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Mercia Hobson

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Love Your Body Yoga Festival Held in Reston

Good for the body and good for nonprofit ‘Friends of Southgate Community Center, Inc.’

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Hot Towels, Shave and Cut Services in Herndon

Town Barber opens for men and women in new downtown development.

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Pride of Herndon Honors D-Day in Normandy

Represents the United States at the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.

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Oakton High School: Goodbye Alma Mater

Fifty-first Commencement Exercises.

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State-of-the-Art Retirement Living Opens in Reston

Community Theatre named after two service-minded Restonians.

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Pride Runs Deep in Reston

LGBTQ+ community celebrated, respected and affirmed at second Annual Reston Pride Festival.

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Gardens of Note in Reston

Reston Chorale presents self-guided tour as fundraiser and community event.

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Round-by-Round

Two Herndon students compete at the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Brains Cannot Be Replaced

Hutchison ES hosts Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention Program and Bike Helmet Giveaway Program.

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Change Isn't Always Hard in Herndon

Rave reviews for the 2019 Herndon Festival.

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Fun Reigns at ‘Play It Safe: Bike Rodeo & Safety Fair’ in Herndon

Little riders take home free helmets and inspected bikes.

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Star-Spangled Salute by The Reston Chorale

Honoring U.S. military members who made the ultimate sacrifice and those who serve.

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2019 Herndon Festival at New Location

NWFCU to host the family-friendly event at their campus.

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Memorial Day, Jimmy's Way in Herndon

Small town restaurant owner vows to keep Memorial Day motorcycle rally and ride going.

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Reston National Golf Course Sold to Developers

‘Here we go again,’ posted to Rescue Reston Facebook page.

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GRACE Fine Arts Festival Party in Reston

Awardees, artists and sponsors celebrated.

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Art Collecting and Fun in Reston

GRACE welcomes 30,000 patrons to its 28th annual NOVA Fine Arts Festival.

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Bike to Work Day in Reston

Good for the cyclist, traffic and the environment.

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Herndon Evolution Series: Major Step for Comstock

HPRB approves Certificates of Appropriateness to demolish buildings and construct structures and plazas.

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Bike to Work Day Herndon-Style

Good for the cyclist, good for traffic, good for the environment.

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Art As Work and Play in Reston

Artist chosen for all 27 Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festivals so far; selected again.

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Virginia Legislators Present Honors to Constituents in Herndon

Town Hall Meeting with Sen. Boysko (D-33) and Del. Samirah (D-86).

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From the Barbera Foundation With Love

Volunteers make Mother's Day special.

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Empowering Women and Girls

Reston-Herndon Area AAUW Branch celebrates 50th Anniversary.

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Herndon Evolution – Three Years in the Making

At last, Herndon Arts District boasts first art gallery/studio.

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‘Shear’ Delight in Herndon

Spring Farm Day at Frying Pan Farm Park attracts more than 1,000 attendees.

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Connecting to Nature in Reston

Walker Nature Center's Spring Festival 2019 reveals local woods, water and wildlife to the Reston community.

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Reston Chorale's ‘Tapestry of Peace and Justice’

An inspiring collaboration of music, visual and literary arts.

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Office Evolution Herndon Finds ‘Perfect Balance’

Grand Opening sparks transformation of small suburban businesses.

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Blind Herndon Woman Gifted Guide Dog

Do not distract working dog.

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Friday Night Live! Rocks Herndon

2019 marks the 25th Anniversary Season

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The Allure of Monster Wheels and Loud Noises in Herndon

Big Truck Days draws families far and wide.

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Volunteers Honored As ‘Backbone of Reston’

Reston Association celebrates its outstanding volunteers from 2018.

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Five Vie for Hunter Mill Supervisor Nomination

Reston Citizens Association holds Candidates Forum.

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Herndon ReStore Opens

Purchases and contributions help local affordable housing challenges.

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Meals Tax Increase is On the Menu in Herndon

Town Council votes down opposition.

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Not Just Another Car Wash in Herndon

Raising money for local charities.

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Damaging Twister Touches Down in Reston

Tracks over Reston Hospital, crashes tree into home.

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Reston Association Election Challenge Overcome

A 10 percent quorum reached; Board members appoint Catherine Baum as president.

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Reston’s Eggnormous Egg Hunt

Reston Community Center produces its annual spring tradition.

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It's a Dirty Job in Reston

RA volunteers clean up local streams and runs.

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Veg Fest in Herndon Promotes ‘Time for a Change’

Event draws 5,000 attendees.

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Nepalese American Heritage Celebrated

Town of Herndon first in USA to proclaim Nepalese-American Heritage Day.

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Herndon's Building Boom: Location, Location, Location

Shovels in the ground anticipated this summer for The Floris Conservatory for Arts & Music.

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