Stories for September 2004

Stories for September 2004

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Thursday, September 30

'It's About Business'

West End Business Association plans to be a player.

'It's About Business'

Crime Notes

Crime Notes

Williams Found Guilty for Firearms

afe Neighborhood program brings in federal prosecutor.

Williams Found Guilty for Firearms

An Extraordinary 'Superstar' Opens

An Extraordinary 'Superstar' Opens

Community Notes

Community Notes

Neighborhoods Clean Up

Inspections done to improve quality of life.

Neighborhoods Clean Up

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Making Use of Quantum Opportunities

After-school program keeps students off street.

Making Use of Quantum Opportunities

People

People

Arlington officials react to NAPA report.

Doing Too Much with Too Little

Arlington officials react to NAPA report.

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Who Pays For T.C.?

Concerns about funding options affecting other school projects aired.

Who Pays For T.C.?

Trust, But Verify

City to monitor Mirant's pollution compliance.

Trust, But Verify

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Parade

Seniors Stay Active

Seniors Stay Active

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Pedestrian Path Opens in Warwick

Pedestrian Path Opens in Warwick

Funds To Cover Shortfalls

Funds To Cover Shortfalls

North Arlington School Boundaries to Change

School Board says measure designed to fight overcrowding; parents up in arms

North Arlington School Boundaries to Change

Commission Backs Plans

Proposals create debate over open space and affordable housing.

Commission Backs Plans

Obituary

Obituary

Senior Services of Alexandria Names New Director

Longstreet offers an entrepreneurial approach to non-profit management.

Senior Services of Alexandria Names New Director

Police Investigate Dual Crimes of Violence

Assaults with weapons include gunshot injury.

Police Investigate Dual Crimes of Violence

Teacher Arrested at Oak Marr

Richard Crane charged with videotaping children in rec center locker room.

Teacher Arrested at Oak Marr

More for Metro

City to contribute millions more starting in 2006.

More for Metro

Proud To Be Citizens

Council honors newest citizens.

Proud To Be Citizens

National Airport Tests Response to Airline Crash

National Airport Tests Response to Airline Crash

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

NAACP Banquet Celebrates End of Segregation in Schools

African-American leaders gather for 58th annual freedom banquet

NAACP Banquet Celebrates End of Segregation in Schools

Chipotle Fills 'Empty Bowls'

Chipotle Fills 'Empty Bowls'

Stopping Piracy in Cyber Space

Waples Mill Elementary students get a lesson in cyber ethics.

Stopping Piracy in Cyber Space

'Smitty' Retires

Captain Darryl Smith made history in Herndon.

'Smitty' Retires

Success Brings Warner Home

More uninsured children admitted into state-run program.

Success Brings Warner Home

Loss of ‘Captain’ Doesn’t Sink Crab House

William D. Pell started Crab House in Fairfax.

Loss of ‘Captain’ Doesn’t Sink Crab House

Anniversary

"Brownie" and Joyce Brown Mark 50 Years

Anniversary

Freedman's Village: a lost chapter of Arlington's Black History.

Freedman's Village: a lost chapter of Arlington's Black History.

Wednesday, September 29

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Development, Safety Concerns Focus of Meeting

Traffic in neighborhoods affecting safety, residents say.

Development, Safety Concerns Focus of Meeting

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Crime

Crime

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Grass-Roots Politics in Action

College Republicans and Democrats are getting involved in political campaigns.

Grass-Roots Politics in Action

Crime

Crime

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Faith

Faith

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Preserving Hunter Mill Road History

Local group wants to place over 50 sites on county's historic register.

Preserving Hunter Mill Road History

Speaking Up for Pohick Land

Board of Supervisors schedules Oct. 18 public hearing to discuss Pohick property.

Speaking Up for Pohick Land

Area Runners Tackle 197-Mile Relay

Area Runners Tackle 197-Mile Relay

'Miracle' Survivor Inspires Charity Walk

Brain injury survivor will speak at walk in his honor.

'Miracle' Survivor Inspires Charity Walk

RA Seeks $4.8 Million Headquarters

Reston Association's current lease on its Isaac Newton Square office building will expire in August 2006.

RA Seeks $4.8 Million Headquarters

Congress Honors Pennino

Congress Honors Pennino

A Toast to Grier

Lee's Class of 1994 will gather to remember deceased classmate Grier Hansen with a nonprofit, martini-themed banquet.

A Toast to Grier

New Leader at RA

Milton Matthews, former city manager of Webster Groves, Mo., was hired last week as Reston Association's chief executive.

New Leader at RA

Students Learn to Use Their Voices

Students Learn to Use Their Voices

Crime Report

Crime Report

West Nile Virus Blamed in Death

West Nile Virus Blamed in Death

Working for Working Mothers

Three McLean companies are named on list of best places for working moms.

Working for Working Mothers

Mac Goes Medical

On site health facility aims to save time and health

Mac Goes Medical

McLean Artist Honored

Mame N'Diaye uses art to overcome prejudice

McLean Artist Honored

Crime

Crime

Crime Report

Crime Report

News Briefs

News Briefs

Founder Teaches Jazzercise Class

Senior Center is packed for free class with Jazzercise CEO.

Founder Teaches Jazzercise Class

'Raising Hope with Rising Hope' Meets Goal

They came, they listened, they gave.

'Raising Hope with Rising Hope' Meets Goal

Faith

Faith

School Notes

School Notes

American Horticultural Society Holds Successful Gala

White House Gates featured at annual event

American Horticultural Society Holds Successful Gala

Hunting Moves into Little Hunting Creek

Neighbors take action to remove duck blinds from waterway.

Hunting Moves into Little Hunting Creek

UCM Mini Golf Raises Funds

Hundreds of people turn out for second annual golf classic.

UCM Mini Golf Raises Funds

More Development Approved at Vienna Metro

Board signs off on 259-unit development on Nutley Street.

More Development Approved at Vienna Metro

REX Comes Alive at Inaugural

Kick-Off features new bus routes and shelters.

REX Comes Alive at Inaugural

Neighborhood Friends Praised

By Gale Curcio

Neighborhood Friends Praised

Crime Report

Crime Report

Virginia Commerce Throws Party

Event offered fun, food and giveaways.

Virginia Commerce Throws Party

Mount Vernon Library Events

Mount Vernon Library Events

Faith

Faith

Finding Magic in Morocco

Moroccan festival hopes to dispel myths

Finding Magic in Morocco

Preserving Hunter Mill Road History

Local group wants to place over 50 sites on county's historic register.

Preserving Hunter Mill Road History

Seldom Seen Wine Cellar Open for Festival

Seldom Seen Wine Cellar Open for Festival

Route 50 Plan Draws Concerns

Route 50 Plan Draws Concerns

Freedom Memorial Progressing

Monument to freedom takes shape for November dedication

Freedom Memorial Progressing

New Park Part of Jamestown 2007 Plan

Park could include performance area near Maple Avenue.

New Park Part of Jamestown 2007 Plan

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Fines for False Alarms?

Fines for False Alarms?

Crime

Crime

A Walk for Memory

Alzheimer's Association hosts annual Memory Walk this weekend at George Mason University.

A Walk for Memory

Students Learn to Use Their Voices

Students Learn to Use Their Voices

Health

Health

New Park Part of Jamestown 2007 Plan

Park could include performance area near Maple Avenue.

New Park Part of Jamestown 2007 Plan

Health Notes

Health Notes

Police Beat

Police Beat

Attempted Abduction in Ashburn

Attempted Abduction in Ashburn

Crime Reports

Crime Reports

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Health

Health

McLean Artist Honored

Mame N'Diaye uses art to overcome prejudice

McLean Artist Honored

Holiday Coalition Loses Space

Holiday Coalition Loses Space

What's a Diffendoofer?

Annual event marks students' academic success.

What's a Diffendoofer?

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Strong Markets Persist

Expect interest rates to increase slightly, market to remain active

Strong Markets Persist

Mac Goes Medical

On-site health facility aims to save time and health

Mac Goes Medical

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Crime

Crime

Working for Working Mothers

Three McLean companies are named on list of best places for working moms.

