Stories for December 2002

Stories for December 2002

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Wednesday, December 25

Board Adopts Boundaries for Countryside

Board Adopts Boundaries for Countryside

Schools

Schools

Foust Announces Candidacy for Dranesville Supervisor

Foust Announces Candidacy for Dranesville Supervisor

Loudoun Museum Plans New Exhibits

Loudoun Museum Plans New Exhibits

Board Grapples with Budget Demands

LEA members want to add to proposed salary increase.

Board Grapples with Budget Demands

Holiday Brings Out the Dogs in McLean, Horses in Great Falls

Holiday Brings Out the Dogs in McLean, Horses in Great Falls

GSA, County Part Ways on Sheltering Homeless

GSA, County Part Ways on Sheltering Homeless

News in Brief

News in Brief

Ice Storm Closes County Offices, Schools

Ice Storm Closes County Offices, Schools

Thursday, December 19

Tenant Landlord Commission Seeks Members

Two tenant representative spots are difficult to fill.

Tenant Landlord Commission Seeks Members

Parents Split over Oak Hill GT Boundaries

Parents Split over Oak Hill GT Boundaries

McLean Planning Committee Rejects Piping

Landowner wants to put stream underground, in defiance of Chesapeake Bay regulations.

McLean Planning Committee Rejects Piping

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Top Projects in the Year Ahead

Top Projects in the Year Ahead

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Fairfax Shifts Priorities in 2002

Intelligent growth dominated local news.

Fairfax Shifts Priorities in 2002

Calendar

Calendar

2002 Passes in Review

2002 Passes in Review

Reflections

Reflections

Developer Seeks to Beat Deadline

Developer Seeks to Beat Deadline

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

2002 Year In Review

2002 Year In Review

Controversy Precedes Approval of MYS Soccer Agreement

Controversy Precedes Approval of MYS Soccer Agreement

Tear Up and Build

Building and renovating are key themes in Vienna.

Tear Up and Build

Calendar

Calendar

Parents Split over Oak Hill GT Boundaries

Parents Split over Oak Hill GT Boundaries

2002: A Symmetrical Date for an Uneven Year

Growth Stresses Schools, Parks, and Drivability of Roads

2002: A Symmetrical Date for an Uneven Year

Reflections

Reflections

Calendar

Calendar

Developer Seeks to Beat Deadline

Developer Seeks to Beat Deadline

2002: Symmetrical Date for an Uneven Year

Growth Stresses Schools, Parks, and Drivability

2002: Symmetrical Date for an Uneven Year

Budget, Beautification and Branch Road

Town officials look ahead to possible issues in 2003.

Budget, Beautification and Branch Road

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Budget Woes Top List of Lows

Year in Review

Budget Woes Top List of Lows

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Education Notebook - 01/01/03

Education Notebook - 01/01/03

2002 Passes in Review

2002 Passes in Review

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

2002: A Symmetrical Date for an Uneven Year

Growth Stresses Schools, Parks, and Drivability of Roads

2002: A Symmetrical Date for an Uneven Year

Developer Seeks to Beat Deadline

Developer Seeks to Beat Deadline

Park Board Approves MYS Plan with Provisions

Project can proceed if no public hearing is required.

Park Board Approves MYS Plan with Provisions

Fairfax Continues to Face Growth

Major issues of 2003 will determine how city approaches growth and development.

Fairfax Continues to Face Growth

Calendar

Calendar

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Reflections

Reflections

McLean Planning Committee Rejects Piping

Landowner wants to put stream underground, in defiance of Chesapeake Bay regulations.

McLean Planning Committee Rejects Piping

McLean Planning Committee Rejects Piping

Landowner wants to put stream underground, in defiance of Chesapeake Bay regulations.

McLean Planning Committee Rejects Piping

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Top Projects in the Year Ahead

Top Projects in the Year Ahead

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Taking Take of End-of-Year Business

School Board Crams Two Meetings into One

Taking Take of End-of-Year Business

Calendar

Calendar

Transportation, Revitalization Slated for 2003

Transportation, Revitalization Slated for 2003

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Controversy Precedes Approval of MYS Soccer Agreement

MYS hopes to enhance soccer program compete with other neighborhood needs

Controversy Precedes Approval of MYS Soccer Agreement

Significant Events of 2002

Significant Events of 2002

Calendar

Calendar

Parents Split over Oak Hill GT Boundaries

Parents Split over Oak Hill GT Boundaries

2002 Year In Review

2002 Year In Review

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Wednesday, December 18

Crime

Crime

Baking Holiday Decorations

Pastries, cookies, cakes, tarts and gingerbread start to fill shelves of local bakeries

Baking Holiday Decorations

Nightlife

Nightlife

Health

Health

Baking Holiday Decorations

Pastries, cookies, cakes, tarts and gingerbread start to fill shelves of local bakeries

Baking Holiday Decorations

Firing Up First Night

Alexandria’s New Year’s Eve party gears up for year-end celebration

Firing Up First Night

Around Town

Around Town

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

People

People

Firing Up First Night

Alexandria’s New Year’s Eve party gears up for year-end celebration

Firing Up First Night

Calendar

Calendar

Nightlife

Nightlife

Tuesday, December 17

Board Defers West*Group Decision

Board Defers West*Group Decision

In Cherrydale, County Admits Failure

Citizens say they were kept in the dark about fire station relocation process.

