Loudoun Valley alum honored at Memorial Day service in Purcellville
Veterans salute during Loudoun Valley High School’s Memorial Day service, which honored Lt. Col. Todd Douglas Thomson, a 1992 graduate of the school. Thomas died March 13 after a battle with cancer. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Mon., May. 25 | 09:51 AM -
Honor. Service. Sacrifice. This Memorial Day weekend, the nation takes time to remember and say thank you to the men and women who serve our country.
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Tuscarora Mills’ Kevin Malone: Early pioneer in Loudoun lacavore movement
Locavore Kevin Malone and Tuscarora Mill restaurant chef Patrick Dinh. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sun., May. 24 | 08:00 AM -
Kevin Malone was a devout locavore 20 years before the word entered our lexicon. In 1985 he opened Tuscarora Mill Restaurant (Tuskies) in Leesburg with a commitment to stock his kitchen with the bounty from local farms.
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Mary Watson-DeLauder: At your service
Sommelier and well-known Loudouner Mary Watson-Delauder is right at home at Ashburn’s Wine’ing Butcher. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Fri., May. 22 | 11:17 AM -
Whether you're a novice or a veteran of vinous ventures, Mary Watson-Delauder will guide you.
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Finding balance: Leesburg teen battles symptoms, isolation of obscure disease
Lexi Bognar, 13, at her Leesburg home with her mother, Wendy, while 10-year-old sister, Gwen, tries to photobomb the shot. Bognar was diagnosed with POTS in 2014, a disease which can cause imbalance, fatigue and depression. Times-Mirror/Anna Harris
Thu., May. 21 | 09:46 AM -
Lexi Bognar, 13, of Leesburg, has Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, also known as POTS, an obscure disease that caused the imbalance that led to her concussion in 2013.
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Loudoun parents rally against toxins in synthetic turf school fields
Synthetic turf fields are used by Loudoun schools for several sports and in most weather conditions. The fields are expensive, about $1 million to build, but are durable and easy to maintain. The fields contain rubber pellets made form materials that could pose health risks, but links have not been proven. Some school districts are replacing the fields. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., May. 20 | 01:02 PM -
A Loudoun parent group has called for a ban on allegedly toxic materials used in county schools' sports fields.
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‘Team Mathias’ mom wants to name new Loudoun school in honor of son
Mathias Giordano and his mother, Roya Giordano, from April 2013. Courtesy photo/Facebook
Tue., May. 19 | 10:01 AM -
A Leesburg mom carrying her son's legacy forward after he died of bone cancer advocates for a new middle school (MS-9) opening in Dulles to be named after him.
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Ladies of the Vine: Loudoun’s wine scene welcomes women winemakers
Jen Shailor of Bluemont Vineyards is one of roughly a dozen female winemakers in Loudoun County, home to the most wineries of any county in Virginia. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Mon., May. 18 | 04:01 PM -
In an industry dominated by men, women are increasingly driving Loudoun’s wine game.
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Turning Broad Run into Deutsch-land on the soccer field
Broad Run senior Sara Deutsch plays a header with Freedom senior Brooke Hillenbrand in close pursuit during a Conference 14 game May 8 in South Riding. Deutsch and her twin sisters, sophomores Anna and Leah are enjoying their time together playing for the Spartans.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Fri., May. 15 | 08:04 AM -
The sister act that is Broad Run High School's varsity girls' soccer team is undeniable.
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Loudoun Valley’s Trey McDyre has a game plan for every season
A ball for all seasons. Loudoun Valley junior Trey McDyre is a standout on the Vikings’ football, basketball and baseball teams. While McDyre says his favorite sport is always the one he’s currently playing, he will most likely play baseball in college.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Fri., Apr. 10 | 07:30 AM -
It was once the standard course of electives for young men in high school with an athletic bent: Football in the fall, basketball in the winter, baseball in the spring, repeat.
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Saving lives at their own expense: Loudoun native starts charity for living organ donors
Sigrid Fry-Revere of Lovettsville at a TEDMED Talk on organ transplant policy. Courtesy photo/TED Talks
Thu., Apr. 2 | 11:00 AM -
In 2013, almost 6,000 people were living donors out of 28,954 people who chose to give their organs. What the vast number of U.S. citizens might not know is the invisible issues living donors face, namely financially.
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Wine Wednesday: We’re talking grapes by the tons
Breaux Vineyards in Purcellville is one of the largest grape growers in Loudoun County. Photo/Trevor Baratko
Wed., Apr. 1 | 10:26 AM -
Loudoun County grape growers outpaced a robust statewide showing in the 2014 wine grape harvest, boasting a 20 percent increase from 2013.
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Congressman Frank Wolf left indelible mark on region
First elected to the House in 1980, Congressman Frank Wolf will pass the baton to Barbara Comstock Tuesday. Times-Mirror Photo
Mon., Jan. 5 | 12:09 PM -
Memorial Day tradition returns to Winchester National Cemetery
Wolf earned a tremendous amount of respect from colleagues on both sides of the aisle as someone who is both principled and willing to break with his party when he thought it was in the best interest of his constituents.
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Sun., May. 24 | 02:51 PM -
Loudoun County fastest-growing in the state, again
For those staying in the area for Memorial Day weekend, a holiday tradition is being renewed at one of the city's Civil War landmarks.
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Fri., May. 22 | 03:15 PM -
Loudoun Lowdown: Engineering a new brew and some rural consciousness
This just in from the Census bureau's American Community 5-year survey for 2010-2014: Loudoun County is experiencing a large population growth.
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Fri., May. 22 | 10:26 AM -
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