Stories for September 2006

Stories for September 2006

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Thursday, September 28

Court Rules Against County in Clarendon Church Case

Plans for new church sanctuary and 10-story building, with affordable units, on hold.

Court Rules Against County in Clarendon Church Case

Wednesday, September 27

Nowlin Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

For Centreville drug deal and having a firearm.

Nowlin Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Chantilly Touch of Class Choral Cabaret

Enjoy dinner and a concert, Oct. 4-5.

Chantilly Touch of Class Choral Cabaret

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Community

Community

Fall for the Book Schedule

Fall for the Book Schedule

Walney, Braddock, Route 28

VDOT, residents discuss new plan's pros and cons.

Walney, Braddock, Route 28

Supervisors Approve Shops at Centreville's Gateway

Walgreen's, Bank of America would replace adult-video store and other uses.

Supervisors Approve Shops at Centreville's Gateway

Calendar

Calendar

Community

Community

Health Notes

Health Notes

The First Battle of Fort Willard?

No consensus found at public meeting on plans for future of park in Belle View.

The First Battle of Fort Willard?

Calendar

Calendar

Fall for the Book Schedule

Fall for the Book Schedule

Follow the Blue Balloons

Great Falls Studios prepares for third annual art studio tour.

Follow the Blue Balloons

Remembering Ivakota Farm

Historic marker to be unveiled in May tells story of Ivakota Farm in Clifton.

Remembering Ivakota Farm

Calendar

Calendar

State Police Seek Illegal Pharmaceuticals

Search warrants served at two Herndon Hispanic community markets.

State Police Seek Illegal Pharmaceuticals

School Notes

School Notes

Community

Community

Another Year, Another Board

Bob Frye named to Longwood University's Board of Visitors.

Another Year, Another Board

Herndon Goes Green

Town looks to join clean air movement with federally-financed purchase of alternative fuel vehicles

Herndon Goes Green

Calendar

Calendar

Guilty: Home-Invasion Robbery

Centreville man indicted on robbery, abduction and burglary charges.

Guilty: Home-Invasion Robbery

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

In Times of Disaster

Two-day exercise simulates rescue at collapsed high-rise.

In Times of Disaster

Five Indicted by the Grand Jury

Five Indicted by the Grand Jury

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Community

Community

Town Council Pushes for Local Immigration Enforcement Training

Immigration enforcement training request passes 6 - 1

Town Council Pushes for Local Immigration Enforcement Training

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Another Year, Another Board

Bob Frye named to Longwood University's Board of Visitors.

Another Year, Another Board

Another Year, Another Board

Bob Frye named to Longwood University's Board of Visitors.

Another Year, Another Board

Another Year, Another Board

Bob Frye named to Longwood University's Board of Visitors.

Another Year, Another Board

Community

Community

Fall for the Book Schedule

Fall for the Book Schedule

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Roundups

Roundups

Half a Century of Crestwood

Crestwood Elementary celebrates 50th anniversary on Oct. 12.

Half a Century of Crestwood

Pit Bulls Menace Sully Station

Pit Bulls Menace Sully Station

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Teen is Easter Seals Ambassador

Holds fund-raiser for upcoming walk.

Teen is Easter Seals Ambassador

Clifton Day Is Sunday, Oct. 8

Crafters, music, children's activities, food and fun.

Clifton Day Is Sunday, Oct. 8

Community

Community

Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, September 26

Reaching Out To Prevent Suicide

Suicide prevention advocates urge awareness in light of national prevention week.

Reaching Out To Prevent Suicide

Congressional Candidates Debate Iraq, Energy

U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D) and his two challengers squared off Monday.

Congressional Candidates Debate Iraq, Energy

Urban Planning, with Fore-sight

Ballston's mini-golf project creates nostalgia, controversy.

Urban Planning, with Fore-sight

Air Pollution Control Board To Monitor Mirant

Citizens and officials prevail at Board hearing.

Air Pollution Control Board To Monitor Mirant

'Had Enough?'

Sen. Barack Obama stumps for candidate Jim Webb in Market Square.

'Had Enough?'

Third Party Candidates Offer Alternatives

Independents push for rail, more oversight of defense spending and tighter border controls.

Third Party Candidates Offer Alternatives

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Avenue of the Adroit

Annual Del Ray festival attracts diverse collection of artists.

Avenue of the Adroit

RA Hears Concerns

Search for new headquarters garners attention.

RA Hears Concerns

All Creatures Great and Small

Where to receive pets blessings.

All Creatures Great and Small

'Short Order': Service with a Swirl

New Charter for Theater On The Run.

'Short Order': Service with a Swirl

Ready Oar Not, Seaport Days Are Back

Alexandria Seaport Foundation invites groups for ship building.

Ready Oar Not, Seaport Days Are Back

Moving, Munching for the Cause

Moving, Munching for the Cause

Fantasia Burrito

Commentary

Fantasia Burrito

Faith

Faith

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Meet Your Neighbor

Meet Your Neighbor

Clowning Around

Clowning Around

Spirit of Yom Kippur

Spirit of Yom Kippur

Planners Prep for BRAC

Preliminary timeline set up for review of possible land use changes.

Planners Prep for BRAC

Sky High Nights

Local author Dennis Roth writes his own travel guide to the galaxy.

Sky High Nights

No Waiver for Tiffany Place

No Waiver for Tiffany Place

Nice Guys — and Gals — Finish First

ECHO’s executive director recognized as Nice Guy.

Nice Guys — and Gals — Finish First

Verinder Resigns

Councilman plans to move to Essex County.

Verinder Resigns

Mini-walk To Help the Homeless

Mini-walk To Help the Homeless

Seeking Reimbursement

Mercaptan Leak Costs County Dollars

Seeking Reimbursement

Living History

Fort Hunt Elementary welcomes Powhatan Indians.

Living History

Marker Recalls Clifton Farm for Women

Historic marker to be unveiled in May tells story of Ivakota Farm in Clifton.

Marker Recalls Clifton Farm for Women

Health

Health

Most Gates Still Open

Most Gates Still Open

Education Takes Community Effort

Superintendent Encourages Local Businesses to Mentor Students

Education Takes Community Effort

Barktoberfest Celebrates Animals

Barktoberfest Provides Community Fun

Barktoberfest Celebrates Animals

Focus on Community

Focus on Community

BOE Rules Gateway Never Assembled

BOE tells the county to assess again — property by property.

BOE Rules Gateway Never Assembled

Students Take the Challenge

Students Take the Challenge

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Route 50 CPAM Action Pending

Route 50 CPAM Action Pending

Choi Pleads Guilty

Choi Pleads Guilty

Building Community

Building Community

Getting to Know...

Barbara Tricarico

Getting to Know...

The World’s Wheels

Good Shepherd wants to put Mount Vernon’s unused bikes on Costa Rica’s roads.

The World’s Wheels

Marker Recalls Clifton Farm for Women

Historic marker to be unveiled in May tells story of Ivakota Farm in Clifton.

Marker Recalls Clifton Farm for Women

Safe Shopping

Tysons holds its first Public Safety Awareness Weekend.

Safe Shopping

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Months After Storm, Water Woes Continue

Haunted Trail saved by twisted bridge, Masonic Lodge still ineligible for FEMA funding.

Months After Storm, Water Woes Continue

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Roods Say ‘Thanks for Hosting’

Flaps owners hold reunion for local couples who stood in on single-night gigs as restaurant hosts.

Roods Say ‘Thanks for Hosting’

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Diving Right In

Principals Welcome Students, Parents

Diving Right In

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Planners Prep for BRAC

Preliminary timeline set up for review of possible land use changes.

Planners Prep for BRAC

Schools

Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Emphasis On Character

Emphasis On Character

Safe Shopping

Tysons holds its first Public Safety Awareness Weekend.

Safe Shopping

All in a Day's Work

Wrecking crew uses truck to lift large load off of trapped driver.

All in a Day's Work

Forums Focus on Density

The county has proposed zoning changes that would allow additional housing for 16,000 to 20,000 people.

