Stories for January 2006

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Tuesday, January 31

Military Notes

Military Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Ongoing

Ongoing

Health Notes

Health Notes

Sold

Crescent and Fairway apartments, along with most of the other Winkler residential properties, are under contract.

Sold

Doing What's Right

Local elementary schools participate in Ethics Day at the McLean Community Center.

Doing What's Right

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Calling All Dog Donors

Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank looking for dog blood donors at Great Falls Animal Hospital.

Calling All Dog Donors

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

Proposed Parking Deck Draws Fire

Neighbors say 'no' to Heritage Fellowship’s plan to build a 311-car parking garage with new facility.

Proposed Parking Deck Draws Fire

Camp ‘Helping Each Other’

Restonian brings camping experience to South Africa.

Camp ‘Helping Each Other’

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ongoing

Calendar

Calendar

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Detached Structures Come of Age

How a local builder transformed a squashed Arlington garage

Detached Structures Come of Age

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

A Shrinking Market

Affordable housing in Northern Virginia gets harder and harder to find.

A Shrinking Market

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Blinded by the Light?

Blinded by the Light?

Cleaner Water Ahead

Board of Supervisors approves management plan for the Popes Head Creek Watershed.

Cleaner Water Ahead

Vienna This Week

Vienna This Week

Waters, Babe Ruth League Elder, Dies

Waters, Babe Ruth League Elder, Dies

Vulture Clash

Potomac region provides banquet of roadkill for turkey vultures and black vultures.

Vulture Clash

Doing What's Right

Local elementary schools participate in Ethics Day at the McLean Community Center.

Doing What's Right

Y4.704K

Potomac Elementary rings in the Year of the Dog in Chinese New Year festivities.

Y4.704K

Fighting To Unify Rolling Valley

Rolling Valley parents continue campaign to have their children moved into West Springfield High.

Fighting To Unify Rolling Valley

Now It's the Residents' Turn

Despite dissent, RA sends proposed governing documents to voters.

Now It's the Residents' Turn

‘It’s The Traffic, Stupid’

Residents question impact of new park on Lawyers Road.

‘It’s The Traffic, Stupid’

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Waiting for Lines To Be Drawn

Parents at South County Secondary debate options, need for a boundary study.

Waiting for Lines To Be Drawn

Waiting for Lines To Be Drawn

Parents at South County Secondary debate options, need for a boundary study.

Waiting for Lines To Be Drawn

Kingsbury Worked for Bureau of Indian Affairs

Kingsbury Worked for Bureau of Indian Affairs

Cleaner Water Ahead

Board of Supervisors approves management plan for the Popes Head Creek Watershed.

Cleaner Water Ahead

No Pipsqueak in This Dog

Dog battling cancer inspires a family.

No Pipsqueak in This Dog

Bukont Resigns Windover Review Board

Council approves resignation 'reluctantly.'

Bukont Resigns Windover Review Board

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Davis Kicks Off Town Meeting Series

Congressman begins a series of town hall meetings at Lorton Station Elementary School.

Davis Kicks Off Town Meeting Series

Chesterbrook Construction to Begin

After five years, construction of facility begins this week.

Chesterbrook Construction to Begin

LoGrande Can Keep House

Mount Vernon resident granted variance for odd situation.

LoGrande Can Keep House

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Davis Kicks Off Town Meeting

Congressman begins a series of town hall meetings at Lorton Station Elementary School.

Davis Kicks Off Town Meeting

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

No More Growth

McLean residents express resentment and concern over planned density increase for Tysons Corner.

No More Growth

Calling All Dog Donors

Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank looking for dog blood donors at Great Falls Animal Hospital.

Calling All Dog Donors

Health Notes

Health Notes

Double Density

BZA finds developers can replace one house with two in parts of Hollin Hall.

Double Density

Chesterbrook Construction to Begin

After five years, construction of facility begins this week.

Chesterbrook Construction to Begin

No More Growth

McLean residents express resentment and concern over planned density increase for Tysons Corner.

No More Growth

Thursday, January 26

Calendar

Calendar

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Calendar

Calendar

Four Years for 18 Stolen Guns

Police say not all weapons were recovered.

Four Years for 18 Stolen Guns

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Death Penalty Still an Option

Death Penalty Still an Option

Life Plus 43 Years

Mount Vernon man sentenced for murder of pregnant girlfriend.

Life Plus 43 Years

Wednesday, January 25

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Rummaging for Bargains at West Potomac

Rummaging for Bargains at West Potomac

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Schools

Schools

Real Estate

Real Estate

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Getting to Know … Peter Dykhuis

Getting to Know … Peter Dykhuis

Taste-Filled Benefit for Symphony

Taste-Filled Benefit for Symphony

Community

Community

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Volunteering

Volunteering

Getting to Know … Peter Dykhuis

Getting to Know … Peter Dykhuis

Business

Business

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Getting to Know Indra Books

Getting to Know Indra Books

People

People

Health

Health

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Taste-Filled Benefit for Symphony

Taste-Filled Benefit for Symphony

Getting To Know ... Laura M. Derby

Getting To Know ... Laura M. Derby

Capitol Steps Performs for UCM

Capitol Steps Performs for UCM

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Mystery of Time

Fairfax Chabad offers a class in Jewish mysticism.

Mystery of Time

Link to Richmond

Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis discusses concerns with locals.

Link to Richmond

All Fall Down ... Later

Old bridge span demolition delayed.

All Fall Down ... Later

The (So Far) Undisputed Mayor

With no challengers so far, Bill Euille launches a campaign for reelection.

The (So Far) Undisputed Mayor

Morrison To Leave Campagna

Morrison To Leave Campagna

Mutiny at City Hall

Council defers vote on use of Founders Park.

Mutiny at City Hall

The Incumbents

Five Council members want to be returned to City Hall.

The Incumbents

Fairfax Welcomes Choclate Lovers

City celebrates everything chocolate Feb. 4-5.

Fairfax Welcomes Choclate Lovers

The Newcomers

Four new candidates will be on the ballot.

The Newcomers

Teen Found Guilty of Stabbing Officers

Teen Found Guilty of Stabbing Officers

Van Landingham To Exhibit New Work

Van Landingham To Exhibit New Work

Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Gala

Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Gala

Council Embraces Safe Haven

Home for homeless approved.

Council Embraces Safe Haven

Late Night Vote for Waterfront Property

Late Night Vote for Waterfront Property

Classic Combination

Marlow Guitar Series brings jazz to Fairfax.

Classic Combination

Sending Care Overseas

Brownie troop collects stuffed animals for Iraqi children.

