Stories for December 2003

Stories for December 2003

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Friday, December 19

Dignitaries, Glitterati at Air/Space Dedication

Dignitaries, Glitterati at Air/Space Dedication

Log Homes Grow in Popularity

Log Homes Grow in Popularity

Candy, Letters to Iraq

Willow Springs students correspond with military doctor.

Candy, Letters to Iraq

Car Crash Kills Chantilly Man, 27

Car Crash Kills Chantilly Man, 27

Noodles & Noggins Toys Teach and Entertain

Noodles & Noggins Toys Teach and Entertain

Thursday, December 18

Giving Back

Middle school students lead drive to help local children whose parents are fighting in Iraq.

Giving Back

Park Authority OKs Popes Head Estates Park

Decision comes despite opposition from environmentalists.

Park Authority OKs Popes Head Estates Park

VRE Considers Higher Fares

System has seen explosive growth in recent years.

VRE Considers Higher Fares

Santa Stops By

Santa Stops By

New Grill Coming

New Grill Coming

Education Notebook - 12/24/03

Education Notebook - 12/24/03

$250,000 Gift for Nature House

Fundraising for future center now 80 percent complete.

$250,000 Gift for Nature House

Still Time to Give

Still Time to Give

Legislators Look Ahead

Tax Restructuring Anyone?

Legislators Look Ahead

VRE Considers Higher Fares

System has seen explosive growth in recent years.

VRE Considers Higher Fares

Park Authority OKs Popes Head Estates Park

Decision comes despite opposition from environmentalists.

Park Authority OKs Popes Head Estates Park

VRE Considers Higher Fares

System has seen explosive growth in recent years.

VRE Considers Higher Fares

Two-Alarm Fire Destroys Home, Antique Collection

Two adults survive "close call," taken to hospital after pre-dawn blaze.

Two-Alarm Fire Destroys Home, Antique Collection

Fighting Holiday Depression

Fighting Holiday Depression

Sons of American Revolution Honors Stokes

Sons of American Revolution Honors Stokes

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Wednesday, December 17

Youth Summit: Why Not Here?

Why aren't there youth summits at all high schools?

Youth Summit: Why Not Here?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Classes

Classes

Reigning in Christmas Message

Potomac Falls resident Mary Y. Spitz publishes first children’s book, "Mint’s Christmas Message."

Reigning in Christmas Message

Health Notes

Health Notes

Sitting at the Table

Committee hears both sides of the proposed fire changes.

Sitting at the Table

Medical Community Divided on Scans

How much scientific evidence is required to put new technology into general use?

Medical Community Divided on Scans

Crime Report

Crime Report

Christmas Caserole

Christmas Caserole

Who Turned Out the Lights?

And whose job is it to turn them back on?

Who Turned Out the Lights?

Calculating Career's End

M.E. "Mickey" Poole is retiring after 34 years with the county, 14 years as director of financial services.

Calculating Career's End

Hughes Gets Tax Break

Board of Supervisors adopts tax exemption policy, grants three tax exemptions.

Hughes Gets Tax Break

College Notes

College Notes

City Poised to Tackle Affordable Housing Head On

Recommendations made to City Council.

City Poised to Tackle Affordable Housing Head On

Why Not Have a Body Scan?

Why Not Have a Body Scan?

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Youth Summit: Why Not Here?

Why aren't there youth summits at all high schools?

Youth Summit: Why Not Here?

College Notes

College Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Adopt-A-Chicken

Animal Sanctuary cares for abandoned farm animals

Adopt-A-Chicken

Delegate Wants Further Emissions Reduction

Mirant plant targeted.

Delegate Wants Further Emissions Reduction

Clinic Provides a Slice of Home for Sick Children

Nahida Barbari is popular at Hybla Valley Elementary.

Clinic Provides a Slice of Home for Sick Children

Classes

Classes

Youth Summit: 'Suicide is the Most Horrific Loss'

Churchill graduate begins nation-wide movement on college campuses to address stigma surrounding mental illnesses.

Youth Summit: 'Suicide is the Most Horrific Loss'

Key Objectives Stressed in Budget Plan

Warner relying on tax reform package.

Key Objectives Stressed in Budget Plan

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Youth Summit: Combat Depression: Reach Out

Whitman Youth Summit helps teens address depression and suicide prevention.

