At Herndon Patch we thought it would be interesting to share the top 10 stories of 2011, so here they are ranked from the most read.
3) Many local residents mourned with the family of Philip J. Farley, a Herndon police officer, when he passed away this year.
4) People checked in for Hurricane Irene updates, but it turns out the storm was nothing more than some substantial rain.
10) A Herndon man was killed after he was struck during a hit-and-run accident on I-66 in April after he got out of the car and ran into the freeway.
* Correction: No. 5 originally had the wrong grocery store listed. Giant is the correct location.