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Only Two Household Hazardous Waste Events Remain in 2010

From the County of Loudoun:

The Loudoun County Department of Construction and Waste Management will host two more Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events in calendar year 2010. All HHW events are on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and are for Loudoun County residents only. The remaining events are scheduled for:

  Saturday, October 23, 2010 
Dominion High School
21326 Augusta Drive
Sterling, VA 20164

  Saturday, November 20, 2010 
Heritage High School
520 Evergreen Mill Road
Leesburg, VA 20175

Diwali Luncheon Coming Soon

The following was sent to us by Pratibha Nigam:

In addition to having fun and enjoying delicious lunch with friends, we will provide you with an update of ILPDC chapter activities, and how ILP is helping to promote education for the underprivileged children in India.

ILP-DC, the India Literacy Project invites you to join them on Sunday, November 7, at 12:00 p.m. to Angeethi Indian Cusine located at 645 Elden Street in Hernson, VA. The cost is $25 per person.


Parenting Trend: Make Your Own Baby Food

STERLING, VA (WUSA)-- Peggy Fox reports there's a growing trend amongst parents: making your own baby food.  

VIDEO: How to make your own baby food

At Cookology at the Dulles Town Center, Chef Katie Reineberger shows expecting moms and inexperienced cooks including WUSA's Angie Goff how easy it is to make and store your own baby food. Another mom-to-be, Monica who was also taking the class says she hopes making her own food will 'make me bond with my baby.'

Leesburg Executive Airport Hosts 2010 Open House and Air Show on Saturday, October 23, 2010

Free event promises fun for the whole family

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled For Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.

Buffalo Wings & Beer Opens New Restaurant in Leesburg Square Shopping Center

Detours & OnRamps: An Oct. 25th Forum On The Issues Facing Mothers In The Workplace


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In 2011, Loudoun County Public Schools Will Resume Before Labor Day

Yesterday, the Loudoun County School Board adopted a 2011-2012 calendar that provides for Loudoun County Public Schools to begin the week before Labor Day.

In September, Dr. Ed Hatrick, Superintendent for Loudoun County Public Schools, told School Board members that he intended to open schools before Labor Day for the 2011-2012 school year. And after seeking parent, student, and staff input, the School Board voted unanimously to adopt a new calendar. As a result, students will begin the new school year on August 28, 2011, and conclude the school year on June 8, 2012. They will have typical Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks.