Stories for October 2006

Stories for October 2006

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Tuesday, October 31

VDOT Study Says Bridge Not to Blame

Report fingers heavy rain and past construction projects for Huntington floods.

VDOT Study Says Bridge Not to Blame

Civil Damages Awarded to Victim of Attack

Civil Damages Awarded to Victim of Attack

Keeping Silverbrook United

Silverbrook parents, School Board members meet, discuss boundary study options.

Keeping Silverbrook United

Braddock's Vision

Discussion on population growth, transportation issues leaves many questions about region’s future.

Braddock's Vision

Civil Damages Awarded to Victim of Attack

Civil Damages Awarded to Victim of Attack

Tasty Way To End the Season

Woody’s Ice Cream end-of-season bash closes street, draws large crowd.

Tasty Way To End the Season

Daytime Robbery Hoax

E-mail Worries Residents

Daytime Robbery Hoax

VolunteerFest Spreads

VolunteerFest Spreads

GMU Presents Plan to the Board

The Housing Advisory Board presents ideas for creating more affordable housing in the county.

GMU Presents Plan to the Board

Potomac Days Art Tour

Potomac Days Art Tour

From Rock n' Roll to Renovation

Michael Sauri films special McLean home portico project for HGTV show 'Curb Appeal.'

From Rock n' Roll to Renovation

Getting to Know...

Walt Lawrence

Getting to Know...

Keeping Silverbrook United

Silverbrook parents, School Board members meet, discuss boundary study options.

Keeping Silverbrook United

'Still Going Solo'

Horizons Theatre launches its 30th year with four one-woman performances.

'Still Going Solo'

What's Going On?

Supervisor discusses current projects and answers questions at MCA meeting.

What's Going On?

20 Years For Murder

Allen Anderson was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing Justin M. Carter last year.

20 Years For Murder

Friends Teaching Friends

Northern Virginia Friends School takes novel approaches to learning.

Friends Teaching Friends

Fishing Trip

Spending Thanksgiving Abroad

Fishing Trip

Read-a-Thon at Cold Spring Elementary

Read-a-Thon at Cold Spring Elementary

Trying for a Smooth Transition

Comcast Corporation plans to roll out brand changes for Adelphia customers over several months.

Trying for a Smooth Transition

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Elections Officials Prepare

Despite problems, registrar's office expects about half of the city's registered voters on Election Day.

Elections Officials Prepare

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Braddock's Vision

Discussion on population growth, transportation issues leaves many questions about region’s future.

Braddock's Vision

Getting to Know...

Walt Lawrence

Getting to Know...

Fuzzy Vision for Downtown

Duncan Associates presents Maple Avenue zoning study.

Fuzzy Vision for Downtown

Kristen Cox Draws Crowd at Potomac Luncheon

Getting Around

Kristen Cox Draws Crowd at Potomac Luncheon

Where Rubber Meets the Road

Voters to decide county's involvement in road design and construction along Route 7.

Where Rubber Meets the Road

'Richard Poole Walk of Trees

'Richard Poole Walk of Trees

From Rock n' Roll to Renovation

Michael Sauri films special McLean home portico project for HGTV show 'Curb Appeal.'

From Rock n' Roll to Renovation

'Still Going Solo'

Horizons Theatre launches its 30th year with four one-woman performances.

'Still Going Solo'

'Still Going Solo

'Still Going Solo

Making It Matter

State Delegate Amundsen talks politics with Carl Sandburg students.

Making It Matter

Cross-Cultural Exchange

Rong Zhou visits Geneva Day School

Cross-Cultural Exchange

Oakton Teen Dies in Crash

Oakton Teen Dies in Crash

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Getting Out the Vote

While Democrats, Republicans disagree on who to elect, Clifton groups urge voters to visit polls on Nov. 7.

Getting Out the Vote

Senior Living

Senior Living

What's Going On?

Supervisor discusses current projects and answers questions at MCA meeting.

What's Going On?

Washington International Horse Show

Washington International Horse Show

Senate Showdown Is Too Close To Call

Senate Showdown Is Too Close To Call

Town Seeks to Change Labor Site

New site would require work authorization checks.

Town Seeks to Change Labor Site

A Literary Hero

Author receives a rock-star welcome at two Alexandria middle schools.

A Literary Hero

Fight Fallout

Assault Results in Deportation Charges

Fight Fallout

Virtual Assistance

Students Turn to Web for Homework Help

Virtual Assistance

Powell Murder Trial Opens

Malik Byrd, 14, stands trial for the July murder of Al-Rahn Powell, 18.

Powell Murder Trial Opens

Awaiting Sentencing

Teens Plead Guilty to Shootings

Awaiting Sentencing

Getting Out the Vote

While Democrats, Republicans disagree on who to elect, Clifton groups urge voters to visit polls on Nov. 7.

Getting Out the Vote

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Monster Mash on Maple

Ghouls take over Vienna, close down Maple Avenue for 60th annual Halloween Parade.

Monster Mash on Maple

'A Place Called Reston' Thrives

Local directory celebrates 40 years.

'A Place Called Reston' Thrives

Reuniting After All These Years

Graduates reflect after leaving South Lakes High School two decades ago.

Reuniting After All These Years

Mysterious Murder

Police are still looking for clues in an Oct. 25 murder on Mount Vernon Avenue.

Mysterious Murder

Seeking Missing Teen

Seeking Missing Teen

The Final Round

Davis and Hurst square off in Stratford Landing as election day nears.

The Final Round

New Look Unveiled at Baskin Robbins

Local store raises $500 for Best Buddies.

New Look Unveiled at Baskin Robbins

'Richard Poole Walk of Trees' Unveiled

Supervisor helps to dedicate the 'Richard Poole Walk of Trees' in McLean Central Park.q

'Richard Poole Walk of Trees' Unveiled

Finishing Touches

County targeting mid-December opening for Dulles South public safety center.

Finishing Touches

Endlessly Rocking

Josephine Durkin’s paper chairs demand delight but beg interpretation.

Endlessly Rocking

Hybla Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

School recognizes Hispanic Background of two-thirds of its students.

Hybla Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Powell Murder Trial Opens

Malik Byrd, 14, stands trial for the July murder of Al-Rahn Powell, 18.

Powell Murder Trial Opens

Mysterious Murder

Police are still looking for clues in an Oct. 25 murder on Mount Vernon Avenue.

Mysterious Murder

Get 'In the Huddle'

Brunell Family Foundation hosts benefit for The Children's Inn at NIH.

Get 'In the Huddle'

‘Scouting for Food’

Local Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts collecting food for charities.

‘Scouting for Food’

Schools

Schools

Town Presents Wish List

Council meets with state Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis.

Town Presents Wish List

Selling a School

George Mason’s president, coach talk business and basketball at Chamber event.

Selling a School

'Richard Poole Walk of Trees' Unveiled

Supervisor helps to dedicate the 'Richard Poole Walk of Trees' in McLean Central Park.

'Richard Poole Walk of Trees' Unveiled

Teaming Up for a New Beginning

Crest Cleaners, Dress For Success help prepare women for new careers.

Teaming Up for a New Beginning

Elections Officials Prepare

Despite problems, registrar's office expects about half of the city's registered voters on Election Day.

Elections Officials Prepare

We Need Your Eyes and Ears

Opinion — WMCCA President's Letter

We Need Your Eyes and Ears

National issues Propel Town to Center Stage

Resident regularly witness microcosm of national immigration debate.

National issues Propel Town to Center Stage

Calendar Nov. 1-Nov. 7

Calendar Nov. 1-Nov. 7

Get 'In the Huddle'

Brunell Family Foundation hosts benefit for The Children's Inn at NIH.

Get 'In the Huddle'

Sign Ordeal Continues

Frustration mounts as Webb sign stolen again.

Sign Ordeal Continues

Can the County House Its Homeless?

Committee to End Homelessness unveils its strategy.

Can the County House Its Homeless?

A Literary Hero

Author receives a rock-star welcome at two Alexandria middle schools.

A Literary Hero

Endlessly Rocking

Josephine Durkin’s paper chairs demand delight but beg interpretation.

Endlessly Rocking

Walking in Vienna to Help the World

Vienna CROP Walk is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 12.

Walking in Vienna to Help the World

Monday, October 30

Baird, Espenoza Eager to Serve Schools, Community

Baird, Espenoza Eager to Serve Schools, Community

Monks Visit Holton

Monks Visit Holton

Arlington Bonds on the Ballot

Arlington Bonds on the Ballot

Candidates Clash Over Spending Priorities During Debate

Incumbent Zimmerman defends record against attacks from Republican and Green Party challengers.

Candidates Clash Over Spending Priorities During Debate

Denis Hits Trail

Supporters cite his leadership on Seven Locks and the C&O Canal Taskforce.

Denis Hits Trail

Where’s the Money?

New bank would contribute to non-existent fund.

Where’s the Money?

Friends and Family Pay Tribute to Slain Arlington Student

Speakers urge audience members to honor Michelle Gardner-Quinn by working to promote environmental awareness.

Friends and Family Pay Tribute to Slain Arlington Student

‘One Big Happy Family’ Celebrates Potomac Day

‘One Big Happy Family’ Celebrates Potomac Day

Board Greenlights Two Columbia Pike Projects

New grocery store and 500 apartments set to help rejuvenate south Arlington corridor.

Board Greenlights Two Columbia Pike Projects

County Manager Scales Back Human Services Cuts

Carlee recommends county use surplus funds to keep 10 counselors and specialists.

County Manager Scales Back Human Services Cuts

Property Owners Wary of Proposed Road Project

Residents of the Seven Locks Road corridor scrutinize road improvements options.

Property Owners Wary of Proposed Road Project

Askinazi Emphasizes Ethnic Inclusiveness

State senate candidate visits Hare Krishna Temple in Potomac.

Askinazi Emphasizes Ethnic Inclusiveness

Berliner Stays Aggressive

Democratic nominee for County Council District 1 criticizes incumbent Denis (R).

