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Franconia District School Board Candidate Back on the Ballot

Candidate, Dems, and GOP respond to last minute court ruling and reversal.

On Wednesday evening, Nov. 1, the Fairfax County Office of Elections requalified Fairfax County Franconia District School Board Candidate Marcia C. St. John-Cunning based on a ruling by the Fairfax County Circuit Court that afternoon. A Fairfax County judge allowed two additional petition sheets to count toward St. John-Cunning’s required signature threshold to be a qualified candidate.

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‘Cornerstones of Community’ Honored

Cornerstones Honored Three Retiring Elected Officials on October 26th

“Cornerstones of Our Community” were the focus at the Hyatt Regency Reston Oct. 26, celebrating Cornerstones’ work, impact and future projects. The event also honored special individuals for their extraordinary service to the community.

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 11-18

Both hunger and homelessness are on the rise.

The National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger designate the week before Thanksgiving as National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. And while you might think that’s not really needed here in one of the nation’s wealthiest counties, you would be wrong.

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VolunteerFest 2023

Much good in a single day.

The 2023 VolunteerFest, the signature event of Volunteer Fairfax, took place on Saturday, Oct. 21, and drew an impressive turnout of more than 400 dedicated volunteers completing 26 projects with community support.

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LOOK Dine-In Cinemas Opens in Reston

A different cinema experience

Come for any or all: what’s on the big screen, the restaurant food and drinks, or to chill for a bit and enjoy the view from the balcony overlooking Market Street.

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Costumes, Cruisers and Candy at Trunk-or-Treat

Fairfax County police held their fourth annual Halloween Trunk or Treat at the county Government Center

Fairfax County police held their fourth annual Halloween Trunk or Treat at the county Government Center

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American Legion Post 184 Recognizes Giant Food at Northpoint

20 years of support.

The Wayne M. Kidwell American Legion Post 184 Herndon-Reston recently acknowledged their enduring friendship with its neighboring community establishment, Giant Store # 0747, at Northpoint Shopping Center in Reston.

Let Me Run 5K Nov. 4

Great Falls Elementary School PTA will hold an inaugural 5K for the new boys running club called “Let Me Run.”

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Lorton District Police Station and Animal Shelter Open

Residents tour and celebrate

The Lorton area saw another significant opening on Oct. 28.

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Strong Bonds Form with Animals

A look at those special relationships

Pets in all their many shapes, sizes and species, can establish a connection with their human caretakers, creating strong bonds.

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School Board Candidate Disqualified from Ballot

Write-in campaign underway for Dem-endorsed candidate

An aggressive write-in campaign is underway for Democratic-endorsed school board candidate Marcia St. John-Cunning, @marcia4schools, who is still running to be the Franconia District School Board Member.

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To the Rescue

“The work Willie does here on behalf of the fire department supports those in need in the community.” — Franconia District Supervisor Rodney Lusk