Sending Care Overseas

Costello's Dream on Stage

Costello's Dream on Stage

Obituaries

Obituaries

Fairfax Welcomes Chocolate Lovers

City celebrates everything chocolate Feb. 4-5.

Fairfax Welcomes Chocolate Lovers

Two People Indicted by Grand Jury

Two People Indicted by Grand Jury

Jami Not Guilty of Rape, Abduction

By Bonnie Hobbs

Jami Not Guilty of Rape, Abduction

Roundups

Roundups

WFCCA Learns about Sully Woodlands

WFCCA Learns about Sully Woodlands

City's Link to Richmond

Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis discusses concerns with city residents.

City's Link to Richmond

Citizens Speak Out

Approximately 50 Herndon and county residents attend constituent meeting, express concerns and support.

Citizens Speak Out

Question of Historic Preservation

Groups oppose building on potentially historic site.

Question of Historic Preservation

Six Years Prison for Raping Teen

Six Years Prison for Raping Teen

WFCCA Approves New Homes

Matter goes to Planning Commission Feb. 1

WFCCA Approves New Homes

BZA Approves New Inline Hockey Facility

BZA Approves New Inline Hockey Facility

Mayor's Ice Cream Shop

City Council approves restaurants, hears marketing strategy.

Mayor's Ice Cream Shop

Coming Out of Retirement

Vice Mayor Darryl Smith to be Purcellville Police Chief, will not run for reelection.

Coming Out of Retirement

Prescription Fraud Case Continued for a Year

Prescription Fraud Case Continued for a Year

Mr. Jefferson’s Capitol

General Assembly finds temporary home while Capitol is renovated.

Mr. Jefferson’s Capitol

Chantilly High Presents 'The Reluctant Dragon'

Chantilly High Presents 'The Reluctant Dragon'

Business Notes

Business Notes

Clifton's Robert Polk, 65, Dies

Clifton's Robert Polk, 65, Dies

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Young Artists Show Their Work

Woodson pyramid art show brings together works from all grades.

Young Artists Show Their Work

Family, Friends Mourn Leonard Burke's Death

Family, Friends Mourn Leonard Burke's Death

Capital Improvement Update

Town Council, Planning Commission hear mid-year review on town projects in various stages.

Capital Improvement Update

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Going, Going, Gone

Building removed to make room for parking, green space.

Going, Going, Gone

From Basketball To Books

George Mason University basketball players visit McNair Elementary School.

From Basketball To Books

Man Is Charged with Burglaries

Man Is Charged with Burglaries

Doing the Two-week Sprint

D.M. "Mick" Staton

Doing the Two-week Sprint

Arrest Made Following Series of Burglaries at Plaza

Stores burglarized by hole-in-the-wall culprit.

Arrest Made Following Series of Burglaries at Plaza

Site Celebrates Milestone

Site Celebrates Milestone

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Mark R. Herring (D)

Special Election: 33rd Senate District

Mark R. Herring (D)

Debating Rural Zoning

Debating Rural Zoning

Life Plus 43 Years

Mount Vernon man sentenced for murder of pregnant girlfriend.

Life Plus 43 Years

Klos Charged With Murder

Klos Charged With Murder

Chamber Elects New Board Members

Chamber Elects New Board Members

Special Election Set

Special Election Set

They Came and They Questioned

Budget priorities dominate Sickles' first Town Meeting.

They Came and They Questioned

President Visits Sterling

President Visits Sterling

Campaign Finance Information, Jan. 1-Jan. 20, 2006

Campaign Finance Information, Jan. 1-Jan. 20, 2006

Doing the Two-week Sprint

Mark Herring

Doing the Two-week Sprint

Word on the Street

West Potomac High School community brainstorms for the school’s future.

Word on the Street

Del Ray Glass Begins Move

Del Ray Glass Begins Move

D.M. "Mick" Staton Jr. (R)

Special Election: 33rd Senate District

D.M. "Mick" Staton Jr. (R)

End of the Line

Last train has left the station for Lee District Supervisor Dana Kauffman as chair of the Metro board.

End of the Line

Very Little To Complain About

Final RA district meeting ends on high note.

Very Little To Complain About

Dazzled with Science

Forestdale Elementary students head to Lee High to study science.

Dazzled with Science

Sundown Towns: How They Changed the Way We Live.

Author James Loewen explains how sundown rules created white-only towns, that remained so even today.

Sundown Towns: How They Changed the Way We Live.

Money Matters at Work Session

Monday's Town Council work session featured encouraging financial reports.

Money Matters at Work Session

Sign of the Times

Developer's APR nomination could change the look of one Springfield neighborhood.

Sign of the Times

Blowtorch Causes Apartment Fire

Blowtorch Causes Apartment Fire

A Midtown Makeover

KSI, McGuire Woods outline plan for Midtown Springfield redevelopment to include restaurants, central plaza.

A Midtown Makeover

Social Worker Arrested

Social Worker Arrested

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

RA Blackmailed?

In meetings and communiqués, ARCH convinces RA to Tighten Fincial Flexibility

RA Blackmailed?

Kick Off: Reston Relay for Life

Kick Off: Reston Relay for Life

Potential For Change

Three APR nominations seek to increase density, add retail space in Mount Vernon District.

Potential For Change

Potential For Change

Three APR nominations seek to increase density, add retail space in Mount Vernon District.

Potential For Change

Can a Boundary Study Fix South County?

School board to vote on a boundary study to address overcrowding problems at South County Secondary.

Can a Boundary Study Fix South County?

Can a Boundary Study Fix South County?

School board to vote on a boundary study to address overcrowding problems at South County Secondary.

Can a Boundary Study Fix South County?

Tuesday, January 24

Senior Living

Senior Living

History Preserved

A McLean family uses a conservation easement to preserve their 19th century farm property.

History Preserved

Health Notes

Health Notes

Residents Bring Concerns to Delegates

Transportation, development and marriage amendment concerns abound at McLean "Town Hall Meeting."

Residents Bring Concerns to Delegates

Residents Bring Concerns to Delegates

Transportation, development and marriage amendment concerns abound at McLean "Town Hall Meeting."

Residents Bring Concerns to Delegates

Rales Announces Candidacy for U.S. Senate

Rales Announces Candidacy for U.S. Senate

Hanes Joins Dranesville Staff

Casey Hanes takes over as Linda Lammersen's replacement.

Hanes Joins Dranesville Staff

Health Notes

Health Notes

Hanes Joins Dranesville Staff

Casey Hanes takes over as Linda Lammersen's replacement.

