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Thursday, January 27

Faith Notes

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Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Wednesday, January 26

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

Miss Nancy’s Very Special Bus

This bus driver created a society on wheels, complete with currency, jobs, shops.

Miss Nancy’s Very Special Bus

Stenciling a Better Life

Artists group Capital Area Stencilers uses space at The Apple Tree in Springfield to decorate tote bags for a shelter in Reston.

Stenciling a Better Life

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

The new VRE garage at Roberts Road would have 1,750 parking spaces.

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

Snowbound

Arlington is blanketed by two snowfalls last week with more to come.

Snowbound

Stenciling a Better Life

Artists group Capital Area Stencilers uses space at The Apple Tree in Springfield to decorate tote bags for a shelter in Reston.

Stenciling a Better Life

Assault Update: Four Juveniles Charged

Assault Update: Four Juveniles Charged

Faith

Faith

News Briefs

News Briefs

Woman in Charge

Susan Culin leads Westfield District police force.

Woman in Charge

Fairview's Parents Are Involved

Fairview Elementary is the 10th Fairfax County school to be certified as a Parent Involvement School of Excellence.

Fairview's Parents Are Involved

Area Woman Heads Police Station

Fairfax County Police veteran Maggie DeBoard takes command of the Franconia District Station.

Area Woman Heads Police Station

Fairview's Parents Are Involved

Fairview Elementary is the 10th Fairfax County school to be certified as a Parent Involvement School of Excellence.

Fairview's Parents Are Involved

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Police Investigate Bank Robbery

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

Lawsuit Proceeds To Fund Foundation

Original mission of defunct hospital falls to new foundation.

Lawsuit Proceeds To Fund Foundation

Roundups

Roundups

West Springfield On the Brink

The amendment that would add 160 students to West Springfield High's attendance goes before the School Board Thursday.

West Springfield On the Brink

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

Community Notes

Community Notes

Addressing Taxi Rules

Krupicka sees 'framework for change.'

Addressing Taxi Rules

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

I-66: Roads or Rails?

Local officials and residents object to a new proposal to widen Interstate 66 through Arlington.

I-66: Roads or Rails?

Inaugural Eyewiness

Inaugural Eyewiness

Legislating with Help of Friends

Legislating with Help of Friends

Area Woman Heads Police Station

Fairfax County Police veteran Maggie DeBoard takes command of the Franconia District Station.

Area Woman Heads Police Station

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

Chesterbrook student held pancake breakfast fund-raiser in her home.

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

Community

Community

Board Approves School Boundary Changes

Some parents satisfied with final draft, others concerned over transportation

Board Approves School Boundary Changes

Assembly Ganging Up on Gangs

Del. David Albo (R-42nd) has taken an interest in legislation directed at prosecuting gang members.

Assembly Ganging Up on Gangs

Not So Snowy — Really Cold

Less snow hits the ground than expected, but cold temperatures and gusty winds keep things wintry.

Not So Snowy — Really Cold

Business

Business

Chamber Hears Role of Business in Politics

Elections, Richmond visit and annual meeting held.

Chamber Hears Role of Business in Politics

People Notes

People Notes

Chamber Names Chairman

Chamber Names Chairman

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Mirant Fights Back

Battle to close power plant goes to court.

Mirant Fights Back

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Council Told City 'Relatively Healthy'

Study identifies priority health concerns

Council Told City 'Relatively Healthy'

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

The new VRE garage at Roberts Road would have 1,750 parking spaces.

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

Arlington Property Values Up 18 %

Real Estate Assessments rose 24 percent for single family homes, 32 percent for condos

Arlington Property Values Up 18 %

Benefit Helps Lorton Arts

A Burke chiropractor is hosting more than local 20 artists for a benefit for the Lorton Arts Foundation and the new Arts Center in Lorton.

Benefit Helps Lorton Arts

North Street Goes to County

Divided School Board agrees to lease old administrative building to county for 20 years.

North Street Goes to County

Riverside Manor Board Speaks Out

Board wants to support residents, end conflicts.

Riverside Manor Board Speaks Out

Four Dems Announce Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Dems Announce Run in 45th

Health Notes

Health Notes

Losing the Fat!

Key body fat facts and tips for real weight loss.

Losing the Fat!

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

School Notes

School Notes

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

Chesterbrook student held pancake breakfast fund-raiser in her home.

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Church Helps Orphans in Rwanda

United Christian Parish of Reston receives the 2005 Global Perspectives Award.

Church Helps Orphans in Rwanda

Longtime MCA member John Fredricks Dies

Longtime MCA member John Fredricks Dies

Homeowners Lose Woodland

Open space greenery to become storage facility.

Homeowners Lose Woodland

Kids R First Serving Students

Organization providing school supplies honored as Best of Reston.

Kids R First Serving Students

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

College Notes

College Notes

E. Monroe Carjacking Reported

E. Monroe Carjacking Reported

Lansdowne Town Center Moves Along

Developer agrees to reduce the number of residential units by nearly 50 percent.

Lansdowne Town Center Moves Along

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Squeeze in One More House

Town Council divides lot.

Squeeze in One More House

Military Notes

Military Notes

What's the Price of History?

City residents comment on proposed Blenheim Interpretive Center.

What's the Price of History?

6 Restaurants, Spa Planned

Three buildings, Applebee's planned for Westfields.

6 Restaurants, Spa Planned

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

West Springfield On the Brink

The amendment that would add 160 students to West Springfield High's attendance goes before the School Board Thursday.

West Springfield On the Brink

Children Enjoy Snowstorm's Aftermath

Snowfall falls short of the prediction.

Children Enjoy Snowstorm's Aftermath

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Botched Hearing Not Considered

Botched Hearing Not Considered

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

Second Virginia location is at intersection of Monument and Route 29.

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

Calendar

Calendar

News Briefs

News Briefs

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Assembly Ganging Up on Gangs

Del. David Albo (R-42nd) has taken an interest in legislation directed at prosecuting gang members.

Assembly Ganging Up on Gangs

Del Ray

Del Ray

News Briefs

News Briefs

Health Notes

Health Notes

Challenging the BZA

McLean man questions neighbor’s garage height, size, in light of proposed amendments.

Challenging the BZA

School Notes

School Notes

Health

Health

Stenciling a Better Life

Artists group Capital Area Stencilers uses space at The Apple Tree in Springfield to decorate tote bags for a shelter in Reston.

Stenciling a Better Life

ARHA Warns Council on Section 8 Changes

ARHA Warns Council on Section 8 Changes

School Notes

School Notes

Wedding Sites

Wedding Sites

From Penniless to Provider

Iranian immigrant who spent first months in America sleeping in car is now head of profitable tax company.

From Penniless to Provider

Business Notes

Business Notes

Seminary Valley

Seminary Valley

Health

Health

History: Braddock Advance Man Arrives

History: Braddock Advance Man Arrives

College Notes

College Notes

Oakton Rocketeers Take Flight

Oakton students prepare to design rocket for NASA competition.

Oakton Rocketeers Take Flight

Autobiography Celebration at Sandburg

Students share their life experiences with each other.

Autobiography Celebration at Sandburg

Show Goes On

Full crowd enjoys Capitol Steps at annual benefit for UCM.

