Stories for July 2006

Stories for July 2006

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Monday, July 31

Harvesting God's Bounty

Local organization gleans fields to feed the hungry.

Harvesting God's Bounty

Rearranging 'Stuff'

New owner puts own imprint on consignment shop.

Rearranging 'Stuff'

Kingston Comes to Vienna

St. Mark's Catholic Church hosts the St. Patrick's Foundation Allstars band.

Kingston Comes to Vienna

Sunday, July 30

Crime Generates Shock, Alarm and Resignation

Sterling Park Residents React to Shootings

Crime Generates Shock, Alarm and Resignation

Thursday, July 27

Repairing Twin Lakes Dam

A $159,775 contract awarded for design work on irrigation dam.

Repairing Twin Lakes Dam

Post Office

Post Office

Repairing Twin Lakes Dam

A $159,775 contract awarded for design work on irrigation dam.

Repairing Twin Lakes Dam

Wednesday, July 26

Mayor Appoints Economic Advisory Group

Mayor Appoints Economic Advisory Group

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Cocaine Distribution Charge Goes to Grand Jury

Cocaine Distribution Charge Goes to Grand Jury

Faith and Religion

Faith and Religion

BAR Releases 900 N. Washington St.

Changes for new "Hotel Monaco" deferred.

BAR Releases 900 N. Washington St.

Civic Organizations

Civic Organizations

Journey to Africa

Katy Prouty volunteers with Peace Corps in South Africa for 27 months.

Journey to Africa

Introducing Centre View's 2006 Newcomers Guide

A look into the future.

Introducing Centre View's 2006 Newcomers Guide

Airport Requests Expanded Fuel Service

Airport Requests Expanded Fuel Service

Faith

Faith

Traffic Changes In Alexandria

Traffic Changes In Alexandria

WFCM Gets New Name; Aug. 3 Launch Set

Upscale thrift shop attracts customers, raises funds.

WFCM Gets New Name; Aug. 3 Launch Set

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Sisson Is a ‘Discovery Girl’

Will be featured in national magazine.

Sisson Is a ‘Discovery Girl’

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Getting To Know ...

Getting To Know ...

SFDC Announces Beautification Awards

SFDC Announces Beautification Awards

Calendar

Calendar

“Slainte!”

Raise a toast to John Fitzgerald at Alexandria’s Irish Festival.

“Slainte!”

Calendar

Calendar

Is It Dead Yet?

Plan to raise taxes in Northern Virginia to pay for roads is still under consideration.

Is It Dead Yet?

"Munchers" Attack

Mechanical monsters begin to tear apart the old Wilson Bridge.

"Munchers" Attack

Summertime Sounds at Franklin

19th annual Band and Orchestra Camp is the largest ever.

Summertime Sounds at Franklin

A Vote Against Voting

Council votes against putting advisory referendum for open space acquisitions on November ballot.

A Vote Against Voting

Calendar

Calendar

Suspended Sentence Given for Robbery

Stepbrothers convicted of crime in Centreville.

Suspended Sentence Given for Robbery

Drawn to Concrete Homes

Environmentally friendly, economical and virtually indestructible, concrete is finding a new home.

Drawn to Concrete Homes

Traffic Changes In Alexandria

Traffic Changes In Alexandria

College Notes

College Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

The Return of Dick Black?

Former GOP delegate has collected $15,000 in campaign contributions since Jan. 1.

The Return of Dick Black?

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Local Theater

Local Theater

County Employee AED Expertise Saves Lorton Resident

Fire Department honors rescuer with Lifesaving Award

County Employee AED Expertise Saves Lorton Resident

Calendar

Calendar

'Girlfriend' Not So Super

Film Review

'Girlfriend' Not So Super

Calendar

Calendar

Still Behind the Register

Film Review

Still Behind the Register

Bennett in America's Homecoming Queen Pageant

Bennett in America's Homecoming Queen Pageant

Potomac: 12,000 Years of Human Endeavor

Potomac: 12,000 Years of Human Endeavor

The Governing of Potomac

The Governing of Potomac

Getting to Know — Sara Gohar

Profile

Getting to Know — Sara Gohar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Welcome to Potomac

Welcome to Potomac

Gunston Hall Apartments Preserved — For Now

Possible lawsuit could still bring about demolition.

Gunston Hall Apartments Preserved — For Now

Charities and Civic Groups

Charities and Civic Groups

Business Associations

Business Associations

About the Almanac

About the Almanac

Keegan Theatre Presents Steve Martin Comedy

Westfield High's Scott Pafumi directs 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile'

Keegan Theatre Presents Steve Martin Comedy

Potomac: 12,000 Years of Human Endeavor

Potomac: 12,000 Years of Human Endeavor

Jury Recommends 33 Years for Murder

Miller remembered; Moro to be sentenced this fall for murder of SEC attorney.

Jury Recommends 33 Years for Murder

The Governing of Potomac

The Governing of Potomac

Welcome to Potomac

Welcome to Potomac

Charities and Civic Groups

Charities and Civic Groups

Business Associations

Business Associations

About the Almanac

About the Almanac

Tuesday, July 25

Helping Students Take Flight

Helping Students Take Flight

Proposal Would Reduce Health Inspections

Proposal Would Reduce Health Inspections

Teaching New DAWGS Some Tricks

Thirty students spend a week with Fairfax County Police officers learning how to conduct traffic stops, stay away from gangs.

Teaching New DAWGS Some Tricks

A Toast To Excellence

Bailiwick Inn restaurant receives prestigious award in the world of wine, fine-dining.

A Toast To Excellence

Their Pot of Gold

Silverbrook students raise $17,000 to help former physical education teacher with ALS.

Their Pot of Gold

Two Tearful Goodbyes

Friends and family gather for Lash memorial services.

Two Tearful Goodbyes

New Facility Awaits Residents

New Braddock Glen Assisted Living Residences, attached adult day health care center operating under capacity.

New Facility Awaits Residents

Neighborly Love

Neighbors unite to help 1-year-old girl with Leukemia, family through time of need.

Neighborly Love

Their Pot of Gold

Silverbrook students raise $17,000 to help former physical education teacher with ALS.

Their Pot of Gold

Plan Proposed for Park

Citizens comment on the proposed South Railroad Street Park, which would comprise four linear parcels.

Plan Proposed for Park

Health

Health

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

SYA: Get Involved in Youth Sports

SYA: Get Involved in Youth Sports

Timeline of Local History

Timeline of Local History

Childcare Centers

Childcare Centers

Fun Facts About Historic Clifton

Fun Facts About Historic Clifton

Local County Projects

Local County Projects

Residential Projects in the Works

Residential Projects in the Works

Local School Information

Local School Information

Welcome to Centreville ...

Welcome to Centreville ...

Business Notes

Business Notes

Equality Fairfax

Equality Fairfax

Stepping Back Into History

Stepping Back Into History

Churches

Churches

Local Libraries

Local Libraries

Political Groups

Political Groups

Local Movers and Shakers

Local Movers and Shakers

New Projects Are Being Built Locally

New Projects Are Being Built Locally

Additions, Relief Underway for Westfield High

Additions, Relief Underway for Westfield High

Real Estate

Real Estate

A Warm Welcome from the Editor

A Warm Welcome from the Editor

Schools

Schools

Theater Groups

Theater Groups

Spreading the Word on Density

RCA plans to increase awareness about proposed zoning change critical to future development in Reston.

Spreading the Word on Density

Bull Run Regional Park

Bull Run Regional Park

The Herndon-Dulles Chamber of Commerce

The Herndon-Dulles Chamber of Commerce

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Sully Senior Center Offers Socialization

Sully Senior Center Offers Socialization

Be an Active Part of Your Community

Be an Active Part of Your Community

Transportation Projects in the Works

Transportation Projects in the Works

Construction Workers Die in Trench Accident

Rigoberto and Samuel Guevera were working on a house on Potomac School Drive in Avenel.

Construction Workers Die in Trench Accident

Chantilly Youth Association

Chantilly Youth Association

For Horse Lovers

For Horse Lovers

Welcome to Springfield

Welcome to Springfield

Volunteer with Ways & Means Homelessness Prevention

Volunteer with Ways & Means Homelessness Prevention

Where to Find Dance Classes

Where to Find Dance Classes

Kate Hanley Shelter

Kate Hanley Shelter

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Drawn to Concrete Homes

Environmentally friendly, economical and virtually indestructible, concrete is finding a new home.

Drawn to Concrete Homes

Clifton Groups

Clifton Groups

Park Plans and Recreation

Park Plans and Recreation

Centreville Day Plans Are in the Works

Centreville Day Plans Are in the Works

CCF Rekindles its Spark, Looks Forward to a New Centreville Day

CCF Rekindles its Spark, Looks Forward to a New Centreville Day

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Viewpoints

What do you like most about living in your community?

