Larceny from Building, Kaiser Permanente, 201 N Washington St., between March 19 and March 24, unknown person(s) stole victim’s cell phone and made unauthorized calls out of country. Larceny from Vehicle, Universe Motors, 900 S Washington St., March 25, 4:30 p.m., unknown person(s) stole a dealer tag from the establishment. […]
“Nature deficit disorder” is the term used by Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, to describe what he sees as a failure for today’s children: too much time in front of computer screens and not enough time in free play outdoors.
There’s a certain connection between the music swirling around in your head and the food you’re putting in your mouth.
Last week, I announced the planned groundbreaking for a new pedestrian bridge across Route 50 at Seven Corners. This week, I’d like to tell you a little more about the long-awaited construction. The weather was perfect Monday morning as Board of Super-visors Chairman Gerry Connolly and I led a delegation […]
It was standing room only early Friday morning when the Urban Land Institute 5-Day Advisory Panel (ULI) presented the results of its intensive review of the opportunities for revitalization and redevelopment in the Bailey’s Crossroads area. The long-awaited consultant study was commissioned by Fairfax County to develop a comprehensive strategy […]
October 17 – 23
English essayist Francis Bacon (1561-1626) noted near the end of his life that “age appears to be best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” Perhaps it’s time to add a fifth item in the […]
There was a flag-raising in Annandale last week. Not just any flag, however, but the brand new Annandale flag, the result of a community contest sponsored by the Annandale Chamber of Commerce, which attracted dozens of entries. The final design, modified by the North American Vexillological Association (NAVA), was selected […]