In Cherrydale, County Admits Failure

2 Arrests Yield 18 Criminal Charges

2 Arrests Yield 18 Criminal Charges

Scholars for Security

Local researchers key to governor’s Secure Virginia plans.

Scholars for Security

Tasty Treats Await at Cakes by Happy Eatery

Tasty Treats Await at Cakes by Happy Eatery

Yards Light Up Season

Neighborhood displays show holiday spirit.

Yards Light Up Season

Kim Cases Go to Grand Jury

Kim Cases Go to Grand Jury

Tri-County Parkway Worries Residents

Tri-County Parkway Worries Residents

DuBois Announces Run For Dranesville Supervisor

DuBois Announces Run For Dranesville Supervisor

Park Board Approves MYS Plan with Provisions

Project can proceed if no public hearing is required

Park Board Approves MYS Plan with Provisions

After 141 Years, Battle Still Stirs Emotion

After 141 Years, Battle Still Stirs Emotion

Board Defers West*Group Decision

Board Defers West*Group Decision

State Department to Fumigate Mail Facility

State Department to Fumigate Mail Facility

Battle of Dranesville Brings Forth the Past

Battle of Dranesville Brings Forth the Past

SHARE's Christmas Shop Offers One-Stop Shopping

SHARE's Christmas Shop Offers One-Stop Shopping

Chamber Lights Holiday Tree

Chamber Lights Holiday Tree

Who Will Go and Who Will Stay at Andrew Chapel?

Who Will Go and Who Will Stay at Andrew Chapel?

Who Will Stay and Who Will Go to Andrew Chapel?

Who Will Stay and Who Will Go to Andrew Chapel?

One Elementary Boundary Scenario is Selected

One Elementary Boundary Scenario is Selected

Holiday Brings Out Horses in Great Falls; Dogs in McLean

Holiday Brings Out Horses in Great Falls; Dogs in McLean

DuBois Announces Run For Dranesville Supervisor

DuBois Announces Run For Dranesville Supervisor

Park Board Approves MYS Plan with Provisions

Project can proceed if no public hearing is required

Park Board Approves MYS Plan with Provisions

School Notes

School Notes

After 141 Years, Battle Still Stirs Emotion

After 141 Years, Battle Still Stirs Emotion

Battle of Dranesville Brings Forth the Past

Battle of Dranesville Brings Forth the Past

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Who Will Go and Who Will Stay at Andrew Chapel?

Who Will Go and Who Will Stay at Andrew Chapel?

Board Defers West*Group Decision

Board Defers West*Group Decision

Holiday Brings Out Horses in Great Falls; Dogs in McLean

Holiday Brings Out Horses in Great Falls; Dogs in McLean

Four Men Sentenced for Centreville Crime

Four Men Sentenced for Centreville Crime

Early Identification Brings Early Success

Small program makes big impact on minority students, community

Early Identification Brings Early Success

Six-Month Sentence for Grand Larceny

Six-Month Sentence for Grand Larceny

Haywood Lowe, Chantilly Historian, Dies at 76

Haywood Lowe, Chantilly Historian, Dies at 76

Alcohol Sting Zaps Three Grocery Clerks

Alcohol Sting Zaps Three Grocery Clerks

Man Charged: Altering Price Tags

Man Charged: Altering Price Tags

Monday, December 16

Holiday Memories — Alive and Well in Real Time

Holiday Memories — Alive and Well in Real Time

Education Notebook - 12/18/02

Education Notebook - 12/18/02

New Federal Regulations to Kill Head Start?

Transportation Issue Could Lead to New Program

New Federal Regulations to Kill Head Start?

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

HHS Violist Honored

Sophomore is headed to China after being accepted into the International Honors Orchestra.

