Stories for August 2003

Stories for August 2003

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Wednesday, August 27

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Classes

Classes

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime Log

Crime Log

College Notes

College Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Fitness Instructor Conquers Mt. Everest

Fitness Instructor Conquers Mt. Everest

Will Feds Pay For Rail?

Will Feds Pay For Rail?

Will Feds Pay For Rail?

Will Feds Pay For Rail?

Week in Fairfax

Week in Fairfax

Classes

Classes

Crime Log

Crime Log

Monument Gets OK for Zoning Amendment

Monument Gets OK for Zoning Amendment

Calendar

Calendar

Felony Charges Sent to Grand Jury

Felony Charges Sent to Grand Jury

Calendar

Calendar

College Notes

College Notes

Fitness Instructor Conquers Mt. Everest

Fitness Instructor Conquers Mt. Everest

Kustom Kastles Gets An OK from WFCCA

Kustom Kastles Gets An OK from WFCCA

All 3 High Schools Improve on SATs

All 3 High Schools Improve on SATs

'Total Team Effort' at Bull Run

'Total Team Effort' at Bull Run

Volunteers Needed for Tree Planting in Clifton

Volunteers Needed for Tree Planting in Clifton

Fair Lakes 8K Is Set for Sept. 7

Fair Lakes 8K Is Set for Sept. 7

Ricciardi Rezoning Request Moves Forward

Ricciardi Rezoning Request Moves Forward

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

New Hotel for Centreville

Extended StayAmerica Hotel construction to be finished soon.

New Hotel for Centreville

School Notes

School Notes

Centreville Day is Set for Sept. 13

Centreville Day is Set for Sept. 13

Health Notes

Health Notes

Classes

Classes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Calendar

Calendar

Drunken Drivers Beware

Drunken Drivers Beware

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar

Calendar

College Notes

College Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Classes

Classes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Lake Braddock Students Paint Mural

Lake Braddock Students Paint Mural

Health Notes

Health Notes

McDonald's Second Helping Yields a Better Outcome

McDonald's Second Helping Yields a Better Outcome

Lake Braddock Students Paint Mural

Lake Braddock Students Paint Mural

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Clifton Cruise-In is Sept. 1

Clifton Cruise-In is Sept. 1

Roundups

Roundups

Drunken Drivers Beware

Drunken Drivers Beware

Crime Log

Crime Log

Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

'How We Survived the New York Blackout'

'How We Survived the New York Blackout'

Will Feds Pay For Rail?

Will Feds Pay For Rail?

Drunken Drivers Beware

Drunken Drivers Beware

Fitness Instructor Conquers Mt. Everest

Fitness Instructor Conquers Mt. Everest

Crime Log

Crime Log

Learning Is Fun at Tech Adventure Camp

Learning Is Fun at Tech Adventure Camp

Six Teens Are Sentenced For Mailbox Explosions

Six Teens Are Sentenced For Mailbox Explosions

Tuesday, August 26

Montessori Debate Rages

Quest to bring school to south Reston community has neighbors up in arms.

Montessori Debate Rages

Proposal Angers Neighbors

Brambleton, other Dulles residents voice concerns about proposed rezoning request.

Proposal Angers Neighbors

Bells Mill Keeps Growing

Back to School -- Bells Mill Elementary

Bells Mill Keeps Growing

Dallas Takes Over at Hybla Valley Elementary

Dallas Takes Over at Hybla Valley Elementary

Motorized Scooters Cause Concern in Neighborhoods

Small vehicle popular with children.

Motorized Scooters Cause Concern in Neighborhoods

Elementary Schools Put On Finishing Touches

Elementary Schools Put On Finishing Touches

Domenech Kicks Off School Year for Sandburg

Domenech Kicks Off School Year for Sandburg

Doran Takes Reins as Wootton's Principal

Doran Takes Reins as Wootton's Principal

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

William Collins

William Collins

Crime Report

Crime Report

Responding to Student Needs

Teachers change instructional practices in response to students and environmental factors.

Responding to Student Needs

Finding 'Beauty' in Vineyards

Tarara Winery hires Chilean-born winemaker to oversee the winery and vineyards.

Finding 'Beauty' in Vineyards

Business Notes

Business Notes

Summer Trip Mixes Medicine, Leadership

Summer Trip Mixes Medicine, Leadership

Marie Knarr

Marie Knarr

High Schools Get Ready for 2003-2004

High Schools Get Ready for 2003-2004

Changing Face or Changing Times?

Richmond Highway's evolving future.

Changing Face or Changing Times?

Principal Honored For Community Efforts

Principal Honored For Community Efforts

Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap

Mean Streets of Fairfax

During a typical shift, a police officer patrols the city, responding to calls and dealing with trouble.

Mean Streets of Fairfax

Anti-Depressant Prevents Flying

Anti-Depressant Prevents Flying

Marie Knarr

Marie Knarr

Night Out Participants Honored

Community

Night Out Participants Honored

Marine Patrol Extended For Homeland Security

Marine Patrol Extended For Homeland Security

Rodriguez Rallies Troops at South Lakes

Last week of summer means last minute preparations are underway at South Lakes.

