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Bear Sightings in Fairfax County »

Police were notified of a bear sighting in the Greenbriar subdivision last weekend, in the Birch Pond community, near Rocky Run Stream Valley Park. Recently, a bear was also reported to have…

May 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Compost Your Food Waste: New Pilot Program Underway »

After you separate regular recyclables from your trash, what’s left? Much of our trash is actually food waste, and that, too,…

May 22 2017 / Comments Off on Compost Your Food Waste: New Pilot Program Underway / Read More »

UPDATE: No Charges in January 16 Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Herndon Area »

Reston Police District – Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney, Raymond F. Morrogh, informed Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Chief of Police,…

May 19 2017 / Comments Off on UPDATE: No Charges in January 16 Officer-Involved Shooting Incident in Herndon Area / Read More »

Police Seek Identity of Suspects in Jewelry Store Theft »

Franconia Police District – Detectives are investigating a case of theft from the Kay Jewelers located at 6809 Springfield Mall,…

Feb 21 2017 / Comments Off on Police Seek Identity of Suspects in Jewelry Store Theft / Read More »

Death Investigation in Centreville »

Sully Police District – Today, around 1 p.m., we responded to the 6200 block of Prince Way for an unresponsive…

Feb 18 2017 / Comments Off on Death Investigation in Centreville / Read More »
Schools

Longfellow Principal Advocates for Public Education with Congressional Representatives »

Longfellow Middle principal Carole Kihm discussed education with members of the U.S. Congress as part of a group of education leaders encouraging Congress to pass laws to build up the nation’s public schools. The visit was part of the annual advocacy conference sponsored by the…

May 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Student Artists Recognized for Creativity at the Intersection of Art and Technology »

On May 24th, Arts Herndon presented scholarship awards totaling $6400 dollars to Fairfax County Public School students at a reception for Technology+Art=NOW. For ten years, this recognition program has celebrated FCPS students who are creating excellent artworks through technology. Works were submitted and judged in…

May 25 2017 / 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 WEEKEND RECAP February 21, 2017

SULLY DISTRICT STATION Death Investigation in Centreville LARCENIES: 14200 block of Asher View, packages from residence 6300 block of Blackburn Ford Drive, checks from residence 5900 block of Fort Drive, property from residence MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION…

Feb 21 2017 / Read More »

FCPD RECAP Friday, February 17, 2017

Dance Instructor Arrested for Multiple Sex Offenses SULLY DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 13900 block of Malcolm Jameson Way, cash from vehicle 4900 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, tools from residence MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION ROBBERY: 7900 block of Richmond…

Feb 17 2017 / Read More »
Health and Wellness

Local Primary Care Doctors Provide Helpful Physical Exam Guide

Comprehensive Primary Care, a premier healthcare facility serving residents in eight convenient locations throughout Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia, recently announced the publication of their physical exam guide. In an effort to assist patients in managing…

Feb 13 2017 / Read More »

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 »

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