Thursday Morning Notes

Lake Thoreau

“Ghosts of Great Falls” — The mysterious disappearance of a Great Falls family in 1995 is the subject of Investigation Discovery’s “Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall” this Sunday. [Patch]

Solutions For Olympic-Goers — A Fairfax cyrobank is offering free sperm storage for DC-area men who are heading for Brazil and the 2016 Olympics. According to Fairfax Cryobank, men bitten by a Zika-infected mosquito become infectious and can spread the virus to a sexual partner, even if the man does not have symptoms. The virus can be detected in seminal flied for up to three months after a man is infected, risking serious birth defects. [WTOP]

New Sunday Concert Series — Have you checked out Sundays in the Park with the Shenandoah Conservatory? Reston Community Center is sponsoring these free performances Sundays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Reston Town Square Park  (Reston Town Center) trough July 31. [RCC]

Silver Line Drill Results — Metro’s smoke and fire response still needs some work, report says. [WTOP]

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