Stories for October 2008

Stories for October 2008

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Thursday, October 30

Race for the Region

Area runners converge on Burke Lake Park for Northern Region cross-country championships.

Race for the Region

Yorktown Downs W-L for 27th Straight Year

Down at halftime, star Kyle Toulouse calls his own number in comeback rivalry win

Yorktown Downs W-L for 27th Straight Year

Yorktown Volleyball Takes District Title

Complete performance caps off dominating district season

Yorktown Volleyball Takes District Title

Wednesday, October 29

Swank Party

Master mixologists to perform 30-minute magic shows.

Swank Party

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/30

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/30

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/30

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/30

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes 10/30

Faith Notes 10/30

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Health Notes 10/30

Health Notes 10/30

Mount Vernon Hires Baseball Coach

Mount Vernon Hires Baseball Coach

Marathoning Minor

Alexandria student, Vienna resident is youngest in Marine Corps Marathon

Marathoning Minor

West Potomac Drops Another

Wolverines lose fourth straight

West Potomac Drops Another

Wolverines Volleyball Eliminated

Wolverines Volleyball Eliminated

Only the Fast Survive

West Potomac shines at district championships

Only the Fast Survive

Only the Fast Survive

Titan girls move onto region championships

Only the Fast Survive

Fourth Time’s a Charm for Yorktown

Overtime goal gives Patriots outright National District title over W-L

Fourth Time’s a Charm for Yorktown

Collision Course

Yorktown, W-L football renew rivalry this Friday

Collision Course

Only the Fast Survive

W-L boys, Yorktown girls advance to XC region championships

Only the Fast Survive

Mount Vernon's Battering Ram

Fullback/linebacker helps Majors notch fifth-straight win

Mount Vernon's Battering Ram

Ladies First

Episcopal wins first-ever all-girls Seminary Hill Cup

Ladies First

Chantilly Blocks Westfield from Concorde Crown

Despite Game 2 loss, Chargers win first district title since 2004.

Chantilly Blocks Westfield from Concorde Crown

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Tuesday, October 28

Tough Football Night for Potomac Falls

Panthers have no answers against defending champion Broad Run.

Tough Football Night for Potomac Falls

Off the Menu

Off the Menu

Seven Makes One

An Arlington man distills a Japanese movie down to a frenetic one-man show.

Seven Makes One

Theater

Theater

Off the Menu

Off the Menu

Bulldogs Earns Top Volleyball Seed

High School Notebook

Bulldogs Earns Top Volleyball Seed

Food & Drink, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Food & Drink, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Finally the First

After a region crown in 2006, Westfield field hockey wins Concorde title with 2-0 win over Chantilly.

Finally the First

Calendar Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Calendar Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Time to Move on

Westfield football takes note but doesn’t let losses linger.

Time to Move on

Ongoing Events, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Ongoing Events, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

"Fat Pig" Takes Stage At Gunston

Dominion offers a one-act play that doesn’t pull its punches.

"Fat Pig" Takes Stage At Gunston

Miriello Brings Folk-Rock Ballads to Birchmere

Miriello Brings Folk-Rock Ballads to Birchmere

Off the Menu

Off the Menu

Art

Art

Off the Menu

Off the Menu

White Sings Pearly-ish Bailey

MetroStage unveils another tribute show.

White Sings Pearly-ish Bailey

Seahawks Soar to Third at Districts

Sickenberger earns top 15 medal in leading South Lakes cross country team.

Seahawks Soar to Third at Districts

Historic Home Now Nature Center

Once the home of silent film star Pola Negri, Gulf Branch Nature Center houses bees, toads, turtles and even an owl.

Historic Home Now Nature Center

Arlington Calendar Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Arlington Calendar Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Ongoing Events in Loudoun, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Ongoing Events in Loudoun, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Loudoun Calendar, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Loudoun Calendar, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

A Spy (Tour) in Our Midst

Long Branch Nature Center’s Hanssen Spy Tours provide unique glimpse into local history

A Spy (Tour) in Our Midst

Galleries

Galleries

Food & Drink in Loudoun, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Food & Drink in Loudoun, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Carroll Makes Caribbean Cameo

Springfield native fills in on U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team during tune-up.

