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July 11-17: Flash Floods Hit; Car Crashes Into School

15-U Vienna Babe Ruth team hosts, competes in state tournament

, and many drivers decided to attempt to drive through them, causing at least one car .

A sport utility vehicle . The driver, described as someone learning how to drive manual stick shift, ran into the part of the school that faced the parking lot. Workers put up a temporary wall to keep people from being able to enter the school overnight and began work on permanent repairs the next day.

The Park Authority Board allowed on a .

Five of the six School Board at-large hopefuls vying for a Republican endorsement .

The Fairfax County Council of PTAs for what they called a misuse of her position to bolster her campaign.

at Oakton Library. The group's director, Karen Shore, taught the audience about how four different animals use their tails for survival and communication.

The Washington Post featured an , in an article about immigrants who were once famous in their home countries.

An Oakton native in a school district in Pennsylvania. The Oakton High graduate is a instrument instructor for two schools.

Five Oakton residents were from the Fairfax County Police Department.

This week's Moms Talk:

SPORTS

The Vienna Babe Ruth teams — 13-U, 14-U and 15-U — this weekend. Vienna hosted the 15-U tournament at Waters Field. The 15-U team , but . They then moved to the loser's bracket to continue their quest for state champions. They , but lost to New Kent on Sunday, which .

The Oakton High School baseball coaching staff hosted a baseball camp for players between the ages of 7 and 15.

Flint Hill sits atop the standings in its own Summer League and to advance to the championship game, which will be played Tuesday.

Though the Oakton Otters had , the team fell to Overlee in their third meet of the season.

Matt McKnight July 20, 2011 at 02:53 AM
"The Park Authority Board voted to limit the number of people allowed on a county athletic field without a permit to 20." What a disgusting misuse of their bureaucratic authority.

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