Stories for June 2006

Stories for June 2006

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Thursday, June 29

584 Students Graduate From T.C

Principal John Porter says farewell to his last graduating class.

584 Students Graduate From T.C

Nominations in Brief

Nominations in Brief

Roundups

Roundups

Peele Arraigned for Clifton Woman's Death

Peele Arraigned for Clifton Woman's Death

Business Notes

Business Notes

Ridgewood Mixed-Use Gets Final Approval

Project contains restaurants, shops, homes and offices.

Ridgewood Mixed-Use Gets Final Approval

GBW Places 6th in World

GBW Places 6th in World

Civil War Soldiers Buried at Home

Unearthed in Centreville in 1997, they're finally buried in Massachusetts.

Civil War Soldiers Buried at Home

Bush Taps Wark for Federal Post

Clifton's Bill Wark is appointed to Chemical Safety Board.

Bush Taps Wark for Federal Post

Westfield High School Salutes Its Graduates

Westfield High School Salutes Its Graduates

Castro Found Guilty of Pandering

Castro Found Guilty of Pandering

Man Fined After Leaving Accident

Man Fined After Leaving Accident

Westfield High's 2006 Graduates

Westfield High's 2006 Graduates

Mountain View School Class of June 2006

Mountain View School Class of June 2006

Fun in Springfield, Part 2

Fun in Springfield, Part 2

Fun in South County, Part 2

Fun in South County, Part 2

Fun in Loudoun Part 3

Fun in Loudoun Part 3

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Fun in McLean Part 1

Fun in McLean Part 1

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Brake for Home Prices

Average home price in May was up just 2 percent from last year.

Brake for Home Prices

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s’

Plans to expand Fair Lakes and Fair Oaks are heard by the Planning Commission.

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s’

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Fun in Vienna

Fun in Vienna

Fun in Great Falls Part 1

Fun in Great Falls Part 1

History Teacher of Year

Teaching style earns Jamie Sawatzky of Rocky Run Middle School the state prize.

History Teacher of Year

Wednesday, June 28

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Five RCC Board Members Resign

The members were upset over actions by Supervisor Cathy Hudgins.

Five RCC Board Members Resign

Low Unemployment Not Good For Businesses

County businesses looking for workers, but jobs outnumber people.

Low Unemployment Not Good For Businesses

36 Years of Shining

Michael Heintz ends generations of service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

36 Years of Shining

A Shift In Thinking?

National Park Service expresses environmental and historic preservation concerns about Jones Point

A Shift In Thinking?

Questioning Policies

Should Alexandria police officers fire at moving vehicles?

Questioning Policies

People Zone

100 block of King Street is transformed into a pedestrian plaza.

People Zone

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Woodson’s Goodbye

Woodson’s Goodbye

Hyland's Virtual Bus Tour

Senior services is a two-way street in the years ahead.

Hyland's Virtual Bus Tour

Where's The Community In BRAC?

The real human impact of BRAC could climb to 30,000.

Where's The Community In BRAC?

Armstrong Amphitheater Dedicated to Teacher

Armstrong Amphitheater Dedicated to Teacher

Kings Crossing Agreement Remains Elusive

When is enough, enough to trigger a less desirable solution?

Kings Crossing Agreement Remains Elusive

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

A Friend For Life

Friends, family of Beth Braithwaite remember the happiness she brought into their lives.

A Friend For Life

Cotton Helps Save Island Walk

Community center named after Cotton for her efforts to preserve affordable housing community.

Cotton Helps Save Island Walk

Low Unemployment Not Good For Businesses

County businesses looking for workers, but jobs outnumber people.

Low Unemployment Not Good For Businesses

Fireworks Fly in City's 40th Fourth

Planning has ceased for the city's Fourth of July show, and now committee members hope to top previous years' successes.

Fireworks Fly in City's 40th Fourth

Service-Friendly Business Owners Receive Awards

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce recognizes local business owners for service to community.

Service-Friendly Business Owners Receive Awards

BAR Approves Unusual Residential Design

Renovation plans reflect Yates Gardens industrial past.

BAR Approves Unusual Residential Design

Incumbents Sworn in Once Again

City Council, School Board members take their oath of office at the June 27 swearing-in ceremony.

Incumbents Sworn in Once Again

Homes To Call Their Own

Eight townhouses being built with design features to provide disabled residents with greater accessibility.

Homes To Call Their Own

Heavy Rains Not Enough for Royal Lake Dam Breach

Recent weather won't deter lake's auxiliary dam rehabilitation project.

Heavy Rains Not Enough for Royal Lake Dam Breach

Heavy Rains Not Enough for Royal Lake Dam Breach

Recent weather won't deter lake's auxiliary dam rehabilitation project.

Heavy Rains Not Enough for Royal Lake Dam Breach

Webb Campaigns in Alexandria

Democratic Senate hopeful speaks to party faithful at Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.

Webb Campaigns in Alexandria

Work To Begin on New Sports Field

Ribbon cut on project to install artificial turf to West Springfield High field.

Work To Begin on New Sports Field

‘Help Wanted’ Indeed

Local businesses grapple with unusually low unemployment rate.

‘Help Wanted’ Indeed

Fun in Fairfax, Part 2

Fun in Fairfax, Part 2

Fun in Potomac Part 1

Fun in Potomac Part 1

Have a Festive Year in Potomac

Have a Festive Year in Potomac

Alexandria: Alive with the Sound

Alexandria: Alive with the Sound

Alexandria: Going to the Dogs

Alexandria: Going to the Dogs

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part Two

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part Two

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part 3

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part 3

Volunteer in Potomac

Volunteer in Potomac

Get Well Read, Get It Write in Potomac

Get Well Read, Get It Write in Potomac

Sit Back and Relax in Potomac

Sit Back and Relax in Potomac

Bright Futures For Two T.C. Graduates

Students named Gates Millennium Scholars.

Bright Futures For Two T.C. Graduates

Fun in Potomac Part 3

Fun in Potomac Part 3

One More For the Girls

The Loudoun Field Hockey Association has set out to bring field hockey to the county with hopes of giving girls a new sport to play.

One More For the Girls

Shop in Potomac

Shop in Potomac

Alexandria: Fresh Air

Alexandria: Fresh Air

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part One

Fun in Reston and Herndon -- Part One

Ways To Exercise in Potomac

Ways To Exercise in Potomac

Calendar

Calendar

Fun in Loudon Part 2

Fun in Loudon Part 2

Go Back To School in Potomac

Go Back To School in Potomac

Fire Department Graduates Eight Medical Technicians

New graduates urged to keep life and career in perspective

Fire Department Graduates Eight Medical Technicians

Community

Community

Fire Department Graduates Eight Medical Technicians

New graduates urged to keep life and career in perspective

Fire Department Graduates Eight Medical Technicians

Getting to Know...

Tom Brock

Getting to Know...

'They Do Test These Parachutes Before You Use Them, Right?'

Taking to the skies for a tandem skydive.

'They Do Test These Parachutes Before You Use Them, Right?'

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

No Hot Water

No Hot Water

Faith

Faith

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

School Notes

School Notes

Getting to Know — Alan S. Nemeth

Getting to Know — Alan S. Nemeth

Red Hats, Coffee and Friendship

Clifton Red Hatters share companionship through hard times.

Red Hats, Coffee and Friendship

Density Hits Home

Residents respond to county plans to modify a density “cap,” which is fast approaching.

Density Hits Home

School Notes

School Notes

Fun in Centreville, Chantilly, Clifton -- Part Two

Fun in Centreville, Chantilly, Clifton -- Part Two

'They Do Test These Parachutes Before You Use Them, Right?'

Taking to the skies for a tandem skydive.

'They Do Test These Parachutes Before You Use Them, Right?'

The Flood of 2006

Torrential downpour dumps 12 inches of rain on the city in four days.

The Flood of 2006

Alexandria: Get Cultured

Alexandria: Get Cultured

Fun in Arlington

Fun in Arlington

Fun in Burke, Part 3

Fun in Burke, Part 3

Alexandria: Recreation

Alexandria: Recreation

Fun in Potomac Part 2

Fun in Potomac Part 2

Learn Something New in Potomac

Learn Something New in Potomac

See Sites in Potomac

See Sites in Potomac

Fun in Loudoun Part 1

Fun in Loudoun Part 1

Meet New People in Potomac

Meet New People in Potomac

Alexandria: Festival Fun

Alexandria: Festival Fun

Alexandria: Making History

Alexandria: Making History

Have Fun With the Family in Potomac

Have Fun With the Family in Potomac

Fun in Burke, Part 2

Fun in Burke, Part 2

Fun in Centreville, Chantilly and Clifton -- Part One

Fun in Centreville, Chantilly and Clifton -- Part One

Happy 'Returns'

Film Review

Happy 'Returns'

Calendar

Calendar

Community

Community

Getting to Know...

