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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 10, 2024
01/11/2024

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 10, 2024

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 10, 2024 FFXnow.com January 10, 2024 at 8:30pm Good Wednesday evening, Fairfax County. 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 — Jan 10, 2024. 8...

Changes in store for Fair Oaks Mall with DMV relocating service center
01/10/2024

Changes in store for Fair Oaks Mall with DMV relocating service center

Changes in store for Fair Oaks Mall with DMV relocating service center Angela Woolsey Today at 3:30pm The Department of Motor Vehicles is relocating its Fair Oaks Mall customer service center to a bigger space on Braddock Road (courtesy Virginia DMV) The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is depa...

Herndon retiree launches Canine Concierge to provide free dog therapy services
01/10/2024

Herndon retiree launches Canine Concierge to provide free dog therapy services

Herndon retiree launches Canine Concierge to provide free dog therapy services Angela Woolsey Today at 2:30pm The new Herndon-based nonprofit Canine Concierge aims to offer free therapy dog services to hospitals and other organizations (courtesy Canine Concierge/iStock) Two golden retrievers will be...

New Dranesville supervisor seeks to build on predecessor’s legacy, prioritizes housing and ‘smart growth’
01/10/2024

New Dranesville supervisor seeks to build on predecessor’s legacy, prioritizes housing and ‘smart growth’

Jimmy Bierman officially stepped into the role of Dranesville District supervisor last week, taking the reins from John Foust, who retired last year after 16 years on Fairfax County's board. Bierman, a lawyer and McLean resident, has a clear vision for his tenure, but he says he's also committed to....

👀  Discover how you can help shape the future of Reston by running for a seat on the Board of Directors! Reston Associat...
01/10/2024

👀 Discover how you can help shape the future of Reston by running for a seat on the Board of Directors! Reston Association

Be a part of Reston’s future: Join the RA Board of Directors Sponsor Today at 12:30pm When Robert E. Simon first founded Reston nearly 60 years ago, he envisioned a community that would stress quality of life and allow its residents to live, work, and play in their own community, with common groun...

Pupatella opens new pizzeria in Chantilly
01/10/2024

Pupatella opens new pizzeria in Chantilly

Pupatella opens new pizzeria in Chantilly Angela Woolsey Today at 11:15am Pupatella is now serving pizzas at Chantilly Plaza, its ninth restaurant (photo by Chris Schwalm) Pupatella is now popping out pizzas at its newest location in Fairfax County. The regional chain officially opened at 13619 Rout...

Town of Herndon hires first new parks and recreation director in 20 years
01/10/2024

Town of Herndon hires first new parks and recreation director in 20 years

Town of Herndon hires first new parks and recreation director in 20 years Angela Woolsey Today at 10:30am Bob Williams will take over as Herndon’s parks and recreation director on Jan. 16, 2024 (courtesy Bob Williams) The Town of Herndon will welcome a new parks and recreation director this month ...

Myron Mixon Pitmaster BBQ fires up new home in Dunn Loring
01/10/2024

Myron Mixon Pitmaster BBQ fires up new home in Dunn Loring

Myron Mixon Pitmaster BBQ fires up new home in Dunn Loring Angela Woolsey Today at 9:30am Myron Mixon Pitmaster BBQ has opened outside the Dunn Loring Metro station (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Myron Mixon Pitmaster BBQ is officially cooking at the Dunn Loring Metro station. The Southern-style ba...

Morning Notes:🔫 County to crack down on felon gun possessions📜 New historical marker coming to Groveton🚬 Annandale swaps...
01/10/2024

Morning Notes:
🔫 County to crack down on felon gun possessions
📜 New historical marker coming to Groveton
🚬 Annandale swaps v**e shops

Morning Notes FFXnow.com Today at 8:15am The student sculpture “Rise” sits on the Lake Thoreau spillway in Reston (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) County to Crack Down on Felon Gun Possessions — The Fairfax County Police Department and Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office launched Operation Pre...

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 9, 2024
01/10/2024

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 9, 2024

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 9, 2024 FFXnow.com January 9, 2024 at 8:30pm Good Tuesday evening, Fairfax County. 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 — Jan 9, 2024. 8:15 a...

