Stories for February 2007

Stories for February 2007

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Wednesday, February 28

Business Notes

Business Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Astronauts Shouldn’t Farm

Film Review

Astronauts Shouldn’t Farm

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Mother Approved

Alexandria Mom sees organic baby food as a growth industry.

Mother Approved

Faces of Human Trafficking

"Humans for Sale" exhibit looks at victims of human trafficking in South East Asia.

Faces of Human Trafficking

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

More Like Reno 91Fun!!!

Film Review

More Like Reno 91Fun!!!

Calendar

Calendar

Young Voices

World Children's Choir performs March 10.

Young Voices

Countdown To Completion

With a July contract completion date in sight, Mixing Bowl work nearly done.

Countdown To Completion

School Notes

School Notes

On the Road to Roanoke

Ariel Struhar crowned Miss Greater Springfield.

On the Road to Roanoke

Playing Ball with the Fellas

Mamie 'Peanut' Johnson, former pro baseball player, visits Hunt Valley.

Playing Ball with the Fellas

Harbinger of Spring

Baseball begins as Mount Vernon High School players instruct local little leaguers.

Harbinger of Spring

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

A Boundary Decision — For Now

Hayfield Secondary to receive 500 students over five years from South County

A Boundary Decision — For Now

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Helping Habitat Humanity

Volunteers donate cabinets to charity.

Helping Habitat Humanity

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Great Minds at Work

Clifton students bring creativity to life during Innovation and Invention Fair.

Great Minds at Work

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A Boundary Decision — For Now

Hayfield Secondary to receive 500 students over five years from South County

A Boundary Decision — For Now

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Young Voices

World Children's Choir performs March 10.

Young Voices

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Nurse Sues Manor Care Alexandria

Collingwood nursing home cited for violating residents’ dignity, safety.

Nurse Sues Manor Care Alexandria

Educator Exchange

Uruguayan education official visits Bucknell Elementary.

Educator Exchange

Let's All Go to the Movies

Local filmmakers debut their movies at Fairfax theater.

Let's All Go to the Movies

Route 1 Changes This Weekend

Route 1 Changes This Weekend

New Kings Crossing Proposal: Phoenix or DOA?

JPI forms a new alliance and brings forth a new plan with a high-end grocer as anchor.

New Kings Crossing Proposal: Phoenix or DOA?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Travels to Bhutan

Fairfax resident publishes book of paintings.

Travels to Bhutan

Health Notes

Health Notes

Spotlight on Creativity

Woodson Pyramid Art Show provides showcase for students' works.

Spotlight on Creativity

4 Charged in Robberies

Gunman reportedly threatened to shoot woman.

4 Charged in Robberies

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Let's All Go to the Movies

Local filmmakers debut their movies at Fairfax theater.

Let's All Go to the Movies

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Travels to Bhutan

Fairfax resident publishes book of paintings.

Travels to Bhutan

Spotlight on Creativity

Woodson Pyramid Art Show provides showcase for students' works.

Spotlight on Creativity

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Travels to Bhutan

Fairfax resident publishes book of paintings.

Travels to Bhutan

Business Notes

Business Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Great Minds at Work

Clifton students bring creativity to life during Innovation and Invention Fair.

Great Minds at Work

School Notes

School Notes

Frustration Rising in Virginia Run

Public meeting set for March 2 to address Transco/Williams pipeline expansion.

Frustration Rising in Virginia Run

Roundups

Roundups

Centreville Historic District Grows

Supervisors OK plan to expand to nearly 85 acres.

Centreville Historic District Grows

Director Dillard's Concept of Westfield's 'Tartuffe'

Director Dillard's Concept of Westfield's 'Tartuffe'

Issues Remain for Mount Zoar Church

Issues Remain for Mount Zoar Church

Clark Pleads Guilty to Bank Robberies

Local man uses gun in BB&T heists.

Clark Pleads Guilty to Bank Robberies

Costumes Are Made By a Professional

Costumes Are Made By a Professional

A Year in Jail for Gang Charge

Incident happened at Fair Oaks Mall.

A Year in Jail for Gang Charge

Westfield High Teens Charged in Robberies

Gunman reportedly threatened to shoot woman.

Westfield High Teens Charged in Robberies

Obituary: Leibach Buried In Pittsburgh, Pa.

Obituary: Leibach Buried In Pittsburgh, Pa.

Alexandria Bulletin

Alexandria Bulletin

Henry Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

Accused of improperly dumping animals in national forest.

Henry Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

Let's All Go to the Movies

Local filmmakers debut their movies at Fairfax theater.

Let's All Go to the Movies

Travels to Bhutan

Fairfax resident publishes book of paintings.

Travels to Bhutan

Mother Approved

Alexandria Mom sees organic baby food as a growth industry.

Mother Approved

A Boundary Decision — For Now

Hayfield Secondary to receive 500 students over five years from South County

A Boundary Decision — For Now

Route 1 Changes This Weekend

Route 1 Changes This Weekend

A Boundary Decision — For Now

Hayfield Secondary to receive 500 students over five years from South County.

A Boundary Decision — For Now

Washington Street: Beauty Or Character?

It is both Alexandria's Main Street and part of the G.W. Parkway.

Washington Street: Beauty Or Character?

History Award Deadline March 10

History Award Deadline March 10

Clark Pleads Guilty to Bank Robberies

Local man uses gun in BB&T heists.

Clark Pleads Guilty to Bank Robberies

Mirant Responds To Warnings

Mirant suggests increasing stack heights or re-configuration is ultimate answer.

Mirant Responds To Warnings

Battlefield Color — Only Blood Red

Local family is one of a kind in the United States.

Battlefield Color — Only Blood Red

People Notes

People Notes

Who Alerted Whom?

Mirant claims it was operating under DOE directive on storm day.

Who Alerted Whom?

Let's All Go to the Movies

Local filmmakers debut their movies at Fairfax theater.

Let's All Go to the Movies

Community Notes

Community Notes

East Meets Central Loudoun

Artist Profile

East Meets Central Loudoun

Getting to Know …

AJ Pendola

Getting to Know …

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Calendar

Calendar

Travels to Bhutan

Fairfax resident publishes book of paintings.

Travels to Bhutan

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Young Voices

World Children's Choir performs March 10.

Young Voices

Obituary: Leibach Buried In Pittsburgh, Pa.

Obituary: Leibach Buried In Pittsburgh, Pa.

Alexandria Bulletin

Alexandria Bulletin

Young Voices

World Children's Choir performs March 10.

Young Voices

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Young Voices

World Children's Choir performs March 10.

Young Voices

Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, February 27

Search Isn't Over

Council members rethink proposal offers for day labor site.

Search Isn't Over

Comcast Agreement Approved

Board of Supervisors approves county's franchise agreement with Adelphia replacement, Comcast.

Comcast Agreement Approved

Snow Shuts Schools

Parents, Students Emerge from Homes Friday

Snow Shuts Schools

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School's Modular Moves Forward

Herndon Elementary's new unit will be home to two grade levels, 180 students.

School's Modular Moves Forward

Night Promotes Community

Eagle Ridge Middle School to hold its second annual Night at the Ridge event.

Night Promotes Community

Obituary: Henry Alexander Thomas

Obituary: Henry Alexander Thomas

Obituary: James P. Cox Jr.

Obituary: James P. Cox Jr.

Wednesday Night Fever

Residents Sweat to Latin Beats

Wednesday Night Fever

Board Limits Contributions

Supervisors agree to seek state legislation on campaign contributions.