Forums Focus on Density

Volunteering

Volunteering

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

City To Pay Back $841K to Cox

Overpayment by cable company leads to reimbursement by city.

City To Pay Back $841K to Cox

Community

Community

Great Falls Rocks!

Junior Optimists hold first Teen Center party at Forestville Elementary.

Great Falls Rocks!

Former Route 1 Lay Minister Dies

Obituary

Former Route 1 Lay Minister Dies

Getting to Know...

Barbara Tricarico

Getting to Know...

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

A Glimpse of Artistry

California sculptor in town to create a work of art in Fair Oaks.

A Glimpse of Artistry

GMU Agrees to Some Sign Changes

A private meeting elicits some cooperation from GMU about large sign at corner of Braddock, Sideburn roads.

GMU Agrees to Some Sign Changes

Planners Prep for BRAC

Preliminary timeline set up for review of possible land use changes.

Planners Prep for BRAC

Getting to Know…

Barbara Tricarico

Getting to Know…

Months After Storm, Water Woes Continue

Haunted Trail saved by twisted bridge, Masonic Lodge still ineligible for FEMA funding.

Months After Storm, Water Woes Continue

Herndon Community Television Schedule

Herndon Community Television Schedule

Teen Girl Assaulted

Fear grips community after attack, which may be linked to two attempted abductions five days earlier.

Teen Girl Assaulted

Fantasia Burrito

Fantasia Burrito

Mourners Pay Respects to Chief

Former police chief, county executive remembered as steadfast, dedicated family man.

Mourners Pay Respects to Chief

People

People

Volunteers

Volunteers

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Business

Business

Veterans Discuss: Is Iraq Another Vietnam?

Vietnam veteran and congressional candidate speaks at VVA chapter meeting.

Veterans Discuss: Is Iraq Another Vietnam?

Getting to Know…

Barbara Tricarico

Getting to Know…

This Week in Potomac Sept. 27, 2006

This Week in Potomac Sept. 27, 2006

Great Falls Rocks!

Junior Optimists hold first Teen Center party at Forestville Elementary.

Great Falls Rocks!

Getting to Know…

Barbara Tricarico

Getting to Know…

51st Annual Potomac House Tour Held This Weekend

51st Annual Potomac House Tour Held This Weekend

Family FunFest 2006

Family FunFest 2006

Kickstarting the School Year

Kickstarting the School Year

A Life Too Short, But Full

Family, friends mourn Karen Hackney's death.

A Life Too Short, But Full

Business Notes

Business Notes

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Great Falls Rocks!

Junior Optimists hold first Teen Center party at Forestville Elementary.

Great Falls Rocks!

School Bond Faces Rare Opposition

Some residents see voting for school bonds as part of their civic duty.

School Bond Faces Rare Opposition

ARHA Approves Glebe Park Concept

Annual budget revised upward by $1.2 million.

ARHA Approves Glebe Park Concept

Volunteers

Volunteers

GMU Agrees to Some Sign Changes

A private meeting elicits some cooperation from GMU about large sign at corner of Braddock, Sideburn roads.

GMU Agrees to Some Sign Changes

Bricks and Mortar

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church launches a $6.2-million renovation.

Bricks and Mortar

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

This is what $55 Million Buys

Lake Braddock’s renovation project more than two-thirds complete.

This is what $55 Million Buys

NAACP 73rd Life Membership and Awards Banquet

NAACP 73rd Life Membership and Awards Banquet

Kiwanis Honor Police Officers

Sean Casey and Brad Cecchetti are named Officers of the Year.

Kiwanis Honor Police Officers

Marching To America's Real Independence Day

Forging the Potomac posed major logistical challenges in 1781.

Marching To America's Real Independence Day

Playing Music for a Living

For Tom Ross and Mike Dimmick, rock music is a a livelihood and has been for nearly 30 years.

Playing Music for a Living

County Manager Announces Human Services Cuts

Supportive housing program and number of mental health counselors to be scaled back.

County Manager Announces Human Services Cuts

Divergent Styles Arise in School Board Debate

Two candidates try to distinguish themselves through experience, leadership qualities.

Divergent Styles Arise in School Board Debate

Art

Art

All Creatures Great and Small

Where to receive pets blessings.

All Creatures Great and Small

The Scientist’s Eye

Three rooms filled with floral photography.

The Scientist’s Eye

What Made Ale Hop To Beer?

Explore tavern life at Gadsby’s annual lecture series.

What Made Ale Hop To Beer?

Moving, Munching for the Cause

Moving, Munching for the Cause

Avenue of the Adroit

Annual Del Ray festival attracts diverse collection of artists.

Avenue of the Adroit

'Short Order': Service with a Swirl

New Charter for Theater On The Run.

'Short Order': Service with a Swirl

Focusing on Jones Point

Land pile driving commences for second WWB span.

Focusing on Jones Point

Ready Oar Not, Seaport Days Are Back

Alexandria Seaport Foundation invites groups for ship building.

Ready Oar Not, Seaport Days Are Back

The $53,000 Storm

The $53,000 Storm

Cold War Warriors Honored at Arlington National Cemetery

Cold War Warriors Honored at Arlington National Cemetery

Marching to America’s Real Independence Day

Forging the Potomac posed major logistical challenges.

Marching to America’s Real Independence Day

Planners Prep for BRAC

Preliminary timeline set up for review of possible land use changes.

Planners Prep for BRAC

Pop the Cork

Mount Vernon welcomes wine fest.

Pop the Cork

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Annual Rendezvous at the Travilah Oak Tree

Potomac Oak Center hosts Autumn festival.

Annual Rendezvous at the Travilah Oak Tree

Musings from the Maestro

Imagine a World Without Music

Musings from the Maestro

All in a Day's Work

Wrecking crew uses truck to lift large load off of trapped driver.

All in a Day's Work

'Short Order': Service with a Swirl

New Charter for Theater On The Run.

'Short Order': Service with a Swirl

Fantasia Burrito

Commentary

Fantasia Burrito

General Assessment Unchanged

Burke Centre Conservancy drafts preliminary budget for 2007.

General Assessment Unchanged

Making the Grade

Of the city’s 16 schools, 14 meet the Virginia benchmarks for accreditation.

Making the Grade

Monday, September 25

Ramp Provides Relief for Dogs and Owners

Potomac resident Cathy Trauernicht invents a roll-up dog ramp.

Ramp Provides Relief for Dogs and Owners

Diversions

Diversions

Republicans Aim for Senate Seat

Bill Askinazi challenges incumbent Rob Garagiola in District 15.

Republicans Aim for Senate Seat

Celebrating Ramadan

Celebrating Ramadan

Diversions

Diversions

What’s New at Travilah Elementary

What’s New at Travilah Elementary

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

What's New at Cold Spring Elementary

What's New at Cold Spring Elementary

Diversions

Diversions

Sunday, September 24

Fresh Teammates

Freshmen Andreea Linte and Samantha Reeves adapt to life on the Chargers' varsity squad.

Fresh Teammates

Thursday, September 21

Poetry Emulsion

Music and text collide at The Lyceum’s ‘Old Songs/New Songs’.

Poetry Emulsion

Getting to Know — Rick Vassar

Profile

Getting to Know — Rick Vassar

Life’s a Stage for Symphony

Collaborations with local theatres highlights ASO season.

Life’s a Stage for Symphony

American Century Theater Mounts "MacBird!"

American Century Theater Mounts "MacBird!"

Wednesday, September 20

Health Notes

Health Notes

Iraq War Dominates Senate Debate

U.S. Sen. George Allen (R) and Democrat Jim Webb clash in McLean.

Iraq War Dominates Senate Debate

Balancing Two Careers

Lorton man finalist in Washington top lawyer contest.

Balancing Two Careers

Opening Doors to Children on Richmond Highway

Hopkins House will open an affordable pre-school in 2007.

