Stories for March 2007

Stories for March 2007

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Wednesday, March 28

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Familiar Name, New Face

McConnell won't seek reelection, Pat Herrity runs for seat.

Familiar Name, New Face

Calendar

Calendar

It’s Hands-On at Wakefield

Wakefield Forest stands out as one of few county elementary schools to offer electives.

It’s Hands-On at Wakefield

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

Stubbs presides over Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

The New 30

The New 30

School Notes

School Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

School Notes

School Notes

Stream of Consciousness

ArtStream reaches out to underserved artistic communities.

Stream of Consciousness

Finding Information on Allergies

Daughter's case led to national clearinghouse based in Fairfax.

Finding Information on Allergies

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Air Control Board Throws Down The Gauntlet

Mirant faces off against a phalanx of adversaries.

Air Control Board Throws Down The Gauntlet

Familiar Name, New Face

McConnell won't seek reelection, Pat Herrity runs for seat.

Familiar Name, New Face

Making Over Lives

Home nurse helps family make home accessible to people with disabilities.

Making Over Lives

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Commission OKs Fleet Drive

Commission OKs Fleet Drive

Stream of Consciousness

Stream of Consciousness

Familiar Name, New Face

McConnell won't seek reelection, Pat Herrity runs for seat.

Familiar Name, New Face

Up, Up and Away

Families try their hands at flying kites at Gunston Hall's annual kite festival.

Up, Up and Away

Talent on Display

Art show spotlights work by students in West Springfield High pyramid.

Talent on Display

Health Notes

Health Notes

Making Over Lives

Home nurse helps family make home accessible to people with disabilities.

Making Over Lives

Health Notes

Health Notes

Cuisine À La Edison

Culinary Café brings high dining to Edison Academy.

Cuisine À La Edison

Stream of Consciousness

ArtStream reaches out to underserved artistic communities.

Stream of Consciousness

Finding Information on Allergies

Daughter's case led to national clearinghouse based in Fairfax.

Finding Information on Allergies

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Kauffman Turns Tables on Meeting

Constituents express concern over deteriorating quality of life.

Kauffman Turns Tables on Meeting

Health Notes

Health Notes

An Unwilling Developer

Homeowners may be forced to help allow a condo building they oppose.

An Unwilling Developer

Health Notes

Health Notes

Making Over Lives

Home nurse helps family make home accessible to people with disabilities.

Making Over Lives

Talent on Display

Art show spotlights work by students in West Springfield High pyramid.

Talent on Display

It’s Hands-On at Wakefield

Wakefield Forest stands out as one of few county elementary schools to offer electives.

It’s Hands-On at Wakefield

In the Running

Del. David Bulova kicks off reelection bid with March 25 party.

In the Running

Calendar

Calendar

Champion Leads Dual Life

Best in Show winner serves as therapy dog at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.

Champion Leads Dual Life

Teens Charged in Robberies

Suspects are Chantilly and Centreville teens.

Teens Charged in Robberies

’Saturday Night in the Suburbs’

Westfield High students discuss drugs and parties.

’Saturday Night in the Suburbs’

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

Vincent Stubbs presides over GSCC.

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Familiar Name, New Face

McConnell won't seek reelection, Pat Herrity runs for seat.

Familiar Name, New Face

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

Stubbs presides over Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

60 Days in Jail for Chantilly’s Garrison

60 Days in Jail for Chantilly’s Garrison

Centreville High Grad Recovering after Fire

Ashley Mauter severely burned in Charlottesville home.

Centreville High Grad Recovering after Fire

School Notes

School Notes

Music in the House

Local musicians perform in first Coffee House Concert at Clifton Presbyterian.

Music in the House

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Six Years Prison for Malicious Wounding

Six Years Prison for Malicious Wounding

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

School Notes

School Notes

Champion Leads Dual Life

Best in Show winner serves as therapy dog at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.

Champion Leads Dual Life

Groundbreaking for Chantilly Mosque

Ahmadiyya Muslims: 'Love for all, hatred for none.'

Groundbreaking for Chantilly Mosque

The Man Behind the Shells

An inteview with Tom Gray.

The Man Behind the Shells

In the Running

Del. David Bulova kicks off reelection bid with March 25 party.

In the Running

John Patrick Steele Dies After A Long Struggle

Obituary

John Patrick Steele Dies After A Long Struggle

Hall Challenges Smyth

Community activist runs for Board of Supervisors.

Hall Challenges Smyth

Students Provoke Thought on Gender Issues

Week-long sessions tackle harassment, pay equity, other gaps.

Students Provoke Thought on Gender Issues

Up, Up and Away

Families try their hands at flying kites at Gunston Hall's annual kite festival.

Up, Up and Away

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Brighten the Boulevard

Design open house asks citizens what they want Fairfax Boulevard to be.

Brighten the Boulevard

New Houses on Lackawanna

New Houses on Lackawanna

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

The New 30

The New 30

Calendar

Calendar

Idol Worship in NOVA

Singing competition highlights local talent, unites NVCC commuter campuses.

Idol Worship in NOVA

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

Stubbs presides over Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

Stubbs presides over Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Cowboys, Sinatra and the Chamber

No Rent Relief for School

Council strikes down the Northern Virginia Christian Academy’s request for six months of rent relief, among other business.

No Rent Relief for School

Tuesday, March 27

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Fine Arts March 28-April 4

Fine Arts March 28-April 4

Murderous Fun

Four Sisters in Crime offer insights about the world of mystery novels.

Murderous Fun

Balancing ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

Cappies Review

Balancing ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

Balancing ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

Cappies Review

Balancing ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Gang Initiation Uncovered at Hayfield Secondary

Twelve students involved in gang activity at Hayfield, eight face felony charges.

Gang Initiation Uncovered at Hayfield Secondary

Following Their Dream

Adult synchronized skating team, Ice Force One, takes home bronze at the 2007 U.S. Synchronized Team Skating Championships.

Following Their Dream

Telescopic Visions

Telescopic Visions

Calendar March 28-April 3

Calendar March 28-April 3

A Painter's Portrait

Artist Profile

A Painter's Portrait

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith March 28-April 4

Faith March 28-April 4

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes March 28-April 4

Faith Notes March 28-April 4

Gang Initiation Uncovered at Hayfield Secondary

Twelve students involved in gang activity at Hayfield, eight face felony charges.

Gang Initiation Uncovered at Hayfield Secondary

Illuminating a By-Gone Era

O. Winston Link recorded last days of Norfolk and Western Railroad with intricate photography.

Illuminating a By-Gone Era

Time To Travel West

Gil and Sylvia Hansen are leaving Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy after 26 years.

Time To Travel West

The Shape of Things

Athena Renaissance wins approval for high-rise

The Shape of Things

Faith Notes March 28-April 4

Faith Notes March 28-April 4

Running for Council

Two challengers face three incumbents for Viennacouncil seats.

Running for Council

Child Care in Need of Funding

Restonians hear budget proposal.

Child Care in Need of Funding

Residents Plan Tysons' Future

Fresh ideas sought in planning exercise.

Residents Plan Tysons' Future

Board Backs Beulah Development

Plan will bring 11 new homes; activists fear potential precedent.

Board Backs Beulah Development

Health & Fitness March 28-April 4

Health & Fitness March 28-April 4

Health

Health

Fifth Championship in Eight Years

Marshall High School’s drama department takes home state title.

Fifth Championship in Eight Years

Health & Fitness March 28-April 4

Health & Fitness March 28-April 4

Health Notes

Health Notes

Tapping into Density

Redevelopment aims to revitalize Lake Anne.

Tapping into Density

Weaving Stories, Respecting Cultures

Tim Tingle brings tales of Native American culture to local schools.

Weaving Stories, Respecting Cultures

Supervisors Reject RA, RCA, ARCH

County approves changes; additional units allowed under Reston’s density cap.

Supervisors Reject RA, RCA, ARCH

Tunnel Talk

Providence District Council issues resolution confirming support of underground Metro track in Tysons Corner.

Tunnel Talk

Health & Fitness March 28-April 4

Health & Fitness March 28-April 4

Health & Fitness March 28-April 4

Health & Fitness March 28-April 4

Schools

Schools

Low Turnout at Budget Hearings

Few in attendance at community-based hearings.