Working for Working Mothers

Choral Group Finds Venues in Churches

Choral Group Finds Venues in Churches

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Art and Tradition of Shoemaking

Kegam Balian has made shoes by hand since he was 11 years old.

Art and Tradition of Shoemaking

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Health Notes

Health Notes

Friends of Library Get the Word Out

The Friends of Burke Centre Library hosted a Sunday site-warming on Freds Oak Road.

Friends of Library Get the Word Out

Get Ready For Clifton Day

Get Ready For Clifton Day

Roundups

Roundups

Grass-Roots Politics in Action

College Republicans and Democrats are getting involved in political campaigns.

Grass-Roots Politics in Action

Character Counts

National Character Education Foundation visits Brookfield Elementary School.

Character Counts

Celtic Conclave

Irish dancers and musicians gather at Van Dyck Park.

Celtic Conclave

A Lesson on Safety

Helicopter lands at Centre Ridge assembly for safety patrols.

A Lesson on Safety

Wheelchair-Bound Man Lives Life with Zest

Wheelchair-Bound Man Lives Life with Zest

Video Game Makes Students Sweat

Nearly 75 South Lakes High School students have joined a club for players of Dance Dance Revolution.

Video Game Makes Students Sweat

A Walk for Memory

Alzheimer's Association hosts annual Memory Walk this weekend at George Mason University.

A Walk for Memory

News Briefs

News Briefs

Neighbors Oppose Mission; WFCCA Recommends Denial

Neighbors Oppose Mission; WFCCA Recommends Denial

Area Runners Tackle 197-mile Relay

Area Runners Tackle 197-mile Relay

Wheelchair-Bound Man Lives Life with Zest

Tom Garber Returns to Lake Braddock

Wheelchair-Bound Man Lives Life with Zest

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Schools

Schools

'Miracle' Survivor Inspires Charity Walk

Brain injury survivor will speak at walk in his honor.

'Miracle' Survivor Inspires Charity Walk

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Speaking Up for Pohick Land

Board of Supervisors schedules Oct. 18 public hearing to discuss Pohick property.

Speaking Up for Pohick Land

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Powers Pursues Lorton Missile Site

Chamber presidents hopes to build Cold War Museum on old prison grounds.

Powers Pursues Lorton Missile Site

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Glengarry Bhoys Play Ned Devines

Irish music band comes to Fairfax

Glengarry Bhoys Play Ned Devines

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Offering Yoga to Uninsured

A new non-profit organization in Reston is teaching yoga and healthy living tips to everyone, despite their income level.

Offering Yoga to Uninsured

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Grass-Roots Politics in Action

College Republicans and Democrats are getting involved in political campaigns.

Grass-Roots Politics in Action

Calendar

Calendar

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Partnership's the Thing

Springfield Community Theater teams with the Greenspring Players for a production of 'The Sunshine Boys.'

Partnership's the Thing

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

News Briefs

News Briefs

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Wheelchair-Bound Man Lives Life with Zest

Tom Garber returns to Lake Braddock.

Wheelchair-Bound Man Lives Life with Zest

Volunteer

Volunteer

Business

Business

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

At the Movies

At the Movies

Portrait of a Pet Artist

Burke artist Deanna Lewis has made pet portraits her full-time career since 2001.

Portrait of a Pet Artist

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Wheelchair-Bound Man Lives Life with Zest

Tom Garber Returns to Lake Braddock.

Wheelchair-Bound Man Lives Life with Zest

A Walk for Memory

Alzheimer's Association hosts annual Memory Walk this weekend at George Mason University.

A Walk for Memory

'Miracle' Survivor Inspires Charity Walk

Brain injury survivor will speak at walk in his honor.

'Miracle' Survivor Inspires Charity Walk

A Walk for Memory

Alzheimer's Association hosts annual Memory Walk this weekend at George Mason University.

A Walk for Memory

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Crime Report

Crime Report

College Students Design Room for Show House

Wine room is dedicated to late design professor.

College Students Design Room for Show House

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Jury: 36 Years for Man's Death

Jury: 36 Years for Man's Death

People

People

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Mini-walks To Help the Homeless

Mini-walks To Help the Homeless

News Briefs

News Briefs

Seniors In Action

Seniors In Action

Burke Man Arrested in Child Porn Case

Richard Crane charged with videotaping children in rec center locker room.

Burke Man Arrested in Child Porn Case

Friends of Library Get the Word Out

The Friends of Burke Centre Library hosted a Sunday site-warming on Freds Oak Road.

Friends of Library Get the Word Out

Live Music

Live Music

Area Runners Tackle 197-mile Relay

Area Runners Tackle 197-mile Relay

Candidates Line Up for RCC Board

Reston residents will select three candidates in the preference poll, which runs Oct. 4-16.

Candidates Line Up for RCC Board

Making Pooches Pretty

Making Pooches Pretty

News Briefs

News Briefs

Thumbs-Up for New Townhouse Community

Thumbs-Up for New Townhouse Community

Portrait of a Pet Artist

Burke artist Deanna Lewis has made pet portraits her full-time career since 2001.

Portrait of a Pet Artist

More Development Approved at Vienna Metro

Board signs off on 259-unit development on Nutley Street.

More Development Approved at Vienna Metro

Porn Shop Angers Residents

MVC Late Night Video opens in heart of Centreville.

Porn Shop Angers Residents

Speaking Up for Pohick Land

Board of Supervisors schedules Oct. 18 public hearing to discuss Pohick property.

Speaking Up for Pohick Land

Hilton Dulles Expands

Hotel gets $31 million face lift.

Hilton Dulles Expands

Church Special Use Permit Approval Denied

City Council revokes special use permit it approved two weeks earlier.

Church Special Use Permit Approval Denied

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Jury: 36 Years for Man's Death

Jury: 36 Years for Man's Death

The House of Shattered Dreams

The House of Shattered Dreams

Burke Man Arrested in Child Porn Case

Richard Crane charged with videotaping children in rec center locker room.

Burke Man Arrested in Child Porn Case

A Walk for Memory

Alzheimer's Association hosts annual Memory Walk this weekend at George Mason University.

A Walk for Memory

Get Ready For Clifton Day

Get Ready For Clifton Day

Roundups

Roundups

A Lesson on Safety

Helicopter lands at Centre Ridge assembly for safety patrols.

A Lesson on Safety

Neighbors Oppose Mission; WFCCA Recommends Denial

Neighbors Oppose Mission; WFCCA Recommends Denial

Hilton Dulles Expands

Hotel gets $31 million face lift.

Hilton Dulles Expands

Tuesday, September 28

Fighting Cancer, Again and Again and ...

Annette Myer, an art teacher, has been struggling with breast cancer for 13 years.

Fighting Cancer, Again and Again and ...

‘It Creates a Whole Different Look’

Garden Club and Good Earth team up to beautify entrance to Potomac Community Center.

‘It Creates a Whole Different Look’

Journals Record Cancer Battle

"How would I know what’s going on in my daughter’s head unless she wrote it down?"

Journals Record Cancer Battle

Residents, Groups Speak Out on Affordable Housing

County Council will consider proposed changes to the program starting with committee sessions next month.

Residents, Groups Speak Out on Affordable Housing

Elevated Lead Levels in Potomac Schools

Every school tested has elevated lead levels; many schools do not yet have test results back.

Elevated Lead Levels in Potomac Schools

This Week In Potomac 9-29-04

This Week In Potomac 9-29-04

Grants Awarded to Schools

America Online, the Loudoun Education Foundation and the Claude Moore Foundation help students.

Grants Awarded to Schools

Cigarette, Drug Use Down

Youth survey provides clues on how best to keep students from substance abuse.

Cigarette, Drug Use Down

Students React to Survey's Findings

Students React to Survey's Findings

Portillo-Miranda's Case Dropped

Commonwealth's Attorney's Office decides not to proceed with case.

Portillo-Miranda's Case Dropped

Potomac Teen Recovering from Bodysurfing Accident

Movement in one arm is cause for celebration.

Potomac Teen Recovering from Bodysurfing Accident

Loudoun Still in Running?

Washington, D.C. may appear to be the new venue for the Montreal Expos, but it’s not over until it’s over.

Loudoun Still in Running?