Berliner Stays Aggressive

Garagiola Cites Constituent Service

First-term state senator says he is in touch with the concerns of the residents of District 15.

Garagiola Cites Constituent Service

Sunday, October 29

U.S. Congress, 11th District, Tom Davis (R)

U.S. Congress, 11th District, Tom Davis (R)

U.S. Congress, 10th District, Frank Wolf (R)

U.S. Congress, 10th District, Frank Wolf (R)

Thursday, October 26

Le Tour de Lee 2006

Annual bike ride encourages exercise, fun for whole family.

Le Tour de Lee 2006

Centreville Falls to Chantilly in District Tournament

Seventh-ranked Wildcats fall in overtime, 1-0.

Centreville Falls to Chantilly in District Tournament

ECHO Expansion Completed

Springfield charity organization rededicates expanded building.

ECHO Expansion Completed

Wednesday, October 25

Goblin Gallop Race is Sunday

Proceeds help families of children with cancer.

Goblin Gallop Race is Sunday

The Troublesome Tombstone

The most famous grave in Alexandria is also its most mysterious.

The Troublesome Tombstone

What Approximates Marriage?

Delegate and attorney debate the merits of the Virginia Marriage Amendment.

What Approximates Marriage?

The Benefactor

Capital Hospice honors Jack Taylor for more than 20 years of commitment.

The Benefactor

Route One Night Construction to Continue

Residents get an update on progress of Route 1 Interchange.

Route One Night Construction to Continue

Tightening the City's Money Belt

Public hearing on the budget brings warnings for less and pleas for more.

Tightening the City's Money Belt

Chamber Honors McEnearney

A lifetime of service — in and out of uniform.

Chamber Honors McEnearney

Flags For Amblers

Orange pedestrian safety flags offer a new layer of safety at Duke, Diagonal and Dulaney.

Flags For Amblers

Volunteering

Volunteering

Things That Go Boo

Children's scary theatrics entertain neighborhood.

Things That Go Boo

Learning Between Sessions

Learning Between Sessions

Engaging the Community

Tonya McCreary encourages volunteerism.

Engaging the Community

Engaging the Community

Tonya McCreary encourages volunteerism.

Engaging the Community

The Troublesome Tombstone

The most famous grave in Alexandria is also its most mysterious.

The Troublesome Tombstone

What Approximates Marriage?

Delegate and attorney debate the merits of the Virginia Marriage Amendment.

What Approximates Marriage?

Health Notes

Health Notes

The Benefactor

Capital Hospice honors Jack Taylor for more than 20 years of commitment.

The Benefactor

Route One Night Construction to Continue

Residents get an update on progress of Route 1 Interchange.

Route One Night Construction to Continue

Tightening the City's Money Belt

Public hearing on the budget brings warnings for less and pleas for more.

Tightening the City's Money Belt

Carving Pumpkins into Characters

Centreville man creates glowing dragons, Cheshire cats, cartoon heroes.

Carving Pumpkins into Characters

WFCCA Concerned About Walney, Braddock, Rt. 28

Doubt expressed about VDOT's proposals.

WFCCA Concerned About Walney, Braddock, Rt. 28

Live Bands and Fresh Food

Sweethearts restaurant and nightclub offers casual dining and fun.

Live Bands and Fresh Food

Tom Davis for Congress

Tom Davis for Congress

Wolf, Feder Clash in Debate for Congress

Candidates disagree on Iraq, stem-cell research and same-sex marriage.

Wolf, Feder Clash in Debate for Congress

Bob DiFulgo Retires From Rocky Run

Bob DiFulgo Retires From Rocky Run

Chamber Honors McEnearney

A lifetime of service — in and out of uniform.

Chamber Honors McEnearney

Fire Causes $48,000 Damage

Fire Causes $48,000 Damage

Robbery Charges Are Sent to Grand Jury

Robbery Charges Are Sent to Grand Jury

Cole Pleads Guilty to Drugs

Cole Pleads Guilty to Drugs

Flags For Amblers

Orange pedestrian safety flags offer a new layer of safety at Duke, Diagonal and Dulaney.

Flags For Amblers

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Five Days Jail for Child-Porn Charges

Five Days Jail for Child-Porn Charges

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Different Faiths, One Mission

Burke Presbyterian Church, Congregation Adat Reyim enjoy a longtime friendship, appreciation for interfaith worship.

Different Faiths, One Mission

Learning Between Sessions

Learning Between Sessions

In Arlington, Vote Yes for Parks, Community, Metro, Schools and Clean Water

Endorsements

In Arlington, Vote Yes for Parks, Community, Metro, Schools and Clean Water

Engaging the Community

Tonya McCreary encourages volunteerism.

Engaging the Community

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

10 Reasons To Vote No on Question

10 Reasons To Vote No on Question

Things That Go Boo

Children's scary theatrics entertain neighborhood.

Things That Go Boo

Engaging the Community

Tonya McCreary encourages volunteerism.

Engaging the Community

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Classes

Classes & Workshops

Classes

People Notes

People Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Jim Moran for Congress

Jim Moran for Congress

Different Faiths, One Mission

Burke Presbyterian Church, Congregation Adat Reyim enjoy a longtime friendship, appreciation for interfaith worship.

Different Faiths, One Mission

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Volunteering

Volunteering

Clubs

Clubs

Great Challengers

Great Challengers

Beyond Belvoir

Library grant will help school and libraries reach out to military families.

Beyond Belvoir

Masked Men Approach Young Girls in Hybla Valley

Purse Snatching Suspect Arrested

Masked Men Approach Young Girls in Hybla Valley

Vote Yes For Parks and Safety

Vote Yes For Parks and Safety

Getting To Know ... Don Kraft

Getting To Know ... Don Kraft

This Week in Potomac 10-25-06

This Week in Potomac 10-25-06

Jim Webb for Senate

Jim Webb for Senate

Modern Dining, French-Asian Fusion

Friedman comes home as executive chef at new Bezu restaurant in Potomac Village.

Modern Dining, French-Asian Fusion

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Potomac Day Held this Weekend

Potomac Day Held this Weekend

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Getting To Know ... Don Kraft

Getting To Know ... Don Kraft

In Loudoun, Vote Yes for Schools, Safety and Roads

In Loudoun, Vote Yes for Schools, Safety and Roads

A New Type of Magic

Film Review

A New Type of Magic

True Swordsmen

Two Springfield-area fencers bring home gold medals from National Championship.

True Swordsmen

Podcasts Showcase Local Authors

The Fairfax County Public Library system offers downloadable interviews.

Podcasts Showcase Local Authors

Dominion's "Folly" Casts A Spell

Gentle romance plays out on Theatre One stage.

Dominion's "Folly" Casts A Spell

Double Milestone

Wolf Trap celebrates two anniversaries this year.

Double Milestone

Mount Vernon Updated

Patrons have their day to enjoy their investment in history.

Mount Vernon Updated

Growing Up Tan

Amy Tan inspires laughter and tears at Reston Community Center Q&A Lecture.

Growing Up Tan

Health Notes

Health Notes

Pumpkin Art

Pumpkin Master's Wizardry: Behind the Scenes

Pumpkin Art

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

ASO Ready To Get That Swing

ASO Ready To Get That Swing

Something Strange in Old Town

Colonial Halloween tour offers chronicles of the creepy.

Something Strange in Old Town

What Happened to RECenter's Trees?

Fairfax County felled RECenter trees to create a demonstration rain garden and replace the trees with native species.

What Happened to RECenter's Trees?

School Notes

School Notes

Alexandria Ghost Tales

Alexandria Ghost Tales

The Boos from Brazil

Sneak peak at horror flick highlights Drafthouse Halloween.

The Boos from Brazil

Running Down a Seam

Young Mount Vernon sewer has big dreams for her art.

Running Down a Seam

This Family's Project A Neighborhood Haunt

Atmospheric fog, spider webs, tombstones and creepie crawlies are just some of the special effects.

This Family's Project A Neighborhood Haunt

Poe Personified

The Lyceum's tribute to the Prince of Darkness — and some light.

Poe Personified

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Frank Wolf for Congress

Frank Wolf for Congress

Woodlawn’s Premonition Mission

New Halloween tour looks at the superstitious side of historic house.

Woodlawn’s Premonition Mission

Health Notes

Health Notes

Happy Haunting

Johnson family’s 10th annual Haunted Forest includes wicked tricks and treats.

Happy Haunting

The Boos from Brazil

Sneak peak at horror flick highlights Drafthouse Halloween.

The Boos from Brazil

Vote on Tuesday, Nov. 7

Vote on Tuesday, Nov. 7

Can the County House Its Homeless?

Committee to End Homelessness unveils its strategy.

Can the County House Its Homeless?

Warren Receives One Month in Jail

Former Whitman student receives five-year prison sentence, with all but four months suspended.

Warren Receives One Month in Jail

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

Engaging the Community

Tonya McCreary encourages volunteerism.

Engaging the Community

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Fireball Ministry hits Jaxx on Halloween.

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Eligibility Matters

One Whitman athlete and two Churchill athletes found ineligible to play interscholastic spots.

Eligibility Matters

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Fireball Ministry hits Jaxx on Halloween.

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

Another Twist in Sign Saga

VDOT says stolen sign’s replacement must have security lights removed.

Another Twist in Sign Saga

This Family's Project A Neighborhood Haunt

Atmospheric fog, spider webs, tombstones and creepie crawlies are just some of the special effects.

This Family's Project A Neighborhood Haunt

This Family's Project A Neighborhood Haunt

Atmospheric fog, spider webs, tombstones and creepie crawlies are just some of the special effects.

This Family's Project A Neighborhood Haunt

Something Strange in Old Town

Colonial Halloween tour offers chronicles of the creepy.

Something Strange in Old Town

Woodlawn’s Premonition Mission

New Halloween tour looks at the superstitious side of historic house.

Woodlawn’s Premonition Mission

Running Down a Seam

Young Mount Vernon sewer has big dreams for her art.

