Herndon considering Divine Healthtech Institute; Virginia makes list of best states

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, May 14.

The Town of Herndon’s planning and zoning staff is considering approving plans for a vocational school for entry-level health care fields to be built at 1037 Sterling Road. The town’s staff has recommended placing several restrictions on the proposal prior to approval. (Reston Now)

U.S. News & World Report recently released its annual list of the best states in the country. Virginia moved up 13 spots from last year, and is now ranked at No. 7. (WTOP)

Action in the Community Through Service and Imagine, a marketing agency in Prince William County, have teamed up for a new project called Prince William Food Rescue, which helps to end hunger with the help of a mobile app. Through the app, volunteers will be able to use their phones to show available deliveries in their area, giving them options to pick them up and drop them off at local food pantries. (Inside NoVA)

Arlington is the nation’s fittest city, according to the 2019 American Fitness Index. The city came in first out of 100 cities analyzed for 33 indicators like exercise, prevalence of chronic diseases and community infrastructure. (WTOP)

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