Stories for June 2006

Stories for June 2006

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Thursday, June 29

Fun in Springfield, Part 2

Fun in Springfield, Part 2

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Peele Arraigned for Clifton Woman's Death

Peele Arraigned for Clifton Woman's Death

Roundups

Roundups

Nominations in Brief

Nominations in Brief

Fun in McLean Part 1

Fun in McLean Part 1

Fun in Vienna

Fun in Vienna

584 Students Graduate From T.C

Principal John Porter says farewell to his last graduating class.

584 Students Graduate From T.C

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Fun in Loudoun Part 3

Fun in Loudoun Part 3

Brake for Home Prices

Average home price in May was up just 2 percent from last year.

Brake for Home Prices

History Teacher of Year

Teaching style earns Jamie Sawatzky of Rocky Run Middle School the state prize.

History Teacher of Year

Civil War Soldiers Buried at Home

Unearthed in Centreville in 1997, they're finally buried in Massachusetts.

Civil War Soldiers Buried at Home

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s’

Plans to expand Fair Lakes and Fair Oaks are heard by the Planning Commission.

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s’

Fun in South County, Part 2

Fun in South County, Part 2

Westfield High's 2006 Graduates

Westfield High's 2006 Graduates

Man Fined After Leaving Accident

Man Fined After Leaving Accident

Fun in Great Falls Part 1

Fun in Great Falls Part 1

Castro Found Guilty of Pandering

Castro Found Guilty of Pandering

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Westfield High School Salutes Its Graduates

Westfield High School Salutes Its Graduates

Mountain View School Class of June 2006

Mountain View School Class of June 2006

Bush Taps Wark for Federal Post

Clifton's Bill Wark is appointed to Chemical Safety Board.

Bush Taps Wark for Federal Post

GBW Places 6th in World

GBW Places 6th in World

Ridgewood Mixed-Use Gets Final Approval

Project contains restaurants, shops, homes and offices.

Ridgewood Mixed-Use Gets Final Approval

Wednesday, June 28

Fun in Centreville, Chantilly and Clifton -- Part One

Fun in Centreville, Chantilly and Clifton -- Part One

Shop in Potomac

Shop in Potomac

Alexandria: Fresh Air

Alexandria: Fresh Air

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

One More For the Girls

The Loudoun Field Hockey Association has set out to bring field hockey to the county with hopes of giving girls a new sport to play.

One More For the Girls

Work To Begin on New Sports Field

Ribbon cut on project to install artificial turf to West Springfield High field.

Work To Begin on New Sports Field

School Notes

School Notes

Density Hits Home

Residents respond to county plans to modify a density “cap,” which is fast approaching.

Density Hits Home

Armstrong Amphitheater Dedicated to Teacher

Armstrong Amphitheater Dedicated to Teacher

Service-Friendly Business Owners Receive Awards

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce recognizes local business owners for service to community.

Service-Friendly Business Owners Receive Awards

Faith

Faith

Cotton Helps Save Island Walk

Community center named after Cotton for her efforts to preserve affordable housing community.

Cotton Helps Save Island Walk

‘Help Wanted’ Indeed

Local businesses grapple with unusually low unemployment rate.

‘Help Wanted’ Indeed

Five RCC Board Members Resign

The members were upset over actions by Supervisor Cathy Hudgins.

Five RCC Board Members Resign

School Notes

School Notes

Faith

Faith

No Hot Water

No Hot Water

Health Notes

Health Notes

Hyland's Virtual Bus Tour

Senior services is a two-way street in the years ahead.

Hyland's Virtual Bus Tour

Health

Health

Where's The Community In BRAC?

The real human impact of BRAC could climb to 30,000.

Where's The Community In BRAC?

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Kings Crossing Agreement Remains Elusive

When is enough, enough to trigger a less desirable solution?

Kings Crossing Agreement Remains Elusive

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Fire Department Graduates Eight Medical Technicians

New graduates urged to keep life and career in perspective

Fire Department Graduates Eight Medical Technicians

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Red Hats, Coffee and Friendship

Clifton Red Hatters share companionship through hard times.

Red Hats, Coffee and Friendship

Fire Department Graduates Eight Medical Technicians

New graduates urged to keep life and career in perspective

Fire Department Graduates Eight Medical Technicians

A Friend For Life

Friends, family of Beth Braithwaite remember the happiness she brought into their lives.

A Friend For Life

Getting to Know — Alan S. Nemeth

Getting to Know — Alan S. Nemeth

Low Unemployment Not Good For Businesses

County businesses looking for workers, but jobs outnumber people.

Low Unemployment Not Good For Businesses

Incumbents Sworn in Once Again

City Council, School Board members take their oath of office at the June 27 swearing-in ceremony.

Incumbents Sworn in Once Again

Getting to Know...

Tom Brock

Getting to Know...

Heavy Rains Not Enough for Royal Lake Dam Breach

Recent weather won't deter lake's auxiliary dam rehabilitation project.

Heavy Rains Not Enough for Royal Lake Dam Breach

Community

Community

Getting to Know...

Tom Brock

Getting to Know...

Fireworks Fly in City's 40th Fourth

Planning has ceased for the city's Fourth of July show, and now committee members hope to top previous years' successes.

Fireworks Fly in City's 40th Fourth

Community

Community

Happy 'Returns'

Film Review

Happy 'Returns'

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Low Unemployment Not Good For Businesses

County businesses looking for workers, but jobs outnumber people.

Low Unemployment Not Good For Businesses

'They Do Test These Parachutes Before You Use Them, Right?'

Taking to the skies for a tandem skydive.

'They Do Test These Parachutes Before You Use Them, Right?'

Bright Futures For Two T.C. Graduates

Students named Gates Millennium Scholars.

Bright Futures For Two T.C. Graduates

Questioning Policies

Should Alexandria police officers fire at moving vehicles?

Questioning Policies

BAR Approves Unusual Residential Design

Renovation plans reflect Yates Gardens industrial past.

BAR Approves Unusual Residential Design

'They Do Test These Parachutes Before You Use Them, Right?'

Taking to the skies for a tandem skydive.

'They Do Test These Parachutes Before You Use Them, Right?'

36 Years of Shining

Michael Heintz ends generations of service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

36 Years of Shining

A Shift In Thinking?

National Park Service expresses environmental and historic preservation concerns about Jones Point

A Shift In Thinking?

People Zone

100 block of King Street is transformed into a pedestrian plaza.

People Zone

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Homes To Call Their Own

Eight townhouses being built with design features to provide disabled residents with greater accessibility.

Homes To Call Their Own

Woodson’s Goodbye

Woodson’s Goodbye

The Flood of 2006

Torrential downpour dumps 12 inches of rain on the city in four days.

The Flood of 2006

Heavy Rains Not Enough for Royal Lake Dam Breach

Recent weather won't deter lake's auxiliary dam rehabilitation project.

Heavy Rains Not Enough for Royal Lake Dam Breach

Webb Campaigns in Alexandria

Democratic Senate hopeful speaks to party faithful at Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.

Webb Campaigns in Alexandria

Fun in Fairfax, Part 2

Fun in Fairfax, Part 2

Fun in Burke, Part 3

Fun in Burke, Part 3

Alexandria: Recreation

Alexandria: Recreation

Alexandria: Get Cultured

Alexandria: Get Cultured

Calendar

Calendar

Learn Something New in Potomac

Learn Something New in Potomac

Fun in Potomac Part 2

Fun in Potomac Part 2

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part One

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part One

Ways To Exercise in Potomac

Ways To Exercise in Potomac

Calendar

Calendar

Fun in Potomac Part 3

Fun in Potomac Part 3

Fun in Potomac Part 1

Fun in Potomac Part 1

See Sites in Potomac

See Sites in Potomac

Have a Festive Year in Potomac

Have a Festive Year in Potomac

Alexandria: Alive with the Sound

Alexandria: Alive with the Sound

Fun in Loudoun Part 1

Fun in Loudoun Part 1

Fun in Loudon Part 2

Fun in Loudon Part 2

Go Back To School in Potomac

Go Back To School in Potomac

Meet New People in Potomac

Meet New People in Potomac

Alexandria: Going to the Dogs

Alexandria: Going to the Dogs

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part Two

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part Two

Fun in Centreville, Chantilly, Clifton -- Part Two

Fun in Centreville, Chantilly, Clifton -- Part Two

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part 3

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part 3

Have Fun With the Family in Potomac

Have Fun With the Family in Potomac

Volunteer in Potomac

Volunteer in Potomac

Alexandria: Festival Fun

Alexandria: Festival Fun

Get Well Read, Get It Write in Potomac

Get Well Read, Get It Write in Potomac

Alexandria: Making History

Alexandria: Making History

Sit Back and Relax in Potomac

Sit Back and Relax in Potomac

Fun in Burke, Part 2

Fun in Burke, Part 2

Fun in Arlington

Fun in Arlington

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, June 27

Business Notes

Business Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Brake for Home Price

Average home price in May was up just 2 percent from last year.

