Thursday Morning Rundown

Bike to School Day 2014/Credit: Terraset PTA

Bike Path Driver Gets Jail Sentence — Remember last summer, when a woman drove some distance on the W & OD bike path in Vienna and hit a cyclist? Mehak Chopra of McLean pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and hit-and-run charges this week. She avoided more serious felony charges and was sentenced to nearly six months in jail. [Washington Post]

Sweeter Strawberries Coming — Virginia’s cold winter this year will mean a sweeter strawberry crop. Strawberry season will run a little late — starting in late May — but will yield excellent results. [CBS Local]

Feel Groovy — The Reston Chorale will present “Feelin’ Groovy,” a concert with songs from Reston’s early years in the 1960s and ’70s. The shows are Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. [Reston Chorale]

Photo: Terraset ES students at Bike To School Day Wednesday/Credit: Terraset PTA.

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