Hanes Joins Dranesville Staff

Diane Leatherman Dies of Cancer at 68

Obituary

Diane Leatherman Dies of Cancer at 68

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

This Week In McLean

This Week In McLean

Construction Close on Kendale

Board tentatively approves $16 million contract; boundary change meetings planned for spring.

Construction Close on Kendale

Health Notes

Health Notes

Chili Immortalized

Winning recipes from the Taste of Great Falls Chili Cook-Off will now be served at The Old Brogue and at The Tavern.

Chili Immortalized

Celebrating 25 Years on the Farm

Claude Moore Colonial Farm prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Celebrating 25 Years on the Farm

Celebrating 25 Years on the Farm

Claude Moore Colonial Farm prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Celebrating 25 Years on the Farm

History Preserved in McLean

A McLean family uses a conservation easement to preserve their 19th century farm property.

History Preserved in McLean

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Murder Trial Put on Hold

Commonwealth Appeals Court’s Decision

Murder Trial Put on Hold

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

School System Adds Arabic and Chinese

Board approves a county-wide, after-school program to begin in the fall.

School System Adds Arabic and Chinese

Health Notes

Health Notes

Chili Immortalized

Winning recipes from the Taste of Great Falls Chili Cook-Off will now be served at The Old Brogue and at The Tavern.

Chili Immortalized

Berliner to Seek Council Seat

Berliner to Seek Council Seat

I-66 Study Gets Approval

$10 million study will examine engineering and spot improvements on congested highway.

I-66 Study Gets Approval

Kay Trent Holloway Dies at 69

Kay Trent Holloway Dies at 69

This Week in Great Falls

This Week in Great Falls

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Teacher Returns from Japan

Teacher Makes Japanese Connections

Teacher Returns from Japan

Church Holds Ceremony for Same-Sex Couples

More than three dozen couples exchange vows at Arlington’s Unitarian Universalist church.

Church Holds Ceremony for Same-Sex Couples

Camp Israel

Reporter’s Notebook: Beneath tension and history, reporter finds friendships, familiar ground.

Camp Israel

‘Exclosive’ Coverage

Fencing “exclosures” in Gold Mine Tract part of multigroup study on deer population and plant survival.

‘Exclosive’ Coverage

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

New Middle School May Move Students

Middle Schools Have Mixed Emotions

New Middle School May Move Students

Crafting a Vision for the Arts

New program would incorporate the arts into all components of McKinley Elementary School’s curriculum

Crafting a Vision for the Arts

Calendar

Calendar

This Week In Arlington

This Week In Arlington

This Week in Potomac 1-25-06

This Week in Potomac 1-25-06

Calendar 1-26-06

Calendar 1-26-06

Driving Miss Jeannemarie

Sen. Devolites Davis town hall meeting discusses transportation, other issues.

Driving Miss Jeannemarie

Western Ballston Metro Moves Forward

Developer will build part of western entrance to Ballston Metro in exchange for increased density.

Western Ballston Metro Moves Forward

Health Notes

Health Notes

This Week In Vienna

This Week In Vienna

Monday, January 23

Education Foundation Grants Teachers' Wishes

Teachers Enhance Programs through Grants

Education Foundation Grants Teachers' Wishes

Thursday, January 19

Citizens Befriend Accotink Watershed

Friends of Accotink founded to help protect watershed.

Citizens Befriend Accotink Watershed

Citizens Befriend Accotink Watershed

Friends of Accotink founded to help protect watershed.

Citizens Befriend Accotink Watershed

Town Meeting To Examine Fort Belvoir's Impact

Residents encouraged to attend Feb. 4 event.

Town Meeting To Examine Fort Belvoir's Impact

Positive Role Models

New mentoring program helps children academically, socially.

Positive Role Models

On Utilitarianism — And Beauty

Old shopping center turns from ugly duckling to swan.

On Utilitarianism — And Beauty

$20 Million Worth of Leg Room

City Hall extension, police station renovation have 2007 completion date.

$20 Million Worth of Leg Room

Whole Foods Opens Its Doors

Relocated market is welcomed to Old Town.

Whole Foods Opens Its Doors

Car Ignites in Parking Garage

Car Ignites in Parking Garage

Only the Best

Reston Interfaith and Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce announce the honorees for 2006.

Only the Best

City Residents Witness Inauguration

Alexandria Democrats celebrate with Kaine in Williamsburg.

City Residents Witness Inauguration

Chamber exhibit opens at the Lyceum

Chamber exhibit opens at the Lyceum

Campaign Season

City elections will pit incumbents against challengers in May.

Campaign Season

Open for Business

Two new stores open this week at South Lakes Shopping Center.

Open for Business

School Children Keep King's Dream Alive

Students honor Martin Luther King at City Hall.

School Children Keep King's Dream Alive

Judge Backs Mirant

Lawsuit challenged council's revocation of permit.

Judge Backs Mirant

Construction Affects Speed Limit

Construction Affects Speed Limit

After 17 Years, Ice Cream Parlor To Close

Owners of Lee's Ice Cream & Deli are upset Reston Town Center will not renew their lease.

After 17 Years, Ice Cream Parlor To Close

Bridge Workshop Draws Crowd

Construction details trigger citizen questions.

Bridge Workshop Draws Crowd

Accotink Activists

Friends of Accotink formed to help protect watershed.

Accotink Activists

Four Paws, Two Eyes

Burke resident raises guide dog puppies for visually impaired.

Four Paws, Two Eyes

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Uniting To Shelter Homeless

'Hypothermia outreach' program to start in February.

Uniting To Shelter Homeless

Trial by Fire

Freshman legislator opposes Marriage Amendment.

Trial by Fire

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

West Potomac worked in Alexandria.

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

West Potomac worked in Alexandria.

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

Stage Productions Nominated

Three Alexandria theaters among the nominees.

Stage Productions Nominated

Task Force Backs Road Improvements

Widenings and realignments recommended.

Task Force Backs Road Improvements

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

West Potomac graduate loved art and animals.

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

Lifting Off

Theater of the First Amendment production recreates Icarus myth.

Lifting Off

Marching in Honor of MLK

Reston celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Marching in Honor of MLK

Marriott Plans Additional Hotel for Route 1

Land swap to ease road widening.

Marriott Plans Additional Hotel for Route 1

Getting To Know ... Jim Davis

Getting To Know ... Jim Davis

Wednesday, January 18

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Preparing a Special Election in 19 Days

Officials in the 33rd State Senate District are prepared as possible for the Jan. 31 election.

Preparing a Special Election in 19 Days

Calendar

Calendar

Ex-Aide Pleads Guilty to Bribery

Ties to McLean business.

