Friday Morning Rundown

Lake Thoreau

McElveen Won’t Be Mystery Date — Rock star FCPS school board member Ryan McElveen won’t accompany a James Madison High School student to the prom after all. The girl asked McElveen, 28, via Twitter, and the at-large rep said yes. But after determining his appearance would be a distraction, McElveen changed his mind. He says he still will briefly show up at the dance May 30 at the Hyatt Regency Reston. [Washington Post]

Be Prepared — May 25 to 31 is Virginia Hurricane Preparedness Week. You can shop for products as batteries, food storage containers, generators, first-aid kits, bottled water, radios and more tax free. [Fairfax County]

Honoring The Fallen — Monday is Memorial Day. If you want to honor those who have served our country, there are many commemorations in Northern Virginia [Virginia Tourism]

Sleep In Or Start As Usual? — The community forums on changing Fairfax County Public School start times have begun, and it seems parents are not in agreement on the four options. [Fairfax Times]

Recent Stories

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors faces tough decisions ahead of next week’s budget markup session, following demands from local unions to increase county employees’ wages.Last week, dozens of county…

Reston’s popular community yard sale is temporarily moving down the road. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the biannual event when it returns this Saturday (April 27), according to Reston Association, the organizer.

Morning Notes

Virginia bluebells bloom in Reston (photo by Marjorie Copson) Clifton Family Mourns Sons Killed in Fire — “When Fairfax County firefighters found two boys inside a fiery Virginia house earlier…

Marc Smith will serve as the new Herndon economic development director starting in May (courtesy Town of Herndon) The Town of Herndon is getting a new director of economic development….


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