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NRA protest in Fairfax filmed for upcoming national documentary

While gun violence can often appear far away in the national spotlight, protests resembling the one that took place last week at the NRA headquarters remind the community that the pain can also be felt right here in Fairfax County. On Sept. 14, the Reston-Herndon Alliance to End Gun Violence held a

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-22 20:03:00

VDOT worker struck by car on I-95 in Fairfax

A VDOT Safety Patrol worker was seriously injured while he was helping a disabled motorist after a car struck him and fled the scene this morning in Fairfax County, police say. At 6:20 a.m. on Sept. 22, Virginia State Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run of a VDOT Safety Services Patroller

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 14:03:00

Fairfax City Restaurant Inspections: MOD Superfast Pizza, Subway, More

FAIRFAX, VA - Fairfax Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the area. Full reports can be accessed on the health department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:31:03

You Can Check Out Anytime You Like: Buy This Fairfax Motel

FAIRFAX, VA - This new listing on Realtor.com offers all manner of suggestions as to how to use the property, all of which is perfectly fine but misses the larger point. It's a motel, boys and girls. Once upon a time, it was the Anchorage Motel. Then the Lee High Inn. Well, there's a guy who lives

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:47:41

"The Night Witches" flying into Manassas

"The Night Witches" is making an autumn landing at The Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas for two shows October 7 and 8. Culpeper native Elena Kritter dreamed up the play about the true story of the first all-female unit of Soviet combat pilots of the 46th Guards Night Bomber Regiment. The re

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2017-09-23 18:15:00

3-Year-Old Boy Killed In Alexandria Crash: Police

ALEXANDRIA, VA-A 3-year-old boy was struck and killed Saturday in Alexandria, according to police. The accident happened in the 3900 block of Executive Avenue. The driver stayed on scene to cooperate with police. The investigation continues. Authorities notified residents of the fatal crash via Twi

PATCH - 2017-09-23 23:12:19

Home Prices Increased In Northern Virginia In August As Inventory Fell

Home prices in the Northern Virginia region increased while inventory remained low in August, according to the Long & Foster Market Minute reports. The Northern Virginia market includes the city of Alexandria and Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties. A lack of available homes cont

ALEXANDRIANEWS.ORG - 2017-09-22 17:25:56

Residence Inn by Marriott Fair Lakes celebrates 20th anniversary

The Residence Inn by Marriott Fair Lakes Fairfax celebrated its 20th anniversary Tuesday, September 19, with a brief ceremony followed by a BBQ reception open to the public. GREGG MACDONALD/FAIRFAX COUNTY TIMES Marriott employees celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Residence Inn by Marriott Fair L

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-22 20:45:00

New I-66 transit projects reflect shift in addressing regional congestion

A series of transit-oriented projects designed to complement the impending transformation of Interstate 66 is expected to move an additional 5,000 people through the I-66 corridor every day, Virginia Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne announced at a launch event held on Sept. 20 at the Norther

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-22 19:50:00

Northern Virginia Senior Olympics wraps up 35th anniversary

Clarence John Wells-Martin of Herndon goes airborne during the men's running long jump competition, Sept. 17, at Falls Church High School.PHOTO BY ROB PAINE The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics completed its final week with a variety of competitions including its field events held at Falls Church H

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-22 19:12:00

Biker Struck In Hit-And-Run Near W&OD Trail In Vienna

VIENNA, VA-A bicyclist near the Washington and Old Dominion Trail was hit by a car during a red light, Vienna Police say. The incident happened Thursday, Sept. 7 as commuters were heading home around 5:40 p.m. Police say the bicyclist was heading south on Mill Road and attempted to cross Maple Aven

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:37:59

McAuliffe applauds progress as I-66 upgrades start coming online

Speaking in front of six colorful buses and with a red Bikeshare bicycle at his side, Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) celebrated 10 multi-modal projects that soon will help reduce traffic congestion on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway and give commuters more transportation options. "This is one of the most

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-22 11:30:00

A Tale of Two Immigrants

Kathy Tran speaks at a press conference in her campaign headquarters announcing support from People for the American Way. Lolita Mancheno-Smoak campaigns for votes at the Burke farmer's market. One is from Ecuador. The other is from Vietnam. Both are successful professional women hoping to fill the


VDOT Worker Struck In I-95 Hit-And-Run In Greater Alexandria

SPRINGFIELD, VA-A Virginia Department of Transportation worker was struck in a hit-and-run not far from Kingstowne Friday morning. Around 6:20 a.m., Virginia State Police say the VDOT worker was helping a disabled vehicle on northbound Interstate 95 near exit 166 (Fairfax County Parkway/Backlick Roa

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:05:44

This week at the movies: Battle of the Sexes, Stronger, and Birthright: A War Story

This week, it's all about battles. The battle back to healed after being blown up by in a terrorist bomb as in Stronger, the battle for women's rights, as in Battle of the Sexes, about the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, and Birthright: A War Story, a documentary about th

PATCH - 2017-09-22 13:43:57

F.C. Chamber 'Family Fun Night' Set for Next Tuesday

The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2017 Family Fun Night presented by Bentley's Diner on Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Jefferson District Park at 7900 Lee Highway. The event will include a cookout by Bentley's, a moonbounce sponsored by Family Medicine in Falls Church,

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 11:45:28

11 year old child refused lunch at Rippon Middle School

My 11 year old granddaughter was refused her lunch today, September 22, 2017. After she assembled her tray and entered her code she was told by the cafeteria lady you do not have enough money for lunch today. My granddaughter asked how much money do I have? The cafeteria lady rudely responded "zero"

PATCH - 2017-09-23 02:00:41

Understanding of Identity Assists F.C. as Neighbors are Taking Note

A REAR VIEW of the old Saab dealership, which is now occupied by The Lincoln at Tinner Hill mixed-use development. (Photo: Courtesy City of Falls Church) Physical identity is a key aspect of self awareness. To understand part of who you are, you first have to know what you look like. When it comes t

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 15:45:33

Madison High Homecoming Game: Details, Road Closures

VIENNA, VA-While Madison High School students get pumped for homecoming, Vienna residents should be aware of traffic closures for the parade. The annual Homecoming Parade begins 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. It will start at the Vienna Presbyterian Church (Mill Street) and march down Maple Avenue to Mad

PATCH - 2017-09-21 17:28:16

DJ Micah and Art Sherrod Jr. at the H Lounge Saturday, September 23

Get ready for a fun Saturday night at the H Lounge of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on September 23rd. Seasoned DJ, DJ Micah will be mixing all your favorite songs starting at 9:15 p.m. and then jazz saxophonist, Art Sherrod Jr. will close the night with his soulful melodies.

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:22:23