Stories for February 2018

Stories for February 2018

Subscribe

Wednesday, February 28

Tease photo

Pet Connection Chantilly: Susie the Dog…A Very Smart Dog

Tease photo

Westfield’s Win Over Stonewall, Loss to Langley

Tease photo

Win Two, Lose in Semi-Final: Raiders vs. Bulldogs

Vienna Police Highlights

Commentary: Budget Imbalance in Virginia

Tease photo

Are Lines of Understanding Replacing Battleground Lines in Reston?

Clock momentarily pauses for the proposed Reston Planned Residential Community (PRC) Zoning Ordinance.

Tease photo

Fun with No Commute in Herndon, Oak Hill

Music, arts, theatre events flourish in the Town of Herndon and Oak Hill.

Tease photo

Public Hearing on Herndon’s East Spring Street Widening

Meeting is Thursday, March 8 at the Herndon Community Center.

Tease photo

Kiddar Capital Acquires Herndon Property

The property is on the landing site of the new Silver Line Station.

Fulkerson to Leave CEO Position at Reston Association

Will act in a special advisory role effective March 1, 2018.

Tuesday, February 27

Opinion: Editorial: Hope for Expanding Health Care

Just say yes to $400 million, thousands of jobs and health care for 300,000.

Tease photo

Dog Days at Volunteer Fairfax

Tease photo

New Kids in Town in Fairfax County

County executive proposes budget that fully funds schools and compensation for employees.

Tease photo

Mixed Success on Menstrual Equity in Virginia

Increased availability behind bars, but no tax breaks during back-to-school week.

Several lawmakers from Northern Virginia arrived in Richmond this year hoping to push a cause known as menstrual equity — making sure that feminine hygiene products are affordable, safe and available. But success has been mixed.

Tease photo

Priceless in Montgomery County

Animal Services and Adoption Center offers variety of pets.

Tease photo

Digging through CCC’s Role in C&O Canal

Historian shares research on African American workers in 1938-1942.

Tease photo

New Owners in Potomac

Two Men and a Truck moves into Potomac area.

Tease photo

Showcasing Musicians in Bethesda

Songwriting competition at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club on Friday.

Tease photo

Pet Connection: Lulu of Arlington

Tease photo

Couch to 5K Run in Arlington

Tease photo

Steady Course in Arlington

Job loss mingled with pay raises.

Tease photo

A Balance of Interests in Arlington

Despite concerns about project size, townhouses at 11th & Vermont are unanimously approved by County Board.

Tease photo

Neighborhood Health Opens on Washington Boulevard in Arlington

New location offers access to primary care 5 days a week.

Monday, February 26

Tease photo

Pet Connection: Grateful for Tiki in Vienna

Tease photo

Cappies Review: A Thoughtful Take on Classic Tale in Vienna

Oakcrest School’s production of ‘Little Women.’

Tease photo

Celebrating the Persian New Year in Tysons

Nowruz Festival to be held March 18, 2018 at Tysons Corner Center.

Tease photo

‘Harvey’ Comes to Great Falls

McLean Community Players presents Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy at Great Falls Grange.

Tease photo

Pet Connection: The Best Day of My Life in McLean

Tease photo

Art, Pottery on Exhibit at Great Falls Library

Commentary: Expanding Medicaid

Get Moving: Inspiring Movement in Alexandria

Commentary: Finding Funding for Mass Transit

Friday, February 23

Tease photo

‘Resist: A Revolutionary Cabaret’ in Alexandria

Singer Roz White to perform at MetroStage in Alexandria.

Tease photo

Little Theatre of Alexandria Presents ‘The Audience’

Story of Queen Elizabeth’s behind-the-scenes meetings with her prime ministers.

Commentary: Next Goal: No More Child Gun-Related Deaths

Tease photo

By George! Alexandria

City Celebrates Washington’s 286th Birthday.

Thursday, February 22

Tease photo

Slow Growth in Alexandria

Jinks’ proposal fully funds schools budget.

Tease photo

Wreath-Laying at Mount Vernon Estate

Crowds throng to George and Martha Washington’s tomb for ceremony.

Tease photo

Experiencing the Olympics in Mount Vernon

Aldersgate Day School holds own Winter Olympics.

