Stories for November 2007

Stories for November 2007

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Friday, November 30

O'Connell Renovates GBW Courtyard

O'Connell Renovates GBW Courtyard

Wednesday, November 28

Collecting for Soldiers and Families

Herndon deli hosts fund-raiser for Walter Reed soldiers and Fisher House families.

Collecting for Soldiers and Families

Hit and Run Kills Herndon Man

Hit and Run Kills Herndon Man

A Meeting of Faiths

Adat Reyim plays host to Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.

A Meeting of Faiths

Parents Begin Prepping for Round Two

County staff to present possible scenarios on boundary changes on Monday.

Parents Begin Prepping for Round Two

Songs That Cure

Musicians share joy of music with sick children.

Songs That Cure

For the Love of Dance

Creative Dance Center of Chantilly offers numerous programs.

For the Love of Dance

Herndon Welcomes Holiday Season

Series of events marks the end of 2007.

Herndon Welcomes Holiday Season

How to Help ONC

How to Help ONC

Anioay Pleads Guilty to Meth Distribution

Anioay Pleads Guilty to Meth Distribution

Teacher of the Year

Chantilly teacher Lori Grebner wins national award.

Teacher of the Year

New Name, New Businesses

Council dedicates Chambers, addresses City time capsule and discusses bringing Best Buy to Fair City Mall.

New Name, New Businesses

Calendar

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Bulletin Board

House Fire Displaces Two Families

House Fire Displaces Two Families

Calendar

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Calendar

People Notes

People Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

School Notes

School Notes

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

School Notes

School Notes

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Faith Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Art in Loudoun

Art in Loudoun

Health Notes

Health Notes

Q&A With Our Neighbor's Child Founder

Q&A With Our Neighbor's Child Founder

Feast of Friendship

Salvation Army invites families to share Thanksgiving dinner at the Waterford of Fairfax.

Feast of Friendship

Celebrating 400 Years of History

Third-Annual History Conference sheds light on progress being made to understand the past.

Celebrating 400 Years of History

Herndon’s Shining Star

Herndon’s Shining Star

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Rocky Run Middle Presents 'Get Smart'

Rocky Run Middle Presents 'Get Smart'

Virginia Run Turkey Trot Has Huge Turnout

Virginia Run Turkey Trot Has Huge Turnout

LINK Feeds 411 Families

LINK Feeds 411 Families

Parading In the Season

Parading In the Season

Surviving Winter

Hypothermia shelter opens on Dec. 1.

Surviving Winter

Thankful Together

Four area churches celebrate Thanksgiving during annual service.

Thankful Together

Holiday Shopping Alternative

Holiday Shopping Alternative

Making the Holidays Bright

Our Neighbor's Child provides clothes, toys for local families.

Making the Holidays Bright

Health Notes

Health Notes

Frosty's Follies Dance

Metropolitan Arts Center of Lorton performs in Alexandria.

Frosty's Follies Dance

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Volunteering

Volunteering

Community Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Tuesday, November 27

First Monroe Ave. Bridge Span To Open Sunday

First Monroe Ave. Bridge Span To Open Sunday

Time to Celebrate

Time to Celebrate

Potowmack Principal to Start New School

Potowmack Principal to Start New School

Nardos King Keeps Her Promise

Nardos King Keeps Her Promise

At Long Last, Autumn

At Long Last, Autumn

One School, Many Cultures

Forest Grove celebrates with a multicultural story time.

One School, Many Cultures

E Pluribus Alexandria

Unity Breakfast embraces diversity of participants and singularity of purpose.

E Pluribus Alexandria

Springfield’s Music Maker

Springfield resident Diana Peterson teams up with old friends for Christmas album.

Springfield’s Music Maker

Black Friday Beautiful For Merchants

Cyber Monday could foretell the future for large retailers

Black Friday Beautiful For Merchants

Guiding Expectations

City Council adopts a resolution forcing city manager to keep current tax rate.

Guiding Expectations

Local Business is Personal

Local Business is Personal

Home Run for Walter Reed

Local Wake Forest students collect donations for Walter Reed patients.

Home Run for Walter Reed

Loudoun Teens Step Up

Representatives from every Loudoun high school brainstorm on diversity.

Loudoun Teens Step Up

Is Dredging Lake Barton’s Dam Solution?

Federal aid to rehab 30-year-old retention lake, county examining possible future dredging.

Is Dredging Lake Barton’s Dam Solution?

Ending Homelessness Plan Triggers Heated Debate

Beeman Commission report postponed until January

Ending Homelessness Plan Triggers Heated Debate

Citizens Academy Graduates First Class

Twenty residents attend academy examining Fairfax City police methods.