Show Goes On

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Legislators Describe 2005 Session

3,000 bills have been introduced.

Legislators Describe 2005 Session

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Richmond Highway Claims Two Victims

Third traffic fatality kills Roberto Perez.

Richmond Highway Claims Two Victims

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Wedding Sites

Wedding Sites

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

What’s New at the Old Town Theatre

Embassy Players presents ‘Cole & Noel.’

What’s New at the Old Town Theatre

School Notes

School Notes

Nightlife

Nightlife

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Preparing 50th Anniversary

Children help parents with details.

Preparing 50th Anniversary

What’s New at the Old Town Theatre

Embassy Players presents ‘Cole & Noel.’

What’s New at the Old Town Theatre

Madison in the Pink

Students seek to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Madison in the Pink

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Moran Decries Deficit

Social security and Iraq dominate Reston meeting.

Moran Decries Deficit

Arrest Follows Hit-and-Run

Third traffic fatality kills Roberto Perez.

Arrest Follows Hit-and-Run

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Senior Living

Senior Living

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Brain Buffs Show Their Muscle

Four students from West Springfield High compete in the first Brain Bee, a competition that tests knowledge of the brain and nervous system.

Brain Buffs Show Their Muscle

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Franconia Station Welcomes New Commander

Fairfax County Police veteran Maggie DeBoard takes command of the Franconia District Station.

Franconia Station Welcomes New Commander

Assembly Ganging Up on Gangs

Del. David Albo (R-42nd) has taken an interest in legislation directed at prosecuting gang members.

Assembly Ganging Up on Gangs

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

News Briefs

News Briefs

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health

Health

Remodeling Show Features Area Companies

First show of its kind in the country debuts at Dulles Expo Center this weekend.

Remodeling Show Features Area Companies

Community Notes

Community Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Whitney and Wolford Plan to Wed

Whitney and Wolford Plan to Wed

People Notes

People Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Winners Named in Children’s Art Contest

Winners Named in Children’s Art Contest

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

Show Goes On

Full crowd enjoys Capitol Steps at annual benefit for UCM.

Show Goes On

News Briefs

News Briefs

Cabin John Site Will Go To the Dogs

Former ‘Noah’s Ark’ site approved as dog park, along with Leisure World location.

Cabin John Site Will Go To the Dogs

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Schools

Schools

Funding Shortage for Town Hall, Police Station

Bids for renovation came in too high.

Funding Shortage for Town Hall, Police Station

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

West Springfield On the Brink

The amendment that would add 160 students to West Springfield High's attendance goes before the School Board Thursday.

West Springfield On the Brink

Park View Raises Money for Tsunami Survivors

Students play games, watch basketball, make purchases and participate in other fund-raisers.

Park View Raises Money for Tsunami Survivors

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

Roundups

Roundups

Sterling Woman Slain

Authorities say this was not a random killing.

Sterling Woman Slain

Citizens See Revised Kings Crossing Plot Plan

Retail/commercial is increased with residential lowered.

Citizens See Revised Kings Crossing Plot Plan

Benefit Helps Lorton Arts

A Burke chiropractor is hosting more than local 20 artists for a benefit for the Lorton Arts Foundation and the new Arts Center in Lorton.

Benefit Helps Lorton Arts

School Notes

School Notes

On the Job: Staying Warm in the Winter

Outside workers find the secret is in layering.

On the Job: Staying Warm in the Winter

High School Senior Dies

Jessica McClenahan, 17, died unexpectedly Sunday.

High School Senior Dies

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

Second Virginia location is at intersection of Monument and Route 29.

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

Woman in Charge

Susan Culin leads Westfield District police force.

Woman in Charge

Military Notes

Military Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Man Charged with Burglary at School

6 Restaurants, Spa Planned

Three buildings, Applebee's planned for Westfields.

6 Restaurants, Spa Planned

Police Nab Two Men: Drug, Weapons Charges

Police Nab Two Men: Drug, Weapons Charges

Health Notes

Health Notes

MVC Defends its Honor

Meanwhile, county investigates its regulation options

MVC Defends its Honor

Officiant Enjoys His Role

J. Walter Roth has performed over 600 weddings.

Officiant Enjoys His Role

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Broadlands to Get Ball Field

Instead of fire and rescue service site, proffers include baseball field.

Broadlands to Get Ball Field

MVC Defends its Honor

Meanwhile, county investigates its regulation options

MVC Defends its Honor

Catholic School Meets Opposition

Neighbors and commissioners like idea, worry about density and setbacks for proposed complex near South Riding.

Catholic School Meets Opposition

Police Nab Two Men: Drug, Weapons Charges

Police Nab Two Men: Drug, Weapons Charges

Tuesday, January 25

This Week in Potomac 1-26-05

This Week in Potomac 1-26-05

Woah, Snow

Woah, Snow

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Capital Improvement Project Status

Council and commission receive update on projects.

Capital Improvement Project Status

Judith Scioli, 59, Dies of Breast Cancer

Former Almanac editor and press secretary to Neal Potter and Parris Glendening ‘treated everyone with respect and dignity.’

Judith Scioli, 59, Dies of Breast Cancer

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Who Monitors Construction Sites?

A recent resident complaint has the Department of Public Works revisiting site enforcement.

Who Monitors Construction Sites?

Anonymous Donation to Cultural Arts Center

Foundation for the Cultural Arts will ask the town to match donation 2-to-1.

Anonymous Donation to Cultural Arts Center

Canal Boat on Course

Friends group spearheads fund drive.

Canal Boat on Course

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Pre-K 'Inaugural Ball'

Pre-K 'Inaugural Ball'

Monday, January 24

They Did the 'M*A*S*H'

Churchill Theater

They Did the 'M*A*S*H'

Thursday, January 20

Welcome to Lee District

Welcome to Lee District

The City By the Numbers

The City By the Numbers

Volunteers

Volunteers

Local County Projects

Local County Projects

Living, Working and Playing in Burke

New construction, transportation solutions and recreation facilities are on tap for area residents.

Living, Working and Playing in Burke

Sully Senior Center Offers a Place for Seniors to Socialize

Sully Senior Center Offers a Place for Seniors to Socialize

The Future is Bright in Sully

The Future is Bright in Sully

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Services for Seniors

Services for Seniors

Greenbriar Groups

Greenbriar Groups

Worship

Worship

Churches in Development

Churches in Development

Cub Run Rec Center Coming

$19.2 million facility is slated to open in Chantilly in January 2005

Cub Run Rec Center Coming

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Rec Center Gateway to Nature, Culture

Rec Center Gateway to Nature, Culture

Medical Services

Medical Services

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Listing of Community Theaters

Location and Schedule Information

Listing of Community Theaters

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Residential Projects Coming

Residential Projects Coming

Commercial Development Projects in the Works

Commercial Development Projects in the Works

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Get Active in Your Community

Get Active in Your Community

City Schools

City Schools

Stepping Back Into History

Stepping Back Into History

You Really Can Get There From Here

You Really Can Get There From Here

Welcome from Mayor William D. "Bill" Euille

Welcome from Mayor William D. "Bill" Euille

Outdoor Concerts Spread Sense of Community

Every summer, Fairfax County offers outdoor concerts on the weekends.

Outdoor Concerts Spread Sense of Community

"Tourism" For Visitors and Residents Alike

Something for everyone everyday

"Tourism" For Visitors and Residents Alike

Places of Worship

Places of Worship

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Local Schools

Local Schools

Park Plans and Recreation

Park Plans and Recreation

New Businesses/Buildings

New Businesses/Buildings

City Council

City Council

Living Today and Tomorrow With "The Bridge"

Alexandria's universal topic until 2011.

Living Today and Tomorrow With "The Bridge"

New Elementary School, Additions and Renovations

New Elementary School, Additions and Renovations

Bull Run Regional Park Offers Fun for Everyone

Bull Run Regional Park Offers Fun for Everyone

Fun Facts About Historic Clifton

Fun Facts About Historic Clifton

Local Schools

Local Schools

You Really Can Get There From Here

You Really Can Get There From Here

Schools

Schools

"Tourism" For Visitors and Residents Alike

Something for everyone everyday

"Tourism" For Visitors and Residents Alike

Post Office

Post Office

Local Schools

Local Schools

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Who's Who in the City of Fairfax

Who's Who in the City of Fairfax

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Frequently Called Numbers

Frequently Called Numbers

Worship

Worship

Senior Moments

Fairfax Senior Center at Green Acres attracts seniors from all over the Fairfax area.

Senior Moments

From Your Sully District Supervisor

From Your Sully District Supervisor

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Listing of Community Theaters

Location and Schedule Information

Listing of Community Theaters

Childcare Centers

Childcare Centers

Mount Vernon/Lee Districts Today And Tomorrow

Area is an evolving kaleidoscope of people and projects.

Mount Vernon/Lee Districts Today And Tomorrow

A Place to Call Home

Neighborhoods maintain their own personalities.

A Place to Call Home

From Your Springfield District Supervisor

From Your Springfield District Supervisor

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Music

Music

Living, Working and Playing in Fairfax Station

New construction, transportation solutions and recreation facilities are on tap for area residents.

Living, Working and Playing in Fairfax Station

Welcome to Mount Vernon

Welcome to Mount Vernon

Health Care

Health Care

Outdoor Concerts Spread Sense of Community

Every summer, Fairfax County offers outdoor concerts on the weekends.

Outdoor Concerts Spread Sense of Community

Welcome ...

Welcome ...

Galleries

Galleries

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Worship

Worship

Strengthening City's Small-Town Identity

Fairfax City's top issues address preserving the city's small-town feel while accommodating the area's changing demographics.

Strengthening City's Small-Town Identity

Living Today and Tomorrow With "The Bridge"

Alexandria's universal topic until 2011.

Living Today and Tomorrow With "The Bridge"

Clifton Groups

Clifton Groups

Parks

Parks

Public Schools

Public Schools

The Patchwork Quilt that is Sterling

Each Neighborhood Has Character

The Patchwork Quilt that is Sterling

Welcome to Lee District

Welcome to Lee District

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Why Is Springfield a Nice Place to Live?

Why Is Springfield a Nice Place to Live?

Local Schools

Local Schools

You Really Can Get There From Here

You Really Can Get There From Here

Improving Education While Coping with Growth

Loudoun County Public Schools continue to expand its educational programs and its number of facilities.

Improving Education While Coping with Growth

County Government

County Government

Schools

Schools

Fire & Rescue

Fire & Rescue

Libraries

Libraries

Loudoun: A Desirable Place to Live

A population boom has spurred several of Loudoun's most controversial issues.

Loudoun: A Desirable Place to Live

"Tourism" For Visitors and Residents Alike

Something for everyone everyday

"Tourism" For Visitors and Residents Alike

Post Office

Post Office

Local Schools

Local Schools

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Who's Who in the City of Fairfax

Who's Who in the City of Fairfax

Community Centers

Community Centers

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Frequently Called Numbers

Frequently Called Numbers

Faith

Faith

Loudoun County Courts

Loudoun County Courts

Worship

Worship

Senior Moments

Fairfax Senior Center at Green Acres attracts seniors from all over the Fairfax area.

Senior Moments

Faith

Faith

Medical Education Campus Comes Into Own

Springfield campus offers opportunities for medical training.

Medical Education Campus Comes Into Own

Life in Loudoun

Eastern Loudoun draws families because of its convenience and friendly atmosphere.

Life in Loudoun

From Your Sully District Supervisor

From Your Sully District Supervisor

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Listing of Community Theaters

Location and Schedule Information

Listing of Community Theaters

Childcare Centers

Childcare Centers

Mount Vernon/Lee Districts Today And Tomorrow

Area is an evolving kaleidoscope of people and projects.

Mount Vernon/Lee Districts Today And Tomorrow

A Place to Call Home

Neighborhoods maintain their own personalities.

A Place to Call Home

From Your Springfield District Supervisor

From Your Springfield District Supervisor

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Music

Music

Public Schools

Public Schools

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Living, Working and Playing in Fairfax Station

New construction, transportation solutions and recreation facilities are on tap for area residents.

Living, Working and Playing in Fairfax Station

Welcome to Mount Vernon

Welcome to Mount Vernon

Public Safety

Public Safety

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Health Care

Health Care

Old Sterling: Glimpsing the Past

Old Sterling: Glimpsing the Past

Outdoor Concerts Spread Sense of Community

Every summer, Fairfax County offers outdoor concerts on the weekends.

Outdoor Concerts Spread Sense of Community

Springfield Undergoes Changes, Improvements

Newcomers to Springfield should be aware of these features in Springfield.

Springfield Undergoes Changes, Improvements

Get Out and Get Involved

Get Out and Get Involved

Welcome ...

Welcome ...

Cars

Cars

A Church Built from the Ground Up

Springfield United Methodist Church celebrates 50 years in the community.

A Church Built from the Ground Up

Galleries

Galleries

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Worship

Worship

Strengthening City's Small-Town Identity

Fairfax City's top issues address preserving the city's small-town feel while accommodating the area's changing demographics.

Strengthening City's Small-Town Identity

Public Safety

Public Safety

Living Today and Tomorrow With "The Bridge"

Alexandria's universal topic until 2011.

Living Today and Tomorrow With "The Bridge"

Clifton Groups

Clifton Groups

Parks

Parks

Alexandria: Past, Present and Future

History's settlement on the Potomac

Alexandria: Past, Present and Future

Wednesday, January 19

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

The Bard, Unplugged

Lake Braddock senior has written the music for two songs in "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

The Bard, Unplugged

How Much For Schools?

Perry proposes $165.2 million budget.

How Much For Schools?

Business Notes

Business Notes

Pentagon Police Officer Injured

Car-jacker injures 10-year veteran of Pentagon Police.

Pentagon Police Officer Injured

Rail or Bus?

Highway plan raises controversy

Rail or Bus?

Wedding

Titus, Dalu Wed

Wedding

People Profile

People Profile

Young Thespian Plays a Pawn

Fairfax Station’s Sean Brennan is acting in The Shakespeare Theater’s production of 'Lorenzaccio,' through March.

Young Thespian Plays a Pawn

Porter Moves Up

Principal to join central administration staff.