Opening Doors to Children on Richmond Highway

High Schools Do Well on SATs

High Schools Do Well on SATs

Volunteers

Volunteers

Business Notes

Business Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Stratton Bailey's a Rising Star

Wins medals in acting and modeling at World Championship of Performing Arts.

Stratton Bailey's a Rising Star

No Tinkling Ivories Here

Singer-songwriter Lennon pounds the piano at Jaxx Sept. 30.

No Tinkling Ivories Here

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Health Notes

Health Notes

One More Time for Virginia Paving

Virginia Paving improvements don't include citizen reaction.

One More Time for Virginia Paving

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Balancing Two Careers

Lorton man finalist in Washington top lawyer contest.

Balancing Two Careers

GBW Celebrates 35th Anniversary

GBW Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Kennel Wants to Pamper Pets

Dulles Gateway Kennels in Chantilly wants to expand.

Kennel Wants to Pamper Pets

No Tinkling Ivories Here

Singer-songwriter Lennon pounds the piano at Jaxx Sept. 30.

No Tinkling Ivories Here

On Their Knees for Peace

Woodlawn students hit the sidewalk to imagine world peace with chalk.

On Their Knees for Peace

Farewell Reception Highlights Fogarty's Tenure

After six years the process begins anew.

Farewell Reception Highlights Fogarty's Tenure

Reaching Out To Prevent Suicide

Suicide prevention advocates urge awareness in light of national prevention week.

Reaching Out To Prevent Suicide

Emphasis on the New at Centreville High

'Man from the 'Hood' Campbell is happy to be home.

Emphasis on the New at Centreville High

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

School Notes

School Notes

Jones Point Park: History, Fields or Nature?

City to seek additional mitigation funds if NPS plan prevails.

Jones Point Park: History, Fields or Nature?

Roundups

Roundups

Storytime for Grownups

Area seniors recall a time before rush hour.

Storytime for Grownups

Blah Dahlia

By Matthew Razak

Blah Dahlia

Balancing Two Careers

Lorton man finalist in Washington top lawyer contest.

Balancing Two Careers

Volunteers

Volunteers

Murder Suspect Captured

Kingstowne man captured near N.Y. airport.

Murder Suspect Captured

Squeezing Water From The Rock

By Matthew Razak

Squeezing Water From The Rock

Volunteers

Volunteers

Sully Police Station Plans Open House

Sully Police Station Plans Open House

Fall for Fairfax Festival Offers Fun on Sept. 30

Fall for Fairfax Festival Offers Fun on Sept. 30

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fall Festival Time at Cox Farms

Gigantic pumpkin patch becomes a children's wonderland of fun.

Fall Festival Time at Cox Farms

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Centreville Joins Civil War Trails System

Centreville Joins Civil War Trails System

First Responders in the Making

First Responders in the Making

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Thanks, Welcome Back, Watch Out

At CAC meeting, acknowledgement of supporters, warnings of internet danger.

Thanks, Welcome Back, Watch Out

New Inline Hockey in Chantilly

The Box, a state-of-the-art inline hockey facility is now open.

New Inline Hockey in Chantilly

Calendar

Calendar

Strokes of Genius

Line by line, Liang Wei's paintings have earned him artist of the year.

Strokes of Genius

Westfield Opens 25-Room Addition

New Principal Thomas excited about school year.

Westfield Opens 25-Room Addition

Testy Time Tuesday at Land-Use Meeting

Road improvements vs. Mount Olive Baptist Church's new sanctuary.

Testy Time Tuesday at Land-Use Meeting

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

International Intrigue

Children take over Wolf Trap this weekend for the 35th International Children's Festival.

International Intrigue

Business Notes

Business Notes

Market Adjusting, Not Nose-diving

Demand for housing still strong, says leading regional economist.

Market Adjusting, Not Nose-diving

No Tinkling Ivories Here

Singer-songwriter Lennon pounds the piano at Jaxx Sept. 30.

No Tinkling Ivories Here

Getting Outside the Wire

Mount Vernon soldier uses guitar strings and Internet cables to connect with home.

Getting Outside the Wire

Chantilly Adopts 8 Periods

Teachers now have learning-seminar time.

Chantilly Adopts 8 Periods

Warrior-Citizens Thanks

Distance from the battle lies within each returning soldier.

Warrior-Citizens Thanks

No Tinkling Ivories Here

Singer-songwriter Lennon pounds the piano at Jaxx Sept. 30.

No Tinkling Ivories Here

Health Notes

Health Notes

Balancing Two Careers

Lorton man finalist in Washington top lawyer contest.

Balancing Two Careers

Tuesday, September 19

People Note

People Note

Spotlight On Spring Hill

Spotlight On Spring Hill

A Look at Forestville Elementary

A Look at Forestville Elementary

Faith

Faith

Health

Health

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

Schools

Schools

Pursuing Adventure

McLean resident participates in Reston Triathlon and prepares to sail across the Atlantic.

Pursuing Adventure

Turf Wars

McLean Citizens Association Board members have mixed feelings on synthetic turf fields.

Turf Wars

Volunteer

Volunteer

Community

Community

Business

Business

Volunteering

Volunteering

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Pursuing Adventure

McLean resident participates in Reston Triathlon and prepares to sail across the Atlantic.

Pursuing Adventure

People

People

Herndon Community Television Schedule

Herndon Community Television Schedule

Turf Wars

McLean Citizens Association Board members have mixed feelings on synthetic turf fields.

Turf Wars

Appreciating Engineers

Great Falls resident writes about the history of engineering in Washington D.C.

Appreciating Engineers

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Appreciating Engineers

Great Falls resident writes about the history of engineering in Washington D.C.

Appreciating Engineers

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

A Labor of Love

AKA Lambda Kappa Omega chapter members gather in Great Falls to sew 'kozy kerchiefs' for women with cancer.

A Labor of Love

Community Notes

Community Notes

Volunteer

Volunteer

Military Notes

Military Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Appreciating Engineers

Great Falls resident writes about the history of engineering in Washington D.C.

Appreciating Engineers

A Labor of Love

AKA Lambda Kappa Omega chapter members gather in Great Falls to sew 'kozy kerchiefs' for women with cancer.

A Labor of Love

MetroStage Offers Flight of Fantasy

Susan Lynskey shines as a ten-year-old.

MetroStage Offers Flight of Fantasy

Life’s a Stage for Symphony

Collaborations with local theatres highlights ASO season.

Life’s a Stage for Symphony

American Century Theater Mounts "MacBird!"

American Century Theater Mounts "MacBird!"

Life’s a Stage for Symphony

Collaborations with local theatres highlights ASO season.

Life’s a Stage for Symphony

MetroStage Offers Flight of Fantasy

Susan Lynskey shines as a ten-year-old.

MetroStage Offers Flight of Fantasy

Poetry Emulsion

Music and text collide at The Lyceum’s ‘Old Songs/New Songs’.

Poetry Emulsion

American Century Theater Mounts "MacBird!"

American Century Theater Mounts "MacBird!"

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Soldier Sows Seeds of Better Education

Burke man co-founds organization to help children in Afghanistan receive tools for a better education.

Soldier Sows Seeds of Better Education

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

AHC Celebrates 30 Years

Developer builds affordable housing in Arlington.

AHC Celebrates 30 Years

Torah, Torah, Torah!

Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria-Arlington gets its own holy text

Torah, Torah, Torah!

Meet the New Chief

City manager names David Baker as the city’s new chief of police.

Meet the New Chief

Despite Real Estate Changes, Economic Outlook Good

Housing assessments are expected to level-off this year, but county is prepared for changing fiscal environment, County Manger said.

Despite Real Estate Changes, Economic Outlook Good

Walking From Obesity

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital walk provides research money for the fastest growing cause of death in the United States.

Walking From Obesity

Developers Pull Out of North Tract Deal

Design work halted on athletic facility and soccer field complex north of Crystal City.

Developers Pull Out of North Tract Deal

County, Hospital Wrestle Over Medical Facility

County Board chairman says Virginia Hospital Center is obligated to find new space for Urgent Care Center in South Arlington, regardless of cost.

