Week in Reston

Week in Reston


Police continue to investigate the robbery of a 17-year-old boy Sunday, May 28 in the early morning hours.

The victim was picked up from his home Saturday around 11:30 p.m. by an acquaintance and three other males he did not know.

Just after midnight, the group drove into the parking lot of South Lakes High School at 11400 South Lakes Drive in Reston. When everyone exited the car, the victim was grabbed from behind by one of the three unknown males. Holding a knife, a second suspect threatened the victim and demanded money. The victim gave up all his money, the three suspects fled in the car with the acquaintance. The victim was not injured during the robbery.

All three suspects were described as black males, 18 to 20-years-old

with black hair and brown eyes. One of them was wearing a long-sleeve

red shirt. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at

1-866-411-TIPS(8477) or Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


Ribbon-cutting ceremonies for the recently completed marina complex at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston is scheduled for Saturday, June 3 at 8:30 a.m. This part of the project, which is one phase of a multi-phased, multi-million dollar ongoing renovation, cost $1.7 million, which funded the demolition of much of the existing facility and construction of a new dock with handicapped accessible floating docks, a boathouse, a handicapped accessible ramp to the marina facilities and a stairway to access the marina.


In addition to Saturday morning’s Reston Farmers’ Market and Open Bazaar, the Lake Anne Village Center is set for summer activities. The Lake Anne Merchants Association announced that hourly boat rentals will be available throughout the summer beginning June 1.

Lake Anne’s signature ‘Take A Break Concerts,’ presented by Reston Community Center and MSE Productions, are scheduled every Thursday beginning June 1 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Finally, Children’s Art Workshops will be offered every Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at Reston Museum.


HCA facilities in Northern Virginia, which include Reston Hospital Center (RHC), Northern Virginia Community Hospital (NVCH) and Dominion Hospital, announced the winners of the 2006 Frist Humanitarian awards. Daggie McCarron, a registered nurse and a certified lactation consultant in the Reston Hospital’s Family Center was the RHC employee recipient. For her volunteer efforts, Marie Kordes was the RHC volunteer recipient. Jerry Clipp, director of Human Resources, was the NVCH employee recipient. Becky Stephens, a registered nurse, was the Dominion Hospital employee recipient.

The Frist Humanitarian Awards were created to recognize one employee and one volunteer at each HCA-affiliated facility who demonstrate extraordinary concern for the welfare and happiness of their patients and their community. The awards are given annually in recognition of the humanitarian spirit and philanthropic work of the late Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Sr., a founder of HCA. National recipients will be honored in the spring at a reception at the company’s Nashville, Tenn. headquarters.


The Julliard School, located in New York City, granted the first annual Marion L. Dears memorial scholarship on Friday May 26 during the 101st graduation ceremony.

Marion L. Dears, who died last year, was a Reston resident who graduated from Julliard, one of the county’s most selective schools for music. Dears majored in voice and also studied piano.


Monday, June 5, 8 p.m., Reston Community Center’s Board of Governors regular monthly meeting at the Reston Community Center at Hunters Woods.