Brake for Home Price

Schools

Schools

In the Road Business?

In the Road Business?

Board Starts Over on Rural Policy Area

Board Starts Over on Rural Policy Area

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

How Much on Richmond Highway?

County planners, area citizens differ on density recommendation for northern end of Route 1.

How Much on Richmond Highway?

Seeking a Public Process

MCA committee wants synthetic turf field impacts addressed in public hearings.

Seeking a Public Process

Lost in the Flood

Huntington homes evacuated after Cameron Run flash flood.

Lost in the Flood

Potomac Flooded

Rescue workers warn drivers not to brave high waters.

Potomac Flooded

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

As County Grows, Transit Options Set to Expand

Officials emphasize decreasing residents' dependence on cars in new transportation plan.

As County Grows, Transit Options Set to Expand

Keeping Children Safe from Predators

Parents advised to talk with children, know where they are playing during summer vacation.

Keeping Children Safe from Predators

More Houses on Pohick?

Proposal would mean a density increase near Fairfax County Parkway.

More Houses on Pohick?

W-L Honors 316 at Commencement

W-L Honors 316 at Commencement

Breaking out of the Beltway

Mount Vernon Couple sells house to buy Caribbean Hotel.

Breaking out of the Beltway

Lost Boys Find Voice Through Church

Ashburn Church Increases Awareness of African Genocide

Lost Boys Find Voice Through Church

Local Businesses Strain to Find Skilled Labor

Low regional unemployment rate means headaches for local businesses looking to expand.

Local Businesses Strain to Find Skilled Labor

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Business

Business

Gunston Teacher Faces Deportation

School rallies behind Colombian-born science teacher Luz Chamorro.

Gunston Teacher Faces Deportation

Water Park Opens at Lyons Village

$520,000 renovation has five in-ground water sprays and bucket tower.

Water Park Opens at Lyons Village

People

People

Military Notes

Military Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Getting to Know…

Getting to Know…

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Clifton Council Takes Office

Call for participation, promises of communication abound at swearing-in ceremony.

Clifton Council Takes Office

College Notes

College Notes

A Band of Brothers and Sisters

McLean resident holds 40-year Peace Corps reunion.

A Band of Brothers and Sisters

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s'

Plans to expand Fair Lakes and Fair Oaks heard by Planning Commission.

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s'

Volunteering

Volunteering

From Carousels to Kayaking

Great Falls National Park celebrates its 100th birthday.

From Carousels to Kayaking

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Braddock District Changes?

Braddock District Changes?

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Kim for Vice President!

Student with autism wins coveted position on Franklin Sherman SCA.

Kim for Vice President!

Community

Community

Seeking a Public Process

MCA committee wants synthetic turf field impacts addressed in public hearings.

Seeking a Public Process

College Notes

College Notes

Widening Under Way

Elden Street project, set to last more than a year, is seeing its first tests with traffic.

Widening Under Way

Potomac Pizza Makes History

Chevy Chase location to donate five days of proceeds to charity.

Potomac Pizza Makes History

Crossing County Border

Group largely credited for challengers' victory in Herndon election advises Loudoun County residents.

Crossing County Border

Station Rededication Salutes Community

Following extensive renovations, Vienna's fire station gets a public rededication.

Station Rededication Salutes Community

Clifton Council Takes Office

Call for participation, promises of communication abound at swearing-in ceremony.

Clifton Council Takes Office

Stracke, Frix Wed

Stracke, Frix Wed

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Vienna Launches Traditional Fourth of July

Town will party all day July 4, with music, games, fireworks and more.

Vienna Launches Traditional Fourth of July

Keeping Children Safe from Predators

Parents advised to talk with children, know where they are playing during summer vacation.

Keeping Children Safe from Predators

Air Force Memorial Interferes With Police Radio Transmissions

Air Force Memorial Interferes With Police Radio Transmissions

Grassroots Group Expands Its Borders

Grassroots Group Expands Its Borders

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s

Planning Commission hears plans to expand Fair Lakes, Fair Oaks.

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

School Board Continues Debating Construction Plan

During work session, members indicate they want money for Yorktown, Wakefield and Thomas Jefferson included in fall bond package.

School Board Continues Debating Construction Plan

Braddock District Changes?

Braddock District Changes?

Graduates Say Goodbye to Yorktown

Graduates Say Goodbye to Yorktown

Storms Batter Arlington

Storms Batter Arlington

Historic Cabin Opens to Public

Maryland residents get a first time look inside Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the life of Josiah Henson

Historic Cabin Opens to Public

People Notes

People Notes

Wakefield's Class of 2006 graduates at DAR Constitution Hall.

Wakefield's Class of 2006 graduates at DAR Constitution Hall.

Dredging Accotink Deeper

Up to 1,000 cubic yards of silt removed daily during year-long project.

Dredging Accotink Deeper

Wireless Radio Has Field Day

The Vienna Wireless Society set up camp at Burke Lake to connect with other ham radio users across the continent.

Wireless Radio Has Field Day

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

College Notes

College Notes

Loving Dedication

River Falls honors beloved coach Heather Joy Wilson with renovated swimming pool.

Loving Dedication

Dredging Accotink Deeper

Up to 1,000 cubic yards of silt removed daily during year-long project.

Dredging Accotink Deeper

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

What's Ahead for Golf Charities?

Booz Allen program raised $1 million for local non-profits over two years.

What's Ahead for Golf Charities?

Volunteers

Volunteers

Chamber Mixes It Up

Normandie Farm hosts mixer for Potomac Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber Mixes It Up

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health

Health

A Band of Brothers and Sisters

McLean resident holds 40-year Peace Corps reunion.

A Band of Brothers and Sisters

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

More than 20,000 students are taught in school buildings with no hot or warm water in the bathrooms.

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

More than 20,000 students are taught in school buildings with no hot or warm water in the bathrooms.

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

Burke Nursery Request Approved

Nursery to continue operating after agreeing to conform to current regulations.

Burke Nursery Request Approved

Rain Causes Flooding

Be Aware of Flooding

Rain Causes Flooding

Nonprofit Proposes Chartered Territory

School Board Holds Public Hearing on Charter School

Nonprofit Proposes Chartered Territory

NoVa Needs Blood

Dulles Town Center Holds Blood Drive

NoVa Needs Blood

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

More than 20,000 students are taught in school buildings with no hot or warm water in the bathrooms.

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

Hospital in Court Again

Hospital in Court Again

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Long-Awaited Opening

Long-Awaited Opening

Clifton Council Takes Office

Call for participation, promises of communication abound at swearing-in ceremony.

Clifton Council Takes Office

Hall of Famers to Hit the Links

Hall of Famers to Hit the Links

Kim for Vice President!

Student with autism wins coveted position on Franklin Sherman SCA.

Kim for Vice President!

Fireworks Safety

Celebrating Safely at Home

Fireworks Safety

Brake for Home Price

Average home price in May was up just 2 percent from last year.

Brake for Home Price

A Matter of Will

Women’s self defense class creates confidence that transcends punches and kicks.

A Matter of Will

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Thursday, June 22

Chantilly High Awards and Scholarships

Chantilly High Awards and Scholarships

2006 Cappie Award Winners

2006 Cappie Award Winners

Wednesday, June 21

School Notes

School Notes

A Showcase of Talent

Cappies holds its first showcase performance at the Alden Theatre.

A Showcase of Talent

Rape Verdict: Not Guilty

Nelson Romero found not guilty after withdrawing "no contest" plea.

Rape Verdict: Not Guilty

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

Getting to Know J. Warren Geurin

Profile

Getting to Know J. Warren Geurin

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

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?

School Notes

School Notes

Drafting Plan To End Homelessness

Committee to present plan to supervisors later this year.

Drafting Plan To End Homelessness

Centreville High Class of 2006 Graduates

Centreville High Class of 2006 Graduates

100 Years of Education at Chesterbrook

Chesterbrook Elementary School celebrates its Centennial.

