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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.

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Troop 673 Promotes Three New Eagle Scouts

Daniel Cunningham, Will Tennille, and John Waugh, of Eagle Scouts from Troop 673 in Great Falls — sponsored by the Great Falls United Methodist Men — are the most recent among more than 100 Eagle Scouts developed by the Troop for over 50 years of activity.

Banishing the Beige

Local interior designer adds color and turns a Potomac house into a home.

They decided to send out an SOS and were rescued by interior designer Kerra Michele Huerta.

Need Help with Repairs?

Trust and pride are two reasons that people — especially seniors — don’t always reach out to us to help them with home repairs. But it’s for those very reasons that people should. Rebuilding Together Alexandria is a nonprofit that focuses on neighbors helping neighbors.

Helping Children To Get Ready for School

At Inova Alexandria Hospital, our staff is collecting school supplies to help area children arrive at school in September prepared to hit the books. We’ve teamed up with Alexandria City Public Schools’ (ACPS) Family and Community Engagement Center and the non-profit Community Partners for Children for the 23rd annual ACPS School Supply Drive.

Helping Seniors and Their Pets

Two of Alexandria’s service organizations, Senior Services of Alexandria and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA), have developed a unique partnership to help the area’s senior citizens.

Big Train Finish Runner-Up

The Bethesda Big Train finished runner-up in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League playoffs, losing to the Baltimore Redbirds 7-0 in the championship game on Aug. 2.

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Carving Up Tomorrow’s Meal

It was early afternoon, and Matt Ruble was putting out the third tray of freshly-cut applewood bacon for the day.

Recreation

Youth sports teams come to a close for the season.

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Night Out in ‘Pleasantville’

Neighborhoods, police, firefighters promote safe community in annual National Night Out.

The Fairfax County Police and Fire Department visited over 193 residential areas on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, to celebrate the annual National Night Out.