Technician Julianne Tomesheski, of Centreville Fire Station 17, C-Shift, has been honored with the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Emergency Medical Services Award.
The Fairfax County Park Authority will honor six individuals and groups with 2020 Elly Doyle Park Service Special Recognition Awards at a virtual volunteer celebration in November.
With her family and balloons, Chantilly’s Juanita Brill celebrated her 100th birthday on June 19.
It’s pretty special for a police officer to be selected as his station’s Officer of the Quarter.
Five Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) graduates from the class of 2020 have been named winners of college-sponsored scholarships by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
Westfield High grad Michael Corwin has just received a Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute scholarship.
Helping County employees meet family demands and employment responsibilities.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved Paid Family Leave for County employees during its June 23, 2020 Board meeting.
Zoom retirement party for Centreville High’s Mike Hudson.
Mike Hudson’s taught for 40 years – the last 30 as Centreville High’s theater teacher/director. And he and his students have always had such a strong bond that they didn’t call him “Mr. Hudson,” but “Huddy,” as a term of endearment.
Black Centreville residents respond to racism in America.
Jamie and Erik Gadley and their daughter, Kayla, a rising sophomore at Westfield High, live in Centreville’s Sully Station II community. And as a black family, the recent, unprovoked deaths of black people such as Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have both angered and saddened them.
County thanks its Public Works employees with food.
National Public Works Week was May 17-23; and as COVID-19 has revealed whose labor is essential – not just in a crisis, but every day – Fairfax County celebrated workers in a category that doesn’t immediately spring to mind.
Chantilly High grad Christopher Wolf is among 53 new recruits who recently graduated from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (FCFRD) Basic Training.
Toora Arsala, 30, has spent the past 20 years working with community festivals and political candidates to improve his community.
For 30-year-old Chantilly-native Toora Arsala, volunteering has become a way of life. He first started volunteering in high school as part of the Best Buddies organization. From there Arsala started volunteering in various other organizations and does what he can to help his community.
Local athletic shoe companies donate special shoes to medical staff Impacted by COVID-19.
New shoes for medical workers.
Family, friends mourn the death of Juwaan Espinal.
Parnika Saxena proposes a graphene mask as a more protective face covering for the Coronavirus.