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 3, 2024.
- 8:15 am: Morning Notes | 🗣️ Comments
- 9:45 am: South Lakes HS evacuated for small fire in bathroom | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:00 am: Compass Coffee aims to open West Falls Church cafe in the spring | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:15 pm: An incoming Virginia delegate wants to expand use of speed cameras | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:00 pm: Developer details plan to replace ICF office buildings in Oakton with housing | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Thursday throughout the county, from our event calendar.
☀️ Thursday’s forecast
Expect a partly sunny day that will gradually become sunnier, with temperatures reaching a high near 43 degrees. The northwest wind will be around 6 to 11 mph, increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon, with possible gusts up to 28 mph. Thursday night will be clear with a low temperature around 24 degrees. The northwest wind will maintain a speed of 7 to 14 mph and gusts could reach as high as 22 mph. See more from Weather.gov.
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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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