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Vienna police invite donations for Santa’s Ride

The Vienna Police Department once again is participating with other local police agencies in the annual Santa’s Ride, which will bring gifts to children in local hospitals this holiday season. Officials ask the public to drop off new, unwrapped toys...

McLean Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival on horizon

The McLean Community Center will host its 39th annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival Dec. 3-5 at the center, featuring a wide variety of high-quality handmade items just in time for the holidays. The indoor show features the work of...

McLean youth, organization win state volunteerism awards

Gov. Northam on Nov. 23 announced the winners of the 2021 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards, two of whom hail from McLean. The annual awards program recognizes outstanding contributions by individual volunteers and organizations on behalf of Virginia residents. The...

Vienna Optimists bestow student scholarships

Six seniors from James Madison, George C. Marshall and Oakton high schools have been named recipients of $2,500 college scholarships as part of the Optimist Club of Greater Vienna’s 2021 Carol Waite Brennan Youth Appreciation Awards. Lauren Richardson and Peyton...

Rotary Club award honors front-line employees

Under the leadership of president John McEvilly, the Rotary Club of McLean has initiated a new program – “Dignity of Work” Award. According to former McLean Rotary President Lynn Heinrichs, who chairs the initiative, the award “is designed to recognize...

McLean Scouts find success in food drive

On Nov. 13, members of Boy Scout Troop 1130, sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Church in McLean, collected nearly 2,700 pounds of food in support of SHARE Inc.’s pantry. The collection was accomplished by 23 Scouts supplemented by 20 siblings...

Marshall High choirs to celebrate with Disney works

The George C. Marshall High School Choir brings the magic live on stage with a Dec. 10-11 production of “Disney in December,” a high-energy performance, complete with costumes and choreography, of favorite Disney songs by 105 students. Marshall five award-winning...

Public-Safety Notes, 11-25-21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County. FAIRFAX MAN DIES AFTER VEHICLE COLLISION IN McLEAN: A 65-year-old Fairfax man died Nov. 14 from injuries sustained in a crash that occurred at 11:37 p.m. Nov. 13 in McLean, Fairfax County...

Fairfax County History, 11/25/21 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. November 22, 1939: ** Key Bridge is back to being open in each direction, following two months of construction. November 24, 1960:** The Fairfax County PTA is considering taking a position on whether...

Proposed lot-coverage changes find little Vienna consensus

Proposals to loosen lot-coverage requirements and allow for more outdoor amenities in Vienna have the support of some residents and builders, but some Vienna Planning Commission members remain skeptical. After more than two hours’ worth of staff presentations, public testimony...
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Car gets the worst of collision with deer

A motorist was traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 27 at 5:55 p.m. when the vehicle struck...
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