Carroll Makes Caribbean Cameo

Cougars Still Unbeaten Entering Final Week

Oakton to host Herndon, while Madison travels to Marshall.

Cougars Still Unbeaten Entering Final Week

Comic Horror Fills Signature’s ARK

"The Lieutenant of Inishmore" is a bloody Irish romp.

Comic Horror Fills Signature’s ARK

Bulletin Board Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Bulletin Board Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Screwball Comedy with Some Twists

Stone Bridge High Does "You Can't Take It With You" for fall production.

Screwball Comedy with Some Twists

Health & Fitness Notes Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Health & Fitness Notes Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Business Notes

Business Notes

Health, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Health, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

People, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

People, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Military Notes

Military Notes

Senior Living Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Senior Living Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Business, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Business, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Oakton Boys Triumphant at Cross Country Districts

Herndon takes second in the girls’ race.

Oakton Boys Triumphant at Cross Country Districts

Walk On Opportunity

South County graduate Chris Panneton makes men’s basketball team at Virginia Tech.

Walk On Opportunity

Military Notes Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Military Notes Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Schools, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Schools, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Mount Vernon Bulletin Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Mount Vernon Bulletin Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Classes & Workshops, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Classes & Workshops, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Schools

Schools

Sports Notes

Sports Notes

Business, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Business, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

First for Robinson — Twice

With a pair of first-ever individual titles, Robinson runners steal spotlight at Concorde finals.

First for Robinson — Twice

Faith Notes Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Faith Notes Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Community, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Community, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Faith

Faith

Volunteering, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Volunteering, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Bulletin Board, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Bulletin Board, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Schools, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Schools, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Bulletin Board Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Bulletin Board Oct. 29-Nov. 4

School Notes

School Notes

Pet of the Week, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Pet of the Week, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Camps & Schools, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Camps & Schools, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Faith Notes Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Faith Notes Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Faith, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Faith, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Health & Fitness Notes Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Health & Fitness Notes Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Panthers Pounce on Cross Country Competition

High School Notebook

Panthers Pounce on Cross Country Competition

Theater

Theater

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar Oct. 30-Nov. 5

The Arts, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

The Arts, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

People, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

People, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Despite Loss, Rebels Leave Mark

Fairfax’s senior stars feel effects of two early postseason-tournament losses.

Despite Loss, Rebels Leave Mark

Calendar Oct. 29-Nov.4

Calendar Oct. 29-Nov.4

Historic Home Now Nature Center

Once the home of silent film star Pola Negri, Gulf Branch Nature Center houses bees, toads, turtles and even an owl.

Historic Home Now Nature Center

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

A Spy (Tour) in Our Midst

Long Branch Nature Center’s Hanssen Spy Tours provide unique glimpse into local history

A Spy (Tour) in Our Midst

Herndon Can’t Handle Robinson Running Game

Rams’ successful on ground in 41-23 win; South Lakes falls in close one to Marshall.

Herndon Can’t Handle Robinson Running Game

Week in Sports (Oct. 29 - Nov. 5)

Week in Sports (Oct. 29 - Nov. 5)

Highlanders Reach Liberty Finals

But defending champion Woodson prevails 3-0 in title game.

Highlanders Reach Liberty Finals

Calendar, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Calendar, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

The Arts in Loudoun, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

The Arts in Loudoun, Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Monday, October 27

Centre View Sports (Oct. 29 - Nov. 5)

Centre View Sports (Oct. 29 - Nov. 5)

Business

Business

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Senior Living Considered

Landowner comes forth with acreage near Village Centre for possible development.

Senior Living Considered

Pastor Gysan’s ‘Tattertots’

Pastor Gysan’s ‘Tattertots’

Health Notes

Health Notes

White House Christmas Ornament on Sale

White House Christmas Ornament on Sale

Friday, October 24

Mount Vernon Edges Yorktown

Majors win fifth straight; lock up home playoff game

Mount Vernon Edges Yorktown

Oakton Earns 30-18 Win at Westfield

Cougars' depth at skill positions too much to overcome for Bulldogs.