Tease photo

Fairfax County Police Launch Body Worn Camera Pilot Program

Training and rollout began Feb. 19 in Mount Vernon, Mason, and Reston districts.

Tease photo

The Long View in Alexandria

FY19 budget proposal shows insufficient long-term revenues.

Commentary: Negotiating a State Budget

Tease photo

Braddock District Holds Town Hall Meeting

More than 50 people meet at Robinson Secondary School in Burke on Feb. 17, 2018.

‘We Either Pay Now or Later’ in City of Fairfax

Public Works, Transportation, Fire and Police CIP proposals.

Tease photo

‘The End of an Era for the City’ of Fairfax

Councilman Jeff Greenfield not running for reelection.

Tease photo

Adult Humor, Songs and Puppets in Lorton

“Avenue Q” appearing at the Workhouse.

Tease photo

Lorton Prison Transformed Into Liberty

$190 million project of 352 residential units being built on 80 acres at the former Lorton Prison complex.

Tease photo

Lorton Town Hall with Scott Surovell and Kathy Tran

Politicians discuss Virginia General Assembly in front of more than a dozen people.

Tease photo

Valentine’s Day and Volunteers

Seniors learn about opportunities to serve their community.

Tease photo

Sully District Police Honor Two Officers

Fortner and Hill are recognized for lifesaving actions.

Wednesday, February 21

Virginia Senate Might Torpedo Medicaid Expansion

Democrats still need to flip one more GOP senator to make it happen.

Usually it’s the state Senate that leads on progressive issues, and the House of Delegates kind of drags its feet. Not this year.

Tease photo

Gun Debate on Lockdown in Virginia

Democrats unable to gain traction on reform, despite new numbers in House.

When lawmakers arrived in Richmond last month, Democrats were hopeful that they would be able to use their new numbers to gain some traction on the gun debate. Now that the session is half over and the nation is reeling from yet another mass shooting, very little of their agenda has been accomplished at the Capitol.

Tease photo

An Entertaining Evening, and More in Tysons

‘The Farnsworth Invention’ at 1st Stage

Tease photo

Oakton Girls Become District Champions

Tease photo

Leidos to Expand in Reston Town Center

Fortune 500 Company takes the last office space in Reston’s urban core.

Tease photo

Body Worn Camera Pilot Program Launched in Fairfax County

Training and rollout beginning Monday, Feb. 19 in the Reston, Mason, and Mount Vernon districts.

Commentary: More Than Enough

Tease photo

A Must-See Show in Herndon to Fire the Soul

Herndon High School's Cabaret "Back To Broadway 2018" is Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24.

Tease photo

Raising Funds in Potomac to Combat World Hunger

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Potomac Parish hosts Chili Cookoff.

Tease photo

Handle with Care in Potomac

Bartlett Tree Experts adopts Travilah Oak.

Tease photo

Canal Role of African Americans

Lockhouse 10 opens for Black History Month program.

Tease photo

Special Performance in Potomac for Those with Special Needs

Holy Child offers sensory-friendly version of its annual school musical.

Tuesday, February 20

Tease photo

Year of the Dog in Arlington

Long Branch Nature Center rings in Chinese New Year.

Tease photo

Disability and Diversity in Arlington

Fight continues for integration of students with disabilities into new Wilson School site.

Tease photo

From Couch to 5K in Arlington

Arlington Thrive inspires local residents to give their best.

Commentary: Working on Strategy To Fund Metro

Tease photo

Northern Virginia’s Report Card Unveiled

“Shape of the Region” Conference reviews area’s Opportunity Index and gathers leaders to discuss successes and challenges.

Tease photo

Diving into Black History with Books

Local educators suggest books to read in celebration of African American History Month.

Tease photo

Candlelight Vigil for Florida Shooting Victims

Protesters at NRA headquarters decry killings, demand lawmakers pass laws to stem gun violence.

Tease photo

Editorial: Another Assault on Common Sense

Perhaps this time might be different.

Commentary: Encroachment in the Parks in Fairfax County

Get Moving: Active Kids in Alexandria: 5 Best Practices

Tease photo

Dental Problems Can Be a Silent Threat to Pets’ Health

February Is National Pet Dental Health Month.