Ex-Aide Pleads Guilty to Bribery

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

General Assembly Primer

Del. Tom Rust (R-86) offers insight to General Assembly session.

General Assembly Primer

Staton Wins Nomination

Republican voters in the 33rd Senate District elect Mick Staton as the party's nominee to replace William Mims.

Staton Wins Nomination

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Two Vying for Vacated Senate Seat

Mark Herring

Two Vying for Vacated Senate Seat

Grandmother Charged with Killing Granddaughter

Grandmother Charged with Killing Granddaughter

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Herndon Man Pleads Guilty to Bribery

Herndon Man Pleads Guilty to Bribery

2nd Robbery at BB&T Bank

2nd Robbery at BB&T Bank

New School Boundaries Are Proposed

New School Boundaries Are Proposed

Caputo Ready for Freshman Term

Democrat represents Fair Oaks, Centreville area.

Caputo Ready for Freshman Term

Shell-Shocked in River Falls

Shell-Shocked in River Falls

Watersheds in Serious Trouble

Cub Run/Bull Run study aims to rectify local problems.

Watersheds in Serious Trouble

Korean Church Issue Fuels Impassioned Pleas

Korean Church Issue Fuels Impassioned Pleas

Two Vying for Vacated Senate Seat

Mick Staton

Two Vying for Vacated Senate Seat

Calendar

Calendar

‘We Share a Legacy’

Jewish and African American community members reflect on history to commemorate Martin Luther King Day.

‘We Share a Legacy’

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

$34 Ways To Kill Your Lover

Fairfax woman indicted for solicitation to commit murder.

$34 Ways To Kill Your Lover

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

London Calling

Churchill musicians visit London on Winter Break trip.

London Calling

Getting to know ... Kevin Cuddihy

Getting to know ... Kevin Cuddihy

Arlington Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Arlington Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Jacobs Indicted for Abduction, Burglary

Martial arts instructor scheduled to plead guilty to three charges in February.

Jacobs Indicted for Abduction, Burglary

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

A Sad Farewell to Laura Hargis

Renaissance woman was active in local community.

A Sad Farewell to Laura Hargis

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

One Last Skate

Franconia Roller Rink hangs up skates after 33 years.

One Last Skate

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

New School Boundaries Proposed

School Board to conduct public hearing on Jan. 30.

New School Boundaries Proposed

Huge Korean Church Is Denied

'It's the overall size and impact in the Occoquan'

Huge Korean Church Is Denied

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Council Elections Gear-Up

Mayor, council members announce plan to run for re-election.

Council Elections Gear-Up

School Notes

School Notes

Roundups

Roundups

Helping Herndon's Youth

Greater Herndon Community Coalition established to help students make good decisions, provide opportunities.

Helping Herndon's Youth

Getting To Know ... Marcia Hanson

Profile

Getting To Know ... Marcia Hanson

Getting to Know...Bill Maykrantz

Profile

Getting to Know...Bill Maykrantz

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

$34 Ways to Leave Your Lover?

Fairfax woman indicted for solicitation to commit murder.

$34 Ways to Leave Your Lover?

School Notes

School Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Delegates Negate Vetoes, Look Ahead

"Wal-Mart Bill” gets attention, but Potomac reps see variety of issues.

Delegates Negate Vetoes, Look Ahead

School Notes

School Notes

Getting to Know ... Debbie Wilson

Getting to Know ... Debbie Wilson

Tuesday, January 17

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Fire Damages Five Apartments

Fire Damages Five Apartments

New Home for School Building Under Discussion

Fairfax Water may provide land for new transportation building in Lorton.

New Home for School Building Under Discussion

Two Men Confess to Stabbing

Suspects have been charged with the murder of seven Richmond residents

Two Men Confess to Stabbing

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Briefs

Briefs

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Graduate of McLean High School Dies in Iraq

Major William F. Hecker, III is remembered as a scholar who loved his family and his country.

Graduate of McLean High School Dies in Iraq

Volunteering

Volunteering

Moving In

Service Station Hub will Create 200 Jobs

Moving In

Faith

Faith

Condo Farms in Lee?

Richmond Highway, Beulah Street, Belvoir dominate proposed Comprehensive Plan changes.

Condo Farms in Lee?

Supervisors Answer Church's Prayers

Church’s Prayers Answered

Supervisors Answer Church's Prayers

Graduate of McLean High School Dies in Iraq

Major William F. Hecker, III is remembered as a scholar who loved his family and his country.

Graduate of McLean High School Dies in Iraq

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Robert Joseph Evans

Obituary

Robert Joseph Evans

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Exhibit Shines Light on AIDS in China

Exhibit Shines Light on AIDS in China

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

A Golden Celebration

From the Franconia Elementary School to plans for a new expansion, St. John's Lutheran Church celebrates 50 years.

A Golden Celebration

Going Where Eagles Soar

Winter weather provides an ideal chance to see bald eagles at Mason Neck, Pohick Bay parks.

Going Where Eagles Soar

Business

Business

Going Where Eagles Soar

Winter weather provides an ideal chance to see bald eagles at Mason Neck, Pohick Bay parks.

Going Where Eagles Soar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Briefs

Briefs

What Makes a Healthy School Lunch?

New committee is set to evaluate nutritional content of school food.

What Makes a Healthy School Lunch?

Briefs

Briefs

Health Notes

Health Notes

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Real Estate

Real Estate

Circus Comes To Sully

Sully Hosts Park Benefit

Circus Comes To Sully

Former Vienna Resident Killed in Iraq

Career soldier Capt. Christopher Petty was one of five killed in an explosion in Najaf.

Former Vienna Resident Killed in Iraq

Students Turn Japanese

First and third graders at Great Falls Elementary participate in the school's Japanese Immersion program.

Students Turn Japanese

Recommendation: Option Three

Office of Facilities Planning recommends moving Daventry neighborhood into West Springfield High.

Recommendation: Option Three

Bishop Dedicates Church

Parish Processes into Church for First Time

Bishop Dedicates Church

Senior Living

Senior Living

Arlington Real Estate Assessments Up

County officials are exploring ways to reduce tax rates for Arlington homeowners

Arlington Real Estate Assessments Up

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Condo Farms in Lee?

Richmond Highway, Beulah Street, Belvoir dominate proposed Comprehensive Plan changes.

Condo Farms in Lee?

Arlington Mill Plans Rile Residents

School programs will not be offered in new community center

Arlington Mill Plans Rile Residents

No Other Way Out

Fairfax County, VDOT, CSX Railroad at impasse over repair of Gunston Cove Road Bridge.

