Friday Morning Rundown

Irish flags in prep for St. Patrick's Day

Boost The Seahawks — The South Lakes High School Athletic Boosters’ Casino Night is Friday at 7 p.m. at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Come by for casino games and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Seahawk Athletic Boosters. [Reston Now]

Stay Safe on the W & OD — The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority is conducting a safety survey. Take a few minutes to answer it so future topics can be adequately addressed at an upcoming safety seminar. [Survey Monkey]

Kudos For Hornets — The Herndon High Navy JROTC Varsity Orienteering Team recently placed third among 22 schools at the two-day Navy National Championship competition held recently in Georgia.  Individual standouts were Virginia Murphy, who finished third out of 17 female varsity competitors; Marshall Wilkins, who finished sixth out of 76 male varsity competitors; Joe Jackson, who finished 14th out of 69 yellow course competitors; and Joe LaRosa, who finished 18th out of 88 orange course competitors.

Taxes Up, But Are Services? — In Northern Virginia, where property taxes are rising, but services such as libraries and schools seem to always be playing catch-up. [Washington Post]

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