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Jill Young of McLean sketches a pair of mod-
els at the McLean Project for the Arts ArtFest
Sunday, Oct. 2, at McLean Central Park. The
annual event featured artists on display, live
music and children’s arts and crafts.
Photo by Alex McVeigh/The Connection
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ArtFest Comes to McLean Central Park
McLean Project for coming back each year.
“Before this year, every year, the weather
the Arts annual event has been wonderful, and it’s just a great
atmosphere to be a part of,” she said. “The
features 46 artists. music and food our Greta, and the organiz-
ers make it so easy for the artists. They bring
us water, make sure we’re doing okay, and
By Alex McVeigh they’re such a great group to work with.
The Connection They’re so enthusiastic.”
Ronni Jolles of Great Falls uses paper from
he McLean Project for the Arts around the world as a foundation for her
T hosted its annual ArtFest on
Sunday, Oct. 2, and, despite the
rain, hundreds of people came
out to browse local art, listen to music and
make some art of their own.
art. After its assembled on a canvas, she
paints it, giving her works a depth that paint
alone can’t achieve.
“I gather hundreds of kinds of paper from
around the world, and then paint on top. It
The event, which took place at McLean gives it a great texture and it’s a lot of fun
Central Park, featured 46 artists who work to do,” she said. “I usually don’t do outdoor
in a variety of media. Quilter Cindy Griselda shows, except for this one. While you can’t
of Great Falls said she has been at her craft control the weather, they treat the artists
for the past 25 years, and a working artist well, and the visitors are always very inter-
for the past six years. ested in the art on display.”
“I had covered my house with art, so I
decided to start covering other people’s,” THOSE INTERESTED in creating their
she said with a laugh. own masterpiece had plenty of opportuni-
Griselda came to the ArtFest as a specta- ties. Children could gather under their own
tor the first year it took place and was so tent and work with various materials to cre-
impressed that she applied to show the next ate their own art.
year. “I like this event because it’s so interac-
“It was so organized and the quality of tive. I can walk around with my kids to look
art was so great that I wanted to be a part at the real artists, and when they get in-
of it,” she said. “Every year it’s just a stellar spired, they can sit down and make some-
show, and very friendly for artists espe- thing of their own,” said Stephen Lanham
cially.” of McLean. “The kids always come away
Laura Peery of Chevy Chase, Md., brought with a new work to show off, and I think if
a complement of decorative teapots, which they get serious about art when they get
she said she transitioned to a few years ago. older, an event like this will be the reason
“I used to make ceramic shoes, but got a why.”
call to do a teapot show a few years ago, Adults could join in on the fun as well, as
and I’ve been doing them ever since,” she models were present on a stage through-
said. “It’s a lot of fun, and I still haven’t fin- out the day, allowing them to sketch the fig-
ished exploring everything I can do with ures as they saw fit.
them. You have to have a container, a spout More information on the McLean Project
and a lid, other than that, it’s wide open.” for the Arts, including information on cur- Vivian Shen, a first grader at Haycock Elementary School, stands next to
This is Peery’s fourth year at ArtFest, and rent and future exhibits, as well as classes, her painting at the McLean Project for the Arts ArtFest. The annual event
she said the positive experience keeps her can be found at www.mpaart.org. featured the children’s art walk, where works from local students was
displayed on the path to the park.
Photos by Alex McVeigh/The Connection
Ronni Jolles of Great Falls stands next to her tent at the McLean Project
for the Arts ArtFest. Jolles collects paper from around the world, places Artist Laura Peery displays her collection of teapots at the McLean
them on canvas and paints them. Project for the Arts ArtFest Sunday at McLean Central Park.
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Benches, Fountains, All Trees News
Statues, Bonsai, 25% Shrubs &
Cactus & Succulents OFF Perennials
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Road Repair Status
a half miles. Plans were already underway and will
continue for permanent future bridge replacements
on Beach Mill Road and Towlston Road. Repairs
60-75% Patios, Walls Reconstruction is in full swing on the three bridges
and three roads in northern Virginia that have been
should be complete on Carper’s Farm Way by Oct. 7.
