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 SEPT. 25-OCT. 1, 2008                   "Fall for Fun"         25 CENTS Newsstand Price                                                                        Volume XXII, NO. 39



Brainstorming    Open for Autumn Adventures
About the Budget Cox Farms
                 offers pumpkins,
Residents suggest ways of trimming                                            slides, rope
county budget and what to protect.                                            swings, hayrides,
             By Bonnie Hobbs         Herrity (Springfield) and Sharon         baby animals,
                                     Bulova (Providence), plus Sully
                      Centre View
                                     District School Board representa-        and more.
                 ertain things be- tive Kathy Smith.
                                                          Related story,

      C          came clear during     They heard pre- Page 5
                 a Saturday-morn- sentations about
      ing, community dialogue the budget from the perspectives
                                                                                        By Bonnie Hobbs
                                                                                                  Centre View
      about Fairfax County’s FY of both the government and the
                                            school system and then                   f it’s autumn, it’s time for

“Those superintendents
are paid big bucks.”
                                            broke into four groups of
                                            eight to 10 people each to
                                            brainstorm. Each group was
                                            asked to list what county
         — Pat Wirth, Fairfax Station services it:
                                                                              I      Cox Farms in Centreville.
                                                                                     And this year’s 36th an-
                                                                                     nual Fall Festival prom-
                                                                              ises to be more fun and excit-
                                                                              ing than ever.
                                               ❖ Views as critical and           Besides their regular attrac-
      2010 budget. Schools, pub- opposes reductions that would                tions, owners Eric Cox and wife
      lic safety and health-and-hu- change the quality and level of           Gina Richard have added new
      man services are local resi- services;                                  surprises throughout their vast
      dents’ top priorities — and      ❖ Views as important but, in this      grounds — including a
      they’re willing to pay a fiscal environment, would support              CORNundrum and a psychic
      higher real-estate tax in or- some reductions;                          chicken.
      der to keep them.                ❖ Views as nonessential and is            “We’re now welcoming our
         About 50 people attended willing to do without.                      third generation of visitors, and
      the 2-1/2-hour session, Sept.    The groups then developed sug-         we’re really excited,” said Ri-
      20, at the Chantilly Regional gestions for the supervisors and          chard. “Another season, here
      Library, including Supervi- School Board members to consider            we go — it should be fantas-
      sors Michael Frey (Sully), Pat          See residents, Page 4           tic.”
                                                                                 Each year, thousands of fami-
                                                                              lies, Scout and school groups
What To Keep, Discard?                                                        flock to Cox Farms to enjoy the
                                                                              96 acres of this 120-acre farm
                                                                                                                    Children race down the Cox Farms Volcano Mountain
                                                                                                                    Slide, as others line up.
                                                                              that are open to the public for
Different perspectives define what                                            hayrides, pumpkins, rope              There are hay bales to climb on, a     as if they’re sitting atop a
                                                                              swings, giant slides, farm ani-       castle to explore and rope swings      real volcano.
is essential for next county budget.                                          mals, food, music and memory-         to jump from. Younger children            The hayride is one of the
                                                                              making good times.                    will land in mounds of soft            most popular attractions.
          oward the end of              stormwater management and con-           The festival began Sept. 20        sponges, while older ones will end     It lasts nearly 25 minutes,

T         Saturday’s community
          dialogue, the groups
compared notes. Some recom-
                                        struction in government buildings
                                        and suggested increasing the fees
                                        for adult education, using eco-
                                                                              and runs through Nov. 4. Just
                                                                              off Pleasant Valley Road, Cox
                                                                              Farms is at 15621 Braddock
                                                                              Road. It’s open daily from 10
                                                                                                                    up on a gym mat.

                                                                                                                    THE 10 MOUNTAIN SLIDES
                                                                                                                    include Treetops, Miners’ Motel,
                                                                                                                                                          “You’re greeted by a
mended keeping: Affordable hous-        friendly vehicles, reducing library
ing, the county fair, the high qual-    hours and decreasing park main-       a.m.-6 p.m., with the last entry      Cox’s Mountain, Volcano Moun-           psychic chicken.”
ity of education — including arts       tenance.                              at 5 p.m. Weekday admission           tain, Fairyland, Winnie the                       — Gina Richard,
in the schools, public safety, health      They saw as less essential: For-   is $9; children under age 2 are       Pooh’s House and the double-                   co-owner, Cox Farms
and human services — particularly       eign-language instruction in el-      free; weekends, $15. Phone:           wide Jack-in-the-Beanstalk
for people in need, sports and af-      ementary schools, plus some of the    703-830-4121           or      see    Barn Slide. The giant, 36-foot-
ter-school activities “because they     park offerings, and recommended       www.coxfarms.com.                     high Dino-Slide has six lanes and      and this year’s route con-
help keep kids out of gangs and         reducing the scope of the county         Cox Farms offers tons of low-      a dinosaur theme. And the Volcano      tains some new surprises.
trouble,” services for the needy        Economic Development Authority        tech fun that lets children run,      Mountain Slide has smoke coming        It travels by lots of clever
and “eco-friendly things.”              and limiting county business          jump, climb and cavort and get        out of it, dragons on top and spe-     vignettes and scenarios,
   They said reductions could be        travel.                               lots of fresh air and exercise.       cial sound effects so children feel           See Fall, Page 8
made in the money spent for                     See Different, Page 4
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        Roundups                                                                  News
  Woman Attacked in Centre Ridge
    Fairfax County police are looking for the person who attacked
  and sexually assaulted a 42-year-old Centreville woman, Mon-
                                                                          Stone Honors Former Principal
  day, Sept. 22, in Centre Ridge. Officers responded to a home at
  14336 Silo Valley View, around 8:20 p.m., after the woman went
                                                                          School’s gym is named




                                                                                                                                                                                           Photos by Bonnie Hobbs/Centre View
  to a nearby house for help.
    According to police, she’d gone to that address by appointment
                                                                          after Ken Gaudreault.
  to sell some items. Her customer then directed her to the base-                       lthough Ken Gaudreault retired as Stone
  ment where he assaulted her, took her purse and fled in her car
  — which was recovered a few blocks away. The victim was trans-
  ported to Inova Fairfax Hospital with non life-threatening inju-
  ries.
    The suspect was described as Hispanic, in his 30s, about 5 feet
  6 inches, with an average build. He had brown eyes and me-
                                                                          A
                                                                          his tenure.
                                                                                        Middle School’s principal in June, he’ll
                                                                                        long be remembered there for all the ac-
                                                                                        complishments the students made under

                                                                             He’s also recalled in a more tangible way each time
                                                                          students enter the gym. On the wall outside the door
  dium-length, wavy hair. He wore a light-colored shirt and jeans.        is a plaque with his photo, plus words telling that
    Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers at          it’s now called the Kenneth Gaudreault Gymnasium.
  1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or              It was officially dedicated in June, and the gym
  text “TIP187” plus a message to CRIMES/274637 or call police            received some cosmetic changes, as well. “The floor
  at 703-691-2131.                                                        was completely sandblasted and resurfaced and all          The plaque dedicating the Stone Middle
                                                                          new lines were painted on it,” said new Principal          School’s gym to Ken Gaudreault.
  Charge Sent to Grand Jury                                               Scott Phillips. “Ross Browne designed the Panther
                                                                          logo, our mascot, and DeJean Gee helped paint it.”
     The criminal case against a Centreville man charged with pos-
                                                                             Phillips, who was the seventh-grade assistant prin-
  session with intent to distribute Xanax is moving forward in the
                                                                          cipal for several years before taking over the school’s
  legal system. He is Kevin Zuiker, 20, of 14704 Baugher Drive in
                                                                          top spot, said the new school year has gone smoothly
  Country Club Manor.
                                                                          so far. And he attributed part of the reason to the
     In a May 7 affidavit, an undercover narcotics detective with
                                                                          school’s new Project Panther.
  Fairfax County police explained the case against him. He wrote
                                                                             “It’s a transition program we held this summer for
  that, during March, he learned that Zuiker “is [allegedly] a cur-
                                                                          rising seventh-graders,” he said. “It was a three-day
  rent supplier of prescription drugs in Fairfax County.”
                                                                          orientation at the school to get new students used to
     Furthermore, on May 5, the county sheriff’s office charged
                                                                          Stone so they’d be comfortable here when they ar-
  Zuiker with driving while under the influence of drugs and pos-
                                                                          rived to start classes. It also set expectations for the
  session with intent to distribute a schedule IV drug (Xanax).
                                                                          school.”
     “During a search incident to his arrest [for the driving offense],
                                                                             Faculty and staff also prepared for the beginning
  police located a quantity of white pills in a plastic bag in his
                                                                          of school by attending Stone’s annual staff kickoff,
  pants packet, along with $515 in U.S. currency,” wrote the detec-                                                                  The gym-floor logo at Stone Middle.
                                                                          Aug. 25, at the 4H center in Front Royal. Attendees
  tive. “The quantity of the pills was later determined to be ap-
                                                                          focused on team-building exercises, while getting to
  proximately 1,300 pills.”
                                                                          know each other a little better and having lots of           Stone also has a new assistant principal to replace
     After being read his Miranda rights, wrote the detective, Zuiker
                                                                          fun.                                                       Phillips. Filling that post is Ellyn Bowman, who was
  reportedly told police that “the pills were Xanax and he received
                                                                             This year, Stone has some 10 new teachers. “We          the former assistant principal at Irving Middle School.
  them through the mail. He inquired as to the penalty for selling
                                                                          have about 108 staff members, including some 75            In addition, Stone has a new director of its after-
  Xanax.”
                                                                          teachers,” said Phillips. “And we have about 950 stu-      school program.
     Last Wednesday, Sept. 17, he appeared in General District Court
                                                                          dents — the same as the past three years.”                                                    — Bonnie Hobbs
  and, at that time, Judge Penny Azcarate certified his charge to
  the grand jury for possible indictment.


