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  1. Community Meeting on the Braddock Road Multimodal Study Set for Feb. 6Read the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Fairfax County Department of Transportation and Braddock District Supervisor John C. Cook will host a community meeting to discuss the Braddock Road Multimodal Study, which encompasses areas in Annandale, Springfield, Burke and Fairfax, on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. At the meeting, residents will learn about the current planning efforts for future improvements to Braddock Road, including roadway, bicycle and pedestrian alternatives.

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  2. Burke, Fairfax Station: - Carousel' Coming to Lake BraddockRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Lake Braddock senior Josh Lee plays Billy Bigelow, a lead role as carousel barker in the school's musical theatre production of "Carousel." "Carousel" opens Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre at Lake Braddock Secondary School, located at 9200 Burke Lake Road in Burke.

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  3. Police Still Investigating Linked HomicidesRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    On Dec. 22, Fairfax County Police responded to a call around 8:15 p.m. that Henok G. Yohannes, 22, had been found dead in his home in the 6400 block of Blarney Stone Ct. in Springfield. Police are continuing to chase "all possible leads" in connection with a pair of murders in Burke and Springfield that took place just before Christmas.

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  4. Fairfax County: New Year, New Superintendent for County SchoolsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Garza, who came to FCPS in July 2013 and is largely credited with the titanic achievements of bringing full-day Mondays to elementary schools, pushing back high school start times and pushing through a $2.7 billion school budget for FY 2017, announced her resignation in September last year. It took effect in December.

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  5. Police Say Burke and Springfield Homicides Appear to be LinkedRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    On Dec. 22, Fairfax County Police responded to a call around 8:15 p.m. that Henok G. Yohannes, 22, had been found dead in his home in the 6400 block of Blarney Stone Ct. in Springfield. On Dec. 22, Fairfax County Police responded to a call around 8:15 p.m. that Henok G. Yohannes, 22, had been found dead in his home in the 6400 block of Blarney Stone Ct. in Springfield.

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  6. Burke United Methodist Church hosts hypothermia prevention shelter.Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Just before 5 p.m. on Dec. 14, the Burke United Methodist Church kitchen is bustling with volunteers. They're preparing soup, snacks and dinner meals for between 25 and 30 homeless guests who will spend the night at the church.

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  7. Fairfax Station: Thirtieth Joint Thanksgiving Eve Service Held at Temple B'Nai ShalomRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    From left, Rev. Meredith Keseley and Seminarian Heidi Eickstadt of Lutheran Church of the Abiding Presence in Burke, and Rabbi Amy R. Perlin, D.D. and Rabbi Laura Rappaport, D.D. of Temple B'Nai Shalom in Fairfax Station, at the 30th consecutive joint Thanksgiving Eve service, held Nov. 23 at the Jewish congregation's synagogue.

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  8. Sangster Hosts Veterans Day AssemblyRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    "Most people don't know what military families do; it feels like moving every three years," said sixth-grader Parker Smith of Burke. Veterans Day he said is also a "good day to recognize these people, who sacrifice their lives, and their families."

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  9. Serial Armed Robber from Burke ConvictedRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Burke resident Larry Pyos, Jr was convicted Thursday, Oct. 20 on charges linked to several armed robberies that took place around Fairfax County, a release from the U.S. Attorney's office said. Pyos was indicted in August of this year for conspiracy, armed robbery, using firearms in committing robberies and being a felon in possession of firearms.

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  10. Burke Farmers Market runs until Dec. 17Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Wayne Rehnborg of Fairfax introduces his grandson Harvey Clare to a large pumpkin from Level Green Farm out of Montross, Va. at the Burke Farmers Market on Oct. 15. Allen Hess with Misty Meadow Farm Creamery based in Smithsburg, Md., discusses dairy laws with Ashley Bensfield of Fairfax at the Burke Farmers Market Oct. 15. While many of the 11 farmers markets around Fairfax County will be closing in the next month, the market in Burke is one of the last two to shut down for the winter.

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  11. Walk to School Day in BurkeRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Supervisor John Cook and West Springfield District police station commander Capt. Gervais Reed meets with students and parents on their way to Terra Centre Elementary School on International Walk to School Day, Oct. 5, 2016.

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  12. Police Investigating Two Related Burke Break-insRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Fairfax County Police believe the same four men are responsible for assaulting and robbing two Burke residents at different locations, around 2 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23. Photo courtesy of Fairfax County Police Fairfax County Police believe the same four men are responsible for assaulting and robbing two Burke residents at different locations, around 2 a.m. on Friday, Sept.

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  13. Burke, Lorton, Springfield: Lake Braddock Running Back Signs for University of VirginiaRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Lamont Atkins, of Burke, signed his grant-in-aid scholarship package to play football for the University of Virginia. He is joined by his coach Jim Poythress, Lake Braddock's Varsity Football Head Coach.

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  14. Welcoming Fall at Burke Centre FestivalRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Anna Kormis of Springfield serves up samples of bread from Burke-based Great Harvest Bread Company to Burke residents Victoria and Nancy Ruano at the Burke Centre Festival. Photo by Tim Peterson .

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  15. Vienna: Celebrating Women's EqualityRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    To celebrate the 96th anniversary of Women's Equality Day on Friday, Aug. 26, which recognizes the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that gave women the right to vote, the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area held a Women's Equality Day Lecture at Gunston Hall in Lorton. It was sponsored by the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association and Gunston Hall, home of George Mason.

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  16. Police Charge Clifton Man with MurderRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Judy Pedersen and Monica Meeks at a press briefing, Sunday afternoon, outside police headquarters in Fairfax. Photo by Bonnie Hobbs .

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  17. DiscussRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The competition pool for Olympic Trials in Omaha was overlooked by 14,000 spectators as well as a national television audience. 1:01.19.

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  18. Burke Resident Unearths Trash, Artifacts at Silas Burke House Construction SiteRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Sunrise Senior Living plans to build an assisted living facility on the Silas Burke property on the other side of the house from its iconic perch overlooking Burke Lake Road. Kabat holds a segment of copper pipe inside iron that was found beneath an old white oak tree on the Silas Burke House property.

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  19. Fairfax County Public Library Kicks Off Summer Reading ProgramRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The Fairfax County Public Library began its Summer Reading Challenge on June 23, with this year's theme being "Read for the Win." The program, which includes preschoolers through high-schoolers, runs from June 23 until Sept.

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  20. Burke Presbyterian Hosts Ramadan DinnerRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Burke Presbyterian Church hosted members of the Ezher Bloom Mosque for a Ramadan fast-breaking meal at sundown on Thursday, June 23. The interfaith gathering drew about 100 people and included a range of ages from both congregations. "In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, we are invited by some once again to fear Muslims," said the Rev.

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