Stories for June 2004

Stories for June 2004

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Wednesday, June 30

Scholarships Target Business and Technology

Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce awards two graduates with scholarships to pursue business and technology

Scholarships Target Business and Technology

Coleslaw, Hula Hoops at Clifton Farmers Market

Coleslaw, Hula Hoops at Clifton Farmers Market

Keitt Lobbies Capitol Hill on Behalf of MS

Keitt Lobbies Capitol Hill on Behalf of MS

Becoming a Great Dad

Seminar teaches dads to become better fathers.

Becoming a Great Dad

Roundups

Roundups

News Briefs

News Briefs

News Briefs

News Briefs

Military Notes

Military Notes

Centreville Man Is On Trial for Rape

Centreville Man Is On Trial for Rape

Lights, Synthetic Turf for Field?

Reston Soccer Association officials have met with the RA to discuss enhancing the Lake Newport soccer field.

Lights, Synthetic Turf for Field?

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

'The Greatest Generation'

Rocky Run Middle School students welcome World War II veterans and civilians.

'The Greatest Generation'

Broad Run Grad: Career Bound for Law and Politics

Bernal's dream is to be an ambassador.

Broad Run Grad: Career Bound for Law and Politics

Oak Hill Teen Given 13 Months

Oak Hill Teen Given 13 Months

Frey Travels to Cambodia, Talks About Government

Frey Travels to Cambodia, Talks About Government

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

Immersion Sprawl?

Parents of Chinese Immersion students hope for second location.

Immersion Sprawl?

School Notes

School Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Superintendent of Schools Gets $10,000 Raise

Board approves 5.5 percent increase for Hatrick.

Superintendent of Schools Gets $10,000 Raise

School Notes

School Notes

Marketing Done the Old-Fashioned Way

Dining

Marketing Done the Old-Fashioned Way

Herndon Summer Concerts

Herndon Summer Concerts

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

It's 'Friday Night Live!'

It's 'Friday Night Live!'

At the Movies

At the Movies

Tackling Illiteracy

Former Washington Redskin Pro Bowl defensive end Dexter Manley, keynote speaker.

Tackling Illiteracy

Great Falls Tavern Rocks

The Great Falls Tavern is succeeding as a musical destination

Great Falls Tavern Rocks

Vinson Hall Turns 35 Years Old

Military retirement facility celebrates residents and facility longevity.

Vinson Hall Turns 35 Years Old

Drowning is Ruled Accidental

Rowing instructor not wearing life jacket when he went into the Potomac.

Drowning is Ruled Accidental

Retreat Holds Art Show

Suppporters of the Dominican Retreat turn to art to raise funds for the spiritual center

Retreat Holds Art Show

McLean High School's Principal Retires

Principal Don Weinheimer retires for new adventures.

McLean High School's Principal Retires

Faith

Faith

Blessing the Pets

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer holds a special service for pets

Blessing the Pets

Downtown McLean Lights Up

New traffic light in central McLean is aimed at pedistrian and student safety

Downtown McLean Lights Up

Writer Focuses on Changing Landscape

Writer Focuses on Changing Landscape

Crime

Crime

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Business

Business

Accident Slows Elden Street

Temporary pole in place

Accident Slows Elden Street

People

People

Arts Council Moves Forward

Arts Council Moves Forward

Suspect Charged in Stealing 92 Million Names

AOL employee faces criminal charges.

Suspect Charged in Stealing 92 Million Names

Keitt Lobbies Capitol Hill on Behalf of MS

Keitt Lobbies Capitol Hill on Behalf of MS

Crime

Crime

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime

Crime

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Medicine, Vaccines Stolen, Along with Cat

Stolen cat still missing

Medicine, Vaccines Stolen, Along with Cat

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Faith

Faith

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Schools

Schools

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Clear-Cut?

Dominion Power wants to cut trees to protect power lines along W&OD Trail.

Clear-Cut?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Camps

Camps

Protecting the Trail

An undisturbed 11-mile stretch of the Washington & Old Dominion Trail could be clear-cut to make room for a power line.

Protecting the Trail

Need Help? Get in Line

While demand for mental health facilities outpaces supply, a proposed group home awaits an access easement.

Need Help? Get in Line

Power Company Opens Door to Development

Developer proposes 28 townhouses on 2.2 acres.

Power Company Opens Door to Development

Senior Living

Senior Living

Retreat Holds Art Show

Supporters of the Dominican Retreat turn to art to raise funds for the spiritual center

Retreat Holds Art Show

Sideburn Is More Than A Name

Sideburn Is More Than A Name

Health

Health

News Briefs

News Briefs

More Homes Near Vienna/Fairfax Metro?

Developer wants to convert planned office space to townhouses and condos.

More Homes Near Vienna/Fairfax Metro?

News Briefs

News Briefs

Senior Living

Senior Living

Great Falls Tavern Rocks

The Great Falls Tavern is suceeding as a musical destination

Great Falls Tavern Rocks

Backyard Boot Camp

Oakton mothers socialize by organizing a fitness boot camp at one mother's house.

Backyard Boot Camp

Blessing the Pets

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer holds a special service for pets

Blessing the Pets

Health

Health

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Vinson Hall Turns 35 Years Old

Military retirement facility celebrates residents and facility longevity

Vinson Hall Turns 35 Years Old

Yoga Studio Coming to Great Falls

Great Falls Yoga Institute Opens in July

Yoga Studio Coming to Great Falls

Downtown McLean Lights Up

New traffic light in central McLean is aimed at pedestrain and student safety

Downtown McLean Lights Up

New Shopping Center for Chantilly

New Shopping Center for Chantilly

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

RCA's Loss, RA's Gain?

Members of RCA’s Planning and Zoning Committee want to join the homeowners association.

RCA's Loss, RA's Gain?

Police Nab Suspect in Nine Robberies

Police Nab Suspect in Nine Robberies

'Missing' Boy is Found

False alarm; boy was with his father running an errand.

'Missing' Boy is Found

More Homes Near Vienna/Fairfax Metro?

Developer wants to convert planned office space to townhouses and condos.

More Homes Near Vienna/Fairfax Metro?

Second Reston Teacher with Meningitis

A substitute teacher at Lake Anne Elementary School was hospitalized with the disease.

Second Reston Teacher with Meningitis

Residential Community May Benefit Motorists, Pedestrians

Residential Community May Benefit Motorists, Pedestrians

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

After SOLs: A+ for Loudoun Schools

All except seven of the Class of 2004 passes Standard of Learning tests required for graduation.

After SOLs: A+ for Loudoun Schools

Tuesday, June 29

New Ballgame

Latest debate on the master plan revision for the park focuses on athletic fields.

New Ballgame

Graduating from Middle School

Principal Peter Noonan of Lanier Middle School is the new principal at Centreville High School.

Graduating from Middle School

Health Notes

Health Notes

Digging Yields Lucky Horseshoe

Digging Yields Lucky Horseshoe

Sandburg Students Make Their Own Memorials

Sandburg Students Make Their Own Memorials

'Man of the Year' Is Also a Survivor

Winner raises more than $52,000.

'Man of the Year' Is Also a Survivor

A Firefighter's "Sweet Sorrow" Party

Jim Gower retires from service.

A Firefighter's "Sweet Sorrow" Party

New WP Principal Announced

Rima Vesilind moves up from Woodley Hills.

New WP Principal Announced

Wheeler Sisters Join Cast of 'Annie'

Opening night reception held last weekend.