Oakton Earns 30-18 Win at Westfield

Thursday, October 23

Woodson Field Hockey Captures Second Straight Liberty Crown

Barham converts two stroke goals in 3-0 win over McLean.

Woodson Field Hockey Captures Second Straight Liberty Crown

Sweeping Performances

Edison, Lake Braddock cross-country teams dominate district championship meet.

Sweeping Performances

Wednesday, October 22

Spiking Cancer, Raising Awareness

Started by Rick Dunetz of Burke, area volleyball teams embrace Dig Pink charity event.

Spiking Cancer, Raising Awareness

Laurel Hill, Fairfax Station & Springfield Calendar 10/23

Laurel Hill, Fairfax Station & Springfield Calendar 10/23

Westfield Corners Chantilly for Concorde Crown

Bulldog field hockey scores twice off penalty corners to secure 2-0 win.

Westfield Corners Chantilly for Concorde Crown

South County Earns Patriot Title

With 2-1 win at Annandale, Stallions win first-ever district crown.

South County Earns Patriot Title

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/23

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/23

Something Spooky in Clifton

Haunted Trail returns to Town of Clifton on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Something Spooky in Clifton

Something Spooky in Clifton

Haunted Trail returns to Town of Clifton on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Something Spooky in Clifton

Bowanko Keeps Truckin’

University of Virginia recruit continues to impact Centreville football program.

Bowanko Keeps Truckin’

Olympian Spring Visits Old Gym

At Capital Gymnastics, Justin Spring, 24, takes questions from eager, younger audience.

Olympian Spring Visits Old Gym

Halloween Events

A selection of local scary activities.

Halloween Events

Rams Ready at Burke Lake

Robinson, Jefferson both shine at Concorde and Liberty cross country races Wednesday afternoon.

Rams Ready at Burke Lake

In Good Hands

With losses at two skill positions, Lee football team’s offense makes big gains on homecoming.

In Good Hands

Week in Sports (Oct. 22-29)

Week in Sports (Oct. 22-29)

Week in Sports (Oct. 23-30)

Week in Sports (Oct. 23-30)

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/23

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/23

Auctioning JFK’s Premonition

Potomack Company session will feature American political treasures and oddities.

Auctioning JFK’s Premonition

Bulletin Board 10/23

Bulletin Board 10/23

Bulletin Board 10/23

Bulletin Board 10/23

Faith Notes 10/23

Faith Notes 10/23

Health Notes 10/23

Health Notes 10/23

Titans Upset W. Springfield

Sports Briefs

Titans Upset W. Springfield

Arlington Field Hockey Players Honored

Arlington Field Hockey Players Honored

Mount Vernon Youth Sports Update

Soccer Team Wins National Tournament

Mount Vernon Youth Sports Update

Majors Keep Rolling

Majors Keep Rolling

Wolverines Going Backwards

West Potomac loses third straight; playoff spot in danger

Wolverines Going Backwards

Three Straight For W-L Football

Generals defeat Stuart

Three Straight For W-L Football

Looking For His Shot

Alexandria native fights around the world in search of boxing stardom

Looking For His Shot

Laurel Hill, Fairfax Station & Springfield Calendar 10/23

Laurel Hill, Fairfax Station & Springfield Calendar 10/23

A Taste of Home

Through former coach and teammate, Robinson graduate Javier Lopez stays close to home.

A Taste of Home

Tuesday, October 21

A Homecoming Win for the Ages

Leach at forefront in Herndon’s upset win over Westfield.

A Homecoming Win for the Ages

Highlanders Hungry for Success

Liberty cross country races set for Wednesday.

Highlanders Hungry for Success

Food & Drink, Oct. 22-28

Food & Drink, Oct. 22-28

Saxons Football Back Into Win Column

Langley Homecoming win snaps three-game losing streak.

Saxons Football Back Into Win Column

Calendar, Oct. 22-28

Calendar, Oct. 22-28

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Food & Drink in Loudoun, Oct. 22-28

Food & Drink in Loudoun, Oct. 22-28

Calendar

Calendar

50 Years And Still Slicing

A legendary pizza restaurant celebrates five decades in Arlington.

