The Women’s Center’s board of directors on July 24 chose the organization’s interim leader to serve as its new CEO and executive director. Comments (0)
A customer at Radio Shack, 322 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on July 20 at 12:48 p.m. that as he was attempting to return a defective piece of merchandise, an argument broke out between a store employee and the customer. The argument escalated when the employee struck the customer in the face, police said.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is making plans to honor former board chairman Jean Packard and will ask voters for $300,000 more in park bonds to pay for a regional park center named after Packard.
The Board of Supervisors on July 29 approved an agreement with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) regarding operations at the county-owned parking garage near the Silver Line’s Wiehle-Reston East Station.
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week.
In a month where unemployment didn’t change very much across Virginia, Fairfax County’s jobless rate ticked up slightly, and the county did not occupy a coveted position among the top five employment pictures among the commonwealth’s 134 cities and counties.
News of interest from McLean, Great Falls and surrounding communities.
News of interest from Vienna, Oakton and surrounding communities.
Faced with being buried in a collapsing construction trench along with a man he was trying to save, Fairfax County firefighter Greg Wood maintained his composure and relied on his training.
The Washington region continued to play its part in the national trend toward lower unemployment rates in June, with the area’s jobless rate falling to 5.3 percent from 5 percent a year ago, according to new federal figures.
The Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce has announced the following new members (principal contact in parentheses):
After a three-judge federal panel on July 28 declared Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, Prince William County Circuit Court Clerk Michele McQuigg – who defended the commonwealth’s voter-approved same-sex-marriage ban in court – is reviewing her options.
Known colloquially as drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) help military leaders evaluate tactical situations and strike targets.
David Foster an extremist? He seems more amused than enraged by the suggestion.
Peruse campaign signage from Democratic candidates and you’re likely to find a host of little icons down at the bottom.
U.S. Navy. Capt. Fred Kacher of Oakton recently took command of Destroyer Squadron 7 in Singapore. He succeeded Capt. Paul Schlise, who commanded the squadron for 22 months.
News of interest from 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.
The Washington region ranks 38th best among 150 metropolitan areas in recovery from the recession, according to a new survey from WalletHub.
Mary Agee, who has served as a staff member of Northern Virginia Family Service since 1972 and has led the organization for the past 27 years, has announced plans to retire next June.
A resident living in the 300 block of Broadleaf Drive, N.E., told Vienna police on July 17 at 8:43 p.m. that her daughter had received inappropriate photographs to her cellular telephone.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to the 200 block of Cedar Lane, S.E., on July 21 at 1:03 a.m. after a resident reported that a man, who had been staying with his roommates, had stolen a bag of coins from him.
The Fairfax County Park Authority board has named Great Falls resident Robert Lundegard as recipient of its 2014 Mayo Stuntz Cultural Stewardship Award.
Republican David Foster has picked up the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business in the 48th House of Delegates special election.
The Fairfax County Park Authority and the outdoor recreational equipment company REI Inc. are extending their partnership to help county residents take back their forests.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Fairfax County Park Authority has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The award recognizes the Fiscal Year 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
Following a traffic disagreement at Dolley Madison Boulevard and Old Dominion Drive on July 24 at 11:21 a.m., one man approached another and punched him the arm, Fairfax County police said.
A Vienna police officer was on patrol at Maple Avenue and Mashie Drive, S.E., on July 23 at 1 a.m. when a man jumped from the sidewalk onto the roadway and into the path of his police cruiser.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to Amphora Restaurant, 377 Maple Ave., W., on July 24 at 1:11 a.m. after receiving a report that a man had become disorderly and was refusing to pay for a drink.
Fairfax County police are looking for two men who robbed a pedestrian in the 2200 block of Los Pueblos Lane in the Falls Church area in the early morning of July 20.
A site in Springfield is one finalist in the General Service Administration’s search for a site for the new FBI headquarters.
It’s time to think about back-to-school shopping, and Virginia officials want to give you a break.
An overshot platform. Stinky mulch. Unintelligible announcements. Dirty windows. Warm train cars.
Now that the long-awaited Silver Line Metro projects will soon ferry commuters to and from Tysons Corner, many car-weary Prince William County residents might be wondering: What about us?
The Fairfax County Park Authority Board has named Curly Anderko, Bob Dinse and Alan Figgatt its 2014 Elly Doyle Park Service Award recipients, recognizing individuals and organizations that contribute outstanding volunteer service to the Park Authority.
The 66th annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival will be held July 31 to Aug. 3 at Frying Pan Park in Herndon.
The Fairfax County Park Authority has completed a pilot project that produces benefits for park and history buffs, and that also supports the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A panel of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
Fairfax County police say a 62-year-old Springfield woman who went missing walking her dog Friday afternoon was found dead this morning in a wooded area near her home.
Ronald Reagan Washington National has been the go-to airport of the D.C. region in recent months, if you want to depart and arrive on time.
Two decades after financial planning first began and just over five years since construction began, the first phase of Metro’s Silver Line began operation Saturday with pomp and pageantry.
Who will be the winners and who will be the losers now that Silver Line service is starting? The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says this is how changes will shake out:
The McLean Community Center Governing Board will hold a special meeting in August to address time-sensitive projects.
Two days before Silver Line trains began rolling down the tracks on July 26, commuters were presented with a new parking option if they want to board the new rail line at the McLean Metro station in Tysons Corner.
“An Afternoon with the Madisons: A War of 1812 Bicentennial Event” will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. at the McLean Community Center.
Vienna Youth Players will present “Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?” from Aug. 1 to 10 at the Vienna Community Center.
It was the mid-1970s when Frank Wolf held a campaign event at the Rosslyn Metro Station, and afterward he took one of the first rides on the then-brand new rail system.
He may remain something of a longshot given the political composition of the 8th Congressional District, but Republican Micah Edmond at least will have ballot placement in his favor on Election Day.
Metrorail Silver Line’s first train is set to roll out of the Wiehle-Reston East Station at 12:03 p.m. Saturday, and it seems much of Northern Virginia is looking to celebrate the long-awaited occasion.
Matthew Placzek of Sterling was not intimidated July 22 when the music stopped at George Mason University’s radio station, WGMU.
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