Tom Brock

Getting to Know...

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Tuesday, June 27

Keeping Children Safe from Predators

Parents advised to talk with children, know where they are playing during summer vacation.

Keeping Children Safe from Predators

Loving Dedication

River Falls honors beloved coach Heather Joy Wilson with renovated swimming pool.

Loving Dedication

Dredging Accotink Deeper

Up to 1,000 cubic yards of silt removed daily during year-long project.

Dredging Accotink Deeper

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Braddock District Changes?

Braddock District Changes?

Graduates Say Goodbye to Yorktown

Graduates Say Goodbye to Yorktown

Wakefield's Class of 2006 graduates at DAR Constitution Hall.

Wakefield's Class of 2006 graduates at DAR Constitution Hall.

What's Ahead for Golf Charities?

Booz Allen program raised $1 million for local non-profits over two years.

What's Ahead for Golf Charities?

Historic Cabin Opens to Public

Maryland residents get a first time look inside Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the life of Josiah Henson

Historic Cabin Opens to Public

Burke Nursery Request Approved

Nursery to continue operating after agreeing to conform to current regulations.

Burke Nursery Request Approved

Volunteers

Volunteers

Chamber Mixes It Up

Normandie Farm hosts mixer for Potomac Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber Mixes It Up

Water Park Opens at Lyons Village

$520,000 renovation has five in-ground water sprays and bucket tower.

Water Park Opens at Lyons Village

Air Force Memorial Interferes With Police Radio Transmissions

Air Force Memorial Interferes With Police Radio Transmissions

A Band of Brothers and Sisters

McLean resident holds 40-year Peace Corps reunion.

A Band of Brothers and Sisters

Rain Causes Flooding

Be Aware of Flooding

Rain Causes Flooding

Nonprofit Proposes Chartered Territory

School Board Holds Public Hearing on Charter School

Nonprofit Proposes Chartered Territory

Military Notes

Military Notes

Potomac Pizza Makes History

Chevy Chase location to donate five days of proceeds to charity.

Potomac Pizza Makes History

Long-Awaited Opening

Long-Awaited Opening

Hall of Famers to Hit the Links

Hall of Famers to Hit the Links

Hospital in Court Again

Hospital in Court Again

Kim for Vice President!

Student with autism wins coveted position on Franklin Sherman SCA.

Kim for Vice President!

Fireworks Safety

Celebrating Safely at Home

Fireworks Safety

In the Road Business?

In the Road Business?

Board Starts Over on Rural Policy Area

Board Starts Over on Rural Policy Area

Potomac Flooded

Rescue workers warn drivers not to brave high waters.

Potomac Flooded

How Much on Richmond Highway?

County planners, area citizens differ on density recommendation for northern end of Route 1.

How Much on Richmond Highway?

Seeking a Public Process

MCA committee wants synthetic turf field impacts addressed in public hearings.

Seeking a Public Process

Lost in the Flood

Huntington homes evacuated after Cameron Run flash flood.

Lost in the Flood

Breaking out of the Beltway

Mount Vernon Couple sells house to buy Caribbean Hotel.

Breaking out of the Beltway

Lost Boys Find Voice Through Church

Ashburn Church Increases Awareness of African Genocide

Lost Boys Find Voice Through Church

Keeping Children Safe from Predators

Parents advised to talk with children, know where they are playing during summer vacation.

Keeping Children Safe from Predators

Local Businesses Strain to Find Skilled Labor

Low regional unemployment rate means headaches for local businesses looking to expand.

Local Businesses Strain to Find Skilled Labor

A Band of Brothers and Sisters

McLean resident holds 40-year Peace Corps reunion.

A Band of Brothers and Sisters

NoVa Needs Blood

Dulles Town Center Holds Blood Drive

NoVa Needs Blood

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s'

Plans to expand Fair Lakes and Fair Oaks heard by Planning Commission.

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s'

From Carousels to Kayaking

Great Falls National Park celebrates its 100th birthday.

From Carousels to Kayaking

Braddock District Changes?

Braddock District Changes?

Storms Batter Arlington

Storms Batter Arlington

As County Grows, Transit Options Set to Expand

Officials emphasize decreasing residents' dependence on cars in new transportation plan.

As County Grows, Transit Options Set to Expand

Business Notes

Business Notes

Crossing County Border

Group largely credited for challengers' victory in Herndon election advises Loudoun County residents.

Crossing County Border

W-L Honors 316 at Commencement

W-L Honors 316 at Commencement

Widening Under Way

Elden Street project, set to last more than a year, is seeing its first tests with traffic.

Widening Under Way

Vienna Launches Traditional Fourth of July

Town will party all day July 4, with music, games, fireworks and more.

Vienna Launches Traditional Fourth of July

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

People Notes

People Notes

Wireless Radio Has Field Day

The Vienna Wireless Society set up camp at Burke Lake to connect with other ham radio users across the continent.

Wireless Radio Has Field Day

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Clifton Council Takes Office

Call for participation, promises of communication abound at swearing-in ceremony.

Clifton Council Takes Office

College Notes

College Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

People

People

Business

Business

Getting to Know…

Getting to Know…

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Community

Community

Kim for Vice President!

Student with autism wins coveted position on Franklin Sherman SCA.

Kim for Vice President!

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

More than 20,000 students are taught in school buildings with no hot or warm water in the bathrooms.

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

College Notes

College Notes

Volunteering

Volunteering

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Schools

Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Brake for Home Price

Average home price in May was up just 2 percent from last year.

Brake for Home Price

Real Estate

Real Estate

College Notes

College Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Brake for Home Price

Average home price in May was up just 2 percent from last year.

Brake for Home Price

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Clifton Council Takes Office

Call for participation, promises of communication abound at swearing-in ceremony.

Clifton Council Takes Office

Clifton Council Takes Office

Call for participation, promises of communication abound at swearing-in ceremony.

Clifton Council Takes Office

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

More Houses on Pohick?

Proposal would mean a density increase near Fairfax County Parkway.

More Houses on Pohick?

Stracke, Frix Wed

Stracke, Frix Wed

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s

Planning Commission hears plans to expand Fair Lakes, Fair Oaks.

Pile It On at the ‘Fair’s

School Board Continues Debating Construction Plan

During work session, members indicate they want money for Yorktown, Wakefield and Thomas Jefferson included in fall bond package.

School Board Continues Debating Construction Plan

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

More than 20,000 students are taught in school buildings with no hot or warm water in the bathrooms.

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

More than 20,000 students are taught in school buildings with no hot or warm water in the bathrooms.

Many School Bathrooms Lack Hot Water

Gunston Teacher Faces Deportation

School rallies behind Colombian-born science teacher Luz Chamorro.

Gunston Teacher Faces Deportation

Dredging Accotink Deeper

Up to 1,000 cubic yards of silt removed daily during year-long project.

Dredging Accotink Deeper

A Matter of Will

Women’s self defense class creates confidence that transcends punches and kicks.

A Matter of Will

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Seeking a Public Process

MCA committee wants synthetic turf field impacts addressed in public hearings.

Seeking a Public Process

Station Rededication Salutes Community

Following extensive renovations, Vienna's fire station gets a public rededication.

Station Rededication Salutes Community

Grassroots Group Expands Its Borders

Grassroots Group Expands Its Borders

Health

Health

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Thursday, June 22

Chantilly High Awards and Scholarships

Chantilly High Awards and Scholarships

2006 Cappie Award Winners

2006 Cappie Award Winners

Wednesday, June 21

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Week In Great Falls...

Week In Great Falls...

'They knew exactly what they were doing'

Residents believe neighborhood is a targe for professional burglars.

'They knew exactly what they were doing'

Stomping on the Potomac

Fundraising cruise will benefit children in foster care.

Stomping on the Potomac

Two Men Drown in Boating Accident

Funeral services planned for Lee District men

Two Men Drown in Boating Accident

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

No Automobiles Allowed

No Automobiles Allowed

A Showcase of Talent

Cappies holds its first showcase performance at the Alden Theatre.

A Showcase of Talent

Showcase of Talent

Showcase of Talent

City Discusses Artifical Turf

Artificial surfaces may address field shortages

City Discusses Artifical Turf

Snapshot of a Mount Vernon Student

Snapshot of a Mount Vernon Student

The 'Green and White' Graduates

Langley High School presents its class of 2006.

