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Virginia Cavalry FC, a proposed minor league soccer team that had hoped to begin play in the North American Soccer League next year, has announced it isn’t going to make it in 2014, and will now set its sights on … Continue reading ...
The long connection between Fairfax’s George Mason University and the hallowed television institution C-SPAN just got stronger. C-SPAN is giving the records, papers and many hours of historical interviews about C-SPAN’s creation and steady growth to the George Mason University … Continue reading ?
Anyone’s fleeting hopes that a casino or two might someday rise in Virginia took a hammer blow to the teeth Saturday, courtesy of The Post’s J. Freedom duLac and this piece: Virginia resists the siren call of casinos as gambling … Continue reading ?
Homelessness in Fairfax County is a small but persistent problem that Fairfax has dedicated great resources to eliminating. But in one of America’s wealthiest counties, you would not expect to find homeless college students on the campus of George Mason … Continue reading ?
Geri Johnson couldn’t believe it. Living in an apartment in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County, she was tormented by an upstairs neighbor who had continuously barking dogs and who apparently juggled bowling balls badly. After various direct pleas and … Continue reading ?
The driving force behind bringing minor league baseball to Loudoun County, Bob Farren, is out as head of VIP Sports & Entertainment, the group backing the proposed Loudoun Hounds baseball team and the Virginia Cavalry FC soccer team announced Wednesday. … Continue reading ?
Here at the State of NoVa we’ve been cheering the rapid growth of microbreweries and brewpubs in our area, and provided an expansive list here back in the spring. But now The Post’s Fritz Hahn, a man who knows his … Continue reading...
After a contentious meeting last week, the Reston Association agreed for the first time to give up some of its designated parkland to a developer to help pave the way for the redevelopment of the Lake Anne Village Center. Republic … Continue reading ?
In the wake of the Creigh Deeds family tragedy, it seems instructive to look ahead to how Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe plans to deal with Virginia’s mental health system. I wrote a story last month about the views of both gubernatorial … Continue reading ?
So what happens when you repeatedly drive through one of those E-ZPass gates without paying? On the Dulles Toll Road, Reston’s Jason R. Bourcier decided to find out. He told NBC4?s Chris Gordon that “a friend told him that when the … Continue reading ?
Even before John F. Kennedy moved into the White House in January 1961, he and his wife Jacqueline were looking for a weekend retreat away from Washington. They settled on the Middleburg area, first in an estate they leased called … Continue reading ?
The revelations that the Fairfax County Public Library was throwing away hundreds of thousands of books, and was testing a plan that would reduce the number of librarians in its libraries, sparked an uproar in September. The Fairfax board of … Continue reading ?
In the parenting world, there are lots of theories about how to handle troubled teens. Counseling. Rehab. Boarding school. One-way trip to Siberia. The latter is frequently threatened, but infrequently used. But Natalia Roberts of Chantilly apparently doesn’t believe in … Continue reading ?
Brigadier General William “Wild Bill” Weise retired from active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1982, having seen some of the heaviest action of the Vietnam War, and stopped “working” in 1992. But he’s really never stopped working. A … Continue reading ?
A small controversy has arisen in the big plan to redevelop the area around Reston’s Lake Anne Village Center, which includes the razing of the Crescent apartment complex and replacing it with 935 townhouses and apartments. The developers, Republic Land … Continue reading ?
The State of NoVa, that tightly defined area composed of Alexandria city, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties, further separated itself from its neighbors in RoVa (the Rest of Virginia) on Tuesday by going unanimously for Democrat Terry McAuliffe. … Continue reading ?
We’ve been following the tragic case of Alexandria marketing executive Sam Del Brocco since his violent death near Fort Lauderdale in September 2010. The investigation finally turned in August of this year when a porn star named John “Champ” Snavely … Continue reading ?
We last spoke with Evvie Heilbrunn shortly before she left for Tibet last month, with the goal of ascending to Mount Everest’s base camp at 17,600 feet, in order to raise money for research into a cure for Parkinson’s disease. … Continue reading ?
So I had a busy morning recently. After donning a ridiculously heavy firefighter’s outfit, I: Drilled through a concrete wall to search for missing people; Inserted a camera through the wall to search for said people; Used a “jaws of … Continue reading ?
The brother of the Democratic candidate for Fairfax County sheriff was charged Thursday with petit larceny for allegedly stealing two of the Republican candidate’s signs outside a Vienna restaurant, Vienna police said. Erik M. Kleiner, 48, is the brother of … Continue reading ?