Springfield Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Job Fair Set for March 21 at West Springfield HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Patch.com

    Supervisor Pat Herrity today announced that he will be co-hosting an opportunity expo and job fair with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, the West Springfield High School PTSA and local high school organizations from Lee, Edison, Lake Braddock, West Springfield and South County high schools. The event will focus on students and younger job seekers looking for full time employment, after-school employment, seasonal positions, internship opportunities or volunteer opportunities.

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  2. Dave Grohl crowned official ambassador of Record Store Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | NME

    ... on the day, which takes place on April 18 and celebrates the culture of independent record shops. "Growing up in Springfield, Virginia in the '70s and '80s, my local independent record stores were magical, mysterious places that I spent all of my ...

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  3. Wednesday Morning RundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... lic Schools ] Rules For Food Trucks On VDOT Roads Could Change - A bill introduced by Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Springfield) would make it easier for food trucks to park on Fairfax County streets. [ Fairfax Times ]

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  4. West Springfield graduation rate rises 9 percent in 5 years; Superintendent thanks communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    WEST SPRINGFIELD - Since 2010, the high school graduation rate in West Springfield has climbed 9 percent, and the acting superintendent gives credit to administrators, teachers, students and families. The most recent data from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education shows a graduation rate of 85.1 percent for the 2013-14 academic year, compared to 76.1 percent for 2009-10.

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  5. Va. legislature OKs marijuana oils for treating epilepsyRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Teresa Elder from Springfield, Va., left, unfolds a sheet with medical bills for her son, Tommy, who suffers from epilepsy, as she speaks in support of Sen. Dave W. Marsden's, right, bill, SB1235, which would allow the possession of oils derived from marijuana to medicate epilepsy, during a meeting of the Senate Education and Health committee inside the General Assembly Building in Richmond, VA Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. . RICHMOND, Va.

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  6. Police: Charges Pending for Two Juveniles Who Police Say Burglarized Burke HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... is garage; the two fled on foot once confronted, police said. Investigation led police to locate two 14-year-old Springfield-area teens and recover stolen property, FCPD says. Charges are pending.

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  7. Time to restore civilian control in wake of police killingsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Over 17 months ago, an unarmed John Geer standing in the doorway of his Springfield home was gunned down by an unidentified Fairfax County Police officer.

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  8. Decade Later, Ocean City Homicide Still A Cold Case; Investigation Remains OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Dispatch

    Ten years ago this week, a Virginia man was apparently murdered in his family's uptown Ocean City condominium, but the victim's remains have never been found and the case is still an open investigation. Eduardo Masoller, then 52, of Springfield, Va., was reported missing by his family on Feb. 3, 2005, just three days after he and his crew arrived in Ocean City for a contracting job.

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  9. Sunbelt Rentals Acquires Northern Virginia's Theros Equipment RentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | Rental Equipment Register

    ... Virginia and the greater Washington, D.C., from locations in Fredericksburg, Sterling, New Baltimore and Springfield, Va. "The acquisition of Theros presents a unique opportunity for Sunbelt to broaden our service network in a very active market and ...

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  10. Va. Senate passes medical marijuana billRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... it has support from Speaker of the House William Howell and a number of other key members. Teresa Elder from Springfield, Va., left, unfolds a sheet with medical bills for her son, Tommy, who suffers from epilepsy, as she speaks in support of Sen. ...

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  11. Bill would address food truck obstacleRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    ... end of last year put a stop to the lunchtime hot spot. Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Dist. 41), who represents the Springfield area, introduced legislation in the Virginia General Assembly that could free up new vending spots for food trucks. Her ...

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  12. Fairfax officials: New mall drives up property values in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A newly renovated mall in Springfield has helped drive up property values for new commercial construction in that area of Fairfax County by a total of $502 million during the past year, according to new county data. That growth in value, the largest in the county in 2014, was nearly twice as much as in Tysons Corner, where development around the Metro Silver Line route led to a $276a million increase in assessed values for new commercial properties, according to the county department of tax administration.

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  13. Family lawyer: When will there be justice for man fatally shot by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | TBD.com

    ... The records revealed John Greer told police he didn't want to die that day after a domestic dispute at his Springfield home. "I don't want anybody to get shot," Greer told police during the standoff. "And I don't wanna get shot, 'cause I don't want ...

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  14. Ben Cornthwaite Selected as the New Executive Director at GreenspringRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    Ben Cornthwaite has been selected as the new Executive Director at Greenspring, an Erickson Living retirement community in Springfield, Va. Cornthwaite has worked with Erickson Living in various leadership roles for more than a decade and has over 15 years of experience in senior living and health care operations and management.

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  15. Northern Virginia Community College president Robert Templin retires after 12 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Loudoun Times

    ... body grow to more than 78,000 students across NOVA's six campuses in Annandale, Alexandria, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, an increase of more than 18,000 students in his dozen years on the job. Templin particularly focused on ...

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  16. Unarmed Virginia man shot by cop had his hands in the air, fellow officers told investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Raw Story

    An unarmed Virginia man had his hands in the air when he was shot and killed by a Fairfax County police officer in 2013 , according to four other police officers who were at the scene, the Washington Post is reporting. John B. Geer, 46, was killed at his Springfield, Va.

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  17. Key Home Sales & Management Has Just Launched Their Revamped WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... in the Northern Virginia area." (Real Estate Services other than Management provided through RE/MAX Executives, Springfield VA) Their offices are located in Springfield, VA and they represent home sellers and buyers throughout the entire Northern ...

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  18. John B. Geer had hands up when shot by police, four officers say in documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Washington Post

    John B. Geer stood with his hands on top of the storm door of his Springfield, Va., townhouse and calmly said to four Fairfax County police officers with guns pointed at him: "I don't want anybody to get shot But as one officer tried to ease Geer through the standoff, another officer, Adam D. Torres, shot and killed Geer from 17 feet away, telling investigators that he saw Geer move his hands to his waist and thought he might be reaching for a weapon, according to newly released documents from the county. The other three officers, and a lieutenant watching from a distance, said they saw no such thing, the documents show.

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  19. 11,000 pages of documents released on police killing of John GeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It was a local standoff that led to a police-involved shooting. In response, Fairfax County publicly released more than 11,000 pages of documents on Friday night relating to the death of John Geer, a father of two from Springfield, Virginia in August 2013.

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  20. Documents From John Geer Shooting ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | NBC Washington

    A Fairfax County Police officer with hostage negotiation training told investigators he got angry when another officer fatally shot a Springfield, Virginia, man after a domestic disturbance report in August 2013. Police released more than 11,000 pages of documents from the shooting of 46-year-old John Geer Friday evening.

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