Commentary: Trying To Curtail ‘Double-Dipping’ at Dominion Energy

Commentary: Some Legislative Successes

Tease photo

‘The Boys Next Door’ at Port City Playhouse

Show features mentally challenged characters who are funny and poignant.

Obituary: Carl A. Posey

Monday, February 19

Tease photo

A Conversation: ‘Created to Create’ in Alexandria

Through the arts, local congregation invests in Alexandria’s public life and culture.

Tease photo

Healing the Body

Local resident shares battle with autoimmune disorder.

Tease photo

‘Incredibly Early and Unique’ in Alexandria

The long goodbye to Alexandria’s Ramsey Homes.

Hometown Jams in Alexandria

Acclaimed Alexandria musician returns home for concert honoring Black History Month.

Coming Out Swinging in Alexandria

Council reviews fees affecting boxing club.

Tease photo

Batteries Included in Alexandria

Alexandria takes electric buses for a test drive.

Tease photo

Dance Around the World at Fort Hunt Elementary

Some 400 people attend PTA-sponsored event with international buffet, booths, and entertainment.

Tease photo

Prepared for More Challenges at Bryant High School

55 Bryant students receive diplomas at winter commencement.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 54 homes sold between $1,240,000-$211,000 in the Vienna and Oakton area.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: January, 2018

Springfield Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 83 Springfield homes sold between $902,739-$173,000.

Springfield Home Sales: January, 2018

Reston Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 67 Reston homes sold between $1,350,000-$175,000.

Reston Home Sales: January, 2018

Mount Vernon Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 84 homes sold between $922,000-$111,000 in the Mount Vernon area.

Mount Vernon Home Sales: January, 2018

Tease photo

‘A Trip Down Memory Lane’

Pamela Mathieson of Burke Commons wins third place in Uber & 90 Seconds Short Film Festival.

Oak Hill and Herndon Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 41 homes sold between $1,362,470-$214,000 in the Oak Hill and Herndon area.

Oak Hill and Herndon Home Sales: January, 2018

Fairfax Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 49 Fairfax homes sold between $1,490,000-$155,000.

Fairfax Home Sales: January, 2018

Chantilly Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 12 homes sold between $762,000-$217,000 in the Chantilly area.

Chantilly Home Sales: January, 2018

Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 36 homes sold between $1,210,000-$150,000 in the Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton area.

Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: January, 2018

Centreville Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 67 Centreville homes sold between $1,100,000-$179,000.

Centreville Home Sales: January, 2018

Burke Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 16 Burke homes sold between $698,000-$295,000.

Burke Home Sales: January, 2018

Arlington Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 155 Arlington homes sold between $2,775,000-$102,000.

Arlington Home Sales: January, 2018

Alexandria Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 143 Alexandria homes sold between $3,125,000-$107,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: January, 2018

Tease photo

The Varsity Soccer Sportsmanship Challenge

Attorney Ben Glass launches $13,000 initiative to change culture of high school soccer.

Tease photo

Discussing the Future of Lake Accotink Park

200 people attend meeting on silt and dredging options.

Tease photo

Fairfax County Community Comes Through for Britepaths

Area residents help Stuff the Bus for hungry families.

Fairfax City Projects on the Horizon

Schools, Parks and Recreation, share their CIP proposals.

Tease photo

Documenting ‘Last Lynching in Northern Virginia’

Tease photo

Fairfax Preschool to Expand in the Fall

Diana Jenkins oversees Fairfax United Methodist Church Preschool.

Week in Fairfax

Sunday, February 18

Tease photo

Commentary: Working Toward College Acceptance

Tease photo

A Stitch In Time

With the children out of the nest, Shafer Dobry is re-embracing her passion for fiber arts in a basement studio.

Tease photo

Styling a Coffee Table

Using décor to make a table pop.

Saturday, February 17

Friday, February 16

McLean Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 80 homes sold between $12,000,000-$189,000 in the McLean and Falls Church area.

McLean Home Sales: January, 2018

Great Falls Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 14 Great Falls homes sold between $1,375,000-$550,000.

