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Weekly happenings in Reston
On Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the request of Supervisor Catherine M. Hudgins, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors appointed three Reston residents to the nine-member Reston Community Center Board of Governors: William Keefe, William Penniman and Vicky Wingert.
Herndon’s community spirit beats back drizzle.
Despite rain and chilly weather, 50 units and nearly 1,500 participants marched in the Oct. 11 Herndon homecoming parade. Orchestrating the event was the Town of Herndon Parks and Recreation Department and many volunteers.
The Alexandria Fire Department held its annual Memorial Service and Wreath Laying ceremony at Ivy Hill Cemetery on Friday morning, Oct. 10.
Chamber to host business awards Oct. 22.
Lonnie C. Rich, founding partner of Rich, Rosenthal, Brincefield, Manitta, Dzubin and Kroeger LLP, has been named the 2014 Business Leader of the Year by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce.
Troop 160, Franklin Middle School, held an Eagle Court of Honor last month for James Pesce at Reston Bible Church.
While many have been seeking ways to save on home electric bills, one local high school student has been working on a solution.
Reston's Gin Dance Company making impressions.
"Through dance, we deliver our ideas, stories and emotions across without saying a word," said Shu-Chen Cuff, artistic director of the Reston-based Gin Dance Company.
National PTA has recognized Buzz Aldrin Elementary School and the Buzz Aldrin Elementary School PTA as a National PTA School of Excellence for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships.
Reston pastor retires after two decades of service.
U.S. Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-11) and Supervisor Cathy Hudgins (D-Hunter Mill) joined area church leaders and visitors to celebrate the retirement of Resurrection Baptist Church pastor Ronald Winters on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Heritage Fellowship Church in Reston.
Teen troupe to present anti-bullying play.
The Unruly Theatre Project (UTP), a new professional teen theater troupe, has been established in McLean.
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Lauren Kelly Binzer, daughter of Dr. Randy and Tennie Binzer of Spencer, and Craig James Cunningham, son of Clark and Kathy Cunningham of Spencer, received the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on June 28, 2014 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Iowa City.
Funny, touching look at newly empty nesters in the city in NextStop’s production of ‘Sylvia.’
NextStop's upcoming comedy "Sylvia" is by master American dramatist A.R. Gurney whose work has not been performed before at the Industrial Strength Theater. The comedy looks at a middle class couple, now empty-nesters, who move back into the city, leaving their comfortable suburban life. Oh what surprises are in store for them.