Small Business Saturday is this coming Saturday, Nov. 28 – and the City of Fairfax is showcasing its small businesses with a citywide Elf Hunt.
Love our parks and being outdoors?
For people struggling to pay for food and rent, it’s tough to think about the holidays without a sense of sadness.
The Connection asked people encountered outside, just enjoying nature or waiting in line for services: “What are you thankful for in 2020?”
Burke, Fairfax, Lorton, Springfield: What Are You Grateful for on Thanksgiving 2020?
Let us presume, for the sake of this column, that I only have papillary thyroid cancer stage IV, and that my years as a non small cell lung cancer patient, also stage IV, are over.
Getting vaccinated can reduce hospital visits and admissions during anticipated shortage due to COVID-19
While shopping for dinner on a recent Wednesday afternoon, Roger Whitehead spotted a sign near the pharmacy of a grocery store near his home in Alexandria.
The display cases, first-hand accounts and newsreel footage showcased in the museum.
In 1861, when the Civil War was just starting, Capt. Josiah Sawell was attacked by a pro-secession mob while passing through Baltimore with the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry.
Cleaner than it was in 2011 when it got a D, but “its recovery is plateauing.”
While the Potomac River is clearly not what the Washington Post in 1951 called an “open sewer,” for the first time in a decade, the river’s health has declined, reported the Potomac Conservancy last month, falling from a grade of B to B- and still unsafe for swimming or fishing.
Dealing with separation from family and friends
The decision to spend holidays away from loved ones can be a necessity during the coronavirus pandemic.
As the Thanksgiving and winter holidays approach, many residents may be wondering how to celebrate safely this season.
I am writing in response to the article titled “Addressing the Demands of Virtual University Classrooms ” published in your newspaper on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020.
Virginia has around 180,000 turkeys, elusive in the woods and fields.
Alan Warburton did a double take when he spotted a wild turkey ambling across his Mount Vernon yard in the Tauxemont community in April.
City Jobs celebrates two-year anniversary
Patrick Scholzen was used to working, and did so for 35 years, until falling onto hard times.
Despite our community’s incredible collective response to COVID-19, the pandemic has shined a light on the areas where we have room to improve.
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