Youth Summit: Combat Depression: Reach Out

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

It’s Time To Light the Lights

Chanukah menorahs sometimes have special meaning.

It’s Time To Light the Lights

Garden Club Members Spread Christmas Cheer

Getting Around

Garden Club Members Spread Christmas Cheer

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Who Turned Out the Lights?

And whose job is it to turn them back on?

Who Turned Out the Lights?

Yield to Homeowners?

MacArthur bike path moves forward; Council seeks residents’ comments.

Yield to Homeowners?

Which Way Will They Go?

Naval research base considers routes for trucks carrying hazardous waste and materials for construction.

Which Way Will They Go?

Challenge Grant Gets a Boost

Challenge Grant Gets a Boost

Founders Plays Host

Restaurant known for brews entertains the holiday crowd.

Founders Plays Host

City Looking At All Sports Facility

Council, new group eyeing potential sites.

City Looking At All Sports Facility

Board Adopts Another Boundary Change

Opening Belmont Station Elementary School in fall 2004 will lead to boundary changes for Ashburn area elementary schools.

Board Adopts Another Boundary Change

Health Notes

Health Notes

Christmas Caserole

Christmas Caserole

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

New Board of Supervisors Sworn In

Crowd fills amphitheater, spreads to upper-level balconies

New Board of Supervisors Sworn In

School Notes

School Notes

Founders Plays Host

Restaurant known for brews entertains the holiday crowd.

Founders Plays Host

Health Notes

Health Notes

Classes

Classes

Santa's Sleigh Is A Big Red Truck

Santa's Sleigh Is A Big Red Truck

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Adopt-A-Chicken

Animal Sanctuary cares for abandoned farm animals

Adopt-A-Chicken

Holiday Decorating Comes in Many Different Forms

Holiday Decorating Comes in Many Different Forms

Sitting at the Table

Committee hears both sides of the proposed fire changes.

Sitting at the Table

Classes

Classes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Gifts Under the Skin, Not the Tree

Donors needed for organ transplants.

Gifts Under the Skin, Not the Tree

Calendar

Calendar

Challenge Grant Gets a Boost

Challenge Grant Gets a Boost

Youth Summit: How to Help a Friend

Useful information to help.

Youth Summit: How to Help a Friend

Dogs Can Be the Best Medicine

Trained therapy dogs bring a window of joy to many patients.

Dogs Can Be the Best Medicine

Million Dollar Author

Million Dollar Author

Improvements To Seven Locks Still Far Off

Residents unite to work for a safer neighborhood.

Improvements To Seven Locks Still Far Off

Lyn Carroll, 91, Horsewoman, Businesswoman

Caroll owned The Surrey in Potomac Village.

Lyn Carroll, 91, Horsewoman, Businesswoman

Christmas Caserole

Christmas Caserole

Too Much Parking at the Park?

Neighbors don’t want an active recreation park.

Too Much Parking at the Park?

The Guardian of Seven Locks

Volunteer crossing guard helps in a dangerous stretch of road.

The Guardian of Seven Locks

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin: Man Did Not Fly

Non-believing society dedicates itself to ignoring man's greatest achievement.

Bulletin: Man Did Not Fly

Yield to Homeowners?

MacArthur bike path moves forward; Council seeks residents’ comments.

Yield to Homeowners?

Which Way Will They Go?

Naval research base considers routes for trucks carrying hazardous waste and materials for construction.

Which Way Will They Go?

Santa's Sleigh Is A Big Red Truck

Santa's Sleigh Is A Big Red Truck

Improvements To Seven Locks Still Far Off

Residents unite to work for a safer neighborhood.

Improvements To Seven Locks Still Far Off

Key Objectives Stressed in Budget Plan

Warner relying on tax reform package.

Key Objectives Stressed in Budget Plan

News Briefs

News Briefs

Fairfax County School Board Undergoing Changes

New Board members sworn in; will take office in January.

Fairfax County School Board Undergoing Changes

Lyn Carroll, 91, Horsewoman, Businesswoman

Caroll owned The Surrey in Potomac Village.

Lyn Carroll, 91, Horsewoman, Businesswoman

Too Much Parking at the Park?

Neighbors don’t want an active recreation park.

Too Much Parking at the Park?

