Stories for December 2003

Stories for December 2003

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Friday, December 19

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

Dignitaries, Glitterati at Air/Space Dedication

Dignitaries, Glitterati at Air/Space Dedication

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

Sons of American Revolution Honors Stokes

Sons of American Revolution Honors Stokes

Santa Stops By

Santa Stops By

Education Notebook - 12/24/03

Education Notebook - 12/24/03

Park Authority OKs Popes Head Estates Park

Decision comes despite opposition from environmentalists.

Park Authority OKs Popes Head Estates Park

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Still Time to Give

Still Time to Give

$250,000 Gift for Nature House

Fundraising for future center now 80 percent complete.

$250,000 Gift for Nature House

VRE Considers Higher Fares

System has seen explosive growth in recent years.

VRE Considers Higher Fares

New Grill Coming

New Grill Coming

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

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

VRE Considers Higher Fares

System has seen explosive growth in recent years.

VRE Considers Higher Fares

Giving Back

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

Giving Back

Fighting Holiday Depression

Fighting Holiday Depression

Park Authority OKs Popes Head Estates Park

Decision comes despite opposition from environmentalists.

Park Authority OKs Popes Head Estates Park

Wednesday, December 17

Youth Summit: How to Help a Friend

Useful information to help.

Youth Summit: How to Help a Friend

Council Gives Green Light to Project

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

Council Gives Green Light to Project

Sitting at the Table

Committee hears both sides of the proposed fire changes.

Sitting at the Table

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?

Classes

Classes

School Notes

School Notes

Youth Summit: Why Not Here?

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

Youth Summit: Why Not Here?

School Notes

School Notes

Garden Club Members Spread Christmas Cheer

Getting Around

Garden Club Members Spread Christmas Cheer

City Looking At All Sports Facility

Council, new group eyeing potential sites.

City Looking At All Sports Facility

Yield to Homeowners?

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

Yield to Homeowners?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

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'

Crime Report

Crime Report

Which Way Will They Go?

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

Which Way Will They Go?

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

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

Adopt-A-Chicken

Animal Sanctuary cares for abandoned farm animals

Adopt-A-Chicken

Christmas Caserole

Christmas Caserole

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

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

Calendar

Calendar

Lyn Carroll, 91, Horsewoman, Businesswoman

Caroll owned The Surrey in Potomac Village.

Lyn Carroll, 91, Horsewoman, Businesswoman

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

13 Cars Jump Track

No hazardous materials spilled, according to officials.

13 Cars Jump Track

College Notes

College Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

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

Christmas Caserole

Christmas Caserole

Challenge Grant Gets a Boost

Challenge Grant Gets a Boost

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Too Much Parking at the Park?

Neighbors don’t want an active recreation park.

Too Much Parking at the Park?

Fairfax County School Board Undergoing Changes

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

Fairfax County School Board Undergoing Changes

City Poised to Tackle Affordable Housing Head On

Recommendations made to City Council.

City Poised to Tackle Affordable Housing Head On

College Notes

College Notes

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

City Loans Money to ARHA

Construction on The Berg to begin early next year.

City Loans Money to ARHA

Santa's Sleigh Is A Big Red Truck

Santa's Sleigh Is A Big Red Truck

Key Objectives Stressed in Budget Plan

Warner relying on tax reform package.

Key Objectives Stressed in Budget Plan

Holiday Decorating Comes in Many Different Forms

Holiday Decorating Comes in Many Different Forms

News Briefs

News Briefs

Health Notes

Health Notes

Sitting at the Table

Committee hears both sides of the proposed fire changes.

Sitting at the Table

Founders Plays Host

Restaurant known for brews entertains the holiday crowd.

Founders Plays Host

Santa's Sleigh Is A Big Red Truck

Santa's Sleigh Is A Big Red Truck

Taking Care of History

Supervisors adopt county Heritage Preservation Plan.

Taking Care of History

Health Notes

Health Notes

Reigning in Christmas Message

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

Reigning in Christmas Message

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

New Board Learns About Governance

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

New Board Learns About Governance

The Guardian of Seven Locks

Volunteer crossing guard helps in a dangerous stretch of road.

The Guardian of Seven Locks

New Board of Supervisors Sworn In

Crowd fills amphitheater, spreads to upper-level balconies

New Board of Supervisors Sworn In

No Room at the Shelter

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

No Room at the Shelter

Classes

Classes

Medical Community Divided on Scans

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

Medical Community Divided on Scans

Youth Summit: Why Not Here?