Low Turnout at Budget Hearings

Hall Vs. Smyth

Community activist runs for Board of Supervisors.

Hall Vs. Smyth

Gang Initiation Uncovered at Hayfield Secondary

Twelve students involved in gang activity at Hayfield, eight face felony charges.

Gang Initiation Uncovered at Hayfield Secondary

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Schools

Schools

Champion Leads Dual Life

Best in Show winner serves as therapy dog at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.

Champion Leads Dual Life

Wilson Honored at Farewell Reception

Wilson Honored at Farewell Reception

Illuminating a By-Gone Era

O. Winston Link recorded last days of Norfolk and Western Railroad with intricate photography.

Illuminating a By-Gone Era

Obit: Gertrude Pell Poppendieck

Obit: Gertrude Pell Poppendieck

Meetings Added on Center Expansion

Meetings Added on Center Expansion

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Obit: Phyllis Palmer Dies

Obit: Phyllis Palmer Dies

History At Home — Then, Now, Tomorrow

History in real time for historians and buffs.

History At Home — Then, Now, Tomorrow

People notes March 28-April 4

People notes March 28-April 4

Tunnel Talk

Providence District Council issues resolution confirming support of underground Metro track in Tysons Corner.

Tunnel Talk

Obit: Gertrude Pell Poppendieck

Obit: Gertrude Pell Poppendieck

Business

Business

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Kauffman Leads True Town Meeting

Constituents express concern over deteriorating quality of life.

Kauffman Leads True Town Meeting

Boy Startled By Suspicious Man

Spring Time: Good Time to Talk About Strangers

Boy Startled By Suspicious Man

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Jumping for Health

Dranesvile Elementary’s fund-raiser benefits American Heart Association.

Jumping for Health

Volunteering

Volunteering

Charity Offers Job Training

Herndon's Express Care non-profit organization has been recognized by Bush, Kaine.

Charity Offers Job Training

Obit: Phyllis Palmer Dies

Obit: Phyllis Palmer Dies

Talking Trails

Residents discuss trail and sidewalk projects.

Talking Trails

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Mission Possible

At newly opened Imagine Tomorrow computer learning center, children learn PC skills in the role of computer detective.

Mission Possible

Families Host Japanese Students

Great Falls Elementary School welcomes 45 visitors from its sister school in Japan.

Families Host Japanese Students

Overcrowding Cases Shrink

Total number of open cases down every month since August.

Overcrowding Cases Shrink

Judge Backs Town

Anti-solicitation ordinance upheld.

Judge Backs Town

Highs and Lows

Northern Virginia's General Assembly delegation discusses session's highlights with Loudoun chamber.

Highs and Lows

Board Members Discuss 'Truce'

Tulloch still wants apology from Burton.

Board Members Discuss 'Truce'

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

People

People

Time To Travel West

Gil and Sylvia Hansen are leaving Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy after 26 years.

Time To Travel West

Community

Community

Constant Traditions in Changing World

The Ashburn-Sterling Masonic Lodge celebrates 100 years.

Constant Traditions in Changing World

Business Notes

Business Notes

People notes March 28-April 4

People notes March 28-April 4

Little Something for Everyone

New Rec Center Taps into Families' Needs

Little Something for Everyone

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Connemara Woods Defends Community with Gate

HOA Regulates Foot Traffic

Connemara Woods Defends Community with Gate

Students Named Regional Winners

Students Named Regional Winners

Moving Moore

Moore Cadillac and Hummer will relocate to Route 50 location.

Moving Moore

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Board Rejects Ridgewater Plan

Lansdowne Development Group reviewing plans for rezoning application.

Board Rejects Ridgewater Plan

Supervisors Begin Budget Votes

New projects and enhancements could force readvertisement of tax rate.

Supervisors Begin Budget Votes

Best of Fair

Dominion Teachers Wins Award

Best of Fair

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Community Notes

Community Notes

Loudoun Theater

Loudoun Theater

Students Named Regional Winners

Students Named Regional Winners

Obit: John R. Hanley Dies

Obit: John R. Hanley Dies

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Senior Living March 28-April 4

Senior Living March 28-April 4

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes March 28-April 4

People Notes March 28-April 4

Important Women in Loudoun's History

Important Women in Loudoun's History

Lives of Women

Loudoun's rural landscape and southern routes made for different experiences for county women.

Lives of Women

Schools March 28-April 4

Schools March 28-April 4

Loudoun Calendar

Loudoun Calendar

A Modern Take on Vintage

A Modern Take on Vintage

Run From the 'Hills'

Film Review

Run From the 'Hills'

Calendar March 29-April 4

Calendar March 29-April 4

Art in Loudoun

Art in Loudoun

Fine Art March 29-April 4

Fine Art March 29-April 4

Time To Travel West

Gil and Sylvia Hansen are leaving Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy after 26 years.

Time To Travel West

Loudoun Ongoing Events

Loudoun Ongoing Events

Time To Travel West

Gil and Sylvia Hansen are leaving Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy after 26 years.

Time To Travel West

Calendar: March 28-April 5

Calendar: March 28-April 5

Finally, Some Real Swagger

Film Review

Finally, Some Real Swagger

Card Power

Association of residential construction workers helps workers document their experience.

Card Power

Pleasing the Neighbors

Pleasing the Neighbors

Getting to Know … Ethan Stine

Getting to Know … Ethan Stine

High Density, Higher Return

Developers are exerting a transformative influence in Parker Gray.

High Density, Higher Return

Dumpster Trial Moved

Frederick Simon Ajlan will stand trial for killing Annandale woman in Prince William County.

Dumpster Trial Moved

Aged to Perfection

Office of Aging and Adult Services publishes ‘Cooking with Friends.’

Aged to Perfection

‘Much Ado ...’ Entertains at Langley

‘Much Ado ...’ Entertains at Langley

‘Much Ado ...’ Entertains at Langley

‘Much Ado ...’ Entertains at Langley

Calendar March 29-April 4

Calendar March 29-April 4

Monday, March 26

Old School Rock

The Potomac Theatre Company puts on a performance based on the popular 1970s-era television shorts “Schoolhouse Rock.”

Old School Rock

Turning Back the Clock

Former two-sport star and Churchill alum Louisa Feve takes the reigns of the Bulldogs girls lacrosse team.

Turning Back the Clock

Building the Future

After more than a decade of talk, the Scotland Community Center could be inching towards renovation.

Building the Future

‘Old School’ Exhibition at the Old School

Richard Montgomery’s Garage Gallery show opens for the last time.

‘Old School’ Exhibition at the Old School

Crossing Borders

Wayside Elementary’s multi-cultural festival celebrates the differences and connections between cultures.

Crossing Borders

Corps Belief

Mount Vernon's JROTC program teaches students leadership

Corps Belief

Week In Arlington

Week In Arlington

Leggett Takes Center Stage

Town hall meeting gives residents chance to speak directly with the County Executive.

Leggett Takes Center Stage

Sunday, March 25

Getting to Know....Kay Rzasa

Getting to Know....Kay Rzasa

Spic & Span Schools

The federal government lauds an Arlington school for its efforts to remove its hazardous chemicals.

Spic & Span Schools

Bringing Business Home

A mother-daughter duo is bringing a little piece of Bolivia to Arlington, despite the challenges.

Bringing Business Home

Buckingham To Stay Affordable

The county approves a plan to spend tens of millions of dollars to maintain a historic apartment complex.

Buckingham To Stay Affordable

GBW Wins State Chess Championship

GBW Wins State Chess Championship

Thursday, March 22

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Conquering Peaks, Valleys

River Falls hiking group raises money to fight leukemia and lymphoma

Conquering Peaks, Valleys

Wednesday, March 21

School Notes

School Notes

Dying for Peace

GMU students stage protest at Fairfax campus.

Dying for Peace

Brewing Up Business

From espressos to artwork, the Clifton Coffee Mill has supported local crafts for two years.

Brewing Up Business

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Culosi Family Sues for $12 million

Family of man shot by police sues county.

Culosi Family Sues for $12 million

Culosi Family Sues for $12 Million

Family of man shot by police sues county.

Culosi Family Sues for $12 Million

Good Reason To Browse

Antique enthusiasts had plenty to look at during the weekend-long show at GMU.