Running Down a Seam

This Family's Project A Neighborhood Haunt

Atmospheric fog, spider webs, tombstones and creepie crawlies are just some of the special effects.

This Family's Project A Neighborhood Haunt

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

The Boos from Brazil

Sneak peak at horror flick highlights Drafthouse Halloween.

The Boos from Brazil

ASO Ready To Get That Swing

ASO Ready To Get That Swing

Poe Personified

The Lyceum's tribute to the Prince of Darkness — and some light.

Poe Personified

Fame Without Fortune

Burke-area couple appear in MTV documentary about soldiers returning to civilian life.

Fame Without Fortune

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

A Windy Pre-Game

W.T. Woodson High School students huddle up in the cold and wind before the Homecoming football game, Friday, Oct. 20.

A Windy Pre-Game

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Fireball Ministry hits Jaxx on Halloween.

Going to the Chapel of Rock

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

These Eyes Smile

Irish music, dancing fill Van Dyck Park at annual music festival.

These Eyes Smile

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Fireball Ministry hits Jaxx on Halloween.

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Volunteers

Volunteers

Health Notes

Health Notes

Volunteers

Volunteers

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Fireball Ministry hits Jaxx on Halloween.

Going to the Chapel of Rock

Calendar

Calendar

Prayers for Greenfield

City Council offers thoughts, prayers for safe recovery of councilmember’s infant daughter.

Prayers for Greenfield

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Tuesday, October 24

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Seeking Input on Substation

Seeking Input on Substation

'Cen-Ten-Ten' Remembers When ...

Dunn Loring Day celebrates community's 120th anniversary.

'Cen-Ten-Ten' Remembers When ...

Rescuing Fire Services

Residents to vote on buying land for fire stations.

Rescuing Fire Services

Worshipping Close to Home

Loudoun's first Greek Orthodox parish is founded out of love and determination.

Worshipping Close to Home

Center Offers Night of Mystery

JCCNV focuses annual gala on new special needs programs offered at center.

Center Offers Night of Mystery

Wolf, Feder Clash in Debate

Wolf, Feder Clash in Debate

Calendar Oct. 25-Oct. 31

Calendar Oct. 25-Oct. 31

Case Closed

In unanimous vote, Det. Gary Lose is named Vienna's Officer of the Year.

Case Closed

Another ManÕs Treasure

Another ManÕs Treasure

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Hunting for a Hunger Solution

Businesses, hunters join together to help Lorton Community Action Center feed hungry families.

Hunting for a Hunger Solution

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

New Schools Mean Big Changes

Parents express concern over boundary changes for new Creighton's Corner and Rosa Lee Carter elementary schools

New Schools Mean Big Changes

No More Trucks

Supervisors approves proposal prohibiting through truck traffic on Georgetown Pike.

No More Trucks

HHS To Offer Classic Race Drama

"To Kill a Mockingbird" comes to Herndon High School.

HHS To Offer Classic Race Drama

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Group Proposes ICE Training

Group Proposes ICE Training

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Community Notes

Community Notes

Many Reasons To Run

Motivations vary for 14,000 runners getting ready for the Marine Corp Marathon.

Many Reasons To Run

New Patch of Business on Church Street

New Patch of Business on Church Street

School Loses Uncommon Friend

West Springfield High School Latin teacher Kathy Jarvis died from cancer last week.

School Loses Uncommon Friend

Business Notes

Business Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Merrifield Makes Merriment

Merrifield Makes Merriment

Exploring Option One

What impact would removing middle schoolers from South County have on Lake Braddock, Hayfield Secondary schools?

Exploring Option One

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Hunting for a Hunger Solution

Businesses, hunters join together to help Lorton Community Action Center feed hungry families.

Hunting for a Hunger Solution

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

No More Trucks

Supervisors approves proposal prohibiting through truck traffic on Georgetown Pike.

No More Trucks

School Notes

School Notes

Local Company on Working Mother’s List

Local Company on Working Mother’s List

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Investigating Fight Over Beer

Investigating Fight Over Beer

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

School Loses Uncommon Friend

West Springfield High School Latin teacher Kathy Jarvis died from cancer last week.

School Loses Uncommon Friend

Overcrowding Strategy Continues To Evolve

Expansion of overcrowding investigative staff and harsher penalties appear likely in future.

Overcrowding Strategy Continues To Evolve

Rockin' Around North Springfield

North Springfield celebrates 50 years with sock hops, sing-a-long.

Rockin' Around North Springfield

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

School Notes

School Notes

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Calendar Oct. 25-Oct. 31

Calendar Oct. 25-Oct. 31

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Business Notes

Business Notes

Predators Lurk in Family Computers

Neighbors luncheon in Great Falls educates parents about Internet safety.

Predators Lurk in Family Computers

Local Company on Working Mother’s List

Local Company on Working Mother’s List

Leprechauns Ready To Run

More than 100 students prepare for Marine Corps Marathon this Saturday.

Leprechauns Ready To Run

Few Good Men and Women

Few Good Men and Women

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Notes

Community Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Teaming Up

Teaming Up

More Bilingual Officers Needed in Arlington

Lack of Spanish speakers hindering police's effectiveness, community leaders say

More Bilingual Officers Needed in Arlington

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Fasting for Faith

McLean family comes together to find wisdom and calm during the month of Ramadan.

Fasting for Faith

Taking Control

Taking Control

Fasting for Faith

McLean family comes together to find wisdom and calm during the month of Ramadan.

Fasting for Faith

Predators Lurk in Family Computers

Neighbors luncheon in Great Falls educates parents about Internet safety.

Predators Lurk in Family Computers

Health Notes

Health Notes

Classroom Cuisine

Classroom Cuisine

Ashburn to Get Crafty

Ashburn Farm hosting first annual craft fair Nov. 4

Ashburn to Get Crafty

How To Control Reston's Growth?

Residents fear proposed changes to protect stable neighborhoods may be insufficient.

How To Control Reston's Growth?

Hunting for a Hunger Solution

Businesses, hunters join together to help Lorton Community Action Center feed hungry families.

Hunting for a Hunger Solution

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Providing Backup for Officer

When a Herndon Police officer’s son was diagnosed with cancer, Herndon residents stepped in to help.

Providing Backup for Officer

Calendar Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Calendar Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Exploring Option One

What impact would removing middle schoolers from South County have on Lake Braddock, Hayfield Secondary schools?

Exploring Option One

Running on Blind Ambition

One man's outlook on hobbies, passion and living with blindness.

Running on Blind Ambition

Residents Sue Over Water Bills

Residents outside of Leesburg say water and sewer rates too high.

Residents Sue Over Water Bills

Calendar Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Calendar Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Raise May Not Be Enough to Keep Officers in Arlington

Public safety officials say they could lose firefighters and police to neighboring jurisdictions.

Raise May Not Be Enough to Keep Officers in Arlington

Fame Without Fortune

Burke-area couple appear in MTV documentary about soldiers returning to civilian life.

Fame Without Fortune

Does School Start Too Early?

Group calls town hall meeting to discuss school start times and sleep health.

Does School Start Too Early?

PTA-Funded Positions Spur Controversy

Some officials worry that hiring of teaching aides by PTA may produce inequalities in school system.

PTA-Funded Positions Spur Controversy

Barbed Wire Battle

Fence blocking thru-traffic on Southdown trail in Great Falls upsets residents.

Barbed Wire Battle

Center Offers Night of Mystery

JCCNV focuses annual gala on new special needs programs offered at center.

Center Offers Night of Mystery

Monday, October 23

Dr. Feargood

Wayside Elementary hosts hospital-themed Fall Festival and Haunted House.

Dr. Feargood

Mixed Picture on Minority Scores

School officials say greater emphasis needed in coming years to reverse "troubling" results in several key categories.

Mixed Picture on Minority Scores

Newcomers Challenge Democratic Incumbents

Wedge issues in the District 16 delegate race include the Techway, stem cell research, the Wal-Mart law and slot machines.

Newcomers Challenge Democratic Incumbents

Arlington Showcases Clean Fuel Vehicles

Hybrid and natural gas-powered vehicles are demonstrated in Arlington

Arlington Showcases Clean Fuel Vehicles

Espenoza seeks to involve community, end minority achievement gap

Independent candidate for School Board hopes to give Hispanic parents a greater voice in the school system.

Espenoza seeks to involve community, end minority achievement gap

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Preparing Network of Healthy Streams

Environmentalists excited about stream restoration project.

Preparing Network of Healthy Streams

Baird makes early childhood education top priority during School Board campaign

Democratic-endorsed candidate learned value of public service at early age

Baird makes early childhood education top priority during School Board campaign

Local Muslims Celebrate

Eid al-Fitr is marked by prayer and celebration.

Local Muslims Celebrate

Dems Unite after Contentious Primary

Republican challengers emphasize fiscal responsibility and traffic projects.

Dems Unite after Contentious Primary

It Heals the Soul

It Heals the Soul

Senate Candidates Differ on Transportation

Dist. 16 Challenger Robert Dyer supports the ICC and Techway while incumbent Brian Frosh says the projects would lead to sprawl.

Senate Candidates Differ on Transportation

ABC Slate Rolls to Victory

Lone candidate not endorsed by local action group loses by wide margin.

ABC Slate Rolls to Victory

Reston Needs Town Status?

Association says some problems are beyond its power.

Reston Needs Town Status?

'Worst Plan' Proposed

County: JBG will likely attain approval for 600-unit building with commercial and retail space, eventually.

'Worst Plan' Proposed

Potomac Women Honored for Public Health Work

Marilyn Gaston and Gayle Porter receive the ‘Purpose Prize’ for their support groups aimed at African-American women.

Potomac Women Honored for Public Health Work

Beautiful Downtown Merrifield

Developer’s plan would shape one-third of Merrifield Town Center.

Beautiful Downtown Merrifield

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Beautiful Downtown Merrifield

Developer’s plan would shape one-third of Merrifield Town Center.

Beautiful Downtown Merrifield

Airman with Local Ties Killed in Iraq

Airman with Local Ties Killed in Iraq

Child Struck by Car

Accident occurs at an oft-criticized intersection.

