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Historic church celebrating 150 years of community service

Interfaith congregations from throughout the region have joined together to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the historically black Shiloh Baptist Church at 8310 Turning Leaf Lane in McLean, with additional special activities on the way. The religious center has supported...

Funding stream OK’d for Scotts Run project

Fairfax County and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will finance a $6,615,000 stream-restoration project along Scotts Run in McLean, following the Board of Supervisors’ authorization July 19. Supervisors directed County Executive Bryan Hill or his designee to ink an...

McLean office takes part in global social-responsibility effort

Colleagues at Convergint, a global leader in service-based security-systems integration, set aside their daily tasks to donate time and resources to their communities as part of the 21st annual Convergint Social Responsibility Day. The overall effort, which includes the office...

Weichert group continues effort keeping Route 123 tidy

Members of the McLean office of Weichert, Realtors, recently picked up litter along a stretch of Route 123 as part of Virginia’s Adopt-a-Highway program. This marks the fifth year the Weichert clean-up crew has been working with the Virginia Department...

McLean American Legion post wins round in zoning dispute

The Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) voted 4-1 April 27 to overturn the zoning administrator’s ruling that American Legion Post 270 in McLean improperly was operating as a banquet-and-reception hall. Surrounding residents have complained about noise, loitering, late-night...

Forum set on Dolley Madison Blvd. corridor plan

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation will host an online public-information meeting for the Dolley Madison Corridor Study on Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. The study focuses on seven intersections between Tysons and downtown McLean. The event will provide an...

Field set in MCC Governing Board race

The McLean Community Center Governing Board campaign will feature nine adults running for three seats and a competitive race for one of the two youth seats on the ballot. Governing Board members set policy and establish a budget for the...

Fund-raiser boosts outreach efforts of Second Story

Second Story, a McLean-based nonprofit in late October held its second Beacon of Hope online fund-raiser. Hundreds of people joined together virtually to hear from CEO Judith Dittman and members of the community as well as stories from youth who...

More pickleball courts sought for McLean

Pickleball’s popularity is picking up, and Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) officials are looking to provide more facilities for the sport in greater McLean. The Park Authority will hold a “virtual” public meeting Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. to present...

Supervisors OK off-site parking during McLean construction project

Fairfax County supervisors on Nov. 9 unanimously approved a plan that will provide sufficient on- and off-site parking spaces for a McLean commercial/office building while a multi-family residential building is constructed on part of the site’s parking lot. The Board...
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Golf teams see plenty of tournament action

Of the local high-school golf teams in the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas, the McLean Highlanders have enjoyed the most...
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