Good Reason To Browse

Health Notes

Health Notes

Dancing the Afternoon Away

Lynbrook Elementary celebrates 50 years.

Dancing the Afternoon Away

Rise of Robotics

Hayfield students compete in regional robotics competition.

Rise of Robotics

Calendar

Calendar

Working Together

Emma owner/operator of Fair Oaks Chick-Fil-A.

Working Together

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Health Notes

Health Notes

Making Friends, Then Tackling Them

Making Friends, Then Tackling Them

Health Notes

Health Notes

Planning a New Place To Play

New children's museum still looking for volunteers, location in Springfield.

Planning a New Place To Play

Westfield Teens Discuss Drinking

Westfield Teens Discuss Drinking

Universal Design Required for New Housing

County authority passes resolution mandating that county-funded housing incorporate universal design.

Universal Design Required for New Housing

Looking Ahead to Laurel Hill Elementary

Laurel Hill residents discuss plans for new elementary school with officials.

Looking Ahead to Laurel Hill Elementary

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Brewing Up Business

From espressos to artwork, the Clifton Coffee Mill has supported local crafts for two years.

Brewing Up Business

Dying for Peace

GMU students stage protest at Fairfax campus.

Dying for Peace

Health Notes

Health Notes

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Coming Soon

Two developments on River Road are slated to open early next year.

Coming Soon

Business Notes

Business Notes

Flight Lessons

River Bend Students Sore Through Play

Flight Lessons

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Extracting an Eyesore

Car chassis removed from Pohick Bay Regional Park.

Extracting an Eyesore

Everything's Coming Up Lorton

Progress continues on multiple fronts for redevelopment of old prison land.

Everything's Coming Up Lorton

Exploring WomenÕs History

Exploring WomenÕs History

Chantilly DECA Shines at States

Chantilly DECA Shines at States

Extracting an Eyesore

Car chassis removed from Pohick Bay Regional Park.

Extracting an Eyesore

Raising Funds and Hopes

Churchill Sports Night raises over $100,000 for the school’s athletic teams and facilities.

Raising Funds and Hopes

Working Together

Emma owner/operator of Fair Oaks Chick-Fil-A.

Working Together

Arson, Burglary Charges Go to Grand Jury

Arson, Burglary Charges Go to Grand Jury

Wagging Tails Reopens

The Montgomery County Humane Society’s thrift store celebrated it’s grand re-opening last week.

Wagging Tails Reopens

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

It's Been Awhile

Assessments in Springfield fell 0.36 percent this year.

It's Been Awhile

School Notes

School Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Dying for Peace

GMU students stage protest at Fairfax campus.

Dying for Peace

Working Together

Emma owner/operator of Fair Oaks Chick-Fil-A.

Working Together

Thinking Globally

County Council explores ways to lead the fight against global warming.

Thinking Globally

People Notes

People Notes

Enjoying a Slice of Pi

Keene Mill students throw party to celebrate significance of Pi.

Enjoying a Slice of Pi

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Revocation Hearing for Chantilly's Steve Garrison

Charged again with child-porn possession.

Revocation Hearing for Chantilly's Steve Garrison

Potluck Party

Town of Clifton celebrates birthday with cake, potluck dinner at Town Hall.

Potluck Party

Best Use of the Land?

Westmore residents hear hotel proposal, ask if the development would be best use of land adjacent to their community.

Best Use of the Land?

Fire Ravages Home; Causes $450K Damage

Fire Ravages Home; Causes $450K Damage

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Girl Scout Day at Air and Space Museum

Girl Scout Day at Air and Space Museum

Not Just a Mustache

Fu Manchu plays at Jaxx March 24.

Not Just a Mustache

Land Swap Approved

Will allow for consolidated office use, access to Old Centreville Road Park.

Land Swap Approved

Community Notes

Community Notes

CHS Wins Scholastic Art Awards

CHS Wins Scholastic Art Awards

Dying for Peace

GMU students stage protest at Fairfax campus.

Dying for Peace

Departments Present Budgets

Departments Present Budgets

Health Notes

Health Notes

Sawyer Sings!

Artists Profile

Sawyer Sings!

Beware 'Senior Tsunami'

Growing senior population likely to put strain on county, state services.

Beware 'Senior Tsunami'

Business Notes

Business Notes

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Culosi Family Sues for $12 Million

Family of man shot by police sues county.

Culosi Family Sues for $12 Million

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Extracting an Eyesore

Car chassis removed from Pohick Bay Regional Park.

Extracting an Eyesore

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Everything's Coming Up Lorton

Progress continues on multiple fronts for redevelopment of old prison land.

Everything's Coming Up Lorton

Fast-Food Restaurants for Centreville Square

Fast-Food Restaurants for Centreville Square

Working Together

Emma owner/operator of Fair Oaks Chick-Fil-A.

Working Together

Culosi Family Sues for $12 Million

Family of man shot by police sues county.

Culosi Family Sues for $12 Million

SMA Fund-Raiser at Glory Days

Proceeds help toward finding a cure for Shea and others.

SMA Fund-Raiser at Glory Days

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Volunteering

Volunteering

Burke's Breakfast Club

Local Rotarians give back to community.

Burke's Breakfast Club

New Roles for New Times

A look at women’s changing roles as mothers and professionals in honor of National Women's History Month.

New Roles for New Times

Working Together

Emma owner/operator of Fair Oaks Chick-Fil-A.

Working Together

Looking Ahead to Laurel Hill Elementary

Laurel Hill residents discuss plans for new elementary school with officials.

Looking Ahead to Laurel Hill Elementary

Culosi Family Sues for $12 Million

Family of man shot by police sues county.

Culosi Family Sues for $12 Million

School Notes

School Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Teachers Vs. Students

Fairfax High students, faculty square off in basketball court.

Teachers Vs. Students

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

J-School, South Africa Style

Springfield resident teaches South African women how to write for newspapers.

J-School, South Africa Style

Good Reason To Browse

Antique enthusiasts had plenty to look at during the weekend-long show at GMU.

Good Reason To Browse

Business Notes

Business Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Finding Hope in Persistence, Advocacy

Area residents with MS struggle with disease that's often difficult to identify.

Finding Hope in Persistence, Advocacy

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

New Roles for New Times

A look at women’s changing roles as mothers and professionals in honor of National Women's History Month.

New Roles for New Times

School Notes

School Notes

Good Reason To Browse

Antique enthusiasts had plenty to look at during the weekend-long show at GMU.

Good Reason To Browse

Communal Approach

Drug court program helps participants gain sobriety, learn real-life skills.

Communal Approach

Tuesday, March 20

Deadline Set for Rail Cost Decision

Deadline Set for Rail Cost Decision

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

‘Pi King’ at Longfellow

‘Pi King’ at Longfellow

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes March 21-28

Faith Notes March 21-28

Health & Fitness March 21-28

Health & Fitness March 21-28

Finding Information on Allergies

Daughter's case led to national clearinghouse based in Fairfax.

Finding Information on Allergies

People Notes March 22-29

People Notes March 22-29

Obit: Harry "Sonny" Conrad Dies

Obit: Harry "Sonny" Conrad Dies

Obit: James Sandoval Dies

Obit: James Sandoval Dies

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Northern Virginia Community Notes

People Notes March 22-29

People Notes March 22-29

Community Notes

Community Notes

Obit: Harry "Sonny" Conrad Dies

Obit: Harry "Sonny" Conrad Dies

Obit: James Sandoval Dies

Obit: James Sandoval Dies

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes March 22-29

People Notes March 22-29

Obit: Muriel A. Howells

Obit: Muriel A. Howells

People Notes March 22-29

People Notes March 22-29

Obit: Muriel A. Howells

Obit: Muriel A. Howells

Fine Art March 21-28

Fine Art March 21-28

Faded Honor

A discussion with author James Bowman about his new book tracing the history of honor.

Faded Honor

The "Godfather's" Father

Film Review

The "Godfather's" Father

Fine Art March 22-29

Fine Art March 22-29

Turtle Power

Film Review

Turtle Power

Calendar March 22-29

Calendar March 22-29

Calendar March 21-28

Calendar March 21-28

Calendar March 22-29

Calendar March 22-29

Elderly Needs: A Community Conversation

Transportation and education are high on the "must" list

Elderly Needs: A Community Conversation

Bald Charity

Two elected leaders join seven other people who shaved their heads to raise money for cancer research.

