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Monthly Archives: December 2021

    Testing Sites To Be Opened By Inova In Falls Church

    By Maryam | December 31, 2021

    Inova is opening a vehicle-side testing site in Falls Church, Virginia, in response to the rise in COVID-19 cases, the healthcare system announced Wednesday. According to wtop.com, "The site opens Thursday, Dec. 30 at 2990 Telestar Court and will be open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekend hours may be added depending… Read More

    Fairfax County To Have FACETS Hypothermia Prevention And Response Program

    By Maryam | December 29, 2021

    With vaccinations on the rise, FACETS will resume the annual Hypothermia Prevention and Response Program, starting November 28th. This year’s program will again rotate between various faith community partner locations throughout the winter and will include appropriate COVID-19 precautions prescribed by the Fairfax County Health Department to provide a safe and healthy environment for guests… Read More

    Location Price Template

    By Ken Carlson | December 28, 2021

    Super Luxury Luxury Premium Affordable Rentals $1,370,000 at Old Town Alexandria See more in Alexandria $999,999 at Les Maisons See more in Alexandria $669,900 at Virginia Hills See more in Alexandria $258,924 at Exchange At van Dorn See more in Alexandria Rentals in Alexandria $2,900 : 5908 Ians Way, Alexandria 22315 3 beds, 2 full,… Read More

    Youth Volunteers Recognized By Fairfax County Park Authority

    By Maryam | December 28, 2021

    It takes a lot to keep the Fairfax County Parks an asset to the area, and many times the volunteers are there to put the shine on the parks. Fairfax County Park Authority recognizes these volunteer efforts with the Elly Doyle Park Service Awards. This year, the two youth honorees were Maddie Sizer and Nicole… Read More

    Annual Toy Drive Held At Penn Daw Fire Station 11

    By Maryam | December 27, 2021

    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, in partnership with Firefighters and Friends to the Rescue, continued its annual toy drive with distribution day Dec. 10 at Penn Daw Fire Station 11. “Over 60 schools, shelters, and nonprofits requested our assistance this year,” said Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Deputy Battalion Chief Willie Bailey. “In the end,… Read More

    2021 Friends Of Huntley Meadows Park Photo Contest Held In Novemeber

    By Maryam | December 26, 2021

    Huntley Meadows Park is a vast expanse of wetlands in the middle of Mount Vernon so there are many opportunities for amateur and professional photographers to capture that scene to exemplify this 1,452-acre park in Fairfax County. Throughout the month of November, the Friends of Huntley Meadows Park invited those photographers to show off their… Read More

    $60K Awarded For Afghan Resettlement By Community Foundation For Northern Virginia

    By Maryam | December 26, 2021

    The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia has awarded $60,000 in grants to six local organizations in the second round of grants from its Afghan Relief and Resettlement Fund for Northern Virginia. The grantees include FACETS, FAMIL – Potomac Rotary Charities, Herndon-Reston FISH Inc., Homes Not Borders Inc., Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, and Western Fairfax… Read More

    Groundbreaking Ceremony Held At Lorton’s Liberty Market

    By Maryam | December 26, 2021

    Lidl, twice-ranked a Top-10 U.S. Grocer by Food & Wine Magazine, has commenced construction at Lorton’s Liberty Market. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday to celebrate the milestone. The new 30,000 square-foot Lidl will be located at 9001 White Spruce Way, Lorton, Va. An opening date will be announced at a later date. According to… Read More

    Fairfax County Officials Look To Buy More Electric Vehicles

    By Maryam | December 26, 2021

    Fairfax County officials are looking to buy more electric vehicles (EVs) for the county’s fleet, increase the number of publicly accessible charging stations at governmental sites and implement fees to recover costs and keep drivers from dawdling in those spots. According to wtop.com, "A $1 trillion infrastructure bill recently signed by President Biden authorized a… Read More

    Virtual Reality Exhibit “Traveling While Black” Opens In McLean

    By Maryam | December 26, 2021

    A virtual reality exhibit in McLean, Virginia, wants to let audiences feel some of the discomfort of racism in America in a new way. “Traveling While Black,” a virtual reality movie, is set in D.C. at Ben’s Chili Bowl, “a safe place for the Black community to stop and eat when they couldn’t before stop… Read More