Taking Care of History

Supervisors adopt county Heritage Preservation Plan.

Taking Care of History

New Board Learns About Governance

County administration provides incoming Board of Supervisors with briefing on board policies.

New Board Learns About Governance

No Room at the Shelter

As homeless are turned away, Good Shepherd Alliance creates outreach service.

No Room at the Shelter

City Loans Money to ARHA

Construction on The Berg to begin early next year.

City Loans Money to ARHA

News Briefs

News Briefs

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

News Briefs

News Briefs

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Franconia Traffic Fatality at Light Familiar

Franconia Traffic Fatality at Light Familiar

13 Cars Jump Track

No hazardous materials spilled, according to officials.

13 Cars Jump Track

Council Gives Green Light to Project

South Washington Street project will have 75 residential units and retail.

Council Gives Green Light to Project

Monday, December 15

Carl Sandburg Principal Selected as Finalist

Donna Pasteur praised by colleagues.

Carl Sandburg Principal Selected as Finalist

Grant Allows for Health Care Expansion

Health center in Arlandria recipient of federal money.

Grant Allows for Health Care Expansion

Bullfeathers Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Restaurant kicks off monthly series of dining events.

Bullfeathers Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Community Spelled With A 'K' For Kwanzaa

Black History Resource Center hosts gift-making class.

Community Spelled With A 'K' For Kwanzaa

Limited Edition Rifle Representing City's History Evokes Mixed Feelings

Limited Edition Rifle Representing City's History Evokes Mixed Feelings

Making King Street More Viable

Task force studying ways to revitalize businesses and to attract customers.

Making King Street More Viable

Officers Sling Salsa For Special Olympics

Officers Sling Salsa For Special Olympics

Business Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

The Week in Loudoun

The Week in Loudoun

Business Notes

Business Notes

Missing Teen's Car Found in Herndon

Missing Teen's Car Found in Herndon

Community Notes

Community Notes

Three Herndon Schools Next To Expand

Renovations Gain Priority

Three Herndon Schools Next To Expand

Chorus Explores Different Cultures through Song

Chorus Explores Different Cultures through Song

Retaining That Small Town Feeling

Mount Vernon Post Office customers willing to trade waiting for cordiality.

Retaining That Small Town Feeling

Christmas Comes Early To Force Protectors

Christmas Comes Early To Force Protectors

Heather Wilson, 33, Dies of Cancer

Obituary

Heather Wilson, 33, Dies of Cancer

Virginia Secretary of Education Visits Local Schools

Bucknell's Reading Program and Whitman's IB programs highlighted.

Virginia Secretary of Education Visits Local Schools

People Notes

People Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Feet to Trail, Then Pen to Paper

Reston woman pens first book.

Feet to Trail, Then Pen to Paper

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Week in Fairfax Station

Week in Fairfax Station

Classes

Classes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Business Notes

Business Notes

Calendar

Calendar

IMVH's Fate On Short Tether

Task Force given short list of recommendations.

IMVH's Fate On Short Tether

School Notes

School Notes

Bullfeathers Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Restaurant kicks off monthly series of dining events.

Bullfeathers Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Judge Rideout Retiring From Bench

Local state delegation hopes for smoother selection procedure.

Judge Rideout Retiring From Bench

Community Gathers to Remember

Services, luminaries light up memories of Nancy Dunning.

Community Gathers to Remember

Yearning for Bubble's Return

First season without Ridge Heights bubble leaves many Reston swimmers high and dry; Curl Burke vows return.

Yearning for Bubble's Return

MoveOn Movement Hits Herndon

Web-Based Political Activists

MoveOn Movement Hits Herndon

Officers Sling Salsa For Special Olympics

Officers Sling Salsa For Special Olympics

Health Notes

Health Notes

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Week in Burke

Week in Burke

Music And a Cup of Joe

Music And a Cup of Joe

Military Notes

Military Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Officers Sling Salsa for Special Olympics

Officers Sling Salsa for Special Olympics

School Notes

School Notes

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Business Notes

Business Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Finding Hope After Grief

Finding Hope After Grief

Music And a Cup of Joe

Music And a Cup of Joe

Community Notes

Community Notes

Finding Hope after Grief

Finding Hope after Grief

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Computer Arcade Offers Variety, Shopping Escape

Computer Arcade Offers Variety, Shopping Escape

School Notes

School Notes

Education Notebook - 12/17/03

Education Notebook - 12/17/03

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Embry Rucker Shelter Head Resigns

Aneata Bonic steps down as director of Embry Rucker Shelter after almost eight years.

