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Students head to Va. science, engineering fair

Local students picked up their share of awards at the 66th annual Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair, which showcased more than 200 high-school science projects via recorded videos. Over 290 students presented their research projects in a wide...

Students bring home national art, writing awards

Original works of art and writing by students from Fairfax County Public Schools earned 27 national medals in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program. First-place winners from the Sun Gazette coverage area included Sara Bowers of McLean High School;...

Great Falls couple honored for support of Hebrew University

Bradley and Sheryl Schwartz of Great Falls have been recognized with the Leaders of Distinction Award by the American Friends of Hebrew University (AFHU) for their significant contributions toward construction of a Biosafety Level 3 lab, the first of...

Forum to focus on possible airport-noise alterations

An online public meeting on April 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. will discuss aircraft noise north of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Aircraft Noise Mitigation Study meeting, to be hosted by Montgomery County (Md.) Council member Andrew Friedson...

Bootcamp-style business-develoment effort launched

The Vienna Economic Development Division, in partnership with the Vienna Business Association and Fairfax County Public Library, on April 1 announced a new “Ignite Business Bootcamp” series to provide expertise and support to small businesses and enhance their business...

Local mayors inaugurate fitness competition

The mayors of Vienna, Fairfax and Falls Church will hold a first-ever Mayors’ Fitness Challenge from April 3 through May 29. Residents and employees of those communities have the chance to come together and get involved in a healthy competition...

Report chronicles challenging, productive year for Tysons

Tysons Partnership officials on March 31 released the organization’s 2021 annual report, which highlighted successes during the pandemic-challenged previous year. Tysons Partnership navigated the year with virtual offerings and continued its foundational planning and building, the group’s leaders said. “The commitment...

Schools & Military, 4/1/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. Hao Wu of Great Falls earned a master of business administration degree during recent commencement exercises at New York Institute of Technology. Mehran Ansari of Vienna has...

Public-Safety Notes, 4/1/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week. COUNTY POLICE ARREST MAN AFTER REPORTED SEXUAL ASSAULT IN TYSONS: Fairfax County police have arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with a reported sexual assault of a woman in Tysons...

Fairfax County History, 4/1/21 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. April 1, 1949: A total of 150 tons of fish have been released by hatcheries into Virginia’s streams.Penney’s has girls cotton dresses on sale for $1 each. April 3, 1961: The Vienna Town Council...
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