Citizens Academy Graduates First Class

Shelter in Place for the Holidays

Disaster preparedness items are a thoughtful alternative this holiday season.

Shelter in Place for the Holidays

"We Need to Stay and Finish the Job"

Local service personnel, supporters share thoughts on Iraq war and mission remaining.

"We Need to Stay and Finish the Job"

News Briefs

News Briefs

No Homeless Drop-In Site for Ashburn

Board of Supervisors vote for county to take control of existing site in Leesburg.

No Homeless Drop-In Site for Ashburn

Price of Education

Price of Education

Last Of Old Wilson Bridge Disappears December 4

Bridge walk scheduled to follow May dedication ceremony

Last Of Old Wilson Bridge Disappears December 4

Red Cross Has Its Own Emergency

Dire financial situation threatens to close Loudoun’s 90-year-old chapter.

Red Cross Has Its Own Emergency

Bulb Alert

Bulb Alert

Accurate Portrayal

Cappies Review

Accurate Portrayal

Under Siege

Alexandria endures Union occupation during festive Christmas in Camp.

Under Siege

The Scottish Preview at the Lyceum

The Scottish Preview at the Lyceum

Faith Notes Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Faith Notes Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Fine Arts Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Fine Arts Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Holiday Express Rolls into Town

Something for everyone at Holiday Train Show in Fairfax Station.

Holiday Express Rolls into Town

Keeping Teens Busy

Recent state and federal grants for Loudoun Youth Inc. have begun to be put to use.

Keeping Teens Busy

Program Aims To ‘Revolutionize’ Autism

Fairfax-based group offers autism training for parents and consultants.

Program Aims To ‘Revolutionize’ Autism

A Different "Dear John" Letter

A Different "Dear John" Letter

Del Ray Celebrates with Turkey Trot

Del Ray Celebrates with Turkey Trot

HCA Holds onto Claim against County

HCA Holds onto Claim against County

Volunteers Needed For Shelter

This winter is forecast to be much colder than last year

Volunteers Needed For Shelter

Home Bound

Home Day-Cares Ordered to Close

Home Bound

Getting to Know … Kit Conner

Getting to Know … Kit Conner

Fairfax Welcomes Holidays with Lights and Carols

Annual weekend holiday kick-off to take place Dec. 1 – 2.

Fairfax Welcomes Holidays with Lights and Carols

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Burke Church Hosts New Days of Christmas

Local author and playwright puts on original religious musical at Burke Community Church.

Burke Church Hosts New Days of Christmas

Alexandria Ballet Performs the Nutcracker

Alexandria Ballet Performs the Nutcracker

Alexandria Lights the Holiday Tree

Alexandria Lights the Holiday Tree

Viewpoints

Viewpoints

All Too Likely

Independent bookstore succumbs to market pressures and family demands.

All Too Likely

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Nov. 29-Dec. 6

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Nov. 29-Dec. 6

Fairfax Jewish Group Explores Israeli Identity

Six-week course offers insight into Jewish attachment to Israel.

Fairfax Jewish Group Explores Israeli Identity

Health & Fitness Notes Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Health & Fitness Notes Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Wednesday, November 21

Westfield High Theatre Presents 'The Wiz'

Westfield High Theatre Presents 'The Wiz'

Encore's Holiday Musical

Encore's Musical: 'Rudy and the Candy Cane Stocking'

Encore's Holiday Musical

Gaskins Sentenced to Diversion, Detention

Gaskins Sentenced to Diversion, Detention

Cardamone Triplets: Tri-Athletic

Cardamone Triplets: Tri-Athletic

Rocky Run Middle Presents 'Get Smart'

Rocky Run Middle Presents 'Get Smart'

Suspended Sentences for Sports Betting Operation

Suspended Sentences for Sports Betting Operation

Children's Author Wows Them at Colin Powell

Children's Author Wows Them at Colin Powell

Amelio Is Legacy Laureate at U-Pitt.

Amelio Is Legacy Laureate at U-Pitt.

Tuesday, November 20

Air Board Absent

Arlington County joins Alexandria to stop the stack merge

Air Board Absent

Death of Student Raises Questons

Family of student who died in Arlington angered that his death has not been labeled a homicide.

Death of Student Raises Questons

Getting To Know ...

Melanie Kahrs is new Fairfax Station resident, employee at John Hancock.

Getting To Know ...

Many Rakes' Progress

Volunteers clean up Kings Park leaves to benefit African AIDS orphanage.

Many Rakes' Progress

Giant-Sized Stress

More than nostalgia plays into neighborhood distress.

Giant-Sized Stress

Pack 'Em Up, Move 'Em Out

Volunteer Fairfax corrals locals to pack backpacks for elementary schools.