Bald Charity

Task Force Updated On Freedmen's Cemetery

Concern expressed over delay of NPS Environmental Assessment

Task Force Updated On Freedmen's Cemetery

Dense Side of the Tracks

Dense Side of the Tracks

Intercession Payments

Intercession Payments

Getting to Know … Candace Lightner

Getting to Know … Candace Lightner

Being Smart on the Streets

In the wake of two pedestrian fatalities, city leaders encourage safety.

Being Smart on the Streets

From the Archives

African-American family histories can be difficult to come by, but rewarding to find.

From the Archives

Safe Haven Approved

After more than a year of delay, City Council members approve apartments for homeless residents.

Safe Haven Approved

Work Begins at Observatory Park

After efforts to collect funds, goals are becoming reality

Work Begins at Observatory Park

Arts Council To Host Annual Fund-raiser

'Taste of the Town' returns to Herndon March 22.

Arts Council To Host Annual Fund-raiser

Fifth-Grader Takes Home Prize

South Riding student wins 25th annual regional spelling bee.

Fifth-Grader Takes Home Prize

Resident Collects Dresses, Fulfills Dreams

Kniffin Makes Prom a Reality

Resident Collects Dresses, Fulfills Dreams

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Chapman to Face Poisson

Deadline Silences Rumors of Black’s Rematch

Chapman to Face Poisson

Pursuing a Childhood Dream

Langley School alum returns to talk to students about his experiences in junior firefighting program.

Pursuing a Childhood Dream

Making Their Case

Langley Students argue Freedom of Speech at 15th Annual Case Day.

Making Their Case

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Time To Make A Decision

Experts advise Great Falls community to hire consultant to resolve "Septic vs. Sewer" question.

Time To Make A Decision

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Horse Community Returning to Normal

State veterinarian says equestrian community may resume normal activities.

Horse Community Returning to Normal

Dulles Rail Deadline Approaches

Dulles Rail Deadline Approaches

Chamber Defends Its Community Ties

Council hearing item turns into debate of Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce's commitment to Herndon.

Chamber Defends Its Community Ties

Getting Real

Briar Woods and Freedom seniors get a taste of the real world.

Getting Real

Four Years After Iraq Invasion

esidents demand immediate stop to war.

Four Years After Iraq Invasion

Dulles Rail Deadline Set

Dulles Rail Deadline Set

Station To Stay Put

Rail won’t move fire station.

Station To Stay Put

Delegates Talk Traffic

Officials Address Transportation Bill

Delegates Talk Traffic

Brambleton Gets Bookstore, Theater

Barnes and Nobles announces plans for first store in Loudoun.

Brambleton Gets Bookstore, Theater

Herndon Anti-Solicitation Ordinance Upheld

Judge cites existence of labor site as "strong reason" for ruling.

Herndon Anti-Solicitation Ordinance Upheld

Boundary Shifts

Students Get Switched

Boundary Shifts

Brewery Sold

Old Dominion Brewery owner sells to Anheuser-Busch and Maryland-based company.

Brewery Sold

FCC Rules on Franchise Agreements

Commission passes order to make entering into cable franchise easier.

FCC Rules on Franchise Agreements

Ready To Take on Immigration Enforcement

After training approval, town awaits news of acceptance, dates.

Ready To Take on Immigration Enforcement

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Elderly Needs: A Community Conversation

Transportation and education are high on the "must" list

Elderly Needs: A Community Conversation

Making Their Case

Langley Students argue Freedom of Speech at 15th Annual Case Day.

Making Their Case

To Expand or Not To Expand?

Neighbors speak out at public hearing on proposed expansion of McLean Community Center.

To Expand or Not To Expand?

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

A Shock from ‘Out Of The Blue’

A Shock from ‘Out Of The Blue’

Pursuing a Childhood Dream

Langley School alum returns to talk to students about his experiences in junior firefighting program.

Pursuing a Childhood Dream

Stuck in the Middle

Local middle school students speak frankly at the Safe Community Coalition's 11th annual Middle School Forum.

Stuck in the Middle

Bureaucracy Trumps Logic In Flood Repairs

Is there a hidden agenda to the county's handling of repairs in Huntington?

Bureaucracy Trumps Logic In Flood Repairs

Kingstowne Condo Fire Displaces A Dozen Plus

Kingstowne Condo Fire Displaces A Dozen Plus

Station To Stay Put

Rail won’t move fire station.

Station To Stay Put

Dulles Rail Deadline Set

Dulles Rail Deadline Set

Model for Community Revival?

Candidates discuss RA role in Lake Anne revitalization.

Model for Community Revival?

Density Defined

County Planning Commission approves PRC amendments as drafted.

Density Defined

Vigil for the Fallen

Group reflects on four years of Iraq War.

Vigil for the Fallen

Rewarded for Duty

Local award recipients reflect on life-saving tasks.

Rewarded for Duty

Neighbors Oppose 11 Houses

Upset about proposed development, residents say it's too dense.

Neighbors Oppose 11 Houses

One Chance for First Impression

Lake Anne conceptual draft to be presented next week.

One Chance for First Impression

Residents Learn about Reston Interfaith

Community members tour three facilities.

Residents Learn about Reston Interfaith

Four Years After Iraq Invasion

Residents demand immediate stop to war.

Four Years After Iraq Invasion

New Houses on Cedar Lane?

New Houses on Cedar Lane?

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Preserving America's Lookouts

International Forest Fire Lookout Association preservation group has local home.

Preserving America's Lookouts

Merrifield Proposal Scrutinized

Design, lack of community benefit, concern residents.

Merrifield Proposal Scrutinized

Helping Victims of Abuse

Vienna House re-opens its doors to children in need.

Helping Victims of Abuse

Monday, March 19

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

Getting to Know ... David Romney

This transplant from the Beehive State is just becoming acquainted with Arlington but, so far, he likes what he sees.

Getting to Know ... David Romney

Elks Party for a Cause

For the Alexandria Elks, every social function is a chance to help the community.

Elks Party for a Cause

Elks Party for a Cause

For the Alexandria Elks, every social function is a chance to help the community.

Elks Party for a Cause

Elks Party for a Cause

For the Alexandria Elks, every social function is a chance to help the community.

Elks Party for a Cause

Making Friends, Then Tackling Them

Women’s rugby grows in Northern Virginia.

Making Friends, Then Tackling Them

Adding the Fanciful to the Real

Danny Conant and Roberto Kamide combine fantasy with realism.

Adding the Fanciful to the Real

Making Friends, Then Tackling Them

Women’s rugby grows in Northern Virginia.

Making Friends, Then Tackling Them

Cork Curriculum

A local winery teams up with the county to sponsor a champagne tasting event.

Cork Curriculum

Making Friends, Then Tackling Them

Women’s rugby grows in Northern Virginia.

Making Friends, Then Tackling Them

Adding the Fanciful to the Real

Danny Conant and Roberto Kamide combine fantasy with realism.

Adding the Fanciful to the Real

Sunday, March 18

New War, Same Protests

The specter of Vietnam loomed over an Iraq War protest held at the Pentagon.

New War, Same Protests

Elderly Needs Focus Of ‘Community Conversation’

Transportation and education are high on the "must" list.

Elderly Needs Focus Of ‘Community Conversation’

Board Set To Debate 2008 Budget

The proposed budget includes adult day care, environmental taxes and storm water improvements.

Board Set To Debate 2008 Budget

Thursday, March 15

It’s Budget Time

Fairfax real estate tax increase would still leave jurisdiction with lowest rate in region

It’s Budget Time

A Volunteer for Life

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

A Volunteer for Life

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Money Missing

Embezzlement reported by company managing hundreds of homeowners associations.

Money Missing

Chamber Installs New Officers

How to do business with the Army featured at Installation Night.

Chamber Installs New Officers

Cleaning Up a Messy Past

Fairfax tank farm has cleaned things up, but smaller incidents serve as reminders.

Cleaning Up a Messy Past

BRAC Planning Seen as Shell Game

Lauritzen, Homer differ on EPG Parkway extension, interchange.

