Like many parents and children, one of Burke Centre resident Monica Peña’s biggest challenges with her son Nicolas is communication. Unlike most children, “Nico” was diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome at birth.
Search continues for photos of Alexandria Vietnam veterans.
The name Humbert R. Versace is inscribed on Panel 01E, Row 033 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. But in his hometown, “Rocky” Versace’s sacrifice and that of 66 other Alexandrians is memorialized in a statue on Commonwealth Avenue in Del Ray.
Four other Titan boats advance to the finals at Stotesbury
The T.C. Williams crew team proved this weekend that it can compete with the best boats in the country.
Deborah Moronese of Vienna said a disagreement with her son over his use of Wi-Fi in their home prompted him to call Fairfax County Police.
In 1981, the Fairfax County Redevelopment Housing Authority purchased a parcel of land off Richmond Highway, north of Dart Drive in the Mount Vernon District. A Federal Community Development Block Grant funded the purchase. Though a portion of the land was developed, 33 acres, called the North Hill property, have sat unimproved through the years.
For more than 10 years, hundreds of students with special needs — those with physical, intellectual or mental disabilities — have been able to enjoy a prom of their own. The event takes place during the day and, this year, was held at the Waterford near Fair Oaks Mall.
Public school students receiving free or reduced meals may face food insecurity challenges on the weekend as well.
Members of the Hayfield Secondary School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps not only faced the pressure of raising the flag for the first time at the soon to be open Alexandria Wegmans. They also had to figure out the pole’s hidden crank mechanism located behind a locked door.
Church fellowship group caters to people with mental health conditions
Pam McLaughlin of Mount Vernon displays a white paper mask she’s painted with a blend of various shades of blues and purples. Dark lines streak from the sides of the nose out to the ears like whiskers.
Detectives charged Gregory Brown, 23, of Washington D.C., and Niziah Williams, of Clinton, Md. with the murder of Santos Zelaya that took place March 26.
This year the Carl Sandburg Middle School Pancake Pantherlon 5K run will partner with the Carl Sandburg Health Fair to provide a family friendly morning of “good for you” fun.
Board of Supervisors, Rescue Reston and Reston Association all filed legal appeals of the Board of Zoning Appeals April ruling regarding Reston National Golf Course.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Rescue Reston and Reston Association last week filed legal appeals of the county’s Board of Zoning Appeals.
The Michael M. Skinner Field House at Mount Vernon High School was transformed into a ballroom on Saturday evening, May 16, for the school’s 75th anniversary dinner and gala.
At forums, four candidates seek to differentiate themselves.
Mount Vernon residents have not experienced such intense political competition to choose a Democratic nominee for an elected local office in a generation.
Council schedules public hearing on potential purchase of Ashwell property for Tuesday, May 26 at 7 p.m.
The Herndon Town Council will consider purchasing approximately 1.67 acres of land in Herndon’s historic downtown.