Pack 'Em Up, Move 'Em Out

Calendar

Nov. 21-28

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Nov. 21-28

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Nov. 21-28

Calendar

School Notes

Nove. 21-28

School Notes

Community

Community

Health Notes

Health Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

School Notes

Nov. 21-28

School Notes

School Notes

Nov. 21-28

School Notes

Faith Notes

Nov. 21-28

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

School Notes

Nov. 21-28

School Notes

Health Notes

Nov. 21-28

Health Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Art in Loudoun

Art in Loudoun

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Getting To Know ...

Linda C. Shlekau

Getting To Know ...

Town Joins Coalition

Herndon unites with other Virginia jurisdictions to analyze impact of illegal aliens.

Town Joins Coalition

Olympian Visits Aldrin Elementary

Reston-raised track star shares stories with students and staff.

Olympian Visits Aldrin Elementary

Herndon Middle Hosts Pilot Event

First ever Powerful Girls! Day attracts more than 200 area youth.

Herndon Middle Hosts Pilot Event

Sallie Mae Delivers

Contributions total $33,000.

Sallie Mae Delivers

Martinez To Lead HHS

New principal at Herndon High School.

Martinez To Lead HHS

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Nov. 21-28

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Health Notes

Health Notes

Monday, November 19

A Deputy Sheriff's Date With History

Family, stock car racing, and bass fishing — life's other side.

A Deputy Sheriff's Date With History

Historic 2007 Antiques Show

Historic 2007 Antiques Show

Athletes Help Athletes

Athletes Help Athletes

Teen Center Opens in Sterling

Teen Center Opens in Sterling

Bishop Ireton’s 11th Annual Renaissance Faire

Bishop Ireton’s 11th Annual Renaissance Faire

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Welcome to the Future

What will visitors from National Harbor see when they arrive in Alexandria?

Welcome to the Future

Citizens Debate Tysons Options

Board member Mark Zetts gives presentation on why he thinks transportation impacts and infrastructure are not being given enough consideration.

Citizens Debate Tysons Options

Annex Moving Day

Annex Moving Day

McLean's Chain Bridge, United Bank Robbed Last Wednesday

McLean's Chain Bridge, United Bank Robbed Last Wednesday

Police Request Tolerance For The Homeless

Police Request Tolerance For The Homeless

Moving Ahead Slowly

After years of negotiation and stalled starts, deal may be made soon for completion of Fairfax County Parkway.

Moving Ahead Slowly

Celebrating A New Start

Adoption Saturday offers a new life for children emerging out of foster care.

Celebrating A New Start

David Cleary, Founder of SCAN

David Cleary, Founder of SCAN

Ski-mask Attacker

Springfield assault bears similarities to three attacks on the West End of Alexandria.

Ski-mask Attacker

Board Denies Kincora Development

Town center is shot down after extensive debate and public comment.

Board Denies Kincora Development

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

Matters of Science

Over 100 children attend the first ever "Science Night" at Village Green Day School in Great Falls.

Matters of Science

Honest and Animated

Honest and Animated

North County Calendar, Nov. 20

Vienna, McLean, Great Falls, Reston, Herndon

North County Calendar, Nov. 20

Great Falls BB&T Bank Robbed

Great Falls BB&T Bank Robbed

Still Hope for Sportsplex

Negotiations, research still ongoing for sportsplex in Lorton.

Still Hope for Sportsplex

Exploring Options for Adoption

Loudoun Adoption Day informs couples about how to take in a child.

Exploring Options for Adoption

Crime Spree Earns Jail Time

Crime Spree Earns Jail Time

Transitioning to Digital

Will your television go dark after Feb. 17, 2009?

Transitioning to Digital

GSA Controversy Continues

In anticipation of Board of Supervisors decision, public weighs in on charity’s relocation of headquarters.

GSA Controversy Continues

Septic System Raises Concerns

Great Falls Citizens Association brings in waste water management experts.

Septic System Raises Concerns

Time To Share

Now that the holidays have arrived, it is time to lend a helping hand.

Time To Share

Fight Against Holiday Drunk Driving

Fight Against Holiday Drunk Driving

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Aldredge Named Administrator Of The Year

Principal of Woodley Hills Elementary School honored by the Greater Washington Reading Council.

Aldredge Named Administrator Of The Year

Area Volunteers Help New Orleans

Freddie Mac volunteers help to rebuild homes devastated by the 2005 hurricanes.

Area Volunteers Help New Orleans

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar

Gift of Giving

Gift of Giving

‘Urinetown’ at Langley

Cappies Review

‘Urinetown’ at Langley

Sunday, November 18

Arlington Calendar Nov. 20-27

Arlington Calendar Nov. 20-27

Senior Calendar Nov. 20-27

Senior Calendar Nov. 20-27

Faith Notes Nov. 20-27

Faith Notes Nov. 20-27

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Fine Arts, Nov. 20-27

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Fine Arts, Nov. 20-27

Health & Fitness Nov. 20-27

Health & Fitness Nov. 20-27

Memories Displayed at Chantilly Fire Station

Memories Displayed at Chantilly Fire Station

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Nov. 20-27

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Nov. 20-27

Bulletin Board Nov. 20-27

Bulletin Board Nov. 20-27

Arlington Fine Arts Nov. 20-27

Arlington Fine Arts Nov. 20-27

Saturday, November 17

Getting a Handle on Immigration Issues

Getting a Handle on Immigration Issues

Thursday, November 15

Honoring Marshall and All Veterans

Veterans Day ceremony marks statue’s re-unveiling.

Honoring Marshall and All Veterans

Great Expectations

Loudoun’s supervisors hope for a fresh start.

Great Expectations

On the Air at The Virginian

Locally-produced television interview program welcomes diverse guests.

On the Air at The Virginian

Voters Reject Recreation Center

Seven other bond referendums pass in last week’s election.

Voters Reject Recreation Center

Wednesday, November 14

Time To Buy Homes

Mortgage professionals encourage home buying during a difficult period for the industry and community.

Time To Buy Homes

New BRAC Proposal Laid on Table

Proposal WHS site has a minimum impact on traffic flow.

New BRAC Proposal Laid on Table

Avalanche of Cans

Area scouts gather food for needy during annual drive.

Avalanche of Cans

40 Months Prison for Brian Kennedy

Father of teen who killed police is sentenced.

40 Months Prison for Brian Kennedy

Stacking Up

North Springfield Elementary students attempt to break speed stacking record.

Stacking Up

New BRAC Proposal Laid On The Table

Proposal WHS site has a minimum impact on traffic flow

New BRAC Proposal Laid On The Table

Alchemy of Voter Turnout

Competition plus negativity plus door-knocking add up to more voters, say experts.

Alchemy of Voter Turnout

Honoring Marshall and All Veterans

Honoring Marshall and All Veterans

Saluting Veterans’ Sacrifice

South Lakes staff and students connect recognizing veterans with participating in political process.

Saluting Veterans’ Sacrifice

Sending a Message

Democrats hope a last minute write-in campaign makes a statement about Republican incumbent’s service.

Sending a Message

Bull Run Elementary Celebrates Veterans Day

Bull Run Elementary Celebrates Veterans Day

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Moran On Iran

8th District residents turn out in large numbers for discussion of U.S. foreign policy.

Moran On Iran

Calendar

Nov. 15-21

Calendar

‘You Can’t Take it With You’ at HHS

Cappies Review

‘You Can’t Take it With You’ at HHS

Music of the Holidays

Music of the Holidays

Gift Guide: Check Out Local Businesses

Gift Guide: Check Out Local Businesses

Holiday Happenings-Loudoun

Holiday Happenings-Loudoun

Sending a Message

Democrats hope a last minute write-in campaign makes a statement about Republican incumbent’s service.

Sending a Message

Calendar

Nov. 15-21

Calendar

School Notes

Nov. 15-21

School Notes

Deficit Decisions

School Board takes an initial look at cuts to next year's budget.

Deficit Decisions

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Nov. 15-21

School Notes

School Notes

Nov. 15-21

School Notes

School Notes

Nov. 15-21

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Bulletin Board

Nov. 15-21

Bulletin Board

Health Notes

Nov. 15-21

Health Notes

WFCCA's Mary Coyle Dies at Age 68

WFCCA's Mary Coyle Dies at Age 68

Hogs and Kisses

Assistant principal kisses Daisy the Pot Belly Pig to promote reading at Rolling Valley Elementary.

Hogs and Kisses

$5 Million Collected through Fraud

Federal court sentences Springfield man to 78 months.

$5 Million Collected through Fraud

Terraset Celebrates Veterans Day

Elementary school continues tradition of recognizing heroes.

Terraset Celebrates Veterans Day

High School Hostility

Parents object to boundary study and denounce staff process as flawed.

High School Hostility

Lights, Turf Coming to Draper Park

City Council reaches compromise to refurbish athletic fields, extend hours at area park.

Lights, Turf Coming to Draper Park

Setting Goals

Robinson, JMU grad runs marathon.

Setting Goals

Chantilly Academy AFJROTC Honors Forest Glen

Chantilly Academy AFJROTC Honors Forest Glen

Shopping at Reston’s ‘Hidden Treasure’

Lake Anne Village Center stores offer personal touch to holiday shopping experience.