HHS Violist Honored

College Notes

College Notes

Faith

Faith

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Helping People Who Need Health Care

Medical Personnel Complete Mission to Honduras

Helping People Who Need Health Care

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Park View High

Park View High

Military Notes

Military Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

People Notes

People Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Food Talk

Food Talk

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Food Talk

Food Talk

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Military Notes

Military Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Around Town

Around Town

Business Notes

Business Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Food Talk

Food Talk

Donley Honored with Top COG Award

Donley Honored with Top COG Award

Concerns Over New T.C. Timetable

Cost Overruns Mount at GWMS

Concerns Over New T.C. Timetable

It's Bus Over Rail Option

It's Bus Over Rail Option

Former Fire Chief Sentenced

Former Fire Chief Sentenced

News in Brief

News in Brief

Children's Characters Visit Hospital

Children's Characters Visit Hospital

VRE Eyes Parking Expansion

VRE Eyes Parking Expansion

130 Years Being "Of the City"

Alexandria Hospital Marks Anniversary

130 Years Being "Of the City"

Robinson Students Take on Dirty Diamonds

Robinson Students Take on Dirty Diamonds

Rubber Boots Only At This Rodeo

Rubber Boots Only At This Rodeo

It's a Go for The Berg

Council Signs Off on Projects

It's a Go for The Berg

Demolition of Hunting Towers Begins

Demolition of Hunting Towers Begins

Santa Train Rolls Out of Burke Centre

Santa Train Rolls Out of Burke Centre

Cig Tax Now Higher

Olsson's Bookstore, Lee's Market Get Approval for Cafes

Cig Tax Now Higher

Finally, a ‘Gateway’ for Everybody

Finally, a ‘Gateway’ for Everybody

Q & A with ...

Herndon Mayor Richard Thoesen looks back on the year that was and ahead to 2003.

Q & A with ...

Coalition Promotes Rapid Bus System

Local groups struggle to stop state's drive towards a rail system to Dulles.

Coalition Promotes Rapid Bus System

Santa Train Rolls Out of Burke Centre

Santa Train Rolls Out of Burke Centre

Rail to Dulles, sort of

Rail to Dulles, sort of

VRE Eyes Parking Expansion

VRE Eyes Parking Expansion

Lamb Center Helps Homeless During Holidays

Volunteers encourage homeless to find shelter in midst of cold, wintry temperatures.

Lamb Center Helps Homeless During Holidays

Local Girl Plays Clara in ‘Nutcracker’

Robinson student dances in Washington Ballet production.

Local Girl Plays Clara in ‘Nutcracker’

Chavez Dedicates Life to Advocacy

More Good Done Behind the Scenes

Chavez Dedicates Life to Advocacy

Business Notes

Business Notes

News in Brief

News in Brief

Robinson Students Take On Dirty Diamonds

Robinson Students Take On Dirty Diamonds

Children's Characters Visit Hospital

Children's Characters Visit Hospital

Robinson Students Take On Dirty Diamonds

Robinson Students Take On Dirty Diamonds

Q & A with ...

Herndon Mayor Richard Thoesen looks back on the year that was and ahead to 2003.

Q & A with ...

Coalition Promotes Rapid Bus System

Local groups struggle to stop state's drive towards a rail system to Dulles.

Coalition Promotes Rapid Bus System

Business Notes

Business Notes

Rail to Dulles, sort of

Rail to Dulles, sort of

Around Town

Around Town

Chavez Dedicates Life to Advocacy

More Good Done Behind the Scenes

Chavez Dedicates Life to Advocacy

Business Notes

Business Notes

South County Center Wins Two Design Awards

South County Center Wins Two Design Awards

December 18: This Week in Potomac

A round-up of news in Potomac in brief.

December 18: This Week in Potomac

Elementary Students Spread Holiday Message

Elementary Students Spread Holiday Message

Police Log From Mount Vernon District

Police Log From Mount Vernon District

Elie's Life-long Weekend

Elie's Life-long Weekend

Sweets With a French Flair

Sweets With a French Flair

Rail to Dulles (sort of)

Rail to Dulles (sort of)

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Recognizes 25

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Recognizes 25

88 Deer Killed

As many as 200 deer live at Blockhouse Point, more than expected.

88 Deer Killed

Children's Characters Visit Hospital

Children's Characters Visit Hospital

Thomas Taylor Gibson, 62

Obituary

Thomas Taylor Gibson, 62

The Spirit of Christmas Comes Alive — Literally

The Spirit of Christmas Comes Alive — Literally

Reading, Robotics and Signature

Churchill begins program for math, science and technology.

Reading, Robotics and Signature

Chamber Names Its Public Safety Award Recipients

Chamber Names Its Public Safety Award Recipients

Proffer to Fund Transportation Improvements

Plaza America makes final portion of nearly $4 million of zoning proffer payments since 1992.

Proffer to Fund Transportation Improvements

Living the American Dream

A decorated South Vietnamese war hero, former POW and father of four college graduates cleans up with a smile at South Lakes.