Viewpoints

Greenbriar Groups

Greenbriar Groups

Center of Attention

Potomac Community Center

Center of Attention

Sports and Outdoor Activities

Sports and Outdoor Activities

A Park That Caters to Everyone

Cabin John Regional Park

A Park That Caters to Everyone

Issues to Watch in Potomac

Issues to Watch in Potomac

Calendar of Events 2006-07

Calendar of Events 2006-07

Potomac-Area Libraries

Potomac-Area Libraries

Recycling and Utilities

Recycling and Utilities

Center of Attention

Potomac Community Center

Center of Attention

Sports and Outdoor Activities

Sports and Outdoor Activities

A Park That Caters to Everyone

Cabin John Regional Park

A Park That Caters to Everyone

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Kaine Comes to Reston

Gov. Tim Kaine talks transportation at chamber’s annual meeting.

Kaine Comes to Reston

Getting to Know…

Rev. James Hudgins

Getting to Know…

Pampered Pooch Penthouses

Old Dominion Animal Health Center caters to furry friends.

Pampered Pooch Penthouses

Business

Business

Issues to Watch in Potomac

Issues to Watch in Potomac

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Community

Community

The Art of Creating the Chair

Great Falls resident learns 18th century chair-making skills at workshop in Boston.

The Art of Creating the Chair

Missing Woman Flips Car and Drowns in Canal

76-year-old Evelyn Stremmel nearly hit pedestrians and cyclists in her path.

Missing Woman Flips Car and Drowns in Canal

‘Stick Up for the Kids’

Supporters of Shadowood Pool galvanized by closure talks.

‘Stick Up for the Kids’

Circle of Hope Hosts Rehabilitating Marines

Troops from National Naval Medical Center benefit from therapeutic horseback riding.

Circle of Hope Hosts Rehabilitating Marines

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar of Events 2006-07

Calendar of Events 2006-07

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Kingston Comes to Vienna

St. Mark's Catholic Church hosts the St. Patrick's Foundation Allstars band.

Kingston Comes to Vienna

Alien Plants Invade Local Park

Freedom Hill once repelled Confederate troops … only to be overthrown by kudzu?

Alien Plants Invade Local Park

The New Miss Springfield

Lisa Rademacher will accept Miss Springfield title in early August.

The New Miss Springfield

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Potomac-Area Libraries

Potomac-Area Libraries

People

People

Family Forum Offers Parenting Tips

Weekly program at local YMCA teaches steps for dealing with ill-behaved children.

Family Forum Offers Parenting Tips

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes

People Notes

Volunteering

Volunteering

Recycling and Utilities

Recycling and Utilities

Pampered Pooch Penthouses

Old Dominion Animal Health Center caters to furry friends.

Pampered Pooch Penthouses

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Economic Development Requires More Office Space

Residents hear from the head of the Economic Development Authority.

Economic Development Requires More Office Space

Community Notes

Community Notes

Biking for Charity

Vienna resident bikes through Cambodia to raise money for the International Children’s Trust.

Biking for Charity

Getting to Know …

Rev. James Hudgins

Getting to Know …

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Pampered Pooch Penthouses

Old Dominion Animal Health Center caters to furry friends.

Pampered Pooch Penthouses

Cycling Enthusiast Documents the C&O Canal

John Urman creates award-winning documentary with hand-held camera.

Cycling Enthusiast Documents the C&O Canal

Committee Meets to Discuss Full-Day K

Board Members Explore Full Day K Expansion

Committee Meets to Discuss Full-Day K

VDOT Analysis Sees Opposition

VDOT Analysis Sees Opposition

Two Tearful Goodbyes

Friends and family gather for Lash memorial services.

Two Tearful Goodbyes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Getting to Know …

Rev. James Hudgins

Getting to Know …

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Let's Hear it for the Girls

Farouk Represents Girls in Throw Dough Competition

Let's Hear it for the Girls

Another Rural Vote Delay

Another Rural Vote Delay

Space Camp Inspires Sterling Teacher

Seneca Ridge Teacher Goes to Space Camp

Space Camp Inspires Sterling Teacher

Unsafe: Markers Missing

Caution markers on Georgetown Pike repeatedly knocked down by cars.

Unsafe: Markers Missing

Lights On, Night Out for Localities

Police, residents prepare for neighborhood events for National Night Out.

Lights On, Night Out for Localities

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Is the Beltway to Blame?

’82 study suggests Beltway restricted creek’s flow, county’s precautions.

Is the Beltway to Blame?

College Notes

College Notes

County Museum Coming to Lorton?

History buffs discuss potential for putting county-wide history museum on former prison site.

County Museum Coming to Lorton?

Faith

Faith

From Russia with Vision

Russian Embassy hosts an exhibition at Target Gallery.

From Russia with Vision

Jury Recommends 6.5 Years

Jury Recommends 6.5 Years

Life and Death Decisions

When questions are raised over the euthanisation of a stray dog, shelter must explain its verdict.

Life and Death Decisions

Their Pot of Gold

Silverbrook students raise $17,000 to help former physical education teacher with ALS.

Their Pot of Gold

Drive-By Shootings Stir Up Park

Sterling Park Shootings May Be Gang Related

Drive-By Shootings Stir Up Park

Tax Free Weekend

Virginia Celebrates First Sales Tax Holiday

Tax Free Weekend

Diversions

Diversions

Neighborly Perspective; Fairfax Weighs In

Neighborly Perspective; Fairfax Weighs In

Youth Take the Stage

Youth Take the Stage

Preventing Neighborhood Crime

Clusters of burglaries exploited local vulnerabilities.

Preventing Neighborhood Crime

Man Stabbed

Man Found Stabbed on Street

Man Stabbed

Diversions

Diversions

'PLAY!' Merges NSO with Nintendo

Aug. 4 show at Wolf Trap will feature video game scores performed by the National Symphony Orchestra.

'PLAY!' Merges NSO with Nintendo

Great Outdoors

Great Outdoors

Great Outdoors

Great Outdoors

Boy, 4, Inspires Hunt Valley

More than 100 swimmers participate in biathlon to raise money for leukemia patient Mark Isabelle.

Boy, 4, Inspires Hunt Valley

Teaching New DAWGS Some Tricks

Thirty students spend a week with Fairfax County Police officers learning how to conduct traffic stops, stay away from gangs.

Teaching New DAWGS Some Tricks

Student Missionaries Visit Alexandria

Hundreds of high-school students were put to work helping those in need.

Student Missionaries Visit Alexandria

Condo Craze Fizzles

Condominium conversions slow as rental properties become more attractive.

Condo Craze Fizzles

Unearthing Secrets

Archeology dig in the 1500 block of King Street discovers a mystery.

Unearthing Secrets

Residents Protest Lack of Flood Protection

Historical preservation residents demand that Herndon prevent against excessive annual flooding.

Residents Protest Lack of Flood Protection

Samarra’s Legacy

‘Mr. Fix-It’ leaves Alexandria with high tech gadgets, low crime rates.

Samarra’s Legacy

Lights On, Night Out

Police, residents prepare for neighborhood events for National Night Out.

Lights On, Night Out

Property Tax Deadline Nears

Residents to make first-half payments by end of month.

Property Tax Deadline Nears

Flat-tops to Long Hair, Woody’s Seen it All

Local barber Lloyd Woody celebrates half a century of service to the community.

Flat-tops to Long Hair, Woody’s Seen it All

Council Mulls Nature Center Proposal

Approval of the Runnymede Park Nature Center's site plan brings out dozens of residents.

Council Mulls Nature Center Proposal

Searching for a Plan

County officials want residents to prepare as much as the government, in order to handle a worst-case scenario.

Searching for a Plan

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

County Museum Coming to Lorton?

History buffs discuss potential for putting county-wide history museum on former prison site.

County Museum Coming to Lorton?

Ending 30-Year Career in Public Service

Herndon's firefighters say goodbye to a captain

Ending 30-Year Career in Public Service

Radio Latina Shuts Down

Pioneering radio station closes doors as a result of financial difficulty.

Radio Latina Shuts Down

Neighborly Love

Neighbors unite to help 1-year-old girl with Leukemia, family through time of need.

Neighborly Love

Music’s Over for Palladium Nightclub

After years of neighbor complaints, Lee Highway bar loses ability to throw parties with live music

Music’s Over for Palladium Nightclub

A Team for Life

Fairfax Frog Swim Team members, past and present, reunite at pool before it undergoes major renovations.

