Innovation Installation

The Ballston Business Improvement District unveiled “Beachfront Potential” and “Missed Connections,” on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Room for All

Local builders redesign a home with a wheelchair-bound boy in mind.

When the owners of an Arlington home approached Russ Glickman, founder of Glickman Design Build, for a home renovation, they had one primary goal in mind: making the home accessible for their elementary school-aged son, who is confined to a wheelchair, while ensuring the renovations were consistent with the home’s existing aesthetic.

Student of the Year

Jessica Kachadorian, 12, from Leesburg, won Student of the Year in Colorado Springs, Colo. while representing LearningRx in Reston.

In His Uncle’s Memory

Arlington resident joins in Johns Hopkins Ride to Conquer Cancer.

As part of the Capital Region’s first ever Ride to Conquer Cancer, Guckenberg will be cycling 150 miles throughout the D.C. metropolitan area’s countryside Sept. 13-14.

Boeing Backpack Drive Returns

The back lobby at Boeing in Rosslyn was humming with activity as employees filled 875 elementary school backpacks on Friday morning, Aug. 8.

McLean’s Giant Manager Retires

Rick Makely is retiring after 39 years of service to Giant Food.

Week in Herndon

Service academy appointments and Herndon MOMS club.

Raising Hens in Herndon

More homeowners embracing hens as pets.

The Herndon resident is a member of Hens for Herndon, an advocacy group supporting suburban agriculture in the town.

National Night Out Held In Herndon

Neighborhoods In Town of Herndon get acquainted with police force.

Neighborhood block parties were held throughout the town of Herndon on Aug. 5 in celebration of National Night Out. In 1984, National Night Out started as a way to promote crime prevention through neighborhood camaraderie.

Great Turnout For Herndon’s Tavern Golf Tournament

Golf event raises money for The Council for the Arts of Herndon.

"This year's tourney was easily one of the best ever,” said Jimmy Cirrito, owner of Jimmy's Old Town Tavern.

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Experiencing Adventure

Great Falls Troop 55 Boy Scouts discover wilderness, wildlife in New Mexico.

Ten teenage Scouts and two adult leaders from Troop 55 in Great Falls went on a life-changing trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains (part of the Rocky Mountains) at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M., this summer.

W-L Football Poised To Defend District Title

Generals return RB Harris, strong offensive line.

Shortly after the Washington-Lee football team defeated Yorktown in the 2013 regular-season finale, securing the Generals’ first district title in nearly four decades, head coach Josh Shapiro said members of the W-L program weren’t the only ones enjoying the accomplishment.

Week in Great Falls

Service academy nominations and blood drive.

Liana Martine Freedy and John Andrew Taylor Engaged

A November wedding is planned.

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Teen Drone Expert

Teen’s love for technology turns into drone expertise.

The teen, a rising junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology [TJHSST], has become a local drone expert since his interest was sparked about a year ago.