Living the American Dream

Coalition Promotes Rapid Bus System

Local groups struggle to stop state's drive towards a rail system to Dulles.

Coalition Promotes Rapid Bus System

Civil Rights Icons Describe Segregation

Two former students discuss desegregation in 1950s Little Rock

Civil Rights Icons Describe Segregation

Business Notes

Business Notes

Committee for Helping Others Helps

Christmas distribution serves local families.

Committee for Helping Others Helps

Holiday Art Show

Arty sixth graders at Wolftrap Elementary display their creativity.

Holiday Art Show

Sending Sweet Sounds

Student madrigal group serenades post office customers.

Sending Sweet Sounds

Church Moves Into 21st Century

Renovations and construction for a new building keep 104-year-old church busy.

Church Moves Into 21st Century

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Report

Crime Report

Thursday, December 12

New Drama Teacher Makes Changes at BRHS

New Drama Teacher Makes Changes at BRHS

Wednesday, December 11

Blackout Knocks Off Heat on Coldest Night

Nearly 3,800 residents are forced to endure early season snow storm without electricity.

Blackout Knocks Off Heat on Coldest Night

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Ganging Up on Geese

Ganging Up on Geese

Students Make Movies

Video production replaces the 10-minute presentation for some Madison students

Students Make Movies

Windows For Visits and Values

Historic Alexandria, Torpedo Factory use empty windows to frame works of art

Windows For Visits and Values

Health Notes

Health Notes

Rooftop Racket

Store's owner promises fix noise problem.

Rooftop Racket

Calendars

Calendars

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Unity Church Gets New Building

New sanctuary comes just in time for the holidays.

Unity Church Gets New Building

Rosebud Honors Local Films

Festival, screenings showcase indie filmmakers.

Rosebud Honors Local Films

Cookbook Offers Favorite Foods

Laurina Holte of Little Rocky Run Publishes 'Prima! Recipes of Choice'

Cookbook Offers Favorite Foods

Snow Stalls Schools, Companies

The first snowfall of the season closes schools and keeps commuters home.

Snow Stalls Schools, Companies

Crime Log

Crime Log

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Snow Stalls Schools, Traffic

First substantial snow of the season proves challenging to plow.

Snow Stalls Schools, Traffic

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

HUD Surveys County's Public Housing

Program intended to rate local public housing authorities.

HUD Surveys County's Public Housing

Debate Widens on Who Goes to Andrew Chapel

Debate Widens on Who Goes to Andrew Chapel

Harbor Glows For Holidays

Parade of Boats adds to festive mood during weekend of activities

Harbor Glows For Holidays

Police Department Seeks Reaccreditation

Public hearing attendees praise local police efforts.

Police Department Seeks Reaccreditation

Council OKs County Building Improvements

Issue brings up questions about county’s long-term future in the city.

Council OKs County Building Improvements

Health Notes

Health Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Winter Wonderland

First major snowfall in two years closes schools, creates parking havoc.

Winter Wonderland

WFCCA Meeting is Dec. 17

Homes, Restaurants, Chesapeake Bay Ordinance on the Agenda

WFCCA Meeting is Dec. 17

Help Still Needed

Our Neighbor's Child Collects Toys, Clothes for Area Needy

Help Still Needed

Nightlife

Nightlife

Nightlife

Nightlife

Tasting Scotland

Scotch samples bring flavor of old country to Christmas Walk kickoff

Tasting Scotland

Tasting Scotland

Scotch samples bring flavor of old country to Christmas Walk kickoff

Tasting Scotland

Holiday Calendar

Holiday Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

'Let it Snow, Let it Snow' is Encore's Holiday Show

'Let it Snow, Let it Snow' is Encore's Holiday Show

Military Notes

Military Notes

Wrangling Richmond for Revenue

Local, cigarette taxes top county legislative agenda.

Wrangling Richmond for Revenue

Around Town

Around Town

Calendar

Calendar

Harbor Glows For Holidays

Parade of Boats adds to festive mood during weekend of activities

Harbor Glows For Holidays

School Notes

School Notes

Volunteers

Volunteers

Local Sculptor has Fulbright Statue Dedicated

Gretta Bader studies photographs of subjects before sculpting

Local Sculptor has Fulbright Statue Dedicated

Q & A with...

Robert Simon reflects on another year gone by in Reston.

Q & A with...