The 'Green and White' Graduates

Square, Level, Plum And Trowel

A mystic ceremony for an educational cornerstone at the Mount Vernon Estate.

Square, Level, Plum And Trowel

The Next Chapter

McLean High School celebrates the graduation of the Class of 2006.

The Next Chapter

Spartan Seniors Celebrate

Spartan Seniors Celebrate

Becoming Adults

West Potomac Class of 2006 receives advice, diplomas

Becoming Adults

Two Broken-Hearted Families

Jamel Rush sentenced to 28 years in murder of Christian Green of Lorton.

Two Broken-Hearted Families

Colonial Forestville

Forestville Elementary fourth graders get a taste of life in the 18th century.

Colonial Forestville

South Riding Man Killed in Car Accident

South Riding Man Killed in Car Accident

For Graduates: An End and a Beginning

Mount Vernon High School graduation marked by emotion.

For Graduates: An End and a Beginning

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Sale of Old Firehouse Property?

McLean Teen Center may be forced to move if Old Firehouse property is sold to developer.

Sale of Old Firehouse Property?

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Snapshot of a West Potomac Graduate

Snapshot of a West Potomac Graduate

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Chantilly High Senior Awards

Chantilly High Senior Awards

Man Charged with Credit Card Theft

Man Charged with Credit Card Theft

The 'Green and White' Graduates

Langley High School presents its class of 2006.

The 'Green and White' Graduates

Choi's Robbery Cases To Go to Grand Jury

Choi's Robbery Cases To Go to Grand Jury

2nd in Nation in Economics

Chantilly High team excels in Economics Challenge.

2nd in Nation in Economics

Centreville High Awards and Scholarships

Centreville High Awards and Scholarships

Roger Bostic Dies at 70

Hunter Hardware owner, Centreville VFD lifetime member.

Roger Bostic Dies at 70

Gym Is a Dream Come True

Hoop Magic Sports Academy offers much-needed space for basketball, volleyball, badminton, martial arts, cheerleading and dodgeball.

Gym Is a Dream Come True

The Uncommon Fred Day

Student commons named to honor former School Board member.

The Uncommon Fred Day

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

See Comments About Stringfellow Road Project

Residents' views are now available online.

See Comments About Stringfellow Road Project

100 Years of Education

Chesterbrook Elementary School celebrates its Centennial.

100 Years of Education

Chantilly High School Graduates 612 Students

Chantilly High School Graduates 612 Students

Cox Farms' First Taste of Summer

Roasted corn, iced melon slices, fresh tomatoes and fun.

Cox Farms' First Taste of Summer

Mountain View Celebrates 10 Years

Alternative school celebrates a decade, announces scholarships.

Mountain View Celebrates 10 Years

Planning Commission Weighs In

Expanding eateries and taking care of expanded waistlines are on the agenda.

Planning Commission Weighs In

Rape Verdict: Not Guilty

Nelson Romero found not guilty after withdrawing "no contest" plea.

Rape Verdict: Not Guilty

Centreville High Class of 2006 Graduates

Centreville High Class of 2006 Graduates

Calendar

Calendar

Local Theater

Local Theater

Calendar

Calendar

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Comic shops across Northern Virginia say illegal downloading has not yet curbed soaring sales.

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

The Family Listings

The Family Listings

The Formula for Extra Stank

Chief Joseph's funk-metal makes atmosphere of Metro area even dirtier.

The Formula for Extra Stank

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

100 Years of Education at Chesterbrook

Chesterbrook Elementary School celebrates its Centennial.

100 Years of Education at Chesterbrook

Calendar

Calendar

Getting to Know J. Warren Geurin

Profile

Getting to Know J. Warren Geurin

Nightlife

Nightlife

Calendar

Calendar

People

People

Business

Business

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Comic shops across Northern Virginia say illegal downloading has not yet curbed soaring sales.

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Old Firehouse Moving?

McLean Teen Center may be forced to move if Old Firehouse property is sold to developer.

Old Firehouse Moving?

Getting to Know J. Warren Geurin

Profile

Getting to Know J. Warren Geurin

A General Celebration of America

Previewing Mount Vernon's Red, White & Blue Independence Day.

A General Celebration of America

Circling Success

A potter/printmaker/painter makes her mark at The Art League.

Circling Success

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

School Notes

School Notes

Health

Health

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

How To Run a Safe Marathon

How To Run a Safe Marathon

Community

Community

Drafting Plan To End Homelessness

Committee to present plan to supervisors later this year.

Drafting Plan To End Homelessness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Colonial Forestville

Forestville Elementary fourth graders get a taste of life in the 18th century.

Colonial Forestville

Volunteering

Volunteering

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

100 Years of Education at Chesterbrook

Chesterbrook Elementary School celebrates its Centennial.

100 Years of Education at Chesterbrook

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Comic shops across Northern Virginia say illegal downloading has not yet curbed soaring sales.

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Drafting Plan To End Homelessness

Committee to present plan to supervisors later this year.

Drafting Plan To End Homelessness

School Notes

School Notes

An Educational Program To Build On

High school students to build 18 homes over next 20 years with FATE program in Springfield.

An Educational Program To Build On

Drafting Plans to End Homelessness

Committee to present plan to supervisors later this year.

Drafting Plans to End Homelessness

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Comic shops across Northern Virginia say illegal downloading has not yet curbed soaring sales.

Does Comic Book Piracy Pose Threat?

Real Estate

Real Estate

Schools

Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

Musical Chairs

Three principals switch positions and a search begins for a new principal at George Washington Middle School

Musical Chairs

Health Notes

Health Notes

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

'Parent's Worst Nightmare'

Former Karate instructor sentenced for attack on family in their Vienna home.

'Parent's Worst Nightmare'

Housing Market Calms

The condominium market is shifting to favor the buyer.

Housing Market Calms

Art

Art

Business Notes

Business Notes

City Calendar

City Calendar

An Educational Program To Build On

High school students to build 18 homes over next 20 years with FATE program in Springfield.

An Educational Program To Build On

A Showcase of Talent

Cappies holds its first showcase performance at the Alden Theatre.

A Showcase of Talent

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

Proposal Reduces Health Inspections

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Tuesday, June 20

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Robinson students wish each other well, share a last laugh during graduation ceremony.

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Rewards of Riding

Therapeutic riding and volunteerism for the perfect match for Carol Rae Hansen.

Rewards of Riding

Taiwanese Journalists Camp Out

Foreign media keeps '24-7' vigil on quiet Potomac street.

Taiwanese Journalists Camp Out

Student Rep Says Farewell

Samantha Kunkel passes on her School Board duties to a new representative.

Student Rep Says Farewell

Town Center's Accessibility Questioned

People with disabilities need to make special arrangements to visit Reston Town Center’s core.

Town Center's Accessibility Questioned

Residents Support Neighborhood Pools

Hearing on possible pool closures draws crowd.

Residents Support Neighborhood Pools

Madison Grads Look Back, Look Ahead.

Madison High School's class of '06 celebrates graduation with tears, hope and humor.

Madison Grads Look Back, Look Ahead.

People Notes

People Notes

A Weekend of Horsing Around

A Weekend of Horsing Around

Lancers Leave Lee

Nearly 500 students graduate from Lee High School with messages of support, peace.

Lancers Leave Lee

‘Stick a Fork in Us, We’re Done’

South Lakes’ Class of 2006 celebrates end of high school.

‘Stick a Fork in Us, We’re Done’

Volunteers Drive Golf Tournament

1,000 golf enthusiasts enjoy front-row views of Booz Allen Classic.

Volunteers Drive Golf Tournament

Oakton Grads Learn About Debt Repayment

Oakton High School's class of '06 was sent out into the world Tuesday morning.

Oakton Grads Learn About Debt Repayment

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Lake Braddock Secondary School Graduation

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Should County Council Be Full-Time?

Outside employment may be at odds with a proposed Charter amendment.

Should County Council Be Full-Time?

Woman Airlifted from Billy Goat Trail

Woman Airlifted from Billy Goat Trail

Student Rep Says Farewell

Samantha Kunkel passes on her School Board duties to a new representative.

Student Rep Says Farewell

Maple Log Jam

Maple Log Jam

Two Sergeants Named

Vienna Police Department promotes two officers.

Two Sergeants Named

Loudoun Focus of Traffic Analysis

Loudoun Focus of Traffic Analysis

Council Approves Trailers

Town Council agrees while criticizing School Board.

Council Approves Trailers

Commission Looks at Nonresidential Development

Commission Looks at Nonresidential Development

Immigration Bill: ‘Too Strict’

South Lakes students choose to educate themselves and others about immigration reform, rather than join protests.