A Team for Life

No Cherries on Top — Lazy Sundae Leaves Arlington

Local ice cream parlor shuts its doors on Wilson Boulevard and moves to Falls Church.

No Cherries on Top — Lazy Sundae Leaves Arlington

Superintendent Discusses Fall Bond Package

Some South Arlington school and community leaders vow to wage campaign against school system proposal.

Superintendent Discusses Fall Bond Package

Landing a New Tree House

One family says goodbye to an era while another welcomes one in.

Landing a New Tree House

A Match Made in Heaven

Great Falls husband and wife team pursue their dream of running a senior care business.

A Match Made in Heaven

New Facility Awaits Residents

New Braddock Glen Assisted Living Residences, attached adult day health care center operating under capacity.

New Facility Awaits Residents

Muslim, Jewish Students Build Bonds Through Art

Jewish summer program and Arlington Catholic Diocese brings together teenagers from two faiths

Muslim, Jewish Students Build Bonds Through Art

Monday, July 24

Stem Cell Bill Hits Home

Cardin and Basile urged the Senate and President Bush to pass the stem cell research bill; Basile remains optimistic.

Stem Cell Bill Hits Home

This Week in Potomac 7-26-06

This Week in Potomac 7-26-06

What is Strathmore?

What is Strathmore?

Illuminating a Spectrum of Sound

Stratmore’s Concert Hall embraces all who enter with "a big warm hug."

Illuminating a Spectrum of Sound

Room for All at Strathmore’s Manion

Room for All at Strathmore’s Manion

Raising a New Generation of Artists

Strathmore’s Education Center an investment in tomorrow’s performers and audience.

Raising a New Generation of Artists

Sunday, July 23

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Timeline

Timeline

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Worship

Worship

Worship

Worship

Changes Abound in Springfield

Redevelopment and transportation projects dominate future plans for Springfield.

Changes Abound in Springfield

Public Safety

Public Safety

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Post Offices

Post Offices

Public Safety

Public Safety

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

So You Think You Know ...

So You Think You Know ...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Parks

Parks

Welcome, Neighbor

Welcome, Neighbor

Public Safety

Public Safety

Farm Fresh

Burke Farmers Market open Saturday mornings, May-October.

Farm Fresh

Top Issues

Tearing Down, Building Up

Top Issues

Community Centers

Community Centers

Newcomer's Guide

Newcomer's Guide

Libraries

Libraries

Local Schools

Local Schools

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Local Schools

Local Schools

Hi, Neighbor

Hi, Neighbor

Post Office

Post Office

Post Office

Post Office

Developments

Developments

Room To Grow

Debates over school boundary, prison redevelopment top issues in Lorton.

Room To Grow

Welcome, Neighbor

Welcome, Neighbor

Proud To Be from Lorton

Long-time resident recalls life in South County area.

Proud To Be from Lorton

Glad To Know You

Glad To Know You

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

So You Think You Know?

So You Think You Know?

Newcomer's Guide

Newcomer's Guide

Newcomer's Guide

Newcomer's Guide

Post Office

Post Office

Worship

Worship

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Census

Census

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Farm Fresh

Burke Farmers Market open Saturday mornings, May-October.

Farm Fresh

Council Bios

Council Bios

Community

Community

Schools

Schools

Post Office

Post Office

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Trivia

Trivia

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Parks

Parks

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Schools

Schools

Parks

Parks

Public Safety

Public Safety

Parks

Parks

So you think you know Burke?

So you think you know Burke?

Transportation Shaped Springfield’s Past

Planned, suburban community grew after World War II.

Transportation Shaped Springfield’s Past

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Burke Faces Renovations, Rehabilitation

Local schools, lakes undergoing makeovers.

Burke Faces Renovations, Rehabilitation

Local Schools

Local Schools

Thursday, July 20

Yearly Calendar

Yearly Calendar

Governing Arlington

Governing Arlington

Getting Around

Arlington Streets

Getting Around

Arlington Undergoes Transformation Thanks to New Development

Growth in Metro corridors and Shirlington in recent years has reshaped county.

Arlington Undergoes Transformation Thanks to New Development

The Arts in Arlington

The Arts in Arlington

Good Night Story

Film Review

Good Night Story

About the Arlington Connection

About the Arlington Connection

Welcome

Welcome

Cinema Locations

Cinema Locations

Alcohol in Virginia

Alcohol in Virginia

Getting Around

Arlington Streets

Getting Around

School Board

School Board

Arlington Undergoes Transformation Thanks to New Development

Growth in Metro corridors and Shirlington in recent years has reshaped county.

Arlington Undergoes Transformation Thanks to New Development

Affordable Housing Persists

Arlington has lost 52 percent of its affordable housing since 2000.

Affordable Housing Persists

About the Arlington Connection

About the Arlington Connection

Welcome

Welcome

The Scoop on Pets

The Scoop on Pets

School Board

School Board

Emergency Services

Emergency Services

Affordable Housing Persists

Arlington has lost 52 percent of its affordable housing since 2000.

Affordable Housing Persists

Arlington Senior Centers

Arlington Senior Centers

Moving In: A Newcomers Checklist

Moving In: A Newcomers Checklist

The Scoop on Pets

The Scoop on Pets

Emergency Services

Emergency Services

Arlington Senior Centers

Arlington Senior Centers

Moving In: A Newcomers Checklist

Moving In: A Newcomers Checklist

A Brief History of Arlington

First visited by Captain John Smith, the once rural village is now an urban community.

A Brief History of Arlington

A Brief History of Arlington

First visited by Captain John Smith, the once rural village is now an urban community.

A Brief History of Arlington

Arlington Health Resources

Arlington Health Resources

Arlington Health Resources

Arlington Health Resources

Schools Look to Raise Achievement for All

rlington Public School System has made great strides in recent years, but still faces challenges posed by minority achievement gap and rising construction costs.

Schools Look to Raise Achievement for All

Schools Look to Raise Achievement for All

rlington Public School System has made great strides in recent years, but still faces challenges posed by minority achievement gap and rising construction costs.

Schools Look to Raise Achievement for All

Alcohol in Virginia

Alcohol in Virginia

Libraries

Libraries

Places of Worship

Places of Worship

Yearly Calendar

Yearly Calendar

Nightlife

Nightlife

Entertainment Abounds in Arlington

Arlington's diverse neighborhoods promise around the clock fun things to do.

Entertainment Abounds in Arlington

Libraries

Libraries

Places of Worship

Places of Worship

Arlington Demographics

Arlington Demographics

Nightlife

Nightlife

Entertainment Abounds in Arlington

Arlington's diverse neighborhoods promise around the clock fun things to do.

Entertainment Abounds in Arlington

Republicans Hope to Make Inroads this November

Democrats have near-monopoly on elected offices in Arlington, but GOP thinks environment is right for upsets.

Republicans Hope to Make Inroads this November

Arlington Demographics

Arlington Demographics

Republicans Hope to Make Inroads this November

Democrats have near-monopoly on elected offices in Arlington, but GOP thinks environment is right for upsets.

Republicans Hope to Make Inroads this November

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

The Arts in Arlington

The Arts in Arlington

Welcome to Arlington

Welcome to Arlington

Arlington County Schools

Arlington County Schools

Governing Arlington

Governing Arlington

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

Welcome to Arlington

Welcome to Arlington

Arlington County Schools

Arlington County Schools

Cinema Locations

Cinema Locations

Wednesday, July 19

Larceny Arrest Disrupts July Fourth Celebration

Larceny Arrest Disrupts July Fourth Celebration

How AEDs Work

How AEDs Work

Willow Antiques Celebrates Bastille Day with French Flair

Willow Antiques Celebrates Bastille Day with French Flair

Incubator’s Guiding Force Leaving

Chamber head starts post with HCA in August.

Incubator’s Guiding Force Leaving

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Newcomers & Community Guide 2006-2007

Newcomers & Community Guide 2006-2007

School Notes

School Notes

Getting to Know

Getting to Know

Health Notes

Health Notes

Dog Days of Summer Camp

From obedience training and nature walks to pet CPR and bite prevention, a different type of camp meets at Lake Accotink Park.

Dog Days of Summer Camp

Colonel brings BRAC to the Community

Belvoir Commander addresses questions from Mount Zephyr Citizen’s Association.

Colonel brings BRAC to the Community

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health

Health

Changes Are Coming

Changes Are Coming

Health Notes

Health Notes

Remaining Decomposed

Pamela Zilly’s Decompositions photos expose fundamental elements.

Remaining Decomposed

Changes Are Coming

Changes Are Coming

Man Indicted for Fair Oaks Burglary

Man Indicted for Fair Oaks Burglary

The Voice of the Force

After 11 years as the voice of the Alexandria police, John Crawford is moving to Arlington.

