McKay’s ‘Experience Counts’ tagline resonates, as does the call for criminal justice reform in the Commonwealth’s Attorney race.
Connolly, Beyer, Wexton hold field hearing on government shutdown’s impact on federal contractors.
Positive Aging and Wellness Fair draws crowd for education, information – and fun!
Fairfax NAACP and others gather to demand resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam, who was a “no-show” at the event.
Fairfax County and Franconia-Springfield Parkways study moves to next phase.
Tuberculosis still a health issue in Fairfax County.
Primary Election Day is June 11, 2019; Dems flood District Office to file for candidacy.
NoVa Chamber hosts 27th Annual Economic Conference.
Bulova talks county response to Federal government shutdown.
Kaine and Warner comment on the topics of the day at Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce roundtable.
Annual SALT conference celebrates 2018 achievements, outlines 2019 priorities.
Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement gather.
Fifth and sixth graders learn camping skills and experience the great outdoors.
Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions hosts public forum featuring Kaine and Stewart.
The 19th Annual 2018 Cappies Award Gala honors area high school talent.
19th Annual 2018 Cappies Award Gala honors area high school talent.
Much unity, some dissension as community discusses the issue.
Commission for Women celebrates 2018 honorees at Women’s History Month reception.
“Shape of the Region” Conference reviews area’s Opportunity Index and gathers leaders to discuss successes and challenges.
Fairfax County NAACP hosts Town Hall gathering with Kaine.
Fairfax delegation to General Assembly hears from public before heading to Richmond.
Connolly holds roundtable on congressional tax plan.
Social justice advocates told: ‘Go and do good’
Hypothermia Prevention Program gearing up for 2017-2018 season.
Connolly and Bulova host Opioid Crisis Roundtable.
Fairfax Education Association provides the forum for candidate Northam’s vision for public education in Virginia.
Area agencies, organizations and citizens engage to raise awareness and prevent deaths.
Chris Atwood Foundation hosts training on opioid overdose reversal.
U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly hosts Alzheimer’s Town Hall.
Board cites progress on Police Practices improvements, but some citizens demand more.
Party platforms and civil discourse highlight forum for Lieutenant Governor candidates.
Connolly addresses Global Leadership Forum.
Fairfax County launches ‘Make the Call’ campaign.
Travel rehearsal offered for individuals with disabilities.
Handcuffed by budget constraints in proposed budget, Diversion First may see some relief.
Panelists at Northern Virginia Chamber Forum discuss state of hospitality under the new administration.
The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce gathered some heavy hitters to offer their thoughts and answer questions from a standing-room-only audience at the “State of Hospitality Under the New Administration” symposium on March 6.
New manager joining Two Poor Teachers after 18 years in business.
It’s been 18 years since Ken Nies co-founded Two Poor Teachers, LLC, but the kitchen and bath remodelling company isn’t resting on its laurels.
Calls for no increase in real estate taxes; falls $61 million short of schools’ request.
An exercise in “triage and trade-offs” was how Mount Vernon District Supervisor Daniel Storck described the FY 2018 budget as proposed by County Executive Ed Long to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
Board of Supervisors chairman to host Community Council on Land Use Engagement.
At the Jan. 24 meeting of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (BOS), Chairman Sharon Bulova handed the gavel to Vice Chairman Penelope Gross (D-Mason District), and proceeded to utilize a “Chairman’s Initiative” to introduce a “Board Matter” of her own.
League of Women Voters hosts forum on Meals Tax issue.
The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area sponsored a debate-style panel discussion on the Meals Tax issue which will go before county voters in the Nov. 8 General Election.
Leadership Fairfax hosts 25th Annual Board of Supervisors State of the County Breakfast and presents Hanley Award to Bill Bouie for Public Service.
With the number and types of commitments made on their daily schedules, it takes a special occasion to gather the entire roster of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in one place at one time outside the walls of their meeting chambers.
HomeAid NoVA hosts ‘Keep the Homeless Housed’ Forum.
In 2008, Fairfax County partnered with the City of Falls Church to adopt an ambitious strategic plan to address the issue of homelessness in the region.
Area youth turn out for Project BEST Science and Technology Fun.
What could possibly have lured some 100 and more middle school youngsters back to a school building on a Saturday, especially if that school isn’t theirs and they had to get up extra early just to get there?
A primer for doing either and avoiding pitfalls.
Here we are, once again right on the heels of the spring/summer real estate season when it seems like “For Sale” signs become the most common lawn ornament or condo window decoration.
Minecraft for a Mission – Touching Heart and their “Kids on a Mission” raise funds for children in foster care.
They say that charity begins at home. Helen Yi and Taylor, the mother and daughter co-founders of Touching Heart, a nonprofit aimed at educating and inspiring children to empathize with the needs of others and to take action to assist them, have no argument with that statement.
Experts predict continuing positive trend.
The final figures are in, and it looks like the 2015 local housing market was a modest winner.
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority launches work on a six-year TransAction program.
Members of the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) chose an appropriate location to announce the launch of the organization’s TransAction update efforts last week.
But General Assembly stays in the red column.
“We didn’t win the war tonight, but we did come out ahead in some of the important local battles, and that’s a good start.”
High Level forum discusses regional transit options and obstacles.
Local, state and federal elected and appointed officials, business leaders, researchers and directors and staff from transportation and economic development agencies gathered on Friday morning, May 8, at the Greensboro Conference Center in he heart of Tysons.
Residents of local senior living communities share their experiences.
“I didn’t want to come here,” said Bill Woessner, referring to Brightview Assisted Living Community in Great Falls. “That’s right,” agreed Sheila, his wife of more than 50 years, with plenty of her native Scottish brogue to be heard in her voice. “He really didn’t. We have a lovely house here in Great Falls and I don’t think he was ready to budge. But how long after we got here did that change?” she turned to her husband and asked. “At least a day,” he laughingly replied. “Seriously,” said Bill Woessner, “it probably wasn’t more than the first 48 hours.”