  Free Carseat Inspections                                                Liberty: On its Best Behavior
    Certified technicians from the Sully District Police Station will                        By Bonnie Hobbs                                         “We show them through lessons, ex-
  perform free, child safety carseat inspections, Thursday, Sept. 25,                                Centre View                                  amples and posters throughout the
  from 5-8:30 p.m., at the station, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd. in Chantilly.                                                                           school how to behave,” said Kelly.
  No appointment is necessary. But residents should install the child              t Liberty Middle School, the new                               “We’re not focusing on just how not to
  safety seats themselves, so technicians may properly inspect and
  adjust them, as needed. Call 703-814-7000, ext. 5140 to confirm
  dates and times.
                                                                          A        school year is off to a bright
                                                                                   start. “We had a wonderful
                                                                          opening,” said Principal Peggy Kelly.
                                                                                                                                                  behave. Our motto is that ‘Liberty stu-
                                                                                                                                                  dents are respectful, responsible and
                                                                                                                                                  right on time.’ And we try to incorpo-
                                                                          “The eighth-graders seemed happy to                                     rate it in all we do.”
  Speak Up about Watersheds                                               be back; and the seventh-graders were
                                                                          nervous, but adjusted quickly and are
                                                                                                                                                     For example, the school’s Character
                                                                                                                                                  Education program is dovetailed with
     Fairfax County is seeking public input in the development of         fine now. I’m confident they’ll do well                                 the Positive Behavior program so, be-
  the watershed management plans for the Johnny Moore Creek               here.”                                       Peggy Kelly                sides academics, students also receive
  and Little Rocky Run watersheds. A meeting is set for Wednes-              She’s beginning her fourth year as                                   lessons in ethics and good character.
  day, Oct. 1, in the Centreville Elementary cafeteria, 14330 Green       Liberty’s principal and has 16 new teachers this year, In addition, teachers give rewards cards to students
  Trails Blvd. in Centreville. Registration is from 6:30-7 p.m., with     almost equally divided between seventh and eighth who show respect and act responsibly. The cards are
  the meeting from 7-9 p.m.                                               grades. Enrollment is 1,121 students — about the then placed inside a box in the cafeteria and, every
     A Watershed Advisory Group will be formed after the meeting          same as last year.                                       Friday, there’s a drawing for prizes, such as coupons
  and will include representatives from neighborhoods, businesses,           Liberty is re-implementing the mentoring program for free pizza.
  conservation and other groups. For more information, call 703-          it started last year for students needing extra help.      Teachers also give students pencils with the school
  324-5500 TTY 711 or see www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpwes/water-              Staff and faculty members will do the mentoring af- motto printed on them. “We reinforce good and ap-
  sheds, select the link, “Get Involved in Your Watershed,” then          ter school and during the day, whenever they have propriate behavior,” said Kelly. “We also encourage
  click on Johnny Moore Creek or Little Rocky Run on the map.             free time. And this is the third year of the school’s communication among the faculty, between teach-
                                                                          Positive Behavior Support program.                       ers who team together, so they can focus on what’s
  Chantilly Show Choir Cabaret                                               “The exciting thing is that we’re looking for a best for the children.”
                                                                          change — not just in the children’s ways of doing          Liberty is also beginning e-cart, this year. It’s a new,
    Chantilly High’s Touch of Class Fall Cabaret will be presented        things — but in our ways, too, as adults,” said Kelly. student-assessment tool for teachers to use and, said
  Thursday-Friday, Oct. 2-3, in the school cafeteria. Dinner service      The idea is to have the students change their behav- Kelly, “They’re very excited about it.” Overall, she
                                                                          ior for a positive reason, not just out of fear of being said, “We have a wonderful group of children and
                                           See Roundups, Page 7
                                                                          punished.                                                we all know we’re going to have a great year.”
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         News
Residents Suggest Ways To Trim County Budget
From Page 1                                                                                                                                                             on regular buses,” but, said Wirth, “special-
                                                                                                                                                                        needs school buses could take care of them.”
  before making their final decisions about                                                                                                                                Jerry Poje of Vienna spoke up for health
the budget. First, though, they received in-                                                                                                                            and human services. “We have 1,800 home-
formation about the budget deficit of more                                                                                                                              less people in our county — one-third of
than $400 million facing the county, what’s                                                                                                “FCPS uses                   them are children,” he said. “So I don’t want
caused it and how, specifically, the county      Photo by Bonnie Hobbs/Centre View                                                                                      to cut the schools and social services for
spends its money.
                                                                                                                                           more buses                   these people who have no other resources.”
  Knowing there would be a reduction in
revenue in the upcoming fiscal year, the
                                                                                                                                           than                         Otherwise, said Poje, it would fall to the
                                                                                                                                                                        churches and nonprofits to help them, and
county began addressing the problem in FY
2008. “The government and School Board
                                                                                                                                           Greyhound.”                  they’re already hard-pressed.
                                                                                                                                                                           As for reductions, Okouchi recommended
are working on ways to address the short-                                                                                                       — Dean Tistadt,         the teacher leadership program. “It was sup-
fall by reviewing their services,” said Katie                                                                                                    chief operating        posed to be a three-year, pilot program,”
Horstman with the county’s Department of                                                                                                           officer, FCPS        said Wirth. “But the teachers are paid addi-
Management and Budget (DMB). “All                                                                                                                                       tional to not be in the classroom with chil-
county agencies have reduced personnel,                                                                                                                                 dren but, instead, to work with other teach-
but it’s not a long-term solution, so you’re                                                                                                                            ers.”
here to help us identify where we can make                                                                                                                                 Okouchi also said FCPS should consider
reductions.”                                                                         Dean Tistadt answers questions from the community.                                 “phasing out the extra money given to
  She said this was one of 20 community                                                                                                                                 schools in the Project Excel program [for
dialogues being held between now and             ment and school system’s programs and                                Pat Wirth of Fairfax Station. “And it’s the       schools not meeting test results]. Besides,
November to obtain the public’s input,           services.                                                            reason many businesses and families locate        said Wirth, “We never see what the results
which would then be presented to the                Dean Tistadt, chief operating officer of                          here.” Carla Okouchi concurred, noting that       are.”
county executive and Board of Supervisors.       Fairfax County Public Schools, said this is                          one kindergarten class at Hayfield Elemen-           Under suggestions to streamline the bud-
Afterward, the supervisors will hold their       the 12th-largest school system in the coun-                          tary has 28 students and just one teacher.        get, Hart asked, “Why do we have dupli-
own budget workshops and deliberations           try. It has a $2.2 billion budget, nearly                            Anh Nguyen of Fairfax said education is also      cate departments in the county and school
in March and April 2009 and finally adopt        170,000 students and, he said, “FCPS uses                            a priority for her, but suggested the school      system? Why not consolidate and standard-
the budget, the end of April.                    more buses than Greyhound.”                                          system “look at areas of duplication than         ize systems such as IT, across the board?
  And unlike the federal government, said           Since FY 2008, there’s been a 3,500-stu-                          can be consolidated.”                             Hopefully, we could get enough savings
Susan Datta, also with the DMB, “By law,         dent increase. Said Tistadt: “Because of the                                                                           without having to cut services.”
our budget must be balanced.” She ex-            decline in home sales, people aren’t mov-                            REGARDING HUMAN SERVICES, Mary                       Oak Hill’s Leigh Renfrow recommended
plained that real-estate taxes comprise more     ing out of the county like they used to.”                            Chilcutt of Chantilly’s Pleasant Valley neigh-    a “reduction in Rec Department programs
than 61 percent of the county’s total, Gen-      FCPS has 196 schools and centers, and its                            borhood said they’re “vital to our commu-         and an increase in fees.” And, noting how
eral Fund revenue; and, of that amount, 75       buildings are used 40 hours a week for in-                           nity and way of life. [But] will the commu-       the Dillon Rule prevents Fairfax County
percent comes from homeowners.                   struction and 56 hours a week for commu-                             nity support a tax increase if it becomes         from adopting new taxes and raising its own
                                                 nity needs, but money is tight.                                      difficult for these things to continue?”          funds, Poje stressed that “the community
THE COUNTY BUDGET is $6.1 billion,                  “Full funding of federal mandates would                             “First, we should see where we can make         should know how we’re demanded to spend
and 53.1 percent of it goes to the schools,      provide an additional $89.1 million in rev-                          reductions,” replied Greenbriar’s Bill Hart.      money, but we have no say in it. It’s outra-
13.2 percent to public safety and 10.7 per-      enue in FY 2009, but they’re under-funded,”                          “But you don’t want your house to burn            geous, and we should tell our state repre-
cent to health and human services. “Since        he said. “And Virginia’s Standards of Qual-                          down, and you need to have the police come        sentatives about the unfairness of it.”
fiscal year 2001, the county budget has          ity mandates are under-funded by $187                                when you need them,” added Vienna’s                  Looking at the school system, Wirth said
grown about 6 percent annually, and we’re        million.”                                                            Kesmo Tatalias. “We have to have public-          its eight clusters each have their own su-
expecting our actual revenue for fiscal year        Tistadt said the county provides the “vast                        safety service.”                                  perintendent, and Hart called it “ludicrous”
2010 to be down 4.14 percent,” said Datta.       preponderance” of the schools’ income and                              Hart said Fast Tran bus service is being        to have it so decentralized. FCPS employee
“So we want to make sure the strategies we       85 percent of it is spent on instruction. Next                       proposed for cutting. “But the disabled and       Anne-Marie Von Kahle explained that each
adopt are long-term and sustainable.”            comes 5.6 percent for transportation. How-                           senior citizens use it to go to hospitals and     cluster only has three employees and the
   She noted that residential property val-      ever, he said, “We’ve had significant in-                            senior centers,” he said. “If Fast Tran is cut,   rest of the services are centralized. “But
ues are expected to decline 10 percent in        creases in ESOL and level-two, special-                              then the county will have to pay more for         those superintendents are paid big bucks,”
FY 2010 because fewer homes are selling,         needs students — which cost more to edu-                             meals in homes and nursing centers, etc., if      countered Wirth.
homes are taking longer to sell, sales prices    cate than general-education students.” Fur-                          people can’t get out. So we shouldn’t for-           Poje said the county should examine the
are lower than last year and the number of       thermore, said Tistadt, bus fuel used to cost                        get about their needs. There are 270 people       tax rate and compare it with those of ear-
foreclosures has risen. Datta said nonresi-      $2.5 million per year but, in the past two                           on a waiting list to go to a senior center,       lier times.
dential property values are projected to fall    years, it’s skyrocketed to $14 million annu-                         but they can’t get on Fast Trans.”                   “I think it’s a given that the supervisors
2.5 percent because, although new build-         ally.                                                                  “Maybe the county should look at trans-         will have to raise the tax rate,” added Wirth.
ings have been built, many of them remain           After that, the residents broke into groups,                      portation as a whole, and not just school         “But I own a business and, daily, I look at
empty. And when federal and state budget         and the discussion of one group was as fol-                          buses, Fast Trans and Connector buses,” said      my numbers and see where I can cut the
shortfalls are factored in, she added, “It’s a   lows:                                                                Wirth. Hart said disabled people “have dif-       waste. I think the county has to do the same
big challenge” to fund the county govern-           “Funding for education is critical,” said                         ferent needs that won’t allow them to be          thing.”



  Different Perspectives on What’s Important, Expendable
   From Page 1                                   veying county employees for ideas to reduce                          FY 2010 budget will affect the budget in          bly representatives to do away with it.”
     Suggestions to trim the budget in-          wasteful spending, and challenging depart-                           future years.                                        For    more           information,             see
   cluded: Adopting a four-day/10-hour           ment heads to keep services at the same                                They’d like the county to consider explain-     www.fairfaxcounty.gov/budget. Sugges-
   work week, telecommuting, raising the         level while cutting costs by 10 percent.                             ing to the citizens that “current economic        tions or comments may be made via the
   real-estate tax, increasing user fees for       In addition, the groups asked the county                           conditions require a tax increase but, when       Budget Hotline at 703-324-9400 or at
   non-school uses of school facilities, not     to not just look at reductions, but to also                          things improve, it’ll be reduced.” And they       w w w. f a i r f a x c o u n t y. g o v / s u r v e y /
   adding any new county programs, exam-         focus on revenue generation. They also                               want residents made aware of the Dillon           fy10suggestions.htm.
   ining the efficiency of organizations, sur-   wanted the supervisors to consider how the                           Rule so they’ll “urge their General Assem-                                  — Bonnie Hobbs

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        News
‘Retain Funding for ADS Programs’
Greenbriar couple                                                                 drug abuse is also a com-
                                                                                  munity issue. “The actions
advocates for                                                                     of our Fairfax County
                                                                                  neighbors who are ad-
human services in




                                                                              Photo by Bonnie Hobbs
                                                                                  dicted to drugs and alco-
                                                                                  hol affect us all as a com-
county budget.                                                                    munity,” she said. She fur-
                                                                                  ther noted that things
                 By Bonnie Hobbs                                                  would be even worse if
                         Centre View                                              they were unable to obtain
                                                                                  the services they need —
                 ith a key element of                                             and that’s the current
                                                                                  worry.

W                Fairfax    County’s Jody and Bruce Stokely
                 health and human advocate for ADS funding.
                 services offerings
                                                                                    “Part of the budget re-
                                                                                  duction the Fairfax/Falls
possibly on the budget chopping block, Jody and Church Community Services Board is having to pro-
Bruce Stokely shared their family’s personal story pose could potentially eliminate one of the county’s
with others Saturday, in hopes of saving this service. residential treatment centers,” said Jody Stokely. “And
   Participating in a community dialogue on the FY we absolutely cannot cut it — indeed, we should add
2010 budget, the Greenbriar couple stressed the im- more.”
portance of the county’s Alcohol and Drug Services        “To us, the change we’ve seen in our older son —
(ADS) program and residential treatment centers. as a graduate of the program — is incredible,” she
ADS helped both their sons and, without it, said Jody continued. “He’s now a working, productive citizen,
Stokely, “I don’t know what we would have done.”       giving back to the county. Our younger son is still
   The first time the Stokelys needed the program struggling, but he’s definitely benefited. Without it,
was in November 2007. Their younger son was a I don’t know where we’d be.”
senior at Chantilly High, and the school wrote an         So, said Bruce Stokely, “As a family, we’re here to-
ADS referral for him. Both youth and adult programs day to maintain that the services should be kept so
are available, and the Stokelys were able to get drug that others can benefit from them.” Without ADS,
and alcohol counseling for their son and their fam- added Jody Stokely, their son wouldn’t have gradu-
ily.                                                   ated from Chantilly last year and would be a student
   “We eventually received more intensive treatment,” there again this year — “at a much higher cost to
said Jody Stokely. “Our son attended a combined Fairfax County than the $13,520 it spends to edu-
treatment and school center in Chantilly called the cate a student.”
Compass School. He attended school in the morning         Both praised the ADS counselors for their devo-
and the treatment center in the afternoon. And as tion to helping, not just to the addict, but his or her
parents, Bruce and I received treatment at night.”     family, as well, so the mistakes that led to the addic-
                                                       tion aren’t repeated. Said Bruce Stokely: ‘The coun-
THESE SERVICES are on a sliding scale and the selors’ dedication is just phenomenal.”
Stokelys’ insurance didn’t cover it. But the county       However, they said, they were only able to obtain
allowed them to obtain the services and pay for them help for their sons because the services were avail-
on a monthly basis. Then, in May, their older son able. “Without the funding from the county to the
needed help from the ADS adult program.                Community Services Board for ADS services, our fam-
   “He went into ‘A New Beginning,’ funded through ily would have had nowhere to go,” said Jody Stokely.
the Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board “But this is an ongoing problem and is escalating,”
budget,” said Jody Stokely. “It’s for the full family. said Bruce Stokely. “And people should be aware that,
We saw families with children getting treatment, and if the programs get trimmed or cut back, it’s a huge
we had our own family counselor. We went to classes step backward.”
at night for three months, and our son was a resi-        They also emphasized that drug and alcohol ad-
dent there for three months. And there’s continuing diction knows no boundaries. “These problems cross
treatment for everyone afterward.”                     all ethnic and economic backgrounds,” said Bruce
   Both sons are doing fine today. “The success rate Stokely. “And no family ever knows when it’s going
is so much higher when there’s a residential pro- to need these services,” said Jody Stokely. “We are
gram,” said Jody Stokely. Added Bruce Stokely: “And so fortunate; we’re grateful citizens of Fairfax County
when the family is involved, it’s a family issue.”     who benefited from these services, and we want oth-
   However, Jody Stokely stressed that alcohol and ers to benefit, as well.”


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                       People
Cooney and Hill Are Engaged
        ohn and Judy Cooney of

J       Little Rocky Run are
        pleased to announce the
engagement of their son, John
Patrick, to Tiffany Jane Hill,
daughter of Dr. Jean Ratcliff Hill
of Abingdon, Va. The couple be-
came engaged on July 4 th in
Barcelona, Spain, during a Medi-
terranean cruise.
  John is a 1995 graduate of
Centreville High School and a
1999 graduate of Virginia Tech. He
is employed as a Special Agent
with the Bureau of Alcohol, To-
bacco, Firearms and Explosives in
Baltimore.
  Tiffany is a 1996 graduate of
Abingdon High School, Abingdon,
Va., and a 2000 graduate of Vir-
ginia Tech. She is employed as di-
rector of finance for the Key Bridge
Marriott Hotel.                        John Patrick Cooney and                                         (Front row): Paul Karstetter, Ben Almen, Phil Karstetter and Sean Walter. (Back
  A June 2009 wedding is planned.      Tiffany Jane Hill                                               row) Dan Browne, Reed Ruddy, Jack Ruddy and Tom Browne


                                                                                                       St. Andrew Scouts Visit SeaBase
                                                                                                              ix young men and two adults from Venture          five-day period as they sailed the 75 miles from

                                                                                                       S      Crew 717, St. Andrew the Apostle, in Clifton
                                                                                                              recently spent a week sailing, fishing and
                                                                                                       snorkeling in the Florida Keys. The Boy Scouts of
                                                                                                                                                                Islamorada to Key West and back. The boat docked
                                                                                                                                                                at Key West for 24 hours; other nights were spent at
                                                                                                                                                                anchor in various safe harbors along the way.
                                                                                                       America run a program known as SeaBase out of               Several of the Crew members had previously
                                                                         George McHale/Centre View




                                                                                                       Islamorada at mile marker 74 in the Keys; adven-         participated in the SeaBase SCUBA program, yet
                                                                                                       tures can include SCUBA, sailing and snorkeling,         they marveled at how much more sea life they
                                                                                                       and open-ocean kayaking.                                 observed while snorkeling: reef sharks, stingrays,
                                                                                                          The Venture Crew set sail on the 41-foot sloop        barracuda, and tropical fish seemingly by the hun-
                                                                                                       “Jewel of Athena” with “Captain Hammer” and his          dreds of thousands.
                                                                                                       first mate, a Jack Russell Terrier named Stevie Nicks,      The crew returned home safely on Aug. 6 after
                                                                                                       on Aug. 1. The crew made snorkel dives over a            all members of the crew had a fabulous time.