Shopping at Reston’s ‘Hidden Treasure’

Dance of the Snowflakes

Buffa's Dance Studio and Burke Civic Ballet present 'The Nutcracker' Nov. 17 and 18.

Dance of the Snowflakes

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

High School Hostilities

Boundary study denounced.

High School Hostilities

Deficit Decisions

School Board takes an initial look at cuts to next year's budget.

Deficit Decisions

Faith Notes

Nov. 15-21

Faith Notes

Tuesday, November 13

Clubhouse Conundrums

Two clubhouse proposals discussed at South County Federation.

Clubhouse Conundrums

Duckworth Speaks About Rotarians

Duckworth Speaks About Rotarians

Family Gives Back Together

Springfield mother and four children win award for volunteer service.

Family Gives Back Together

Rededicated for Service

Historic Episcopalian church rededicates two buildings on its 198th anniversary.

Rededicated for Service

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Post 270 Honors Veterans

Veterans, students and public officials gather at McLean High School for annual American Legion Veterans Day Ceremony.

Post 270 Honors Veterans

Head of the Class

Head of the Class

Kings Park Welcomes New Principal

Sarah Skerker assumes first principal position after 26 years of county service.

Kings Park Welcomes New Principal

Wilson Officially Certified as Victor

Two-term incumbent edges challenger Griffith by less than 1 percent in Braddock District School Board race.

Wilson Officially Certified as Victor

Opening the Holiday Season

Opening the Holiday Season

A Million In One

Grandmother and granddaughter are millionth visitors to the Mount Vernon Estate this year.

A Million In One

With Songs in Their Hearts

Twain Middle School Choir to perform at state music educator's conference.

With Songs in Their Hearts

Retired General, Fairfax Station Resident Dies

John Gereski Sr. served as commander of Connecticut National Guard from 1985 to 1992.

Retired General, Fairfax Station Resident Dies

CIA and Stolen Underwear

Burglar said he will be unable to pay $92,000 owed to victims.

CIA and Stolen Underwear

Two Tracks?

Controversial study points out racial disparity in the city’s schools; administrators object.

Two Tracks?

Head of the Class

Head of the Class

Electing for a Change

Electing for a Change

A Highway For The Ages Turns 75

The first of its kind, it was a world model for leisure travel.

A Highway For The Ages Turns 75

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Fateful Lightning

Modern wars create a new generation of heroes to honor on Veterans Day.

Fateful Lightning

Playing Around

Playing Around

The French Connection

Erudite new president of France wows teacher from T.C. Williams during speech to Congress.

The French Connection

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Scouting for Food Success

Scouting for Food Success

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Art in Loudoun

Art in Loudoun

Loudoun Theater

Loudoun Theater

Loudoun Calendar

Loudoun Calendar

Loudoun Ongoing Events

Loudoun Ongoing Events

Real Estate

Real Estate

People

People

Schools

Schools

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Business

Business

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Community

Community

Haddad Youth Ballet Prepares for 'Nutcracker'

Students of Classical Ballet to put on 16th annual "Nutcracker" performance at the Madeira School.

Haddad Youth Ballet Prepares for 'Nutcracker'

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Faith

Faith

Volunteering

Volunteering

Community Notes

Community Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Art in Loudoun

Art in Loudoun

Health

Health

Head of the Class

Head of the Class

New Belvoir Hospital Underway

Advanced facility only one part of an overall BRAC plan.

New Belvoir Hospital Underway

Football Fever Fills Friday Nights

Football Fever Fills Friday Nights

Chamber Honors Vets

Chamber Honors Vets

Head of the Class

Head of the Class

Great Falls Honors Veterans

Residents and veterans gather at Great Falls Freedom Memorial to pay tribute on Veterans Day.

Great Falls Honors Veterans

New Hope's New Home

After more than a decade, New Hope Church will soon have a home of its own.

New Hope's New Home

Lifesaving Code, Forgotten History

American Indian code talker tells his story.

Lifesaving Code, Forgotten History

Area HiStory Comes Alive

McLean and Great Falls Celebrate Virginia 1607-2007 presents its original historical play.

Area HiStory Comes Alive

Football Fever Fills Friday Nights

Football Fever Fills Friday Nights

McLean's Team Tiki Meets with Wolf

McLean's Team Tiki Meets with Wolf

It's In The Books - Or Is It?

Islamic Academy defends its Americanism and loyalty.

It's In The Books - Or Is It?

On to Richmond

City leaders stake out positions for the upcoming General Assembly session.