People Notes

People Notes

Nightlife

Nightlife

Crime Log

Crime Log

Volunteers

Volunteers

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar

Calendar

Tim Hugo -- 40th Race

Tim Hugo -- 40th Race

Windows For Visits and Values

Historic Alexandria, Torpedo Factory use empty windows to frame works of art

Windows For Visits and Values

December 11: This Week in Potomac

December 11: This Week in Potomac

Calendar

Calendar

Ourisman Chantilly Toyota Holds its Grand Opening

Ourisman Chantilly Toyota Holds its Grand Opening

Driver Escapes Bus Fire

On snowy day, unexplained blaze closes South Fern but damages only tour bus.

Driver Escapes Bus Fire

Calendar

Calendar

Around Town

Around Town

Crime Log

Crime Log

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Roundups

Roundups

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Around Town

Around Town

Calendar

Calendar

People Notes

People Notes

Carol Hawn -- 40th Race

Carol Hawn -- 40th Race

Crime

Crime

Around Town

Around Town

People Notes

People Notes

Mark Calhoun -- 40th Race

Mark Calhoun -- 40th Race

Board Says 'No' to Trucks on Stevenage

Board Says 'No' to Trucks on Stevenage

School Notes

School Notes

Carolers Bring Cheer to Homeless

Carolers Bring Cheer to Homeless

Christmas-Basket Food is Sought for Needy

Christmas-Basket Food is Sought for Needy

Exhibit Reflects on “Life”

Exhibit Reflects on “Life”

Brotherhood at the Hunter's Inn

Brotherhood at the Hunter's Inn

School Notes

School Notes

Embezzlement Yields 3 1/2 Years in Prison

Embezzlement Yields 3 1/2 Years in Prison

DAR to Establish Sterling Chapter

An evening meeting time sparks effort.

DAR to Establish Sterling Chapter

Joseph Oddo -- 40th Race

Joseph Oddo -- 40th Race

Carpool Lanes Coming?

Carpool Lanes Coming?

School Notes

School Notes

Local Sculptor has Fulbright Statue Dedicated

Gretta Bader studies photographs of subjects before sculpting

Local Sculptor has Fulbright Statue Dedicated

Laid-Off Workers Seek Social Services' Help

Laid-Off Workers Seek Social Services' Help

What to Do, What to Do?

Community Resilience Project prepares to leave mark.

What to Do, What to Do?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Exhibit Reflects on “Life”

Exhibit Reflects on “Life”

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Post Office Ready for 'Busy' Season

Spike in activity expected on Dec. 16.

Post Office Ready for 'Busy' Season

Rooftop Racket

Store's owner promises fix noise problem.

Rooftop Racket

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Students Target Underage Drinking

Sticker program aims to curb underage possession of alcohol.

Students Target Underage Drinking

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Blackout Knocks Off Heat on Coldest Night

Nearly 3,800 residents are forced to endure early season snow storm without electricity.

Blackout Knocks Off Heat on Coldest Night

Snow Storm Slows Down Loudoun

Six inches of snow closes school for two days.

