Thursday Morning Rundown

Lake Thoreau in fall

More About Crumb Rubber Risks — Reston lawyer Jon Damm, who has raised awareness about the potential risks of crumb rubber in turf athletic fields, was on Newschannel 8 recently talking about his concerns of multiple carcinogens in the field materials. Most Fairfax County fields, including South Lakes and Herndon High Schools, use the surface. [Newschannel 8]

Chamber Breakfast — Thinking of joining the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce? Then come to the chamber’s annual Prospective Member Breakfast Friday 8 to 10 a.m. at Reston Association headquarters, 12001 Sunrise Valley Dr.

Workplace Kudos — Congratulations to Reston IT firm Knight Point Systems Inc., which earned a spot on Washingtonian’s 2015 Best Places to Work list. Knight Point was selected because of generous and creative employee perks and benefits, as well as growing revenue, the magazine said. [Washingtonian]

Recent Stories

The weekend is almost here. Before you crank up the air-conditioning, or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County. Here are…

The proposed redevelopment of an aging Residence Inn in the Town of Herndon is barreling toward a final approval before the Herndon Town Council this month. The property owner, identified…

Clyde’s of Reston, an American bar and restaurant, will permanently close its doors tomorrow, ending 31 years of business in Reston Town Center. But even as it auctions off iconic…

Morning Notes

A Japanese maple tree on Church Street in Vienna (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Heat Raises Risk for Outdoor Activities — “The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a special weather statement…

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