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Largest Mixed-Use Development Next to Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station Approved »

Silver Line’s second phase, the drive to redevelop the area around Reston’s only rail station that’s open now as part of phase one intensifies. The Board of Supervisors signed off on…

Dec 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Man Charged in Tuesday’s Pursuit from Tysons Corner »

McLean Police District – Brandon Forrest, 30, of Washington D.C., was arrested and charged in Tuesday’s pursuit from Tysons Corner…

Dec 9 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Man Charged for Shining Laser on Officers on Water Elm Lane »

A man was charged for shining a laser on two officers on Tuesday, December 6. Just after 2 a.m., two…

Dec 7 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Investigate Shooting in Annandale on Davian Drive »

Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 7500 block of Davian Drive, around 5:16 p.m. Initial investigation…

Dec 6 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Capture Man Who Set Woman On Fire »

Lewis Edward Reeder, 56, of Alexandria, was arrested near Richmond, Virginia thanks to a tip from a community member. He’s…

Dec 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Schools

Fairfax County School Board Approves 2017-18 School Year Calendar »

The Fairfax County School Board has approved the 2017-18 calendar for Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) which sets the first day of school as Monday, August 28, 2017, and the last day as Friday, June 15, 2018. The approved calendar includes a two-week winter break…

Dec 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Madison High Student Groups Share Random Acts of Kindness »

Mental health and wellness are a priority at Madison High as the Art Honor Society and the Student Government Association (SGA) work together to promote mental wellness. Art students have constructed a Random Acts of Kindness display in the main hallway of the school featuring…

Nov 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
City News

Alexandria Man Charged in Setting Fire »

  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged Scottie Alton Reina, 41, of the 6400 block of Richmond Highway, Alexandria, Virginia, with maliciously…

Dec 6 2013 / Comments Off on Alexandria Man Charged in Setting Fire / Read More »
Book Reviews

Spinning The Lathe of Heaven

Recreational reading is getting harder and harder to fit in so when I pick something for pleasure I usually need a connection to something in order to ensure it’s not a complete waste of my time.…

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »

A Rite of Spring

Spring bursts forth, sometimes from fresh seeds and sometimes from roots that were established many years before. During my first semester at George Mason University I was fortunate enough to stumble into a college course that…

Apr 27 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Researcher Offers New Predicting Tool for Hurricane Strength and Destructive Power

Vasu Misra, associate professor of meteorology and co-director of the Florida Climate Institute, and fourth-year doctoral student Michael Kozar introduce in the Monthly Weather Review of the American Meteorological Society a new statistical model that complements…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Australian National University Team Successfully Replicates Crucial Steps in Photosynthesis

An Australian National University (ANU) team has successfully replicated one of the crucial steps in photosynthesis, opening the way for biological systems powered by sunlight which could manufacture hydrogen as a fuel. “Water is abundant and…

Aug 21 2014 / Read More »
Police Reports

FCPD RECAP December 8, 2016

SULLY DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 4600 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, cell phone from business 11900 block of Cub Court, jewelry from residence 4400 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, ring from business 5500 block of Sequoia Farms Drive, property…

Dec 8 2016 / Read More »

FCPD RECAP December 7, 2016

SULLY DISTRICT STATION ROBEBRY: 4300 Chantilly Shopping Center. 12/6/16, 8:49 p.m. A man entered the Jimmy Johns, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. The suspect ran out of the store with an undisclosed…

Dec 7 2016 / Read More »
Health and Wellness

FDA Approves Perjeta for Type of Late-stage Breast Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Perjeta (pertuzumab), a new anti-HER2 therapy, to treat patients with HER2-positive late-stage (metastatic) breast cancer. Intended for patients who have not received prior treatment for metastatic breast cancer…

Jun 10 2012 / Read More »

Drug Combination Highly Effective for Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Patients

A three-drug treatment for the blood cancer multiple myeloma provided rapid, deep and potentially durable responses, researchers report today online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, and yesterday, Sunday, June 3, 2012,…

Jun 4 2012 / Read More »

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