A letter from U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Vienna, to a top administrator at the Department of Commerce signals growing concern about planned furloughs of meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Sterling and elsewhere.
In conjunction with May 19 - 25 being National EMS Week, the Lord Fairfax EMS Council will host an open house to educate community members on what the emergency responders do every day to protect the region's health and safety.
Kevin O'Donnell of Springfield helps his daughter Lorelai O'Donnell, 3, of Fort Valley, across this section of East Spring Street in Woodstock recently. Lorelai was learning to navigate her bike with training wheels. Rich Cooley/Daily
David Vargas, 16, of Stephens City walks home from Sherando High School on Fairfax Pike near the intersection of Warrior Drive. The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to widen Fairfax Pike between the northbound ramps of Interstate 81 to 0.3 miles east of Warrior Drive. The public is invited to a meeting about the project from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Robert E. Aylor Middle School in Frederick County. Rich Cooley/Daily
For 10 years Dr. Glenn Burdick was well known as the Winchester City Public Schools superintendent, and while community members may still recognize him, it's no longer because of his educational background.