The Voice of the Force

'Strength Through Discipline'

'Strength Through Discipline'

Faith

Faith

School Notes

School Notes

U.S. Marshal Found Guilty of Manslaughter

U.S. Marshal Found Guilty of Manslaughter

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Getting to Know

Getting to Know

Greenbriar Woman is Guilty of Assault

Greenbriar Woman is Guilty of Assault

Starting Over

Starting Over

A Stand on Density

Environmental committee has asked Reston Association to support the existing density cap.

A Stand on Density

School-Bus Accident in Virginia Run

School-Bus Accident in Virginia Run

Health Notes

Health Notes

Dog Days of Summer Camp

From obedience training and nature walks to pet CPR and bite prevention, a different type of camp meets at Lake Accotink Park.

Dog Days of Summer Camp

Police Investigating Double Stabbing

Police Investigating Double Stabbing

Getting to Know

Getting to Know

Still Waiting for FEMA

President says Fairfax is officially a disaster area, but individuals may not benefit.

Still Waiting for FEMA

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Loudoun Homes, Traffic Worries Fairfax

Fairfax Wants to Talk Traffic With Loudoun

Loudoun Homes, Traffic Worries Fairfax

Clearing Up Hugo's Record

Clearing Up Hugo's Record

Difference Of Opinion

Difference Of Opinion

Man Charged Soliciting a Minor

Man Charged Soliciting a Minor

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Roundups

Roundups

Date Set For Bridge Steel Drop

NPS's environmental assessment for Jones Point Park target date remains mid August

Date Set For Bridge Steel Drop

Nonresidential Applications Approved

Nonresidential Applications Approved

Shuttin' Down the Swimmin' Hole

The parks and recreation committee voted to save Tall Oaks pool, but split on Shadowood.

Shuttin' Down the Swimmin' Hole

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Getting to Know

Getting to Know

Board Chairman Connolly Addresses WFCCA Meeting

Discusses housing, taxes, roads and revenue.

Board Chairman Connolly Addresses WFCCA Meeting

Bus Service Changes Weighed

Residents respond to a county proposal to cut Route 504, which connects Reston and Tysons Corner.

Bus Service Changes Weighed

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Patrolling the “Last Frontier”

Attorney General Convenes Internet Sex Crimes Task Force in Alexandria.

Patrolling the “Last Frontier”

Bridging a Religious Divide

Teens from Northern Ireland build friendships during summer trips to Northern Virginia.

Bridging a Religious Divide

Get in the Know

Get in the Know

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Hello to 'Bye Bye Birdie'

Westfield Summer Stage presents show July 27-29

Hello to 'Bye Bye Birdie'

Get in the Know

Get in the Know

Big Macs Win FPYC Championship

Big Macs Win FPYC Championship

Federal Money

Alexandria is set to receive disaster assistance from FEMA.

Federal Money

What Was Two Now One

What Was Two Now One

Fogarty Resigns as Planning Director

Fogarty Resigns as Planning Director

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Community

Community

Bridge Switch Goes Smoothly

Bridge Switch Goes Smoothly

Affordable Housing Crunch Persists

Arlington has lost 52 percent of its affordable housing since 2000.

Affordable Housing Crunch Persists

Face to Face: Politicians, Residents Talk

Moran, Attorney General answer residents’ questions on immigration.

Face to Face: Politicians, Residents Talk

Gangs On the Run, But No Victory Yet

Gangs On the Run, But No Victory Yet

Faith

Faith

Schools

Schools

Business

Business

Presenting the 2006 Debutantes

Old Dominion Cotillion hosts its 15th Annual Debutante Ball at the Westfields Marriott on Saturday, July 15.

Presenting the 2006 Debutantes

Capital Fringe Festival

Capital Fringe Festival

Chamber Moves to Change Name

The Herndon-Dulles Chamber of Commerce is looking to change its name for the second time in six years.

Chamber Moves to Change Name

Local Broker: Real Estate’s National Leader

Earlier this year, Tom Stevens took the reins of the National Association of Realtors.

Local Broker: Real Estate’s National Leader

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Mold: A Growing Problem

Health Department works with flood victims to head off mold.

Mold: A Growing Problem

Still Waiting for FEMA

President says Fairfax is officially a disaster area, but individuals may not benefit.

Still Waiting for FEMA

Crack Cocaine, Charred Remains

Jury recommends 33 year sentence.

Crack Cocaine, Charred Remains

Caring for Dogs that Care for Kids

Pulley Center Student gets work experience caring for Mine Detection Dogs.

Caring for Dogs that Care for Kids

Calendar

Calendar

Theatre Listings

Theatre Listings

Local Broker: Real Estate’s National Leader

Earlier this year, Tom Stevens took the reins of the National Association of Realtors.

Local Broker: Real Estate’s National Leader

People

People

Art

Art

Volunteering

Volunteering

Raising the Bar for School Security

Fairfax County selects Herndon High School security assistant as recipient of career community service award.

Raising the Bar for School Security

School Notes

School Notes

Artist, Author Team Up for Children’s Book

Chance meeting leads to collaborative effort.

Artist, Author Team Up for Children’s Book

The Price Tag Budget

City manager announces a major shift in the budgeting process.

The Price Tag Budget

Introducing The Shops at Centreville's Gateway

Walgreen's, Bank of America are proposed in a historical setting.

Introducing The Shops at Centreville's Gateway

The Wizard of Oz'

Alliance Theatre stages production July 29-30, Aug. 3-6.

The Wizard of Oz'

Art Is Ageless

Works from 51 artists await the eye of the beholder.

Art Is Ageless

Massive Redevelopment for Spectrum?

The plan for the 23-acre site includes 1,400-plus housing units and more than 500,000 square feet of office space.

Massive Redevelopment for Spectrum?

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

How AEDs Work

How AEDs Work

Calendar

Calendar

Virginia Run Riptide Sends 12 Relays to All Stars

Virginia Run Riptide Sends 12 Relays to All Stars

Donations, Fund-Raiser for Slain Officers

Donations, Fund-Raiser for Slain Officers

Animal-Dumping Suspect Nabbed

He'd been a no-show for arraignment.

Animal-Dumping Suspect Nabbed

Immigrants Pave Way with Taxes

Local Immigrants - Both Legal and Illegal - Are Contributing Billions in Taxes

Immigrants Pave Way with Taxes

Working the Catwalk

Campers complete week long fashion camp with fashion show.

Working the Catwalk

$6,100 Raised for Slain Officers

$6,100 Raised for Slain Officers

Coffee House for Sale

Coffee House for Sale

Getting to the Roots

Getting to the Roots

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Tuesday, July 18

Diversions

Diversions

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Big Town, Small Town

McLean and Great Falls struggle to balance burgeoning development with close-knit community values.

Big Town, Small Town

Looking for History

Looking for History

Theater

Theater

Diversions

Diversions

Through the Future, Darkly

Linklater’s latest filled with drugs, but not addictive.

Through the Future, Darkly

Reston Through Time

Reston Through Time

Teen Centers

Teen Centers

Weathering the Storm

Fallen branches, standing water still waiting to be repaired two weeks after storm.

Weathering the Storm

Reston’s Natural Retreats

Reston’s Natural Retreats

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Public Schools

Public Schools

Night Clubs

Night Clubs

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Ambitious Musical Explores Domestic Abuse

"Infinitas" incorporates spiritual elements in a dramatic performance.

Ambitious Musical Explores Domestic Abuse

Theater

Theater

music

music

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Diversions

Diversions

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Through the Future, Darkly

Linklater’s latest filled with drugs, but not addictive.

Through the Future, Darkly

Ambitious Musical Explores Domestic Abuse

"Infinitas" incorporates spiritual elements in a dramatic performance.

Ambitious Musical Explores Domestic Abuse

A Little Money Goes a Long Way

Infant Toddler Family Day Care directors thrilled to receive a county grant.

A Little Money Goes a Long Way

Theatre

Theatre

Public Schools

Public Schools

Greetings

Greetings

Curtain Falls at Dauphine's

Local steakhouse/gentlemen's club closes doors after 40 years of business

Curtain Falls at Dauphine's

Music

Music

Important Numbers

Important Numbers

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

Vehicles Need Change of Address, Too

Vehicles Need Change of Address, Too

Loudoun County: A Brief History for Newcomers

Loudoun County: A Brief History for Newcomers

Water & Sewer

Water & Sewer

What To Do?

What To Do?