Wheeler Sisters Join Cast of 'Annie'

'When We Looked Back, John Steve Was Gone'

'When We Looked Back, John Steve Was Gone'

Dentists Bridge Cultural Barrier

Dentists Bridge Cultural Barrier

Healtth Notes

Healtth Notes

Rules In, Hoops Out

Rules In, Hoops Out

Digging Yields Lucky Horseshoe

Digging Yields Lucky Horseshoe

We're Dog-Friendly Again

Variances give restaurants a "win-win" situation.

We're Dog-Friendly Again

Digging Yields Lucky Horseshoe

Digging Yields Lucky Horseshoe

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Dentists Bridge Cultural Barrier

Dentists Bridge Cultural Barrier

ARHA Unit Suffers Fire Damage

ARHA Unit Suffers Fire Damage

Roundup

Roundup

Another Death On Old Keene Mill Road

Another Death On Old Keene Mill Road

Health Notes

Health Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Going Inside the Ropes at Booz Allen Classic

1,200 volunteers carry signs, keep score and find what's lost

Going Inside the Ropes at Booz Allen Classic

This Week in Potomac 6-30-04

This Week in Potomac 6-30-04

Effort Underway to Remove Luby

Petition being circulated against school board member.

Effort Underway to Remove Luby

Two's Company

Two's Company

Providing Words of Comfort

Vienna author pens book that helps people help others facing difficult times.

Providing Words of Comfort

City Gains New Green Space

VDOT deeds small pocket of land; passive use eyed by neighborhood.

City Gains New Green Space

Healtth Notes

Healtth Notes

Engineering for the Environment

Robinson student combines service to the community with academic interests.

Engineering for the Environment

Marco Moves On

Whitman's principal retires after 29 years.

Marco Moves On

Madison Site Goes to the Dogs

Over neighbors’ protests, county OKs new site for dog park.

Madison Site Goes to the Dogs

Lawrence Twins Tell ‘Explorer’ Their Story

Local students featured in National Geographic documentary on China’s ‘one-child policy.'

Lawrence Twins Tell ‘Explorer’ Their Story

Council Restates Opposition to ‘Techway’ Bridge

Council Restates Opposition to ‘Techway’ Bridge

Crime Report

Crime Report

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Dentists Bridge Cultural Barrier

Dentists Bridge Cultural Barrier

Fourth Plans Fizzle

County, Ft. Myer cancellations may drive more crowds to Parkway.

Fourth Plans Fizzle

Vehicle Causes Home Blaze

Vehicle Causes Home Blaze

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Engineering for the Environment

Robinson student combines service to the community with academic interests.

Engineering for the Environment

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

Crime Report

Crime Report

A Home for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on 50th house in Northern Virginia.

A Home for Humanity

Health Notes

Health Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

REVIEW: ACT Play Explores Murder Story

REVIEW: ACT Play Explores Murder Story

Health Notes

Health Notes

Running Away With the Show

Local soprano flexes vocal cords on debut CD.

Running Away With the Show

Another Success Story on Route 1

Green Olive opens for business with free lunch for chamber members.

Another Success Story on Route 1

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Engineering for the Environment

Robinson student combines service to the community with academic interests.

Engineering for the Environment

Devotion and Determination Mark Decades of Dedication

Joan and Joe Gros moving on to the Big Easy.

Devotion and Determination Mark Decades of Dedication

A House for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on 50th house in Northern Virginia.

A House for Humanity

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

'When We Looked Back, John Steve Was Gone'

'When We Looked Back, John Steve Was Gone'

Church Plans Slowed

Plans to replace the First Baptist Church of Clarendon with affordable housing stalled over community complaints.

Church Plans Slowed

'Annie' Takes Aldersgate's Stage

Theater Review

'Annie' Takes Aldersgate's Stage

Center Serves Special Campers

Center Serves Special Campers

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Only The Best Will Do

Greatest inventions recognized by command.

Only The Best Will Do

Health Notes

Health Notes

Wednesday, June 23

Heroine Comes to Aid

Woman Rescues Bike-Crash Victim

Heroine Comes to Aid

News Brief

News Brief

Triplet Boys Benefit from Lacrosse Camp

Camp at GMU raises money for sons of former UVA lacrosse star.

Triplet Boys Benefit from Lacrosse Camp

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Motorcycles, Ice Cream and Bugs

Shea Megale enjoys a day of motorcycles and ice cream

Motorcycles, Ice Cream and Bugs

Roundups

Roundups

Westfield High School Graduates 627 Bulldogs

Westfield High School Graduates 627 Bulldogs

Lacrosse Star's Legacy

Sports camp in their father's honor benefits triplets.

Lacrosse Star's Legacy

Farewell to Courtney

Girl, 16, dies of viral meningitis.

Farewell to Courtney

Chernesky Retiring, Moving to TN

By Bonnie Hobbs

Chernesky Retiring, Moving to TN

Boy Shines at Special Camp

Cerebral Palsy Ability Center works wonders with children.

Boy Shines at Special Camp

Hassle-Free Home Selling

Chantilly's Nick Ron is redefining the real estate market.

Hassle-Free Home Selling

Heroine Comes to Aid

Woman Rescues Bike-Crash Victim

Heroine Comes to Aid

Business Notes

Business Notes

Langley Graduation Marked by Laughter

Graduation speaker leaves a lasting impression

Langley Graduation Marked by Laughter

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Park Bond Raised to $65 Million

Board of Supervisors increases park bond by $15 million and is looking into acquiring land

Park Bond Raised to $65 Million

Pony Club Members, Parents Reunite

Pony Club Members, Parents Reunite

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Community Notes

Community Notes

Golden Pineapple Still Sweet at 25

Gift shop variety appeals to a wide crowd

Golden Pineapple Still Sweet at 25

Great Falls Sites Make List

Grange and Four Stairs added to national register of historic places

Great Falls Sites Make List

Business Notes

Business Notes

Local Woman Wins National Award

McLean native founds a national volunteer organization while a student at Yale

Local Woman Wins National Award

Community Notes

Community Notes

Great Falls Green Rocking

Free concerts at the Village Green build community.

Great Falls Green Rocking

Female Priest is Ordained

Female Priest is Ordained

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Glad Cuccinelli Is Firm Against Tax Increase

Glad Cuccinelli Is Firm Against Tax Increase

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Inspections Recommended For Electrical Do-It Yourselfers

Inspections Recommended For Electrical Do-It Yourselfers

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Crime Notes

Crime Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Supervisors Set Tax Rate for Rail

Dulles corridor landowners to pay 22 cents more in real estate taxes.

Supervisors Set Tax Rate for Rail

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Health Notes

Health Notes

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Health Notes

Health Notes

Crime

Crime

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

School Notes

School Notes

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sold

Recent Homes Sales

Recent Homes Sales

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime

Crime

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

At the Movies

At the Movies

Calendar

Calendar

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

State Makes Cuts in Transportation Funding

Fairfax County projects cut by $121 million.

State Makes Cuts in Transportation Funding

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

News Briefs

News Briefs

Potomac Schools 'Not Overcrowded'

Potomac Schools 'Not Overcrowded'

Merritthon Rumbles On

Merritthon Rumbles On

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Community Notes

Community Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Pony Club Members, Parents Reunite

Pony Club Members, Parents Reunite

Students March in Powerful ‘Parade’

Students March in Powerful ‘Parade’

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

State Makes Cuts in Transportation Funding

Fairfax County projects cut by $121 million.

State Makes Cuts in Transportation Funding

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

2004 Highlanders Moving On Up

McLean High School Class of 2004 honors spirit and triumph at graduation ceremony

2004 Highlanders Moving On Up

Golden Pineapple Still Sweet at 25

Gift shop variety appeals to a wide crowd

Golden Pineapple Still Sweet at 25

Local Woman Wins National Award

McLean native founds a national volunteer organization while a student at Yale

Local Woman Wins National Award

College Notes

College Notes

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

Langley Graduation Marked by Laughter

Graduation speaker leaves a lasting impression

Langley Graduation Marked by Laughter

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Notes

Crime Notes

Park Bond Raised to $65 Million

Board of Supervisors increases park bond by $15 million and is looking into acquiring land.

