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Veterans Honored in Fairfax

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Honors America’s Veterans.

Veterans Day is more than a federal holiday. It is a time when people throughout the country remember and honor America’s military veterans and all they have done.

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Fairfax Mayor Scott Silverthorne is Battling Cancer

‘This is Curable, so I’m staying positive’

City of Fairfax Mayor Scott Silverthorne is no stranger to challenges. After all, he served 18 consecutive years on the City Council and is currently in his second, two-year term as mayor – including all the hard work and long hours that job entails.

Area Roundups

This Thursday, Nov. 19, Fairfax County Police will be joining other state and local law enforcement officers to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws.

Fairfax County Arts Council Awards Grants to Arts Organizations

The Arts Council of Fairfax County has awarded $379,125 in operating support grants to 44 nonprofit arts organizations in Fairfax County.

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White Oaks Hosts “Bring Your Veteran to Breakfast”

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn (D-41) spoke to students, parents and veterans at White Oaks Elementary for their sixth annual “Bring Your Veteran to Breakfast” event.

Reston Crime Reports

Incidents from Nov. 7-16

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Alexandria: Eisenhower’s Latest Battle

Transportation, development, and questions of authority precede approval of Eisenhower West Small Area Plan.

Eisenhower East is a experiencing a bit of a renaissance. The AMC Hoffman is one of the city’s most popular theaters and hosted the premier of “Mercy Street.”

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Lewis: Civil Rights Fight Not Over

Civil Rights icon addresses students for TC’s 50th anniversary.

In the middle of Civil Rights movement, young Americans turned towards civil rights leaders like John Lewis for leadership and advice.

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Alexandria: St. Joseph Catholic Church Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary

The Rev. Michael Thompson had a problem. Sunday, Nov. 15, was the 100-year anniversary of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alexandria.

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Reston-centric Gifts Found at Lake Anne

Special gifts for the special people and pets in your life.

Imagine small shops where shopkeepers know everyone by name, catching a glimpse of neighbors enjoying a leisurely hot drink through the window of the local cafe, locals enjoying the view of the water at the plaza.

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Mount Vernon Snapshot: Civil Rights Icon

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, an icon in the Civil Rights movement, visited with the fourth graders at Ft. Hunt Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 16. He met with the students for almost an hour, talking about working with Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., Bloody Sunday and the Selma March, and the March on Washington.

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Mount Vernon: Grant to Promote Tourism in Peru

The Running Strong for American Indian Youth board of directors approved a $16,000 grant request to promote cultural tourism and economic development in a remote area of Peru. Running Strong for American Indian Youth is located at 8301 Richmond Highway, Suite 200.

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Mount Vernon Snapshot: Veterans Day at Waynewood Elementary

Macy Lindbloom, SCA president, leads the Pledge of Allegiance with Principal James Meier at her side during Waynewood Elementary School’s celebration of Veterans Day.

Mount Vernon Brief: 17-year-old Charged in August Murder

On Oct. 29, police announced a 17-year-old from the Huntington area was charged with the murder of Khalid Aboumalik, 42.

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Centreville Snapshot: Foundation Supports CVHS Best Buddies Club

Tom Healy of the Elizabeth Ann Healy Foundation presents a $2,500 check to Centreville High School’s Best Buddies club at the end of half time during the Nov. 6, football game against Robinson Secondary School.