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The Fairfax County Police Department’s Victim Services Section will host its annual 5K Walk and Candlelight Vigil on Sunday, April 19.
Christine Holt, dean of academic administration at Northern Virginia Community College’s Annandale campus, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year.
First responders who risked their lives during a trench collapse, saved people from fires and auto accidents, and faced down dangerous suspects got their due March 26 during the 37th annual Valor Awards, sponsored by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce.
Eighty-two Fairfax County Public Schools students have been named to the 2015 Virginia All-State Band, and 44 have been named to the 2015 Virginia All-State Orchestra.
Student journalists from five Fairfax County public schools earned 2015 Crown Awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for excellence in scholastic journalism.
Fairfax County Public Schools has been recognized as one of 388 school districts across the country as a “2015 Best Community for Music Education” by the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation.
Fairfax County Public Schools and the National Symphony Orchestra have been awarded the “Yale Distinguished Music Educators Award” for its Partnership for Youth program.
Proposed expansion plans should allow for interments at Arlington National Cemetery to continue through the 2050s, military officials have told lawmakers.
News of interest from McLean, Great Falls and surrounding communities.
News of interest from Vienna, Oakton and surrounding communities.
A man was shot and killed in the Huntington area Thursday night, Fairfax County police said.
Artifacts still are being procured, but a new museum at George C. Marshall High School already is a proud tribute to the U.S. Army general after whom the school is named.
Soren Christensen, a freshman at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, has been named the winner of the 2015 U.S. National Brain Bee, held recently in Baltimore.
Several local students earned top honors at the 60th annual Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair, held March 20-22 at Robinson Secondary School.
The annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the commander of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, will be held Sunday, April 5 at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.
A resident living in the 200 block of Courthouse Circle, S.W., told Vienna police on Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. that a white man driving a black sport-utility vehicle had pulled up to his mailbox and taken an envelope containing a check.
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week.
News of business and economic development across Fairfax County.
Fairfax County police arrested a 51-year-old Washington, D.C., man on drug and grand-larceny charges on Feb. 22 at 5:03 p.m. following an incident in the 11700 block of Fair Oaks Shopping Center.
Twenty-two custom-designed stained-glass windows serve as the centerpiece of the first renovation to the Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel in its 62-year history on the Marymount University campus.
The Board of Supervisors on March 24 unanimously agreed to have county staff expedite a request to supply sewer service to Forestville Elementary School and Great Falls Nike Park.
The timing of Vienna’s traffic lights has not been studied since the late 1990s and with traffic signals about to be reconstructed at Nutley Street and Courthouse Road, as well as Maple Avenue’s intersections with Center Street and Lawyers Road, town officials think the time is ripe for another inspection.
Vienna Town Council members on March 16 approved notices of intention to adopt a pedestrian master plan and an ordinance to require provision of sidewalks at single-lot developments.
Two motorists on March 19 at 8:59 p.m. were traveling northbound in the same lane on Nutley Street, S.W., and approaching the intersection with Maple Avenue when the first driver came to a stop, Vienna police said.
Mrs. McLean 2014-2015 Mary Carolyn Becker will vie March 28 for the Mrs. Virginia crown in South Hill. Becker was fifth runner-up in that competition last year and received the Fabulous Face, Memory Book and Ticket Sales awards.
Those traveling on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway are being asked to take special care, now that commuter buses are using shoulder lanes to bypass congestion.
Fairfax County Sheriff Stacey Kincaid will be part of a panel discussion on women pioneers in criminal justice and their experiences in “breaking the brass ceiling.”
Northern Virginia Media Services, the parent company of the Sun Gazette, has been awarded the contract to publish the Belvoir Eagle, the weekly newspaper that serves the Fort Belvoir Army installation in southeastern Fairfax County.
The Garden Club of Fairfax will host its 82nd annual Garden Tour on Tuesday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., focusing on homes and gardens in the Clifton and Fairfax Station area.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
If tap water across parts of the local area smells and tastes a little hinky in coming weeks, there’s a reason.
Fairfax County Public Schools has announced bell times for the 2015-16 year, reflecting the School Board decision to start school slightly later for high-school students.
The Fairfax County library system is accepting public comment through March 31 on the attributes needed by the next library director.
Having been nominated for 19, the Providence Players picked up four statuettes in the 2015 Washington Area Community Theatre Honors (WATCH) awards program.
Vienna Town Manager Mercury Payton has proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget that would maintain the town’s current real estate tax rate, raise Vienna employees’ pay and add no new programs.
Crimes against persons, property and society all declined during 2014, according to statistics released recently by Fairfax County police.
A new, three-part series about cancer, “The Emperor Of All Maladies,” starts off with a jolt.
Fairfax County Public Schools students earned 19 awards in the 2015 National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
Fairfax County police responded to a critical-injury crash on eastbound Georgetown Pike near Old Dominion Drive at around 12:30 a.m. on March 19.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to a house in the 300 block of Branch Road, S.E., on March 15 after receiving a report about an ongoing dispute between the landlord and tenant.
Northern Virginia was spared many storms during the first part of this winter, but a spate of wintry-mix and snow storms late in the season caused the town of Vienna to use more road de-icing salt than anticipated.
Year-over-year wage growth for those employed in Fairfax County was up only about half the national average in the most recent federal report, but was enough to keep Fairfax in the top 10 in terms of highest average pay.
Former Sun Gazette president and CEO Ryan Phillips is leading a new venture in the newspaper business.
Consider it a “Lean In” Circle – junior edition.
Wedding disk jockey Rick Rohn of Martinsburg, W.Va., often drives an electric vehicle to gigs in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania and takes advantage of publicly available charging stations sprouting up across the region.
Year-over-year unemployment in the Washington region declined in January, part of an overall trend across the nation.
Historic Vienna Inc. is collecting books through April 10 for its 2015 Used Book Sale.
Registration for adult classes in English language, writing, conversation and citizenship is scheduled for April 7 and 9 from 7 to 8 p.m. each day at the St. Mark Catholic Church Christian Formation Center, 9972 Vale Road.
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