100 Years of Education at Chesterbrook

Snapshot of a Mount Vernon Student

Snapshot of a Mount Vernon Student

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Health Notes

Health Notes

No Automobiles Allowed

No Automobiles Allowed

How To Run a Safe Marathon

How To Run a Safe Marathon

Nightlife

Nightlife

See Comments About Stringfellow Road Project

Residents' views are now available online.

See Comments About Stringfellow Road Project

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Health

Health

The Formula for Extra Stank

Chief Joseph's funk-metal makes atmosphere of Metro area even dirtier.

The Formula for Extra Stank

Week In Great Falls...

Week In Great Falls...

Real Estate

Real Estate

Calendar

Calendar

Circling Success

A potter/printmaker/painter makes her mark at The Art League.

Circling Success

For Graduates: An End and a Beginning

Mount Vernon High School graduation marked by emotion.

For Graduates: An End and a Beginning

An Educational Program To Build On

High school students to build 18 homes over next 20 years with FATE program in Springfield.

An Educational Program To Build On

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

A General Celebration of America

Previewing Mount Vernon's Red, White & Blue Independence Day.

A General Celebration of America

Sale of Old Firehouse Property?

McLean Teen Center may be forced to move if Old Firehouse property is sold to developer.

Sale of Old Firehouse Property?

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Schools

Schools

Stomping on the Potomac

Fundraising cruise will benefit children in foster care.

Stomping on the Potomac

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

City Discusses Artifical Turf

Artificial surfaces may address field shortages

City Discusses Artifical Turf

Snapshot of a West Potomac Graduate

Snapshot of a West Potomac Graduate

City Calendar

City Calendar

The Uncommon Fred Day

Student commons named to honor former School Board member.

The Uncommon Fred Day

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

The 'Green and White' Graduates

Langley High School presents its class of 2006.

The 'Green and White' Graduates

An Educational Program To Build On

High school students to build 18 homes over next 20 years with FATE program in Springfield.

An Educational Program To Build On

Art

Art

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Square, Level, Plum And Trowel

A mystic ceremony for an educational cornerstone at the Mount Vernon Estate.

Square, Level, Plum And Trowel

Musical Chairs

Three principals switch positions and a search begins for a new principal at George Washington Middle School

Musical Chairs

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?

Faith

Faith

Two Men Drown in Boating Accident

Funeral services planned for Lee District men

Two Men Drown in Boating Accident

Old Firehouse Moving?

McLean Teen Center may be forced to move if Old Firehouse property is sold to developer.

Old Firehouse Moving?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Man Charged with Credit Card Theft

Man Charged with Credit Card Theft

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Business

Business

Chantilly High Senior Awards

Chantilly High Senior Awards

The 'Green and White' Graduates

Langley High School presents its class of 2006.

The 'Green and White' Graduates

'Parent's Worst Nightmare'

Former Karate instructor sentenced for attack on family in their Vienna home.

'Parent's Worst Nightmare'

Drafting Plans to End Homelessness

Committee to present plan to supervisors later this year.

Drafting Plans to End Homelessness

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?

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

The Next Chapter

McLean High School celebrates the graduation of the Class of 2006.

The Next Chapter

Volunteering

Volunteering

Colonial Forestville

Forestville Elementary fourth graders get a taste of life in the 18th century.

Colonial Forestville

Health Notes

Health Notes

South Riding Man Killed in Car Accident

South Riding Man Killed in Car Accident

Choi's Robbery Cases To Go to Grand Jury

Choi's Robbery Cases To Go to Grand Jury

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

2nd in Nation in Economics

Chantilly High team excels in Economics Challenge.

2nd in Nation in Economics

The Family Listings

The Family Listings

Business Notes

Business Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Faith

Faith

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

People

People

School Notes

School Notes

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Spartan Seniors Celebrate

Spartan Seniors Celebrate

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Planning Commission Weighs In

Expanding eateries and taking care of expanded waistlines are on the agenda.

Planning Commission Weighs In

Becoming Adults

West Potomac Class of 2006 receives advice, diplomas

Becoming Adults

Community

Community

Centreville High Awards and Scholarships

Centreville High Awards and Scholarships

Roger Bostic Dies at 70

Hunter Hardware owner, Centreville VFD lifetime member.

Roger Bostic Dies at 70

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Housing Market Calms

The condominium market is shifting to favor the buyer.

Housing Market Calms

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Gym Is a Dream Come True

Hoop Magic Sports Academy offers much-needed space for basketball, volleyball, badminton, martial arts, cheerleading and dodgeball.

Gym Is a Dream Come True

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

'They knew exactly what they were doing'

Residents believe neighborhood is a targe for professional burglars.

'They knew exactly what they were doing'

Calendar

Calendar

100 Years of Education

Chesterbrook Elementary School celebrates its Centennial.

100 Years of Education

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Chantilly High School Graduates 612 Students

Chantilly High School Graduates 612 Students

Two Broken-Hearted Families

Jamel Rush sentenced to 28 years in murder of Christian Green of Lorton.

Two Broken-Hearted Families

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

Cox Farms' First Taste of Summer

Roasted corn, iced melon slices, fresh tomatoes and fun.

Cox Farms' First Taste of Summer

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

A Showcase of Talent

Cappies holds its first showcase performance at the Alden Theatre.

A Showcase of Talent

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Getting to Know J. Warren Geurin

Profile

Getting to Know J. Warren Geurin

Mountain View Celebrates 10 Years

Alternative school celebrates a decade, announces scholarships.

Mountain View Celebrates 10 Years

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?

School Notes

School Notes

Drafting Plan To End Homelessness

Committee to present plan to supervisors later this year.

Drafting Plan To End Homelessness

Local Theater

Local Theater

100 Years of Education at Chesterbrook

Chesterbrook Elementary School celebrates its Centennial.

100 Years of Education at Chesterbrook

Showcase of Talent

Showcase of Talent

Colonial Forestville

Forestville Elementary fourth graders get a taste of life in the 18th century.

Colonial Forestville

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Tuesday, June 20

Local Heritage Cemetery To Get Facelift

Local Heritage Cemetery To Get Facelift

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

County Proposes Eliminating Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

County Proposes Eliminating Health Inspections

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Town Hall Meeting Draws Modest Crowd

Seven Locks activists lay low—for now.

Town Hall Meeting Draws Modest Crowd

Town Hall Meeting Draws Modest Crowd

Seven Locks activists lay low—for now.

Town Hall Meeting Draws Modest Crowd

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Capturing Herndon's History

Resident converts his passion into local history books.

Capturing Herndon's History

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Musical Homecoming

Musical Homecoming

Senior Living

Senior Living

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Robinson students wish each other well, share a last laugh during graduation ceremony.

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Student Rep Says Farewell

Samantha Kunkel passes on her School Board duties to a new representative.

Student Rep Says Farewell

Roughing It on Prom Night

A group of 40 Lake Braddock students decide to camp out in the backyard after dancing in formal wear all night.

Roughing It on Prom Night

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Lake Braddock Secondary School Graduation

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Keeping the Woods in Mosby Woods

Couple canvasses neighborhoods to keep open space in the city by preventing overdevelopment.

Keeping the Woods in Mosby Woods

More U-turns on Dranesville

Development would put 32 houses across from Herndon High School.

More U-turns on Dranesville

Rockin’ for Funds

Girl Scout troop raises money to help the children of domestic abuse victims.

Rockin’ for Funds

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Colin Powell Salutes Graduates

Fairfax High School graduation ceremony filled with inspiration.

Colin Powell Salutes Graduates

From Flood Plain to Town Park

Plans for 10 acre park in Clifton flood plain would link more than 17 acres of open space inside town boundaries.

From Flood Plain to Town Park

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Equestrian group, Park Authority sign agreement to pursue stable, trail facility at Laurel Hill Park.

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Robinson students wish each other well, share a last laugh during graduation ceremony.

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

A Playful, Cavalier Ceremony

Woodson High School graduates bring some mischief to their commencement ceremony.

A Playful, Cavalier Ceremony

Immigration Agents Raid Dulles Airport

Airport construction laborers are target of raid.