Board Limits Contributions

Community Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Scholarships and Contests

Scholarships and Contests

Obituary: Karl H. B. Berend

Obituary: Karl H. B. Berend

Arcola Gets New Mascot, Colors

The new school's students voted for new mascot and colors.

Arcola Gets New Mascot, Colors

Hooked: A Healthy Alternative

Restaurant Offers Less Time in Kitchen, More Time at Table

Hooked: A Healthy Alternative

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Real Estate

Real Estate

Slow Down!

City Council discusses speed humps, approves Route 50 retail development at Feb. 27 meeting.

Slow Down!

Sounds of Success

Burke teen secures first place in speech competition.

Sounds of Success

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Club to Give Scholarships

The Lions Club hopes to honor students who have given back

Club to Give Scholarships

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Fine Art March 1-7

Fine Art March 1-7

ThanksUSA Kicks Off Second Treasure Hunt

Charity launches second national treasure hunt with event at Haycock Elementary School.

ThanksUSA Kicks Off Second Treasure Hunt

Exhibit Showcases Artistic Talent

HHS students exposed to more than 1,000 art works from fellow students.

Exhibit Showcases Artistic Talent

Glorious Love, Tragic Love

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with Signature Theatre presents Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in traditional and modern interpretations.

Glorious Love, Tragic Love

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Glorious Love, Tragic Love

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with Signature Theatre presents Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in traditional and modern interpretations.

Glorious Love, Tragic Love

Equine Center Quarantined

Four horses show symptoms of equine herpesvirus.

Equine Center Quarantined

Calendar March 1-7

Calendar March 1-7

From Chem Lab To Laureate

Mary McElveen takes challenge as city’s second ever official poet.

From Chem Lab To Laureate

Development Threat to Water Supply?

Loudoun Officials Say Proposal Needs Study

Development Threat to Water Supply?

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Calendar: Feb. 28-March 6

Calendar: Feb. 28-March 6

Face of Loudoun County Schools

Loudoun Schools Represent the Real World

Face of Loudoun County Schools

Calendar Feb. 28-March 6

Calendar Feb. 28-March 6

Power Chord

Former Alexandrian’s gospel duo honored with WAMMIE award.

Power Chord

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Sounds of Success

Burke teen secures first place in speech competition.

Sounds of Success

From Chem Lab To Laureate

Mary McElveen takes challenge as city’s second ever official poet.

From Chem Lab To Laureate

What is the State of the City?

Mayor’s annual speech prompts questions about the city’s present state and future expectations.

What is the State of the City?

Fine Art March 1-7

Fine Art March 1-7

Six-Sided Sentiments

Hexagon’s dedicated performers produce lasting relationships, hilarious shows and admirable charity.

Six-Sided Sentiments

Cookies on the Way to Soldiers

Local Girl Scout troops deliver cookies to Neighbors office for shipment to U.S. troops in the Middle East.

Cookies on the Way to Soldiers

Obituary: Michael "Mickey" J. Hutter

Obituary: Michael "Mickey" J. Hutter

Calendar March 1-7

Calendar March 1-7

Power Chord

Former Alexandrian’s gospel duo honored with WAMMIE award.

Power Chord

Are You the Limerick Laureate?

Are You the Limerick Laureate?

Business Helps Community

Bank lends hand in many community projects.

Business Helps Community

Public Houses

Book club members schedule easy meetings in public settings.

Public Houses

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

A Volunteer for Life

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute staff remember a volunteer whose work touched many.

A Volunteer for Life

Antique Show Rolls into Vienna

One of the few remaining small high-end antiques shows calls Vienna home.

Antique Show Rolls into Vienna

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Do 'Factors' Influence Lake Anne Revitalization?

Debate over PRC Ordinance amendment continues.

Do 'Factors' Influence Lake Anne Revitalization?

Terraset Revisits Its Origins

Students, staff celebrate school's 30th anniversary.

Terraset Revisits Its Origins

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A Challenging Assessment

A Challenging Assessment

Yoga Institute Earns Registration

Yoga Institute Earns Registration

Walking to Merrifield Town Center

Pedestrian access necessary for community support of town center project.

Walking to Merrifield Town Center

Forest Edge Celebrates Black History Month

Forest Edge Celebrates Black History Month

Special Delivery

Potomac Preserve and East Gate neighborhoods pay thanks to Clownie Wallace for 20 years of dedicated and personal service.

Special Delivery

Community Notes

Community Notes

Getting to Know … Margaret French

Getting to Know … Margaret French

This Week in Potomac 2-28-07

This Week in Potomac 2-28-07

County Adopts Black History Month

Board passes resolution making February Black History Month.

County Adopts Black History Month

Obituary: Henry Alexander Thomas

Obituary: Henry Alexander Thomas

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Guo Nian

Celebrating the year of the pig at Potomac Library

Guo Nian

School Notes March 1-7

School Notes March 1-7

School Notes

School Notes

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Scholarships and Contests

Scholarships and Contests

ThanksUSA Kicks Off Second Treasure Hunt

Charity launches second national treasure hunt with event at Haycock Elementary School.

ThanksUSA Kicks Off Second Treasure Hunt

Poetry Blooms at Spring Hill

Library receives $500 check after 11 students are selected for Pine Tree Poetry Collection.

Poetry Blooms at Spring Hill

Business Notes

Business Notes

Yoga Institute Earns Registration

Yoga Institute Earns Registration

Boiling Down Maple Syrup

Boiling Down Maple Syrup

Faith

Faith

In the Shadows

Large-scale development is radically changing the face of the Parker-Gray neighborhood.

In the Shadows

Roads in Quagmire

Roads in Quagmire

Neighborhoods: Old Town

Neighborhoods: Old Town

Kicking Their Way to the Top

Six Potomac youths successfully test for their black belts in Tae Kwan Do.

Kicking Their Way to the Top

Taste Canceled

Not enough vendors sign up.

Taste Canceled

Sounds of Success

Burke teen secures first place in speech competition.

Sounds of Success

Boiling Down Maple Syrup

Boiling Down Maple Syrup

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Indictment Issued in Fatal Crash

Kevin Melanson could face up to 10 years in prison.

Indictment Issued in Fatal Crash

Fine Art

Fine Art

Obituary: John W. Bowman II

Obituary: John W. Bowman II

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Teens Face Charges in Possible Hate Crime

Teens Physically, Verbally Assault Hispanic Man Outside CVS

Teens Face Charges in Possible Hate Crime

Are You the Limerick Laureate?

Are You the Limerick Laureate?

Council Approves Public Works Spending

Drainage, water repair equipment and automobile among approved items.

Council Approves Public Works Spending

Obituary: John W. Bowman II

Obituary: John W. Bowman II

Oh the Boundaries, They Are a Changin'

School Board approves proposed GT center boundary changes in McLean.

Oh the Boundaries, They Are a Changin'

Neighborhoods: Old Town

Neighborhoods: Old Town

Business Notes

Business Notes

Car Store Right Next Door?

Cars stored at private residence on River Road violate zoning statutes and angering neighbors.

Car Store Right Next Door?

Residents React to Traffic Study

Old Ashburn Traffic Study addresses some issues, leaves others untouched.

Residents React to Traffic Study

Cookies on the Way to Soldiers

Local Girl Scout troops deliver cookies to Neighbors office for shipment to U.S. troops in the Middle East.