NEW: McLean Citizens Association joins opposition to impending casino bill
01/09/2024

NEW: McLean Citizens Association joins opposition to impending casino bill

NEW: McLean Citizens Association joins opposition to impending casino bill Angela Woolsey Today at 3:30pm The Virginia General Assembly will convene in Richmond for its 2024 session on Jan. 10 (via Virginia House of Delegates/Flickr) Opposition continues to mount against the possibility of a casino....

Mason District’s new supervisor to focus on pedestrian safety and economic growth in first term
01/09/2024

Mason District’s new supervisor to focus on pedestrian safety and economic growth in first term

Mason District’s new supervisor to focus on pedestrian safety and economic growth in first term James Jarvis Today at 2:30pm Mason District Supervisor Andres Jimenez (courtesy of Andres Jimenez) For the first time this century, Fairfax County’s Mason District has a new supervisor. In his first w...

JUST IN: Fairfax County Public Schools cancels activities as storm moves in
01/09/2024

JUST IN: Fairfax County Public Schools cancels activities as storm moves in

JUST IN: Fairfax County Public Schools cancels activities as storm moves in Angela Woolsey Today at 1:15pm A High Wind Warning has been issued for the D.C. area starting at 3 p.m. on Jan. 9 (via NWS/Twitter) Fairfax County Public Schools has called off all remaining activities on school grounds toda...

Full update of Arlington Blvd apartments planned to preserve affordable status
01/09/2024

Full update of Arlington Blvd apartments planned to preserve affordable status

Full update of Arlington Blvd apartments planned to preserve affordable status Angela Woolsey Today at 11:45am Coralain Gardens Apartments in West Falls Church (courtesy Enterprise Community Development) The affordable housing developer behind the new Lake Anne House in Reston is targeting an apartm...

Lego building competition set for return to Reston this month
01/09/2024

Lego building competition set for return to Reston this month

Lego building competition set for return to Reston this month Angela Woolsey Today at 11:00am The Lego celebration Bricks by the Lake will return to Lake Anne Plaza for a third year on Jan. 27, 2024 (courtesy Reston Museum) Reston’s now-annual celebration of all things Lego is ready for assembly. ...

Georgetown University baseball team finds new home in Tysons
01/09/2024

Georgetown University baseball team finds new home in Tysons

Georgetown University baseball team finds new home in Tysons Angela Woolsey Today at 10:15am Georgetown University’s baseball team has selected Capital One Park in Tysons as its home for the 2024 spring season (courtesy Georgetown Hoyas Baseball) Northern Virginia has lured another D.C. sports tea...

FCPS wins $16M federal grant to buy more electric school buses
01/09/2024

FCPS wins $16M federal grant to buy more electric school buses

FCPS wins $16M federal grant to buy more electric school buses Angela Woolsey Today at 9:30am An electric school bus on display at Flint Hill Elementary School in Vienna (staff photo by Jay Westcott) Fairfax County Public Schools will more than double the number of electric buses in its fleet, thank...

Morning Notes:🏛️ Bills to expect from the 2024 general assembly🎸 Oakton HS band wins Metallica contest⚖️ Local contracto...
01/09/2024

Morning Notes:
🏛️ Bills to expect from the 2024 general assembly
🎸 Oakton HS band wins Metallica contest
⚖️ Local contractor violated labor law, judge says

Morning Notes FFXnow.com Today at 8:15am A piebald deer at Walker Nature Center in Reston (photo by Marjorie Copson) Bills to Expect From the 2024 General Assembly — “Virginia lawmakers will head to Richmond on Jan. 10 for the start of the General Assembly session, which lasts until mid-March......

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 8, 2024
01/09/2024

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 8, 2024

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 8, 2024 FFXnow.com January 8, 2024 at 8:30pm Good Monday evening, Fairfax County. 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 — Jan 8, 2024. 8:15 am...

Reston Museum seeks book fair vendors for 20th annual Founder’s Day
01/08/2024

Reston Museum seeks book fair vendors for 20th annual Founder’s Day

Reston Museum seeks book fair vendors for 20th annual Founder’s Day Angela Woolsey Today at 3:30pm A statue of Reston founder Robert E. Simon sits on a bench at Lake Anne Plaza (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) This year will mark the 20th anniversary of Founder’s Day, Reston’s annual community ...

