Fairfax County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Va. lawmakers kill second-parent adoption billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Washington Blade

    ... The vote took place immediately after lawmakers held a hearing on the measure that state Sen. Janet Howell (D-Fairfax County) introduced last fall. "This bill is about one thing: Protecting Virginia's children and ensuring that when there are two ...

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  2. The most boring places in Virginia are aRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... of it at Micky D's," Movoto says on its website. Also on the list are Loudoun County's South Riding (No. 2), Fairfax County's West Springfield (No. 5) and Burke (No. 10), and Prince William County's Lake Ridge (No. 7) and Dale City (No. 8). South ...

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  3. VA Senate Panel Rejects Adoption by Unmarried Gay CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... accommodated such couples by allowing someone other than the spouse of a parent to adopt a child. Howell, a Fairfax County Democrat, said children in such circumstances deserve the security and protection of two legal parents. Democratic Gov. Terry ...

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  4. Fifth-grader takes first place at Floris Elementary spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Fairfax Times

    ... to claim victory at the Floris Elementary School spelling bee. The fifth grader will advance to the Fairfax County Spelling Bee at Lanier Middle School March 22. Floris Elementary School spelling bee champion Katie Patel, center, is congratulated by ...

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  5. ALERT: National Weather Service Issues AdvisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Patch.com

    The winter weather advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain is in effect from 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, to noon on Saturday, Jan. 24. Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Fairfax City, Falls Church, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Manassas, Manassas Park and Prince William County are under the winter weather advisory, in addition to the District of Columbia and much of Maryland.

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  6. Another side to raising salaries of county officialsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Fairfax Times

    It's easy to complain, as Frank Medico does (“Cruching Salary Numbers in Fairfax”, Jan. 16-18, Fairfax County Times), that County Supervisors and School Board members shouldn't be proposing salary increases after the 2015 elections ...

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  7. Fairfax should pay for qualityRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Fairfax Times

    ... attention - or fuel more debate - than compensating our public officials. Last week's announcement that the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors was considering a $20,000 raise for each of its members didn't sit well with many Fairfax residents. Some ...

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  8. Calkain Companies Completes $9.24M Sale of Two Wendy's Franchise LocationsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | PR.com

    Calkain Companies, a national net lease real estate brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of two Wendy's restaurants located in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. Rick Fernandez, Managing Director, represented the seller in the sale of the properties, providing marketing, transaction support and a "hands-on-until-it-closes" approach to the entire sales process.

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  9. Cascades, Lowes Island residents say their location affects their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TBD.com

    ... at Lowes Island. Part of the neighborhood - including Carolyn's home - is in Loudoun County, and part is in Fairfax County. But the only way to get to it by road is Seneca Road in Fairfax County, and to get to it from Loudoun County, drivers have to ...

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  10. People & Places: Van Metre VP to lead HomeAid Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fairfax Times

    ... Society for Science & the Public announced Wednesday. She was one of 300 semifinalists - including nine from Fairfax County - selected from more than 1,800 entrants nationwide. As a finalist, Michaelsen is invited to participate in final judging in ...

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  11. Va. Community Reeling After Armed Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NBC Washington

    ... said. The suspect ran from the home as well, and Loudoun County Sheriff's deputies repsonded within minutes. Fairfax County set up a perimeter and flew a chopper in search for the suspect. "We're making sure we turn our alarm on every time we're in ...

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  12. Charlottesville Fire Department Ranked One Of Best In CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... an ISO 1 and only one of two in Virginia. The only other fire department with an ISO 1 rating in Virginia is Fairfax County. In addition to being an ISO Class 1, Charlottesville was also recognized as one of the highest scoring ISO Class 1 fire ...

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  13. Performing arts program boosts studentsa math achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fairfax Times

    ... childhood education program run by the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts in 22 schools across Fairfax County. Through the program, Early Childhood STEM Learning Through the Arts, the Wolf Trap Foundation partnered artists with pre-K and ...

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  14. School notes: Fairfax superintendent visits schools for listening tourRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fairfax Times

    ... on Feb. 28. More than 74 families attended the evening event. Students and parents could sign up for Fairfax County library cards, and school librarian Nancy Bronez and other school staff were on hand to teach families reading strategies to help ...

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  15. FBI Searching For 'Forever Loyal Bandit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBS Local

    ... suspect is responsible for three bank robberies and an attempted bank robbery on the Falls Church section of Fairfax County, Virginia. The incidents occurred between June and August 2014 at various banks along the Leesburg Pike corridor. The suspect ...

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  16. Reston company develops new forensic DNA analysis techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fairfax Times

    ... on,” she said. A case that fits that description is the nearly 26-year-old unsolved murder of former Fairfax County resident Amy Baker, whose body was discovered by an Interstate 95 off-ramp near Backlick Road in Springfield. There were no ...

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  17. Construction to Begin on Bridge at Woodlawn ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Patch.com

    The Fairfax County Park Authority will start construction to replace the existing pedestrian bridge at Woodlawn Park in Alexandria. The Park is located at 4800 Manor Drive off of Pole Road.

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  18. Fire Chief Selects Jason R. Jenkins for Deputy ChiefRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fairfax County

    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 15-10 Date: January 22, 2015 Fire Chief Richie Bowers has selected Battalion Chief Jason R. Jenkins for promotion to deputy fire chief, effective January 24, 2015. He will be assigned as the Executive Officer to the Fire Chief on January 24, 2015.

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  19. Fairfax Countya s school bus fleet fight off the winter chillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fairfax Times

    Francine Furby, right, Director of Fairfax County Public Schools' Office of Transportation Services, and staffers Joey Welborn and Kurt Smith tour the school system's bus facility in Chantilly.

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  20. Chantilly: Otal Named Elementary School Counselor of the YearRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... academics plus social, emotional and career development. "Brookfield was the first elementary school in Fairfax County to receive it," said Zendle. "We had to submit 160 pages of data, plus videos. We got the designation last summer, and it was a ...

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