Child Struck by Car

Sunday, October 22

Board Rejects Monopole

Decision to defer indefinitely upsets some.

Board Rejects Monopole

Arlington Will Bounce Back

Public officials, real estate agents and analysts predict Arlington will be able to replace defense jobs.

Arlington Will Bounce Back

Thursday, October 19

Miss of the Year

Film Review

Miss of the Year

'Grudge' Against Logic

Film Review

'Grudge' Against Logic

Miss of the Year

Film Review

Miss of the Year

Undefeated in District

Stone Bridge sweeps Woodson 3-0 to remain undefeated in Liberty District.

Undefeated in District

Wednesday, October 18

Roundups

Roundups

Caputo Addresses WFCCA Meeting

Discusses legislative session and transportation woes.

Caputo Addresses WFCCA Meeting

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Whole Lot of Nothing

While Fort Belvoir will add to its existing infrastructure, Engineer Proving Ground will have to be fully developed for BRAC.

Whole Lot of Nothing

Health Notes

Health Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Health Notes

Health Notes

Gang-Involved Stabbing at Fair Oaks Mall

Gang-Involved Stabbing at Fair Oaks Mall

Health Notes

Health Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Jury: School Custodian Not Guilty

Did not improperly touch child boy, 10.

Jury: School Custodian Not Guilty

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Eggs, Bacon and BRAC

Fort Belvoir invites community members to annual update over breakfast.

Eggs, Bacon and BRAC

First Service Held in New Fellowship Hall

Clifton Presbyterian Church has much to celebrate.

First Service Held in New Fellowship Hall

Langley Hill Friends Protest Torture

Members of Langley Hill Friends Meeting protest inhumane interrogation tactics with peaceful CIA demonstration.

Langley Hill Friends Protest Torture

Burke CARES Extends Helping Hand

Virtual Warehouse, other Burke CARES programs provide help for newcomers.

Burke CARES Extends Helping Hand

Man's Mental Condition is Evaluated

Man's Mental Condition is Evaluated

'Look, Kids, We're Weightless!'

Stone Middle Teachers take zero-gravity flight.

'Look, Kids, We're Weightless!'

Man Charged with Grand Larceny

Reportedly admitted swiping $50,000 worth of jewelry

Man Charged with Grand Larceny

People

People

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Clubs

Clubs

Get Ready for the Goblin Gallop

Proceeds help families of children with cancer.

Get Ready for the Goblin Gallop

School Notes

School Notes

Schools

Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Faith

Faith

Volunteers

Volunteers

Arson is Charged in Newgate Townhouse Fire

Arson is Charged in Newgate Townhouse Fire

Insari: Guilty to Soliciting Minor

Insari: Guilty to Soliciting Minor

Business Notes

Business Notes

Eggs, Bacon and BRAC

Fort Belvoir invites community members to annual update over breakfast.

Eggs, Bacon and BRAC

Helen Thomas Talks To Democratic Women

Journalism legend discusses politics, the war and the press.

Helen Thomas Talks To Democratic Women

Calendar

Calendar

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Fellowship Hall Offers First Service

Clifton Presbyterian Church has much to celebrate.

Fellowship Hall Offers First Service

Tuesday, October 17

Creativity Begins at Home

Turning a quiet neighborhood court into a weekend art gallery.

Creativity Begins at Home

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Programming for Infant Care

Video game producer works with hospital to develop critical infant care training simulator.

Programming for Infant Care

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Busted After the Boom

Washington-area foreclosures jump 45 percent from July to August.

Busted After the Boom

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Business Notes

Business Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Week in Numbers 10-18-06

Week in Numbers 10-18-06

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Volunteers

Volunteers

Finding Fun at the Firehouse

Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department dedicates new ambulance and gives equipment demonstrations at Open House.

Finding Fun at the Firehouse

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Volunteers

Volunteers

Finding Fun at the Firehouse

Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department dedicates new ambulance and gives equipment demonstrations at Open House.

Finding Fun at the Firehouse

Community Notes

Community Notes

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Business Notes

Business Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Finding Fun at the Firehouse

Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department dedicates new ambulance and gives equipment demonstrations at Open House.

Finding Fun at the Firehouse

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Finding Fun at the Firehouse

Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department dedicates new ambulance and gives equipment demonstrations at Open House.

Finding Fun at the Firehouse

What's Death?

Local folklife archive tells tales of haunting and history.

What's Death?

Running Down a Seam

Young Mount Vernon sewer has big dreams for her art.

Running Down a Seam

Gory Movies To Spook Fairfax

naugural Spooky Movie Film Festival debuts Friday, Oct. 27.

Gory Movies To Spook Fairfax

School Notes

School Notes

Teatro de la Luna's Bulk Import

Uruguayan star Takes helps celebrate Hispanic Theatre.

Teatro de la Luna's Bulk Import

Orchestra Premieres Alexandria Composer's Piece

Kowalski A Finalist in New Works Competition

Orchestra Premieres Alexandria Composer's Piece

Fine Art

Fine Art

Calendar Oct. 19-25

Calendar Oct. 19-25

Why I Became a Choral Groupie

Why I Became a Choral Groupie

Detectives on History's Case

The Potomack Company prepares inaugural auction.

Detectives on History's Case

Senior Living

Senior Living

Teatro de la Luna's Bulk Import

Uruguayan star Takes helps celebrate Hispanic Theatre.

Teatro de la Luna's Bulk Import

Clarendon Day Soldiers Ahead

Street festival expects huge crowds this year.

Clarendon Day Soldiers Ahead

Calendar Oct. 18-24

Calendar Oct. 18-24

Why I Became a Choral Groupie

Why I Became a Choral Groupie

Gory Movies To Spook Fairfax

Inaugural Spooky Movie Film Festival debuts Friday, Oct. 27.

Gory Movies To Spook Fairfax

Violin Virtuoso

Tim Fain performs at Center for Arts Oct. 21.

Violin Virtuoso

Fright Life

Fright Life

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Violin Virtuoso

Tim Fain performs at Center for Arts Oct. 21.

Violin Virtuoso

Fright Life

Fright Life

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Calendar

Calendar

Why I Became a Choral Groupie

Why I Became a Choral Groupie

Calendar Oct. 19-25

Calendar Oct. 19-25

Teatro de la Luna's Bulk Import

Uruguayan star Takes helps celebrate Hispanic Theatre.

Teatro de la Luna's Bulk Import

Creativity Begins at Home

Turning a quiet neighborhood court into a weekend art gallery.

Creativity Begins at Home

Orchestra Premieres Alexandria Composer's Piece

Kowalski A Finalist in New Works Competition

Orchestra Premieres Alexandria Composer's Piece

Fine Art

Fine Art

Detectives on History's Case

The Potomack Company prepares inaugural auction.

Detectives on History's Case

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Fright Life

Fright Life

Calendar

Calendar

Violin Virtuoso

Tim Fain performs at Center for Arts Oct. 21.

Violin Virtuoso

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Fright Life

Fright Life

Violin Virtuoso

Tim Fain performs at Center for Arts Oct. 21.

Violin Virtuoso

Calendar

Calendar

Politics Over Bagels And Lox

Candidates differ on how, when, why, where and particularly who.

Politics Over Bagels And Lox

When In Doubt, Wait

When In Doubt, Wait

Deconstruction and Rebirth

Rosemont homeowner deconstructs his home; plans to replace it with an energy-efficient model.

Deconstruction and Rebirth

Alexandria Honors Fallen Firefighters

Fire Department holds memorial service at Ivy Hill Cemetery.

Alexandria Honors Fallen Firefighters

City Acquires Apothecary Museum

After a two-year renovation, the apothecary shop is finally ready to open in November.

City Acquires Apothecary Museum

Community Supports Jefferson-Houston

Inner-city area businesses pitch in to help out Jefferson-Houston.

Community Supports Jefferson-Houston

Whole Lot of Nothing

While Fort Belvoir will add to its existing infrastructure, Engineer Proving Ground will have to be fully developed for BRAC.

Whole Lot of Nothing

Not as Advertised

Not as Advertised

Old Building, New Ideas

Athenaeum elects new board members, sets a new course of direction.

Old Building, New Ideas

Politics Over Bagels And Lox

Candidates differ on how, when, why, where and particularly who.

Politics Over Bagels And Lox

When In Doubt, Wait

When In Doubt, Wait

Deconstruction and Rebirth

Rosemont homeowner deconstructs his home; plans to replace it with an energy-efficient model.

Deconstruction and Rebirth

Alexandria Honors Fallen Firefighters

Fire Department holds memorial service at Ivy Hill Cemetery.

Alexandria Honors Fallen Firefighters

City Acquires Apothecary Museum

After a two-year renovation, the apothecary shop is finally ready to open in November.

City Acquires Apothecary Museum

A Bruin Bash

Lake Braddock Homecoming includes parade, food before the big game against Langley.

A Bruin Bash

Community Supports Jefferson-Houston

Inner-city area businesses pitch in to help out Jefferson-Houston.

Community Supports Jefferson-Houston

Whole Lot of Nothing

While Fort Belvoir will add to its existing infrastructure, Engineer Proving Ground will have to be fully developed for BRAC.

Whole Lot of Nothing

A Scout To Remember

Boy Scouts celebrate 25th anniversary, honor fellow scout who passed away in 2000.

A Scout To Remember

Not as Advertised

Not as Advertised

Coast to Coast to Burke

Burke resident, business owner joins Leadership Fairfax.

Coast to Coast to Burke

Old Building, New Ideas

Athenaeum elects new board members, sets a new course of direction.

Old Building, New Ideas

VRE Riders Predict Disarray

Riders express concern about lost parking spaces due to garage construction.

VRE Riders Predict Disarray

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Coast to Coast to Burke

Burke resident, business owner joins Leadership Fairfax.

Coast to Coast to Burke

Embracing the Herndon Community

Academy teaches the importance of identity and community support.

Embracing the Herndon Community

Another Bank?