Great Falls Home Sales: January, 2018

Potomac Home Sales: January, 2018

In January, 2018, 32 Potomac homes sold between $3,650,000-$300,000.

Potomac Home Sales: January, 2018

Thursday, February 15

Tease photo

From Out of the Ashes in Mount Vernon

Antique Center’s owner and dealers look to the future.

Tease photo

View from Coffin Corner

Extreme position on House floor enjoys a storied history.

As a freshman delegate in 1978, Ken Plum was assigned a desk in the far corner on the Democratic side of the House of Delegates — seat 17. It wasn’t the best vantage point in the House because about a third of the Republican members were totally out of view. The senior members took the seats at the back of the chamber near the center, sticking Plum in the corner.

Wednesday, February 14

Tease photo

Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story

Eva Schloss, the 88-year-old step-sister of Anne Frank, speaks at GMU.

Tease photo

Clifton Ping Pong Tournament Nets Good Turnout

Tease photo

Burke Community Church To Expand

Groundbreaking ceremony held Sunday for $17.2 million campus expansion.

Commentary: A Deal on Misdemeanor-Felony Threshold in Virginia

‘Top-Notch Space for Generations to Come’ in Chantilly

Charger Innovation Lab is on the horizon at Chantilly High.

Tease photo

Helping Students Succeed in His Own Community in Chantilly

Local resident Scott Poole happy to be Chantilly High’s principal.

Tease photo

Maker Faire NoVa is Coming Back Bigger & Better

So what's your interest?

Reston Candidates' Forums Coming Up the Last Week in February

Reston Association Board Election

South Lakes High Students Win Art Awards

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers recognizes their talents.

Commentary: Working It Out

Tease photo

Independent Progressive: Stream Restoration — The Big Money

Tease photo

Preserving Local Historic Sites

Applications for Herndon's Historic Ellmore Farmhouse under administrative review.

Alternative Options Sought for Herndon Arts Center Operation

Consultant recommends Town move forward with neither submitted proposal accepted.

Tease photo

Olympics-Focused Learning and Fun in Herndon

Winter Olympics Theme Day at the Nysmith School.

Tuesday, February 13

Tease photo

Reston Teen Shines at Winter Olympics

Maame Biney, 18, of South Lakes High School makes quarterfinals.

Tease photo

February Is Library Lovers Month

Join in postcard campaign supporting county’s public libraries.

Tease photo

Wootton Grad Competing in Olympics

Haley Skarupa on U.S. Women’s Hockey Team.

Tease photo

Helping Hospitalized Children in Potomac

Wayside Elementary students participate in service project.

Tease photo

Start Thinking Spring Now in Arlington

AFAC holds spring garden kick-off

Tease photo

Too Big To Fail in Arlington

Despite concerns about project size, townhouses at 11th & Vermont are unanimously approved by Planning Commission.

Tease photo

McLean Neighbors Move to the Next Level

Two McLean next door neighbors win Gatorade Player of the Year and will play D1 sports.

Tease photo

McLean Woman’s Club Marks 60th Anniversary

Club donates $6,000 to local charities.

Tease photo

‘I Love McLean’ Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 12

Tease photo

Pharmacy Construction Means Headache for Some in Great Falls

Neighbors worry about the inevitable surge of traffic and noise to their corner of Great Falls.

Tease photo

Cooperation, Questions and Concerns in Great Falls

Environment and Parks Committee reacts to County’s plans for local watershed improvements.

Tease photo

‘Animal Village’ Comes Alive in a New Book

Great Falls resident Nelda LaTeef writes and illustrates her children’s books.

Tease photo

The Other Alexandria

Ferdinand T. Day: A Champion of Champions

Community Lodgings: About Jenny’s Journey

Tease photo

Rebuilding Together Alexandria: m‘Mod’ification Squad Volunteers Help All Year Long

Commentary: Powering to a Solution in Virginia

History: Rev. Lee Massey, Pastor and Friend of George Washington

Senior Services of Alexandria: What To Do After Retiring?

Senior Services of Alexandria to Host a Senior Employment and Volunteer Speaker Series

Commentary: Reviewing the Grid Transformation and Security Act

Tease photo

Ashes to Go on Feb. 14 in Alexandria

Area churches offer ashes at local transportation spots.