50 Years And Still Slicing

The Arts, Oct. 22-28

The Arts, Oct. 22-28

Unbeaten Oakton Faces Westfield

Cougars coming off high-scoring football win over Robinson.

Unbeaten Oakton Faces Westfield

Theater

Theater

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events, Oct. 22-28

Ongoing Events, Oct. 22-28

Panthers Celebrate Homecoming in Grand Fashion

Now, Potomac Falls readies to meet Broad Run in showdown affair.

Panthers Celebrate Homecoming in Grand Fashion

Loudoun Calendar, Oct. 22-28

Loudoun Calendar, Oct. 22-28

Schools, Oct. 22-28

Schools, Oct. 22-28

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Business, Oct. 22-28

Business, Oct. 22-28

Pet of the Week, Oct. 22-28

Pet of the Week, Oct. 22-28

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Business, Oct. 22-28

Business, Oct. 22-28

Classes & Workshops, Oct. 22-28

Classes & Workshops, Oct. 22-28

Community, Oct. 22-28

Community, Oct. 22-28

Bulletin Board, Oct. 22-28

Bulletin Board, Oct. 22-28

Schools, Oct. 22-28

Schools, Oct. 22-28

Volunteering, Oct. 22-28

Volunteering, Oct. 22-28

The Arts in Loudoun, Oct. 22-28

The Arts in Loudoun, Oct. 22-28

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 22-28

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 22-28

Patriots Push For Postseason

Win over Wakefield harder than expected, but solidifies playoff position

Patriots Push For Postseason

Health, Oct. 22-28

Health, Oct. 22-28

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 22-28

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 22-28

Theater

Theater

Spartans Set to Face Panthers in Showdown

Late-season meeting could decide Dulles District title.

Spartans Set to Face Panthers in Showdown

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Monday, October 20

Food and Drink

Food and Drink

Business Notes

Business Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Great Falls Fusion Wins VIP Tournament

Great Falls Fusion Wins VIP Tournament

Fullner, McCready Announce Engagement

Fullner, McCready Announce Engagement

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Friday, October 17

‘Back on the Right Track’

With 24-7 win on homecoming, Lee football snaps four-game skid.

‘Back on the Right Track’

Wednesday, October 15

Eakin Bright, Versatile Star

Lake Braddock alum Jenny Eakin switches positions but continues to shine at James Madison.

Eakin Bright, Versatile Star

Burke & Fairfax Calendary 10/16

Burke & Fairfax Calendary 10/16

Volleyball Success Out West

Centreville, Chantilly and Westfield have seized control of the Northern Region volleyball hierarchy.

Volleyball Success Out West

Faith Notes 10/16

Faith Notes 10/16

Getting To Know ...

Jeremiah M. Caven, new assistant principal at Twain Middle School.

Getting To Know ...

Health Notes 10/16

Health Notes 10/16

Bulletin Board 10/16

Bulletin Board 10/16

Getting To Know ...

Annastasia Psitos, musician and Kennedy Center intern.

Getting To Know ...

Burke & Fairfax Calendary 10/16

Burke & Fairfax Calendary 10/16

A Cemetery and a Park

Design elements include rows of headstones and a pavilion with a memorial wall of names.

A Cemetery and a Park

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Sports Briefs

Football Roundup

Sports Briefs

Football Roundup

Titans, Saints Prevail

Football Roundup

Local Women Golfers Win State Title

Team has been crowned champion seven times since 1991

Local Women Golfers Win State Title

Racing For Alexandria Bragging Rights

Episcopal boys, Titan girls capture 2008 city championship

Racing For Alexandria Bragging Rights

Episcopal's Friday Night Lights

Doubleheader event played under the lights for first time in school’s 169-history

Episcopal's Friday Night Lights

Majors Edge Saxons in Field Hockey, 2-1

Majors overcome second half deficit.

Majors Edge Saxons in Field Hockey, 2-1

Staying Tough in Tough District

In the ever-competitive Concorde District, Rams set sights on district tournament.

