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Three Reston Residents Appointed to RCC Board

Beverly Cosham, Michelle A. Moyer and Paul D. Thomas elected in Preference Poll.

At the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, Supervisor Catherine M. Hudgins requested and the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved appointment of three Reston residents to the nine-member Reston Community Center Board of Governors.

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Washington West Film Festival A Success

Film festival brings together filmmakers and film lovers.

A red carpet was laid out at Reston Town Center’s Bow Tie Cinema for the 6th annual Washington West Film Festival. The 6th annual Washington West Film Festival (WWFF) showcased fifty-nine films from around the world, including world premieres and D.C. premieres. ”We're getting terrific feedback about our Washington West 2016 lineup of films,” said Brad Russell, founder and president of WWFF.

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Restonians ‘Embrace Change’

Annual Reston Home Tour features six diverse private homes, and a roam through BLVD, Reston’s newest luxury apartments.

A mild, sunny autumn day made wandering from one end of Reston to the other a decided pleasure, both for the ticket holders for the annual Reston Home Tour, and for the homeowners who generously put their digs on display. “Really,” said one gentleman volunteer at the stop at the five-story Beacon Heights Derrick/Lashlee townhouse along Lake Audubon.

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Reston: ‘Voices of Muslim Identity’ Take CenterStage

Reston Community Center presents “Beyond Sacred.”

Reston’s CenterStage is bringing a singular theater work called “Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity” to local audiences. The production will explore the diversity of experiences in America.

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Reston Nova Labs Inspires Entrepreneurs

Reston maker space encourages new product.

Mike Hogarty, owner of Hotrods 2 Hybrids joined with Callye Keen from Red Blue Collective to create Alpha, a new fidget toy.

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Oktoberfest Celebrated at Reston Town Center

Not to be deterred by the weather, a steady flow of revellers matched the steady drizzle that couldn’t put a damper on Oktoberfest Reston 2016 on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Reston: Eileen Anatra Recognized as ‘Administrator of the Year 2016’

Eileen Anatra, recently named to be Executive Director of Tall Oaks Assisted Living, Coordinated Services Management senior community in Reston, was named “Administrator of the Year” for 2016 by the D.C., Maryland and Delaware Chapter of the Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals at their fall meeting in Ocean City, Maryland, Monday, October 3, 2016. The Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) is the nation’s leading organization of professionals involved in the management of nutrition and food service.

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Reston: Iconic Musical for Season Opening

Reston Community Players 50th season opens with ‘Gipsy’ on Oct. 21.

That great American musical classic “Gypsy” will be opening the Reston Community Players (RCP) 50th season. “We selected ‘Gypsy’ to start off our 50th season because it is an iconic and classic musical, and we really wanted something recognizable to kick off our 50th,” said Jolene Vettese, President, Reston Community Players and Assistant Director of “Gypsy.”

Connolly: Competent, Caring, Accessible

With all the headlines on the devastating impacts of climate change in our country and worldwide, it is comforting to know we have a champion for these problems in our Congressman Gerald Connolly.

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Snapshot: Senior Olympics Swimming

See more Senior Olympics Swimming photos on Facebook.

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The Reston Chorale Kicks Off Its 50th Season

The Reston Chorale kicks off its 50th Season on Oct. 15 with Memories: Through the Years—a pops concert featuring a bit of Broadway, a touch of jazz and some good ol’ rock ‘n roll.

Herndon, Reston Obituary: John David Farrell, Sr. MD, 79, Dies

On Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, Dr. John David Farrell entered into peaceful rest after a long illness at home with his family at his bedside. He was born March 24, 1937, at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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Walk to End Alzheimer's in Reston

1,000 walkers raise $177,061 in one- and two-mile walk around Reston Town Center.

More than 1,000 walkers took part in the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Northern Virginia at Reston Town Center on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016.

Maya Callahan Wins Award in Lonely Planet Kids Poetry Competition

Maya Callahan, 11, a home schooled Reston resident, was selected by Lonely Planet’s Kids Poetry Competition for a runner-up award for her poem “Camping.” The poem was written after a camping trip with her Girl Scout troop last year.

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Reston Multicultural Festival Draws Thousands

People turn out to celebrate their diversity at Lake Anne Plaza.

Thousands of people celebrated their diversity at the annual Reston Multicultural Festival held Saturday, Sept. 24 at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston.