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  1. Occoquan Craft Show coming Sept. 26, 27Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Potomac Local

    The craft show - which is celebrating it's 46th year - will be running September 26 and 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. According to Occoquan Craft Show Director Krista Forcier, more than 260 vendors will be exhibiting and selling items at the show. There are four parking lots that visitors can use; Vulcan Materials at 10000 Ox Road, Lorton, VA, the Tackett's Mill Commuter Lot at the corner of Harbor Drive and Old Bridge, the 123 Commuter Lot at the corner of 123 and Old Bridge, and the I-95 commuter lot at I-95 and 123.


  2. Lorton: Capital Area Food Bank Hosts Inaugural Northern Virginia Hunger Action ExpoRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... Capital Area Food Bank's inaugural NOVA Hunger Action Expo held at their distribution center on Hill Park Drive in Lorton. "Today's event is to get neighbors to know that CAFB is here," said director of marketing and communications, Kirsten Bourne. ...


  3. Potomac River Monster Cats Take Veterans Out FishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Patch.com

    ... or donated to 22 Needs a Face. Below are the details for the event. September 26th at Pohick State Regional Park in Lorton, VA 3am to 4am - We will do what we can to catch bait for anyone catching stripers or catfish 7:00 AM - Captains Meeting will ...


  4. The Amendments Convention: Solution or Seduction?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Patch.com

    ... club in Northern Virginia and is comprised of conservative women from Clifton, Centreville, Fairfax Station, Fairfax, Lorton, and surrounding areas. For more information, please visit www.CliftonGOP.com .


  5. Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled Tonight in West Springfield Police DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Patch.com

    Police do not disclose the location beforehand. The West Springfield Police District is 68 square miles and it includes Annandale, Burke, Burke Centre, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Lorton and West Springfield.


  6. Capital Area Food Bank Hosts Inaugural NOVA Hunger Action ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | PRWeb

    What: The Capital Area Food Bank is kicking off September, Hunger Action Month, by inviting elected officials from the Virginia to spend time volunteering at the CAFB's Lorton, VA facility on September 1. Civil servants will pack and sort food for the CAFB's Senior Brown Bag Program, which provides healthy groceries to over 3,500 seniors per month. Attendees will also get a tutorial on the food bank's Hunger Heat Map, which is used to shed light on pockets of unmet need in the DC suburbs, and experience the Face Hungera workshop.


  7. Police pursuit leads to manhunt in LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Potomac Local

    Police are searching for a suspect who bailed out of his car during a pursuit shortly before 10 p.m. Fairfax County police were searching the area of Southern Oaks and Linden Oaks courts for the unidentified man. A police helicopter was used during the search.


  8. Lorton Gas Station Held Up by Masked Gunman: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Patch.com

    The robbery took place in the 8200 block of Gunston Corner Lane Friday at about 1:06 a.m., according to police. A man entered the Shell gas station convenience store, pointed a handgun at an employee and demanded money, police said.


  9. Apartment Fire Displaces 58 Residents in Lake RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    Fifty-eight residents were displaced in an apartment fire Sunday night in Lake Ridge, according to the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department. Crews reported heavy smoke and fire showing through the roof when they arrived at 3681 Meandering Way in Lake Ridge.


  10. Two-alarm fire in Woodbridge, two firefighters injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Washington Post

    ... splaced as a result. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries in the blaze. Firefighters from the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer department, along with units from Prince William County, Manassas City and Fairfax responded.


  11. Weapons of Mass DestructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | State Journal

    There are weapons of mass destruction being developed and buried throughout landfills in the United States. My research has taken me to Roxbury, NJ; Lorton, VA; Pensacola, FL; Boone County, KY; DeKalb County, IL; and my homeland, Boyd County, KY.


  12. Police: Lorton Man Drove Through Yards, Then Tried To Run AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Patch.com

    A police dog apprehended a Lorton man early Monday when he tried to flee on foot after his vehicle went off the road and through several yards in the Clifton area. Michael R. Laforest, 29, was treated by medics at the scene for a non-life-threatening injury, according to the Fairfax County police.


  13. Arts on the Horizon to Present Point a to Point B, 10/9-18Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Arts on the Horizon, the DC metro area's only theatre company exclusively focused on creating original work for children ages 0 - 6, presents Point A to Point B October 9 - 18, 2015 at the W-3 Theatre at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA. This world premiere, nonverbal play conceived by David Kilpatrick and directed by Megan Alrutz is inspired by the American on the Move exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.


  14. Lorton Man Charged with 4th DWI Offense, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police say they apprehended a Lorton man early Monday morning after they were called about a hit and run accident. The incident took place at Braddock Road near Union Mill Road Monday at about 3:40 a.m., according to FCPD.


  15. Lorton Woman Wakes Up to Burglar in Her Bedroom: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Patch.com

    A Lorton woman awoke in the early hours Monday to a man in her bedroom, according to Fairfax County Police. The burglary incident took place Monday at about 4:23 a.m. in the 9100 block of Furey Road in Lorton, police said.


  16. Mission Success: Data to Feed the HungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Department of Commerce

    People are using our data to feed the hungry. The Capital Area Food Bank in Lorton, Virginia, has layered Department of Commerce datasets over their own to identify underserved populations in need of food aid.


  17. Man dies in vehicle crash in LortonRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County police responded to the report of a single vehicle crash in the 8300 block of Alban Road on August 9 shortly before 11 p.m. Detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit determined that 29-year-old, Jose De Jesus Caballero of Lorton, was operating a 2007 Ford F-150 pickup truck southbound on Alban Road in the left lane when he ... (more)


  18. Fire Damages Three Townhomes in Lake RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Patch.com

    More than 100 firefighters responded to a fire Monday evening at 2028 Mayflower Drive in Lake Ridge, according to the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department. "Crews entered through the front door and attempted a knock down but were driven back by the heavy fire conditions," according to an OWL VFD release.


  19. Federal horse, burro adoption event designed to help manage populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Washington Post

    ... About a dozen people sized up the 20 wild horses and 24 burros in a makeshift pen at the Meadowood Recreation Area in Lorton - offering grass to the animals to see which were friendly. Some people were there ahead of Saturday's adoption event ...


  20. Police: Two Teens Arrested for CVS BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Patch.com

    Detectives with the Fairfax County police have arrested a pir of teenagers for the burglary last month of a CVS pharmacy on Silverbrook Road, the department announced Friday. A 16-year-old boy from Lorton and a 17-year-old boy from Fairfax Station were charged with the burglary, the police said.


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