Cookies on the Way to Soldiers

Enter Hilarity, Stage Right

Churchill’s theatrical production of ‘Clue’ promises to get wild.

Enter Hilarity, Stage Right

Obituary: James P. Cox Jr.

Obituary: James P. Cox Jr.

Habitat Families Build Stability

Habitat for Humanity provides homes for 12 families at new condominium project in Fairfax.

Habitat Families Build Stability

Elden Street Players Purchase Theater

Investors and the thespian group gain control of local Industrial Strength Theater

Elden Street Players Purchase Theater

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Gleason Named Teacher of the Year

Gleason Named Teacher of the Year

Camps and Schools Notes

Camps and Schools Notes

Monday, February 26

First Baptist Church Project: Déjà Vu All Over Again

The Arlington County Board approved a retooled version of the project after the initial version was struck down by the state Supreme Court.

First Baptist Church Project: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

The elders of Arlington’s black community gather to remember the past and ponder the future.

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Getting to Know ... Dr. Robert Morabito

A local dentist gives free dental care to needy children.

Getting to Know ... Dr. Robert Morabito

Week In Arlington

Week In Arlington

County Budget Healthy Despite Housing Downturn

The County Manager is optimistic about the upcoming budget even though home assessments are down.

County Budget Healthy Despite Housing Downturn

Sunday, February 25

A Flawed Transaction

Consumer affairs helps Vienna woman get justice after a diamond scam.

A Flawed Transaction

Thursday, February 22

Calendar: Feb. 21-27

Calendar: Feb. 21-27

Kick, Pass, Tackle

New area team joins the growing American National Rugby League.

Kick, Pass, Tackle

Wednesday, February 21

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Community Notes

Community Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes

People Notes

Jazz Hands

Jazz and Tap Dance Festival comes to NOVA Feb. 24 and 25.

Jazz Hands

Jazz Hands

Jazz and Tap Dance Festival comes to NOVA Feb. 24 and 25.

Jazz Hands

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Jazz Hands

Jazz and Tap Dance Festival comes to NOVA Feb. 24 and 25.

Jazz Hands

Jazz Hands

Jazz and Tap Dance Festival comes to NOVA Feb. 24 and 25.

Jazz Hands

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Jazz Hands

Jazz and Tap Dance Festival comes to NOVA Feb. 24 and 25.

Jazz Hands

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

USS Alexandria Crew Visits Their Namesake

From the Middle East in summer to the North Pole in winter.

USS Alexandria Crew Visits Their Namesake

Miner's Granddaughter

Fairfax resident writes book about coal-mining life.

Miner's Granddaughter

LBJ's Day

On Presidents Day, GMU offers forum about Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency.

LBJ's Day

Hypothermia Kills Homeless Man

Hypothermia Kills Homeless Man

Woman Celebrates 100 Years

Woman Celebrates 100 Years

Business Notes

Business Notes

Commerce Bank is Proposed for Chantilly

Commerce Bank is Proposed for Chantilly

Chamber Moves to Chantilly

After 45 years in Herndon, Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce expands.

Chamber Moves to Chantilly

'Would You Like Some Tea?'

WFCM throws Valentine's event for Forest Glen Senior Community.

'Would You Like Some Tea?'

Del. Chuck Caputo Scores Some Victories

His Personal Property Tax Relief Act passes.

Del. Chuck Caputo Scores Some Victories

Bank-Pad Site Concerns

Bank-Pad Site Concerns

Man Charged with Burglary, Grand Larceny

Man Charged with Burglary, Grand Larceny

Roundups

Roundups

Martial Arts Center Gets a Thumbs Up

Martial Arts Center Gets a Thumbs Up

Have a Say in 'Big-Box' Retail

Have a Say in 'Big-Box' Retail

BZA Gives Approval to Ad Fontes School

BZA Gives Approval to Ad Fontes School

Chantilly Teen Gets One Year in Jail

Is sentenced for robbery of 7-Eleven.

Chantilly Teen Gets One Year in Jail

Miner's Granddaughter

Fairfax resident writes book about coal-mining life.

Miner's Granddaughter

Culinary Students Sizzle in District Competition

Four medalists now head for States in April.

Culinary Students Sizzle in District Competition

LBJ's Day

On Presidents Day, GMU offers forum about Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency.

LBJ's Day

Fan Dancing

Fair Oaks hosts Chinese New Year celebration Saturday, Feb. 17.

Fan Dancing

Pastor Sentenced for Sexual Battery

Arteaga sentenced to two years in prison.

Pastor Sentenced for Sexual Battery

BRAC Commuters Already Here

VDOT worries that I-95 back ups could get worse.

BRAC Commuters Already Here

Senior Independence through Safety

Program will be expanded to other areas throughout the county.

Senior Independence through Safety

Teeing Off

Fans have chance to play golf with hockey stars.

Teeing Off

Miner's Granddaughter

Fairfax resident writes book about coal-mining life.

Miner's Granddaughter

LBJ's Day

On Presidents Day, GMU offers forum about Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency.

LBJ's Day

BRAC Commuters Already Here

VDOT worries that I-95 back ups could get worse.

BRAC Commuters Already Here

Doors, Floors and the Kitchen Sink

Habitat for Humanity ReStore recycles appliances, home goods to benefit home construction projects.

Doors, Floors and the Kitchen Sink

BRAC Commuters Already Here

VDOT worries that I-95 back ups could get worse.

BRAC Commuters Already Here

Miner's Granddaughter

Fairfax resident writes book about coal-mining life.

Miner's Granddaughter

County Plans To Expand Health Care

County health clinics cover up to 30,000 uninsured poor and are looking to expand.

County Plans To Expand Health Care

LBJ's Day

On Presidents Day, GMU offers forum about Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency.

LBJ's Day

Miner's Granddaughter

Fairfax resident writes book about coal-mining life.

Miner's Granddaughter

County Plans To Expand Health Care

County health clinics cover up to 30,000 uninsured poor and are looking to expand.

County Plans To Expand Health Care

Tuesday, February 20

Calendar Feb. 22-Feb. 28

Calendar Feb. 22-Feb. 28

Getting to Know … Steve Hart

Getting to Know … Steve Hart

Strokes of Light

Photographer Caroline Altmann uses her body as a brush and the world as a palette.

Strokes of Light

Medal Of Honor Winner Keynote Speaker

Federico named 2007 recipient of Rev. Ben Lynt Award.

Medal Of Honor Winner Keynote Speaker

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Reversing 911

Emergency Notification System sends automated calls to selected neighborhoods.

Reversing 911

Classes

Classes

Volunteers

Volunteers

The Icemen of Alexandria

As the Washington Capitals build a foundation in Arlington, players are joining the local community.

The Icemen of Alexandria

Communities Dig Out

Snow and ice create challenges for Loudoun's growing communities.

Communities Dig Out

Weather Inspires Mixed Emotions

Snow and ice blanket the area, frustrating commuters but bringing a welcome break to some.

Weather Inspires Mixed Emotions

Starbucks Coming to Town?

Residents have conflicting opinions on potential addition of Starbucks Coffee to the Great Falls Village Center.

Starbucks Coming to Town?

Faith

Faith

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Vanderhye Promises 'Real Solutions'

McLean resident Margaret Vanderhye pursues a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Vanderhye Promises 'Real Solutions'

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Marooned at Home

Ice causes Montgomery County Public Schools to close for the third consecutive day; any more snow days will be made up at the end of the school year.

