Stories for August 2009

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Thursday, August 27

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Wednesday, August 26

Fine Art

Fine Art

Finalists announced for 7th Annual Trawick Prize

Finalists announced for 7th Annual Trawick Prize

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

At the Workhouse

At the Workhouse

T.C. Williams QB Hargrove leaves scrimmage with fractured wrist

Bray takes over at quarterback, Titans beat Centreville

T.C. Williams QB Hargrove leaves scrimmage with fractured wrist

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

Spirits in a Bottle

Spirits in a Bottle

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

It’s a Wrap for Keegan in Arlington

After This Weekend, Company Performs Across the River.

It’s a Wrap for Keegan in Arlington

Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, August 25

Titans Look To Run Past Opponents

T.C. Williams looks to exploit mismatches with spread offense.

Titans Look To Run Past Opponents

W-L Football Team Looking To Improve

Generals struggle in scrimmage against West Potomac.

W-L Football Team Looking To Improve

Sports Briefs for Centre View-South Aug. 19-26

Sports Briefs for Centre View-South Aug. 19-26

Calendar

Calendar

Bruins Golf Coach Leaves after Six Seasons

Karl Kerns led Lake Braddock to three consecutive district titles.

Bruins Golf Coach Leaves after Six Seasons

Calendar

Calendar

New Offense Spreads Gar-Field for 55 Points

New passing offense gives Bruins hope for successful season.

New Offense Spreads Gar-Field for 55 Points

Springfield Sports Briefs Aug. 19-26

Springfield Sports Briefs Aug. 19-26

Anniversary

Anniversary

Sports Briefs for Centre View-North Aug. 19-26

Sports Briefs for Centre View-North Aug. 19-26

Burke Sports Briefs Aug. 19-26

Burke Sports Briefs Aug. 19-26

Freshmen Learn Life Lessons through Football

Hard first day of practice makes some realize there’s more to football than football.

Freshmen Learn Life Lessons through Football

Lady Spartans Shutout Hawks in Scrimmage

Strong defense and goaltending helps Spartans to 1-0 victory.

Lady Spartans Shutout Hawks in Scrimmage

Team Virginia Sweeps Series in Dominican Republic

Area team wins all six games.

Team Virginia Sweeps Series in Dominican Republic

Panthers Look To Rush to Victory

After losing key players in the off season, Paul VI looks to rushing tandem to carry the load.

Panthers Look To Rush to Victory

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Sports Biefs

Yorktown’s Kyle Bailey Injured

Sports Biefs

High-Octane Offense Garners Silver

Area hockey players do battle at State Wars Roller Hockey Tournament.

High-Octane Offense Garners Silver

Offensive Line Strength of West Potomac Offense

The Mount Vernon football team has many talented skill position players to distribute the ball in its no-huddle spread offense.

Offensive Line Strength of West Potomac Offense

West Springfield Edges Out TC in Volleyball Scrimmage

Lady Titans return four players from last season.

West Springfield Edges Out TC in Volleyball Scrimmage

Wednesday, August 19

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Tuesday, August 18

Gymnast Competes With Olympians

Lorton native says goal is to compete at 2012 Olympic Games in London

Gymnast Competes With Olympians

Sports Brief

Sports Brief

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Spartan Golfers Scramble In Season Opener

Spartans earn win over Annandale and one-stroke loss to Lake Braddock in tiebreaker.

Spartan Golfers Scramble In Season Opener

Calendar

Calendar

Jane Austen Ball at Gadsby's Tavern Museum

Jane Austen Ball at Gadsby's Tavern Museum

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Sports Brief

Sports Brief

More Than A Bio-Play

Mae West Obsession Is Just the Start in "Dirty Blonde."

More Than A Bio-Play

Calendar

Calendar

Chantilly Falls to Georgia in Regional Finals

Trip to Williamsport spoiled by two runs allowed after controversial no-call.