Monday, September 27

Bicyclist Killed in Front of Seven Locks Elememtary

Recent traffic and pedestrian deaths raise questions about safety.

Bicyclist Killed in Front of Seven Locks Elememtary

Wednesday, September 22

Mulching Permit Approved

Permit allows use for one year with several conditions.

Mulching Permit Approved

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Are Students Properly Dressed for School?

Public schools' dress code at work.

Are Students Properly Dressed for School?

School Notes

School Notes

New Assistant Principals at Elementary Schools

New Assistant Principals at Elementary Schools

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Health Notes

Health Notes

Seniors in Action

Seniors in Action

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Vending Machines in Fairfax Schools Healthy

Food Services practices what they preach.

Vending Machines in Fairfax Schools Healthy

Heath Notes

Heath Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Capital Home Show Highlights Design, Gadgets

Celebrities, local exhibitors display ideas.

Capital Home Show Highlights Design, Gadgets

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Announces 2004-05 Season

"Listen to the Art, Envision the Music"

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Announces 2004-05 Season

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Nightlife

Nightlife

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Live Music

Live Music

Cox Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens

Annual autumn festival opens in Centreville.

Cox Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens

Cox Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens

Annual autumn festival opens in Centreville.

Cox Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Cox Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens

Annual autumn festival opens in Centreville.

Cox Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Loss of ‘Captain’ Doesn’t Sink Crab House

William D. Pell started Crab House in Fairfax.

Loss of ‘Captain’ Doesn’t Sink Crab House

'Stupid Frailty' Looks at Quirks Of Life

Three one-person performances look at obsessions, love and life.

'Stupid Frailty' Looks at Quirks Of Life

Big Buses,Small Streets

Finding a win-win solution for motorcoaches.

Big Buses,Small Streets

Preparedness Campaign Under Way

Government encourages disaster preparedness.

Preparedness Campaign Under Way

Police Investigate Murder of Delivery Man

Two Arrested For Robbery

Police Investigate Murder of Delivery Man

Former Alexandria Fire Chief Dies

Former Alexandria Fire Chief Dies

News Briefs

News Briefs

2005 Class of Leadership Alexandria Begins

2005 Class of Leadership Alexandria Begins

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

News Briefs

News Briefs

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Adventure in the Amazon

Wuilbar Espinal spent his summer vacation on a trip down the Amazon.

Adventure in the Amazon

Skydome Celebrates 100,000 Revolutions

Doubletree Hotel honors its revolving restaurant

Skydome Celebrates 100,000 Revolutions

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

To Moran and Hurysz, the cuts contribute to the deficit. To Cheney, they make system fairer.

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

Property Owner Seeks Rezoning

Development would add two houses on lot off Sideburn Road.

Property Owner Seeks Rezoning

‘Dine-Around’ Alexandria

Six restaurants hosted 150 participants in a Taste of Old Town.

‘Dine-Around’ Alexandria

Board Adjusting Committees

New language in policy causes concern about elimination of committees

Board Adjusting Committees

Tenants Protest Costs, Conditions

Complaints include maintenance, insect and rodent control.

Tenants Protest Costs, Conditions

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Harold Hodges Polk -- Car Dealer, Horse Breeder

Obituary

Harold Hodges Polk -- Car Dealer, Horse Breeder

Urban Riders Meet Suburban Trails

A Springfield-based group takes children from D.C. on mountain-biking trips.

Urban Riders Meet Suburban Trails

Church Members Save Pilot From Drowning

Church Members Save Pilot From Drowning

Business Notes

Business Notes

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

To Longmyer and Oddo, they contribute to the deficit. To Davis, they spell economic improvement.

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

People

People

APD Officer Injured in Crash

Cruiser collides with stolen car

APD Officer Injured in Crash

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

To Moran and Hurysz, the cuts contribute to the deficit. To Cheney, they make system fairer.

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

Helen Thomas Faults Media

Women's conference gets dire election warning.

Helen Thomas Faults Media

Alexandria Resident Turns 100

Alexandria Resident Turns 100

Heart of Glass

After 30 years of molding glass, Elizabeth Mears embarks on a new direction.

Heart of Glass

A Diamond in the Rough

A Diamond in the Rough

Songfellows Receive Service Award

Songfellows Receive Service Award

Schools & Camps

Schools & Camps

People

People

Voters to Chose School Board Reps

Four candidates contend for two seats in Nov. election

Voters to Chose School Board Reps

Ground Breaking for Air Force Memorial

Memorial to Air Force personnel is started in Arlington

Ground Breaking for Air Force Memorial

Final Game at T.C.'s Historic Stadium

The stadium will reopen when the new high school is completed.

Final Game at T.C.'s Historic Stadium

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

County Board Gives Headstart New Home

$3.875 million turns George Mason Center into school

County Board Gives Headstart New Home

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Schools

Schools

Fair Oaks Skin Care Center

Fair Oaks Skin Care Center

Chantilly Woman in Fund-Raising Walk

Chantilly Woman in Fund-Raising Walk

It's Almost Time For Clifton Day, Oct. 10

It's Almost Time For Clifton Day, Oct. 10

Chantilly Woman in Fund-Raising Walk

Chantilly Woman in Fund-Raising Walk

Heart of Glass

After 30 years of molding glass, EMears embarks on a new direction.

Heart of Glass

Cox Farms Opens Saturday

Cox Farms Opens Saturday

'Nowhere Road' Project Moves Forward

City Council working to fulfill decade-old promise to finish George Mason Boulevard.

'Nowhere Road' Project Moves Forward

Killed Cat's Owner Seeks Database

Killed Cat's Owner Seeks Database

Hello, Texas

Fairfax's economic development director leaves after serving the city for 19 years.

Hello, Texas

Urban Riders Meet Suburban Trails

A Springfield-based group takes children from D.C. on mountain-biking trips.

Urban Riders Meet Suburban Trails

Property Owner Seeks Rezoning

Development would add two houses on lot off Sideburn Road.

Property Owner Seeks Rezoning

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

To Longmyer and Oddo, they contribute to the deficit. To Davis, they spell economic improvement.

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

City Parents Start 4-H Club

Fairfax City 4-H Club has startup meeting on Sept. 28.

City Parents Start 4-H Club

News Briefs

News Briefs

News Briefs

News Briefs

It's Almost Time For Clifton Day, Oct. 10

It's Almost Time For Clifton Day, Oct. 10

Rapist Receives 90 Years Prison

Rapist Receives 90 Years Prison

Town Hires Two Community Inspectors

New inspectors will focus on overcrowding violations.

Town Hires Two Community Inspectors

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Ashburn Assaulted by Tornadoes

Funnel clouds tore through two sections of Ashburn, tearing up trees and breaking limbs.

Ashburn Assaulted by Tornadoes

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

To Socas, they contribute to the deficit. To Wolf, they spell economic improvement.

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

CPAMs: Onward and Upward

Despite concerns about staff resources, supervisors pass discussion of developer-initiated comprehensive plan amendments to the Planning Commission.

CPAMs: Onward and Upward

NSO Showhouse Ready to Open in October

Decorators Show House in Potomac highlights the latest in decorating trends.

NSO Showhouse Ready to Open in October

It's Null, Not Council

Council reaffirms town's non-discrimination policy.

It's Null, Not Council

Council Calls for Rewrite

Memorandum on arts center deferred for 30 days.

Council Calls for Rewrite

Walking Scared

Efforts are under way to make safer crossings for pedestrians.

Walking Scared

Construction Causes Delays

Construction Causes Delays

Newcomers Get Busy

Newcomers of Great Falls Offer friendship and fun

Newcomers Get Busy

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

To Socas, they contribute to the deficit. To Wolf, they spell economic improvement.

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

Lansdowne Development: Still Brewing

The addition of housing units to Lansdowne Village Greens adjacent to a mixed-use town center sparks concern among residents.

Lansdowne Development: Still Brewing

Special Review Team To Help Businesses

Targeted industries receive preferential treatment from the county.

Special Review Team To Help Businesses

Planning Notebook

Planning Notebook

Capital Projects Need Funding

Council reviews shortfalls for Sugarland Run Trail and new police facility.