Rodriguez Rallies Troops at South Lakes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Sheriff's Office Remembers Barton

Sheriff's Office Remembers Barton

Crime Report

Crime Report

What's New at Area High Schools

What's New at Area High Schools

Students Get Ready

With Sept. 2 start date approaching, students enjoy last days of summer while preparing for school year.

Students Get Ready

Groups & Clubs

Groups & Clubs

Cabin John Reaches Out

Back to School -- Cabin John Middle School

Cabin John Reaches Out

Channel 28

Channel 28

Groups & Clubs

Groups & Clubs

HCTV

HCTV

Officials, Advocates Discuss Transportation

Officials, Advocates Discuss Transportation

FCPS By The Numbers

FCPS By The Numbers

Business Notes

Business Notes

New Plans for Nutley Street?

Vienna Town Council discusses creating a site map of the town's Nutley Street property.

New Plans for Nutley Street?

Engagements

Haley, Levenberg to Wed

Engagements

Community Notes

Community Notes

Cabin John Reaches Out

Back to School - Cabin John Middle School

Cabin John Reaches Out

Business Notes

Business Notes

A Walk On the Exploring Side

Annual Volksmarch draws supporters.

A Walk On the Exploring Side

Penny Myers Takes the LEAD

Program trains administrators to further develop school system.

Penny Myers Takes the LEAD

What Price First Response?

County, Alexandria gets beefed-up funding for security.

What Price First Response?

Students Raise Bar on SAT Scores

Fairfax County Public Schools students score higher than national and state average on SATs.

Students Raise Bar on SAT Scores

Adding 3Ts to 3Rs

Forest Edge principal reviews changes in education in his almost three decades of experience.

Adding 3Ts to 3Rs

Students Book It Back to Class

Sixty-one schools opened Monday to serve more than 40,250 students for the 2003-04 school year.

Students Book It Back to Class

Education Notebook -08/27/03

Education Notebook -08/27/03

Three Vie for Delegate Seat

Black, Morrissey and McWatters cite transportation, education and taxes as key issues.

Three Vie for Delegate Seat

Moving Graduation?

Moving Graduation?

Elementary Schools Put On the Finishing Touches

Elementary Schools Put On the Finishing Touches

Alam Survives Disease, Now Helps Others

Alam Survives Disease, Now Helps Others

Sheriff's Office Tightens Security

Courts Complex incorporates several new security measures.

Sheriff's Office Tightens Security

Park's Missing Calf Found

Park's Missing Calf Found

Class of 2004 Faces SOLs Challenge

Herndon High Prepares for Students

Class of 2004 Faces SOLs Challenge

Community Notes

Community Notes

Herndon Resident Visits Mexican Revolutionaries

Herndon Resident Visits Mexican Revolutionaries

People Notes

People Notes

Officials Advocates Talk Transportation

Officials Advocates Talk Transportation

Marie Knarr

Marie Knarr

'Mother to Thousands'

'Mother to Thousands'

Officials Advocates Talk Transportation

Officials Advocates Talk Transportation

Principal Honored For Community Efforts

Principal Honored For Community Efforts

Marine Patrol Extended For Homeland Security

Marine Patrol Extended For Homeland Security

Students Raise Bar on SAT Scores

School System Posts Best Results Ever

Students Raise Bar on SAT Scores

Crime Report

Crime Report

Area High Schools Get Ready

A new school year awaits area high schoolers.

Area High Schools Get Ready

Area Middle Schools Gear Up for 2003-04

Area Middle Schools Gear Up for 2003-04

Roof Repairs a Nightmare at Dremo’s

After nearly two months, bar owner questions delays.

Roof Repairs a Nightmare at Dremo’s

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Marine Patrol Extended For Homeland Security

Marine Patrol Extended For Homeland Security

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Elementary Schools Putting On Finishing Touches

Elementary Schools Putting On Finishing Touches

History and Practicality

New additions to National Register of Historic Places preserve Arlington’s past and stay relevant today.

History and Practicality

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Principal Honored For Community Efforts

Principal Honored For Community Efforts

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Fair Fills Late Summer Weekend

Thousands pack TJ’s grounds to enjoy 27th annual Arlington County Fair.

Fair Fills Late Summer Weekend

Maury Parents Face Choices

No Child Left Behind Act complicates school opening next week.

Maury Parents Face Choices

New School Resources

Federal funding provides more police officers in time for new school year.

New School Resources

Bells Mill Keeps Growing

Back to School -- Bells Mill Elementary

Bells Mill Keeps Growing

What Price First Response?

Alexandria gets beefed-up funding for security.

What Price First Response?

Real People, Real Problems

Tracking and helping the city's homeless population.

Real People, Real Problems

Once Was Not Enough

Car thieves strike with regularity in parts of city.

Once Was Not Enough

T.C. Scores Show Marked Improvement

T.C. Scores Show Marked Improvement

New Initiatives Underway As School Sets to Open

Laptop computers given to students at Minnie Howard.

New Initiatives Underway As School Sets to Open

Doran Takes Reins as Wootton's Principal

Doran Takes Reins as Wootton's Principal

Summer Trip Mixes Medicine, Leadership

Summer Trip Mixes Medicine, Leadership

Monday, August 25

In August Heat, Potomac’s Students Head Back to Class

In August Heat, Potomac’s Students Head Back to Class

Whitman Continues To Challenge

Whitman Continues To Challenge

Can-Do Spirit at Seven Locks

Can-Do Spirit at Seven Locks

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

New Principal Is A Familiar Face

New Principal Is A Familiar Face

New Principal for Hoover

New Principal for Hoover

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

SAT Scores Remain High

SAT Scores Remain High

Thursday, August 21

SOL Switch-up

Test scores mean five schools to be newly accredited, but three previously accredited slip.