Immigration Bill: ‘Too Strict’

Sterling Park Sees Gang Violence

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Gang Violence

Sterling Park Sees Gang Violence

Rural Zoning Vote Delayed

Rural Zoning Vote Delayed

Tutoring Those in Need

Reston resident Barbara Sorenson helps students with homework and more.

Tutoring Those in Need

Potomac Falls Students Rise to Occasion

Mims Gives Potomac Falls Grads Advice

Potomac Falls Students Rise to Occasion

Park View Seniors Graduate

NASA Rep Returns to Alma Mater

Park View Seniors Graduate

Family, Friends, Co-Workers Mourn Artie Cook

Longtime supermarket employee killed in accident.

Family, Friends, Co-Workers Mourn Artie Cook

Swim into Summer

Potomac hosts its first meet of the season.

Swim into Summer

All in the Family

Dominion Students Leave Home

All in the Family

Marshall Graduates Class of '06

George C. Marshall graduates gathered at Constitution Hall last Thursday morning.

Marshall Graduates Class of '06

Puttin’ on the Blitz

More than 145 biologists and naturalists embark on round-the-clock species count in Potomac Gorge this weekend.

Puttin’ on the Blitz

Rural Zoning Vote Delayed

Rural Zoning Vote Delayed

Board Postpones

Nonprofit Proposes Science Academy

Board Postpones

Marking a Milestone

Marking a Milestone

Price of Beauty

Front Royal Woman Steals from Sterling Safeway

Price of Beauty

Immigration Agents Raid Dulles Airport

Airport construction laborers are target of raid.

Immigration Agents Raid Dulles Airport

A Playful, Cavalier Ceremony

Woodson High School graduates bring some mischief to their commencement ceremony.

A Playful, Cavalier Ceremony

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Robinson students wish each other well, share a last laugh during graduation ceremony.

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Robinson students wish each other well, share a last laugh during graduation ceremony.

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Equestrian group, Park Authority sign agreement to pursue stable, trail facility at Laurel Hill Park.

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Robbery in Potomac Village

Robbery in Potomac Village

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Colin Powell Salutes Graduates

Fairfax High School graduation ceremony filled with inspiration.

Colin Powell Salutes Graduates

Painting Panther Pride

Painting Panther Pride

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Equestrian group, Park Authority sign agreement to pursue stable, trail facility at Laurel Hill Park.

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Rockin’ for Funds

Girl Scout troop raises money to help the children of domestic abuse victims.

Rockin’ for Funds

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

Robinson students wish each other well, share a last laugh during graduation ceremony.

Rams 'Shine Like Champions'

On Flag Day, a Proper Disposal

Post 180 burns thousands of U.S. flags in a ceremonial flag disposal last Wednesday.

On Flag Day, a Proper Disposal

Local Heritage Cemetery To Get Facelift

Local Heritage Cemetery To Get Facelift

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Lake Braddock Secondary School Graduation

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Student Rep Says Farewell

Samantha Kunkel passes on her School Board duties to a new representative.

Student Rep Says Farewell

More U-turns on Dranesville

Development would put 32 houses across from Herndon High School.

More U-turns on Dranesville

This Week in Potomac 6-21-06

This Week in Potomac 6-21-06

Free for the Summer

Students complete the 2005-06 school year.

Free for the Summer

Roughing It on Prom Night

A group of 40 Lake Braddock students decide to camp out in the backyard after dancing in formal wear all night.

Roughing It on Prom Night

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Musical Homecoming

Musical Homecoming

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Town Hall Meeting Draws Modest Crowd

Seven Locks activists lay low—for now.

Town Hall Meeting Draws Modest Crowd

Senior Living

Senior Living

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

County Proposes Eliminating Health Inspections

County Health department would stop inspecting 200 'mini-mart' establishments.

County Proposes Eliminating Health Inspections

College Notes

College Notes

Town Hall Meeting Draws Modest Crowd

Seven Locks activists lay low—for now.

Town Hall Meeting Draws Modest Crowd

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Capturing Herndon's History

Resident converts his passion into local history books.

Capturing Herndon's History

From Flood Plain to Town Park

Plans for 10 acre park in Clifton flood plain would link more than 17 acres of open space inside town boundaries.

From Flood Plain to Town Park

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Equestrian group, Park Authority sign agreement to pursue stable, trail facility at Laurel Hill Park.

Fairfax4Horses, Park Authority Sign Partnership

Medical Center Makes Lorton House Call

Lorton Station residents have new doctors, pharmacy nearby.

Medical Center Makes Lorton House Call

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Lake Braddock Secondary School Graduation

Lake Braddock Bruins Face the Future

Medical Center Makes Lorton House Call

Lorton Station residents have new doctors, pharmacy nearby.

Medical Center Makes Lorton House Call

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Roughing It on Prom Night

A group of 40 Lake Braddock students decide to camp out in the backyard after dancing in formal wear all night.

Roughing It on Prom Night

Team Provides Hurricane Relief

Team Provides Hurricane Relief

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

Fairfax County Committee to present a plan to the Board of Supervisors later this year.

Drafting a Plan To End Homelessness

West Springfield Grads Say Farewell

Army general advises students to continue their education.

West Springfield Grads Say Farewell

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Keeping the Woods in Mosby Woods

Couple canvasses neighborhoods to keep open space in the city by preventing overdevelopment.

Keeping the Woods in Mosby Woods

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

How 'Suite' Is That Set?

Potomac Theatre Company performs Neil Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite.’

How 'Suite' Is That Set?

Roughing It on Prom Night

A group of 40 Lake Braddock students decide to camp out in the backyard after dancing in formal wear all night.

Roughing It on Prom Night

From Flood Plain to Town Park

Plans for 10 acre park in Clifton flood plain would link more than 17 acres of open space inside town boundaries.

From Flood Plain to Town Park

College Notes

College Notes

Board Opens Budget Discussion

Board Opens Budget Discussion

Going Big

Elixir of Jade Hopes to Live on through Music Fest

Going Big

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Monday, June 19

Boating Accident Claims 2 Lives

Alexandria men perish, but Arlington resident survives.

Boating Accident Claims 2 Lives

County Gets New Dog Park

Fort Ethan Allen project includes improvements to Stafford Street and Madison Center playground

County Gets New Dog Park

Gov. Kaine Signs Affordable Housing Bill

Gov. Kaine Signs Affordable Housing Bill

Marymount Changes Building Plans

New facility to be 10 percent smaller.

Marymount Changes Building Plans

Groups Lead Fight Against Osteoporosis

Health advocates and doctors seek to increase awareness of debilitating bone disease.

Groups Lead Fight Against Osteoporosis

Arlington Plans BRAC Recovery

County task force calls for business assistance program and new development framework to attract tenants to Crystal City.

Arlington Plans BRAC Recovery

Arlington Latinos Look to Flex Political Muscle

Officials and activists kick-off regional voter awareness and registration campaign.

Arlington Latinos Look to Flex Political Muscle

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Central Clarendon to Get Face Lift

County Board approves new office, residential and retail project that will preserve historic structures.

Central Clarendon to Get Face Lift

Thursday, June 15

Getting to Know Larry Mayer

Getting to Know Larry Mayer

Wednesday, June 14

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Booked for the Summer

Booked for the Summer

Catholic Teens Eager To Help Poor

Work trip planned to fix houses in Orange County.

Catholic Teens Eager To Help Poor

Latest Scoop for Summer

Local ice cream vendors are ready for the busy season.

Latest Scoop for Summer

Stowe Cleared

Parents of dead teenager considering civil action against Alexandria police officer and possibly the City.

Stowe Cleared

Herndon Resident Serves Loudoun's Homeless

Herndon Resident Serves Loudoun's Homeless

Mount Vernon Plaza Officially Christened

The rejuvenated center sets the standards for the future.

Mount Vernon Plaza Officially Christened

Employees Already Live in Area

Citizens gave and got information from Fort Belvoir's New Vision Planners on the expected arrival of 22,000 new personnel.

Employees Already Live in Area

Market Brings Fresh Foods to Park

Market Brings Fresh Foods to Park

Hollin Hall Demolition Begins

Developer makes a pre-emptive strike on Hollin Hall Village.

Hollin Hall Demolition Begins

‘Patriotic Tree’ Dedicated at River Farm

Tree awarded to the National Capital Area Garden Clubs.

‘Patriotic Tree’ Dedicated at River Farm

Chantilly High Wins 3 Cappie Awards

'Auntie Mame' takes Stage Crew, Sets and Best Actress honors.

