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Meet the Commander in Springfield

Police commander

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Local Teen To Spend Thanksgiving Differently This Year

Miss Springfield advances

Local teen

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Fairfax County Park Authority Recognizes Youth Volunteers

Two Springfield parks benefitted from the teens’ skills and efforts.

Park awards

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Obituary: The Unofficial Mayor of Springfield Dies at 95.

Jerry Corbin wore many hats in his career including barber and pizza restaurateur.

Noted Springfield Resident Dies

Remembering Molly

Remembering Molly

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Why I Walk to End Alzheimer’s

“We must find a cure.”

Alzheimer's Cure

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‘Courage in Journalism’

Kemal Kurspahic dies at 74.

Kemal Kurspahic dies at 74.

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West Springfield Spartans’ Class of 2021: Courage and Perseverance

At 9:30 a.m. on June 1, West Springfield High School graduates emerged from backstage at Jiffy Lube Live to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” – a familiar song at an atypical graduation ceremony.

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John Lewis High Graduates Take a Victory Lap

On the evening of June 1, the first class of the newly-renamed John R. Lewis High School graduated on their football field.

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High School Dedicated to ‘Becoming John R. Lewis’

School renaming seeks to Honor – Educate – Empower equality for all

Students and staff, of the now named John R. Lewis High School, celebrated the school renaming and dedicated themselves to aspiring to the life model of “becoming John R. Lewis” during the April 23 rededication ceremony held in the Springfield school’s auditorium.

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Park Volunteer at Work in Pohick Stream Valley

Ken Peterson, Engineer, Springfield, worked about two hours on this trail improvement in the Pohick Stream Valley.

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John R. Lewis High School Student Poem Honors Civil Rights Icon

Charles Childers, a senior, took a creative writing class this year and was inspired to create a tribute for John R. Lewis by inauguration poet, Amanda Gorman.

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Springfield Romance Writer Releases New Book

Contemporary fiction inspired by her life as a military spouse

Springfield resident and USA Today Bestselling author Tif Marcelo discussed her recent novel release, "In a Book Club Far Away" (indiebound | amazon | kobo | barnes&noble | book of the month).

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Virginia State Candidates Seek Your Signature

With completion of the 2021 General Assembly session, the odd-year political election cycle is upon us in Virginia.

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Conversation Started to Rename Lee District in Fairfax County

Supervisor Lusk opened the floor to constituents who had a few suggestions.

Seemingly, everyone in Lee District knows the district is named after Robert E. Lee, the head of the Confederacy in the Civil War that ultimately ended the practice of slavery when the southern states lost and the Union won the war.

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