Loudoun Schools Celebrate Diversity

Schools Deal with Growth

Loudoun Schools Celebrate Diversity

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Loudoun County Courts

Loudoun County Courts

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Libraries

Libraries

County Government

County Government

2006-07 Schools Calendar

2006-07 Schools Calendar

Fire & Rescue

Fire & Rescue

School Board

School Board

Voting

Voting

Animal Care & Control

Animal Care & Control

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Community Centers

Community Centers

Parks

Parks

Trash & Recycling

Trash & Recycling

Students Pop Pills

Students Hospitalized for Abusing Meds

Students Pop Pills

Taxes & Fees

Taxes & Fees

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

State Law Requires New Vaccine

Clinic Open to Students on Saturdays in August

State Law Requires New Vaccine

More than a Show

CAST in McLean surrounds its production of 'The 1940's Radio Hour' with community outreach events.

More than a Show

The Fascinating, Contradictory, Charming Jefferson

This collection of letters introduced and edited by Anthony Brandt gives a glimpse into the European life of the writer of the Declaration of Independence.

The Fascinating, Contradictory, Charming Jefferson

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Growth, Traffic Define County Executive Race

Three Democrats offer their ideas on development, transportation and affordable housing.

Growth, Traffic Define County Executive Race

Public Schools

Public Schools

Beulah Road to Get Makeover

Residents met with VDOT to discuss the latest plans for the upcoming reconstruction project.

Beulah Road to Get Makeover

Greetings

Greetings

Important Numbers

Important Numbers

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

College Notes

College Notes

Marine On a Mission

Retired U.S. Marine Col. Pete Hilgartner plans to raise $45K for Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.

Marine On a Mission

Vehicles Need Change of Address, Too

Vehicles Need Change of Address, Too

Loudoun County: A Brief History for Newcomers

Loudoun County: A Brief History for Newcomers

Water & Sewer

Water & Sewer

What To Do?

What To Do?

Loudoun Schools Celebrate Diversity

Schools Deal with Growth

Loudoun Schools Celebrate Diversity

Lights Out

Most praise smoking ban in Potomac; small, family-owned bars without outdoor areas hardest-hit.

Lights Out

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

An Experience, Not Just a Show

CAST in McLean surrounds its production of 'The 1940's Radio Hour' with community outreach events.

An Experience, Not Just a Show

Loudoun County Courts

Loudoun County Courts

Looking for a Level Playing Field

Residents, HOA board hope for decision over basketball court on July 31.

Looking for a Level Playing Field

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

A Pink Goldmine

Springfield Women's Club store offers clothing deals, companionship for customers.

A Pink Goldmine

Libraries

Libraries

County Government

County Government

2006-07 Schools Calendar

2006-07 Schools Calendar

Diversions

Diversions

Members Mobilize To Save Gym

All-women gym might close if new members don’t sign up fast.

Members Mobilize To Save Gym

Retelling Lorton's History of Suffrage

Historic marker detailing suffragists' struggles at Occoquan Workhouse rededicated.

Retelling Lorton's History of Suffrage

Looking for a Level Playing Field

Residents, HOA board hope for decision over basketball court on July 31.

Looking for a Level Playing Field

Diversions

Diversions

A Vacation to Remember

A Potomac mom decides to make a difference for others during her time off.

A Vacation to Remember

Fire & Rescue

Fire & Rescue

School Board

School Board

Voting

Voting

Murder-Suicide Rocks McLean

Friends and neighbors stunned William Lash III takes his own life after killing his son.

Murder-Suicide Rocks McLean

Animal Care & Control

Animal Care & Control

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Community Centers

Community Centers

Getting to Know...

Dr. Reza Didehvar

Getting to Know...

Parks

Parks

Trash & Recycling

Trash & Recycling

A Cool Drink of Water

Newly opened plant in Lorton can produce 120 million gallons of water daily.

A Cool Drink of Water

Taxes & Fees

Taxes & Fees

Learning Leadership, Friendship

Langley High School student to attend Best Buddies Leadership Conference.

Learning Leadership, Friendship

Artist, Author Team Up

Chance meeting leads to collaborative effort.

Artist, Author Team Up

Learning Leadership, Friendship

Langley High School student to attend Best Buddies Leadership Conference.

Learning Leadership, Friendship

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Getting to Know...

Dr. Reza Didehvar

Getting to Know...

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Meditating on Suburban Life

Class offered by the Vajrayogini Buddhist Center has taken root in Oakton.

Meditating on Suburban Life

School Employees Explore China Schools

Wyhs, Lewis Represent Loudoun in China

School Employees Explore China Schools

Artist, Author Team Up

Chance meeting leads to collaborative effort.

Artist, Author Team Up

Community Coalition Needs Home for the Holidays

Coalition Needs Room for Donations

Community Coalition Needs Home for the Holidays

Learning Leadership, Friendship

Langley High School student to attend Best Buddies Leadership Conference.

Learning Leadership, Friendship

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Getting to Know...

Dr. Reza Didehvar

Getting to Know...

Murder-Suicide Rocks McLean

Friends and neighbors stunned William Lash III takes his own life after killing his son.

Murder-Suicide Rocks McLean

Democrat Launches Bid Against Wolf

Judy Feder of McLean is challenging the 13-term incumbent Republican.

Democrat Launches Bid Against Wolf

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

College Notes

College Notes

Making Opera Cool

Great Falls resident participates in intense Washington National Opera 'Camp for Kids.'

Making Opera Cool

Community Notes

Community Notes

McDonald Enjoys Playful Career

Robinson graduate achieves life-long dream of creating visual effects.

McDonald Enjoys Playful Career

Boulevard of Dreams

Fairfax Boulevard Partnership continues its work on helping city develop master plan for revitalizing the Route 50 corridor.

Boulevard of Dreams

The Fascinating, Contradictory, Charming Jefferson

This collection of letters introduced and edited by Anthony Brandt gives a glimpse into the European life of the writer of the Declaration of Independence.

The Fascinating, Contradictory, Charming Jefferson

Loudoun Prepares for Possible Flu Pandemic

Task Force Creates Plans to Protect County

Loudoun Prepares for Possible Flu Pandemic

McDonald Enjoys Playful Career

Robinson graduate achieves life-long dream of creating visual effects.

McDonald Enjoys Playful Career

Senators Play Ball

Senators Play Ball

A Cool Drink of Water

Newly opened plant in Lorton can produce 120 million gallons of water daily.

A Cool Drink of Water

In ‘Alice,’ the Critics Become the Critiqued

Natural Theatricals premiere show pays when slamming those who pan.

In ‘Alice,’ the Critics Become the Critiqued

Curtain Falls at Dauphine's

Local steakhouse/gentlemen's club closes doors after 40 years of business

Curtain Falls at Dauphine's

Ambitious Musical Explores Domestic Abuse

"Infinitas" incorporates spiritual elements in a dramatic performance.

Ambitious Musical Explores Domestic Abuse

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Members Mobilize To Save Gym

All-women gym might close if new members don’t sign up fast.

Members Mobilize To Save Gym

Abraham Soars in Competition

Fairfax gymnast cleans up at the Special Olympics National Competition, in Aimes, Iowa.

Abraham Soars in Competition

Stranger Danger

Sheriff Adds Patrols in Sterling Neighborhood

Stranger Danger

Translator Removes Language Barrier

Deputies Call Translator to Communicate

Translator Removes Language Barrier

Abraham Soars in Competition

Fairfax gymnast cleans up at the Special Olympics National Competition, in Aimes, Iowa.

Abraham Soars in Competition

Public Safety

Public Safety

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Public Safety

Public Safety

McLean Community Center's Governing Board

McLean Community Center's Governing Board

Firefighter Named Citizen of the Year

Lifetime Vienna resident Sam Savia received the Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year award.

Firefighter Named Citizen of the Year

Andrews Joins Sugarland Team

New Assistant Principal Stays Positive

Andrews Joins Sugarland Team

Big Town, Small Town

McLean and Great Falls struggle to balance burgeoning development with close-knit community values.

Big Town, Small Town

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Hot Food in the Summertime

No need to forgo spicy dishes as temps rise.

Hot Food in the Summertime

Hot Food in the Summertime

No need to forgo spicy dishes as temps rise.

Hot Food in the Summertime

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Welcome to Vienna

Welcome to Vienna

Hispanic Resource Guide

Hispanic Resource Guide

Hidden Gems in Sleepy Towns

McLean and Great Falls offer alternatives to Washington for fun.

Hidden Gems in Sleepy Towns

Curtain Falls at Dauphine's

Local steakhouse/gentlemen's club closes doors after 40 years of business

Curtain Falls at Dauphine's

Communities of Worship

Communities of Worship

places of worship

places of worship

Through the Future, Darkly

Linklater’s latest filled with drugs, but not addictive.

Through the Future, Darkly

Through the Future, Darkly

Linklater’s latest filled with drugs, but not addictive.