County, Hospital Wrestle Over Medical Facility

Shining Some Light on Sign

GMU, state and local officials to conduct private meeting about sign at Braddock, Sideburn roads.

Shining Some Light on Sign

Swimming in Katrina's Memory

The Burke Centre Swim Club donates swim-a-thon money in honor of a former teammate who passed away two years ago.

Swimming in Katrina's Memory

The Nearest Post

The Nearest Post

Iraq Dominates Senate Debate

U.S. Sen. George Allen (R) and Democrat Jim Webb clash in McLean.

Iraq Dominates Senate Debate

Cop Killer Gets 32 Years

Ossie LaRode, 23, is sentenced for the murder of a Pentagon Police officer in federal court.

Cop Killer Gets 32 Years

!Celebremos!

Lively celebration kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month in Arlington.

!Celebremos!

Sabato’s Crystal Ball

The pundit visits Alexandria and makes predictions about the fall campaign.

Sabato’s Crystal Ball

A Glorious Read

Eighth Annual Fall for the Book Festival to feature events throughout Old Town Fairfax and GMU.

A Glorious Read

Once More with Feeling

The General Assembly will meet again to tackle transportation, but conflicting plans may gridlock solutions

Once More with Feeling

Torah, Torah, Torah!

Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria-Arlington gets its own holy text.

Torah, Torah, Torah!

Hindsight is 20/20

Residents of Great Falls discuss how they want the community to look in 14 years.

Hindsight is 20/20

Not the End for Rocky Gorge

Council action could turn other way at Sept. 26 meeting, leaving chance for approval of proposed development.

Not the End for Rocky Gorge

A Place To Run and Play

New parks and recreation director has many plans for the future of city parks.

A Place To Run and Play

Searching for Freedom

An immigrant veteran of the Iraq War seeks asylum in the United States.

Searching for Freedom

Public Image of Local Park Deteriorates

Concerns raised over condition, safety of Alabama Park.

Public Image of Local Park Deteriorates

A Glorious Read

Eighth Annual Fall for the Book Festival to feature events throughout Old Town Fairfax and GMU.

A Glorious Read

Swimming in Katrina's Memory

The Burke Centre Swim Club donates swim-a-thon money in honor of a former teammate who passed away two years ago.

Swimming in Katrina's Memory

Keeping Busy

Local elementary schools look forward to exciting events in the coming school year.

Keeping Busy

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Shining Some Light on Sign

GMU, state and local officials to conduct private meeting about sign at Braddock, Sideburn roads.

Shining Some Light on Sign

A Labor of Love

AKA Lambda Kappa Omega chapter members gather in Great Falls to sew 'kozy kerchiefs' for women with cancer.

A Labor of Love

Community Mourns O'Brien

Hundreds turn out for local man's funeral.

Community Mourns O'Brien

Walking From Obesity

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital walk provides research money for the fastest growing cause of death in the United States.

Walking From Obesity

Pursuing Adventure

McLean resident participates in Reston Triathlon and prepares to sail across the Atlantic.

Pursuing Adventure

Musicians Share Love of Bluegrass

Musicians Share Love of Bluegrass

Black Proposes Debate

Former Delegate Challenges Herring, Poisson to Debate

Black Proposes Debate

Scouting Colleges

Scouting Colleges

Local Leaders Speak Out Against Toll Increase

Local Leaders Speak Out Against Toll Increase

Thieves In the Night

Local residents frustrated by break-ins.

Thieves In the Night

Principals Welcome Students Home

Students Return to Home Away from Home

Principals Welcome Students Home

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Seldens Landing To Get More Room

Seldens Landing To Get More Room

Appreciating Engineers

Great Falls resident writes about the history of engineering in Washington D.C.

Appreciating Engineers

Books on Tape Help Busy Parents

Teachers Find Way for Students to Read at Home

Books on Tape Help Busy Parents

To Catch Bank Robber

To Catch Bank Robber

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

MarriageAmendment Fears Dismissed

MarriageAmendment Fears Dismissed

Krouskas Also to Be Tried as Adult

At least four former Whitman students scheduled for adult trials in connection with armed robbery of Bethesda Smoothie King.

Krouskas Also to Be Tried as Adult

Keeping Busy

Local elementary schools look forward to exciting events in the coming school year.

Keeping Busy

Voters Choice

Voters to Decide on Funding Renovations

Voters Choice

Students Return to Teach

Seneca Ridge Teachers Relate to Students

Students Return to Teach

Original Route 50 CPAM Gets Support at Hearing

Original Route 50 CPAM Gets Support at Hearing

Three Phases of a Two-Day Event

Getting Around -- 362 Entries Pony Up at Fall Trials

Three Phases of a Two-Day Event

Supervisors Discuss State Road Funding Proposal

Supervisors Discuss State Road Funding Proposal

Waiting for a Seat

Waiting for a Seat

James Corbalis Jr. Dies

James Corbalis Jr. Dies

High Holidays Approaching

High Holidays Approaching

Grant To Boost Reading

Two Terraset teachers help secure a $1,500 grant from Target.

Grant To Boost Reading

Smooth Start for Three Schools

New administrators and additional technology just some of the changes this year.

Smooth Start for Three Schools

Dix Honored for Helping Establish Teen Center

Plaque of appreciation debuts at six-year-old center.

Dix Honored for Helping Establish Teen Center

Houses Unlikely on EPG

Army officials say houses on EPG not part of current plans.

Houses Unlikely on EPG

A Century in the Life of Marion Bryant

Vienna resident celebrates 100th birthday.

A Century in the Life of Marion Bryant

This Week in Potomac Sept. 20, 2006

This Week in Potomac Sept. 20, 2006

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

September is Literacy Month

September is Literacy Month

Breaking — Very — New Ground

Breaking — Very — New Ground

What Next?

Frustration abounds over lack of progress on Lake Anne revitalization.

What Next?

Tour of Duty with Coast Guard in Iraq

Local resident commands a cutter in the North Arabian Gulf.

Tour of Duty with Coast Guard in Iraq

Preaching to the Choir

Forum panelists opposed to the proposed marriage amendment find friendly audience.

Preaching to the Choir

Leaping Leprechauns — Lynbrook Turns 50

Lynbrook Leprechauns to celebrate 50 years in March.

Leaping Leprechauns — Lynbrook Turns 50

It's Never Too Early ...

Oakton and Flint Hill elementary schools begin preparing students for the "real world."

It's Never Too Early ...

Rendezvous ‘Round the Oak Tree

Rendezvous ‘Round the Oak Tree

Volksmarch through Vienna

Volksmarch through Vienna

Head and Shoulders Above the World

Lee planning commissioner climbs Mount Kilimanjaro.

Head and Shoulders Above the World

Soldier Sows Seeds of Better Education

Burke man co-founds organization to help children in Afghanistan receive tools for a better education.

Soldier Sows Seeds of Better Education

From 'Armpit' to 'Jewel'

Lorton Arts Foundation opens Workhouse Arts Center to the public for first tours before construction starts.

From 'Armpit' to 'Jewel'

From 'Armpit' to 'Jewel'

Lorton Arts Foundation opens Workhouse Arts Center to the public for first tours before construction starts.

From 'Armpit' to 'Jewel'

A Night Out to Meet the Neighbors

Service groups, activities fill South County hallways for Mount Vernon District Town Meeting.

A Night Out to Meet the Neighbors

One For the Money.....

Lorton Community Action Center's annual fund raiser on Saturday, Sept. 30.

One For the Money.....

Houses Unlikely on EPG

Army officials say houses on EPG not part of current plans.

Houses Unlikely on EPG

One For the Money.....

Lorton Community Action Center's annual fund raiser on Saturday, Sept. 30.

One For the Money.....

A Night Out to Meet the Neighbors

Service groups, activities fill South County hallways for Mount Vernon District Town Meeting.