Porter Moves Up

Community Notes

Community Notes

Young Thespian Plays a Pawn

Fairfax Station’s Sean Brennan is acting in The Shakespeare Theater’s production of 'Lorenzaccio,' through March.

Young Thespian Plays a Pawn

Houses of Faith Offer Tsunami Aid

Three area congregations are participating in services related to the December tsunami and earthquake in Asia and Africa.

Houses of Faith Offer Tsunami Aid

Jewelers Mark Anniversary

Creative Jewelers celebrates one year anniversary in Landsdowne Centre.

Jewelers Mark Anniversary

Garvey Aims for Richmond

Education Reform on her agenda

Garvey Aims for Richmond

Community

Community

Kauffman To Hold Annual Open House

Kauffman To Hold Annual Open House

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

People

People

Houses of Faith Offer Tsunami Aid

Three area congregations are participating in services related to the December tsunami and earthquake in Asia and Africa.

Houses of Faith Offer Tsunami Aid

Community Notes

Community Notes

Two Sought for Murder

Two Sought for Murder

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Cuccinelli Welcomes Assembly Session

Transportation will be the focus of the 2005 General Assembly.

Cuccinelli Welcomes Assembly Session

New Trash, Recycling Collection

New Trash, Recycling Collection

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Obituaries

Obituaries

Judy Heisinger Receives McDonnell Award

Centreville resident receives award for outstanding community service.

Judy Heisinger Receives McDonnell Award

Second Rape Suspect Arrested

Second Rape Suspect Arrested

People Notes

People Notes

County Residents Remember King

They gather for a parade and refreshments, despite 21 degree temperatures.

County Residents Remember King

Arlington's Dogs Under Attack?

Arlington's Dogs Under Attack?

Soup Kitchen Honors MLK

Local church rekindles ties to civil rights movement.

Soup Kitchen Honors MLK

Hiking theTowpath From Cumberland to Georgetown

Hiker, mountain climber Paul Blank finds adventure close to his Potomac home.

Hiking theTowpath From Cumberland to Georgetown

Roundups

Roundups

Rescuers Return

One half of Fairfax County Search and Rescue Team returns.

Rescuers Return

MLK Festival at Centreville High

MLK Festival at Centreville High

Schools Help Tsunami Efforts

Students are collecting change and school supplies.

Schools Help Tsunami Efforts

Car and Fire Truck Crash

Three people injured; driver is charged with DWI

Car and Fire Truck Crash

Fire Loss Climbing

Major fires increase from 10 in '03 to 26 in '04.

Fire Loss Climbing

Military Notes

Military Notes

Playing For Tsunami Relief

Two mothers help organize a fund-raiser for American Red Cross at Gymboree in Springfield.

Playing For Tsunami Relief

Chantilly Stages Children's Play

"Little Red Riding Hood (and the Power Mutants)" is Jan. 28-30

Chantilly Stages Children's Play

Obituary

Obituary

Obituary

Obituary

One Closes; Another Expands

World’s Gym has closed its Sterling location temporarily while Belfort Furniture expands.

One Closes; Another Expands

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Chantilly Stages Children's Play

"Little Red Riding Hood (and the Power Mutants)" is Jan. 28-30

Chantilly Stages Children's Play

Aging Adults Caring for Adults with Disabilities

Fighting against time, weariness.

Aging Adults Caring for Adults with Disabilities

Judy Heisinger Receives McDonnell Award

Centreville resident receives award for outstanding community service.

Judy Heisinger Receives McDonnell Award

Houses of Faith Offer Tsunami Aid

Three area congregations are participating in services related to the December tsunami and earthquake in Asia and Africa.

Houses of Faith Offer Tsunami Aid

Students Sew Scarves

Kindergarten class created scarves out of fleece and felt for the Center for Creative Nonviolence

Students Sew Scarves

Military Notes

Military Notes

Changes Made to Gesher Plan

Changes Made to Gesher Plan

Cucinelli Welcomes Assembly Session

Transportation will be the focus of the 2005 General Assembly.

Cucinelli Welcomes Assembly Session

School Notes

School Notes

Car, Fire Truck Crash Injures Three

Car, Fire Truck Crash Injures Three

Car and Fire Truck Crash

Three people injured; driver is charged with DWI

Car and Fire Truck Crash

Roundups

Roundups

MLK Festival at Centreville High

MLK Festival at Centreville High

Schools Help Tsunami Efforts

Students are collecting change and school supplies.

Schools Help Tsunami Efforts

Art and Open House in Lee District

Art and Open House in Lee District

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Obituary

Tony Mitchell

Obituary

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Playing For Tsunami Relief

Two mothers help organize a fund-raiser for American Red Cross at Gymboree in Springfield.

Playing For Tsunami Relief

Sterling Playmakers Sing Broadway Hits

Songs strike funny bone.

Sterling Playmakers Sing Broadway Hits

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Springfield Company on the Front Lines

CSCI developed a secure means of communication that allows troops stationed in Japan to communicate with family back home.

Springfield Company on the Front Lines

Gardens Sprout at Greenspring

Greenspring opens a new wing of its assisted living and nursing care facility, Renaissance Gardens.

Gardens Sprout at Greenspring

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

News Briefs

News Briefs

Live Music

Live Music

Local Theater Offers Plenty of Options this Winter

Enjoy a show at one of the community theaters.

Local Theater Offers Plenty of Options this Winter

Grits Grow Up

A gritty inaugural; or bringing the grits to dinner, Texas style.

Grits Grow Up

Ireland's Own Celebrates 25 Years

Reminiscing midst living history.

Ireland's Own Celebrates 25 Years

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Grits Grow Up

A gritty inaugural; or bringing the grits to dinner, Texas style.

Grits Grow Up

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Local Theater Offers Plenty of Options this Winter

Enjoy a show at one of the community theaters.

Local Theater Offers Plenty of Options this Winter

College Notes

College Notes

Camps & Classes

Camps & Classes

Schools

Schools

Assembly Reps Talk About Budget

Assembly Reps Talk About Budget

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

VIC Choir Festival Celebrates MLK Day

VIC Choir Festival Celebrates MLK Day

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Budget to Supervisors

Teacher salary improvements remain intact.

School Budget to Supervisors

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Neighborhoods

Rosemont

Neighborhoods

Obituaries

Obituaries

Real Estate

Real Estate

Working To Make a Healthier Virginia

Local branch of Va. Tech works on Governor’s On the Move initiative.

Working To Make a Healthier Virginia

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

People

People

Real Estate

Real Estate

Jewelers Mark Anniversary

Creative Jewelers celebrates one year anniversary in Landsdowne Centre.

Jewelers Mark Anniversary

Health

Health

Forgery Charge to Grand Jury

Forgery Charge to Grand Jury

School Notes

School Notes

Providing Bushes for the Bushes

Hundreds of boxwoods grace the inaugural reviewing stands.

Providing Bushes for the Bushes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Chamber Presents Awards

Chamber Presents Awards

GBW Second-Graders Enjoy Mexican Fiesta

GBW Second-Graders Enjoy Mexican Fiesta

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Neighborhoods

Taylor Run

Neighborhoods

College Notes

College Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Once a Dream — Now a Reality

Chatham Square is open for business.

