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  1. DiscussRead the original story

    Thursday | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Eliza Seigel, high school student, McLean: "With the increasingly polarized times that we live in, sometimes it feels like the differences between one another are becoming more decisive. With every political and social event that has happened these past years both locally and nationally that was meant to divide us or separate us, there have been reactions that brought all kinds of people from all walks of life together.

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  2. Caliber Home Loans and the Simmons Team Open Reston BranchRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The party's in full swing at the Grand Opening celebration for the opening of the Reston Branch of Caliber Home Loans and the Simmons Team of loan consultants. Caliber Home Loans, Inc., #3 on Mortgage Executive Magazine's "Top Mortgage Companies in America" list has opened a new branch adjacent to Reston Town Center.

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  3. Great Falls to Celebrate Festival of Lights, Annual Tree LightingRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive and wave to the crowd that gathered around the Christmas Tree in Great Falls in 2016. - The Great Falls traditional Celebration of Lights will be held Sunday, Dec. 3, 4-6:30 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Centre Hill.

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  4. Dr. Raaj Mehta and Dr. Geneva DeGregorio Celebrate an Interfaith Wedding in Great FallsRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Geneva and Raaj at the pithi ritual at mehendi party on Sept. 29. son, Dr. Raaj Mehta to Dr. Geneva DeGregorio, daughter of Maggie DeGregorio of Whately, Mass.

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  5. Rock 'N' Skate Party at Reston Town CenterRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Enjoying the Rock 'N' Skate Party at the Reston Town Center Ice Skating Pavilion are : Tommy Edelmann, 15, of Vienna; Aidan Kenny, 15, of Great Falls; Marc James-Finel, 15, of McLean; McKean McConnell, 15, of Great Falls; and Thomas Ryan, 15, of Great Falls. Cooler winter weather is coming.

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  6. Vienna-Great Falls-Mclean Calendar Through OctoberRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    See "Eyeliner" by Linda Jones on the Great Falls Studios Tour, Oct. 20-22, at various venues in Great Falls. A self-guided driving tour of local artists in their personal studios.

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  7. Passion For Fashion' Show To Raise Funds for Child Victims of AbuseRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Melissa Larson, co-chair of the event; Melissa Mollet of NBC4, emcee of the show; and Erin West, co-chair of the event; were given roses for their contributions. Photo courtesy of SafeSpot Peaches Larson, daughter of the event's co-chair Melissa Larson, walked the runway last year with Pecos, SafeSpot's facility dog.

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  8. Casual Adventure Looks Back - and ForwardRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Eric Stern holding up the Springsteen record he and his father liked to listen to on Christmas Eve when they finally closed down for the day. Photo by Eden Brown .

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  9. Golden Gala to Support Teens Battling CancerRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    With September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Amelia Mazloom and Parker Gioia, seniors at the Potomac School in McLean, are doing their part to help raise awareness and funds for teens battling cancer. Treatments invented at St Jude Children's Research Hospital have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since it opened more than 50 years ago.

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  10. Powwow at Riverbend ParkRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Skylar Tilley, a jingle dress dancer, dances to a "Healing" song. The 365 cones on her dress represent the days in a year.

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  11. Great Falls Senior Center to Host David E. Hoffman, AuthorRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The Great Falls Senior Center will welcome David E. Hoffman as its guest speaker for an Oct. 17 event. Hoffman is an American writer and a contributing editor at the Washington Post and has been a journalist for 30 years.

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  12. Boy Scouts Build a Rain Garden in Great FallsRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Boy Scouts of Troop 673 in Great Falls spent Saturday, Aug. 26 doing a community service project to build a rain garden at Great Falls United Methodist Church.

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  13. Week in Great FallsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    "Elk River," an award-winning National Geographic film, tracking the annual migration of Yellowstone's wild elk in Wyoming's Absaroka Mountains will be shown on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m. at Great Falls Library Large Meeting Room, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, will host Colonial Tobacco Harvest on Saturday, Aug. 19, 1-4 p.m. Tobacco was an important crop in Colonial Virginia, used as currency by the Claude Moore Colonial Farm family to buy supplies and other goods.

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  14. Reston - Knights Of The Blind' Celebrate Their - Crusade Against Darkness'Read the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Don French of Reston completes an information form to receive his free vision and hearing screenings from the Lions Clubs at Herndon's Friday Night Live! concert series on June 9. Chuck Griffin, vice president of Reston Lions Club, helped French complete his form while Herndon Town Councilmember Bill McKenna watched, learned and waited his turn. Rachelle Barasona of Herndon, an employee at Dr. Finley's Family Eyecare in Herndon, gives thumbs up as she passes her vision screening performed by Lions Club member Don Leas of Reston.

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  15. Opposition Against Crumb Rubber Grows in Great FallsRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The number of Great Falls residents opposing the $1.25 million renovation of Field No. 7 at the Great Falls Nike Park is growing.

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  16. Independence Day CelebrationsRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    People capture the firework display on cell phones and cameras during Alexandria's birthday celebration July 9th. Photo by Margaret Corum/Gazette Packet Memorial Highway.

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  17. Supporting American Cancer SocietyRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    At the Relay for Life on June 17 in Great Falls, cancer survivor Heidi Jenkins, age 23, rallied the 350 participants with her story of survival, leading to a successful event raising money for the American Cancer Society. Jenkins, a resident of the Mount Vernon area, was executive director for the 2015 and 2016 Relay For Life events at James Madison University, where she graduated last year with a degree in communication studies.

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  18. Soccer Family Fun DayRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Great Falls Soccer is having a Family Fun Day to benefit the Nike 7 Turf Fund, this Saturday, June 10, from 2-6 p.m. at the Great Falls Nike Park, 1199 Utterback Store Road in Great Falls. Games, prizes and food, come on out to play.

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  19. Riverbend Park BBQ Raises More Than $4KRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Many supporters of the park showed for the barbecue benefit. From left: John Callow, Riverbend Park manager; Julie Gurnee, Riverbend Park visitor services manager; Hugh Morrow, president of the Friends of Riverbend Park; Roberta Longworth, executive director of the Fairfax County Park Foundation; and Timothy Hackman, Dranesville District Representative to the Fairfax County Park Authority.

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  20. American Ninja Warriors Inspire Great Falls StudentsRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The children at Great Falls Elementary had an unusual day at school on May 2. Travis Brewer and Nicholas Coolridge, two stars of the television show "American Ninja Warrior," spent the day showing off their acrobatic skills in multiple assemblies. Both "movement artists" are sponsored by premier health food company, Sunwarrior, on a nationwide tour to promote the benefits of healthy living and being active to students.

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