, and environmental impacts of their recommended zoning use changes … There seems to be this continuous push to erect buildings without careful thought about supporting infrastructure and the impact to the surrounding environment … experts in the field of town planning warn [that] it is poor practice and could result in legal trouble for a community to adopt a zoning ordinance first and then write up a town plan.”

Planning Commissioner Nedim Ogelman, town council member Karen Jimmerson, Mayor Fraser and others are also expected to continue to push for a thorough Comprehensive Plan review before any major zoning changes are put in place.

Watch Out for the “Completely Peaceful and Non-Threatening” Rise of China

September 30, 2015 Opinion Comments Off on Watch Out for the “Completely Peaceful and Non-Threatening” Rise of China
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By Nicholas Reid

The world has become a messy place over the last seven years. Vladimir Putin is emulating Adolf Hitler in his quest to “protect ethnic Russians living in other countries.” Iran is attempting to join the nuclear weapons club, and ISIS is doing their very best to audition for parts in the next “Mad Max” movie.

However, the real, hidden danger of the world today is China. Now, when I say China, I am referring to the communist government of the country, not to the Chinese people which the communists oppress. Unlike many other threats the U.S. faces today, Chinese aggression is not out in the open (unlike Russia and ISIS). The Chinese are subtle, making sure that their moves are as under the radar as possible. The Chinese communists have also developed a masterful propaganda campaign to calm suspicion of their motives by making themselves extremely friendly to foreign businesses. The Chinese communists have established themselves, publically, as a nation that just wants to peacefully and nonthreateningly rise in power and status in the world through business. But, pull away the curtain, and it is clear that China’s leaders have a very different plan. … Continue Reading


 

 

 

 

 

Columns

The Holocene Climate

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(Public Input Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, 7 March, 2017) Figure 1 shows the climate variation over the last million years. The low points on the curve correspond to ice ages when glaciers up to a mile thick covered New …

Choosing To Forgive

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By Samuel Moore-Sobel “Truly forgiving is the ability to say, ‘Thank you for giving me that experience.’” James Arthur Ray vaulted into fame on the Oprah Winfrey Show back in the mid-2000’s. Stunned hearing these words while watching The Rise and …

Five Key Retirement Questions

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Beyond asking yourself where you see yourself and even what your lifelong goal are, effective retirement and longevity planning begs some very big questions. Review the points below and consider how housing, transportation and health considerations all play a role …

Work Woes

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By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D. Dr. Mike, I’m a manager at a large tech company and my boss has directed me to fire someone on my team, but as a Christian, I just can’t do it. It’s true that the employee …

Joy or Suffering

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By Mary Rose Lunde No one likes to suffer. When given the chance, many people would choose to laugh rather than cry, to sit in silence with their friends rather than talk through their feelings, because not even their friends …

Wage Radio

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I will always remember – very fondly – the first time I ever set foot on the property at 711 Wage Drive Southwest in Leesburg, Virginia. It was a warm, sunny July morning in 1997, and I’d driven all the …

Speaking Truth to Power

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“With public sentiment nothing can fail. Without it nothing can succeed.” Abraham Lincoln On Thursday evening, February 23, I requested the Board of Supervisors pass a proclamation resolving to support the March for Science on Earth Day, April 22 [1]. …

Student News

Congratulations, Class of 2016

6 Jul 2016

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Woodgrove High School’s Class Of 2016 Graduation – By Amanda Clark On June 16, Woodgrove’s Class of 2016 was the 5th graduating class to walk the stage and accept their diploma. The ceremony was filled with anticipation as the chorus, …

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Buckland Earns Degree In Medicine

6 Jul 2016

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Molly Buckland, D.O., graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine on May 28. While at WVSOM, Dr. Buckland received the Dr. Roland P. Sharp President’s Award and the James R. …

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Adams Promoted To Lieutenant

6 Jul 2016

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Lt. James Adams, from Sterling and a Potomac Falls Halls Graduate, earned the promotion to the rank of Lieutenant. Adams is a Navy Week and Executive Outreach Planner for the Navy Office of Community Outreach in Millington, Tennessee. U.S. Navy …

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Notaviva Vineyards - Bluegrass Jam - FREE event

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Wine & Chili Weekend

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Joshua Carr River Safety Foundation Rummage Sale

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”Homage to Mother Earth”

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Notaviva Vineyards - Bluegrass Jam - FREE event

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Old Time Country Ham and Turkey Dinner

Old Time Country Ham and Turkey Dinner
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”Homage to Mother Earth”

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Sterling Library Moving To New Location

25 Mar 2017

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Sterling Library’s current location, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling, will close beginning Saturday, March 25, to prepare for the opening of the new Sterling Library on Saturday, April 15. Patrons can return library materials using the drop box at the new location, 22330 S. Sterling Boulevard.

