|Monch Farm Park is the triangular shaped plot along Canard Street. [Image from Google Maps]|
Friday, December 19, 2014
Thursday, December 18, 2014
|Swim team captains unveil the records board at Falls Church High School.|
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
There were two unrelated attempted robberies in Mason District on Dec. 16, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.
At 10:20 p.m., two victims walking on the 3300 block of Glen Carlyn Drive in Bailey’s Crossroads were approached by a man who displayed a hammer and demanded money. The victims ran and called police. Jose G. Fuentes, 50, of Falls Church was arrested and charged with robbery. There were injuries.
At 11:11 p.m. a man entered a store in the 6200 block of Little River Turnpike in Lincolnia and demanded money from an employee. The employee refused and the suspect fled. The suspect was described as black, in his 20s, and about 6 feet tall.
|An illustration of the site, with Columbia Pike on the left.|
A vacant 10-story office building on the site would be demolished and replaced with a seven-story, 433-unit building. About 70 percent of the units would have one bedroom and 30 percent would have two. Twelve percent of the units would have affordable rents under the Fairfax County definition of “workforce dwelling units.” The rest would have market rate rents.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
|Students in the culinary program at Annandale High School.|
Students in the culinary program at Annandale High School, under the leadership of chef Christine Gloninger, helped set up, serve, and clean up and also donated freshly baked cookies.
Monday, December 15, 2014
The incident occurred in a parking lot in the 7700 block of Donnybrook Court at the Heritage Woods North condos in Annandale. The victims were approached by a man displaying a handgun. He struck one of the victims with the gun, then entered a vehicle and attempted to flee when police arrived. One victim received non-life-threatening injuries.
Police from the West Springfield Police Station charged Ahn with malicious wounding, attempted malicious wounding to law enforcement, five counts of brandishing a firearm, driving while intoxicated, destruction of property, and possession of marijuana.
|At one of several meetings with legislators held by Fairfax Library Advocates, Sen. Dave Marsden (left) speaks with John Ball, president of the Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, at the Swiss Bakery.|
Despite the Board of Supervisors’ actions last year to get Fairfax County Public Libraries (FCPL) to halt the “beta plan” to restructure the libraries and to implement a new discard policy after hundreds of thousands of library books were discovered in dumpsters, all is not well with FCPL.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
A 20-year-old man from Capital Heights, Md., Darnell Rashard Ford, was shot and killed outside the Safari Lounge, at 5831 Columbia Pike, in Bailey’s Crossroads, shortly after 2 a.m. on Dec. 13. The Fairfax County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for the death of Ford. He was in the parking lot at the rear of the business when the shooting occurred.
|The proposed design for a pavilion at Eakin Community Park.|
At a community meeting earlier this month, staff from the Fairfax County Park Authority presented plans for a picnic pavilion at the Tobin Road entrance to the park and improved landscaping at the Prosperity Road entrance.