Fairfax News

Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash in Franconia

Franconia Police District – Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred around 5:50 p.m. yesterday afternoon. Officers responded to the area of…

Book sale at the library opens Thursday

Find thousands of high-quality used books, CDs, DVDs, video games, and so much more at the George Mason Friends Fall Book Sale Sept. 26-29. The sale is held at George…

Top tips for early fall gardening

Summer may be winding down, but a new opportunity to garden is just beginning. Plenty of vegetables and flowers can be grown successfully in late summer and well into fall,…

Falls Church Kaiser Employees Conclude Strike Vote

GATHERED AROUND the voting station right outside the Falls Church Medical Center | Kaiser Permanente’s parking garage are these employees, who cast their ballots moments earlier. (Photo: News-Press) A nationwide…

Spartans make short work of Lee

West Springfield came into last Friday’s Week 2 matchup against Lee celebrating the completion of the construction project on their school. Many former faculty members came back to commemorate the…

Delegate Marcus Simon’s Richmond Report

Last month I devoted my column to bills that the Virginia General Assembly could pass to improve life for our residents and make Virginia a better, more affordable place to…

Redskins honor Springfield teen

Getting a free Xbox would make any kid’s day, but for Marccelo Alvarez, it was, in his mother’s words, life-changing.

FCPS re-examines school renaming policy

Almost two years after voting to rename J.E.B. Stuart High School as Justice High School in Falls Church, the Fairfax County School Board is contemplating revisions to its policy for…

Every picture tells a story

The National Park Service has established the Artist In Resident (AIR) program at approximately 40 of their sites around the country. Since 2016, I have been fortunate to be selected…

‘Waterworks’ Enters 2nd Week at F.C. Arts

(Photo: Courtesy Shaun Van Steyn)FALLS CHURCH ARTS’ latest exhibit, “Waterworks,” which highlights a variety of watercolor paintings, opened last weekend and will run through Oct. 13.Read ‘Waterworks’ Enters 2nd Week…

School board candidates disagree on value of equity

School board candidates Karl Frisch (Providence) and Ricardy Anderson (Mason).One Fairfax, a framework adopted unanimously by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and School Board in 2016, calls for proposed…