Stories for September 2005

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Thursday, September 29

Candidate Calls Flyer 'Racist'

Republican Michael Meunier claims that a flyer sent by Del. Vivian Watts (D-39) is racist.

Candidate Calls Flyer 'Racist'

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Wellspring Will Offer Jazz Vesper Services

Wellspring Will Offer Jazz Vesper Services

Showdown in South County

The race for the 42nd District House of Delegates seat is garnering statewide attention.

Showdown in South County

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

What's New at Mountain View

Jim Oliver: "Great Teachers, Not Programs, Make a School Great."

What's New at Mountain View

Roundups

Roundups

Showdown in South County

The race for the 42nd District House of Delegates seat is garnering statewide attention.

Showdown in South County

School Notes

School Notes

Meet the Candidates

Springfield Civic Association hosts delegate, gubernatorial candidates at monthly meeting.

Meet the Candidates

Hard Feelings about ODay Townhouses

Hard Feelings about ODay Townhouses

Korean Church Controversy

Hearing before the Planning Commission postponed until Nov. 2.

Korean Church Controversy

Grand Jury Indicts Two Local Residents

Grand Jury Indicts Two Local Residents

Supervisors Delay Vote On Bypass, Tri-County

Supervisors Delay Vote On Bypass, Tri-County

Boundary Meetings Set

For New School on Dixie Hill Rd.

Boundary Meetings Set

Westfields Interchange Detours

Will precede road opening, Oct. 10.

Westfields Interchange Detours

4 Hats in the Ring

Candidates face community issues in forum.

4 Hats in the Ring

There’s Still Time for Bypass Input

There’s Still Time for Bypass Input

Wednesday, September 28

Reston Business Notes

Reston Business Notes

Residents Express Fears

Residents do not approve of proposed changes in a Comprehensive Plan Amendment submitted last year by several developers in the Upper Broad Run and Upper Foley subareas.

Residents Express Fears

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

College Notes

College Notes

Thinking Constitutionally

Crestwood students use the Constitution to write classroom rules.

Thinking Constitutionally

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Black Hawk Lands at Fort Hunt

Black Hawk Lands at Fort Hunt

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Maintaining Meadowood

Volunteers help create trail during National Public Lands Day.

Maintaining Meadowood

Health Notes

Health Notes

Herndon Health Notes

Herndon Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

A Slug's Life

Annual Slugfest slides into Hidden Pond Nature Center.

A Slug's Life

Herndon Real Estate Notes

Herndon Real Estate Notes

Herndon Community Notes

Herndon Community Notes

Herndon Business Notes

Herndon Business Notes

Herndon Health Notes

Herndon Health Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Reston Real Estate Notes

Reston Real Estate Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Reston Classes and Workshops

Reston Classes and Workshops

Reston Health Notes

Reston Health Notes

Reston Community Notes

Reston Community Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Reston Health Notes

Reston Health Notes

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Calendar

Calendar

Life, Art Intersect in 'Three Hotels'

Local couple performs in Theater of the First Amendment production.

Life, Art Intersect in 'Three Hotels'

Calendar

Calendar

Life, Act Intersect in 'Three Hotels'

Local couple performs in Theater of the First Amendment production.

Life, Act Intersect in 'Three Hotels'

Calendar

Calendar

Life, Art Intersect in 'Three Hotels'

Local couple performs in Theater of the First Amendment production.

Life, Art Intersect in 'Three Hotels'

100-Mile March on Richmond

Area man treks to state capitol, advocating for those with disabilities.

100-Mile March on Richmond

A History Worth Preserving?

Residents debate future of former Lorton prison site.

A History Worth Preserving?

Calendar

Calendar

Life, Art Intersect in 'Three Hotels'

Local couple performs in Theater of the First Amendment production.

Life, Art Intersect in 'Three Hotels'

Alexandria News Briefs

Alexandria News Briefs

ARHA Adopts Deficit Budget

Commissioners revise budget, cite costs.

ARHA Adopts Deficit Budget

Pressure on Mirant Builds

PEPCO says Mirant can cease in 18 to 24 months.

Pressure on Mirant Builds

NSO Show House Opens

Designers pursue various themes throughout the rooms.

NSO Show House Opens

Teen Murdered in Del Ray

Ronnie Lamont Lee, 18, dies after being shot in the Caylor Gardens parking lot.

Teen Murdered in Del Ray

AHS Gala at River Farm

Annual event celebrates color.

AHS Gala at River Farm

Meet the Candidates

Springfield Civic Association hosts delegate, gubernatorial candidates at monthly meeting.

Meet the Candidates

Arts on Display Saturday

Arts on Display Saturday

Washington Wizard Shot

Washington Wizard Shot

Candidate Calls Flyer 'Racist'

Republican Michael Meunier claims that a flyer sent by Del. Vivian Watts (D-39) is racist.

Candidate Calls Flyer 'Racist'

ASO Welcomes Friends at Belle Haven

Guests gain sneak peak at new season and new club.

ASO Welcomes Friends at Belle Haven

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

Turtles in the 'Soup'

Turtles in the 'Soup'

More Money, Fewer Students

Invited, state will audit Alexandria City Public Schools.

More Money, Fewer Students

Parker Goes Door to Door

Parker Goes Door to Door

Community Activist Mourned

Mildred Councilor, community volunteer, dies at 96.

Community Activist Mourned

Candidates Release Fund-raising Totals

David Englin and Chris Gregerson are in financially-lopsided race.

Candidates Release Fund-raising Totals

Celebrating Constitution Day

Celebrating Constitution Day

HUD Clears ARHA for Section 8

Clerical errors blamed for causing investigation.

HUD Clears ARHA for Section 8

The Change Agent

Robert Bullock puts his passion to work for helping people with special needs.

The Change Agent

Scoma Opens Campaign Headquarters

Scoma Opens Campaign Headquarters

Two Birds, One Stone

Community hears plan for library and VRE parking.

Two Birds, One Stone

Family, Friends Recall Criste's Smile

Family buries Burke woman whose body was found in a swimming pool.

Family, Friends Recall Criste's Smile

Local Man Wins MacArthur Grant

Arlington engineer wins $500,000 fellowship.

Local Man Wins MacArthur Grant

Getting To Know ...

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Getting To Know ...

Mini-Golf Classic Raises Money for UCM

Mini-Golf Classic Raises Money for UCM

ASO Welcomes Friends at Belle Haven

Guests gain sneak peak at new season and new club.

ASO Welcomes Friends at Belle Haven

Maintaining Meadowood

Volunteers help create trail during National Public Lands Day.

Maintaining Meadowood

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Wall Delayed

City Council votes to proceed with George Mason Boulevard but wait for wall funds.

Wall Delayed

AHS Gala at River Farm

Annual event celebrates color.

AHS Gala at River Farm

Showcasing Bands at Herndon High

Showcasing Bands at Herndon High

Start Digging

Start Digging

4 Hats in the Ring

Candidates face community issues in forum.

4 Hats in the Ring

Evacuees Not Forgotten

Local agencies continue to mobilize.

