Week In Review: Nursing Home Fire, Campaign Donations, Hamptons Car Crash
A look back at the top stories in McLean from Sept. 24 to 28.
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.
- "Election 2012: What Your Neighbors Donated to Obama, Romney:" Look up your neighbor's contributions to the campaigns of President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney based on data from the Federal Elections Commission.
- "McLean Crime Blotter: Sept. 13-19:" A summary of the latest McLean incidents, arrests reported by Fairfax County police
- "Housing Prices Up in D.C. Area:" Sales prices of existing single-family homes continue to rise, according to new data.
- "Fall for the Book Festival Begins Wednesday:" The annual literary festival runs Wednesday to Sunday at venues across the region.
- "Cause and Manner of Death Revealed in Lewinsville Road Crash:" Cheri Cusumano of McLean died on Sept. 18 when her car swerved on Lewinsville Road, hit a tree and burst into flames.
- "Dominion Upgrades Infrastructure in McLean, Falls Church:" The upgrades will help shorten the length and diminish the scope of local power outages.
- "Fire Temporarily Displaces Nursing Home Residents:" Arleigh Burke Pavilion, located at 1739 Kirby Road in McLean, caught fire Thursday morning.
- "McLean Restaurant Inspections: T.G.I. Friday's, Panera Bread:" In this weekly column, Patch publishes the latest round of McLean restaurant reports, published by the Virginia Department of Health.
- "Homes Selected for McLean Woman's Club Holiday Homes Tour:" The club will also host a holiday marketplace on Dec. 6.
- "No Charges for Driver Whose Car Hit, Killed McLean Man:" Douglas Foster Schneiderman, 51, was killed in July in East Hampton, N.Y. when a pick-up truck hit his Volvo SUV.
- "Community Center Board Approves New Budget, Dips Into Reserves:" The board voted to spend part of its reserve fund instead of raising the tax rate.