Tuesday Morning Rundown

Swimmer at RSTA Individual Medley meet /Credit: Leslie Sogandares

Remembering FCPS’ Spillane — Fairfax County Public Schools board member Ryan McElveen bids farewell to former Superintendent Bud Spillane, who died on Saturday. McElveen says Spillane “cemented Fairfax’s reputation as a national model for educational excellence.” [Ryan for School Board]

Metro Adds a New Post — Metro has added a new position, fire-rescue liaison, to coordinate emergency response. The change is part of new systems put in place following the Jan. 12 fire in which a rider died and dozens were injured. [Metro]

Stay Cool — Fairfax County has assistance for senior citizens and other eligible residents who need help in extreme heat. The cooling assistance program offers help with repairs or equipment installation. The fan care program distributes window fans and air conditioners. [Fairfax County]

National Dance Day in Reston — Reston Sport & Health is celebrating National Dance Day Saturday at Reston Town Center with free Zumba and other classes in the pavilion from 10 a.m. to noon. [Sport & Health on Facebook]

Photo of RSTA swimmer  courtesy Leslie Sogandares

Recent Stories

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Reston Vietnam vet discovers his old helicopter at Smithsonian…

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A furnished 1 BD/1 BA condo was recently listed for rent. The renovated unit comes with assigned garage parking.

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