Marooned at Home

Fine Art

Fine Art

'Embracing the Legacy'

Michele Freeman begins her work as Rosa Lee Carter Elementary School's principal.

'Embracing the Legacy'

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Weathering Valentine's Day

Weather has impact on one of top-grossing days of the year.

Weathering Valentine's Day

Work it Out

City Council debates development, park improvements and transportation at Feb. 20 work session.

Work it Out

Faith

Faith

2 Break-ins

2 Break-ins

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

No Offers for Day Labor Site

Operators cite lack of perceived profit

No Offers for Day Labor Site

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Vanderhye Promises 'Real Solutions'

McLean resident Margaret Vanderhye pursues a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Vanderhye Promises 'Real Solutions'

County’s After the Fire Program Serves as Guide

Dotson’s Program Hits Close to Home

County’s After the Fire Program Serves as Guide

English-only Town Documents?

Council member Tirrell's resolution would reaffirm English as official language in town.

English-only Town Documents?

Zurn Charged with Assault

Treasurer scheduled to appear in court Feb. 21

Zurn Charged with Assault

When One Lifetime Isn’t Enough

St. Andrews putting on the Rodgers & Hammerstein Musical “Carousel.”

When One Lifetime Isn’t Enough

And Away We Go -- Again

Huntington residents assured of Hyland's determination to preserve their community.

And Away We Go -- Again

Schools

Schools

This Week in Potomac 2-21-07

This Week in Potomac 2-21-07

Working a Medium of a Different Kind

Great Falls Library art exhibit will feature colored structural reliefs of local wood sculptor Jonathan Fisher.

Working a Medium of a Different Kind

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Local Businesses Under Immigration Scrutiny

Attorneys: Requirement for residency status affidavit unconstitutional.

Local Businesses Under Immigration Scrutiny

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Schools

Schools

Sterling Teens Face Charges in Possible Hate Crime

Teens Physically, Verbally Assault Hispanic Man Outside CVS

Sterling Teens Face Charges in Possible Hate Crime

People

People

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

African Art on Display

African Art on Display

Simpson, Ahlemann Face Off at Candidates Forum

Sheriff, Ahlemann Debate ICE Training

Simpson, Ahlemann Face Off at Candidates Forum

Republicans Rally for November

Local GOP honors Republican presidents with dinner.

Republicans Rally for November

Student Artwork Honored at Landon’s Landow Gallery

Student Artwork Honored at Landon’s Landow Gallery

Keeping Students Safe

Schools end week with snow days.

Keeping Students Safe

Creative Remembrance

Jonathan Deutsch Award memorializes a young music lover and promotes musical talent in the county’s students.

Creative Remembrance

ICE Raids Net Herndon Residents

11 Herndon men arrested not original targets.

ICE Raids Net Herndon Residents

At War with the Elements

Snow storm spotlights Herndon Public Works employees' annual battles against winter.

At War with the Elements

Business Suffers on Valentine's Day

Weather has impact on one of top-grossing days of the year.

Business Suffers on Valentine's Day

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Fine Art

Fine Art

An Open House

Award-winning homeless shelter invites community in to celebrate.

An Open House

Blown Line Leads To Magic Moment

Tapestry's two-lady show enchants.

Blown Line Leads To Magic Moment

Thrift Store Struggles to Make Rent

Rent Increase Forces Thrift Store Out

Thrift Store Struggles to Make Rent

Helping Out Hypothermia Shelter

Volunteers turn out to support life-saving effort.

Helping Out Hypothermia Shelter

From Defenseman To Daddy

Brian Pothier juggles family life with Capital career.

From Defenseman To Daddy

The White House Comes to Herndon

The White House Comes to Herndon

George W’s War

On President’s Day visit to Mount Vernon, Bush draws parallels between Revolutionary and Iraq wars.

George W’s War

Heroes in the Sky

National group provides free transport so patients can get medical care they need.

Heroes in the Sky

Amendment Goes to Work Session

Ridgewater Park amendment raises concern over Goose Creek reservoir.

Amendment Goes to Work Session

I Just Want a Home….

PetConnect

I Just Want a Home….

A Special Date on Valentine’s Day

Old Country Buffet hosts experienced sweethearts.

A Special Date on Valentine’s Day

Who Speaks for Mount Vernon?

Mount Vernon Council caught in spat between new executives and former committee chairman.

Who Speaks for Mount Vernon?

Calendar Feb. 22-28

Calendar Feb. 22-28

Bare Cupboards

Community responds to UCM’s call for food donations, but demand is rising.

Bare Cupboards

Trawicks Make Million-Dollar Donation to Strathmore

Trawicks Make Million-Dollar Donation to Strathmore

Bulletin Notes

Bulletin Notes

Volunteers

Volunteers

Working a Medium of a Different Kind

Great Falls Library art exhibit will feature colored structural reliefs of local wood sculptor Jonathan Fisher.

Working a Medium of a Different Kind

Bowers Presents 2008 Budget to Board

Under proposed budget, tax bills would increase by average of 2 percent.

Bowers Presents 2008 Budget to Board

Faith

Faith

Business Suffers on Valentine's Day

Weather has impact on one of top-grossing days of the year.

Business Suffers on Valentine's Day

Religous Education

Local Mosque Opens Doors, Educates Community

Religous Education

Bulletin Notes

Bulletin Notes

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar Feb. 21-Feb. 28

Calendar Feb. 21-Feb. 28

Classes

Classes

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

Bulletin Notes

Bulletin Notes

Meeting the Emancipator

President Abraham Lincoln makes a rare Alexandria appearance on Presidents Day.

Meeting the Emancipator

Richard Leibach Dies Unexpectedly

Richard Leibach Dies Unexpectedly

Fine Art

Fine Art

Six-Sided Sentiments

Hexagon’s dedicated performers produce lasting relationships, hilarious shows and admirable charity.

Six-Sided Sentiments

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

The Icemen of Alexandria

As the Washington Capitals build a foundation in Arlington, players are joining the local community.

The Icemen of Alexandria

Veterans Discuss Terrorism, Middle East

For local Vietnam Vets, meeting and staying informed on current issues remains a civic duty.

Veterans Discuss Terrorism, Middle East

Mixing Business with Helping

Georgia Graves often works on more than one project at once.

Mixing Business with Helping

Classes

Classes

Blown Line Leads To Magic Moment

Tapestry's two-lady show enchants.

Blown Line Leads To Magic Moment

The Puffers Exile

The Puffers Exile

Walk 'N’ Ride

Improvements at Burke intersection would provide pedestrian access to VRE station.

Walk 'N’ Ride

Schools

Schools

Mardi Gras Marks Memorable Tenure

Beloved White Oaks teacher to retire this year.

Mardi Gras Marks Memorable Tenure

Remembering the Activist

Longtime Del Ray community activist dies at 96.

Remembering the Activist

From Defenseman To Daddy

Brian Pothier juggles family life with Capital career.

From Defenseman To Daddy

Praise Songs

Citywide gospel-music workshop will culminate in a concert at T.C. Williams High School.

Praise Songs

Strokes of Light

Photographer Caroline Altmann uses her body as a brush and the world as a palette.

Strokes of Light

Resetting the Zero

City manager puts together a budget plan that would lower bills for most property taxpayers.

Resetting the Zero

Classes

Classes

Convenience in the 'Burbs

Burke Centre Station Commons features inexpensive living near mass transit, shopping and a public pool.