Immigration Agents Raid Dulles Airport

Price of Beauty

Front Royal Woman Steals from Sterling Safeway

Price of Beauty

Marking a Milestone

Marking a Milestone

Rural Zoning Vote Delayed

Rural Zoning Vote Delayed

Board Postpones

Nonprofit Proposes Science Academy

Board Postpones

Going Big

Elixir of Jade Hopes to Live on through Music Fest

Going Big

Park View Seniors Graduate

NASA Rep Returns to Alma Mater

Park View Seniors Graduate

Board Opens Budget Discussion

Board Opens Budget Discussion

Potomac Falls Students Rise to Occasion

Mims Gives Potomac Falls Grads Advice

Potomac Falls Students Rise to Occasion

Rural Zoning Vote Delayed

Rural Zoning Vote Delayed

Sterling Park Sees Gang Violence

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Gang Violence

Sterling Park Sees Gang Violence

Commission Looks at Nonresidential Development

Commission Looks at Nonresidential Development

All in the Family

Dominion Students Leave Home

All in the Family

Loudoun Focus of Traffic Analysis

Loudoun Focus of Traffic Analysis

Two Sergeants Named

Vienna Police Department promotes two officers.

Two Sergeants Named

Maple Log Jam

Maple Log Jam

Woman Airlifted from Billy Goat Trail

Woman Airlifted from Billy Goat Trail

Should County Council Be Full-Time?

Outside employment may be at odds with a proposed Charter amendment.

Should County Council Be Full-Time?

Oakton Grads Learn About Debt Repayment

Oakton High School's class of '06 was sent out into the world Tuesday morning.

Oakton Grads Learn About Debt Repayment

Volunteers Drive Golf Tournament

1,000 golf enthusiasts enjoy front-row views of Booz Allen Classic.

Volunteers Drive Golf Tournament

‘Stick a Fork in Us, We’re Done’

South Lakes’ Class of 2006 celebrates end of high school.

‘Stick a Fork in Us, We’re Done’

Lancers Leave Lee

Nearly 500 students graduate from Lee High School with messages of support, peace.

Lancers Leave Lee

A Weekend of Horsing Around

A Weekend of Horsing Around

How 'Suite' Is That Set?

Potomac Theatre Company performs Neil Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite.’

How 'Suite' Is That Set?

People Notes

People Notes

Madison Grads Look Back, Look Ahead.

Madison High School's class of '06 celebrates graduation with tears, hope and humor.

Madison Grads Look Back, Look Ahead.

Residents Support Neighborhood Pools

Hearing on possible pool closures draws crowd.

Residents Support Neighborhood Pools

Town Center's Accessibility Questioned

People with disabilities need to make special arrangements to visit Reston Town Center’s core.

Town Center's Accessibility Questioned

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Student Rep Says Farewell

Samantha Kunkel passes on her School Board duties to a new representative.

Student Rep Says Farewell

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Free for the Summer

Students complete the 2005-06 school year.

Free for the Summer

Roughing It on Prom Night

A group of 40 Lake Braddock students decide to camp out in the backyard after dancing in formal wear all night.

Roughing It on Prom Night

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Puttin’ on the Blitz

More than 145 biologists and naturalists embark on round-the-clock species count in Potomac Gorge this weekend.

Puttin’ on the Blitz

Immigration Bill: ‘Too Strict’

South Lakes students choose to educate themselves and others about immigration reform, rather than join protests.

Immigration Bill: ‘Too Strict’

Council Approves Trailers

Town Council agrees while criticizing School Board.

Council Approves Trailers

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Lake Braddock Secondary School Graduation

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

On Flag Day, a Proper Disposal

Post 180 burns thousands of U.S. flags in a ceremonial flag disposal last Wednesday.

On Flag Day, a Proper Disposal

Taiwanese Journalists Camp Out

Foreign media keeps '24-7' vigil on quiet Potomac street.

Taiwanese Journalists Camp Out

West Springfield Grads Say Farewell

Army general advises students to continue their education.

West Springfield Grads Say Farewell

Rewards of Riding

Therapeutic riding and volunteerism for the perfect match for Carol Rae Hansen.

Rewards of Riding

Robbery in Potomac Village

Robbery in Potomac Village

Tutoring Those in Need

Reston resident Barbara Sorenson helps students with homework and more.

Tutoring Those in Need

Swim into Summer

Potomac hosts its first meet of the season.

Swim into Summer

This Week in Potomac 6-21-06

This Week in Potomac 6-21-06

Painting Panther Pride

Painting Panther Pride

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Marshall Graduates Class of '06

George C. Marshall graduates gathered at Constitution Hall last Thursday morning.

Marshall Graduates Class of '06

Family, Friends, Co-Workers Mourn Artie Cook

Longtime supermarket employee killed in accident.

Family, Friends, Co-Workers Mourn Artie Cook

Team Provides Hurricane Relief

Team Provides Hurricane Relief

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Robinson students wish each other well, share a last laugh during graduation ceremony.

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Roughing It on Prom Night

A group of 40 Lake Braddock students decide to camp out in the backyard after dancing in formal wear all night.

Roughing It on Prom Night

Student Rep Says Farewell

Samantha Kunkel passes on her School Board duties to a new representative.

Student Rep Says Farewell

Medical Center Makes Lorton House Call

Lorton Station residents have new doctors, pharmacy nearby.

Medical Center Makes Lorton House Call

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Lake Braddock Secondary School Graduation

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Medical Center Makes Lorton House Call

Lorton Station residents have new doctors, pharmacy nearby.

Medical Center Makes Lorton House Call

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Equestrian group, Park Authority sign agreement to pursue stable, trail facility at Laurel Hill Park.

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Robinson students wish each other well, share a last laugh during graduation ceremony.

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Equestrian group, Park Authority sign agreement to pursue stable, trail facility at Laurel Hill Park.

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

From Flood Plain to Town Park

Plans for 10 acre park in Clifton flood plain would link more than 17 acres of open space inside town boundaries.

From Flood Plain to Town Park

Monday, June 19

Central Clarendon to Get Face Lift

County Board approves new office, residential and retail project that will preserve historic structures.

Central Clarendon to Get Face Lift

Gov. Kaine Signs Affordable Housing Bill

Gov. Kaine Signs Affordable Housing Bill

Groups Lead Fight Against Osteoporosis

Health advocates and doctors seek to increase awareness of debilitating bone disease.

Groups Lead Fight Against Osteoporosis

Boating Accident Claims 2 Lives

Alexandria men perish, but Arlington resident survives.

Boating Accident Claims 2 Lives

Marymount Changes Building Plans

New facility to be 10 percent smaller.

Marymount Changes Building Plans

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Arlington Latinos Look to Flex Political Muscle

Officials and activists kick-off regional voter awareness and registration campaign.

Arlington Latinos Look to Flex Political Muscle

County Gets New Dog Park

Fort Ethan Allen project includes improvements to Stafford Street and Madison Center playground

County Gets New Dog Park

Arlington Plans BRAC Recovery

County task force calls for business assistance program and new development framework to attract tenants to Crystal City.

Arlington Plans BRAC Recovery

Thursday, June 15

Getting to Know Larry Mayer

Getting to Know Larry Mayer

Wednesday, June 14

Catholic Teens Eager To Help Poor

Work trip planned to fix houses in Orange County.

Catholic Teens Eager To Help Poor

All Scream for Vetoed Ice Cream

Students apply knowledge of government to move a mock bill through General Assembly.

All Scream for Vetoed Ice Cream

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Songs in the Key of Sea

Finding the 'uncommon in the common', Jamey Turner shares a bit of his magical world.

Songs in the Key of Sea

Harried with 'Children's'

Cross-dressing unbalances Hellman revival.

Harried with 'Children's'

Burdis Pleads Guilty: Fair Lakes Murder

Man shot, stabbed two people in horrific attack.

Burdis Pleads Guilty: Fair Lakes Murder

Fairfax Ballet Presents Dance Snapshots: A Jazz, Tap & Modern Dance Revue

Fairfax Ballet Presents Dance Snapshots: A Jazz, Tap & Modern Dance Revue

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Getting to Know...

Matthew Wallace

Getting to Know...

Community

Community

An Art Day’s Night

Exhibit showcases John Lennon’s drawings, lyrics for local charity.

An Art Day’s Night

Volunteering

Volunteering

Murder Defendant Brought Here

Murder Defendant Brought Here

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

School Notes

School Notes

Roundups

Roundups

Crossett Is Lady Fairfax

Centreville resident champions the cause of childhood-cancer research.

Crossett Is Lady Fairfax

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Business

Business

Second Annual KidFest Is June 24 in Clifton

Children's entertainers, crafts, activities, food and fun.