Chantilly High Wins 3 Cappie Awards

All Scream for Vetoed Ice Cream

Students apply knowledge of government to move a mock bill through General Assembly.

All Scream for Vetoed Ice Cream

Burdis Pleads Guilty: Fair Lakes Murder

Man shot, stabbed two people in horrific attack.

Burdis Pleads Guilty: Fair Lakes Murder

Fairfax Ballet Presents Dance Snapshots: A Jazz, Tap & Modern Dance Revue

Fairfax Ballet Presents Dance Snapshots: A Jazz, Tap & Modern Dance Revue

Murder Defendant Brought Here

Murder Defendant Brought Here

Roundups

Roundups

Crossett Is Lady Fairfax

Centreville resident champions the cause of childhood-cancer research.

Crossett Is Lady Fairfax

Murder Charges Are Dropped

Murder defendant, unable to stand trial, remains in psychiatric institution.

Murder Charges Are Dropped

Second Annual KidFest Is June 24 in Clifton

Children's entertainers, crafts, activities, food and fun.

Second Annual KidFest Is June 24 in Clifton

First Steps To Widen Fairfax County Parkway

Engineers and county officials release rough plans for long-proposed widening of parkway.

First Steps To Widen Fairfax County Parkway

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Marvin Powell Is Named Lord Fairfax

Marvin Powell Is Named Lord Fairfax

Running in the Twilight

Ryan Mammem wins race for his third year in row.

Running in the Twilight

Two Arrested for Drugs and Weapons

Two Arrested for Drugs and Weapons

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Business Notes

Business Notes

Gift of Grads

They want high-tech gizmos — here are some practical alternatives.

Gift of Grads

The Most Flavorous Game

Traditional cuisines often serve game and Alexandria's restaurants are no exception.

The Most Flavorous Game

The Most Flavorous Game

Traditional cuisines often serve game and Alexandria's restaurants are no exception.

The Most Flavorous Game

Séance Comedy Ends LTA Season

Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” Brought Back to Life

Séance Comedy Ends LTA Season

Showing Backbone Near the Backboard

Film Review

Showing Backbone Near the Backboard

Talking the Scenic Route

Historian explores Capital-area parkways and roads.

Talking the Scenic Route

Songs in the Key of Sea

Finding the 'uncommon in the common', Jamey Turner shares a bit of his magical world.

Songs in the Key of Sea

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Veteran roots rockers The Bottle Rockets launch new sound.

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Calendar

Calendar

Diversions

Diversions

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Harried with 'Children's'

Cross-dressing unbalances Hellman revival.

Harried with 'Children's'

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Getting to Know...

Matthew Wallace

Getting to Know...

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Local Theater

Local Theater

Getting to Know...

Matthew Wallace

Getting to Know...

An Art Day’s Night

Exhibit showcases John Lennon’s drawings, lyrics for local charity.

An Art Day’s Night

Harried with 'Children's'

Cross-dressing unbalances Hellman revival.

Harried with 'Children's'

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Music Leads to Poetry

Mount Vernon fifth grader is named student poet laureate.

Music Leads to Poetry

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Business

Business

Getting to Know...

Matthew Wallace

Getting to Know...

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

How To Run Safely

Tips for running safety, whether preparing for a marathon or just jogging around the neighborhood.

How To Run Safely

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Songs in the Key of Sea

Finding the 'uncommon in the common', Jamey Turner shares a bit of his magical world.

Songs in the Key of Sea

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

An Art Day’s Night

Exhibit showcases John Lennon’s drawings, lyrics for local charity.

An Art Day’s Night

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Diversions

Diversions

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Volunteering

Volunteering

An Art Day’s Night

Exhibit showcases John Lennon’s drawings, lyrics for local charity.

An Art Day’s Night

Community

Community

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

After Six Years, TJ's 'Greatest Fan' Retires

Elizabeth V. Lodal, principal of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, is stepping down.

After Six Years, TJ's 'Greatest Fan' Retires

Carter Guilty of Murder One

Carter Guilty of Murder One

Council Abolishes 'Pay Party'

Night paving approved for certain city streets.

Council Abolishes 'Pay Party'

Home Happiness or Hell?

Research Contractors to Avoid Problems

Home Happiness or Hell?

Sweet Treats

Sweet Treats

Home Happiness or Hell?

Research Contractors to Avoid Problems

Home Happiness or Hell?

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Veteran roots rockers The Bottle Rockets launch new sound.

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Séance Comedy Ends LTA Season

Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” Brought Back to Life

Séance Comedy Ends LTA Season

Gift of Grads

They want high-tech gizmos — here are some practical alternatives.

Gift of Grads

Diversions

Diversions

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Veteran roots rockers The Bottle Rockets launch new sound.

New Fuel Makes Rockets Fly

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Diversions

Diversions

An Art Day’s Night

Exhibit showcases John Lennon’s drawings, lyrics for local charity.

An Art Day’s Night

Calendar

Calendar

Diversions

Diversions

Calendar

Calendar

Harried with 'Children's'

Cross-dressing unbalances Hellman revival.

Harried with 'Children's'

Pixar Still in High Gear with 'Cars'

Film Review

Pixar Still in High Gear with 'Cars'

Serving Youth For Sixty Years

Today's youth are tomorrow future — how can we help?

Serving Youth For Sixty Years

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

McNair Principal Takes Temporary Leave

Principal brought in to remedy school of No Child Left Behind "school choice" sanction chosen for federal position.

McNair Principal Takes Temporary Leave

Schools

Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Tuesday, June 13

Students Score High, Remain Humble.

Johns Hopkins University recognizes nine Lake Braddock middle school students recognized for scores on the SAT test.

Students Score High, Remain Humble.

Medical Center Opens in Lorton

South County Federation discusses Independence Day Parade, road projects at meeting.

Medical Center Opens in Lorton

PGA Tour Returns to TPC at Avenel

Neighborhood prepares for return of Booz Allen Classic.

PGA Tour Returns to TPC at Avenel

Sacrifice Made in Name of Service

Family mourns loss of son, brother, fiance.

Sacrifice Made in Name of Service

Churchill: Best of the Pits

Seventh annual Cappies gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Churchill: Best of the Pits

A School With No Home

Indian International School conducts part two of its annual program to raise funds to build a school of its own.

A School With No Home

Helping Inmates One at a Time

Charles Wight, 74, has spent several decades mentoring inmates to combat recidivism.

Helping Inmates One at a Time

South County Students Work for Cure

Marketing students use knowledge learned in class to optimize donations.

South County Students Work for Cure

‘Terrible Tragedy, Terrible Waste’

Convicted of first-degree murder, Henh Chu Ngo receives 26-year sentence.

‘Terrible Tragedy, Terrible Waste’

People Notes

People Notes

New Partnership to Assist Prospective Homeowners

Freddie Mac to collaborate with county government, the school system and five private companies to enable their employees to buy houses.

New Partnership to Assist Prospective Homeowners

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

To Restore, Divine

Getting Around -- 1885 barn transformed, hosts historical society, serves as art studio.

To Restore, Divine

District Seats for RCC?

The board approves district representation.

District Seats for RCC?

Secrets to Their Failures

Whitman '06 graduates reminded not to hold back for fear of failure.

Secrets to Their Failures

A Tale of Two Cities

Arlington, San Miguel move a step closer to forming partnership.

A Tale of Two Cities

Paradigm Halts Demolition Plans for Now

Paradigm Halts Demolition Plans for Now

Horses Need Homes

Provision in defense bill allows for adoption of retired mounts for "The Old Guard."

Horses Need Homes

Rules for Lake Anne Redevelopment

Consultants will be hired to draft design guidelines for the Lake Anne revitalization district.

Rules for Lake Anne Redevelopment

H-B Woodlawn, Wakefield Win Big at Cappies

Seventh-annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

H-B Woodlawn, Wakefield Win Big at Cappies

Arlington Dems Raise Greenbacks to Help Turn Virginia Blue

Local and state politicians speak at annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner.

Arlington Dems Raise Greenbacks to Help Turn Virginia Blue

Arlington Delegation Helps Rebuild Biloxi

Board members Jay Fisette and Barbara Favola lead post-Katrina mission to restore Gulf Coast city.

Arlington Delegation Helps Rebuild Biloxi

Klepper Charged in Prostitution Case

Former Whitman student has history of sexual assault.

Klepper Charged in Prostitution Case

Police Confront Deaths of Fellow Officers

Mount Vernon officers, community cope with first slayings in department history.