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

Youth Summit: Why Not Here?

Founders Plays Host

Restaurant known for brews entertains the holiday crowd.

Founders Plays Host

Christmas Caserole

Christmas Caserole

College Notes

College Notes

Bulletin: Man Did Not Fly

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

Bulletin: Man Did Not Fly

Improvements To Seven Locks Still Far Off

Residents unite to work for a safer neighborhood.

Improvements To Seven Locks Still Far Off

Why Not Have a Body Scan?

Why Not Have a Body Scan?

Gifts Under the Skin, Not the Tree

Donors needed for organ transplants.

Gifts Under the Skin, Not the Tree

It’s Time To Light the Lights

Chanukah menorahs sometimes have special meaning.

It’s Time To Light the Lights

Classes

Classes

Lyn Carroll, 91, Horsewoman, Businesswoman

Caroll owned The Surrey in Potomac Village.

Lyn Carroll, 91, Horsewoman, Businesswoman

Key Objectives Stressed in Budget Plan

Warner relying on tax reform package.

Key Objectives Stressed in Budget Plan

College Notes

College Notes

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Trickle Down Theory Vision For Transient Occupancy Tax

Delegate Wants Further Emissions Reduction

Mirant plant targeted.

Delegate Wants Further Emissions Reduction

Franconia Traffic Fatality at Light Familiar

Franconia Traffic Fatality at Light Familiar

News Briefs

News Briefs

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Hayfield Hawks Give Character Lesson

Adopt-A-Chicken

Animal Sanctuary cares for abandoned farm animals

Adopt-A-Chicken

Too Much Parking at the Park?

Neighbors don’t want an active recreation park.

Too Much Parking at the Park?

Classes

Classes

Challenge Grant Gets a Boost

Challenge Grant Gets a Boost

Which Way Will They Go?

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

Which Way Will They Go?

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Calendar

Calendar

Yield to Homeowners?

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

Yield to Homeowners?

Improvements To Seven Locks Still Far Off

Residents unite to work for a safer neighborhood.

Improvements To Seven Locks Still Far Off

Who Turned Out the Lights?

And whose job is it to turn them back on?

Who Turned Out the Lights?

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Monday, December 15

Carl Sandburg Principal Selected as Finalist

Donna Pasteur praised by colleagues.

Carl Sandburg Principal Selected as Finalist

Officers Sling Salsa For Special Olympics

Officers Sling Salsa For Special Olympics

Health Notes

Health Notes

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Business Notes

Business Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Angel Gifts On A Winter's Night

Angel Gifts On A Winter's Night

Business Notes

Business Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

School Notes

School Notes

IMVH's Fate On Short Tether

Task Force given short list of recommendations.

IMVH's Fate On Short Tether

Bullfeathers Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Restaurant kicks off monthly series of dining events.

Bullfeathers Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Retaining That Small Town Feeling

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

Retaining That Small Town Feeling

Community Notes

Community Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Week in Fairfax Station

Week in Fairfax Station

Chorus Explores Different Cultures through Song

Chorus Explores Different Cultures through Song

Music And a Cup of Joe

Music And a Cup of Joe

Three Herndon Schools Next To Expand

Renovations Gain Priority

Three Herndon Schools Next To Expand

Health Notes

Health Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Heather Wilson, 33, Dies of Cancer

Obituary

Heather Wilson, 33, Dies of Cancer

MoveOn Movement Hits Herndon

Web-Based Political Activists

MoveOn Movement Hits Herndon

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Officers Sling Salsa for Special Olympics

Officers Sling Salsa for Special Olympics

Education Notebook - 12/17/03

Education Notebook - 12/17/03

Business Notes

Business Notes

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Missing Teen's Car Found in Herndon

Missing Teen's Car Found in Herndon

The Week in Loudoun

The Week in Loudoun

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

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Finding Hope After Grief

Finding Hope After Grief

Health Notes

Health Notes

Crime Log

Crime Log

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

At Park View

At Park View

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Computer Arcade Offers Variety, Shopping Escape

Computer Arcade Offers Variety, Shopping Escape

Business Notes

Business Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Feet to Trail, Then Pen to Paper

Reston woman pens first book.