Second Annual KidFest Is June 24 in Clifton

An Art Day’s Night

Exhibit showcases John Lennon’s drawings, lyrics for local charity.

An Art Day’s Night

Séance Comedy Ends LTA Season

Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” Brought Back to Life

Séance Comedy Ends LTA Season

Murder Charges Are Dropped

Murder defendant, unable to stand trial, remains in psychiatric institution.

Murder Charges Are Dropped

Gift of Grads

They want high-tech gizmos — here are some practical alternatives.

Gift of Grads

Calendar

Calendar

Latest Scoop for Summer

Local ice cream vendors are ready for the busy season.

Latest Scoop for Summer

Carter Guilty of Murder One

Carter Guilty of Murder One

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

McNair Principal Takes Temporary Leave

Principal brought in to remedy school of No Child Left Behind "school choice" sanction chosen for federal position.

McNair Principal Takes Temporary Leave

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

An Art Day’s Night

Exhibit showcases John Lennon’s drawings, lyrics for local charity.

An Art Day’s Night

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Diversions

Diversions

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Veteran roots rockers The Bottle Rockets launch new sound.

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Harried with 'Children's'

Cross-dressing unbalances Hellman revival.

Harried with 'Children's'

Booked for the Summer

Booked for the Summer

Faith

Faith

Diversions

Diversions

The Most Flavorous Game

Traditional cuisines often serve game and Alexandria's restaurants are no exception.

The Most Flavorous Game

Local Theater

Local Theater

School Notes

School Notes

Council Abolishes 'Pay Party'

Night paving approved for certain city streets.

Council Abolishes 'Pay Party'

Diversions

Diversions

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Séance Comedy Ends LTA Season

Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” Brought Back to Life

Séance Comedy Ends LTA Season

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Gift of Grads

They want high-tech gizmos — here are some practical alternatives.

Gift of Grads

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

An Art Day’s Night

Exhibit showcases John Lennon’s drawings, lyrics for local charity.

An Art Day’s Night

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Songs in the Key of Sea

Finding the 'uncommon in the common', Jamey Turner shares a bit of his magical world.

Songs in the Key of Sea

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

How To Run Safely

Tips for running safety, whether preparing for a marathon or just jogging around the neighborhood.

How To Run Safely

Pixar Still in High Gear with 'Cars'

Film Review

Pixar Still in High Gear with 'Cars'

Health Notes

Health Notes

Herndon Resident Serves Loudoun's Homeless

Herndon Resident Serves Loudoun's Homeless

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Mount Vernon Plaza Officially Christened

The rejuvenated center sets the standards for the future.

Mount Vernon Plaza Officially Christened

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Showing Backbone Near the Backboard

Film Review

Showing Backbone Near the Backboard

Health Notes

Health Notes

Sweet Treats

Sweet Treats

After Six Years, TJ's 'Greatest Fan' Retires

Elizabeth V. Lodal, principal of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, is stepping down.

After Six Years, TJ's 'Greatest Fan' Retires

Home Happiness or Hell?

Research Contractors to Avoid Problems

Home Happiness or Hell?

Talking the Scenic Route

Historian explores Capital-area parkways and roads.

Talking the Scenic Route

Employees Already Live in Area

Citizens gave and got information from Fort Belvoir's New Vision Planners on the expected arrival of 22,000 new personnel.

Employees Already Live in Area

Stowe Cleared

Parents of dead teenager considering civil action against Alexandria police officer and possibly the City.

Stowe Cleared

Getting to Know...

Matthew Wallace

Getting to Know...

Harried with 'Children's'

Cross-dressing unbalances Hellman revival.

Harried with 'Children's'

Home Happiness or Hell?

Research Contractors to Avoid Problems

Home Happiness or Hell?

Schools

Schools

Business Notes

Business Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Two Arrested for Drugs and Weapons

Two Arrested for Drugs and Weapons

Music Leads to Poetry

Mount Vernon fifth grader is named student poet laureate.

Music Leads to Poetry

Serving Youth For Sixty Years

Today's youth are tomorrow future — how can we help?

Serving Youth For Sixty Years

Running in the Twilight

Ryan Mammem wins race for his third year in row.

Running in the Twilight

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Marvin Powell Is Named Lord Fairfax

Marvin Powell Is Named Lord Fairfax

Market Brings Fresh Foods to Park

Market Brings Fresh Foods to Park

Hollin Hall Demolition Begins

Developer makes a pre-emptive strike on Hollin Hall Village.

Hollin Hall Demolition Begins

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Veteran roots rockers The Bottle Rockets launch new sound.

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

‘Patriotic Tree’ Dedicated at River Farm

Tree awarded to the National Capital Area Garden Clubs.

‘Patriotic Tree’ Dedicated at River Farm

Calendar

Calendar

Getting to Know...

Matthew Wallace

Getting to Know...

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

First Steps To Widen Fairfax County Parkway

Engineers and county officials release rough plans for long-proposed widening of parkway.

First Steps To Widen Fairfax County Parkway

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Veteran roots rockers The Bottle Rockets launch new sound.

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

The Most Flavorous Game

Traditional cuisines often serve game and Alexandria's restaurants are no exception.

The Most Flavorous Game

Chantilly High Wins 3 Cappie Awards

'Auntie Mame' takes Stage Crew, Sets and Best Actress honors.

Chantilly High Wins 3 Cappie Awards

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Tuesday, June 13

Murder Charges Dropped

urder defendant, unable to stand trial, remains in psychiatric institution.

Murder Charges Dropped

Swanson Helps Fight Hunger

Middle-schoolers collect peanut butter and cereal for National Hunger Awareness Day.

Swanson Helps Fight Hunger

Students Score High, Remain Humble.

Johns Hopkins University recognizes nine Lake Braddock middle school students recognized for scores on the SAT test.

Students Score High, Remain Humble.

Conquering Homelessness With Adopt-A-Family

Conquering Homelessness With Adopt-A-Family

Webb 'Revolution'

Northern Virginia carries former U.S. Navy Secretary to victory.

Webb 'Revolution'

A School With No Home

Indian International School conducts part two of its annual program to raise funds to build a school of its own.

A School With No Home

Horses Need Homes

Provision in defense bill allows for adoption of retired mounts for "The Old Guard."

Horses Need Homes

Cherry Run 5K Raises $8K

Community members, local businesses run for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Cherry Run 5K Raises $8K

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Paradigm Halts Demolition Plans for Now

Paradigm Halts Demolition Plans for Now

Focus on Families

Three businesses create day for children, parents to enjoy together.

Focus on Families

Calendar

Calendar

A Tale of Two Cities

Arlington, San Miguel move a step closer to forming partnership.

A Tale of Two Cities

Cavender Leaves Legacy of Compassion

Forestdale Elementary principal Terry Cavender to retire Aug. 1.

Cavender Leaves Legacy of Compassion

New Partnership to Assist Prospective Homeowners

Freddie Mac to collaborate with county government, the school system and five private companies to enable their employees to buy houses.

New Partnership to Assist Prospective Homeowners

Arlington to Aid Entrepreneurs

County government starts new initiative to help small business owners thrive.

Arlington to Aid Entrepreneurs

O’Donoghue to Face Moran

O’Donoghue to Face Moran

Art

Art

Unifying Culture

Black History Museum’s new exhibit examines Alexandria’s roots in Africa.

Unifying Culture

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

A Passage to Love, Remembering Perlik

McLean resident William Perlik dies at 81.

A Passage to Love, Remembering Perlik

Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Learning About Courage

Local author Peter Hilgartner plans to donate profits from his new book to the Injured Marine Fund.

Learning About Courage

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Third grade social studies unit culminates in celebration of ancient cultures.

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

A Passage to Love, Remembering Perlik

McLean resident William Perlik dies at 81.

A Passage to Love, Remembering Perlik

Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Following Cowboys, Marines Lead

Local author Peter Hilgartner plans to donate profits from his new book to the Injured Marine Fund.

Following Cowboys, Marines Lead

All Scream for Vetoed Ice Cream

Students apply knowledge of government to move a mock bill through General Assembly.

All Scream for Vetoed Ice Cream

Learning About Courage

Local author Peter Hilgartner plans to donate profits from his new book to the Injured Marine Fund.

Learning About Courage

Tibet Supporters March for Recognition

Members of the International Tibet Independence Movement march from Charlottesville to Washington, D.C. to lobby for the Dalai Lama.

