The Braddock Beacon, June 2010

Neighborhood Roads May Need Local Fix
From unfilled potholes to uncut grass, state government is not adequately addressing even our most basic transportation needs. And as the state’s ability to fund transportation continues to decline, the outlook for Fairfax will remain bleak unless we adapt to the current reality.

Supervisors Cook and Herrity to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Internet Safety on Thursday June 10th
On Thursday June 10, Supervisors Cook and Herrity will hold a town hall focused on educating, equipping and empowering parents, grandparents, educators and other caring adults with the knowledge and resources needed to protect the children under their care from online dangers.

Braddock District Community Corner
Its Party Time! Supervisor Cook encourages you to throw a neighborhood block party; see what events Supervisor Cook attended in June; and find a schedule for both High School Graduations held at the Patriot Center and Area Farmers Markets.

Neighbor’s Tall Grass got you Down? Here’s What to Do
In Virginia, each season brings its own pleasures and problems. We have reached the time of the year when too much grass causes problems.

Environmental News in the Braddock District
Ossian Hall Park Reconstruction Moves Forward; Braddock Neighborhood News: How to Manage Stormwater Runoff on Your Property; Help Identify the Braddock District’s Significant Trees; Keep a Watchful Eye out for Copperheads

Accepting Applications for Volunteers Who Wish to Serve on a Facilities Planning Advisory Council
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - The Fairfax County School Board is undertaking a new community engagement process to evaluate our facility needs.

Land Use in the Braddock District
Telecommunications Tower Proposed at Washington Irving Middle School, Balloon Flying Scheduled; Community Information Meeting Proposed for Bryce Estates Rezoning

New Library Hours Will Begin on July 1st
Regional and community library branches will alternate morning and evening hours four days a week, allowing customers to access a library somewhere in the county from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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