Park Bond Raised to $65 Million

Central Park Perks Up

Sunday concerts at Central Park bring community together.

Central Park Perks Up

Female Priest is Ordained

Female Priest is Ordained

Glad Cuccinelli Is Firm Against Tax Increase

Glad Cuccinelli Is Firm Against Tax Increase

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

News Brief

News Brief

State Makes Cuts in Transportation Funding

Fairfax County projects cut by $121 million.

State Makes Cuts in Transportation Funding

Triplet Boys Benefit from Lacrosse Camp

Camp at GMU raises money for sons of former UVA lacrosse star.

Triplet Boys Benefit from Lacrosse Camp

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Motorcycles, Ice Cream and Bugs

Shea Megale enjoys a day of motorcycles and ice cream

Motorcycles, Ice Cream and Bugs

Roundups

Roundups

Westfield High School Graduates 627 Bulldogs

Westfield High School Graduates 627 Bulldogs

Lacrosse Star's Legacy

Sports camp in their father's honor benefits triplets.

Lacrosse Star's Legacy

Farewell to Courtney

Girl, 16, dies of viral meningitis.

Farewell to Courtney

Chernesky Retiring, Moving to TN

By Bonnie Hobbs

Chernesky Retiring, Moving to TN

Boy Shines at Special Camp

Cerebral Palsy Ability Center works wonders with children.

Boy Shines at Special Camp

Hassle-Free Home Selling

Chantilly's Nick Ron is redefining the real estate market.

Hassle-Free Home Selling

Tuesday, June 22

Alexandria United Way Recognizes Community Leaders

Alexandria United Way Recognizes Community Leaders

Vienna Plans Festivities for 4th

Vienna Plans Festivities for 4th

Kissmobile Crosses America

Kissmobile Crosses America

Ongoing calendar

Ongoing calendar

Browne Academy Graduates 23 Students

Students go on trip of a lifetime.

Browne Academy Graduates 23 Students

Inaugural Class of Leadership Alexandria Honored

Inaugural Class of Leadership Alexandria Honored

Wakefield Graduation

Wakefield Graduation

This Week in Potomac 6-23-04

This Week in Potomac 6-23-04

A Speech, A Handshake, And They're Off

A Speech, A Handshake, And They're Off

Reston Teacher Hospitalized with Meningitis

County officials see no evidence the case is connected with two other meningitis cases, one of which left a teen-ager dead.

Reston Teacher Hospitalized with Meningitis

RA Ponders Role in Lake Anne Revitalization

RA’s board is divided over extent to which it should assist Lake Anne community.

RA Ponders Role in Lake Anne Revitalization

calendar

calendar

$13.5 Million Renovation for Lake Fairfax?

Park Authority hopes to add miniature golf course, six more water slides to the water park and more.

$13.5 Million Renovation for Lake Fairfax?

Ongoing calendar

Ongoing calendar

Park Facilities Etched Out, But Not Funded

Park Facilities Etched Out, But Not Funded

Mai Thai Opens Its Doors

Newest Old Town restaurant located in former Seaport Inn.

Mai Thai Opens Its Doors

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

Coming to America

Ethiopian man rises through ranks of the banking industry as he adjusts to life in America.

Coming to America

Scholastic Strengths Highlight Senior Class

HHS graduating class celebrates its completion of high school with a few surprises.

Scholastic Strengths Highlight Senior Class

Working on Behalf of At-Risk Youths

John Coleman, security and safety specialist at SLHS, works to help teens at school and in the community.

Working on Behalf of At-Risk Youths

Let the Water Flow

Final public meeting about rehabilitating Watts Branch.

Let the Water Flow

Seniors Ready to Move On

As their high-school careers end, three graduates await their future.

Seniors Ready to Move On

On The Beach

On The Beach

Commence Commencing

Commence Commencing

Graduation Day

In morning, afternoon and evening ceremonies, Arlington high school seniors received their diplomas.

Graduation Day

Coffee, Paddle Boats and the American Dream

Hard work has taken Alfredo Melendez from impoverished illegal immigrant to successful business owner.

Coffee, Paddle Boats and the American Dream

Fighting Fairfax Fires for Over 30 Years

William F. ‘Billy’ Boehm II is the city's 2004 Independence Day grand marshal.

Fighting Fairfax Fires for Over 30 Years

Environmental Conscience

Although retired, De Noyer plans to still educate about environment.

Environmental Conscience

Park Facilities Etched Out, But Not Funded

Park Facilities Etched Out, But Not Funded

Hitting a Home Run

Stone Bridge graduate Adam Ventre leaves a legion of fans.

Hitting a Home Run

School Notes

School Notes

Commence Commencing

Commence Commencing

A Back to the Future Groundbreaking

Mount Vernon Estate's new center officially underway.

A Back to the Future Groundbreaking

Cab Issue Deferred; Site Plan Approved

Council adjourns for summer recess.

Cab Issue Deferred; Site Plan Approved

Sniper's Second Trial

Sniper's Second Trial

Viva La Vegas — Viva La Kelso

Sharon Kelso honored with a retirement extravaganza.

Viva La Vegas — Viva La Kelso

Chelsie Retires

Therapy dog has helped many patients at Inova Mount Vernon.

Chelsie Retires

Avenel Prepares for Classic

Avenel Prepares for Classic

Roundup

Roundup

Kerry Pledges Support for Families

Presidential hopeful addresses minimum wage issue.

Kerry Pledges Support for Families

Bulldogs Grow Up

The first class to go all four years at Stone Bridge moves on.

Bulldogs Grow Up

Cultures Come Together at Area Schools

International festivals mark end of school year.

Cultures Come Together at Area Schools

314 Students Graduate From MVHS

Student wins the regional grand prize drawing.

314 Students Graduate From MVHS

Washington-Lee Graduation

Washington-Lee Graduation

Panthers Have Role as 'Centenarians'

Class of 2004 celebrates many achievements.

Panthers Have Role as 'Centenarians'

Where to Park for the Park

Stakeholders grapple with revised Jones Point Park plans.

Where to Park for the Park

Artist Curates First Show

Oak Hill resident tries her hand at gathering art, not creating it.

Artist Curates First Show

R.E.S.P.E.C.T — T.C. Gets It Done

Scholarships, awards highlight day of graduation ceremonies.

R.E.S.P.E.C.T — T.C. Gets It Done

Celebrating Independence Day

Fairfax City to host Independence Day Activities on Saturday, July 3.

Celebrating Independence Day

Yorktown Graduation

Yorktown Graduation

Lee Lancers Graduate at Last

Lee Lancers Graduate at Last

A Capitol Wedding

After nuptials, Congressman Moran reflects on just completed primary victory.

A Capitol Wedding

E-mail Shows Security Flaws

Breach of security on county’s e-mail system raises security concerns among staff, citizens.

E-mail Shows Security Flaws

Teacher Leaves Behind Decades of Memories

Marie Bailey remembered as teacher, gardener and historian.

Teacher Leaves Behind Decades of Memories

Alexandria Salutes a USO Weekend

Big July weekend celebrates the war years with top entertainment.

Alexandria Salutes a USO Weekend

Scientist in the Making

Potomac Falls graduate Sarah Payne sets her sights on biomedical engineering.

Scientist in the Making

Red Cross Festival Attracts Thousands

Three day waterfront event offered musical stage shows, rides and tall ships.

