Monday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff November 23, 2015 at 9:00 am 4 Comments

Holiday lights at Reston Town Center

Supervisors Make New Donation Box Regulations — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted some new rules on charity drop-off boxes. [Fairfax County]

Herndon Homicide Connects to MS-13 — A man found dead in Folly Lick Park in Herndon earlier this year is connected to the MS-13 gang, which officials say has stepped up its recruiting. [Washington Post]

County Syrian Blanket Drive Continues — The last day for donations of blankets and coats for Syrian refugees is Dec. 4. Your donations of clean, gently used blankets and coats can be dropped off at any of the Board of Supervisors’ offices including the Hunter Mill Office at 1801 Cameron Glen Drive in Reston. Collection boxes are in the lobby and accessible 24/7.

South Lakes Falls in Football Playoffs — South Lakes High School’s football season ended Friday in a 24-13 loss at Westfield in a second-round Virginia 6A North Region Playoff game. South Lakes finished the season 9-3 and returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2010.

  • Ming the Merciless

    If you look at the March 18 story about finding the body, a number of commenters scoffed at the idea it could be gang-related. No doubt they will appear again in this thread to acknowledge their previous error.

    • Mike M

      Perhaps the information cannot compute in their processing units? Perhaps they need more powerful processing units?

    • GB


      I don’t think I’ve see you acknowledge previous errors. I haven’t been tracking your comments closely so I assume you’ve never made an error – well done. Or maybe you acknowledge it and I missed it / don’t remember. Either way, you’re a great guy.

      • Ming the Merciless

        Ming acknowledges the past error of consigning captured adversaries to a forgotten prison cell or an elaborate death from which they can cleverly escape. These days, Ming has the so-called “hero” immediately shot – no lingering to gloat over him, no explaining my plans to him, no last kiss or cigarette or anything like that.


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