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October's Top Stories: Hurricane, Homecoming and Macy's Arrest

See which stories Oakton Patch readers clicked on the most in the month of October

Each month Oakton Patch will list the stories readers found the most fascinating, as measured by page views. 

Once you're done reviewing the list, let us know if you're surprised by this month's top stories. Which story had you talking to coworkers at the water cooler the next day?

10. Oakton Restaurant Inspections: September 2012: The Waples Mill Elementary cafeteria was inspected, during which one critical violation was found and corrected.

9. House Hunt: Six New Oakton Listings: Each week, Oakton Patch runs the latest listings in Oakton. The Oct. 25 edition received the most page views.

8. Police Search for Missing High School Student: The Bryan Glenn case captivated Patch readers in Fairfax City and the surrounding neighborhoods. Glenn was reported missing Oct. 1. While Fairfax County Police ruled it as a runaway case, Glenn's family believed otherwise. They set up a search party in Thais Park, where Glenn's car was left behind. His body was found a week later in the park. Police are awaiting the Medical Examiner's report to determine manner and cause of death.

7. : Many people enjoyed a day off from school and work for Columbus Day, prompting readers to search for what facilities would be open on the holiday.

6. Save: Important Hurricane Numbers For Fairfax County: As Fairfax County residents prepared for Hurricane Sandy, Patch provided phone numbers for people to use in case of emergency and in the aftermath. 

5. Speak Out: Who Won the Third Obama-Romney Debate?: Discussion on who won the third and final presidential debate between President Barack Obama (D) and Mitt Romney (R) is still ongoing. 

4. Hurricane Sandy: Most Oakton Residents Still with Power: Most of the Oakton, along with Fairfax County and Virginia, got lucky as Hurricane Sandy blew through the area without leaving behind major damage.

3. Fair Oaks Police Log: Oct. 11-17: Each week, Oakton Patch gives a rundown of incidents in the Fair Oaks District, which encompasses Oakton. The Oct. 11-17 edition not only received the most views, but cracked the month's top 10 list.

2. : Nestor and Naomi Folta earned the votes of their peers to become Homecoming king and queen, respectively. Then, they celebrated Gangnam Style — and Oakton Patch caught it on video!

1. : Mahnaz Ghaffari, 43, of 11900 block of Vale Road, was arrested Sept. 20 and charged with embezzling and stealing goods with the intent to sell. Both charges are for merchandise valued at more than $200.

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