Red Cross Festival Attracts Thousands

School Notes

School Notes

Goodbye, Grads

Woodson High School conducts June 16 graduation ceremony.

Goodbye, Grads

Reading is Fun for Young Girls

Reading is Fun for Young Girls

Carroll Was Here

A congregation remembers a success story.

Carroll Was Here

Zissios Resigns Over Lack of Support

Zissios Resigns Over Lack of Support

On The Beach

On The Beach

New Town Council Already at Work

Council takes oath of office in front of almost 200 family and friends.

New Town Council Already at Work

Open Firehouse

Open Firehouse

Taxes on Cigarettes Could Go Up

With state budget, county gets OK to increase local cigarette tax to 20 cents.

Taxes on Cigarettes Could Go Up

A Life Well Lived...

Graduation speakers embolden graduates to live life to the fullest.

A Life Well Lived...

Kerry Pledges Support for Families

Presidential hopeful addresses minimum wage issue.

Kerry Pledges Support for Families

Duke Street Concourse Set to Open

Duke Street Concourse Set to Open

Wednesday, June 16

Clustering Saves Trees, Bypassing Pubic Input

Clustering Saves Trees, Bypassing Pubic Input

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Birdies for Charity

PGA Tour event returns to Avenel June 21-27.

Birdies for Charity

Council Overturns Planning

Memorandum review underway on Second Presbyterian site.

Council Overturns Planning

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Class of 2004: 'Critical Decisions Await'

After four years of hard work, 362 students graduated from South Lakes High School on Tuesday.

Class of 2004: 'Critical Decisions Await'

News Briefs

News Briefs

Woman Charged With Fraud, Theft

Karen Macrae held without bond until August hearing.

Woman Charged With Fraud, Theft

Health Notes

Health Notes

Hawks Soar Through Graduation

Hawks Soar Through Graduation

Traffic Light Study Preceded Fatal Accident

Traffic Light Study Preceded Fatal Accident

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Lake Braddock's Last Hurrah

Lake Braddock's Last Hurrah

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Farewell, Fairfax Grads

Class of 2004 bids adieu to Fairfax High School.

Farewell, Fairfax Grads

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Crime Notes

Crime Notes

Recollections of a War Veteran

Col. George Juskalian recalls a life of valor — Part II

Recollections of a War Veteran

Tim Harmon 5K Event is June 26

Tim Harmon 5K Event is June 26

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Rachel Carson Named 'School To Watch'

Middle school celebrates its national recognition.

Rachel Carson Named 'School To Watch'

After Three Decades, Rogers Retires

After Three Decades, Rogers Retires

Alexandria PR Firm Celebrates 15 years

CRC keeps growing in a competitive market.

Alexandria PR Firm Celebrates 15 years

Opening a New Chapter at Robinson

Opening a New Chapter at Robinson

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A Day To Remember and Be Remembered

Local veterans share experiences on Flag Day.

A Day To Remember and Be Remembered

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Opening a New Chapter at Robinson

Opening a New Chapter at Robinson

Ceremony Honors New Citizens From 40 Countries

Flag Day celebrated at George Washington's Mount Vernon.

Ceremony Honors New Citizens From 40 Countries

One-Year Reprieve

Future of 'yellow house:' sale or demolition?

One-Year Reprieve

Feeding the Birds in Chantilly

Feeding the Birds in Chantilly

Weekly Police Beat

Weekly Police Beat

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Seneca Development Snarls Loom

Commercial and residential development along Seneca Road raise trafffic fears among residents

Seneca Development Snarls Loom

Second Opinion on Murphy's Competency Approved

Second Opinion on Murphy's Competency Approved

Corner Bistro Sparks Night Life

Hidden tapasand wine bar emerging as local hotspot.

Corner Bistro Sparks Night Life

Opening Up Presidential Debates

George Farah of McLean works to include more voices in national debates.

Opening Up Presidential Debates

Business Notes

Business Notes

Opening a New Chapter at Robinson

Opening a New Chapter at Robinson

GFCA Elects Officers

Eleanor Anderson and GFCA members distribute ballots for the election

GFCA Elects Officers

Original Play Opens in McLean

A romance drma is the firt production of the new McLean Drama Company

Original Play Opens in McLean

After Three Decades, Rogers Retires

After Three Decades, Rogers Retires

Down Shifting at 55

Popular automotive garage ownership changes hands.

Down Shifting at 55

Strawberries Ripe for the Eating at Cranford United Methodist Church

Dining

Strawberries Ripe for the Eating at Cranford United Methodist Church

Schools

Schools

Brookfield Elementary Students Write to Marines

Two fifth-grade classes correspond with 3/11 Marines in Iraq and Japan

Brookfield Elementary Students Write to Marines

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

School Notes

School Notes

Corner Bistro Sparks Night Life

Hidden tapas and wine bar emerging as local hotspot

Corner Bistro Sparks Night Life

Gang Task Force Wraps Up

Gang Task Force Wraps Up

One Life's Adventure — Hope for Many

Mount Vernon Profile

One Life's Adventure — Hope for Many

Feds Give Dulles Rail OK

Decision allows boosters to start engineering and lobby Congress for money.

Feds Give Dulles Rail OK

WPHS Seniors Swim Into the Future

Graduation ceremony held for 390 seniors.

WPHS Seniors Swim Into the Future

College Notes

College Notes

Van Pool and Friendship Ease Commute

Commuter Group enjoys trek into the city from Great Falls

Van Pool and Friendship Ease Commute

Week In Loudoun

Week In Loudoun

Police Seek Assistance in Finding Killer of Local Woman

Police Seek Assistance in Finding Killer of Local Woman

College Notes

College Notes

Lake Braddock's Last Hurrah

Lake Braddock's Last Hurrah

Hawks Soar Through Graduation

Hawks Soar Through Graduation

School Notes

School Notes

Tragedy Strikes

Neighborhood residents predicted accident would happen.

Tragedy Strikes

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Cappies Honor High School Theater

Madison and Flint Hill each score a Cappie for their theatrical productions.

Cappies Honor High School Theater

Business Notes

Business Notes

12 Students Receive Diplomas From Quander School

Admiral Barry C. Black is guest speaker.

12 Students Receive Diplomas From Quander School

People Notes

People Notes

Feds Give Dulles Rail OK

Decision allows boosters to start engineering and lobby Congress for money

Feds Give Dulles Rail OK

Seneca Development Snarls Loom

Commercial and residential development along Seneca Road raise trafic fears among ressidents.

Seneca Development Snarls Loom

Teacher Retires After 20 Years

Chesterbrook PE teacher Debbie Romenus gave students life and fitness education.

Teacher Retires After 20 Years

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Watershed Meeting Starts On Controversial Note

By Chuck Hagee

Watershed Meeting Starts On Controversial Note

Gang Task Force Wraps Up

Gang Task Force Wraps Up

Centreville Graduates 452 Seniors in Class of 2004

Centreville Graduates 452 Seniors in Class of 2004

An Awards Show Like No Other

Local high schools take home Cappie awards.

An Awards Show Like No Other

Feeding the Birds in Chantilly

Feeding the Birds in Chantilly

Crime Report

Crime Report

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Westfield High Wins 'Best Play' Cappie

Centreville, Chantilly snare one Cappie award each

Westfield High Wins 'Best Play' Cappie

Central Springfield's No. 1 Fan

For seven years, Stacy Clark has been cheering on and inspiring local Little Leaguers.

Central Springfield's No. 1 Fan

Students Plan Own Town

Eighth-grade students presented hypothetical New Town plans to county and local officials.

Students Plan Own Town

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Graduate Learned To Cope with Outsized World

Tabby Mahdi, who is 2 1/2 feet tall, graduated from South Lakes High School on Tuesday after daily difficulties.

