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Mount Vernon: Friends and Family Reflect on Michael M. Skinner

Memorial service set for Saturday at MVHS.

Pat Hynes remembers Michael M. Skinner as an administrator was one of those people who “the kids all love, and sort of fear a little.”

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Mount Vernon: Firehouse Subs Donates $80,000 to First Responders

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation presented a check on Oct. 13 for $79,895 to Virginia first responders and public safety organizations including the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, City of Manassas Park Fire and Rescue, Manassas City Police Department, Loudoun County Police Department, and U.S. Park Police.

Springfield: New FBI Headquarters Decision Now Coming March 2017

The three sites in competition to be the next home of FBI headquarters -- Greenbelt and Landover, Maryland, and the General Services Administration warehouse off Loisdale Road in Springfield -- will see their race come to an end early next year.

Serial Armed Robber from Burke Convicted

Burke resident Larry Pyos, Jr was convicted Thursday, Oct. 20 on charges linked to several armed robberies that took place around Fairfax County, a release from the U.S. Attorney’s office said.

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Fairfax Challenger Little League Celebrates Trunk-r-Treat

On Oct. 23, Frankenstein’s monster stepped up to the plate in Fairfax. Around 125 players, siblings and player buddies in costume participated in two baseball games as part of the Fairfax Challenger League’s Trunk-r-Treat event at Chilcot Field in Fairfax.