SOL Switch-up

It'll Soon Be Time For 8K

It'll Soon Be Time For 8K

Round Up

Round Up

New Teachers Report

Over 150 new hires enter Arlington’s classrooms for orientation this week.

New Teachers Report

Kids R First Keeps True to its Name

Kids R First Keeps True to its Name

Officials, Advocates Talk Transportation

Officials, Advocates Talk Transportation

Globe-Trotting Firefighter Honored

Globe-Trotting Firefighter Honored

Enola Gay Lands As Museum's Major Artifact

Enola Gay Lands As Museum's Major Artifact

Relationships, Not Religion

Grace Community Church takes unorthodox approach in attempt to become ‘a church for people who don’t go to church.’

Relationships, Not Religion

Wednesday, August 20

Crime Log

Crime Log

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Mission: Pine Ridge Reservation

Mission: Pine Ridge Reservation

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Friends in Heat Are Friends in Sweets

Alexandria’s ice cream parlors provide hot spots for cool times.

Friends in Heat Are Friends in Sweets

Reality Painting

Works by John Clendening, on display in Georgetown, show unbiased brushstrokes.

Reality Painting

Classes

Classes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Calendar

Calendar

Calender

Calender

Calender

Calender

Calendar

Calendar

Reality Painting

Works by John Clendening, on display in Georgetown, show unbiased brushstrokes.

Reality Painting

Friends in Heat Are Friends in Sweets

Alexandria’s ice cream parlors provide hot spots for cool times.

Friends in Heat Are Friends in Sweets

Calendar

Calendar

Classes

Classes

Calender

Calender

The Fountains Celebrate a Milestone

Celebration marks 31 Years at Fountains

The Fountains Celebrate a Milestone

Money For Their Thoughts

Local research firms offer more than two cents to focus group participants.

Money For Their Thoughts

Air Pollution Measures Approved

If the area doesn't cut 38 tons of emissions by 2005, it risks losing millions in federal transportation funds.

Air Pollution Measures Approved

One Love, One Pledge

One Love, One Pledge

Week in Burke

Week in Burke

Spread The Red

Second group to start in Vienna

Spread The Red

Warner Appeals to Unions

Governor urges them to support Democrats.

Warner Appeals to Unions

Week in Fairfax Station

Week in Fairfax Station

Warner Woos Unions

Governor appeals to unions to support Democrats

Warner Woos Unions

Spread The Red

Second chapter to start in Vienna

Spread The Red

Assault Deemed Not Gang-Related

Assault Deemed Not Gang-Related

Money For Their Thoughts

Local research firms offer more than two cents to focus group participants.

Money For Their Thoughts

The Fountains Celebrate a Milestone

Celebration Marks 31 Years at Fountains

The Fountains Celebrate a Milestone

New Teachers, New Loop at Potomac Elementary

Back to School

New Teachers, New Loop at Potomac Elementary

Spread The Red

Second chapter to start in Vienna

Spread The Red

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

One Love, One Pledge

One Love, One Pledge

Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

Warner Woos Unions

Governor urges unions to support Democrats

Warner Woos Unions

Military Notes

Military Notes

Week in Fairfax

Week in Fairfax

Warner Woos Unions

Warner Woos Unions

New Medical Education Center Opens

New Medical Education Center Opens

Tuesday, August 19

Rourke Challenging Moran in 8th District

Stay-at-home dad turns to GOP for chance at Congress.

Rourke Challenging Moran in 8th District

Affordable Housing in a Tailspin

County has lost more than 1,000 units in the last five years; thousands more at risk.

Affordable Housing in a Tailspin

Economic Downsizing Spurs Concierge Business

Economic Downsizing Spurs Concierge Business

Business

Business

Aviator Club Creates Smithsonian Contribution

Aviator Club Creates Smithsonian Contribution

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Meet Oakton's Unofficial Mayor

Oakton resident Renny Martin helps neighbors come together.

Meet Oakton's Unofficial Mayor

School Administrators to Move in 2005

School Board approves $21.4 million construction contract for new administration building.

School Administrators to Move in 2005

Business Notes

Business Notes

Middle Schools Prepare for New Year

Middle Schools Prepare for New Year

Principal Reflects on Changes.

Instruction moves from lecturing to varied instruction practices.

Principal Reflects on Changes.

Cedar Lane Principal Returns to Home

Jean Hall takes child-centered and teams approach to education.

Cedar Lane Principal Returns to Home

New Place for Old Things

Antique store opens near Potomac Village

New Place for Old Things

Harold Philip Seamon

Harold Philip Seamon

Business

Business

New Programs at Wayside

New Programs at Wayside

Frattali, Jenkins Ready for Year

Q&A with Principals

Frattali, Jenkins Ready for Year

Enola Gay Lands as Museum's 'Major Artifact'

Smithsonian unveils Enola Gay at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, opening to the public Dec. 15.

Enola Gay Lands as Museum's 'Major Artifact'

Wolf Localizes Global Issues

Congressman speaks on transportation, international issues.

