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Children, Adults Enjoy Model Railroad Display

The Northern Virginia Model Railroaders held an open house Saturday afternoon, Sept. 13, at the historic Vienna Train Station.

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Vienna Pauses During ‘A Day to Remember’

American Legion Post 180 and Town of Vienna pay tribute to the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

On Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, the sky was bright blue, the air warm and crisp, the sun beamed. Much like the morning was in the D.C. area on Sept. 11, 2001.

Herndon High Band Thanks the Community

On Saturday, Sept. 6, 150 Herndon High School Band students fanned out across Herndon for their annual Tag Day event, their biggest fundraiser of the year. The students worked together in teams and braved the intense heat and humidity, dressed in full marching band uniforms, courageously knocking on door after door, cheerfully repeating the phrase “Hi, I’m from the Herndon Band” to all who would listen.

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Old Dominion Celebrates 23rd Debutante Ball

On July 19, 2014, the Old Dominion Cotillion (“ODC”) held its Twenty-Third Annual Debutante Ball at Westfields Marriott in Chantilly.

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Vienna Church Honors Area Nonprofits

Emmanuel Lutheran Church hosted a “Serving the Servants” luncheon Sunday, Sept. 7, to honor staff from Fairfax County nonprofits who work to meet the needs of some of the county’s poorest residents.

Residents Still Upset about Follin Lane

Want Town Council to become more involved before project starts.

The Town of Vienna plans to widen Follin Lane from two to three lanes, level the grade of the road at the Hine Street intersection and remove the brush.

Bright Horizons to Host Grand Opening

Bright Horizons opened its newest early education and preschool center on July 14, 2014 in Vienna.

Weichert, Realtors Recognizes McLean/Dolley Madison Office, Top Associates

McLean/Dolley Madison office was recognized for outstanding performance in August - Bruce L. Green, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced.

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Rocket Launch at Churchill Road

During the second week of school, groups of Churchill Road sixth graders conducted a scientific experiment using the rockets they built in science class.

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Area Premiere of Whodunit Farce

McLean Community Players present ‘The Game's Afoot.’

Be the first in Northern Virginia to see the prolific D.C. area playwright and Helen Hayes Award recipient Ken Ludwig's farcical whodunit, "The Game's Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays." It is receiving its area premiere from the McLean Community Players.

McLean Kids Series Opens at Alden

Grey Seal Puppets of Charlotte, N.C. will open The Alden in McLean’s 2014-2015 McLean Kids Performance Series with “The Emperor’s New Clothes” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Not Going Away

Citizens for gun legislation hold monthly vigil at NRA headquarters.

The Reston-Herndon Alliance to End Gun Violence met outside the National Rifle Association’s headquarters in Fairfax on Sunday, Sept. 14. The group has met there on the fourteenth of every month since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012.

Elizabeth Wiley wins the Great Falls Farmers Market Basket Raffle

Last Saturday, Sept. 13, was the Great Falls Farmers Market annual "Getting to Know You" Market. Vendors wore name tags.

Butterfly Window Display At Great Falls Library

Reston Anthropologie donates display to Great Falls Garden Club for use in new exhibit.

The Reston store of fashion-forward clothing retailer Anthropologie has donated its window display of more than 10,000 hand cut and hand painted paper Monarch butterflies to the Great Falls Garden Club for use in the club’s new exhibit on the wildflower and native grass meadow at the Great Falls Library.

Fire Department Expands Service and Equipment for Animal Rescue, Care

The City of Fairfax Fire Department has expanded the range of emergency medical services to include four-legged patients. Responding to a growing need, the department recently acquired specialized equipment and training to care for pets rescued from fires and other emergencies.