Alexandria Police Department unveils Suicide Memorial.
“Make no mistake -- they are and will always be our brothers in blue.” — Retired Police Chief David Baker
My Loved One Has Dementia. What Do I Say or Do?
“We want our loved ones to smile.” — Speech language pathologist Susan Wranik
Mike Freedman, who found respite in radio early on and would become a radio network executive, journalism professor and university administrator, died at home in Alexandria, Va., surrounded by his family, on Sept. 18 from pancreatic cancer. He was 71.
Fall Book Sale at Duncan Library from Wednesday, Sept. 27 to Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023.
Poses serious questions about climate-change responsibility.
Woodson High’s new play, “The Trials,” is set in the near future, when the climate emergency is worsening and all adults who’ve adversely impacted the climate are put on trial.
An 89-year-old man died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning on Ox Road in West Springfield.
Median sold price for a home in August reached $700,000 in Northern Virginia
Even though sales declined regionally and nationally, inventory was lower and prices grew faster in the Northern Virginia real estate market than nationally in August, according to the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors.
The Woman’s Club of McLean has long supported Second Story, a non profit organization in Fairfax County providing counseling and residential housing for teens, young mothers, and their children who were living in unsafe residential situations.
Despite unanswered questions, clock was ticking.
Members of Chantilly’s Pleasant Valley community did all they could last week to convince the Fairfax County Planning Commission that allowing construction of a huge data center near their homes would be a terrible idea.
Say environment and people’s health should matter more.
Speaking before the Fairfax County Planning Commission last week, opponents of the gigantic data center proposed for construction near Chantilly’s Pleasant Valley community attacked the project from every angle.
Earlier this year, continuing discussion around sediment and flooding problems, including a recommendation to let Lake Accotink fill in and become a wetland, raised concern among some area residents.
For 36 consecutive years, Fairfax City has been recognized as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. And now, a $1 million grant recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service will help the City continue to grow and maintain its urban forest.
PRS, a behavioral health nonprofit serving Northern Virginia which operates as the Regional Crisis Call Center for most of Virginia, has enhanced its offerings and outreach to the Northern Virginia Spanish speaking community.
From chipmunks to chickadees, these can shelter local wildlife.
Tropical storm Ophelia soaked the Washington area last weekend, leaving behind, among other impacts, fallen limbs and sticks scattered around. Instead of becoming landfill or incinerator material, they can support local wildlife, from chipmunks to chickadees.
Fun event to raise money to fight breast cancer.
Two Old Town Fairfax businesses, High Side and Mara Hair and Mode Studio, are joining together for the third consecutive year to fight breast cancer with a community-centered event.
Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide
Some catchy phrases that led to success at the ballot box resulted in some terrible public policies.
Letter to the Editor
Flash point awaits as some schools balk at implementing policies.