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Jeffrey McKay to Head VACo

Fairfax County board chairman elected president of statewide organization representing interests of Virginia’s 95 counties

Jeffrey McKay, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, was elected to serve as 2021 President of the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo).

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Veterans Day Observed with Caution in Herndon

American Legion Post 184 Herndon-Reston installs modified Avenue of Flags

Due to COVID restrictions, the Town of Herndon canceled its public recognition program on the Town Green for its Veterans Day Observance sponsored annually by The Wayne M. Kidwell American Legion Post 184 Herndon-Reston.

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Food For Neighbors Receives $5,000 Sprouts Grant to Fight Hunger

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, Bryan Daniell, Assistant Manager of Sprouts Farmers Market in Herndon, presented Food For Neighbors with a $5,000 Neighborhood Grant from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation.

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A Godsend for The Closet of the Greater Herndon Area

Together they made it happen.

In reality, the project Chantilly-based non-profit organization HomeAid Northern Virginia recently completed for The Closet of Greater Herndon proved different from its typical work, but was a game-changer for the nonprofit thrift shop located in a 100-year-old building in the heart of the town’s historic downtown district.

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Music Connects in Herndon

Virtual recitals strengthen stretched ties.

Will Meinert (bass) and Emily Misch (soprano) of Herndon are opera singers performing and streaming recitals and short productions with a mix of discussions.

Vienna, Herndon Mayors, Delegate Watts Honored

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recognized three local honorees.

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COVID Can’t Stop the Spirit in Herndon

Historic Haunted Herndon House staged for the season

Bob Mathews and Colleen Delawder are the perfect couple, at least when it comes to their customized Herndon Halloween House on Spring Street.

Local Scouts Honor Distinguished Citizen

Local Scouts Honor Distinguished Citizen

Things They Love About Herndon

The Connection asked Town of Herndon residents to name the greatest things about living in the area.

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TJ Students One Step Closer to Rocket Launch

The student-run and self-taught group, known as Project Caelus, is trying to launch a liquid-fueled rocket to the edge of space.

A group of 26 students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJ) just came one step closer to launching a rocket to the edge of Earth’s atmosphere.

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Good Trouble, Necessary Trouble in Reston

Car Rally for Justice shines a light on conscious and unconscious biases.

With armed security guards patrolling the grounds, faith leaders of nine partnering churches in the Reston-Herndon area joined organizers from Martin Luther King Jr. Christian Church Reston for their Faith and Justice Car Rally.

Fairfax County Fire Chief Honored

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (FCFRD) Fire Chief John Butler has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) President’s Awards of Recognition.

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Herndon Harbor House Seniors Embrace the New Norm

Masked, socially distanced and loving the life they make.

Seniors at Herndon Harbor House in the Town of Herndon pursue active lifestyles even though they have quarantined since March, according to resident Janice Watson.

Fairfax County Park Authority to Honor Six Volunteers

The Fairfax County Park Authority will honor six individuals and groups with 2020 Elly Doyle Park Service Special Recognition Awards at a virtual volunteer celebration in November.

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