BRAC Planning Seen as Shell Game

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Money Missing

Embezzlement reported by company managing hundreds of homeowners associations.

Money Missing

Money Missing

Embezzlement reported by company managing hundreds of homeowners associations.

Money Missing

School Notes

School Notes

A Bridge to Eagle Scout

Boy Scout Troop 1345 helps member with Eagle Scout project.

A Bridge to Eagle Scout

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

BRAC Planning Seen as 'Shell Game'

Lauritzen, Homer differ on EPG Parkway extension, interchange.

BRAC Planning Seen as 'Shell Game'

Health Notes

Health Notes

Too Much at Fleet Drive?

Land between Beulah Street and Fleet Drive in the Lee District is under consideration for development.

Too Much at Fleet Drive?

How To Be Older, Wiser, Healthier

About 40 seniors attend Braddock Winter Town Meeting about health, safety.

How To Be Older, Wiser, Healthier

Money Missing

Embezzlement reported by company managing hundreds of homeowners associations.

Money Missing

New Board Takes Seats

Burke Centre welcomes new Board of Trustees at its annual meeting, Thursday, March 8.

New Board Takes Seats

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Money Missing

Embezzlement reported by company managing hundreds of homeowners associations.

Money Missing

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Chamber Installs New Officers

How to do business with the Army featured at Installation Night.

Chamber Installs New Officers

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

‘Immigrant Trailer Park Rock Revolution’

Scythian prepares to take on the festival circuit.

‘Immigrant Trailer Park Rock Revolution’

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Wednesday, March 14

The Fallout of a Fight

Taskforce looking at ways to deal with racial tensions in Churchill, but meetings are not open.

The Fallout of a Fight

Learning About Law in Action

Centreville High teacher Cathy Ruffing named Street Law Educator of the Year.

Learning About Law in Action

More Changes in the Village

High rent forces Rocky’s Video and Lafayette credit union out of Potomac Village, while a 24-hour Walgreen’s is on tap to open later in the year.

More Changes in the Village

Comfort Food

Hunter’s Inn, the ‘Cheers’ of Potomac

Comfort Food

Kindergarten Registrations

Kindergarten Registrations

Chantilly's Robotics Team Wins Top FIRST Award

Chantilly's Robotics Team Wins Top FIRST Award

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Nine Years of Service

Springfield resident recognized by Board of Supervisors.

Nine Years of Service

Rocking Out Safely

attle of the Bands promotes drug-free rock music and party scene.

Rocking Out Safely

A Historical Celebration

Scotland honors Black History as eyes turn towards the future of the Scotland Community Center.

A Historical Celebration

Vikings Go Down Swinging

Whitman playoff run ends at the hands of eventual champion Eleanor Roosevelt who have won the title three years in a row.

Vikings Go Down Swinging

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Soothing the Soul and Smoothing Wrinkles?

Proposed Rock Run Wellness Center would offer lessons in holistic lifestyle as well as Botox injections.

Soothing the Soul and Smoothing Wrinkles?

Moving Out

Cars removed from private residence after the Department of Permitting Services rescinds an extension it granted less than one week prior.

Moving Out

Unbroken Links

Churchill’s sports boosters honor historically dominant Bulldog golf program.

Unbroken Links

Comeback Tour?

Tiger Woods bringing PGA back to D.C; Berliner urges PGA to make Avenel host of the yearly event.

Comeback Tour?

RAC ’Em Up

Vikings topple defending champ Gaithersburg to claim first regional title since 1995; next up is Eleanor Roosevelt for state semis at UMBC’s RAC Arena.

RAC ’Em Up

‘Immigrant Trailer Park Rock Revolution’

Scythian prepares to take on the festival circuit.

‘Immigrant Trailer Park Rock Revolution’

Nine Years of Service

Springfield resident recognized by Board of Supervisors.

Nine Years of Service

Nine Years of Service

Springfield resident recognized by Board of Supervisors.

Nine Years of Service

Through Artists' Eyes

Young artists display work at South County Pyramid Art Show.

Through Artists' Eyes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

People Notes

People Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Community Notes

Community Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Volunteering

Volunteering

Our Town' at Park View

Our Town' at Park View

'Anything Goes' at Heritage

'Anything Goes' at Heritage

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Stone Bridge Pursues 'Aida'

Stone Bridge Pursues 'Aida'

‘Immigrant Trailer Park Rock Revolution’

Scythian prepares to take on the festival circuit.

‘Immigrant Trailer Park Rock Revolution’

Calendar

Calendar

Adapted 'Les Miserables' at Broad Run

Adapted 'Les Miserables' at Broad Run

Senioritis and Edit:Undo

The Cappies have two high school musicals. (So does Disney.)

Senioritis and Edit:Undo

Nine Years of Service

Springfield resident recognized by Board of Supervisors.

Nine Years of Service

Art for Everyone

Young artists display work at Lake Braddock Pyramid Art Show.

Art for Everyone

Nine Years of Service

Springfield resident recognized by Board of Supervisors.

Nine Years of Service

Briar Woods Reveals Dramatic Growth

Black Forest Productions offers "Fractured Fairytales" in March and "Fools" in June.

Briar Woods Reveals Dramatic Growth

Art for Everyone

Young artists display work at Lake Braddock Pyramid Art Show.

Art for Everyone

Centreville High Among Virginia's Top 10 Schools

Centreville High Among Virginia's Top 10 Schools

'Godspell' at Centreville Presbyterian Church

'Godspell' at Centreville Presbyterian Church

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Business Notes

Business Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Roundups

Roundups

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

People Notes

People Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Illegal Animal Disposal Yields Suspended Sentence

Henry now faces a federal charge.

Illegal Animal Disposal Yields Suspended Sentence

Music and Fashion at Westfield High

Upcoming show meshes cool tunes with hot styles.

Music and Fashion at Westfield High

Art Show at E.C. Lawrence

Art Show at E.C. Lawrence

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Father, Daughter Die in Fire

Sunday-morning tragedy in the Meadows of Chantilly.

Father, Daughter Die in Fire

An Artistic View

Students from Lee High School pyramid take part in group art show.

An Artistic View

Feeling the Pinch of the New Bells Mill

Neighbors nearest to the school say the new site would diminish their property values.

Feeling the Pinch of the New Bells Mill

Community Notes

Community Notes

Virginia Run Waits Cautiously for FERC

Virginia Run Waits Cautiously for FERC

Real Estate

Real Estate

Momentum for St. Baldrick's Day

Event benefits childhood-cancer research.

Momentum for St. Baldrick's Day

Volunteering

Volunteering

Enchanted Evening of 'Cinderella' at Seton

Enchanted Evening of 'Cinderella' at Seton

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Tuesday, March 13

Snow Wants $1.2 Billion for Dulles South

Supervisor Snow (R-Dulles) proposes additional funding in the capital improvement plan for southern infrastructure.

Snow Wants $1.2 Billion for Dulles South

Planning Approves More Carlyle ‘Quick Service’ Restaurants

Planning Approves More Carlyle ‘Quick Service’ Restaurants

Getting to Know ... Caroline Heald

Getting to Know ... Caroline Heald

Earmarks for Alexandria

Earmarks for Alexandria

Police Announce St. Patrick’s Crackdown

Police Announce St. Patrick’s Crackdown

Where Are the Jobs?

Alexandria has been left out of Northern Virginia’s job-growth trend.

Where Are the Jobs?

Calendar March 14-21

Calendar March 14-21

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar: March 14-20

Calendar: March 14-20

Calendar March 15-22

Calendar March 15-22

Fine Arts March 15-22

Fine Arts March 15-22

Calendar March 15-22

Calendar March 15-22

Volunteers March 14-21

Volunteers March 14-21

A Son's Peace Corps Experience in Paraguay

A Son's Peace Corps Experience in Paraguay

Public Safety Budgets Under Scrutiny

Supervisors indicate intent to support proposed public safety budget.

Public Safety Budgets Under Scrutiny

Standing By Metro

MCA reiterates support for Metro with an underground tunnel and appropriate planning.