Once a Dream — Now a Reality

Faith

Faith

Potomac Couple Heads Up Relief Efforts

IRD mobilizes to help the immediate needs and long-term recovery of the people hit by the tsunami.

Potomac Couple Heads Up Relief Efforts

Health Notes

Health Notes

Secret, But in Plain View

Missile launcher raises concerns.

Secret, But in Plain View

Friends of Canal Work for New Boat

Friends of Canal Work for New Boat

Community Notes

Community Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Next Round on Kings Crossing Scheduled for Monday

A new element has been added to the Kings Crossing debate.

Next Round on Kings Crossing Scheduled for Monday

It's That Time Again, Mount Vernon

Hyland prepares for annual meeting and "virtual bus ride."

It's That Time Again, Mount Vernon

School Notes

School Notes

Krizek Declines Run

Democratic race or Van Landingham’s seat opens up with several candidates declaring.

Krizek Declines Run

Playing For Tsunami Relief

Two mothers help organize a fund-raiser for American Red Cross at Gymboree in Springfield.

Playing For Tsunami Relief

Health Notes

Health Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Cuccinelli Welcomes Assembly Session

Transportation will be the focus of the 2005 General Assembly.

Cuccinelli Welcomes Assembly Session

Community Notes

Community Notes

Tuesday, January 18

Rust, Howell Meet Constituents

Area residents express concerns over transportation, gay/lesbian rights.

Rust, Howell Meet Constituents

Conservation Awards Recognize Developers

Winners take extra precautions to protect resources, improve land conditions.

Conservation Awards Recognize Developers

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

The House That Ratcliffe Built

City marks bicentennial with historical marker.

The House That Ratcliffe Built

From Broadway to London to Reston

Reston Players to present 'Proof.'

From Broadway to London to Reston

Elden Street 7-Eleven Enforces Cut-Off Time

Day laborers asked to leave property by 11 a.m.

Elden Street 7-Eleven Enforces Cut-Off Time

Teens Beaten on Elden Street

Teens Beaten on Elden Street

Calendar

Calendar

Delegates, Senator Meet in McLean

Town Meeting is held for residents to ask questions and make comments about the Assembly session.

Delegates, Senator Meet in McLean

Tree Removal Raises Larger Questions

Proffer violation calls rezoning into question.

Tree Removal Raises Larger Questions

King’s Legacy of Service Continues

Local organizations honored for upholding the ideals of Martin Luther King

King’s Legacy of Service Continues

Community Action Agency Picked

Social services department to allocate state funds.

Community Action Agency Picked

How to Keep Weight Loss Resolutions

Ways to maintain New Year’s resolutions to eat healthy and lose weight.

How to Keep Weight Loss Resolutions

Judge: 'Extremely Disturbed'

Court rules that reversible error was made in Broadlands Regional Medical Center certificate of public need award.

Judge: 'Extremely Disturbed'

Delegates, Senator Meet in McLean

Town Meeting is held for residents to ask questions and make comments about the Assembly session.

Delegates, Senator Meet in McLean

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

Moral principles revisited.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

200 Years in the Making

200 Years in the Making

'Race Still Matters’

NAACP hosts commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

'Race Still Matters’

HHS Names Principal

As former assistant principal, Frances Ivey is not new to Herndon.

HHS Names Principal

Town Police Arrest Juvenile

15-year-old is charged with December car thefts.

Town Police Arrest Juvenile

Time to Shift Focus on Waterline

GFCA met without a quorum and continued to discuss the controversial waterline.

Time to Shift Focus on Waterline

How the Dream Still Matters

Students participate in career workshops.

How the Dream Still Matters

Project Hope and Harmony Moves Forward

Day laborers attend meeting to help in search for formal day labor site.

Project Hope and Harmony Moves Forward

Dying Too Young

The rate of teen suicide is declining nationally, but many still attempt or succeed in killing themselves.

Dying Too Young

Free Clinic Faces Doctor Shortage

One daytime clinic has already been canceled.

Free Clinic Faces Doctor Shortage

Taking Time To Help Out

One-on-one tutoring and mentoring helps students.

Taking Time To Help Out

Raising Money to Aid Tsunami Victims

Throughout community, multiple efforts to help.

Raising Money to Aid Tsunami Victims

Langley Students Set Fund-Raising Goal

Students hope to raise $30,000 by Friday to benefit tsunami relief efforts

Langley Students Set Fund-Raising Goal

Langley Students Set Fund-Raising Goal

Students hope to raise $30,000 by Friday to benefit tsunami relief efforts

Langley Students Set Fund-Raising Goal

Elden Street Players Open with 'Henry V'

HHS graduate, in main role, chooses Elden Street Players to launch professional acting career.

Elden Street Players Open with 'Henry V'

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

King’s Legacy of Service Continues

Local organizations honored for upholding the ideals of Martin Luther King.

King’s Legacy of Service Continues

Thursday, January 13

'Mousetrap' Takes To the Stage

2nd Flight Productions performs Agatha Christie's play Jan. 21-29.

'Mousetrap' Takes To the Stage

A Touch of Donegal in Clarendon

Molly Malone’s is the newest Irish pub in Arlington

A Touch of Donegal in Clarendon

Guilty to Electronic Solicitation

Guilty to Electronic Solicitation

Tsunami Relief Efforts

Local residents raise $12,000 for orphans

Tsunami Relief Efforts

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Chantilly's Theatre Sports Team Captures First

Chantilly's Theatre Sports Team Captures First

Tsunami Relief Efforts

Local residents raise $12,000 for orphans

Tsunami Relief Efforts

Public Defender's Office Under-Funded

County might pay.

Public Defender's Office Under-Funded

25 Years Prison for Local Man's Death

25 Years Prison for Local Man's Death

School Notes

School Notes

'Mousetrap' Takes To the Stage

2nd Flight Productions performs Agatha Christie's play Jan. 21-29.

'Mousetrap' Takes To the Stage

Five Years for Bank Robberies

Five Years for Bank Robberies

News Roundup

News Roundup

Electronic Soliciting Charge

Chantilly man charged with soliciting sex from a minor on the Internet.

Electronic Soliciting Charge

Weaving a Pattern for Success

Weaving a Pattern for Success

Relief for Tsunami Victims

Arlingtonians raise money to aid South-east Asia.

Relief for Tsunami Victims

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Guilty to Electronic Solicitation

Guilty to Electronic Solicitation

Cookie-Selling Brownie Prevents House Fire

Cookie-Selling Brownie Prevents House Fire

Electronic Soliciting Charge

Chantilly man charged with soliciting sex from a minor on the Internet.

Electronic Soliciting Charge

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Short Session Begins in Richmond

Lawmakers face 3,000 bills in 45 days.

Short Session Begins in Richmond

25 Years Prison for Local Man's Death

25 Years Prison for Local Man's Death

Cookie-Selling Brownie Prevents House Fire

Cookie-Selling Brownie Prevents House Fire

Five Years for Bank Robberies

Five Years for Bank Robberies

Va. General Assembly Begins

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli outlines his legislative agenda.

Va. General Assembly Begins

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Va. General Assembly Begins

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli outlines his legislative agenda.

