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Share of McLean Continues to Meet Challenges by Those in Need in McLean and Great Falls and Pimmit Hills

Share of McLean raises $50,000 this holiday season to give clothing, toys and gift cards to approximately 250 families in need in McLean, Great Falls and Pimmit Hills. Families are invited to a holiday celebration in December.

Quiet Riot: ‘C’mon Feel the Noise’

County passes new noise ordinance, will revisit effectiveness in 18 months.

The Board of Supervisors is at peace with the county’s new Noise Ordinance.

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‘You’ll Be Laughing, You’ll Be Crying’ in Langley High School's 'Almost Maine'

Langley High School students perform at The Langley School.

Playwright John Cariani convinced Richie Follin and Peter Ongman to stare into each other’s eyes for 25 seconds. On stage.

A Grand Green Flag

Elementary school students awarded for environmental efforts.

Franklin Sherman Elementary sixth-grader Alex Verina enjoys the outdoor classroom the school recently built.

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Bridge to Altruism

Karen Magley teaches bridge three days a week at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Great Falls. “Chicken soup for the brain,” said Magley, a Great Falls resident.

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House for Sale in Great Falls, Complete Loss

A Great Falls house on River Park Lane that was listed for sale is a “complete loss” after a fire Monday morning, according to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department.

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Court Rules in Reston Golf Course Dispute

Connie Hartke, of Rescue Reston, sat in Fairfax Circuit Courthouse courtroom 4E for more than two hours Friday, Nov. 6 just as she did at the Board of Zoning Appeals in April.

Jennifer Boysko: Her Own Words

Comments from Jennifer Boysko, a few days after she was elected to serve District-86 in Virginia’s House of Delegates:

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Gun Debate Continues in McLean

Seeks solution for all parties.

The past 10 months, on average, six people have sat in the audience of McLean Citizen Association meetings at the McLean Community Center.

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Democrats Win Closely Watched Races in McLean, Great Falls and Herndon

History promised Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-34) that her reelection bid to Virginia’s House of Delegates would be close; no matter how much money Republicans pumped into Craig Parisot’s campaign in the final days.

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Reckless Driving in Great Falls

Jail-time possible for teenager charged with reckless driving.

A 17-year-old driver was charged with reckless driving after he lost control of the car he was driving on Arnon Chapel Road, rolled once and landed nearby, according to police reports.

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Great Falls Says Goodbye, Old Friend

This week, the Virginia Department of Transportation chopped down the oak on Georgetown Pike and Walker Road that Great Falls Citizens Association and residents had been rooting for.

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No One Leaves Alive in Reston's Haunted House

Former beloved Lake Anne Elementary School teacher continues Halloween tradition.

Human skeletal remains were found around dusk Saturday night, Oct. 31, on Stirrup Road in Reston.

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Sacrificial Limb in Herndon?

’Chaotic intersection’ at Center and Elden finally to be improved.

Town Councilmember Sheila Olem goes out of her way to avoid the intersection at Center and Elden streets.

Election Morning in Dranesville

Photos from Dranesville polling stations

South Lakes to Grow

Board approves 40,000 square feet to South Lakes High School, despite storm water concerns.

The elephant in the room, as the Board of Supervisors approved a 40,000 square foot addition to South Lakes High School, was a failing stormwater management plan for the adjoining neighborhoods of Wakerobin Lane and Cedar Cove.

Pedestrian Fatality, Bank Robbery in Reston

Silvia Raquel Corella Erazo, 72, of Reston, was killed when she tried to walk across Wiehle Avenue to the Metro station around 6:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, according to Fairfax County Police.

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Every Vote Matters in District 86, Herndon

Republicans pour nearly half a million dollars into the race.

In the last week before Election Day, Danny Vargas (R) got one more huge infusion of cash from Virginia Republicans.

Herndon: Who’s the Leader? Who’s Politicking?

Foust runs on his record; Chronis says new leader is needed for Dranesville Supervisor.

Supervisor John W. Foust mentioned numerous endorsements he has already received and highlighted achievements he has made with the community.

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Murphy vs. Parisot, Double Sequel

34th District has history of close elections.

The 34th-District House of Delegates race between Kathleen Murphy (D) and Craig Parisot (R) is a rematch of the special election triggered last November when Barbara Comstock (R) was elected to the U.S. Congress.

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One-Woman Show in the Race for District 31 Senate?

Barbara Favola seeks reelection to Virginia State Senate.

For the second time in a month, Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31) debated by herself.

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25th Anniversary: McLean Community Center's Old Firehouse Teen Center

The McLean Historical Society and the McLean Community Center (MCC) celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the Old Firehouse Teen Center with dozens of residents in attendance on Oct. 13.

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Who’s the Leader? Who’s Politicking?

Foust runs on his record; Chronis says new leader is needed for Dranesville Supervisor.

Supervisor John W. Foust mentioned numerous endorsements he has already received and highlighted achievements he has made with the McLean community.

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Handing Over the Key to the Grange in Great Falls?

Community consortium networking to consider community control of the Grange.

The process already proves Jorge Adeler’s vision.

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Great Falls Bridge to Empowering Women

Bridge tournament on Nov. 14 enables Great Falls Friends and Neighbors to give scholarships to adult women academics.

Great Falls Friends and Neighbors gave its members a glimpse of the power of their efforts. “We are a women’s organization.

You Can See More in the Dark

Dark Skies initiative in Great Falls allows better views of the heavens.

Bob Parks showed 40 members of the Great Falls Citizens Association a satellite photo of the world; the United States was lit up like a Christmas tree.