Evacuees Not Forgotten

Week in Fairfax

News Briefs

Week in Fairfax

Boundary Meetings Set for New School

Students may be drawn from Fairfax Villa Elementary area.

Boundary Meetings Set for New School

NSO Show House Opens

Designers pursue various themes throughout the rooms.

NSO Show House Opens

100-Mile March on Richmond

Area man treks to state capitol, advocating for those with disabilities.

100-Mile March on Richmond

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

A History Worth Preserving?

Residents debate future of former Lorton prison site.

A History Worth Preserving?

Owner Reaches Out to Hurricane Victim

Ashburn restaurant owner does his part by providing a place of work for hurricane victims.

Owner Reaches Out to Hurricane Victim

Going Home from Jail

Battle released from detention; co-defendant remains in jail.

Going Home from Jail

Playing Poker for a Cause

Playing Poker for a Cause

Student's Murderer Stops Trial

Reyes pleads guilty to murder two days into trial.

Student's Murderer Stops Trial

Night Work Wakes Neighbors

Night Work Wakes Neighbors

Schools Pitch In

Schools Pitch In

Hope and Harmony Gains Board

Day-Laborer group holds first advisory board meeting.

Hope and Harmony Gains Board

Hispanic Heritage Festival Nears

Second annual Hispanic Festival set to add some color and spice to Town Green Oct. 2.

Hispanic Heritage Festival Nears

Week In Herndon

Week In Herndon

Immigration Buck Stops Where?

Federal, state and county officials meet with mayor to discuss immigration.

Immigration Buck Stops Where?

Planning Notebook

Planning Notebook

Tuesday, September 27

Creating a Network for Peace

A Vienna woman heads Peace x Peace, a group that brings women together from around the world to work for peace.

Creating a Network for Peace

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Swan Song for Midgetville

Board approves rezoning, 24 houses coming.

Swan Song for Midgetville

More Signs for Lake Anne?

The Reston Association agrees to support a grant request for $600,000 in signs at three intersections.

More Signs for Lake Anne?

Flood Risk

Flood Meeting

Flood Risk

Student Assaulted on Campus

Student Forced to Perform Sexual Acts on Loudoun Campus

Student Assaulted on Campus

Old Sterling Continues Struggle

Old Sterling Continues Struggle

... And Responding to the Public

At a work session immediately following first public hearing on the governing documents, RA board makes more policy changes to the documents.

... And Responding to the Public

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Nightlife

Nightlife

Ongoing

Ongoing

Volunteering

Volunteering

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Enjoying Last Days of Summer

Enjoying Last Days of Summer

People

People

Form-Based Code to be Explored

The Town Council discussed a request for proposals to analyze zoning options, including form-based code, along Maple Avenue.

Form-Based Code to be Explored

Poisson Knocks on Doors

Poisson focuses on education and transportation.

Poisson Knocks on Doors

School Census Pays Off

Loudoun County Receives $2,000 Per Student

School Census Pays Off

Share Reaches Out

Volunteers help local residents and Katrina victims.

Share Reaches Out

Final Defendant Pleads Guilty

Gujan Lee faces possible life sentence in Labor Day '04 Rape.

Final Defendant Pleads Guilty

Wolfgang 'Wolfy' Jakobsberg Remembered

One year after his death, wife Pauline remembers husband as compassionate listener.

Wolfgang 'Wolfy' Jakobsberg Remembered

Downloadable Audio Books

Downloadable Audio Books

School Board Bans Sodas, Sports Drinks

Members vote to prohibit sodas and sports drinks from school vending machines

School Board Bans Sodas, Sports Drinks

Volunteria

Residents learn where and how to volunteer.

Volunteria

Local Man Wins MacArthur Grant

Arlington engineer wins $500,000 fellowship.

Local Man Wins MacArthur Grant

Back in Business

Arlington workshops help Hispanics overcome challenges and improve their companies’ prospects

Back in Business

Senior Living

Senior Living

Tysons Expansion Wing to Open Friday

Cinema, restaurants and stores geared toward youth and family patrons.

Tysons Expansion Wing to Open Friday

Business

Business

Lobbying for Child Abuse Prevention

Donna Klagholz and Senator Howell strive for legislative support and higher budgets.

Lobbying for Child Abuse Prevention

School Board candidates Square Off

Three contenders propose initiatives to induce community participation

School Board candidates Square Off

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Black Gets In Touch

Black Focuses on Education, Transportation and Values

Black Gets In Touch

Business Notes

Business Notes

Mixing God and Beer

Bishop Paul Loverde inaugurates a new Theology on Tap series at Whitlow's

Mixing God and Beer

Add, But Don't Get Bigger

Candidates propose adding a lane to I-66 without widening the road.

Add, But Don't Get Bigger

Churchill Works for ‘Peanuts’

Churchill Theater

Churchill Works for ‘Peanuts’

What is Happening To Our Trees?

WMCCA President's Letter

What is Happening To Our Trees?

Normandie Farm Owner Named Grand Marshal

Cary Prokos, to lead Potomac Day Parade, discusses passion for restaurant business, community.

Normandie Farm Owner Named Grand Marshal

Potomac Resident Eyes District 1 Council Seat

Roger Berliner supports ICC, energy policy reform.

Potomac Resident Eyes District 1 Council Seat

People Notes

People Notes

School Notes

School Notes

New Development Angers Neighbors

Residents concerned about flood plain in Scotts Run.

New Development Angers Neighbors

Old Friend Comes for a Visit

Kristie Miller has book signing for her book, “Isabella Greenway,” at The Surrey.

Old Friend Comes for a Visit

This Week in Potomac 9-28-05

This Week in Potomac 9-28-05

Library Celebrates Volunteers

Five recognized for contributions to nationally-recognized library system.

Library Celebrates Volunteers

Development Angers Neighbors

Residents concerned about flood plain in Scotts Run.

Development Angers Neighbors

Lobbying for Child Abuse Prevention

Donna Klagholz and Senator Howell strive for legislative support and higher budgets.

Lobbying for Child Abuse Prevention

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

New Teen Driving Laws Take Effect

Passenger and cell phone restrictions, increased practice among provisions.

New Teen Driving Laws Take Effect

Business Notes

Business Notes

Volunteering

Volunteering

It Can’t Happen Here?

Weast, School Board and community members collaborate on safety measures after two killings after county football games.

It Can’t Happen Here?

Great Falls This Week

Great Falls This Week

Share Reaches Out

Volunteers help local residents and Katrina victims.

Share Reaches Out

Park Authority to Request a Re-Hearing on Field

McLean residents incensed.

Park Authority to Request a Re-Hearing on Field

McLean This Week

McLean This Week

Tysons Expansion Wing to Open Friday

Cinema, restaurants and stores geared toward youth and family patrons.

Tysons Expansion Wing to Open Friday

Park Authority to Request a Re-Hearing

McLean residents incensed.

Park Authority to Request a Re-Hearing

School Notes

School Notes

Community

Community

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Techway Is Alive In State of Virginia

Techway Is Alive In State of Virginia

It Takes a Community

Reaching Out

It Takes a Community

Health

Health

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Business

Business

Real Estate

Real Estate

Schools

Schools

Hearing from the Public ...

