News for Wednesday, January 26, 2005

News for Wednesday, January 26, 2005

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Squeeze in One More House

Town Council divides lot.

Squeeze in One More House

Madison in the Pink

Students seek to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Madison in the Pink

Botched Hearing Not Considered

Botched Hearing Not Considered

Church Helps Orphans in Rwanda

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

Church Helps Orphans in Rwanda

Kids R First Serving Students

Organization providing school supplies honored as Best of Reston.

Kids R First Serving Students

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

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

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

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

Challenging the BZA

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

Challenging the BZA

Homeowners Lose Woodland

Open space greenery to become storage facility.

Homeowners Lose Woodland

Longtime MCA member John Fredricks Dies

Longtime MCA member John Fredricks Dies

Business Notes

Business Notes

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

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

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

Chamber Hears Role of Business in Politics

Elections, Richmond visit and annual meeting held.

Chamber Hears Role of Business in Politics

Legislating with Help of Friends

Legislating with Help of Friends

Community Notes

Community Notes

Children Enjoy Snowstorm's Aftermath

Snowfall falls short of the prediction.

Children Enjoy Snowstorm's Aftermath

Catholic School Meets Opposition

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

Catholic School Meets Opposition

Assault Update: Four Juveniles Charged

Assault Update: Four Juveniles Charged

Business

Business

People Notes

People Notes

North Street Goes to County

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

North Street Goes to County

Chamber Names Chairman

Chamber Names Chairman

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

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

Strickland Heads Park Authority Bd.

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

Woman in Charge

Susan Culin leads Westfield District police force.

Woman in Charge

Area Woman Heads Police Station

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

Area Woman Heads Police Station

Military Notes

Military Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Criminal Case Against Teo-Florian Dropped

Military Notes

Military Notes

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

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Seminary Valley

Seminary Valley

History: Braddock Advance Man Arrives

History: Braddock Advance Man Arrives

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

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

Tsunami Relief, Bite by Bite

Community Notes

Community Notes

Whitney and Wolford Plan to Wed

Whitney and Wolford Plan to Wed

Richmond Highway Claims Two Victims

Third traffic fatality kills Roberto Perez.

Richmond Highway Claims Two Victims

People Notes

People Notes

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

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

Roundups

Roundups

Business Notes

Business Notes

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Arrest Follows Hit-and-Run

Third traffic fatality kills Roberto Perez.

Arrest Follows Hit-and-Run

On the Job: Staying Warm in the Winter

Outside workers find the secret is in layering.

On the Job: Staying Warm in the Winter

Citizens See Revised Kings Crossing Plot Plan

Retail/commercial is increased with residential lowered.

Citizens See Revised Kings Crossing Plot Plan

Lansdowne Town Center Moves Along

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

Lansdowne Town Center Moves Along

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

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

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.

Woman in Charge

Susan Culin leads Westfield District police force.

Woman in Charge

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

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

O'Brien Targets Teen Crashes

What's the Price of History?

City residents comment on proposed Blenheim Interpretive Center.

What's the Price of History?

News Briefs

News Briefs

Officiant Enjoys His Role

J. Walter Roth has performed over 600 weddings.

Officiant Enjoys His Role

News Briefs

News Briefs

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Gregory Gets 20 Months in Prison

Funding Shortage for Town Hall, Police Station

Bids for renovation came in too high.

Funding Shortage for Town Hall, Police Station

Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Lawsuit Proceeds To Fund Foundation

Original mission of defunct hospital falls to new foundation.

Lawsuit Proceeds To Fund Foundation

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

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

Addressing Taxi Rules

Krupicka sees 'framework for change.'

Addressing Taxi Rules

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?

Riverside Manor Board Speaks Out

Board wants to support residents, end conflicts.

Riverside Manor Board Speaks Out

Inaugural Eyewiness

Inaugural Eyewiness

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

Sterling Woman Slain

Authorities say this was not a random killing.

Sterling Woman Slain

Mirant Fights Back

Battle to close power plant goes to court.

Mirant Fights Back

Council Told City 'Relatively Healthy'

Study identifies priority health concerns

Council Told City 'Relatively Healthy'

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

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

Four Dems Announce Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Dems Announce Run in 45th

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

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

Burke Centre Garage Takes Shape

Community

Community

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Democratic campaigns for Van Landingham’s delegate seat begin.

Four Democrats Begin Run in 45th

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

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

Broadlands to Get Ball Field

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

Broadlands to Get Ball Field

E. Monroe Carjacking Reported

E. Monroe Carjacking Reported

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

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Del Ray

Del Ray

ARHA Warns Council on Section 8 Changes

ARHA Warns Council on Section 8 Changes

Wedding Sites

Wedding Sites

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Man Charged with Burglary at School

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

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

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

Calendar

Calendar

Wedding Sites

Wedding Sites

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

Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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

Preparing 50th Anniversary

Children help parents with details.

Preparing 50th Anniversary

Nightlife

Nightlife

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Schools

Schools

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

Real Estate

Real Estate

Health Notes

Health Notes

Losing the Fat!

Key body fat facts and tips for real weight loss.

Losing the Fat!

Real Estate

Real Estate

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Winners Named in Children’s Art Contest

Winners Named in Children’s Art Contest

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

Camps & Schools Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Snowbound

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

Snowbound

Oakton Rocketeers Take Flight

Oakton students prepare to design rocket for NASA competition.

Oakton Rocketeers Take Flight

Moran Decries Deficit

Social security and Iraq dominate Reston meeting.

Moran Decries Deficit

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

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

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

Health

Health

High School Senior Dies

Jessica McClenahan, 17, died unexpectedly Sunday.

High School Senior Dies

School Notes

School Notes

Roundups

Roundups

Area Woman Heads Police Station

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

Area Woman Heads Police Station

Cub Scouts Race Off

Cub Scouts Race Off

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

MVC Defends its Honor

Meanwhile, county investigates its regulation options

MVC Defends its Honor

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

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

Wegmans Store Opens Feb. 13

Health Notes

Health Notes

MVC Defends its Honor

Meanwhile, county investigates its regulation options

MVC Defends its Honor

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Senior Living

Senior Living

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Show Goes On

Full crowd enjoys Capitol Steps at annual benefit for UCM.

Show Goes On

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Health

Health

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Autobiography Celebration at Sandburg

Students share their life experiences with each other.

Autobiography Celebration at Sandburg

School Notes

School Notes