Through the Future, Darkly

Retelling Lorton's History of Suffrage

Historic marker detailing suffragists' struggles at Occoquan Workhouse rededicated.

Retelling Lorton's History of Suffrage

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Public Library

Public Library

Post Offices

Post Offices

Reston: At a Crossroads

The 42-year-old planned community grapples with questions of redevelopment while trying to stay true to founding values.

Reston: At a Crossroads

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Teen Centers

Teen Centers

Welcome to a Town for All Seasons

Welcome to a Town for All Seasons

Post Offices

Post Offices

calendar

calendar

Music

Music

Parks

Parks

Small Town, Local Government

The Town of Vienna elects its representatives for two-year terms every May in nonpartisan elections.

Small Town, Local Government

What’s in a Road Name?

What’s in a Road Name?

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Old Angler's Pitches Inn

Old Angler's Pitches Inn

The Arts

The Arts

GFCA: Working on Behalf of Great Falls

GFCA: Working on Behalf of Great Falls

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Schools

Schools

Public Schools

Public Schools

Vienna: Still Small-Town after 250 Years

Vienna: Still Small-Town after 250 Years

Public Safety

Public Safety

The Arts

The Arts

A Big Welcome to Your New Home

A Big Welcome to Your New Home

Who Runs Herndon?

Mayor and Town Council set vision, policies for municipal services.

Who Runs Herndon?

Little Known History

Little Known History

Recreation Center

Recreation Center

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Reston: Greater Than Sum of Its Parts

Welcome to 'A Place called Reston.'

Reston: Greater Than Sum of Its Parts

Schools

Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Schools

Schools

Communities of Worship

Communities of Worship

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

Schools

Schools

New and Improved

Herndon’s multi-use community center is ready to unveil $3.5 million in improvements this fall.

New and Improved

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Reston Association

Reston Association

Herndon: Under National Magnifying Glass

Small-town life faces immigration, day labor issues.

Herndon: Under National Magnifying Glass

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Hidden Gems in Sleepy Towns

McLean and Great Falls offer alternatives to Washington for fun.

Hidden Gems in Sleepy Towns

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Bus Services

Bus Services

What's Going On Here?

Vienna faces changes and challenges.

What's Going On Here?

McLean: A Community of Doers

McLean: A Community of Doers

A Brief History of Great Falls

A Brief History of Great Falls

Thursday, July 13

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Board Finishes Majority of Rural Work

Board Finishes Majority of Rural Work

Schools

Schools

Military

Military

Volunteering

Volunteering

Creating a True Transition

Creating a True Transition

Road Package to Go to Voters

Road Package to Go to Voters

U.S. Marshal Trial Opens

U.S. Marshal Trial Opens

Inova Moving South

Inova Moving South

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Schools

Schools

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Volunteering

Volunteering

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Military

Military

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Wednesday, July 12

Shooter Found Guilty: Second-Degree Murder

Alleged Chantilly accomplice goes on trial in October.

Shooter Found Guilty: Second-Degree Murder

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Using Her Head

With summer haircut, 12-year-old sends 17 inches of hair to Locks of Love.

Using Her Head

Using Her Head

With summer haircut, 12-year-old sends 17 inches of hair to Locks of Love.

Using Her Head

Fifty Years of Service

A lifetime of memories that no museum can hold

Fifty Years of Service

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

The Theatre Listings

The Theatre Listings

The Adventures of Roger Fons

Old Town Theater owner’s life could be a motion picture.

The Adventures of Roger Fons

Art

Art

The Family Listings

The Family Listings

Calendar

Calendar

Washington's Flour Power

Grist Mill now both fully restored and fully operational.

Washington's Flour Power

Local Theater

Local Theater

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Nightlife

Nightlife

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Washington's Flour Power

Grist Mill now both fully restored and fully operational.

Washington's Flour Power

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

After-School Program a Win-Win for Parents, Kids

Affordable Housing Corporation provides resident services at Harvey Hall, five other properties in Arlington.

After-School Program a Win-Win for Parents, Kids

Arlington Standoff Ends in Gunman’s Suicide

Arlington Standoff Ends in Gunman’s Suicide

What's That Funny Color?

What's That Funny Color?

City Objects To Mirant Amended Consent Decree

Actions by EPA and VADEQ are challenged as bowing to Mirant

City Objects To Mirant Amended Consent Decree

Board, Developer Forge Buckingham Compromise

Preliminary plan will save additional affordable units and work to maintain present residents.

Board, Developer Forge Buckingham Compromise

Citizens Shun Company's Outreach

When residential growth overtakes existing facilities.

Citizens Shun Company's Outreach

The New Council

Installation ceremony elevates Macdonald, welcomes Lovain.

The New Council

School Board Elects Hynes as New Chair

Retiring member will serve only until end of 2006

School Board Elects Hynes as New Chair

Supermarket Plan Shelved

County Board rejects changes to form-based code for new Columbia Pike Giant.

Supermarket Plan Shelved

It Takes a Village

New principal at George Washington Middle School wants to involve the community.

It Takes a Village

Help Wanted Signs Not Answered

Tight labor market has employers scrambling to find employees.

Help Wanted Signs Not Answered

School Board Passes Long-term Construction Plan

Small bond package includes funding for Yorktown and Wakefield high schools and Jefferson Middle School.

School Board Passes Long-term Construction Plan

Local Man, 23, Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Local Man, 23, Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Children's Show, 'Playground,' at Chantilly

Two plays and a vignette will be presented.

Children's Show, 'Playground,' at Chantilly

Drumline Plays 'A Capitol Fourth'

Westfield High students perform with Jason Alexander of 'Seinfeld.'

Drumline Plays 'A Capitol Fourth'

Jury: Man Not Guilty of Indecent Liberties

Jury: Man Not Guilty of Indecent Liberties

Meet Clifton's New Mayor Tom Peterson

Meet Clifton's New Mayor Tom Peterson

Fighting Off Flooding

Local gardeners share their knowledge of protecting foliage during heavy rains.

Fighting Off Flooding

Chantilly Man Charged: Breaking and Entering

Police say he broke into a neighbor's home.

Chantilly Man Charged: Breaking and Entering

Getting To Know

Getting To Know

Students Attend Conference

Chantilly High's Beight and Khan go to Best Buddies International Leadership Conference.

Students Attend Conference

Immigrants Pave Way with Taxes

Immigrants - both legal and illegal - are paying billions in taxes

Immigrants Pave Way with Taxes

Alliance Theatre Stages 'The Wizard of Oz.'

Alliance Theatre Stages 'The Wizard of Oz.'

Getting To Know … Charles Gordon

Getting To Know … Charles Gordon

Interest Rates Block "Gateway"

Condominium market free fall puts hold on "Gateway" project.

Interest Rates Block "Gateway"

And Then There Were None

One by one the houses of Hollin Hall Village are disappearing

And Then There Were None

Searching for a Story

Eight years later, family of a murder victim is still tormented by possibilities.

Searching for a Story

Tree Loss

Neighbors complain about clear-cutting on the site of future Commerce Bank.

Tree Loss

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

RCA Elects Seven in Uncontested Races

RCA returns five board members and welcomes two new members.

RCA Elects Seven in Uncontested Races

Town Status Knocks on RA’s Door

RCA seeks community support for town status referendum.

Town Status Knocks on RA’s Door

New Southgate Center Debuts

Southgate Community Center opens to enthusiastic community.

New Southgate Center Debuts

Festival Celebrates 42nd Birthday

Two-day festival draws crowds.

Festival Celebrates 42nd Birthday

The Fast and The Furious: Springfield Drift

Norris Prayoonto travels the country as a professional street racer.

The Fast and The Furious: Springfield Drift

Reversals at RCC

New RCC board overturns several policies made by the previous board.

Reversals at RCC

New Swim Team Takes Plunge

New Laurel Hill swim team provides place to make new friends, strengthen old friendships

New Swim Team Takes Plunge

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Tuesday, July 11

Adam Joins Park View Team

Park View Gets New Assistant Principal

Adam Joins Park View Team

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Streep Steals Spotlight

Film Review

Streep Steals Spotlight

Joining the Navy at 49

Great Falls resident is sworn in as Navy lieutenant at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial.

Joining the Navy at 49

Near Mistaken Identity

Near Mistaken Identity

The Duke Comes Homes

Metro Stage’s “Ellington” will showcase the DC native’s life and music.

The Duke Comes Homes

Faith

Faith

Real Estate

Real Estate

Portable Problems

MCA Board seeks more detailed regulations on portable storage containers.

Portable Problems

Enjoying a Healthy Night Out

Dieting doesn’t mean forfeiting the right to dine out.

