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What are the young people doing in pandemic time?

During the months of isolation, many young adults have altered their lifestyles and picked up new hobbies.

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Fairfax County Supervisors Approve Paid Family Leave

Helping County employees meet family demands and employment responsibilities.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved Paid Family Leave for County employees during its June 23, 2020 Board meeting.

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Springfield High Schoolers Start a Coffee Business

First consumers: area high schoolers.

With many coffee shops closed or their business hours shortened during the COVID-19 pandemic, two high schoolers have fulfilled locals’ coffee cravings.

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Springfield’s Daventry Neighborhood Honors Fallen

The Daventry neighborhood in West Springfield continued its long-standing tradition of honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation in a Memorial Day service.

Distance Learning: Both Stress and Relief in Springfield

West Springfield High School students on handling the switch to online learning.

Since March 13, Fairfax County Public Schools have been closed and converted to online classes in response to COVID-19. Like many other FCPS high schools, West Springfield High School classes are now held twice per week through Blackboard Collaborate, an online video conferencing platform.

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Out and About in Fairfax County

Through the stay at home order, work and leisure activities continue for many area essential workers and residents.

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Burke Community on Parade for Veteran’s 100th Birthday

Lots of honks, waves and social distancing.

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Front Line Medical Staff Get New Tennis Shoes

Local athletic shoe companies donate special shoes to medical staff Impacted by COVID-19.

New shoes for medical workers.

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Parade for Mac McConnell’s 99th Birthday

Social distancing in place, but the smiles prevailed.

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A Former Lake Braddock Bruin Now on Hollywood’s Red Carpets

Emily Peachey, class of 2009, is making movies and a name as an actress.

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Coalition to Fairfax County: Reduce Number of Inmates

County responds to NOVA Equity Agenda Coalition initiative.

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Town Hall Highlights Local Steps on Coronavirus in Northern Virginia

“Stay home. Wash your hands.”

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Springfield Cab Driver Holds 5 Guinness World Records

Ujjwal Sharma Thakuri is sixth-degree black belt in American Marine GoJu-Ryu Karate.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month 2020 in Fairfax County

Fairfax County Commission for Women honors “Valiant Women of the Vote.”

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