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Arlington News

Proposal to close access to ‘View of D.C.’ deck needs more public benefits, civic association says

As Arlington leaders consider ending public access to a Rosslyn observation deck in exchange for $14 million, a civic association is seeking an additional benefit. A proposal to eliminate public…

Morning Notes

“Ice ice baby” on a gelato pop stand at The Crossing Clarendon (Flickr pool photo by Jason Gooljar) Plans to Replace DCA Terminal –“The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is in…

ARLnow Daily Debrief for Jul 15, 2024

Good Monday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. News recap The following articles were published earlier today —…

NEW: Large power outage reported in Ballston and Virginia Square

Outage map as of 6:45 p.m. (via Dominion) Nearly 3,000 residences and businesses are without power in Ballston and Virginia Square. That’s according to Dominion’s outage map, which estimates restoration…

JUST IN: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Arlington

Arlington County is under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 6 p.m. Monday. A strong storm is approaching from the northwest, packing gusty, damaging winds and lots of lightning. More, below,…

A new Goodwill donation center is coming to Langston Blvd

A Goodwill Donation Express center is under construction on Langston Blvd (courtesy of anonymous) A Goodwill Donation Express center is slated to open later this year at 5210 Langston Blvd,…

Arlington sewer systems can handle Missing Middle growth, county expert testifies

Arlington County courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023 (staff photo by James Jarvis) A county expert asserted that Arlington’s sewage systems are well equipped for expected growth as the Missing…

Looking to beat the heat? Here’s every ice cream shop in Arlington

As high temperatures knock on the door of 100 degrees, two things can combat the heat: air conditioning and ice cream. We asked readers about favorites for both a few…

Clarendon Wine Club working toward opening, timeline unknown

Efforts to open the long-awaited Clarendon Wine Club are once again underway. The planned establishment at 1114 N. Irving Street has applied for two work permits this summer, including one…

Arlington independent candidate announces bid for Beyer’s congressional seat

Independent candidate David Kennedy (via David Kennedy for Congress) An Arlington resident has announced a campaign for U.S. Congress as an independent. David Kennedy last week announced that he will…

‘Tiny but mighty’ Turkish market in Courthouse winning following with authentic goods

A small shop in Courthouse Plaza selling authentic Turkish grocery items has been gaining a following since opening in late February. Avrasya Market, named after the Turkish word for Eurasia,…

Heat warnings and watches already issued for Monday and Tuesday

Heat and haze in Ballston (staff photo by Jay Westcott) In case you haven’t noticed, it’s really hot out there. And it is, improbably, about to get hotter. The National…
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Fairfax News

Community’s Help Needed to Give Teeth to Dental Office Burglary Investigation

West Springfield Police District – Detectives from our Criminal Investigations Division are investigating a burglary at a dental office in Annandale and seeking the community’s assistance. On June 24, officers…

Fairfax County Police Department Releases Q1 2024 Crime Report

Fairfax County, VA – With the recent release of the First Quarter Crime Report by the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA), spotlighting the nation’s 70 largest police departments across key crime categories, including…

The Fairfax County School Board is about to introduce permanent instability across the county

The Fairfax County Public School’s (FCPS) School Board is planning to redraw every elementary, middle, and high school boundary throughout the county under the guise of a “comprehensive review of…

Manassas man dies following weekend crash in Clifton

A 22-year-old Manassas man died Sunday following a two-vehicle crash in Clifton on Saturday morning.