Feet to Trail, Then Pen to Paper

Military Notes

Military 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

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Crime Log

Crime Log

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Officers Sling Salsa For Special Olympics

Officers Sling Salsa For Special Olympics

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Music And a Cup of Joe

Music And a Cup of Joe

Business Notes

Business Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Crime Report

Crime Report

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Classes

Classes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Crime Report

Crime Report

People Notes

People Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Crime Log

Crime Log

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Santa Claus and the Whiskers To Prove It

Santa Claus and the Whiskers To Prove It

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

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Carved Clothing Lands Artist Awards

Crime Log

Crime Log

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

Health Notes

Health Notes

Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

Crime Report

Crime Report

Community Spelled With A 'K' For Kwanzaa

Black History Resource Center hosts gift-making class.

Community Spelled With A 'K' For Kwanzaa

School Notes

School Notes

Virginia Secretary of Education Visits Local Schools

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

Virginia Secretary of Education Visits Local Schools

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

Finding Hope After Grief

Finding Hope After Grief

Heather Wilson, 33, Dies of Cancer

Obituary

Heather Wilson, 33, Dies of Cancer

Week in Burke

Week in Burke

Music And a Cup of Joe

Music And a Cup of Joe

Christmas Comes Early To Force Protectors

Christmas Comes Early To Force Protectors

Military Notes

Military Notes

Finding Hope after Grief

Finding Hope after Grief

Thursday, December 11

Year-Round Camping at Lake Fairfax

Year-Round Camping at Lake Fairfax

Air/Space Museum Annex Honors Aviation Veterans

Air/Space Museum Annex Honors Aviation Veterans

Bank, Restaurants, Church at Dec. 16 WFCCA Meeting

Bank, Restaurants, Church at Dec. 16 WFCCA Meeting

Nat'l Air and Space Museum Soars

$311 million museum opens Monday, Dec. 15

Nat'l Air and Space Museum Soars

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Children's Holiday Show at Westfield

Children's Holiday Show at Westfield

Roundups

Roundups

New Life Wants a Sanctuary

New Life Wants a Sanctuary

Singer Amanda Powell Performs in Telethon

Singer Amanda Powell Performs in Telethon

15 Years Prison For Chantilly Man

15 Years Prison For Chantilly Man

Our Neighbor's Child Still Needs Help

Our Neighbor's Child Still Needs Help

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Charles Helem Receives Life in Prison

Charles Helem Receives Life in Prison

Westfield High Presents 'A Christmas Carol'

Westfield High Presents 'A Christmas Carol'

Wednesday, December 10

Charges Dropped

Commonwealth drops charges against Springfield mother and boyfriend.

Charges Dropped

Roundup

Roundup

Arlington’s Goals and Targets for Affordable Housing

Arlington’s Goals and Targets for Affordable Housing

Reveling Roms

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

Reveling Roms

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

AES Opts to Stay Put

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

AES Opts to Stay Put

What Cost Houses?

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

What Cost Houses?

Washington-Lee Stages 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Cappies Review

Washington-Lee Stages 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

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

Virginia Wins Supreme Court Case

Commonwealth may build into Potomac River without approval of Maryland

Virginia Wins Supreme Court Case

Tuesday, December 9

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

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

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

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

Elaborate Home Decorating

Annual Tour of Homes benefits The Campagna Center.

Elaborate Home Decorating

Sirleaf Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder

Court Action

Sirleaf Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder

Commissioners Bring Plan To Del Ray Citizens

Commissioners Bring Plan To Del Ray Citizens

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

Flu Vaccine Getting Scarce

Flu Vaccine Getting Scarce

Reaching Out Through Art

Police Athletic League making a difference in the community.

Reaching Out Through Art

The Day the Earth Moved

The Day the Earth Moved

Council Brings Back Citizen Corps

Council Brings Back Citizen Corps

Affordable Housing Wins; Neighborhood Trucks Lose

Affordable Housing Wins; Neighborhood Trucks Lose

What To Serve A Lord Provost?

Mayor opens home, serves dinner to distinguished Scottish guest.

What To Serve A Lord Provost?

