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WRAP's 2015 Cinco de Mayo SoberRide program will be offered from 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 until 4 a.m. Wednesday, May 6.
Glenn Koji vanValkenburgh of Great Falls was one of two children who greeted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie, as they arrived at Andrews Air Force Base on April 27 for their U.S. visit. VanValkenburgh shook the prime minister’s hand and said, “Hello, welcome to the U.S.,” in Japanese as he handed the prime minister a bouquet of flowers.
The Executive Board of the Great Falls Citizens Association (GFCA) will hold a meeting of the association’s members Tuesday, May 12, to vote on a proposed resolution opposing the Brooks Farm rezoning and present a slate of candidates for the GFCA board. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Forestville Elementary School, 1085 Utterback Store Road.
The Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church is seeking volunteers to provide transportation for local seniors to and from medical and therapy appointments.
Clemyjontri Park in McLean has been ranked fourth-best playground in the nation in a new survey by the Web site Early Childhood Education Zone.
Two students from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology have been selected for the 2015 U.S. Physics Olympics Team.
Northern Virginia Community College has been ranked No. 1 nationally in its enrollment group as the “most digital” large community college.
The Langley High School Madrigals, Concert Choir and Women’s Select Treble Choir each received Gold ratings at a national competition held at Six Flags in San Antonio, Texas, and the Madrigals and Concert Choir each received an Adjudicators’ Trophy for having an average score of 95 or higher.
A woman living in the 300 block of Roosevelt Court, N.E., told Vienna police on April 15 that she had received a telephone call from someone who claimed to work for a computer-repair service and said her home computer was in need of repair.
A man living in the 500 block of Meadow Lane, S.W., told Vienna police he had opened an account last November at a Vienna branch of Bank of America. The resident stated that a few days later, he received a notice informing him his account had been overdrawn. Vienna police continue to investigate this case.
Duck Donuts, an Outer Banks favorite, opens Tuesday morning in Herndon.
The Fairfax County Police Department’s latest recruit can no doubt stop criminals in their tracks – with her cuteness.
REI recently presented the Fairfax County Park Authority’s Invasive Management Area (IMA) program with a $10,000 grant to support the agency’s Take Back the Forest program.
The Fairfax County chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and the Fairfax Resolves chapter of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution will host a grave-marking ceremony for Revolutionary War patriots on Saturday, May 16 at 11 a.m. at the Fairfax City Cemetery, 10567 Main St. in Fairfax.
The Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network will celebrate 15 years of service to the community with the sixth annual Black Opal Awards Gala on Saturday, May 16.
AT&T employees who spoke to students from Arlington’s Wakefield High School April 30 knew where the youngsters were, mentally speaking, based upon their own experiences.
The Ireland-based carrier Aer Lingus on May 1 kicked off new nonstop service that will connect Washington Dulles International Airport to Dublin.
More than a dozen Fairfax County firms have been named to the 20th annual “Virginia’s Fantastic 50,” a ranking of the fastest-growing firms compiled by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
The Vienna Town Council election will be held on Tuesday, May 5, with voting taking place at the Vienna Community Center from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Vienna Lions Club is teaming up with Foster’s Grille in Vienna for a fund-raising initiative.
A 36-year-old Fairfax County man was struck and killed by a car Wednesday on Leesburg Pike in front of the Crossroads Shopping Center.
Anyone who thinks poetry is dull, or that young people lack wisdom far beyond their years, could learn much from the winners of Great Falls Friends and Neighbors’ 33rd Poetry Contest.
The McLean Orchestra will close out its 2014-15 season with “Triumph,” a concert featuring Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, on Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m. at Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road in McLean.
The Oakton Elementary PTA is sponsoring the third annual Family 5K and Fun Run on Sunday, May 3 at Centennial Park in Vienna.
The month-over-month unemployment rate ticked up slightly in Fairfax County in March, according to new figures, but remained among the lowest in the commonwealth.
The Washington metropolitan area’s year-over-year unemployment rate dropped in March, part of a general drift downward nationwide.
A motorist was attempting to park in a parking space in the 200 block of Mill Street, N.E., on April 20 at 6:39 p.m. when her vehicle jumped the curb and traveled through the front glass window of an unoccupied business, Vienna police said.
A man residing in the 200 block of Commons Drive, N.W., told Vienna police on April 17 at 10:15 p.m. that someone had thrown a rock through the front window of his residence. He stated he was not aware of anyone who would want to target him in this manner and he requested that police conduct extra patrols in the area.
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Fairfax County police say bones discovered in February beside a nature path in Difficult Run Stream Valley Park are those of 50-year-old Joseph John Swain.
A mirror and sunlight sparked a Wednesday morning fire in the Fairview area of Fairfax County.
Virginia Task Force 1, Fairfax County’s urban search and rescue team, assisted in the rescue of a 15-year-old boy found buried in the rubble -- five days after a devastating earthquake struck Nepal.
When work begins next month on improvements to Va. 28, the ground-breaking ceremony will include remarks by political leaders from Loudoun, Fairfax and Prince William counties.
Seascape, shoreline and sand are intertwined for artist Marilyn Banner, and her artworks convey feelings of walking on the beach, hearing waves and feeling sea air.
State Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) will formally kick off her re-election bid on Saturday, May 9 with a reception at her home.
The T-shaped intersection at Park and Locust streets, S.E., has vexed commuters and pedestrians for decades.
Depending on one’s innocence or guilt, newly approved Vienna police-cruiser cameras will prove to be a blessing or a curse.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority today announced that design modifications may add 13 months to the Silver Line’s Phase II construction schedule.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to the 300 block of Center Street, N., on April 18 at 8:53 p.m. after receiving a report about a single-vehicle crash.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to Peterson Lane Park, 575 Malcolm Road, N.W., on April 19 at 1:43 p.m. after a resident reported a man had planted something in the park.
His massive collection of hardcover books number in the hundreds, gathered from room-to-room, bookshelf-to-bookshelf and closet-to-closet in the upstairs of Fred Priester’s Chantilly home.
Pasha Davoudian of McLean and Daniel Tavakol of Vienna are among 38 University of Virginia students to receive Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards for study during the summer.
Otilia Lampman, a senior at George C. Marshall High School, has been named one of two Fairfax County recipients of 2015 Yes I Can Awards, honoring youth with exceptional skills who shine as scholars, athletes, artists, community volunteers, advocates and technology experts.
Choi Chin Ae of McLean High School was named the second-place winner at the high-school level in the Northeastern Regional Art Contest sponsored by the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA).
Lake Fairfax Park will host the second annual “Pirate Fest” on Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive in Reston.
George C. Marshall High School students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Engineering and International Baccalaureate (IB) Design Technology classes have been participating in an Enabling the Future project, printing three-dimensional prosthetic hands for refugees around the world who have been disfigured by war.
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