Last Day to Compete for Silver Line Tickets — The deadline to win one of 50 “Silver Tickets” to ride the first train on Metro’s extended Silver Line is 5 p.m. today. The tickets will go to 50 customers who share their favorite Metro story while tagging @wmata and using #YourMetroMemory. [WMATA/Twitter]
McLean Double Murder Conviction Vacated — A judge vacated Megan Hargan’s conviction yesterday after her attorneys alleged a juror “had inappropriately used her own rifle at home to test out evidence.” Hargan was sentenced to life in prison after a jury found her guilty of killing her mother and sister at their McLean home in 2017. The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office intends to retry the case. [The Washington Post]
No Injuries in Herndon House Fire — “Lieutenant Adrian Cubbage provided a brief update on the house fire earlier today in the 800 block of Winterhaven Place in the @TownOfHerndon. No reported injuries. Fire Investigators to determine cause of fire.” [FCFRD/Twitter]
Fairfax Man Sentenced in Child Porn Case — “A Fairfax man was sentenced today to 16 years in prison for attempted production of and possession of child sexual abuse material (CSAM). According to court documents, Brian Scott McGalem, 24, repeatedly engaged in sexually explicit discussions with at least six minors where he attempted to persuade several of the victims to produce sexually explicit pictures of themselves and send them to him.” [DOJ]
County Board Drafts Legislative Package for General Assembly — “Education is a top priority and supervisors want the state to fully fund its public-education obligations, including ‘costs of competing’ funds in more expensive parts of the commonwealth, such as Fairfax County, Walkinshaw said. Transportation funding also is a key imperative.” [Sun Gazette/Inside NoVA]
Ribbon Cut on Tysons Pedestrian Bridge — “The Virginia Department of Transportation and Fairfax County celebrated a joint effort today to construct a crucial new link for bicyclists and pedestrians… ‘With the opening of the Tysons/Old Meadow Road Bridge, we are realizing our vision of a walkable and bikeable Tysons,’ said Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Jeff McKay.” [VDOT]
Free Rec Center Admission for Veterans — “The Fairfax County Park Authority will join in the national commemoration of Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, by offering free admission to the Rec Centers to those who serve and have served in the U.S. Armed Forces…That includes admission to pools, fitness rooms, gyms and racquetball courts at the county’s nine recreational facilities.” [FCPA]
Vienna Homeowner to Fix Collapsing House — The proposed demolition of a dilapidated house on Beulah Road has been indefinitely deferred after Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn shared last week that the property owner is obtaining permits “to remedy the situation.” Vacant since 2016, the house “has been deteriorating” and is “the site of illegal dumping,” county officials said. [Sun Gazette]
It’s Thursday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 65 and low of 47. Sunrise at 6:47 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. [Weather.gov]
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Synetic Theater Camps are a wildly fun, highly accessible choice for young people who love moving, playing games, and making memories. Registration is open now for Summer Camps (sessions June 20-August 25) and there are even a few spots left for Spring Break camp, April 3-7.
Located in National Landing, these performance-based camps are designed for students of all ages – no theater or performance experience required.
Led by professional teaching artists, campers learn acting, movement, and technical theater skills through the lens of Physical Theater. Physical Theater incorporates acting, movement, dance, mime, and acrobatics. If you’ve seen a Cirque du Soleil performance, you’ll find many similarities.
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McLean Volunteer Fire Department-Inova Blood Drive
MVFD has teamed up with Inova Blood Donor Services for a blood drive on Friday, March 31, in our lower parking lot at 1455 Laughlin Avenue. The blood drive will run from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 pm. Please consider making
Van Metre 5K Run
Calling all serious runners, occasional joggers, and weekend walkers of all levels! Participate in the 31st Annual Van Metre 5K Run supporting Children’s National Hospital–the event that goes a long way!
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023