Alexandria Chooses Tree Education

Alexandria Chooses Tree Education

Politicians, Police Gang Up On Gangs

Politicians, Police Gang Up On Gangs

Local Group Loads Truck For American Indians in South Dakota

Local Group Loads Truck For American Indians in South Dakota

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

Site Plans Continue for New Police Station

Site Plans Continue for New Police Station

Finding Hope after Grief

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

Finding Hope after Grief

Highlighting Hepatitis C

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

Highlighting Hepatitis C

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

Business

Business

Town Council Approves Police Station

Town Council Approves Police Station

GRIT Gangs Up on Gangs

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

GRIT Gangs Up on Gangs

Community Notes

Community Notes

People Notes

People Notes

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

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

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Arline Lister Green

Arline Lister Green

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

The Week in Loudoun

The Week in Loudoun

Zoning Tops Priority List

Zoning Tops Priority List

Celebrating Chanukah

Celebrating Chanukah

Cool Reception

Proposed school budget additions run into skepticism.

Cool Reception

Honors and Reality Served At Holiday Banquet

Lee District recognizes citizens.

Honors and Reality Served At Holiday Banquet

Arrest Made In Apartment Fire

Arrest Made In Apartment Fire

Elaborate Home Decorating

Annual Tour of Homes benefits The Campagna Center.

Elaborate Home Decorating

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

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

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Santa Comes Early to Area Schools

Santa Comes Early to Area Schools

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?

News Brief

News Brief

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

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

Santa on Fire Engine

Santa on Fire Engine

Arline Lister Green

Arline Lister Green

Autumn Snowstorm Tests Patience

Autumn Snowstorm Tests Patience

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?

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Local Group Loads Truck For Native Americans in South Dakota

Local Group Loads Truck For Native Americans in South Dakota

Town Council Turns Down

Town Council Turns Down

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

Politicians, Police Gang Up on Gangs

Politicians, Police Gang Up on Gangs

Business News

Business News

Crime Log

Crime Log

Vienna Determines Legislative Agenda

Vienna Determines Legislative Agenda

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Log

Crime Log

Crime Report

Crime Report

Wednesday, December 3

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

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Child Abuse Charges

Father pleads guilty to abusing infant.

Child Abuse Charges

Roundups

Roundups

Talking Up Soccer, Spanish Rock

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

Talking Up Soccer, Spanish Rock

School Notes

School Notes

HOT Lanes on I-95?

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

HOT Lanes on I-95?

Crime Log

Crime Log

School Notes

School Notes

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr

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

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr

School Notes

School Notes

HOT Lanes on I-95?

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

HOT Lanes on I-95?

Reveling Roms

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

Reveling Roms

Crime Log

Crime Log

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

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

Clubs & Organization

Clubs & Organization

Calendar

Calendar

Police Arrest Three Juveniles for Thefts

Police Arrest Three Juveniles for Thefts

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Reveling Roms

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

Reveling Roms

Volunteers

Volunteers

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Crime Log

Crime Log

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Volunteers

Volunteers

Calendar

Calendar

Domenech Announces His Retirement

Superintendent Surprises Everyone

Domenech Announces His Retirement

Council Approves District, Sort Of

Rail Yes, with Conditions

Council Approves District, Sort Of

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Troop's Tree Sale Moves

Troop's Tree Sale Moves

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Health Notes

Health Notes

Planning Backs Police Station

Planning Backs Police Station

Changing Look of Little Street

Developer Proposes Town Homes

Changing Look of Little Street

Holiday Decor Takes on Life of its Own

Holiday Decor Takes on Life of its Own

Gold's Quest

Gold's Quest

Education Notebook - 12/03/03

Education Notebook - 12/03/03

News Briefs

News Briefs

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Rape Case Goes to Grand Jury

Rape Case Goes to Grand Jury

Volunteers

Volunteers

Our Neighbor's Child Needs Clothes, Toys

Our Neighbor's Child Needs Clothes, Toys

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr

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

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

News Briefs

News Briefs

Health Notes

Health Notes

'The Nutcracker' at Centreville High

'The Nutcracker' at Centreville High

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

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

News Briefs

News Briefs

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Man Pleads Guilty to Three Robberies

Man Pleads Guilty to Three Robberies

Crime Log

Crime Log

Virginia Run Homes Sparkle for Holidays

Virginia Run Homes Sparkle for Holidays

Elves, Santas and Barbies

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

Elves, Santas and Barbies

Tuesday, December 2

Business Notes

Business 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

Intersection Opens to I-95

Intersection Opens to I-95

Wee Hour Sales Bring Out Bargain Hunters

Wee Hour Sales Bring Out Bargain Hunters

Crime Report

Crime Report

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?

