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Steve Hibbard

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Braddock District Holds Town Hall Meeting

More than 50 people meet at Robinson Secondary School in Burke on Feb. 17, 2018.

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‘A Trip Down Memory Lane’

Pamela Mathieson of Burke Commons wins third place in Uber & 90 Seconds Short Film Festival.

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The Varsity Soccer Sportsmanship Challenge

Attorney Ben Glass launches $13,000 initiative to change culture of high school soccer.

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Discussing the Future of Lake Accotink Park

200 people attend meeting on silt and dredging options.

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Burke Community Church To Expand

Groundbreaking ceremony held Sunday for $17.2 million campus expansion.

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History Talk on ‘Everything Burke’

Burke Historical Society’s Brian Slawski gives a tour on Burkes around the world.

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A Teacher Who Made a Difference in Burke

Noelle Brinley of Terra Centre Elementary retires after 33 years.

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GMU Professor on Cutting Edge of Lyme Disease

Lyme Innovation Team with goal to make disease easy to diagnose wins $5,000 in Hackathon.

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Good Shepherd Players Stages ‘Joseph’ in Burke

Church of the Good Shepherd presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

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A Few Characters in Burke's History

Chip and LaVerne Carson give talk at Burke Historical Society meeting.

Burke history

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Breakfast With Santa at Maggiano's

Santa at Maggiano's

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Giving Homeless a Warm Place to Sleep in Fairfax County

FACETS partners with 50 local faith communities in hypothermia program.

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Walking and Working Against Hunger

About 300 participants of the Burke/Fairfax CROP Hunger Walk help fundraising goal of $45,000.

CROP Walk

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Veterans Day at Historic Pohick Episcopal Church

Virginia Historical Highway Marker dedicated for Gen. William Brown.

Marker at Pohick Church

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Future Quest Designed for Students with Disabilities

Event will feature 40-plus workshops and exhibits.

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100th Anniversary of the Night of Terror

Historian Lynne Garvey-Hodge talks about events that led to women's right to vote.

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Library Jubilee at Pohick Library

250 people help raise $120,000 in fundraiser for Fairfax County Library.

Pohick Library jubilee

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Autumn Wonderland Open in Burke

Pumpkin Playground at Burke Nursery and Garden Center offers children rides, attractions, and animals.

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Fall Walk for Hemophilia Association in Springfield

$82,000 raised during walk around Lake Accotink Park on Saturday.

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Affordable Living for Seniors in Lorton

Lindsay Hill Senior Apartments, a gated community, opens at Spring Hill's renovated Lorton Prison complex.

Lindsay Hill Senior Apartments

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Infant/Toddler Appreciation Luncheon

34th Annual Infant Toddler Family Day Care Provider Appreciation Celebration honors childcare workers.

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Rising Basketball Star has NBA Dreams

At age 11, Anthony Saunders is on his way to greatness.

Basketball star

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Veterans Care Facility to Open in 2019

Puller Veterans Care Center in Vint Hill, Va., will serve war veterans in Northern Virginia

Veterans Care Facility to Open in 2019

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Tons of Fun at Summer Cove Camp

Burke native Megan Zinn, 22, starts a summer camp for middle-schoolers.

Tons of Fun at Summer Cove Camp

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Tons of Fun at Summer Cove Camp

Burke native Megan Zinn, 22, starts a summer camp for middle-schoolers.

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National Night Out in Burke

Cardinal Estates holds pizza and movie night.

National Night Out in Burke

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Nativity Players Present ‘Godspell’ in Burke

First-ever production at Church of the Nativity

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Battle of the Bands in Fairfax

Ten local bands compete for spot in the 2018 Braddock Nights Concert Series.

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Honoring Suffragists in Lorton

Workhouse Prison Museum holds bell-ringing ceremony, shows video in honor of 16 suffragists who were imprisoned there.

