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Mike Salmon

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America Recycles Day, Reminder that Recycling Is Forever

Reduce, reuse, recycle.

Reduce, reuse, recycle.

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Storm Flooding Is Not Only a Risk for Coastal Areas

Homeowners everywhere eye flood insurance; measures to protect inland boats also recommended.

Floods

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It's the SUMMER of the Summer of George

The local band now has a video.

Summer of George hits it big this summer

Eli Lev’s Music has Worldly Influences

Musician with local roots comes back for shows in October.

Eli Lev

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Park Volunteers Awarded for Efforts Against Invasive Species

Their efforts are recognized with a Elly Doyle Park Service Award for 2022

Invasive species

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Summer’s Here and Possibly Time to Stay Put

Fairfax County has plenty of options for a “stay-cation” this summer.

Summer Stay-Cation

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Blast from the Past: Time Capsules

These historical preservation tidbits are popping up everywhere.

Time Capsules

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Musicians and Artists Ease the Cancer Experience

Soothing sounds echo through the lobbies at the Inova cancer centers around Northern Virginia.

Inova treatment

Fairfax Skaters Made the Cut for the 2022 Olympic Games

Local spotlight shines on the speed track and figure skating rink.

Local Olympians

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Snow and Schools in Fairfax County

The communication and snow removal system continues to evolve to keep all the boxes checked.

Snow and school

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Biking and Trail Use Continues to Grow in Northern Virginia

Pit Stop gathering is out, but Bike to Work Day is still on for May 21.

It’s been 20 years since Bike to Work Day began, and it grows each year, showing that there is another side to commuting that uses no gas, has health benefits and is fun, even if it’s only one day a year for many.

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Artifacts Tell the Nation’s Story at the New Army Museum

The display cases, first-hand accounts and newsreel footage showcased in the museum.

In 1861, when the Civil War was just starting, Capt. Josiah Sawell was attacked by a pro-secession mob while passing through Baltimore with the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry.

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Rustic Roads in the Area Get An Update

Preservation program highlights 20 more roads in Montgomery County.

Rustic Roads

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Policing the River in Marine Patrol 1

Police boat plays many roles on local tidal waters.

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Parking Comes in Various Forms for Holiday Shoppers

Focusing on convenience and security.

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Oktoberfests and Fall Celebrations Need Oompah

Music of Alte Kumpel captures the season.