Reston Association board held its first public hearing on the governing documents Saturday.

Hearing from the Public ...

Creating New Downtowns

Making high density look good, town centers are being proposed throughout Northern Virginia.

Creating New Downtowns

Real Estate

Real Estate

Thursday, September 22

Little Theatre Mounts Simon's 'Broadway Bound'

Production captures an affectionate family portrait.

Little Theatre Mounts Simon's 'Broadway Bound'

Rush Indicted for Murder

Victim killed intervening in dispute, according to testimony.

Rush Indicted for Murder

Preschool Opens after Years of Waiting

Parishioners celebrate with ribbon cutting and reception.

Preschool Opens after Years of Waiting

TWIG Home Tour Set for Saturday

Tour eight elegant and historic homes in Old Town

TWIG Home Tour Set for Saturday

Citizens Hear from Zoning, Health Departments

Citizens Hear from Zoning, Health Departments

Natural Theatricals Tries on 'Alexa's Necklace'

Original play caps first full season at amphitheater in Masonic Memorial.

Natural Theatricals Tries on 'Alexa's Necklace'

Fall Fair Season Kicks Off

Fall Fair Season Kicks Off

Sacramento Community Celebrates

Sacramento Community Celebrates

Family Tragedy

Moreno convicted of first-degree murder.

Family Tragedy

TWIG Home Tour Set for Saturday

Tour eight elegant and historic homes in Old Town.

TWIG Home Tour Set for Saturday

Associate Pastor Retires after 35 Years

Lyla Klee served her church in many roles.

Associate Pastor Retires after 35 Years

Celebrating Constitution Day

Students gain hands-on history lesson.

Celebrating Constitution Day

Natural Theatricals Tries on 'Alexa's Necklace'

Original play caps first full season at amphitheater in Masonic Memorial.

Natural Theatricals Tries on 'Alexa's Necklace'

Little Theatre Mounts Simon's 'Broadway Bound'

Production captures an affectionate family portrait.

Little Theatre Mounts Simon's 'Broadway Bound'

Wednesday, September 21

Public Safety Expands

The new facility being built in South Riding will have an impact on the community and the future.

Public Safety Expands

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Getting To Know ...

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Getting To Know ...

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Parents Asked to Take Pledge

Parents Asked to Take Pledge

Fix for Lake Royal Dam?

Meeting to discuss repairing 30-year-old dam.

Fix for Lake Royal Dam?

Schools

Schools

Farm Museum Provides a Coop for Artists

Art Displays at Museum

Farm Museum Provides a Coop for Artists

Going to the Dogs

Lake Accotink Park hosts Responsible Pet Ownership Day.

Going to the Dogs

Council Weighs Cable Competition

City Council examines Verizon franchise, new development.

Council Weighs Cable Competition

GFCA Looking for More Members

Group wants more clout with Fairfax County.

GFCA Looking for More Members

Anything for Their Art

Bike team dons tutus to raise money for ballet.

Anything for Their Art

Children Helping Children

Two Junior Girl Scouts collect backpacks for Katrina victims.

Children Helping Children

Walking for AIDS

Burke couple's charity helps fund orphanages, hospitals in South Africa.

Walking for AIDS

Sharing Stories, Remaining Strong

Holocaust survivor and author speaks at Fall for the Book.

Sharing Stories, Remaining Strong

Supervisors Notebook

Supervisors Notebook

Health Notes

Health Notes

Shelter from the Storm

Two New Orleans residents staying with Burke family.

Shelter from the Storm

Cappies Host Katrina Benefit

Both McLean and Langley High School participating.

Cappies Host Katrina Benefit

Calendar

Calendar

Painting a Future in Laurel Hill

Lorton Arts Foundation receives $500,000 from Board of Supervisors.

Painting a Future in Laurel Hill

Getting To Know ...

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Getting To Know ...

Cappies Host Katrina Benefit

Both McLean and Langley High School are participating.

Cappies Host Katrina Benefit

How to Manage a Park

Equestrians and climbers weigh in on how to balance the use of the park with preserving it.

How to Manage a Park

Firefighters Burn Down House

Neighbors gather to watch the excercise.

Firefighters Burn Down House

And Then There Were Two

More city schools receive accreditation, but Jefferson-Houston and Maury do not pass

And Then There Were Two

Health Notes

Health Notes

Searching for Suspects

Searching for Suspects

Roundups

Roundups

Home-Invasion Robbery Off West Ox

Home-Invasion Robbery Off West Ox

Calendar

Calendar

Two Stations Robbed

Two Stations Robbed

Man Is Acquitted of Incest, Sodomy Charges

Man Is Acquitted of Incest, Sodomy Charges

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Painting a Future in Laurel Hill

Lorton Arts Foundation receives $500,000 from Board of Supervisors.

Painting a Future in Laurel Hill

College Notes

College Notes

Supervisors Voting on Tri-County Parkway

Supervisors Voting on Tri-County Parkway

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Is 'The Island' a Clone?

Is 'The Island' a Clone?

Business

Business

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Ready for Disaster?

City leaders question whether Alexandria is prepared for an emergency.

Ready for Disaster?

EYA's New Community Approved

To build 210 homes along West Ox and Legato roads.

EYA's New Community Approved

Health Notes

Health Notes

Shelter from the Storm

Two New Orleans residents staying with Burke family.

Shelter from the Storm

Health Notes

Health Notes

Canine Cavalcade

Greenspring hosts Third Annual Pet Parade.

Canine Cavalcade

Calendar

Calendar

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Cameron Station Residents Cite Air Quality Concerns

City Council will consider Virginia Paving permit in November.

Cameron Station Residents Cite Air Quality Concerns

Sharing Stories, Remaining Strong

Holocaust survivor and author speaks at Fall for the Book.

Sharing Stories, Remaining Strong

Students Challenged

Students Challenged

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Local Family Takes In Relatives Fleeing Katrina

Local Family Takes In Relatives Fleeing Katrina

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Cox Farms Opens Sept. 24

Cox Farms Opens Sept. 24

Kicking Cancer

Springfield teen is spokesman for Kicks for Cancer campaign.

Kicking Cancer

Volunteering

Volunteering

Fillo Provides School Board with Student Perspective

Providing the Student Perspective

Fillo Provides School Board with Student Perspective

Home Economics

Affordable Housing Forum explores problems and solutions.

Home Economics

Calendar

Calendar

Woman Identified

Woman Identified

Walking for AIDS

Burke couple's charity helps fund orphanages, hospitals in South Africa.

Walking for AIDS

30-Year Check Up

Burke meeting to discuss Lake Royal dam.

30-Year Check Up

Relief Run Walk Raises $114,000

Relief Run Walk Raises $114,000

Providing Service After the Fire

Local program brings relief to those displaced by household fires.

Providing Service After the Fire

Ram's NBA Moment

Robinson student receives award, player visit for essay from NBA.com.

Ram's NBA Moment

Walking for AIDS

Burke couple's charity helps fund orphanages, hospitals in South Africa.