Wolf Localizes Global Issues

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Four Roads, One Lane Equals Massive Confusion

One lane bridge in Potomac’s Glen area still stymies residents.

Four Roads, One Lane Equals Massive Confusion

Snakeden Gets Makeover

RA and county work together to save watershed.

Snakeden Gets Makeover

Area Middle Schools Gear Up for 2003-04

Area Middle Schools Gear Up for 2003-04

Gridlock in Herndon's Future?

Traffic Study Projects Problem Areas

Gridlock in Herndon's Future?

46 New Homes for Marwood Estate

Months-long excavation will clear rubble and debris up to 50 feet deep to make way for new development.

46 New Homes for Marwood Estate

People Notes

People Notes

Inova Promises Help to IMVH

Supervisors point to positive steps being taken.

Inova Promises Help to IMVH

Getting a Glow On

Doughnut sign rigged when alarm sounds.

Getting a Glow On

Countdown to Safety

Pedestrian signals being installed along Richmond Highway.

Countdown to Safety

Carderock Springs Does Math, Opens Doors

Back to School

Carderock Springs Does Math, Opens Doors

Big Beams, Take One

Big Beams, Take One

Education Notebook - 08/20/03

Education Notebook - 08/20/03

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Business

Business

Big Beams, Take One

Big Beams, Take One

Students May Act Age at Beverly Farms

Back to School

Students May Act Age at Beverly Farms

Who is Gibson Consulting?

Who is Gibson Consulting?

Water In Sight For Starlit Ponds

Water In Sight For Starlit Ponds

At the Library

At the Library

Schools

Schools

LHMS Readies for New Year

Third-year principal Deborah Jackson looks forward to her first official IB year.

LHMS Readies for New Year

By The Numbers

By The Numbers

Big Beams, Take One

Big Beams, Take One

Penn Daw Shopping Center Losing Longtime Business

Straight from the Crate closing at end of month.

Penn Daw Shopping Center Losing Longtime Business

Listening On the Fly

U.S. Sen. George Allen (R) addresses concerns of small business owners in city.

Listening On the Fly

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Fatherhood Is ...

New movement in city hopes to bring responsibility back into relationships.

Fatherhood Is ...

Camps and Schools 8-20-03

Camps and Schools 8-20-03

Troubled Bridge Under Waters

Timetable moved back on Kendale Road bridge, property owner unhappy about land acquisition.

Troubled Bridge Under Waters

Community Notes

Community Notes

Schools

Schools

Enticing the Next Generation

Nurses Write Book Highlighting Nursing Career

Enticing the Next Generation

Forest Hills Cashes In On Agreement

Forest Hills Cashes In On Agreement

At the Library

At the Library

Referrals — Step by Step

Referrals — Step by Step

Water In Sight For Starlit Pond

Water In Sight For Starlit Pond

Community Notes

Community Notes

Current County Vacancies

Current County Vacancies

Students May Act Age at Beverly Farms

Back to School

Students May Act Age at Beverly Farms

Economic Downsizing Spurs Concierge Business

Economic Downsizing Spurs Concierge Business

Mark Sickles Challenges Bolvin in the 43rd

Mark Sickles Challenges Bolvin in the 43rd

Rourke Challenging Moran in 8th District

Stay-at-home dad turns to GOP for chance at Congress.

Rourke Challenging Moran in 8th District

Carderock Springs Does Math, Opens Doors

Back to School

Carderock Springs Does Math, Opens Doors

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Schools

Schools

Faith

Faith

Local Program Gets National Airplay

Merrifield-based, independent television station WNVT produces award-winning entertainment series.

Local Program Gets National Airplay

Rabid Raccoons on the Rise

Rabid Raccoons on the Rise

Spec Ed Advocates Question Report

Parents: Report Shows Lack of Understanding

Spec Ed Advocates Question Report

Potomac Bomber Sentenced

Prescott Sigmund, former River Falls resident, will serve 32 years.

Potomac Bomber Sentenced

Joint Training Sharpens Technical Rescues

Alexandria, Arlington fire departments hone skills at high-rise apartments.

Joint Training Sharpens Technical Rescues

Economic Downsizing Spurs Concierge Business

Economic Downsizing Spurs Concierge Business

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Monday, August 18

HCTV

HCTV

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Community Notes

Community Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Thursday, August 14

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Burke's Ever-Changing Face

Burke's Ever-Changing Face

Worship

Worship

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Public Safety

Public Safety

Old, New Here To Stay

Old, New Here To Stay

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

St. Mary's Part of American History

St. Mary's Part of American History

Burke's Ever Changing Face

Burke's Ever Changing Face

Working Behind The Scenes In Springfield

Working Behind The Scenes In Springfield

Springfield Welcomes Both New and Old

Springfield Welcomes Both New and Old

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Worship

Worship

Events, Additions Ahead For Springfield

Events, Additions Ahead For Springfield

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Public Safety

Public Safety

Public Safety

Public Safety

Old and New Here To Stay

Old and New Here To Stay

Public Safety

Public Safety

Worship

Worship

Worship

Worship

Worship

Worship

Burke Lake Park Builds New Mini Golf Course

Burke Lake Park Builds New Mini Golf Course

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Worship

Worship

St. Mary's Part of American History

St. Mary's Part of American History

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Burke's Ever Changing Face

Burke's Ever Changing Face

Public Safety

Public Safety

Old and New Here To Stay

Old and New Here To Stay

Public Safety

Public Safety

Wednesday, August 13

From Garden to Table

From Garden to Table

Court Project Nears Completion

Construction work on Courts Complex heads for completion by fall 2003.