Capital Projects Need Funding

Olympians Stump at Great Falls

Canoe and kayak Olypians are raising awareness of their sports

Olympians Stump at Great Falls

Out & About

6th Annual NatureFest

Out & About

Skies Clear for Children’s Festival

Performers and children enjoy weekend event at Wolf Trap.

Skies Clear for Children’s Festival

Vecinos Unidos Receives $2,000

Vecinos Unidos Receives $2,000

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

To Longmyer and Oddo, they contribute to the deficit. To Davis, they spell economic improvement.

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

New Face Leading Fort Hunt Road Safeway

Lynn Moore assumes position of store manager.

New Face Leading Fort Hunt Road Safeway

Police Chief Addresses Citizens

Citizens Advisory Committee begins its fall term.

Police Chief Addresses Citizens

NSO Showhouse Ready to Open

Decorators Show House in Potomac highlights the latest in decorating trends

NSO Showhouse Ready to Open

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

To Socas, they contribute to the deficit. To Wolf, they spell economic improvement.

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

To Moran and Hurysz, the cuts contribute to the deficit. To Cheney, they make system fairer.

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

Confronting Rapid Change

Poverty and wealth: Bookends of Region One.

Confronting Rapid Change

9th Fort Belvoir Oktoberfest

9th Fort Belvoir Oktoberfest

Protecting Children

Child Safety Night warns parents about sex offenders.

Protecting Children

Construction Causes Delays

Construction Causes Delays

Run Funds Legs

Local run funds sport prostetics for athlete

Run Funds Legs

Chamber Helps Businesses Connect

BusinessAdvantage Tradeshow highlights local businesses.

Chamber Helps Businesses Connect

Celebrating Constitution Day

Lynne Cheney speaks to elementary school students.

Celebrating Constitution Day

Skies Clear for Children’s Festival

Performers and children enjoy weekend event at Wolf Trap.

Skies Clear for Children’s Festival

Fields Task Force Gains Steam

McLean athletic fields needs are assessed by group representing community cross section

Fields Task Force Gains Steam

Olympians Stump at Great Falls

Olympians Stump at Great Falls

News Briefs

News Briefs

BB-Gun Shooter Targets Springfield

One person has been injured, and over $20,000 in property damage has occurred due to shooter.

BB-Gun Shooter Targets Springfield

Cox Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens

Annual autumn festival opens in Centreville.

Cox Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens

Pennino, 'Mother Fairfax,' Dies

Martha Virginia Pennino, 86, helped shape Reston and Fairfax County into modern developed communities.

Pennino, 'Mother Fairfax,' Dies

Urban Riders Meet Suburban Trails

A Springfield-based group takes children from D.C. on mountain-biking trips.

Urban Riders Meet Suburban Trails

Woman Killed by Truck

Nichole Kral, 33, of Indiana was hit by a garbage truck as it backed up on Silentwood Lane.

Woman Killed by Truck

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

Hurysz Aims for Congressional Seat

20-year Arlington resident wants to replace incumbent Jim Moran.

Hurysz Aims for Congressional Seat

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Heart of Glass

After 30 years of molding glass, Elizabeth Mears embarks on a new direction.

Heart of Glass

After 26 years, School Rivalry Persists

Since South Lakes High School opened in 1978, it has competed with Herndon High School in athletics and academics.

After 26 years, School Rivalry Persists

New Life in Central Springfield

New businesses emerge from under Interchange Project.

New Life in Central Springfield

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

To Moran and Hurysz, the cuts contribute to the deficit. To Cheney, they make system fairer.

Candidates Differ over Tax Cuts

Defense, Homeland Security Boost Reston Economy

Firms with headquarters or major offices in Reston have received billions of dollars in contracts for the Iraq War and the War on Terror.

Defense, Homeland Security Boost Reston Economy

Reston Business Backs Baseball Push

Proponents of bringing baseball to Loudoun County met with members of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce last week.

Reston Business Backs Baseball Push

Crash Kills Vienna Teen

Passenger is seriously injured; other driver is charged with reckless driving.

Crash Kills Vienna Teen

Police Beat

Police Beat

Pennino, 'Mother Fairfax,' Dies

For 24 years, Martha Pennino helped shape Reston into what it is today. She died Friday after a battle with Parkinson's disease.

Pennino, 'Mother Fairfax,' Dies

Songs for the Homeless

Falls Church-based group helps turn homeless families into homeowners.

Songs for the Homeless

News Briefs

News Briefs

Super Harry

Local run funds sport prosthetics for athlete.

Super Harry

Crime

Crime

Crime

Crime

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime

Crime

Crime

Crime

Crime

Crime

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Recycling the Natural Way

Vienna Jaycees and county sell compost bins in Saturday fund-raiser.

Recycling the Natural Way

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

To Longmyer and Oddo, they contribute to the deficit. To Davis, they spell economic improvement.

Differences in Candidates' Approaches to Tax Cuts

Skies Clear for Children’s Festival

Performers and children enjoy weekend event at Wolf Trap.

Skies Clear for Children’s Festival

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Tuesday, September 21

Rector Enjoys Viola, Singing

Rector Enjoys Viola, Singing

Rector Enjoys Viola, Singing

Rector Enjoys Viola, Singing

Civic Calendar 9-22-04

Civic Calendar 9-22-04

Activists Think Potomac Interceptor Stinks

Groups withdraw legal appeals, but some say WASA is dragging its feet on odor abatement.

Activists Think Potomac Interceptor Stinks

Grand Old Party in the Big Apple

Seeing the GOP Convention through the eyes of two Potomac residents.

Grand Old Party in the Big Apple

Portillo-Miranda's Case Dropped

Commonwealth's Attorney's Office decides not to proceed with case.

Portillo-Miranda's Case Dropped

Show House Set To Open in Potomac

Decorators show house in Potomac highlights the latest in decorating trends.

Show House Set To Open in Potomac

Diners To Play Detectives

Sterling Playmakers' are presenting a murder mystery dinner theater.

Diners To Play Detectives

Diners To Play Detectives

Sterling Playmakers' are presenting a murder mystery dinner theater.

Diners To Play Detectives

School Boundaries Stir Emotions

LEAP takes a look at Fairfax County's boundary process.

School Boundaries Stir Emotions

‘World's Fittest Man’ Opens Gym in Potomac

The former Potomac Outdoors site is area residents' newest option.

‘World's Fittest Man’ Opens Gym in Potomac

Montgomery Mall Expansion Moves Ahead

Renovation including new dining and theater under Planning Board review.

Montgomery Mall Expansion Moves Ahead

Ongoing

Ongoing

Donald Comish Dies of Heart Failure

Donald Comish Dies of Heart Failure

This Week In Potomac 9-22-04

This Week In Potomac 9-22-04

Spokesman Conveys County's Values

Spokesman Conveys County's Values

Potomac Elementary Lends a Hand

Students participate in community service project, collecting toiletries, snack food and other supplies for U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

Potomac Elementary Lends a Hand

Citizens Oppose Extending Waterline

Extending water main line in Great Falls to serve Riverside Manor is criticized by many.

Citizens Oppose Extending Waterline

Thursday, September 16

Classroom Size Ranges 8 to 28

The School Board has set 22 students in a classroom as the elementary school average.

Classroom Size Ranges 8 to 28

School Board Debates Earlier Start Date

School Board Debates Earlier Start Date

Firefighters Rescue Child from Crash

Rescue workers save three-year-old girl and her mother from a car that caught fire after a collision.

Firefighters Rescue Child from Crash

Stopping Obesity and Bullying Top Goals List

Increasing High School Activities Participation

Stopping Obesity and Bullying Top Goals List

Mom's Apple Pie Business Heats Up

The business has four retail bakeries in Virginia now.

Mom's Apple Pie Business Heats Up

Wednesday, September 15

Nightlife

Nightlife

On This Rock ...

New churches in Loudoun get their start in non-traditional places.

On This Rock ...

Police Beat

Police Beat

Crime Report

Crime Report

Nature Fest 'Not Just for Kids'

Environmentalist and residents to learn past, present an future of Runnymede.

Nature Fest 'Not Just for Kids'

News Briefs

News Briefs

Finding a Place To Heal

Lions Club camp helps survivors of the 9/11 attacks.