Graduate Learned To Cope with Outsized World

Popular Principal Winds Up a Career

Robert Yeager reflects on his tenure as new GW Middle School is rededicated.

Popular Principal Winds Up a Career

Volunteering

Volunteering

Trucker Driver Is Convicted

Jury: 4 Years for Emily Cella's Death

Trucker Driver Is Convicted

Calendar

Calendar

Crime Notes

Crime Notes

2004 Cappies Winners

2004 Cappies Winners

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Development Approved on Travilah

No affordable housing will be included.

Development Approved on Travilah

Keeping It Natural

Proposed master plan for Woodglen Lake Park calls for minimum development.

Keeping It Natural

Laughs Fill Little Theatre

Theater Review

Laughs Fill Little Theatre

SS/SA Honor Graduates

104 seniors receive diplomas; awards given out.

SS/SA Honor Graduates

Camps

Camps

News Briefs

News Briefs

City Begins Search Process

Mayor will ask for citizen input for city manager's position.

City Begins Search Process

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

At the Movies

At the Movies

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Cappies Honor High School Theater

Two Lee students grab Cappies for work in 'The Rivals.'

Cappies Honor High School Theater

An Awards Show Like No Other

Local high schools take hope Cappie awards.

An Awards Show Like No Other

Crime Notes

Crime Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Original Play Opens in McLean

A romance drama is the first production of the new McLean Drama Company opening at the Alden Theatre.

Original Play Opens in McLean

School Board Raises Perry's Pay

Two members vote against it; reaction unfavorable.

School Board Raises Perry's Pay

Tim Harmon 5K Event is June 26

Tim Harmon 5K Event is June 26

School Notes

School Notes

And We Danced...

And We Danced...

Crime Report

Crime Report

Family, Friends Remember Victoria Reid

Reid, 58, was co-owner of the Reston Used Bookshop.

Family, Friends Remember Victoria Reid

Hawks Soar Through Graduation

Hawks Soar Through Graduation

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Chantilly High School Graduates 431 Students

Chantilly High School Graduates 431 Students

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Health Notes

Health Notes

Tuesday, June 15

Opening Up Presidential Debates

George Farah of McLean works to include more voices in national debates.

Opening Up Presidential Debates

Building a Better Park

Group begins push to make Quincy Park a central spot for Arlingtonians.

Building a Better Park

Anne Martinez Makes It Big

Potomac artist turns her talent toward set design.

Anne Martinez Makes It Big

Washington-Lee Prom

Hilton Crystal City, June 12, 8 p.m.

Washington-Lee Prom

Charging for the Beltway

Maryland DOT brings toll lane proposal to Park and Planning.

Charging for the Beltway

A New Place to Worship

Potomac Synagogue dedicates its new sanctuary.

A New Place to Worship

Two Teachers Earn Kennedy Center Award

Two Teachers Earn Kennedy Center Award

Oakton's Rocket Man

Oakton High School names Steve Scholla its top teacher for 2004.

Oakton's Rocket Man

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

New Life for Reston Citizen's Association?

Former RA board member Mike Corrigan and a group of fellow community activists are trying to revive RCA.

New Life for Reston Citizen's Association?

Plowman: Fatal Shooting Was Accidental

Prosecutors dismiss one count of murder, and Matthew Lanthram agrees to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter and six other felonies.

Plowman: Fatal Shooting Was Accidental

GED Program Spells S-u-c-c-e-s-s

Graduation ceremony for GED students is held for first time in Loudoun.

GED Program Spells S-u-c-c-e-s-s

Two Teachers Earn Kennedy Center Award

Two Teachers Earn Kennedy Center Award

Body Found in Suitcase

Police have found the remains of a woman in luggage in South Riding.

Body Found in Suitcase

Thanking Mr. Oliver

Thoreau Middle School community honors retiring principal Bruce Oliver for 16 years of service.

Thanking Mr. Oliver

No Clear Solution

Food allergy in young children seems to be a growing problem in industrialized countries.

No Clear Solution

Lil Thanks Seven Locks

Lil Thanks Seven Locks

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Deconstructing the Session

District 16 legislators hold townhall meeting.

Deconstructing the Session

Answer Is Still No

Council considers resolution to oppose Techway.

Answer Is Still No

Crime

Crime

A Schoolhouse in the Park?

Citizens discuss the Oakton Schoolhouse as they provide suggestions for future uses of the Park Authority-owned Corbalis site.

A Schoolhouse in the Park?

Crime

Crime

Health Notes

Health Notes

County Cuts Housing Grants by 5%

Drop in payments intended to extend rental assistance to more residents.

County Cuts Housing Grants by 5%

New, Bigger Library for Fairfax City

New building at the corner of Old Lee and North Street to open in spring 2006.

New, Bigger Library for Fairfax City

Expensive Tickets for Speeders

Motorists are ignoring speed limits, generating safety concerns for Richland Acres residents.

Expensive Tickets for Speeders

Another School Or Affordable Housing?

Residents organize to oppose Kendale School plans.

Another School Or Affordable Housing?

DVDs Divide Board

A funding request stirs up supervisors.

DVDs Divide Board

Collecting Trash

County plan calls for study of consolidating pickups from businesses, apartments.

Collecting Trash

Roundup

Roundup

Opening Up Presidential Debates

George Farah of McLean works to include more voices in national debates.

Opening Up Presidential Debates

Belmont Glen Wins Approval

The new subdivision will garner over a million dollars in proffers for the county.

Belmont Glen Wins Approval

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

REVIEW: Clark Street Premieres Two

REVIEW: Clark Street Premieres Two

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Walking Through 2000 Years of History

11th annual Potomac Celtic Festival echoes with music, dance, storytelling, poetry and more.

Walking Through 2000 Years of History

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Vote on Wedderburn Delayed

Decision on housing development near Cedar Lane is slated for his fall.

Vote on Wedderburn Delayed

Friday, June 11

Centreville Receives National Honor

High school feted for academics and inclusion

Centreville Receives National Honor

Centreville Receives National Honor

High school feted for academics and inclusion

Centreville Receives National Honor

Wednesday, June 9

College Notes

College Notes

Callahan Talks Taxes, Tuition

State Del. Vince Callahan explains tax increases and says no to tuition hike.

Callahan Talks Taxes, Tuition

Colvin Run Reaches First Anniversary

School's anniversary signals success and acceptance by community

Colvin Run Reaches First Anniversary

Business Notes

Business Notes

Water Main Work To Disrupt Traffic

Contractors will spend four years replacing the water main on Sterling Boulevard.

Water Main Work To Disrupt Traffic

People Notes

People Notes

Andrew Chapel Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Anniversary events will honor the church's history and celebrate the diversity of its congregation.

Andrew Chapel Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Counties Weigh in on WTC

Loudoun seeks neighbors' views.

Counties Weigh in on WTC

Political Signs: Opposing Litter on a Stick

MCA votes down effort to quash political signs on public lands

Political Signs: Opposing Litter on a Stick

A Struggle of Life and Death

Holocaust survivor relates her experiences to Madison High School juniors.

A Struggle of Life and Death

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Musings From the Maestro

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Lord and Lady Fairfax

Juliann and Dan Clemente are lauded as instrumental in Clemlyjontri Park

Lord and Lady Fairfax

Open for Business...

Vienna Shopping Center will celebrate grand reopening, although some businesses are uncertain as to when they will actually open.

Open for Business...

College Notes

College Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Political Signs:Opposing Litter on a Stick

MCA votes down effort to quash political signs on public lands.

Political Signs:Opposing Litter on a Stick

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Andrew Chapel Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Anniversary events will honor the church's history and celebrate the diversity of its congregation.