Tease photo

Money Mishmash in Alexandria

Advisory group considers financing and policy tools for public housing.

Tease photo

Come Together in Alexandria

Department of Community and Human Services shifts services towards the West End.

Tease photo

The Last Piece in Alexandria

Final southern waterfront development approved.

Tease photo

Night of Stars in Alexandria

Tease photo

Annual Meeting Puts Mount Vernon in Spotlight

Storck hosts local dignitaries; exhibit hall with 70 exhibitors.

Sunday, February 11

Commentary: ‘Electronic Textbooks’ Bill Moves Forward in Virginia

Tease photo

Fairfax Brewer Holds a Special Fundraiser

Tease photo

Mystery and Magical Dreams at George Mason University Stage

Virginia Opera presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Tease photo

Racing Up the Empire State Building

Springfield’s Dawn Tarter wins lottery to race up 1,576 steps, or one-fifth a vertical mile.

Tease photo

History Talk on ‘Everything Burke’

Burke Historical Society’s Brian Slawski gives a tour on Burkes around the world.

Tease photo

Chocolate, Ice Cream and Candy Galore in Fairfax City

People flocked to last weekend’s Taste of Chocolate at the Fairfax Chocolate Lovers Festival.

Mayor Meyer Talks State of Fairfax City

Development, tax base and the future.

Tease photo

Update on Scout on the Circle at Fairfax Circle

Developer anticipates groundbreaking this month.

Tease photo

‘Life’s Tough, But Just Keep Going’ at Westfield High

Westfield High presents musical comedy, “Avenue Q.”

Saturday, February 10

Friday, February 9

Tease photo

Feeding the Flu

What to eat when fighting the flu.

Tease photo

Virginia Lawmakers Play Whack-A-Mole with Predatory Lenders

Senate panel takes action limiting one kind of high-interest loan, leaving loophole for another.

By this time next year, high-interest lenders may be prohibited from making consumer finance loans — at least ones they find profitable at 200 percent interest. So that loophole may be closed by the end of the General Assembly session. But it seems likely lawmakers will leave Richmond this year creating no restrictions on open-end lines of credit, raising concern among some that lawmakers are playing a game of whack-a-mole.

Tease photo

Vienna Church Holds Social Justice Sunday

Social justice issues discussed at the First Baptist Church of Vienna.

Tease photo

Winning District Wrestling Championships

Liberty District Wrestling Tournament held at McLean High School.

Tease photo

Forestville Storm Dance Team Brings Fun and Rhythm to School in Great Falls

A program at Forestville Elementary gives students self-confidence through dance.

Wednesday, February 7

Obituary: Alison Dovel Crews

Tease photo

McLean Girl Scouts Hold Pinewood Derby

Tease photo

McLean Tennis Elbow Doctor Honored

Dr. Robert Nirschl wins the 2017 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award.

Tease photo

Herndon Students Named Among Most Creative

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers recognized powerful and innovative works.

Tease photo

‘Party in Paris’ Held in Herndon

Herndon Parks and Recreation Department offers an enchanted evening at their "Father Daughter Dance."

Tease photo

Jimmy's Old Town Tavern Expands in Herndon

Herndon institution opens Buffalo Wing and Beer Garden.

Tease photo

Herndon Village Network To Present A Valentine Tea

Proceeds will benefit the operation of the organization.

Herndon Rotary Club to Honor Reston Resident Susan Ungerer

Tickets available for the 52nd Annual Recognition Banquet.

Dining: A Welcome Addition to Reston Food Scene

Willard’s Real Pit BBQ: A perfect setting for a super-casual meal.

Commentary: Roller Coaster Ride

Reston Association Announces Board Candidates

The who, what, where, when, and how as 13 individuals vie for four seats of the RA Board of Directors.

Tease photo

Reston’s African American History Explored

Rev. LaVerne Gill’s book profiles individuals who went through the struggles of early Reston and still love it and believe in it.

Sunset Hills Realignment Alternative Recommended

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing scheduled for March 6.

Tease photo

St. Luke Serbian Orthodox Church in Potomac Hosts Fundraiser

Special guests include HRH Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia.