Staying Tough in Tough District

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Clifton Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Clifton Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Tuesday, October 14

Improved Panthers Fight for Respect

After finishing 1-9 last fall, Paul VI’s football team has changed its reputation around the WCAC.

Improved Panthers Fight for Respect

The Human Factor in American History

Author Joseph Ellis signs books at The Shops at Mount Vernon

The Human Factor in American History

Majors Edge Saxons, 2-1, in Field Hockey

Langley struggles to get shots off in non-district affair.

Majors Edge Saxons, 2-1, in Field Hockey

International Theater Comes to Arlington

Teatro de la Luna’s 11th Annual International Hispanic Theater Festival brings companies from 8 countries to the area

International Theater Comes to Arlington

Del Ray Parade Planned for October 26

Del Ray Parade Planned for October 26

Herndon Volleyball Readying for Postseason

Hornets were 14-1 going into this week.

Herndon Volleyball Readying for Postseason

Food & Drink, Oct. 15-21

Food & Drink, Oct. 15-21

Off the Menu

Off the Menu

The Arts, Oct. 15-21

The Arts, Oct. 15-21

From Top to Bottom

Westfield’s depth leads to 2008 Northern Region golf title.

From Top to Bottom

Rotary Teams Up For Charity

Torpedo Factory Art Center to host 2008 combined event

Rotary Teams Up For Charity

Langley Has No Answers for Powerful Stone Bridge

Bulldogs celebrate Homecoming with 38-0 win over the Saxons.

Langley Has No Answers for Powerful Stone Bridge

Rowland Relinquishes Oakton Baseball Position

Successful coach led Cougars to the state crown in 2000.

Rowland Relinquishes Oakton Baseball Position

Del Ray Parade Planned for October 26

Del Ray Parade Planned for October 26

Kicking the Trend

West Springfield’s Alyssa Calderwood has survived and thrived on gridiron.

Kicking the Trend

Ongoing Events, Oct. 15-21

Ongoing Events, Oct. 15-21

International Theater Comes to Arlington

Teatro de la Luna’s 11th Annual International Hispanic Theater Festival brings companies from 8 countries to the area

International Theater Comes to Arlington

Always A Writer

Prolific author coming to Arlington.

Always A Writer

Calendar, Oct. 15-21

Calendar, Oct. 15-21

Million Dollar Gift Creates Newborn Intensive Care Unit

Million Dollar Gift Creates Newborn Intensive Care Unit

Alexandria Arts Safari

Alexandria Arts Safari

Family Fun at Fall Festival

Family Fun at Fall Festival

Schools, Oct. 15-21

Schools, Oct. 15-21

Business Notes

Business Notes

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 15-21

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 15-21

Volunteering, Oct. 15-21

Volunteering, Oct. 15-21

Business, Oct. 15-21

Business, Oct. 15-21

Seminary Valley

Seminary Valley

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Comic Horror Fills Signature’s ARK

"The Lieutenant of Inishmore" is a bloody Irish romp.

Comic Horror Fills Signature’s ARK

Faith, Oct. 15-21

Faith, Oct. 15-21

Mount Vernon Homecoming Parade

Mount Vernon Homecoming Parade

People, Oct. 15-21

People, Oct. 15-21

Community, Oct. 15-21

Community, Oct. 15-21

Camps & Schools, Oct. 15-21

Camps & Schools, Oct. 15-21

Bulletin Board, Oct. 15-21

Bulletin Board, Oct. 15-21

Pets, Oct. 15-21

Pets, Oct. 15-21

Health, Oct. 15-21

Health, Oct. 15-21

Taylor Run

Taylor Run

Business, Oct. 15-21

Business, Oct. 15-21

West Potomac Homecoming

West Potomac Homecoming

The Human Factor in American History

Author Joseph Ellis signs books at The Shops at Mount Vernon

The Human Factor in American History

Close Call For Yorktown’s Slade

Team finishes fifth at region tournament, while a freshman qualifies for state tournament.

Close Call For Yorktown’s Slade

Langley Has No Answers for Powerful Stone Bridge

Bulldogs celebrate Homecoming with 38-0 win over the Saxons.