Andrew Chapel Celebrates 150th Anniversary

McLean Day Stays in Park

Local merchants favor second event over relocation of community festival

McLean Day Stays in Park

News Briefs

News Briefs

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

County Seeks to Clean Up Cameron Run

Stream has been damaged by erosion and overdevelopment.

County Seeks to Clean Up Cameron Run

Health Notes

Health Notes

Protecting Trees From Lightning

Protecting Trees From Lightning

Crime Notes

Crime Notes

Town Council Passes Budget

Real estate tax rate to decrease 1 cent; town also discusses permit for leaf mulching.

Town Council Passes Budget

Cookbook Gives Taste of Virginia

McLean author pens The Best of Virginia Farms cookbook and tour book

Cookbook Gives Taste of Virginia

Health Notes

Health Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar Events

Calendar Events

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar Events

Calendar Events

Chantilly Gets 5 Cappie Nods

Chantilly Gets 5 Cappie Nods

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Andrew Chapel Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Anniversary events will honor the church's history and celebrate the diversity of its congregation.

Andrew Chapel Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Calendar

Calendar

6 Cappie Nods for Centreville

6 Cappie Nods for Centreville

County Seeks to Clean Up Cameron Run

Stream has been damaged by erosion and overdevelopment.

County Seeks to Clean Up Cameron Run

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Minority Students Feted for Academic Achievements

Minority Students Feted for Academic Achievements

Pedestrian-Friendly Fairfax Circle?

Pedestrian-Friendly Fairfax Circle?

A Trip to the Balkans

Paul VI students venture to Macedonia as part of a cross-cultural conference.

A Trip to the Balkans

Calendar Notes

Calendar Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

This Is Just a Test ...

Fairfax jail conducts its first-ever simulated evacuation.

This Is Just a Test ...

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Best in State for Academics

Chantilly High wins Wachovia Cup for the sixth time.

Best in State for Academics

Meet Sully's Lord and Lady Fairfax

Titles are awarded to a couple for the first time in Sully District History.

Meet Sully's Lord and Lady Fairfax

Protecting the Environment at Daniels Run

School partners with environmental nonprofit to get real-life education on the environment.

Protecting the Environment at Daniels Run

Pleasant Valley Curves Will be Improved

Pleasant Valley Curves Will be Improved

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Musings From the Maestro

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

News Briefs

News Briefs

Rosenthal Lighting Waiver Gets its Second Approval

Rosenthal Lighting Waiver Gets its Second Approval

A Passion for Antiques

Woman juggles Diamonds & Rust, Inc. with head-hunting business.

A Passion for Antiques

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Out & About

Preparing for Potomac Celtic Festival

Out & About

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Adults Look to Youth for Answers

Now they are going to the source to find out if they were right.

Adults Look to Youth for Answers

College Notes

College Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Recollections of a War Veteran

Col. George Juskalian of Virginia Run recalls a life of valor.

Recollections of a War Veteran

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

County Seeks to Clean Up Cameron Run

Stream has been damaged by erosion and overdevelopment.

County Seeks to Clean Up Cameron Run

25 Million, Going for 100 — VRE Grows

Commuter railway celebrates a transportation milestone.

25 Million, Going for 100 — VRE Grows

Adults Look to Youth for Answers

Now they are going to the source to find out if they were right.

Adults Look to Youth for Answers

Calendar Events

Calendar Events

Army Corps Seeks Dismissal

The Army Corps of Engineers is trying to overturn a wetlands permit.

Army Corps Seeks Dismissal

Seeking Social Justice at Home, Abroad

Area youth prepare to travel to Europe and talk with other international citizens about prejudice and violence.

Seeking Social Justice at Home, Abroad

D-Day Wedding Gets Second Chance

Jane and Paul Peak celebrate their 60th anniversary in D-Day's Shadow

D-Day Wedding Gets Second Chance

Lord and Lady Fairfax

Juliann and Dan Clemented are lauded as instrumental in Clemlyjontri Park

Lord and Lady Fairfax

Developers Get Break on Proffer Costs

Board of Supervisors reduces level of service standards required by developers when land is rezoned.

Developers Get Break on Proffer Costs

Close Ruritan Circle?

Supervisors listen to those who oppose closing a portion of Ruritan Circle.

Close Ruritan Circle?

Calendar Events

Calendar Events

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Cookbook Gives Taste of Virginia

McLean author pens The Best of Virginia Farms cookbook and tour book

Cookbook Gives Taste of Virginia

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

$5,000 Increase Follows $18,000 Pay Hike

Sheriff Steve Simpson is slated to receive second increase in pay beginning Sept. 1, 2004.

$5,000 Increase Follows $18,000 Pay Hike

D-Day Wedding Gets Second Chance

Jane and Paul Peak celebrate their 60th anniversary in D-Day's Shadow

D-Day Wedding Gets Second Chance

Loudoun Loses Road Funding

County will received 25 percent cut in secondary road funding.

Loudoun Loses Road Funding

Community Notes

Community Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, June 8

Moran Wins 8th District Nomination

Incumbent beats Rosenberg with 58.53 percent of the vote.

Moran Wins 8th District Nomination

School Notes

School Notes

School notes

School notes

Hendrickson, Perrier receive scholarship awards

Hendrickson, Perrier receive scholarship awards

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

10 Schools to Get Face Lift

Capital plans approved by school board include funds for complete reconstruction of Washington-Lee.

10 Schools to Get Face Lift

Good Grades for Schools

Survey shows parents, teachers mostly satisfied with schools. But many others in community left in the dark.

Good Grades for Schools

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

New Station on Falls Road

New Station on Falls Road

The Right Balance

The Right Balance

Sex the Subject of Signature’s Show

Sex the Subject of Signature’s Show

Ongoing

Ongoing

At the Movies

At the Movies

Ongoing

Ongoing

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

A Walk to the Park?

Security concerns altering plans for Jones Point.

A Walk to the Park?

Red Cross Waterfront Festival is June 18-20

Alexandria chapter's annual riverfront party features tall ships, rides, food and entertainment.

Red Cross Waterfront Festival is June 18-20

Moran Wins 8th District Nomination

Incumbent beats Rosenberg with 58.53 percent of vote.

Moran Wins 8th District Nomination

New Principals Named

New Principals Named

Judge Dawkins Withdraws Name

Governor appoints Lisa Kemler to bench.

Judge Dawkins Withdraws Name

Family, Friends Gather To Remember

Vigil for Nancy Dunning held in Del Ray.

Family, Friends Gather To Remember

Immigrant Creates Network to Help Assimilate Others

Art gallery showcases works of immigrant and refugee women.

Immigrant Creates Network to Help Assimilate Others

No Surprise — Moran Dominates in City

No Surprise — Moran Dominates in City

Judge Yet to Rule in Murphy Competency Case

Judge Yet to Rule in Murphy Competency Case

Council Readies a Vote On City Strategic Plan

Council Readies a Vote On City Strategic Plan

Students Book Deals With Dog, Differences

Students Book Deals With Dog, Differences

Roundup

Roundup

Keeping Parkway to Highway Plan Alive

Keeping Parkway to Highway Plan Alive

Getting Exercise

Door-to-door dropoffs get emergency information around county, test volunteers’ ability to contact all.

Getting Exercise

Braddock Citizens of Year

Braddock Citizens of Year

How High is High?

How High is High?

Moran Beats Back Primary Challenge

Moran Beats Back Primary Challenge

Braddock Citizens of the Year

Braddock Citizens of the Year

Students Book Deals With Dog, Differences

Students Book Deals With Dog, Differences

How High is High?

How High is High?