Finding a Place To Heal

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

High Demand Keeps Home Prices Up

Despite steadily increasing real estate prices, experts say the Reston market is not experiencing a bubble.

High Demand Keeps Home Prices Up

Silent Tribute To 9/11

Mount Vernon firefighters gather in remembrance.

Silent Tribute To 9/11

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Faith

Faith

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Engagements

Hurley-Yancey Plan Virginia Beach Wedding

Engagements

Calendar

Calendar

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Jewish Community

Jewish Community

SLHS, LHMS Target Struggling Students

Despite low standardized test scores, principals at South Lakes High School and Langston Hughes Middle School say their schools are improving.

SLHS, LHMS Target Struggling Students

APR Proposals

APR Proposals

Closed Psychiatric Unit Delays Care

Lack of beds affects mental health patients.

Closed Psychiatric Unit Delays Care

Crime Report

Crime Report

School Notes

School Notes

Jewish Community

Jewish Community

News Briefs

News Briefs

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Finding a Place To Heal

Lions Club camp helps survivors of the 9/11 attacks.

Finding a Place To Heal

Victims of 9/11 Honored and Remembered

Commemorative ceremonies held throughout the area.

Victims of 9/11 Honored and Remembered

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Health

Health

Crime

Crime

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Jewish Community

Jewish Community

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Burke Library Takes Shape

November bond would fund two new libraries.

Burke Library Takes Shape

Planning Notebook

Planning Notebook

Remembering 9-11

Local family's loss is remembered by soccer community

Remembering 9-11

Jewish Community

Jewish Community

Faith

Faith

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Multicultural Festival To Transform Lake Anne

Reston's annual celebration of diversity will be held this Saturday at Lake Anne Plaza.

Multicultural Festival To Transform Lake Anne

Warner, Students Discuss Reform

Gov. Mark Warner seeks input from local seniors on how to improve high schools around the country.

Warner, Students Discuss Reform

Schools

Schools

College Notes

College Notes

Combining Forces To Fight Poverty

At the first of a series of Dialogues on Poverty, administrators of non-profits discuss the future of Loudoun's growing service community.

Combining Forces To Fight Poverty

First on Agenda?

Board eliminates second day of worksession after ordering staff to report on available resources to work on its priorities.

First on Agenda?

Stearns: World Opinion Crucial to Foreign Policy

George Mason University professor will discuss current affairs.

Stearns: World Opinion Crucial to Foreign Policy

APR Proposals

APR Proposals

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Fashion Show Benefits 9-11 Charity

Marymount Grads Unveil New Line of Lingerie

Fashion Show Benefits 9-11 Charity

Crime Report

Crime Report

Historic Property Plan Gets Stamp of Approval

The Prison Fellowship estate is considered one of Reston's most historically significant properties.

Historic Property Plan Gets Stamp of Approval

Council Signs Off on Strategic Plan

Grant sought for air quality improvement projects; council honors Talbert.

Council Signs Off on Strategic Plan

'No to Snob Zoning'

'No to Snob Zoning'

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Jewish Community

Jewish Community

Food, Fun, and Patriotic Pride

The annual Burke Fall Festival celebrates and remembers on Sept. 11

Food, Fun, and Patriotic Pride

Six Named Merit Semi-Finalists

Six Named Merit Semi-Finalists

Book Signing To Be Held at Misha’s

Local author Barry Barnett Keith signs his latest book.

Book Signing To Be Held at Misha’s

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Quartet Starts Kirkwood Concert Season

Concerts from Kirkwood kicks off its free season on Sept. 25, with The Shanghai Quartet.

Quartet Starts Kirkwood Concert Season

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

News Briefs

News Briefs

Raised Crosswalk Near School Approved

Lousie Archer principal expresses concern about safety of intersection.

Raised Crosswalk Near School Approved

Jewish Community

Jewish Community

Packing Up the Farm

Moutoux family is moving to Loudoun County and closing Tysons Corner orchard.

Packing Up the Farm

Mount Vernon Library Events

Mount Vernon Library Events

Crafts of Yesteryear for Today

It's all happening at George's place.

Crafts of Yesteryear for Today

Kings Crossing Attracts Crowd

Dialogue begins between developer and neighbors.

Kings Crossing Attracts Crowd

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Jewish Holiday Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Workshop Energizes Fort Hunt Elementary

Sean Layne works magic with sixth-grade students and teachers.

Workshop Energizes Fort Hunt Elementary

‘Best of Show’ Award Winners Named

‘Best of Show’ Award Winners Named

Inova Sued Over Charging Practices

Uninsured demand equal charges for equal service.

Inova Sued Over Charging Practices

Arlington Remembers Sept. 11

Ceremony at Courthouse Plaza draws Arlingtonians on third anniversary of Sept. 11.

Arlington Remembers Sept. 11

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Local Democrats Rally for Their Party

Several hundred come together for annual ice cream social.

Local Democrats Rally for Their Party

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Pohick Land Up for Sale?

Fairfax County Public Schools is mulling the sale of 35 acres of land for construction projects.

Pohick Land Up for Sale?

Faith

Faith

Isabel's Effect Remains Year Later

Homeowners still struggling with repairs and renovations.

Isabel's Effect Remains Year Later

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

Burke Library Takes Shape

November bond would fund two new libraries.

Burke Library Takes Shape

Bull Run Does Its Part

Bull Run Does Its Part

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Finding a Place To Heal

Lions Club camp helps survivors of the 9/11 attacks.

Finding a Place To Heal

Live Music

Live Music

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Providence District Begins Land-Use Review

Providence District Begins Land-Use Review

Stearns: World Opinion Crucial to Foreign Policy

George Mason University professor will discuss current affairs.

Stearns: World Opinion Crucial to Foreign Policy

Roundups

Roundups

Fairfax Symphony Readies for New Season

'Lord of the Rings Symphony' will close season in May.

Fairfax Symphony Readies for New Season

Vienna Commemorates Victims of 9/11

Prayers and promises of strength are the themes of Vienna 9/11 memorial.

Vienna Commemorates Victims of 9/11

Food, Fun, and Patriotic Pride

The annual Burke Fall Festival offers a chance for residents to mingle and remember, on Sept. 11

Food, Fun, and Patriotic Pride

ECDC Wins Grant for AIDS Education

African immigrants to learn about AIDS prevention.

ECDC Wins Grant for AIDS Education

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Sliter Guilty: Felony Hit and Run

Sliter Guilty: Felony Hit and Run

1,346 in Fair Lakes 8K

Mammen, Smith Are Top Runners

1,346 in Fair Lakes 8K

Planning Commission Defers Fairlee Vote

Vote is pushed back to Oct. 14.

Planning Commission Defers Fairlee Vote

Candidates Debate Arlington's Political Future

Candidate's Square Off on Iraq, Taxes, Housing and Social Security

Candidates Debate Arlington's Political Future

Big Screen Dreams

Two area men start up film production company.

Big Screen Dreams

Pohick Land Up for Sale?

Fairfax County Public Schools is mulling the sale of 35 acres of land for construction projects.

Pohick Land Up for Sale?

Special-Use Permit Approved, For Now

City Council will reconsider special-use permit to build a church downtown.

Special-Use Permit Approved, For Now

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Obituary

Carolyn "Jake" Edrington

Obituary

Calendar

Calendar

County Hosts Computer- Recycling Event

Next event to be in November

County Hosts Computer- Recycling Event

Campaign Finance

Understanding where campaign money originates is part of understanding the candidates.

Campaign Finance

Who Pays for T.C. Williams?

Other projects may be deferred to provide funding.

Who Pays for T.C. Williams?

Bull Run Does Its Part

Bull Run Does Its Part

College Notes

College Notes

Arlington Symphony Announces 60th anniversary Season

Arlington Symphony Announces 60th anniversary Season

Assault Weapons Return

Public apathy on display at Market Square.

Assault Weapons Return

Pohick Land Up for Sale?

Fairfax County Public Schools is mulling the sale of 35 acres of land for construction projects.

Pohick Land Up for Sale?

Roundups

Roundups

Health

Health

Wash.-Lee Teacher Works in Africa

Getting to Know...

