Say Cheese, Oct. 13



THE BIRDS. For all of you Hitchcock fans, it was one of those movie moments. Folks heading to the board of supervisors meeting last week couldn’t help but notice the hundreds of birds observing from above. Not sure what kind they are but a little creepy.


ON THE AIR. Early’s Carpet celebrated a 50-year anniversary Monday. Owner Lorraine Early took time to be interviewed by WJMA radio host, J.D. Slade.


KEEPING SCORE. Wakefield Country Day School (WCDS) Athletic Director Mike Costello (right) shows appreciation for a new gym scoreboard, generously funded by Union Bank and Trust.  Vice President and Senior Commercial Banker Jason Brady (left) said, “Being the largest community bank in the Commonwealth is a job that extends beyond ‘bankers’ hours’ and the lobby.


FILM FANS. The Library of Congress held an open house on Monday greeting some 450 visitors that had signed up to take a rare tour. The guts of the building is not open to the public except on rare occasions. Nitrate Film Vault Manager George Willerman, who is comfortable in his 39 degree work environment, explained how delicate working with old nitrate film is but what a treasure it is to be able to restore and save old films. A reservoir of nationwide collections, Jerry Lewis has given all of his private films to the Library of Congress.