Fairfax Info

Fairfax, Virginia is located in Fairfax County. Zip codes in Fairfax, VA include 22037, 22038, and 22032. The median home price in Fairfax is $499,900 which is roughly $279/per square foot. More Fairfax information.

Local Charities in Fairfax, VA

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Fairfax News

Local news for Fairfax, VA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | The Washington Post

At last, a new Fairfax police and fire headquarters is in sight

An architect's rendering of the new Fairfax County Public Safety Headquarters, to house both the police and fire administrations, scheduled to open in 2017. For those who run the Fairfax County police and fire departments, and have endured years of leaky ceilings, bad ventilation and asbestos , there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Comment?

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Business Opportunities Weblog

Thinkgeek: Home Of Geek Chic

As senior merchandiser for the e-commerce site ThinkGeek.com , Ty Liotta, is responsible for discovering and creating such must-haves for geeks as a T-shirt that sniffs out Wi-Fi hotspots and the Tauntaun sleeping bag, modeled after the animal carcass that saved Luke Skywalker from certain death on the frozen planet of Hoth, reports Bloomberg Businessweek . Against a backdrop of shrinking U.S. retail sales, the geekonomy is fast expanding.

Comment?

Patch.com

Police: After Argument, Car Hit Twice in Hit and Run

The following information is provided by the Fairfax City Police Department. Where an arrest is mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Comment?

TheBlaze.com

Watching College Students Sign a Petition Supporting Islamic State...

Watching College Students Sign a Petition Supporting Islamic State Will Frustrate You - but Just Wait Until Military Vet Is Asked for His Signature MRCTV's Dan Joseph somehow managed to get several students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, to sign a petition supporting the Islamic State and calling on President Barack Obama not to bomb the terrorist group. One student, an apparent military veteran, was so shocked to see how many signatures Joseph had collected that all he could say at first was, "What the f***?" "We are supporting ISIS today.

Comment?

Patch.com

VIDEO: Thomas Jefferson High School Holding Info Sessions on Admission

The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Admissions Office will be holding an information session for prospective students at a school near you. Last spring, the school offered admission to 487 students for the Class of 2018 , out of 2,900 who applied.

Comment?

Law Firm Newswire

Lou Reed's Estate Plan Exposes Proceedings to Media Attention

Probate filings for musician Lou Reed's estate were recently entered in the Surrogate's Court, Manhattan's probate court. With an estate worth over $30 million and assets still earning millions in royalties and other income, Reed was among a small number of individuals who relied only on a will for estate planning.

Comment?

Thu Sep 11, 2014

FireHouse.com

Iafc Accepts Nfpa Als Ice Bucket Challenge

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.

Comment?

Patch.com

Fairfax County: No Smoking at the Playground

On Saturday, Sept. 27, county officials will gather at Ossian Hall Park in Annandale to unveil the first sign establishing Tobacco-Free Play Zones at local parks.

Comment?

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

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. 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.

Comment?

The Washington Post

Fairfax County Animal Watch

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.

Comment?

Townhall

Fairfax to feds: Reimburse us $14M for educating undocumented kids | Kathryn Watson | 24

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.

Comment?

NH Insider

ALG to Congress: No lame duck budget, no Ex-Im rider

Sept. 9, 2014, Fairfax, Va. - Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement urging both chambers of Congress to reject any continuing resolution that extends into the lame duck period before the new Congress is sworn in, and to reject any temporary reauthorization of the $27 billion a year Export Import Bank: "Senate Democrats have lost their right to have any say at all on next year's spending.

Comment?

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Local docs are keeping watch for enterovirus 68

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.

Comment?

Patch.com

Police Report Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Fairfax

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.

Comment?

EurekAlert!

RT and concurrent chemotherapy after surgery is effective treatment for high-risk endometrial cancer

Fairfax, Va., September 9, 2014-Radiation therapy with concurrent paclitaxel chemotherapy following surgery is an effective treatment for patients with high-risk endometrial cancer, according to a study published in the September 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics , the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology . Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy.

Comment?

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Fairfax County

Accidental Clifton House Fire

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 14-89 Date: September 08, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire Sunday, September 7, 2014, at approximately 11:55 p.m., in the Clifton area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 12413 Old Yates Ford Road.

Comment?

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Potomac Local

Gibson: More in Prince William Open to Singing Ballot Petitions

Last week, I called it a day. The numbers just didn't add up. I couldn't squeeze another qualified voter out of the 1,259 signatures that lay before me.

Comment?

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Virginia Business

Nine Virginia companies make Black Enterprise lists

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.

Comment?

Patch.com

MSNBC's 'Lockup' to Feature Fairfax Co. Adult Detention Center

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.

Comment?

Fairfax County

Accidental Dranesville School Fire

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.

Comment?

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••

Fairfax Jobs

•••