Court Project Nears Completion

Light, Action — Life on Canvas

Len Garon's work includes official art for Legg Mason Tennis Classic.

Light, Action — Life on Canvas

Faith

Faith

College

College

Crime

Crime

Schools

Schools

Fall Brings Art Fest

Outdoor arts festival brings artists to Old Town.

Fall Brings Art Fest

Sanborn Helps Keep County Safe

West Springfield man is 10-year veteran of Auxiliary Police Unit.

Sanborn Helps Keep County Safe

Calendar

Calendar

From Garden to Table

From Garden to Table

Local CEO Competes in Ironman Challenge

Local CEO Competes in Ironman David Joubran, was one of 29 CaEOs to compete in the CEO Ironman Challenge at Lake Placid, N.Y.halleng

Local CEO Competes in Ironman Challenge

Calendar

Calendar

Schools

Schools

Schools

Schools

It's Court Days Time

August Court Days offers reenactments of 1700s life in downtown Leesburg.

It's Court Days Time

Faith

Faith

Calendar

Calendar

Fall Brings Art Fest

Outdoor arts festival brings artists to Old Town.

Fall Brings Art Fest

Crime

Crime

GSA Hires First Executive Director

John Brothers brings 10 years of human services experience to Good Shepherd.

GSA Hires First Executive Director

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Schools

Schools

Mount Vernon Prepares for Wine

Estate schedules fall wine festival for Oct. 3, 4 & 5.

Mount Vernon Prepares for Wine

Sanborn Helps Keep County Safe

West Springfield man is 10-year veteran of Auxiliary Police Unit.

Sanborn Helps Keep County Safe

Crime

Crime

Abaca Mixes Eclectic Furnishings

Antiques, reproductions and a flair for the Asian touch.

Abaca Mixes Eclectic Furnishings

Sanborn Helps Keep County Safe

West Springfield man is 10-year veteran of Auxiliary Police Unit.

Sanborn Helps Keep County Safe

Abaca Mixes Eclectic Furnishings

Antiques, reproductions and a flair for the Asian touch.

Abaca Mixes Eclectic Furnishings

Faith

Faith

Crime Keeps Up

Sheriff's Office tracks rising population, crime levels.

Crime Keeps Up

Sanborn Helps Keep County Safe

West Springfield man is 10-year veteran of Auxiliary Police Unit.

Sanborn Helps Keep County Safe

Animal Shelter Reaches Out

Animal Shelter works to relay information to larger community.

Animal Shelter Reaches Out

Mount Vernon Prepares for Wine

Estate schedules fall wine festival for Oct. 3, 4 & 5.

Mount Vernon Prepares for Wine

Just Add Students

Sixty-one schools will open their doors to an expected 40,250 students on Aug. 25.

Just Add Students

Light, Action — Life on Canvas

Len Garon's work includes official art for Legg Mason Tennis Classic.

Light, Action — Life on Canvas

Potomac Outdoors Quitting Retail Business

Potomac Outdoors Quitting Retail Business

Potomac People

Potomac People

Crime

Crime

Tuesday, August 12

Local CEO Competes in Ironman Challeng

David Joubran, was one of 29 CEOs to compete in the CEO Ironman Challenge at Lake Placid, N.Y.

Local CEO Competes in Ironman Challeng

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Crime Report

Crime Report

Belvoir Prepares Its Hazmat Team

Security concerns spark self-suffiency.

Belvoir Prepares Its Hazmat Team

Rash of Vandalism Hits Area

Crime prevention officer gives tips on safety.

Rash of Vandalism Hits Area

Washing Off the Dirt

War on graffiti waged by citizens.

Washing Off the Dirt

Taking Pet Adoption to a Whole New Level

Wild horses and burros available at Lorton site.

Taking Pet Adoption to a Whole New Level

Church Request Flushed By County Board

Church Request Flushed By County Board

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Showing Off at the Show House

Local designers are participating in the National Symphony Orchestra Decorators Show House 2003 fund-raiser.

Showing Off at the Show House

Don’t Fear the Trailer

Hundreds of students will be attending class in the now-ubiquitous gray boxes.

Don’t Fear the Trailer

Ministers Seek Rising Hope

Ministers Seek Rising Hope

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Pond Suffers From Silt

Community Pond Suffers From Silt

Virginia State Police Up The Armament Ante

Virginia State Police Up The Armament Ante

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Neighbors, Police Take to the Streets

Neighbors, Police Take to the Streets

Beam Placement Causes Overnight Traffic Stoppage

Beam Placement Causes Overnight Traffic Stoppage

People News

People News

Oakton Author Combines Loves of Life

Oakton resident and established author Bob Dorr has released his latest book, ‘Air Force One,’ chronicling the history of the world's most famous plane.

Oakton Author Combines Loves of Life

Build Up This Wall

Search for relief from beltway noise leads some homeowners to call for special tax of $831 a year per house.

