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Survey: Local residents need to work slightly longer to pay rent

An American making an average wage needs to work about 63 hours before earning enough to pay the typical monthly U.S. rent. That is three hours more than they would have needed to work a year ago, and six...

High-school basketball season begins this week

With the girls and boys high-school basketball seasons beginning this week, there will be two new head coaches of teams in the Sun Gazette coverage areas. One of those new to being in charge is David Conrow for the Langley...

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...

Field hockey Senior Salute will feature local players

The season has ended, but top local high-school field hockey players will have the chance to take the field one last time. On Sunday, Dec. 4 at Meridian High School in Falls Church, the inaugural Northern Virginia high school field...

Letter: Speed cameras save lives and should be embraced

Editor: I live in Fort Washington, Md. I know speed cameras save lives here and I believe they will in Northern Virginia, too . Residents in south Prince George’s County worked hard to get speed cameras on Maryland Route 210,...

Madison wins third straight region football title

Whether prevailing by scores that are close or lopsided, the Madison Warhawks for three straight seasons now have won region-tournament championship games. On Nov. 26, top-seed and host Madison (10-3) won its 10th straight game by defeating the second-seeded Centreville...

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...
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PHOTOS: Madison wins region football crown!

The James Madison High School football team defeated Centreville, 22-7, on Nov. 26 to become the 2022 6D North...
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