Walking for AIDS

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Getting To Know ...

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Getting To Know ...

Yes, Preschool's Important, Now What?

Access to Preschool Could Help Disadvantaged

Yes, Preschool's Important, Now What?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Community

Community

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Calendar

Calendar

Eagle Scout Helps the Pets

Eagle Scout Helps the Pets

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Former Pre-school Employee Charged

Ashburn resident is charged with two counts of simple assault and battery.

Former Pre-school Employee Charged

Senior Killed in Crash

Senior Obsessed with Car

Senior Killed in Crash

Anything for Their Art

Bike team wears tutus to raise money for ballet.

Anything for Their Art

A Family Affair

Brothers work and play together at Jammin' Java.

A Family Affair

People

People

Residents Debate How to Manage Park

Equestrians and climbers weigh in on how to balance the use of the park with preserving it.

Residents Debate How to Manage Park

Police Identify Woman's Body

Megan Criste, 22, of Burke was found dead in Arlington pool.

Police Identify Woman's Body

Close Quarters on Ridge Avenue

Subdivision proposal prompts a look into by-right development.

Close Quarters on Ridge Avenue

Week in Vienna

Briefs

Week in Vienna

Police Identify Woman's Body

Megan Criste, 22, of Burke was found dead in Arlington pool.

Police Identify Woman's Body

Concert Helps Teach Science

Concert Helps Teach Science

Sharing Stories, Remaining Strong

Holocaust survivor and author speaks at Fall for the Book.

Sharing Stories, Remaining Strong

National Abuse Recovery Month Underway

Local efforts are made to raise awareness.

National Abuse Recovery Month Underway

Real Estate

Real Estate

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

67th Candidates Square Off

Chuck Caputo, Chris Craddock speak at candidates forum.

67th Candidates Square Off

Relief Efforts Continue

Relief Efforts Continue

Anything for Their Arts

Bike team dons tutus to raise money for ballet.

Anything for Their Arts

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Cookin’ Up a Storm for Those In Need

New Orleans 'chefs' raise $46,000 in 'Red Beans, Rice and Relief' fund-raiser.

Cookin’ Up a Storm for Those In Need

Famous Faces at Mount Vernon

Students receive hands-on lesson in history.

Famous Faces at Mount Vernon

Putting the Fun in Fund Raising

Northern Virginia Training Center hosts car wash, silent auction Sept. 17.

Putting the Fun in Fund Raising

Calendar

Calendar

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

Robinson Student's NBA Moment

NBA player visits secondary school as reward for student's winning essay.

Robinson Student's NBA Moment

Ram's NBA Moment

Robinson student recieves award, player visit for essay from NBA.com.

Ram's NBA Moment

Westfield Theatre Boosters Presents 'Forever Plaid'

Westfield Theatre Boosters Presents 'Forever Plaid'

Supervisors Notebook

Supervisors Notebook

GFCA Looking for More Members

Group wants more clout with Fairfax County.

GFCA Looking for More Members

Tuesday, September 20

Yellow House Finds New Home

Planning begins on how to move the historic yellow house to save it from demolition.

Yellow House Finds New Home

Nightlife

Nightlife

Arlington This Week

Arlington This Week

Faith

Faith

Senior Living

Senior Living

Calendar

Calendar

Center Undergoes Changes

While Seafoodie is newest place to open its doors, many other changes are on horizon at South Lakes Shopping Center.

Center Undergoes Changes

Mission to Rescue Horses, Pets

Locals volunteer time and expertise in Gulf to rescue stranded and injured horses, dogs, cats and even lions.

Mission to Rescue Horses, Pets

Volunteering

Volunteering

Ongoing

Ongoing

On the Horizon

Oakton Library inches toward a reality.

On the Horizon

Heath & Fitness

Heath & Fitness

Residents Demand Affordable Housing

County Board members say there is little they can do besides compromise with developers

Residents Demand Affordable Housing

Vargas Appointed To Civic Boards

Vargas Appointed To Civic Boards

Council: No Job Soliciting

6-1 vote sets $1,000 fine, six months in jail, or both.

Council: No Job Soliciting

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Ongoing

Ongoing

Weighing Recreation Costs

At its first meeting, new parks and recreation committee hears pleas from community.

Weighing Recreation Costs

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

SALT Advancing Social Justice

A Northern Virginia Group hopes to raise awareness about how the minimum wage and the death penalty affect society

SALT Advancing Social Justice

Little House on the Fund-Raising Circuit

October Carnival to support Katrina victims.

Little House on the Fund-Raising Circuit

More Students Taking AP Courses

The number of students has more than doubled but the satisfactory score has dropped.

More Students Taking AP Courses

Youths Charged in Car Theft Incidents

In a failed plot to steal a car, a driver is lured out of his car.

Youths Charged in Car Theft Incidents

Oakton Neighbors Wrangle Over Trees

HOA at odds with some residents over trees.

Oakton Neighbors Wrangle Over Trees

Week In Herndon

Week In Herndon

College Notes

College Notes

Nauck Celebrates Community

Friends and neighbors mark the 79th anniversary of Nauck, a civic organization,

Nauck Celebrates Community

Potomac Doubles Up on Autism Fund-Raisers

Regional autism walk Oct. 15 expected to draw thousands.

Potomac Doubles Up on Autism Fund-Raisers

Weast Pushes Middle School Reform at Hoover

School superintendent says global changes demand rigor.

Weast Pushes Middle School Reform at Hoover

Ongoing

Ongoing

Dinner and a Concert

Freeman House concert series hosts Vienna band The Splinters.

Dinner and a Concert

Arlington celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Local officials call for greater leadership opportunities for Latino community.

Arlington celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Ponymania in Potomac

Ponymania in Potomac

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Racing for a Cause

Racing for a Cause

Serpentine Barrens a Slippery Issue

Park and Planning contemplates trails, equestrian access in rare ecosystem.

Serpentine Barrens a Slippery Issue

Living in Harmony

Living in Harmony

Downtown Business Group Incorporates

Herndon Downtown Alliance will give historic downtown businesses a voice.

Downtown Business Group Incorporates

Residents Take 'Java with Jim'

Moran hears from the community.

Residents Take 'Java with Jim'

A Patch of Green

Council reviews Town Green project.

A Patch of Green

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Police Find Taylor Behl's Car

Off-duty officer finds car in Richmond.

Police Find Taylor Behl's Car

County Humane Society Sends Supplies to Gulf Coast

Potomac residents volunteer in affected region.

County Humane Society Sends Supplies to Gulf Coast

This Week in Potomac 9-21-05

This Week in Potomac 9-21-05

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

'Service with a Smile'

John Kitchen retires from UPS after 23 years driving a route near Lake Anne.

'Service with a Smile'

Steve Bettis Returns From Louisiana

Steve Bettis Returns From Louisiana

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Ballston's Blocktoberfest

Annual festival is expected to draw close to 20,000 for day of concerts, games and lederhosen.

Ballston's Blocktoberfest

Walking on Easy Street

Persimmon Tree residents celebrate sidewalk.

