It’s Wednesday, Sept. 4. Here are five things you need to know. Tell us what we need to know on the Patch message board!
1. Today: Well, goodbye to swimming season at Pohick Bay Regional Park. And now, say hello to camping season...at Pohick Bay Regional Park!
2. You Said It: “I believe that as a civilized and moral people, we are obligated to protect those who are most vulnerable and helpless--developing humans included.” A readers responding to gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s positions on contraception.
3. ICYMI: Lorton’s CenteredBeing yoga studio is holding an open house soon.
4. Number of the Day: Seven. Today’s number comes from a middle school principal on the difference for first-time students. "It's a huge transition from a very small class with one teacher to a very large class with seven teachers," said South County Middle School Principal Marsha Manning.
5. Today…in History: On Sept. 4, 1998, 15 years ago, Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Don’t take our word for it, search for “Google Founding Date” on Google.Have a great day!