Stories for February 2005

Stories for February 2005

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Monday, February 28

This Week in Potomac 3-2-05

This Week in Potomac 3-2-05

15-Year Cleanup at David Taylor Draws to Close

Advisory Boards have overseen removal of historic contamination at 22 sites.

15-Year Cleanup at David Taylor Draws to Close

'Thinking' About Children's Rights

'Thinking' About Children's Rights

Assembly Pulls for Slots

Delegates and senators need to reconcile differing slots bills.

Assembly Pulls for Slots

Seniors Recall Historic Act

More than 200 gather for a town hall meeting on Social Security.

Seniors Recall Historic Act

Snowbreak

Snowbreak

Hearings Foreshadow Trials in Potomac Rape

Daniel Smith, 19, will testify for the state; Kevin Croker’s case sent to juvenile court

Hearings Foreshadow Trials in Potomac Rape

Local Funds Pay for County's Failings

Community center's revenue goes to county; fund-raising pays for its maintenance.

Local Funds Pay for County's Failings

Sunday, February 27

Delegate Accused of Laundering Funds

Burke resident accuses Del. Jim Dillard (R-41st) of giving his campaign manager money for a Democratic primary.

Delegate Accused of Laundering Funds

Delegate Accused of Laundering Funds

Burke resident accuses Del. Jim Dillard (R-41st) of giving his campaign manager money for a Democratic primary.

Delegate Accused of Laundering Funds

Delegate Accused of Laundering Funds

Burke resident accuses Del. Jim Dillard (R-41st) of giving his campaign manager money for a Democratic primary.

Delegate Accused of Laundering Funds

Thursday, February 24

Construction Causes Parking Headaches

T.C. Williams students, teachers frustrated by lack of convenient parking.

Construction Causes Parking Headaches

Calendar

Calendar

Health

Health

Schools

Schools

Health

Health

Business

Business

Rifleman Helps Defeat British

British Forces Lose — Again

Rifleman Helps Defeat British

Real Estate

Real Estate

Volunteering

Volunteering

Art Teacher Works To Help Shape Young Citizens

At Patrick Henry, Victoria Walchak sees ways for a better community.

Art Teacher Works To Help Shape Young Citizens

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Wireless Old Town

City to offer free wireless network to cover Old Town.

Wireless Old Town

Faith

Faith

Community

Community

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Black History Events

Black History Events

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Wednesday, February 23

Proposed Amendment Needs Public Input

McLean EP&R Committee passes resolution asking for 90-day deferral, public hearings.

Proposed Amendment Needs Public Input

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Trial Date Set

Leesburg priest is charged with one count of child pornography possession.

Trial Date Set

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Fight for Affordability

Dee Cotton helped a community preserve its affordable housing.

Fight for Affordability

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Herndon Fire Station Shift C Viewpoints

Herndon Fire Station Shift C Viewpoints

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

My Neighbor the Hero ... Dr. Kevin Dwyer

Profile

My Neighbor the Hero ... Dr. Kevin Dwyer

How to Apply

How to Apply

'Anything Goes' at J.E.B. Stuart

Cappies Review

'Anything Goes' at J.E.B. Stuart

Payment Plan for Underground?

Payment Plan for Underground?

'Anything Goes' at J.E.B. Stuart

Cappies Review

'Anything Goes' at J.E.B. Stuart

Elkins Heights Subdivision Approved

Elkins Heights Subdivision Approved

Local Troops Help Globally

Girl Scout cookie sales go to more than scouting needs.

Local Troops Help Globally

President Appointed to Council for the Arts

President Appointed to Council for the Arts

House of Delegates Almost Finished

Session to close by early next week

House of Delegates Almost Finished

Pipeline Decision Deferred

Fairfax Water will take comments on pipeline until March 10.

Pipeline Decision Deferred

Proffers Bills Watered Down

Two bills would have dramatically changed the way Loudoun County receives proffers.

Proffers Bills Watered Down

United Voice

Mobile home residents take a stand.

United Voice

Wreaths at Washington’s Tomb, Slave Memorial

Hyland acknowledges contributions of both Washington and his slaves.

Wreaths at Washington’s Tomb, Slave Memorial

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A Ride with Engine 404

Herndon Fire Station Four opens its doors.

A Ride with Engine 404

Jewish Community

Jewish Community

Embracing Birthnight Celebration

Guests enjoy dinner, dancing, auction and raffle.

Embracing Birthnight Celebration

Park Plans Gain Reprieve

New 'hybrid' task force for Jones Point Park to be established.

Park Plans Gain Reprieve

News Briefs

News Briefs

Fires Displace 10 Residents

Fires Displace 10 Residents

Three-Justice Panel Hears Case

Decision to send Lewinsville Park case to full court will come in next few weeks.

Three-Justice Panel Hears Case

National Geographic Photographer Judges Local Show

Volkmar Wentzel looked for artistic creativity and technical skill

National Geographic Photographer Judges Local Show

Putting Out Fires

Fire calls responded to by Engine 404.

Putting Out Fires

Free Clinic Finds Volunteers

But there's always room for more.

Free Clinic Finds Volunteers

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Lighted Ballfields for Colin Powell Elem.?

Lighted Ballfields for Colin Powell Elem.?

Proffers Cost More?

Supervisor Jim Burton claims taxpayers suffer when developers rezone for higher density communities.

Proffers Cost More?

Friendship Fire Welcomes USS Alexandria

Annual gathering packs the Holiday Inn ballroom — as usual.

Friendship Fire Welcomes USS Alexandria

Play Confronts Rumors

Recent Stone Bridge controversy makes "The Wrestling Season" appropriate fare for playgoers.

Play Confronts Rumors

Service with a Smile

Alex Waller retires from J.R.’s Stockyards Inn after 30 years of service, guidance.

Service with a Smile

Literacy Council Celebrates Anniversary

Loudoun Literacy Council celebrates a quarter century of spreading literacy.

Literacy Council Celebrates Anniversary

Competition of Colors and Music

Competition of Colors and Music

Leaving Loudoun

Rising assessments are forcing Anna Chamberlain to move away.

Leaving Loudoun

Get to Know the RA Candidates

The candidates for the RA elections state their qualifications and goals.

Get to Know the RA Candidates

Broadband Comes to Sterling

Verizon installs fiber optics on Briarwood Court.

Broadband Comes to Sterling

Man Cut with Knife or Machete

Authorities make two arrests and search for others involved in the incident.

Man Cut with Knife or Machete

News Briefs

News Briefs

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Deria Case Still in Limbo

Murder suspect remains incompetent to stand trial.

Deria Case Still in Limbo

Art Teacher Works To Help Shape Young Citizens

At Patrick Henry, Victoria Walchak sees ways for a better community.

Art Teacher Works To Help Shape Young Citizens

The Chantilly Academy Robotics Team Gears Up

The Chantilly Academy Robotics Team Gears Up

Businesses Approve Trolley Concept

Committee concludes trolley feasible, prepares Town Council for feedback.