Convenience in the 'Burbs

Monday, February 19

No 'Breach' in Story

Film Review

No 'Breach' in Story

Sunday, February 18

Getting to know... Adam White

A look into the life of a hard-working man who’s seen it all at a legendary Arlington diner.

Getting to know... Adam White

Board To Vote on Controversial Church Project

The First Baptist Church of Clarendon project is coming before the Board again after it was struck down in court last year.

Board To Vote on Controversial Church Project

Viewpoints

Viewpoints

Snow, Sleet Make Life Difficult

Icy conditions and freezing temperatures meddle with the daily lives of Arlingtonians.

Snow, Sleet Make Life Difficult

Oedipus Rex-cellent

Yorktown High’s production of Oedipus earns them a trip to Charlottesville for Virginia’s high school drama championships.

Oedipus Rex-cellent

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

Home Is as Close as SemperComm

Rewarding an ancient proverb: 'Necessity is the mother of invention.'

Home Is as Close as SemperComm

Thursday, February 15

A Fight Against Forgetting

Five years after his son’s death, a teacher goes to Richmond to honor families’ wartime loss.

A Fight Against Forgetting

Lyle Werner leaves Free Clinic to Lead Alliance

Werner to Head Good Shepherd, for the Interim

Lyle Werner leaves Free Clinic to Lead Alliance

Valentine's Love Stories

Chuck and Mary Coffin of Virginia Run.

Valentine's Love Stories

Gift Giving Nirvana

New book takes aim at the stress of shopping.

Gift Giving Nirvana

Wednesday, February 14

Reaching Half-a-Million

Vienna Relay for Life sets goal of raising $500,000 for American Cancer Society.

Reaching Half-a-Million

DECCA Raises Darfur Awareness

DECCA Raises Darfur Awareness

Bush to Visit Mt. Vernon On Presidents' Day

Bush to Visit Mt. Vernon On Presidents' Day

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

RA Board Votes Down Factors

RA votes 4-2 against amending population factors now.

RA Board Votes Down Factors

Where is the 'McLean Room?'

Local organizations and residents want to see historical archive room added to Dolley Madison Library design plan.

Where is the 'McLean Room?'

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Liberty Adopts Troops Overseas

Donates items to soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Liberty Adopts Troops Overseas

Generational Gastronomy at Del Merei Grille

Del Ray eatery celebrates its 2-year anniversary as owner Mary Abraham faces new challenges.

Generational Gastronomy at Del Merei Grille

Real Estate

Real Estate

Maximum Residential Density or Bust?

Residents question motivation to change Reston's PRC Ordinance.

Maximum Residential Density or Bust?

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Big Easy Brews

Rustico turns to Louisiana’s Abita Brewery for its Mardi Gras Party.

Big Easy Brews

LCPS Says No to ‘Normal’

Group Finds New Ways to Promote Play

LCPS Says No to ‘Normal’

Simple Recipe for Successful Business

Ernst Volgenau started SRA International from basement of Reston home.

Simple Recipe for Successful Business

Chantilly DECA Honored for Success

Chantilly DECA Honored for Success

Where is the 'McLean Room?'

Local organizations and residents want to see historical archive room added to Dolley Madison Library design plan.

Where is the 'McLean Room?'

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

McLeod Sees Hope for GLBTs

Leaves Wellspring UCC for Detroit.

McLeod Sees Hope for GLBTs

Deer Hurtles into Local Tanning Salon

No one hurt as deer smashes through plate glass window

Deer Hurtles into Local Tanning Salon

School Notes

School Notes

Roundups

Roundups

Alt-Country Contradiction

Derek Lee Bronston’s sad songs, happy words.

Alt-Country Contradiction

Deputies Spot Fire, Rescue Man

Neighbors Help Family Escape

Deputies Spot Fire, Rescue Man

Honoring Local Black Struggle

Residents recall days of segregation, racism in Herndon duing Black History Month

Honoring Local Black Struggle

Anit-Metro Resolution Divides MCA

Proposed resolution against Phase 1 of rail creates dissent among board members.

Anit-Metro Resolution Divides MCA

Solutions for Sewer Lines?

Opinion: Where sewer line extensions go, there, too, disappears forest canopy, green space and water quality.

Solutions for Sewer Lines?

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... a Plane

Pilots are cutting corners and residents are feeling the burden of increased aircraft noise.

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... a Plane

Alt-Country Contradiction

Derek Lee Bronston’s sad songs, happy words.

Alt-Country Contradiction

W.C. & A.N. Miller Realtors Sold to Long & Foster

Miller identity will be retained as part of the deal that could also include the Greenway Lending Group.

W.C. & A.N. Miller Realtors Sold to Long & Foster

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Ridgewater Plan Heads to Hearing

Planning Commission recommends approval to the board.

Ridgewater Plan Heads to Hearing

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Detectives Prepare for New Facility

Vienna's Criminal Investigations Bureau moves to new headquarters in Town Hall.

Detectives Prepare for New Facility

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... a Plane

Pilots are cutting corners and residents are feeling the burden of increased aircraft noise.

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... a Plane

Wanted: Crosswalk

Parents raise concerns over lack of safety measures along Ridgeway Drive.

Wanted: Crosswalk

Culinary Students Sizzle in District Competition

Four medalists now head for States in April.

Culinary Students Sizzle in District Competition

Love in the Air

Local couples discuss Valentine's Day traditions and relationship tips.

Love in the Air

Kaine Responds To Mirant Concerns

Local citizen leaders remain skeptical of Governor's motives.

Kaine Responds To Mirant Concerns

Big Easy Brews

Rustico turns to Louisiana’s Abita Brewery for its Mardi Gras Party.

Big Easy Brews

Heron House Without Heat

Heron House Without Heat

Health Notes

Health Notes

Activist Pursues Effort To Unite Country

Ira Hamburg hopes to bring people together over universal issues.

Activist Pursues Effort To Unite Country

Luck of the Irish

Ned Devine's offers traditional Irish food, drink, and live music in Centreville.

Luck of the Irish

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Goodbye John Byers

For two decades, Mount Vernon’s former planning commissioner helped shape the district.

Goodbye John Byers

Risky Business

Happy Valentine's Day — Two Potomac couples forged their love in dicey environs: the workplace

Risky Business

Communication is Key to Fonows

Bob and Dorothy Fonow.

Communication is Key to Fonows

Food Filled With Passion

Ciro Restaurante opens its doors in Stone Ridge Village Center.

Food Filled With Passion

Calendar

Calendar

Proposed 2008 Budget Revealed

Proposed 2008 Budget Revealed

Whitman Students Celebrated in Senate

Personal connections to atomic bomb led to award-winning research.

Whitman Students Celebrated in Senate

Sheriff Searches for Teen

Sheriff Searches for Teen

The Power of Poetry

Potomac Elementary fifth-graders display their poetic skills in their Fifth Grade Museum.

The Power of Poetry

Town Weighs in on Tysons

County officials present information, announce series of public workshops for next month.

Town Weighs in on Tysons

Rachels Remembered

Rachel Crites and Rachel Smith laid to rest, but family and friends say their impact will be lasting.

Rachels Remembered

People Notes

People Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Sharpen Those Pencils

Council budget priorities include determining full costs of capital projects and checking competitiveness of staff payroll.

