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Herndon: Studying Culture and Foreign Language at Fox Mill Elementary

Fox Mill Elementary School fifth-grader and Japanese Immersion (J.I.) student Rylee Gustafson began studying the language when she was very young.

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Herndon Outlook: What Comes Next?

Land development and construction in Herndon.

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Spring Abounds in Vienna

Spring in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Weekly happenings in Vienna

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Vienna Celebrates Arbor Day, Plants Trees

The oldest tree in the Town of Vienna is believed to be a 350-year-old white oak on Marjorie Lane.

Vienna: American Legion Honors Officer Tremont

On Wednesday, April 6, the American Legion Post 180 in Vienna held its annual ceremony and banquet dinner to honor the 2015 Town of Vienna Police Officer of the Year.

Letter: Call to Protect Grizzly Bears

To the Editor

Recently, several bears have been sighted in the Vienna/Oakton area. In Virginia we’re fortunate to share our wild back yards with our wild neighbors.

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It All Started in Vienna

Sam Ludwig making it big on professional stage.

Sam Ludwig is an award winning professional actor who has not forgotten his Vienna, Va. roots.

Vienna Arts Society Hosts Debut ‘Planet Art for Kids’ Workshop

Participants will create mobiles from repurposed natural and manmade materials

The Vienna Arts Society (VAS) has scheduled its first, “Planet Art for Kids” event in celebration of Earth Day, Saturday, April 30 at the VAS center on Pleasant Street, Vienna.

Vienna: Sgt. Farhan Receives M. Jane Seeman ‘Service Above Self’ Award

On April 13, 2016 Sergeant Tu Farhan received the 2015 Rotary Club of Vienna, Rotarian M. Jane Seeman “Service Above Self” Award.

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McLean: Culinary Cultures Explored

Profile: Bertrand Chemel, executive chef, 2941 and Pizzeria Orso in Falls Church.

Whether you crave a whole Neapolitan pizza from Pizzeria Orso or an upscale dish with house-made fresh potato gnocchi from 2941, you must thank the mastermind—and master chef—behind these very diverse Falls Church restaurants.

McLean: Walkway Completed on Traffic Island at Spring Hill and Lewinsville Roads

On April 21, Supervisor John Foust, County Park Authority staff, and representatives from Dominion Virginia Power and the Lewinsville Coalition, celebrated the recent completion of a walkway across the traffic island located at the intersection of Spring Hill Road and Lewinsville Road.

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McLean Trees Foundation Celebrates Arbor Day with Plantings of New Trees In McLean

In recognition of Arbor Day and the numerous benefits that trees give to the community, the McLean Trees Foundation (MTF) donated and planted three Redbud trees in Lewinsville Park and two White Oak trees in Churchill Road Park with the help of ten volunteers.

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McLean’s Bensten Schone Receives Victory Award from MedStar

A little more than a year ago a devastating sledding accident put McLean native Bensten Schone in a coma—the result of a serious traumatic brain injury.

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McLean Outlook: Saving Trees While Building Houses

Developers at the third annual McLean Tree Forum surprised some audience members with their appreciation for trees.

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McLean Resident Inducted in U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame officially inducted the Class of 2015 in Aspen, Colorado on Saturday, April 9.

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McLean: They Serve, Too – Gala Benefits Children of Military Personnel

When a military parent is deployed, things change for the family left to wait. Sometimes it’s financial, especially for the families of National Guard and Reserve service members.

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Great Falls Girl Wins Miss Teen Virginia

Elisabetta Cantatore, 19, beats out 700 applicants; will compete in nationals.

Elisabetta Cantatore, 19, of Great Falls was named Miss Teen Virginia on Sunday, April 3 in Richmond, beating out 700 teen applicants from across the Commonwealth of Virginia, and 122 girls at the pageant itself.

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Great Falls: Spring Fashion Show for Scholarships

Event is fundraiser for Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Club.

More than 200 people attended the 2016 Spring Fashion Show on Sunday, April 24 at Bloomingdale's Tysons Corner Center in McLean as a fundraiser for the Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Scholarship Fund.

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Great Falls Boy Scout Troop 55 Leader Recognized as a Rising Star

Jeff Ye, community service coordinator for Boy Scout Troop 55, was selected and recognized as the “Rising Star” at the Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards on April 8.