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Chairman Candidates Offer Stark Differences

Anti-taxer Arthur Purves challenging incumbent Chairman Sharon Bulova.

Sharon Bulova is exactly where she wants to be. “I believe in local government. It’s where the rubber hits the road, and where you’re closest to your constituents,” said Bulova, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, the top elected official in Fairfax County.

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Stark Differences for Chairman

Anti-taxer Arthur Purves challenging incumbent Chairman Sharon Bulova.

Sharon Bulova is exactly where she wants to be.

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$75 Billion Global Cybersecurity Market

Northern Virginia is “hotbed for cyber security entrepreneurship.”

With all its sophistication and intricacies, cybersecurity starts with a simple premise.

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Reston Town Center Filled with Light to Fund Blood Cancer Research and Cure

Chris Zavadowski’s father Rich was diagnosed with a “rare, aggressive blood disorder” called peripheral T-cell lymphoma, non-specified.

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Reston: Right at Home

South Lakes golf team surprises field with third place team finish at Liberty Conference golf tournament.

South Lakes boys’ and girls’ golf teams make Reston National Golf course their home.

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Reston: Open Space Classic

Proceeds from Rescue Reston’s First Golf Classic and Nature Walk to help in legal fight against development of Reston National.

Rescue Reston held a fundraising golf tournament and nature hike Monday, Oct. 5 at Reston National Golf Course, three weeks before Rescue Reston’s lawsuit is scheduled to be heard in Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Favola Debates Alone, Forakis a No-Show

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31) will face Republican George V. Forakis on the November ballot, but she did not face him in last week’s debate because he did not attend.

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Candidates Face Off at the Grange in Great Falls

Jennifer Chronis knows how to pack a house.

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Foust, Chronis Debate in Great Falls

The community and Great Falls Citizens Association positions on the Brooks Farm rezoning continue to sharply differ from the owner developer request for 20 homes by a two-acre cluster rezoning.

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Reston: First Celebration of Founder

Hundreds turn out to express gratitude for Robert E. Simon.

Bob Simon’s wife Cheryl Terio-Simon wrote a letter that was read aloud at the candlelight vigil held Friday, Sept. 26 at Lake Anne Plaza in honor of Reston’s founder who died earlier in week.

Reston: Dedicated to Bob Simon

A year in planning, Simon will not be in front row for concert, but will be in hearts.

Robert E. Simon was a founding member of The Reston Chorale in 1967.

Commercial Buildings Shot: People Inside

Fairfax County police arrested a 29-year-old Herndon man Friday, Sept. 24 after a detailed investigation of incidents in which commercial buildings in the Town of Herndon, Fairfax County and Leesburg were struck by bullets, according to police reports.

Oakton: Best Friends Dog Park

Oakton sophomore builds outdoor dog park at Fairfax County Animal Shelter.

Benjamin Yusman has always adopted his “best friends” from animal shelters.

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Not Without Controversy: Route 7 Widening

Safety concerns regarding access still major concern to neighborhoods along Route 7 corridor in Great Falls.

The Virginia Department of Transportation hopes to begin construction on a $265 million project to widen Route 7 in 2021.

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United Methodist: 140 Years in the Community

Great Falls United Methodist bazaar raises funds for ministry and missions.

Great Falls United Methodist Church will celebrate its 140th anniversary this coming spring on May 15, 2016.

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Herndon: Teacher Honored

Beloved Herndon High School Latin teacher Christine Sleeper, who died Feb. 15, 2015 at 98, kept a Trojan Horse in her Herndon High School classroom and the Latin word “gaude” on her license plate.

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Robert E. Simon, 101, Reston Founder, Dies

Reston founder’s legacy remains immortal.

Paul Hartke invited Bob Simon on his pontoon boat on Lake Audubon when Simon was in his 90s. “He stood on the back of the pontoon boat and we revved the motor and he beamed, ‘This makes you feel like a kid.’ That’s what kept him going I think.'”

McLean: Helicopter, Hikers Needed for Rescue

Fire and Rescue personnel lifted an injured hiker from Scott’s Run Park Sunday morning.

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Units rescued an adult woman who fell from the rocks in Scott's Run Park in McLean at approximately 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20.

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McLean Orchestra’s Splash of Emotion

Local orchestra begins its 45th season on Oct. 10 at Oakcrest School performance hall.

McLean Orchestra conductor and musical director Miriam Burns doesn’t hesitate from knowledge that she can change a life in one evening.

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Great Falls Friends & Neighbors Awards Scholarships

Supporting women in their quest for education, career.

Martina Atabong, 35, is the first member of her family to go to college. “I’m the only one,” she said.

Herndon: Remembering Christine Sleeper

Sunday, gathering in memory of Herndon Latin teacher.

Beloved Herndon High School Latin teacher Christine Sleeper, who died Feb. 15, 2015 at 98, kept a Trojan horse in her classroom and a Latin word on her license plate.

Reston: Shelter, Library, and an 11-page Plan

Move shelter into Cameron Glen and library into the shelter, RCA proposes.

Reston Citizens Association has an 11-page, seven-step plan for Reston Town Center North, its library and Embry Rucker Community Shelter.

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Herndon High Latin’s Certamen Team Wins National Championship

Eight Herndon High School Latin students won the National Certamen championship in the National Junior Classical League Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

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Herndon: Ribbon, Scissors and 100 Bowls of Soup

Mayor Lisa Merkel, vice mayor Jennifer Baker, Dranesville Supervisor John Foust and others celebrated the official ribbon cutting of 100 Bowls of Soup this past Saturday, Sept. 12.