Walking on Easy Street

Historic Meetinghouse Restored

Frying Pan Spring Meetinghouse has weathered 214 years.

Historic Meetinghouse Restored

Inventory Points to Slowdown?

Rise in housing inventory last month hasn’t been seen for more than two years.

Inventory Points to Slowdown?

No Mid-Life Crisis for Potomac House Tour at 50

Organizers fine-tune annual fund-raiser, which raised $100,000 in 2003.

No Mid-Life Crisis for Potomac House Tour at 50

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Monday, September 19

More Trees Coming to Goat Farm

Developer plans more, larger plantings in dispute over other tree removals.

More Trees Coming to Goat Farm

Wednesday, September 14

Best Foot Forward

ECHO 5K Walk/Run is Sept. 24 at Burke Lake Park.

Best Foot Forward

Band Aid

Oakton High band joins in Katrina relief effort.

Band Aid

50 Years Young

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church celebrates anniversary with dancing, music.

50 Years Young

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Multiple Efforts To Aid Evacuees

Reston Interfaith, Town, HHS help hurricane survivors.

Multiple Efforts To Aid Evacuees

Restonians Take Triathlon: 1-2-3

Restonians Take Triathlon: 1-2-3

Coaching To Give Back to Community

Two former Reston Youth and South Lakes High School football players coach youth football to give back to the community.

Coaching To Give Back to Community

Psych Rock

Musician mines "territory you wouldn't expect" at Jammin' Java.

Psych Rock

A Healing Regatta

Leukemia Cup raises $150,000 for research.

A Healing Regatta

HGTV Films in Rosemont

Local design in segment of ‘Curb Appeal.’

HGTV Films in Rosemont

Commission OKs Amphora Plan

Commission OKs Amphora Plan

HGTV Films in Rosemont

Local design in segment of ‘Curb Appeal.’

HGTV Films in Rosemont

Willow Restaurant Takes Root

Area chefs combine talents with local business owners.

Willow Restaurant Takes Root

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Horsing Around Gets Reined In

Horsing Around Gets Reined In

Summer Trip Yields International Lessons

Lessons to be learned from 55 years of conflict

Summer Trip Yields International Lessons

Sending Help, Offering Shelter

City government deploys resources as residents open their homes.

Sending Help, Offering Shelter

Opening Homes to Katrina Survivors

Thousands of people in the area offer their homes to evacuees of the Gulf Coast.

Opening Homes to Katrina Survivors

Week in Vienna

News Briefs

Week in Vienna

Courting Votes

Kilgore, Potts and Kaine make separate appearances at Chamber event.

Courting Votes

Love Them Ribs

King Street Blues skewers People's Choice Award.

Love Them Ribs

Who's BID Is This?

Entrepreneurs look at extra services.

Who's BID Is This?

School Board Splits Over Addressing Discipline

Board members vote against creating new committee to address discipline.

School Board Splits Over Addressing Discipline

Sandburg Part of National Anthem Project

Sandburg Part of National Anthem Project

Rape, Abduction Cases Go to Grand Jury

Rape, Abduction Cases Go to Grand Jury

Wound Healing Center Expands at INOVA

Team approach continues to work on healing wounds.

Wound Healing Center Expands at INOVA

Health Notes

Health Notes

Leninsky Is Noted By Time for Kids

Leninsky Is Noted By Time for Kids

Bigamy Case Put on Hold

Upcoming civil case could determine whether charges to be brought up again.

Bigamy Case Put on Hold

Health Notes

Health Notes

Getting To Know

Profile

Getting To Know

Week in Burke

News Briefs

Week in Burke

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

RA Restores Assessment Cap

RA board adjusts to feedback.

RA Restores Assessment Cap

Lake Braddock Achieves 'Excellence'

School honored as PTSA 'School of Excellence for Parental Involvement.'

Lake Braddock Achieves 'Excellence'

Jacobs: Top Power Tumbler

To attend world championships in the Netherlands next week.

Jacobs: Top Power Tumbler

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Roundups

Roundups

Comfort Paks to Katrina

Schultz family collects supplies for hurricane victims.

Comfort Paks to Katrina

Health Notes

Health Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Andrea Returns From Iraq

Was part of a task force that helped Iraqi police force.

Andrea Returns From Iraq

College Notes

College Notes

All Ready for a Bright, New Elementary School Year

All Ready for a Bright, New Elementary School Year

Words of Two Murderers

Life sentence: chance for redemption?

Words of Two Murderers

A Father's Words

Musical by Fairfax Station woman honors World War II veterans.

A Father's Words

What's Happening at Middle Schools

What's Happening at Middle Schools

'Jesus Christ Superstar'

2nd Flight Productions presents musical Sept. 16-25.

'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Best Foot Forward

ECHO 5K Walk/Run is Sept. 24 at Burke Lake Park.

Best Foot Forward

Herrity Addresses Chamber at Luncheon

Former board chairman advocates spending more money on roads and less on Metro.

Herrity Addresses Chamber at Luncheon

Finding All the Answers

Senior Expo answers questions about health, Medicare.

Finding All the Answers

A Community Comes Together

South County Secondary School finds new neighbors helpful, generous.

A Community Comes Together

Health Notes

Health Notes

A Father's Words

Musical by Fairfax Station woman honors World War II veterans.

A Father's Words

Week in Fairfax Station

News Briefs

Week in Fairfax Station

Brick by Brick

Redevelopment aims to maintain city's historic feel.

Brick by Brick

Getting To Know ...

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Getting To Know ...

Finding All the Answers

Senior Expo answers questions about health, Medicare.

Finding All the Answers

Willow Restaurant Takes Root

Area chefs combine talents with local business owners.

Willow Restaurant Takes Root

Week In Herndon

Week In Herndon

Help Pours in for Hurricane Victims

Residents raise funds, volunteer.

Help Pours in for Hurricane Victims

Nextel Proposal Discussed

Antenna system proposal at Planning Commission Sept. 29.

Nextel Proposal Discussed

A Community Comes Together

South County Secondary School finds new neighbors helpful, generous.

A Community Comes Together

Candles in the Night

Candles in the Night

Getting To Know ...

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Getting To Know ...

High Schools Offer College Prep

Program studies differ in scope and focus.

High Schools Offer College Prep

Car Enthusiasts Show Off

Car Enthusiasts Show Off

Copperhead Bites Local Woman

Snakebite occurred while husband and wife out were walking.

Copperhead Bites Local Woman

Up and Running, But Little Demand

The Red Cross shelter in Arcola will remain open until it is certain that there is no need for the facility.

Up and Running, But Little Demand

Week in Fairfax

News Briefs

Week in Fairfax

Brick by Brick

Redevelopment aims to maintain city's historic feel.

Brick by Brick

College Notes

College Notes

Stark Differences in 36th Candidates' Debate

Incumbent Del. Ken Plum and libertarian challenger Donny Ferguson debate on local Reston public access television show.

Stark Differences in 36th Candidates' Debate

Week in Springfield

News Briefs

Week in Springfield

A Fitting Requiem

Musicians, parishioners gather to remember 9/11 victims.

