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The Catholic Church has celebrated All Hallow's Eve as the night before All Saints Day since the 300s, when the vigil was first initiated to remember the early Martyrs of the Church and then later included a commemoration of all the Saints.  Today, the Church celebrates not only the Saints who ha...
Tired of continually walking around those "things" in your basement from an era long ago when your had small children?  Need to purchase kid's item at a significantly reduced price? The McLean Community Center (MCC) is offering an opportunity to do both! Next Saturday, November 7th, the MCC is ho...
The unemployment rate in Fairfax County rose slightly in September to 4.7% from the August rate of 4.5%, according to the Sun Gazette.  Still, the unemployment rate in Fairfax County is below the statewide average of 6.6% for September and well below the national average of 9.5%.  Northern Virgin...
I recently revamped my website,, and the company I'm using to host my website has really opened my eyes to some cool tricks of the website trade.  One of those is registering your site with Goggle Analytics, which I did about a month ago. Yesterday, I logged into Google A...
Sadly, the rise of foreclosures and the number of families finding it hard to make their mortgage payments has spawned an effort by scam artists to pray on individuals in this situation.  According to, "Most of these scams ask homeowners for an upfront fee in order to start a loan...
With the downturn in the real estate market and the worsening economy last year, not surprisingly, the homes which tended to do the best were the entry level price points.  This was true in McLean as it was everywhere in Fairfax County.  Homes on the upper end tended to sit for longer periods of ...
As the Commissioner of the McLean Mustangs youth football program, the primary issue of concern for our organization, as well as other sports in the area, is field access.  We are overcrowded right now, and as we speak, I have 20 football teams practicing on 4 fields. The proposed expansion of Ty...
In an effort to ease traffic along the Capital Beltway, the Commonwealth of Virginia is paying $4 million for a new bus service that will run from Woodbridge to Tysons Corner.  According to, the new bus line is slated to begin service on November 9th and will be administered by The...
Who doesn't want to live on the water?  Now you can!  Build your dream home on this recently listed 11.7 acre lot on the Rappahannock in King George, Virginia (KG7160874).  Perfect location for those living in the Fredericksburg area.  And at a great price of $499,500. For more information, visi...
The 2009 McLean Bowl will be held on Saturday, November 7, at McLean High School's Stadium Field.  The annual bowl game features the McLean Mustangs youth football teams versus various teams from the Fairfax County Youth Football League.  There will be a slate of six games starting at 9:00 a.m. w...

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