Langley Has No Answers for Powerful Stone Bridge

Seahawks Prevail Over Highlanders

South Lakes football team gets much needed win over McLean.

Seahawks Prevail Over Highlanders

Warhawks’ Win Streak Ends; Stone Bridge Looming

Madison football, at 4-3, still on pace for a winning season.

Warhawks’ Win Streak Ends; Stone Bridge Looming

Highlanders’ Hockey Gearing for Districts

McLean field hockey experienced breakthrough regular season under Hardman.

Highlanders’ Hockey Gearing for Districts

Schools, Oct. 15-21

Schools, Oct. 15-21

Rotary Teams Up For Charity

Torpedo Factory Art Center to host 2008 combined event

Rotary Teams Up For Charity

Classes & Workshops, Oct. 15-21

Classes & Workshops, Oct. 15-21

Week in Sports (Oct. 15-22)

Week in Sports (Oct. 15-22)

Off the Menu

Off the Menu

Spartans Struggle Past Determined Dominion

But Broad Run breaks it open in the fourth quarter for a 27-6 Homecoming football win.

Spartans Struggle Past Determined Dominion

School Notes

School Notes

Clubs and Organizations, Oct. 15-21

Clubs and Organizations, Oct. 15-21

People, Oct. 15-21

People, Oct. 15-21

Military Notes

Military Notes

Monday, October 13

Food and Drink

Food and Drink

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Thursday, October 9

Design Students Visit Chicago

Design Students Visit Chicago

Eight Scouts Receive Awards

Eight Scouts Receive Awards

Feudo Tops Vaulting Championship

Feudo Tops Vaulting Championship

Vu, Bulle Engaged

June 2009 wedding is planned.

Vu, Bulle Engaged

Shimshock, Allen To Wed

Shimshock, Allen To Wed

Wakefield, Long Marry in Hawaii

Wakefield, Long Marry in Hawaii

Rotary Club Distributes Dictionaries

Rotary Club Distributes Dictionaries

Wiese, Thompson To Wed

Wiese, Thompson To Wed

Wednesday, October 8

Falcons Becoming a District Volleyball Factor

Briar Woods wins third straight with triumph over Dominion.

Falcons Becoming a District Volleyball Factor

Laurel Hill, Fairfax Station & Springfield Calendar

Laurel Hill, Fairfax Station & Springfield Calendar

Patriot Runners Dropping Times

Park View cross country is gearing for season stretch drive.

Patriot Runners Dropping Times

Laurel Hill, Fairfax Station & Springfield Calendar

Laurel Hill, Fairfax Station & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/8

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/8

Bulldogs Ready for Homecoming

Broad Run, Potomac Falls and Briar Woods all week six winners.

Bulldogs Ready for Homecoming

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes 10/8

Faith Notes 10/8

Bulletin Board 10/8

Bulletin Board 10/8

Offense For Sale

Three area schools have joined a growing number of prep football teams around the country that are paying thousands to learn a successful offensive system.

Offense For Sale

New Look Rivalry?

After years of Yorktown dominance, Washington-Lee and Wakefield have chances to claim football supremacy in Arlington.

New Look Rivalry?

Sports Briefs

Football Roundup

Sports Briefs

Repeat On Their Minds

Saints coach thinks team may be better than last season’s state title squad

Repeat On Their Minds

Sports Briefs

Football Roundup

Sports Briefs

Perfect Patriots Capture District Title Over W-L

Possible rematch looms in National District tournament in two weeks

Perfect Patriots Capture District Title Over W-L

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/8

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/8

There's the Rub

Local entrepreneur spreads message of homemade rubs through Web site, barbecue competitions.

There's the Rub

Turning Classical Music Cool

String trio Virginia Virtuosi brings an educational, casual approach to classical music for broader appeal.

Turning Classical Music Cool

Stone Bridge Cross Country Making Steady Progress

Bulldog girls’ and boys’ teams preparing for Glory Days.

Stone Bridge Cross Country Making Steady Progress

There's the Rub

Local entrepreneur spreads message of homemade rubs through Web site, barbecue competitions.