A Night Out to Meet the Neighbors

Houses Unlikely on EPG

Army officials say houses on EPG not part of current plans.

Houses Unlikely on EPG

Monday, September 18

Diversions

Diversions

Church Volunteers Create Middle Eastern Delicacies

Middle Eastern Bazaar at Saints Peter and Paul will feature food, music and handicrafts.

Church Volunteers Create Middle Eastern Delicacies

Diversions

Diversions

What’s New at Wayside Elementary

What’s New at Wayside Elementary

Diversions

Diversions

What’s New at Seven Locks Elementary

What’s New at Seven Locks Elementary

What Went Wrong on Election Day?

Board of Elections officials emphasize state problems during Council testimony.

What Went Wrong on Election Day?

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Thursday, September 14

Residents Report Leaks

Fire and Rescue Responds to Gas-Related Incidents

Residents Report Leaks

New Programs Teach Spanish Speakers Spanish

Native Speakers Go Back to Spanish Class

New Programs Teach Spanish Speakers Spanish

Principals Involve the Community

Principals Look Forward to New Year

Principals Involve the Community

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

West Nile Watch

Local, Sate Health Departments Say Not to Worry

West Nile Watch

Near Perfect Noir

Film Review

Near Perfect Noir

Teens Face Charges as Adults

Sterling Park Teens Commit Adult Crimes

Teens Face Charges as Adults

Broadway Bound

Vasconez and Krueger attend dance institute.

Broadway Bound

An Animated Strike Out

Film Reveiw

An Animated Strike Out

Health Notes

Health Notes

Principal Prepares

New Students, Teachers, Programs, Plays

Principal Prepares

Wednesday, September 13

'Designed to Sell' on Air

Two local Realtors selected for HGTV's national program

'Designed to Sell' on Air

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Firefighter of the Year

A recognition of community service above and beyond duty.

Firefighter of the Year

People Notes

People Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Firefighter of the Year, for All Seasons

A recognition of community service above and beyond duty.

Firefighter of the Year, for All Seasons

Baker’s Dozen OK'd in Braddock

Baker’s Dozen OK'd in Braddock

Volunteers

Volunteers

Instrumental Beginnings

Learn about Gary Schocker, an upcoming performer at Strathmore.

Instrumental Beginnings

Council/ARHA Executive Session

Council/ARHA Executive Session

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Packed with Care

To fulfill Eagle Scout requirements, Burke Scout fills backpacks with items for foster children.

Packed with Care

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar

Calendar

City Granted Appeal to State Supreme Court

City Granted Appeal to State Supreme Court

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Tart Found Guilty in Prostitution Scheme

Tart Found Guilty in Prostitution Scheme

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Handful Approved in Lee

Handful Approved in Lee

No Plan for Future Density?

Residents cite lack of overall vision.

No Plan for Future Density?

Roundups

Roundups

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Military Notes

Military Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Firefighter of the Year, for All Seasons

A recognition of community service above and beyond duty.

Firefighter of the Year, for All Seasons

Man Charged with Making Bomb Threat

After he calls, Loudoun County Government Center is evacuated.

Man Charged with Making Bomb Threat

Volunteers

Volunteers

Home Sweet Om

The guru of Yoga in Daily Life comes to Alexandria.

Home Sweet Om

Centenarian Celebrates

Marion Orvedahl, who turned 100 last week, credits longevity with hard work.

Centenarian Celebrates

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Nowlin Pleads Guilty to Weapon Charge

Third person convicted in Centreville drug deal.

Nowlin Pleads Guilty to Weapon Charge

Drug Offenses Go to Grand Jury

Drug Offenses Go to Grand Jury

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Church Honors Fair Oaks Fire, Police

Church Honors Fair Oaks Fire, Police

School Notes

School Notes

Saturday is 15th Annual Centreville Day

Parade, music, crafts, food, historic tours and fun.

Saturday is 15th Annual Centreville Day

Health Notes

Health Notes

Peele Re-indicted for Aggravated Manslaughter

Horrendous April 1 crash on I-66 killed Clifton woman

Peele Re-indicted for Aggravated Manslaughter

Woman Guilty of Attempted Escape

Woman Guilty of Attempted Escape

City Granted Appeal to State Supreme Court

By Chuck Hagee/Gazette Packet

City Granted Appeal to State Supreme Court

Community Notes

Community Notes

Bible and Basketball at CUMC

Upward program will hold sign-ups at Centreville Day.

Bible and Basketball at CUMC

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Family, Friends Mourn Christopher Di Giorgio

Crash claims life of Chantilly High grad.

Family, Friends Mourn Christopher Di Giorgio

Swim, Bike, Run

Six-hundred athletes tackle the 23rd Reston Triathlon.

Swim, Bike, Run

Community Notes

Community Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Man Charged with Bank Robbery

Allegedly needed money for heroin habit.

Man Charged with Bank Robbery

County Outlines Changes

Staff recommends additional residential development of 3,800 high-rise units.

County Outlines Changes

Some Schools Miss AYP

Despite missing benchmarks, school officials say achievement is rising.

Some Schools Miss AYP

Health Notes

Health Notes

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Soliciting Charge Goes to the Grand Jury

Soliciting Charge Goes to the Grand Jury

Getting To Know You

Mount Vernon Woods picnic draws the community together over a meal.

Getting To Know You

Herndon Community TV Schedule

Herndon Community TV Schedule

Rock n' Ride Really Rocks

Rock n' Ride Really Rocks

Transportation Tops Hyland Board Matters

Transportation Tops Hyland Board Matters

Firefighter of the Year

A recognition of community service above and beyond duty.

Firefighter of the Year

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Bringing Back the Bard

12 American students bring Shakespeare to England.

Bringing Back the Bard

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Still Growing

Browne Academy Sets High Goals

Still Growing

Baker’s Dozen OK'd in Braddock

Baker’s Dozen OK'd in Braddock

Volunteers

Volunteers

Still Growing

Browne Academy began as a progressive preschool and continues to expand.

Still Growing

Business Notes

Business Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Handful Approved in Lee

Handful Approved in Lee

School Notes

School Notes

Planning Approves Projects

Potomac Yard clears another hurdle as the framework of streets is approved.

Planning Approves Projects

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Reconnecting Route 1 and Telegraph Road

Federal Highway Administration Details plans for

Reconnecting Route 1 and Telegraph Road

School Notes

School Notes

Volunteers

Volunteers

Tuesday, September 12

Fishing for a Good Time

Morning of fishing awaits special needs children in first-of-its-kind event on Pohick Bay.

Fishing for a Good Time

Home on the Range

Home on the Range

Good Weather, Good Food

The 29th annual Burke Centre Fall Festival honors VFW Post 5412.

Good Weather, Good Food

Alexandria Remembers 9-11

Market Square ceremony commemorates tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Alexandria Remembers 9-11

Golden Gala Year

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50th anniversary year with plenty of members, heart and soul.

Golden Gala Year

Congressional Contenders Square Off

Arlington's three congressional candidates debate Iraq and energy policies

Congressional Contenders Square Off

Fall Isn't Just Pencils and Books

Fall Isn't Just Pencils and Books

School Board Candidates Tackle Issues

Two contenders discuss plans to reduce minority achievement gap, rein in construction spending and keep students out of gangs.

School Board Candidates Tackle Issues

County Board Candidates Spar Over Development, Taxes

Zimmerman defends record in office, while Ruebner and McMenamin attack incumbent on loss of affordable housing and escalation of taxes.

County Board Candidates Spar Over Development, Taxes

Report Criticizes School Board

Report Criticizes School Board

Good System, Bad Scenario

Preliminary report says school system's projection methods sound but won't work for long.

Good System, Bad Scenario

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Court Hears Lawsuit Against Arlington Commission

Local business owner hopes judge will strip county’s Human Rights Commission of power to investigate discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Court Hears Lawsuit Against Arlington Commission

Two Weeks to Plan

Langley's Junior Optimists Club scrambles to put on first Great Falls Teen Center event.