Enjoying a Healthy Night Out

New Laws Take Effect

New Laws Take Effect

Turning the Tables on Caustic Critics

Natural Theatricals’ world premiere studies roots of cynical power.

Turning the Tables on Caustic Critics

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Turning the Tables on Caustic Critics

Natural Theatricals’ world premiere studies roots of cynical power.

Turning the Tables on Caustic Critics

Rearranging 'Stuff'

New owner puts own imprint on consignment shop.

Rearranging 'Stuff'

Iron or Not, Chef Morou Ready to Get Cooking

Food Network battle with Flay highlights approach to new eatery.

Iron or Not, Chef Morou Ready to Get Cooking

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Hyland Outlines South County Troubles

BRAC changes, funding woes from Richmond create transportation headaches for county.

Hyland Outlines South County Troubles

Schools

Schools

Hate Crime

Home of Arab family vandalized the morning before July 4.

Hate Crime

Potomac Conservancy Picnics Near the River

Potomac Conservancy Picnics Near the River

Want Something Done Right, Then ...

Town takes on job of renovating Town Hall basement to house police officers.

Want Something Done Right, Then ...

This Week in Potomac 7-12-06

This Week in Potomac 7-12-06

Missing Teen

Missing Teen

Joining the Navy at 49

Great Falls resident is sworn in as Navy lieutenant at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial.

Joining the Navy at 49

Fairfax Center Station Open for Business

New fire station to serve as the county’s response team to hazardous material calls.

Fairfax Center Station Open for Business

Fun for the Fourth

Fun for the Fourth

Hairstylist Donates Her Locks

Spears Cuts Hair in Honor of Friend

Hairstylist Donates Her Locks

Fitting Tribute to a Talented Musician

Springfield chapter of Guitars Not Guns forms to honor Aaron Brown, teenager killed in February shooting.

Fitting Tribute to a Talented Musician

Schools

Schools

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Potomac Falls for the 4th

Neighborhood enjoys parade, picnic and patriotism.

Potomac Falls for the 4th

College Notes

College Notes

Potomac Celebrates July 4th

Potomac Celebrates July 4th

Beauty or The Beast?

Citizens disagree over plans to complete critical segment of Pimmit Run Trail.

Beauty or The Beast?

Community Notes

Community Notes

MCA Weighs In on Portable Storage

MCA Board seeks more detailed regulations on portable storage containers.

MCA Weighs In on Portable Storage

The Results Are In

The Results Are In

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Potomac Worker Confirmed Dead from Flooding

Jeremy Wechsler of Silver Spring was last seen leaving work in Potomac on June 25.

Potomac Worker Confirmed Dead from Flooding

Week in Numbers 7-12-06

Week in Numbers 7-12-06

A Fourth of July To Remember

McLean celebrates Independence Day in style.

A Fourth of July To Remember

Military Notes

Military Notes

Business

Business

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Two Long-Running Potomac Restaurants Fold

Many small businesses cannot afford the high rent.

Two Long-Running Potomac Restaurants Fold

People

People

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Hundreds Race to Cure Autism

Nonprofit raises more than $170,000 with 5K in Potomac.

Hundreds Race to Cure Autism

Community

Community

A Fourth of July To Remember

McLean celebrates Independence Day in style.

A Fourth of July To Remember

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Behind the Telecom Lawsuit

Potomac resident Don Libes writes on Montgomery County’s interactions with Comcast and Verizon.

Behind the Telecom Lawsuit

Volunteering

Volunteering

Hyland Outlines South County Troubles

BRAC changes, funding woes from Richmond create transportation headaches for county.

Hyland Outlines South County Troubles

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

People Notes

People Notes

Don’t Wait Until Next Year

PGA Tour will skip over D.C. area in '07; hopes to renovate TPC at Avenel.

Don’t Wait Until Next Year

Masons Have Had It Up To Here

Heavy rain storms, flooding damage lodge built in 1877.

Masons Have Had It Up To Here

Community Notes

Community Notes

A Fourth of July to Remember

Great Falls celebrates Independence Day in style.

A Fourth of July to Remember

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Lorton Community Action Center hopes a growing population will mean more donations, help for needy families.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Deputies Go Back to School

Changing Population Changes Recruitment

Deputies Go Back to School

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Lorton Community Action Center hopes a growing population will mean more donations, help for needy families.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Faith

Faith

People Notes

People Notes

Health

Health

Crowded Election Could Be Referendum on Growth

30 candidates are vying for 9 County Council seats.

Crowded Election Could Be Referendum on Growth

Cell Tower Planned for River Falls

140-foot, fake pine tree would hide a tower near the intersection of Stable Lane and MacArthur Boulevard.

Cell Tower Planned for River Falls

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Paving Streets, Preserving History

Community activist honored at Mount Zephyr Park dedication.

Paving Streets, Preserving History

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Southeast Task Force Requests More Health Facilities

Pregnant women and mentally ill must travel outside district.

Southeast Task Force Requests More Health Facilities

College Notes

College Notes

Requiem for the Perfect Party Movie

Ten DVDs that can save a sagging summer party.

Requiem for the Perfect Party Movie

Getting To Know...

Mark Richardson

Getting To Know...

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Zoning Text Amendment Has Important Context

Zoning Text Amendment Has Important Context

Business Notes

Business Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Board Votes to Raise Meal Prices

Healthy Food Options Cost More

School Board Votes to Raise Meal Prices

Braddock Citizens Honored for Service

Public Service awards presented to community service oriented residents.

Braddock Citizens Honored for Service

Masons Have Had It Up To Here

Heavy rain storms, flooding damage lodge built in 1877.

Masons Have Had It Up To Here

Turning the Tables on Caustic Critics

Natural Theatricals’ world premiere studies roots of cynical power.

Turning the Tables on Caustic Critics

The Fast and The Furious: Springfield Drift

Norris Prayoonto travels the country as a professional street racer.

The Fast and The Furious: Springfield Drift

Iron or Not, Chef Morou Ready to Get Cooking

Food Network battle with Flay highlights approach to new eatery.

Iron or Not, Chef Morou Ready to Get Cooking

Democrat Launches Bid Against Wolf

Democrat Launches Bid Against Wolf

Faith

Faith

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Comic shops across Northern Virginia say illegal downloading has not yet curbed soaring sales.

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Council Debates School

Councilmembers engage in two heated discussions at July 11 meeting.

Council Debates School

Iron or Not, Chef Morou Ready to Get Cooking

Food Network battle with Flay highlights approach to new eatery.

Iron or Not, Chef Morou Ready to Get Cooking

Like 'Bad News Bears'

Great Falls Little League underdog team wins Starliper Tournament.

Like 'Bad News Bears'

Vandals Hit Hidden Pond

Two shooting incidents destroy windows, door at Hidden Pond's visitor's center.

Vandals Hit Hidden Pond

Local Churches Respond to Conflict

Mount Vernon Episcopal churches are on opposite sides of theological conflict over gay bishop.

Local Churches Respond to Conflict

Requiem for the Perfect Party Movie

Ten DVDs that can save a sagging summer party.

Requiem for the Perfect Party Movie

Meet the New Bus

Metro unveils new Richmond Highway Express buses with greener engines, better seating.

Meet the New Bus

Vacation from the City

Inner-city New York City children enjoy time with host families in Northern Virginia for a two-week summer vacation.

Vacation from the City

Services: Yes, Answers: No

Flooded residents grateful for county efforts, but await assurances it won’t happen again.

Services: Yes, Answers: No

Virginia Is for Film

Burke man releases his first feature film this month in Richmond.

Virginia Is for Film

Up Close with Orcas

Cold Spring Elementary creates documentary on orca whales — and a documentary on making documentaries.

Up Close with Orcas

'Bad News Bears' Triumph in Great Falls

Great Falls Little League underdog team wins Starliper Tournament.

'Bad News Bears' Triumph in Great Falls

Pimmit Run Trail Segment Causes Controversy

Citizens disagree over plans to complete critical segment of Pimmit Run Trail.

Pimmit Run Trail Segment Causes Controversy

Virginia Is for Film

Burke man releases his first feature film this month in Richmond.

Virginia Is for Film

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

The Fast and The Furious: Springfield Drift

Norris Prayoonto travels the country as a professional street racer.

The Fast and The Furious: Springfield Drift

Board Opts to Remove a Layer

Board Spends Time on Attendance Boundaries

Board Opts to Remove a Layer

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Requiem for the Perfect Party Movie

Ten DVDs that can save a sagging summer party.

Requiem for the Perfect Party Movie

Enjoying a Healthy Night Out

Dieting doesn’t mean forfeiting the right to dine out.

Enjoying a Healthy Night Out

Getting to Know ... Jason Abel

Clarendon's vital organist.

