News for Wednesday, January 26, 2005

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Autobiography Celebration at Sandburg

Students share their life experiences with each other.

Autobiography Celebration at Sandburg

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health

Health

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

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

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Show Goes On

Full crowd enjoys Capitol Steps at annual benefit for UCM.

Show Goes On

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Senior Living

Senior Living

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

MVC Defends its Honor

Meanwhile, county investigates its regulation options

MVC Defends its Honor

Health Notes

Health Notes

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

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

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

MVC Defends its Honor

Meanwhile, county investigates its regulation options

MVC Defends its Honor

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

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

Area Woman Heads Police Station

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

Area Woman Heads Police Station

Roundups

Roundups

School Notes

School Notes

High School Senior Dies

Jessica McClenahan, 17, died unexpectedly Sunday.

High School Senior Dies

Health

Health

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

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

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

Moran Decries Deficit

Social security and Iraq dominate Reston meeting.

Moran Decries Deficit

Oakton Rocketeers Take Flight

Oakton students prepare to design rocket for NASA competition.

Oakton Rocketeers Take Flight

Snowbound

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

Snowbound

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Winners Named in Children’s Art Contest

Winners Named in Children’s Art Contest

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Losing the Fat!

Key body fat facts and tips for real weight loss.

Losing the Fat!

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

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

Schools

Schools

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Nightlife

Nightlife

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

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

What’s New at the Old Town Theatre

Embassy Players presents ‘Cole & Noel.’

What’s New at the Old Town Theatre

Wedding Sites

Wedding Sites

Calendar

Calendar

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

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

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Wedding Sites

Wedding Sites

ARHA Warns Council on Section 8 Changes

ARHA Warns Council on Section 8 Changes

Del Ray

Del Ray

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

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

E. Monroe Carjacking Reported

E. Monroe Carjacking Reported

Broadlands to Get Ball Field

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

Broadlands to Get Ball Field

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

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Community

Community

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

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

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

Four Dems Announce Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Dems Announce Run in 45th

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

Arlington Property Values Up 18 %

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

Arlington Property Values Up 18 %

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

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

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

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

Council Told City 'Relatively Healthy'

Study identifies priority health concerns

Council Told City 'Relatively Healthy'

Mirant Fights Back

Battle to close power plant goes to court.

Mirant Fights Back

Sterling Woman Slain

Authorities say this was not a random killing.

Sterling Woman Slain

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

Board Approves School Boundary Changes

Some parents satisfied with final draft, others concerned over transportation

Board Approves School Boundary Changes

Inaugural Eyewiness

Inaugural Eyewiness

Riverside Manor Board Speaks Out

Board wants to support residents, end conflicts.

Riverside Manor Board Speaks Out

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?

Addressing Taxi Rules

Krupicka sees 'framework for change.'

Addressing Taxi Rules

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

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

Lawsuit Proceeds To Fund Foundation

Original mission of defunct hospital falls to new foundation.

Lawsuit Proceeds To Fund Foundation

Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Funding Shortage for Town Hall, Police Station

Bids for renovation came in too high.

Funding Shortage for Town Hall, Police Station

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

News Briefs

News Briefs

Officiant Enjoys His Role

J. Walter Roth has performed over 600 weddings.

Officiant Enjoys His Role

News Briefs

News Briefs

What's the Price of History?

City residents comment on proposed Blenheim Interpretive Center.

What's the Price of History?

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

Woman in Charge

Susan Culin leads Westfield District police force.

Woman in Charge

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

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

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

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Lansdowne Town Center Moves Along

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

Lansdowne Town Center Moves Along

Citizens See Revised Kings Crossing Plot Plan

Retail/commercial is increased with residential lowered.

Citizens See Revised Kings Crossing Plot Plan

On the Job: Staying Warm in the Winter

Outside workers find the secret is in layering.

On the Job: Staying Warm in the Winter

Arrest Follows Hit-and-Run

Third traffic fatality kills Roberto Perez.

Arrest Follows Hit-and-Run

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Roundups

Roundups

Police Nab Two Men: Drug, Weapons Charges

Police Nab Two Men: Drug, Weapons Charges

6 Restaurants, Spa Planned

Three buildings, Applebee's planned for Westfields.

6 Restaurants, Spa Planned

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Man Charged with Burglary at School

People Notes

People Notes

Richmond Highway Claims Two Victims

Third traffic fatality kills Roberto Perez.

Richmond Highway Claims Two Victims

Whitney and Wolford Plan to Wed

Whitney and Wolford Plan to Wed

Community Notes

Community Notes

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

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

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

History: Braddock Advance Man Arrives

History: Braddock Advance Man Arrives

Seminary Valley

Seminary Valley

Business Notes

Business Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Police Nab Two Men: Drug, Weapons Charges

Police Nab Two Men: Drug, Weapons Charges

6 Restaurants, Spa Planned

Three buildings, Applebee's planned for Westfields.

6 Restaurants, Spa Planned

Military Notes

Military Notes

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

News Briefs

News Briefs

Military Notes

Military Notes

Area Woman Heads Police Station

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

Area Woman Heads Police Station

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

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

Chamber Names Chairman

Chamber Names Chairman

North Street Goes to County

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

North Street Goes to County

People Notes

People Notes

Business

Business

Assault Update: Four Juveniles Charged

Assault Update: Four Juveniles Charged

Catholic School Meets Opposition

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

Catholic School Meets Opposition

Children Enjoy Snowstorm's Aftermath

Snowfall falls short of the prediction.

Children Enjoy Snowstorm's Aftermath

Community Notes

Community Notes

Legislating with Help of Friends

Legislating with Help of Friends

Chamber Hears Role of Business in Politics

Elections, Richmond visit and annual meeting held.

Chamber Hears Role of Business in Politics

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

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

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

Business Notes

Business Notes

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

Challenging the BZA

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

Challenging the BZA

Legislators Describe 2005 Session

3,000 bills have been introduced.

Legislators Describe 2005 Session

Show Goes On

Full crowd enjoys Capitol Steps at annual benefit for UCM.

Show Goes On

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

News Briefs

News Briefs

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

Franconia Station Welcomes New Commander

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

Franconia Station Welcomes New Commander

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

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

Kids R First Serving Students

Organization providing school supplies honored as Best of Reston.

Kids R First Serving Students

Church Helps Orphans in Rwanda

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

Church Helps Orphans in Rwanda

Botched Hearing Not Considered

Botched Hearing Not Considered

Madison in the Pink

Students seek to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Madison in the Pink

Squeeze in One More House

Town Council divides lot.

Squeeze in One More House

News Briefs

News Briefs