Va. General Assembly Begins

News Roundup

News Roundup

Wednesday, January 12

Health Notes

Health Notes

Schools

Schools

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Schools

Schools

Schools

Schools

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Rabies Vaccination Encouraged for Pets

Rabies Vaccination Encouraged for Pets

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Fish Consumption Guidelines

Department of Health adds 27 advisories to protect against PCBs.

Fish Consumption Guidelines

Health

Health

Open Houses, Tours Help in Assessing Private Schools

Different needs can be met by local private schools.

Open Houses, Tours Help in Assessing Private Schools

Health

Health

Healthier Virginia

Local branch of Va. Tech works on Governor’s On the Move initiative.

Healthier Virginia

Health

Health

Real Estate

Real Estate

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Health

Health

Healthier Virginia

Local branch of Va. Tech works on Governor’s On the Move initiative.

Healthier Virginia

Homestretch, Inc. Receives Grant

Gift will be used to fund domestic violence prevention, education programs.

Homestretch, Inc. Receives Grant

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Schools

Schools

Real Estate

Real Estate

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Caboose Café Continues to Serve Neighborhood

Owner introduces new menu items, music and poetry readings.

Caboose Café Continues to Serve Neighborhood

Neighborhoods: Rosemont

Neighborhoods: Rosemont

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to be Celebrated in the Community

Schools, churches and agencies announce programs.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to be Celebrated in the Community

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Mixed Sales During Holidays

They Came, They Shopped, They Bought — Sort Of

Mixed Sales During Holidays

Man Charged in Stabbings at Goodwin House

Council looks at solutions for helping employers in their background investigations.

Man Charged in Stabbings at Goodwin House

Planning Commission Overrides Legal Opinion

Late information from staff leads to elongated debate.

Planning Commission Overrides Legal Opinion

Toy and Food Drive a Success:Seniors Sharing the Spirit of the Holidays

Toy and Food Drive a Success:Seniors Sharing the Spirit of the Holidays

Salvation Army Seeks Funds

A disaster from a hands-on perspective.

Salvation Army Seeks Funds

All Aboard for Old Town

Shuttle will make Old Town more accessible.

All Aboard for Old Town

Winner Named in 'Find Alex' Contest

Winner Named in 'Find Alex' Contest

Police Officer Mike Keegan Retires

Police Officer Mike Keegan Retires

Neighborhoods: Seminary Valley

Neighborhoods: Seminary Valley

Residents Reach Out to Help Tsunami victims

WaveAid to help tsunami survivors.

Residents Reach Out to Help Tsunami victims

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

New Manager Looks Ahead to Budget

Hartmann plans to listen and learn.

New Manager Looks Ahead to Budget

Carjacking Comes To Violent End

Officer remains in critical condition after trying to stop stolen vehicle.

Carjacking Comes To Violent End

Firefighters Rescue Medevac Survivor

Fireboat's maiden voyage is a life saver.

Firefighters Rescue Medevac Survivor

People Notes

People Notes

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Mobile Doctors Work to Prevent Disease

Survivors of the tsunami begin life anew in camps.

Mobile Doctors Work to Prevent Disease

Top Dogs Head to Tampa

Local competitors hoping for quick, clean runs

Top Dogs Head to Tampa

Water Still a Concern in Great Falls

Fairfax Water should conduct its own survey, board members suggest.

Water Still a Concern in Great Falls

Cooper Mock Congress Impresses Congressman

Students hold four days of presentations, debates.

Cooper Mock Congress Impresses Congressman

Pimmit Students Reaching Out

The Leadership Club, which adopted a family at Christmas, is now planning a fund-raiser for tsunami victims.

Pimmit Students Reaching Out

Community

Community

Corvette Club Serves Up Funds for Youths

Corvette Club Serves Up Funds for Youths

Leonsis To Address Chamber

AOL vice chairman to speak before Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce.

Leonsis To Address Chamber

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Students Participate in King Day Activities

Selected students will learn to apply Martin Luther King's philosophies to the working world.

Students Participate in King Day Activities

Business Notes

Business Notes

Dorothy Callahan Dies After Long Illness

She was the wife of state Del. Vincent Callahan and active in the community

Dorothy Callahan Dies After Long Illness

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Rewards for Reading

Rewards for Reading

They Came, They Shopped, They Bought — Sort Of

Mixed sales during holidays.

They Came, They Shopped, They Bought — Sort Of

Dorothy Callahan Dies After Long Illness

She was the wife of state Del. Vincent Callahan and active in the community

Dorothy Callahan Dies After Long Illness

Carjacking Comes To Violent End

Officer remains in critical condition after trying to stop stolen vehicle.

Carjacking Comes To Violent End

Top Dogs Head to Tampa

Local competitors hoping for quick, clean runs

Top Dogs Head to Tampa

Pimmit Students Reaching Out

The Leadership Club, which adopted a family at Christmas, is now planning a fund-raiser for tsunami victims.

Pimmit Students Reaching Out

Crime Trends '04

Outgoing station commander presents 'State of the Highway.'

Crime Trends '04

Heading for Richmond

County's representatives to introduce bills dealing with transportation, abortion, underage drinking and more.

Heading for Richmond

Looking Ahead to Very Little

Moran sees no new programs while the Republican agenda marches ahead.

Looking Ahead to Very Little

Water Still a Concern in Great Falls

Fairfax Water should conduct its own survey, board members suggest.

Water Still a Concern in Great Falls

Manor Care Residents Treated to Party

Local groups sing, dance and perform for seniors at Manor Care.

Manor Care Residents Treated to Party

Hollin Meadows Student Wins National Contest

Jordyn Elliott receives honorable mention for RIF poster.

Hollin Meadows Student Wins National Contest

Mobile Doctors Work to Prevent Disease

Survivors of the tsunami begin life anew in camps.

Mobile Doctors Work to Prevent Disease

Cooper Mock Congress Impresses Congressman

Students hold four days of presentations, debates.

Cooper Mock Congress Impresses Congressman

Van Landingham To Retire After 24 Years

Cancer treatment forces delegate to miss General Assembly session.

Van Landingham To Retire After 24 Years

To Grant a Variance or Not To Grant?

McLean Citizens Association supports the Chesapeake Ordinance but worries about a proposed zoning amendment.

To Grant a Variance or Not To Grant?

New Alternative to Dulles Rail?

Express toll lanes proposed to replace current tolls.

New Alternative to Dulles Rail?

Business

Business

News Briefs

News Briefs

Two Teens Assaulted

Two Teens Assaulted

Tuesday, January 11

Testy about Tree-Trimming

Removal of trees in several North Springfield yards has left some neighbors peeved.

Testy about Tree-Trimming

Whitman Hosts Jazz Concert for Tsunami Relief

The jazz fusion guitarist Prasanna performed for more than 300, raising $6000.

Whitman Hosts Jazz Concert for Tsunami Relief

50 and Counting

Habitat for Humanity constructs houses near Vienna Metro.

50 and Counting

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Amendments Alter Boundary Plan

Eleventh-hour changes would add students to Lake Braddock and West Springfield high schools.

Amendments Alter Boundary Plan

Howell and Plum Head for General Assembly

Citizens suggest priorities

Howell and Plum Head for General Assembly

Counterpunching Tsunami

County-wide, people gather to help.