Keeping Parkway to Highway Plan Alive

Keeping Parkway to Highway Plan Alive

Crime

Crime

Four Days of Fun

Four Days of Fun

'A Night in Paris'

'A Night in Paris'

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

HMS Student Suspected of Counterfeiting

HMS Student Suspected of Counterfeiting

Commission Defers Family Ordinance, Again

Commission Defers Family Ordinance, Again

Community Notes

Community Notes

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

People

People

Tip Leads Police to Stolen Statue

Police found $38,000 statue stolen from a Reston Town Center while searching for other stolen goods in Herndon apartment.

Tip Leads Police to Stolen Statue

Keeping Herndon Festival Safe

Chitchat on Patrol Encouraged

Keeping Herndon Festival Safe

Voters Trek to the Polls in District 8

Democratic primary goes way of the incumbent.

Voters Trek to the Polls in District 8

IMVH Task Force Forges On

IMVH Task Force Forges On

Locals Rise Early to Watch Celestial Event

Locals Rise Early to Watch Celestial Event

Weekly Police News

Weekly Police News

Career Days Popular With Students

Speakers share their expertise at Bucknell and Walt Whitman.

Career Days Popular With Students

Moran Wins 8th District Nomination

Incumbent beats Rosenberg with 58.53 percent of vote.

Moran Wins 8th District Nomination

House Fire Displaces Six

House Fire Displaces Six

Grassroots Effort Pushing for Later School Start Times in Fairfax County

Grassroots Effort Pushing for Later School Start Times in Fairfax County

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Party On

Bells Mill Bash 2004

Party On

Right Again

Churchill technology students design and race prizewinning cardboard boats.

Right Again

Big Oil — Big Problem

Daze of My Life

Big Oil — Big Problem

Tip Leads Police to Stolen Statue

Police found $38,000 statue stolen from a Reston Town Center while searching for other stolen goods in Herndon apartment.

Tip Leads Police to Stolen Statue

Whitman’s Class of 2004

Whitman’s Class of 2004

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Potomac's a Circus

Potomac's a Circus

Stem Cells, Cows and Grape Juice

Churchill Signature Academy of Mathematics, Technology and Science

Stem Cells, Cows and Grape Juice

Wootton Parties into Wee Hours

Wootton Parties into Wee Hours

Building Girls' Self-Esteem

Girl Power! holds county-wide conference at the Reston Teen Center.

Building Girls' Self-Esteem

Get the Lead Out

Cleanup is progressing at Carderock.

Get the Lead Out

Squabbling over Process

Hudgins derails plan to mail out ballots for the Reston Community Center’s preference poll, leaving RCC board divided.

Squabbling over Process

Developer Eyes Plans for Lake Anne

Developer David Ross is working to buy properties around Lake Anne Village for what could be a major redevelopment.

Developer Eyes Plans for Lake Anne

Student Was Sober

Student Was Sober

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Neighborhoods Unite in New Organization

The Alliance of Reston Clusters and Homeowners is intended to serve as a pro-homeowner advocacy organization.

Neighborhoods Unite in New Organization

Avian Invasion

Avian Invasion

Keeping Parkway to Highway Plan Alive

Keeping Parkway to Highway Plan Alive

Students Book Deals With Dog, Differences

Students Book Deals With Dog, Differences

Great Falls Crime

Great Falls Crime

Springfield Days Springs a Leak

Springfield Days Springs a Leak

McLean Crime

McLean Crime

Crime Notes

Crime Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Thursday, June 3

Zivich Earns Venturing Gold Award.

Zivich Earns Venturing Gold Award.

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Zivich Earns Venturing Gold Award.

Zivich Earns Venturing Gold Award.

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Wednesday, June 2

ASO Presents Multimedia Performance

Students from Alexandria, Fairfax County create works of art inspired by musical score on June 13.

ASO Presents Multimedia Performance

Crime Report

Crime Report

Chronicler of the Airwaves

Local author pens history of female radio detectives.

Chronicler of the Airwaves

Vienna Alive

Vienna celebrates weekend with homegrown festival.

Vienna Alive

In the Name of Science

Fairfax High students place first in statewide Science Olympiad.

In the Name of Science

News Briefs

News Briefs

Commemorating a Year of Learning Through Art

Teachers, children, donors and congressmen gather at Wolf Trap.

Commemorating a Year of Learning Through Art

Vienna Vets Remember

World War II veterans share their experiences and offer their impressions of the World War II Memorial.

Vienna Vets Remember

Remembering Their Forefathers

By designating the Sons and Daughters Cemetery as a town historic site, citizens honor Vienna's black heritage.

Remembering Their Forefathers

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

News Briefs

News Briefs

Taking Up the Challenge

Challenger Center for Science Education presents award to Jackson Middle School teacher.

Taking Up the Challenge

A Life Lived Fully

Friends remember disabled Vienna woman’s generosity of spirit.

A Life Lived Fully

Dogwood Role Model Retiring

Rusty Ewell, Dogwood Elementary School's building supervisor, has been a mentor at the school for 30 years.

Dogwood Role Model Retiring

Long-time Rabbi Steps Down

Rabbi Rosalind Gold led and inspired the Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation for a quarter century.

Long-time Rabbi Steps Down

Langley Band Director Honored with National Award

Langley Band Director Honored with National Award

Mock Disaster Tests Fire and Police Skills

Local fire and police officers tested their mettle during a drill at Tysons Corner to garner experience.

Mock Disaster Tests Fire and Police Skills

Commemorating a Year of Learning Through Art

Teachers, children, donors and congressmen gather at Wolf Trap.

Commemorating a Year of Learning Through Art

Arming Parents with Knowledge

Parents can learn how to steer children clear of drugs and gangs.

Arming Parents with Knowledge

Possible Warning Signs

Parents might determine whether their child is involved in drugs or gangs if they know the signs.

Possible Warning Signs

Questioning Quality of Life

Study places Loudoun County fifth in the country for quality of life, but not everyone agrees.

Questioning Quality of Life

Gang Activity on the Rise

Loudoun's gang activity, however, is not as violent as that in neighboring communities.

Gang Activity on the Rise

Sheriff Gets Salary Hike

Board of Supervisors approves $18,000 raise to keep his pay above his deputies.

Sheriff Gets Salary Hike

Abandon Ruritan Circle?

Abandon Ruritan Circle?

Supervisors Send Corridor to Planning

Board wants alternatives that won't affect neighborhoods.

Supervisors Send Corridor to Planning

Mock Disaster Tests Fire and Police Skills

Local fire and police officers tested their mettle during a drill at Tysons Corner to gather experience.

Mock Disaster Tests Fire and Police Skills

June 5 Is Clifton Caboose Twilight Run

June 5 Is Clifton Caboose Twilight Run

News Briefs

News Briefs

Langley Band Director Honored with National Award

Langley Band Director Honored with National Award

Chronicler of the Airwaves

Local author pens history of female radio detectives.

Chronicler of the Airwaves

D-Day Recollection

PFC Harry Crouch of Clifton talks about World War II in his own words.

D-Day Recollection

Freedom Ride

Fairfax honors veterans during the 6th annual Ride of the Patriots.

Freedom Ride

Roundups

Roundups

News Briefs

News Briefs

Hit-and-Run Driver Sought

Widow still looking for answers in her husband's death.

Hit-and-Run Driver Sought

A Christian Concert

Awakening Music Festival set for Bull Run Park on June 12.

A Christian Concert

Accident Ignites Propane Gas Tank

Accident Ignites Propane Gas Tank

A New Face at the Chamber

Brenda Durham steps in as president of the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, after Claire Luke's retirement.

