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Delgaudio's Top 10 Charities, Al Dutton's Funeral, Missing Teen Girl

December 11, 2010

Top Ten Charities
Gigantic Dulles World- Density Packing?
Funeral and Procession for Al Dutton
Nativity Returns
Missing Teen Girl

The last email was a glitch so some of you got it 3 days late. Sorry about that.

THANK YOU to those of you who have put up extra lights or started putting up lights. It shows and makes Sterling look great during this Holiday Season. The more the merrier for the season.


These are Delgaudio's top ten charities in Sterling. It is based on the number of people, families and years of impact to help Sterling. Please support them. Please support your PTOs, your HOAs, your Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other sports leagues. Please tell me your top charities also. During the Christmas and Holiday season plesae donate to your places of worship and all Sterling centered groups. Tell me any events that you want the community invited to also. Thank you.


1 Lower Loudoun Boys Football League 2Lower Loudoun Girls Softball League

3 Good Sheppard Alliance 4 Link Food Bank 5 Sterling Foundation

6 Sterling Community Center 7 Sterling Volunteer Fire Department

8 Sterling Vol. Rescue Squad 9 Loudoun County Salvation Army

10 Park View High School Band.

Note: As I said there are more charities helping Sterling and I will release a larger list (top 20) early next year.

NEWS MEDIA BLACK OUT --no coverage of gigantic "Dulles World"...yet

Sterling Planning Commissioner Helena Syska Votes No to "DENSITY PACKING"

In a statement made at the Planning Commission and to the applicant Sterling Planning Commissioner Helena Syska said
" I was unable to support the (Dulles World) application, as you know, and felt that it still needed more work."

Syska also said "(This) current application before the Planning Commission (and sent with 5 yes, 3 no votes including Commisioner Syska) , which will have impacts on the community recreation (and impacts on the schools as well with 300 students at Park View HS ) is ZMAP 2008-0018 and SPEX 2010-0008 Dulles World which proposes a mixed use center which includes (originally) 1,495 residences, retail, commercial and office on 83 acres at Routes 28 and the Dulles Greenway near the CIT building (just south of route 606).

Here is the staff report on Dulles World; the most recent proffer statement can be obtained from Stephen Gardner in County Planning:

Syska said "Kincora (another project) was approved by the Board after very long and detailed deliberations. I do not think that this application is getting the scrutiny that Kincora had."


The Board of Supervisors Considers Dulles World Monday, December 13 in one of the fastest considerations of the largest number of units on the smallest bit of property in Loudoun history.

I voted NO to density packing in the maping and planning in the route 606 Sterling area immediately south of Sterling Park when it was proposed years ago. Only then-Supervisor Mick Staton supported my opposition.

I have not changed my position and not meeting with the communities around the development is a bad sign.

Tell the board your opinion at

Funeral for Al Dutton, Sterling Volunteer Fire Department
here are some of the details for Al Duttons Funeral.

Funeral services for Volunteer Fireman Al Dutton will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Sterling United Methodist Church 304 East Church Road Sterling, VA 20164-2926 (703) 430-6455.

"Big Al" was a lifelong member of the Sterling Volunteers and also Battalion Fire chief for the District of Columbia.

Viewing from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM on Monday, 13 December 2010.

No Road Closures Anticipated - The Sheriff's office will have resources on site to simply slow traffic down on East Church Road during the evening viewing.

Funeral will begin at 1:30 PM Tuesday, 14 December 2010 at Sterling Methodist Church

Road Closure: East Church Road between Lincoln Avenue and East Juniper Avenue from approximately 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM. LCSO will have personnel on site assisting with road closures. Side streets are available for the traveling public to detour around the closure.

Procession: from the Church to the Volunteer Fire Department and then back to Church Road to Sterling Cemetery. Road closures throughout Sterling will occur from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday Dec. 14.

Nativity Returns to Leesburg Courthouse

This Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 8 a.m. citizens will assemble the Nativity that has been a tradition for 30 years at the grounds of the Leesburg Courthouse located in downtown Leesburg 18 East Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia in Loudoun County. The Leesburg Christmas parade is at 10 a.m.

The permit is for 21 days and this is the reason for the late arrival of the Nativity scene. There are some anti-Christian signs up but that is due to the policy of free speech adopted by the board. I object to attacking any religious beliefs but also believe we need to have right to put the nativity there too.

"Free speech and religious expression go hand in hand and the free speech forum at the Courthouse is alive and well. Welcome to the nativity and to all who wish to express their Seasonal greetings at this time," said Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio when he learned of the plans to assemble the nativity from the organizers.

LCSO Seeks Missing 14-year-old from Chantilly Area; Teen Possibly Traveling with Adult
Look for 2008 Gray Honda VA TAGs KJX 4615

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to help locate a missing teenager from the Chantilly, VA area.

Jennifer K. Sanford, 14, was last seen on December 2, 2010 when she left her home on Sandman Terrace to go to school. She is described as 5'4 tall, 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Jennifer also wears glasses.

She is possibly in the company of Nicky Liu, a 20-year-old male from Berryville, VA. Liu drives a 2008 Gray Honda with Virginia tags KJX 4615.

If you know the whereabouts of Jennifer or Nicky Liu, please call Investigator W. Promisel of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office at 703-777-0475.

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