A Fitting Requiem

Loudoun Says No

Loudoun zoning administrator challenges day-labor site plans.

Loudoun Says No

Local Church Turns 130

The Sterling United Methodist Church celebrates its 130th birthday in a series of events this month.

Local Church Turns 130

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A Community Comes Together

South County Secondary School finds new neighbors helpful, generous.

A Community Comes Together

Greenvest Donation Sparks Controversy

The news of a new George Mason campus brings excitement — and concern over location.

Greenvest Donation Sparks Controversy

Post-Triathlon Wedding

Post-Triathlon Wedding

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Dogs Paddle at Pool Party

Dogs Paddle at Pool Party

Calendar

Calendar

Site Not Allowed

Site Not Allowed

Celebrating Back-To-School

Celebrating Back-To-School

Coalition Finds Home

Coalition Finds Home

Calendar

Calendar

A Day To Remember

Town ceremony marks anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.

A Day To Remember

Getting To Know ...

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Getting To Know ...

Circus is Coming to Town

Circus is Coming to Town

Lake Braddock Achieves 'Excellence'

School honored as PTSA 'School of Excellence for Parental Involvement.'

Lake Braddock Achieves 'Excellence'

Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, September 13

After Hurricane Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Controlled Deer Hunting Sparks Controversey

Lexington Estates Conflicted Over How to Handle Deer Population.

Controlled Deer Hunting Sparks Controversey

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Schools

Schools

Drains, Cigarettes and Fast Cars

Town Council looks at neighborhood issues.

Drains, Cigarettes and Fast Cars

Young Recyclers Lead the Way

Streamlined program at German School signals economic shift.

Young Recyclers Lead the Way

Business Notes

Business Notes

Political Notebook

Political Notebook

Wanted: Public Input

National Park Service proposes Web-based system to publicize permit requests in C&O Canal National Historical Park.

Wanted: Public Input

Baby Torres Dies

Baby Torres Dies

McLean High Rallies For Victims

Student government block party raises money for relief effort.

McLean High Rallies For Victims

Reverberations of the Swains Lock Tree Cutting Violation

Opinion

Reverberations of the Swains Lock Tree Cutting Violation

Transportation, Taxes Focus of Debate

Transportation, Taxes Focus of Debate

Arlington Responds with Kindness, Cash

Residents are donating their time and money to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Arlington Responds with Kindness, Cash

Total Education for Total Students

Pyle Middle School

Total Education for Total Students

Community

Community

Vienna Lends a Hand

Community gets creative with Katrina aid.

Vienna Lends a Hand

Main Eventing

Seneca Valley Pony Club hosts 2005 Fall Horse Trials.

Main Eventing

Madison Grad Missing

Taylor Behl was last seen Sept. 5 in Richmond.

Madison Grad Missing

Carnval Time

Chamber of Commerce hosts Vienna Carnival at Nottoway Park.

Carnval Time

Students Arrive in Arlington from New Orleans

Twelve displaced children from devastated areas enroll in local schools.

Students Arrive in Arlington from New Orleans

Arlington this Week

Arlington this Week

Ongoing

Ongoing

After Hurricane Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina

Carderock Springs Focuses on Achievement, Attitude

2004 Blue Ribbon School looks to improve.

Carderock Springs Focuses on Achievement, Attitude

Health

Health

School Enrollment Drops

School Board will receive less money to provide for fewer students.

School Enrollment Drops

Controlled Deer Hunting Sparks Controversey

Lexington Estates conflicted over how to handle deer population.

Controlled Deer Hunting Sparks Controversey

So Many Houses, So Little Time

As housing booms, inspectors must keep up.

So Many Houses, So Little Time

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Ongoing

Ongoing

Surplus Debated

Members commend county for good intentions but request clearer planning and better follow-through.

Surplus Debated

Dinner Guests and Job Applicants

Fascinating women gather in Fountainhead's "Top Girls."

Dinner Guests and Job Applicants

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Emergency Team Heads to New Orleans

Six-member force will assist ravaged city’s police department

Emergency Team Heads to New Orleans

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Potomac Relief Projects Continue

Individuals, groups reach out to Katrina victims.

Potomac Relief Projects Continue

Hurricane Scrubbing

Hurricane Scrubbing

People

People

Controversy Continues in Snyder Cutting

Snyder agrees to protect 8 acres, spend $37,000; accusations fly.

Controversy Continues in Snyder Cutting

Canine Aquatics

Canine Aquatics

9/11 Victims Remembered

Journalist Frank Sesno speaks at candlelight memorial service.

9/11 Victims Remembered

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Raising Their Voices

Asian-American communities work for more political visibility.

Raising Their Voices

Military Recruitment Angers Some Parents

Opt out form is due Sept. 15.

Military Recruitment Angers Some Parents

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

McLean High Rallies For Victims

Student government block party raises money for relief effort.

McLean High Rallies For Victims

9/11 Victims Remembered

Journalist Frank Sesno speaks at candlelight memorial service.

9/11 Victims Remembered

Around the World

International Children's Festival comes to Wolf Trap

Around the World

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

This Week in Potomac 9-14-05

This Week in Potomac 9-14-05

Real Estate

Real Estate

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Devouring Maple Avenue

A stroll on Vienna's main street uncovers a wide array of dining options.

Devouring Maple Avenue

Susie Thornett Dies

Susie Thornett Dies

Arlington Remembers Sept. 11 Victims

County holds somber ceremony on fourth anniversary of terrorist attacks.

Arlington Remembers Sept. 11 Victims

A Call to the Rabbinic Life

Potomac’s Neil Tow serves as rabbinic intern at a conservative congregation in Loudoun, Va.

A Call to the Rabbinic Life

After Hurricane Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina

Business

Business

Ongoing

Ongoing

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Potts, Kaine Debate on Education

Potts, Kaine Debate on Education

Whitman Plans New Video Conferencing

Principal Alan Goodwin begins his second year.

Whitman Plans New Video Conferencing

Monday, September 12

No Change at the Pumps

Federal law preempts any changes to the gas pumping station on Route 7.

No Change at the Pumps

How to Hear from All of Them?

Public process for Hunter Mill task force outlined.

How to Hear from All of Them?

How to Hear from All of Them?

Public process for Hunter Mill task force outlined.

How to Hear from All of Them?

How to Hear from All of Them?

Public process for Hunter Mill task force outlined.

How to Hear from All of Them?

How To Hear from All of Them?

Public process for Hunter Mill task force outlined.

How To Hear from All of Them?

Thursday, September 8

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Four Centuries of History

A former farming community, Burke was shaped by the failed proposal to situate Dulles Airport within its boundaries.

Four Centuries of History

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Wednesday, September 7

New Restrictions on Cold Medicines

New Restrictions on Cold Medicines

Bank Robber Spans Three Counties

Local authorities are working together to bring a bank robber to justice.

Bank Robber Spans Three Counties

Hospital Sues County

Hospital Sues County

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Volunteering

Volunteering

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Public Schools Back in Session

Principals welcome students on their first day.

