Burke People

Burke People


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Reston Association Chooses New CEO

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

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44th Annual Fairfax County Valor Awards

Valor is more than bravery or courage. It goes beyond what is expected.

Valor awards

Currier Named New Director of Animal Sheltering in Fairfax

Currier brings long record on animal welfare.

Animal Shelter Director

Area ‘Lovebird’ Couples Enjoy Lasting Loves

Valentine’s Day Celebrated

Valentines in Fairfax Co

Fairfax Skaters Made the Cut for the 2022 Olympic Games

Local spotlight shines on the speed track and figure skating rink.

Local Olympians

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Burke Teen Models for Louis Vuitton on the Runway in Miami

First show chipped away at the shyness shell for Ibrahim Sesay.

Teen model

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Fairfax County Park Authority Recognizes Youth Volunteers

Two Springfield parks benefitted from the teens’ skills and efforts.

Park awards

Advancing Trust Between Police and Community

Police Civilian Review Panel seeks more authority, set to get an executive director.

Police and Community

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Why I Walk to End Alzheimer’s

“We must find a cure.”

Alzheimer's Cure

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Lords and Ladies Fairfax 2021

Twenty individuals honored.

Lords and Ladies

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‘Courage in Journalism’

Kemal Kurspahic dies at 74.

Kemal Kurspahic dies at 74.

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History Tells How Burke, VA Almost Disappeared

Burke, Virginia, now an 11.5 square mile unincorporated section of Fairfax County with a population of roughly 41,000, was fated to disappear in 1951.

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‘To Be Proud of Him Is Kind of an Understatement’

Lake Braddock School star baseball player Nick Balenger earns law degree, opens new chapter in life

Almost nine years ago in 2012, Lake Braddock Secondary School star baseball player Nick Balenger was vacationing in Maui, Hawaii with his family when he suffered a spinal cord injury that paralyzed him from the neck down.

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Virginia State Candidates Seek Your Signature

With completion of the 2021 General Assembly session, the odd-year political election cycle is upon us in Virginia.

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Questions Surround the Coffer Family Cemetery

Local historian’s investigation delves into Coffer history in Burke Centre’s Woods Community.

Cemetery in Burke