No Other Way Out

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Caputo Begins First Session

Caputo Begins First Session

Community

Community

No Other Way Out

Fairfax County, VDOT, CSX Railroad at impasse over repair of Gunston Cove Road Bridge.

No Other Way Out

Honoring a Dedicated Volunteer

Springfield-area man to be recognized for 40 years of volunteer service with Consumer Protection Commission.

Honoring a Dedicated Volunteer

New Home for School Building Under Discussion

Fairfax Water may provide land for new transportation building in Lorton.

New Home for School Building Under Discussion

Recommendation: Option Three

Office of Facilities Planning recommends moving Daventry neighborhood into West Springfield High.

Recommendation: Option Three

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Going Where Eagles Soar

Winter weather provides an ideal chance to see bald eagles at Mason Neck, Pohick Bay parks.

Going Where Eagles Soar

Half a Century in McLean

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Half a Century in McLean

Service Above and Beyond

McLean Rotary Club recognizes local students at its annual Youth Service Awards luncheon.

Service Above and Beyond

Great Falls Plans for the Future

At GFCA meeting, residents discuss long-range plans for Great Falls.

Great Falls Plans for the Future

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Opening New Hub

Service Station Hub will Create 200 Jobs

Opening New Hub

Service Above and Beyond

McLean Rotary Club recognizes local students at its annual Youth Service Awards luncheon.

Service Above and Beyond

Parents ID Children

Commission Encourages Parents to ID Kids

Parents ID Children

Education Foundation Grants Teachers' Wishes

Teachers Enhance Programs through Grants

Education Foundation Grants Teachers' Wishes

Health

Health

Great Falls Goes Japanese

First and third graders at Great Falls Elementary participate in the school's Japanese Immersion program.

Great Falls Goes Japanese

Monday, January 16

Wide-Ranging Senator

Devolites Davis to introduce bills about elections, transportation and crime during 2006 session.

Wide-Ranging Senator

Wide-Ranging Senator

Devolites Davis to introduce bills about elections, transportation and crime during 2006 session.

Wide-Ranging Senator

The Future of Fairfax

Land use, development: clouds on the horizon?

The Future of Fairfax

Thursday, January 12

Westfield Band Students Remember Laura McBride

Westfield Band Students Remember Laura McBride

Wednesday, January 11

Faith

Faith

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Straying from the Beaten Path

Improvised trails off Billy Goat Trail threaten Bear Island Ecology

Straying from the Beaten Path

Faith

Faith

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Ambitious Freshman Goes to Richmond

Englin files 10 bills and four budget amendments.

Ambitious Freshman Goes to Richmond

Briefs

Briefs

Warner: No Execution for Lovitt

Gov. Warner grants clemency, sentencing Lovitt to life without possibiity of release.

Warner: No Execution for Lovitt

Clean Smokestacks Bill Tops Ticer Agenda

Former mayor wants to restrict pollution and encourage pedestrian safety.

Clean Smokestacks Bill Tops Ticer Agenda

Faith

Faith

Good Shepherd Expands

Renovations, proposed plan amendment will add to Burke parish.

Good Shepherd Expands

Whose Line Is it Anyway?

TheatreSports competition tests Fairfax County students' improv skills.

Whose Line Is it Anyway?

The Price of Teaching

Even with a pay raise, teachers often struggle to make ends meet.

The Price of Teaching

Moran to Lead Dems on Transportation

House Democrats focus on constitutional amendments and traffic concerns.

Moran to Lead Dems on Transportation

Getting to Know … Vivien Bacon

Getting to Know … Vivien Bacon

Pen and Ink

Supervisor's cartoons bring board meetings to life.

Pen and Ink

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Rotarians Treated To Corporate Candor

Smoking dangers are spelled out by a tobacco company.

Rotarians Treated To Corporate Candor

Five Expectations for 2006

Five Expectations for 2006

Warner: "No Execution for Lovitt"

Gov. Warner grants clemency; sentencing Lovitt to life without possibility of release.

Warner: "No Execution for Lovitt"

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Life of Helping Others

Local nurse helps victims of Hurricane Katrina in Texas field hospital.

Life of Helping Others

Feds Order Mirant Start Up

Despite problems, power station ordered to start-up.

Feds Order Mirant Start Up

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Profile

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Freshman Delegate

Marsden brings bipartisanship to General Assembly.

Freshman Delegate

No Change on Hunter Mill

Task Force formally endorses no change in density, advocates recognition of history along Hunter Mill.

No Change on Hunter Mill

Cabaret Preparations

Students prepare for annual show.

Cabaret Preparations

Business Notes

Business Notes

Art in the Real World

Fairfax Academy brings graduates back for Alumni Career Day.

Art in the Real World

Day Labor Protests Persist

Opponents, supporters of Herndon's official hiring center voice opinions.

Day Labor Protests Persist

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

The Best of High School Improv

Chantilly High wins countywide TheatreSports contest.

The Best of High School Improv

Faith

Faith

Caputo Begins 1st Session

Sully's first Dem elected to state office begins General Assembly session.

Caputo Begins 1st Session

Good Shepherd Expands for Future

Renovations, proposed plan amendment will add to Burke parish.

Good Shepherd Expands for Future

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Shedding Light on Early History

Archaeologist uses finds to learn about Fairfax County's native inhabitants.

Shedding Light on Early History

CUMC Hosts Health and Wellness Fair

CUMC Hosts Health and Wellness Fair

Freshman Delegate Heads to Richmond

David Bulova stands up for local rights, anti-human trafficking.

Freshman Delegate Heads to Richmond

Roundups

Roundups

Year in Jail for Assault and Battery

Year in Jail for Assault and Battery

Murder Suspect Still Incompetent

Charges may be dropped for stabbing of brother.

Murder Suspect Still Incompetent

Rust Heads To Richmond

Transportation, balancing the budget will be priorities for General Assembly this session.

Rust Heads To Richmond

Freshman Delegate Heads to Richmond

David Bulova stands up for local rights, anti-human trafficking.

Freshman Delegate Heads to Richmond

Police Brutality Accusations Leveled

Police Brutality Accusations Leveled

Bridge Building Exercise

RCC Board conducts annual conference last Saturday.

Bridge Building Exercise

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Representing with Ink

Supervisor's cartoons bring board meetings to life.

Representing with Ink

Transportation, Anti-Gang Top Priorities

Marsden brings bipartisanship to General Assembly.

Transportation, Anti-Gang Top Priorities

Teen Is Charged With Murder

Teen Is Charged With Murder

Man Charged with Indecent Liberties

Man Charged with Indecent Liberties

Council Addresses Commerce Bank Issues

Council Notebook

Council Addresses Commerce Bank Issues

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Week in Reston

News Briefs

Week in Reston

GOP Decides on Process

Republican candidate for the 33rd State Senate District to be decided on Jan. 16.

