The U.S. Navy Concert Band will be performing a free concert in the Lake Braddock Secondary School “Little Theater” on Oct. 15
Opponents for five elected positions met at Luther Jackson Middle School
Del. Mark Keam (D-35) encouraged his fellow Koreans present to take advantage of the great number of candidates for elected office about to appear before them at the Korean Coalition for Political Participation 2015 Candidates Night.
Elton Cansler of Alexandria was arrested on Sept. 24 for committing larceny and assaulting a police officer, an incident captured on two independent witnesses’ mobile phones during which the Fairfax County Police Officer used a taser to force him to comply with orders.
Shannon Duncan of the Falls Church area isn’t a big runner herself, but when she sees a 5K road race, it always catches her eye
Robinson students chat live with interstellar alumnus.
Robinson Secondary School principal Matthew Eline knew the event would be special when he received a package from NASA.
87 participants completed their race and supported the band this year.
On Oct. 3, even in the drizzling, windy, cold evening, runners and walkers in neon yellow t-shirts did not give up: It was the 2nd Annual “Twilight Rock-n-Run 5K” hosted by the South County High School Band, where this year, 87 individuals participated. Participants either ran or walked under three different categories - Kids Fun Run, 5K Run or 1 Mile Glow Walk.
Community members of all ages are preparing to gather to take a stand against hunger and need in the Fairfax County area at Our Daily Bread (ODB) and Lorton Community Action Center’s (LCAC) Complete the Circle FoodRaiser, to be held from 1-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8 on the Practice Field at Fairfax High School (3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax).
Michele Thames, the new executive director of SafeSpot Children’s Advocacy Center, brought a furry assistant when she recently joined the organization in Fairfax County. Her professionally trained facility dog Pecos worked with her previously at the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters child abuse program in Norfolk.
Linda Diane Wallis, aka Lynn Wallis Miller, 51, of Fairfax, was charged by criminal information for her alleged role in three fraud schemes totaling over $1 million in losses, including embezzling $653,000 from Virginia State Senator Richard Saslaw’s campaign fund.
Fairfax business briefs.
‘Cruel and Savage Sexual Predator’
It took 10 years, but a former City of Fairfax resident got justice at last when the man who brutally assaulted and nearly killed her a decade ago finally received his punishment.
City adopts an official affordable-housing policy.
The City of Fairfax welcomes developers wanting to build new homes here, but it also wants lower-income families to have places to live, too.
Food, crafts, music, lumberjacks and fun.
Food, crafts, music, children’s activities, carnival rides and even a lumberjack show – they’re all part of the upcoming Fairfax Fall Festival. The 39th annual festivities are slated for this Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., (rain date, Oct. 11) in downtown City of Fairfax.
High school's class of 1985 returns for reunion.
Jacqueline Mattingly helped decorate the halls during Homecoming. Susan Murphy remembers how Paul Dzierski always had after-parties following the football games, and, if you ask, Jeffrey Lin will say that the cinnamon rolls in the cafeteria were one of his fondest high school memories.
New domestic violence victims screening tool launches in Fairfax County.
Fairfax County is taking a step forward to reduce the deaths among victims of domestic violence. According to the police department, county domestic violence hotlines receive over 240 calls each month.
Nickolas Brown, manager of the Weichert Realtors Burke office, announced that his office will be participating in the upcoming Clifton Day Festival scheduled to take place on Sunday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Historic Clifton.
New Tolls presented as the first step to reducing heavy traffic on I-66, some voice doubts.
On Oct. 5, VDOT held one of several ongoing meetings discussing a new Multimodal Project to reduce traffic on Route I-66, the only interstate in the country limited to HOV usage during rush hour.
Domestic violence is the leading cause of homicide in Fairfax County.
Events and happenings in Burke, Fairfax, Lorton and Springfield.
To the Editor
With the midterm elections rapidly upon us, I would be remiss not to mention my good friend and neighbor John Cook, and I say this for several reasons.