Wednesday Morning Notes

Morning Notes Oct/Nov

Fairfax County Pedestrian Safety Problem Spots Don’t Include Reston-Herndon Area — The Reston-Herndon area didn’t make a Fairfax County Police Department list of 11 areas that had high levels of serious or fatal crashes involving pedestrians between Jan. 1, 2011 and July 28, 2016. [Reston Patch]

Herndon Resident Wins on Jeopardy! – Siddharth Hariharan, a 22-year-old medical student at Virginia Commonwealth University, talked to the Fairfax County NewsCenter about racking up more than $30,000 in prize money after winning two games in a row on Jeopardy! last month. The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology alum finished in second place in game three. [Fairfax County NewsCenter]

Get Those Attic Treasures Appraised – The Appraisal Roadshow hits the Reston Association this Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring one treasure from home and find out “what is is,” “what it’s worth” and “what you can do with it.” Advance registration is required to get an item appraised. The event is open to the public and admission is $8 for RA members, $11 for non-members. [Reston Now Events]

Winter Sports Tryouts Start Soon – Winter sports at South Lakes High School include basketball, gymnastics, indoor track, swim and dive, and wrestling. Tryouts start Thursday. [South Lakes High School Athletics]

Calling All Book-Loving Millennials – The Reston Regional Library’s newest book club is looking for millennial readers. November’s title is “Bristol House” by Beverly Swerling. Come to the discussion on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. There’s a new book to devour each month. [Reston Regional Library]


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