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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Volunteers clean up site of Annandale's pop-up park

Crosby Lester (with white hat) chose the pop-up park cleanup as an Eagle Scout project. 
Boy Scouts, Fairfax County employees from the Office of Community Revitalization (OCR) and Park Authority, and other volunteers spent several hours Saturday cleaning up the future site of Annandale’s pop-up park.

The park, located between the Annandale Fire Station and the ACCA Child Development Center, officially opens June 29 with the first of several community events organized by OCR.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Firefighters surprise students at Annandale Terrace

Steve Urban and Raihan [FCPS]
Annandale Terrace Elementary School second-graders got a surprise visit from members of Fairfax County Fire Station 8 in Annandale earlier this month.

Temple proposed for house on Gallows Road

A temple is proposed for this property at the corner of Gallows Road and Trammell Road.
The Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals is considering an application for the operation of a Buddhist temple in a single-family house at 3528 Gallows Road in Annandale.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Huge fire destroys home on Columbia Pike

The rear of the house. 

A two-alarm fire just about destroyed a single-family home at 6356 Columbia Pike across from Barcroft Plaza this afternoon. 

Spotlight by Starlight Summer shows start June 15

The Ribbon Dance at Taiwan Cultural Heritage Night at Ossian Hall Park in 2018.
The Spotlight by Starlight Summer Entertainment Series starts this weekend at two Annandale area parks

The first show is Taiwan Cultural Heritage Night, Saturday, June 15, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Ossian Hall Park, 7900 Heritage Drive.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Fire damages house in Annandale

Updated 6/14: A fire at a house in the 6900 block of Alpine Drive in Annandale at about 12:40 p.m. on June 13 caused extensive damage. The two occupants safely evacuated, but a cat perished in the fire.

Home invasion in Bailey’s Crossroads

Two armed men entered a home in the 3000 block of Payne Street in Bailey’s Crossroads at about 12:15 a.m. on June 13, threatened the victims, and demanded money, the Fairfax County Police Department reports. The men took personal items and ran away.