Ronny "Tony" Porta was searching for a place where people could see past the disfigurement left by war, where cruel mutterings like "monster" or unfeeling questions about whether such wounds were "worth it" did not exist. Disfigured by war, veteran now says 'I found my place' Ronny "Tony" Porta was searching for a place where people could see past the disfigurement left by war, where cruel mutterings like "monster" or unfeeling questions about whether such wounds were "worth it" did not exist.
The Star Press, Fri, Jul 3 2015 @ 07:16 AM
A juvenile who was trying to sell a pair of shoes was robbed Wednesday night in Sterling, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The victim met with someone he thought was a prospective customer in a car at Watkins Island Square and Comer Square, a police report stated.
Patch.com, Thu, Jul 2 2015 @ 03:00 PM
Did you know that more fires are reported on July Fourth than on any other day of the year in the U.S.? Nearly half of these fires are caused by fireworks. Did you know that most often, children and teens between the ages of 10 and 14 are injured while using consumer fireworks? The good news is you can enjoy your holiday and the fireworks with just a few simple safety tips: In Loudoun County, consumer fireworks, namely sparklers and ground-based fountains, are legal to possess and use on private property.
Patch.com, Fri, Jul 3 2015 @ 05:05 PM
Add Loudoun County to the list of those opposing the addition of tolls to Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway in 2017. Loudoun County supervisors unanimously supported a resolution on Tuesday opposing the Virginia Department of Transportation plan because of the financial ramifications.
WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Jul 2 2015 @ 05:02 PM
Loudoun, VA Two Loudoun County Sheriff's deputies are being applauded for their efforts in helping to save a man who attempted to take his own life last month. After receiving a third party phone call about a man trying to take his own life, Deputy First Class Dustin Moon and Deputy First Class James Maguire, Jr. responded to a residence in the Cascades on May 23. Maguire, an 11-year-veteran on the force, arrived to the scene first, finding the garage door locked.
TBD.com, Mon, Jun 29 2015 @ 12:58 PM
The flood warning Saturday covers the District of Columbia, the Maryland suburbs and much of northern Virginia, including Arlington, Alexandria, Manassas, Fairfax County and parts of Prince William and Loudoun counties. The National Weather Service says heavy rains will continue moving through the area, and rivers and streams are rising.
Baltimore News, Sat, Jun 27 2015 @ 03:57 PM