Good Thursday 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 — Dec 21, 2023.
- 8:15 am: Morning Notes | 🗣️ Comments
- 9:30 am: Youngkin budget calls for income tax cuts, sales tax increases | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:15 am: Halal hot chicken restaurant now open in Vienna | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:00 am: Design under review for Piney Run stream restoration in Reston | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:45 am: FCPS considers generating guidelines for use of ‘artificial intelligence’ | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:15 pm: Local moms achieve goal of funding McLean Central Park playground renovation | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:30 pm: Reston nonprofit Cornerstones awarded $20K in time for the winter holidays | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:30 pm: Illuminate Fairfax art installations light up Old Town for the winter | 🗣️ Comments
- 4:45 pm: Most and least expensive townhouses sold in Fairfax County (November 2023) | 🗣️ Comments
- 6:45 pm: NOW: Child hit by driver while walking near Chantilly High School | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Friday throughout the county, from our event calendar.
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☀️ Friday’s forecast
The day will start with mostly cloudy skies, eventually clearing to reveal sunshine and a high temperature near 46 degrees. A calm wind will gradually transition to a southeast direction at 6 mph in the morning. By Friday night, expect mostly cloudy conditions again with a low temperature around 32 degrees and a southeast wind at 3 to 6 mph. See more from Weather.gov.
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
Thanks for reading! Feel free to discuss the day’s happenings in the comments.
Friday night’s performance by comedian Nate Bargatze is expected to draw the largest crowd ever to EagleBank Arena on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University, according to Monumental Sports…
Reston Association has adopted a new strategic plan that aims to continue the vision of Reston’s founder Bob Simon over the next three years.
A 93-year-old woman died earlier this week from injuries she sustained in a car crash on Leesburg Pike (Route 7) in Bailey’s Crossroads, police say. Gladys Bilbao, a Falls Church…
D.C.-based fast food chain Z-Burger has officially opened in a former Pizza Hut at 541 Maple Avenue West in Vienna. The restaurant opened in late November. While business was initially…
Great Clips at South Lakes Village Center (Reston, Virginia) is seeking hair donors to participate in the Wigs for Kids program this Valentines Week. If you meet the minimum requirements and would like to donate your hair for children fighting cancer, we would love to host you in our salon this Valentine’s Week for a free haircut.
Hair donations must be a minimum of 12 inches
Hair donations must be clean and stored/packaged completely dry.
Hair donations cannot be permed, color-treated, or highlighted.
Temporary coloring or highlights that wash out are acceptable but must be completely washed out before cutting. Gray hair is accepted.
Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.
The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Active Bystander Certification course, also known as Active Bystander, is the premier training program to prepare civilians for how to respond during an intentional violent event and to address life-threatening emergencies.
Similar to FEMA’s