Great Falls residents show little enthusiasm for proposed Commerce Bank on Walker Road.

Another Bank?

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Langley Hill Friends Protest Torture

Members of Langley Hill Friends Meeting protest interrogation tactics.

Langley Hill Friends Protest Torture

Looking at Lutherans

Bishop Mark Hanson gives 'State of the Church' address at 50th Anniversary of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in McLean.

Looking at Lutherans

A Scout To Remember

Boy Scouts celebrate 25th anniversary, honor fellow scout who passed away in 2000.

A Scout To Remember

Pumpkin Too Big to Transport

Winner of a Wakefield Forest Elementary pumpkin contest chooses a smaller pumpkin as his prize.

Pumpkin Too Big to Transport

Candidates Talk to Great Falls Residents

Great Falls Citizens Association hosts 'Candidate Night.'

Candidates Talk to Great Falls Residents

VRE Riders Predict Disarray

Riders express concern about lost parking spaces due to garage construction.

VRE Riders Predict Disarray

Stars Shining on Fall Festival

Fairfax Fall Festival draws in thousands of visitors on a clear day.

Stars Shining on Fall Festival

Robotics Team Opens Paths to Engineering

NASA-sponsored student organization works to instill engineering appreciation.

Robotics Team Opens Paths to Engineering

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Supervisors to Hold Work Sessions

Speakers Split Over Development Plan

Supervisors to Hold Work Sessions

Assault in Sterling

Assault in Sterling

Politics Over Bagels And Lox

Candidates differ on how, when, why, where and particularly who.

Politics Over Bagels And Lox

Board Approves Route 50 CPAM

Public to Speak on Salary Increases

Board Approves Route 50 CPAM

Board Pushes Leesburg Area High School

Board Says High School will Relieve Leesburg Area

Board Pushes Leesburg Area High School

Walking on Air

Hybla Valley teacher chosen for zero gravity experience of a lifetime.

Walking on Air

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Safer Streets in Summer

This summer, Mount Vernon saw a 28 percent drop in robberies from summer ’05.

Safer Streets in Summer

Lighting the Night

Hundreds of Loudoun residents walk to raise money for cancer research.

Lighting the Night

What Does the Apple Mean?

Letter to the Editor

What Does the Apple Mean?

Romney’s ‘Secret’ Visit

Getting Around: Massachusetts governor meets with local Republicans at Hunter’s Inn.

Romney’s ‘Secret’ Visit

Suit Up for Science

Students Choose the Path Less Traveled

Suit Up for Science

Bravo to Behnke

Letter to the Editor

Bravo to Behnke

Bacon, Eggs and BRAC

Fort invites community members to annual update over breakfast.

Bacon, Eggs and BRAC

Running in the Streets

Stone Ridge residents come together to raise money for local schools

Running in the Streets

Calendar 10-18-06

Calendar 10-18-06

Man Takes Three Lives

Three Shot in Sterling

Man Takes Three Lives

School Board Encourages Community to Take Active Role

Schools Review Safety Plans

School Board Encourages Community to Take Active Role

Learning History

Indian Academy Embraces Culture

Learning History

Signs of Meth Abuse are Crystal Clear

Fairfax county gives the CAC a lesson on spotting methamphetamine in their community.

Signs of Meth Abuse are Crystal Clear

Langley Hill Friends Protest Torture

Members of Langley Hill Friends Meeting protest interrogation tactics.

Langley Hill Friends Protest Torture

Inconvenient Truths of the Potomac Subregion

Opinion

Inconvenient Truths of the Potomac Subregion

Sign Skirmishes in Mount Vernon

Thieves venture onto private property in brazen sign-stealing sprees destroying both Webb and Allen signs.

Sign Skirmishes in Mount Vernon

Investigators Tip-Off Parents

Parents Get Schooled on Web

Investigators Tip-Off Parents

Bank Application Sparks Criticism

Great Falls residents show little enthusiasm for proposed Commerce Bank on Walker Road.

Bank Application Sparks Criticism

Giving Seniors a New Home

Residents to Vote on New Center

Giving Seniors a New Home

Four Campaign for Congressional Seat

Great Falls Citizens Association hosts 'Candidate Night.'

Four Campaign for Congressional Seat

Rewarding Excellence

Sharon Welch named Virginia's Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.

Rewarding Excellence

Looking at Lutherans

Bishop Mark Hanson gives 'State of the Church' address at 50th Anniversary of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in McLean.

Looking at Lutherans

Parents Worry Over School Switch

Parents question county plans at input session on Arcola Elementary School boundaries.

Parents Worry Over School Switch

A Big Night for Crestwood

Cafeteria hostess Eleanor Williams honored during Crestwood Elementary’s 50th anniversary celebration.

A Big Night for Crestwood

A Month of Fasting and Feasting

Islamic family discusses the holy month of Ramadan while breaking the fast at home.

A Month of Fasting and Feasting

Lake Anne: Back on the Fast Track

Politicians and planners prepare for more density at Lake Anne.

Lake Anne: Back on the Fast Track

Accommodating the Gifted and Talented

Proposal to open GT center at Luther Jackson creates heated discussion.

Accommodating the Gifted and Talented

Turning Temporary Blindness into Cinema

First-time filmmaker Ruben Najera captures autobiographical tale of bringing light to darkness.

Turning Temporary Blindness into Cinema

Rodeo Teaches the Ropes

Rodeo Teaches the Ropes

Coast to Coast to Burke

Burke resident, business owner joins Leadership Fairfax.

Coast to Coast to Burke

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

A Whole Lot of Nothing

While Fort Belvoir will add to its existing infrastructure, Engineer Proving Ground will have to be fully developed for BRAC.

A Whole Lot of Nothing

RA Counsel Advises Clusters on Legalities

Cluster officials hear presentation about potential liability issues.

RA Counsel Advises Clusters on Legalities

Light the Night

Thousands of people walk to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Light the Night

Fighting Fire with Fun

Fighting Fire with Fun

Koozmin Cries Foul in RCC Election

RCC candidate finds prohibited campaign literature near a polling box, starting a flurry of email exchanges.

Koozmin Cries Foul in RCC Election

Taste of Barbecue

Fourth annual Ribs contest dishes up good eats in Kingstowne.

Taste of Barbecue

History from the Source

Seven-year-old interviews Reston’s founder.

History from the Source

A Whale of a Play

Annual play combines Halloween, moral lesson.

A Whale of a Play

Enemies No More

First Cold War conference brings together Sergei Khrushchev, David Eisenhower.

Enemies No More

A Whale of a Play

Annual play combines Halloween, moral lesson.

A Whale of a Play

Albo Finds Middle School Solution?

Del. Dave Albo looks to Army to provide land to sell to fund South County Middle School.

Albo Finds Middle School Solution?

Whole Lot of Nothing

While Fort Belvoir will add to its existing infrastructure, Engineer Proving Ground will have to be fully developed for BRAC.

Whole Lot of Nothing

Enemies No More

First Cold War conference brings together Sergei Khrushchev, David Eisenhower.

Enemies No More

Coast to Coast to Burke

Burke resident, business owner joins Leadership Fairfax.

Coast to Coast to Burke

Albo Finds Middle School Solution?

Del. Dave Albo looks to Army to provide land to sell to fund South County Middle School.

Albo Finds Middle School Solution?

Monday, October 16

Round and Round and Round

Study finds ways to improve traffic on Hunter Mill Road, but not ways to fund them.

Round and Round and Round

School Board Candidate Responses to CCPTA Questions

School Board Candidate Responses to CCPTA Questions

Pump It Up

County staff doesn't like proposal to turn gas station on Rolling Road into 7-Eleven.

Pump It Up

Ruebner Fights for Affordable Housing

Green Party Candidate decries overdevelopment and the loss of economic and cultural diversity.

Ruebner Fights for Affordable Housing

Helping the Homeless … One Step at a Time

Cabin John Middle School 8th-graders raise a record $8,200 in annual Walk for the Homeless.

Helping the Homeless … One Step at a Time

Local Medical Professionals Welcome HIV Testing

Doctors applaud improved ways to communicate risks.

Local Medical Professionals Welcome HIV Testing

Zimmerman Runs on Record of Accomplishments

Three-term Democratic incumbent still considers public transportation, affordable housing his top priorities

Zimmerman Runs on Record of Accomplishments

Doctors, Nurses Bring Expertise to Honduras

For the seventh time a brigade of Northern Virginian doctors, nurses and other volunteers traveled to Honduras to bring medical help and supplies.

Doctors, Nurses Bring Expertise to Honduras

WSSC Faces Tough Crowd

Water utility agency argues that a mid-river intake is needed to protect water quality and reduce costs.

WSSC Faces Tough Crowd

McMenamin Strives to Give Neighborhoods Voice

Republican candidate says he is frustrated by high taxes and lack of oversight of development projects.

McMenamin Strives to Give Neighborhoods Voice

Avenel Tries to Reassure Local Citizens

Stream experts tell citizens that Avenel’s landscaping plans would benefit Rock Run Creek.

Avenel Tries to Reassure Local Citizens

Round and Round and Round

Study finds ways to improve traffic on Hunter Mill Road, but not ways to fund them.

Round and Round and Round

Pump It Up

County staff doesn't like proposal to turn gas station on Rolling Road into 7-Eleven.

Pump It Up

Fox Mill Church Would Expand

Building would grow, but number of approved seats would stay the same.

Fox Mill Church Would Expand

Friends Remember Murdered Arlington Student

Michelle Gardner-Quinn is mourned following her death in Vermont.

Friends Remember Murdered Arlington Student

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Fox Mill Church To Expand

Building would grow, but number of approved seats would stay the same.

Fox Mill Church To Expand

County Executive Candidates Debate

Robin Ficker and Chuck Floyd emphasize tax relief while Ike Leggett highlights the need for social programs.

County Executive Candidates Debate

Sunday, October 15

Tree-Cutting Angers Residents

Clearing pathway of gas pipeline at root of residents' anger.