Detectives Investigate Crash in Clifton Turned Fatal

Sully Police District – Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a crash in Clifton involving two vehicles that turned fatal. On July 13, at 10:00 a.m., officers responded…

Barricaded Suspect in Custody After 4 Hours of Negotiations

Sully Police District — After a four-hour barricade, a man wanted for soliciting sexual acts from a minor, is in custody. Yesterday, at 9:55 p.m., officers from our SWAT team…

NAA Response to President Biden's Rent Cap Rhetoric

ARLINGTON, Va., July 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Apartment Association (NAA) released the following statement in response to President Biden announcing a 5% corporate rent cap should he be…

Seminole Hard Rock Elevates Stephanie Piimauna to Senior Vice President of People and Inclusion, and Meaghan Ryan to Head of Human Resources

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Seminole Hard Rock Support Services today announced the promotion of two senior executives to new roles and expanded responsibilities. Stephanie Piimauna has been…

Easy Summer Salads

In the summer, I’m not a big fan of turning on the oven, so I make a lot of meals on the grill or use no-cook recipes, like these salads.…

In Memoriam: Reynolds L. Ferrante

Reynolds L. Ferrante, 90, of Cornwall, PA (formerly of Lebanon, PA and Fairfax, VA) passed away peacefully on June 29, 2024.

Public Safety. – Week of July 12, 2024

No injuries in townhouse fire

In Memoriam: Leroy E. “Ed” Hoyle

Leroy E. “Ed” Hoole died March 31st, 2024 in Parker, CO. Ed was born August 20, 1935 in McCook NE and grew up in San Diego County CA. He is…
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Prince William News

Another excessive heat warning in effect for Northern Virginia today

The National Weather Service has issued another excessive heat warning for much of Northern Virginia today as heat index values climb as high as 110 degrees.

Police: 20-year-old man’s body found in community college pond

Police are investigating but say no foul play is expected after the body of a 20-year-old man was found Friday in a pond at Northern Virginia Community College’s Woodbridge campus.

Nine students with disabilities graduate internship class at UVA Health Prince William

Nine Prince William County students graduated last month as part of the 2023-24 Project SEARCH internship class at UVA Health Prince William Medical Center, Didlake Inc. announced in a news…

Police: 30-year-old man wounded in shooting outside Woodbridge apartment complex

UPDATED: A 30-year-old man was shot and wounded Sunday night outside the Potomac Vista apartment complex in Woodbridge, according to police.

Man's body found in pond at NOVA Woodbridge campus

Police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old man whose body was found Friday in the pond at Northern Virginia Community College in Woodbridge.

Gov. Youngkin, state legislators denounce political violence after deadly Trump rally shooting

Courtesy of Virginia Mercury

Younkin orders Va., U.S. flags to fly at half-staff in memory of Pa. man slain during Trump rally

U.S. and Virginia flags are flying at half-staff today and will remain so through sunset on Tuesday in memory of the former Pennsylvania volunteer firefighter who was shot and killed…

Younkin orders Va., U.S. flags at half-staff in memory of Pa. man slain during Trump rally

U.S. and Virginia flags are flying at half-staff today and will remain so through sunset on Tuesday in memory of the former Pennsylvania volunteer firefighter who was shot and killed…

Younkin orders flags at half-staff in memory of Pennsylvania man slain during Trump rally

U.S. and Virginia flags are flying at half-staff today and will remain so through sunset on Tuesday in memory of the former Pennsylvania volunteer firefighter who was shot and killed…

GUEST OPINION: Proposed high school in Hampton Roads would build on anti-drug successes elsewhere

Courtesy of Virginia Mercury

Electric cooperatives celebrate 80th anniversary with $80K in scholarships

Three local recent high school graduates were among 65 in the region to win scholarships from the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives. The scholarships come as the…

Police: 1 man shot outside the Potomac Vista apartment complex in Woodbridge

A man was shot and wounded Sunday night outside the Potomac Vista apartment complex in Woodbridge, according to police.
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Reston / Herndon News

Breaking: Bridge Broke (Apparently)

Scheduled to open to great spandex-waving fanfare earlier this week, the exciting superspan of a bridge allowing cyclists on the W&OD Trail to zip over Wiehle Avenue at speeds approaching…

Man Arrested, Charged with Sexual Assaults

A man police believe committed multiple, unsolved sexual assaults – dating as far back as 1998 – is now in custody in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. He is…

Let’s Go Reston!