Standing By Metro

"Pulse" on Pit Bulls

Shelter Reaches Out to Community for Direction

"Pulse" on Pit Bulls

Looking Into Environment Friendly Lighting

Home Equity Builders hosts "Green Luncheon" to educate remodelers about energy efficient lighting options.

Looking Into Environment Friendly Lighting

The Education of Loudoun Parents

Hatrick Encourages Parents to Get Involved with Sex Ed

The Education of Loudoun Parents

Malts, Milkshakes and the Mayor

Clifton mayor, family ready to open ice cream stand in their garage this spring.

Malts, Milkshakes and the Mayor

Hallowed Ground Heads to House

Journey Through Hallowed Ground gains approval from House Natural Resources Committee.

Hallowed Ground Heads to House

Sha'are Shalom Welcomes Neighbors

Jewish Community Opens Doors, Invites Questions

Sha'are Shalom Welcomes Neighbors

Boards Talk Budget

Supervisors Question School Board’s Decision

Boards Talk Budget

Shelter Assault Results in Charges

Police Question How Homeless Man, Woman Got in Offices

Shelter Assault Results in Charges

Faith Notes March 14-21

Faith Notes March 14-21

Faith Notes March 14-21

Faith Notes March 14-21

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Community Notes

Community Notes

A Son's Peace Corps Experience in Paraguay

A Son's Peace Corps Experience in Paraguay

Winter Donations From Krop’s Crops

Winter Donations From Krop’s Crops

Ashburn Man Pleads Guilty

Softball coach charged with embezzlement pleads guilty.

Ashburn Man Pleads Guilty

Hero Mourns Friends

Former Oakton High student happy to have helped in fatal fire, but wishes he could have done more.

Hero Mourns Friends

Developer Makes Changes to Ridgewater Project

Ridgewater Comprehensive Plan amendment set for a second work session

Developer Makes Changes to Ridgewater Project

Wanderers No More

The Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation prepares to move into its new home.

Wanderers No More

East Bound?

County receives 13 proposals for new government center.

East Bound?

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Community Notes

Community Notes

Rosa Lee Goes With PTO

Rosa Lee Cater holds its first parent informational meeting.

Rosa Lee Goes With PTO

Home Destroyed in Two-Alarm Blaze

Homeowners plan to rebuild, but will be displaced for at least one year.

Home Destroyed in Two-Alarm Blaze

Young Sentencing Continued

No conslusion in bank roberry case.

Young Sentencing Continued

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Alexandria Bulletin March 15-22

Alexandria Bulletin March 15-22

Compass Weighs Future

Citing financial viability, Herndon Compass loses backing.

Compass Weighs Future

Community Notes

Community Notes

Town Offers Glance at Budget Possibilities

.Six new staff positions being considered.

Town Offers Glance at Budget Possibilities

Police Recognized for Valor

Record-breaking seven officers granted county awards for lifesaving, valor.

Police Recognized for Valor

Kiwanis Club Forms

Service Organization to Benefit Community

Kiwanis Club Forms

School Notes

School Notes

Mount Vernon Bulletin March 15-22

Mount Vernon Bulletin March 15-22

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

A Round of Raising Funds

A Round of Raising Funds

Stream or Storm Drain?

Differing Definitions of Cameron Run have left county and VDOT at an impasse over dredging.

Stream or Storm Drain?

Mobile Homes Planned for North Hill

County Housing Authority releases preliminary details for controversial site.

Mobile Homes Planned for North Hill

Schools March 15-22

Schools March 15-22

Reston Chamber Urges Air Rail

Governor receives letter of support for elevated track.

Reston Chamber Urges Air Rail

A Son's Peace Corps Experience in Paraguay

A Son's Peace Corps Experience in Paraguay

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

JPI Asks for Show of Interest

Affordable/workforce housing is part of a new Kings Crossing plan.

JPI Asks for Show of Interest

Change Ahead for BRAC?

Lauritzen, Homer differ on EPG Parkway extension/interchange.

Change Ahead for BRAC?

Assessments On Rise Again

Lorton sees highest spike in county, nearly 2.6 percent.

Assessments On Rise Again

Fire Consumes Home

Homeowners plan to rebuild, but will be displaced for at least one year.

Fire Consumes Home

Board Still Backs Tunnel

Board Still Backs Tunnel

Tree Stolen From Local Church

Congregation stunned when thieves cut down and stole a tree.

Tree Stolen From Local Church

School Notes

School Notes

Alexandria Bulletin March 15-22

Alexandria Bulletin March 15-22

Standing By Metro

MCA reiterates support for Metro with an underground tunnel and appropriate planning.

Standing By Metro

Schools March 15-22

Schools March 15-22

Assessments On Rise Again

Lorton sees highest spike in county, nearly 2.6 percent.

Assessments On Rise Again

Looking Into Environment Friendly Lighting

Home Equity Builders hosts "Green Luncheon" to educate remodelers about energy efficient lighting options.

Looking Into Environment Friendly Lighting

Rotary Donates $5,000

Rotary Donates $5,000

Hands On Brains

Hands On Brains

RA Candidates Discuss ResTown

Opinions differ on town issue.

RA Candidates Discuss ResTown

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Hands On Brains

Hands On Brains

School Notes

School Notes

Board Still Backs Tunnel

Board Still Backs Tunnel

Board Still Backs Tunnel

Board Still Backs Tunnel

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Woodland Park Changes Phasing

Woodland Park Changes Phasing

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Reston Chamber Urges Air Rail

Governor receives letter of support for elevated track.

Reston Chamber Urges Air Rail

Health Notes

Health Notes

Author Shares Legacy of Her Family Roots

Veronica Li's book talk to be aired on C-Span2.

Author Shares Legacy of Her Family Roots

Malts, Milkshakes and the Mayor

Clifton mayor, family ready to open ice cream stand in their garage this spring.

Malts, Milkshakes and the Mayor

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Health & Fitness March 14-21

Reston Chamber Urges Air Rail

Governor receives letter of support for elevated track.

Reston Chamber Urges Air Rail

Attempted Armed Robbery at Market

Robbery renews calls from police, supermarket employees for increased customer vigilance.

Attempted Armed Robbery at Market

Public's Turn

Community input sought on future Reston stations.

Public's Turn

School Notes

School Notes

What's New in Budget?

In advance of May budget meetings, council members cite priorities.

What's New in Budget?

Revitalization Efforts Accelerate

Community meetings on Lake Anne plan amendment expected soon.

Revitalization Efforts Accelerate

Session Mixed Bag for Sickles

Homestead tax relief among the highlights for Del. Mark Sickles.

Session Mixed Bag for Sickles

Accessible Housing for Everyone

County authority passes resolution mandating that county-funded housing incorporate universal design.

Accessible Housing for Everyone

PBJ Processors and Strawberry DNA

Girls from area schools learn about math and science careers.

PBJ Processors and Strawberry DNA

Road Closures Ahead

Developer may close Gunston Cove Road for five weeks to install sewer lines.

Road Closures Ahead

Health Notes

Health Notes

Long Day's Journey into Light

Relay's success rests on early preparation.

Long Day's Journey into Light

Faith Notes March 14-21

Faith Notes March 14-21

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Road Closures Ahead

Developer may close Gunston Cove Road for five weeks to install sewer lines.

Road Closures Ahead

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

PBJ Processors and Strawberry DNA

Girls from area schools learn about math and science careers.

PBJ Processors and Strawberry DNA

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Spartan Effort

Film Review

Spartan Effort

Fine Arts March 15-22

Fine Arts March 15-22

State DEQ Pushes Feds About Mirant

Mirant complains to State officials about City health warning.

State DEQ Pushes Feds About Mirant

The Great Smokeout

Unusual plan hopes uses zoning authority to force bars and restaurants into becoming smoke free.

The Great Smokeout

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Route 1 Bus Service Location Debated

Waiting for a bus on a Route 1 median seen by some as a deal breaker.

Route 1 Bus Service Location Debated

Slam-Dunk Ideas

City and business leaders put their heads together to investigate ways to respond to National Harbor.

Slam-Dunk Ideas

Monday, March 12

Anti-War Rally Descends on Arlington

Demonstrators are set to march on the Pentagon despite an ongoing dispute with state authorities.

Anti-War Rally Descends on Arlington

Fun at FitArlington Festival

The county kicks off its FitArlington initiative with a festival at Gunston Park.