Businesses Approve Trolley Concept

Slavery Should Not Be Forgotten

The Rev. Walter Fauntroy, civil rights activist, discusses the legacy of slavery

Slavery Should Not Be Forgotten

Moms Work Out with Their Children

Moms Work Out with Their Children

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Residents Upset over Sloppiness

Residents are unhappy with work Verizon crews have done laying new cable.

Residents Upset over Sloppiness

Lively, Soulful Flamenco Comes to Arlington

Local flamenco performers offer Arlington residents performances at several nightspots.

Lively, Soulful Flamenco Comes to Arlington

School Budget Goes to City

A no-fee health insurance option is added for school employees.

School Budget Goes to City

Civic Federation Welcomes Hartmann

Civic Federation Welcomes Hartmann

North Ridge

North Ridge

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Inclusion a Part of History and Future

The black population in Reston always felt part of the community, despite state segregation laws.

Inclusion a Part of History and Future

News Briefs

News Briefs

History of Fairfax County Fire and Rescue

History of Fairfax County Fire and Rescue

Fort Hunt Students Win in 'Reflections'

Several students selected to advance to county level.

Fort Hunt Students Win in 'Reflections'

8 Years Prison for Doughnut Store Robbery

By Bonnie Hobbs

8 Years Prison for Doughnut Store Robbery

Gourmet Chefs of C-Shift

Gourmet Chefs of C-Shift

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

People Notes

People Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Digging for Job Information

Construction Job Fair allows employers, employees to meet and swap ideas.

Digging for Job Information

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Juvenile Indicted in Murder

Juvenile Indicted in Murder

Taylor Run

Taylor Run

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Funn Offers Lessons

At Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology, insight on human dignity.

Funn Offers Lessons

College Notes

College Notes

PTA Fund-Raising: The Official Word

"A PTA is NOT a moneymaking or money-raising organization."

PTA Fund-Raising: The Official Word

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Academy Prepares Students for Future

West Potomac Academy offers real-life training.

Academy Prepares Students for Future

Proposed Amendment Needs Public Input

McLean EP&R Committee passes resolution asking for 90-day deferral, public hearings.

Proposed Amendment Needs Public Input

Three Candidates Announce

Since Elaine Furlow said she would not seek re-election to the school board, several candidates have come forward.

Three Candidates Announce

House of Delegates Almost Finished

Session to close by early next week

House of Delegates Almost Finished

Strutting Their Stuff

Musical revue at MetroStage presents songs from '30s and '40s.

Strutting Their Stuff

Service with a Smile

Alex Waller retires from J.R.’s Stockyards Inn after 30 years of service, guidance.

Service with a Smile

ABA Gridiron Pokes Fun at Judges, Lawyers

Audience enjoys off-beat tunes and wit.

ABA Gridiron Pokes Fun at Judges, Lawyers

Metro Customers First?

Kauffman revises Metro decision-making process.

Metro Customers First?

Western Fairfax Republic Women Hold Tea

Former Congressman J.C. Watts addresses local Republican women.

Western Fairfax Republic Women Hold Tea

County Increases Spending, Lowers Tax Rate

County Increases Spending, Lowers Tax Rate

County Increases Spending, Lowers Tax Rate

Old Town

Old Town

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Two Years Prison for Auto Theft, etc.

Identify fraud also charged.

Two Years Prison for Auto Theft, etc.

More Study for Woodlawn Road Replacement

Four alternative alignments still on the table.

More Study for Woodlawn Road Replacement

Pipeline Decision Deferred

Fairfax Water will take comments on pipeline until March 10.

Pipeline Decision Deferred

News Briefs

News Briefs

Three-Justice Panel Hears Case

Decision to send Lewinsville Park case to full court will come in next few weeks.

Three-Justice Panel Hears Case

Comparing Station Four to the County

Comparing Station Four to the County

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Part-Timers

Part-Timers

'It's All About the Money'

ACVA seeks additional funds to do more comprehensive marketing.

'It's All About the Money'

24-Hours with C-Shift at Fire Station Four

The Timeline

24-Hours with C-Shift at Fire Station Four

County Sued Over Affordable Housing

Lyon Village man says loan to church crossed the line separating church and state.

County Sued Over Affordable Housing

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Tolls Going Up For Local Drivers

Starting May 22, Dulles Toll Road fees will increase.

Tolls Going Up For Local Drivers

Senior Living: Health Notes

Senior Living: Health Notes

Finding Long-Term Care Providers

Why and how to purchase long-term care insurance.

Finding Long-Term Care Providers

Union Mill Parents Defend Their School

Union Mill Parents Defend Their School

Family Remembers Homicide Victim

Jose Guzman was devoted to his family and God.

Family Remembers Homicide Victim

History: African Americans in British Army

History: African Americans in British Army

Senior Living: Health Notes

Senior Living: Health Notes

Murder Suspect Still Incompetent

Unable to stand trial for killing his brother.

Murder Suspect Still Incompetent

Tuesday, February 22

Interchange Snafu Yields Heavy Fines

VDOT levies $110,000 fine on general contractor of Springfield Interchange project.

Interchange Snafu Yields Heavy Fines

Ongoing

Ongoing

More Parking Restrictions Ahead?

Signal Hill community seeks approval to limit what can be parked on area streets.

More Parking Restrictions Ahead?

Town Reviews Comprehensive Plan

Mandated five-year review will be finished by January 2006.

Town Reviews Comprehensive Plan

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

McLean This Week

McLean This Week

Arlington This Week

Arlington This Week

Calendar

Calendar

From 'Seussical' to 'Gypsy'

Two schools provide very different theatrical offerings.

From 'Seussical' to 'Gypsy'

Art Scene

Art Scene

Shaking Things Up

Black Heritage Music Festival comes to Vienna.

Shaking Things Up

Developer Appeals Stop Work Order

Work will continue as case heads to Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals

Developer Appeals Stop Work Order

Slowing Down 'Top Speed' at Terra Centre

Parents at Terra Centre Elementary hope a traffic signal will make the entrance to the school safer.

Slowing Down 'Top Speed' at Terra Centre

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Artists Showcase Their Work

Lee and West Springfield students have their winning artwork on display.

Artists Showcase Their Work

Health

Health

Council, School Board Commiserate

Both have construction proposals over budget.

Council, School Board Commiserate

Business

Business

Bruin Artists Showcase Their Work

Lake Braddock students have their artwork from the Scholastic Art Awards competition on display in Annandale.

Bruin Artists Showcase Their Work

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Notes

Community Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Coming Soon — A Theater Near You

A 16-screen movie theater will open this summer in Kingstowne.

Coming Soon — A Theater Near You

Calendar

Calendar

Health

Health

Fairfax Going Digital?

City Council considers creating citywide wireless Internet network.