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Middleburg Gallery Presents Country Pursuits Exhibit

25 Mar 2017

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The Gallery on Madison in Middleburg is presenting an exhibit of Brian Whelan’s (a London Irish painter now settled in Waterford) ) transcriptions of a gallery of paintings by Thomas Gainsborough, ‘Mr. and Mrs. Andrews’ through April 2. The exhibit includes 23 paintings, two masks, two graphics, and nine preparatory drawings.

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Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Presents STEM Career Fair March 28

16 Mar 2017

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Anyone interested in a career in the rapidly growing field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is encouraged to attend an upcoming STEM Career Fair in Loudoun. The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center, in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC)’s Loudoun campus and NOVA SySTEMic Solutions, is holding a STEM Career Fair Tuesday, March 28, from 1:00 to 4:00 …

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Editorial

Priscilla Nabs Plum Planning Commission Post

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Appointment Shocks Many On January 3 Supervisor Tony R. Buffington Jr. (R-Blue Ridge) nominated Tom Priscilla for the Loudoun County Planning Commission to represent the Blue Ridge District. Priscilla was …

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Opinion: Terrorism, Debt, and China: Oh My!

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– By Nick Reid world can be a very dangerous place sometimes, especially for a nation state such as the United States. Although danger is always present, the number and …

Metro Money Mess Pushing West

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– By Delegate Dave LaRock (R-33rd) A local paper recently quoted Loudoun Board Chair Phyllis Randall as saying that in her observation “some of the concerns raised by the people …

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Why Williams Gap Road Should Not Be Paved

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Today, most residents of Loudoun County know nothing about Williams Gap, even those living on Williams Gap Road (Route 711). Knowing who “Williams” was, why a gap in the Blue …

Vote No To the Minor Special Exception

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We are a group of Loudoun County citizens who will be adversely affected if the board grants a special exception for the Catesby Farm property at your upcoming meeting. You …

View From the Ridge

Broken Promises, Hidden by a Six-Foot Berm

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By Andrea Gaines On August 9, 1825 at the age of 69, French military officer the Marquis de Lafayette was honored in Leesburg by former President James Monroe. The French-born …

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Virginia Schools Kick Off Statewide Campaign To Encourage Safe Teen Driving

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More teen drivers in Virginia will be involved in traffic crashes between the months of May and August than any other time of the year, statistics show. To help save lives and prevent such crashes during the high-risk warm weather months, Virginia schools are kicking off a statewide teen safety …

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Protecting Free Speech

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By Dave LaRock (R-33) As elected officials and members of the legislature, our most fundamental responsibility is to protect God-given constitutionally protected rights. The First Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits the government, including governmental public colleges and universities, from infringing on free speech and the free exercise of …

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Walbridge To Run for State Delegate in the 33rd District

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Tia Walbridge announces her run for the District 33 seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. Walbridge is a wife and mother of two daughters and an active member of the Round Hill community. “Like many people in our district, my family has found its prosperity in a Virginia-based small …

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Sports

Vikings Runner-Up at the State Championship 

8 Mar 2017

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The Loudoun Valley Vikings are the boy’s runner-up at the VHSL 4A State Indoor Track and Field Championships at Roanoke College.  During the 2015-2016 school year, the Loudoun County School Board approved Indoor Track and Field as a Tier 2 (self-funded) sport.  The seven boys competing scored 48 points, second …

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WLVBC U14 Boys Finish 3rd at VA Beach Event

23 Feb 2017

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The Western Loudoun Volleyball Club’s U14 Boys Team garnered 3rd place in their first travel tournament of 2017, the Virginia Beach Invitational. This event was held Feb. 18-19 and featured more than 24 teams from the U14 to U18 age group. The team was second on their net on day …

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