Burke Local

Burke Local


New Work Honoring 2024 Centennial of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

Sunday, June 9, 2024, at 4pm at George Mason University Center for the Arts

New Work Honoring 2024 Centennial of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

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Sick Foxes Get a Helping Hand

Wildlife volunteers make a difference

Foxes get rehabilitated

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America’s Founding Fathers as Ordinary Humans

Woodson High presents its Cappies musical, ‘1776.’

Featuring a cast and crew of 90, plus a 25-person pit orchestra, Woodson High’s upcoming musical, “1776,” is also its Cappies entry.

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Honoring Fairfax City Women Making a Difference

Kelly O’Brien and Lorraine Koury are ‘Women of Influence.’


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Residents Defend Keeping Burke Name

Little interest expressed in ‘Fenton Project.’

Burke name under assault

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Burke CAP Team Competes at CyberPatriot Finals

Cadets take 1st in state, national semi-final.

CAP Team

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FCPS Explains Opt-Out Notification for Holocaust Speaker

FCPS and Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington share insights.

FCPS opt-out

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South Lakes Wins State Basketball championship

Seahawks Are Champions!


Pedestrian Dies after Hit and Run in December

Police Briefs

Police Continue Search for Hit & Run Driver

Victim Mary Wong dies more than a month after she was left injured on road.

The victim of the hit-and-run crash on Huntsman Boulevard has succumbed to injuries inflicted on Dec. 23 (see Connection, January 18-24, page 2).

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The Future of Lake Accotink is Still In the Crosshairs

Everything is on hold this winter though.

Lake's Future

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Burke CAP Cadet Commander Change

Felline to lead Burke squadron.

In a change of command ceremony on Dec. 7, the Burke Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol celebrated the end of a term under the leadership of Cadet 2dLt Kyle Morrison, who has shown outstanding work throughout the term, and welcomed the new Cadet Commander 2dLt Lorenzo Felline.

Orange Hunt Elementary School

Sixth Grade, Teacher: Brenda Patrick

Children’s and Teens’ Connection

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Children and Teens Connection at Cherry Run Elementary School

Cherry Run in Burke, Mrs. Rodas class

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Paying Forward a Christmas Miracle

Springfield woman uses personal experience to provide support for women in need this holiday season.