Two Weeks to Plan

Down By the Riverside

Ebenezer Baptist Church returns to nature in a special riverside service.

Down By the Riverside

City to Re-Open Pedestrian Plaza

City Council votes to extend the ‘pedestrian plaza’ for eight more weekends this fall.

City to Re-Open Pedestrian Plaza

Getting to Know…

Laura Barringer

Getting to Know…

Two Weeks to Plan

Langley's Junior Optimists Club scrambles to put on first Great Falls Teen Center event.

Two Weeks to Plan

Getting to Know…

Laura Barringer

Getting to Know…

Getting To Know…

Laura Barringer

Getting To Know…

Two Weeks to Plan

Langley's Junior Optimists Club scrambles to put on first Great Falls Teen Center event.

Two Weeks to Plan

Business

Business

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Fishing for a Good Time

Morning of fishing awaits special needs children in first-of-its-kind event on Pohick Bay.

Fishing for a Good Time

Cassandra Wilson: 'thunderbird' Enlightening

Cassandra Wilson: 'thunderbird' Enlightening

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Rocky Gorge Voted Down

Mayor casts tie-breaking vote on controversial land-use proposal.

Rocky Gorge Voted Down

End of The Hunt

ThanksUSA awards $3.5 million in scholarships and closes summer treasure hunt.

End of The Hunt

Lamb Center To Move?

City, church officials are working together to find a new location for the Lamb Center, but so far it’s a dead end road.

Lamb Center To Move?

People

People

Warriors for Freedom

Residents gather for a tearful 9-11 memorial ceremony in Great Falls.

Warriors for Freedom

Community

Community

Golden Gala Year

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50th anniversary year with plenty of members, heart and soul.

Golden Gala Year

New Recruiting Tool

New magnet housing program offers 13 new, affordable units to county employees.

New Recruiting Tool

Closing the Divide

Interfaith prayer service brings together Jews, Muslims and Christians for ceremony honoring those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Closing the Divide

Volunteering

Volunteering

Thieves In the Night

Local residents frustrated by break-ins.

Thieves In the Night

Son Pleads Guilty to Killing Mother

Plea agreement entered day of scheduled trial.

Son Pleads Guilty to Killing Mother

Town Initiates Changes to Downtown

Additional trees attract some business concerns.

Town Initiates Changes to Downtown

NatureFest Returns to Runnymede Park

Annual celebration of nature returns to local park.

NatureFest Returns to Runnymede Park

Schools

Schools

Spanish Most Poplar Language for Students

Spanish Most Poplar Language for Students

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Warriors for Freedom

Residents gather for a tearful 9-11 memorial ceremony in Great Falls.

Warriors for Freedom

Swim, Bike, Run

Swim, Bike, Run

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

McLean's Turf Wars

McLean Citizens Association Board members have mixed feelings on synthetic turf fields.

McLean's Turf Wars

Spotlight On Forestville Elementary

Spotlight On Forestville Elementary

Indulging the Inner Diva

Indulging the Inner Diva

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Preparing for the Boundary Study

One month before the first public hearing, South County Federation prepares for boundary study.

Preparing for the Boundary Study

End of The Hunt

ThanksUSA awards $3.5 million in scholarships and closes summer treasure hunt.

End of The Hunt

Son Pleads Guilty to Killing Mother

Plea agreement entered day of scheduled trial.

Son Pleads Guilty to Killing Mother

Schools Settle In

Schools Settle In

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Next Step

Next Step

Golden Gala Year

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50th anniversary year with plenty of members, heart and soul.

Golden Gala Year

West Nile Found in Fairfax

An increase in infected mosquitoes has health officials bracing for more human cases this year.

West Nile Found in Fairfax

Health

Health

Inside the Building Made of Glass

Inside the Building Made of Glass

Amended Plan Will Get Public Input

Amended Plan Will Get Public Input

Judge to Decide Hospital's Fate

Judge to Decide Hospital's Fate

Good System, Bad Scenario

Preliminary report says school system's projection methods sound but won't work for long.

Good System, Bad Scenario

Enrollment Climbs at Wolftrap Elementary

Following renovations, Wolftrap Elementary is prepared for record enrollment.

Enrollment Climbs at Wolftrap Elementary

This Week in Potomac 9-13-06

This Week in Potomac 9-13-06

Something Fishy in Piney Branch

Tap water spill yields fish kill in mid-August.

Something Fishy in Piney Branch

50 Years at North Springfield

Created after WWII and Baby Boom, North Springfield Elementary turns 50 this year.

50 Years at North Springfield

About a Wall

The wall between Tiffany Place and Giant must be replaced — but with brick or vinyl?

About a Wall

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Primary Ballots Late

Early Tuesday morning, local residents filled out provisional ballots or forewent their civic duty.

Primary Ballots Late

Closing the Divide

Interfaith prayer service brings together Jews, Muslims and Christians for ceremony honoring those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Closing the Divide

Golden Gala Year

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50th anniversary year with plenty of members, heart and soul.

Golden Gala Year

What’s New at Bells Mill Elementary?

What’s New at Bells Mill Elementary?

Centenarian Celebrates During Family Reunion

Marion Orvedahl, who turned 100 last week, credits longevity to hard work.

Centenarian Celebrates During Family Reunion

Faith

Faith

Fishing for a Good Time

Morning of fishing awaits special needs children in first-of-its-kind event on Pohick Bay.

Fishing for a Good Time

What’s New at Potomac Elementary?

What’s New at Potomac Elementary?

Another Assault Reported

Another Assault Reported

Vienna Resolves Never To Forget

Post 180 holds its 9-11 memorial ceremony at the Freeman House.

Vienna Resolves Never To Forget

What’s New at Beverly Farms Elementary?

What’s New at Beverly Farms Elementary?

Young Actors' Pet Project

Young Actors' Pet Project

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Cassandra Wilson: 'thunderbird' Enlightening

Cassandra Wilson: 'thunderbird' Enlightening

Can a Goldfish Save the World?

MetroStage production of Canadian play blends absurdist humor with intense family drama.

Can a Goldfish Save the World?

Nature Calls, Artists Answer

Del Ray's Eclectic Nature offers first art show in garden center.

Nature Calls, Artists Answer

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Former Iranian President Speaks to N. VA Muslims

Supporters hope Mohammad Khatami's visit will spark dialogue with U.S.

Former Iranian President Speaks to N. VA Muslims

Authorities Arrest 19 for Marriage Fraud

Authorities Arrest 19 for Marriage Fraud

Arlington Honors 9/11 Victims

Memorial service held at County Justice Center

Arlington Honors 9/11 Victims

Teenagers Charged with Murder

Brothers are accused of killing an 18-year-old on Mount Vernon Avenue.

Teenagers Charged with Murder

Council Divided on Jones Point Park

Park Service plans to ban athletic fields north of the bridge.

Council Divided on Jones Point Park

Closing the Divide

Interfaith prayer service brings together Jews, Muslims and Christians for ceremony honoring those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Closing the Divide

Talking the Talk Together

National Capital Region tests its emergency preparedness

Talking the Talk Together

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

Let’s Go to the Video Tape

The Case for Audio-Visual Recordings of Juvenile Interrogations

Let’s Go to the Video Tape

Chalk it Up to Peace

CHALK4PEACE global event to take place at sites throughout Arlington on Sept. 16-17.

Chalk it Up to Peace

Can a Goldfish Save the World?

MetroStage production of Canadian play blends absurdist humor with intense family drama.

Can a Goldfish Save the World?

New Portables Leak

Trailer classrooms at Bells Mill and Potomac Elementary sustained minor storm leaks.

New Portables Leak

Mercer’s Maiden Voyage

More than 300 attend christening of 'Charles F. Mercer,' the new boat on the C&O Canal.

Mercer’s Maiden Voyage

Nature Calls, Artists Answer

Del Ray's Eclectic Nature offers first art show in garden center.

Nature Calls, Artists Answer

Can a Goldfish Save the World?