Tibet Supporters March for Recognition

Neighbors Want To Drown Pool Plans

Fairfax Swimming Pool request to bypass city codes draws opposition.

Neighbors Want To Drown Pool Plans

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Third grade social studies unit culminates in celebration of ancient cultures.

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Burdis Pleads Guilty to Murder

Chantilly man convicted of killing John Michael Shirley at Fair Lakes home.

Burdis Pleads Guilty to Murder

Big Night Out for 28 Friends

Fairfax High School Prom gives at least 28 students a night to remember.

Big Night Out for 28 Friends

50 Down, at Least 50 More To Go.

Wakefield Forest Elementary celebrates its 50th anniversary with a week of festivities, memories.

50 Down, at Least 50 More To Go.

It's All In the Genetic Code

Potomac students organize projects to raise awareness about genetic disorders.

It's All In the Genetic Code

A School With No Home

Indian International School conducts part two of its annual program to raise funds to build a school of its own.

A School With No Home

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Third grade social studies unit culminates in celebration of ancient cultures.

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

A Reason To Scream for Ice Cream

Mayor Robert Lederer, wife Maureen open ice cream shop in Downtown Fairfax.

A Reason To Scream for Ice Cream

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

A Passage to Love

McLean resident William Perlik dies at 81.

A Passage to Love

Reporting for Service

Five South Lakes seniors will attend one of three military academies next year.

Reporting for Service

Rockin’ for Funds

Girl Scout troop raises money to help the children of domestic abuse victims.

Rockin’ for Funds

A Reason To Stretch One's Legs

Volkmarchers pair up with Trails Day for walks throughout the city’s trails.

A Reason To Stretch One's Legs

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Sully Bids Farewell

Sully Bids Farewell

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Rural Policy Puts Landowners, Residents at Odds

Rural Policy Puts Landowners, Residents at Odds

No High Density at Stations?

Forty-year-old covenants restrict residential development at planned rail stations on Wiehle Avenue and Reston Parkway.

No High Density at Stations?

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

And the Winner Is …

And the Winner Is …

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Last-Minute Support For Rural Loudoun

Last-Minute Support For Rural Loudoun

Students Score High, Remain Humble.

Johns Hopkins University recognizes nine Lake Braddock middle school students recognized for scores on the SAT test.

Students Score High, Remain Humble.

Hospital Hearing Set

Hospital Hearing Set

Business Volunteers Make An Impact

Deloitte volunteers plant trees and business ideas at Hybla Valley Elementary.

Business Volunteers Make An Impact

It's All in the Genes

Potomac students organize projects to raise awareness about genetic disorders.

It's All in the Genes

Run Safely

Tips for running safety, whether preparing for a marathon or just jogging around the neighborhood.

Run Safely

Group Supports Living Wage Proposal

Route 1 Task Force hears call for Fairfax County to establish a living wage.

Group Supports Living Wage Proposal

Master Plan for Huntington Park

Neighbors discuss parking, a dog park, a cricket field and the homeless camped there.

Master Plan for Huntington Park

Medical Center Opens in Lorton

South County Federation discusses Independence Day Parade, road projects at meeting.

Medical Center Opens in Lorton

Teachers and Friends

Teachers and Friends

Run Safely

Tips for running safety, whether preparing for a marathon or just jogging around the neighborhood.

Run Safely

Ludwig Honored for Comic Acting

Seventh annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Ludwig Honored for Comic Acting

South Riding Store Robbed

South Riding Store Robbed

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Celebrating the Celts

Celebrating the Celts

People

People

Police Confront Deaths of Fellow Officers

Mount Vernon officers, community cope with first slayings in department history.

Police Confront Deaths of Fellow Officers

Anticipated Employees Already Here

Fort Belvoir's planners provide information to the public

Anticipated Employees Already Here

MCA Votes on 3 Resolutions

Tysons development and Zoning Ordinance amendments discussed at monthly MCA board meeting.

MCA Votes on 3 Resolutions

Sengel Clears Stowe in IHOP Shooting

Parents of dead teenager considering civil action against Alexandria police officer.

Sengel Clears Stowe in IHOP Shooting

Health

Health

Rules for Lake Anne Redevelopment

Consultants will be hired to draft design guidelines for the Lake Anne revitalization district.

Rules for Lake Anne Redevelopment

District Seats for RCC?

The board approves district representation.

District Seats for RCC?

Secrets to Their Failures

Whitman '06 graduates reminded not to hold back for fear of failure.

Secrets to Their Failures

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

To Restore, Divine

Getting Around -- 1885 barn transformed, hosts historical society, serves as art studio.

To Restore, Divine

People Notes

People Notes

‘Terrible Tragedy, Terrible Waste’

Convicted of first-degree murder, Henh Chu Ngo receives 26-year sentence.

‘Terrible Tragedy, Terrible Waste’

'06 and Out

Ambassador Connie Morella speaks at Wootton graduation.

'06 and Out

Helping Inmates One at a Time

Charles Wight, 74, has spent several decades mentoring inmates to combat recidivism.

Helping Inmates One at a Time

Rock On, Wootton

Wootton ‘06 grad celebrates in style.

Rock On, Wootton

A School With No Home

Indian International School conducts part two of its annual program to raise funds to build a school of its own.

A School With No Home

That's a Wrap

Students in Cheryl DeVincentis’ TV production class create DVD about South County’s first year.

That's a Wrap

Churchill: Best of the Pits

Seventh annual Cappies gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Churchill: Best of the Pits

Sacrifice Made in Name of Service

Family mourns loss of son, brother, fiance.

Sacrifice Made in Name of Service

PGA Tour Returns to TPC at Avenel

Neighborhood prepares for return of Booz Allen Classic.

PGA Tour Returns to TPC at Avenel

South County Students Work for Cure

Marketing students use knowledge learned in class to optimize donations.

South County Students Work for Cure

Military Notes

Military Notes

Garden Tour Raises $3,500

Garden Tour Raises $3,500

Trade Show Brings Businesses Together

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce's annual Business to Business Trade Show featured dozens of business, information booths.

Trade Show Brings Businesses Together

Officially Historic After 143 Years

Historic marker, dedicated Sunday, represents Cartersville's official designation.

Officially Historic After 143 Years

Students Volunteer to Learn

Flint Hill School, which held graduation Saturday, won award in April for its volunteer program.

Students Volunteer to Learn

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

That's a Wrap

Students in Cheryl DeVincentis’ TV production class create DVD about South County’s first year.

That's a Wrap

Klepper Charged in Prostitution Case

Former Whitman student has history of sexual assault.

Klepper Charged in Prostitution Case

Medical Center Opens in Lorton

South County Federation discusses Independence Day Parade, road projects at meeting.

Medical Center Opens in Lorton

A FATE-ful Way To Learn

High school students to build 18 homes over next 20 years with FATE program in Springfield.

A FATE-ful Way To Learn

No 'Senior Slump' Here

Oakton High is stage for different kind of pageant.

No 'Senior Slump' Here

Burke Homeschooler Wins Cappie

Seventh annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Burke Homeschooler Wins Cappie

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Local author pens story of Confederate spy Antonia Ford.

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Turning Metal into Movements

Dance company joins Torpedo Factory artists for event.

Turning Metal into Movements

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Annual festival brings entertainment, activities for children.

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Local author pens story of Confederate spy Antonia Ford.

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Annual festival brings entertainment, activities for children.

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Local author pens story of Confederate spy Antonia Ford.

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Burke Homeschooler Wins Cappie

Seventh annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Burke Homeschooler Wins Cappie

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Annual festival brings entertainment, activities for children.

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Smith, Mahoney Win Best Ensemble Cappie

Seventh annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Smith, Mahoney Win Best Ensemble Cappie

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Local author pens story of Confederate spy Antonia Ford.

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Annual festival provides entertainment, activities for children.

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Arlington Delegation Helps Rebuild Biloxi

Board members Jay Fisette and Barbara Favola lead post-Katrina mission to restore Gulf Coast city.

Arlington Delegation Helps Rebuild Biloxi

Arlington Dems Raise Greenbacks to Help Turn Virginia Blue

Local and state politicians speak at annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner.

Arlington Dems Raise Greenbacks to Help Turn Virginia Blue

H-B Woodlawn, Wakefield Win Big at Cappies

Seventh-annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

H-B Woodlawn, Wakefield Win Big at Cappies

Volunteer Enters 4,000-Hour Club

White Oaks Elementary is recognized for thousands of hours of school volunteer service.