Sharpen Those Pencils

Geurin Requests Boundary Hearings

Parents Speak Out Against Attendance Boundaries

Geurin Requests Boundary Hearings

More Than 'Quillows'

Three local moms set up shop in The Silk Purse and hope to attract family clientele to the Great Falls Village Center.

More Than 'Quillows'

Calendar

Calendar

Bringing More Than Books to the Base

With federal grant, collaboration between libraries will benefit Belvoir families.

Bringing More Than Books to the Base

Health Experts Warn of Mirant Dangers

Federal agency and university agree on Mirant health hazard.

Health Experts Warn of Mirant Dangers

Generational Gastronomy at Del Merei Grille

Del Ray eatery celebrates its 2-year anniversary as owner Mary Abraham faces new challenges.

Generational Gastronomy at Del Merei Grille

This Week in Potomac 2-14-07

This Week in Potomac 2-14-07

Business Notes

Business Notes

History Channel Search for George Washingtonv

History Channel Search for George Washingtonv

Bank Robber Found Guilty

Ronald Michael Young to face formal sentencing next month.

Bank Robber Found Guilty

Historical Education

The history of schooling for the children of Scotland offers window to segregation, integration in Montgomery County schools.

Historical Education

Business Notes

Business Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Freed by 'Retirement'

Fran and John Lovaas remain committed to serve Reston.

Freed by 'Retirement'

Community Views Road Improvements

NoVa Community College Students Speak Out Against Road Closure

Community Views Road Improvements

More Medicine for Dulles South

Hospital Corporation of America announces plans for Route 50 medical campus.

More Medicine for Dulles South

Community Notes

Community Notes

Braddock Metro Development Move Forward

Mary Lyman named to replace Leibach on Planning Commission.

Braddock Metro Development Move Forward

Tuesday, February 13

Neuhard Retires as Chief, Not as Public Servant

A life devoted to public service continues in a new venue.

Neuhard Retires as Chief, Not as Public Servant

Gilding the Dishrag

New exhibit at the Black History Museum explores black domestic workers of the South's Gilded Age.

Gilding the Dishrag

Fine Art

Fine Art

Economics — European Style

Springfield teacher travels to Lithuania to learn about economics, cultural differences.

Economics — European Style

Ushering in the Year of the Pig

Lunar New Year celebrations bring together Asian cultures, area residents.

Ushering in the Year of the Pig

Couple Lives Life-Long Valentine

Burke couple still showing affection after more than 30 years of marriage.

Couple Lives Life-Long Valentine

Community Notes

Community Notes

Election Ad Spurs Creation of Bill

Campaign-finance bill in Richmond is an answer to a last-minute creation of a political action committee.

Election Ad Spurs Creation of Bill

Annandale Woman Found Dead in Alexandria

Dumfries man is arrested for the murder of a woman found in a West-End dumpster.

Annandale Woman Found Dead in Alexandria

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar: Feb. 14-20

Calendar: Feb. 14-20

Learning History as It's Made

Minority students club at Robinson sponsors annual Black History Knowledge Bowl.

Learning History as It's Made

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar Feb. 14-20

Calendar Feb. 14-20

Tempest in a Swimming Pool

Burke Centre Swim Club receives additional pool time for upcoming season.

Tempest in a Swimming Pool

Students Earn Awards at One-Act Festival

Students Earn Awards at One-Act Festival

Alexandria Could Create Arts Districts

Richmond is set to give Alexandria new powers to cultivate art and culture.

Alexandria Could Create Arts Districts

Broken Hearts Mended

By Lauren Glendenning

Broken Hearts Mended

People Notes

People Notes

Music From the 80s, Hugh For the Ladies

Film Review

Music From the 80s, Hugh For the Ladies

News Briefs

News Briefs

Community Notes

Community Notes

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

School Notes

School Notes

Fine Art

Fine Art

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Getting to Know … Geri Baldwin

Getting to Know … Geri Baldwin

Fine Art

Fine Art

Three Charged with Burglary

Daylight break-in nets huge amount of jewelry in Clifton.

Three Charged with Burglary

People Notes

People Notes

Young Concertmaster

South County senior performs with Washington Metropolitan Youth Orchestra.

Young Concertmaster

Schools

Schools

BRAC Deadline Haunts EPG Cleanup

Who builds the Parkway link remains a bone of contention.

BRAC Deadline Haunts EPG Cleanup

The Lucky Birthday

Walib Aboroomi has the winning numbers — again and again.

The Lucky Birthday

They’re Not Valentines

But the real-estate slowdown may not have an influence on tax bills.

They’re Not Valentines

Wild about Valentine's Day

Hidden Pond Nature Center marks holiday with family-friendly activities.

Wild about Valentine's Day

Young Concertmaster

South County senior performs with Washington Metropolitan Youth Orchestra.

Young Concertmaster

Opening and Closing

Existing businesses shut their doors as new ones launch in Alexandria.

Opening and Closing

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

Fine Art

Fine Art

Corporate Experience for Local Students

Job shadow day introduces preps to business world.

Corporate Experience for Local Students

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Dance, Dance, Dance

Gunston Elementary students strut their stuff as part of school-wide Dance Extravaganza.

Dance, Dance, Dance

Calendar Feb. 15-21

Calendar Feb. 15-21

Schools

Schools

When the Storyman Speaks

Hayfield Elementary students learn African-American history through storyteller's presentation.

When the Storyman Speaks

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar Feb. 15-21

Calendar Feb. 15-21

Schools

Schools

Broken Hearts Mended

Families of children with heart defects wonder why the most common birth defect is so unknown.

Broken Hearts Mended

Couple Shares Valentine Romance

Fairfax couple have been sweethearts since they were teenagers.

Couple Shares Valentine Romance

Learning History as It's Made

Minority students club at Robinson sponsors annual Black History Knowledge Bowl.

Learning History as It's Made

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

City Plans for Future

Fairfax Boulevard Master Plan process begins with an informational dialogue between all parties.

City Plans for Future

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

BRAC Deadline Haunts EPG Cleanup

Who builds the Parkway link remains a bone of contention.

BRAC Deadline Haunts EPG Cleanup

Faith

Faith

Hannibal Falls

Film Review

Hannibal Falls

Sunday, February 11

Week In Arlington

Week In Arlington

Arlington Market ‘Healthy’

A county assessment shows that, despite a drop in condo prices, lots of big real estate projects are still on the docket.

Arlington Market ‘Healthy’

Getting to Know ... Rani Chaudhery

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we profile one of the busiest people this time of year: a florist.

Getting to Know ... Rani Chaudhery

Wednesday, February 7

Historic District Plan OK'd

Recommend including three parcels along Route 29.

Historic District Plan OK'd

Flowers, Food & Fun

Getting to the heart of Valentine's Day in Arlington.

Flowers, Food & Fun

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Washington's Birthday — Wreath Laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier

Washington's Birthday — Wreath Laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier

Washington's Birthday — In Search of the Real George Washington

Washington's Birthday — In Search of the Real George Washington

Washington's Birthday — Breakfast & Meeting of the Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association

Washington's Birthday — Breakfast & Meeting of the Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association

Washington's Birthday — Wreath Laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier

Washington's Birthday — Wreath Laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier

Pabulum of Passion

Plenty of options for V-Day dining.

Pabulum of Passion

Washington's Birthday — George Washington Classic 10-K Race (and 2-K Fun Run)

Washington's Birthday — George Washington Classic 10-K Race (and 2-K Fun Run)

Washington's Birthday — Carlyle House

Washington's Birthday — Carlyle House

Delicious Design

Floral designer incorporates confection into conventional bouquets.