There's the Rub

Turning Classical Music Cool

String trio Virginia Virtuosi brings an educational, casual approach to classical music for broader appeal.

Turning Classical Music Cool

Tuesday, October 7

Food & Drink, Oct. 8-14

Food & Drink, Oct. 8-14

Madison Edges Saxons in Football

Warhawks storm back in second half to garner Liberty win.

Madison Edges Saxons in Football

Ongoing Events, Oct. 8-14

Ongoing Events, Oct. 8-14

Woodson’s Winning Words

Despite loss of three Division I-A athletes, Cavaliers keep winning tradition alive.

Woodson’s Winning Words

Also Playing

Also Playing

Seahawk Boys Fly High at Keyser Meet

Cross country squad grabs first overall at Maryland competition.

Seahawk Boys Fly High at Keyser Meet

The Arts, Oct. 8-14

The Arts, Oct. 8-14

Oktoberfest is in the Air!

Hundreds celebrate the German tradition at local festivals

Oktoberfest is in the Air!

Food & Drink in Loudoun, Oct. 8-14

Food & Drink in Loudoun, Oct. 8-14

Oakton Football Wins in Front of Home Crowd

Cougars remain unbeaten.

Oakton Football Wins in Front of Home Crowd

Blessing of the Pets

Blessing of the Pets

Conte: ‘She’s So Dynamic’

Senior midfielder Megan Rea does it all for South County field hockey team.

Conte: ‘She’s So Dynamic’

Blessing of the Pets

Blessing of the Pets

Barber Keeps It in the Family

With his older brother at Virginia Tech, Levi Barber takes control of Edison offense.

Barber Keeps It in the Family

Week in Sports (Oct. 8-15)

Week in Sports (Oct. 8-15)

Berman ‘Buckles Down’ at Robinson

Though off-season program was vital, Jared Berman credits a different reason for success.

Berman ‘Buckles Down’ at Robinson

Synetic Revives Georgian Epic

"Host and Guest" a reaction to war in the Caucasus.

Synetic Revives Georgian Epic

The Eyes Have It In "Perfect World"

Jason Lott delivers Chris Stezin’s play for Charter.

The Eyes Have It In "Perfect World"

Loudoun Calendar, Oct. 8-14

Loudoun Calendar, Oct. 8-14

Dominion High Stages 'Little Women'

Play based on Louisa May Alcott's novel revolving around family life during Civil War.

Dominion High Stages 'Little Women'

Oktoberfest is in the Air!

Hundreds celebrate the German tradition at local festivals

Oktoberfest is in the Air!

Chantilly Football’s Pace-maker

Running back Torrian Pace sets the tone for Chargers.

Chantilly Football’s Pace-maker

Herndon Football in Hunt for Playoff Spot

The Hornets, at 4-2, are set to take on host Yorktown this Friday night.

Herndon Football in Hunt for Playoff Spot

Senior Living Oct. 8-14

Senior Living Oct. 8-14

Business, Oct. 8-14

Business, Oct. 8-14

Volunteering, Oct. 8-14

Volunteering, Oct. 8-14

Return of the Godspeed

Return of the Godspeed

Alexandria Bulletin Oct. 9-15

Alexandria Bulletin Oct. 9-15

Bulletin Board Oct. 8-14

Bulletin Board Oct. 8-14

Schools, Oct. 8-14

Schools, Oct. 8-14

Schools, Oct. 8-14

Schools, Oct. 8-14

Bulletin Board, Oct. 8-14

Bulletin Board, Oct. 8-14

Health, Oct. 8-14

Health, Oct. 8-14

Classes & Workshops, Oct. 8-14

Classes & Workshops, Oct. 8-14

Health Notes Oct. 8-14

Health Notes Oct. 8-14

Community, Oct. 8-14

Community, Oct. 8-14

Are Workers Homes Historic?

Questions still linger following a neighborhood dispute a year ago over what makes a house worth preserving.

Are Workers Homes Historic?

Marshall Football Getting on a Football Roll

Statesmen defeat McLean for second straight win.