Embry Rucker Shelter Head Resigns

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Finding Hope After Grief

Finding Hope After Grief

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

At Park View

At Park View

Music And a Cup of Joe

Music And a Cup of Joe

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Crime Log

Crime Log

Santa Claus and the Whiskers To Prove It

Santa Claus and the Whiskers To Prove It

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime Log

Crime Log

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Angel Gifts On A Winter's Night

Angel Gifts On A Winter's Night

Calendar

Calendar

Heather Wilson, 33, Dies of Cancer

Obituary

Heather Wilson, 33, Dies of Cancer

Calendar

Calendar

Thursday, December 11

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Bank, Restaurants, Church at Dec. 16 WFCCA Meeting

Bank, Restaurants, Church at Dec. 16 WFCCA Meeting

School Notes

School Notes

Air/Space Museum Annex Honors Aviation Veterans

Air/Space Museum Annex Honors Aviation Veterans

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Charles Helem Receives Life in Prison

Charles Helem Receives Life in Prison

School Notes

School Notes

Singer Amanda Powell Performs in Telethon

Singer Amanda Powell Performs in Telethon

15 Years Prison For Chantilly Man

15 Years Prison For Chantilly Man

New Life Wants a Sanctuary

New Life Wants a Sanctuary

Westfield High Presents 'A Christmas Carol'

Westfield High Presents 'A Christmas Carol'

Our Neighbor's Child Still Needs Help

Our Neighbor's Child Still Needs Help

Nat'l Air and Space Museum Soars

$311 million museum opens Monday, Dec. 15

Nat'l Air and Space Museum Soars

Roundups

Roundups

Year-Round Camping at Lake Fairfax

Year-Round Camping at Lake Fairfax

Children's Holiday Show at Westfield

Children's Holiday Show at Westfield

Wednesday, December 10

Arlington’s Goals and Targets for Affordable Housing

Arlington’s Goals and Targets for Affordable Housing

Roundup

Roundup

What Cost Houses?

County approves goals for low-income homes, but delays decision on measures to meet those goals.

What Cost Houses?

Charges Dropped

Commonwealth drops charges against Springfield mother and boyfriend.

Charges Dropped

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Virginia Wins Supreme Court Case

Commonwealth may build into Potomac River without approval of Maryland

Virginia Wins Supreme Court Case

Washington-Lee Stages 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Cappies Review

Washington-Lee Stages 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Reveling Roms

Area residents perform in Christmas production that explores the Romani, or Gypsy, culture.

Reveling Roms

AES Opts to Stay Put

After considering a move, energy company decides to expand its Arlington headquarters.

AES Opts to Stay Put

Neighbors Urge Move to Drew

Nauck residents say time has come for return to local school. But current Drew parents fear they will be pushed out.

Neighbors Urge Move to Drew

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Tuesday, December 9

Commissioners Bring Plan To Del Ray Citizens

Commissioners Bring Plan To Del Ray Citizens

Effort Renewed to Increase Diversity at TJ

Proposal Could Open Door for New Admissions Policy

Effort Renewed to Increase Diversity at TJ

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Celebrate Chanukah

Celebrate Chanukah

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Celebrate Chanukah

Celebrate Chanukah

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Celebrate Chanukah

Celebrate Chanukah

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Celebrate Chanukah

Celebrate Chanukah

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Celebrate Chanukah

Celebrate Chanukah

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Where's the Benefit?

Where's the Benefit?

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health 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

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Around Town

Around Town

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Volunteers

Volunteers

Volunteers

Volunteers

Around Town

Around Town

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteers

Volunteers

Around Town

Around Town

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

At the Movies

At the Movies

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Volunteers

Volunteers

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Around Town

Around Town

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Police Investigate Abduction, Sexual Relations With an Inmate

Former sheriff’s deputy may have victimized others.

Police Investigate Abduction, Sexual Relations With an Inmate

Dunning's Murder Leaves Large Void In Community

Her passion to help others will be her legacy.

