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Wednesday Morning Notes

by Dave Emke — October 4, 2017 at 9:00 am 4 Comments

Herndon PD Plays Soccer with Students — In what has become an annual tradition, on Monday the Herndon Police Department took on eighth-grade students from Herndon Middle School in a soccer match. HMS led 2-0 at halftime and was able to stave off an HPD comeback effort to win, 3-2. [Herndon Police Department/Facebook]

Changes Possible for Section 8 Program — The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development will host a listening session tonight from 6:30-8 p.m. at Reston Regional Library (11925 Bowman Towne Drive) to discuss how current and future federal budget reductions are expected to have a significant impact on the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. [Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority]

‘CarFit’ Helps Seniors in Vehicles — A Fairfax County Police Department program provides a checklist to help older drivers be more comfortable and safe as they drive. In an 8-minute video, the program is explained and demonstrated. [Fairfax County Police Department/Facebook]

RSVP Seeks New Volunteers — The region’s largest volunteer network for people 55 and older will hold an orientation event for prospective volunteers on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 1:30 p.m. at Reston Regional Library (11925 Bowman Towne Drive). [RSVP Northern Virginia]

Buses Will Be on Holiday Schedule Monday — If you plan to ride the Fairfax Connector on Columbus Day, make sure you’re aware of any route changes that may be in effect. [Fairfax Connector]

Image courtesy Herndon Police Department on Facebook

  • John Farrell

    Rumor control says that Hudgins has reschedule the PRC community meeting for 10/23 at the SLHS cafeteria. That space is not large enough to accommodate the crowd that was at Lake Ann; never mind the larger crowd that one can expect as organizers continue to mobilize the community.

    What do you know, Dave?

    • Reston Now

      There will be a story later this morning. I’m trying to get more information.

      • John Farrell

        The crucial questions are: how many people Hudgin’s office thinks the cafeteria can accommodate and will the seating be reconfigured for the meeting from the cafeteria layout?

        • Reston Now

          Update: I’m being told by both the school and Hudgins’ office that the date/location that was released is not confirmed. I am going to hold off reporting potentially inaccurate information until the confusion is settled. I’m told official information will be released “later today.”

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