Week In Review: River Rescue, Local Teen Raises Money for Navy SEALs
A look back at the top stories in McLean from Aug. 13 to 17
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.
- Patch polled several prominent local Republicans and Democrats in Northern Virginia about their thoughts on Mitt Romney's selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan for vice president.
- Hours at Dolley Madison Library are changing in September. (Trust us, this is a good thing.)
- Argo, Ben Affleck's new movie - parts of which were shot in McLean - will open in theaters Oct. 12. We've got the trailer up on Patch.
- In the weekly crime blotter, Fairfax County Police responded to several reported larcencies in McLean - especially in the Tysons Corner area. There's also a report of an injured raccoon.
- Will Thomas, 13, of McLean, is using basketball to help the families of fallen Navy SEALs. He hopes to raise $310,000 this year.
- Homeowners in McLean are eligible to enter to win home energy makeovers worth up to $10,000 in a program co-sponsored by Fairfax County, the Local Energy Alliance and Dominion.
- Someone slipped into the Potomac River near Great Falls on Thursday afternoon and was rescued by authorities.
- The latest round of McLean restaurant inspection reports include some troubling infractions.
- A youth soccer team from McLean recently competed in a tournament in England and brought home a trophy. Go team!
- Now you can tour the CIA in McLean via cell phone by downloading the agency's new smartphone app.
- Several local organizations are providing help for young immigrants who want to stay in country legally.