Build Up This Wall

Community Notes

Community Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Business Notes

Business Notes

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Herndon Free Clinic Celebrates First Year

Plans in Works to Expand Services

Herndon Free Clinic Celebrates First Year

Parrot Takes Town Center

"Driving" his truck through the Reston Town Center, local bird is becoming a legend.

Parrot Takes Town Center

It Started in the Congressman’s Basement

Potomac resident takes time off from college to work on Capitol Hill.

It Started in the Congressman’s Basement

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Church Members Volunteer in Appalachia

Working for the Mountain T.O.P.

Church Members Volunteer in Appalachia

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Springfield Minor Forced Into Sex, Drugs and Videotape e

Springfield Minor Forced Into Sex, Drugs and Videotape e

Bulldozers, Backpacks at Ready

With the first day of school around the corner, three local principals survey their changing landscapes.

Bulldozers, Backpacks at Ready

Elementary Schools Preparing for First Day

Students To Return Sept. 2

Elementary Schools Preparing for First Day

Next Phase of Community Center Unveiled

Center: Out with the Old

Next Phase of Community Center Unveiled

School Notes

School Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Calender

Calender

At the Movies

At the Movies

HCTV

HCTV

Classes

Classes

Calender

Calender

Vienna Coast Guard Lt. Receives Bronze Star

Holly Harrison of Vienna has returned from service in Iraq to become the first woman in the Coast Guard to receive a Bronze Star.

Vienna Coast Guard Lt. Receives Bronze Star

Beam Placement Causes Traffic Stoppages

Beam Placement Causes Traffic Stoppages

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Classes

Classes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Real Estate

Real Estate

Calender

Calender

Calender

Calender

Local CEO Competes in Ironman Challeng

David Joubran, was one of 29 CEOs to compete in the CEO Ironman Challenge at Lake Placid, N.Y.

Local CEO Competes in Ironman Challeng

Schools & Camps

Schools & Camps

Police Have Old Town Burglar In Custody

Thomas Milner was wanted for rash of break-ins, robberies.

Police Have Old Town Burglar In Custody

Crime Report

Crime Report

Business Notes

Business Notes

At the Library

At the Library

It's a Matter of Quality

City, state monitoring emissions from Mirant plant on river.

It's a Matter of Quality

Ready, or Not

Students face unfinished construction at both middle schools.

Ready, or Not

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Head-On Collision Critically Injures One

Head-On Collision Critically Injures One

Berg Contract Approved By ARHA

Berg Contract Approved By ARHA

New Hope to Save the 'Self'

Medical procedure has promise with Alzheimer's patients.

New Hope to Save the 'Self'

Health Notes

Health Notes

Beam Placement Causes Overnight Traffic Stoppages

Beam Placement Causes Overnight Traffic Stoppages

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Springfield Minor Forced Into Sex, Drugs and Videotape Oeperation

Springfield Minor Forced Into Sex, Drugs and Videotape Oeperation

Community Pond Suffers From Silt

Community Pond Suffers From Silt

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Crime Report

Crime Report

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Contractors Face County Scrutiny

Contractors Face County Scrutiny

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Building Frenzy

Building Frenzy

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Community Pond Suffers From Silt

Community Pond Suffers From Silt

Skeletal Remains Found

Skeletal Remains Found

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Town Center Properties Sold

Terrabrook says good-bye to Reston, Boston Properties takes control of Freedom Square.

Town Center Properties Sold

Springfield Minor Forced Into Sex, Drugs and Videotae Operation

Springfield Minor Forced Into Sex, Drugs and Videotae Operation

Red Cross Opens New Facility

Red Cross Opens New Facility

Business Notes

Business Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

When the Road Isn’t Neutral

Does Seven Locks Road cause accidents?

When the Road Isn’t Neutral

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Child care program provides means for families to hold down jobs, stay off welfare.

Affordable Day Care Key for Working Poor

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

New ER Opens to Rave Reviews

Part of larger expansion project, Reston Hospital Center opened its new emergency ward on Monday morning.

New ER Opens to Rave Reviews

What

What

Southgate Design OK'd

Design board panel approves latest incarnation of center.

Southgate Design OK'd

Belle Haven Celebrates National Marina Day

Belle Haven Celebrates National Marina Day

Business Notes

Business Notes

Whats's New in Elementary Schools

Whats's New in Elementary Schools

Boston Pops performs for Baby Boomers

The Boston Pops will perform classical renditions of pop songs from the 1950s through today at Wolf Trap next week.

Boston Pops performs for Baby Boomers

Monday, August 11

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Thursday, August 7

Wendy's, Midas Get Board's Approval

Wendy's, Midas Get Board's Approval

Porn Conviction Yields Three Years Prison

Porn Conviction Yields Three Years Prison

Crime Report

Crime Report

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps and Schools 8-6-03

Camps and Schools 8-6-03

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Rescue 421 Joins Fair Oaks Team

Rescue 421 Joins Fair Oaks Team

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Police Recruit Big Ugly Stinkers

Police Recruit Big Ugly Stinkers

WFCM Collecting Backpacks for School Children

WFCM Collecting Backpacks for School Children

Murder Suspect Declared Competent to Stand Trial

Murder Suspect Declared Competent to Stand Trial

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Hull at Helm of New School

Hull at Helm of New School

Roundups

Roundups

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Man Pleads Guilty: Set Townhouse Fire

Man Pleads Guilty: Set Townhouse Fire

County Cleans Up an Old Road

County and Supervisor Kauffman tackle Cinder Bed Road.

