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Authors draw from own experiences in discussing retirement finances

Retired financial planners Marjorie Fox and Eleanor Blayney spent their careers helping clients navigate the sometimes treacherous shoals of retirement. Their recently published book, “Women Wise,” serves up financial advice for current and future retirees, but especially women, who tend...

Hospital group aims to focus on women’s health in new facility

A 22,000-square-foot facility dedicated to women’s health will be part of the new outpatient pavilion of VHC Health (Virginia Hospital Center) when the new structure opens next year. “Women disproportionately put off preventive services during the COVID-19 pandemic – that’s...

Historian to look at evolution of Mickey D’s in Fairfax County

The McLean Historical Society’s Dec. 13 meeting will feature a presentation by Chris Barbuschak, a research librarian at the Virginia Room in the City of Fairfax Regional Library. Barbuschak’s topic will be “The History of McDonald’s in Fairfax County.” The public...

Holiday nostalgia on tap at Alden Theatre

The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center will present “The Joyfully Jolly Jamboree” on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 4 p.m. at the center. The production, presented by puppeteer Joshua Holden, aims to re-create the feel of a classic 1950s...

McLean High sports boosters to host holiday bazaar

The annual Highlander Holiday Bazaar put on by McLean High School’s athletic boosters will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the high school. “We will have many returning and new vendors selling everything...

Sale of Christmas trees to support hunger-relief efforts

Vale United Methodist Church is hosting its annual “Christmas Tree Sale to Fight Hunger,” with proceeds helping efforts both locally and internationally. The lot is located at the church, 11528 Vale Road in Oakton. Trees will be sold while supplies last...

Vienna Community Band concert to support Toys for Tots

The Vienna Community Band is partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Foundation’s Toys for Tots initiative to celebrate the effort’s 75th anniversary. The band will host a concert on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center,...

4 inducted into Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame

Four prominent Virginians were inducted Nov. 12 as members of the Class of 2022 of the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame. The induction dinner and ceremony was conducted by the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society and hosted by Shannon Airport owner...

Royal visit helps inaugurate Westwood’s ‘court tennis’ effort

Court tennis is known as the “sport of kings,” so it was fitting that Westwood Country Club’s gala for its new court-tennis facility in early November featured a guest appearance by British royalty. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Forfar,...

MPA prepares to open winter exhibitions

McLean Project for the Arts will open its winter exhibitions on Dec. 9, with an opening reception that evening from 7 to 9 p.m. “In the Round: Dimensional Fiber Works” will feature works from YungKyoung Cho, Linda Colsh, Michael Gessner,...
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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County...
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