Thursday Morning Rundown

Reston skyline

Surf Reston Offering Preseason Sale — Surf Reston Stand Up Paddleboarding is assembling its summer 2015 fleet of boards, and is offering sale prices to anyone who wants to purchase a board for themselves. [Surf Reston]

Yet Another Scam — The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office is warning of telephone scammers, identifying themselves as sheriff’s deputies, who are calling residents and threatening them with arrest unless they pay the caller a large amount of money, usually on a money card. The scammers claim they are the IRS. [Fairfax County]

FISH Fling This Weekend — Tickets are still available for the Herndon-Reston FISH (Friendly Instant Sympathetic Help) 10th Annual FISH Fling Gala & Fundraiser on Saturday at the Hyatt Dulles Hotel. FISH aids area families in need of emergency money for bills, rent, medicine and other necessities. [FISH]

New Nearby — Home Escapes and Urban Retreat, home furnishing stores formerly located at 11400 Sunset Hills Rd. in Reston, have relocated to 292 Sunset Park Dr. in Herndon, in the space formerly occupied by Gymini Gymnastics. The stores moved to make way for a mixed-use project. [Urban Retreat]

Recent Stories

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Morning Notes

A cardinal perched on a power line in Vienna (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Developers Seek to Add More Housing in Fair Lakes — “Proposed updates to Fairfax County’s land…


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