MetroStage production of Canadian play blends absurdist humor with intense family drama.

Can a Goldfish Save the World?

Supernova Shuffle

‘Galactika’ brings planets to children, but what about Pluto?

Supernova Shuffle

Supernova Shuffle

‘Galactika’ brings planets to children, but what about Pluto?

Supernova Shuffle

Monday, September 11

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Diversions

Thursday, September 7

Fewer Children Left Behind

Scores show that Alexandria students are improving but must make more progress.

Fewer Children Left Behind

Wednesday, September 6

Five Years Later, Arlington Remembers

Five Years Later, Arlington Remembers

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Voices from Arlington — Det. Rick Rodriguez

Voices from Arlington — Det. Rick Rodriguez

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Community

Community

Extreme Metal Comes to Jaxx

Celtic Frost performs in Springfield Sept. 12, 13.

Extreme Metal Comes to Jaxx

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Saluting Their Shorts

Film festival allows local directors a chance to shine in limited time.

Saluting Their Shorts

Community

Community

Getting to Know...

Annette Haines

Getting to Know...

Fresh(men) Meet

Langley and McLean high school freshman orientations prepare students and parents for the school year.

Fresh(men) Meet

Community

Community

Washingtonian Twist on Crafts

National recognition for 18th Century Craft Fair at Mount Vernon.

Washingtonian Twist on Crafts

Brookfield Swim Club Is Dedicated

Brookfield Swim Club Is Dedicated

Miss Virginia 'Comes Home to Centreville'

Miss Virginia 'Comes Home to Centreville'

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Voices from Arlington — Ramona Bowman

Voices from Arlington — Ramona Bowman

Voices from Arlington — Rev. Stephen Hassmer

Voices from Arlington — Rev. Stephen Hassmer

Fair Lakes 8K Race is Sunday

Annual event raises money for Inova Kellar Center.

Fair Lakes 8K Race is Sunday

Calendar

Calendar

Mount Vernon Residents killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

Mount Vernon Residents killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

Chamber Celebrates a Century

Chamber Celebrates a Century

A Rainy Start

Students in McLean and Great Falls get a wet start to the school year.

A Rainy Start

Voices from Arlington — Larry Bergmann

Voices from Arlington — Larry Bergmann

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Getting to Know...

Annette Haines

Getting to Know...

In the Midst of Disaster

A reporter's personal experience on Sept. 11, 2001

In the Midst of Disaster

In the Midst of Disaster

A reporter's personal experience on Sept. 11, 2001

In the Midst of Disaster

Five Years Later: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

Great Falls and McLean Victims of Sept. 11, 2001

Five Years Later: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

Better Space for Better Service

Clients and staff now enjoy a welcoming professional atmosphere.

Better Space for Better Service

Voices from Arlington — Jim Schwartz

Voices from Arlington — Jim Schwartz

Clifton Ready To Go Digital?

Town Council considers HVAC changes, Verizon proposals.

Clifton Ready To Go Digital?

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

35 Years of Music

McLean Orchestra kicks off 35th season.

35 Years of Music

Five Years Later, Arlington Remembers

Five Years Later, Arlington Remembers

Collecting a Century of Centreville

Collecting a Century of Centreville

A Rainy-Day Start to School Year

Local students return to classes on Tuesday.

A Rainy-Day Start to School Year

Inside the Pentagon

David Englin remembers being in the Pentagon when it was attacked.

Inside the Pentagon

Extreme Metal Comes to Jaxx

Celtic Frost performs in Springfield Sept. 12, 13.

Extreme Metal Comes to Jaxx

Friends Filling Backpacks

Friends Filling Backpacks

Voices from Arlington — Ron Carlee

Voices from Arlington — Ron Carlee

Clifton Ready To Go Digital?

Town Council considers HVAC changes, Verizon proposals.

Clifton Ready To Go Digital?

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Historic Activities at Centreville Day

Historic Activities at Centreville Day

Signs

Gary Smith’s life continues in his family’s.

Signs

35 Years of Music

McLean Orchestra kicks off 35th season.

35 Years of Music

Schools

Schools

‘Athletics’ is Scottish for ‘Tossing Stuff’

The Scottish Games adhere to tradition in new location on a new weekend.

‘Athletics’ is Scottish for ‘Tossing Stuff’

Spot Light On Spring Hill Elementary School

Spot Light On Spring Hill Elementary School

Better Space for Better Service

Clients and staff now enjoy a welcoming professional atmosphere.

Better Space for Better Service

Health Notes

Health Notes

Remembering September 11

Remembering September 11

Five Years On, Community Remembers 9-11 Terrorist Attacks

Five Years On, Community Remembers 9-11 Terrorist Attacks

Confronting Terrorism

McLean High School graduate travels to Israel for counterterrorism fellowship.

Confronting Terrorism

Cold War Warriors Honored

Questions remain as to the air worthiness of their planes.

Cold War Warriors Honored

Confronting Terrorism

McLean High School graduate travels to Israel for counterterrorism fellowship.

Confronting Terrorism

Herndon Reacts to 9-11

Five years ago, town officials sprang into action in the face of terror.

Herndon Reacts to 9-11

Voices from Arlington — Lynn Kocik Keefe

Voices from Arlington — Lynn Kocik Keefe

French Revolution in Old Town North

New restaurant, wine bar opens in familiar location.

French Revolution in Old Town North

Health Notes

Health Notes

Saluting Their Shorts

Film festival allows local directors a chance to shine in limited time.

Saluting Their Shorts

Sept. 11th: Memories and Moving On

Sept. 11th: Memories and Moving On

Arlington Strives to Improve Emergency Preparedness

New radio station will be part of county’s arsenal to alert the public and provide information during emergencies.

Arlington Strives to Improve Emergency Preparedness

Exciting New Things at Elementary Schools

Technology and student achievement are Stressed

Exciting New Things at Elementary Schools

Rising to the Challenge

Children with special needs have a baseball league of their own.

Rising to the Challenge

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

How Safe is Loudoun County?

County Prepares for the Worst

How Safe is Loudoun County?

Dan and Leslie Jenuleson Are CCF Citizens of Year

Dan and Leslie Jenuleson Are CCF Citizens of Year

Herndon Reacts to 9-11

Five years ago, town officials sprang into action in the face of terror.

Herndon Reacts to 9-11

Correction

Correction

Chamber Celebrates a Century

Chamber Celebrates a Century

Voices from Arlington — Capt. Kevin Pachas

Voices from Arlington — Capt. Kevin Pachas

Sept. 11th: Memories and Moving On

Sept. 11th: Memories and Moving On

Hearing Warns of BRAC Gridlock

Congressmen asked to legislate Army museum Pence Gate location.

Hearing Warns of BRAC Gridlock

A Formal Day To Remember

Fair Oaks firefighters, search team reflect on Sept. 11.

A Formal Day To Remember

The Italian Jaunt

Two local artists expose Italian villages in new exhibit.

The Italian Jaunt

A Rainy Start

Students in McLean and Great Falls get a wet start to the school year.

A Rainy Start

Pushing Students to a Higher Level

West Potomac will push students to think critically about learning.

Pushing Students to a Higher Level

From Tragedy to Trust

In the midst of grief, the Alexandria Community Trust is born.

From Tragedy to Trust

Gone, but Not Forgotten

Gone, but Not Forgotten

As In A Mirror Darkly: 9-11 Still Burns

It was a day that could possibly define the 21st Century.

As In A Mirror Darkly: 9-11 Still Burns

Voices from Arlington — Jim Schwartz

Voices from Arlington — Jim Schwartz

Closing the Gaps

Mount Vernon planning to pull together teachers, students, parents and cultures.

Closing the Gaps

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Confronting Terrorism

McLean High School graduate travels to Israel for counterterrorism fellowship.

Confronting Terrorism

West Nile Virus Alert in City

West Nile Virus Alert in City

Mount Vernon Residents killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

Mount Vernon Residents killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Sept. 11th: Memories and Moving On

Centreville 9/11 widow, five years later.