Peter Mayer Accompanies David Utter and Jon Yudt
                                                                                                     Mountain View Celebrates the Constitution
During Service                                                                                                                                                                                 ountain View School


A Little Bit of Margaritaville                                                                                                                                                     M           celebrated Constitu-
                                                                                                                                                                                               tion Day on Wednes-
                                                                                                                                                                                   day, Sept. 17, with student pre-
                                                                                                                                                                                   senters reading the Preamble to
At St. Andrew’s Church                                                                                                                                                             the Constitution and the first 10
                                                                                                                                                                                   Amendments. There was also a
          By George McHale               Peter agreed to participate in the                                                                                                        flag-raising ceremony. On Sept.
                      Centre View      Sunday Worship Service while he                                                                                                             17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution
                                       was in town when three church                                                                                                               was signed by 39 men who helped
        aint Andrew Lutheran           members, Rich White, Jon                                                                                                                    change the course of history.

S       Church of Centreville was
        thrilled to have Peter
Mayer, vocalist and lead guitar
                                       Esslinger and Hal Derrick ap-
                                       proached him at a National
                                       Lutheran Men in Mission confer-
                                                                                                                                                                                   Clifton Mayor Tom Peterson also
                                                                                                                                                                                   spoke about the meaning of the
                                                                                                                                                                                   Constitution.
player for the Jimmy Buffett Coral     ence in Omaha, Neb. He enjoys
Reefer Band, join the congregation     the chance to participate in wor-
for Sunday worship on Labor Day        ship experiences with local                                   (From left): Mountain View
Weekend.                               Lutheran Congregations when his                               Principal Jim Oliver with
   The Band was in town for two        hectic concert schedule with the                              Supervisor Michael R. Frey
concerts at Nissan Pavilion, and       Buffett Band permits.                                         (R-Sully).
Peter, an active Lutheran with his       The Church was packed, and
own Christian Rock Band, the Pe-       young and old alike enjoyed and
ter Mayer Group, had his brother       were inspired by Peter Mayer’s
Jim join him to deliver a musical      soft, personal background stories                                                 (From left):
experience as the “sermon” for the     and the hard rockin’ Christian Folk                                              Tom Troy of
second service that Sunday. They       Rock selections from his “Stirring                                                  VFW Post
also accompanied some of Saint         Up the Waters” CD and several                                                     5412 Burke
Andrew’s own “Cross Walk” mem-         others. Peter has played at past                                                    with Dave
bers David Utter and Jon Yudt (vo-     National Lutheran Youth Gather-                                                       Meyers,
cals, guitars) and Director of Mu-     ings, and is scheduled to perform                                                trustee VFW
sic Robert Statham (piano) for the     at the 2009 Youth Gathering in                                                      Post 5412
liturgy and the hymns of the day.      New Orleans.                                                                           Burke.
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    Roundups                                                       Organic Dry Cleaning
                                                       Newgate Cleaners
From Page 3                                                                Newgate Shopping Center
                                                                          14118 Lee Hwy • Centreville
                                                                                (Located Next To Trader Joe’s)
  begins at 5:30 p.m., with the
show at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and                                                  703-222-7334
are available at www.chantill                                                    Hours: Mon. - Fri 7:00am - 7:30pm
                                                                                 Sat. 8:00am - 6:00pm • Sun Closed
ychoral.org. Click on “concerts and
events” and find Fall Cabaret.                                              Wedding Gown Preservation
                                                                                  Same-Day Service
  The program features the lead                                        • Organic • No Scent • Harmless To Skin
show choir, Touch of Class, and is
mainly comprised of solo perform-                      $3.00                                20%                           $5.00
ers singing a wide variety of songs.                    OFF                                 OFF                            OFF
The show’s 30 numbers include                              Dry                              Any                                Dry
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Side Story” and “Mamma Mia,”
plus current music and songs from
other eras.
  Raffles, door prizes and auctions
will be part of each evening. Raffle
prizes include everything from
vacations to household products to
                                         Meade’s Art Studio
restaurant gift certificates, and this
year’s grand-prize raffle item is a
Nintendo Wii.


Westfield
Coalition
   The Westfield Community Coa-
lition will meet Monday, Oct. 6, at
3:30 p.m. in the Sully District Gov-
ernmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft
Blvd. in Chantilly. Contact Jenni-
fer Cooper at 703-966-8304 or at
jalcooper@aol.com.




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         News

Demas Gets Suspended Sentence for Burglary
            former employee of Deepwood          legedly stealing narcotics from the clinic.       ing several narcotics used at Deepwood.             On Nov. 19, 2007, police charged him


A          Veterinary Clinic in Centreville
           was given a suspended sentence
           last Friday for burglarizing that
business. He is Nicholas Anthony Demas,
23, of 12861 Island House Loop, No. 202,
                                                   Because of his employment there, noted
                                                 Reichel, Demas had extensive knowledge
                                                 of the facility’s physical layout. Then on Oct.
                                                 16, 2007, the clinic was burglarized at
                                                 night, after business hours.
                                                                                                      However, wrote Reichel, “The suspect was
                                                                                                   cut by the broken window. Blood was found
                                                                                                   around the point of entry, the hallway in-
                                                                                                   side the business and the door leading to
                                                                                                   the office and examination area [from]
                                                                                                                                                     with burglary, grand larceny and four drug-
                                                                                                                                                     possession offenses. All but the burglary
                                                                                                                                                     charge was later dropped and, on July 30,
                                                                                                                                                     Demas pleaded guilty to it.
                                                                                                                                                       Then last Friday, Sept. 19, Circuit Court
in Woodbridge.                                     Entry was gained by breaking a window           where the safe and lockbox were stolen.”          Judge Jane Roush sentenced him to 12
  Fairfax County police Det. J.E. Reichel        to a vacant pet room. Once inside, wrote             So police collected latent fingerprints and    months in jail, suspending all that time, and
detailed the case against Demas in a Nov.        the detective, the intruder stole a safe con-     blood samples for analysis and, wrote the         placed him on two years active probation.
19, 2007 affidavit for a warrant to obtain       taining $566 in cash, spare keys to the build-    detective, the fingerprints taken from the        Demas also had to pay a total of $8,600 in
forensic evidence from his person. He wrote      ing, customer receipts and customers’ per-        broken glass “positively matched” those of        court costs and restitution.
that, in May 2007, Demas was fired from          sonal checks totaling $1,798. Also taken          Demas — “whose prints were already on
Deepwood, at 7300 Ordway Road, for al-           was a steel, wall-mounted lockbox contain-        file from previous violations of the law.”                                 — Bonnie Hobbs



Parker Gets Probation, But No More Domino’s Pizza
                       By Bonnie Hobbs             Fairfax County Police Det. T.W. Cook pre-       ery from Domino’s Pizza [and] employees           Parker has written for the entire, Northern
                                Centre View      sented details of the case against her in a       at Domino’s have clearly identified the sus-      Virginia area. It was [also] determined that
                                                 May 12 affidavit. He stated that Parker           pect as Parker.” Further investigation re-        the account Parker used at Commerce Bank
            aybe now, Centreville’s Bonnie       wrote more than 50 fraudulent checks to           vealed that the Centreville woman “has            was not open at the time for checks to be

M           M. Parker will give Vocelli’s,
            Papa John’s or Ledo’s pizza a try.
She’s going to have to for awhile, after a
                                                 Domino’s Pizza.
                                                   His investigation began May 8 when the
                                                 complainant called police to report bad
                                                                                                   written several bad checks to the Domino’s
                                                                                                   company throughout Northern Virginia,”
                                                                                                   wrote Cook. He stated that, using a Com-
                                                                                                                                                     written.” Police arrested Parker on May 28
                                                                                                                                                     and charged her with one count of writing
                                                                                                                                                     bad checks. Last Monday, Sept. 15, in Gen-
judge last Friday ordered her to steer clear     checks being issued at his business, the          merce Bank account, Parker wrote several          eral District Court, her charge was reduced
of Domino’s.                                     Domino’s Pizza at 14120 Lee Highway in            worthless checks to Domino’s: $35 on April        from a felony to a misdemeanor and she
  But if she does go elsewhere, those busi-      Centreville. According to Cook, this person       8; $42, April 9; $60, April 12, $70; April        was found guilty.
nesses might want her to pay for her pizza       stated that “he has received five bad checks      18; and $67.50, April 21.                           Judge Michael Cassidy then ordered her
in cash. Parker, 45, of 6418 Knapsack Lane       totaling $274.50, starting on April 8 till          “Contact was made with Check Plus, LLC,         to pay $274.50 restitution to Domino’s. He
in Centre Ridge, was just given a 180-day,       April 21.” The detective said all these checks    [which] handles Domino’s returned                 also gave Parker a suspended jail sentence,
suspended jail sentence for writing bad          were written by Parker. And, he added,            checks,” wrote the detective. “Check Plus         placed her on six months probation and
checks to Domino’s Pizza.                        “Each time, a check was written for a deliv-      has approximately 52 bad checks that              ordered her to stay out of Domino’s.



  Fall for Fun with Hayrides, Animals at Cox Farms
   From Page 1                                   really fun,” she continued. “And you’re           stage. Farmer Jack does a musical, cow-              Pumpkin Madness will be held Nov. 1-
      including cartoon characters in the        greeted at the entrance by a psychic              milking show, singing and telling stories         2. Children bring their old Halloween
   cornfield and the always-funny antics of      chicken. It’s kind of a cross between a board-    while milking his cow, Bingo. And live bands      pumpkins and play games with them like
   the space aliens.                             walk arcade and a corn maze, but even bet-        perform on Saturdays and Sundays.                 pumpkin bowling and pumpkin toss.
      “The little kids are really proud when     ter. It’s Cox Farms style — nothing like            Cox Farms also has a family rest stop with      Then they smash them to bits. Pumpkins
   they’re finally not afraid of the aliens,”    you’ve ever seen before, anywhere else.”          picnic tables, a baby-changing area and           are catapulted, dropped from a high lift
   said Richard. “They come up and tell                                                            bottle warmer. It’s near a life-size replica of   and rolled down Cox’s Mountain.
   me.” This time, the aliens will have dif-     AS FOR THE FARM animals, Cox Farms                the game, Candyland, and the toddler area.           Birthday parties and groups are wel-
   ferent scenarios. Most of the time, they’ll   has three generations of pigs — a mama            This section allows young children to have        come and may book reservations online.
   be dancing, partying and waving to the        sow, teen-agers and two sets of newborn           some quiet, down-time. And part of it is          Also available is a value card offering
   children on the hayride. But as Hallow-       piglets. They also have six teen-age calves,      screened off for breast-feeding mothers.          seven admissions for the price of five on
   een approaches, they’ll wear masks and        some mama cows with calves, plus turkeys,           It’s also near the Sweet Shack, offering        weekday afternoons from noon-6 p.m.
   will be trick-or-treating.                    fluffy baby chicks and some rabbits. Both         ice cream, pie and coffee. There’s also food         And on Senior Tuesdays, after noon,
      After traversing the fields, the hayride   the chicks and rabbits are a big hit with tod-    galore throughout the farm. Apples and            anyone 60 or over may enter free with
   journeys through a large, enchanted,          dlers. They’re in a building with a low view-     fresh cider are available free. Visitors may      one person paying admission. Seniors
   party barn filled with surprises, flash-      ing-platform so tiny visitors may see them        also bring their own food (no alcohol) for        also receive 10 percent off items pur-
   ing lights and unusual sounds. Music          easily.                                           picnics on the grounds. Or they may pur-          chased in the festival market on Tues-
   plays, and riders look at splashy and            Two donkeys will also be on hand, as well      chase hot dogs, pizza, hamburgers, cheese-        days.
   unusual sights on the walls and ceiling.      as chickens, roosters, sheep, buffalo and         burgers, French fries, garden salads and             In addition, said Richard, this year’s
   Besides all that, said Richard, “The party    longhorn cattle. Added Richard: “We also          Kettle Corn, weekdays, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.        festival will last a bit longer. “We’re stay-
   barn has now been refurbished with new        have peacocks and some other exotic birds.”                                                         ing open through Election Day because
   special effects, including a light show          In Billy Goat Village, children squeal with    ON THE WEEKENDS, barbecue and                     the kids are out of school,” she said. “We
   using laser lights.”                          delight while walking among goats of all          bratwurst are offered, too, as well as chili,     thought it would be comic relief for ev-
      New this year is the CORNundrum.           ages and colors. They even get to feed the        chili dogs and nachos at Cox’s “Last Chance       erybody.”
   “It’s our response to people who re-          goats their food in ice-cream cones, so the       Eats” near the Dino-Slide. Available daily           Each fall, she said, “So many genera-
   quested that we have a corn maze here,”       goats will even eat the container.                are peanut butter and jelly or cheese sand-       tions of people keep coming back and
   said Richard. “But it has a lot more             Saturday, Sept. 28, is Reptile Day. From       wiches for children, plus apple juice boxes.      we just love it. It’s the best part of what
   things going on in it than a regular maze     10 a.m.-4 p.m., visitors will get to see more     Ice cream will be sold on hot weekends, and       we do. We enjoy having people out here
   — including funhouse mirrors and a hall       than 30 exotic reptiles, including a giant        coffee and pie during cooler weather.             to play; it brings out the silliness in
   of doors. There’s even a giant vortex;        python, African tortoises and Asian water           Everyone picks out a free, patch pump-          them.”
   you walk through a turning cylinder           monitors. All will be shown and discussed         kin to take home, and local apples, kettle           All in all, said Richard, there may be
   with a light show, and the whole idea is      by professional handlers.                         corn, fresh cider, pies, sweet breads, jams,      problems in the world and worries about
   that it’s disorienting.”                         On the weekends, children may enjoy            local honey, Indian corn, squash, gourds and      the U.S. economy, but at Cox Farms, all
      “Along the way, there are also optical     pony rides and face-painting. Cox Farms           fall decorations are for sale in the farm         is happy and joyful: “We’re a lighthearted
   illusions and some giant insects — it’s       also offers free entertainment on its music       market.                                           escape.”