Tree-Cutting Angers Residents

Grappling With Graffiti

Police appeal for community support.

Grappling With Graffiti

Thursday, October 12

U.S. Senate, Glenda Gail Parker (Ind. Green)

U.S. Senate, Glenda Gail Parker (Ind. Green)

Walking for Students' Futures

Walking for Students' Futures

U.S. Senate, George Allen (R)

U.S. Senate, George Allen (R)

U.S. Congress, 8th District, Jim Hurysz (Ind.)

U.S. Congress, 8th District, Jim Hurysz (Ind.)

Students Raise Money for Costa Rican School

Forestville Elementary students collect coins for village school in Costa Rica.

Students Raise Money for Costa Rican School

U.S. Congress, 11th District, Ferdinando Greco (Ind. Green)

U.S. Congress, 11th District, Ferdinando Greco (Ind. Green)

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

The 'Truth' About Global Warming

Churches across D.C. area showing film on global warming, discussing solutions.

The 'Truth' About Global Warming

U.S. Senate, Jim Webb (D)

U.S. Senate, Jim Webb (D)

U.S. Congress, 11th District, Andy Hurst (D)

U.S. Congress, 11th District, Andy Hurst (D)

Teens Charged in Spree

Teens Charged in Spree

U.S. Congress, 10th District, Bill Wood (Lib.)

U.S. Congress, 10th District, Bill Wood (Lib.)

People Notes

People Notes

U.S. Congress, 8th District, Jim Moran (D)

U.S. Congress, 8th District, Jim Moran (D)

Scouts Break Fast Together

Scouts Invite Community

Scouts Break Fast Together

Loudoun’s Real Estate Market Fizzles

More and More Homes Stay on the Market

Loudoun’s Real Estate Market Fizzles

U.S. Congress, 8th District, Tom O'Donoghue (R)

U.S. Congress, 8th District, Tom O'Donoghue (R)

Home At Last—Again

The 737th Ordinance Company returns from their second tour of Iraq.

Home At Last—Again

U.S. Congress, 10th District, Judy Feder (D)

U.S. Congress, 10th District, Judy Feder (D)

PEC Declines Development Debate

PEC Declines Development Debate

County Gears Up for Pandemic Flu

Residents Test Plans

County Gears Up for Pandemic Flu

Kurtz To Vacate Seat at End of Term

Kurtz To Vacate Seat at End of Term

They Will Come

Board Hopes to Ease Overcrowding

They Will Come

Open Farms

Six Farms Added to Fall Tour

Open Farms

Oh, Give Them A Home

Annual event hopes to match wild horses, burros with loving homes.

Oh, Give Them A Home

U.S. Congress, 10th District, Neeraj Nigam (Ind.)

U.S. Congress, 10th District, Neeraj Nigam (Ind.)

Poisson Holds College Talk

Poisson Educates Community of Affordable Education

Poisson Holds College Talk

Stretching for Health

Stretching for Health

Giving to Project Schoolhouse

Forestville Elementary students collect coins for village school in Costa Rica.

Giving to Project Schoolhouse

Wednesday, October 11

Calendar

Calendar

Home At Last — Again

The 737th Ordinance Company returns from their second tour of Iraq.

Home At Last — Again

Giving to Project Schoolhouse

Forestville Elementary students collect coins for village school in Costa Rica.

Giving to Project Schoolhouse

Preparing To Move

New City Hall expansion, police station set to open in December.

Preparing To Move

Transplant Crusader

Transplant Foundation fund-raiser gala to be held at Riverbend.

Transplant Crusader

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Fall for History

Mount Vernon offers free harvest festival.

Fall for History

90 Women, 4-Part Harmonies

The Potomac Harmony Chorus sets sights on international success.

90 Women, 4-Part Harmonies

A Talent of Biblical Proportions

Russian artist Gennady Spirin brings fine art to children's lit.

A Talent of Biblical Proportions

One Person at a Time

MVLE president shares perspective on work.

One Person at a Time

Getting to Know...

Nancy Perry

Getting to Know...

Calendar

Calendar

A Tasty Fundraiser

Four restaurants vying for Best Ribs Around titles.

A Tasty Fundraiser

Timber Treks

As the leaves turn, so does attention to fun with fall foliage.

Timber Treks

Have a Tasty Halloween Candy Story?

Have a Tasty Halloween Candy Story?

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

People

People

Health Notes

Health Notes

Pirates Pillage Arlington Stage

Gilbert & Sullivan Comic Operetta Plays The Jefferson.

Pirates Pillage Arlington Stage

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

One Person at a Time

MVLE president shares perspective on work.

One Person at a Time

School Notes

School Notes

Anderson is Convicted for Gangs

Bailey's murder-case plea set for December.

Anderson is Convicted for Gangs

Schools

Schools

Health Notes

Health Notes

Lap of Luxury

Dessange salon opens in Tysons.

Lap of Luxury

Planning Approves Potomac Yard Fire Station

Mixed use development and new Houston Rec Center also OK'ed.

Planning Approves Potomac Yard Fire Station

Military Notes

Military Notes

Murder in The Meadows Scares Residents

By Bonnie Hobbs

Murder in The Meadows Scares Residents

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Home At Last — Again

The 737th Ordinance Company returns from their second tour of Iraq.

Home At Last — Again

Military Notes

Military Notes

A Talent of Biblical Proportions

Russian artist Gennady Spirin brings fine art to children's lit.

A Talent of Biblical Proportions

Fall for History

Mount Vernon offers free harvest festival.

Fall for History

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Down at the Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkins, games and activities highlight Burke Nursery's annual autumn festival.

Down at the Pumpkin Patch

A Tale of Corruption

Great Falls Players brings 'Born Yesterday' to the Alden Theatre.

A Tale of Corruption

Son, Brother and Friend Missed

Friends, family mourn death of Scott Harley, 19.

Son, Brother and Friend Missed

Calendar

Calendar

Around Town

Around Town

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Around Town

Around Town

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Lap of Luxury

Dessange salon opens in Tysons.

Lap of Luxury

Military Notes

Military Notes

Calendar

Calendar

'Sidecar Shea's' Spectacular Day

Local girl leaves wheelchair behind for a Sunday joyride.

'Sidecar Shea's' Spectacular Day

Roundups

Roundups

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

90 Women, 4-Part Harmonies

The Potomac Harmony Chorus sets sights on international success.

90 Women, 4-Part Harmonies

90 Women, 4-Part Harmonies

The Potomac Harmony Chorus sets sights on international success.

90 Women, 4-Part Harmonies

Pirates Pillage Arlington Stage

Gilbert & Sullivan Comic Operetta Plays The Jefferson.

Pirates Pillage Arlington Stage

One Person at a Time

MVLE president shares perspective on work.

One Person at a Time

Transplant Crusader

Transplant Foundation fund-raiser gala to be held at Riverbend.

Transplant Crusader

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Getting to Know...

Nancy Perry

Getting to Know...

Pirates Pillage Arlington Stage

Gilbert & Sullivan Comic Operetta Plays The Jefferson.

Pirates Pillage Arlington Stage

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Alexandria Bulletin

Alexandria Bulletin

Church Opens Fellowship Hall

Clifton Presbyterian will worship Sunday in new space.

Church Opens Fellowship Hall

School Notes

School Notes

Around Town

Around Town

A Tale of Corruption

Great Falls Players brings 'Born Yesterday' to the Alden Theatre.

A Tale of Corruption

Hyland Brings History to Life for Students

Hyland Brings History to Life for Students

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Calendar

Calendar

Nonprofit Not Noneffective

Social service nonprofits learn how to improve their mission.

Nonprofit Not Noneffective

Strike Two

Two absent city councilmembers prevent ball field discussion from moving forward.

Strike Two

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

One Person at a Time

MVLE president shares perspective on work.

One Person at a Time

Centreville Teen Is Stabbed After Spat

Centreville Teen Is Stabbed After Spat

Lap of Luxury

Dessange salon opens in Tysons.

Lap of Luxury

Health Notes

Health Notes

An Anniversary of Tragedy, Future Hope

Fire Prevention Week memorial service honors the fallen.

An Anniversary of Tragedy, Future Hope

Around Town

Around Town

Have a Tasty Halloween Candy Story?

Have a Tasty Halloween Candy Story?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

At St. John's, Animals Consider Themselves Blessed

At St. John's, Animals Consider Themselves Blessed

Tuesday, October 10

Target Practice

By Michael Lee Pope

Target Practice

Making Herndon More FAIR?

The Town Council passes two resolutions that target illegal aliens.

Making Herndon More FAIR?

A 16-Percent Increase?

A 16-Percent Increase?

Oh, Give Them A Home

Annual event hopes to match wild horses, burros with loving homes.

Oh, Give Them A Home

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Oh, Give Them A Home

Annual event hopes to match wild horses, burros with loving homes.

Oh, Give Them A Home

They've Only Just Begun

Concerned parents from three schools pack South County Secondary to discuss boundary study.

They've Only Just Begun

They've Only Just Begun

Concerned parents from three schools pack South County Secondary to discuss boundary study.

They've Only Just Begun

What’s New at Cabin John Middle School?

What’s New at Cabin John Middle School?

Great White Oak

Students, artists, musicians, historians and vaulters celebrate Travilah Oak’s birthday.

Great White Oak

People Notes

People Notes

Senior Calendar

Senior Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

This Week in Potomac 10-11-06

This Week in Potomac 10-11-06

‘How I Spent My Summer Vacation…’

Sandburg celebrates its teachers’ travels.

‘How I Spent My Summer Vacation…’

School Notes

School Notes

Protecting Pedestrians

Police educate people on safely crossing Richmond Highway during five-day campaign.

Protecting Pedestrians

Cabin John Helps the Homeless

Cabin John Helps the Homeless

Comfort From the Storm

Aaron Neville on God, Curtis Mayfield and rebuilding the Big Easy.

Comfort From the Storm

Show House Held at Potomac Mansion

The annual event benefits the National Symphony Orchestra as well as the designers and homeowners involved.