Wash.-Lee Teacher Works in Africa

Sliter Pleads Guilty, Felony Hit and Run

Sliter Pleads Guilty, Felony Hit and Run

Sliter Guilty: Felony Hit and Run

Sliter Guilty: Felony Hit and Run

Clifton Residents Tackle Hood to Coast Relay

Clifton Residents Tackle Hood to Coast Relay

Man Is Charged with Embezzlement

Man Is Charged with Embezzlement

1,346 in Fair Lakes 8K

Mammen, Smith Are Top Runners

1,346 in Fair Lakes 8K

College Notes

College Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Remembering Terrorists' Victims

Remembering Terrorists' Victims

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Health and Fitness Notes

Health and Fitness Notes

Providence District Begins Plan Review Process

Area Plan Review will start on Sept. 21.

Providence District Begins Plan Review Process

Closed Psychiatric Unit Delays Care

Lack of beds affects mental health patients.

Closed Psychiatric Unit Delays Care

Crafts of Yesteryear for Today

It's all happening at George's place.

Crafts of Yesteryear for Today

Arlington, Fairfax Split Over Development Proposal

Residential proposal would place hundreds of new units on the county line.

Arlington, Fairfax Split Over Development Proposal

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

'No to Snob Zoning'

'No to Snob Zoning'

Health Notes

Health Notes

People

People

Alexandria Library Events

Alexandria Library Events

Crime

Crime

Crime Report

Crime Report

Focusing on Day Labor Issue

Religious groups discuss ways to help day laborers.

Focusing on Day Labor Issue

Crime Report

Crime Report

Arlington Students Return

Arlington Students Return

Clifton Residents Tackle Hood to Coast Relay

Clifton Residents Tackle Hood to Coast Relay

Loudoun Politicians Report from Boston, New York

With both conventions at an end, delegates from Loudoun relate their experiences.

Loudoun Politicians Report from Boston, New York

Man Is Charged with Embezzlement

Man Is Charged with Embezzlement

Local Marine Killed in Iraq

Local Marine Killed in Iraq

Councilwoman Files Formal Complaint

Councilwoman Files Formal Complaint

Incubator Hatches Businesses

The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce is helping local entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.

Incubator Hatches Businesses

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Inova Sued Over Charging Practices

Uninsured demand equal charges for equal service.

Inova Sued Over Charging Practices

Burke Library Takes Shape

November bond would fund two new libraries.

Burke Library Takes Shape

Town Council Notebook

Town Council Notebook

College Notes

College Notes

Health

Health

An Elite Group

Nine Woodson High students named semifinalists in National Merit programs.

An Elite Group

Crime Report

Crime Report

Gang Task Force Begins Phase Two

As schools start, gang education moves forward.

Gang Task Force Begins Phase Two

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Support Team Provides Extra Eyes and Ears

Citizens help police behind the scenes.

Support Team Provides Extra Eyes and Ears

Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, September 14

Quilt Celebrates Potomac Past, Present

Raffle to raise money for charity as part of Potomac Country House Tour.

Quilt Celebrates Potomac Past, Present

Students Give Governor Advice

Gov. Mark Warner seeks input from local seniors on how to improve high schools around the country.

Students Give Governor Advice

Jewels of India

The 2004 Wolf Trap Ball brought out hundred of philanthropists and diplomats to celebrate.

Jewels of India

Jewels of India

The 2004 Wolf Trap Ball brought out hundreds of philanthropists and diplomats to celebrate

Jewels of India

Task Force Named

Great Falls and McLean Task Force will review changes to plan for county

Task Force Named

Is Affordable Housing Worth the Cost?

Planners tackle first set of proposals designed to stimulate building of more affordable housing.

Is Affordable Housing Worth the Cost?

Civic Calendar 9-15-04

Civic Calendar 9-15-04

Task Force Named

Great Falls and McLean Task Force will review changes to play for county.

Task Force Named

Remembering 1,000 Killed in Iraq

Candlelight vigil mourns soldiers who have died in Iraq War.

Remembering 1,000 Killed in Iraq

Missing Boaters Rescued on Potomac

Missing Boaters Rescued on Potomac

This Week In Potomac 9-15-04

This Week In Potomac 9-15-04

Are County’s New Policies Making the Grade?

County high schools revisit grading policy, pilot changes and debate their merits

Are County’s New Policies Making the Grade?

Local Marine Killed

Local Marine Killed

Sewer Abatement Progresses

Odor Abatement program will bring larger structure to Great Falls

Sewer Abatement Progresses

Dr. Herbert Raabe Dies at 95

Obituary

Dr. Herbert Raabe Dies at 95

Churchill Carries On

Churchill Carries On

Three Arrested in Potomac Rape

Two Churchill students arrested in home invasion, rape at gunpoint.

Three Arrested in Potomac Rape

Registry Adds Landmarks

Registry Adds Landmarks

Crime

Crime

Thursday, September 9

Sterling Man Charged in Murder

Preliminary hearing for Sterling resident set for Sept. 21.

Sterling Man Charged in Murder

Wednesday, September 8

Outpost for the Northern Army

Centreville never fully recovers from the effects of the Civil War.

Outpost for the Northern Army

College Notes

College Notes

Painting a New Façade

Chad Brady's murals color Mt. Vernon Avenue.

Painting a New Façade

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Youth Head Back to School

Despite rain and some late buses, the first day of school for Alexandria's 10,500 students begins smoothly.

Youth Head Back to School

Messiah Methodist: 40 Years and Going Strong

Former pastors return to celebrate together at Springfield church.

Messiah Methodist: 40 Years and Going Strong

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Obituary

Audrey Davie

Obituary

News Briefs

News Briefs

Arlington Organizations

Arlington Organizations

Crime Report

Crime Report

Getting Around

Getting Around

Governing Arlington

Governing Arlington

Education

Education

Arlington Senior Centers

Arlington Senior Centers

Arlington County Schools

Arlington County Schools

Moran Faces Two Challengers in Nov. Elections

Moran Faces Two Challengers in Nov. Elections

Alleged Car Thief Captured By Police

Alleged Car Thief Captured By Police

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

Outpost for the Northern Army

Centreville never fully recovers from the effects of the Civil War.

Outpost for the Northern Army

Theatre

Theatre

Roundups

Roundups

Yearly Calendar

Yearly Calendar

Principals Pleased With High School SAT Scores

Principals Pleased With High School SAT Scores

Abduction Charge To Grand Jury

Abduction Charge To Grand Jury

Places of Worship

Places of Worship

27 Months Prison For 12 Crimes

27 Months Prison For 12 Crimes

Affordable Housing Is Top Priority

Affordable Housing Is Top Priority

Full Steam Ahead For High Schools

Full Steam Ahead For High Schools

Arlington Health Resources

Arlington Health Resources

The Scoop on Pets

The Scoop on Pets

Arlington Invites Community to 9-11 Commemorative Ceremony

Arlington Invites Community to 9-11 Commemorative Ceremony

Moving In: A Newcomers Checklist

Moving In: A Newcomers Checklist

Education

Education

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Arlington's Top Issues

Developing stories every new Arlingtonian should know about.

Arlington's Top Issues

Emergency Services in Arlington County

Emergency Services in Arlington County

Novemeber Elections

Novemeber Elections

Arlington Public Schools

Arlington Public Schools

Ravensworth Opens Outdoor Classroom

Ravensworth Opens Outdoor Classroom

Alleged Car Thief Captured By Police

Alleged Car Thief Captured By Police

White Oak Celebrates First Day

White Oak Celebrates First Day

School Notes

School Notes

Museum Finds Home in Lorton?

Museum Finds Home in Lorton?

Hunting for Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners should determine risks, do homework before buying policy

Hunting for Homeowners Insurance

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Obituary

Audrey Davie

Obituary

Roundups

Roundups

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Principals Pleased With High School SAT Scores

Principals Pleased With High School SAT Scores

Abduction Charge To Grand Jury

Abduction Charge To Grand Jury

Mount Vernon Woods Scores Big

Mount Vernon Woods Scores Big

Planning Commission May Defer Fairlee Decision

Citizens form new group opposing the controversial project.

Planning Commission May Defer Fairlee Decision

Sunrise Center Showcases Talent

Residents share their artistic talent with friends and family.