On to Richmond

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Football Fever Fills Friday Nights

Football Fever Fills Friday Nights

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Monday, November 12

'Rudy and the Candy Cane Stocking'

'Rudy and the Candy Cane Stocking'

'Rudy and the Candy Cane Stocking'

'Rudy and the Candy Cane Stocking'

Arlington Calendar Nov. 14-20

Arlington Calendar Nov. 14-20

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Nov. 15-21

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Nov. 15-21

Arlington Holiday Calendar 2007

Arlington Holiday Calendar 2007

Alexandria Bulletin Nov. 15-21

Alexandria Bulletin Nov. 15-21

Bulletin Board Nov. 14-20

Bulletin Board Nov. 14-20

Mount Vernon Bulletin Nov. 15-21

Mount Vernon Bulletin Nov. 15-21

Obituary: Dana Earnshaw Townsend

Obituary: Dana Earnshaw Townsend

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Holiday Calendar 2007

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Holiday Calendar 2007

Volunteers Nov. 15-21

Volunteers Nov. 15-21

Obituary: Gracie Bell Hancock Staples

Obituary: Gracie Bell Hancock Staples

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Fine Arts Nov. 15-21

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Fine Arts Nov. 15-21

Thursday, November 8

Three Generations of Black Belts

Family takes on one of karate’s highest achievements together.

Three Generations of Black Belts

Fairfax Key to Democratic Gains

Party picks up at least four new state and county offices in Fairfax races.

Fairfax Key to Democratic Gains

Connolly Wins

Incumbent secures second term by large margin.

Connolly Wins

Wednesday, November 7

Hugo Retains Delegate Seat

Abu Ghraib controversy, disagreement over transportation funding, social issues marks race.

Hugo Retains Delegate Seat

Brightening Up the Holidays

Brightening Up the Holidays

Trust Issues

Trust Issues

Downes Wins Nat'l Award

"The books she advises are among the best in the country."

Downes Wins Nat'l Award

Trio Creates Adventure

Trio Creates Adventure

Voters Head to the Polls

Voters Head to the Polls

Lauren Hicks Goes to N.Y.For JK Rawlings Book Tour

Lauren Hicks Goes to N.Y.For JK Rawlings Book Tour

Fall Choral Concert at Chantilly High

Fall Choral Concert at Chantilly High

The Wiz

The Wiz

Caputo Victorious in 67th

Caputo Victorious in 67th

Ticer to Head Committee

Senator in line to chair Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources.

Ticer to Head Committee

Bradsher Sails onto School Board

Bradsher defeats Morrow to replace Belter on School Board.

Bradsher Sails onto School Board

Terror in Old Town

City of Fairfax offers evening of frights and treats on Halloween eve.

Terror in Old Town

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Jail for Doctor

Jail for Doctor

Celebrating 400 Years of History

Third history conference sheds light on progress being made to understand the past.

Celebrating 400 Years of History

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Art in Loudoun

Art in Loudoun

For Teens, a Place for Pixel Parties

For Teens, a Place for Pixel Parties

Bulletin Board

Nov. 8-14

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Nov. 8-14

Bulletin Board

For Teens, a Place for Pixel Parties

For Teens, a Place for Pixel Parties

Schools

Schools

Faith

Faith

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

School Notes

School Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Volunteering

Volunteering

Business

Business

People

People

Art in Loudoun

Art in Loudoun

Faith Notes

Nov. 8-14

Faith Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Too Close

Incumbent Wins by Less Than 1 Percent, Challenger Doesn’t Concede.

Too Close

Vietnam POW Addresses Clifton Woman's Club

Vietnam POW Addresses Clifton Woman's Club

Too Close To Call

Incumbent wins by less than 1 percent, challenger does not concede.

Too Close To Call

Teacher Put on Leave

Teacher Put on Leave

Getting Personal

Getting Personal

Working Election Day

Working Election Day

Elementary AP Busted for Growing Pot

Police contend man had indoor growing operation.

Elementary AP Busted for Growing Pot

Chantilly Wins in State Journalism

Chantilly Wins in State Journalism

Crosswalk Safety Is Stressed

Three students struck while crossing Union Mill Rd.

Crosswalk Safety Is Stressed

Unofficial Election Results

Unofficial Election Results

Nature's Web

Island Creek staffer wins FCPS award.

Nature's Web

After Rain Came the Voters

Local Democrats win state and county seats.

After Rain Came the Voters

Barker Ousts O'Brien

Barker’s win gives Dems control of Virginia Senate.

Barker Ousts O'Brien

Democrats Hope for Election Upheaval

Democrats Hope for Election Upheaval

Petersen Ousts Davis

High profile race may have an impact beyond the 34th District.

Petersen Ousts Davis

Barker Ousts O’Brien

Barker’s win gives Dems control of Virginia Senate.

Barker Ousts O’Brien

Morrogh Wins Top Prosecutor's Spot

Horan’s protégé of 24 years will serve as Fairfax’s first new Commonwealth’s Attorney in 40 years.