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Lailatul Qadar- Night of Decree                                                                                                                                                                       Passion Nail Spa
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year for Muslims, however, there          so that nothing could jeopardize                                Decree. It is a means to get closer
is a period during the last 10 days
that they pay special attention to,
as during these 10 days they will
                                          it. That is what I mean by pro-
                                          tected peace, that is the closest I
                                          can describe to the Night of De-
                                                                                                          to God, that is why during these
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                                          cree. Even after it is over, for the
                                          one who got to experience it,
                                                                                                          communion with Him.
                                                                                                                          Seher Chowdhry                             Full Set of                                     Pedicure Manicure        20%
Qadar.                                    they’ll continue to remain in that                                              Ahmadiyya Muslim                             Nails                    Fill                   (Reg 26)               (Reg 37)            Off Waxing
   What is the Night of Decree?           spiritual state. With fervent pray-                                            Community in Islam                                       .                      .                      .                      .
                                                                                                                                                                     NO COMBO, EXP 12/31/08 NO COMBO, EXP 12/31/08 NO COMBO, EXP 12/31/08 NO COMBO, EXP 12/31/08 NO COMBO, EXP 12/31/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              .
                                                                                                                                                                       BRING IN COUPON        BRING IN COUPON        BRING IN COUPON        BRING IN COUPON        BRING IN COUPON
This is a night people yearn for so       ing and devotion it is possible to                                                     Centreville
much because they seek to get into
a one-to-one relationship with
their Creator and reap the ben-
                                                                   OPEN HOUSES
                                                                   SAT/SUN SEPT 27 & 28
efits. It is believed that in this
night, the supplications offered by
one are answered and rewarded
so handsomely that anything
asked for is granted. The rationale
behind this is that the supplicant
has been trying throughout the
month of Ramadhan, to get near
to God, by improving his or her
spirituality. This physical and spiri-
tual effort gradually builds up and
reaches its zenith towards the end
of Ramadhan — by some accounts
on the 27th day of Ramadhan. The
supplicant’s prayers and cries are
                                                         Call Specific Agents to Confirm
responded to with such intensity,                                Dates & Times
that a firm communication bridge                                                          Centreville/Clifton
develops between the two. The               14920 JASLOW ST                  $407,900      10/5 12-3       Long & Foster       Linda Blakemore     703-368-1146
traffic on this bridge is intense and       6328 JAMES HARRIS WAY            $320,000      SUN 12-3        Long & Foster       Linda Blakemore     703-368-1146
full of emotion. The supplicant             13945 MARBLESTONE DR             $675,000      SUN 1-4         Long & Foster       Maria Leightley     703-631-3200
                                            13806 CABELLS MILL DR            $469,900      10/5 1-3        Long & Foster       Kimberlee House 703-961-7102
feels and becomes at one with his           14490 FOUR CHIMNEY DR            $279,900      SUN 1-4         Long & Foster       Mary Beth Eisenhard 571-261-1400
Maker. It is at this stage, that the        14609 FARM POND CT               $474,999      Sat 1-3         RE/MAX              Mark Gaetjen        703-255-9700
supplicant is willing to do any-            6027 MCALESTER WAY               $437,000      Sun 1-4         Prudential          Rosa Mascaro        703-378-7590
thing for the Maker, and the Maker          12210 HENDERSON RD               $749,000      Sun 1-4         Wolf Run            Dan Breda           703-929-7532
is willing to do anything for His
supplicant. It is believed that only                                                              Fairfax
Prophets of God enjoy this state            9924 BARNSBURY CT                $625,000      SUN 1-4           Century 21        Kevin Kleifges      703-556-4222
for extended periods, and Muslims           4616 DIXIE HILL RD               $1,749,000    SUN 1-4           RE/MAX            David Harbour       571-333-9299
                                            4032 HADLEY LN                   $550,000      SUN 1-4           Weichert          Sonia Lieberman 703-624-8227
believe that the Holy Prophet               12924 GRAYS POINTE RD #12924A    $209,900      Oct/5 12-2 RE/MAX                   JoAnn Kennel        703-250-8500
(peace be upon him) was almost              10513 DILLARD CT                 $499,500      SUN 1-4           Long & Foster     Mary Hovland        703-425-8000
always in this state throughout his         10828 First Street               $725,000      Sat 10-5/Sun 12-5 Keller Williams   Barbara Hendrickson 703-901-9200
ministry. For us, it is like being king     3480 BARRISTERS KEEPE CIRCLE     $730,000      SUN 1-4           Weichert          Dorothy Harmon      703-893-1500
for a day, and have the power to
change and move things the way                                                       Fairfax Station/Burke
you wish in order to have the best          11451 QUAILWOOD MANOR DR         $1,390,000    SUN 1-4         Wolf Run            Larry Askins           703-850-8176
life. No wonder, it says in the Holy        6403 GLENBARD RD                 $520,000      SUN 1-4         Keller Williams     Sheryl Lambson         703-535-3610
                                            11715 WINTERWAY LA               $1,350,000    SUN 1-4         Wolf Run            Sandy Lovett           571-247-2616
Qur’an, that the night of decrees
                                            7009 SYLVAN GLEN LA              $1,050,000    SUN 1-4         Wolf Run            Diane Lenahan          703-283-7328
is better than a thousand months            9721 WATERLINE DR                $484,950      SUN 1-4         Weichert            Kathleen Quintarelli   703-862-8808
more than 83 years).
   We can also relate this to a simi-                                                      Vienna/Oakton
lar relationship if it was with a           2959 CASHEL LN                   $389,000      Sun 1-4         Fairfax Realty      Szymanski              703-534-4630
powerful icon in our society, such          9490 VIRGINIA CENTER BLVD #338   $269,000      Sun 1-4         Long & Foster       Donna Leeds-Shipe      703-556-8600
as the President of the United              2039 PIERIS CT                   $594,900      Sun 1-4         Land & Homes        Lynne DePaso           703-927-3090
States. The stronger the relation-          2403 BEEKAY CT                   $999,000      Sun 1-4         Long & Foster       Anne Harrington        703-938-4200
                                            8039 KIDWELL TOWN CT             $756,000      Sun 2-5         UnionPlus           Zhihao Wang            301-309-8859
ship with the President, the more
                                            8831 HUNTING LODGE CT NE         $689,900      Sun 1-4         Long & Foster       Miguel Avila           703-873-1351
the President will be willing to do         506 PRINCETON TER SW             $1,899,000    Sat 1-4         Weichert            Deneen Davis           703-582-1219
anything for you.
   Of course, this kind of spiritual
                                                       To add your FREE Realtor Open House listing, call:
enlightenment doesn’t happen to
everyone and isn’t so easy to
                                                          Chantilly/Oak Hill, Centreville/Clifton, Fairfax
achieve, and it doesn’t have to
                                                         Contact: Karen Washburn
happen during these 10 days, it’s                                 kwashburn@connectionnewspapers.com
just more likelier now because it’s
in the sacred month of Ramadhan,              Springfield/Kingstowne, Burke, Fairfax Station/Laurel Hill
but when it does happen, it is a                         Contact: Tammy Johnson 703-868-1461
night like no other.                                              tjohnson@connectionnewspapers.com
   Muslims crave this so much be-
cause of the state it leaves you in,                                         All listings due by Mon. at 3pm.
as I touched on before. What the
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                                                                                                                                                School Notes
    50-75%             25% OFF                        Fountains, Benches,
  OFF ALL POTS
 25 Trailer Loads      ALL TREES                     Statuary, Hosts, Herbs,
                                                                                 The Clifton Gallery                                            Centreville High School’s “Back
                                                                                                                                             to School Night” has been resched-
                                                                                                                                             uled to Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.
   60% OFF             SHRUBS                        Annuals, Roses, Orchids,                             “The Village of Fairfax Station”   Parents will have an opportunity to visit
                                                                                                                                             their children’s classrooms. Addition-
     Plastic &
                       & PERENNIALS                           Bonsai                                                                         ally, PTSA, Booster Groups, and Activity
   Concrete Pots
                                                                                                                                             Information will be available in the
                   Free Estimate                 Pansies          50% OFF                                                                    atrium for interested parents. Call703-
 patios, walls                                   & Mums         ALL Baskets                                                                  802-5400.
                                                              Wicker & More
  walkways                                                                                                                                      Applications for Thomas
     paver driveways                                      35% OFF                                                                            Jefferson High School for Science
                                                                                                                                             and Technology are now available in
                                                       Arborvitae, Yews
          and so much more.                              Blue Spruce
                                                                                                                                             all public middle schools and private
                                                                                                                                             schools. At each middle school, a desig-
                           9023 Arlington Blvd.,         Hardwood Mulch                                                                      nated counselor has applications,
                           Fairfax, VA                   3 cu. ft. ...$2.99      Local Scenes – Irish & Military Art – Antiques              brochures, and newsletters about the
                           CravensNursery.com                                              Now open – discount prices                        admissions process. If a student cannot
                           2 miles west of I-495       FREE BUTTERFLY BUSHES                                                                 obtain an application from the middle
                           on Rt. 50(Vienna Metro)        BUY 1, GET 3 FREE         125 Mill Street, Occoquan, VA 703.492.9383               school or private school, or if the stu-
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    FREE W/MIN PURCHASE                                    Open 9-6 7 Days
                                                                                                                                             admissions office for an application at
                                                                                                                                             703-876-5265. Applications will be due
                                                                                                                                             no later than Friday, Oct. 24.

                                                                                                                                                The following students enrolled
                                                                                                                                             at Virginia Tech were named to the
                                                                                                                                             dean’s list for the spring 2008 semester.
                                                                                                                                             To qualify for the dean’s list, students
                                                                                                                                             must attempt at least 12 credit hours
                                                                                                                                             graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4
                                                                                                                                             grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
                                                                                                                                             during the semester.
                                                                                                                                                ❖ Ava M. Mutchler of Centreville
                                                                                                                                             is a senior majoring in apparel, housing,
                                                                                                                                             and resource management in the Col-
                                                                                                                                             lege of Liberal Arts and Human
                                                                                On The Streets of Occoquan                                   Sciences.
                                                                                                                                                ❖ Natalie B. Mutchler of
                                                                                                                                             Centreville is a sophomore majoring in

                                                                                September 27th & 28th, 2007                                  architecture in the College of Architec-
                                                                                                                                             ture and Urban Studies.
                                                                                                                                                ❖ Constantine J. Papanastasiou
                                                                                                                                             of Centreville is a senior majoring in
                                                                                                                                             business information technology in the
                                                                                  Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5                                       Pamplin College of Business.
                                                                                                                                                ❖ Chaelee A. Park of Centreville is
                                                                                                                                             a freshman majoring in animal and
                                                                                     Rain or Shine                                           poultry sciences in the College of Agri-
                                                                                                                                             culture and Life Sciences.


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                                                                                   Two food courts and a variety
                                                                                     of fun snacks and drinks
                                                                                   Shuttle Bus Service provided
                                                                                    from area commuter lots:
                                                                                      Adults $4 (round trip)
                                                                                    Children 12 & under free
                                                                                        For more information
                                                                                         about parking go to
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                                                                                    Visit our unique shops and                                  Reserve Your
                                                                                    fine dining all year round!                                In-Home Color
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               Fall for Fairfax

Fun for All in the Fall!
        njoy the best that fall has to offer at the 16th              scrap exchange where kids make crafts out of re-

E       annual Fall for Fairfax KidsFest festival, Sat-
        urday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the
Fairfax County Government Center.
                                                                      cycled textiles and materials; and great activities in-
                                                                      cluding: making sand art, puppets, rain gauges and
                                                                      puzzles; and games that teach the importance of liv-
  Northern Virginia’s largest fall family festival in-                ing in a green world. Inside the Government Center,
cludes more than 100 interactive exhibits, activities                 the Sheriffs Office will help parents create child ID
and programs focusing on education, sport and fit-                    cards.
ness, the environment, public safety, and personal                      ❖ Active fun in the all new KidWay MidWay carni-
health.                                                                           val ride area, and the KidZone, which fea-
  Programs at Fall for Fairfax KidsFest in-                                       tures half a dozen inflatable bounces and
clude:                                                                            slides and also a Kids Climbing Wall.
  ❖ Fun-filled seasonal activities like scare-                                       ❖ Plus a great Farmers’ Market.
crow making, hayrides presented by Wash-                                             Produced by Celebrate Fairfax Inc.
ington Gas, and pumpkin painting.                                                 (producer of the annual Celebrate
  ❖ The Inova Arcade of Health, with in-                                          Fairfax! Festival), Fall for Fairfax KidsFest
teractive health-related activities that are                                      is free to attend; all entertainment and
both fun and educational.                                                         most programs are also free of charge.
  ❖ More than a dozen performances on                                             Some activities do have a minimal charge
two festival stages geared specifically to elementary                 to participants.
school and toddler-aged children, led by popular                        Parking is plentiful at the Fairfax County Govern-
children’s performers Alex and The Kaleidoscope                       ment Center and free shuttle bus service is provided
Band and Reptiles Alive.                                              from the Vienna Metro Station (Orange Line) to the
  ❖ Interactive programs for children of all ages, in-                festival grounds every hour beginning at 9:30 a.m.
cluding a petting zoo, model trains exhibit, rides on                 For the safety and comfort of all guests, no pets are
the Fall for Fairfax Train presented by MITRE, pony                   permitted       at    the    festival.              Visit
rides, kids crafts activities and much more.                          www.fallforfairfax.com or call 703-324-FAIR (3247).
  ❖ Located in front of the Government Center Build-                  Fall for Fairfax takes place at the Fairfax County Government
ing are two new areas: Safety Island and Green Land.                  Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.
Safety Island features: Fire and Rescue and Police                    From I-66: Take Exit 55B onto the Fairfax County Parkway
                                                                      (Route 7100) North. Turn right onto Fair Lakes Parkway
vehicles on display; a police helicopter; and the Con-                (east). Turn right at the second light onto West Ox Road. Turn
vincer, which teaches the importance of wearing a                     left at first light onto Post Forest Drive, which ends at Gov-
seatbelt. Highlights from Green Land include: the                     ernment Center Parkway. The Government Center is ahead.




