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Mercia Hobson

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Herndon Police to Mark Child Abuse Prevention Month

Police to present ‘Field of Hope, Playing for a Cause’ benefiting SafeSpot, a children's advocacy center.

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Herndon Farmers Market Prepares to Open

Craving fresh and local?

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Rock Concert Saturday, May 5 to Support The Pride of Herndon

Donations accepted to partially fund band expenses to the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France.

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Mayor’s Volunteer Appreciation Reception Held

Event recognized and celebrated outstanding service in the Herndon community.

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There’s a New Youth Advisory Council in Town in Herndon

High school and middle school aged students make up the council membership.

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‘The Cornerstones’ of Community Honored at 2018 Best of Reston Awards

Individuals, organizations and businesses build a community and help raise funds to support the mission of Cornerstones.

Registration Opens for Bike to Work Day 2018

A record number of cyclists in the Washington area anticipated to participate.

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So Many Ways to Celebrate Reston’s Founder’s Day 2018

Reston turns out to live, work and play in the sun.

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Students at Nysmith School Invited to the World Robotic Competition

Matthew Li’s Vex IQ robotic team to face fierce competition.

Herndon Town Councilmember Jeffrey L. Davidson Dies

Town flags lowered to half-staff.

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Merkel Running for Fourth Term as Mayor of Herndon

Merkel’s supporters tell why ‘Mayor Lisa’ will get their vote.

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Herndon High’s Jeff Donlan Receives ‘Respect the Game’ Award

Donlan exemplifies sportsmanship on the field, citizenship off the field and leadership in all endeavors.

Blood Drive in Herndon

‘You never know who you might save.’

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Free Tax Preparation Assistance in Herndon and Reston

Available for families and individuals earning $54,000 or less in 2017.

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Aldrin Elementary Students Win Top Award at State Championship

The team is invited to compete in the 2018 Vex World Robotics Competition, but needs financial support.

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Battalion Chief Turns Chick-fil-A Owner in Reston

High winds and drizzle do not deter campers for the signature 'Chick-fil-A First 100.'

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South Lakes High’s Alston Receives the 'Respect the Game' Award

Alston exemplifies sportsmanship on the field, citizenship off the field and leadership in all endeavors.

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Seeking in Reston to End Multiple Sclerosis

Team Onos, with Team Captain Cathy Onufrychuk raises more than $51,000 of the total $177,109 raised at Walk MS Reston.

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Sunrise Chefs in Head-to-Head Competition

Event demonstrates healthy from-scratch cooking with seasonal ingredients.

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‘Collect for Kids’ Seeks Help

Donations and help from organizations is requested.

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Perfect Day for an Easter Egg Hunt in Herndon

Morning-long event by Herndon Parks & Recreation attracts 2,000 attendees.

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Herndon Author Begins Coast-to-Coast Book Tour

Kwame Alexander will stop at Scrawl Books in Reston, Wednesday, April 5 for his new book, ‘Rebound.’

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Easter Egg Hunt in Reston Offers More Than Candy-filled Eggs

At Restoration Church, the newly planted Reston campus of Floris United Methodist Church, people find community, build relationships, and grow in faith.

Fundraiser in Reston for Moms Demand Action

Event Saturday, April 14 at Café Montmartre.

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New Public Art in Reston

Glass sculpture is turning heads.

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Reston Association Passes Stronger Internal Controls

StoneTurn Group, LLP urged RA to adopt similar policies a year ago.

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Reston Fulfills a Tree City Requirement

Pull out invasive plants; plant the native plants.

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Trout For Dinner in Reston, Anyone?

Spring weather means giving fishing a try for many local children.

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Eggs-traordinary Ways to Celebrate Spring and Easter in Herndon

Aqua Egg Hunt delivers waves of promised fun & the Annual Easter Egg Hunt is on.

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Herndon High School to Present ‘Into the Woods’

See fairytale characters from Brothers Grimm.

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Snowball Fight at Herndon’s Town Square

“Game On,” announced through social media.

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Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Honors Frank de la Fe

Hunter Mill residents appointed to the County’s boards and commissions.

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Spring Snowstorm Offers the Best Sledding and Winter Fun in Reston

Late season Nor'easter drops 5 inches of snow.

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Reston and Herndon Students Join ‘March For Our Lives’

Local families support demand for tighter gun controls.

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Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout April 28

Service is free, anonymous and no questions asked.

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Total Wine & More Celebrates Grand Opening in Reston

Portion of first weekend's sales go to support Cornerstones.

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Sunrise Chefs in Head-to-Head Competition

Event demonstrates healthy from-scratch cooking with seasonal ingredients.

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Anti-Scam Campaign Presented in Herndon

Experts provide tips to protect seniors from fraud.

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Herndon Rotary Honors Citizen of the Year, Volunteers

Event Honors Susan Ungerer of Reston and 19 Outstanding Volunteers.

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Green Lizard Cycling, LLC Celebrates Fifth Anniversary in Herndon

Three-day event draws hundreds of enthusiasts.

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Herndon Community Folds 600 ‘Wish Cranes’

Project supports an upcoming installation at the “Autism, Art and Acceptance” exhibition at ArtSpace Herndon.

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South Lakes Students Join National Walkout

Nationwide event protests Congress’ inaction in response to gun violence.

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Vienna Resident Gives Gift of Sight to People in Honduras

Dr. Jordana Fein performs service of thirty cataract surgeries.

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Reston Schools Celebrate National Youth Art Month

Student artwork exhibited at Reston and Hunters Woods Community Centers.

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Building Razed on Last Property Available in Reston Town Center’s Urban Core

Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment: Residential Density in Reston PRC District stalled.

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