GOP Decides on Process

McClendon Given Probation; Must Make Restitution

McClendon Given Probation; Must Make Restitution

Profile of the Week

Getting To Know ...

Profile of the Week

Lanier Funds Approved

Fairfax, Lanier to benefit from the bond money.

Lanier Funds Approved

City Under Investigation

Justice Department to determine whether City of Fairfax violated religious land-use act.

City Under Investigation

Students Preview Life After High School

College students return to MVHS to impart words of wisdom.

Students Preview Life After High School

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Profile

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Westfield High Mourns Band Director

Laura McBride Dies of Cancer

Westfield High Mourns Band Director

Board Adopts Budget

Board Increases, Reduces and Adopts Salaries

Board Adopts Budget

Hospital Hopeful on Expansion Plans

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital's financial outlook is also brighter.

Hospital Hopeful on Expansion Plans

Independence Employees Looking for Work

More than 2,000 people are left without a job as airline announces closing, but options are available.

Independence Employees Looking for Work

Discovery Park Gets Closer

Discovery Park Gets Closer

Rust Heads To Richmond

Transportation, balancing the budget will be priorities for General Assembly this session.

Rust Heads To Richmond

No Place to Go

Restrooms are supposed to be available to passengers at Metro stations, but few are.

No Place to Go

Just Around the Corner

New developments, services will abound in Lorton, courtesy of new shopping centers set to open this spring.

Just Around the Corner

Spring Bank Association Forms Watershed Group

Traffic analysis for Kings Crossing development unveiled.

Spring Bank Association Forms Watershed Group

Constituents Speak

Residents Focus on Transportation and Public Services

Constituents Speak

Deserved Recognition

Stone Bridge junior recounts her ordeal as she spent a year battling cancer.

Deserved Recognition

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Profile

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Republicans Decide on Process

The Republican candidate for the 33rd State Senate District to be decided on Jan. 16.

Republicans Decide on Process

Virtual Assistance

Local Author Promotes Working from Home

Virtual Assistance

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

New Chair for Commission

New Chair for Commission

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Off to Richmond

Off to Richmond

Longtime Reston Activist Dies

Beverly Sharp, 62, died Friday after a long battle with cancer.

Longtime Reston Activist Dies

Profile of the Week

Getting To Know ...

Profile of the Week

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

100 King Street: Open And Welcoming

With 2006, a new look and new cuisine debut in Old Town.

100 King Street: Open And Welcoming

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Leonardo Contardo shares his passion for fine rugs.

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Setback for Hunter Mill Ban

VDOT rejects bid to ban Hazardous Materials from Hunter Mill Road; officials press for second study.

Setback for Hunter Mill Ban

100 King Street: Open And Welcoming

With 2006, a new look and new cuisine debut in Old Town.

100 King Street: Open And Welcoming

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Leonardo Contardo shares his passion for fine rugs.

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteering

Volunteering

2006 Looks Good For Alexandria Theater

Both professional and community theaters offer interesting shows this year.

2006 Looks Good For Alexandria Theater

Murder Suspect Deemed Incompetent

Ahmed Deria to stay at Central State Hospital.

Murder Suspect Deemed Incompetent

Volunteering

Volunteering

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Leonardo Contardo shares his passion for fine rugs.

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

100 King Street: Open Again, At Last

With 2006, a new look and new cuisine debut in Old Town.

100 King Street: Open Again, At Last

Toys for Needy Families

Toys for Needy Families

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Profile

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Tuesday, January 10

Health Notes

Health Notes

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Volunteering

Volunteering

Building and Opening Bridges

Interstate 95 Northbound bridge of the Springfield Interchange opened with fanfare, ceremony

Building and Opening Bridges

School House Rocks Commission Meeting

The fates of the Oakton School House and the Payne General Store appear to be sealed after last Wednesday's meeting of the Fairfax County History Commission.

School House Rocks Commission Meeting

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Theatrical Dance Students Take the Stage

Theatrical Dance Students Take the Stage

Images of Faith

Tapestries at Temple B'nai Shalom depict months, values of congregation.

Images of Faith

Theatrical Dance Students Take the Stage

Theatrical Dance Students Take the Stage

Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

South county residents urged to take action on storm water, school projects

Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

Man Stabbed in Chest and Back

Man Stabbed in Chest and Back

Business

Business

Murtha Discusses Troop Redeployment

Congressman expounds on war stance during contentious town hall meeting in Ballston

Murtha Discusses Troop Redeployment

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Schools

Schools

They're On the Case

Langley High School's AP Government class present the school's 14th Annual Case Day.

They're On the Case

Building and Opening Bridges

Interstate 95 Northbound bridge of the Springfield Interchange opened with fanfare, ceremony.

Building and Opening Bridges

Images of Faith

Tapestries at Temple B'nai Shalom depict months, values of congregation.

Images of Faith

Prepping for General Assembly

Transportation funding, immigration and gay marriage are expected to be the most contentious issues in Richmond this year.

Prepping for General Assembly

County Looks to Expand Stock of Affordable Housing

Board Members outline new initiatives during Civic Federation meeting

County Looks to Expand Stock of Affordable Housing

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar 1-11-06

Calendar 1-11-06

'The Voice' of Latinos

'The Voice' of Latinos

Community

Community

A Tragic End

Friends remember Janina Price as a devoted wife, mother and friend.

A Tragic End

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

School Officials Propose Adding Arabic and Chinese

If adopted, a countywide, after-school program taught by college professors would begin in the fall.

School Officials Propose Adding Arabic and Chinese

A Tragic End

Friends remember Janina Price as a devoted wife, mother and friend.

A Tragic End

Residents Pursue Sound Barrier

At General Assembly public hearing, members of the Hallcrest Heights Homeowner's Association request help from local delegates.

Residents Pursue Sound Barrier

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

South county residents urged to take action on storm water, school projects.

Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

Ice-Dancing Queens

Great Falls wives and moms take on the rigors of ice dancing.

Ice-Dancing Queens

Vienna Man Killed in Iraq

Loved ones remember Ayman Taha, who studied economics before joining the Army Special Forces.

Vienna Man Killed in Iraq

Building and Opening Bridges

Interstate 95 Northbound bridge of the Springfield Interchange opened with fanfare, ceremony.

Building and Opening Bridges

Life on the Street

After hurricane Katrina, pets proliferate in Southern Mississippi

Life on the Street

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Airports Authority: Give It Back

Airports Authority: Give It Back

Finding The Space

New concert, practice venue for musicians opens in Springfield.

