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A goose floats on Lake Accotink (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

Man Hospitalized After Bailey’s Crossroads Stabbing — A man was taken to the hospital with injuries initially considered life-threatening after being stabbed in the 6000 block of Argyle Drive on Saturday (Aug. 13). According to police, who later said the man’s condition had improved, the stabbing occurred outside after an argument. [FCPD/Twitter]

Court Hearing on Tysons Gunfire Incident Today — “The man charged with firing a gun inside Tysons Corner Center mall in McLean, Virginia, in June is due to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on Monday. Noah Settles, 22, of Washington, D.C., has been charged with three counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied building, attempted malicious wounding and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.” [WTOP]

County Economic Development Leaders Visit Israel — “After a more than two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) returned to Israel for a market research trip in June 2022…The purpose of the trip was to promote Fairfax County as a favorable point of entry for Israeli companies to expand to the United States.” [FCEDA]

Driver of Allegedly Stolen Vehicle Arrested in Reston — “Glade Drive and Sunrise Valley Drive, 8/6/22, 9:26 p.m. An officer saw a stolen 2008 Mazda 6 and attempted to stop the vehicle. The juvenile driver and three juvenile passengers ran from the vehicle. The driver was arrested, and the other passengers were identified.” [FCPD]

Big Solar Farm Planned at Dulles Airport — “Dulles International Airport could soon be home to the largest airport-based solar and battery development in the United States, one that at peak production could provide enough energy to power more than 37,000 Northern Virginia homes. The solar farm would be built and managed by Dominion Energy on more than 835 acres on land.” [The Washington Post]

Vienna Public Works Director Leaves — Vienna Public Works Director Michael Gallagher stepped down Aug. 5 with his family relocating to the Blacksburg area. During his 12 years working for the town, he led a study of water and sewer rates, implemented sidewalk projects, and adjusted street light response times, among other accomplishments, town officials said. [Sun Gazette]

It’s Monday — Possible light rain in the morning and afternoon. High of 73 and low of 65. Sunrise at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:05 pm. [Weather.gov]

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