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  • Teen makes 3-D printed hand for brother with teacher's help

    With his teacher's help, a northern Virginia student has used a 3-D printer to make a prosthetic hand for his younger brother. Media outlets report 16-year-old Gabriel Filippini approached Kurt O'Connor , a technology teacher at Loudoun County's Park View High School , with the idea of using the classroom 3-D printer to build the hand for 6-year-old Lucas Filippini , who was born without a left hand. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Wed, Jun 29 2016 @ 01:24 PM
  • a Western Loudoun Preserved:a New book celebrates area cuisine

    As a resident of western Loudoun County, Mary Litton has always been passionate about its local businesses and restaurants, vineyards, breweries and farms. Loudoun Times, Thu, Jun 30 2016 @ 12:43 PM
  • Loudoun businesses pushing back against Muslim centera s expansion plans

    A coalition of Loudoun County business owners are lobbying the Board of Supervisors to deny a special exception zoning that would allow a thriving regional Muslim center to expand services in a crowded Ashburn business park. Loudoun Times, Thu, Jun 30 2016 @ 11:30 AM
  • Civil rights leader Walter Fauntroy out of jail after return to U.S.

    U.S. civil rights leader Walter Fauntroy was released from a Virginia jail on Tuesday following his return from a four-year absence in the Middle East, a court official said. Fauntroy, who faces a bad check charge in Maryland, left the Loudoun County jail in suburban Washington and greeted his wife, Dorothy, for the first time since he left the United States in 2012, television images showed. Reuters, Tue, Jun 28 2016 @ 05:19 PM
  • Former delegate Fauntroy released from custody after arrest

    In this photo provided by the Customs and Border Patrol , former Washington congressional delegate Walter Fauntroy is shown. CBP officers arrested Fauntroy at Dulles International Airport, Monday, June 27, 2016, on an outstanding arrest warrant for failure to appear and fraud, insufficient funds check out of Prince George's County, Md., after returning home from a four-year sojourn in the Persian Gulf, according to authorities. WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Jun 28 2016 @ 04:58 PM
  • US boy 3D prints brother a prosthetic hand

    High school student Gabriel Filippini was in technology teacher Kurt O'Connor's study hall when he approached the teacher with an unusual question: Could they use the classroom 3D printer to build his little brother a hand? Lucas was born without a left hand and through kindergarten was able to do nearly everything other little boys could, including zipping up his jacket, riding a bike, even gripping monkey bars using his palm. But in elementary school, Lucas encountered a problem he couldn't solve: He could not tie his shoelaces. The New Zealand Herald, Tue, Jun 28 2016 @ 10:55 PM
  • Free Cab Rides on July 4 to Discourage Drunk Driving

    SoberRide will be available to residents 21 and over throughout DC and in 4 Virginia counties and 2 Maryland counties. Celebrating the Fourth of July with alcoholic beverages? Free cab rides will be available on July 4 throughout the D.C. area to discourage drunk driving. NBC Washington, Mon, Jun 27 2016 @ 03:06 PM
  • CEO of Loudoun-based K2M projects growth, jobs

    After unveiling a new headquarters in Leesburg earlier in June, co-founder, president and CEO Eric Major of the global medical device company K2M talks about the company's plans. Loudoun Times, Mon, Jun 27 2016 @ 08:57 AM
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