Gosling's Killers are Sought
<sh>Fairfax County Police Animal Control is looking for two teen-age boys suspected of stoning a young gosling to death, May 26, in Fair Lakes. A concerned passerby called authorities that day, around 1:30 p.m., to report seeing two males throwing stones at several geese in a pond near the intersection of the Fairfax County Parkway and North Lake Drive.
Police say one gosling was struck in the head and died. The suspects are described as white and in their teens. One boy was 5 feet 5 inches, with brown hair and brown eyes, and wore a gray T-shirt and jeans. The other boy was about 5 feet, also had brown hair and brown eyes, and wore a gray tank-top and tan shorts. Anyone with information about this incident or these boys is asked to call Animal Control at 703-266-6490 or Fairfax County Crime Solvers at 703-691-8888.
<sh>Sully Governmental Center Open House is June 14
<bt>The Sully District Governmental Center at 4900 Stonecroft Blvd. in Chantilly will hold its dedication and open house on Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Supervisor Michael R. Frey (R-Sully) and Sully District Police Station commander, Capt. William Gulsby, invite the public to tour the new governmental center and share in the dedication of the James McDonnell and Richard "Dick" Frank community rooms.
Other activities include a time-capsule burial, a performance by the Westfield High marching band, an appearance by McGruff the Crime Dog and police K-9, motor squad, helicopter, SWAT team and bomb squad demonstrations.
<sh>Mitchell Holds Campaign Kickoff
<bt>Running as the Democratic candidate for senator for the 37th District, Centreville's Jim Mitchell will hold his campaign kickoff Sunday, June 15, from 3-5 p.m. at 6304 Barnesdale Path in Virginia Run. Hosting the event will be Virginia Run residents Pat and Andy Lawless.
<sh>Regional Neighborhood Watch
<bt>A regional Neighborhood Watch conference is scheduled for Saturday, June 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sully District Governmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd. in Chantilly. The conference is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Officer Lisa Cammarota at 703-787-7627.
<sh>WFCM Needs Food Badly
<bt>Western Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM) is in desperate need of canned goods and groceries for its food pantry for local needy families. Much-needed items include: Breakfast cereal, canned tuna, canned meats, spaghetti sauce, canned pasta or meat meals, "dinner in a box" meals, jelly, dried pasta, canned fruit, fruit juice, baby food, diapers (all sizes), wipes, bagged rice, bagged beans and personal-care products.
All food donations may be dropped off, Monday to Saturday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Shepherd Center, 13924 Metrotech Drive in Chantilly (next to Payless Shoes) in the Sully Plaza Shopping Center. For more information, call 703-988-9656.