Police Confront Deaths of Fellow Officers

South Riding Store Robbed

South Riding Store Robbed

Garden Tour Raises $3,500

Garden Tour Raises $3,500

Cavender Leaves Legacy of Compassion

Forestdale Elementary principal Terry Cavender to retire Aug. 1.

Cavender Leaves Legacy of Compassion

Teachers and Friends

Teachers and Friends

Celebrating the Celts

Celebrating the Celts

Master Plan for Huntington Park

Neighbors discuss parking, a dog park, a cricket field and the homeless camped there.

Master Plan for Huntington Park

Group Supports Living Wage Proposal

Route 1 Task Force hears call for Fairfax County to establish a living wage.

Group Supports Living Wage Proposal

It's All in the Genes

Potomac students organize projects to raise awareness about genetic disorders.

It's All in the Genes

Business Volunteers Make An Impact

Deloitte volunteers plant trees and business ideas at Hybla Valley Elementary.

Business Volunteers Make An Impact

Rock On, Wootton

Wootton ‘06 grad celebrates in style.

Rock On, Wootton

Hospital Hearing Set

Hospital Hearing Set

Last-Minute Support For Rural Loudoun

Last-Minute Support For Rural Loudoun

And the Winner Is …

And the Winner Is …

Rural Policy Puts Landowners, Residents at Odds

Rural Policy Puts Landowners, Residents at Odds

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Medical Center Opens in Lorton

South County Federation discusses Independence Day Parade, road projects at meeting.

Medical Center Opens in Lorton

Sully Bids Farewell

Sully Bids Farewell

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

A Reason To Stretch One's Legs

Volkmarchers pair up with Trails Day for walks throughout the city’s trails.

A Reason To Stretch One's Legs

Rockin’ for Funds

Girl Scout troop raises money to help the children of domestic abuse victims.

Rockin’ for Funds

That's a Wrap

Students in Cheryl DeVincentis’ TV production class create DVD about South County’s first year.

That's a Wrap

A Reason To Scream for Ice Cream

Mayor Robert Lederer, wife Maureen open ice cream shop in Downtown Fairfax.

A Reason To Scream for Ice Cream

A School With No Home

Indian International School conducts part two of its annual program to raise funds to build a school of its own.

A School With No Home

It's All In the Genetic Code

Potomac students organize projects to raise awareness about genetic disorders.

It's All In the Genetic Code

Students Volunteer to Learn

Flint Hill School, which held graduation Saturday, won award in April for its volunteer program.

Students Volunteer to Learn

A Passage to Love

McLean resident William Perlik dies at 81.

A Passage to Love

50 Down, at Least 50 More To Go.

Wakefield Forest Elementary celebrates its 50th anniversary with a week of festivities, memories.

50 Down, at Least 50 More To Go.

Trade Show Brings Businesses Together

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce's annual Business to Business Trade Show featured dozens of business, information booths.

Trade Show Brings Businesses Together

Big Night Out for 28 Friends

Fairfax High School Prom gives at least 28 students a night to remember.

Big Night Out for 28 Friends

No 'Senior Slump' Here

Oakton High is stage for different kind of pageant.

No 'Senior Slump' Here

Burdis Pleads Guilty to Murder

Chantilly man convicted of killing John Michael Shirley at Fair Lakes home.

Burdis Pleads Guilty to Murder

Neighbors Want To Drown Pool Plans

Fairfax Swimming Pool request to bypass city codes draws opposition.

Neighbors Want To Drown Pool Plans

Tibet Supporters March for Recognition

Members of the International Tibet Independence Movement march from Charlottesville to Washington, D.C. to lobby for the Dalai Lama.

Tibet Supporters March for Recognition

All Scream for Vetoed Ice Cream

Students apply knowledge of government to move a mock bill through General Assembly.

All Scream for Vetoed Ice Cream

Following Cowboys, Marines Lead

Local author Peter Hilgartner plans to donate profits from his new book to the Injured Marine Fund.

Following Cowboys, Marines Lead

Students Score High, Remain Humble.

Johns Hopkins University recognizes nine Lake Braddock middle school students recognized for scores on the SAT test.

Students Score High, Remain Humble.

Swanson Helps Fight Hunger

Middle-schoolers collect peanut butter and cereal for National Hunger Awareness Day.

Swanson Helps Fight Hunger

Webb 'Revolution'

Northern Virginia carries former U.S. Navy Secretary to victory.

Webb 'Revolution'

Conquering Homelessness With Adopt-A-Family

Conquering Homelessness With Adopt-A-Family

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Smith, Mahoney Win Best Ensemble Cappie

Seventh annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Smith, Mahoney Win Best Ensemble Cappie

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Local author pens story of Confederate spy Antonia Ford.

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Annual festival brings entertainment, activities for children.

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Annual festival brings entertainment, activities for children.

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Local author pens story of Confederate spy Antonia Ford.

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Turning Metal into Movements

Dance company joins Torpedo Factory artists for event.

Turning Metal into Movements

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Local author pens story of Confederate spy Antonia Ford.

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Unifying Culture

Black History Museum’s new exhibit examines Alexandria’s roots in Africa.

Unifying Culture

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Annual festival brings entertainment, activities for children.

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

Local author pens story of Confederate spy Antonia Ford.

Uncovering a 'Spy in Crinoline'

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Annual festival provides entertainment, activities for children.

KidFest Returns to Clifton Town Park

Focus on Families

Three businesses create day for children, parents to enjoy together.

Focus on Families

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Third grade social studies unit culminates in celebration of ancient cultures.

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Learning About Courage

Local author Peter Hilgartner plans to donate profits from his new book to the Injured Marine Fund.

Learning About Courage

Learning About Courage

Local author Peter Hilgartner plans to donate profits from his new book to the Injured Marine Fund.

Learning About Courage

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Third grade social studies unit culminates in celebration of ancient cultures.

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Burke Homeschooler Wins Cappie

Seventh annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Burke Homeschooler Wins Cappie

Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Run Safely

Tips for running safety, whether preparing for a marathon or just jogging around the neighborhood.

Run Safely

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

A Passage to Love, Remembering Perlik

McLean resident William Perlik dies at 81.

A Passage to Love, Remembering Perlik

Art

Art

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Third grade social studies unit culminates in celebration of ancient cultures.

Chesterbrook Goes GRECO

Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Celebrating a Golden Jubilee

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Run Safely

Tips for running safety, whether preparing for a marathon or just jogging around the neighborhood.

Run Safely

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

That's a Wrap

Students in Cheryl DeVincentis’ TV production class create DVD about South County’s first year.

That's a Wrap

Military Notes

Military Notes

Murder Charges Dropped

urder defendant, unable to stand trial, remains in psychiatric institution.

Murder Charges Dropped

'06 and Out

Ambassador Connie Morella speaks at Wootton graduation.

'06 and Out

Anticipated Employees Already Here

Fort Belvoir's planners provide information to the public

Anticipated Employees Already Here

Ludwig Honored for Comic Acting

Seventh annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Ludwig Honored for Comic Acting

No High Density at Stations?

Forty-year-old covenants restrict residential development at planned rail stations on Wiehle Avenue and Reston Parkway.

No High Density at Stations?

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Reporting for Service

Five South Lakes seniors will attend one of three military academies next year.

Reporting for Service

MCA Votes on 3 Resolutions

Tysons development and Zoning Ordinance amendments discussed at monthly MCA board meeting.

MCA Votes on 3 Resolutions

O’Donoghue to Face Moran

O’Donoghue to Face Moran

Cherry Run 5K Raises $8K

Community members, local businesses run for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Cherry Run 5K Raises $8K

A School With No Home

Indian International School conducts part two of its annual program to raise funds to build a school of its own.

A School With No Home

Volunteer Enters 4,000-Hour Club

White Oaks Elementary is recognized for thousands of hours of school volunteer service.

Volunteer Enters 4,000-Hour Club

Health

Health

Sengel Clears Stowe in IHOP Shooting

Parents of dead teenager considering civil action against Alexandria police officer.

Sengel Clears Stowe in IHOP Shooting

People

People

A Passage to Love, Remembering Perlik

McLean resident William Perlik dies at 81.

A Passage to Love, Remembering Perlik

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Officially Historic After 143 Years

Historic marker, dedicated Sunday, represents Cartersville's official designation.

Officially Historic After 143 Years

Arlington to Aid Entrepreneurs

County government starts new initiative to help small business owners thrive.

Arlington to Aid Entrepreneurs

A FATE-ful Way To Learn

High school students to build 18 homes over next 20 years with FATE program in Springfield.

A FATE-ful Way To Learn

Burke Homeschooler Wins Cappie

Seventh annual gala honors best of the best in high school theater.