Another storm may bring flooding, high winds to Fairfax County tomorrow
01/08/2024

Another storm may bring flooding, high winds to Fairfax County tomorrow

Another storm may bring flooding, high winds to Fairfax County tomorrow Angela Woolsey Today at 2:45pm A Fairfax Connector bus travels on Maple Avenue during a rain storm on Jan. 6, 2023 (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) In case you didn’t get your fill of rain on Saturday (Jan. 6), another downpour...

Man challenges UVA track star to race at McLean HS, loss goes viral
01/08/2024

Man challenges UVA track star to race at McLean HS, loss goes viral

Man challenges UVA track star to race at McLean HS, loss goes viral Angela Woolsey Today at 1:30pm McLean High School sign (file photo) An impromptu race at McLean High School has gained some serious online traction. University of Virginia track star Alahna Sabbakhan was visiting the school at 1633....

New in town? 👋 Get the ultimate Vienna Resident Guide for insider tips! 📖 💡 Laura Schwartz - Realtor
01/08/2024

New in town? 👋 Get the ultimate Vienna Resident Guide for insider tips! 📖 💡 Laura Schwartz - Realtor

Neighborhood Expert: New Vienna Resident Guide Sponsor Today at 12:30pm Laura Schwartz is a licensed Realtor in VA and D.C. with McEnearney Associates in Vienna. You can follow Laura on Instagram at or her page. Laura can be reached at 703-283-6120 or Laura@GuidingYour...

Fairfax County NAACP president Michelle Leete has died
01/08/2024

Fairfax County NAACP president Michelle Leete has died

Fairfax County NAACP president Michelle Leete has died Angela Woolsey Today at 11:45am Fairfax County NAACP President Michelle Leete has died (courtesy Fairfax County NAACP) The current president and a long-serving member of the Fairfax County NAACP has died, the civil rights advocacy organization a...

Peter McCandless, killed in a crash at 87, helped introduce Reston to the world
01/08/2024

Peter McCandless, killed in a crash at 87, helped introduce Reston to the world

Peter McCandless, killed in a crash at 87, helped introduce Reston to the world Angela Woolsey Today at 10:30am Peter McCandless, 87, helped promote Reston when it was founded in 1964 (courtesy of the McCandless family) Peter McCandless was living a full life of music, travel and work that he enjoye...

Two arrested in months-long investigation of postal box thefts in Vienna area
01/08/2024

Two arrested in months-long investigation of postal box thefts in Vienna area

Two arrested in months-long investigation of postal box thefts in Vienna area Angela Woolsey Today at 9:30am A Vienna police car parked on Cherry Street (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Police have identified two teens as suspects in a spree of postal box thefts that began half a year ago with a mail...

Morning Notes:😷 Inova revives face mask requirements🔫 Leader of Fairfax-based NRA steps down🚑 Pedestrian in Springfield ...
01/08/2024

Morning Notes:
😷 Inova revives face mask requirements
🔫 Leader of Fairfax-based NRA steps down
🚑 Pedestrian in Springfield crash still hospitalized

Morning Notes FFXnow.com Today at 8:15am Workers take Christmas lights off a tree in the Mosaic District (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Inova Revives Face Mask Requirements — “Effective Jan. 4, Inova is requiring that all patients, visitors and staff at emergency departments, emergency care cen...

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 5, 2024
01/06/2024

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 5, 2024

FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jan 5, 2024 FFXnow.com January 5, 2024 at 8:30pm Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. 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 — Jan 5, 2024. 8:15 am...

Jersey Mike’s Subs and another Starbucks appear to be coming to Kingstowne
01/05/2024

Jersey Mike’s Subs and another Starbucks appear to be coming to Kingstowne

Jersey Mike's Subs and a new Starbucks location are slated to open in Kingstowne Towne Center (5890 Kingstowne Center) this year.

NEW: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Fairfax County ahead of storm
01/05/2024

NEW: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Fairfax County ahead of storm

NEW: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Fairfax County ahead of storm Angela Woolsey Today at 2:15pm Fairfax County could get up to an inch of snow and sleet during a winter storm on Saturday, Jan. 6 (via National Weather Service) The season’s first winter storm is making its way toward the D.C. r...

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