Snow Storm Slows Down Loudoun

Health Notes

Health Notes

Tuesday, December 10

Food Talk

Food Talk

Neighbors Aid Family In Need

Neighbors Aid Family In Need

Water, Water Everywhere — Except Where Needed

First Snowfall Closes Schools, but Little Else

Water, Water Everywhere — Except Where Needed

Man Sentenced in Death of Friend

Man Sentenced in Death of Friend

Tim Hugo — 40th District

Special Election

Tim Hugo — 40th District

Credit Union is Robbed

Credit Union is Robbed

Driving Manual Aimed at Teens

Driving Manual Aimed at Teens

Council Eyes $$ By Raising Cigarette Tax

Council Eyes $$ By Raising Cigarette Tax

130 Years Being "Of The City"

Alexandria Hospital Marks Anniversary

130 Years Being "Of The City"

Carol Hawn — 40th District

Special Election

Carol Hawn — 40th District

Color the City Plaid

Scottish Christmas Walk Steps Off

Color the City Plaid

Joseph Oddo — 40th District

Special Election

Joseph Oddo — 40th District

New High School Inches Forward

New High School Inches Forward

VDOT Will Consider Noise Wall on Bridge

By Carla Branch

VDOT Will Consider Noise Wall on Bridge

County Detectives Honored At Luncheon

County Detectives Honored At Luncheon

Bleak Year of Cuts Foreseen

Legislators Review Upcoming General Assembly Action

Bleak Year of Cuts Foreseen

Rock And Roll Dreaming

Rock And Roll Dreaming

City Tabs Gilmore to Replace Claiborn

New Mental Health Director Takes Over in February

City Tabs Gilmore to Replace Claiborn

First Snow Handled with Ease

First Snow Handled with Ease

Dundee Delegation Visits Alexandria

Dundee Delegation Visits Alexandria

Mark Calhoun — 40th District

Special Election

Mark Calhoun — 40th District

Rock And Roll Dreaming

Rock And Roll Dreaming

Carol Hawn — 40th District

Special Election

Carol Hawn — 40th District

Mark Calhoun — 40th District

Special Election

Mark Calhoun — 40th District

Tim Hugo — 40th District

Special Election

Tim Hugo — 40th District

James Oddo — 40th District

Special Election

James Oddo — 40th District

Scottish Christmas Walk Steps Off

Scottish Christmas Walk Steps Off

Mark Calhoun — 40th District

Special Election

Mark Calhoun — 40th District

Joseph Oddo — 40th District

Special Election

Joseph Oddo — 40th District

County Detectives Honored At Luncheon

County Detectives Honored At Luncheon

Driving Manual Aimed At Teens

Driving Manual Aimed At Teens

Tim Hugo — 40th District

Special Election

Tim Hugo — 40th District

New School Inches Forward

New School Inches Forward

Neighbors Aid Family In Need

Neighbors Aid Family In Need

Carol Hawn — 40th District

Special Election

Carol Hawn — 40th District

Caldwell Joins State Bioterrorism Team

Trading One Pager for Another

Caldwell Joins State Bioterrorism Team

New Rules for Banning Books in Schools?

Questions Remain over Proposed Policy Changes

New Rules for Banning Books in Schools?

Lake Braddock Secondary

School Column

Lake Braddock Secondary

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Lake Braddock Secondary

School Column

Lake Braddock Secondary

Driving Manual Aimed At Teens

Driving Manual Aimed At Teens

It's Bus Safety First

New Initiative on Student Transportation

It's Bus Safety First

County Detectives Honored At Luncheon

County Detectives Honored At Luncheon

Lake Braddock Secondary

School Column

Lake Braddock Secondary

Bleak Year of Cuts Foreseen

Legislators Review Upcoming General Assembly Action

Bleak Year of Cuts Foreseen

News in Brief

News in Brief

Crime Log

Crime Log

Caldwell Joins State Bioterrorism Team

Caldwell Joins State Bioterrorism Team

Class Brings Girls Into The Computer World

Class Brings Girls Into The Computer World

A Tale of Two Sides

Proposed GT Center Debated

A Tale of Two Sides

Fairfax County Joins Growth Control Coalition

Fairfax County Joins Growth Control Coalition

Food Talk

Food Talk

Food Talk

Food Talk

Rock And Roll Dreaming

Rock And Roll Dreaming

Officials say It's a 'Win-Win' Situation

VDOT Will Consider Noise Wall on Bridge

Officials say It's a 'Win-Win' Situation

Education Notebook - 12/11/02

Education Notebook - 12/11/02

Schanely, Lingler Wed

Schanely, Lingler Wed

Food Talk

Food Talk

Monday, December 9

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Around Town

Around Town

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

Sunday, December 8

ADAMS Center to Open in Sterling

Mosque to serve 1,500 family members.

ADAMS Center to Open in Sterling

School Board Member Resigns

Chorpenning moves to Arizona.

School Board Member Resigns

Two at a Time

Board approves building two high schools.

Two at a Time

Schools: $44 Million More

Schools: $44 Million More

Legislators Speak on Budget Issues

Legislators Speak on Budget Issues

Extension Helps Homeless

GSA, county extend contract for homeless shelters.

Extension Helps Homeless

Supervisors Uphold Dry Clean Depot Appeal

Supervisors Uphold Dry Clean Depot Appeal

Shopping Season Varies for Retailers

Shopping Season Varies for Retailers

Thursday, December 5

Expulsions Spotlight HHS Student Drug Use

A dramatic rise in marijuana-related incidents this year has Herndon High looking for answers.

Expulsions Spotlight HHS Student Drug Use

Health Notes

Health Notes

Imaging Center Screens Dogs for Cancer

Search-and-rescue dogs from the Pentagon attack participate in cancer-screening study.

Imaging Center Screens Dogs for Cancer

Families Adopt Internationally

Two agencies offer families help in adopting children here and out of the country.

Families Adopt Internationally

'Yes' for Arts Center

With little stated opposition, the town finalizes purchase of property at 750 Center St.

'Yes' for Arts Center

Pardoned Turkeys Find Safe Haven

Herndon park is 'retirement home' for four famous feathered fowl.

Pardoned Turkeys Find Safe Haven

Building a Better Bear Story

Building a Better Bear Story

'Yes' for Arts Center

With little stated opposition, the town finalizes purchase of property at 750 Center St.