Dunning's Murder Leaves Large Void In Community

Cultural Exchange Initiatives Continue

Dundee, Scotland and Alexandria renew friendship over recent weekend.

Cultural Exchange Initiatives Continue

Juvenile Pleads Guilty

Schuyler Jones case.

Juvenile Pleads Guilty

Del Ray Murder Is A Mystery

Nancy Dunning shot to death at home; reward offered.

Del Ray Murder Is A Mystery

Charter Change Plan Draws Concerns

Charter Change Plan Draws Concerns

The Day the Earth Moved

The Day the Earth Moved

Council Brings Back Citizen Corps

Council Brings Back Citizen Corps

Politicians, Police Gang Up On Gangs

Politicians, Police Gang Up On Gangs

Officer Honored For Camera Work

Officer Honored For Camera Work

News Briefs

News Briefs

Highlighting Hepatitis C

Robinson marketing students lobby Congress for funding for hepatitis C research and education.

Highlighting Hepatitis C

Free Commuter Bus Graces Burke VRE

Free Commuter Bus Graces Burke VRE

News Briefs

News Briefs

Local Group Loads Truck For Native Americans in South Dakota

Local Group Loads Truck For Native Americans in South Dakota

Finding Hope after Grief

Fairfax woman starts foundation to help parents whose children have cancer.

Finding Hope after Grief

Local Group Loads Truck For Native Americans in South Dakota

Local Group Loads Truck For Native Americans in South Dakota

Officer Honored For Camera Work

Officer Honored For Camera Work

Free Commuter Bus Graces Burke VRE

Free Commuter Bus Graces Burke VRE

Police, Politicians Gang Up On Gangs

Police, Politicians Gang Up On Gangs

News Briefs

News Briefs

GRIT Gangs Up on Gangs

Gang response team speaks on gang prevention, intervention effort in Loudoun.

GRIT Gangs Up on Gangs

Business Notes

Business Notes

Snowstorm Closes Schools

Midwest cold front dumps 3-6 inches of snow on Loudoun.

Snowstorm Closes Schools

Ashburn Library Checks Into Success

Four months after opening, Ashburn Library is almost as busy as the county’s largest library, Eastern Loudoun.

Ashburn Library Checks Into Success

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Honors and Reality Served At Holiday Banquet

Lee District recognizes citizens.

Honors and Reality Served At Holiday Banquet

West Potomac Students Receive Top Awards

West Potomac Students Receive Top Awards

Business News

Business News

Board Endorses Beltway HOT Lanes

Supervisors ask for enhancements to the proposal.

Board Endorses Beltway HOT Lanes

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Lights Up With Love

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Lights Up With Love

Not Much Opportunity for Sledding

Heavy rains on Friday made for a soggy snowfall on Saturday.

Not Much Opportunity for Sledding

Santa on Fire Engine

Santa on Fire Engine

Maryland Loses Supreme Court Case

Virginia may build into Potomac River without approval of Maryland.

Maryland Loses Supreme Court Case

How Big Should the Council Be?

Charter Review Commission debates major changes.

How Big Should the Council Be?

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Deck the Tavern

Deck the Tavern

Lacing 'Em Up

Annual Reston Runners race for charity kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 13.

Lacing 'Em Up

Contaminated Dirt To Be Trucked Out

Public meeting to discuss 500-plus truckloads from David Taylor.

Contaminated Dirt To Be Trucked Out

Honors Served at Holiday Banquet

Honors Served at Holiday Banquet

Santa on Fire Engine

Santa on Fire Engine

Arline Lister Green

Arline Lister Green

Town in Reston’s Future?

After neighboring Herndon asserts its power about financing rail, some in Reston look to strengthen community’s voice.

Town in Reston’s Future?

Officer Honored For Camera Work

Officer Honored For Camera Work

Crime Log

Crime Log

Riding a Reindeer Sled

Vienna couple form sled-making company.

Riding a Reindeer Sled

Managing Miles of Sewage Pipe From Afar

Managing Miles of Sewage Pipe From Afar

Celebrating Chanukah

Celebrating Chanukah

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Log

Crime Log

Zoning Tops Priority List

Zoning Tops Priority List

Celebrating Chanukah

Celebrating Chanukah

Cool Reception

Proposed school budget additions run into skepticism.

