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On September 16th, detectives from the Special Victims Unit were able to identify the suspect involved in the abduction incident which was reported to have occurred in a parking lot located in the area of Potomac Mills Cir and Nazarene Way in Woodbridge on March 20th.
On paper, there wouldn't seem to be a whole lot separating the Hylton and Patriot varsity field hockey teams. Both are under the leadership of first-year head coaches, with Emily Ritonia taking over the Pioneers' reigns in Nokesville and Alex Vann moving up from coaching the Bulldogs' junior varsity squad to take over the varsity team in Woodbridge.
The Town of Occoquan is one step closer to making its new park a reality next year as the council named a contractor to develop the 1-1 acre parcel on the northeastern shore of town. Operating with a working name of "River Park," the site doesn't have an official name yet. Town council members planned a Sept. 16 public hearing and work session to finalize the terms of a lease with the Fairfax County Water Authority for the property.
On Sept. 19, golfers across the region have the chance to attend a Gainesville tournament that benefits the Boys & Girls Club and the Salute Military Golf Association. The annual event started in 2009 to benefit the Boys & Girls Club, but this is the first year for Salute Military Golf Association.
Library officials have announced that the Gainesville Neighborhood Library will reopen on Sept. 17
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and family-owned Manassas brewery - BadWolf Brewing Company, is pitching in. BadWolf has crafted a new beer called Cody's Brew and is donating the proceeds to fund childhood cancer research.
It took two overtimes to finish the job this past Friday night but the Potomac varsity football team defeated Osbourn Park on the road in Manassas, 20-14. The game marked Potomac's first win of the season and evened the Panthers' record at 1-1, following a 17-7 first-week loss to Stonewall Jackson and a bye during the second week.
An E.coli outbreak in the well at James Long Park last Friday closed the doors of the neighborhood library located in the park indefinitely, leaving patrons unable to return books to the location and the Friends of the Gainesville Library unable to receive book donations for an upcoming October sale. The park grounds and sports fields are open to the public.
Every now and then, an idea from a citizen at a town council meeting can actually go a long way. Last Tuesday, the Dumfries Town Council voted 6-1 in favor of holding a referendum in May 2016 to determine whether the town should move its council and mayoral elections from May to November.
The Earl Weaver school of baseball didn't always serve as the mantra of the Potomac Nationals team this year. Yet it's the long-ball, coupled with strong starting pitching and an even tougher bullpen, that played a large role in delivering the 2014 Mills Cup tournament title to the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Washington Nationals last Wednesday in Woodbridge.
The Southern Cafe & Music Hall Presents - “Ethan Jones”
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WHAT: Ethan Johns
WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall, 103 S. 1st Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
WHEN: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 – Dinner 5:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM
TICKET PRICE: $12 Advance / $15 Day of Show – GA Seated Show
“There’s no sense to stopping now,” Ethan Johns sang on the closing song of his first solo album, 2013’s aptly titled If Not Now Then When? “I may take the long way round.” Those words could serve as the mantra of this renowned producer, multi-instrumentalist and late-blooming artist. “My interest in making music in general—whether it be recording or performing it or helping produce it—always seems to stem from the same place,” Johns notes. “As long as I’m learning something and I’m on the journey and I’m moving forwards, I’m gonna be happy.”
The Reckoning, Johns’ second solo album (released June 2 on his own Three Crows Records), is very much in keeping with his “just go for it” aesthetic, as he ceded control to his friend and frequent collaborator Ryan Adams. When he flew into LA with a fresh batch of songs last September, Johns had no idea what sort of chemical reaction this role reversal with Adams would have on the material; all he knew was that every time the two of them had come together to make a record in the past, the results had been direct and utterly free of artifice.