|Members of a CERT training class take part in a simulated disaster recovery exercise.|
Friday, January 24, 2020
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Philip Spivey, a special education acher at Justice High School, is facing four felony charges of indecent liberties by a custodian for an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student, the Fairfax County Police Department reports.
Detectives from the Major Crimes Bureau Child Abuse Squad arrested Philip Spivey, 57, of Falls Church, Jan. 22. Detectives began their investigation after it was learned that Spivey was having unlawful sexual contact with a Justice student. Spivey is also employed as a private music teacher.
He is currently being held at the county’s Adult Detention Center without bond.
The former SanChick Peruvian chicken and sandwich eatery at 6198 Arlington Blvd. in the Willston Shopping Center has been transformed into the Chilcanos RestoBar, a Peruvian restaurant with a more extensive menu.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
A responding officer heard a car alarm going off and saw a man running from the car. Police found he had several stolen items.
Hassan Jalloh, 19, of Alexandria, was arrested and charged with two counts of credit card theft, three counts of petit larceny, two counts of vehicle trespass, obstruction of justice, underage possession of alcohol, and destruction of property.
While only Democratic candidates will be the ballot, any registered voter can vote on Super Tuesday. Virginia holds open primaries, and voters don’t register by party.
There will be 14 candidates on the ballot, although some of them have already suspended their campaigns.
Monday, January 20, 2020
|The horticultural center at Green Spring Gardens.|
The anniversary year kicked off Jan. 18 with a winter lecture about how the county acquired the land from the Straight family in 1970. The Straights were well-connected in the top rungs of society. Michael Straight had been a spy, a pilot trainer during World War II, and a senior government official. Belinda Straight was a psychiatrist and civil rights activist.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
|The 3A bus in Falls Church. [Shane Ramkissoon]|
The 3A bus connects Patriot Drive/Americana Drive and the East Falls Church Metro station. It has 47 stops on Heritage Drive, Little River Turnpike, Annandale Road, and other streets.