Drawn from the 15 weekly community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.


Happy Birthday Falls Road Golf Course: Share Your Memories and More

The 60th anniversary of Falls Road Golf Course is coming up in 2021.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Nats’ Mark Scialabba

Assistant GM to preview upcoming season

Mark Scialabba, Assistant General Manager, Player Development for the Washington Nationals, will be the featured speaker during a webinar presentation for the Jan. 20 Alexandria Sportsman’s Club meeting.

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Run, Walk & Roll Challenge in Alexandria

American Legion to host virtual 24-mile challenge

With the city’s annual George Washington Birthday Parade on hold for this year, Alexandria’s American Legion Post 24 is hosting a commemorative virtual event to honor the nation’s first commander-in-chief.

The Other Alexandria: Running for the Bull Dogs – Marian Stanfield

The early education of African Americans in Alexandria centered on reading, writing, arithmetic and recreation.

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Boxing isn’t Always About the Knockout

Springfield has its own boxing workout gym to try out the jab and the roundhouse.

Boxing workout

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Herndon High Runner Captures First at Cross Country League 5k Race

Gillian Bushée flies through school's cross county record

The most challenging distance to go for Herndon High School freshman and cross country runner Gillian Bushée of Reston was the distance from her bed to the front door each morning.

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First Female NFL Coach Got Her Start with the MV Majors

Mount Vernon native Callie Brownson is now a Cleveland Browns Coach

Female NFL Coach

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Alexandria Turkey Trot Goes Virtual

Race continues to support ALIVE!

The 45th annual Alexandria Turkey Trot, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that draws more than 6,000 runners to the streets of Del Ray, is moving to a virtual format for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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James Madison High School Warhawks Ice Hockey Rebounds but Loses Season Opener

The Warhawk Varsity Ice Hockey team lost its season opener against the Parkview / Rappahannock Patriots 6-8.

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Fairfax Little League Wraps ‘Amazing Season’

When the Fairfax Little League had to cancel its 2020 spring season due to COVID-19, all those associated with the league were naturally disappointed.

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‘Matter Closed’ on Reston Golf Course Designation

Owner ‘respectfully disagrees’ with supervisor’s findings

Hunter Mill Supervisor Walter Alcorn (D) issued a surprise statement early Friday morning, Oct. 23, ending what he termed "a good deal of uncertainty and even anxiety" among some constituents in the Reston portion of his district.

‘Families Are in Jeopardy of Losing their Homes’

Hugs, handshakes, traveling, and gathering with friends at large events are just some of the things the current pandemic has stopped.

Homestretch Virtual 5K is Keeping Arlington in Shape

Running a 5K on your own or just donating improves morale

There’s power in numbers.

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Exercising Inside as Weather Cools and Light Wanes

Fall brings with it the promise of change, falling leaves, shorter days, and cooler weather.

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Tour de Mount Vernon Honors Dave Evans

On Saturday, Oct. 3, approximately 230 riders joined Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck for the 5th Annual Tour de Mount Vernon.