Morning Notes

The Boro in Tysons is pictured at sunset (Photo by Angela Woolsey).

Suspect Arrested in Connection with Herndon Shooting — A suspect has been arrested in connected with a shooting at the 2600 block of Logan Wood Drive in Herndon. The victim was hospitalized with injuries that are not life threatening. [Fairfax County Police Department]

School Board Member Apologizes After Using Slur — “Fairfax County School Board member Karen Keys-Gamarra was heard using a slur about people with disabilities during a hot mic moment at the board’s Thursday meeting… Keys-Gamarra sent a statement to WTOP, saying she deeply regretted using the word.” [Inside NOVA]

County Issues Alert on Incorrect Voter Mailing — “Recently, the Virginia Department of Elections in Richmond sent a mailing to voters in these three towns that incorrectly identified their polling place. In Fairfax County, about 25,000 voters in total are affected.
To fix the state’s mistake, the Fairfax County Office of Elections will send a letter to voters in these towns with their correct polling place. Election officials anticipate that these letters will go in the mail as soon as Monday, Oct. 24.” [Fairfax County Government]

Lorton Community Center, Library Opens — The county celebrated the opening fo the Lorton Community Center, library and renovated Lorton Park earlier this month. “Park Authority leadership and staff collaborated with the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services and the community from the initial site planning through construction to deliver a refreshed 1.7-acre park, which includes a new playground, fitness area, plaza space with seating, an open field, and a trail loop,” according to the county. [Fairfax County Government]

Townhouse Fire Under Control in Kingstowne Area — A fire broke out Saturday at a townhouse in the 7500 block of Digby Green in Kingstowne. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department]

It’s Monday — Overcast throughout the day. High of 64 and low of 55. Sunrise at 7:28 am and sunset at 6:19 pm. [Weather.gov]

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