Fun at FitArlington Festival

Getting to Know … Nicolas Zevallos

A conversation with one of the Virginia College Savings Plan's Poster Contest winners.

Getting to Know … Nicolas Zevallos

Arlington Helps Neighbor in Need

When Falls Church couldn’t collect on its back taxes, Arlington’s Treasury Department stepped in and helped out.

Arlington Helps Neighbor in Need

Changes in Store for Wilson School, Career Center

A group of Arlington citizens makes recommendations for the future of several school properties.

Changes in Store for Wilson School, Career Center

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

Thursday, March 8

Yesterday's Fear, Tomorrow's Power

Film emphasizes both potential and safety aspects of nuclear energy.

Yesterday's Fear, Tomorrow's Power

Yesterday's Fear, Tomorrow's Power

Film emphasizes both potential and safety aspects of nuclear energy .

Yesterday's Fear, Tomorrow's Power

Wednesday, March 7

New Way of Learning

GMU professor wins state career award.

New Way of Learning

Clifton Council Begins Budget Discussions

Council adopts new plan for writing budgets, creates Capital Improvement Plan.

Clifton Council Begins Budget Discussions

Health Notes

Health Notes

Westfield High Grad Killed in Car Crash

Westfield High Grad Killed in Car Crash

Rogers Pleads Guilty to Bank Robberies

Committed heists in Fair Lakes and Chantilly.

Rogers Pleads Guilty to Bank Robberies

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Real Estate

Real Estate

Roundups

Roundups

Touting Transportation Triumphs

Transportation successes, immigration defeats dominate session for Albo.

Touting Transportation Triumphs

Health Notes

Health Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Northern Virginia Community Notes

Supreme Valor and Sacrifice

Awards given for bravery in May 8 tragedy.

Supreme Valor and Sacrifice

Drug Deal Leads to Murder Charge

Charles “Max” Caprino of Burke faces a charge of murder.

Drug Deal Leads to Murder Charge

School Notes

School Notes

Horror Scope

Film Review

Horror Scope

School Notes

School Notes

Army Releases BRAC Report

Two wild cards include money for transportation, GSA warehouses

Army Releases BRAC Report

Alayo's Case Goes to Grand Jury

Alayo's Case Goes to Grand Jury

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Murder Charges Against Ramirez-Terraza Dropped

Fingerprint analysis proves him innocent.

Murder Charges Against Ramirez-Terraza Dropped

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Trash Becomes Treasure

Fairfax County officials take VDOT leftovers and turn them into a sizable district park.

Trash Becomes Treasure

New Way of Learning

GMU professor wins state career award.

New Way of Learning

Battle of the Superheroes

Nova Comics hosts HeroClix tournament March 3.

Battle of the Superheroes

Students in the News

Students in the News

Self-Sufficiency through Computer Training

Vienna Presbyterian Church ESOL program helps students find jobs.

Self-Sufficiency through Computer Training

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

New Way of Learning

GMU professor wins state career award.

New Way of Learning

Transportation Success for Republicans

Transportation plan would provide money for Northern Virginia roads if approved.

Transportation Success for Republicans

Only the Brave

County Chamber ceremony honors sacrifices of public safety personnel.

Only the Brave

Health Notes

Health Notes

People Notes

People Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Shaving Heads Can Help Save Lives

St. Baldrick's Day is March 17

Shaving Heads Can Help Save Lives

Va. Run Tells FERC Its Pipeline Woes

350 people voice their concerns over proposed pipeline.

Va. Run Tells FERC Its Pipeline Woes

Trash Becomes Treasure

Fairfax County officials take VDOT leftovers and turn them into a sizable district park.

Trash Becomes Treasure

No Objection Here

Game Review

No Objection Here

Boulter Enters Supervisor Race

Virginia Hills man past president of Forward Fairfax.

Boulter Enters Supervisor Race

Health Notes

Health Notes

The Root of Bluegrass

Artist Profile

The Root of Bluegrass

Transportation Plan Not a Solution

Funding plan only provides a short-term fix for transportation, Watts says.

Transportation Plan Not a Solution

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Campaign Season Kicks Off

Supervisor Sharon Bulova (D-Braddock) hosts first campaign fund raiser for reelection bid.

Campaign Season Kicks Off

When Re-roofing Becomes Re-planting

Springfield couple installing green roof on their home.

When Re-roofing Becomes Re-planting

Calendar

Calendar

Easy (Chair) Rider

Film Review

Easy (Chair) Rider

Transportation Success for Republicans

Transportation plan would provide money for Northern Virginia roads if approved.

Transportation Success for Republicans

The Word is the Thing

Mosby Woods Elementary students celebrate reading. Dr. Seuss with festive hats and guest readers.

The Word is the Thing

Rosa Lee Chooses Colors, Mascot

Rosa Lee Carter's future students vote on new mascot and school colors.

Rosa Lee Chooses Colors, Mascot

Teens Learn About Future Possibilities

Next Level 4 Teens organizes career day for local students.

Teens Learn About Future Possibilities

Community Notes

Community Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Red Light, Say Cheese

General Assembly passes photo-monitoring legislation that would allow city to reinstall cameras at busy intersections.

Red Light, Say Cheese

Touting Transportation Triumphs

Transportation successes, immigration defeats dominate session for Albo.

Touting Transportation Triumphs

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Clifton Council Begins Budget Discussions

Council adopts new plan for writing budgets, creates Capital Improvement Plan.

Clifton Council Begins Budget Discussions

Trash Becomes Treasure

Fairfax County officials take VDOT leftovers and turn them into a sizable district park.

Trash Becomes Treasure

Volunteering

Volunteering

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Touting Transportation Triumphs

Transportation successes, immigration defeats dominate session for Albo.

Touting Transportation Triumphs

Transportation Success for Republicans

Transportation plan would provide money for Northern Virginia roads if approved.

Transportation Success for Republicans

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

School Notes

School Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Political Season Puts Herring in a Tough Place

Political Season Puts Herring in a Tough Place

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Feeding Northern Virginia's Hungry

Attorney General's Hunger Tour of Northern Virginia highlights need for donations of food year-round.

Feeding Northern Virginia's Hungry

Parents Push for Schools

Funding for public schools overlying theme of budget hearings.

Parents Push for Schools

Open Communication

Input encouraged on proposed Route 50 mixed-use business district.

Open Communication

Chain of Love?

Film Review

Chain of Love?

Around the World in Burke

White Oaks Elementary hosts multicultural night for students, teachers and parents.

Around the World in Burke

Congestion in Richmond Too?

General Assembly votes for transportation bill, after partisan politics takes over.

Congestion in Richmond Too?

Feeding Northern Virginia's Hungry

Attorney General's Hunger Tour of Northern Virginia highlights need for donations of food year-round.

Feeding Northern Virginia's Hungry

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Feeding Northern Virginia's Hungry

Attorney General's Hunger Tour of Northern Virginia highlights need for donations of food year-round.

Feeding Northern Virginia's Hungry

Getting to Know...

Austen Willis

Getting to Know...

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Rebel Parents Round Up

Fairfax High School parents take opportunity to meet with teachers to gauge students’ progress.

Rebel Parents Round Up

New Way of Learning

GMU professor wins state career award.

New Way of Learning

Simmons Runs in the 40th

Fairfax Station man seeks House of Districts seat.

Simmons Runs in the 40th

People Notes

People Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Congestion in Richmond Too?

General Assembly votes for transportation bill, after partisan politics takes over.

Congestion in Richmond Too?

The Real World, Miniaturized

Cedar Lane's Sue Ann Gleason honored as Loudoun County teacher of the year.

The Real World, Miniaturized

Army Releases BRAC Report

Two wild cards include money for transportation, GSA warehouses

Army Releases BRAC Report

Campaign Season Kicks Off

Supervisor Sharon Bulova (D-Braddock) hosts first campaign fund raiser for reelection bid.

Campaign Season Kicks Off

New Way of Learning

GMU professor wins state career award.

New Way of Learning

More Positive Tests

New horse tests positive for the equine herpesvirus at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.

More Positive Tests

New Development Proposed

Kincora development would be located at Route 28 and Route 7.

