The Board of Directors of The League for Sportsmen, Law Enforcement and Defense, a.k.a “The League,” met with and endorsed Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin at an event held in Oakton October 5. The endorsement of Youngkin kicks off The League’s political efforts in Virginia. T…
- Virtual Information Seminar for The Mather, Life Plan Community Coming to Tysons
- What does dental cleaning involve?
- The most damaging local issue you may know nothing about
- Health Department kicks off new program to improve health literacy within communities of color
- Three big-impact home improvements for a safe, healthy home
Domestic Violence Action Center works to highlight services and events
In spite of massive support, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has deferred on a collective bargaining policy for employees of the county. The ordinance does not currently apply to schools but will likely be adopted by the School board once it’s passed by the Board of Supervisors.
The Madison Warhawks and the Oakton Cougars faced off at Madison High School October 8, where the Warhawks drubbed the Cougars 46-0. The game between the two hometown rivals is known as the Vienna Inn Bowl. Both teams vie for the Vienna Inn trophy, named for a local longtime Vienna establish…
It was another exciting night of Friday night lights in Fairfax County October 1. Here’s the roundup of games from week six.
The Lake Braddock Bruins trounced the Annandale Atoms in a shutout victory at Annandale High School September 24, making the Bruins 3-1 this season and the Atoms 1-4. The final score was 56-0.
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DIY & Homes
The pandemic has brought new focus to home enhancements that not only add value, but also support wellness. Today’s homeowners are investing in thoughtful improvements that prioritize safety and well-being, helping to substantially increase the home’s health quotient.
Home maintenance. The very words might evoke thoughts of an entire weekend spent laboring at home instead of relaxing in it, but that doesn’t always have to be the case.
So, you’ve created the backyard of your dreams and love everything about it -- except that seeing your surroundings can sometimes be a challenge once the sun’s gone down. As the days grow shorter and we head into fall, it’s one of the best times of year to enhance your backyard life at night.
Health & Food
Many people are not aware of the wonders dental cleaning can do for them. It is often a feared treatment that makes people avoid the procedure completely. However, having a complete understanding of the treatment can help people enjoy the benefits for their teeth brought by a dental cleaning…
For me, eating healthy didn’t happen overnight. I took time to extrude my pantry of products containing high fructose corn syrup, soybean oil, canola oil, processed chips, overly-sweetened cookies, and sugary cereals.
Asthma is a lung disease that makes breathing difficult for over 24 million Americans. While there’s no cure, there are steps you can take to help control it so you can lead a normal, healthy life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Asthma Control Program develop…
An unexpected event such as a seasonal storm can wreak havoc on your business. While you may not be able to manage Mother Nature, you can take steps to protect your business against the impact of a natural disaster.
StarKist, the Pennsylvania-based tuna company, will soon move their headquarters to Fairfax County.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult on small businesses. Whether it’s a local eatery, service provider, retail store or another type of business, when you shop small, you’re supporting a real person who is striving to keep his or her entrepreneurial dream alive.
Parenting & Family
The pandemic has deeply impacted learning experiences for students across America. As educators and students return to school this year, they will continue to navigate these challenges as they look for ways to redefine learning. The pandemic also put a stark spotlight on inequities in the sc…
Family reunions this summer are sure to take on special meaning as families reunite after months apart. Organizing such a momentous event may feel like a lot of work, but thinking of it in smaller pieces can make it easier to manage.
The spread of new COVID-19 variants and lower vaccination rates in developing countries continue to impact the ability to move freely throughout the world.
Richard Markeloff passed away on September 28, 2021 in his Herndon, VA home at age 61. A physicist, Rich received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin and initially worked at CERN and FermiLab. Rich greatly enjoyed problem-solving at R&D consultancies in the DC area. At his death, he…
William “Bill” Bryon Link, 93, of Fairfax, Virginia, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at the Johnson Center at Falcon’s Landing.
Dorothy (“Dorrie”) O’Connor Bennett, 62, of Fairfax, Virginia died on September 7, 2021 at INOVA Fairfax Hospital.