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Open house set for teen center in Vienna

The Vienna town government’s Club Phoenix Teen Center will hold an open house on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the center, located at the Vienna Community Center. “Parents, families and friends can explore the space and...

Survey says: Va. teens need to get more sleep

Virginia teenagers do slightly better than the national average when it comes to getting an appropriate amount of sleep, but most teens don’t come close to meeting the threshold. Just over one in four (25.4%) of Virginia teens get an...

Survey says: Va. has more teens in workforce than national average

Virginia has a slightly larger percentage of older teens in the workforce than the nation as a whole, but both rates are way down from the 1970s, when nearly 60 percent of youngsters held down jobs. There are 149,000 working...

Library system hosts vote on best books for teens

The Fairfax County library system is asking youth to rank their favorites from a list of the top teen books of 2020. Voting will run through Sept. 19; a drawing will be held to select one respondent who will win...

Old Firehouse Teen Center prepping spring-break trips

The Old Firehouse Teen Center, a program of the McLean Community Center, is offering several spring-break programs for local youth the week of March 29-April 1. Planned events include indoor trampolining, a journey to the Richmond Safari and Zoo, and...
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‘Old School’ column: Carded!

Anyone, who knows me well, knows that I love greeting cards. I send them for all holidays, birthdays, illnesses,...
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