- SYA Honors Its Volunteers
- The Seven Faces of Erin Peterson
- Bonsai Show Coming Up at Garden Center
- Fairfax Arts Programs Receive Federal Grants
- Team Celebrates Undefeated Season
- East All-Stars Beat West in 10th Suburban Classic
- Having Fun, Raising Money
- Centreville Grappler Love Wins 195-Pound Region Title
- Westfield’s Freix Wins Conference 5 All-Around Title
- Editorial: Past Time for Later Start Times
- Editorial: Celebrate Earth Day
- Dying of Curiosity
- Commentary: Why I Support Medicaid Expansion
- Opinion: Maintaining a Viable, Diverse Community in Fairfax County
- Northern Virginia's Growing Debt Burden
- Board Advertises Higher Tax Rate
- Virginia Laws Help Local Governments Conceal 911 Calls from Public
- Money on the Shelves: Jurisdictions Take Variety of Approaches to Funding Libraries
- How Red Is the 10th District?
In March 2014, 81 Centreville homes sold between $800,000-$147,500.
Centreville Home Sales: March, 2014
Annual Gospel Celebration of Life is this Sunday, April 13.
Nearly seven years have passed since Centreville’s Erin Peterson — an 18-year-old freshman at Virginia Tech — was killed in a massacre there, along with 31 others. But although short, her life counted; and each year, the local community gathers to remember her. This year, the 7th Annual Erin Peterson Gospel Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, April 13, at 4 p.m., at Mount Olive Baptist Church, 6600 Old Centreville Road in Centreville. The theme is “Keeping Hope Alive: The Seven Faces of Erin – Daughter, Sister, Friend, Mentor, Visionary, Peacemaker, Inspiration.”
Learn about, see and vote for favorite trees.
The Northern Virginia Bonsai Society will hold its Spring Show this weekend at the Merrifield Garden Center. It’s at 12101 Lee Hwy. in Fairfax and the free show runs Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, April 13, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Chantilly Pyramid Art Show Featuring the artwork of Chantilly High and its feeder schools, Chantilly High will host the annual, Chantilly Pyramid Art Show. It’s this Thursday, April 10, from 6-8 p.m., in the front halls of the school at 4201 Stringfellow Road. Free Carseat Inspections Certified technicians from the Sully District Police Station will perform free, child safety carseat inspections Thursday, April 10 and April 24, from 5-8:30 p.m., at the station, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd. in Chantilly. No appointment is necessary. But residents should install the child safety seats themselves so technicians may properly inspect and adjust them, as needed. However, because of time constraints, only the first 35 vehicles arriving on each date will be inspected. That way, inspectors may have enough time to properly instruct the caregiver on the correct use of the child seat. Call 703-814-7000, ext. 5140, to confirm dates and times.
As the Virginia General Assembly continues to discuss the expansion of Medicaid, the benefits and consequences of doing so have received a great deal of attention. Debates rage in the media, among businesses and around the kitchen tables of ordinary Virginians throughout the state. At our board meeting of March 25 my colleagues and I reiterated, in a bi-partisan vote, our strong support for Medicaid expansion in Virginia.