Robert Shea of Grant Thornton LLP officially took over as chairman of the board of directors of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce at the annual Chairman’s Community Reception Jan. 20 at Blackwall Hitch Restaurant.
Event kicks off Parade Day celebrations.
U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8) will be the keynote speaker at the annual Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association breakfast Feb. 15 to kick off the citywide George Washington Birthday Parade day celebrations.
Location moved to Westin Hotel.
The Old Town Boutique District will hold its annual Warehouse Sale Feb. 6 at the Westin Alexandria Hotel, a change in location from last year’s sale, which was held at the George Washington Masonic Memorial.
Nonprofit now headquartered in AFCEA building in Fair Lakes.
When Nikki Ferraro was just 17, she was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer. Since then, she’s fought it hard while also reaching out to help other teenagers battling the same disease.
Bullis pair’s experiment selected for International Space Station.
As the winners of the Bullis Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP), Amanda Kay and Skylar Jordan’s experiment will be launched on the spring/summer 2016 International Space Station (ISS) payload. What an accomplishment for these Bullis sophomores!
Board approves feasibility study for Rosslyn-Georgetown Gondola.
It's crazy enough that it just might work.
RA approves funding for independent study of stormwater flows between Cedar Cove Cluster and Wakerobin Lane.
When the Board of Supervisors approved a 40,000 square foot addition to South Lakes in October 2015, Terry Maynard of Reston 20/20 emphasized a failing stormwater management plan for the adjoining neighborhoods of Wakerobin Lane and Cedar Cove.
Notable incidents from the Herndon police reports from Jan. 18-24.
Notable incidents in Reston from the Fairfax County police blotter from Jan. 19-29.
Awards recognize the contributions of volunteers in the community.
Nominations are open for the 2016 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards.
Notable incidents from the Vienna police reports from Jan. 22-28.
Woman's Club of Arlington is honoring Heart Month by making padded recovery heart pillows to be donated to those who have had recent heart surgery. From left are Sandy Newton, Vicky Gill, Kathleen Harrison and Club President Anne Kauzlarich. The American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 5.
The fallout of the 2016 massive snowstorm is coming to a close for Arlington.
Making schedules work across the generations.
It is Monday. That means that Mike and Dot Green are caring for their granddaughters Calliope and Thalia Willis in their home on N. 31st Street in Arlington. Dot Green says that Calliope at 3 is very funny and active. She has lots of facial expressions and loves to run … "has to run," Mike Green interjects.
Andrea Morici, a member of the Woman's Club of Arlington, knitted more than 300 items to donate in 2015: scarves, hats, baby and lap blankets. She delivered 40 hat/scarf sets to A-Span in Arlington recently, just in time for the cold weather. Lamont Coleman appreciates his new, bright set. A-Span staff noted there is an ongoing need for donations of coats for both men and women. See www.a-span.org/.