Sunrise Center Showcases Talent

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Fairfax Schools Ready for Students

Staff and students prepare for new school year.

Fairfax Schools Ready for Students

Annual Car Show Nears

Annual Car Show Nears

Council To Emphasize POW/MIA Recognition Day

More attention and awareness urged to keep searching for MIA.

Council To Emphasize POW/MIA Recognition Day

Supervisors Vote to Counteract Crowding

Board lines up behind Delgaudio's motion to adopt the state code on housing occupancy limits.

Supervisors Vote to Counteract Crowding

Schools

Schools

Health Notes

Health Notes

Get Lost

This year's MAiZE at Temple Hall Farm commemorates the return of Joe Gibbs to the Redskins.

Get Lost

Sheriff's Investigators Honored

Sheriff's Investigators Honored

Festival Proves Festive

Annual Jazz and Wine Festival attracts crowds from throughout Northern Virginia.

Festival Proves Festive

Great Falls Community Directory Revived

Great Falls Community Directory Revived

Changing Direction

A slew of comprehensive plan amendment applications startle the county.

Changing Direction

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Schools Open Tuesday

Schools Open Tuesday

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Arnon Chapel Water Project Debated

Arnon Chapel Water Project Debated

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Crime

Crime

Still Committed to Herndon

After leaving Planning Commission, Judy Downer still active in community.

Still Committed to Herndon

Living with Insatiable Hunger

Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome live a different life.

Living with Insatiable Hunger

W&OD Trail Saved

Dominion agrees not to locate power lines on nine miles of the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail.

W&OD Trail Saved

Upcoming Town Council Agenda

Upcoming Town Council Agenda

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Herndon Youth Head Back to School

Alarms ring early.

Herndon Youth Head Back to School

Cooper Center Sweetened by New Tenant

Family Bakery opens after long delay.

Cooper Center Sweetened by New Tenant

Faith

Faith

Schools Open Tuesday

Schools Open Tuesday

Friend or Foe?

Friend or Foe?

Learning About Founding Fathers

Teachers enjoy constitutional workshops at Montpelier.

Learning About Founding Fathers

Blood Giving Made Sweeter

Hollin Hall Pastry Shop provides treats for blood donors.

Blood Giving Made Sweeter

Crime

Crime

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

McLean Teen Wins Foreign Service Award

McLean Teen Wins Foreign Service Award

Edwards at South County

Elizabeth Edwards discusses healthcare programs.

Edwards at South County

River Farm Setting for Festive Evening

American Horticultural Society Holds Eleventh Annual Gala.

River Farm Setting for Festive Evening

Health Care Expands

New medical center unveiled; officials list improvements at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.

Health Care Expands

School Notes

School Notes

People

People

International Children’s Festival Returns

Groups from China and Korea will perform at annual Wolf Trap event.

International Children’s Festival Returns

All Schools Back in Session

Local schools do finishing touches and hold open houses.

All Schools Back in Session

Crime Report

Crime Report

Custom Canines Opens

Custom Canines Opens

Powers Pursues Lorton Missile Site

Cold War Memorial would be built on land designated a Heritage Area by the County Park Authority.

Powers Pursues Lorton Missile Site

Bond Referendum Has Little for Reston

Voters are being asked to approve a $325 million bond referendum this November, but few of those funds are earmarked for Reston.

Bond Referendum Has Little for Reston

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Art in Bloom

Springfield Art Guild honors local artists at annual show.

Art in Bloom

Faith

Faith

RCC Prepares New Season for the Arts

Tickets go on sale this Sunday for what is being called one of the strongest CenterStage schedules in 20 years.

RCC Prepares New Season for the Arts

First Day

The new school year gets underway at Springfield Estates Elementary

First Day

Crime Report

Crime Report

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime

Crime

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Aldredge at Woodley Hills

Aldredge at Woodley Hills

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Storm Threat

City prepares for potential flooding.

Storm Threat

After 60 Years

Alexandria Health Department gains new home.

After 60 Years

College Notes

College Notes

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Old Street, New Name

The houses are where they've always been, but residents now have different addresses.

Old Street, New Name

'It's Time'

Red Cross volunteer takes assignment in South Korea.

'It's Time'

White Oak Celebrates First Day

White Oak Celebrates First Day

Learning Moves Outdoors

Learning Moves Outdoors

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Fall into the Arts

More than 200 artisans display their wares this weekend.

Fall into the Arts

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

St. Elmo's Brews Service Award

St. Elmo's Brews Service Award

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Running Blind

Reston resident Gene Skonicki is not letting his blindness stop him from becoming a long-distance runner.

Running Blind

Community Beacon Moves On

Sisler leaves fire department to join EDS.

Community Beacon Moves On

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Museum Finds Home in Lorton?

Museum Finds Home in Lorton?

People

People

Obituary

Audrey Davie

Obituary

Learning Moves Outdoors

Learning Moves Outdoors

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, September 7

The House the Barrys Built

Vienna family spends week in Nicaraguan countryside building a house for an impoverished family.

The House the Barrys Built

News Briefs

News Briefs

Slowwwww Down ...

City police increase rush-hour enforcement in residential neighborhoods.

Slowwwww Down ...

Potomac Teens Robbed

Potomac Teens Robbed

Travilah Welcomes New Principal, Expectations

Travilah Welcomes New Principal, Expectations

Crime

Crime

Crime Report

Crime Report

Ensuring the Auto Safety System Works

Byron Bloch Profile

Ensuring the Auto Safety System Works

Churchill Alum Takes Helm at Pyle

Churchill Alum Takes Helm at Pyle

Largest-Ever Freshman Class Enters Wooton

Largest-Ever Freshman Class Enters Wooton

Mulching Decision in Limbo

Board of Zoning Appeals hears mulching case; decision will come at Sept. 15 meeting.

Mulching Decision in Limbo

Keeping It in the Family

Family chooses to continue running The Greek Grill after owner's death.

Keeping It in the Family

GMU to Open 6th Book Festival

Annual Fall for the Book Festival is set for Sept. 18-23 at GMU.

GMU to Open 6th Book Festival

Bridging the Community

Springfield turns out for annual bridge walk.

Bridging the Community

Audrey Davie

Obituary

Audrey Davie

Potomac's Open House

Annual Potomac County House Tour set for Oct. 2-3.

Potomac's Open House

Fairfax Students Go Back to School

Fairfax Students Go Back to School

Thursday, September 2

Volksmarchers Take Walk Through History

Pentagon Pacesetters host annual walk at Mount Vernon.

Volksmarchers Take Walk Through History

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Faith

Faith

Health

Health

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

WWB Crews Go for a Grilling

No hard hats required.

WWB Crews Go for a Grilling

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Of, By, For the Arts

Local meets national for seven blocks.

Of, By, For the Arts

Health

Health

'Be Ready, Alexandria!'

'Be Ready, Alexandria!'

Schools

Schools

Neighborhood College Comes to West Springfield

First for West Springfield, class aims to encourage citizen participation in local government.

Neighborhood College Comes to West Springfield

Dream 'Thief'

Fairfax Station artist draws on dreams for his inspiration.

Dream 'Thief'

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Democratic Women Rally for Kerry

Women Blast Bush on education, taxes, health care.

Democratic Women Rally for Kerry

Real Estate Market Still Hot, Hot, Hot

Variety of benefits makes Fairfax County an attractive place to live.

Real Estate Market Still Hot, Hot, Hot

Dream 'Thief'

Fairfax Station artist draws on dreams

Dream 'Thief'

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Arlington Schools Fall Short on NCLB

Any student in six elementary students may transfer to new schools in light of evaluation results.

Arlington Schools Fall Short on NCLB

Failures Trigger Options

Test results at three schools empower parents to have children stay or transfer.

Failures Trigger Options

Arlington Students Saving Environment

New Curriculum Mixes Environmental Science and Community Activism.

Arlington Students Saving Environment

Health

Health

Calendar

Calendar

Crime

Crime

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Federal Grant Aids City Police

Moran cites pressures of being in "target area."

Federal Grant Aids City Police

Firefighters Fill Boots for MDA

Firefighters Fill Boots for MDA

Public Schools Ready for First Day

11,000 students to begin the year in Alexandria’s public schools Tuesday.