County Cleans Up an Old Road

Calendar

Calendar

State-of-the-Art School

First look at Colin Powell Elementary School.

State-of-the-Art School

Fifth Lama, Four Truths, Two Weekends

Buddhist monk to speak at Falls Road center.

Fifth Lama, Four Truths, Two Weekends

Fifth Lama, Four Truths, Two Weekends

Buddhist monk to speak at Falls Road center.

Fifth Lama, Four Truths, Two Weekends

Police Recruit Big Ugly Stinkers

Police Recruit Big Ugly Stinkers

Crime

Crime

'Come to the Market'

Produce, pastry, birdhouses, jewelry — it's all at the Clifton Farmers Market.

'Come to the Market'

Wednesday, August 6

A Work in Progress — 250 Years Later

Carlyle House observes a milestone.

A Work in Progress — 250 Years Later

Home-Grown Chefs Come Home

Vermilion opens on King Street with two Titans in the kitchen.

Home-Grown Chefs Come Home

To Market, to Market — 250 Years’ Worth

Year after year, vendors line up to sell their wares at Market Square.

To Market, to Market — 250 Years’ Worth

Area Designers Help NSO Fund-Raiser

Local designers are participating in the National Symphony Orchestra Decorators Show House 2003 fund-raiser.

Area Designers Help NSO Fund-Raiser

A Work in Progress — 250 Years Later

Carlyle House observes a milestone.

A Work in Progress — 250 Years Later

Area Designers Help NSO Fund-Raiser

Local designers are participating in the National Symphony Orchestra Decorators Show House 2003 fund-raiser.

Area Designers Help NSO Fund-Raiser

To Market, to Market — 250 Years’ Worth

Year after year, vendors line up to sell their wares at Market Square.

To Market, to Market — 250 Years’ Worth

Calendar

Calendar

Home-Grown Chefs Come Home

Vermilion opens on King Street with two Titans in the kitchen.

Home-Grown Chefs Come Home

Tuesday, August 5

School Notes

School Notes

Iona Unifies Celtic Music

Iona Unifies Celtic Music

Camper’s Art To Grace Gallery

Summer intern/organizer hopes children's art exhibit draws community interest.

Camper’s Art To Grace Gallery

Sheriff's Office Gangs Up on Gang Activity

Law enforcement creates anti-gang unit, joins task forces.

Sheriff's Office Gangs Up on Gang Activity

Mount Vernon Education Advocate Dies Suddenly

Jack Knowles collapses at task force meeting.

Mount Vernon Education Advocate Dies Suddenly

Supervisors Seek Inova Reports

Officials try to head off losing hospital.

Supervisors Seek Inova Reports

Thomas Edward Brown, Sr.

Thomas Edward Brown, Sr.

People Notes

People Notes

Education Notebook - 08/06/03

Education Notebook - 08/06/03

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

'English' Lessons Ready for Sunrise Valley

With first day approaching, Reston elementary school prepares for new leader.

'English' Lessons Ready for Sunrise Valley

New School on Newbridge

Court rejects residents’ appeal, plus increases number of students allowed.

New School on Newbridge

School Notes

School Notes

Airport Exhibit Takes Off

Loudoun Museum creates 'Decision at Dulles'

Airport Exhibit Takes Off

Try Again

Request for 30 townhouses on Seven Locks deferred.

Try Again

Video Tracks W&OD History

Documentary depicts changes from rail to trail.

Video Tracks W&OD History

Business Notes

Business Notes

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Community Notes

Community Notes

Bringing It All Together

County plans park, public safety facilities.

Bringing It All Together

Could New Approach Make New Development Pay as It Goes?

Park and Planning sends recommendation for drastic changes in growth and development policy to County Council. Will it be dead on arrival?

Could New Approach Make New Development Pay as It Goes?

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Supervisors Approve Respite Center for McLean Bible Church

Supervisors Approve Respite Center for McLean Bible Church

Public Hearing to Discuss Surplus

Mendelsohn asks for $170,000 to restore Riverbend hours, staff

Public Hearing to Discuss Surplus

Police Recruit Big Ugly Stinkers

Police Recruit Big Ugly Stinkers

Is This the Right Home?

Crowd comes out about indoor baseball facility.

Is This the Right Home?

Springer Makes Sexiest Man List

Springer Makes Sexiest Man List

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

RA Tweaks Its Rules for Governance

Referendum requirement, leadership titles and DRB independence debated.

RA Tweaks Its Rules for Governance

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

From Rwanda to Reston: Learning and Teaching

African pastor spends summer in Reston learning English, raising awareness.

From Rwanda to Reston: Learning and Teaching

Springer Makes Sexist Man List

Springer Makes Sexist Man List

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

New Medical Center Ready to Churn Out Health Workers

Latest NVCC building almost succumbed to budget cuts.

New Medical Center Ready to Churn Out Health Workers

Springer Makes Sexist Man List

Springer Makes Sexist Man List

County Seeks Emergency Guidance

After terrorism conference, local officials still looking for firm commitment from feds.