Workhouse Prison Museum

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Orange Hunt Holds 4th of July Parade

Orange Hunt Holds 4th of July Parade

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A Musical About Fairfax History at Lorton Stage

Playwright Alex Bulova's “The Complete History of Fairfax: The Musical,” comes to Workhouse July 13-15.

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Ride of the Patriots in Fairfax

Thousands of motorcyclists meet at Patriot Harley-Davidson on Memorial Day weekend.

Motorcycles ride in Fairfax

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Little Free Library Dedicated in Clifton

Ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday at the Clifton Community Meeting Hall.

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SYC West End Rugby Going to Nationals

Both the Springfield boys’ and girls’ teams will be competing May 18-20.

Rugby in Springfield

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Men's Grey Haired Basketball League

Burke group for men in their 50s and 60s meets Sundays for camaraderie and exercise.

Grey Haired Basketball League

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Over 50 and Playing Basketball

Women's NOVA Fifty and Over Basketball League enjoy friendships and travel.

If you're over 50 and a woman, you're never too old to play basketball.

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Lake Braddock Gym Named After Robert Carson

Gym rededication ceremony held during halftime of basketball game.

In a basketball halftime ceremony that included family and School Board member Ilryong Moon, the Lake Braddock Secondary School gym was rededicated in honor of Robert Carson, age 83, of Springfield who was the school's first Director of Student Activities from 1973 to 1988.

2016 Lord and Lady Fairfax Honorees Selected

Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. named the 2016 Lords and Ladies Fairfax at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, June 7 at the Fairfax County Government Center.

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Real Food for Kids' Culinary Challenge

11 teams of middle and high school students compete in school food competition.

Eleven teams of middle and high school students competed in the fourth annual Real Food for Kids' Culinary Challenge on Saturday, March 12 at Robinson Secondary School.

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Burke Turkey Trot Raises $5,500 for Parkinson's Disease

About 500 people participated in the Turkey Trot 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run for Parkinson's Disease on Thanksgiving Day at Burke Lake Park, raising $5,500 for the cause.

Fairfax County: K-9 Krawl 5K Walk a Success

Some 315 people participated in the ninth annual K-9 Krawl 5K Walk on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Fairfax County Government Center in Fairfax.

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Huge Turnout at Burke Centre Festival

Because of the heavy rains on Saturday, the 38th Annual Burke Centre Festival had a huge turnout on Sunday, Sept. 13.

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Burke Church Hosts Oktoberfest

About 50 people took part in the sixth-annual Oktoberfest Volksmarch despite the pouring rain on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church in Burke.

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Diverse Camps Offer Summer Fun

Northern Virginia has scores of local camps for summer learning and fun.  

Scores of local camps in Northern Virginia that offer many opportunities for summer fun and learning. Here is a sampling of diverse camps that range from art to theater to field trips to swimming, tennis and music. There's even a camp for aspiring musicians who want to form a band.

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Creative Aging Festival Coming in May

Includes 114 performances, poetry readings, art exhibits, lectures, classes and more.

A Creative Aging Festival will take place throughout the month of May at 100-plus local venues in Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria. The month-long festival includes 114 performances, poetry readings, art exhibits, lectures, classes and more.

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Five Star Jewelers Has Unique Jewelry Gifts

Looking for fine jewelry gifts this holiday season? Five Star Jewelers in Burke is the place to find all of your "bling." This family-owned business belonging to Helen and Toby Fitzkee has operated in the Burke Centre Shopping Center in Burke since 1987.

Cappies Awarded for High School Theater

The 15th Annual Cappies Awards Gala for high school theater was held Sunday, June 8 at The Kennedy Center. Nine Cappies went to West Potomac High School for “Spamalot,” including the coveted Best Musical award. The Best Play award went to Langley High School for “The Children’s Hour.” The Cappies’ show season extended from October 2013 to May 2014, and Cappies shows were attended, on average, by 45 student critics. This year’s event included 58 public and private high schools from Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Montgomery and Prince William counties, the cities of Falls Church, Alexandria and Manassas, and Washington, D.C. The event was hosted by Judy Bowns, Janie Strauss and Ed Monk.

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