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Potomac Weekend Fun: Aug. 28-Sept. 6

Events in and near Potomac, Md.

Shifting Boundaries

Navy Annex land exchange includes straightening Columbia Pike.

A land exchange between Arlington County and Arlington National Cemetery could lead to a new historic memorial in Arlington.

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Potomac: Inexperienced Churchill Field Hockey Focused on Present

Bulldogs have reached region semis or beyond four straight years.

The Churchill field hockey program has lost in the region semifinals the last three years.

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Alexandria: TC Field Hockey Dominates at Under the Lights Tournament

Titans motivated by 2014 season-ending loss to Woodson.

The T.C. Williams field hockey team went 4-0 during the Under the Lights tournament.

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Mount Vernon’s Miller Commits to Old Dominion

Jessica Miller is committed to play field hockey at ODU.

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Vienna: Madison Volleyball Returns Key Players

Warhawks finished state runner-up in 2014.

The Madison volleyball team reached the 2014 6A state championship match.

Chantilly Crime Report for the Week of 8/26

The following incidents were reported by the Fair Oaks Police Station.

Chantilly Still Learning to Play Without its All-Star

Chargers finished 6A North region runner-up in 2014.

As Kyler Zampiello (class of 2015) prepares to play in her first field hockey game at James Madison University, the Chantilly Chargers are preparing to play their first game without her. A first-team all-region selection in 2013 and 2014, Zampiello led the Chargers from the goal.

Bite Me Cancer Marks 5th Anniversary

Fundraising underway for research.

Bite Me Cancer celebrates its 5-year anniversary this month with its founder, Nikki Ferraro, who graduated from James Madison University this past May. Ferraro started Bite Me Cancer at 17 years old after being diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer during the spring semester of her junior year of high school.

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Burke: Robinson Football to Lean on Physical Running Back Trio

Vossler returns for second season as Rams head coach.

The Robinson football team started 6-0 last season but finished 6-5.

SYA Annual Board Meeting Rescheduled

The Southwestern Youth Association annual Executive Board of Directors Election Meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 2.

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Great Falls: Defensive-Minded Langley Field Hockey Searching for Offense

Coach Robb: injured goal-scorer Duenkel ‘unlikely’ to play.

The Langley field hockey team enters the 2015 season with a strong defense.

Preparing for the Start of School in the Fall

Putting all of the puzzle pieces together.

Boxes filled with Swanson Middle School assignment books and textbooks are stacked high in the Main Office while the roar of the waxing machine is heard down the hall.

Centreville and Chantilly Crime Report for the Week of 8/26

The following incidents were reported by the Sully District Police Station.

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Reston: South Lakes’ Davis Produces Hat Trick in Opener

Seahawks beat Lee at Under the Lights tournament.

South Lakes sophomore Ani Davis scored a career-best three goals against Lee on Monday.

Strand To Lead Unified Prevention Coalition

Whitney Strand has been appointed as the new executive director of the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County (UPC). Strand has served as program director of the countywide coalition that works to prevent substance abuse and keep Fairfax County youth and young adults safe and drug free.

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Arlington: Wakefield Wins with New Style of Field Hockey

Warriors produce two mercy-rule wins at Lee tournament.

Wakefield finishes 3-1 at the Under the Lights tournament at Lee High School.

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I am writing with concerns about the intersection of Stringfellow Road and Chantilly High School. I transport my daughter to work at the Kindercare child care center daily and have seen and had near misses with high school kids as they try to cross the road not at the crosswalk or with the crossing guard.

Letter: Welcome from Police Chief Ed Roessler

Newcomers Guide

Dear Community Members: The Fairfax County Police Department was established on July 1, 1940 and today we have an authorized strength of 1,372 sworn law enforcement officers who protect and serve the communities of the County. On average, officers respond to over 400,000 calls for service each year.

Reston: Five Candidates for Three Vacancies

A Candidates Forum - for Reston Community Center Board of Governors - to be held Sept. 17.

The Reston Community Center (RCC) Board of Governors has announced five candidates for its 2015 Preference Poll.