Contributor's Posts

  • Dick Black on Syria: Reality Check or Suspension of Disbelief

    Dick Black on Syria: Reality Check or Suspension of Disbelief0

    Virginia state Sen. Richard L. “Dick” Black (R-13) has been both praised and vilified for his well-publicized support for Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad. Black elaborated on those views in an interview with the Tribune earlier this year covering his life experiences and influences. On April 9, Black offered the following commentary after Assad’s war planes were widely reported to have used lethal sarin

    READ MORE
  • Supreme Court Rules the Bare Minimum is No Longer Enough for Special Needs Children

    Supreme Court Rules the Bare Minimum is No Longer Enough for Special Needs Children0

    By John Whitbeck. All parents of school-age children face the difficult task of monitoring their progress through school.  This critical parenting responsibility is somewhat easier for many of us in northern Virginia due to the high quality of our schools.  But imagine if your child had a mental or physical disability that made learning more difficult.  Thousands

    READ MORE
  • Inova Offering Latest “Ask the Expert” Seminar0

    As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host Colorectal Disease: Symptoms, Screenings, and Treatment Options on Wednesday, March 22 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Lynda Dougherty and Board Certified Gastroenterologist Dr. Satinder Gill will speak during an informative lecture and Q&A session on colorectal

    READ MORE
  • Sheriff’s Office Captain Graduates FBI Program

    Sheriff’s Office Captain Graduates FBI Program0

    Captain Chris Hines, a 23-year veteran of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, was one of 230 to graduate from the 267th session of the FBI National Academy Program March 17 at Quantico. This session included men and women from 48 states and the District of Columbia, 25 international countries — including three military organizations —

    READ MORE