Volunteer Enters 4,000-Hour Club

Sunday, June 11

For Potomac's Ahmad, One Chance to Give Back

Pakistani immigrant and businessman runs for at-large County Council seat.

For Potomac's Ahmad, One Chance to Give Back

Thursday, June 8

Wayside Flings, Climbs and Wraps through Spring

Wayside Spring Fling

Wayside Flings, Climbs and Wraps through Spring

Wednesday, June 7

Around Town

Around Town

15 Seconds of Fame

15 Seconds of Fame

Four Charged with Robbery

Four Charged with Robbery

Border Crossing

Program teaches local and immigrant women artists about the art of business.

Border Crossing

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Mark of the Least

Film Review

Mark of the Least

Calendar

Calendar

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Classes

Classes

Around Town

Around Town

They Were on a 'Break-Up'

Film Review

They Were on a 'Break-Up'

Health Notes

Health Notes

EPA to Mirant: Full Speed Ahead

EPA/DOE allows ncreased operations despite unanswered environmental questions.

EPA to Mirant: Full Speed Ahead

Terrifying Cuts for Alexandria from Feds

Department of Homeland Security announces drastic cuts to local grants.

Terrifying Cuts for Alexandria from Feds

Race for Charities

Race for Charities

Four Fond Farewells

Four Fond Farewells

The Theatre Listings

The Theatre Listings

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Border Crossing

Program teaches local and immigrant women artists about the art of business.

Border Crossing

A Local Film, A Global Change

Local film makers are trying to change the film industry.

A Local Film, A Global Change

Health

Health

Still Moving Forward

Still Moving Forward

Education Goes High Tech

Nativity School teaches curriculum with latest, advanced classroom technology.

Education Goes High Tech

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Joe Calarco directs Sondheim's dark comedy.

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

The Tell-Tale Heart

Sebastian Carter stands trial for the murder of Lawrence Sims.

The Tell-Tale Heart

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Grand Finale for Philharmonic

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra Fills Whaley with Sound of Scandinavia.

Grand Finale for Philharmonic

Nightlife

Nightlife

Grand Finale for Philharmonic

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra Fills Whaley with Sound of Scandinavia.

Grand Finale for Philharmonic

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Eisenhower East Plan Expands Upward

Affordable housing and open space make significant gains.

Eisenhower East Plan Expands Upward

For Fathers Day

Celebrate dad on, and around, June 18 with these 10 local options.

For Fathers Day

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Joe Calarco directs Sondheim's dark comedy.

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

School Notes

School Notes

A Local Film, A Global Change

Local film makers are trying to change the film industry.

A Local Film, A Global Change

Linder Named Miss Springfield 2006

Christopher Newport student wins annual scholarship competition.

Linder Named Miss Springfield 2006

School Notes

School Notes

School Board Settles on Cuts

Final budget to be approved June 15.

School Board Settles on Cuts

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Senior Living

Senior Living

Hammond Middle School with Literacy Programs

Students spend 40 minutes a day reading their own selection.

Hammond Middle School with Literacy Programs

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Joe Calarco directs Sondheim's dark comedy.

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith

Faith

Attorney Loses Easement Case to IRS

Mount Vernon District Supervisor Hyland

Attorney Loses Easement Case to IRS

Art

Art

Local Theater

Local Theater

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

For Fathers Day

Celebrate dad on, and around, June 18 with these 10 local options.

For Fathers Day

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Classes

Classes

Faculty, Staff Sad, But Understanding

Westfield High Reacts to Campbell's Decision

Faculty, Staff Sad, But Understanding

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Roundups

Roundups

People

People

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Police Seek Answers in Dead Baby Case

Canvass neighborhoods, asking questions, giving flyers

Police Seek Answers in Dead Baby Case

Kaine Appoints Two Alexandrians to Pre-K Council

Robert Dugger and Rob Krupicka are named to help research pre-school education for all Virginia four-year-olds.

Kaine Appoints Two Alexandrians to Pre-K Council

Centreville High Holds Thespian Awards

Centreville High Holds Thespian Awards

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

School Notes

School Notes

Clifton Council Says Farewell

Current Town Council members lead last meeting with warm wishes for future.

Clifton Council Says Farewell

Community

Community

Principal Mike Campbell Switching Schools

Westfield High principal will take the helm at Centreville High.

Principal Mike Campbell Switching Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Nearly a Decade of Leveling the Playing Field

Mary Louise Wall, director of student services, will retire in August.

Nearly a Decade of Leveling the Playing Field

Camp Hyatt Career Day

Greenbriar West students learn about the workings of a hotel.

Camp Hyatt Career Day

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Life After Jail

Inmates apply for jobs, hoping to find work once they are out.

Life After Jail

Getting to Know - Priscilla B. Godfrey

Profile

Getting to Know - Priscilla B. Godfrey

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Classes

Classes

Calendar

Calendar

Business

Business

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Calendar

Calendar

One-Month Sentence for Grand Larceny

Man stole items from Christian bookstore.

One-Month Sentence for Grand Larceny

Mountain View Turns 10

Anniversary ceremony, awards assembly, dedication planned.

Mountain View Turns 10

Harmon 5K Race Benefits Charities

Proceeds go to charities and families of slain police officers.

Harmon 5K Race Benefits Charities

Around Town

Around Town

Towering Antenna at High School?

Proposed cell tower at Mount Vernon High draws criticism.

Towering Antenna at High School?

Kaine Appoints Two Alexandrians to Pre-K Council

Robert Dugger and Rob Krupicka are named to help research pre-school education for all Virginia four-year-olds.

Kaine Appoints Two Alexandrians to Pre-K Council

Nearly a Decade of Leveling the Playing Field

Mary Louise Wall, director of student services, will retire in August.

Nearly a Decade of Leveling the Playing Field

Calendar

Calendar

Classes

Classes

Wanted: New Space

Wanted: New Space

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Life After Jail

Inmates apply for jobs, hoping to find work once they are out.

Life After Jail

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Health Notes

Health Notes

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Schools

Schools

Burglary, Grand Larceny: Chantilly Couple Sentenced

Stole jewelry, food and toiletries from neighbor's trailer.

Burglary, Grand Larceny: Chantilly Couple Sentenced

Local Attorney Loses Easement Case

Mount Vernon District Supervisor Hyland letter cited in tax case.

Local Attorney Loses Easement Case

Ashburn Man Charged with Embezzlement

Ashburn Man Charged with Embezzlement

Busy Summer for Arts Foundation

Summer theater camp, lease signing in store for Lorton Arts Foundation.

Busy Summer for Arts Foundation

Reston Teen Dies in ATV Accident

Reston Teen Dies in ATV Accident

Suspects Sought

Suspects Sought

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Tuesday, June 6

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Day-Care Provider Sentenced

Rickard Pleads Guilty to Class 6 Felonies

Day-Care Provider Sentenced

College Notes

College Notes

Cooking for a Cause

Sandy Amato, a trained chef, utilizes her confectionery skills to help others.

Cooking for a Cause

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Court Reverses Ruling

Court of Appeals rules that murder defendant’s statements to police can be used against him.

Court Reverses Ruling

El Sombrero Magico'

Children’s Spanish Chorus to perform opera production.

El Sombrero Magico'

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Helping To Shape Oakton

Lord Fairfax honoree Bob Adams is a man of many projects in the Oakton Community.

Helping To Shape Oakton

Reaching Density Limits?

County seeks to avoid density cap barrier by offering a zoning amendment.

Reaching Density Limits?

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

County looks for ways to retain its workforce, which has been increasingly priced out of the market.

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

County looks for ways to retain its workforce, which has been increasingly priced out of the market.

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Kicking It in Great Falls

Great Falls Soccer Club hosts tournament to raise funds for field maintenance.

Kicking It in Great Falls

Preventable Tragedies?

Too often, insufficient treatment of mental illness end in tragedy.

Preventable Tragedies?

Rockin’ for Funds

Girl Scout troop raises money to help the children of domestic abuse victims.

Rockin’ for Funds

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

Workers look west and south for affordable housing.

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

Comparing Apples and Cantaloupes

Waynewood students get sweet taste of Virginia politics.

Comparing Apples and Cantaloupes

Giving Route 50 CPAM Another Look

Giving Route 50 CPAM Another Look

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Kicking It in Great Falls

Great Falls Soccer Club hosts tournament to raise funds for field maintenance.

