Herndon police and residents cheer on 2015 Fairfax Games.
Reston Town Center has been serving as the central location for the 2015 World Police & Fire Games athletes as they arrived. Reston Town Center was selected to host the Athletes Village, and at the Town Center Pavilion, a variety of social activities and entertainment has been planned. Residents of neighboring Herndon have also been excited about the 2015 games.
Weekend events near Reston Town Center
Rain which lasted throughout Saturday, June 27 cancelled several outdoor events in the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games. Yet a sunnier Sunday permitted competitions continue in Fairfax County.
Children who meet a reading challenge receive a prize.
Summer days are great for lounging by the pool, laying in the sun and relaxing with a good book. The Fairfax County Public Library is helping to make reading even more fun for families through the Summer Reading Program.
Sympathy and solidarity after athlete’s death.
A competitor in the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games Investigator Carlos Silva of Brazil was killed and two other bicyclists were seriously injured Thursday, July 2 after a front tire blowout caused a chain reaction crash at Prince William Forest Park in Triangle, Va.
Detectives investigating two school vandalisms identified and charged four suspects – two adults and two juveniles.
Fireworks and patriotic decorations in Herndon.
On Saturday, July 4 the Town of Herndon hosted their annual Fourth of July celebration welcoming hundreds of local residents.
The River Falls Fourth of July Parade was held on Saturday at noon, followed by an annual picnic. More photos, page 4.
Despite the gloomy weather, around 1,000 people attended the annual fireworks celebration by the McLean Community Center on Saturday, July 4 at Cooper Middle School in McLean.
Letter to the Editor
Reflecting on celebrating our nation’s independence, the question comes to mind: are we truly free?
Fireworks on the third, Family Fun on the fourth.
Vienna celebrated the Fourth of July in the Town Green with family-friendly activities. Red, White and Blue on the Green was part of a two-day Independence Day celebration, which started Friday with Rocking Independence Eve at Yeonas Park.
Centreville resident carries torch in Crystal City for Special Olympics World Games.
Alexis Guillett, 33, of Compton Village in Centreville had the thrill of her life when she got to participate in the Special Olympics Torch Run on May 28 in Crystal City.
5K run, parade attract hundreds on a rainy Saturday.
The rain wasn’t enough to keep people away from Great Falls’ Independence Day celebrations. More than 100 people lined up at the Freedom Memorial early Saturday morning to kick off the festivities with the annual 5K race.
Frey gives his final “State of Sully” address.
With Supervisor Michael R. Frey (R-Sully) opting not to run for re-election, his recent State of Sully address may well be his last one. He gave it June 24 to the Sully District Council of Citizens Association.
Westfield Summer Stage presents “Mary Poppins.”
Featuring a cast and crew of nearly 50, Westfield Summer Stage is bringing the Disney musical, “Mary Poppins,” to life. This production also marks 15 years of summer musicals for this local, theater group.
Volunteer artists work with soldiers suffering from PTSD to express themselves visually.
Art, says Vienna Arts Society (VAS) artist Shari MacFarlane, is very healing. The process of creating art from experiences is healing.
The Boone family of Oakton honors daughter by giving others a chance at football victory.
Youth football in Vienna and Oakton is an all-encompassing family affair, with players’ parents and grandparents running the concession stand and the chain gangs while cheerleading sisters wave pom-poms and younger brothers hustle during half-time to get the players water.
Scott MacDonald, broker/owner of RE/MAX Gateway has acquired full ownership of all RE/MAX Gateway offices.
The County Council unanimously approved Bill 18-15, sponsored by Councilmember Roger Berliner, which creates the Montgomery County Green Bank.
The Board of Education approved changes to Policy JHC, Child Abuse and Neglect on June 29 which guides Montgomery County Public Schools procedures related to recognizing, reporting, and preventing suspected child abuse and neglect of students.
Potomac Community Resources, Inc. (PCR), a Montgomery County organization providing programs for teens and adults with developmental differences, recently named Edward Yao 2015 Outstanding Youth Volunteer. The 17-year-old Winston Churchill High School senior received this award in March at PCR’s Annual Patricia Sullivan Benefit Dinner.