  Presents Our 14th Annual                                                DAILY 9AM–9PM
                                                                          SPOOKY HAY RIDES • MONEY

  FALL FESTIVAL                                                       MOUNTAIN MINERS MOUNTAIN SLIDE
                                                                      WIZARD OF OZ SLIDE W/ADDITIONAL
                                                                             SLIDE • MINI CAROUSEL
  & Pumpkin Playground                                                  WESTERN TOWN • GRAVE YARD
                                                                        AIRPLANE • MERRY-GO-ROUNDS
                October 2                                             INDIAN TEE-PEE • TUMBLING TUBES
                                                                        PHONE TUBES • GHOST TUNNEL
             thru October 31                                              SLIDE PUMPKIN FORT • FARM
                                                                         ANIMALS • MECHANICAL RIDES
       Fall is a great time to plant. Visit                             PIRATE SHIP AND PIRATES CAMP
       our Nursery for trees, shrubs and                                GHOST TRAIN • SPOOKY CASTLE
       all your garden needs!                                         FIRETRUCK• MONSTER TRUCK SLIDE
                 For More Information Call:
                                                                         SPECIAL EVENTS
              (703) 323-1188
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                                                                           SAT - SUN 10–5
                                                                        NATIVE AMERICAN STORY TELLER
                                                                           INFLATABLE FUN CENTERS
                                                                                FACE PAINTING
                                                                          Additional Fees for these Events:
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                                       9401 Burke Road                         MOON BOUNCE $2
                                       Burke, VA 22015                          PONY RIDES $5
                                                                              GIGANTIC
                                                                            SELECTION OF
                          Featuring                                       PUMPKINS • CORN STALKS
                        MARY APONTE
                                                                           CIDER • JAMS & JELLIES
                          Cherokee                                    APPLES • HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS
                         Story Teller                                 CABBAGE & KALE • WINTER PANSIES
                          Weekdays                                            CHRYSANTHEMUMS

 DAILY 9 - 9 • ADMISSION $8.00 M-F or $11.00 SAT/SUN & Oct. 13 • WEEKDAY GROUP TOURS • SEASON PASSES AVAILABLE
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                                                                                           Worth Noting
                                                                                                            ❖ 9/25 – “The Last Man on Earth” /                                                              boys in the 1st through the 5th              hosting the McGruff Safe Kids Total
MONTH OF OCTOBER                                                                                               “Bride of the Beast”                                                                         grades to join its pack and explore          Identification System Program as part       SEPT. 27-28
The Western Fairfax County                                                                                  ❖ 10/2 – “A Bucket of Blood” / “Attack                                                          the fun that only Scouting can offer.        of its campaign to offer free Child            The 33rd Annual Virginia Wine
  Woman’s Club is selling 2008                                                                                 of the Giant Leeches”                                                                        Email 1862’s Cubmaster John Arpin            Identification Kits to the community.       Festival will take place Sept. 27-28 at
  White House Christmas ornaments.                                                                                                                                                                          at arpinfamily@gmail.com or visit            This child safety and identification        the Prince William County Fairgrounds
  This year’s ornament honors the 23rd                                                                          SEPT. 26-28                                                                                 www.boyscouts-ncac.org.                      program will be conducted on                in Manassas. It is the oldest wine festi-
  President, Benjamin Harrison. The                                                                         The Remodeling & Home Décor                                                                                                                  Saturday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. - 3         val on the East Coast. Enjoy unlimited
  cost of the ornament is $18, and all                                                                        Show returns to the Dulles Expo                                                                                                            p.m. The Chantilly location is at           wine tastings from 55 of Virginia’s
  profits go to charity. Call 703-378-                                                                        Center Sept. 26-28 with 500 exhibits.                                                      SATURDAY, SEPT. 27                              14409 Chantilly Crossing Chantilly.         award-winning wineries and picnic to
  6841 or 703-378-6216.                                                                                       The Dulles Expo Center                                                                     Art for a Song – Live Art Auction to            Call 703-263-9170.                          The Original Rhondels on Saturday or
Chick-fil-A at Fair Oaks Mall will be                                                                         (www.dullesexpo.com) is located at                                                            benefit the Fairfax Choral Society,        Cub Run RECenter and Roots and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Uppity Blues Women on Sunday.
  treating all customers to any items                                                                         4368 Chantilly Shopping Center,                                                               will be held Saturday, Sept. 27.             Shoots are looking for volunteers to
  purchased on your Chick-fil-A at Fair                                                                       Chantilly. The show runs 10 a.m. to                                                           Preview at 5:30 p.m. Auction at 7:30         make a positive change on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Event features gourmet fare, music all
  Oaks Mall receipt from Sept. 30.                                                                            9:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 and                                                             p.m. Price is $7. More than 200              environment. On Saturday, Sept. 27          day both days, popular wine pairing
  Choose any day in October to bring                                                                          Saturday, Sept. 27 and from 10 a.m.                                                           works of art including Erte, Kinkade,        from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (rain or shine)         seminars and culinary and craft artisans
  back your receipt from Sept. 30 and                                                                         to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28.                                                                Dali, Chagall, Delacrois and more.           the invasive species Autumn Olive           in an al fresco show. Visit
  they will redeem any purchased                                                                              Admission is $10 for adults, $3 for                                                           Lithographs, etchings, engravings,           will be removed around the Cub Run          www.virginiawinefestival.org or call
  items on the receipt for free! Chick-                                                                       children ages 6 to 12, and free for                                                           watercolors and more. To be held at          RECenter located at 4630 Stoncroft          703-823-1868.
  fil-A is located inside the main                                                                            kids 5 & under.                                                                               12000 Government Center Parkway,             Blvd, Chantilly and your help is
  entrance between Sears and Macy’s                                                                                                                                                                         Fairfax. Call 703-642-4377 for more          needed. Tools, gloves and training
  at Fair Oaks Mall.                                                                                                                                                                                        information.                                 provided. Roots and Shoots is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1
Craft Vendors are needed for                                                                                FRIDAY, SEPT. 26                                                                             A Harvest Moon Concert will be                  program developed by Jane Goodall           The GFWC-WFCWC will host a
  Centreville United Methodist                                                                              Swing Dances are held every Friday                                                              held Saturday, Sept. 27 from 5-8             to connect youth of all ages who              luncheon for Fairfax County women,
  Women’s Bazaar scheduled for                                                                                night at the Dulles Hilton in the Red                                                         p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650            want to make the world a better               ages 21 and older, on Wednesday,
  Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3                                                                           Fox Room with Sue and Gary Caley.                                                             Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Call          place. To volunteer or for more               Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the
  p.m. at the church, 6400 Old                                                                                Drop-in beginner lesson included in                                                           703-437-1794. Enjoy music on the             information, contact Debbie Lodato,           Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow
  Centreville Road; contact                                                                                   price of admission from 8:30-9 p.m.                                                           lawn in the historic setting at Sully.       volunteer manager at 703-817-9423             Road, Chantilly, with guest speaker
  psbyers@verizon.net.                                                                                        Live music from 9 p.m. to midnight.                                                           At 5 and 7 p.m. Jericho Bridge fills         or Deborah.lodato@fairfaxcounty.gov           NBC4 Anchor Wendy Rieger. This
                                                                                                              Cost is $15. All ages welcome, large                                                          the air with traditional,                  The Greenbriar community is                     event is sponsored by the GFWC-
                                                                                                              dance floors, air conditioned. Hilton                                                         contemporary and original bluegrass          holding its annual Greenbriar                 Western Fairfax County Woman’s
THURSDAY, SEPT. 25                                                                                            Washington Dulles Hotel, 13869 Park                                                           songs and instrumentals. At 6 p.m.,          Community Yard Sale, Saturday,                Club, a 501.c non-profit, community
“Attack of the B Movies” will be                                                                              Center Road, Herndon.                                                                         Tim O’Kane presents his unique, sing         Sept. 27, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many          service organization. A collection of
  held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at                                                                          Cub Scout Pack 1862 will host its                                                               along sound playing mostly Irish             homes in this large community are             used eyeglasses and cell phones for
  Fairfax Corner 14, Showcase                                                                                 Join Scouting Night at Cub Run                                                                music, but also classic acoustic             participating. Come find your                 recycling will be collected at the
  Cinemas. Admission is $5 for the                                                                            Elementary School on Friday, Sept.                                                            standards. Bring a picnic supper and         treasures of toys, clothing, household        luncheon. Seating is limited and
  double feature presentations. The                                                                           26 at 7:30 p.m. Pack 1862, which is                                                           toast marshmallows at the fire. Take         goods, collectibles and more.                 reservations are required. Contact
  Fairfax Corner 14: Cinema de Lux is                                                                         chartered through St. Andrew                                                                  a ride on the hay wagon. $10 in              Community access from Stringfellow            703-378-5482 or
  located at 11900 Palace Way, Fairfax.                                                                       Lutheran Church and meets monthly                                                             advance, $12 at the door.                    Road or Route 50 in Chantilly. Rain           WesternFairfaxCountyWC@gmail.com
  Call 703-502-4060.                                                                                          at Cub Run Elementary, welcomes                                                            Party City of Chantilly will be                 date Sunday, Sept. 28.                        to reserve your seat.


                                                                                            CAPITAL WORSHIP CENTER
  Communities of Worship




                                                                                                                  A Multicultural                                                                           Saint Andrew
                           To highlight your faith community, call Karen at 703-917-6468




                                                                                                                 Spirit Filled Church
                                                                                                                    of Centreville                                                                       Lutheran Church                                                       Meeting at Deer Park Elementary School
                                                                                                                   • Relevant messages                                                                                                                                              15109 Carlbern Drive Centreville, VA 20120
                                                                                                                   • Vibrant music                                                                                                                                                           Bible Study-9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sunday Worship: 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                   • Live band                                                                                                                                                                Worship- 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Children and Adults Education: 9:45 a.m.                                     • Programs for Children, Youth & Adults
                                                                                                                   • Kids church                                                                                                                                                                • Nursery Provided
                                                                                                          FOR MORE INFORMATION                                                                            Adult Bible Study: Wed. 9:30 a.m.                                  (703) 815-8860 www.ccbc-va.com Pastor, Gary L. Maines
                                                                                                                 CALL:                                                                                         Our mission is to welcome all people,
                                                                                               Meeting at:       703 530-8100                                                                                to grow in our relationship with Christ,
                                                                                               Centre Ridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Mount Olive Baptist Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and to serve the Lord                                       6600 Old Centreville Road
                                                                                            Elementary School
                                                                                                                                                                              Rt. 29




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Centreville, VA 20121
                                                                                                                                                                                                Rt. 66




                                                                                                                   Old Centreville Rd. Centrewood Dr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Braddock Road and Cranoke Street                                       703-830-8769
                                                                                                                                      New Braddock




                                                                                                                                                                 Machen Rd.




                                                                                            Sundays 10:30 am                                                                                                                                                                     Rev. Eugene Johnson, Pastor
                                                                                           Wednesdays 7:30 pm                                        Multiplex
                                                                                                                                                     Theatres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Centreville, VA 20120                                     www.mountolive-church.org
                                                                                                                                                                                       Rt. 28
                                                                                                                   Rt. 28
                                                                                                                   From
                                                                                                                  Manassas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.saintandrewlc.org                                       “MOVING FROM MEMBERSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TO DISCIPLESHIP!!”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        703-830-2768                                                   Worship Services:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sunday Praise & Worship Services:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7:30 am and 10:45 am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday Children’s Church 8:00 am and 11:00 am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sunday Communion Services
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tree of Life Bible Church                                               Third Sundays 7:30am and 10:45 am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sunday School 9:45am - 10:45 am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Traditional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Anglican Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1928 book of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Common Prayer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SUMMER SCHEDULE (Until Oct. 5th)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    One Sunday service – 10 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CHURCH SCHOOL & NURSERY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                13941 Braddock Road, (north off Rte. 29)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ASSEMBLY OF GOD                                              Centreville, VA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Centreville Assembly of God…703-830-1841                                      703-830-3176
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    BAHA’I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Baha’i Faith…1-800-22-UNITE                                                         BIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BAPTIST                                                 Chantilly Bible Church…703-263-1188
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Centreville Baptist Church…703-830-3333                                 Community Bible Church…703-222-7737
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chantilly Baptist Church…703-378-6880                                                  CATHOLIC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Clifton Baptist Church…703-263-1161                          St. Andrew The Apostle Catholic Church…703-817-1770
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Second Baptist Church…703-830-1850                               St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church…703-266-1310
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mount Olive Baptist Church…703-830-8769                             St. Paul Chung Catholic Church…703-968-3010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ox Hill Baptist Church…703-378-5555                                 St. Timothy Catholic Church…703-378-7461
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        St. Veronica Catholic Church…703-773-2000

