Washington Nationals end partnership with Mike Isabella Concepts; Warrenton 9 year old to appear on NBC’s ‘Genius Junior’

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Friday, March 23.

Due to a lawsuit filed on Monday accusing Mike Isabella and four business partners of sexually harassing a former manager of Mike Isabella Concepts, the Washington Nationals are seeking to replace the Mike Isabella eateries at Nationals Park, G Sandwich among them.
(The Washington Post)

9-year-old Melody Harlan of Warrenton will appear on the “Brainy Bunch” team during the Sunday, March 25, 9 p.m. airing of NBC’s “Genius Junior.”

Thursday night, the parents of Jaelynn Willey, the 16-year-old girl who was shot by 17-year-old Austin Rollins while at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, Maryland on Tuesday, said that they would be taking Jaelynn off of life support. Jaelynn and Rollins, who died the day of the shooting, were once in a relationship. Another student, a 14-year-old, was shot in the leg but released from the hospital Wednesday after receiving treatment.

Near the Pentagon and the HOV lane entrance on northbound I-395 Thursday night at 8 p.m., a bullet broke through the front seat windows of a car passing through. No injuries have been reported and Virginia State Police are investigating.
(ARL Now)

Hylton Performing Arts Center released what’s in store for its 2018-2019 season on Thursday. Tickets will go on sale on Aug. 1.

The Hunter Mill Road Bridge crossing Colvin Run could see a $3 million renovation that would make the bridge two lanes rather than just one. Public opinion is sought during a meeting at Forest Ridge Elementary School on April 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
(Reston Now)

The founder of Toys R Us, which recently declared bankruptcy and the closure of hundreds of stores, has passed away. Charles Lazarus was 94.
(The Washington Post)