Fairfax Going Digital?

Great Falls This Week

Great Falls This Week

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Here Comes the Water

Town officials hear about Wedderburn development plan.

Here Comes the Water

Slowing Down 'Top Speed' at Terra Centre

Parents at Terra Centre Elementary hope a traffic signal will make the entrance to the school safer.

Slowing Down 'Top Speed' at Terra Centre

’South County’ Likely, But Not Certain

School Board wavers as the name decision draws near for the new secondary school.

’South County’ Likely, But Not Certain

Faith

Faith

Business

Business

Council OKs Higginbotham, Denies Church

Two major decisions come on split votes.

Council OKs Higginbotham, Denies Church

Bates Minds the Trees

Scott Bates of Springfield’s Bartlett Tree Experts recently achieved a Master Arborist certification.

Bates Minds the Trees

’South County’ Likely, But Not Certain

School Board wavers as the name decision draws near for the new secondary school.

’South County’ Likely, But Not Certain

’South County’ Likely, But Not Certain

School Board wavers as the name decision draws near for the new secondary school.

’South County’ Likely, But Not Certain

Bruin Artists Showcase Their Work

Lake Braddock students have their artwork from the Scholastic Art Awards competition on display in Annandale.

Bruin Artists Showcase Their Work

More Parking Restrictions Ahead?

Signal Hill community seeks approval to limit what can be parked on area streets.

More Parking Restrictions Ahead?

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

It's Happening Here

Madison students talk about drug use at school.

It's Happening Here

Family, Community Mourn Death of Halpern

Family, Community Mourn Death of Halpern

Real Estate

Real Estate

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Art Scene

Art Scene

Monday, February 21

Homecoming Brief, Sweet

Pilot and doctor Frederick Harris got married while on Army leave from from Germany and Iraq.

Homecoming Brief, Sweet

Putting New SAT to the Test

Analogies out, essay in on new version. What does it mean for juniors?

Putting New SAT to the Test

Solo Show Lets Donors Make a Scene

Churchill grad takes on arts funding with “Steve Sells Out.”

Solo Show Lets Donors Make a Scene

This Week in Potomac 2-23-05

This Week in Potomac 2-23-05

Artist Balances Tradition, Innovation

Colombian artist mixes painting, digital photography.

Artist Balances Tradition, Innovation

Trying to Get Students Jazzed Up

Jonathan T. Deutsch Memorial fund will reward musical creativity.

Trying to Get Students Jazzed Up

Artists Share Chinese Culture

Visiting calligraphers, painters part of two-week Chinese New Year celebration at Potomac Elementary.

Artists Share Chinese Culture

Thursday, February 17

Serving Up Outdoor Dining

Serving Up Outdoor Dining

Braddock Arrives in Virginia

Braddock Arrives in Virginia

'State of the Schools' at Del Ray

Perry defends modified calendar.

'State of the Schools' at Del Ray

Aquinas Students Bring Hearts to Seniors

Residents receive students' hand-made Valentines.

Aquinas Students Bring Hearts to Seniors

Gateway to Revitalization?

Land use leads effort to eliminate traffic bottleneck.

Gateway to Revitalization?

Wednesday, February 16

People Notes

People Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Arlington’s Oldest Black Resident Honored

Rebecca Massie is a living witness to segregation, the civil rights movement and those who broke the barriers.

Arlington’s Oldest Black Resident Honored

Gay Marriage Bills Pass House, Senate

Proposed amendment banning same-sex marriage and civil unions passes both houses.

Gay Marriage Bills Pass House, Senate

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Bringing Cheer Overseas

GBW students write letters to U.S. solders.

Bringing Cheer Overseas

Woman Pleads Guilty to Malicious Wounding

Woman Pleads Guilty to Malicious Wounding

Camp Notes

Camp Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Camps and Schools

Camps and Schools

School Notes

School Notes

Camp Notes

Camp Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Business Notes

Business Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Residents Feel Slighted

RA and chamber to join forces over sudden toll increase.

Residents Feel Slighted

Jewish Community

Jewish Community

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Building Bikes for Kids

Teambuilding exercise turns into a surprise visit from Headstart students.

Building Bikes for Kids

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Shave Motivates Cabin John Students

Teacher keeps pledge.

Shave Motivates Cabin John Students

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Accessible, Affordable: Hard To Find

Lorton Valley development offers Fairfax County’s first affordable housing with six fully accessible units.

Accessible, Affordable: Hard To Find

Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Lack of Inventory Creates Record January Demand

Realtors see 9 percent increase in sales over same time last year.

Lack of Inventory Creates Record January Demand

People Notes

People Notes

Living Up to High Expectations

At first there was worry Equity Office Properties would not be a good community partner.

Living Up to High Expectations

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

School Notes

School Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Tim Rowe, Founder of the Amadeus Orchestra, Dies

Memorial Service will be held March 5 at St. Francis Episcopal Church.

Tim Rowe, Founder of the Amadeus Orchestra, Dies

50 Years of McLean Little League

Dinner dance March 5 will kick off yearlong celebration.

50 Years of McLean Little League

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Building Bikes for Kids

Teambuilding exercise turns into a surprise visit from Headstart students.

Building Bikes for Kids

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Pleasant Grove Celebrates Black History Month

Church holds first event of its kind to celebrate original congregation

Pleasant Grove Celebrates Black History Month

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Planning Commission Mix-Up

Chair failed to give public notice for subcommittee meeting on comprehensive plan amendments in Dulles south.

Planning Commission Mix-Up

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Classes

Classes

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Camp Notes

Camp Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Black History Events

Black History Events

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Chamber Awarded Language Grant

Recently awarded grant goes toward training teachers of English for Speakers of Other Languages.

Chamber Awarded Language Grant

Downtown Revitalization Takes Shape

Town Council decides next step is to create master plan.

Downtown Revitalization Takes Shape

Pleasant Grove Celebrates Black History Month

Church holds first event of its kind to celebrate original congregation

Pleasant Grove Celebrates Black History Month

Murder Suspect Held Without Bail

Authorities, however, have not filed murder charges.

Murder Suspect Held Without Bail

Toddler Ejected from Car Seat

Child received injuries in four-car crash.

Toddler Ejected from Car Seat

Tim Rowe, Founder of the Amadeus Orchestra, Dies

Memorial Service will be held March 5 at St. Francis Episcopal Church.

Tim Rowe, Founder of the Amadeus Orchestra, Dies

Where’s the Money Going?

Local pastor accuses ministries group of defrauding the public with its coin drops.

Where’s the Money Going?

Men Confronting and Frightening Women

Authorities provide advice to protect women.