Counterpunching Tsunami

Braddock Communities Join Forces

A workshop organized by the Braddock District Council focuses on informing and linking community associations in the Braddock District.

Braddock Communities Join Forces

Gym Closes; Furniture Store Expands

World’s Gym has closed its Sterling location temporarily while Belfort Furniture expands.

Gym Closes; Furniture Store Expands

In It for the Cure

Fairfax Station’s Cathy Onufrychuk is honored for her involvement with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

In It for the Cure

Vienna's Tempest in a Refrigerator

Town is set to resume 'white goods' pickup, via outsourcing.

Vienna's Tempest in a Refrigerator

In It for the Cure

Fairfax Station’s Cathy Onufrychuk is honored for her involvement with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

In It for the Cure

Lansdowne Village Greens Draws Crowd

Two nights of debate focuses on town center proposition.

Lansdowne Village Greens Draws Crowd

Albo Wants Gang Justice

Transportation is another issue that Del. David Albo hopes to tackle during the 2005 Virginia General Assembly.

Albo Wants Gang Justice

Howell and Plum Head for General Assembly

Citizens suggest priorities.

Howell and Plum Head for General Assembly

Sickles Pushes Libraries, Transportation

Delegate proposes 15 pieces of legislation, including some aimed at sex offenders and the state budget.

Sickles Pushes Libraries, Transportation

Whither the Interpretive Center

Council hears about plans for Blenheim Mansion.

Whither the Interpretive Center

Delegate Still Working in Criminal Justice

Del. Steve Shannon (D-35th), a former prosecutor, plans to introduce several measures to stiffen penalties.

Delegate Still Working in Criminal Justice

South Riding Grieves

Many turn out to show support for families of Kaela Wegner and Tony Holt.

South Riding Grieves

Howell and Plum Head for Richmond

Citizens suggest priorities.

Howell and Plum Head for Richmond

Change in Government?

League of Women Voters to investigate staggering elections, adding police department.

Change in Government?

50 and Counting

Habitat for Humanity constructs houses near Vienna Metro.

50 and Counting

Pyling on Support

Pyle students raise $18,000 for CARE International to benefit tsunami victims; area students of all ages lend support to related causes.

Pyling on Support

Petersen to Push Education Agenda

Health and transportation will also be on delegate's agenda.

Petersen to Push Education Agenda

Supervisors Allocate County Budget Surplus

Less than half of the $15 million will go to reducing the real estate tax rate.

Supervisors Allocate County Budget Surplus

Devolites To Introduce Sweeping Change

Senator plans major restructuring of assisted living facilities.

Devolites To Introduce Sweeping Change

Braddock Communities Join Forces

A workshop organized by the Braddock District Council focuses on informing and linking community associations in the Braddock District.

Braddock Communities Join Forces

Insurance, Slots, Budget Loom for Legislature

General Assembly will consider veto overrides Jan. 11 before officially convening Jan. 12.

Insurance, Slots, Budget Loom for Legislature

Potomac Property Assessments Rise Sharply

Property values went up 65 percent in Montgomery County according to the recent assessment.

Potomac Property Assessments Rise Sharply

Devolites To Introduce Sweeping Change

Senator plans major restructuring of assisted living facilities.

Devolites To Introduce Sweeping Change

Amendments Alter Boundary Plan

Eleventh-hour changes would add students to Lake Braddock and West Springfield high schools.

Amendments Alter Boundary Plan

Teacher Retains Job

School district changes stance on teacher undergoing cancer treatment.

Teacher Retains Job

Academy Gains Coordinator

Board hires magnet school teacher.

Academy Gains Coordinator

Lowes Island Students Help Sri Lanka Orphans

Elementary school dishes up desserts to raise money for orphanage destroyed by tsunami.

Lowes Island Students Help Sri Lanka Orphans

Board Adjusts Hatrick's Budget

Superintendent proposes $78.2 million increase.

Board Adjusts Hatrick's Budget

Amendments Alter Boundary Plan

Eleventh-hour changes would add students to Lake Braddock and West Springfield high schools.

Amendments Alter Boundary Plan

Water, Water Everywhere

Vienna residents learn about the impact of stream buffers on their property.

Water, Water Everywhere

On 3rd Anniversary of No Child Left Behind

On 3rd Anniversary of No Child Left Behind

‘It’s a Nice School, But Don’t Build It’

Seven Locks area residents voiced opposition to plans to build a school on Kendale Road at a meeting Jan. 6 to discuss architectural designs for the school.

‘It’s a Nice School, But Don’t Build It’

Albo Wants Gang Justice

Transportation is another issue that Del. David Albo hopes to tackle during the 2005 Virginia General Assembly.

Albo Wants Gang Justice

Thursday, January 6

Swift Silent Devastation

An American reporter visiting India witnessed the Indian Ocean tsunami and its aftermath.

Swift Silent Devastation

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Facing Reston's Challenges

Facing Reston's Challenges

Wednesday, January 5

Boundaries before the School Board

Fairfax County School Board hears the concerns of nearly 120 citizens at the first of two public hearings.

Boundaries before the School Board

Restored to Light

County refurbishes antique Tiffany windows.

Restored to Light

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Looking Back at 2004

Looking Back at 2004

Local Families Lose Loved Ones in Accidents

Anna Ringer killed in car accident; James McNulla hit by car.

Local Families Lose Loved Ones in Accidents

School Notes

School Notes

2004: Year of Compromise

2004: Year of Compromise

Salvation Army Seeks Funds

A disaster from a hands-on perspective

Salvation Army Seeks Funds

Coupe Researches, Writes 'Gotta Shop'

Guide to shopping released by local publishing firm.

Coupe Researches, Writes 'Gotta Shop'

All from a Day's Work

Restaurant donates day's receipts.

All from a Day's Work

Jazzercise Class Moves to New Location

Dance instructor gears up for new year of fitness.

Jazzercise Class Moves to New Location

Association Elects New Regent

Association Elects New Regent

Colin Powell Students Learn About Careers

Colin Powell Students Learn About Careers

All from a Day's Work

Restaurant donates day's receipts.

All from a Day's Work

Teachers’ Pay, Boundaries Dominate '04

School Board tackles a number of issues as Loudoun grows at unprecedented rate.

Teachers’ Pay, Boundaries Dominate '04

Solving '04 Problems in '05.

New Year, Old Stories

Solving '04 Problems in '05.

2005 Looks Familiar

2005 Looks Familiar

Transportation and Taxes for '05

Local senators and delegates brief audience on upcoming General Assembly session.

Transportation and Taxes for '05

School Notes

School Notes

City Resident Helps Tsunami's Victims

Teaching English in Thailand brings much more than a cultural exchange experience

City Resident Helps Tsunami's Victims

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Retiring After 24 Years

Cancer treatment forces Van Landingham to miss General Assembly session.

Retiring After 24 Years

Rescue Team Leaves for Southeast Asia

This mission is more medical than rescue.

Rescue Team Leaves for Southeast Asia

Coupe Researches, Writes 'Gotta Shop'

Guide to shopping released by local publishing firm.

