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Herndon Homes Tour Showcases Holiday Spirit

Mi Casa es Tu Casa

“Holden Harrison was instrumental in saving our wonderful train Depot in the Town center,” explained Waddell. “I’m just getting in the spirit of things.” Harrison also served on the Town Council.

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Herndon: Brothers Receive Good Neighbor Award

Service

Neighbors nominated the brothers for the award because they are always willing to help with yard work, shoveling snow and car repairs.

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Herndon: Downtown Vision Closer to Reality

Town Council endorses proposal for redevelopment of downtown.

During a special meeting on Nov. 30, the Herndon Town Council adopted a resolution that directs town staff to move forward with negotiations on a proposal for the redevelopment of nearly five acres of downtown Herndon.

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Local Artists, Crafters Share Their Stories in Bethesda

Annual craft show benefits Clara Barton Community Center.

Some of the community’s most creative people participated in the 10th annual Clara Barton Craft Show on Sunday, Dec. 4.

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Herndon: Santa Visits Herndon Library

Holiday

Despite their no doubt very hectic schedule at this time of the year, Santa, Mrs. Claus, and two of his favorite elves managed to fit in a visit to the Winter Open House at the Herndon Fortnightly Library on Saturday.

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Combatting Domestic Violence Deaths in Mount Vernon

Bystanders urged to call hotline as well as victims.

In the last month, Fairfax County Police released information on two domestic homicides it was investigating.

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Snoopy, Muppets, Grinch, Christmas and Hanukkah in Chantilly

Westfield High to present ‘Ho Ho Holiday Show.’

Sugarplum fairies, the Grinch, Charlie Brown, the Muppets and even “Back to the Future’s” Marty McFly are all in Westfield High’s upcoming “Ho Ho Holiday Show.”

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Distance Learning from Clifton Resident

Pursuit of Pluto’s secrets.

About a decade ago, the public found out that Pluto was no longer considered one of the nine major planets in the solar system.

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Recalling ‘Infamy’

Survivor recalls Pearl Harbor attack on 75th anniversary.

They said it couldn’t be done. There had never been anything like it in the history of warfare but with unmistakable red spheres visible on every wing, 353 Japanese planes descended undetected over the islands of Hawaii on a sleepy Sunday morning.

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Homicide in North Old Town

Former Alexandria resident killed returning to neighborhood he grew up in.

There was more to Colby Dielle McClennon than a criminal record.

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Supervisors Establish Fairfax County’s First Police Civilian Review Panel

As complement to police auditor, panel will review abuse and misconduct complaints.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted 9-1 on Tuesday, Dec. 6 to establish a Civilian Review Panel to provide oversight of Fairfax County Police and to hear complaints of police misconduct or abuse of authority.

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Chantilly Divisional Champions

Chantilly Divisional Champions

Centreville and Chantilly Roundups

Centreville and Chantilly Roundups

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Author’s Insight in Chantilly

Author’s Insight in Chantilly

NOVEC Approves CashBack Payout

The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative board of directors has approved returning $3.1 million in CashBack to customer-owners during the December billing cycle.

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Little Falls Garden Club Decorating the Great Falls Tavern

Little Falls Garden Club Decorating the Great Falls Tavern

EPA Finds Source of Oil Slick on Potomac River

WSSC reports no danger to area drinking water.

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday, Dec. 5, named the NRG Dickerson Power Plant as the source of the oily substance seen on the Potomac River.

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Inspired Play in Potomac

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Counting Up Their Book Donation in Potomac

Spearheaded by the Kindergarten class, Geneva Day School students and families collected 315 new children’s books to be donated to Stepping Stones Shelter in Rockville, more than tripling their goal of 100 books.

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The Dilemma: What to Put in That Arlington Christmas Stocking

Christmas stockings can pose a number of challenges.