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Tis the greatest season of all, the holidays are here and this can mean a lot of things. More family, more food, more time spent indoors and an expanding waistline. There’s got to be something better than crunching on carrot sticks while everyone you love eats that pecan pie. But I wonder, c…

In a few weeks, high school basketball will come back into play around Fairfax County. The Madison Warhawks are ready for another shot at glory on the court. The girls team won Districts and are co-State Champions with The Edison Eagles. The boys team won second in the District tournament an…

QUESTION:My springy little mutt, “Sandy,” just loves winter! Whenever it snows, she runs right outside to play. We had an early snowstorm just before Halloween, and I let her out to play. When she came back in after about an hour, she was whimpering and limping. I didn’t see any cuts on her …

As we near December, winter sports are starting to come into play. The VHSL is talking to the Governor’s office to try and let winter sports start on December 7 even if the state is still in Phase 3 of reopening, which Virginia has been in since July 1.

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Sheila A. Olem has been elected Mayor of the Town of Herndon for the 2021-2022 term. Olem has served on the Herndon Town Council since 2010, most recently as Vice Mayor. She succeeds Lisa C. Merkel, who had served as the town’s Mayor since 2012 and did not seek reelection in 2020. The six To…

Last Tuesday night, three individuals were honored at George Mason University for their exploits playing field hockey. Niki Manthos, Sara Silarska, and Adriana Risi were at a college signing day event. These ladies were from local high schools in Fairfax County. Risi is the class of ‘21 from…

November presents the opportunity, as a country and as individuals, to reflect on our country’s direction and then exert our power of choice through a vote. As of this writing, the Presidential election outcome is unknown, but we know that the arts are a vital part of our local, state, and n…