Budget Talks — Fairfax County Executive Ed Long was featured in an online chat on Friday. Read what he had to say in response to citizens’ questions about money for Fairfax County Public Schools, a meals tax, and other financial issues [Fairfax County Government]
Flip Through Magazines, Online — Fairfax County Public Library Patrons can now browse through magazines online and for free using the Zino technology provided by the Library of Virginia. More than 50 titles, including The Economist; Newsweek; Forbes; Good Housekeeping; National Geographic; and O, The Oprah Magazine are available. [Fairfax County Government]
Loss For South Lakes — The South Lakes High School boys basketball team ended its postseason on Friday with a 78-61 loss to Lake Braddock in the Virginia 6A North Regional Semifinals. Lake Braddock (23-4) had three players in double figures. SLHS finishes the season 19-9 after winning seven straight leading up to the Lake Braddock game.
Herndon Falls in Overtime — The Herndon High Boys basketball team also ended the 2013-14 season on Friday. The Hornets lost 63-62 to Woodson in an exciting overtime game. Woodson went on to win the region on Saturday. [Washington Post]
Charges For Reston Man in Bomb Scare — The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Reston man after his claims of an explosive device near the sheriff’s Sterling station led police to discover a package nearby. Kenneth Couch, 60, was charged with Drunk in Public band Manufacturing a Hoax Device by the Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office on Thursday [Reston Patch]
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A man walks by trash bins next to the curb (via Trinity Nguyen on Unsplash) (Updated at 1:25 p.m.) The service and staffing challenges plaguing trash collectors throughout Fairfax County…
The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.
The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.
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