Chantilly Falls to Georgia in Regional Finals

Calendar

Calendar

Brit Kelly Puts Faith Before Basketball

Former Hayfield basketball player, Brit Kelly chooses Shaw University, south's oldest historically black college, over PAC-10 schools.

Brit Kelly Puts Faith Before Basketball

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Three Golfers Qualify for U.S. Senior Amateur

West, Tallent card 67, King shoots 71.

Three Golfers Qualify for U.S. Senior Amateur

Centre View North-South Briefs

Centre View North-South Briefs

Coach Charged With Online Solicitation

Police say Woodson assistant wrestling coach solicited minor online.

Coach Charged With Online Solicitation

Calendar

Calendar

'All Geared Up' Members To Host Soccer Camp

Registration open for Saturday event in Sterling.

'All Geared Up' Members To Host Soccer Camp

T.C. Williams Quarterback Position Up for Grabs

Seniors Hargrove, Bray can prove themselves during scrimmages.

T.C. Williams Quarterback Position Up for Grabs

Calendar

Calendar

Wednesday, August 12

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

People Notes

People Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Teens Grow (A Little) In Comedy

Zemfira Stage Offers "Vanities" at the Lyceum.

Teens Grow (A Little) In Comedy

Calendar

Calendar

23rd Annual Young at Art Exhibit

23rd Annual Young at Art Exhibit

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Artful Pathway

Artful Pathway

Dewey, MacQuilliam Engaged

Dewey, MacQuilliam Engaged

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Parklawn Holds National Night Out

Parklawn Holds National Night Out

Dirty Dogs Draw in Dollars

Dirty Dogs Draw in Dollars

Taking on Goshen Scout Reservation

Taking on Goshen Scout Reservation

Calendar

Calendar

Old Town

Old Town

Performing at Jazz Dance World Congress

Performing at Jazz Dance World Congress

Business Notes

Business Notes

Tuesday, August 11

Centreville's Ferrick Steps Down

Head coach of Wildcat softball team, 13-year veteran Rich Ferrick, relinquishes position.

Centreville's Ferrick Steps Down

‘We're Here to Play Baseball’

Chantilly American Majors All-Stars shock themselves with performance at regional tournament.

‘We're Here to Play Baseball’

Centre View-North Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Centre View-North Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Springfield Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Springfield Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Bruins, Stallions Challenged Early

Area golf teams take to difficult International Country Club course for Cougar Classic.

Bruins, Stallions Challenged Early

Vienna/Oakton/McLean/Great Falls Sports Briefs

Lange booked and more

Vienna/Oakton/McLean/Great Falls Sports Briefs

Premiere Dance Showcase in Reston

Premiere Dance Showcase in Reston

Fairfax Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Fairfax Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Laurel Hill/Fairfax Station Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Laurel Hill/Fairfax Station Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Less Depth, Same Talent

All five Bulldogs shoot in the 70s and Tim Ritter wins individual title at Cougar Classic.

Less Depth, Same Talent

Burke Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Burke Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Little League and more

Alexandria Sports Briefs

MMA: Not For Adults Only

With mixed martial arts boom, Reston resident’s gym offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program.

MMA: Not For Adults Only

MMA: Not For Adults Only

With mixed martial arts boom, Reston resident’s gym offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program.

MMA: Not For Adults Only

Reston/Herndon Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Reston/Herndon Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Wolverine Golfers Look To Learn

At annual Cougar Classic, West Potomac gets sneak peak at its competition.

Wolverine Golfers Look To Learn

Hot Start at Cougar Classic

Local golfers return to action with Oakton’s annual tournament at International Country Club.

Hot Start at Cougar Classic

Arlington Sports Briefs

New girls' basketball coach and more

Arlington Sports Briefs

Centre View-South Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

Centre View-South Sports Briefs (Aug. 12-19)

One More Wahl in Wrigley

West Springfield pitcher Bobby Wahl makes trek to Chicago for showcase baseball game.

One More Wahl in Wrigley

O’Leary Takes Holden Cup

Alexandria native finishes close behind in ninth.

