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Celebrating 17th Annual Clarendon Day

Thousands of neighbors and visitors filled the streets and sidewalks at the 17th annual Clarendon Day festival on Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Linden Resources Marks 55 Years

Linden Resources, Inc., an Arlington-based non-profit organization that operates three commercial businesses and 15 federal contracts and provides work for more than 400 people with disabilities, held its 55th anniversary celebration on Sept. 23 at the Ft. Meyer Officers’ Club.

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Streetcar Proposal Ignites Debate

County Board seat debate centers on mass transit.

Arlington County Board candidates John Vihstadt (Independent) and Alan Howze (Democrat) have similar stances on many of the city’s issues.

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Running Safely

RunSafer workshop focuses on staying safe while keeping fit.

Carin Usrey is an avid runner who lost a friend to assault during college. Now when she is out running for exercise, she is on heightened alert about potential dangers that could pose a threat to those on a fast-paced run or leisurely walk for exercise.

Writing Contest

The Gaithersburg Book Festival has launched its fifth annual short story contest for Washington, D.C., area high school students.

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Fairfax County Reviews Bus Service

Fairfax County Department of Transportation begins project to reshape bus network.

Fairfax County Department of Transportation changed or canceled the services and routes of buses with the opening of the Silver Line metro. Now the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has begun its Comprehensive Transit Plan (CTP), a 10-year aspirational plan for Fairfax Connector and Metrobus service.

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Dulles International Airport Holds Plane Pull

Seventy teams participate in fundraising event for Special Olympics Virginia.

On Saturday, Sept. 20, Dulles Airport held its annual plane pull. The Dulles Day plane pull, which began in 1993, featured 70 teams of 25 people competing to pull an 82-ton 757 FedEx Cargo Jet 12 feet in the shortest amount of time. Now in its 22nd year, Dulles Day is a festival that includes live music, airplane displays, tours of the runways, kids play areas, a dunk tank and more.

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Herndon’s H.K. Lee Recognized

Martial arts instructor receives award at ceremony.

Herndon’s H.K. Lee Academy of TaeKwonDo Grandmaster H. K. Lee received a special Presidential Commendation from the President of the Republic of Korea, Geun-Hye Park. Grandmaster Lee was the first distinguished recipient to receive the Korean President’s Commendation at the opening ceremony of The World TaeKwonDo Won in Muju, Republic of Korea on International TaeKwonDo Day, Sept. 4.

Family Runs the Race for Every Child

Noah Coffman, 14, ninth grader at Edison High School, with parents Lisa and Greg Coffman of Alexandria, participated in the second annual Race for Every Child to benefit Children's National Health System.

AARP Joins Our Daily Bread in September Food Drive

This month AARP reached out with Our Daily Bread to help Fairfax county residents with food assistance for needy families.

Group Hands Candidate A Sweet Surprise

Democratic Women of Clifton and NoVa host fundraiser for Foust.

The Democratic Women of Clifton and Northern Virginia (DWCNV) hosted a fundraiser for John Foust, the Democratic Candidate for the Virginia 10th Congressional District, on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Life Changing Experience

Haicheng Charles Zhao of Fairfax Station, a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, was selected to participate in a seven-week international leadership camp, Camp Rising Sun, this past summer.

Week in Fairfax

What's happening this week in Fairfax.

The Lamb Center Celebration Banquet

Fairfax City day shelter for the homeless hosts biggest fundraiser of the year on Oct. 7.

The Lamb Center is hosting their annual Celebration Banquet on Oct. 7, at The Waterford at Fair Oaks. Each fall, members of the community are invited to attend this event designed to celebrate the ongoing mission of The Lamb Center and learn more about the ways in which The Lamb Center is serving poor and homeless individuals in Fairfax County.

KidsFest Offers Two Days of Fun

Fall for Fairfax KidsFest returns to the Fairfax County Government Center on Oct. 4-5.

Enjoy the best that fall has to offer at the 22nd annual Fall for Fairfax KidsFest, Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.