Parade, homes tour to be held on Saturday, Dec. 7.
Twinkling lights, the sound of caroling, a parade on horseback and beautifully decorated houses in a storybook setting – all that and more means Christmas in Clifton. And the public’s invited to join in the fun on Saturday, Dec. 7.
The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is holding its own version of Black Friday, on Nov. 29, called Black Fur-Day. The shelter will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and fees will be waived that day on adoptions of all black and mostly-black dogs and cats. Black and darker-colored animals take longer to be adopted, so this special promotion is to bring them extra attention.
City of Fairfax Fire Station 403 receives forcible entry equipment.
Firehouse Subs on Main Street in Fair City Mall donated fire equipment to the City of Fairfax Fire Station 403 on Thursday, Nov. 7.
Congressman Gerry Connolly was named "Tech Champion of the Year" Thursday night at an awards ceremony featuring leaders from the federal and private sector information technology community.
Supervisors endorse Library Board’s recommendations to increase funding, discard beta plan.
"You can assume that the BETA Plan is dead. I will make that motion tomorrow." In her email to a concerned library patron the night before the Board of Supervisors Nov. 19 meeting, Chairman Sharon Bulova (D-at-large) put to rest speculation that the board would resuscitate the controversial beta plan aimed at streamlining the county’s library system.
Organizations and individuals step to transform ‘The Holiday Season’ into ‘The Season of Giving.’
Thursday, Thanksgiving, traditionally marks the beginning of "The Holiday Season." The Christmas Shopping Derby will kick off at midnight for many of the big retailers, and the frantic rush of decorating, card sending, gift buying, wrapping, parties, baking, cooking, preparing for visitors or preparing to travel shifts into high gear.
Annual tour features five homes, will be walkable for the first time.
The Town of Herndon will host its annual Holiday Homes Tour Saturday, Dec. 7, giving visitors a chance to explore five residences and the visions of their owners.
Safe Community Coalition welcomes Dr. Madeline Levine to discuss parenting tips, student stress.
The Safe Community Coalition welcomed bestselling author Dr. Madeline Levine to the Alden Theatre Tuesday, Nov. 19, to speak on successful parenting techniques.
High School Diplomats program for rising juniors and seniors is a cultural exchange experience
Every September, as long as I can remember, I have written the age old paper titled "What I did last summer." I have always dreaded this assignment to the point that I would ask my parents in May about our plans for the summer, hoping there might be something special to report in September.
More than 150 original pieces of art were juried by art specialist Jack Rasmussen for the Vienna Arts Society 44th Annual Treasury of Art Show and Sale that took place Nov. 22 through Nov. 24 at the Vienna Community Center.
More than 150 individuals from churches, schools, organization and the Vienna community participated in the 9th annual CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk on Nov. 10.
Vienna Youth Soccer’s (VYS) fields were a sea of pink in October as players and their families participated in the second annual "Give Cancer The Boot" campaign by wearing pink during games and practices.
McLean Youth Soccer’s U-10 Boys Allstar Team emerged victorious in the Herndon Youth Soccer’s Allstar Tournament held at Baron Cameron Park among seventeen regional teams on Nov. 16-17.
McLean’s community service group meets needs during the busiest time of year, and year round.
This time of year it is not uncommon to worry about meals, entertaining visiting relatives, or finding the time to shop and decorate. But for some members of the community, the worries are more basic.
The dinner at Pulcinella the Italian Host in support of McLean Youth Lacrosse raised $1,645 for area youth lacrosse players.