Based on this blurry cellular telephone photograph shared by a Confidential Restonian Operative this morning, our fellow Restonians are, as one might expect of residents of a community with covenants…

National Trails Day

National Trails Day

National Police Week 2024, Annual Candlelight Vigil

National Police Week 2024, Annual Candlelight Vigil

Community News: Homelessness Point-in-Time Count 2024, McLean Day, Skate Rink, Honor Guard

Homelessness Point-in-Time Count 2024

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Most Loudoun County Sentence Ever

Maybe getting rid of the "pizza" will help with the smell.
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Tysons Corner / McLean News

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend July 13 – July 14

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area! Doggy 4th of July Festival Saturday, July 131:00pm – 6:00pm…

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – July 12

Virginia is top state for business, education Virginia is Number One for Public Schools in the Nation The Commonwealth of Virginia ranks as America’s Top State for Business in 2024 by…

Creative Cauldron Announces 2024-25 Season and Transition to its New Home

Creative Cauldron announces its  2024-25 Season – A season of Magic, Friendship, Music, and more! The season will begin in its current home in Pearson Square, but then will transition to…

McLean Community Center Seeks Artists for Public Art Projects

McLean Community Center (MCC) is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams for two public art projects it is commissioning in McLean. The two public art projects are part of…

Reston Community Center Undergoing Major Capital Projects at Hunters Woods Facility 

Reduced Programming and Services July 22 through September 6 Aquatics Venue Closed  Reston Community Center Hunters Woods (RCC HW) will be undertaking two major capital projects this summer. The nearly…

1st Stage 2024 – 2025 Season

The full schedule of the 2024-2025 mainstage season is as follows: September 12 to October 6, 2024The Waverly Gallery  by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Alex Levy In this 2019 Tony Award…

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend July 5 – July 7

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area! Look What You Made Us Do! 2nd Annual Tribute To…

Town of Herndon Parks & Recreation Department Unveils New Community Initiative: The Herndon Torch

The Town of Herndon Parks & Recreation Department is thrilled to announce the launch of a new community initiative, “The Herndon Torch.” This innovative program will bring the spirit of…

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – July 5

How Northern Virginia’s Ties to Europe Boost and Sustain the Local Economy and Environment – and What More Can be Done Northern Virginia’s business and economic ties to Europe was…

1st Stage Kicks Off the 2024-2025 Season with The Logan Festival of Solo Performance!

1st Stage is thrilled to kick off the 2024-2025 season with the Logan Festival of Solo Performance, running from July 18-28, 2024. This innovative festival, acclaimed in The Washington Post with…

Taste of Tysons Dining Guide

The best eats the area has to offer! ELLIE BIRD Falls Church | New American |$$$ Ellie Bird, the creation of Michelin-starred chefs Carey and Yuan Tang, is an upscale-casual…

McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for July 2024

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in July 2024. Please check the center’s website, mcleancenter.org, for up-to-date information. Residents of the center’s tax district, Small District 1A-Dranesville,…
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Loudoun News

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Robert Grooms

Robert "Bobby" L. Grooms was born February 11. 1961 in Leesburg, VA to the late Thomas F. and Lillian J. Grooms. He was known and preferred to be called Bobby.…

Dennis Powers

Dennis James Powers, 76, of Purcellville VA went on to be with the Lord at 10:15 am on July 8th of 2024.

William Howard Sr.

William Franklin Howard Sr passed away peacefully on July 4th, 2024 in Mechanicsville, Virginia. He was 87 years old. Frank was born at the family home in Leesburg on July…

Ultimate guide for safe senior fitness during the summer

(BPT) - If you're an older adult, staying fit may be one of your top wellness goals. But how can you exercise during a heat wave? Concerns about the heat…

FUSION CBD PRODUCTS SHARES CBD BENEFITS THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

MIAMI, July 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion CBD Products is no stranger to the school of hard knocks—in fact, this American CBD retailer has found its niche as an official…

Registered Dietitian Shares Her Tips For a Cool Summer

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AmeriGuard Security Services, Inc. Awarded Prestigious Contract by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation for the VA Long Beach Healthcare System

AmeriGuard Security Services, Inc. Transportation platform TransportUS, Inc., expands services with an additional new contract win.

