City of Fairfax Police Collecting Gifts for Kids in Fairfax Hospital

From the City of Fairfax Police: The City of Fairfax Police Department will be participating in the annual Santa’s Ride on Wednesday, December 12, at 11 a.m. Motor officers from the City Police Department will join officers from other Northern Virginia law enforcement agencies in a convoy to pick up donated gifts from collection boxes throughout the City.   Suggested donations are new unwrapped toys, …

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Neighborhood Profile: Fairchester (Fairfax, VA)

Fairchester is an enclave of 215 single family detached homes in the middle of Fairfax City. Most of the lots in the neighborhood are between 1/4 and 1/3 of an acre. The homes were built in the mid to late 1950s. Like most neighborhoods built at the time, Fairchester has a spacious yet community-minded feel to it. Neighbors know each other, but at the same …