O’Leary Takes Holden Cup

Ram Golfers Pass Patience Test

Despite less-than-ideal day at Cougar Classic, Robinson golf, optimistic for season, takes second.

Ram Golfers Pass Patience Test

New W-L Pool Makes a Splash

State-of-the-art facility opened on July 14, drawing positive reviews from swimmers.

New W-L Pool Makes a Splash

Friday, August 7

SYA: Get Involved in Youth Sports

SYA: Get Involved in Youth Sports

Local Libraries

Local Libraries

Elected Officials

Elected Officials

Where Seniors Can Find Recreation

Where Seniors Can Find Recreation

School Notes

School Notes

To Be Thai Is Authentic Thai

To Be Thai Is Authentic Thai

The Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre

Be a Part of Centreville Day

Be a Part of Centreville Day

Clifton Groups

Clifton Groups

Greenbriar Groups

Greenbriar Groups

Wanna Have Fun?

Wanna Have Fun?

Bull Run Park Offers Fun

Bull Run Park Offers Fun

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

School Notes

School Notes

Demographics: Numbers Tell the Tale

Demographics: Numbers Tell the Tale

Seminary Valley

Seminary Valley

Be Active in the Community

Be Active in the Community

Political Groups

Political Groups

Families Promote Peace in the Middle East

Families Promote Peace in the Middle East

Calendar

Calendar

Places of Worship, New and Planned

Places of Worship, New and Planned

42 More Graduates

42 More Graduates

Faberge Eggs Go Patriotic

Russian egg maker Ilya Abelsky shows designs at B&C Jewelers on King Street.

Faberge Eggs Go Patriotic

Park Plans and Recreation

Park Plans and Recreation

Where to Find Dance Classes

Where to Find Dance Classes

CCF Rekindles its Spark, Looks Forward to a New Centreville Day

CCF Rekindles its Spark, Looks Forward to a New Centreville Day

Aiding Rising Hope

Aiding Rising Hope

Citizen Groups

Citizen Groups

Carl Sandburg Students Debut at the White House

Carl Sandburg Students Debut at the White House

Where To Go Horseback Riding

Where To Go Horseback Riding

Stepping Back Into History

Stepping Back Into History

Childcare Centers

Childcare Centers

Thursday, August 6

Health

Health

Water and Sewer

Water and Sewer

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Parks

Parks

Faith

Faith

Strange Encounter of a Reptilian Kind

Albee’s Pulitzer Winner “Seascape” At Gunston

Strange Encounter of a Reptilian Kind

Calendar

Calendar

Animal Care & Control

Animal Care & Control

Community Center

Community Center

Faith

Faith

Civic Organizations

Civic Organizations

School Board

School Board

Cars

Cars

Things to Do

Things to Do

Adventures

Adventures

General Assembly

General Assembly

School Board

School Board

2009 Elections

2009 Elections

2009 Elections

2009 Elections

General Assembly

General Assembly

Courts

Courts

Supervisors

Supervisors

Important Numbers

Important Numbers

Fire and Rescue

Fire and Rescue

Libraries

Libraries

Supervisors

Supervisors

Parks

Parks

New Resident's Checklist

New Resident's Checklist

Parks

Parks

Taxes & Fees

Taxes & Fees

Community Centers

Community Centers

By The Numbers

By The Numbers

Public Schools

Public Schools

Wednesday, August 5

Calendar

Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Connection

Burke & Fairfax Connection

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Calendar

2009-10

Community Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Connection

Burke & Fairfax Connection

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes

People Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, August 4

2009 Elections

2009 Elections

A Look at Reston Pre-History

Wiehle Town: A vision that did not materialize.

A Look at Reston Pre-History

Reston/Herndon Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Reston/Herndon Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Fairfax Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Fairfax Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Fairfax Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Fairfax Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Centre View-South Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Centre View-South Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Where Everyone Is Treated Like ‘a Regular’

Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern takes its place as Herndon’s cozy hometown bar.

