The wetlands restoration project at Huntley Meadows Park will be among the honorees this weekend when the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO) holds its summer meeting in Long Beach, Ca. It has been selected as a winner of a NACPRO Environmental/Conservation Award.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) to make a loan of up to $5.65 million to Christian Relief Services of Virginia (CRSVA) for the acquisition of a 113-unit apartment complex, Huntington Gardens, in the Lee District.
Detectives are investigating a series of ATM thefts that have been occurring around the region, including Fairfax County.
An arrest in Saquan Hall homicide brings cycle of revenge to a close, but no satisfaction.
In the days after Saquan Hall’s murder, his mother, Patrice Hall, learned details about the shooting. She learned how he was shot once, stumbled, fell, and how the man who killed her son came up and shot him again in the head. The details, Patrice Hall says, that no mother should ever have to learn about her son.
Impending 355 foot residential tower is just the start for Carlyle’s upward growth.
While arguments rage in Old Town over three- and four-story buildings, at the western end of Eisenhower Avenue the city is moving forward with plans for some of the tallest buildings in Northern Virginia.
Michael Page is the Director of summer camps at LTA.
"Everyone ready to go on stage? Awesome!" The Counselors In Training at The Little Theatre of Alexandria Summer Camp have just rolled up the comic strip backdrop of villains and heroes created by the 3-5 grade group. The actors have been practicing giving each other a punch because, “We are superheroes for goodness sake. But we need to be focused so people don't get hurt."
Old Town Civic Association President Yvonne Weight Callahan presents Alexandria City Archaeologist Dr. Fran Bromberg (center) a check for $4,000 on July 20 to help conserve the 18th century ship remains excavated at 220 South Union Street. Laboratory conservation should commence this year and will take several years. At left is Eleanor Green of Alexandria Archaeology.
Letter to the Editor
Over the last several months of testimony given before the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Confederate Memorials and Street names, many chose “history” as their primary community value for the preservation of the memorials and street signs just as they are.
The Alexandria Health Department held a community meeting about Zika and mosquitoes on Wednesday, July 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Alexandria Beatley Library.
Middleburg Real Estate/Atoka Properties proudly announces the addition of REALTOR, Stacy Butewicz, to their team, serving discriminating home and land buyers and sellers in Northern Virginia.
The Reston Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, a civic organization of women, awarded scholarships to 11 deserving students of Herndon and South Lakes High Schools, and prospective teacher education majors from Lake Braddock Secondary School and Hayfield High School.
Herndon’s illusion artist Derek Jaspers returns to NextStop Theatre with encore performance.
With a sold-out performance when Herndon’s Derek Jaspers first appeared at NextStop Theatre just a few weeks ago with his deception and sleight of hand skills, audiences clamored for a return engagement.
Students win first place for international business and innovation competition.
The Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge began in August 2015 with more than 500 students from 16 countries creating concepts, products and services to help humanity. More than 90 teams advanced to the Finals of the Challenge, hosted at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Godsey joined the Phipps family in 2002 and since has grown to be a central member of his neighborhood.
Godsey, three-fourth dachshund and one-fourth Jack Russell, joined the Phipps Family in 2002. He was born on Veteran’s Day on a family farm in Abingdon, Va. Now fourteen years old, Godsey has lost all his teeth causing his tongue to hang endearingly outside his mouth, and has lost hearing in both ears.
Letter to the Editor
SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program would like to ask for your support by sharing our story in community and supporting our efforts to provide continuing service for families in need in our community. SPIRIT is a recognized non-profit dedicated to its mission. We are a transparent, professional organization, with International recognition, which serves all of Fairfax County. In order to provide continuing service to Fairfax County residents, we need to begin a public dialogue with any entities who can provide a sustainable solution for this situation.
Arts Herndon announced the winners for the 6th Annual Herndon Town Calendar Photo Competition. The prize-winning art will be highlighted in the upcoming Herndon Calendar, which is mailed to every business and resident of the town in December.
Herndon Grand Musical Theatre Experience presents “Big The Musical.”
The Grand Musical Theatre Experience returned to Herndon High School with a production of “Big The Musical” by John Weidman, music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. Cast of the musical performed at a July Herndon Friday Night Live event on the Town Green. The show is directed by Morganne Davies with musical direction by Dana Van Slyke, and is based upon the 1988 motion picture "Big" written by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg.
Horses used to bring a magic of healing and improving a quality of lives for centuries. Today, more than ever humans need healing and better life skills and experience. This is what we with horses at SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program, Inc. do to serve community.
SySTEMic Solutions Robotics Camp teaches children real-world skills for building, coding robots.
Having fun, making friends and building robots? For some Fairfax County children, it’s all in a day’s camp.
Kodi, short for Kodiak, is among the larger dogs at Baron Cameron Dog Park in Reston on Thursday, July 14. The rest of the dogs make up in spirit what they lack in size. Kodi is playful and kind to them all.