Burke Homeschooler Wins Cappie

Calendar

Calendar

Sunday, June 11

For Potomac's Ahmad, One Chance to Give Back

Pakistani immigrant and businessman runs for at-large County Council seat.

For Potomac's Ahmad, One Chance to Give Back

Thursday, June 8

Wayside Flings, Climbs and Wraps through Spring

Wayside Spring Fling

Wayside Flings, Climbs and Wraps through Spring

Wednesday, June 7

Four Charged with Robbery

Four Charged with Robbery

Linder Named Miss Springfield 2006

Christopher Newport student wins annual scholarship competition.

Linder Named Miss Springfield 2006

Terrifying Cuts for Alexandria from Feds

Department of Homeland Security announces drastic cuts to local grants.

Terrifying Cuts for Alexandria from Feds

Education Goes High Tech

Nativity School teaches curriculum with latest, advanced classroom technology.

Education Goes High Tech

Attorney Loses Easement Case to IRS

Mount Vernon District Supervisor Hyland

Attorney Loses Easement Case to IRS

School Board Settles on Cuts

Final budget to be approved June 15.

School Board Settles on Cuts

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Still Moving Forward

Still Moving Forward

Four Fond Farewells

Four Fond Farewells

Race for Charities

Race for Charities

Suspects Sought

Suspects Sought

Reston Teen Dies in ATV Accident

Reston Teen Dies in ATV Accident

Ashburn Man Charged with Embezzlement

Ashburn Man Charged with Embezzlement

15 Seconds of Fame

15 Seconds of Fame

Local Attorney Loses Easement Case

Mount Vernon District Supervisor Hyland letter cited in tax case.

Local Attorney Loses Easement Case

Wanted: New Space

Wanted: New Space

Busy Summer for Arts Foundation

Summer theater camp, lease signing in store for Lorton Arts Foundation.

Busy Summer for Arts Foundation

Towering Antenna at High School?

Proposed cell tower at Mount Vernon High draws criticism.

Towering Antenna at High School?

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

One-Month Sentence for Grand Larceny

Man stole items from Christian bookstore.

One-Month Sentence for Grand Larceny

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Camp Hyatt Career Day

Greenbriar West students learn about the workings of a hotel.

Camp Hyatt Career Day

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Police Seek Answers in Dead Baby Case

Canvass neighborhoods, asking questions, giving flyers

Police Seek Answers in Dead Baby Case

Hammond Middle School with Literacy Programs

Students spend 40 minutes a day reading their own selection.

Hammond Middle School with Literacy Programs

Faculty, Staff Sad, But Understanding

Westfield High Reacts to Campbell's Decision

Faculty, Staff Sad, But Understanding

Roundups

Roundups

Clifton Council Says Farewell

Current Town Council members lead last meeting with warm wishes for future.

Clifton Council Says Farewell

Harmon 5K Race Benefits Charities

Proceeds go to charities and families of slain police officers.

Harmon 5K Race Benefits Charities

Burglary, Grand Larceny: Chantilly Couple Sentenced

Stole jewelry, food and toiletries from neighbor's trailer.

Burglary, Grand Larceny: Chantilly Couple Sentenced

EPA to Mirant: Full Speed Ahead

EPA/DOE allows ncreased operations despite unanswered environmental questions.

EPA to Mirant: Full Speed Ahead

Calendar

Calendar

Border Crossing

Program teaches local and immigrant women artists about the art of business.

Border Crossing

For Fathers Day

Celebrate dad on, and around, June 18 with these 10 local options.

For Fathers Day

Classes

Classes

Calendar

Calendar

Local Theater

Local Theater

A Local Film, A Global Change

Local film makers are trying to change the film industry.

A Local Film, A Global Change

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

They Were on a 'Break-Up'

Film Review

They Were on a 'Break-Up'

Mark of the Least

Film Review

Mark of the Least

A Local Film, A Global Change

Local film makers are trying to change the film industry.

A Local Film, A Global Change

Classes

Classes

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Classes

Classes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Around Town

Around Town

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Joe Calarco directs Sondheim's dark comedy.

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Classes

Classes

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Senior Living

Senior Living

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Getting to Know - Priscilla B. Godfrey

Profile

Getting to Know - Priscilla B. Godfrey

Community

Community

Nearly a Decade of Leveling the Playing Field

Mary Louise Wall, director of student services, will retire in August.

Nearly a Decade of Leveling the Playing Field

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

People

People

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Nearly a Decade of Leveling the Playing Field

Mary Louise Wall, director of student services, will retire in August.

Nearly a Decade of Leveling the Playing Field

School Notes

School Notes

The Theatre Listings

The Theatre Listings

Health

Health

Kaine Appoints Two Alexandrians to Pre-K Council

Robert Dugger and Rob Krupicka are named to help research pre-school education for all Virginia four-year-olds.

Kaine Appoints Two Alexandrians to Pre-K Council

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Life After Jail

Inmates apply for jobs, hoping to find work once they are out.

Life After Jail

School Notes

School Notes

For Fathers Day

Celebrate dad on, and around, June 18 with these 10 local options.

For Fathers Day

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Border Crossing

Program teaches local and immigrant women artists about the art of business.

Border Crossing

Schools

Schools

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

The Tell-Tale Heart

Sebastian Carter stands trial for the murder of Lawrence Sims.

The Tell-Tale Heart

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Grand Finale for Philharmonic

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra Fills Whaley with Sound of Scandinavia.

Grand Finale for Philharmonic

Kaine Appoints Two Alexandrians to Pre-K Council

Robert Dugger and Rob Krupicka are named to help research pre-school education for all Virginia four-year-olds.

Kaine Appoints Two Alexandrians to Pre-K Council

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Grand Finale for Philharmonic

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra Fills Whaley with Sound of Scandinavia.

Grand Finale for Philharmonic

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Principal Mike Campbell Switching Schools

Westfield High principal will take the helm at Centreville High.

Principal Mike Campbell Switching Schools

Eisenhower East Plan Expands Upward

Affordable housing and open space make significant gains.

Eisenhower East Plan Expands Upward

Centreville High Holds Thespian Awards

Centreville High Holds Thespian Awards

Calendar

Calendar

Around Town

Around Town

Mountain View Turns 10

Anniversary ceremony, awards assembly, dedication planned.

Mountain View Turns 10

Nightlife

Nightlife

Calendar

Calendar

Around Town

Around Town

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Health Notes

Health Notes

15 Seconds of Fame

Local filmmaker chronicles a year in his life — 15 seconds at a time.

15 Seconds of Fame

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Joe Calarco directs Sondheim's dark comedy.

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Art

Art

Calendar

Calendar

Business

Business

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Joe Calarco directs Sondheim's dark comedy.

Signature's Summer Smash: 'Assassins'

Life After Jail

Inmates apply for jobs, hoping to find work once they are out.

Life After Jail

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Tuesday, June 6

Potomac Real Estate Stabilizes In Stratosphere

Only ‘entry-level’ homes are available under $1 million.

Potomac Real Estate Stabilizes In Stratosphere

Cooking for a Cause

Sandy Amato, a trained chef, utilizes her confectionery skills to help others.

Cooking for a Cause

Reaching Density Limits?

County seeks to avoid density cap barrier by offering a zoning amendment.

Reaching Density Limits?

Sudanese Community Celebrates Culture

Fashoda cultural day keeps traditions alive for children

Sudanese Community Celebrates Culture

Braddock History Book Unveiled

Nearly 100 volunteers contributed to the creation of book about Braddock District.

Braddock History Book Unveiled

Big Latino Festival Returns

Bands will come from all over to perform.

Big Latino Festival Returns

County Board Race Kicks Off

Republican challenger McMenamin looks to upset incumbent Zimmerman.

County Board Race Kicks Off

El Sombrero Magico'

Children’s Spanish Chorus to perform opera production.

El Sombrero Magico'

Preventable Tragedies?

Too often, insufficient treatment of mental illness end in tragedy.

Preventable Tragedies?

With Days to Go, Democrats Campaign Endlessly

Harris Miller and Jim Webb will face off in Tuesday's primary race for U.S. Senate.

With Days to Go, Democrats Campaign Endlessly

Verizon Seeks Cable Franchise

County Board is expected to vote next week on whether to allow Verizon to become Arlington’s second cable television provider.

Verizon Seeks Cable Franchise

Fingers in the Dyke

Fairfax County organizes Hurricane Workshop for Mount Vernon residents.

