Karen Dickerson has run 16 marathons, well on the way to reaching her goal of completing one in every state in America. At 29, Dickerson has been a Special Olympics athlete for 18 years.
This is what the founders of Christ Church first envisioned in the mid-1980s. Though they first met in elementary schools, including Silverbrook Elementary school in Fairfax Station, the idea was always to form a regional church with a major road presence, said the current church executive director Debra Merrill.
Police PFC Earl Culbertson is honored as the Officer of the Month.
Reliable, a team player and a skilled motorcycle rider — that’s how Lt. Tim Burgess describes police PFC Earl D. Culbertson. In fact, as Culbertson’s supervisor, Burgess thinks so highly of him that he nominated him for Officer of the Month.
The following incidents were reported by the Fair Oaks District Police Station.
Dominion Foundation is donating $125,000 to support the Children’s Science Center Lab’s “Experimental Bar” at Fair Oaks Mall.
Active in the Alexandria Medical Society.
Harold John Berman, a dermatologist who practiced in Alexandria for more than 54 years, died June 28 at Suburban Hospital of respiratory complications. He was 87.
EYA reveals historic influences for Robinson Terminal South development.
Despite a long struggle with local residents, plans for Robinson Terminal South’s redevelopment into an apartment and retail space are moving forward.
Social Services Advisory Board regroups and refocuses.
Everyone on the Social Services Advisory Board was there for different reasons, and most have concerns related to a specific human services need.
Time to reconsider public policy in the area of land use controls.
Our system of federal, state and local governance all have roles in providing public services for the citizenry.
Every Saturday morning, Oliver Keckler wakes up early to load a truck full of fresh fruits and vegetables and bring them to a farm stand located on Fort Hunt Road.
Elected officials and candidates discuss Bus Rapid Transit and Metro expansion timetables.
Waiting at least 11 years for implementing a Bus Rapid Transit system along the Route 1 corridor and 25 years to extend the Metrorail Yellow Line to Hybla Valley is too much time.
Worried about water runoff, building height and view.
Although IDI-RJL Development LLC hoped the Fairfax City Council would green-light its condo project in June, both the Council members and local residents voiced many concerns.
United Community Ministries (UCM) and Battelle awarded their Battelle-UCM Scholars for 2015.
United Community Ministries (UCM) has presented its Valencourt Scholarship Fund awards for 2015.
A man walking in the woods near Woodlawn Park discovered decomposing human remains and contacted police.