Coupe Researches, Writes 'Gotta Shop'

Business Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Interactive Map Unveiled

Interactive Map Unveiled

Taylor Run

Taylor Run

Old Town Happenings

Old Town Happenings

2004: A Relatively Normal Year — Finally

From the rebirth of old institutions to outdoor dining.

2004: A Relatively Normal Year — Finally

Talk on Teens and Sex

Workshop for parents on Risky Sexual Behavior at Westfield High.

Talk on Teens and Sex

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Business News

Business News

Roundups

Roundups

Elections and Revitalization Focus of '04

Much activity with schools and non-profits.

Elections and Revitalization Focus of '04

Calendar

Calendar

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Springfield Steps Up in 2004

More businesses and offices called Springfield home, and the Springfield Interchange project reached another milestone.

Springfield Steps Up in 2004

2004: The Year in Review

2004: The Year in Review

Boundaries before the School Board

Fairfax County School Board hears the concerns of nearly 120 citizens at the first of two public hearings.

Boundaries before the School Board

Centreville Man Guilty of Negligent Homicide

Centreville Man Guilty of Negligent Homicide

Mary Lou Wacker

Obituary

Mary Lou Wacker

Butler Guilty: Electronic Solicitation

Butler Guilty: Electronic Solicitation

Live Music

Live Music

Seniors in Action

Seniors in Action

Supervisors' Tone Changes for '05

Minority receives more votes on committees, but vice chairman continues to control most of chairman's original duties.

Supervisors' Tone Changes for '05

Man Convicted of Doughnut Store Robbery

Man Convicted of Doughnut Store Robbery

Plans Review Ahead in New Year

The expansion of the Burke Centre VRE Garage and the Area Plans Review are coming up in 2005.

Plans Review Ahead in New Year

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Schools

Schools

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Easing Health Care Costs

Grant to aid uninsured and underinsured.

Easing Health Care Costs

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health

Health

Chiyoko Koizumi

Obituaries

Chiyoko Koizumi

Nathaniel Nyren, South Lakes Grad, Dies in Iraq

Soldier killed in car accident

Nathaniel Nyren, South Lakes Grad, Dies in Iraq

Business Notes

Business Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Boundaries before the School Board

Fairfax County School Board hears the concerns of nearly 120 citizens at the first of two public hearings.

Boundaries before the School Board

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Bigger & Bigger

Bigger & Bigger

Grinches Snatch Nemo and Jesus

Vandals also cut wires on ‘Christmas Avenue’ in Sterling

Grinches Snatch Nemo and Jesus

People

People

Crime Trend Reads Like Novel

Shootings, dismemberment, cyberspace theft and strangulation crimes were committed during 2004.

Crime Trend Reads Like Novel

A Look Back at 2004

A Look Back at 2004

2005 Looks Familiar

2005 Looks Familiar

Cerritos Sentenced

He was sentenced to 40 years on a felony murder charge and 10 years on a robbery charge.

Cerritos Sentenced

Colin Powell Students Learn About Careers

Colin Powell Students Learn About Careers

Business Notes

Business Notes

Looking Back at 2004

Looking Back at 2004

Talk on Teens and Sex

Workshop for parents on Risky Sexual Behavior at Westfield High.

Talk on Teens and Sex

More Issues Facing County in '05

More Issues Facing County in '05

Butler Guilty: Electronic Solicitation

Butler Guilty: Electronic Solicitation

Plans Review Ahead in New Year

The expansion of the Burke Centre VRE Garage and the Area Plans Review are coming up in 2005.

Plans Review Ahead in New Year

Business

Business

Roundups

Roundups

School Spending To Take Center Stage

The School Board will decide how much money to put into educational initiatives.

School Spending To Take Center Stage

Man Convicted of Doughnut Store Robbery

Man Convicted of Doughnut Store Robbery

Construction, Gangs and Elections

A new VRE garage in Burke Centre, and concern over gang activity, top the list of big events from 2004 in Burke.

Construction, Gangs and Elections

2004: Reston Turns 40, Keeps Growing

2004: Reston Turns 40, Keeps Growing

2004: The Year in Review

2004: The Year in Review

Centreville Man Guilty of Negligent Homicide

Centreville Man Guilty of Negligent Homicide

County Notebook

County Notebook

Two Teens Die in Suicide Pact

Couple was found on back deck of girl's home with boyfriend's father's firearm.

Two Teens Die in Suicide Pact

Arlington Sailor Dies in Iraq

Arlington Sailor Dies in Iraq

Plans Review Ahead in New Year

The expansion of the Burke Centre VRE Garage and the Area Plans Review are coming up in 2005.

Plans Review Ahead in New Year

Crime

Crime

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Hybla Valley Elementary Hosts Governor

Warner emphasizes technology.

Hybla Valley Elementary Hosts Governor

School Notes

School Notes

Construction, Gangs and Elections

A new VRE garage in Burke Centre, and concern over gang activity, top the list of big events from 2004 in Burke.

Construction, Gangs and Elections

Vandals Hit North Arlington Schools.

Vandals Hit North Arlington Schools.

Tuesday, January 4

Looking Ahead to 2005

Bicentennial year promises to be active.

Looking Ahead to 2005

Fun at First Fairfax

Fun at First Fairfax

Many Decisions Made in 2004

Downtown redevelopment firms up.

Many Decisions Made in 2004

Yesterday's Issues Flow into 2005

2004 included public disputes over recurring issues as well as the finalizing of major projects.

Yesterday's Issues Flow into 2005

News Briefs

News Briefs

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

A Crystal Ball for 2005

What's ahead for Vienna this year?

A Crystal Ball for 2005

A Look at Last Year

Traffic and development top list for 2004.

A Look at Last Year

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Ongoing

Ongoing

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Changes Good and Bad Mark 2004

Potomac Residents dealt with changes in schools, housing proposals, drownings in the Potomac and tragic traffic accidents in 2004.

Changes Good and Bad Mark 2004

News Briefs

News Briefs

Man Convicted of Armed Robbery

Willie Lee Jackson pleads guilty to robbery of local Dunkin' Donuts store.

Man Convicted of Armed Robbery

Ongoing

Ongoing

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Looking Ahead to Zoning Threats

President's Letter

Looking Ahead to Zoning Threats

New Year, New Hope

Friends and Neighbors of Solomon King raises award money to $20,000.

New Year, New Hope

New House for Center Street

Resubdivision approved along with regulations for classroom trailers.

New House for Center Street

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Vaccination for 'Whooping' Cough Urged

Vaccination for 'Whooping' Cough Urged

Additional Flu Vaccine Available

Additional Flu Vaccine Available

Health Notes

Health Notes

Burning Down the House

Burning Down the House

Demolition Concludes

Demolition Concludes

Looking Ahead into 2005

Town staff and council members anticipate new year's challenges, goals.

Looking Ahead into 2005

Deciding on Whether To Seek Death Penalty

Two plead not guilty in Sandoval murder.

Deciding on Whether To Seek Death Penalty

Christmas Eve Bank Robbery

Christmas Eve Bank Robbery

Fairfax Man Wounded in Merrifield

News Brief

Fairfax Man Wounded in Merrifield

News Briefs

News Briefs

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Elden Street Players Prepare

Actors from ESP's next play, "Henry V," rehearse in the Public Works Building cafeteria.

Elden Street Players Prepare