Afghan Americans speak out.
The United States and other countries have welcomed more than 150,000 Afghans and their families since the emergency evacuations began in mid-August.
Not intending to repeat a column I wrote a few weeks ago, but it is hot outside!
Virginia has new protections for renters, but temporary measures expire next year.
The clock is ticking for renters across Virginia who are in danger of being evicted. People of color and low-income Virginians are most at risk.
On Monday Aug. 2, the Virginia General Assembly convened in Richmond for a Special Session to allocate federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and appoint judges to fill eight vacancies on the Virginia Court of Appeals.
Local environmental organizations want you to know how important it is to plant and preserve native plants.
A minimalist design allows the landscape to take center stage.
If you drive about an hour and a half west of Arlington, through winding roads lined with trees that create a kaleidoscope of changing tree leaves, you’ll reach the village of Syria, Virginia and an idyllic vacation home curated by designers from The Nest Egg.
Local governments and the general public are beginning to become aware that on extremely hot days, high temperatures in urban areas can vary greatly, even over short distances.
Seniors and retirees can stay active and have a positive impact on the community.
Every Tuesday this summer, Esther Rosenberg has welcomed two elementary school-aged students into her Potomac, Md. home.
Fairfax County Police Department posted the following announcement on its Facebook page:
As my late mother would have suggested after reading four consecutive weeks of Kenny's column being on the same subject: the second degree burns on my feet, I am finally moving on.
Explaining that he has retired as pastor of Rising Hope Methodist Mission Church, Reverend Dr. Keary Kincannon told 120 guests at his Aug. 20 retirement party at Fort Hunt Park, “I’m not leaving the ministry. I have not retired from my faith. And to quote that great philosopher, Monty Python, ‘I’m not dead yet.’”
Suicide Walk-a-Thon brings awareness
The pandemic's psychological and socioeconomic fallout may be driving an accelerated trend in depressive symptoms and suicide ideation, attempts, and deaths in Fairfax County, reported experts in mental health at the "Fight Suicide" Walk-a-Thon at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston held Aug. 21.
Purple dumpsters are pulling in big numbers around the county and a few spots outside.
Which way is north again?
Grab a compass and detailed topographical map and head out over unfamiliar terrain to navigate a set course in the fastest time.
How to get your family ready for an emergency
Nothing can be more damaging and frightening than being in the path of a hurricane.
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