Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Fairfax County police say teens allegedly created explosive devices, set them off at a neighborhood playground.
Fifteen teenagers from Herndon and Chantilly have been charged with allegedly manufacturing and using fire bombs in connection with a December incident near a Fairfax County elementary school. According to a Tuesday release from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, the explosives were reported at 9:15 p.m. Dec. 14 at a neighborhood playground in the 3200 block of Kinross Circle, near Oak Hill Elementary. Investigators from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, as well as the Fairfax County Police Department and its bomb squad, responded to the incident in the Oak Hill/Franklin Farm neighborhood. Police were able to render one of the unexploded devices safe at the scene. The device was a plastic two-liter bottle filled …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Meetings on Tom Rust's plans for Virginia's 2013 General Assembly planned Jan. 7 and 12.
On Wednesday, the Virginia General Assembly begins its 2013 Session, which will last for 45 days. Del. Tom Rust (R-86th), who represents Herndon and parts of Sterling Park, Oak Hill and Chantilly, has announced several ways for constituents to stay informed and to make their views known during the session. Rust will hold three town hall meetings open to the public as he begins his work: • 7 p.m. Monday at Rachel Carson Middle School, 13618 McLearen Rd., Oak Hill. A representative from Virginia Department of Transportation will be on hand to discuss snow removal procedures. • 9 a.m. Jan. 12 at the Herndon Town Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St., Herndon • 11 a.m. Jan. 12 at the Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling Local …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A number of students in the Herndon and Oak Hill neighborhoods made the spring 2012 Dean's List at Virginia Tech.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A number of Virginia Tech students from the Herndon and Oak Hill areas were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 Semester. Students qualified for the Dean’s List students must attempt at minimum of 12 credit hours graded A-F, and earn a 3.4 grade point average for the semester.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
George Allen traveled around Northern Virginia on Super Tuesday, conversing with voters in the area.
George Allen spent his Super Tuesday traveling around Northern Virginia to speak with voters, including those at the Kinross precincts, 908 and 909, at Oak Hill Elementary School just south of Herndon. The former Virginia governor has served on the Virginia House of Delegates and the U.S. House of Representatives. Allen is currently seeking a seat on the U.S. Senate, running against Tim Kaine, another former Virginia governor. During his stop in the Herndon area, Allen spoke with voters, shook hands with poll workers and took photos with his supporters. He even helped one voter place a bumper sticker on her vehicle. When it comes to the 2012 presidential race, Allen said hasn't endorsed any of the Republican candidates yet. He said he …