Morrogh Wins Top Prosecutor's Spot

Calendar

Nov. 8-14

Calendar

Theater

Theater

Bulletin Board

Nov. 8-14

Bulletin Board

Loudoun Calendar

Loudoun Calendar

Loudoun Calendar

Loudoun Calendar

Loudoun Ongoing Events

Loudoun Ongoing Events

Calendar

Nov. 8-14

Calendar

Health Notes

Nov. 8-14

Health Notes

Health

Health

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, November 6

Another Herrity on County Board

Pat Herrity to replace Elaine McConnell on Board of Supervisors.

Another Herrity on County Board

HHS Embraces ‘Fun’ Show

Herndon High School opens fall play on Friday.

HHS Embraces ‘Fun’ Show

When Public and Natural Resources Collide

Group raises concerns about library expansion’s impact on wetland.

When Public and Natural Resources Collide

Barnett Retires After 34 Years

Barnett leaves City to director Senior Services of Alexandria

Barnett Retires After 34 Years

At the Polls

At the Polls

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Second Annual 'Brian's 5K' This Weekend

Community hopes to raise more money for McLean High School grad paralyzed in swimming accident last summer.

Second Annual 'Brian's 5K' This Weekend

New BRAC Proposal Laid On The Table

Proposal WHS site has a minimum impact on traffic flow

New BRAC Proposal Laid On The Table

Tally Ho! They’re Off And Running

Getting Around

Tally Ho! They’re Off And Running

Heartfelt Thanks from Flaps

Letters to the Editor

Heartfelt Thanks from Flaps

Wilson Inches Ahead of Challenger Griffith

Canvass to verify vote totals after unofficial results show 150 vote difference.

Wilson Inches Ahead of Challenger Griffith

Forests Make ‘Green Wedge' Green

Forests could save the Bay. Will we save our forests?

Forests Make ‘Green Wedge' Green

Focused on Wildlife

Local photographer Bill Hamm travels far and wide to photograph wildlife.

Focused on Wildlife

Pirate Ghouls Overrun Local Residence

Fort Hunt couple goes all-out decorating for Halloween.

Pirate Ghouls Overrun Local Residence

Mitch And Bill’s Alumni Gather

Getting Around

Mitch And Bill’s Alumni Gather

To Market, To Market

While number of foreclosures creep up, multi-million-dollar homes still on the market.

To Market, To Market

ARHA Files HOPE VI Application

ARHA Files HOPE VI Application

ACVA Initiates New Motorcoach Parking Program

Masonic Memorial site now available for day trip buses.

ACVA Initiates New Motorcoach Parking Program

Lamb Center Celebrates 15 Years

Anniversary comes with revived calls for new location, more space.

Lamb Center Celebrates 15 Years

Immersed in a Quagmire

Parents, county schools administrators meet to straighten the course of the Chinese immersion program.

Immersed in a Quagmire

Inquiring ACVA Wants to Know

Residents have their chance to voice their opinions until Nov. 25.

Inquiring ACVA Wants to Know

Moments to Reflect

Girls Soccer -- Wootton’s overtime playoff victory over Churchill mirrors much of each squad’s regular-season play.

Moments to Reflect

Down to the Wire

Poll workers in Springfield find steady numbers, prepared voters on Election Day.

Down to the Wire

Get More Support

Reston’s elected officials discuss town drive with residents.

Get More Support

Hudgins Reelected in Wide Margin

Growth management topped issues in supervisor race.

Hudgins Reelected in Wide Margin

Bradsher Sails onto School Board

Bradsher defeats Morrow to replace Belter on School Board.

Bradsher Sails onto School Board

Proposal Trumps Congestion

Reston P&Z recommends that county approves Reston Heights development with caveats.

Proposal Trumps Congestion

In the Mood

Carlyle Club hopes to invigorate the neighborhood near the Patent and Trade Office.

In the Mood

North County Calendar, Nov. 7

Vienna, McLean, Great Falls, Reston, Herndon

North County Calendar, Nov. 7

Good Shepherd Hosts Holiday Bazaar

Good Shepherd Hosts Holiday Bazaar

Woodlawn United Methodist Holds Bazaar

Woodlawn United Methodist Holds Bazaar

Langley School Presents Comic Murder Mystery

Langley School Presents Comic Murder Mystery

Homecoming

Mount Vernon High School celebrated their homecoming last weekend.

Homecoming

Neighbors Network Helps Out on Big Win

Neighbors Network Helps Out on Big Win

It's Only Rocket Science

West Springfield grad builds a fusion reactor.

It's Only Rocket Science

Empowered Women Celebrate 5th Anniversary

Empowered Women Celebrate 5th Anniversary

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Cocaine Conspiracy

Nine-month investigation nabs five suspects who are charged with conspiring to distribute drugs.