New Development Proposed

Tuesday, March 6

Health Notes

Health Notes

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Public Houses

Book club members schedule easy meetings in public settings.

Public Houses

Self-Sufficiency Via Computers

Vienna Presbyterian Church ESOL program helps students find jobs.

Self-Sufficiency Via Computers

Fine Arts March 7-13

Fine Arts March 7-13

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

High School Students Intern on Capitol Hill

Herndon High School boasts one of the largest Capitol Hill intern programs.

High School Students Intern on Capitol Hill

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Obit: Geraldine N. Lash

Obit: Geraldine N. Lash

Getting Diverse

Representatives on hand to answer students' questions.

Getting Diverse

Community Notes

Community Notes

Huntington Homeowners Will Get A Break

With permanent flood prevention years away, county offers to pay for flood insurance.

Huntington Homeowners Will Get A Break

Schools March 7-13

Schools March 7-13

Community Notes

Community Notes

Neighborhood: Old Town

Neighborhood: Old Town

Take Me to Your Theatre

‘Visit to a Small Planet’ explores 1950s-era in an upbeat made-for-TV comedy.

Take Me to Your Theatre

Neighborhoods: Seminary Valley

Neighborhoods: Seminary Valley

Calendar March 8-14

Calendar March 8-14

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Brothers Sentenced for Murder

Malik Byrd, 15, is sentenced to 18 years; Marquis Byrd, 17, is sentenced to 20 years.

Brothers Sentenced for Murder

Obit: Geraldine N. Lash

Obit: Geraldine N. Lash

Neighborhood: Old Town

Neighborhood: Old Town

Heartfelt Mohawks

Teachers at Buzz Aldrin Elementary deliver on promise.

Heartfelt Mohawks

Scholarships & Contests

Scholarships & Contests

Puppies Are Not A ‘Mill’ Product

Legitimate breeders do more than sell dogs, they match owners and pets.

Puppies Are Not A ‘Mill’ Product

Planning Approves Safe Haven

Wagner and Komoroske reelected for another year

Planning Approves Safe Haven

In From The Cold

Faith communities continue effort to prevent hypothermia deaths.

In From The Cold

Red-Light Return

Red-Light Return

Transportation Leads Legislators' Chamber Report

Red light cameras, cell phones, GW's whiskey are among the winners.

Transportation Leads Legislators' Chamber Report

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Getting to Know… Mack Rhoades

Getting to Know… Mack Rhoades

Neighborhoods: Seminary Valley

Neighborhoods: Seminary Valley

Art or Whitewash?

Artists fight to save a George Washington mural commissioned by a controversial power plant.

Art or Whitewash?

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

Obit: Sherwin Landfield

Obit: Sherwin Landfield

George Enters Race

George Joins Sheriff’s Race

George Enters Race

SLHS Student Robbed

SLHS Student Robbed

Reviewing Expansion Plans

McLean Community Center board seeks residents' comments.

Reviewing Expansion Plans

BRAC's Impact Report Released

Two wild cards include money for transportation and GSA warehouses

BRAC's Impact Report Released

Calendar March 7-13

Calendar March 7-13

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

A Sikh Comes ‘Home’

On his first trip to Punjab, Kahan Dhillon finds his roots, but not his wife.

A Sikh Comes ‘Home’

Recording History's Witnesses

Long-planned project to collect personal histories under way.

Recording History's Witnesses

Residents Asked to Respond

Thirty-six question survey to be delivered in all Great Falls' homes.

Residents Asked to Respond

Educating Children in Honor of Vanessa

Potomac School hosts Save the Children panel of experts for the first annual Vanessa Pean Memorial Lecture.

Educating Children in Honor of Vanessa

Art or Whitewash?

Artists fight to save a George Washington mural commissioned by a controversial power plant.

Art or Whitewash?

Schools march 7-13

Schools march 7-13

Operation Walk Heads for Nicaragua

Joint replacement surgeons from Inova Mount Vernon and other professionals will be going to Managua so people can walk without pain.

Operation Walk Heads for Nicaragua

Ballet Students Strive for Certification

Eighty-three students at the Margaret Haddad School of Classical Ballet opt to participate in Russian Ballet Society certifications.

Ballet Students Strive for Certification

Educating Children in Honor of Vanessa

Potomac School hosts Save the Children panel of experts for the first annual Vanessa Pean Memorial Lecture.

Educating Children in Honor of Vanessa

Fine Art March 8-14

Fine Art March 8-14

Getting to Know … the Rev. James Buck Jr.

Getting to Know … the Rev. James Buck Jr.

Initial Spectrum Designs Revealed

Reston P&Z hears proposal to redevelop shopping center.

Initial Spectrum Designs Revealed

Place To Play, Above All

RA candidates vow to preserve recreational facilities.

Place To Play, Above All

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Calendar: March 7-13

Calendar: March 7-13

Club Makes Prom Affordable

Club Makes Prom Affordable for All

Club Makes Prom Affordable

He Spells It Out for Forestville

Fifth grader Alec Bonham wins first annual Forestville Spelling Bee and prepares to participate in upcoming Fairfax County Spelling Bee.

He Spells It Out for Forestville

Faith Notes March 7-13

Faith Notes March 7-13

Targeting the Gypsy Moth

City Council votes for a gypsy-moth eradication program that does not kill indiscriminately.

Targeting the Gypsy Moth

Community Projects Enhance Worker Morale

NII Holdings employees urged company to get involved.

Community Projects Enhance Worker Morale

Trinity Honors Cancer Patients

Gym Seeks Sponsors for Survivors

Trinity Honors Cancer Patients

Faith Notes March 7-13

Faith Notes March 7-13

County Fingal to County Fairfax

Irish residents recall St. Patrick's Day back home, highlight local hot-spots.

County Fingal to County Fairfax

Faith Notes March 7-13

Faith Notes March 7-13

Calendar March 8-14

Calendar March 8-14

Transportation in State of Disarray

Transportation in State of Disarray

Lifelong Learning Comes to Loudoun

Osher Classes Geared Toward Seniors

Lifelong Learning Comes to Loudoun

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Council Mulls Immigration Enforcement Agreement

Council members negotiate expansion of training-eligible officers to include regular operations.

Council Mulls Immigration Enforcement Agreement

Pedestrian Killed

Pedestrian Killed

Fine Art March 7-13

Fine Art March 7-13

Herndon's Free Clinic Set to Open

Local free clinic serving Herndon, Reston and Centreville residents finds permanent home.

Herndon's Free Clinic Set to Open

Call and Response

Ghanaian musicians bring village life to Fort Hunt.

Call and Response

Field Upgrades

Bill Allen Field Getting Makeover

Field Upgrades

Monday, March 5

A 'DUI' Without Regret

American Century Theater revives works by women.

A 'DUI' Without Regret

Point Pleasantries

Nelly’s Needlers help explore the art of stitching at Woodlawn.

Point Pleasantries

Historic Gesture

Jamestown artifacts will be gifted back to the state.

Historic Gesture

Historic Gesture

Jamestown artifacts will be gifted back to the state.

Historic Gesture

A 'DUI' Without Regret

American Century Theater revives works by women.

A 'DUI' Without Regret

A 'DUI' Without Regret

American Century Theater revives works by women.

A 'DUI' Without Regret

Arlington Fights The Feds

Arlington Public Schools tries to defy federal mandates on English testing but its options are running out.

Arlington Fights The Feds

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

Historic Gesture

Jamestown artifacts will be gifted back to the state.

Historic Gesture

Is Glass The Way To Go?

Architects want to use an abundance of glass for the renovated Yorktown High. An APS official says this is a mistake.

Is Glass The Way To Go?

Norovirus Strikes Another Area Hotel

An infection at an Arlington hotel is the third outbreak in as many months.

Norovirus Strikes Another Area Hotel

"¡Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"

An Arlington Spanish teacher has found an inventive way to get his students involved.

"¡Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"

Getting to Know ... Kevin Grebb

A Yorktown graduate tells of flying high in the Air Force and getting tough on the lacrosse field.

Getting to Know ... Kevin Grebb

Thursday, March 1

Six-Sided Sentiments

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

Six-Sided Sentiments

Stevens Joins School Board

Stevens Fills Andrew’s Spot

Stevens Joins School Board