Fairfax County officials joined the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority, SCG Development, and others to officially celebrate the construction of a 274-unit affordable housing community in the Herndon/Reston area October 14.
Venue will provide jobs and stimulate economy as sports tourism destination
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…
Several teams faced off across the county for another week of Friday night lights. Here’s the roundup of games from week eight.
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.
Arts and Entertainment
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
Booster Dose Updates
For the last month and a half, I’ve been wearing a continuous glucose monitor and sharing my findings with you. By monitoring my blood sugar, altering my diet, lowering my carbohydrates, and increasing my fasting window, I’ve been able to lower my blood sugar numbers and lose five pounds. On…
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…
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.
Stephen E. Ward, 81, of Reston, Virginia, died at home, surrounded by family, on October 16. Steve was the first of four sons, born on March 10, 1940 to James and Doris Ward of East Orange, New Jersey, and was raised in the town of Glen Ridge. He is survived by his two sons, Tony and Andy, t…
In the early morning of Monday, October 4, 2021, Barbara Berlage passed away in her home in West Friendship, Maryland due, in part, to complications resulting from the COVID-19 virus. She was 86 years old.
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…