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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...

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,...

Potomac School tennis teams second in state

After winning that state championship in 2019, the Potomac School Panthers have been stuck on second the past two seasons. This fall, the No. 2-seeded girls high-school tennis team finished runner-up for the second year in a row to top-seed,...

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...
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