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Best Blogs: High Tech Trick-or-Treating, Local Photography Show

Our round-up of the best blogs on McLean Patch from Oct. 15-19.

Did you miss some of the blogs this week on McLean Patch? Each week, we'll round them up in one convenient place for you.

Here are the highlights from blogs that ran Oct. 15-19.

"Penn Camera Exhibit & Reception for McLean Photo Club"

  • Bill Corbett of the McLean Photography Club writes this week about an upcoming exhibit of members' work in Tysons Corner.
  • "Penn Camera at Tysons Corner is exhibiting twenty-plus photos in October-November by McLean Photo Club members. In honor of the occasion, Penn is hosting a reception, open to the public, on Friday October 26 at 7:00 p.m. Join us!"
  • "The McLean Photo Club is in its fourth decade -- and we welcome new members."
  • Read the full post here.

"Safe Trick or Treating? There's An App For That"

  • Elyssa Rae writes this week about how "AT&T is trotting out a goodie bag full of apps in time for Halloween, everything from costume searches to mapping trick or treat routes."
  • There is a Halloween planner app, a costume app, a family map app and more.
  • Read the full post here.

  • Megan Rhyne, the executive director of the Virginia Coalition for Open Government, writes this week about how Jeffrey C. Walker, chair of UVA’s Council of Foundations, recently called the Freedom of Information Act "ridiculous."
  • Rhyne argues, "The process is important to people. The process -- FOIA, that is -- is set up to 'to promote an increased awareness by all persons of governmental activities and afford every opportunity to citizens to witness the operations of government” (that’s FOIA’s policy statement talking, not me).'"
  • Read the full post here.

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