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Pioneering Change For Autism

University of Virginia seminar studies tension between “The Science & Lived Experience of Autism.”

Despite a recent surge in attention and research over the past decade about autism, controversy exists.

Free Holiday Cab Rides Help Prevent Drunk Driving

Combating that holiday period which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says is a “dangerous time to be on the road due to a high number of drunk drivers behind the wheel,” a local nonprofit organization will offer free cab rides to would-be drunk drivers throughout the Washington-metropolitan area during the winter holidays.

Week in Great Falls

Historical Society to Hold Great Falls History Trivia Contest and Farmers Market to Serve July 4 Breakfast

Scouts Create New Trail at Riverbend Park

More than 60 volunteers cleared a new safety trail at Riverbend Park on Saturday, June 13.

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A Committment to Service

Herndon High cadets raise funds for the American Cancer Society and the Wounded Warrior Project

Herndon High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) places utmost importance on service to others. In addition to supporting many Herndon High and community ceremonies and events, cadets regularly reach out to those in need.

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Fairfax County Board Honors Herndon High Step Team

Team members are 2013 Youth Step USA National Champions.

he Fairfax County Board of Supervisors honored the Herndon High School Step Team at its July 30 board meeting for winning the 2013 Youth Step USA National Championship.

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Elton John’s ‘Aida’ Comes to Vienna

Vienna Youth Players, celebrating 20 years of performances, takes on a Broadway hit musical.

It took two knighted Brits, Elton John and Tim Rice, to create a contemporary musical production based on an Italian opera composed in the late 1800s, set in Egypt of the pharaohs, interpreted with rock music and dance. But John and Rice did, and “Aida” re-interpreted became a Broadway hit. Now, “Aida,” with its elaborate period and not-so-period costuming and modern music and dance is coming to Vienna, performed by the Vienna Youth Players.

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Great Falls Senior Center Holds Luncheon at Chez Francois

The Great Falls Senior Center (GFSC) held its first member luncheon Wednesday, July 24 at L’Auberge Chez Francois. Attended by a capacity guest list, the luncheon is viewed as the first in a series for those who become members of the center.