Reston Chorale Tunes Up for Holidays

Annual concert marks unofficial opening of holiday season in Reston.

Reston Chorale Tunes Up for Holidays

A Matter of Ethics

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

A Matter of Ethics

Black Friday — Assessment A Little Gray

But optimism is shared by merchants this holiday season.

Black Friday — Assessment A Little Gray

Raymond L. Ryan, Jr.

Raymond L. Ryan, Jr.

Crime Hits Hard in the Penn Daw Area

Two bank robberies remain unsolved.

Crime Hits Hard in the Penn Daw Area

Community Notes

Community Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Trimming Curls, Fighting Cancer

Trimming Curls, Fighting Cancer

Lindsay Named Music Educator of the Year

Lindsay Named Music Educator of the Year

Sales At Sunrise Brings Bargain Hunters

Sales At Sunrise Brings Bargain Hunters

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

$1.7 Million For Land

Delgaudio, Hiatt continue resistance against PDR program.

$1.7 Million For Land

Search Continues for Missing Huntington Man

Search Continues for Missing Huntington Man

Warner Touts Tax Plan

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

Warner Touts Tax Plan

School Superintendent to Retire

Domenech to Step Down in March

School Superintendent to Retire

Business Notes

Business Notes

Watching Out For Washington’s Ear

Service reading newspapers for the blind finds home at WETA.

Watching Out For Washington’s Ear

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

School Superintendent to Retire

Domenech to Step Down in March

School Superintendent to Retire

Clark Street Hosts Two Albee Plays

Clark Street Hosts Two Albee Plays

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

Lindsay Named Music Educator of the Year

Lindsay Named Music Educator of the Year

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

Two Youths Indicted on Murder Charges

Third teen will be tried in juvenile court.

Two Youths Indicted on Murder Charges

Black Friday —Assessment A Little Gray

But optimism is shared by merchants this holiday season.

Black Friday —Assessment A Little Gray

PTO Opens Its Doors

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

PTO Opens Its Doors

Council Gets Peek At Budget Projections

Council Gets Peek At Budget Projections

No Finance Committee For ARHA

By Chuck Hagee

No Finance Committee For ARHA

'The Bell Never Rings of Itself'

Remembering a military life as Pearl Harbor Day approaches.

'The Bell Never Rings of Itself'

A Dog Party For Justice

A Dog Party For Justice

Trimming Curls, Fighting Cancer

Trimming Curls, Fighting Cancer

Quaker Ridge Given Green Light

Despite verbal fireworks from Council members.

Quaker Ridge Given Green Light

A Day of Thanksgiving and Unity

A Day of Thanksgiving and Unity

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Heninburg Indicted

Four counts leveled on former executive.

Heninburg Indicted

Man Shot; Driver Assaulted with Bat

News Briefs

Man Shot; Driver Assaulted with Bat

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

Another Cut For Cut Trees

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

Another Cut For Cut Trees

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

Business Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Helping 1,000 Families

Helping 1,000 Families

Community Notes

Community Notes

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Family of Lost Kayaker Schedules Memorial Service

Family of Lost Kayaker Schedules Memorial Service

RCTV

RCTV

At the Library

At the Library

Crime Report

Crime Report

At the Movies

At the Movies

Another Cut for Cut Trees

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

Another Cut for Cut Trees

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Two Youths Indicted on Murder Charges

Third teen will be tried in juvenile court.

Two Youths Indicted on Murder Charges

Potomac's Turkey Day Traditions

Potomac's Turkey Day Traditions

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Weighing Tax Exemptions

County to develop policy after three organizations make requests.

Weighing Tax Exemptions

Business Notes

Business Notes

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Another Cut for Cut Trees

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

Another Cut for Cut Trees

Paper Cranes Aim To Ease Combat Pain

Paper Cranes Aim To Ease Combat Pain

Monday, December 1

How Tall Is Too Tall?

How Tall Is Too Tall?

Volunteers Have Burning Sensation

Council begins deliberations on fire service overhaul.

Volunteers Have Burning Sensation

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

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Celebrity Delly Lives up to Its Name

Celebrity Delly Lives up to Its Name

Dunham’s Jog Slows Down

Weather pushes project's completion into spring.

Dunham’s Jog Slows Down

Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar