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Physicians Launch ‘Seniorbility’

Check-in system connects senior with medical professional.

“I was struck by the epidemic that all emergency physicians encounter: seniors living alone who injure themselves and aren’t checked on for days,” said ER Doc Alex Mohseni.

Column: RELAC—A Museum and Environmental Problem

Last Saturday the new owners of Reston Lake Anne Air Conditioning, RELAC, held an open house at their plant, a first in living memory.

Letter to the Editor: Living in Potomac

Thankful for Community

Living in Potomac since the age of 3, I knew upon graduating college this is where I wanted to live. My wonderful husband Michael John Boyland also grew up in the area. He knew that it was in this area that he wanted to raise a family.

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Uncovering Family History

A note of warm greetings from Mark Turner III.

I would like to thank everyone who attended last Wednesday’s Great Falls Historical Society program. It was great to see new & old faces and be able to share the history of my family who resided at the Turner Farm property on Georgetown Pike and Springvale Road from 1840 until the time the last five acres with the farmhouse was sold to the Fairfax County Park Authority in 2011.

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‘Thanksgiving with the Turkeys’ held in Poolesville

The Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary at 15200 Mt. Nebo Road, Poolesville hosted a Thanksgiving with the turkeys — and other animals — on Saturday, Nov. 22.

Hometown Girl Really Makes Good

Danielle Talamantes goes from Vienna to NYC’s Metropolitan Opera.

Danielle Talamantes’ life story sounds like a Hallmark made-for-TV movie. Local girl sings in community, takes her voice to next level in international competitions, is discovered by agent of New York’s Metropolitan Opera.

More Than Exercise in Potomac

Essays describe yoga’s healing truths

What if healing were as simple as moving? This is the question writer and yoga student Anne Samit asks in her debut book, “Unfold Your Mat, Unfold Yourself, Essays on Yoga’s Healing Truths and So Much More.”

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Kindergarten Student Spearheads Election Day Vote in Potomac

Owen Struzzerio, 5, a Kindergarten student at Geneva Day School in Potomac, wanted to know why his school does not have a mascot. Owen said that his “sister’s school has a mascot, the de Chantal Dukes (a dog) that they get to cheer for,” as do many other schools and sports teams.

Viewpoints in Arlington

What are you thankful for?

Three Arlingtonians express their thanks.

Opinion: Help! I’ve Lost Everything!

You may think McLean is a nice, quiet place to live, but you are wrong. In our living room at this very minute lurks an almost invisible menace. It is small and innocent looking but in reality it is the scourge of our lives.

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Honoring the Spirit of Community in Arlington

Arlington Community Foundation hosts annual luncheon.

More than 360 people, including government officials, business and nonprofit leaders, as well as civic activists, gathered at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel on Nov. 12 to participate in the Arlington Community Foundation’s annual Spirit of Community Award Luncheon, now in its 21st year.

Mount Vernon: Kroah Serving As Interim Pastor

Don Kroah, known to radio audiences throughout the Washington, D.C. area as host of WAVA Radio’s The Don Kroah Show, is serving as interim pastor at Plymouth Haven Baptist Church in the Mount Vernon area.

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Mount Vernon: Chamber Provides Spotlight on Area’s Needy

Nonprofits discuss their services.

What would it be like to live in south Fairfax County and be out of work, lose your house, and not have hope for the future?

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Herndon Rotary Club Opens Little Free Library

Rotary club holds dedication ceremony in downtown Herndon.

Despite cool weather, the Town of Herndon residents and members of the Herndon Rotary Club assembled at downtown Herndon for the dedication and unveiling of the Rotary Club of Herndon’s first Little Free Library on Saturday, Nov. 15. The Little Free Library is a neighbor-to-neighbor sharing of books, and was made possible with the support of local businesses and the Rotary Club of Herndon

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Springfield Town Center Opens in Time for Holidays

The sun-drenched and shiny new Springfield Town Center is now opened, just in time for the Holidays. In addition to anchor stores Macy's, Target, and JCPenney, there's a bunch of new boutique stores and restaurants like Maggiano's, and a new Nordstrom Rack coming.