FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a northern Virginia man on murder and attempted murder charges in the stabbing last month of a South Korean couple at a rural religious retreat in Maryland. State’s Attorney Charlie Smith in Frederick County announced the indictment Friday of 30-year-old Song Su Kim of Falls Church. […]
The Layup Drill — Boxing, ping pong, guns, and spelling in this month’s edition
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of the Layup Drill. Remember when we had an NBA team? I wonder what it’s up to nowadays. Among this month’s subjects, we talk Pac-Man, ping pong, guns, a spelling bee champ, and Long Ding.
EDITORIAL: We are what we eat, but what do our laws say about that?
While the saying goes that the heart of the home is the kitchen, the heart of the community is the market. This is certainly the case in Asia with their wet markets. Here in the United States, the market is often the place where immigrants experience a sense of normalcy in a foreign world, where […]
Jan. 16: Secretary Shinseki receives JAVA award
General Eric K. Shinseki, U.S. Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, received the Courage, Honor, and Patriotism Award from the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) in recognition of his 44 years of distinguished leadership in the United States Army and in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Veterans’ benefits gets a push forward
U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and an honorary chairman of the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA), outlined his four-point legislative program designed to ensure veterans get the care and benefits they deserve. Akaka made his remarks at the JAVA quarterly luncheon at the Harvest Moon Restaurant in Falls Church, Va., on Oct. 18.