Friday Morning Rundown

Crocus in Reston

Passover Plans — The Jewish holiday of Passover begins Friday at sundown. Chabad of Reston-Herndon is hosting a community Seder open to all Friday at 7:30 p.m. ($40/per person). [Chabad of Reston-Herndon]

Police: Social Media Helped Capture Prisoner — Fairfax County Police say social media helped capture Woosen Assaye, the federal prisoner who escaped from authorities at Inova Fairfax Hospital this week. After a six-hour, regionwide search, Assaye was located in the District. [Fairfax County Police]

TJ Admits Nearly 500 — Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology has offered admission to 493 students to the Class of 2019. There were 2,841 applications from Northern Virginia eighth graders. [FCPS]

New GRACE Exhibit Opens April 16  — Greater Reston Arts Center will open Patterson Clark: Edicole. An artist’s talk will take place April 18. Patterson Clark is the author and illustrator of The Washington Post’s Urban Jungle natural history column and his works are connected to nature. [GRACE]

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Morning Notes

Lake Audubon from bridge in Reston (photo by Ray Copson) Reminder: Early Voting Begins — “[It’s] the first day to #voteearly in the congressional #midterms! The 8th, 10th & 11th…


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