Cool Reception

Arrest Made In Apartment Fire

Arrest Made In Apartment Fire

Autumn Snowstorm Tests Patience

Autumn Snowstorm Tests Patience

Community Notes

Community Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Town Council Turns Down

Town Council Turns Down

Working at Shopping

Twelve-year-old Vicki Vesecky put in the equivalent of a work day shopping the day after Thanksgiving.

Working at Shopping

Lassiter: 'It's Time for Me to Retire'

Robert Lassiter to retire Dec. 31 after serving 13 years as director of the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.

Lassiter: 'It's Time for Me to Retire'

Snow Blankets Herndon

Snow Blankets Herndon

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Arline Lister Green

Arline Lister Green

Politicians, Police Gang Up on Gangs

Politicians, Police Gang Up on Gangs

Business News

Business News

The Week in Loudoun

The Week in Loudoun

Elaborate Home Decorating

Annual Tour of Homes benefits The Campagna Center.

Elaborate Home Decorating

Local Group Loads Truck For American Indians in South Dakota

Local Group Loads Truck For American Indians in South Dakota

Crime Log

Crime Log

One More for Rte. 1 Revitalization

One More for Rte. 1 Revitalization

Historic Properties Bustling with Activities

Visit them now and enjoy their holiday attire.

Historic Properties Bustling with Activities

Vienna Determines Legislative Agenda

Vienna Determines Legislative Agenda

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Santa Comes Early to Area Schools

Santa Comes Early to Area Schools

Crime Report

Crime Report

Alexandria Chooses Tree Education

Alexandria Chooses Tree Education

What To Serve A Lord Provost?

Mayor opens home, serves dinner to distinguished Scottish guest.

What To Serve A Lord Provost?

Affordable Housing Wins; Neighborhood Trucks Lose

Affordable Housing Wins; Neighborhood Trucks Lose

News Brief

News Brief

Reaching Out Through Art

Police Athletic League making a difference in the community.

Reaching Out Through Art

Crime Log

Crime Log

Flu Vaccine Getting Scarce

Flu Vaccine Getting Scarce

Railing on Rail Plan

Reston public hearing on Dulles Rail plan elicits strong response from both sides of the tracks; funding formula and Wiehle station attacked.

Railing on Rail Plan

Crime Report

Crime Report

Sirleaf Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder

Court Action

Sirleaf Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder

Elaborate Home Decorating

Annual Tour of Homes benefits The Campagna Center.

Elaborate Home Decorating

Local Group Loads Truck For Native Americans in South Dakota

Local Group Loads Truck For Native Americans in South Dakota

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Site Plans Continue for New Police Station

Site Plans Continue for New Police Station

Highlighting Hepatitis C

Robinson marketing students lobby Congress for funding for hepatitis C research and education.

Highlighting Hepatitis C

Business

Business

Town Council Approves Police Station

Town Council Approves Police Station

Wednesday, December 3

Virginia Run Homes Sparkle for Holidays

Virginia Run Homes Sparkle for Holidays

HOT Lanes on I-95?

Proposal would add a lane and convert HOV lanes to HOT lanes

HOT Lanes on I-95?

Child Abuse Charges

Father pleads guilty to abusing infant.

Child Abuse Charges

HOT Lanes on I-95?

Proposal would add a lane and convert HOV lanes to HOT lanes

HOT Lanes on I-95?

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr

Area Muslims commemorate the end of Ramadan with a region-wide gathering at the DC Armory.

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr

Residents Want Say in Woods' Future

The health of an eight-acre wooded site off Beulah Road concerns neighbors.

Residents Want Say in Woods' Future

Calendar

Calendar

Elves, Santas and Barbies

Encore's 'Let It Snow' ready for the stage.

Elves, Santas and Barbies

Council Approves District, Sort Of

Rail Yes, with Conditions

Council Approves District, Sort Of

Crime Log

Crime Log

'The Nutcracker' at Centreville High

'The Nutcracker' at Centreville High

News Briefs

News Briefs

Rape Case Goes to Grand Jury

Rape Case Goes to Grand Jury

Reveling Roms

Area residents perform in Christmas production that explores the Romani, or Gypsy, culture.

Reveling Roms

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Talking Up Soccer, Spanish Rock

Ashburn resident hosts cable radio show on soccer and Spanish rock in Merrifield.