Men Confronting and Frightening Women

Bringing Peace to a War-Torn City

Springfield native spent four months in Baghdad creating peace-keeping teams

Bringing Peace to a War-Torn City

Calendar

Calendar

Protests Raised Against Play

Protests Raised Against Play

Teacher of the Year Named

Teacher of the Year Named

Classes

Classes

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Getting To Know ... John Salamone

Profile

Getting To Know ... John Salamone

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Three Men Sought in Homicide

Three Men Sought in Homicide

Getting To Know ... John Salamone

Profile

Getting To Know ... John Salamone

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

People Notes

People Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Former Great Falls Resident Killed in Iraq

Stephen Sherman, 27, served two years in Army .

Former Great Falls Resident Killed in Iraq

Children Helping Children

Great Falls brothers hold recital for tsunami victims.

Children Helping Children

MS Self-help Group Leaders Receive Award

Chuck Caton and Rosanne Durand co-facilitate the Loudoun County MS Self-Help Group.

MS Self-help Group Leaders Receive Award

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Helping King Street

How to encourage more pedestrian traffic?

Helping King Street

College Notes

College Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Missing Teen

Missing Teen

Massive Church Planned

Korean Church would be largest church built in the county.

Massive Church Planned

Arlington Reacts to Proposed Cuts

President Bush’s proposed budget would nearly eliminate the COPS program, which is intended to put more police on the streets.

Arlington Reacts to Proposed Cuts

Westfield Jazz Bands Present Concert

60 students perform in winter concert on Feb. 26.

Westfield Jazz Bands Present Concert

Possible Golf Course Fee Increase

Possible Golf Course Fee Increase

Four Years Prison for Trucker

Sentenced for 2003 Vehicular Death of Centreville High grad Emily Cella

Four Years Prison for Trucker

Roundups

Roundups

Mission Opponents File Petition Against BZA

Mission Opponents File Petition Against BZA

And Baby Makes Four

On-call delivery for Alexandria paramedics.

And Baby Makes Four

'State of the Schools' at Del Ray

Perry defends modified calendar.

'State of the Schools' at Del Ray

Hearing Held on Christmas Day Fatality

Hearing Held on Christmas Day Fatality

Archstone Becomes 'The Bearings'

Apartments to condos: a growing trend.

Archstone Becomes 'The Bearings'

Haves vs. Have Nots?

At Union Mill, school fund-raising methods are questioned.

Haves vs. Have Nots?

All for a Day's Work

Day Laborer's Pavilion Brings Jobs and Conflict to Shirlington

All for a Day's Work

Kluttz Charged with Abduction

Kluttz Charged with Abduction

News Briefs

News Briefs

Woman Pleads Guilty to Malicious Wounding

August shooting took place at Turnpike Shopping Center.

Woman Pleads Guilty to Malicious Wounding

Getting Into the Swing of Things

For Valentine's Dance, hosts Sue and Gary Caley serve up high-energy fun.

Getting Into the Swing of Things

News Briefs

News Briefs

Divorce Care for Teens

New Life Christian Church offers free workshop.

Divorce Care for Teens

Fair Lakes Commercial Changes are Approved

Fair Lakes Commercial Changes are Approved

Business Notes

Business Notes

Arlington Students Create Own Business

From issuing stock to gift-wrapping the merchandise students at the Arlington Career Center learn all about business.

Arlington Students Create Own Business

Students Reach Scholarship Finals

The two seniors are among 250 finalists out of 100,000 applicants to be selected by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.

Students Reach Scholarship Finals

Arlington Celebrates Mardi Gras

The Seventh Annual Mardi Gras Parade wound down Clarendon Boulevard on the eve of Lent.

Arlington Celebrates Mardi Gras

Competent to Stand Trial?

Mustafa Mohamed sent to Central State Hospital for psychiatric evaluation.

Competent to Stand Trial?

Democratic Women of Clifton Unite

For the first time, close to 100 Dems form grassroots group for change.

Democratic Women of Clifton Unite

Tuesday, February 15

Arrest Made in Twinbrooke Assault

Police suspect a 21-year-old Burke man of an assault that took place behind Twinbrooke Shopping Center.

Arrest Made in Twinbrooke Assault

What Will Be Fairlee's Impact?

Pulte Homes explains plans for new development near Vienna/Fairfax Metro Station.

What Will Be Fairlee's Impact?

Calendar

Calendar

Hopeful for School Budget?

Supervisors keep quiet about plans for dealing with proposed $536 million schools operating budget for 2006.

Hopeful for School Budget?

Town Green Is Bubbling Up

Rotary plans to donate a fountain to town green.

Town Green Is Bubbling Up

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

McLean this Week

McLean this Week

Revised Garage Plan Approved

A citizens task force approves a smaller version of the Burke Centre commuter train garage on Roberts Road.

Revised Garage Plan Approved

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Real Estate

Real Estate

Arlington This Week

Arlington This Week

Real Estate

Real Estate

Arrest Made in Twinbrooke Assault

Police suspect a 21-year-old Burke man of an assault that took place behind Twinbrooke Shopping Center.

Arrest Made in Twinbrooke Assault

Bowers Presents Budget

Proposed plan would cut real estate tax rate by three-and-three-quarter cents.

Bowers Presents Budget

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Digging in for Revitalization

The second phase of bond-financed improvements gets under way in central Springfield.

Digging in for Revitalization

Running Leprechauns at Lynbrook

Lynbrook Elementary wins award for having the most students participate in the Marine Corps Marathon’s Healthy Kids Fun Run.

Running Leprechauns at Lynbrook

Hair-Raising Challenge

Hair-Raising Challenge

Springfield's 'Mr. Baseball' Remembered

Tom Ravalette was involved in the Central Springfield Little League for over 30 years and coached at Lee and West Springfield High.

Springfield's 'Mr. Baseball' Remembered

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

No Break for Nonprofits

ViVa! Vienna! organizers change rate structure.

No Break for Nonprofits

Revised Garage Plan Approved

A citizens task force approves a smaller version of the Burke Centre commuter train garage on Roberts Road.

Revised Garage Plan Approved

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Town Discusses Fairlee Impacts

Developer explains plans to Vienna Town Council and residents.

Town Discusses Fairlee Impacts

A Heart for Jumping

Fairview Elementary students jump rope to raise money for the American Heart Association.

A Heart for Jumping

Proffers Cost More?

Supervisor Jim Burton claims taxpayers suffer when developers rezone for higher density communities.

Proffers Cost More?

Springfield Estates Goes Mobile

School staff members present an outreach program aimed at students in a nearby apartment complex

Springfield Estates Goes Mobile

Supervisors Not Impressed

Republican majority speaks out against petition opposing rapid growth.

Supervisors Not Impressed

Shop for Charity

Yesterday's Rose benefits a group of local nonprofits.

Shop for Charity

Words Get in the Way

Task Force tries to work out policy for W&OD Trail maintenance.

Words Get in the Way

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

He Flew through Color Barriers

Tuskegee Airman visits Paul VI High School.

He Flew through Color Barriers

Faith

Faith

Juvenile Center Nationally Recognized

Loudoun County Juvenile Detention Center promotes consistency and fights recidivism.