'Yes' for Arts Center

Women, Elderly Targeted

Women, Elderly Targeted

Seniors in Action

Seniors in Action

Mosby Woods Celebrates Roots

Mosby Woods Celebrates Roots

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Nightlife

Nightlife

High-end Home Sales Slow but Strong

High-end Home Sales Slow but Strong

Hanging Up a Special Promise

Hanging Up a Special Promise

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Celebrating Festival of Lights

Celebrating Festival of Lights

Seasonal Highlights

Seasonal Highlights

Expulsions Spotlight HHS Student Drug Use

A dramatic rise in marijuana-related incidents this year has Herndon High looking for answers.

Expulsions Spotlight HHS Student Drug Use

Pardoned Turkeys Find Safe Haven

Herndon park is 'retirement home' for four famous feathered fowl.

Pardoned Turkeys Find Safe Haven

Walk Sets Tone For Holiday Season

Walk Sets Tone For Holiday Season

Building a Better Bear Story

Building a Better Bear Story

Area Families Adopt Abroad

Two Agencies offer families help in adopting children here and out of the country.

Area Families Adopt Abroad

Seasonal Highlights

Seasonal Highlights

Schools

Schools

Walk Sets Tone For Holiday Season

Walk Sets Tone For Holiday Season

Local Holiday Shopping Starts Strong

Sales at local stores exceeded expectations

Local Holiday Shopping Starts Strong

Around Town

Around Town

Celebrating Festival of Lights

Celebrating Festival of Lights

Former Mayor and Council Member Dies

L. Dean Wallace served Vienna from 1957-72.

Former Mayor and Council Member Dies

Dec. 4: This Week in Potomac

Dec. 4: This Week in Potomac

Garden Center Seeks Expansion

Garden Center Seeks Expansion

Nightlife

Nightlife

Seasonal Highlights

Seasonal Highlights

Calendar

Calendar

Running With the Turkeys

Running With the Turkeys

HHS Sees Drug Use Rising

A dramatic rise in marijuana-related incidents this year has Herndon High looking for answers.

HHS Sees Drug Use Rising

Chanukkah: Pre-school Style

Chanukkah: Pre-school Style

Local Holiday Shopping Starts Strong

Sales at local stores exceeded expectations.

Local Holiday Shopping Starts Strong

South Lakes Students Debate Ethical Dilemmas

The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and South Lakes High School host Ethics Day 2002.

South Lakes Students Debate Ethical Dilemmas

Crime

Crime

Wednesday, December 4

Conviction Overturned; Retrial is Possible

Conviction Overturned; Retrial is Possible

Business Notes

Business Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Calhoun Runs as Independent

Special Election

Calhoun Runs as Independent

Carwash, Jiffy Lube Get Thumbs Up

Carwash, Jiffy Lube Get Thumbs Up

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Spreading Holiday Cheer

In 11th Year, Our Neighbor's Child is Helping 242 Families

Spreading Holiday Cheer

Hawn Runs on Record

Special Election

Hawn Runs on Record

Crime Log

Crime Log

Roundups

Roundups

Crime Log

Crime Log

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Rezoning Goes to Supervisors for Hearing on Dec. 9

Rezoning Goes to Supervisors for Hearing on Dec. 9

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calhoun Runs as Independent

Special Election

Calhoun Runs as Independent

News in Brief

News in Brief

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Classes

Classes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Rezoning Goes to Supervisors for Hearing on Dec. 9

Rezoning Goes to Supervisors for Hearing on Dec. 9

Friends of McLean Central Park Win Elly Doyle Award

Friends of McLean Central Park Win Elly Doyle Award

Crime Log

Crime Log

School Notes

School Notes

People Notes

People Notes

School-Bus Parking Site Sought

School-Bus Parking Site Sought

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

News in Brief

News in Brief

Classes

Classes

Crime Log

Crime Log

People Notes

People Notes

School Notes

School Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Oddo Targets 'Politics as Usual'

Special Election

Oddo Targets 'Politics as Usual'

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Hawn Runs on Record

Special Election

Hawn Runs on Record

Classes

Classes

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

People Notes

People Notes

O'Brien Supports Hugo

Special Election

O'Brien Supports Hugo

Classes

Classes

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Raises $32,000

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Raises $32,000

Holiday Calendar

Holiday Calendar

News in Brief

News in Brief

Rezoning Goes to Supervisors for Hearing on Dec. 9

Public Weighs Impact on Roads, Schools

Rezoning Goes to Supervisors for Hearing on Dec. 9

Oddo Targets 'Politics as Usual'

Special Election

Oddo Targets 'Politics as Usual'

O'Brien Supports Hugo

Special Election

O'Brien Supports Hugo

O'Brien Supports Hugo

Special Election

O'Brien Supports Hugo

World of Sugarplum Fairies

Mia Saunders Ballerinas Present 'The Nutcracker'

World of Sugarplum Fairies

Crime Log

Crime Log

Calhoun Runs as Independent

Special Election

Calhoun Runs as Independent

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Hawn Runs on Record

Special Election

Hawn Runs on Record

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

High-School Students Learn about Ethics

High-School Students Learn about Ethics

Oddo Targets 'Politics as Usual'

Special Election

Oddo Targets 'Politics as Usual'

Tuesday, December 3

Calendar

Calendar

Filmmaker Faces Casting Problems

Filmmaker Faces Casting Problems

At Dulles, National, Police Protests Stay Calm

Union members handing out fliers find receptive audience in holiday travelers.