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             Faith Notes
   Theologian J.I. Packer will speak at      Union (FCBSSU) has provided scholar-         8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Church of the                                                             God’s sustaining presence, with Pastor
the Anglican District of Virginia’s annual   ships to college and vocational students.    Epiphany is located at 3301 Hidden              Congregation Yad Shalom of                    Rev. Al Fuertes preaching this week.
council meeting on Saturday, Sept. 27 at     This year’s major fundraising event, a Si-   Meadow Drive in Herndon.                     Centreville provides a variety of programs       Sunday worship is at 11 a.m., at the
9:45 a.m. in Herndon. Dr. Packer served      lent Auction, is in conjunction with their                                                in a traditional format with a modern flair.     chapel on Route 29, 13510 Lee High-
as the general editor of the English Stan-   Annual Spelling Bee.                            St. Veronica’s 3rd Annual Fall            It openly invites inquiries about participa-     way, Centreville. The church is on the
dard Version of the Bible, wrote the                                                      Festival will take place on Sept. 26-27.     tion in these activities by the community.       north side of Route 29, just west of the
renowned book, “Knowing God,” and was          The Anglican District of Virginia          This year’s festival fun includes super      There are a number of activities for the         Lee Highway-Union Mill Rd. intersec-
named one of the 25 most influential         (ADV) will celebrate its second annual       games and rides for the kids, a ferris       family for the new year:                         tion.
evangelicals in America by Time Maga-        Synod Council meeting that will be held      wheel, food, cash bingo and live music.         ❖ Join the congregation for a special            Sunday School for children meets
zine. He will be addressing leaders from     on Sept. 26 and 27. The meeting, which       Friday evening includes a free concert by    Shabbat Dinner on Friday, Sept. 26 at            during the worship hour. Following
21 orthodox Anglican congregations           will be held at Church of the Epiphany in    Marie Miller (mariemiller.net).              6:30 p.m. at Little Rocky Run Community          worship is a coffee hour with fair trade
based in Virginia.                           Herndon, will center on the theme of         Oktoberfest will be on Saturday with the     Center # 3 (near Centreville High                coffee and treats. Check the Web site,
                                             “Making Disciples” and will include a key-   Sexton German Oompa band. The festi-         School). The dinner will be followed by a        wellspringucc.org, or call Sara Little at
   The Greater Little Zion Baptist           note address by Dr. J.I. Packer on           val runs from 5-10 p.m. on Friday, Sept.     service with Cantor Zucker.                      703-257-4111 for information on Bible
Church will hold a Silent Auction on         Saturday, Sept. 27. For delegates, ADV       26, and 3-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27.        Contact the Congregation at 703-579-          study and other special events.
Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. The church     Council will officially commence on Fri-     St. Veronica Catholic Church is located at   6079, or visit the Web site at                      Wellspring United Church of Christ is
is at 10185 Zion Drive, Fairfax. Call 703-   day, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. with prayer and      3460 Centerville Road, Chantilly across      www.yadshalom.com.                               thoughtful, prayerful, justice-seeking,
764-9111. For the past 20 years, the         praise. The delegate sessions slated for     the street from Franklin Middle School.                                                       and Open and Affirming to seekers of all
Fairfax Central Baptist Sunday School        Saturday, Sept. 27 will take place from      Call 703-773-2000.                             Wellspring Church welcomes                     backgrounds. Worship is informal.



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                                                                                                                                                                 Clifton Presbyterian Church
                                                                                                                                                             In Historic Clifton behind the Hermitage Inn
                                                                                                                                                        Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                             (Nursery Provided)
                                                                                                                                                                        The Rev. Lynn Stanton-Hoyle
                                                                                                                                                                       Youth & Families Pastoral Asst.
                                                                                                                                                                              Jennifer Dunfee
                                                                                                                                                                                (703) 830-3175
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                                                                                                                                                                       Sunday worship 11 a.m
                                                                                                                                                                         Chapel on Route 29,
                                                                                                                                                                    13510 Lee Highway, Centreville
                                                                                                                                                           September 28, “God’s Sustaining Presence”

                                                                                                                                                        Sunday school for children meets during worship
                                                                                                     CHANTILLY                                             Call 703-257-4111 for more information.
                                                                               Non-Denominational - Multicultural - Relational                                    www.wellspringucc.org
                                                                                                                    Contemporary Worship                          United Church of Christ
                                                                                                                      10:30am Sundays
                                                                                                                                                                   Open and Affirming
                                                                                                                      Home Cell Groups
                                                                                                                         “African Style”                            Pastor Al Fuertes
             EPISCOPAL                             Church…                          Current Bible Teaching:             All Night Prayer                      Music Director Maria Baylock
       Christ the Redeemer…
            703-502-1732
                                                703-323-9500
                                       St. Andrew Lutheran Church…
                                                703-830-2768
                                                                                 Growth Points                          “Cashflow Club”
                                                                                                                      Financial Outreach
     Church of the Epiphany…                                                        Spiritually, Personally             Guys’ LAN Party                                                         UNITED CHURCH OF
                                                 METHODIST                                                                                                     Church…
            703-715-6070
                                       Centreville United Methodist…
                                                                                     and Professionally             Online “Virtual Church”                  703-818-8372                              CHRIST
   St. John’s Episcopal Church…
                                                703-830-2684                                                                                        St. Raphael Orthodox Church…              Wellspring United Church
            703-803-7500
                                      Pender United Methodist Church…          www.WestgateChapel.Net                                                        703-303-3047                     of Christ…703-830-0695
               JEWISH                                                          4500 Southgate Place - Chantilly, VA - (703) 773-0456




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                                                703-278-8023                                                                                                PRESBYTERIAN
    Congregation Yad Shalom…
                                      Pleasant Valley United Methodist…                                                                                 Centreville Presbyterian
            703-802-8901
                                                703-327-4461                  Covenant Christian Center…                PENTECOSTAL                      Church…703-830-0098
        Temple Beth Torah…
                                           NON-DENOMINATIONAL                         703-631-5340                 Capital Worship Center…         Chantilly Presbyterian Church…
            703-263-2252                                                          Fair Oaks Church…                      703-530-8100                        703-449-1354
                                      Centreville Community Church…
             LUTHERAN                                                                 703-631-1112                  Church of the Blessed           Clifton Presbyterian Church…
                                                703-580-5226
       King of Kings Lutheran                                                          New Life...                         Trinity…                          703-830-3175
                                           Christian Life Center…
              Church…                                                                 703-222-8836                       703-803-3007              Young Saeng Korean Presbyterian
                                                703-754-9600
            703-378-7272                                                       Tree of Life Bible Church...               ORTHODOX                             Church…
                                           Clear River Community
        Lord of Life Lutheran                                                         703-830-4563                  Holy Trinity Orthodox                    703-818-9200
                                            Church…703-881-7443

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   Complete Dental Care                                                                                                                                                 Sports Briefs
    for the Entire Family                                                                                                                                                  Centreville High School seeks a
                                                                                                                                                                        head coach for the varsity women soc-
                                                                                           Early Morning,                         Dentistry for
               BRUCE R. HUTCHISON, D.D.S.                                                  Evening Appointments            Adults and Children
                                                                                                                                                                        cer team. The stipend is $4,000 for the
                                                                                                                                                                        season. Looking for a dynamic coach to
               MICHAEL H. GORMAN, D.D.S.                                                   Available                                                                    carry the tradition of the soccer pro-
                                                                                                        Most Insurances Accepted!                                       gram. Resumes are being accepted at
               WHITNEY S. JARRELL, D.D.S.                                                                                                                               jimmy.sanabria@fcps.edu or call 703-
                                                                                                   Accepting New Delta Dental Patients                                  802-5416.
                                                                                           Anthony D. Falbo D.D.S. and Judith A. Thomas D.D.S.
                                         FAMILY DENTISTRY                                  14245-F Centreville Square        (703) 815-0775                                The Westfield Athletic Booster
                                                                                                                                                                        Club is hosting a Fall Golf Outing to
                                                                                                                                                                        raise money for capital improvements
                                          14245-P Centreville Sq.                                                                                                       for Westfield athletic programs. The
                                           Centreville, VA 20121                                                                                                        tournament will be held Monday, Sept.
                                                                                                                                                                        29 at Chantilly National Golf and Coun-
                                                                                                                                                                        try Club. The Shotgun start is at 11 a.m.
                                         703-830-9110                                                                                                                   Tournament entry fee is $200 per indi-
                                                                                                                                                                        vidual which includes the round of golf,
                                                                                                                                                                        lunch and dinner, gifts, and awards. Co-
                                                                                                                                                                        chairing the event are Todd Hicks
                                                                                                                                                                        (todd.hicks@thomsonreuters.com) and

 Children’s Dentistry                                                                                                                                                   John Debell (jdebell@aol.com). Spon-
                                                                                                                                                                        sorship opportunities and registration
                                                                                                                                                                        forms will be available at the Bulldog
                       Dr. Ruksana Talaksi                                                                                                                              BBQ and at Meet the Coach night and
    Member, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry • Over 15 Years of Experience                                                                                       can be accessed at http://
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                                               Children, & Teens                                                                                                           Registration for SYA winter
                                             • Gentle care in a relaxing atmosphere                                                                                     sports is now available online at
                                             • State-of-the-art office                                                                                                  www.syasports.org. Winter sports in-
                                             • Digital X-rays                                                                                                           clude: basketball, travel basketball
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                                                                                      and Laser Dentistry                                                               lists.   Email the SYA Office at
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                          703-266-9090                                                                                                                                    Chantilly High School is accepting
                                                                                                                                                                        applications for the Boys Soccer Varsity
           14245-M Centreville Sq • Centreville, VA 20121
                     www.CentrevilleChildrensDentistry.com
                                                                                                     Jose Aunon, D.D.S.                                                 Head Coach position. If interested, con-
                                                                                                    6134 Redwood Square Ctr.                                            tact Terry Brown at Chantilly,
                                                                                                             Suite 202                                                  Terry.Brown@fcps.edu, or call 702-222-
                                                                                                        Centreville, VA 20121                                           8161.

                                                                                                                                                                            Business Notes
                                                                                                   703-266-BITE (2483)                                                     From now until Oct. 1, Barnes
                                                                                                        Early A.M. & Evening                                            Chiropractic Health & Fitness in
                                                                                                          Appts. Available                                              Centreville is offering an initial visit spe-
                                                                                                                                                                        cial that includes a consultation,
                                                                                       www.virginialaserdental.com                                                      examination and any X-rays necessary
                                                                                                                                                                        for $25. Dr. Barnes will then donate that
                                                                                                                                                                        money to the Leukemia and Lymphoma
                                                                                                                                                                        Society on behalf of his patients Sereina
                                                                                                                                                                        and Crysta to support their running in
                                                                                                                                                                        the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in San
                                                                                                                                                                        Francisco on Oct. 19.
                                                                                                                                                                           Barnes Chiropractic will be hosting a
                                                                                                                                                                        “Patient Appreciation Day” on Thurs-
                                                                                                                                                                        day, Sept. 25, when all existing patients
                                                                                                                    WE OFFER TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                        can come in for a wellness/maintenance
                                                                                                                      Both of our beautiful, modern offices use the
                                                                                                                     latest technology in orthodontic treatment for     adjustment for $20 (regularly $30) and
                                                                                                                                  children and adults.                  Dr. Barnes will also donate those pro-
                                                                                                                   Flexible interest free payment plans are available   ceeds towards the ride.
                                                                                                                           Most insurance plans are accepted               Call Barnes Chiropractic Health & Fit-
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                                                                                                                                                                        Monday, Oct. 13 dinner meeting from
                                                                                                                                                                        6:30 to 9 p.m. at the La Madeline Bak-
                                                                                                                                                                        ery & Cafe at 1915-C Chain Bridge Road
                                                                                                                                                                        in McLean. Special guest speaker will
                                                                                      Now! 1,000s of pictures of sports,                                                be Gerry Connolly, chairman of the
                                                                                                                                                                        Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.
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                   Sports
Bulldogs’ New Faces, Same Places
Westfield football im-
proves to 8-1 against
rival Chantilly with 32-
7 win last Friday.
                        By Jason Mackey
                                  CentreView

         he formation was unusual and un-

T         expected. Quarterback Danny
          Fenyak stood on the 35-yard line.
Jordan Anderson, a running back, straddled
the 25. Westfield coach Tom Verbanic was set




                                                                                                                                                                                                     Courtesy Photo/Phylyp Wagner
up toward the 20, and cornerback Evan
Winfrey and linebacker Ben Casper were side-
by-side near the 15-yard line.
  No, the Bulldogs didn’t employ some sort
of wacky passing formation, which would
assuredly have been whistled dead due to
Verbanic’s presence.
  The Bulldog football team was simply con-
ducting its postgame interviews, a hackneyed
routine for last year’s undefeated squad but a
welcomed task for this bunch of newcomers.
  “Everybody’s getting interviewed and stuff,      Westfield quarterback Tommy Fenyak had his best game since taking over for Mike Glennon, who graduated
but we still look at it like, ‘We’re a team,’”     after last season. Fenyak completed 15 of 23 passes for 143 yards and three touchdowns.
said Anderson, following his team’s 32-7 win
over Chantilly last Friday. “Our goal is to make   preening — have been Fenyak, Anderson,            ing a touchdown pass. On the season, Ander-       last season.
the playoffs so this win was a great stepping      Winfrey and Casper.                               son has totaled 585 yards and nine rushing          “We’ve got a group of kids that are playing
stone for us, but we’re still going work hard        Fenyak had his most efficient game yet un-      touchdowns.                                       very hard,” said Verbanic, whose team will
in practice and come out ready to play.”           der center, completing 15 of 23 passes for 143       Winfrey has taken a two-fold approach. In      host Robinson on Friday. “If you watched us
  Verbanic’s bunch had every reason to enjoy       yards and three touchdowns.                       addition to a 52-yard touchdown catch, he         [against Chantilly], the one thing we have is
the win. Despite what’s now an 8-1 advan-            “I thought he had a nice game,” said            also intercepted two of Chantilly quarterback     kids playing as hard as they can play.”
tage in the series, there was a perceived slight   Verbanic, assessing Fenyak’s turnover-free        Roger Strittmatter’s passes.
toward the Bulldogs (4-0, 1-0 Concorde) be-        performance. “He did a good job running the          Casper has assumed the role of defensive       PRIOR TO THE GAME, Chantilly coach
cause of how many seniors had graduated            offense. We were very patient and we really       leader, and his teammates have allowed an         Mike Lalli expressed a belief that his team
after last year’s state title run.                 took what they gave us.”                          average of 8.5 points per game through the        needed to eliminate or at least reduce the
  But filling those departed roles — both be-        Anderson, the team’s new feature back, ran      first four games of the season — slightly more
fore and during the postgame prodding and          for 105 yards and two scores while also catch-    than a one-point-per-game difference from                         See New Faces, Page 16