Juvenile Center Nationally Recognized

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Monday, February 14

Paul Chester Foundation Brings Hope to Ecuador

Father creates medical mission foundation to honor his son, Georgetown Prep student, killed in 2003.

Paul Chester Foundation Brings Hope to Ecuador

Plans for Kendale School Move Forward

Parents repeat that their concerns and input are being ignored.

Plans for Kendale School Move Forward

From Segregation to Integration: Two Black Teachers Look Back

Integration in Montgomery County was slow, but fairly smooth.

From Segregation to Integration: Two Black Teachers Look Back

Thursday, February 10

Local Tutors Offer SAT Prep Options

Changes in college admissions test raise anxiety and demand for prep courses and tutoring.

Local Tutors Offer SAT Prep Options

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith News

Faith News

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Teacher of the Year Named

Teacher of the Year Named

Ongoing

Ongoing

eICU: Tomorrow's Medical Care Today

Every critically ill patient is monitored every hour of every day.

eICU: Tomorrow's Medical Care Today

Sweets For a Sweetheart

Finding the perfect treat for a loved one.

Sweets For a Sweetheart

Restrictions on Abortion Clinics Fail To Pass

The state Senate Health and Education Committee voted to pass by a controversial bill, holding it indefinitely.

Restrictions on Abortion Clinics Fail To Pass

County Board Denies Development Plan

Board denies Columbia Pike project, defers Fort Meyers Heights plan.

County Board Denies Development Plan

Carving Noah and the Ark

Burke woodcarver Peter Ward has a display at the Kings Park Library in Burke.

Carving Noah and the Ark

'South County’ Community’s Top Choice

A naming meeting at Halley Elementary yields three possible names for the new South County High School.

'South County’ Community’s Top Choice

A Knitting Project

A Burke knitting circle donates scarves to its neighborhood fire station.

A Knitting Project

A Peek at the Process

Area legislators reflect on the process of government in the middle of the 2005 General Assembly.

A Peek at the Process

A Love Story for Valentine's Day

Centreville couple finds romance a second time.

A Love Story for Valentine's Day

Chantilly Drama is the Tops

Wins first place in District One-Act Play Competition.

Chantilly Drama is the Tops

Man Charged With Violating Teen Girl

Man Charged With Violating Teen Girl

'For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls' at Centreville

'For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls' at Centreville

Police Seek Landon C. Cousins

Allege that Clifton man may have bought alcohol for minor killed in December crash.

Police Seek Landon C. Cousins

Roundups

Roundups

Chantilly Parents, Officials Face Off

Hot topics: School spirit, coaches, and losing teams.

Chantilly Parents, Officials Face Off

One-Acts Include 'After Twilight'

One-Acts Include 'After Twilight'

Education 'Refund' Sought in Centreville Play

Dramapalooza showtimes are Feb. 18-19.

Education 'Refund' Sought in Centreville Play

A Love Story for Valentine's Day

Centreville couple finds romance a second time.

A Love Story for Valentine's Day

A Knitting Project

A Burke knitting circle donates scarves to its neighborhood fire station.

A Knitting Project

Chantilly Drama is the Tops

Wins first place in District One-Act Play Competition.

Chantilly Drama is the Tops

Man Charged With Violating Teen Girl

Man Charged With Violating Teen Girl

'For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls' at Centreville

'For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls' at Centreville

Police Seek Landon C. Cousins

Allege that Clifton man may have bought alcohol for minor killed in December crash.

Police Seek Landon C. Cousins

Carving Noah and the Ark

Burke woodcarver Peter Ward has a display at the Kings Park Library in Burke.

Carving Noah and the Ark

'South County’ Community’s Top Choice

A naming meeting at Halley Elementary yields three possible names for the new South County High School.

'South County’ Community’s Top Choice

Roundups

Roundups

Chantilly Parents, Officials Face Off

Hot topics: School spirit, coaches, and losing teams.

Chantilly Parents, Officials Face Off

One-Acts Include 'After Twilight'

One-Acts Include 'After Twilight'

A Peek at the Process

Area legislators reflect on the process of government in the middle of the 2005 General Assembly.

A Peek at the Process

Education 'Refund' Sought in Centreville Play

Dramapalooza showtimes are Feb. 18-19.

Education 'Refund' Sought in Centreville Play

Japanese Immersion Schools Celebrate

Multiple Elementary schools celebrate Japanese culture at Floris.

Japanese Immersion Schools Celebrate

Tax Exemptions Sought

Tax Exemptions Sought

Standard On Its Way Up

New standard meets little resistance at public hearing.

Standard On Its Way Up

Youth to Try Transit Buses

Free passes are being distributed to encourage teens to use transit buses to attend activities at the Dulles Town Center.

Youth to Try Transit Buses

Celebrating Black History

Revisiting slave life at Gunston Hall.

Celebrating Black History

Sweets for a Sweetheart

Sweets for a Sweetheart

First Year

For new School Board members: What Next?

First Year

District Witnesses Change of Command

Full house bids farewell to Moser and welcomes Kline.

District Witnesses Change of Command

'South County’ Community’s Top Choice

A naming meeting at Halley Elementary yields three possible names for the new South County High School.

'South County’ Community’s Top Choice

Smiles for Free in Springfield

The Medical Education Campus of Northern Virginia Community College in Springfield hosts a day of free checkups and cleanings for elementary students.

Smiles for Free in Springfield

Open Doors at Lee

Supervisor Dana Kauffman (D) hosts the annual Lee District Open House.

Open Doors at Lee

Partying New Orleans-Style

The Springfield Chamber of Commerce invites its members to a casino night.

Partying New Orleans-Style

Carving Noah and the Ark

Burke woodcarver Peter Ward has a display at the Kings Park Library in Burke.

Carving Noah and the Ark

A Peek at the Process

Area legislators reflect on the process of government at the midpoint of the 2005 General Assembly

A Peek at the Process

Wednesday, February 9

Obituary

Obituary

Basketball Teams Fight Cancer

Fifth annual Coaches Vs. Cancer game this Friday at Marshall High School

Basketball Teams Fight Cancer

A Second Chance

First marriages still propel Nick and Sue Ruggiero’s love.

A Second Chance

Abe Lincoln Visits Herndon High School

Abe Lincoln Visits Herndon High School

Activities Focus on Valentine's Day

Activities Focus on Valentine's Day

Rosemont

Rosemont

Learning through Story-telling

Learning through Story-telling

Couples Share Their Love

Active couple shares how they find time for love in-between benefiting Herndon.

Couples Share Their Love

College Notes

College Notes

Ongoing

Ongoing

Public Offers 'Wish List'

Town Council considers public concerns for upcoming budget planning.

Public Offers 'Wish List'

Arts Group Alters Request

Foundation changes proposal for manner in which donation will be handled.