Sept. 11th: Memories and Moving On

Five Years Later: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

Great Falls and McLean Victims of Sept. 11, 2001

Five Years Later: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

Voices from Arlington — Frank Cucurullo

Voices from Arlington — Frank Cucurullo

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Signs

Gary Smith’s life continues in his family’s.

Signs

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Five Years Later, Vienna Remembers

Local leaders, survivor recall 9-11 attacks.

Five Years Later, Vienna Remembers

Extreme Metal Comes to Jaxx

Celtic Frost performs in Springfield Sept. 12, 13.

Extreme Metal Comes to Jaxx

Community

Community

School Notes

School Notes

Guten Morgen

Schultüten welcome first graders to Orange Hunt Elementary's German immersion program.

Guten Morgen

Berlin, Splashing the Competition

Teen swimmer holds 14 records at Parliament.

Berlin, Splashing the Competition

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Roundups

Roundups

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Conflicted Constitution

Gunston Hall guests faced with difficult decision on Constitution Day.

Conflicted Constitution

Still Moseyin’ Along

No Happy Trails yet for The Riders in the Sky.

Still Moseyin’ Along

Signature Set To Sing Into The Future

Theater Developing New Shows For Its New Home

Signature Set To Sing Into The Future

Welcome to Grand Central Station

With more than 5,000 passengers daily, the nine-year-old station is vital to Springfield's future.

Welcome to Grand Central Station

In the Midst of Disaster

A reporter's personal experience on Sept. 11, 2001

In the Midst of Disaster

Five Years Later, Vienna Remembers

Local leaders, survivor recall 9-11 attacks.

Five Years Later, Vienna Remembers

A Formal Day To Remember

Fair Oaks firefighters, search team reflect on Sept. 11.

A Formal Day To Remember

Fresh(men) Meet

Langley and McLean high school freshman orientations prepare students and parents for the school year.

Fresh(men) Meet

As In A Mirror Darkly: 9-11 Still Burns

It was a day that could possibly define the 21st Century.

As In A Mirror Darkly: 9-11 Still Burns

Tuesday, September 5

Schools

Schools

Munsey Gets the Nod

Munsey Gets the Nod

University Reachs Out to Community

Meetings to address impact of George Mason University's growth.

University Reachs Out to Community

Bridging the Divide

Members of local mosque found a calling to explain Islam to nervous residents following attacks.

Bridging the Divide

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Rachel Carson Expands After-School Program

Middle school hopes to involve more than half of its students in enhanced after-school programs.

Rachel Carson Expands After-School Program

Plan B For Hunting Creek

Development company wants to abandon height limit to build ‘affordable’ condominiums.

Plan B For Hunting Creek

Going Back: It’s Elementary

Principals Prepare for First Day of School

Going Back: It’s Elementary

Sterling Seniors' SAT Scores Slip

Schools Release SAT Results

Sterling Seniors' SAT Scores Slip

Smoking Ban, Anyone?

Governor's comments renew call for state-wide smoking ban.

Smoking Ban, Anyone?

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Out of Hate, Comes Hope

Out of Hate, Comes Hope

Suspects Head to Court

Three Juveniles Plead Guilty to Related Burglaries

Suspects Head to Court

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Board Schedules Extra Meeting for Rural Area

Board Schedules Extra Meeting for Rural Area

A Formal Day To Remember

Fair Oaks firefighters, search team reflect on Sept. 11.

A Formal Day To Remember

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Back to School Under the Weather

Fairfax County students, school staff begin new year.

Back to School Under the Weather

Rainy Return to School

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

Rainy Return to School

Reston Mourns Its Losses

Norma Cruz Khan and Leonard Taylor, passengers on American Airlines Flight 77, died during the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Reston Mourns Its Losses

This Week in Potomac 9-6-06

This Week in Potomac 9-6-06

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Singing to a New Tune

HB Woodlawn rings in the new school year with the addition of a

Singing to a New Tune

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Man Accosts Three Women Near Nottoway Park

Between Aug. 24 and 27, three women were groped while walking within blocks of the park.

Man Accosts Three Women Near Nottoway Park

Community

Community

HCTV-23 Herndon Community Television

HCTV-23 Herndon Community Television

Gray Day Back to School

Students, school staff start new year.

Gray Day Back to School

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

The Boat That We All Built

'Charles F. Mercer' arrives at C&O Canal by Great Falls Tavern.

The Boat That We All Built

Business

Business

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Getting to Know…

Annette Haines

Getting to Know…

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Volunteering

Volunteering

Off to a Rainy Start

At Louise Archer Elementary, rain dampens feet but not the mood.

Off to a Rainy Start

Business

Business

School Preparations Lead to Opening Day

Forest Edge and Armstrong elementary schools prepare for students.

School Preparations Lead to Opening Day

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Getting to Know…

Annette Haines

Getting to Know…

University Reachs Out to Community

Meetings to address impact of George Mason University's growth.

University Reachs Out to Community

‘Like Christmas’

Dozens of local youth football players get chance to see the Redskins.

‘Like Christmas’

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Volunteering

Volunteering

Teen Convicted

Jury recommends Allen J. Anderson, 19, serve 20 years in prison for shooting Justin M. Carter last year.

Teen Convicted

Faith

Faith

GOP Candidates Oppose Marriage Amendment

McMenamin and O’Donoghue say they will vote against this fall’s

GOP Candidates Oppose Marriage Amendment

Solider, Artist, Comedian

Army specialist and former Wootton student T.J. Barbieri, 24, killed during combat in Iraq.

Solider, Artist, Comedian

People Notes

People Notes

Rainy First Day

Jefferson-Houston’s new principal welcomes students on the first day of school.

Rainy First Day

Calendar Sept. 6-Sept. 13

Calendar Sept. 6-Sept. 13

Schools Make Modest Progress on Federal Tests

Ten Arlington schools still fail to meet goals under federal No Child Left

Schools Make Modest Progress on Federal Tests

Community Notes

Community Notes

MIlitary Notes

MIlitary Notes

SAT Scores Up, Mostly

Scores rise overall, but steep drop among black students.

SAT Scores Up, Mostly

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Business Notes

Business Notes

People

People

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Community Notes

Community Notes

First Day for Fairfax High

Students return to school on a rainy, sloppy day.

First Day for Fairfax High

Great Outdoors

Great Outdoors

University Reachs Out to Community

Meetings to address impact of George Mason University's growth.

University Reachs Out to Community

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Man Attempts to Steal from Sterling Bank Customer

BB&T Bank Customer Approached at ATM

Man Attempts to Steal from Sterling Bank Customer

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Opening Their Doors

Opening Their Doors

Jury Recommends 55 Years for Mandanapu

Jury Recommends 55 Years for Mandanapu

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Board Looks Toward Next Budget

Board Looks Toward Next Budget

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

A Soggy Start

Students, school staff begin new year.

A Soggy Start

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

College Notes

College Notes

On the Lookout

On the Lookout

Ernesto Hits Home

Ernesto Causes Power Outages in Loudoun

Ernesto Hits Home

A Ripple Effect?

Homeowners farthest away from Washington, D.C. may be hardest hit by cooling housing market

A Ripple Effect?

Business Notes

Business Notes

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Monday, September 4

What’s New at Churchill High School?

What’s New at Churchill High School?

Local Teen Charged with Killing Psychiatrist

Local Teen Charged with Killing Psychiatrist

Campaign Finances

Contributions and expenditures among county executive and County Council at large primary candidates.

Campaign Finances

Churchill Thespians Grace the International Stage

Drama teacher Jessica Speck and 21 students participate in the American High School Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Churchill Thespians Grace the International Stage

What’s New at Wootton High School?

What’s New at Wootton High School?

What’s New at Whitman High School?

What’s New at Whitman High School?

Giuliani Stumps for Steele

Former New York City mayor emphasizes September 11 during campaign event at Flaps.

Giuliani Stumps for Steele