Kicking It in Great Falls

Vienna Goes a Round with Verizon

Town Council decides to hold out for cable television franchise similar in terms to its agreement with Cox.

Vienna Goes a Round with Verizon

A KEEN Place To Play

Fairfax Station man volunteers with KEEN, an organization that gives special needs children a place to play.

A KEEN Place To Play

Diversions

Diversions

Boaters Deal With Rising Fuel Costs

Many boaters sacrifice other entertainment to keep their vessels afloat, while others stay in the marina.

Boaters Deal With Rising Fuel Costs

A Queen, Not a Lady

The McLean Drama Company prepares for 'Lady Macbeth Revealed' at the Alden Theatre.

A Queen, Not a Lady

Time Tells All

Time Tells All

Number One County Issue?

Safe Community Coalition hosts press conference during Safe Prom Week to raise awareness about underage drinking.

Number One County Issue?

The Number One County Issue?

Safe Community Coalition hosts press conference during Safe Prom Week to raise awareness about underage drinking.

The Number One County Issue?

Time Tells All

Time Tells All

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care.

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Getting to Know...

Getting to Know...

Getting to Know...

Getting to Know...

Diversions

Diversions

School Board Reaches Recess Consensus

Elementary school students will now have up to 125 minutes of recess a week, with more for Kindergartners.

School Board Reaches Recess Consensus

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care.

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Potomac Real Estate Stabilizes In Stratosphere

Only ‘entry-level’ homes are available under $1 million.

Potomac Real Estate Stabilizes In Stratosphere

Ready for Relay for Life

Cancer-Research Advocates Prepare for Relay

Ready for Relay for Life

Superintendent Helps Shape Future

Hatrick Stays on Board Four More Years

Superintendent Helps Shape Future

Parents Throw Party

Project Graduation Keeps Seniors Safe on Grad Night

Parents Throw Party

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Honoring Lifetime of Service

Jim Kiefer of Vienna was named Hunter Mill District's Lord Fairfax 2006.

Honoring Lifetime of Service

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care.

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Free at Last

Black History Museum celebrates day of freedom that came 2 and a half years late.

Free at Last

Recognition that Counts

Teacher’s union chooses its top 40 principals in the first survey of its kind since 1998.

Recognition that Counts

Vienna Walks for a Cure

Vienna Walks for a Cure

Weird Science

Forestville Elementary School showcases its Science curriculum.

Weird Science

Time Tells All

Time Tells All

Diversions

Diversions

A KEEN Place To Play

Fairfax Station man volunteers with KEEN, an organization that gives special needs children a place to play.

A KEEN Place To Play

Too Much Wildlife in Braddock?

Spring Town Meeting addresses wildlife, pet concerns in the Braddock District.

Too Much Wildlife in Braddock?

Sudanese Community Celebrates Culture

Fashoda cultural day keeps traditions alive for children

Sudanese Community Celebrates Culture

Supervisors Will Hold Public Hearing

Supervisors Will Hold Public Hearing

Diversions

Diversions

Queen for Just a Day

Chamber asks Miss Springfield to hand in crown.

Queen for Just a Day

Weird Science

Forestville Elementary School showcases its Science curriculum.

Weird Science

Community Notes

Community Notes

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Harmony Through Diversity

Karmacoustic, a new local band, hits the scene next weekend with their first show at Janet's Java.

Harmony Through Diversity

Recognition that Counts

Teacher’s union chooses its top 40 principals in the first survey of its kind since 1998.

Recognition that Counts

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Area Free Clinics Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care

Area Free Clinics Expand Services

Residents Call for More Funding for Street Improvements

Rising construction costs have led County Manager to ask for no new funding this year for pedestrian and neighborhood traffic-calming projects.

Residents Call for More Funding for Street Improvements

With Days to Go, Democrats Campaign Endlessly

Harris Miller and Jim Webb will face off in Tuesday's primary race for U.S. Senate.

With Days to Go, Democrats Campaign Endlessly

After Eight Years, Only Answers Can Heal Family

Left only with questions, murder still festers within victim’s family.

After Eight Years, Only Answers Can Heal Family

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care.

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Verizon Seeks Cable Franchise

County Board is expected to vote next week on whether to allow Verizon to become Arlington’s second cable television provider.

Verizon Seeks Cable Franchise

College Notes

College Notes

Madison Dances the Night Away

The James Madison High School prom kept rocking into the wee hours Saturday night at the Dulles Hilton.

Madison Dances the Night Away

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Neighborhood Takes Sides on Sidewalk Talk

Stretch of walkway proposed along Hunter Mill Road proves contentious.

Neighborhood Takes Sides on Sidewalk Talk

Braddock History Book Unveiled

Nearly 100 volunteers contributed to the creation of book about Braddock District.

Braddock History Book Unveiled

Introducing Loudoun to Denmark

Introducing Loudoun to Denmark

Gift of Reading

Temporary Escape

Gift of Reading

Braddock History Book Unveiled

Nearly 100 volunteers contributed to the creation of book about Braddock District.

Braddock History Book Unveiled

Glencarlyn Residents Air Concerns

Glencarlyn Residents Air Concerns

Top of the Hill

Top of the Hill

Fingers in the Dyke

Fairfax County organizes Hurricane Workshop for Mount Vernon residents.

Fingers in the Dyke

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Harmony Through Diversity

Karmacoustic, a new local band, hits the scene next weekend with their first show at Janet's Java.

Harmony Through Diversity

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Big Latino Festival Returns

Bands will come from all over to perform.

Big Latino Festival Returns

Working Together To Grant a Wish

Sunrise Valley readies for its 6th annual 5K, a charity event to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Working Together To Grant a Wish

Too Much Wildlife in Braddock?

Spring Town Meeting addresses wildlife, pet concerns in the Braddock District.

Too Much Wildlife in Braddock?

Getting to Know...

Getting to Know...

A Queen, Not a Lady

The McLean Drama Company prepares for 'Lady Macbeth Revealed' at the Alden Theatre.

A Queen, Not a Lady

Foundation Hits Funding Milestone

Fairfax County Library Foundation raises $3 million.

Foundation Hits Funding Milestone

Countdown to Completion

With new bridge to Tysons Corner set to open this fall, Mixing Bowl is almost straightened out.

Countdown to Completion

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

A Summer Symphony

Fairfax City Band gears up for summer concert series at Veterans Amphitheater.

A Summer Symphony

Questions Asked, Few Answers

Mount Vernon’s Community Dialogue on Homelessness attracts passionate and diverse crowd.

Questions Asked, Few Answers

27 Artists in Park 'Paint-Out'

27 Artists in Park 'Paint-Out'

Recognition that Counts

Teacher’s union chooses its top 40 principals in the first survey of its kind since 1998.

Recognition that Counts

County Board Race Kicks Off

Republican challenger McMenamin looks to upset incumbent Zimmerman.

County Board Race Kicks Off

Kicking It in Great Falls

Great Falls Soccer Club hosts tournament to raise funds for field maintenance.

Kicking It in Great Falls

Saying Goodbye

Family Time

Saying Goodbye

Monday, June 5

Nam: A Passion for Painting

People Profile

Nam: A Passion for Painting

School Spending: Classroom or Courtroom?

Montgomery Schools spend twice as much as Fairfax on attorneys.

School Spending: Classroom or Courtroom?

River Safety, Job Security

River rescue team gives pointers on safety on and near the Potomac River.

River Safety, Job Security

Gone in a Snap

Churchill ‘96 alum, NFL linebacker Dhani Jones gives commencement speech at his alma mater.

Gone in a Snap

This Week in Potomac 6-7-06

This Week in Potomac 6-7-06

Calendar 6-7-06

Calendar 6-7-06

Teaming Up for July 4th

Sixth annual Cure Autism Now 5K approaches; KEEN to benefit.

Teaming Up for July 4th

Friday, June 2

Time for Springfield Days

Annual community takes place June 1-4, at Springfield Plaza, Lake Accotink Park.

Time for Springfield Days

Thursday, June 1

To Be a Quaker

Local group marks 10 years at Herndon meetinghouse.

To Be a Quaker

Fairfax VFW Salutes War Dead

Memorial Day Service offered at Old Court House.

Fairfax VFW Salutes War Dead

Fairfax VFW Salutes War Dead

Memorial Day Service offered at Old Court House.

Fairfax VFW Salutes War Dead