Delicious Design

Washington's Birthday — Remembrance at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Washington's Birthday — Remembrance at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Washington's Birthday  — George Washington Classic 10-K Race (and 2-K Fun Run)

Washington's Birthday  — George Washington Classic 10-K Race (and 2-K Fun Run)

Delicious Design

Floral designer incorporates confection into conventional bouquets.

Delicious Design

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Presidential Ambitions

Hayfield student to spend semester in Congress.

Presidential Ambitions

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

People Notes

People Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Presidential Ambitions

Hayfield student to spend semester in Congress.

Presidential Ambitions

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Twenty Years of Town Meetings

Supervisor hosts public forum.

Twenty Years of Town Meetings

Community Notes

Community Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Barking Good Time

Girl Scouts try to find homes for dogs as part of their community service project.

Barking Good Time

Liberty Middle School Performs Musical, 'Cinderella'

Performances are Feb. 22-24.

Liberty Middle School Performs Musical, 'Cinderella'

Bank Robbery Cases Go Forward

Bank Robbery Cases Go Forward

Three Charged With Clifton Burglary, Theft

Daylight break-in nets huge amount of jewelry.

Three Charged With Clifton Burglary, Theft

Business Notes

Business Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

NVRacing For the Adventurous

Centreville couple runs club for outdoor sports people.

NVRacing For the Adventurous

Roundups

Roundups

Pabulum of Passion

Plenty of options for V-Day dining.

Pabulum of Passion

Presidential Ambitions

Hayfield student to spend semester in Congress.

Presidential Ambitions

School Notes

School Notes

Chantilly Academy Students are STARs

Chantilly Academy Students are STARs

Chantilly Academy Thrives at Skills USA

Chantilly Academy Thrives at Skills USA

Bank Robbery Cases Sent to Grand Jury

Bank Robbery Cases Sent to Grand Jury

School Notes

School Notes

Woman Charged with Identity Theft

Woman Charged with Identity Theft

Ready for Baseball Fun?

Challenger Baseball is for the

Ready for Baseball Fun?

Dramapalooza on Stage at Centreville High

Students direct four, unusual one-act plays.

Dramapalooza on Stage at Centreville High

Job Shadowing in Chantilly

Students explore various career options on Groundhog Day.

Job Shadowing in Chantilly

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Simple Recipe for Success

Ernst Volgenau started Fairfax-based SRA International from basement of Reston home.

Simple Recipe for Success

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Presidential Ambitions

Hayfield student to spend semester in Congress.

Presidential Ambitions

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Ethics Package Passes

Board approves Code of Ethics and disclosure laws at Tuesday meeting.

Ethics Package Passes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Smooth Finish

Krouskas receives four months’ house probation, no jail time, for role in Smoothie King robbery. All five codefendants have now been sentenced.

Smooth Finish

Gerry's Show: His 20th Town Meeting

Attendees were treated to open government at its optimum.

Gerry's Show: His 20th Town Meeting

This Week in Potomac 2-7-07

This Week in Potomac 2-7-07

I Just Want a Home

PetConnect’s Pet of the Week

I Just Want a Home

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Bloodsport

Victorian-era London unclotted in Whitman’s original version of ‘Dracula.’

Bloodsport

Safe Haven

New rescue shelter in Rockville means that euthanizing homeless animals is a thing of the past.

Safe Haven

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Presidential Ambitions

Hayfield student to spend semester in Congress.

Presidential Ambitions

Re-defining How To Count for Density

Reston Association Board to take public position on the density cap issue.

Re-defining How To Count for Density

Washington's Birthday — Photo Contest

Washington's Birthday — Photo Contest

Washington's Birthday — Birthnight Banquet & Ball

Washington's Birthday — Birthnight Banquet & Ball

Washington's Birthday — “Walking With Washington”

Washington's Birthday — “Walking With Washington”

Washington's Birthday — George Washington Birthday Parade

Washington's Birthday — George Washington Birthday Parade

Washington's Birthday — Remembrance at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Washington's Birthday — Remembrance at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Washington's Birthday  — “Walking With Washington”

Washington's Birthday  — “Walking With Washington”

Washington's Birthday — In Search of the Real George Washington

Washington's Birthday — In Search of the Real George Washington

Washington's Birthday — Washington Symposium

Washington's Birthday — Washington Symposium

Washington's Birthday — Carlyle House

Washington's Birthday — Carlyle House

Because I’m Sorry

Film Review

Because I’m Sorry

George Washington Celebration Photography Contest

George Washington Celebration Photography Contest

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Washington's Birthday — George Washington Birthday Parade

Washington's Birthday — George Washington Birthday Parade

Washington's Birthday — Birthnight Banquet & Ball

Washington's Birthday — Birthnight Banquet & Ball

Washington's Birthday — Washington Symposium

Washington's Birthday — Washington Symposium

Tuesday, February 6

Fiscal Picture Painted

More cash cows needed.

Fiscal Picture Painted

What's Next?

Proposed Greenway toll increase to go to evidentiary hearing in Richmond.

What's Next?

Re-establishing Themselves

When students step out of bounds, Quander Road School gets them back in the game.

Re-establishing Themselves

Home for the Homeless

Town Passes Ordinance

Home for the Homeless

Diocese Warns Breakaway Churches

Churches Say Little Has Changed

Diocese Warns Breakaway Churches

Neuhard Retires As Chief — Not As Public Servant

A life devoted to public service continues in a new venue.

Neuhard Retires As Chief — Not As Public Servant

Missing the Mark

School Board votes for a budget that’s $7.3 million over the City Council’s target.

Missing the Mark

Health Notes

Health Notes

Transportation Meltdown?

General Assembly Notebook

Transportation Meltdown?

Community Yoga

Herndon Resident Brings Children’s Yoga to Sterling

Community Yoga

Senior Living

Senior Living

Transcending Borders

Presidents Represent the Community

Transcending Borders

Murder in Richmond Highway Motel

Family members tried to save the life of county’s first murder victim.

Murder in Richmond Highway Motel

Cooperating Constructively

Northern Virginia builders abandon competition to build $3 million daycare center on Richmond Highway.

Cooperating Constructively

Henderson Pleads Guilty

Roosevelt Henderson enters plea of guilty for embezzling reward fund.

Henderson Pleads Guilty

Miller Seeks Dulles Seat

Stevens Miller hopes to cross political parties in his campaign

Miller Seeks Dulles Seat

Unfolding the Past

Students learn about the Underground Railroad from a quilt on loan to Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy.

Unfolding the Past

Dangerous Crossing?

Neighbors of McLean High School petition for traffic-calming measures on Davidson Road.

Dangerous Crossing?

Calendar Feb. 7-13

Calendar Feb. 7-13

Town Approves General Maintenance Contracts

Two contracts to improve storm water drainage and remove silt buildup to cost nearly $60,000

Town Approves General Maintenance Contracts

West Potomac Loses Pillar of Support

Arnold Kreloff helped his wife, an assistant principal, give her time to students.

West Potomac Loses Pillar of Support

If They Can Make It There

Briar Woods ensemble selected to perform at the international New York Wind Band Festival.

If They Can Make It There

From Engineer to Director

Five-year town veteran is named head of Public Works.

From Engineer to Director

Questions Come Under Fire

Resident asks that commissioner be removed from duties.

Questions Come Under Fire

Kauffman On Transportation

Solutions can be developed but can the money be found?