A New Face at the Chamber

Business Notes

Business Notes

Ox Hill Baptist Church Is Seeking a Rezoning

Ox Hill Baptist Church Is Seeking a Rezoning

Community Should Be Alert to Gang Activity

Community Should Be Alert to Gang Activity

Chronicler of the Airwaves

Local author pens history of female radio detectives.

Chronicler of the Airwaves

June 5 Is Clifton Caboose Twilight Run

June 5 Is Clifton Caboose Twilight Run

News Briefs

News Briefs

Bishop Ireton Seniors Grip Diplomas

191 graduate in ceremonies May 27.

Bishop Ireton Seniors Grip Diplomas

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

ASO Presents Multi Media Performance

Students from Alexandria, Fairfax County create works of art inspired by musical score on June 13.

ASO Presents Multi Media Performance

Season Ends for MVHS Thespians

Drama

Season Ends for MVHS Thespians

Calendar

Calendar

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Chronicler of the Airwaves

Local author pens history of female radio detectives.

Chronicler of the Airwaves

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Crime Report

Crime Report

Reading Aids ESL Students

Seventy percent of Guilford students speak English as a Second Language.

Reading Aids ESL Students

Feng Shui Reflects Homebound Harmony

Feng Shui Reflects Homebound Harmony

Westfield High Gets 7 Cappie Nods

Westfield High Gets 7 Cappie Nods

School Notes

School Notes

Math/Science Carnival at Cub Run Elementary

Math/Science Carnival at Cub Run Elementary

Westfield High Is Theatre Sports Champ

Westfield High Is Theatre Sports Champ

Tuesday, June 1

Learning to Save the Day

Fire and Rescue Graduates 23 from its High School Fire Science Program

Learning to Save the Day

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Churchill’s Class of 2004

Churchill’s Class of 2004

For Students with Disabilities, Prom Is Highlight

The third annual prom for students with special needs was held Tuesday at the Hyatt at Reston Town Center.

For Students with Disabilities, Prom Is Highlight

‘Sacred Day’ Stirs Memories

Local vets, students remember fallen soldiers and comrades on Memorial Day.

‘Sacred Day’ Stirs Memories

Laundry Detergent Cap Comes in Handy

Laundry Detergent Cap Comes in Handy

College Notes

College Notes

Can You Really Bike To Work?

Can You Really Bike To Work?

A Life Lived Day To Day

A Life Lived Day To Day

CANDIDATE Q&A: Andrew M. Rosenberg

CANDIDATE Q&A: Andrew M. Rosenberg

Rolling Out Role Models

County program looks at tapping 20-somethings as possible volunteers.

Rolling Out Role Models

Victory Housing Dedicated

Victory Housing Dedicated

Roundup

Roundup

A Life Lived Day To Day

A Life Lived Day To Day

A Clean Plan To Combat Gangs

A Clean Plan To Combat Gangs

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

CANDIDATE Q&A: James P Moran Jr.

CANDIDATE Q&A: James P Moran Jr.

"Isaiah's Eagles Rising" — Then and Now

Memorial Day brings together members of the "Greatest Generation."

"Isaiah's Eagles Rising" — Then and Now

R&B Named Philanthrophy Award Winner

R&B Named Philanthrophy Award Winner

Pinning Down Pollutants in City a Difficult Task

Expert reports on particulate matter and health-related issues.

Pinning Down Pollutants in City a Difficult Task

Seeing is Not Necessarily Believing

Retest program shows normal procedures do not always ensure building safety.

Seeing is Not Necessarily Believing

"Lest We Forget" — Known and Unknown

City remembers veterans on Memorial Day.

"Lest We Forget" — Known and Unknown

City Evaluates Storm Response

After Isabel, Council sees improvements and optimism.

City Evaluates Storm Response

Voters Will Select Democratic Candidate

Primary is June 8; some changes in polling precincts.

Voters Will Select Democratic Candidate

Camp and School Notes

Camp and School Notes

West End Renaissance Announced

Redevelopment of Landmark Mall will be catalyst for revitalization.

West End Renaissance Announced

Public Housing, Yes; Fast Food, No

Public Housing, Yes; Fast Food, No

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Remembering Heroes

Remembering Heroes

Black Saturday

Three Kenshin School students pass black belt examinations

Black Saturday

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

A Life Lived Day to Day

A Life Lived Day to Day

Can You Really Bike To Work?

Can You Really Bike To Work?

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies

Soldier Honored as Everyman

Students remember the service of a local soldier on Memorial Day

Soldier Honored as Everyman

School Notes

School Notes

The Taste of Success

Trump Ice bottled water is available in McLean

The Taste of Success

Crime

Crime

A Life Lived Day-to-Day

For three years, day laborers have called a patch of woods in Alexandria their home.

A Life Lived Day-to-Day

Where are the Cicadas in Mount Vernon?

Check out Huntley Meadows for sightings and workshops.

Where are the Cicadas in Mount Vernon?

Past and Present Military Remembered

American Legion members gather to remember the veterans of past wars.

Past and Present Military Remembered

Parents Educate Themselves About Their Students

Empower Program scheduled for June 7 at West Potomac.

Parents Educate Themselves About Their Students

'Help' at 38 Knots

New fire and rescue boat launched by Fairfax County.

'Help' at 38 Knots

Revered Director Leaves Aldersgate

Special services will be held on June 13 for Sarah Beck.

Revered Director Leaves Aldersgate

Seeing is Not Necessarily Believing

Retest program shows normal procedures do not always ensure building safety.

Seeing is Not Necessarily Believing

Together, Tonight

Together, Tonight

New Pedestrian Safety Board Proposed

New Pedestrian Safety Board Proposed

Herndon Fire Station in Line for Upgrade

Herndon Fire Station in Line for Upgrade

Cycles Spin Clarendon

Cycles Spin Clarendon

Crime

Crime

An Exercise in Poverty

An Exercise in Poverty

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

For Students with Disabilities, Prom Is Highlight

The third annual prom for students with special needs was held Tuesday at the Hyatt at Reston Town Center.

For Students with Disabilities, Prom Is Highlight

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Remembering Heroes

Remembering Heroes

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

A Life Lived Day to Day

A Life Lived Day to Day

Soldier Honored as Everyman

Students remember the service of a local soldier on Memorial Day

Soldier Honored as Everyman

A Life Lived Day to Day

A Life Lived Day to Day

Great FAlls Artists Create Studio Tour

Several localartists host studio tour to promote Great Falls arts community

Great FAlls Artists Create Studio Tour

Past and Present Military Rememberd

American Legion members gather to remember the veteransof past wars.

Past and Present Military Rememberd

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Soldier Honored as Everyman

Stduents remember the service of a local soldier on Memorial Day

Soldier Honored as Everyman

Retired But Not Forgotten

Beloved children's program director retires to seek new adventures

Retired But Not Forgotten

Laundry Detergent Cap Comes in Handy

Laundry Detergent Cap Comes in Handy

A Clean Plan To Eliminate Gangs

A Clean Plan To Eliminate Gangs

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Laundry Detergent Cap Comes in Handy

Laundry Detergent Cap Comes in Handy

Can You Really Bike To Work?

Can You Really Bike To Work?

Dunham’s Is Done

Effect of jog on Falls Road is lessened.

Dunham’s Is Done

They Are the Champions

Potomac Elementary School 3rd-Grade Opera

They Are the Champions

Health Notes

Health Notes

Lightning Ignites House

Over $1 million in damage.

Lightning Ignites House

Horsing Around at Callithea

Horsing Around at Callithea

Health Notes

Health Notes

Third Teen Sentenced in Counterfeit Case

Doug McLaughlin-Williams was sentenced to two years probation for using two fake $20 at the Silver Diner in Reston.

Third Teen Sentenced in Counterfeit Case

Faith Notes

Faith Notes