Finding The Space

Parks, Police and Property Rights

A short laundry list prompted some extended discussion at Monday's Town Council meeting.

Parks, Police and Property Rights

Ready for Richmond

General Assembly session starts this week, focusing on taxes, transportation concerns.

Ready for Richmond

Luse Keys in to Strathmore Program

Luse Keys in to Strathmore Program

They're On the Case

Langley High School's AP Government class present the school's 14th Annual Case Day.

They're On the Case

Health

Health

Keene Mill's Word Masters

Students at Keene Mill Elementary School rank among top in nation in vocabulary challenge.

Keene Mill's Word Masters

People

People

Health Notes

Health Notes

Redefining Forensics at Churchill

Redefining Forensics at Churchill

Moran Works to Retain Defense Agencies

Language in defense bill demands explanation of new anti-terrorism building standards

Moran Works to Retain Defense Agencies

Health Notes

Health Notes

This Week in Potomac 1-11-06

This Week in Potomac 1-11-06

Health Notes

Health Notes

Building and Opening Bridges

Interstate 95 Northbound bridge of the Springfield Interchange opened with fanfare, ceremony.

Building and Opening Bridges

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Senior Living

Senior Living

Images of Faith

Tapestries at Temple B'nai Shalom depict months, values of congregation.

Images of Faith

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Real Estate

Real Estate

Ice-Dancing Queens

Great Falls wives and moms take on the rigors of ice dancing.

Ice-Dancing Queens

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

McLean Residents Pursue Sound Barrier

At General Assembly public hearing, members of the Hallcrest Heights Homeowner's Association request help from local delegates.

McLean Residents Pursue Sound Barrier

Monday, January 9

Lawmakers To (Hopefully) Tackle Transportation

Reston's legislators tell business leaders that help may be on the horizon for the region's traffic woes.

Lawmakers To (Hopefully) Tackle Transportation

LoGrande’s Garage Approved

Application for variance still pending.

LoGrande’s Garage Approved

Thursday, January 5

Health Notes

Health Notes

Schools Gauge the Future

Schools Expect More Money and More Students

Schools Gauge the Future

Looking Back on School's Milestones

Schools Celebrate Accomplishments

Looking Back on School's Milestones

Health Notes

Health Notes

Discussing Issues Over Eggs

Chamber of Commerce Hosts Delegates, Asks Questions

Discussing Issues Over Eggs

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Learning About Academy

Parents, Students Encouraged to Attend Sessions

Learning About Academy

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Donor Matches Funds

Donor Matches Funds

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Wednesday, January 4

Family Mourns Laura Harsh's Death at 37

Family Mourns Laura Harsh's Death at 37

Holiday Help

Holiday Help

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

County Staff Recommend Denial of Korean Church

County Staff Recommend Denial of Korean Church

State Legislators Brief Mt.Vernon-Lee Chamber

A tug of war predicted over transportation and the budget.

State Legislators Brief Mt.Vernon-Lee Chamber

Roundups

Roundups

Getting To Know ..

Getting To Know ..

Top Stories in Mount Vernon for 2005

Development started, but will continue in year ahead.

Top Stories in Mount Vernon for 2005

200 Candles

Major revitalization project marked city's bicentennial year.

200 Candles

Making Good On Promises

Council continues to move forward with ribbon cuttings and ground breaking.

Making Good On Promises

New Buildings Change the Local Look

2005: The Year in Review

New Buildings Change the Local Look

Man Charged with Burglary, Abduction

Man Charged with Burglary, Abduction

People's Favorite 'Green' Business

People's Favorite 'Green' Business

Saying Farewell

After almost 40 years of business, House of Lance Salon closes on New Year's Eve.

Saying Farewell

South County Area's Evolution

APR nominations, proposals for the redevelopment of the former prison site will change the look of area.

South County Area's Evolution

Changes Bring Identity to South County

New secondary school, progress on Lorton Prison Site highlight 2005.

Changes Bring Identity to South County

Another Look at Proposals

County staff, nominators discuss changes to Comprehensive Plan.

Another Look at Proposals

Getting to Know The Stiefvaters

Profile

Getting to Know The Stiefvaters

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Nathan W. Cheatham, 27, had a history of mental problems and drug abuse.

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Business Notes

Business Notes

Change of Rules a Compromise?

The new rules of order ask the chairman and the vice chairman to work together on setting the agenda.

Change of Rules a Compromise?

Issues Facing Loudoun in 2006

Issues Facing Loudoun in 2006

Briefs

Briefs

Briefs

Briefs

Knolls of Newgate Redevelopment

Plan for property has both good and bad sides.

Knolls of Newgate Redevelopment

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Year in Review (Part II)

Year in Review (Part II)

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Nathan W. Cheatham, 27, had a history of mental problems and drug abuse.

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know ...

Getting To Know ...

South County Area's Evolution Continues

APR nominations, proposals for the redevelopment of the former prison site will change the look of area.

South County Area's Evolution Continues

Remembering the Highlights of 2005

Remembering the Highlights of 2005

Reston Man Stabbed on Christmas Eve

Victim, 21, stabbed on a path behind Hunters Woods Shopping Center.

Reston Man Stabbed on Christmas Eve

Fifth Murder Marks End of the Year

Inner City housing project becomes murder scene a second time.

Fifth Murder Marks End of the Year

New Stores Open at RTC

New Stores Open at RTC

Amending the County Plan

Residents, county staff discuss language that will guide development of Lorton land.

Amending the County Plan

Justice Delayed

Phillip Thurman was jailed 20 years for a crime he did not commit.

Justice Delayed

Ten Things to Look For in 2006

Ten Things to Look For in 2006

Fannon Property To Become Townhouse Condos

First 2006 Planning Commission meeting stirs no controversy

Fannon Property To Become Townhouse Condos

December Sales Helped Merchants

Despite last minute spike in sales, Alexandria merchants want free parking returned

December Sales Helped Merchants

Preservationists Lose Battle

Preservationists Lose Battle

Getting To Know ..

Getting To Know ..

Woodson Won’t Run Again

City Council member decides not to seek a third term.

Woodson Won’t Run Again

Saying Farewell

After almost 40 years of business, House of Lance Salon closes on New Year's Eve.

Saying Farewell

Mackay Named To Head Office of Historic Alexandria

Mackay Named To Head Office of Historic Alexandria

Top Ten News Stories of 2005

Top Ten News Stories of 2005

Setting Priorities

Reston's state legislators prepare for 2006 General Assembly session.

Setting Priorities

Springfield Ripe for Change

APR Nominations, possible renovations at Springfield Mall expected in 2006.