County Seeks Emergency Guidance

Crime

Crime

Roundup

Roundup

Cholesterol Drug Trial Focuses on South Asians

Trial Lacks Local Volunteers

Cholesterol Drug Trial Focuses on South Asians

Military Notes

Military Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Area Designers Help NSO Fund-Raiser

Local designers are participating in the National Symphony Orchestra Decorators Show House 2003 fund-raiser.

Area Designers Help NSO Fund-Raiser

County Fair Opens This Month

Entertainment, competitive exhibits highlight “The Many Faces of Arlington” from Aug. 21-24.

County Fair Opens This Month

Spotlight on a Dark, Stormy Night

Locals shine in contest honoring dreary ledes from around the world.

Spotlight on a Dark, Stormy Night

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Centrally Located Ballfields Planned For Fairfax

Centrally Located Ballfields Planned For Fairfax

Back to School at Barcroft

South Arlington year-round elementary becomes first in county to start.

Back to School at Barcroft

New Medical Center Ready to Churn Out Health Workers

Latest NVCC building almost succumbed to budget cuts.

New Medical Center Ready to Churn Out Health Workers

Springer Makes Sexiest Man List

Springer Makes Sexiest Man List

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Ombudsmen Advocate for Those Who Can't

Ombudsmen Advocate for Those Who Can't

Neighbors Come Out in Force

National Night Out observed in city.

Neighbors Come Out in Force

State Seeks to Keep Pedophile Locked Up

State Seeks to Keep Pedophile Locked Up

Festival is Catalyst for Renaming of Park

City, Ballyshaners pay tribute to the Irish.

Festival is Catalyst for Renaming of Park

K-9 Funds Help Officers

Police foundation raises money to assist in veterinary care.

K-9 Funds Help Officers

Exchange Students Learn and Have Fun

Program continues with more French students visiting area.

Exchange Students Learn and Have Fun

College Notes

College Notes

County Cleans Up an Old Road

County and Supervisor Kauffman tackle Cinder Bed Road.

County Cleans Up an Old Road

New DHS Director Named

Debra Collins takes helm in September.

New DHS Director Named

College Notes

College Notes

Summer Campers' Art to be Exhibited

Summer Campers' Art to be Exhibited

Into Safe Arms — Every Child's Dream

Into Safe Arms — Every Child's Dream

After 25 Years, Mueller Leaves The Women's Center

After 25 Years, Mueller Leaves The Women's Center

Summer Campers' Art to be Exhibited

Summer Campers' Art to be Exhibited

Iona Unifies Celtic Music

Iona Unifies Celtic Music

Crime Log

Crime Log

Police Recruit Big Ugly Stinkers

Police Recruit Big Ugly Stinkers

HCTV

HCTV

Local Interns Produce National Show

Local Interns Produce National Show

Doctors Challenge Inova

Medical staff at IMVH suggests ultimatum.

Doctors Challenge Inova

Ombudsmen Advocate for Those Who Can't

Ombudsmen Advocate for Those Who Can't

College Notes

College Notes

Parkway Completion Near?

Parkway Completion Near?

Planning Denies Montessori School Permit

Planning Denies Montessori School Permit

Centrally Located Ballfields Planned For Fairfax

Centrally Located Ballfields Planned For Fairfax

Latest Rail Plan Promises Wiehle by 2009

Latest Rail Plan Promises Wiehle by 2009

County Cleans Up an Old Road

County and Supervisor Kauffman Tackle Cinder Bed Road.

County Cleans Up an Old Road

Community Notes

Community Notes

Bridge of Hope Gives Hope to Parents and Orphans

Bridge of Hope Gives Hope to Parents and Orphans

People Notes

People Notes

Locks of Hair Cut and Given For Good Cause

Locks of Hair Cut and Given For Good Cause

Whose Backyard?

Laborer Site Moves Forward

Whose Backyard?

Crime

Crime

Crime Log

Crime Log

Murder Suspect Declared Competent for Trial

Murder Suspect Declared Competent for Trial

Crime Report

Crime Report

Headaches on Hall Road

Some gaps are better left unfilled say Hall Road residents.

Headaches on Hall Road

Crime Report

Crime Report

Community Notes

Community Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Centrally Located Ballfields Planned For Fairfax

Centrally Located Ballfields Planned For Fairfax

Hallcrest Heights Showcases Home Improvements

Hallcrest Heights Showcases Home Improvements

Lights On for Safety

Neighborhoods, officials observe National Night Out.

Lights On for Safety

Centrally Located Ballfields Planned For Fairfax

Centrally Located Ballfields Planned For Fairfax

Development: In the 'Wrong Place?'

Coalition initiates Campaign to Save Courtland Woods from development.

Development: In the 'Wrong Place?'

Board Approves Day Laborer Site

Laborers, board divided on merits of plan to shift pickup to Jennie Dean Park.

Board Approves Day Laborer Site

Latest Plan Promises Rail to Wiehle by '09

Virginia officials commit to bring "Silver Line" through Tysons to Wiehle Avenue in Reston, need $750 million from Federal government.

Latest Plan Promises Rail to Wiehle by '09

County Vacancies

County Vacancies

5K Race Draws More Than 200

Proceeds Provide Programs to Youth

5K Race Draws More Than 200

Carper Takes Lead at Rolling Ridge Elementary

Carper Takes Lead at Rolling Ridge Elementary