Talking Up Soccer, Spanish Rock

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime Log

Crime Log

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Holiday Decor Takes on Life of its Own

Holiday Decor Takes on Life of its Own

Troop's Tree Sale Moves

Troop's Tree Sale Moves

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Health Notes

Health Notes

Our Neighbor's Child Needs Clothes, Toys

Our Neighbor's Child Needs Clothes, Toys

Crime Log

Crime Log

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr

Area Muslims commemorate the end of Ramadan with a region-wide gathering at the DC Armory.

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr

Volunteers

Volunteers

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Talking Up Soccer, Spanish Rock

Ashburn resident hosts cable radio show on soccer and Spanish rock in Merrifield.

Talking Up Soccer, Spanish Rock

Let There Be Light

Towers Park in Fairfax to get athletic lighting.

Let There Be Light

Health Notes

Health Notes

Man Pleads Guilty to Three Robberies

Man Pleads Guilty to Three Robberies

Volunteers

Volunteers

Centreville Man Is Killed

Involuntary manslaughter is charged.

Centreville Man Is Killed

Student with TB Prompts Skin Testing

Student with TB Prompts Skin Testing

News Briefs

News Briefs

Crime Log

Crime Log

Volunteers

Volunteers

News Briefs

News Briefs

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Domenech Announces His Retirement

Superintendent Surprises Everyone

Domenech Announces His Retirement

Gold's Quest

Gold's Quest

Changing Look of Little Street

Developer Proposes Town Homes

Changing Look of Little Street

School Notes

School Notes

Planning Backs Police Station

Planning Backs Police Station

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Volunteers

Volunteers

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Education Notebook - 12/03/03

Education Notebook - 12/03/03

Roundups

Roundups

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Police Arrest Three Juveniles for Thefts

Police Arrest Three Juveniles for Thefts

Reveling Roms

Area residents perform in Christmas production that explores the Romani, or Gypsy, culture.

Reveling Roms

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organization

Clubs & Organization

Tuesday, December 2

Weighing Tax Exemptions

County to develop policy after three organizations make requests.

Weighing Tax Exemptions

Black Friday —Assessment A Little Gray

But optimism is shared by merchants this holiday season.

Black Friday —Assessment A Little Gray

'The Bell Never Rings of Itself'

Remembering a military life as Pearl Harbor Day approaches.

'The Bell Never Rings of Itself'

Quaker Ridge Given Green Light

Despite verbal fireworks from Council members.

Quaker Ridge Given Green Light

Community Notes

Community Notes

Federal Money for Roads

Federal transportation spending bill provides $500,000 to improve synchronization of traffic signals along Route 7.

Federal Money for Roads

A Day of Thanksgiving and Unity

A Day of Thanksgiving and Unity

Crime Hits Hard in the Penn Daw Area

Two bank robberies remain unsolved.

Crime Hits Hard in the Penn Daw Area

Two Youths Indicted on Murder Charges

Third teen will be tried in juvenile court.

Two Youths Indicted on Murder Charges

Another Cut For Cut Trees

New fire codes prohibit cut trees in buildings with no sprinkler system.

Another Cut For Cut Trees

Black Friday — Assessment A Little Gray

But optimism is shared by merchants this holiday season.

Black Friday — Assessment A Little Gray

RCTV

RCTV

At the Library

At the Library

At the Movies

At the Movies

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Crime Report

Crime Report

Jurgensen's Grand Estate Going On the Market

Redskins legend's family has been in Mount Vernon since 1970.

Jurgensen's Grand Estate Going On the Market

Search Continues for Missing Huntington Man

Search Continues for Missing Huntington Man

School Superintendent to Retire

Domenech to Step Down in March

School Superintendent to Retire

A Dog Party For Justice

A Dog Party For Justice

Chambers Raise Red Flags over Phase 1

Greater Reston and Herndon-Dulles chambers still on board for rail, but concerns about plan begin to multiply.

Chambers Raise Red Flags over Phase 1

Crime Report

Crime Report

Clark Street Hosts Two Albee Plays

Clark Street Hosts Two Albee Plays

Another Cut for Cut Trees

New fire codes prohibit cut trees in buildings with no sprinkler system.

Another Cut for Cut Trees

Glazing Over the Grass

Agreement between schools, county could put a synthetic field at Wakefield High School.

