The Board of Supervisors on Jan. 27 moved closer toward finalizing a comprehensive agreement for the long-awaited renovation of Lewinsville Senior Center in McLean. Comments (0)
Ken Ludwig’s warm, funny “Be My Baby” walks a fine line between humor and salaciousness and lets common sense and reason – which have gone into hiding lately – rule the day, for once.
Arlington, Fairfax and other localities across the region won’t be getting the authority to set their own minimum wages.
The McLean Orchestra, under the direction of maestra Miriam Burns, will present “The Spark of Love” on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. at Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road in McLean.
The TysonsRegional Chamber of Commerce is ready to tackle 2015’s challenges with a newly ensconced board of directors.
When the Vienna Town Council last May appointed retired Vienna Planning Commission member Emil Attanasi to serve the remaining year of former Council member – and now Mayor – Laurie DiRocco, Attanasi did not seem ambitious for a long-term stay on the town’s governing body.
The Vienna Town Council’s decision in December to renovate and expand the Vienna Community Center in one phase instead of two with a 15-month-long construction break will save about $1 million in the long term.
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Loudoun, Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William rank as the state's fastest-growing counties.
Drivers headed into Vienna from Tysons Corner lately may be scratching their heads and asking, “Where did that come from?”
The 60th anniversary of the Optimist Club of Greater Vienna is being saluted in a resolution by the General Assembly.
The House of Delegates on Jan. 23 approved and sent to the state Senate a resolution in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Vienna.
Fairfax County Fire Chief Richard Bowers has promoted Battalion Chief Jason Jenkins to deputy fire chief. Jenkins was assigned as the executive officer to the fire chief on Jan. 24. Since November 2011, Jenkins had served as uniformed aide to the fire chief.
A total of 227 members of the James Madison University Marching Royal Dukes participates in the New Year’s Day Parade in Rome.
Fairfax County police are seeking two men who robbed the BB&T bank branch at 8416 Arlington Blvd. in Merrifield on Jan. 16.
Joan Mulholland was in the middle of the action when activists marched and did sit-ins – sometimes at the risk of arrest or beatings – to obtain civil rights for African-Americans in the 1960s.
Vienna police are looking for two armed men who robbed the Bank of America branch at 235 Maple Ave., W., on Jan. 20 at about 2:53 p.m.
Two motorists were traveling eastbound in the 200 block Maple Avenue, E., in the same lane of travel on Jan. 16 at 2:15 p.m. when the driver of the second vehicle rear ended the first vehicle, Vienna police said.
To illustrate how Virginia must reduce its dependence on government-related jobs to remain economically competitive, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones gave a sports allusion.
Never underestimate the power of the younger generation in winning an election. Latest example: Del. Rip Sullivan (D-48th) and his son Joey.
Year-over-year homes sales across Virginia in the fourth quarter of 2014 were up 2.3 percent from a year before, according to new figures, suggesting to analysts that a healthy market may continue through the winter months and into the spring.
The start to the 2015 real estate market across the local area seems to be strong, but how will the rest of 2015 go?
The Virginia General Assembly is providing a “happy birthday” salute to the Town of Vienna on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.
Weather delays, closings and cancellations for Tuesday.
Some school districts and agencies are canceling evening activities due to the threat of snow.
Saying it has helped Fairfax County emerge as “one of the permier global locations to start or grow a business,” the General Assembly is lauding the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 90th anniversary.
The Greater McLean Chamber has welcomed the following new members (principal contact points in parentheses):
Registration for the McLean Community Center’s summer-camp programs begins on Monday, Feb. 2 for residents of McLean, and on Monday, Feb. 9 for others.
The National Weather Service has extended a winter weather advisory until 10 a.m. Tuesday, calling for a round of snow this evening.
Researchers say an initiative by the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts has led to increased achievement in the math abilities of young students.
Members of the McLean High School Theatre Company recently picked up a combined 21 national, state and local recognitions.
Feb. 6 is the registration deadline for a Feb. 25 orientation session for those planning to participate in the 2015 Ms. Virginia Senior America Pageant.
George Mason University’s Patriot Center ranked 56th in the world in 2014 ticket sales, according to a new survey by Pollstar magazine.
A sign of spring: Local fishermen are gathering their tackle and preparing for the trout fishing season at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston.
The percentage of Virginia workers who are members of trade unions declined from 2013 to 2014 and remains less than half the national rate, according to new federal figures.
The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center has put tickets on sale for a solo concert featuring Broadway legend Chita Rivera, who has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and has received seven additional nominations.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to a residence in the 200 block of Commons Drive, N.W., on Jan 9 at 5:22 p.m. to assist with a resident who had fallen while attempting to gain access to her home via a bedroom window.
Friends of the Oakton Library will present “Into Africa,” a discussion of the Kisima Orphanage and Academy in Kenya, on Monday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at Oakton Library.
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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of Northern Virginia ahead of snow, sleet and freezing rain expected tonight into Saturday.
Annie Farrar’s distinctive black-painted, spire-like sculptures combine items she has found on the street, bought at hardware stores and secondhand shops, and received from her husband, co-workers and since-deceased family members.
As part of a partnership between Fairfax County Public Schools and the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce, students from Madison High School, Marshall Academy, George C. Marshall High School and Oakton High School are participating in a job-shadow program.
Having picked up a number of new participants joining up, the Vienna Business Association is closing in on the 200-member mark.
The Naomi Project of Northern Virginia, an initiative of Our Daily Bread, is seeking volunteers to mentor at-risk pregnant or newly parenting women.
Christine Sullivan had high hopes for landscaping when she moved to a 2-acre property in Great Falls several years ago, but hungry deer gobbled up all her plantings except for ones with thorns or prickly flowers.
Fairfax Superintendent Karen Garza will continue her 2014-15 “listening tour” with two upcoming events.
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