Here are the share-worthy stories from Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia Patches to talk about tonight:
Northam’s executive order and State Health Commissioner Norm Oliver’s public health emergency order will take effect at the start of Friday in Hampton Roads. The localities include Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Hampton, Williamsburg, Newport News, Poquoson, James City County, and York County.
U.S. News & World Report has released its latest rankings of the best hospitals in the United States. The data used for the list was derived before the coronavirus pandemic, so the impact on hospitals nationwide is not reflected in the latest rankings.
Look at the Delta Aquarid meteor shower, which peaks Tuesday and Wednesday over Virginia, as a dress rehearsal for what’s to come as you cast your eyes toward the skies in search of something still normal this summer that hasn’t been the upended by the coronavirus.
A Woodbridge man died Sunday night after crashing his motorcycle at the Interstate 495 and Interstate 95 interchange while being pursued by a state trooper.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to set a hearing in consideration of a gun ban on county-owned property. The board set a public hearing for 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 15.
The District of Columbia was among the latest additions to New Jersey’s quarantine list as the resurgence of coronavirus outbreaks continues across the country. A total of 34 states are now included in the state’s travel advisory, which orders travelers to quarantine for 14 days if they are visiting the Garden State.
Falls Church City Council Member Daniel Sze has died, the city government announced on Tuesday. Sze had been fighting esophageal cancer.