Marshall Football Getting on a Football Roll

Faith Notes Oct. 8-14

Faith Notes Oct. 8-14

Business Notes

Business Notes

School Notes Oct. 8-14

School Notes Oct. 8-14

Faith, Oct. 8-14

Faith, Oct. 8-14

Mount Vernon Bulletin Oct. 9-15

Mount Vernon Bulletin Oct. 9-15

Annual Art on the Avenue

Annual Art on the Avenue

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 8-14

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 8-14

Camps & Schools, Oct. 8-14

Camps & Schools, Oct. 8-14

Military Notes

Military Notes

Pet of the Week, Oct. 8-14

Pet of the Week, Oct. 8-14

Health & Fitness Oct. 9-15

Health & Fitness Oct. 9-15

People, Oct. 8-14

People, Oct. 8-14

TC Celebrates Homecoming

TC Celebrates Homecoming

The Arts in Loudoun, Oct. 8-14

The Arts in Loudoun, Oct. 8-14

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

An Uphill Climb

With 13 players gone from last season’s 19-2, Langley field hockey must rebuild.

An Uphill Climb

Westfield’s Royster Shines at Penn State

A speedy, athletic running back, Evan Royster has benefited from Nittany Lions’ new offense.

Westfield’s Royster Shines at Penn State

Le Refuge -- 25 Years Of True French Cuisine

Colonial Old Town becomes a French bistro entering Le Refuge.

Le Refuge -- 25 Years Of True French Cuisine

Calendar, Oct. 8-14

Calendar, Oct. 8-14

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 8-14

Clubs & Organizations, Oct. 8-14

Le Refuge -- 25 Years Of True French Cuisine

Colonial Old Town becomes a French bistro entering Le Refuge.

Le Refuge -- 25 Years Of True French Cuisine

Calendar Oct. 8-14

Calendar Oct. 8-14

Ongoing Events in Loudoun, Oct. 8-14

Ongoing Events in Loudoun, Oct. 8-14

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar Oct. 9-15

Calendar Oct. 9-15

Business, Oct. 8-14

Business, Oct. 8-14

People, Oct. 8-14

People, Oct. 8-14

Faith Notes Oct. 9-15

Faith Notes Oct. 9-15

Monday, October 6

Pflugrath's Assistant Tabbed to Lead Stallions

South County Wendell Johnson given first varsity head coaching opportunity.

Pflugrath's Assistant Tabbed to Lead Stallions

School Notes

School Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Peace Begins Within

Unity of Fairfax Church hosts World Peace Prayer.

Peace Begins Within

Country Fair Attracts Community

Country Fair Attracts Community

Calendar

Calendar

From Face Paint to Acrylics

KISS singer Paul Stanley appears with his art at the Wentworth Gallery at Tysons Corner.

From Face Paint to Acrylics

Faith

Faith

Thursday, October 2

Edison’s National Security

With 38-0 rout of Yorktown, Edison proves its mettle in National District.

Edison’s National Security

Wednesday, October 1

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

If He Ran the Circus

Zany artwork and presidential politics collide in an exhibition featuring the works of Dr. Seuss.

If He Ran the Circus

Fairfax Fall Festival Oct. 11

More than 400 booths, car show, music, children's activities and food.

Fairfax Fall Festival Oct. 11

Alexandria Bulletin Oct. 2-8

Alexandria Bulletin Oct. 2-8

Health Notes 10/2

Health Notes 10/2

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Getting To Know ...

Dave Sobel, author and CEO of Evolve Technologies.

Getting To Know ...

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/2

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/2

Green's Legs Do The Talking

Senior quarterback Brian Green has led Mount Vernon to a 3-2 start in his second season as a starter.

Green's Legs Do The Talking

Despite Injuries, Episcopal is No Joke

The Maroon have lost half their team to injuries this season, but still sport a 9-2 record.

Despite Injuries, Episcopal is No Joke

Bulletin Board 10/2

Bulletin Board 10/2

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/2

Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/2

Faith Notes 10/2

Faith Notes 10/2

District Games More Important Than Ever

With most Patriot and National District teams off to slow starts, winning district matches will be vital.

District Games More Important Than Ever