Show House Held at Potomac Mansion

Time for a Change?

U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, challenger Andrew Hurst square off at South County Federation meeting.

Time for a Change?

Parents Briefed on Bells Mill Modernization

Architects present design drawings in the last of five parent meetings.

Parents Briefed on Bells Mill Modernization

Working Hard and Still Homeless

High housing costs mean some Mount Vernon residents commute to work from homeless shelters.

Working Hard and Still Homeless

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

State Won’t Pull its Weight

Legislators say state must increase human services funding.

State Won’t Pull its Weight

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes

People Notes

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

What’s New at Herbert Hoover Middle School?

What’s New at Herbert Hoover Middle School?

People Notes

People Notes

O’Malley Courts Arab-Americans

Gubernatorial candidate visits Bethesda and breaks the fast with local Muslims.

O’Malley Courts Arab-Americans

50 Days and 50 Nights

Aldersgate takes time to celebrate its golden anniversary.

50 Days and 50 Nights

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Time for a Change?

U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, challenger Andrew Hurst square off at South County Federation meeting.

Time for a Change?

Fall Festivities

Fall Festivities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Potomac Day Nears

Satinsky, Krensky and Weerakoon named Potomac Chamber of Commerce award winners.

Potomac Day Nears

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Library Volunteers Honored at 25th Annual Celebration

Library Volunteers Honored at 25th Annual Celebration

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes

People Notes

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Times Keep A-Changin'

So do the elementary schools, if they want to stay on top of their game.

Times Keep A-Changin'

School Notes

School Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Moran, O’Donoghue Face Off in Televised Debate

War in Iraq and immigration reform play key roles in debate.

Moran, O’Donoghue Face Off in Televised Debate

Church Reflects Changing Springfield

One of the region's largest Catholic parishes turns 25 on Saturday.

Church Reflects Changing Springfield

Good Advice Goes Long Way

South Lakes students take success into their own hands.

Good Advice Goes Long Way

Business Notes

Business Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Scared into More Density?

Residents hear disaster scenarios if Reston’s zoning ordinance isn’t changed.

Scared into More Density?

Losing Homes

Foreclosures: No affixed address.

Losing Homes

Calming Fears

Police provide tips for staying safe until a serial predator in Reston is captured.

Calming Fears

Walking in the Name of Fun

Walking in the Name of Fun

The 'Truth' About Global Warming

Churches across D.C. area showing film on global warming, discussing solutions.

The 'Truth' About Global Warming

The Rhyming Lesson

Traveling educator stops in Alexandria, raps with kids.

The Rhyming Lesson

They've Only Just Begun

Concerned parents from three schools pack South County Secondary to discuss boundary study.

They've Only Just Begun

Convenience or Nuisance?

City Council members to decide the fate of an Arlandria store.

Convenience or Nuisance?

Jury Finds Martin Guilty

Unusual murder trial concludes in a guilty verdict and a 32-year sentence.

Jury Finds Martin Guilty

Monday, October 9

Civ Fed Asks for Better Designs on Bonded Projects

Resolution also calls on county and school boards to consider bringing bonds to voters in odd-numbered years.

Civ Fed Asks for Better Designs on Bonded Projects

Mad Hot Arlington

Fifth graders learn the intricacies of the jitterbug, waltz and cha-cha.

Mad Hot Arlington

Securing Our Borders

Arlington resident spends two-month stint patrolling a 163-mile stretch of the Arizona border this summer.

Securing Our Borders

Stretching Their Legs

Stretching Their Legs

Market Adjusting, Not Nose-diving

Demand for housing still strong, says leading regional economist.

Market Adjusting, Not Nose-diving

Arlington Teen Arrested in Stabbing

Arlington Teen Arrested in Stabbing

Air Force Memorial Reaches to the ‘Heavens’

New monument, to be unveiled this weekend, will transform the Washington skyline and is expected to bring thousands of tourists to Arlington every year.

Air Force Memorial Reaches to the ‘Heavens’

Thursday, October 5

Rebels Take to the Streets

Homecoming week ends with a parade, football game and dance for Fairfax High.

Rebels Take to the Streets

Roundups

Roundups

He's Youthful, Smart and Political

Shane Grannum, 13, begins the Young Sully Democrats.

He's Youthful, Smart and Political

Chantilly Man is Charged with Malicious Wounding in Stabbing

Chantilly Man is Charged with Malicious Wounding in Stabbing

PNC Bank Set for Fair Lakes Promenade

Would go on site of now-closed Tiaz restaurant.

PNC Bank Set for Fair Lakes Promenade

Touring the Civil War by Bike

Alexandria's archaeologists map out a 12-mile bike ride to the city's Civil War forts and batteries.

Touring the Civil War by Bike

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A ‘Utopia in the World’

Ramadan fasting brings Muslim students closer to God wherever they are.

A ‘Utopia in the World’

Police Charge Gaskins with Ecstasy Distribution

Police Charge Gaskins with Ecstasy Distribution

Greenbriar West Elementary Celebrates 35 Years

Students, teachers, principals, community join in honoring the school.

Greenbriar West Elementary Celebrates 35 Years

The Team with a Big Heart

Will build beds for poor children on Indian reservation.

The Team with a Big Heart

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Music of the Heart

Cleveland ‘Cleve’ Francis Jr., M.D., making full house calls to help ease the world’s ills.

Music of the Heart

Haunted Trail Canceled for 2006

Lack of insurance, time to find volunteers seals fate of Halloween event.

Haunted Trail Canceled for 2006

School Notes

School Notes

Where the Rye Was Caught

Reconstructed distillery offers glimpse at spiritual history of region.

Where the Rye Was Caught

Martial Arts Center Moving to New Spot in Centre Ridge

Owners will relocate from Pickwick to Centre Ridge.

Martial Arts Center Moving to New Spot in Centre Ridge

A Family Burial

Descendants of a 19th century African-American family celebrate the memory of their ancestors with a reinterment of what they believe to be ancestors’ remains.

A Family Burial

Looking for a Fall Superstar

Fairfax Fall Festival to feature new singing competition for children.

Looking for a Fall Superstar

Treatment Center Expansion Worries Neighbors

County proposes to expand a residential treatment facility for clients with dual-diagnoses.

Treatment Center Expansion Worries Neighbors

Clifton Day is This Sunday

Enjoy crafts, music, food and children's activities.

Clifton Day is This Sunday

Coast to Coast

Inova Mount Vernon nurse Sean McCallum completed the Big Ride Across America.

Coast to Coast

WFCCA OKs County Parking Revisions

WFCCA OKs County Parking Revisions

Good Nutrition for Young Minds

Head Start and Kiwanis dish out “Books for Breakfast.”

Good Nutrition for Young Minds

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Master Plan Approved for Sully Woodlands

Park Authority OKs blueprint for 4,400 acres of parkland.

Master Plan Approved for Sully Woodlands

Old Dominion Cotillion Tea

Inviting ladies to join club on Sunday, Oct. 15.

Old Dominion Cotillion Tea

Setting Growth Agenda

Citizens meet to develop new growth management strategy.

Setting Growth Agenda

Wednesday, October 4

Gained in Translation

Live English dubbing expands audience for Spanish-language festival.

Gained in Translation

Planning OKs Night Operations Request

Asphalt plant is recognized as a community asset.

Planning OKs Night Operations Request

Open House

Open House

International Exposure

Visiting Faculty Show Students the World

International Exposure

Nerdy Floppin’ Scoundrels

Nerdy Floppin’ Scoundrels

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

'Exuberant Energy and a Zest for Life'

Amy Schlenker displays work at ValeArts Oct. 13-15.

'Exuberant Energy and a Zest for Life'

Smashing Perceptions

The Silversun Pickups earn as many comparisons as they do rave reviews.

Smashing Perceptions

West Montgomery County Citizens Association Meeting Wednesday, Oct. 11

West Montgomery County Citizens Association Meeting Wednesday, Oct. 11

Health Notes

Health Notes

One Decadent Directorial Debut

Aspiring local filmmaker gains sweet reward from Hershey’s.

One Decadent Directorial Debut

Offering a New Avenue for Artists

Del Ray’s annual arts festival welcomes variety of talent.

Offering a New Avenue for Artists

Route 50 CPAM Decision Tabled

Route 50 CPAM Decision Tabled

Two Pianos for One 'Fair Lady'

Last Signature Schaeffer Show in "The Garage."

Two Pianos for One 'Fair Lady'

'Exuberant Energy and a Zest for Life'

Amy Schlenker displays work at ValeArts Oct. 13-15.

'Exuberant Energy and a Zest for Life'

Gained in Translation

Live English dubbing expands audience for Spanish-language festival.

Gained in Translation

BRAC Triggers Triple Play

BRAC Triggers Triple Play

Volunteers

Volunteers

Health Notes

Health Notes

Offering a New Avenue for Artists

Del Ray’s annual arts festival welcomes variety of talent.

Offering a New Avenue for Artists

Longtime Franconians Swap Memories, Tales

Authors of 'Franconia Remembers, Volume III' speak at Story Swap.

Longtime Franconians Swap Memories, Tales

Poisson Proposes Toll Credit

Poisson Proposes Toll Credit

Health Notes

Health Notes

10 Years of Nontraditional Faith

New World Unity Church celebrates its 10th anniversary.

10 Years of Nontraditional Faith

Two Pianos for One 'Fair Lady'

Last Signature Schaeffer Show in "The Garage."

Two Pianos for One 'Fair Lady'

Gained in Translation

Live English dubbing expands audience for Spanish-language festival.

Gained in Translation

Chamber Luncheon Features Candidates

No shortage of opinions between three Congressional candidates.

Chamber Luncheon Features Candidates

'Exuberant Energy and a Zest for Life'

Amy Schlenker displays work at ValeArts Oct. 13-15.

'Exuberant Energy and a Zest for Life'

Health Notes

Health Notes

One Decadent Directorial Debut

Aspiring local filmmaker gains sweet reward from Hershey’s.