Public Schools Back in Session

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

College Notes

College Notes

Katrina's Local Effects

Area organizations pitch in to help out with relief efforts.

Katrina's Local Effects

Swimming with the Fishes

Local volunteers clean tanks at National Aquarium.

Swimming with the Fishes

Excited To Be Back to School

165,000 students in Fairfax County return to classes

Excited To Be Back to School

Filling the Boot and More

Area charities, businesses pitch in for hurricane relief

Filling the Boot and More

Education Lifts Off at Barrett Elementary

Barrett was the only elementary school in Virginia selected to be a NASA Explorer School.

Education Lifts Off at Barrett Elementary

Swimming with the Fishes

Local volunteers clean tanks at National Aquarium.

Swimming with the Fishes

Girls Help Save Life

River hydrilla can prove deadly to swimmers.

Girls Help Save Life

What's New at Our Local High Schools

What's New at Our Local High Schools

'I Think God Heard Us'

Gaby is on the road to recovery.

'I Think God Heard Us'

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Fire Causes $300,000 Damage

Fire Causes $300,000 Damage

After Katrina's Destruction

Local business and religious groups pool resources to send relief.

After Katrina's Destruction

Locals Outraged at Shell's Gas Prices

Locals Outraged at Shell's Gas Prices

Action Galore In Store at Centreville Day

Action Galore In Store at Centreville Day

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Roundups

Roundups

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Adirondack Chair Raffle for Hurricane

Adirondack Chair Raffle for Hurricane

Man of Iron

Springfield man trains with wife for Ironman competition.

Man of Iron

Reaching Out

City responds to victims of Katrina.

Reaching Out

Honoring Tom Taylor

Taylor celebrates his birthday with family and friends.

Honoring Tom Taylor

Rising Suspensions Spotlight Discipline

School Board to vote on proposal to address discipline.

Rising Suspensions Spotlight Discipline

Arts Festival To Begin Saturday

Traffic patterns altered from Union to Washington streets

Arts Festival To Begin Saturday

Hair Samples Tell the Tale

Hair Samples Tell the Tale

Deciding on Smoke-Free Dining

Deciding on Smoke-Free Dining

'Bye Summer, Hello School

Students, teachers and staff return to city schools.

'Bye Summer, Hello School

Week in Vienna

News Briefs

Week in Vienna

Running for Relief

James Carville inspires an Alexandria effort to raise money for the Gulf Coast.

Running for Relief

Remembering Wilson

Playground Memorializes Wilson

Remembering Wilson

Teenager Stabs Three Officers

Officers Recovering after Stabbing

Teenager Stabs Three Officers

Serving 'Meals On Wheels'

Senior Services honors volunteers.

Serving 'Meals On Wheels'

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Getting To Know ...

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Getting To Know ...

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Business

Business

Faith

Faith

Health

Health

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

School Notes

School Notes

Community

Community

School Notes

School Notes

Health

Health

Faith

Faith

Swimming with the Fishes

Local volunteers clean tanks at National Aquarium.

Swimming with the Fishes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

A Conversation with Superindentdent Smith

A Conversation with Superindentdent Smith

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

High Schools Offer New Programs

High Schools Offer New Programs

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Man of Iron

Springfield man trains with wife for Ironman competition.

Man of Iron

Health Notes

Health Notes

Candidate Aims To 'Scooter' to Victory

Riding on bright red scooter, Michael Meunier is traveling door-to-door in the 39th District.

Candidate Aims To 'Scooter' to Victory

Health

Health

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Our Lady of Good Counsel

Back to School

Our Lady of Good Counsel

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Our Lady of Good Counsel

Back to School

Our Lady of Good Counsel

Starting an Old Tradition

Orange Hunt students ease into first day with Schultueten.

Starting an Old Tradition

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Filling the Boot and More

Area charities, businesses pitch in for hurricane relief.

Filling the Boot and More

College Notes

College Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

People

People

New Business Opens With Good Deed

Lets Dish! attempts to make dinner a much easier task.

New Business Opens With Good Deed

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Murder

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Murder

Lending a Helping Hand

As disaster relief continues for Hurricane Katrina victims, Loudoun County does what it can to pitch in.

Lending a Helping Hand

'Annie' in the Annex

'Annie' in the Annex

Flag Controversy Put to Rest

School Board Chairman John Andrews and local Boy Scouts burn flag in retirement ceremony.

Flag Controversy Put to Rest

Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'

As of Sunday, firefighters had collected more than $470,000 from area motorists.

Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Community

Community

Supervisors Back in Session

With their return, day-labor, disaster relief and higher education await the supervisors.

Supervisors Back in Session

Man of Iron

Springfield man trains with wife for Ironman competition.

Man of Iron

Turn on the Air

Sunrise residents complain of no air conditioning.

Turn on the Air

International Treats at Festival

International Treats at Festival

Historic Picnic

St. Mary's hosts 130th annual Labor Day picnic.

Historic Picnic

How Old is Fairfax?

City of Fairfax has gone through a few name changes.

How Old is Fairfax?

Businesses Honored for Cleanup

Winners of the Mary Thonen Beautification Award announced.

Businesses Honored for Cleanup

City Police Score First in Traffic Safety

Fairfax City Police win first place honors from statewide police group.

City Police Score First in Traffic Safety

Week in Fairfax

News Briefs

Week in Fairfax

A Community Reaches Out

City residents are touched by Katrina and find ways to help relief effort.

A Community Reaches Out

Filling the Boot and More

Area charities, businesses pitch in for hurricane relief.

Filling the Boot and More

Bells Are Ringing

Fairfax schools welcome students back Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Bells Are Ringing

Filling the Boot and More

Area charities, businesses pitch in for hurricane relief.

Filling the Boot and More

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Getting To Know ...

Tuesday, September 6

Back In Session

Fairfax County Schools begin the 2005-2006 school year

Back In Session

From Around the World

International Children’s Festival returns to Wolf Trap Sept. 17-18.

From Around the World

Volunteering

Volunteering

Remembering A Giant

Ljubomir "Lube" Stamenich, football star at Langley, U-Va, died after short battle with leukemia

Remembering A Giant

Diamond Jubilee

Couple celebrates 60th wedding aniiversary in Vienna.

Diamond Jubilee

Caring Kids

Great Falls children hold bake sale, lemonade sale to raise money for Katrina victims

Caring Kids

Crab Feast Returns

Proceeds from all-you-can-eat event to benefit hurricane victims

Crab Feast Returns

Crab Feast Returns

Proceeds from all-you-can-eat event to benefit hurricane victims

Crab Feast Returns

Waiting to Reopen

After nine years, Shiloh Baptist Church should open in January.

Waiting to Reopen

Remembering A Giant

Ljubomir "Lube" Stamenich, football star at Langley, U-Va, died after short battle with leukemia

Remembering A Giant

Business Profiles for $500?

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce will charge a fee to some guests on its public access show, Business Focus.

Business Profiles for $500?

Business Notes

Business Notes

Making Lemons Into Lemonade

Holy Child students raise money for the Red Cross.