Centreville’s Comeback from a Comeback
With 2-1 win over Chantilly,                                                                                                                         Peterson. “It was pretty exciting because now I
                                                                                                                                                     got to be on the [school] intercom on Monday.”
Centreville field hockey ends three-                                                                                                                    Peterson couldn’t even hear the high school
                                                                                                                                                     intercom when the backstory to this rivalry
plus year drought against rival.                                                                                                                     developed. Centreville (7-3-1, 1-1-1
                                                                                                                                                     Concorde) hasn’t topped Chantilly since Sept.
                                                                                                                                                     23, 2004. Or, more appropriately, when
                        By Jason Mackey            ond half didn’t count. It                                                                         Peterson was in the seventh grade.
                                   CentreView      would’ve           brought                                                                           The Chargers, who won the Concorde Dis-
                                                   Centreville back from a 1-0                                                                       trict last season, had topped the Wildcats five
              hen Haili Hartman, a junior for-     deficit.                                                                                          straight times, and as if that’s not enough,

W             ward on the Centreville field-
              hockey team, had a go-ahead goal
disallowed against rival Chantilly last Friday,
                                                     “In the past, we have got-
                                                   ten frustrated after people
                                                   scored against us or goals
                                                                                                                                                     the Chargers have ended Centreville’s sea-
                                                                                                                                                     son in the Concorde District quarterfinals for
                                                                                                                                                     the past two years.
Wildcats coach Meghan Doran knew her team          have been called back,”                                                                              “This is the team that beat us in overtime,
could take the disappointment one of two           Doran said. “But they kept                        Photo by Craig Sterbutzel/CentreView
                                                                                                                                                     of the first round of districts the last two years
ways.                                              working and answered Centreville sophomore Katie Russell, right,                                  in a row,” said Doran, who’s in her third sea-
   Though she didn’t show it, she was also a       back.”                         battles for a loose ball with Chantilly sophomore
                                                                                                                                                     son with the program. “We have a lot of re-
little bit nervous.                                  That answer came from Madison Wallace during the Wildcats’ 2-1 win                              spect for their coach, their program, and this
    But after a foul was committed and the play    junior forward Alex last Friday. Russell scored the game-tying goal.                              is a team we’ve been trying to beat since I
was blown dead — a preemptory and incor-           Peterson, who in her first year on varsity     who passed it. Katie Russell, she assisted, and I started coaching here.”
rect whistle, even admitted so by the official     logged a memory that’ll last a lifetime.       knocked it in,” said a nervous and frantic
— Hartman’s goal midway through the sec-             “The ball came from the right. I don’t know                                                                    See A Comeback, Page 16
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New Faces
From Page 15                                             “We started falling apart after the fumble,”
                                                                                                                                                                             0330-4
                                                      Lalli said. “I don’t know if it was just because
amount of penalties that it took against              they were so worked up, but it just kept get-
Westfield. But in the first half, Chantilly was       ting worse. And the big thing is, we made so
whistled for five infractions, three of which         many mistakes, there’s not one to key on.”
were personal fouls.                                     Fortunately for Westfield, after a hard
  Still, with the Chargers (3-1, 0-1 Concorde)        fought win against a neighborhood rival, the
trailing by seven after halftime, Strittmatter        Bulldogs had four players and a coach that
and running back Torrian Pace (15 carries,            no member of the media had trouble keying
118 yards) couldn’t coordinate a handoff and          on.
Westfield ultimately recovered the fumble.               Long after fans had filed out of Chantilly’s
  With two touchdown passes from Fenyak               stadium and Verbanic and Co. had fulfilled
sandwiched between a three-and-out drive for          every media obligation, the coach started to
Chantilly, Westfield stole the momentum of            walk off the field with Anderson, Casper and
the game and the upper hand within the                Winfrey, asking simply, “Alright, are all you
Concorde District.                                    famous people ready?”



A Comeback
From Page 15                                          years, and this is really gratifying,” Peterson
   IF THERE’S ANY SOLACE for Chantilly                said, unaware of the actual date. “We don’t
coach Ralph Chapman, it’s the fact that at least      let stuff like [the disallowed goal] make us
he probably won’t have to listen to his team          play worse, we just play better and we came
talk about the loss. Talking, which normally          back and scored. We didn’t let it get us down.”
doesn’t present much of a challenge for your
average high school girl, has been the primary
trouble spot for Chapman’s team this season.
   The Chargers lost a substantial amount of
                                                         Chantilly Cross
talent from last year’s squad, which lost in             Country Shines at
the Northern Region semifinals. Still,
Chapman returns a relatively equal amount                Oatlands
of talent but with a set of vocal chords that               Chantilly’s Rachel Grochowski fin-
he’s yet to hear.                                        ished first overall in the Girls B race
   “At halftime, I always give the kids a chance         at last Saturday’s Oatlands Invita-
to talk, and [on Friday] they said, ‘We could            tional. Grochowski, a junior, finished
be communicating more,’” said the always                 atop the 334-runner field with a time
colorful Chapman, whose team has a record                of 19 minutes, 43 seconds.
of 7-4-1 overall, 0-2 in the Concorde District.             “Last year I didn’t do well in this
“I lost it. I said, ‘No kidding.’ I said, ‘You know      race, so I wanted to show I could do
what girls, you’re driving us all crazy here.’”          it,” said the second-year Charger.
   Chapman attributes the team’s communi-                   In the girls’ team standings,
cation breakdown to an intense concentra-                Westfield High was fourth overall,
tion on what each player needs to do indi-               Centreville was 10th and Chantilly
vidually. However, he’d rather hear his girls            was 22nd among a field of 47 schools.
alert a teammate or two as to where she plans            Westfield was led by senior Jessie
to go next.                                              Hartman (23rd), while Centreville
   “They get so focused on what they’re doing            had a solid outing from sophomore
that they don’t think ahead to alert the next            Juli Cuono (32nd).
person,” said Chapman, whose team will play                 On the boys’ side, top local finish-
Jefferson on Thursday. “It’s hard to imagine,            ers were Centreville senior Dan
but I’m always telling them to concentrate and           Grimm (18th in the Boys A race),
think.”                                                  Chantilly junior Chris Foley (11th) and
   But for Centreville, talking came rather              Westfield senior Jack Canatsey (6th
natural after one of the program’s biggest               in the Boys B race).
wins.                                                                      — Rich Sanders
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   GYMNASTICS INSTRUCTORS                                                                                  TELEPHONE TELEPHONE                                                         21 Announcements 21 Announcements
                                                      SNOWPLOW CONTRACTORS                                 A great opportunity to                A great opportunity to
 Gymnastics instructors needed for                    Looking for snowplow contractors with                WORK AT HOME! WORK AT HOME!                                                                         TRUSTEE'S SALE
 Herndon, VA gym school. Full time                    equipment to service commercial prop-                NATIONAL CHILDRENS CENTER             NATIONAL CHILDRENS CENTER                                       OF VALUABLE
 and part time positions available.                                                                        No sell! Salary + Bonus + Benefits!   No sell! Salary + Bonus + Benefits!
                                                      erties. Call 410-421-9557, 9am - 4pm.
 Call Marty or Leah (703) 471-6088.                                                                         301-333-1900                          301-333-1900                                            IMPROVED REAL ESTATE
                                                                                                           ☎☎       Weekdays 9-4      ☎☎ ☎☎               Weekdays 9-4      ☎☎             Improved by the premises known as

            RECEPTIONIST                                     Retail Sales Positions                                                                                                        14876 Lambeth Square, Centreville, Virginia
                                                      Flexible p/t retail sales position for                           CASHIERS WANTED
   Full Time or Part Time Receptionist                                                                                 North Point Sunoco                                                      In execution of a Deed of Trust from Todd Bradford and
                                                      fair trade kiosk in mall. Please email                                                                                           Heather Bradford, dated December 6, 2004, and recorded De-
   and office work in retail store. Mini-                                                                           Competitive Pay and Benefits
                                                      resume to info@fairtradewinds.net or                                                                                             cember 10, 2004, in Deed Book 16793 at page 25 among the
   mum computer skill required. Please                                                                                    Call Manoj at:                                               Land Records of Fairfax County, Virginia, the undersigned sub-
                                                      fax to 703-219-2554                                                                                                              stitute trustee will offer for sale at public auction at the front en-
   call 571-233-6962 or fax resume to
                                                                                                                         703-435-1200                                                  trance of the Judicial Center for Fairfax County, at 4110 Chain
              703-729-6566                                                                                                                                                             Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, on

                                                                      Need an Extra $500 - $1000                                                                                           Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 11:30 a.m.
                                                                       per mo. to pay Bills ??               PERSONAS PARA LIMPIAR CASAS                                               the following property being the property contained in said
                      CAD                                                                                  En el area de Centreville. F/T, L-V. Vamos                                  Deed of Trust, described as follows:
   Train for a career in computer-aided                    Call Sue @ 703-451-5864                         a entrenar. Record de manejo limpio. Se                                     Lot 75, Section 2, London Towne, as the same appears duly
   design at Westwood College. Call                     Email: avonsatosell@yahoo.com                      proveerá carro y combustible. Tiene que                                     dedicated, platted and recorded in Deed Book 2711 at page
 800-342-2249 today to receive your free               www.youravon.com/sanderson5864                      tener papeles legales.                                                      684, among the Land Records of Fairfax County, Virginia.
           Career Success Kit!                                                                                      Llamar al: 703-543-7091                                            Commonly known as 14876 Lambeth Square, Centreville, Vir-
      www.westwood.edu/locations                                                                                                                                                       ginia 20121.
                                                                      RN / LPN                                                                                                                  TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of $20,000.00 or ten per-
                                                      Allergy practice seeks nurse for new                                    RECEPTIONIST                                             cent (10%) of the sale price, whichever amount is less, in the
            FT Office Manager                          location in Gainesville/Haymarket.                    Chiropractic office in Fairfax. Duties                                    form of cash or its equivalent will be required of the purchaser
                                                                                                                                                                                       at the time and place of sale; the balance of the purchase mon-
 Westwood Baptist Church, Springfield                  Must be reliable, hardworking team                    include: Data entry, phones, patient                                      ey being due and payable within fifteen (15) days after sale,
 Word, Excel, and Quickbooks needed.                   player. 3-4 days/week. Will train.                    scheduling, clerical duties. Part-time                                    time expressly being of the essence, with interest at the rate of
                                                                                                                                                                                       4.50 percent per annum from date of sale to date of
 Must work well in team environment.                  Please fax resume to (703) 263-0361                    hrs. Mon, Wed., and Fri. 2:30pm-7pm.                                      settlement. Provided, however, that if the holder of the se-
 Fax resume to 703-451-5193, attention,                           Attn: Office Mgr                           Email resume DRGMSB27@aol.com                                             cured promissory note is the successful bidder at the sale, no
                                                                                                                                                                                       cash deposit shall be required, and part of or the entire indebt-
 Pastor, or email to:                                                                                                                                                                  edness, including interest and costs, secured by the Deed of
    jim.abernathy@westwood-baptist.org.                                                                                                                                                Trust, may be set off against the purchase price.
                                                                SEASONAL HELP                                                 Field Technicians                                                Any defaulting purchaser shall forfeit the deposit and
                                                     Part time/full time-seasonal sales help in local                                                                                  stand the risk and cost of resale.
                                                     malls. Good opportunity for stay-at-home pa-            Civil & Env Eng firm has Field Technician
             ADMIN ASSIST                            rents, students, retirees and anyone who de-            positions available. Work consists of storm                                       Sale shall be made subject to all existing easements
                                                                                                                                                                                       and restrictive covenants as the same may lawfully affect the
 Small estate plan law firm in Fair Oaks             sires extra holiday money. Great pay, flexible          & wastewater collection systems field tasks.                              real estate. Sale is further subject to mechanic's and/or materi-
 area seeks a full-time administrative as-           schedules, no experience necessary, paid                Computer skills preferred. Some travel                                    alman's liens of record and not of record. The property will be
                                                                                                                                                                                       sold subject to all conditions, covenants, restrictions, rights of
 sistant. Knowledge of Access and Word                training. Smile with Santa. Please email               required. Email: sdelaney@rjn.com or call                                 redemption of federal lienholders or encumbrances, and agree-
 helpful. Fax resume to 703-267-9665                 dvitolo@cherryhillphoto.com or call 1-800-              703-281-5637.                                                             ments of record affecting the same, if any.
          Attn: Carol or e-mail to                   969-2440 ext 206, reference ad #333                                                                                                       In the event the undersigned trustee is unable to con-
       cpreshong@mhlawrence.com.                                                                                                                                                       vey to the purchaser good title, then purchaser's sole and ex-
                                                                                                                                                                                       clusive remedy shall be in the refund of the deposit paid at the
                                                                                                                                                                                       time of sale.
                                                       P/T NANNY / HOUSEKEEPER                                                     Nysmith School
                                                                                                                                                                                                The subject property and all improvements thereon will
                                                     Professional family in Fair Oaks area seeking                              Preschool - 8th Grade                                  be sold in "as is" condition without warranty of any kind. Pur-
                                                     dependable, mature indiv for housekeeping &                                      Hiring for Fall                                  chaser shall be responsible for any and all building and/or zon-
                                                                                                                                                                                       ing code violations whether of record or not of record, as well
                                                     some nanny resps. Flex hrs (24-40). Must                                                                                          as for all unpaid and enforceable homeowners' or condomini-
                                                     have own car & good driving record. Duties                   • Extended Care Counselors                                           um owners' association dues and assessments, if any. Pur-
                                                                                                                                                                                       chaser also shall be responsible for obtaining possession of
     Nannies needed to start ASAP,                   incld: cleaning, cooking, laundry, & lt driv-                  $8–15/hr                                                           the property at his/her expense. Purchaser shall assume the
       $15-$20/hr, legal, drive.                     ing. Must speak English. Friendly, warm en-                  • Music Co-Teacher                                                   risk of loss and shall be responsible for any damage, vandal-
                                                     vironment. Call Karen 703-802-5742, M-F,                                                                                          ism, theft, destruction, or the like, of or to the property occur-
            703-779-7999                                                                                            College Degree Required                                            ring after the time of sale. Conveyance will be by special war-
                                                     9:30a-4:00p only, Fax: 703-802-6307 or                                                                                            ranty deed. Conveyancing, recording, transfer taxes, notary
         nanniesbynature.com                                                                                  Send resumes to: resume@nysmith.com
                                                     email: manager@unionmillpediatrics.com                                                                                            fees, examination of title, state stamps, and all other costs of
                                                                                                              FAX: 703-713-3336                                                        conveyance are to be at the expense of purchaser. State and
                                                                                                              Web: www.nysmith.com                                                     local taxes, public charges, and special or regular assess-
                                                                                                                                                                                       ments, if any, shall be adjusted to the date of sale and there-
   MAD SCIENTISTS!                                            COLLEGE                                                                                                                  after shall be assumed by the purchaser.

