As detectives continue their investigation into the Jan. 6 double shooting on Okla Drive, they have identified the deceased woman as 51-year-old Donna Pentek.
Track & Field
South Lakes High School had a successful showing at The Ocean Breeze Freedom Games indoor track meet Saturday, Jan. 7 in Staten Island, N.Y., which was highlighted by a record-setting performance by junior Olivia Beckner in the 1,000 meters.
I'm writing about a recent experience with the newly installed pay parking system. I realize that the entire system is new and might have "kinks" to work out, but overall I feel the experience was a disaster and an embarrassment to the parking system.
Reston: Viewpoints: What do you think of the new parking fees?
“Oh, I didn’t know they started charging …. I’ll stick to weekends now I guess, since that’s free.”
The company selected by a special committee of the Reston Association to review the purchase and renovation of the deficit-plagued Lake House property backed out of negotiations.
No one was injured after a Virginia Railway Express train struck a car that had become stuck on the tracks in Clifton on Jan. 5, according to Fairfax County Fire & Rescue.
Forum held Monday night at City library.
Fairfax City Council members Michael DeMarco, David Meyer and Ellie Schmidt each hope to become the new mayor on Feb. 7.
The Humane Society of Fairfax (www.hsfc.org) had two special visitors over the holiday come spend time with the animals.
The Dulles Corridor Rail Association (DCRA) Board of Directors voted last week to merge with the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance (NVTA) with the Alliance going forward to represent transportation interests for the region.
Sixteen years ago, Springfield resident Gennet Belay got the phone call that saved her life. She was one of three candidates for a kidney transplant and a few days later, became the lucky recipient.
The McKnight family volunteering in the Hat Project for the Women’s March on Washington.
The McKnight family of Reston may have slightly underestimated exactly what it meant to volunteer their home to serve as the area collection point for the hats being knitted for the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington.
The MOMS Club of Herndon will host monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 19
Elizabeth Noto has been named principal of Herndon High School, effective Jan. 30.
Blankets for Homeless Needed
Blanket Drive will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14 with drop off location at Outback Steakhouse, 6651 Backlick Rd/Springfield, from 11 a.m. to 5 pm.
Herndon Mayor Lisa Merkel and town council members were sworn into office for their 2017-18 terms on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at the Herndon Municipal Center.