Glazing Over the Grass

Real Estate

Real Estate

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Business Notes

Business Notes

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Paper Cranes Aim To Ease Combat Pain

Paper Cranes Aim To Ease Combat Pain

Intersection Opens to I-95

Intersection Opens to I-95

Raymond L. Ryan, Jr.

Raymond L. Ryan, Jr.

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Sales At Sunrise Brings Bargain Hunters

Sales At Sunrise Brings Bargain Hunters

Wee Hour Sales Bring Out Bargain Hunters

Wee Hour Sales Bring Out Bargain Hunters

Business Notes

Business Notes

Trimming Curls, Fighting Cancer

Trimming Curls, Fighting Cancer

Community Notes

Community Notes

Warner Touts Tax Plan

Northern Virginians could end up paying more, warn local lawmakers.

Warner Touts Tax Plan

Watching Out For Washington’s Ear

Service reading newspapers for the blind finds home at WETA.

Watching Out For Washington’s Ear

Business Notes

Business Notes

Potomac's Turkey Day Traditions

Potomac's Turkey Day Traditions

County Seeks Tailored Tax Reform

In meeting with legislators, County Board asks for some changes not included in Warner tax package.

County Seeks Tailored Tax Reform

Wee Hour Sales Bring Out Bargain Hunters

Wee Hour Sales Bring Out Bargain Hunters

Why Stop at Wiehle?

Mostly pro-rail crowd questions plan to end Phase I of rail-to-Dulles at Wiehle Avenue, not Herndon-Monroe; RA voices concerns.

Why Stop at Wiehle?

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Family of Lost Kayaker Schedules Memorial Service

Family of Lost Kayaker Schedules Memorial Service

Two Youths Indicted on Murder Charges

Third teen will be tried in juvenile court.

Two Youths Indicted on Murder Charges

No Finance Committee For ARHA

By Chuck Hagee

No Finance Committee For ARHA

$1.7 Million For Land

Delgaudio, Hiatt continue resistance against PDR program.

$1.7 Million For Land

Crime Report

Crime Report

Reston Chorale Tunes Up for Holidays

Annual concert marks unofficial opening of holiday season in Reston.

Reston Chorale Tunes Up for Holidays

Trimming Curls, Fighting Cancer

Trimming Curls, Fighting Cancer

A Matter of Ethics

Chamber hosts 13th annual Ethics Day for South Lakes seniors.

A Matter of Ethics

School Superintendent to Retire

Domenech to Step Down in March

School Superintendent to Retire

Heninburg Indicted

Four counts leveled on former executive.

Heninburg Indicted

Man Shot; Driver Assaulted with Bat

News Briefs

Man Shot; Driver Assaulted with Bat

Another Cut for Cut Trees

New fire codes prohibit cut trees in buildings with no sprinkler system.

Another Cut for Cut Trees

Business Notes

Business Notes

Lindsay Named Music Educator of the Year

Lindsay Named Music Educator of the Year

Lindsay Named Music Educator of the Year

Lindsay Named Music Educator of the Year

Helping 1,000 Families

Helping 1,000 Families

Moorefield Closer to Developing

Claude Moore Charitable Foundation and its consultants prepare to sell first 93 acres of Moorefield Station, nearby property.

Moorefield Closer to Developing

Council Gets Peek At Budget Projections

Council Gets Peek At Budget Projections

Business Notes

Business Notes

PTO Opens Its Doors

Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks first of five buildings ready for occupancy.

PTO Opens Its Doors

Budget Plan Up 25 Percent

Superintendent proposes $491.6 million budget, a $101.4 million increase from the year prior.

Budget Plan Up 25 Percent

Monday, December 1

Volunteers Have Burning Sensation

Council begins deliberations on fire service overhaul.

Volunteers Have Burning Sensation

Dunham’s Jog Slows Down

Weather pushes project's completion into spring.

Dunham’s Jog Slows Down

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

How Tall Is Too Tall?

How Tall Is Too Tall?

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Thanksgiving Hunt, Annual Tradition

Hunters, horses, hounds and foxes safely made it to their respective quarters at the end of the day.

Thanksgiving Hunt, Annual Tradition

Celebrity Delly Lives up to Its Name

Celebrity Delly Lives up to Its Name