Phillies select Loudoun standout Griffin Burkholder in 2nd round of MLB draft

Following a stellar varsity career at Freedom High School in South Riding, Griffin Burkholder has been selected in the second round of the 2024 Major League Baseball draft by the…

Rob Cole named Markel's Chief Actuarial Officer

RICHMOND, Va., July 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel, the insurance operations within Markel Group Inc. (NYSE: MKL), announced today that Rob Cole has joined Markel as Chief Actuarial Officer.

Kaine meets with local Appalachian Trail advocates to discuss solution to dangerous crossings

A group of local Appalachian Trail stakeholders met with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) on July 13 at Bears Den in Bluemont to discuss “hazardous” Appalachian Trail crossings in Northern…

Seasoned Executive Dale Strange Takes Reins of Blackbaud's Corporate Impact Business

Experienced Technology Executive Brings Proven Growth and Operational Experience
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Alexandria News

Sprig’s Coffee and Pastry Cafe shutters near federal courthouse

A local coffee shop mere steps from the federal courthouse in Alexandria is no more. Sprig’s Coffee and Pastry Cafe, which opened only two years ago at 2050 Ballenger Avenue,…

After extensive delays and contractor firing, Simpson Dog Park finally reopens

Dogs at Simpson Stadium Dog Park before closing (image via Simpson Stadium Dog Park Group/Facebook) Dog owners rejoice: the Eugene Simpson Stadium Dog Park reopened yesterday. The park had been…

Notes: Popular lobster food truck setting up near Bradlee Shopping Center today

Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria! Today’s weather: Expect showers and thunderstorms after 2pm, accompanied by sunny, hot weather and a high near 101 degrees. The heat index may reach up to…

BREAKING: Del Ray resident tapped as Trump running mate

J.D. Vance (image via U.S. Senate) Author, Ohio Senator, Del Ray resident and yarn bomb victim J.D. Vance has been tapped as the Vice President pick for Republican Candidate Donald…

Alexandria’s Christian Tabash is rowing for Team USA in the Paris Olympics

Alexandria’s Christian Tabash is heading to Paris as a member of the U.S. Olympic rowing team (via Facebook) Alexandria’s Christian Tabash is rowing with Team USA in the upcoming Paris…

National Weather Service issues another excessive heat warning for Alexandria

Hot day in Alexandria (staff photo by James Jarvis) Just like it did last week, Alexandria is starting out Monday with warnings about extreme heat. An Excessive Heat Warning has…

Alexandria Police investigating shooting near Duke Street on Sunday

Police investigating shooting near 4600 Duke Street (image via Google Maps) The Alexandria Police Department (APD) is investigating a shooting off Duke Street yesterday (Sunday) afternoon near 4600 Duke Street…

PHOTOS: Alexandria’s 275th birthday celebration on the waterfront

Cupcakes, music and fireworks punctuated Alexandria’s 275th birthday on Saturday. It was a clear night for a party at Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison Street) along the Potomac River. Mayor…

Notes: Alexandria elected officials condemn Trump shooting

Good Monday morning, Alexandria! Today’s weather: Expect showers and thunderstorms after 2pm, with sunny and hot conditions reaching a high of 101°F and a heat index of 111°F. 30% chance…

Shilrington Circle bridge closed this weekend for rehabilitation work

Shirlington Circle bridge closure (image via VDOT) The Shirlington Circle south rotary bridge — which connects Shirlington to Alexandria — will be closed (again) this weekend for rehabilitation work on…

New Carlyle development moving forward with one big criticism: it’s too short

Block 20 Condo building compared to neighbors (image via Architects Collaborative/City of Alexandria) The Block 20 East Condominiums project has garnered positive reviews from the City but with one bit…

Alexandria City Public Schools launches backpack and school supply drive for students in need

The first day at school at George Mason Elementary School, August 21, 2023 (staff photo by James Cullum) As families around Alexandria get ready for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year,…
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