Jul 29, 2014

Week in Review: River Fatality Victim ID'ed, What's In Store This Winter

A look back at the top stories in McLean from Nov. 26-30

Week in Review: River Fatality Victim ID'ed, What's In Store This Winter

In case you weren't checking into McLean Patch every day (and if you didn't, you should start by signing up for our daily email newsletter), here is a round-up of what happened around the neighborhood this week.


  • "Police Identify Woman Who Died After Friday River Rescue" Police say the 53-year-old woman was visiting family
  • "$5 Million and Up: Expensive Homes in Northern Virginia" Here are some of the homes in Northern Virginia you could buy if you won this week's Powerball jackpot —including two here in McLean.
  • "Supervisor Suggests Mandatory Stop-Smoking Classes for County Employees" Gerry Hyland ponders whether county employees who smoke can be made to take classes to stop smoking, according to news report.


  • "Photos: A Look Back at McLean WinterFest 2011" This year's WinterFest parade will start at 4 p.m. Sunday
  • "Snow and Cold: What's in Store for DC this Winter" El Niño didn't really form, making predictions difficult for meteorologists.


  • "Giant Food Collects Toys for Tots" Toys will be collected at neighborhood Giant locations.
  • "Bolling Drops Out of 2013 Race for Governor" Virginia's lieutenant governor made the announcement Wednesday morning.
  • "" Facing hundreds of millions in deficits in Fiscal Year 2014, Fairfax County leaders try to plan around federal sequestration, unpredictable revenue.
  • "French Cafe Set to Reopen Inside Tysons Corner Center" La Madeleine bills itself as a country French cafe.
  • "Non-City Customers Hope Falls Church Water Sells" Fairfax County residents hope city residents vote in favor of 2013 referendum to sell Falls Church Water.


  • "" In this column, Patch publishes the latest round of McLean restaurant reports.
  • "Christmas Tree Safety in McLean and Fairfax County" Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department offers tips to help residents avoid a fire this season.


  • "Parents: 'Stop and Think' Before Restructuring Advanced Academics" In final Fairfax County Public Schools outreach meeting about proposed AAP changes, parents tell officials the process seemed too rushed.
  • "Governor Declares Dec. 2 to 8 Winter Preparedness Week" Gov. Bob McDonnell encourages Virginians to prepare for severe weather this winter.

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