                                                                                                                                                                                                 The undersigned trustee unconditionally reserves the
         $27 to $37/class hour
  Instructors needed for fun after school clubs              STUDENTS                                                       Maintenance                                                right: (i) to waive the deposit requirement; (ii) to approve or dis-
                                                                                                                                                                                       approve the creditworthiness of any bidder and/or purchaser;
 in area elem. schools. Exp. working with kids
 a plus and MUST HAVE CAR. Flex PT. Must                 & ‘08 H.S. GRADS                                   10 years experience in condominium or sim-
                                                                                                            ilar industry with focus on preventive proce-
                                                                                                                                                                                       (iii) to withdraw the property from sale at any time prior to ter-
                                                                                                                                                                                       mination of the bidding; (iv) to extend the time for bidding; (v)
                                                                                                                                                                                       to reject any or all bids; (vi) to postpone or set over the date or
     be available 2 days/wk (M-F) by 2 pm.
        Science background not required.                 SUMMER WORK!                                       dures. Ability to follow directions, generate
                                                                                                                                                                                       time of sale; and (vii) to extend the period of time for settlement
                                                                                                                                                                                       hereunder.
                                                                                                            weekly/monthly status reports. Required
       Mad Science                                      $17.00 Base-Appt, FT/PT,                            skills: plumbing, electrical, door repair, dry-
                                                                                                                                                                                             Additional terms and conditions of sale may be an-
                                                                                                                                                                                       nounced at the time of sale.
       703-536-9897                                      Sales/Svc, No Exp Nec,                             wall repair, carpentry, masonry, HVAC,                                                  DAVID N. PRENSKY

     www.madscience.org/dc                           All Ages 17+, Conditions Apply                         snow removal, vendor management, oral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Substitute Trustee
                                                                                                            and written English language, math. Availa-
                                                                 703-359-7600                               bility to respond to after hours emer-
                                                                                                                                                                                       FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                                                                                                                                                                       David N. Prensky
                                                                                                                                                                                       Chasen & Chasen
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                                                                                                                                                                                       Washington, D.C. 20015
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 Centreville seeking creative & professional                                                                     WE ARE COMFORT KEEPER®
 staff for the following positions:                                Open Positions:                         EXPERIENCE THE JOYS AND REWARDS
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                                                               Project Accountants
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 We offer a steady stream of walk-ins, a unique                    Electricians                             keep seniors independent. If you like to cook, run
 spacious environment & friendly talented staff.                                                            errands, and are a people person we need
 Applicants must have current cosmetology license.    Seeking Licensed or Non Licensed Electricians with
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    Call (703) 263-9742 & ask for Spring or                                                                 & PT hrs. We only hire the best. Visit:
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21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements                                                                                        26 Antiques                    29 Misc. for Sale               21 Announcements 21 Announcements
                                                                                                                                                                                           Hardwood Artisans Twin                                TRUSTEE'S SALE
                                                                                                                                                        We consign/pay top $ for Loft bed, solid oak w/ upgrade
                                                                                                                                                        antique/semi antique furn.       English Oak stain (looks great
                                                            Employers:                                                                                    including mid century &        with antiques) Solid hardwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OF VALUABLE

                                                                                                                                                            danish modern Teak            decking (no slats), allows for                    IMPROVED REAL ESTATE
                                                             Are your                                                                                    furniture, sterling, mens         young children-college age
                                                                                                                                                                                           and easier to make. 5 step        Improved by the premises known as
                                                                                                                                                       watches, painting/art glass,
                                                             recruiting ads                                                                               clocks, jewelry, costume
                                                                                                                                                                                             ladder allows for small
                                                                                                                                                                                           children. Perfect condition,      12101 Henderson Road, Clifton, Virginia
                                                                                                                                                         jewelry, etc. Call Schefer
                                                             not working in                                                                            Antiques @ 703-241-0790.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    2 years old,
                                                                                                                                                                                              retails for $1725 new              In execution of a Deed of Trust from Linda R. Clary, dat-
                                                                                                                                                                                           www.hardwoodartisan.com, ed May 3, 2007, and recorded August 14, 2007, in Deed Book
                                                             other papers?                                                                                                                    For Sale $600, phone       19511 at page 365 among the Land Records of Fairfax Coun-
                                                                                                                                                            28 Yard Sales                         703-868-1461           ty, Virginia, the undersigned substitute trustee will offer for sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         at public auction at the front entrance of the Judicial Center for
                                                              Try a better                                                                           Estate sale 9/27, 10am-3pm                                          Fairfax County, at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia,
                                                                 way to fill                                                                         13509 Sequoia Lea dr. Clifton. 116 Childcare Avail. on
                                                                                                                                                     artwork, daybed, armoire/end
                                                                                                                                                                                          BURKE Childcare avail in my
                                                                   your                                                                              tbles other househld items.
                                                                                                                                                                                         home,OFC Lic, FT & PT, days,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 11:30 a.m.
                                                                 employment                                                                          Fairfax/Greenbriar Comm Yard
                                                                                                                                                                                            evenings, Back-up care &
                                                                                                                                                                                             special needs children
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the grantor's undivided interest in the following property being
                                                                   openings                                                                           Sale. Sat 9/27, 8-2. Rt 50, 1/4 mi welcome. Large yard for lots of the property contained in said Deed of Trust, described as fol-
                                                                                                                                                        W. of Fx Co Pky. R/D 9/28                                        lows:
                                                                                                                                                                                                fun! 703-569-8056
21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements
                                                                                                         North
                                                                                                        Potomac                                                                                                          Tax Map No. 095 3 01 0015
                                                              Lansdowne                                      5
                                                                                                                    Rockville
                                                                                                                                                     21 Announcements 21 Announcements
                                                                Ashburn Cascades
                                                                        Sterling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Commonly known as 12101 Henderson Road, Clifton, Virginia
                                                                                                   Great
                                                                                                                Potomac
                                                                                                                               Chevy                                                                                     20124.
                                                                                                                      Bethesda Chase
                                                                               Herndon             Falls
                                                                      1           Reston
                                                                     Dulles
                                                                     Airport                                                                                                                                                      TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of $10,000.00 or ten per-
                                                          South                                                     McLean
                                                          Riding                                       Vienna
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         cent (10%) of the sale price, whichever amount is less, in the
                                                                                         Oakton    6                                   Washington,
                                                                                                                          Arlington
                                                                                                                                          D.C.                                                                           form of cash or its equivalent will be required of the purchaser
                                                                    Chantilly
                                                                                 4                                                                                                                                       at the time and place of sale; the balance of the purchase mon-
                                                                   Centreville
                                                                                                  Fairfax
                                                                     North
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ey being due and payable within fifteen (15) days after sale,
                                                                     Clifton
                                                                                     Historic            Burke                                                                                                           time expressly being of the essence, with interest at the rate of
                                                                                     Clifton      Fairfax
                                                                                                  Station
                                                                                                             Springfield               3                                                                                 7.0 percent per annum from date of sale to date of settlement.
                                                                                                            2                                                                                                            Provided, however, that if the holder of the secured promissory
                                                                                                           Laurel
                                                                                                            Hill                                                                                                         note is the successful bidder at the sale, no cash deposit shall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         be required, and part of or the entire indebtedness, including
                                                           • Target your best job                                                                                                                                        interest and costs, secured by the Deed of Trust, may be set
                                                             candidates where                                                                                                                                            off against the purchase price.
                                                             they live.                                                                                                                                                          Any defaulting purchaser shall forfeit the deposit and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         stand the risk and cost of resale.
                                                           • Reach readers in
                                                             addition to those                                                                                                                                                   Sale shall be made subject to all existing easements
                                                             who are currently                                                                                                                                           and restrictive covenants as the same may lawfully affect the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         real estate. Sale is further subject to mechanic's and/or materi-
                                                             looking for a job.                                                                                                                                          alman's liens of record and not of record. The property will be
21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements                                                                                                                                                                       sold subject to all conditions, covenants, restrictions, rights of
                                                           • Proven readership.                                                                                                                                          redemption of federal lienholders or encumbrances, and agree-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ments of record affecting the same, if any.
                                                           • Proven results.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In the event the undersigned trustee is unable to con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         vey to the purchaser good title, then purchaser's sole and ex-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         clusive remedy shall be in the refund of the deposit paid at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         time of sale.
                                                                     703-917-6464                                                                                                                                                This sale is being made subject to a superior trust.
                                                                   Fax 703-917-0992                                                                                                                                               The subject property and all improvements thereon will
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                                                           Great Papers • Great Readers                                                                                                                                  ing code violations whether of record or not of record, as well
                                                                  Great Results!                                                                                                                                         as for all unpaid and enforceable homeowners' or condomini-
                                                                                                                                                       E-mail: classified@connectionnewspapers.com                       um owners' association dues and assessments, if any. Pur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         chaser also shall be responsible for obtaining possession of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the property at his/her expense. Purchaser shall assume the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         risk of loss and shall be responsible for any damage, vandal-
                                                          116 Childcare Avail. 116 Childcare Avail. 116 Childcare Avail.                                                                                                 ism, theft, destruction, or the like, of or to the property occur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ring after the time of sale. Conveyance will be by special war-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ranty deed. Conveyancing, recording, transfer taxes, notary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         fees, examination of title, state stamps, and all other costs of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         conveyance are to be at the expense of purchaser. State and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         local taxes, public charges, and special or regular assess-
21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements                                                                                                                                                                       ments, if any, shall be adjusted to the date of sale and there-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         after shall be assumed by the purchaser.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The undersigned trustee unconditionally reserves the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         right: (i) to waive the deposit requirement; (ii) to approve or dis-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         approve the creditworthiness of any bidder and/or purchaser;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (iii) to withdraw the property from sale at any time prior to ter-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         mination of the bidding; (iv) to extend the time for bidding; (v)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to reject any or all bids; (vi) to postpone or set over the date or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         time of sale; and (vii) to extend the period of time for settlement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         hereunder.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Additional terms and conditions of sale may be an-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         nounced at the time of sale.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     DAVID N. PRENSKY

                                                          21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements                                                                                                                                         Substitute Trustee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         David N. Prensky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Chasen & Chasen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W. #500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Washington, D.C. 20015
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                                                                          home w/ 2 car                                                           Fredericksburg
                                                                                                                                  Looks like a designer’s home featuring circular     Great investment or starter home! Recently
                                                                                                                                  drive w/ lighted pillars! Columned front porch!
                                                                          garage! Features                                        Formal LR & DR w/custom decor! Stunning
                                                                                                                                                                                      replaced double hung pull down windows;
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                                                                                                                                  Family Room w/lrg gas fpl, cathdral ceiling,
                                                                          hardwood floors,                                        Hrdwds in foyer, kitchen & study! Gourmet kit
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                                                                          kitchen, 3 finished                    LISA CLAYBORNE                                                       LENORE BULLOCK
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granite counter-tops! Clean as a whistle! Walking
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               ELIZABETH                                           MEG LAWLESS                                  CYNTHIA LEHMAN                                                       AJ GARLICHS,
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                                  LOCATION,
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                                                                                                       Looking To Sell, Buy,                                                                      Rocky Run
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                                                                                                                                                                  Area. Kit/Dining area remodeled in 03 with
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                                                         estate experience behind the                 Real Estate SUCCESS”                                        new Cabs, App, Island cook top and B/I
 50, 29 & I-66.                             $539,000        Lawless Name can help!                                                                                Buffets. Deck, Fenced lvl yd.       $649,900


                              BILL and CINDY GLACKEN                                                            KIM HOUSE
                                    703-961-7170                                                                NVAR Top Producer
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                               Centreville                               Centreville
                            Great single fam-                     Beautiful end unit back-
                                                                  ing to woods. Hardwood                                    Priced at
                                                                                                                                       Centreville
                                                                                                                                                                     Real Estate?
                            ily home w/ huge                      floors in living room,                                    $469,900 this
                            family room
                            addition. Formal
                                                                  ceramic tile in kitchen
                                                                  and baths. Master suite
                                                                                                                            colonial has
                                                                                                                            been tastefully
                                                                                                                                                                    Call for more
                                                                  w/walk-in closet and
                            living and dining                                                                               remodeled top to
 rooms. 3 spacious bedrooms up w/ 2 full
                                                                  separate vanity. 3 bed-
                                                                  rooms up w/ 2 full baths.
                                                                  Lower level w/ fireplace
                                                                                                bottom, inside and out. New baths, floors,
                                                                                                paint, updated kitchen, finished bsmt,
                                                                                                                                                                   information at
 baths. Great deck off of family room per-
                                              and walk-out to fully fenced rear yard and
 fect for entertaining.2 car garage. Great
 curb appeal in great location.
                                              patio. Deck w/ stairs overlooks beautiful
                                    $360,000 wooded area.                           $308,000
                                                                                                corian counters, private lot and in the
                                                                                                sought after neighborhood of Cabells Mill.                          703-961-2463
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