WMCCA: Parks Works for Water Quality Protection

Tease photo

Celebrating Lunar New Year in Potomac

Year of the Dog at Potomac Community Recreation Center.

Tease photo

Candidates for Maryland’s 6th District

Filing deadline is Feb. 27.

Tease photo

Signature Theatre in Arlington Presents ‘Light Years’

World premiere musical with Robbie Schaefer of the band, Eddie From Ohio.

Commentary: Making Election Process More Accessible, Efficient

Tease photo

Helping Workers in Arlington

Tuesday, February 6

Tease photo

Empty Bowls Filled for Arlington Families

Annual event benefits Arlington Food Assistance Center.

Tease photo

Make Clarendon Funky Again

Arlington County Board approves Phase II of Market Common.

Tease photo

Arlington County Board Chairman Katie Cristol: Get Involved

Being an activist can take many forms.

Senior Services of Alexandria: Celebrating 50 Years

Commentary: Working To Reform Criminal Justice System

Commentary: Scientific, Evidenced-Based Policy and Marijuana

Commentary: Losing and Winning at Legislation in Virginia

Commentary: Busy in Richmond

Tease photo

By the Numbers in Alexandria

Interim superintendent gets raise.

Tease photo

The Secret to ‘Jointness’ in Alexandria

Council and School Board consider political will necessary to work together.

Monday, February 5

Tease photo

Short Bridge, Big Compatibility Issues in Arlington and Alexandria

Arlington moves forward with bridge park, but Alexandria lags behind.

Tease photo

Squishiness or Flexibility in Alexandria?

School Board wrestles with how best its budget should communicate its needs.

Tease photo

Anchors Aweigh in Alexandria

“Our move is now complete.”

Tease photo

Route 1 in Alexandria: An Affordability Wars Story

Housing Affordability in peril along Route 1; Alfred Street Baptist Church redevelopment moves forward.

Tease photo

Equal Rights and Justice Not Possible with Complacency

Grassroots Alexandria steps up.

Tease photo

‘Do Not Stand Idly By’

Community organizing groups press U.S. mayors on gun safety.

Tease photo

Voting Now Open for Heart of Del Ray Award

Five nominees “represent the heart and soul of Del Ray”

A Conversation: ‘They’re Just People’ in Alexandria

Tease photo

Only Embark with Everyone in Mount Vernon Aboard

Residents concerned transportation revitalization could leave Mount Vernon affordability in the dust.

Tease photo

A Teacher Who Made a Difference in Burke

Noelle Brinley of Terra Centre Elementary retires after 33 years.

Tease photo

Time to Indulge in Fairfax City

Chocolate Lovers Festival is this weekend.

Tease photo

Offering Equal Access to Information in Fairfax City

Fairfax Regional Library celebrates a decade at North Street.

Commentary: Losing and Winning at Legislation

Tease photo

Community Comes Through for WFCM

Area residents help Stuff the Bus to fill food pantry.

Tease photo

Vienna Town Hall Reviews Richmond Agenda

Guns, redistricting, healthcare, and zoning are biggest concerns at Vienna Town Hall meeting.

Tease photo

Vienna Arts Society Features ‘Jazz It Up’

Tease photo

McLean Chocolate Festival is a Hit

Crowds swarm into McLean High School to sample 19 chocolate vendors’ creations.

Saturday, February 3

Tease photo

Langley Saxon Girls, McLean Highlander Boys Win

Exciting evening of basketball at McLean High.

Friday, February 2

Tease photo

Researching Local History: Rural Schools in Great Falls

Commentary: Time for Criminal Justice Reform in Fairfax County

Thursday, February 1

An Evening with Eva Schloss at GMU

Presented by the Chabad centers of Northern Virginia.

Many Immigrant Stories But Similar Fears

Details of immigrant stories differ but the roller coaster of stress and uncertainty is the same.

Tease photo

Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Local tastemakers offer thoughtful giving suggestions.

Tease photo

Fairfax County Buildings’ Repurposing Debated

County considers vacant office space repurposing guidelines; public offers some “good ideas.

Tease photo

Effort to Force Diversity at TJ School Fails

Lawmakers reject bill that would have required governor’s school to admit poor students.