Arts Group Alters Request

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Reflecting on Segregated Herndon

A native of Herndon, Fred Washington remembers a different lifestyle.

Reflecting on Segregated Herndon

News Briefs

News Briefs

All About Values

Property assessments surge as real estate values continues to skyrocket.

All About Values

Traveling Through 250 Years of History

Artist contributes to city's public art.

Traveling Through 250 Years of History

Calendar

Calendar

News Briefs

News Briefs

Black History Events

Black History Events

Calendar

Calendar

Reagan's Failed Campaign

Book released in time to commemorate president’s birthday.

Reagan's Failed Campaign

Mother and Daughter on Mission To Educate

Lamberts speak out about organ transplants.

Mother and Daughter on Mission To Educate

Social Insecurity

Moran: America's social safety net under attack.

Social Insecurity

Business Notes

Business Notes

McLean Students Show Heart

Series of fund-raisers will benefit three charities working for tsunami relief.

McLean Students Show Heart

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Zoning Amendment Not Forgotten

Decision is postponed on zoning changes, but work will continue, board decides.

Zoning Amendment Not Forgotten

South Lakes Students Exceed Goal

Already past the mark, the students look to raise more money for tsunami relief.

South Lakes Students Exceed Goal

A Mother’s Love Knows No Country

AFS Volunteer wins award for 45 years of service.

A Mother’s Love Knows No Country

Calendar

Calendar

College Notes

College Notes

Faith

Faith

Ongoing

Ongoing

Reagan’s Failed Campaign Seen in Different Light

Book released in time to commemorate president’s birthday.

Reagan’s Failed Campaign Seen in Different Light

Faith News

Faith News

Fire Damages Homes

Fire Damages Homes

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Health Story Correction

Health Story Correction

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Basketball Teams Fight Cancer

Fifth annual Coaches Vs. Cancer game this Friday at Marshall High School

Basketball Teams Fight Cancer

Stone Bridge Play Offends Some

Stone Bridge Play Offends Some

Starr Takes Arlington Capital Case

The former White house prosecutor has taken on the case of Arlington’s only death row inmate.

Starr Takes Arlington Capital Case

Recipe for Togetherness

Jim and Louise McCullough have been married for nearly 60 years.

Recipe for Togetherness

Helping British Army

Helping British Army

Seminary Valley

Seminary Valley

Supervisors Receive Petitions

Organizers turn in names of those who oppose rapid growth to county.

Supervisors Receive Petitions

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Get on the Bus and Learn

Hyland hosts annual virtual bus tour.

Get on the Bus and Learn

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Taylor Run

Taylor Run

Florists Society To Build New Headquarters

Additional Duke Street commercial/retail space an added benefit.

Florists Society To Build New Headquarters

A Mother’s Love Knows No Country

AFS Volunteer wins award for 45 years of service.

A Mother’s Love Knows No Country

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Vietnamese Celebrate Tet at Washington-Lee High School

Arlington’s Vietnamese community wishes for luck in the coming New Year.

Vietnamese Celebrate Tet at Washington-Lee High School

Calendar Stirs Debate

Parents draw battle lines over modified school calendar.

Calendar Stirs Debate

Schools

Schools

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

County Health Department Kicks Off Campaign

County Health Department Kicks Off Campaign

Amundson Brings Students to Richmond

Amundson Brings Students to Richmond

Vinson Halls’ Valentines

Military couples married for many years say being friends helps keep marriages together.

Vinson Halls’ Valentines

Packed House

Constituents are briefed on their government's actions at Hyland's 18th Town Meeting.

Packed House

Blanket Calming

Churchill students launch Linus Club to knit blankets for children in need.

Blanket Calming

Obituaries

Obituaries

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Real Estate

Real Estate

Sharing Their Harvest

The bakery around the corner reaches the whole community.

Sharing Their Harvest

Vinson Halls’ Valentines

Military couples married for many years say being friends helps keep marriages together.

Vinson Halls’ Valentines

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Football Bridges Differences

A 25-year-old volunteered his time to discuss the NFL season with a person suffering from "locked in" syndrome.

Football Bridges Differences

Banner Events at Churchill High School

First Hall of Fame induction in nearly 10 years will help restore athletic fields.

Banner Events at Churchill High School

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Destroyed Sign Much More Than Sign

Unitarian Universalist Church lobbies for social rights of gay and lesbian couples in the state of Virginia.

Destroyed Sign Much More Than Sign

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Ingebritsen Retires From LINK

Director retires after 15 years of service.

Ingebritsen Retires From LINK

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Joseph Wellington Hess, 77

Joseph Wellington Hess, 77

College Notes

College Notes

Healt h Notes

Healt h Notes

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

The Waiting Game

Proposed zoning amendment, Riverside water issues are not imminent dangers.

The Waiting Game

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Health Notes

Health Notes

Lubas at the Helm

Female captain heads Fair Oaks District Station.

Lubas at the Helm

Arlington Inaugurates Black History Month

The ceremony at Courthouse Plaza features a color guard from the Arlington Sheriff’s Department and The Hands of Glory, a choir that uses sign language.

Arlington Inaugurates Black History Month

College Notes

College Notes

Health

Health

Healt h Notes

Healt h Notes

Coming Home

Suspect to Return

Coming Home

State Legislature Passes Halfway Point

Arlington’s delegates shepherd bills addressing holes in the state’s labor laws, education policy and care for the elderly.

State Legislature Passes Halfway Point

Calendar

Calendar

Questioning Proposed Toll Increase

Questioning Proposed Toll Increase

Love at First Slight

Mary Lou and John Riley’s relationship got off to a rocky start, but the couple is now celebrating 41 years of marriage.

Love at First Slight

Welcoming Place for Gay Residents?

In the face of legislation that could limit their rights, gay advocates say that most friends, neighbors and coworkers in Loudoun don't reflect anti-gay rhetoric.

Welcoming Place for Gay Residents?

The Course of Love in Arlington

On Valentine's Day, Two couples, Two generations.

The Course of Love in Arlington

Basketball Teams Fight Cancer

Fifth annual Coaches Vs. Cancer game this Friday at Marshall High School

Basketball Teams Fight Cancer

Rep. Wolf Visits Herndon High School

Rep. Wolf Visits Herndon High School

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Tuesday, February 8

Teen Melee Reported

Students clash after game.

Teen Melee Reported

Group Seeks to Preserve Local Black History

A nonprofit organization gave Supervisor Linda Smyth (D-Providence) a $10,000 campaign contribution for her help.

Group Seeks to Preserve Local Black History

Greater Reston Chamber Sponsors Chocolate Tasting

Greater Reston Chamber Sponsors Chocolate Tasting

Valentine’s Events

Valentine’s Events

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Gala Celebrates New Concert Hall

Gala Celebrates New Concert Hall

Group Seeks to Preserve Local Black History

A nonprofit organization gave Supervisor Linda Smyth (D-Providence) a $10,000 campaign contribution for her help.