Kauffman On Transportation

Shrek Wants Children To 'Get Up and Play'

Second grade students from Kent Gardens participate in launch of new ad campaign.

Shrek Wants Children To 'Get Up and Play'

Chilly Over Chocolate

Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival attracts large crowds despite freezing weather.

Chilly Over Chocolate

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

GSCC Celebrates 50 years

Fifty years later, Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce still watching transportation, development issues.

GSCC Celebrates 50 years

Town Manager Resigns; Search Begins

Herndon administrator Steve Owen leaves post after four years

Town Manager Resigns; Search Begins

Peering through Shadow Walk

Wooded, five-acre lots abound in Shadow Walk.

Peering through Shadow Walk

The Gift of Sound

McLean doctor helps bring African orphan to U.S. for a surgery to restore his hearing.

The Gift of Sound

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Septic vs. Sewer

Citizens Association invites residents to discuss waste water management options for Village Center.

Septic vs. Sewer

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Civil War Home Seeks National Recognition

Home of local civil war legend Laura Ratcliffe under review for national accolades.

Civil War Home Seeks National Recognition

Schools

Schools

Insiders' Perspective

Students from five high schools meet with School Board members to give their opinions on school issues.

Insiders' Perspective

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Using Technology To Enhance Learning

Forest Edge principal introduces tools for visual learners.

Using Technology To Enhance Learning

‘Yes We Can’

GMU students join in political support of Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.)

‘Yes We Can’

Local Advocacy Groups Sound Off in Richmond

Illegal immigration highlighted as two sides converge on General Assembly.

Local Advocacy Groups Sound Off in Richmond

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

School Notes

School Notes

Old Park, New Plans

Fairfax Villa Park undergoing revision to its 30-year-old master plan.

Old Park, New Plans

Bullies Beware

Halley Elementary kicks off new bully prevention program.

Bullies Beware

Charity Begins at Home

Lorton children celebrate birthdays by donating to charity.

Charity Begins at Home

Kauffman Addresses Transportation

Solutions can be developed but can the money be found?

Kauffman Addresses Transportation

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Two Alarm Blaze in Vienna

Fire strikes home of former council member

Two Alarm Blaze in Vienna

National Award Given

National Award Given

School Notes

School Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Insiders' Perspective

Students from five high schools meet with School Board members to give their opinions on school issues.

Insiders' Perspective

‘Yes We Can’

GMU students join in political support of Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.)

‘Yes We Can’

Mardi Gras, Anyone?

Annual social event raises money for Chamber programs, scholarships.

Mardi Gras, Anyone?

Corporate Experience for Students

Job shadow day introduces preps to business world.

Corporate Experience for Students

Sending Love to Soldiers

Vienna Elementary students make Valentine's Day cards to Iraq.

Sending Love to Soldiers

Charity Begins at Home

Lorton children celebrate birthdays by donating to charity.

Charity Begins at Home

Peering through Shadow Walk

Wooded, five-acre lots abound in Shadow Walk.

Peering through Shadow Walk

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Calendar: Feb. 7-13

Calendar: Feb. 7-13

National Award Given

National Award Given

Insiders' Perspective

Students from five high schools meet with School Board members to give their opinions on school issues.

Insiders' Perspective

Calendar Feb. 8-14

Calendar Feb. 8-14

Fine Art

Fine Art

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Through the Woods

Burke Centre neighborhood offers small-town feeling in large community.

Through the Woods

Calendar Feb. 8-14

Calendar Feb. 8-14

Honoring Mimi's Memory

Thelma 'Mimi' McDonald memorialized for love of life, family, community.

Honoring Mimi's Memory

Closing Tenderly

After 50 years in the piano business, Gordon Kellor is closing his piano shop.

Closing Tenderly

Stay Out of the Cold

Alexandria has a variety of programs to keep people safe and warm this winter.

Stay Out of the Cold

Role Models Needed

Alexandria Mentoring Partnership wants to match interested volunteers with at-risk youth.

Role Models Needed

New Fire Station Approved

Out with the old, In with the new: 13 home replacement project for Taft Avenue.

New Fire Station Approved

'Mixing' Business with Pleasure

Tales from an 'underground' recording studio.

'Mixing' Business with Pleasure

Fire Chief Retires

A life devoted to public service continues in a new venue.

Fire Chief Retires

Fine Art

Fine Art

Protecting Smaller Contractors

Moran: Defense industry favors larger corporations when awarding contracts.

Protecting Smaller Contractors

A Company of Equals

Cooperative launches a driver-owned taxi cab company in Alexandria.

A Company of Equals

Kaine Silence Mystifies Local Leaders

House version is sponsored by a Republican, Del. Steve Landes — Senate version by a Democrat, State Sen. Phillip Puckett.

Kaine Silence Mystifies Local Leaders

Getting to Know … Sheila Sinclair

Getting to Know … Sheila Sinclair

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Suspect Receives Shock

Deputy Tasers Sterling Resident

Suspect Receives Shock

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Faith

Faith

Making Their Way

Sen. Patsy Ticer hopes legislators will fund a program to allow drug felons receive welfare benefits.

Making Their Way

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Local Political Action Group Awaits Davis Response

Activists seek closure as they move on to other projects.

Local Political Action Group Awaits Davis Response

Shrek Wants Children to 'Get Up and Play'

Second grade students from Kent Gardens participate in launch of new ad campaign.

Shrek Wants Children to 'Get Up and Play'

The Enforcer

City manager names John Catlett as the city’s new director of Code Enforcement.

The Enforcer

County Looks to Expand Free Health Care

"Safety Net" clinics cover up to 30,000 uninsured poor.

County Looks to Expand Free Health Care

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

The Gift of Sound

McLean doctor helps bring African orphan to U.S. for a surgery to restore his hearing.

The Gift of Sound

Rope Tricks

Fort Hunt hopes one night of fun will contribute to lifetime of fitness.

Rope Tricks

Question of Ethics

Board responds to attack on disclosure with new ethics package.

Question of Ethics

Monday, February 5

Shock, Grief in Wake of Tragedy

Parents and friends of Rachel Smith and Rachel Crites express gratitude and sadness after the bodies of the two girls are found.

Shock, Grief in Wake of Tragedy

End of an Era

David Bell, Clerk of Court and Arlington’s longest serving elected official, announced that he will not seek re-election.

End of an Era

Bodies of Missing Teens Found

The two girls had been missing since Jan. 19 and appear to have committed suicide.

Bodies of Missing Teens Found

Council Rejects Moratorium

Montgomery County Council rejected moratorium on subdivision approvals, but new growth policy is in the works that will emphasize restrained growth in the county.

Council Rejects Moratorium

Historic Agreement for Volunteer Firefighters

The landmark contract is hailed as the first of its kind in the nation.

Historic Agreement for Volunteer Firefighters

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

Vietnamese Church Thrives in Arlington

An Arlington Church is the center of the burgeoning Vietnamese Catholic community in Northern Virginia.

Vietnamese Church Thrives in Arlington

Council Rejects Moratorium

Montgomery County Council rejected moratorium on subdivision approvals, but new growth policy is in the works that will emphasize restrained growth in the county.

Council Rejects Moratorium

Thursday, February 1

County Struggles to Meet Supportive Housing Objectives

County officials say they will not be able to meet goals of adding up to 425 new supportive units for those with mental and physical disabilities.

County Struggles to Meet Supportive Housing Objectives