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WHC Sisterhood Holiday Boutique Celebrates 30 Years in Potomac

Since 1986, the WHC Sisterhood Holiday Boutique has provided area residents with the opportunity to discover “one-of-a-kind” gifts or personal treasures, to meet and greet old friends, to have lunch or dinner at the Café (or better yet, to take home brisket and kugel) or bid on Silent Auction items.

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Craft Show Offers Gift Possibilities in Cabin John

The Clara Barton Holiday Craft Show, on Sunday, Dec. 4, will display pottery, woodwork, glass, things to eat, things to wear, and things to read — all sold by the local artists, artisans, and authors who made them.

Norwood to Add Pre-K Class in Bethesda

Norwood School, an independent, coeducational school in Bethesda, will add its first pre-kindergarten class beginning in September of 2017.

Association Honors Dimas Chavez of Potomac

Dimas Chavez of Potomac was honored as one of three Eastern New Mexico University Foundation and Alumni Association’s Outstanding Alumni last month.

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Gift Ideas in Arlington

What Arlington residents want to give…or get...for the holidays.

It was a cold, windy day at the Farmer’s Market near Courthouse.

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A Story Behind Every Gift at Courthouse Market, Arlington

Buy locally, think globally.

It was small business Saturday in Arlington, and nowhere was the urge to create a business — and have it thrive — more apparent than at the Arlington Farmer’s and Flea Markets.

Police Investigate Shooting in Arlington

Arlington County Police responded to a report of a shooting on Nov. 25 at approximately 11:07 p.m., in the 4300 block of 4th Street N.

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Lynch Earns State Award in Arlington

The Virginia State Council of the Vietnam Veterans of America selected William Lynch of Chapter 227, the Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter of Northern Virginia based In Arlington, as the 2016 State Member of the Year.

Alexandria Tree Lighting 2016

Alexandria Tree Lighting 2016

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Fairfax: Robinson Square Root

Educational program part of FACETS plan to prevent homelessness.

“If you don’t do homework, you get bad grades,” Dowling asserted. The boys are receiving after school homework assistance at the Robinson Square community center, owned by Fairfax County and operated by Fairfax-based non-profit FACETS.

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‘God, Watch Over the U.S. Veterans’

City of Fairfax holds Nov. 11 ceremony.

With flags, dignitaries and heartfelt speeches, the City of Fairfax celebrated Veterans Day. The ceremony was held Friday morning, Nov. 11, in front of City Hall. A color guard comprising local veterans started things off, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and an invocation by Chaplain Don Northcutt, coordinator of the Fairfax Veterans Treatment Docket in Fairfax County General District Court.

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Fairfax: Good Battles Evil in Magical World

CFTC presents ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.’

It’s WWII in England when four siblings make their way to a world called Narnia through a magic wardrobe. There, they have all kinds of adventures, including defeating the White Witch, the self-proclaimed ruler of Narnia. That’s the premise of the City of Fairfax Theatre Co.’s upcoming production, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” It’ll be presented Dec. 1-4 at Truro Anglican Church, 10520 Main St. in Fairfax.

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Fairfax: ‘More about Giving, than Receiving’

Britepaths seeks community’s holiday help for neighbors in need.

“We anticipate serving about 2,000 families, as opposed to 1,500 last year,” said Britepaths Executive Director Lisa Whetzel. “Normally, we share them with our other nonprofit partners. But what is concerning is that, this year, our partners are scaling back – so we’re in desperate need for people who want to become sponsors.”

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Fairfax Station: Donated Thanksgiving Food Baskets Ready for 525 Households

Five-hundred twenty-five households in southeastern Fairfax County were served a Thanksgiving food basket from Lorton Community Action Center, thanks to donations from the community and volunteers to organize the packing.

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Reston: Seahawks Advance to Region Semifinals

South Lakes (11-1) to face Lake Braddock (11-1), the top-ranked team in the state.

With less than two minutes to play, it appeared the Seahawks had made an improbable comeback to advance to the region semifinals. After falling behind 14-0, they had scored three unanswered touchdowns. But the Wildcats pulled off a miraculous 75-yard flea-flicker bomb for a score with 1:25 remaining, stunning South Lakes and pulling Centreville to within 22-20.