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Arlington Snapshot: Cleanup on North Stuart

Arlington County crews worked into Saturday night, Oct. 3, clearing a tree that fell Friday on the 1200 block of N. Stuart Street. No one was injured but a UPS truck in the street was hit and power was knocked out to the area, which includes Washington-Lee High School. Lights were restored a few hours later.

Share Volunteers Gear Up for Holiday Celebration

Share volunteers are already beginning preparations for their annual holiday programs. It takes more than 50 volunteers to pull off the festivities which generally serve around 640 needy individuals (250 families) living in the McLean, Great Falls and Pimmit Hills areas. Throughout the season, you will see many community partners helping to prepare for the event with food and toiletry drives, Trees for Food, wish trees, and so much more.

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Monarch Madness at Churchill Road

It’s Monarch Madness at Churchill Road. Churchill Road second graders have been making exciting discoveries the first week of school.

Cardinal Bank Names Fabiola Tapia Branch Manager of Greensboro Office

Cardinal Bank has announced that Fabiola Tapia has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Manager of Cardinal Bank’s Greensboro Banking Office. Tapia will oversee the business development efforts and client relationship management in the Tysons Corner market. Her office is located at 8270 Greensboro Drive, McLean.

Letter: Strategic Insight

Letter to the Editor

At the candidate debates at the Great Falls Grange this week, Craig Parisot (candidate for House Delegate Virginia’s 34th District) pointed out that Virginia once was on the path to be a great science and technology business hub.

Letter: Dedicated to Serve

Letter to the Editor

While some saw gender bias at play during the Fairfax County Board of Supervisor debates between Jennifer Chronis and John Foust, I saw a tough woman willing to accept the difficult challenges facing Fairfax County governance.

Meet Rebecca Glenn at Great Falls Library

Local author Rebecca Glenn will be speaking about her debut novel “Becoming Lisette” at the Great Falls Library on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.

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‘Friends of Matt’ Prepare for Memorial Golf Tournament

“Friends of Matt” representing Langley and Paul VI High Schools assemble goodie bags for golfers attending the Matthew Vernon Poyner Memorial Foundation Inaugural Golf Tournament on Oct. 12 at Hidden Creek Country Club in Reston.

Lisa Korade Named Branch Manager of Long & Foster’s Great Falls Office

Lisa Korade, a real estate professional for 16 years, has been named branch manager of the Great Falls office of Long & Foster Real Estate, the nation’s no. 1 family-owned residential real estate company and the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate in Virginia.

McLean Crime Report

The following incidents were reported by the McLean District Police Station.

Letter: Complete Contrast

Letter to the Editor

I attended the Great Falls Citizens Association debate at The Grange, and despite the rain, I’m very glad I did.

Letter: Our Fundamental Freedoms

Letter to the Editor

There are some very fundamental freedoms, which we enjoy in America. Government does not give us our freedoms, but one of its purposes under our Constitution is to protect them. One fundamental freedom we have is to worship our God in our own way, or not. Government cannot tell us we cannot and cannot tell us how, or where. Let us be vigilant about this, and not let it be lost, even one pebble at a time.

Letter: Another Look at Gun Control

Letter to the Editor

The photos illustrating the front page Gun Shop Protest article of September 30 - October 6, 2015 clearly demonstrate the diversity of our McLean community.

Letter: A Platform to Move Virginia Forward

Letter to the Editor

Craig Parisot just released an excellent plan to bring economic growth to our region. His plan is comprehensive and promising.

Letter: Small-Business Association Endorses Parisot

Letter to the Editor

Craig Parisot has been endorsed by Virginia’s leading small-business association.

Letter: Opposing Brooks Farm Development Proposal

Letter to the Editor

In a Sept. 28 letter to county supervisor John Foust, GFCA President Eric Knudsen detailed GFCA's opposition to the Brooks Farm development as currently proposed.

Letter: Ready for the Internet Age

Letter to the Editor

Craig Parisot wants to make Virginia the cyber capital of the United States. As someone who built two technology companies from the bottom up and has extensive background in cybersecurity issues, Craig understands how to accomplish this.

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Reston: South Lakes Football Improves to 4-1 With Win Over Washington-Lee

Seahawks sophomore QB Miles throws two touchdown passes, runs for one.

The South Lakes football team beat Washington-Lee 28-2 on Friday.

Letter: Support Growing

Letter to the Editor

In early 2010 following the unjust, unprovoked and tragic shooting death of David A. Masters by Fairfax County Police Officer David Scott Ziants, a group of fairfax County citizen activists organized the Virginia Citizens Coalition for Police Accountability, Inc. (CCPA).

Letter: Different View On Forum

Letter to the Editor

I too appreciate the League of Women Voters candidate’s forum at the Sherwood Hall Library.