First Baptist Church of Merrifield soon will expand and renovate to provide nearly double the number of seats for worshipers and similarly increase capacity for its nursery school and child-care area. Comments (0)
The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) has spent a century organizing community events, contributing land for public facilities and advocating for McLean’s interests.
The annual Holiday Stroll on Vienna’s historic Church Street will be held on Monday, Dec. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area on Nov. 18 asked the Board of Supervisors to include in its 2015 legislative agenda requests for non-partisan redistricting, voting centers for primary elections and more funding for state employees assigned to the county’s judicial system.
HomeAid Northern Virginia’s Women Giving Back initiative has received $25,000 from the PANDORA Hearts of Today program in honor of Terri Stagi, founder and president of the Women Giving Back effort.
The Alden Theatre at the McLean Community Center will host Andes Manta for a family-friendly performance exploring the music of South America on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m.
An employee at Rite Aid, 215 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on Nov. 12 at 1:27 p.m. that a customer was trying to buy Green Dot cards as a result of a phone scam.
Tesla Motors soon will open its first and only Virginia dealership in Tysons Corner, following a rezoning approved Nov. 18 by the Board of Supervisors.
The Board of Supervisors on Nov. 18 unanimously approved establishment of a resident-curator program that would lease county-owned historic properties to private residents or businesses at little or no cost, provided they preserved and maintained the properties.
Several Geroge C. Marshall High School students finished in first, second, or third place in the recent DECA District Role Play competition, held at Lake Braddock Secondary School.
The Vienna Arts Society will hold its 45th annual Treasury of Art juried show and sale from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 21-23, at the Vienna Community Center.
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week.
News of interest from McLean, Great Falls and surrounding communities.
News of interest from Vienna, Oakton and surrounding communities.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a SunTrust bank Thursday in Alexandria.
It’s not quite launch time yet, but the countdown toward an expanded and renovated Vienna Community Center has begun.
The mood was funereal as Arlington County Board members gathered at 3 p.m. on Nov. 18 to formally bury – at least for now – the Columbia Pike and Crystal City streetcar projects.
Del. Rip Sullivan (D-48th) has a new day job.
News of interest from across Fairfax County this week.
News of business and economic development across Fairfax County this week.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
A 62-yearold Annandale man was killed after he was hit by a car while crossing the street Monday evening, Fairfax County police said.
A large crowd came to McLean Project for the Arts the evening of Nov. 6 for the opening reception for three new exhibitions.
Home inventory across the Sun Gazette coverage area remains plentiful as the autumn/winter season arrives, with most ZIP codes across the county reporting more homes on the market than a year ago.
In what amounts to a stunning turnabout, Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette announced today that a board majority has opted to scrap the county’s streetcar initiative.
Eleven days after Del. Barbara Comstock (R-34th) was elected to Congress, both major political parties had nominees in place for the Jan. 6 special election to succeed her.
A Vienna police officer was on patrol in the 500 block of Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 8 at 12:42 a.m. when he saw the driver of a vehicle commit a traffic offense.
A driver informed Vienna police on Nov. 11 at 3:43 p.m. that his vehicle’s right rear window had been damaged as he was stopped in traffic near 100 Courthouse Road, S.W. A golf ball was found in the back of his vehicle, police said.
An employee at Hunan Delight, 276 Cedar Lane, S.E., told Vienna police Nov. 12 at 2:47 p.m. that a customer was in the restaurant with a machete.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects responsible for setting a model home on fire in Herndon.
It’s a tribute to a sculptor’s skill when viewers circle her works and ask, “How did she ever do that?”
Fairfax County Police are continuing their investigation in the brutal attack on two McLean residents, as they try to piece together what occurred to trigger such a violent attack.
The 16th annual Community Thanksgiving Worship Service, sponsored by Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road, S.W., in Vienna.
“Tis the Season to Ride Silver to Tysons” is a joint campaign by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Tysons Partnership and Tysons Corner Center to raise awareness of the new Silver Line Metro service to Tysons.
Fairfax County Public Schools again ranks squarely in the middle of the pack when it comes to per-student spending across the local area.
Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna has been honored with the 2014 Program of the Year Award by the National Volunter Caregiving Network.
The Northeast Vienna Citizens Association will hear an update on the proposed upgrade to the Little League field at Glyndon Park on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center.
The “Armchair Travelers” series at the McLean Community Center continues on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. with a program on northern India.
Tickets for the popular Virginia Railway Express Santa Trains will be available starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 24 online and at VRE’s Fredericksburg, Manassas, Woodbridge and Burke Centre stations.
Student publications from five Fairfax County public schools won honors at the Journalism Education Association National Scholastic Press Association’s National High School Journalism Convention, held recently in Washington.
The George C. Marshall High Model School United Nations team competed against some of the strongest Model UN teams in the nation at the 34th annual session of the Virginia Model UN Conference, held recently at the University of Virginia.
Vienna Business Saturday will be celebrated this year on Nov. 29.
The Greater McLean Chamber of Commece will host a “virtual job fair” on Monday, Nov. 24.
A number of locations in McLean are participating as collection sites for Operation Christmas Child, described as the world’s largest Christmas project of its kinds.
Veteran newsman and author Jim Lehrer will be the featured speaker at the monthly installment of the Great Falls Speakers’ Series, to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at Great Falls Library.
Oakton Church of the Brethren will hold its 21st annual Christmas Craft Show Nov. 20-21 at the church, 10025 Courthouse Road in Vienna.
RaxorX2, a local government contractor, will host Rock Out for Vets, a benefit concert to support local veterans, on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at Jammin’ Java in Vienna.
Vienna businesses pay Fairfax County’s commercial-and-industrial (C&I) property tax, but the town does not receive any of those revenues back from the county.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to the Giant Shopping Center, 359 Maple Ave., E., on Oct. 29 at 6:03 p.m. after receiving a report that three or four juveniles were walking on the shopping center’s roof.
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