Group Seeks to Preserve Local Black History

Police Seek Landon C. Cousins

Police allege that the Clifton man may have bought alcohol for minor killed in December crash.

Police Seek Landon C. Cousins

Franklins’ Secret: ‘Stay the Path’

Fairfax couple has been married for 62 years.

Franklins’ Secret: ‘Stay the Path’

Pieces of Bike Path Fall into Place

Council approves revised master plan for bikeways.

Pieces of Bike Path Fall into Place

School Notes

School Notes

American Dream Come True

Santos Medrano, Umberto’s new owner, came to America alone at 12 from El Salvador.

American Dream Come True

Planners Lodge Concerns over 'Inn'

Zoning change on River Road sought.

Planners Lodge Concerns over 'Inn'

Funding Still Falls Short

School construction bids come in over budget, also.

Funding Still Falls Short

Community Notes

Community Notes

Police To Hire IT Specialist

Town Council approves creating new position.

Police To Hire IT Specialist

Petersen Takes Stock

At midway point, Fairfax delegate contemplates 2005 legislation.

Petersen Takes Stock

Valentine’s Events

Valentine’s Events

A Day at the Capitol

A visit to Richmond proves to be an educational, albeit hectic, experience.

A Day at the Capitol

Community Notes

Community Notes

School Notes

School Notes

End of an Era

Lunch counter at the Rexall Pharmacy closes.

End of an Era

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, February 3

Final Changes Expand South County Boundaries

The Fairfax County School Board passes an amendment adding more students to the new South County High School.

Final Changes Expand South County Boundaries

Chili Masters Serve it Up

The Springfield Hard Times Café hosts a chili-cooking seminar for Super Bowl week.

Chili Masters Serve it Up

Wednesday, February 2

Man Robbed At Cemetery

Man Robbed At Cemetery

Goodwin House

Goodwin House

Describing the Human Condition Through Dance

“Bohemians” illustrates the origins and evolution of human life melding science and religion.

Describing the Human Condition Through Dance

Seniors: Keep Dance Card Open

Seniors: Keep Dance Card Open

Business Notes

Business Notes

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

State senator also has introduced legislation related to emergency response systems.

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

Westfield Presents Madrigal Dinner

Will be held this Saturday, Feb. 5.

Westfield Presents Madrigal Dinner

Valentine's Dinner at Westfield's Marriott

Offering a special five-course meal with wine.

Valentine's Dinner at Westfield's Marriott

Westfield High Thespians Perform 'Love Letters'

Westfield High Thespians Perform 'Love Letters'

Blaze Displaces Seven

Kitchen fire blamed.

Blaze Displaces Seven

DNA Evidence Links 3 Assaults

First incident occurred in 1998.

DNA Evidence Links 3 Assaults

History: St. Clair Gains News of Enemy

History: St. Clair Gains News of Enemy

Tacuba Throws a Party

New restaurant fills niche between fast casual and full service.

Tacuba Throws a Party

Van Landingham: Powerful Legislator, Quiet Artist

As she covers her 24th year in the state Assembly from her Alexandria home, Marian Van Landingham reflects on her art.

Van Landingham: Powerful Legislator, Quiet Artist

Gay Rights Activists Rally in Fairfax

Arlington County chairman Jay Fisette and Fairfax County chairman Gerry Connolly discuss pending state legislation affecting gay rights.

Gay Rights Activists Rally in Fairfax

Obituaries

Obituaries

Articulation Agreement Signed Between GMU, Chantilly

Articulation Agreement Signed Between GMU, Chantilly

Prime Time: Free Repair Help Available

Prime Time: Free Repair Help Available

Mothers Keep in Touch Through Books

These incarcerated women at the Arlington County Detention Center read to their children regularly through tapes.

Mothers Keep in Touch Through Books

News Briefs

News Briefs

Heartbeat for Change

A Burke Centre woman applauds new legislation designed to mandate automated defibrillators in all schools with athletic programs.

Heartbeat for Change

Dining in Broadlands

Over the past six months, a quartet of new restaurants has opened to serve every culinary taste.

Dining in Broadlands

20-Somethings to the Rescue

Young volunteers are urged to get involved in local issues.

20-Somethings to the Rescue

Juvenile Death Penalty Bill Proposed

Juvenile Death Penalty Bill Proposed

Youth to Try Transit Buses

Free passes are being distributed to encourage teens to use transit buses to attend activities at the Dulles Town Center.

Youth to Try Transit Buses

Business

Business

Taking Charge

New Chamber of Commerce chair is first woman to hold post since 1992.

Taking Charge

Suspect Arrested in Williams’ Murder

Police nab Daunteril Maurice Hall, 28, of Sterling, in Canton, Ohio.

Suspect Arrested in Williams’ Murder

Contract Adopted for Clemyjontri

Contract Adopted for Clemyjontri

Educating Unconventionally

Clearview Elementary School students learn basics by tracking Kitty, a recently rehabilitated harbor seal.

Educating Unconventionally

Democracy in Middle East No Guarantee

What happened over 200 years in the United States will evolve over time in Iraq as well, panelists agree

Democracy in Middle East No Guarantee

Bids For Golf Course Way Off

First round of bidding shows golf course estimate off by almost $200,000.

Bids For Golf Course Way Off

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Dollars Up, Ball Fields Down

New capital intensity factor increases cash contribution per house from developers, but reduces number of athletic fields the county aims to have.

Dollars Up, Ball Fields Down

Getting to Know — Jen Sterling

Profile

Getting to Know — Jen Sterling

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

MetroStage To Unveil Musical Revue

‘The All Night Strut!’ captures '30s and '40s.

MetroStage To Unveil Musical Revue

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Lorton Arts Continues To Raise Money

Weekend benefit offers art, health and fun.

Lorton Arts Continues To Raise Money

Tacuba Throws a Party

New restaurant fills niche between fast casual and full service.

Tacuba Throws a Party

Schedule of Events: The George Washington Birthday Celebration

Schedule of Events: The George Washington Birthday Celebration

Calendar

Calendar

Nightlife

Nightlife

Love of History Yields Children’s Book

’Saving Emma’ brings to life the Apothecary Museum in the 1700s.

Love of History Yields Children’s Book

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Power Line Fight Continues

New study area includes properties of people who vocally opposed locating the western power line on the W&OD Trail.

Power Line Fight Continues

Black History Events

Black History Events

Calendar

Calendar

Schools

Schools

Community

Community

Connecting Neighbors Over Seas

FYI Network expands its services to helping soldiers internationally.

Connecting Neighbors Over Seas

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Democracy in Middle East No Guarantee

What happened over 200 years in the United States will evolve over time in Iraq as well, panelists agree

Democracy in Middle East No Guarantee

Black History Events

Black History Events

Calendar

Calendar

eICU: Tomorrow's Medical Care Today

Every critically ill patient is monitored every hour of every day.

eICU: Tomorrow's Medical Care Today

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Ongoing

Ongoing

Nightlife

Nightlife

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Love of History Yields Children’s Book

’Saving Emma’ brings to life the Apothecary Museum in the 1700s.