At Dulles, National, Police Protests Stay Calm

Past Challenges

Past Challenges

Education Notebook - 12/04/02

Education Notebook - 12/04/02

Murder Charges Brought After Motel Fire

Murder Charges Brought After Motel Fire

Snow Could Arrive in Great Falls Before Santa Does

Tree Lighting Scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6

Snow Could Arrive in Great Falls Before Santa Does

Treasure Trove Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Everyone Wants a Bargain at Consignment Store in McLean

Treasure Trove Celebrates 40th Anniversary

State Mulls Tighter Rules for Foreign Students

But rules would harm educational efforts, say student advisors.

State Mulls Tighter Rules for Foreign Students

'Shop Locally, Shop Early, Mail Early'

Estate, Business Representatives Tout Local Establishments

'Shop Locally, Shop Early, Mail Early'

Thanksgiving Fuels Football Tradition

Thanksgiving Fuels Football Tradition

Extreme Sports Braves Cold Weather

Extreme Sports Braves Cold Weather

Extreme Sports Braves Cold Weather

Extreme Sports Braves Cold Weather

Police Served Turkey with Trimmings

CAC Hosts Officers for Dinner

Police Served Turkey with Trimmings

Adult-Proof Child Seats?

Parents Must Read Manual

Adult-Proof Child Seats?

Filmmaker Faces Casting Problems

Filmmaker Faces Casting Problems

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

Same Story: Not Competent

Gregory Murphy Makes Another Court Appearance

Same Story: Not Competent

Berg Plans Pass Commission Muster

Berg Plans Pass Commission Muster

Scholarship Given to George Mason Senior

Mount Vernon Rotary Hands Out Monroe Whitton Honors

Scholarship Given to George Mason Senior

Holiday Shopping — Without the Hassle

Retailers Hoping for Positive Results

Holiday Shopping — Without the Hassle

Calendar

Calendar

Fed's Gain is City's Loss

Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Erik Barnet Leaves Local Post

Fed's Gain is City's Loss

Thanksgiving Fuels Football Tradition

Thanksgiving Fuels Football Tradition

Fifth-Graders Proposed for GT Center

Meeting Draws Little Criticism

Fifth-Graders Proposed for GT Center

David Malcolm Hunsaker

David Malcolm Hunsaker

A Candlelit Journey to the Past

George Washington Estate Opens for Night Tours

A Candlelit Journey to the Past

Local Principal Leaves Legacy

Local Principal Leaves Legacy

Thanksgiving Fuels Football Tradition

Thanksgiving Fuels Football Tradition

Filmmaker Faces Casting Problems

Filmmaker Faces Casting Problems

Understanding Global and Trade Issues

Understanding Global and Trade Issues

West*Group's Donations

West*Group's Donations

Crime Report

Crime Report

Taxi Cab Issues Still Unsettled in City

Taxi Cab Issues Still Unsettled in City

When Parents Object to School Books

Debate Surrounding Amending Policy Continues

When Parents Object to School Books

Crime Report

Crime Report

Is It Time To Tax Cigarettes?

Citizen advocates say yes. Some Legislators say no.

Is It Time To Tax Cigarettes?

Gas Station Knee Deep in Decorations

Gas Station Knee Deep in Decorations

Liaison Officer Retires But Continues Serving the Public

Liaison Officer Retires But Continues Serving the Public

Extreme Sports Braves Cold Weather

Extreme Sports Braves Cold Weather

Fair Housing Thespians

Grant will allow Virginia to send fair housing testers to rental complexes.

Fair Housing Thespians

Capital Campaign Launched

Alexandria Country Day School Celebrates

Capital Campaign Launched

Monday, December 2

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Food Talk

Food Talk

Schools

Schools

Homeless Holiday

Volunteers give thanks at local shelter

Homeless Holiday

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Interest without Achievement

Survey shows minority students don’t have necessary support

Interest without Achievement

Business Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Schools

Schools

Schools

Schools

Food Talk

Food Talk

Business Notes

Business Notes

Food Talk

Food Talk

Holiday Shopping Season Gets Healthy Start

Holiday Shopping Season Gets Healthy Start

Food Talk

Food Talk