Look Back, Look Ahead: Fairfax County News to Know

Where we get into details about what the news was.

The Super Derecho

Storm coverage dominated the news this past week, as thousands of Fairfax County residents waited out their power outage in the heat and dark. The knocked out power to in Virginia, Maryland and the District — the largest non-hurricane outage in Virginia’s history. 

Fairfax County officials are asking Verizon to in Fairfax and other jurisdictions.

Here’s in Fairfax County.

: What got you through the power outage?


A man a woman at the Target in Falls Church last month, according to Fairfax County police. The man is said to have also taken a photo of the woman underneath her skirt.

A dog was stabbed in the neck multiple times in the Mount Vernon area.

Success with a Side of Nausea

The Huntington area’s own won the Coney Island annual Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest.

House Fire on Ararat Court Ruled Accidental

The fire on Ararat Court in Annandale on Tuesday has been by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. When power was restored to the home, combustible materials near an electric stove ignited the fire.

Readers’ Choice

The deadline for nominations for the Patch Readers’ Choice Summer 2012 is at 11:59 p.m. Monday, July 9. to send in your nominations for the best businesses and people in your area. Those with the most nominations will enter the voting round, which starts July 23.

Board of Supervisors Meeting: Equestrian Task Force

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is meeting Tuesday. On the agenda: The Equestrian Task Force is . (Patch did a earlier this year.) The small business commission will also present its annual report.


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