Springfield Ripe for Change

Year of Changes

Comprehensive Plan brush-up, construction projects, animal hoarding topped this year's headlines.

Year of Changes

Sheriff Lawhorne Takes Oath of Office

Sheriff Lawhorne Takes Oath of Office

RYA Awards

RYA Awards

Goodbye 2005, Hello 2006

Restonians considered changes in land use, governance and transportation in 2005.

Goodbye 2005, Hello 2006

State Legislators Brief Mt. Vernon-Lee Chamber

Tug of war predicted over transportation, budget.

State Legislators Brief Mt. Vernon-Lee Chamber

Briefs

Briefs

Year in Review (Part I)

Year in Review (Part I)

Zimmerman Elected Board Chairman

Lays out priorities for year-long term

Zimmerman Elected Board Chairman

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Documenting Independence at Home

A film by Rolling Productions features accessibility success stories.

Documenting Independence at Home

ODBC Hosts 'Polar Burr Plunge'

ODBC Hosts 'Polar Burr Plunge'

Holidays Made Brighter for Bryant Teens

First Books distributes books and New Hope Church delivers gifts.

Holidays Made Brighter for Bryant Teens

Scout to Scout — Life to Life

Coolness under stress proves to be a life saver.

Scout to Scout — Life to Life

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

December Saved The Year

Alexandria retail merchants want free parking returned.

December Saved The Year

People's Favorite 'Green' Business

People's Favorite 'Green' Business

Scout To Scout — Life To Life

Coolness under stress proves to be a lifesaver.

Scout To Scout — Life To Life

ODBC Hosts 'Polar Burr Plunge'

ODBC Hosts 'Polar Burr Plunge'

Holidays Made Brighter for Bryant Teens

First Books distributes books and New Hope Church delivers gifts.

Holidays Made Brighter for Bryant Teens

Business

Business

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Amending the County Plan

Residents, county staff discuss language that will guide development of Lorton land.

Amending the County Plan

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

People

People

December Sales Helped Merchants

Despite last minute spike in sales, Alexandria merchants want free parking returned

December Sales Helped Merchants

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Auld Lang Syne

New Year's activities throughout downtown Fairfax welcome Jan. 1, 2006.

Auld Lang Syne

Sen. Mims Steps Down

Resignation of a state senator means another election for a part of Loudoun County.

Sen. Mims Steps Down

2005 Marks Departures, New Beginnings for Mount Vernon

Area shared in joys, lent a hand in crisis and celebrated anniversaries.

2005 Marks Departures, New Beginnings for Mount Vernon

Moving Forward

As the new year begins so do new visions for the town.

Moving Forward

Highlights of 2005

Highlights of 2005

Korean Church Presents Revised, Updated Plans

Korean Church Presents Revised, Updated Plans

Robbery Suspect Shot On Route 1

Suspect in stable condition after attempting to flee.

Robbery Suspect Shot On Route 1

Herndon High Help

Herndon High Help

Board Adopts a Construction Plan

School Board Adopts a Plan to Build and Renovate Schools

Board Adopts a Construction Plan

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Nathan W. Cheatham, 27, had a history of mental problems and drug abuse.

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

2005: Beginnings and Endings

2005: Beginnings and Endings

Looking Back

New ownership for Springfield Mall, continued progress on Mixing Bowl top stories for 2005.

Looking Back

Looking Forward

Renovations, new driving patterns on menu for 2006.

Looking Forward

Changes Bring Identity to South County

New secondary school, progress on Lorton Prison Site highlight 2005.

Changes Bring Identity to South County

December Saved The Year

Alexandria retail merchants want free parking returned.

December Saved The Year

No Raise for Council

City Council throws out motion to double annual salary.

No Raise for Council

No Rebate

Board of Supervisors votes down the tax return.

No Rebate

First New Year's Baby

First New Year's Baby

Second Man Charged with 1991 Rape

Second Man Charged with 1991 Rape

Herndon Resident Hoarding Dogs

Fox Mill resident voluntarily releases 31 dogs to Fairfax County Animal Shelter at request of animal control.

Herndon Resident Hoarding Dogs

Tuesday, January 3

Looking Back on 2005

Field controversies, generous land donations and fund-raising efforts make up the bulk of news in McLean and Great Falls.

Looking Back on 2005

Looking Back on 2005

Field controversies, generous land donations and fund-raising efforts make up the bulk of news in McLean and Great Falls.

Looking Back on 2005

Collision on Seven Locks

Collision on Seven Locks

This Week in Potomac 1-4-06

This Week in Potomac 1-4-06

Faith

Faith

Weekly Calendar 1-4-06

Weekly Calendar 1-4-06

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

A Mother Who Did Everything Right

Friends and family of Sheila Cheatham and her son Nathan remember them in happier times.

A Mother Who Did Everything Right

Health

Health

Health

Health

House Burns to Ground In McLean

House Burns to Ground In McLean

Calendar

Calendar

County and State Government in 2005

2005 Year in Review

County and State Government in 2005

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Business Notes

Business Notes

Parks and the Outdoors in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Parks and the Outdoors in 2005

Volunteering

Volunteering

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Crime in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Crime in 2005

Real Estate

Real Estate

Volunteering

Volunteering

Victim Will Be Missed by Many

Friends and family recall happy times with Chris Buro.

Victim Will Be Missed by Many

Health

Health

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Land Use in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Land Use in 2005

House Burns to the Ground in McLean

House Burns to the Ground in McLean

World Events Turn Local in 2005

2005 Year in Review

World Events Turn Local in 2005

Health

Health

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Health

Health

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Transportation in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Transportation in 2005

Residents Complain About Windover

Windover Heights residents brought complaints, and the council approved various purchases.

Residents Complain About Windover

Senior Living

Senior Living

Looking Back on 2005

Forest conservation, special education draw attention in 2005. Council reins in property taxes; School Board answers concerns on Seven Locks.

Looking Back on 2005

A Mother Who Did Everything Right

Friends and family of Sheila Cheatham and her son Nathan remember them in happier times.

A Mother Who Did Everything Right

Looking Forward, Looking Back

Looking Forward, Looking Back

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Ongoing

Ongoing

Deaths in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Deaths in 2005

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Health

Health

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Monday, January 2

A Reluctant Activist

One year after stepdaughter's death, Debbie Sausville speaks out to help Fairfax County Police with 'Safe December' program.

A Reluctant Activist

A Reluctant Activist

One year after stepdaughter's death, Debbie Sausville speaks out to help Fairfax County Police with 'Safe December' program.

A Reluctant Activist