Where Everyone Is Treated Like ‘a Regular’

Burke Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Burke Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Communities of Worship

Communities of Worship

Schools

Schools

Ride and Shine

Local bike shop sponsors Saturday morning rides for Reston residents.

Ride and Shine

To Market, To Market

Reston farmers markets and craft market offer a variety of goods to local citizens

To Market, To Market

Vienna/Oakton Sports Briefs

DCCL All Stars, youth baseball champions, and NOVA Senior Olympics

Vienna/Oakton Sports Briefs

Springfield Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Springfield Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Springfield Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Springfield Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Burke Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Burke Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Alexandria Sports Briefs

T.C. basketball clinic and senior swimming

Alexandria Sports Briefs

The Area's Oldest Junior Golf Tournament

Belle Haven CC hosts top local golfers at Bob Riley Junior Open.

The Area's Oldest Junior Golf Tournament

Food Hits the Wall At Katie’s Coffee

New art exhibition features stuff you can eat.

Food Hits the Wall At Katie’s Coffee

Geting Involved In Community Life

Reston Association needs volunteers, committee members.

Geting Involved In Community Life

Centre View-North Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Centre View-North Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Youth Opportunities Abound

Reston offers a variety of annual and weekly events for families with children.

Youth Opportunities Abound

It’s All-in at All-Star Meet

Overlee finishes with six medalists at NVSL all star meet.

It’s All-in at All-Star Meet

Gaelic Games Invade Alexandria

Hundreds turn out to show support for fast-growing Irish sports.

Gaelic Games Invade Alexandria

The Sound of Music

Reston Town Center and Lake Anne Center sponsor free concert series.

The Sound of Music

McLean/Great Falls Sports Briefs

DCCL All Stars, AAU basketball, NOVA Senior Olympics

McLean/Great Falls Sports Briefs

Swimmers Steal Spotlight at All-Star Meet

New records set at end-of-season NVSL all stars meet.

Swimmers Steal Spotlight at All-Star Meet

Homemade Breakfast in Herndon

Regulars love cozy atmosphere and attentive staff at Virginia Kitchen.

Homemade Breakfast in Herndon

Loudoun Athletes of the Week

The Loudoun County Hawks baseball team

Loudoun Athletes of the Week

Reston/Herndon Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Reston/Herndon Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Laurel Hill/Fairfax Station Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Laurel Hill/Fairfax Station Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Centre View Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Centre View Newcomer’s Guide to High School Sports

Herndon’s Own ‘Turn-of-the-Century Saloon’

Ice House Café and Oyster Bar offers classy menu and live music.

Herndon’s Own ‘Turn-of-the-Century Saloon’

Rocking Out on Friday Night Live

Every Friday in the summer, free concerts on the town green provide a gathering place for Herndon Community.

Rocking Out on Friday Night Live

A New, Burgundy and Gold, Loudoun Tradition

Since 2003, Redskins fans have flocked to Ashburn for the start of football season.

A New, Burgundy and Gold, Loudoun Tradition

Laurel Hill/Fairfax Station Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Laurel Hill/Fairfax Station Sports Briefs (Aug. 5-12)

Public Schools

Public Schools

Skolnitsky Starts Pro Journey

Fairfax grad gets shot at redemption at Redskins training camp.

Skolnitsky Starts Pro Journey

Monday, August 3

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Worship

Worship

Parks

Parks

Community Centers

Community Centers

Public Safety

Public Safety

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Teen Center

Teen Center

Post Office

Post Office

Worship

Worship

Public Safety

Public Safety

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

Parks

Parks

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

School Year 2009-10

School Year 2009-10

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Worship

Worship

Local Schools

Local Schools

Post Office

Post Office

Post Office

Post Office

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Local Schools

Local Schools

Worship

Worship

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Public Libraries

Local Schools

Local Schools

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

Local Schools

Local Schools

Public Safety

Public Safety

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

By the Numbers

By the Numbers