Cocaine Conspiracy

After the Rain Came the Voters

Local Democrats win state and county seats

After the Rain Came the Voters

Ebbin Breezes Through Reelection

Independent Green candidate challenged incumbent from the left.

Ebbin Breezes Through Reelection

Get Moving!

Students at Our Lady of Mercy School get a tutorial in life and games beyond the digital screen.

Get Moving!

New BRAC Proposal Laid On The Table

Proposal WHS site has a minimum impact on traffic flow

New BRAC Proposal Laid On The Table

New Priest Knows How to Work a Crowd

Rev. Kris Kramer uses colorful background to heal wounds at Saint James Episcopal.

New Priest Knows How to Work a Crowd

MYS and Park Authority Partner to Turf Fields

Artificial turf fields benefit youth sports.

MYS and Park Authority Partner to Turf Fields

Burke Man Killed in Police Shooting

Police say man was suicidal when officers arrived on the scene.

Burke Man Killed in Police Shooting

Englin Wins Decisively

Freshman legislator fends off a well-known Republican challenger.

Englin Wins Decisively

Oak at Vinson Hall Survives History

White Oak tree is about 180 years old.

Oak at Vinson Hall Survives History

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Two House Fires Cause Over $800,000 Damage

Two House Fires Cause Over $800,000 Damage

Gibson Gets Another Four Years

High school boundary redistricting presents first challenge.

Gibson Gets Another Four Years

Braddock Metro Charrette Seeks Citizen Input

Planners schedule five more "in-depth" working sessions.

Braddock Metro Charrette Seeks Citizen Input

Visit Fairfax Opens Visitors Center at Mall

Visit Fairfax Opens Visitors Center at Mall

Unusual Addition Coming to Howard Gardner

Tepee is about to be replaced at unconventional progressive school.

Unusual Addition Coming to Howard Gardner

The Envelope, Please

Potomac Chamber of Commerce to honor citizen, youth and businessperson of the year.

The Envelope, Please

West End Assaults

Two recent assaults at Holmes Run Parkway may be linked, according to police.

West End Assaults

Every Vote Counts

On Election Day, voters charge the polls to cast their ballots.

Every Vote Counts

Correcting Jefferson-Houston

Bold plan hopes to bring accreditation to the troubled school next year.

Correcting Jefferson-Houston

Police Searching for Murder Suspect

Stabbing stemmed from fight between brothers of the victim and suspected killer, who grew up together.

Police Searching for Murder Suspect

‘Steady’ Morning Turnout for Local, State Elections

Herndon voters hit the polls in average numbers on Tuesday morning.

‘Steady’ Morning Turnout for Local, State Elections

Scouts Launch Food Drive

Boy Scouts distribute donation bags, to be collected Saturday by Cub Scouts.

Scouts Launch Food Drive

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

City Rental Inspections on Horizon?

Reinstatement of former rental unit safety and maintenance inspection to be reviewed by council.

City Rental Inspections on Horizon?

Rust Wins 86th

Abusive driver fees weighed heavy in Rust-Donahue race.

Rust Wins 86th

Bipartisan Shivering

Restonians committed to Democratic process brave cold and rain.

Bipartisan Shivering

Dancing with the Dogs

Tenth annual Humane Society fundraiser combines fundraising, dogs, and dancing.

Dancing with the Dogs

Commercial Townhouse Fire

Commercial Townhouse Fire

Monday, November 5

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Nov. 8-15

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Nov. 8-15

Arlington Calendar: Nov. 8-15

Arlington Calendar: Nov. 8-15

Health & Fitness: Nov. 8-15

Health & Fitness: Nov. 8-15

Senior Living: Nov. 8-15

Senior Living: Nov. 8-15

Mount Vernon Bulletin Nov. 8-15

Mount Vernon Bulletin Nov. 8-15

Bulletin Board: Nov. 8-15

Bulletin Board: Nov. 8-15

Faith Notes: Nov. 8-15

Faith Notes: Nov. 8-15

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Fine Arts: Nov. 8-15

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Fine Arts: Nov. 8-15

Arlington: Fine Arts Nov. 8-15

Arlington: Fine Arts Nov. 8-15

Faith Notes: Nov. 8-15

Faith Notes: Nov. 8-15

Volunteers: Nov. 8-15

Volunteers: Nov. 8-15

Thursday, November 1

Marshall's Season Ends in Quarterfinals

Statesmen field hockey falls to Oakton, 1-0, in Northern Region tournament.

Marshall's Season Ends in Quarterfinals

Shaw Wins Liberty District

Langley runner takes cross country title.

Shaw Wins Liberty District