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The International Association of Fire Chiefs accepted an Ice Bucket Challenge from the National Fire Protection Association to raise money and awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. IAFC department directors and executive staff, including Mark Light, IAFC's CEO and executive director, accepted that challenge and collected donations from the IAFC staff, who bid their own money for a chance to dump ice water on their bosses.
If you ever suspect children might be in danger because of their parent's mental illness, there are steps you can and should take. Help for parents with mental health issues If you ever suspect children might be in danger because of their parent's mental illness, there are steps you can and should take.
The following incidents were reported by the animal control section of the Fairfax City Police Department. For information, call 703-385-7924 or go to www.fairfaxva.gov and click on "Animal Control" on the department's main page.
Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity has a message for President Obama and those in the federal government - reimburse us for the more than $14 million it will cost in this school year to educate the undocumented minors the feds placed with sponsors in Fairfax this year. With nearly 200,000 students, Fairfax County Public Schools is bearing the fiscal brunt of educating about half of the roughly 2,000 undocumented minors who have been placed with sponsors - usually family members - in the commonwealth since January.
Local docs are keeping watch for enterovirus 68 The enterovirus 68 is especially dangerous for children who are prone to asthma attacks. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1opx1zo Experts say, the start of school could be the reason why the enterovirus is spreading so rapidly.
A Fairfax man has died after he was hit by a car Monday night on West Ox Road, according to Fairfax County Police. Police responded to the area of West Ox Road and Polo Drive shortly after 9 p.m. on Monday for the report that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle.
Seven of the Virginia businesses are on Black Enterprise magazine's list of the 100 biggest black-owned industrial and services companies. All of the companies making the lists are based in Northern Virginia.
The Fairfax County Adult Detention Center will be featured on MSNBC's prison documentary series Lockup: Extended Stay Saturday, Sept. 6 at 10 p.m. The premiere kicks off a series of six one-hour episodes that will air on consecutive Saturday nights.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-87 Date: September 05, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a school building fire Thursday, September 4, 2014, at approximately 5:05 p.m., in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. The school, Dranesville Elementary, is located at 1515 Powells Tavern Place.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were found guilty of multiple counts of conspiracy and public corruption in a case alleging they traded access to the governor's office for $165,000 in loans and luxury gifts from a businessman seeking to win backing from the powerful couple for one of his company's nutritional supplements. Ex-Va.
The group's popular family restaurant concept with two locations in Washington DC will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily beginning on Monday, Oct. 6, promptly at 7 a.m. Here's more about the opening and the restaurant from the news release: The new location brings Ted's classic American cooking served up against a vintage 1930s backdrop to ... (more)
A bust of General Joseph J. Nazzaro on display next to a B-47 at the Barksdale Global Power Museum.
Updated: Thu Sep 11, 2014 12:56 pm
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