One Decadent Directorial Debut

The Journey Continues

The Journey Continues

Be Ready Alexandria: Not Just A Slogan

CERT volunteers receive praise for their dedication.

Be Ready Alexandria: Not Just A Slogan

Community Mourns

Community Mourns

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

Teacher of the Year

Hayfield teacher wins statewide award.

Teacher of the Year

'They Had No Identity'

A Woman’s Story Gallery gives foreign-born artists a space to call home.A Woman’s Story Gallery gives foreign-born artists a space to call home.

'They Had No Identity'

Teacher of the Year

Hayfield teacher wins statewide award.

Teacher of the Year

Volunteers

Volunteers

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Secrets No More

PostSecret exhibit stops at GMU's Fall for the Book Festival.

Secrets No More

Volunteers

Volunteers

Teacher of the Year

Hayfield teacher wins statewide award.

Teacher of the Year

Task Force Backs New Fire Station

Task Force Backs New Fire Station

Teacher of the Year

Hayfield teacher wins statewide award.

Teacher of the Year

'Exuberant Energy and a Zest for Life'

Amy Schlenker displays work at ValeArts Oct. 13-15.

'Exuberant Energy and a Zest for Life'

Volunteers

Volunteers

One Decadent Directorial Debut

Aspiring local filmmaker gains sweet reward from Hershey’s.

One Decadent Directorial Debut

After 100 Years, New Switch at the Yard

Centennial ceremony pays tribute to regional economic engine.

After 100 Years, New Switch at the Yard

'They Had No Identity'

A Woman’s Story Gallery gives foreign-born artists a space to call home.

'They Had No Identity'

Tuesday, October 3

She's Number One

South County's first signed athlete sets her sights on the court at Duquesne.

She's Number One

The Rhyming Lesson

Traveling educator stops in Alexandria, raps with kids.

The Rhyming Lesson

Into the Woods

Tatyana Schremko’s “Echoes in the Forest” opens on Oct. 8.

Into the Woods

A Green Ending to a Landfill?

EnviroSolutions proposes to turn Lorton Landfill into park after closing in 2018.

A Green Ending to a Landfill?

Getting to Know...

Grant Johnson

Getting to Know...

Haunted Trail Canceled for 2006

Lack of insurance, time to find volunteers seals fate of Halloween event.

Haunted Trail Canceled for 2006

Senior Condos Proposed Near Hunters Woods

Two four-story buildings with 200 units would replace the United Christian Church on Colts Neck Road.

Senior Condos Proposed Near Hunters Woods

Community Notes

Community Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Community Notes

Community Notes

Yogathon to Save Darfur

Arlington's Gayle Fleming does her part to educate public on genocide in Darfur.

Yogathon to Save Darfur

Making Students Feel at Home

Chrisman Named Marketing Teacher of the Year

Making Students Feel at Home

Calendar

Calendar

House Tour de Force

Hundreds visit local homes featured on St. Francis Episcopal Church’s 51st annual house tour.

House Tour de Force

Surrey Helps Keep Boat Afloat

Event Raises Funds for Canal Boat Expenses

Surrey Helps Keep Boat Afloat

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Off to a Good Start

Churchill Road and Franklin Sherman elementary schools start the school year on a happy note.

Off to a Good Start

In Service to Others

Students spend their Saturday completing service projects.

In Service to Others

Crime

Crime

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

School's Fate in Voters' Hands

Voters Scheduled to Decide on Funding Land, Improvements

School's Fate in Voters' Hands

Obituary

Lester F. Newborn

Obituary

Getting to Know...

Grant Johnson

Getting to Know...

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Save the Trees

Sycamores cleared on Springvale serve as a reminder to preserve trees.

Save the Trees

Unsure Over ICE Training

Some say decision could isolate Hispanic community.

Unsure Over ICE Training

Getting to Know...

Grant Johnson

Getting to Know...

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Crime

Crime

Fire Trucks Light Up Little Eyes

Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department Open House

Fire Trucks Light Up Little Eyes

Community

Community

Off to a Good Start

Churchill Road and Franklin Sherman elementary schools start the school year on a happy note.

Off to a Good Start

Business

Business

A View from Massachusetts

U.S. Rep. Barney Frank sounds off on the Iraq war.

A View from Massachusetts

Volunteering

Volunteering

Nothing Special About Special Session

Nothing Special About Special Session

Getting to Know … Margaret Slocum

Profile

Getting to Know … Margaret Slocum

Who's 'Tommy?'

Who's 'Tommy?'

Safe Haven Lawsuit Moves Forward

Craig Miller’s lawsuit against the city is headed for a December trial date.

Safe Haven Lawsuit Moves Forward

Bringing the Cold War To Life

Relatives of Cold War era leaders to meet at South County on Oct. 14.

Bringing the Cold War To Life

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Out of the Darkness

Step by step, walkers hope to break the silence about depression and suicide.

Out of the Darkness

Transportation Interruptus?

Transportation Interruptus?

In Service to Others

Students spend their Saturday completing service projects.

In Service to Others

Vienna Man Slain, Son Arrested

Dail Brown Jr. was arrested in Ohio for the killing of his father.

Vienna Man Slain, Son Arrested

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

‘Serial Predator’ Still Loose

In two weeks, five women are attacked at knifepoint along a half-mile stretch of North Shore Drive.

‘Serial Predator’ Still Loose

Reviving Monroe

Waiting for Sups to Say When

Reviving Monroe

A Green Ending to a Landfill?

EnviroSolutions proposes to turn Lorton Landfill into park after closing in 2018.

A Green Ending to a Landfill?

People

People

Town Council Appoints New Member

Dan Dellinger nearly won Verinder's seat in 2003.

Town Council Appoints New Member

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Arlington Becomes Official Home of Marine Corps Marathon

Arlington Becomes Official Home of Marine Corps Marathon

Schools Question AYP Data

Schools Challenge Progress

Schools Question AYP Data

Getting to Know...

Grant Johnson

Getting to Know...

How Sweet it Is

Potomac Community Center hosts Family FunFest.

How Sweet it Is

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Schools

Schools

Haunted Trail Canceled for 2006

Lack of insurance, time to find volunteers seals fate of Halloween event.

Haunted Trail Canceled for 2006

Saved from Slaughter

Fairfax Station couple tries to find homes for Premarin foals by Oct. 19.

Saved from Slaughter

Positive Steps for Churchill

Parents, students and administrators team up to enhance Churchill cluster through Educational Foundation.

Positive Steps for Churchill

Right Turn Only

Holly Avenue Gets New Signage

Right Turn Only

Schools

Schools

Springfield Resident Dies at WVU

Springfield Resident Dies at WVU

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Galloping Gastropods

Annual slug-themed party draws dozens of gastropod enthusiasts at Hidden Pond.

Galloping Gastropods

She's Number One

South County's first signed athlete sets her sights on the court at Duquesne.

She's Number One

Restonian Receives Top Honor

Beatrice Malone is recognized for her many volunteer efforts.

Restonian Receives Top Honor

Civil War on Hunter Mill

Residents create documentary about the war's history in the Hunter Mill corridor.

Civil War on Hunter Mill

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Military Notes

Military Notes

Saved from Slaughter

Fairfax Station couple tries to find homes for Premarin foals by Oct. 19.

Saved from Slaughter

Sheriff's Office Substation Moves to Sterling

Substations Bring Deputies Closer to Home

Sheriff's Office Substation Moves to Sterling

Scout Project Beautifies School

Volunteers help add two landscaping beds.

Scout Project Beautifies School

RCC Candidates Debate

Candidates tackle issues related to maintenance, communication and diversity.

RCC Candidates Debate

Health

Health

Firefighters Hold Camp for Burn Victims

Arlington's Station No. 5 hosts IAFF event for week of fun.

Firefighters Hold Camp for Burn Victims

Getting to Know...

Grant Johnson

Getting to Know...

Ready, Set, Parade

Herndon prepares for Homecoming parade

Ready, Set, Parade

Madison on Parade

Madison on Parade

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Obituary

Stan C. Nebinski

Obituary

County Touts ‘Gateway'

Ribbon-cutting held at Reston Town Center Transit Station.

County Touts ‘Gateway'

New Programs at Floris Elementary

Local elementary school adopts several new programs.

New Programs at Floris Elementary

Reaching Higher

Alexandria students reach for Higher Achievement at Hammond Middle School.

Reaching Higher

Bringing the Cold War To Life

Relatives of Cold War era leaders to meet at South County on Oct. 14.

Bringing the Cold War To Life

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Save the Trees

Sycamores cleared on Springvale serve as a reminder to preserve trees.

Save the Trees

Shirlington Is a Boom Town

Opening of Signature Theatre, library, retail shops, and 400 new apartments and condos will bring panache to South Arlington.

Shirlington Is a Boom Town

Trial Opens in Aburant Killing

Defendant’s gun links him to the murder of a taxi driver.

Trial Opens in Aburant Killing

Meet the New Neighbors

Herd of five alpacas join miniature animals in Phillips family's Brickyard Road home.

Meet the New Neighbors

In Service to Others

Students spend their Saturday completing service projects.

In Service to Others

Getting to Know...

Grant Johnson

Getting to Know...

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

It’s Nice To Have A Buddy

Shrivers to host Best Buddies Gala Oct. 28.

It’s Nice To Have A Buddy

Business Notes

Business Notes

Monday, October 2

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

What’s New at Robert Frost Middle School

What’s New at Robert Frost Middle School

Diversions

Diversions

Docca, Ibanez Vie for School Board Seat

Two candidates from Montgomery Village compete for District 1 opening.

Docca, Ibanez Vie for School Board Seat

Diversions

Diversions

Parties Battle for Delegate Seats

Democrats seek to energize party voters while Republicans appeal to independents in District 15 race.

Parties Battle for Delegate Seats

Diversions

Diversions

Two Charter Amendments on Ballot

Robin Ficker’s tax amendment rejected by Circuit Court.

Two Charter Amendments on Ballot

Diversions

Diversions