Vienna People

Vienna People


Vienna Teen Wins Bassists Competition

Joshua Thrush, 14, from Vienna, recently won first place in the Age 14 and Under division of the 2021 International Society of Bassists Solo Competition.

Shepherd’s Center Volunteer Wins Education and Literacy Volunteer Award

The Shepherd’s Center of Northern Virginia (SCNOVA) has announced that their volunteer, Mike Mulreany, of Oakton, received the Fairfax County Volunteer Services award in the Education and Literacy category.

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James Madison High Alumna Publishes Award-winning Book

Normandy D. Piccolo is author of ‘Why is Kristyn A. Kutter?’

Normandy D. Piccolo, James Madison High alumna, published writer, book reviewer, advertising copywriter, and freelance journalist, is the author of a book selected for the 2021 In the Margins Book Award: School Library Journal Top 10 Fiction/Non-Fiction and the Fiction Recommendation List for 2021.

Opinion: Editorial: Brain Injury Awareness: A Personal Story

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.

In 2007, my kids and I were at a fireworks show in Vienna that was so grand we were in awe of each burst.

Vienna Police Department Honors Life-saving Officers

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, the Town of Vienna honored MPO Kenny Smith and Officer Dale “Chip” McElhattan for their life-saving effort during their encounter with a driver who had been in an accident.

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Holiday Meals Bring Cheer for Lonely Seniors

While this time of year may be festive for many, during these difficult days of COVID restrictions, the Shepherd's Center Serving Oakton-Vienna-Reston-Herndon (SC) wanted to reach out to their often lonely and isolated senior clients.

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Two Million Lights in a Dark Winter

An Insider’s View on the Bull Run Festival of Lights; open through Jan. 10, and maybe more

The Bull Run Festival of Lights is the largest light show in the Washington Metropolitan area, and this winter it is more popular than ever before.

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Sergeant Pamela Juelharte Retires from the Vienna Police Department

On Sept. 22, 2020, a ceremony was held at the Vienna Community Center to celebrate the retirement of Sergeant Pamela Juelharte, who retires with 20 years of dedicated service with the Town of Vienna Police Department.

Local Scouts Honor Distinguished Citizen

Local Scouts Honor Distinguished Citizen

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Extraordinary Commitment Honored

2019 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Awards presented.

On Wednesday, Sept. 2, the Fairfax County Volunteer Fire Commission honored recipients of the 2019 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Awards.

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Casting Off Distance Learning for Fishing Lines

Oakton teen defers college and sets off across America.

First in a series showcasing the stories of Fairfax County families in the time of distance learning as they develop strategies and alternative learning plans best suited to their needs.

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Oakton Teen Aims to Gather Ten Tons of Food for Local Pantry

Hadley Husisian has gathered over 9,000 pounds of food so far, as the demand for food assistance continues to soar.

As a competitive fencer, 17-year-old Hadley Husisian of Oakton is usually very busy during the school year.

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Vienna Author Explores Cultures, History

Craig Bradley publishes first in a series of children’s books.

Craig Bradley’s travels have taken him to five continents.

Area High Schoolers Launch ‘Rockfish Gap’

Original podcast series produced for current social distancing days

Even during these stressful times of COVID-19, the theater adage “the show must go on” remains true.