Public Schools Ready for First Day

Old Town News Closes

Another lost King Street landmark

Old Town News Closes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Land Purchase Sparks Controversy

City Council has purchased five acres of land for open space off Ivor Lane in Alexandria's West End.

Land Purchase Sparks Controversy

Calendar

Calendar

Malicious Wounding Case Goes to Grand Jury

July 4 confrontation moves up judicial ladder.

Malicious Wounding Case Goes to Grand Jury

Faith

Faith

Police Investigate Possible Arson

Fire strikes Burgundy Village.

Police Investigate Possible Arson

Crime

Crime

Adams Celebrates 100th Birthday

Adams Celebrates 100th Birthday

Schools

Schools

Crime

Crime

Richmond Highway Still Unsafe To Cross

Pedestrian killed while crossing Route 1.

Richmond Highway Still Unsafe To Cross

Public and Private Schools Ready for New Year

Behavior management workshop gets high praise.

Public and Private Schools Ready for New Year

5K Race In Memory of Sept. 11

5K Race In Memory of Sept. 11

Obituary

Harry Lattimore

Obituary

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Faith

Faith

Program Fills Children's Needs

Rising Hope collects and distributes bags to needy families.

Program Fills Children's Needs

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Wednesday, September 1

Crime Report

Crime Report

Fair Lakes 8K Race is Sept. 12

Fair Lakes 8K Race is Sept. 12

Health Notes

Health Notes

South Lakes Center Gets $1 Million Facelift

The renovation project will add parking, fix-up the roofs and slightly expand the grocery store.

South Lakes Center Gets $1 Million Facelift

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Police Charge Man with Identity Theft

Police Charge Man with Identity Theft

Crime Report

Crime Report

Churches and Taverns Become Military Hospitals

Churches and Taverns Become Military Hospitals

Fill the Boot Kicks Off

Fill the Boot Kicks Off

Seeking Inner Peace

Reston residents turn to Buddhist meditation to cope with stressful lives.

Seeking Inner Peace

Rocking Old Town Hall

Rock 'n' roll show seeks to register youth voters.

Rocking Old Town Hall

Loudoun Chef Leads Watergate's Aquarelle

Poteaux: From outside Paris to Hamilton.

Loudoun Chef Leads Watergate's Aquarelle

Sully Field House Still Has Interest

Sully Field House Still Has Interest

Firefighter Combat Challenge

Capt. Jerome Williams leads firefighters on a path of physical fitness and achievement.

Firefighter Combat Challenge

Elementary Schools Get Ready

Several local elementary schools have added new programs, new teachers and new activities for this fall.

Elementary Schools Get Ready

Coach Retires After World Series

Jamie Loving steps down from coaching after 14 years and a World Series bid.

Coach Retires After World Series

News Briefs

News Briefs

Cruisin’ Clifton Car Show

Cruisin’ Clifton Car Show

Student Connections

Local high school students work to ease transfer student anxiety

Student Connections

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Health Notes

Health Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Police Make Arrest in 23-Year-Old Rape Case

DNA testing led them to Maryland resident.

Police Make Arrest in 23-Year-Old Rape Case

On Being Young and Fearless

Mark McDermott connects with middle school students at Seneca Ridge.

On Being Young and Fearless

So Long to a Friend

Centreville High secretary Barbara Meyer retires.

So Long to a Friend

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Pioneers Raise Money for Bush

Rangers and Pioneers in McLean help make Virginia a top fund-raiser.

Pioneers Raise Money for Bush

Fairfax Man Charged with Auto Theft

Police allege that Evans is linked to several crimes.

Fairfax Man Charged with Auto Theft

Hit-and-Run Moves Forward

Hit-and-Run Moves Forward

Weekday Civilians, Weekend Police Officers

Auxiliary police officers gain a high profile in the department in a time of budget cuts.

Weekday Civilians, Weekend Police Officers

Moving a Piece of History

Cub Scout Pack 1859 relocates historic grinding wheel.

Moving a Piece of History

Firefighter Combat Challenge

Capt. Jerome Williams leads firefighters on a path of physical fitness and achievement.

Firefighter Combat Challenge

Roundups

Roundups

Michigan Principal Returns to Loudoun

Laura Seck replaces the first and only principal at Meadowland Elementary School in Sterling.

Michigan Principal Returns to Loudoun

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Lake Anne Revitalization Moves Forward

An economic study of the Lake Anne Village Center has begun.

Lake Anne Revitalization Moves Forward

Sterling Elementary Joins 21st Century

The school, built in 1964, has hot water in two sets of restrooms for the first time.

Sterling Elementary Joins 21st Century

Cruisin’ Clifton Car Show

Cruisin’ Clifton Car Show

Pioneers Raise Money for Bush

Rangers and Pioneers in McLean help make Virginia a top fund-raiser

Pioneers Raise Money for Bush

Bad Stretch of Road

Trail hazard increased due to missing warning markers

Bad Stretch of Road

Police Charge Man with Identity Theft

Police Charge Man with Identity Theft

Student Connections

Local high school students work to ease transfer anxiety.

Student Connections

Rhein Takes Reins at Willow Springs

New principal focuses on technology and bullying prevention.

Rhein Takes Reins at Willow Springs

Preparing for Extra Students

Broad Run and Stone Bridge high schools expect 200 more students each this year.

Preparing for Extra Students

Roundups

Roundups

Nonprofit Receives $50K Check

Friends group contributes funds toward new Fairfax City Library.

Nonprofit Receives $50K Check

Weekday Civilians, Weekend Police Officers

Auxiliary police officers gain a high profile in the department in a time of budget cuts.

Weekday Civilians, Weekend Police Officers

Battle Lines Drawn

Trail advocates use extra time given by Dominion's decision to rein in application process to prepare for battle ahead.

Battle Lines Drawn

Editor Starts New Year at Hayfield

Hayfield senior Sadia Latifi participated in several journalism workshops over the summer.

Editor Starts New Year at Hayfield

4 Charged in Paintball Thefts

4 Charged in Paintball Thefts

Retro Summer Raises Funds

Area events start a week of fund-raising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Retro Summer Raises Funds

New Help for Addicts

Addicts who violate probation can now participate in program to help them overcome their dependencies.

New Help for Addicts

No More Study Hall

Sterling high schools are trying alternatives to study halls.

No More Study Hall

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

More Students Head for High School

More Students Head for High School

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Coach Retires After World Series

Jamie Loving steps down from coaching after 14 years and a World Series bid.

Coach Retires After World Series

Burke Centre Prepares for Fall Festival

Organizers expect annual event to draw over 12,000 people for arts, crafts and 9/11 memorial.

Burke Centre Prepares for Fall Festival

Cell Towers Are Challenged

Cell Towers Are Challenged

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

School's In for Fall

Elementary schools sharpen pencils and tidy classrooms prepping for new year.

School's In for Fall

Crime Report

Crime Report

Bad Stretch of Road

Trail hazard increased due to missing warning markers.

Bad Stretch of Road

After 21 Years, Restaurant Closes Its Doors

The South Lakes Village Center's property manager declines to renew Marie's Restaurant's lease.

After 21 Years, Restaurant Closes Its Doors

News Briefs

News Briefs

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

Middle Eastern Food Fest

Melkite Greek Church brings traditional food and fun to annual festival.

Middle Eastern Food Fest

School Notes

School Notes

Cell Towers Are Challenged

Cell Towers Are Challenged

Wells Named Leesburg Town Manager

Wells Named Leesburg Town Manager

College Notes

College Notes

Hit-and-Run Moves Forward

Hit-and-Run Moves Forward

Centreville Day Is Coming

Celebration is Sept. 11 in the Historic District.

Centreville Day Is Coming

More Students Head for High School

More Students Head for High School

Heading Back to School

Area middle and high schools preparing for the beginning of the school year.

Heading Back to School

Incest Case to Grand Jury

Incest Case to Grand Jury

Just Like the Good Old Days

"Woman's Story" director hopes the movie will help signal a return to mature, issue-related storytelling.

Just Like the Good Old Days

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Middle Eastern Food Fest

Melkite Greek Chuyrch brings traditional food and fun to annual festival.

Middle Eastern Food Fest

Crime Report

Crime Report