Getting to Know ... Jason Abel

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

This Week in Vienna

This Week in Vienna

Sunday, July 9

Scholarship Money: Only an Application Away

Local non-profits granting scholarships for higher education are finding it difficult to attract interest.

Scholarship Money: Only an Application Away

Officials Warn of Mold from Water Damage

A foot of rain could result in more mold in Northern Virginia homes.

Officials Warn of Mold from Water Damage

Businesses Respond to Immigrants

Growing Hispanic population affects way local residents do business.

Businesses Respond to Immigrants

Thursday, July 6

New Leadership in the Schools

Peabody becomes chairman of the new School Board; Maness becomes vice chair.

New Leadership in the Schools

Raises at City Hall

Paychecks increase by an average of 7.6 percent for city employees.

Raises at City Hall

At the Ready

Jazzy singer/songwriter brings her understated grooves to Alexandria.

At the Ready

Cop Killer Pleads Guilty

Ossie LaRode admits to the 2005 murder of Pentagon Police Officer James Feltis.

Cop Killer Pleads Guilty

Recovering from the Storm

Questions linger as the floodwaters recede.

Recovering from the Storm

McMansion Emergency

Oversized infill developments.

McMansion Emergency

Wednesday, July 5

Westfield Sumer Stage Presents 'Bye Bye Birdie'

Westfield Sumer Stage Presents 'Bye Bye Birdie'

National Gateway Project Moves Forward

Potomac Yard development, containing 2.8 million feet of office, residential, commercial and hotel space,will continue unchanged.

National Gateway Project Moves Forward

Getting To Know Ann Garson

Getting To Know Ann Garson

Amateurs In Name Only

When all else fails the HAMS don’t.

Amateurs In Name Only

Thom Clement Bids Adieu to Bull Run

Retires after 31 years in education

Thom Clement Bids Adieu to Bull Run

Taking Strides Towards Peace

Drew Model Elementary students make the rounds promoting peace during the annual Peace Walk.

Taking Strides Towards Peace

County Presents Transfer of Development Rights Proposal

County Presents Transfer of Development Rights Proposal

Best Buddies Students Help Contractor

In turn, his grant funds a trip to Washington Nationals game.

Best Buddies Students Help Contractor

As America Changed, So Did Fort Hunt

Nearby park's history stretches from Washington to World War II.

As America Changed, So Did Fort Hunt

Red Hats, Coffee and Friendship

Clifton Red Hatters share companionship through hard times.

Red Hats, Coffee and Friendship

Getting to Know Ann Garson

Getting to Know Ann Garson

Broadway Bound, Homeward Bound

Broadway hopeful finds big rewards performing with sister at community theater

Broadway Bound, Homeward Bound

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Heart Gallery Focuses on Foster Children

Freddie Mac's photography exhibit targets foster children in need of adoption.

Heart Gallery Focuses on Foster Children

There She Goes ... Miss Virginia 2006

Adrianna Sgarlata represented Arlington in the competition and now goes on to Miss America pageant.

There She Goes ... Miss Virginia 2006

Jewish Community Gathers To Honor Leader

Ceremony marks 11th anniversary of rabbi's death

Jewish Community Gathers To Honor Leader

GBE Students Write Their Own Books

Greenbriar East Elem. celebrates an Evening with the Arts.

GBE Students Write Their Own Books

Local Firefighter Selected as White House Fellow

Arlington resident Jeff Stern earns the prestigious honor for his emergency rescue work.

Local Firefighter Selected as White House Fellow

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Getting to Know Ann Garson

Getting to Know Ann Garson

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Broadway Bound, Homeward Bound

Broadway hopeful finds big rewards performing with sister at community theater

Broadway Bound, Homeward Bound

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Northern Virginia Underground

Northern Virginia Underground

Broadway Bound, Homeward Bound

Broadway hopeful finds big rewards performing with sister at community theater.

Broadway Bound, Homeward Bound

"The Devil Wears Prada"

"The Devil Wears Prada"

Inside the Assassins’ Studio

How does an actor approach playing one of the most infamous criminals in American history?

Inside the Assassins’ Studio

Local Book Experts Suggest Summer Reading

Twenty-nine books and eight poets to enrich and entertain.

Local Book Experts Suggest Summer Reading

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

"The Devil Wears Prada"

"The Devil Wears Prada"

Surprising House Music Scene in Arlington

Surprising House Music Scene in Arlington

Inside the Assassins’ Studio

How does an actor approach playing one of the most infamous criminals in American history?

Inside the Assassins’ Studio

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Art

Art

Making History

Making History

Inside the Assassins’ Studio

How does an actor approach playing one of the most infamous criminals in American history?

Inside the Assassins’ Studio

Calendar

Calendar

My Life as a Redcoat

Camping outside in petticoats is a good time. Really.

My Life as a Redcoat

Editorial: In Pursuit of Liberty

Editorial: In Pursuit of Liberty

Northern Virginia Underground

Northern Virginia Underground

"The Devil Wears Prada"

"The Devil Wears Prada"

The Theatre Listings

The Theatre Listings

Local Book Experts Suggest Summer Reading

Twenty-nine books and eight poets to enrich and entertain

Local Book Experts Suggest Summer Reading

Broadway Bound, Homeward Bound

Broadway hopeful finds big rewards performing with sister at community theater.

Broadway Bound, Homeward Bound

Inside the Assassins’ Studio

How does an actor approach playing one of the most infamous criminals in American history?

Inside the Assassins’ Studio

"A Story! A Story!"

An American and an Ethiopian try to bring "a cow’s pen" full of stories to Ethiopian children and immigrants.

"A Story! A Story!"

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”

America’s Birthday at Mount Vernon

Visitors flock to the Estate despite the heat and humidity.

America’s Birthday at Mount Vernon

After the Flood — A Coming Together

Fire Department first responders rise to the occasion and stick with it — holiday or no holiday.

After the Flood — A Coming Together

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Community

Community

Lorton Road Nearly Done

New traffic signals, bridge, lanes added to widen Lorton Road.

Lorton Road Nearly Done

Paraplegic Athlete Aims High

Geoff Hopkins to compete in first triathlon in August

Paraplegic Athlete Aims High

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

New Community Center Set To Open

The Southgate Neighborhood Community Center will open its doors on July 10.

New Community Center Set To Open

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Getting to Know Amy Jordan

Getting to Know Amy Jordan

Health

Health

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Business Notes

Business Notes

Animal-Dumping No-Show

Suspect who worked for animal shelter and cremation firm skips court.

Animal-Dumping No-Show

Setashes Enjoy 50th Anniversary

Setashes Enjoy 50th Anniversary

A Bump In The Night — Or More

Various experts will take down various elements of the old Wilson Bridge.

A Bump In The Night — Or More

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Eagle Projects Help Clean Up Watershed

Local Boy Scouts focus on Little Rocky Run community

Eagle Projects Help Clean Up Watershed

Rosslyn Residents Seek Safer Streets for Pedestrians

In response to concerns, county officials will study neighborhood’s transportation system.

Rosslyn Residents Seek Safer Streets for Pedestrians

Arlington Man Murdered

Arlington Man Murdered

JBG Plans Glebe Road Redevelopment

Company would like to build two large office buildings near residential neighborhood.

JBG Plans Glebe Road Redevelopment

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Tuesday, July 4

Community

Community

100 Years of Natural Beauty

Great Falls Park celebrates its 100th birthday with historical exhibits and special park activities.

100 Years of Natural Beauty

Here Kitty, Kitty

Animal Shelter pairs up with rescue groups, local non-profit to find dozens of cats a loving home in July.

Here Kitty, Kitty

Tough Crowd in Lee District

Citizen task force rejects most proposals to change Comprehensive Plan.

Tough Crowd in Lee District

Tracking Down Illegal Chauffeurs

State has been cracking down on limousine drivers during prom season, and this year violations were up.

Tracking Down Illegal Chauffeurs

Fueling a Protest

Protesters gathered at Fairfax gas station to oppose Congress members who have taken contributions from oil companies.

Fueling a Protest

New Twist at Old Anglers

Restaurant to host canal boat fundraiser in new beer garden.

New Twist at Old Anglers

Perfect Record

Perfect Record

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Community Notes

Community Notes

Students Spend Summer at Work

Loudoun County Students Work Hard, Save Up

Students Spend Summer at Work

Getting to Know...

John Jacquemin

Getting to Know...

Real Estate

Real Estate

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Tracking Down Illegal Chauffeurs

State has been cracking down on limousine drivers during prom season, and this year violations were up.

Tracking Down Illegal Chauffeurs

Missing Markers

McLean resident fears for pedestrian safety along Georgetown Pike.

Missing Markers