Making Lemons Into Lemonade

First Day Back

In Vienna, Louise Archer students return to school Tuesday morning.

First Day Back

Capturing His Hometown

Great Falls photographer featured in Sugarloaf Festival

Capturing His Hometown

Heating Up the Griddle for Relief

Vienna residents help victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Heating Up the Griddle for Relief

McLean this Week

McLean this Week

Wine and Jazz Fill Lynn Street

Wine and Jazz Fill Lynn Street

Waiting to Reopen

After nine years, Shiloh Baptist Church should open in January.

Waiting to Reopen

Back to School in Herndon

Back to School in Herndon

Arlington this Week

Arlington this Week

Supporting Katrina Victims

Several efforts throughout Reston took place over the holiday weekend to help Hurricane Katrina victims.

Supporting Katrina Victims

Clusters Ponder Life Without RELAC

Two dozen people with RELAC learned about quiet central air conditioning at an informational meeting last week.

Clusters Ponder Life Without RELAC

Flint Hill Turns 50

School celebrates birthday with ribbon-cutting.

Flint Hill Turns 50

September 11 Events

September 11 Events

Judge Strikes Insanity Plea in Rape Case

Trial set to proceed Sept. 19, despite defense’s objections.

Judge Strikes Insanity Plea in Rape Case

This Week in Potomac 9-7-05

This Week in Potomac 9-7-05

1,000 Miles Away, Family Weathers the Storm

Their relatives safe, one Louisiana family considers Katrina’s questions.

1,000 Miles Away, Family Weathers the Storm

New School Opens

Tuesday was the first day of school and an introduction to a state-of-the-art building for 750 students.

New School Opens

Back to School for Reston

About 7,200 Reston students went back to school Tuesday morning.

Back to School for Reston

Better Routes Equal Less Traffic

The extension of Claiborne Parkway may have positive impact on Ashburn drivers.

Better Routes Equal Less Traffic

Ongoing

Ongoing

How to Help

How to Help

Hospital Sues County

Broadlands Regional Medical Center looks for an option to get its hospital built.

Hospital Sues County

Helping Katrina's Animal Victims

Helping Katrina's Animal Victims

Save the Pork Queen

Vienna-based church band has an alter ego.

Save the Pork Queen

Ongoing

Ongoing

From Stigma to Stardom

With an expanding market, modular homes defy stereotypes.

From Stigma to Stardom

Arlington Releases SAT Scores

Arlington Releases SAT Scores

Local Women Train for Triathlons

College student, working mother train together for events

Local Women Train for Triathlons

Business Notes

Business Notes

Great Falls this Week

Great Falls this Week

Opening Their Pockets

Three local businesses donate money, pledge aid to colleagues

Opening Their Pockets

Local Women Train for Triathlons

College student, working mother train together for events

Local Women Train for Triathlons

Small Effort Grows Quickly

Community fair raises $9,000.

Small Effort Grows Quickly

Avoiding Katrina

Sam Repshas was forced to evacuate from New Orleans two weeks ago just before starting his freshman year of college at Tulane.

Avoiding Katrina

Capturing His Hometown

Great Falls photographer featured in Sugarloaf Festival

Capturing His Hometown

Forgotten History

Forgotten History

Potomac Responds to Katrina

Children, families, schools reach out.

Potomac Responds to Katrina

Back In Session

Fairfax County Schools begin the 2005-2006 school year

Back In Session

Opening Their Pockets

Three local businesses donate money, pledge aid to colleagues

Opening Their Pockets

Back to School Photos

Back to School Photos

Caring Kids

Great Falls children hold bake sale, lemonade sale to raise money for Katrina victims

Caring Kids

Filling a Forty-Foot Trailer

Our Lady of Mercy parishioners, neighbors deliver the goods.

Filling a Forty-Foot Trailer

Donating Education

Georgetown Prep takes in NoLa Jesuit High School students.

Donating Education

Learning To Live with Diabetes

Six-year-old Kevin Sobhani is the only student at Herndon Elementary School with type 1 diabetes.

Learning To Live with Diabetes

School Year 2005-2006

School Year 2005-2006

Monday, September 5

Tomatoes Take Spotlight

Students learn how to prepare variety of dishes using tomatoes.

Tomatoes Take Spotlight

Goat Farm Moves On

County officials to hear builder's amendment.

Goat Farm Moves On

Working Model

As the debate rages about a day laborer site in Fairfax County, one county-run site in Arlington has been operating for years.

Working Model

Tomatoes Take Spotlight

Students learn how to prepare variety of dishes using tomatoes.

Tomatoes Take Spotlight

Thursday, September 1

Unkind Cuts

Unkind Cuts

Clifton Cruise-In Grows

Cruise-In adds motorcycles and chili to the mix.

Clifton Cruise-In Grows

The Mohler House and Family

The Mohler House and Family

Virginia Coalition To Raise Funds for MS

Virginia Coalition To Raise Funds for MS

Residents Seek to Stop Laborer Site

Residents Seek to Stop Laborer Site

Calendar

Calendar

Festival of the Arts Lines Up Family Events

Festival of the Arts Lines Up Family Events

Arrest in Kim Case

Day laborer charged in homicide of Burke man.

Arrest in Kim Case

Calendar

Calendar

Festival of the Arts Lines Up Family Events

Festival of the Arts Lines Up Family Events

Businesses BID on More Taxes

Some commercial property owners see need to supplement city services.

Businesses BID on More Taxes

Arrest in Kim Case

Day laborer charged in homicide of Burke man.

Arrest in Kim Case

8K Set for Sept. 11

Peterson Companies to sponsor Fair Lakes 8K.

8K Set for Sept. 11

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Living In History — Mount Gilead, That Is ....

Living In History — Mount Gilead, That Is ....

Centreville's Storied History

Ordinary people lay groundwork for the future.

Centreville's Storied History

A Forgotten Hero of the Civil War

Col. Charles Russell Lowell Jr., the New Englander who Opposed Col. John S. Mosby, is little known.

A Forgotten Hero of the Civil War

FERC To Decide Mirant Immediate Future

Alexandria intervention questions Mirant motives in shutdown.

FERC To Decide Mirant Immediate Future

A Place To Go After School

Bonnie Brae, Pinn Center team up.

A Place To Go After School

Centreville Day Sept. 17

Festival will be held in the historic district near Route 28,29 and I-66.

Centreville Day Sept. 17

St. Mary's Hosts Labor Day Picnic

St. Mary's Hosts Labor Day Picnic

Royal Oaks Plantation

Royal Oaks Plantation

Identity Thief Sought

Identity Thief Sought

The Man Who Photographed the Civil War

George N. Barnard was one of 22 photographers Matthew Brady sent to record the Civil War.

The Man Who Photographed the Civil War

Worth a Thousand Words

Fairfax photographer wins international award.

Worth a Thousand Words

St. Mary's Hosts Labor Day Picnic

St. Mary's Hosts Labor Day Picnic

'The Capitol of All this Country'

Royal Oaks, one of the oldest manor houses in Centreville, lies in pieces waiting to be rebuilt.

'The Capitol of All this Country'