The management of Fox Mill Shopping Center has been hard at work for a over a month on a new look. Crews are revamping the signage and roof line of the center. They are just beginning the big piece: the Giant Foods store, which has thousands of cedar shingles as part of the exterior.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
Loudoun welcomes convenience store, but nearby Town of Herndon not so enthusiastic.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Share your St. Paddy's Day celebration photos.
St. Patrick's Day was celebrated by many throughout Herndon on Sunday and we collected a gallery of photos from a few places around town. At O'Sullivan's they had live Irish music, Jimmy's held a Men in Kilts contest and The Breeze had green beer on tap. Did you celebrate the holiday? Did you get a family photo dressed all in green, have your own celebration or visit one of those throughout town? Add your photos to our gallery! Keep up with Herndon news throughout the day by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Area residents enjoy the downtown.
Herndon area residents enjoyed the nice weather during the day on Saturday, heading to Great Harvest Bread Co. with their children and puppies to socialize and get tasty treats.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Council will vote on a zoning ordinance text amendment on the establishment and demolition of historic district landmarks, buildings and structures.
The Herndon Town Council will honor Jerry S. Keys of the Herndon Police Department with a Certificate of Appreciation for his 33 years of service to the town at tonight's public hearing. Additional presentations at tonight's meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Ingram Council Chambers, include recognizing the graduates of the 18th session of the Herndon Citizens Police Academy and a proclamation for Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week, which takes place March 11-17. The first public hearing item is a resolution to collect input on the 2014 budget from Herndon residents and business owners. Those interested are encouraged to comment on town services and programs they find valuable. The Herndon Town Council will discuss and vote on a …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Congressman Gerry Connolly will participate at this weekend's free tax assistance service in Herndon.
Congressman Gerry Connolly will be speaking during a free tax assistance service to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center. The event, held at 1086 Elden St., will provide free tax preparation and filing assistance for low and moderate income taxpayers. The HNRC is an IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site. There are more than 6,000 similar sites across the nation that are assisting taxpayers this year. Last year volunteers helped prepare more than 1.6 million returns. In Fairfax County, 2012 volunteers helped file about 4,800 tax returns, helping provide about $8.5 million in refunds to local taxpayers. The Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center is operated by Fairfax County and managed by …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
What does the Northern Virginia "snowquester" look like in your yard? Share your snow pictures with Patch.
It may have taken until March, but Herndon finally saw the beginning of what is likely to be its first significant snowfall Wednesday morning. The Capital Weather Gang was forecasting 6 to 12 inches outside the Beltway, and 3 to 8 inches inside of it. Herndon is expected to get the 6 to 12 inches predicted. For all snow updates, read: Virginia Snow Storm: Traffic, Closings in Herndon. But any amount of snow is probably enough for the kids and pets, who have barely seen snowfall this season. So grab your camera for some winter fun. Click on "Upload Photos and Video" to share your adventures in the snow on Patch. We've already started the gallery with a previous photo of a boy and his doberman from the Dec. 26, 2012 dusting of snow. You …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Herndon is under a winter storm watch for Tuesday through Wednesday. Here's how to stay warm and dry, even if you lose power.
With Herndon and much of the surrounding region under a winter storm watch and snow possible from Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening, here are some things you need to know: Much more information about emergency preparedness is available at www.vaemergency.gov/ReadyVirginia and on Fairfax County's emergency blog. Also stay tuned to the Town of Herndon's website for snow-related updates. Here are some tips to take into consideration before Tuesday night: If you have a generator, make sure it is working properly and you understand how to use it safely. Do not use a generator indoors. When was the last time your chimney was cleaned or inspected? If you aren’t sure or can’t remember ever having it done, think twice before you build a …
The Council will discuss a zoning ordinance text amendment on the establishment and demolition of historic district landmarks, buildings and structures.
The Herndon Town Council will discuss a zoning ordinance text amendment to update the town’s ordinance on the demolition of historic district landmarks, buildings or structures tonight. The amendment updates the town’s ordinance to bring it into compliance with Virginia State Code. During tonight's Herndon Town Council work session the council will also discuss a contract to sell 532 square feet of Town real estate on the north side of the Herndon Commerce Center building to be used as a planting strip. The town would retain public easements for the improvement of the downtown streetscape and other public municipal uses. The Herndon Commerce Center plans to install windows on the parking lot side of the building. The town will receive $17…
Composer Matthew Harris will attend local performances.
Voce Chamber Singers is bringing brand new performance to the Herndon and Reston area, a commissioned piece based on the setting of the e.e. cummings poem, i love you much (most beautiful darling). The work, I Love You Much, was created by award-winning composer Matthew Harris. The Voce Chamber Singers are led by Artistic Director Kenneth Nafziger. Harris will attend both performances, and a reception and silent auction will follow each one. There will be two local performances, the first on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Herndon, and the second on Sunday, March 24 at 4 p.m. at Reston Community Center’s CenterStage Theater. The Voce Chamber Singers is in its 24th season and is comprised of 28 singers …