Fingers in the Dyke

Gift of Reading

Temporary Escape

Gift of Reading

Glencarlyn Residents Air Concerns

Glencarlyn Residents Air Concerns

Introducing Loudoun to Denmark

Introducing Loudoun to Denmark

Supervisors Will Hold Public Hearing

Supervisors Will Hold Public Hearing

Weird Science

Forestville Elementary School showcases its Science curriculum.

Weird Science

Honoring Lifetime of Service

Jim Kiefer of Vienna was named Hunter Mill District's Lord Fairfax 2006.

Honoring Lifetime of Service

Parents Throw Party

Project Graduation Keeps Seniors Safe on Grad Night

Parents Throw Party

Superintendent Helps Shape Future

Hatrick Stays on Board Four More Years

Superintendent Helps Shape Future

A Queen, Not a Lady

The McLean Drama Company prepares for 'Lady Macbeth Revealed' at the Alden Theatre.

A Queen, Not a Lady

Giving Route 50 CPAM Another Look

Giving Route 50 CPAM Another Look

Comparing Apples and Cantaloupes

Waynewood students get sweet taste of Virginia politics.

Comparing Apples and Cantaloupes

Week In McLean

Week In McLean

Day-Care Provider Sentenced

Rickard Pleads Guilty to Class 6 Felonies

Day-Care Provider Sentenced

After Eight Years, Only Answers Can Heal Family

Left only with questions, murder still festers within victim’s family.

After Eight Years, Only Answers Can Heal Family

Saying Goodbye

Family Time

Saying Goodbye

The Number One County Issue?

Safe Community Coalition hosts press conference during Safe Prom Week to raise awareness about underage drinking.

The Number One County Issue?

Questions Asked, Few Answers

Mount Vernon’s Community Dialogue on Homelessness attracts passionate and diverse crowd.

Questions Asked, Few Answers

Ready for Relay for Life

Cancer-Research Advocates Prepare for Relay

Ready for Relay for Life

Too Much Wildlife in Braddock?

Spring Town Meeting addresses wildlife, pet concerns in the Braddock District.

Too Much Wildlife in Braddock?

Queen for Just a Day

Chamber asks Miss Springfield to hand in crown.

Queen for Just a Day

Recognition that Counts

Teacher’s union chooses its top 40 principals in the first survey of its kind since 1998.

Recognition that Counts

School Board Reaches Recess Consensus

Elementary school students will now have up to 125 minutes of recess a week, with more for Kindergartners.

School Board Reaches Recess Consensus

Number One County Issue?

Safe Community Coalition hosts press conference during Safe Prom Week to raise awareness about underage drinking.

Number One County Issue?

A Summer Symphony

Fairfax City Band gears up for summer concert series at Veterans Amphitheater.

A Summer Symphony

Rockin’ for Funds

Girl Scout troop raises money to help the children of domestic abuse victims.

Rockin’ for Funds

Vienna Walks for a Cure

Vienna Walks for a Cure

Court Reverses Ruling

Court of Appeals rules that murder defendant’s statements to police can be used against him.

Court Reverses Ruling

Countdown to Completion

With new bridge to Tysons Corner set to open this fall, Mixing Bowl is almost straightened out.

Countdown to Completion

Residents Call for More Funding for Street Improvements

Rising construction costs have led County Manager to ask for no new funding this year for pedestrian and neighborhood traffic-calming projects.

Residents Call for More Funding for Street Improvements

This Week in Arlington

This Week in Arlington

Neighborhood Takes Sides on Sidewalk Talk

Stretch of walkway proposed along Hunter Mill Road proves contentious.

Neighborhood Takes Sides on Sidewalk Talk

Week In Great Falls

Week In Great Falls

Diversions

Diversions

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Diversions

Diversions

Time Tells All

Time Tells All

Harmony Through Diversity

Karmacoustic, a new local band, hits the scene next weekend with their first show at Janet's Java.

Harmony Through Diversity

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Time Tells All

Time Tells All

Time Tells All

Time Tells All

Boaters Deal With Rising Fuel Costs

Many boaters sacrifice other entertainment to keep their vessels afloat, while others stay in the marina.

Boaters Deal With Rising Fuel Costs

Diversions

Diversions

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Diversions

Diversions

Community Notes

Community Notes

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Getting to Know...

Getting to Know...

Getting to Know...

Getting to Know...

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Getting to Know...

Getting to Know...

Kicking It in Great Falls

Great Falls Soccer Club hosts tournament to raise funds for field maintenance.

Kicking It in Great Falls

Free at Last

Black History Museum celebrates day of freedom that came 2 and a half years late.

Free at Last

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care.

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

A Queen, Not a Lady

The McLean Drama Company prepares for 'Lady Macbeth Revealed' at the Alden Theatre.

A Queen, Not a Lady

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

County looks for ways to retain its workforce, which has been increasingly priced out of the market.

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care.

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

College Notes

College Notes

Area Free Clinics Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care

Area Free Clinics Expand Services

Harmony Through Diversity

Karmacoustic, a new local band, hits the scene next weekend with their first show at Janet's Java.

Harmony Through Diversity

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care.

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

County looks for ways to retain its workforce, which has been increasingly priced out of the market.

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

27 Artists in Park 'Paint-Out'

27 Artists in Park 'Paint-Out'

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

Workers look west and south for affordable housing.

Leaving Fairfax for Cheaper Pastures

College Notes

College Notes

Kicking It in Great Falls

Great Falls Soccer Club hosts tournament to raise funds for field maintenance.

Kicking It in Great Falls

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

Three Northern Virginia free clinics address growing need for health care.

Area Free Clinic Expand Services

A KEEN Place To Play

Fairfax Station man volunteers with KEEN, an organization that gives special needs children a place to play.

A KEEN Place To Play

A KEEN Place To Play

Fairfax Station man volunteers with KEEN, an organization that gives special needs children a place to play.

A KEEN Place To Play

Madison Dances the Night Away

The James Madison High School prom kept rocking into the wee hours Saturday night at the Dulles Hilton.

Madison Dances the Night Away

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Recognition that Counts

Teacher’s union chooses its top 40 principals in the first survey of its kind since 1998.

Recognition that Counts

Working Together To Grant a Wish

Sunrise Valley readies for its 6th annual 5K, a charity event to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Working Together To Grant a Wish

Vienna Goes a Round with Verizon

Town Council decides to hold out for cable television franchise similar in terms to its agreement with Cox.

Vienna Goes a Round with Verizon

Helping To Shape Oakton

Lord Fairfax honoree Bob Adams is a man of many projects in the Oakton Community.

Helping To Shape Oakton

Too Much Wildlife in Braddock?

Spring Town Meeting addresses wildlife, pet concerns in the Braddock District.

Too Much Wildlife in Braddock?

Foundation Hits Funding Milestone

Fairfax County Library Foundation raises $3 million.

Foundation Hits Funding Milestone

Top of the Hill

Top of the Hill

Weird Science

Forestville Elementary School showcases its Science curriculum.

Weird Science

Diversions

Diversions

Recognition that Counts

Teacher’s union chooses its top 40 principals in the first survey of its kind since 1998.

Recognition that Counts

Braddock History Book Unveiled

Nearly 100 volunteers contributed to the creation of book about Braddock District.

Braddock History Book Unveiled

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Kicking It in Great Falls

Great Falls Soccer Club hosts tournament to raise funds for field maintenance.

Kicking It in Great Falls

Diversions

Diversions

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Serious Subject, Holy Laughter

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Monday, June 5

Gone in a Snap

Churchill ‘96 alum, NFL linebacker Dhani Jones gives commencement speech at his alma mater.

Gone in a Snap

Nam: A Passion for Painting

People Profile

Nam: A Passion for Painting

Teaming Up for July 4th

Sixth annual Cure Autism Now 5K approaches; KEEN to benefit.

Teaming Up for July 4th

School Spending: Classroom or Courtroom?

Montgomery Schools spend twice as much as Fairfax on attorneys.

School Spending: Classroom or Courtroom?

This Week in Potomac 6-7-06

This Week in Potomac 6-7-06

Calendar 6-7-06

Calendar 6-7-06

River Safety, Job Security

River rescue team gives pointers on safety on and near the Potomac River.

River Safety, Job Security

Friday, June 2

Time for Springfield Days

Annual community takes place June 1-4, at Springfield Plaza, Lake Accotink Park.

Time for Springfield Days

Thursday, June 1

Fairfax VFW Salutes War Dead

Memorial Day Service offered at Old Court House.

Fairfax VFW Salutes War Dead

To Be a Quaker

Local group marks 10 years at Herndon meetinghouse.

To Be a Quaker

Fairfax VFW Salutes War Dead

Memorial Day Service offered at Old Court House.

Fairfax VFW Salutes War Dead