Love of History Yields Children’s Book

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Langley Fundraiser Almost at Goal

Langley Fundraiser Almost at Goal

Schedule of Events: The George Washington Birthday Celebration

Schedule of Events: The George Washington Birthday Celebration

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

MVHS Sophomores Visit with Seniors

Students learn about the past from residents at The Gables.

MVHS Sophomores Visit with Seniors

Nightlife

Nightlife

MetroStage To Unveil Musical Revue

‘The All Night Strut!’ captures '30s and '40s.

MetroStage To Unveil Musical Revue

Schools

Schools

Contract Adopted for Clemyjontri

Contract Adopted for Clemyjontri

Juvenile Death Penalty Bill Proposed

Juvenile Death Penalty Bill Proposed

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

YMCA Opens its Doors

Reston residents had a chance to meet the YMCA's new director, Robert Hammann.

YMCA Opens its Doors

Purchase Approved

Reston residents vote to allow the RA to build or buy new headquarters.

Purchase Approved

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Remodelers Busy in Northern Virginia

Contractors booked six months to a year in advance.

Remodelers Busy in Northern Virginia

Health Notes

Health Notes

Following Her Heart

Elizabeth Dela Rosa-Pandza takes over after the departure of Judith Lewis in November.

Following Her Heart

Caring for All Reston Residents

Best of Reston honoree improves the lives of humans, animals and plants in Reston.

Caring for All Reston Residents

Health

Health

Turf Ahead at South Run

Bond money pays for new synthetic turf at South Run District Park field house.

Turf Ahead at South Run

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Reston Relay Goes Retro

Relay for Life gears up in Reston.

Reston Relay Goes Retro

Plan Now for Long-term Care

Medicare programs will not cover aging baby boomers, planning now only way to prepare.

Plan Now for Long-term Care

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Meeting on W&OD's Future

Residents continue discussion over trail maintenance.

Meeting on W&OD's Future

Lubas at the Helm

Female captain heads Fair Oaks District Station.

Lubas at the Helm

Old Town

Old Town

Harris Teeter Gets Go-Ahead

Revitalized shopping center will change landscape.

Harris Teeter Gets Go-Ahead

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A View to the Future

Chamber's list of goals to be shaken not stirred; upcoming gala to have James Bond theme.

A View to the Future

Search Continues for Murder Suspect

Search of suspect’s Woodbridge home reveals gang links.

Search Continues for Murder Suspect

College Notes

College Notes

Kreloff Joins WPHS Assistant Principal Team

Five full-time assistant principals at West Potomac carry range of responsibilities.

Kreloff Joins WPHS Assistant Principal Team

Articulation Agreement Signed Between GMU, Chantilly

Articulation Agreement Signed Between GMU, Chantilly

School Notes

School Notes

Public Hearing on School Budget Set for Saturday

Residents to comment on $165 million operating budget.

Public Hearing on School Budget Set for Saturday

Two Trials, One Murder

Prosecutor seeks death penalty for murder of pizza deliverer.

Two Trials, One Murder

Langley Fundraiser Almost at Goal

Langley Fundraiser Almost at Goal

Heartbeat for Change

A Burke Centre woman applauds new legislation designed to mandate automated defibrillators in all schools with athletic programs.

Heartbeat for Change

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Roundups

Roundups

Community Notes

Community Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Tuesday, February 1

HHS Science Expo

HHS Science Expo

HCTV Schedule

HCTV Schedule

People Notes

People Notes

Valentine Events

Valentine Events

DECA Project Helps Foundation

Robinson students plan fund-raising dinner at Ethiopian Embassy.

DECA Project Helps Foundation

Protecting the View from the River

Park and planning issues citation to Daniel Snyder after clearing of trees and brush on his property in scenic easement.

Protecting the View from the River

DECA Project Helps Foundation

Robinson students plan fund-raising dinner at Ethiopian Embassy.

DECA Project Helps Foundation

Eagles Fly through Bells Mill

Philadelphia Eagles Book Mobile stops in Potomac en route to Super Bowl in Jacksonville.

Eagles Fly through Bells Mill

Goat Farm in Violation

Fairfax County will issue no more permits to developer.

Goat Farm in Violation

Keeping True to Master Plan

Keeping True to Master Plan

Fees for Bad Driving?

Annapolis Roundup: Potomac legislators target driving, sales tax.

Fees for Bad Driving?

Police on the Prowl in Burke

Fairfax County Police canvass a Burke neighborhood seeking leads in a sex-crimes case.

Police on the Prowl in Burke

When Push Comes to Shovel

County criticized for not following own rules.

When Push Comes to Shovel

Avenel: A Snowy Treat

Gallery

Avenel: A Snowy Treat

Shake, Rattle and Raise

Shake, Rattle and Raise

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Two Legislators, No Waiting

Devolites Davis and Petersen host town hall meeting.

Two Legislators, No Waiting

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Police on the Prowl in Burke

Fairfax County Police canvass a Burke neighborhood seeking leads in a sex-crimes case.

Police on the Prowl in Burke

Oakton Schoolhouse Still Sturdy

Historic Oakton Schoolhouse can be moved, but some question the plan.

Oakton Schoolhouse Still Sturdy

Juveniles Found Drinking in Hotel

Juveniles Found Drinking in Hotel

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Boulevard Enhancements

Aesthetic and economic benefits slated for road.

Boulevard Enhancements

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Warning Issued to Slow Down School Construction

The county administrator warns that five-year building plans exceed debt cap guidelines.

Warning Issued to Slow Down School Construction

Ohneiser Wants More for Ashburn

School Board member complains about high per-pupil costs in western Loudoun.

Ohneiser Wants More for Ashburn

Straight from the Senator’s Mouth

Devolites Davis conducts town hall meetings.

Straight from the Senator’s Mouth

They Got Served

Tea Lady visits Sunrise Assisted Living.

They Got Served

Tree Trimming Goes Local

Dominion Virginia Power has started trimming near distribution lines in Oakton.

Tree Trimming Goes Local

Art Scene

Art Scene

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Valentine Events

Valentine Events

School Notes

School Notes

Art Scene

Art Scene

Vienna, Build This Barrier

Sound barrier around mulching site receives final approval.

Vienna, Build This Barrier

Colonial Days at Herndon Elementary

Colonial Days at Herndon Elementary

Montgomery Mall Expansion Approved

Proposed hotel awaits future plan amendment.

Montgomery Mall Expansion Approved

Sherine Williams Remembered

Funeral held days before Sherine Williams was to turn 25.

Sherine Williams Remembered

From South Africa to Potomac

St. Andrew’s families host students from Winterveldt, South Africa.

From South Africa to Potomac