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Grant to community college will aid career-readiness

Northern Virginia Community College has received a $240,000 innovation grant in the initial phase of Strada Education Network’s $10 million Beyond Completion Challenge, one of 15 institutions of higher education to receive the funding. The challenge is aimed at helping...

Weichert sees success in holiday toy drive

The Weichert family of real-estate companies successfully completed its 43rd annual toy drive, collecting more than 10,100 new toys for families and children in need over the recent holiday season. In addition, cash and gift cards were collected and donated...

Leadership groups open ’40 Under 40′ nominations

The Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax are accepting nominations for the 2022 crop of “40 Under 40” recipients. “If you know a standout young leader under 40 who is making an impact, please nominate them,” the organizations said. Self-nominations...

Regional jobs picture showing incremental improvement

Northern Virginia’s jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 2.3 percent in November, according to new data, as most jurisdictions outside of Prince William County saw relatively little change. With 1,592,856 residents in the civilian workforce and 37,642...

Vienna issues business licenses, notes milestone anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued the following business licenses: Sang Y. Kim DMD, MD, PC (oral surgeon), 407 Church St., N.E.; Quantum Movement (fitness instructor), 512 Maple Ave., W.; Precision Microendodontics (endodontist), 407 Church St., N.E. Salon & Company Suites...

Regional jobless rate continues to show improvement

The Washington metropolitan area's unemployment rate continues to retract, according to new federal data. With 3,371,846 people in the civilian workforce and 122,931 looking for jobs, the region's jobless rate was 3.6 percent in November, according to figures reported Dec....

Youngkin appointment evokes political race of decade ago

A decade ago this past fall, Barbara Favola and Caren Merrick were battling it out for the open 31st state Senate seat, which snakes from Arlington into McLean and Great Falls and even incorporates a few precincts in northeastern...

Airport passenger counts expected to be at 80% of pre-COVID levels in 2022

Passenger totals at Northern Virginia’s two main airports are expected to be back to more than 80 percent of pre-pandemic levels in 2022, but are not currently anticipated to exceed the pre-COVID level before 2027. That’s the takeaway from expectations...

Taxi certificates stay steady as demand in Fairfax plummets

For a variety of factors – from the popularity of ride-sharing services to more housing being built near Metrorail stations to the ongoing COVID pandemic – the overall fleet of taxicabs in Fairfax County has fallen by more than...

Vienna officials extend, but tighten, outdoor-dining rules

Restaurants in the town of Vienna will be able to enjoy their temporary permits for outdoor dining through next June, but the Vienna Town Council on Dec. 6 also approved some additional restrictions to protect nearby residences. Residents and restaurateurs...
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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block...
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