OFF POTS Walkways closed since Tropical Storm Lee, all of which require MCC Wins Two Awards
Paver Driveways extensive repairs. At least another nine other roads,
Buy 1 Get 2 Free & So Much More while open, are also being repaired, according to the
The McLean Community Center won two Virginia
(See store for details) Recreation and Park Society Awards at the
Off- Virginia Department of Transportation. organization’s annual conference, which was held
“Despite heavy rain for the past several days our Sept. 17-20, in Norfolk.
ricin crews and contractors are making steady progress The Center won Best Promotional Effort Circular,
97¢ g at each of the reconstruction sites,” said VDOT north- Flyer or Poster for the Old Firehouse Teen Center’s
Reg. ern Virginia district administrator Garrett Moore. “By Friday Night Dance Postcards and Best Promotional
$1.89 Oct. 7, Hunter Mill Road is expected to reopen to Effort Specialty or Apparel Piece for the Alden
traffic, weather permitting. Repairs to Carper’s Farm Theatre’s Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park Fan.
Check Out Our Beautiful Mums! Way and Walker Road, which were damaged but not The center is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue.
closed to traffic, will also be complete next week.” MCC Executive Director George Sachs was pre-
Pumpkins Are Here
Same Price As Last Year! FREE VDOT expects the other roads and bridges to re- sented with two plaques at the awards ceremony on
Landscape open—weather permitting—in early to mid-Novem- Monday, Sept. 19. Both of the winning publications
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The total estimated damage to roads and bridges
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MCA Hosts Candidates Forum
Candidates debate Tysons Corner
development, Silver Line Phase Two.
By Alex McVeigh beautiful parks and recreation services.
The Connection Those are things we want to make sure con-
tinue to be funded.”
he McLean Citizens Association Williams currently resides in Oak Hill and
T hosted a forum Monday, Sept.
26, at McLean High School fea-
turing candidates for chairman
of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors,
Dranesville District supervisor and
is a project manager for a multinational
corporation with local offices. He is also a
real estate broker, a business he runs with
He said he is running because of the
Dranesville School Board representative. county has a “deficit in leadership.” He
Current Board Chair Sharon Bulova (D- spoke about the need for fiscal responsibil- Photo by Alex McVeigh/The Connection
At-large) is being challenged by Michael ity throughout the county, especially when From left, Michael ‘Spike’ Williams and Sharon Bulova, candidates for
“Spike” Williams (R). Bulova, who previ- it comes to education. Williams pointed out the chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors discuss their
ously served as Braddock District supervi- that 44 percent of Fairfax County graduat- platforms at McLean High School Monday, Sept. 26.
sor, has been chairman since June 2009. ing seniors are in need of remedial educa-
She said her tenure has been marked with tion going into college. of the Route 28 corridor redevelopment, in that when a process has been as transpar-
careful budget reductions during slow eco- “We pay $1.7 billion in a transfer check which 75 percent of costs are paid by land- ent and inclusive as that process is, that I
nomic times, and that despite funding is- to the public schools, but we have no ac- owners and 25 percent to the taxpayers. need to let the landowners, stakeholders
sues, the county has managed to keep its counting for how that money is spent in County staff’s preliminary recommendation and residents of the area have the opportu-
most successful programs going. Fairfax County Public Schools,” he said. “I sees taxpayers funding 58 percent of costs, nity to weigh in.”
“We’ve experienced the most serious think we need to be looking into how those with landowners paying 40 percent. Williams said while it would be foolhardy
downturn in the economy in our lifetimes,” dollars are spent, to make sure they’re get- Bulova said she was waiting until the to give an answer so early in the process,
she said. “During the past couple of years, ting into the classroom.” Fairfax County Planning Commission makes he said he would not support the current
we’ve managed to achieve about $200 mil- Both candidates were asked how they its final recommendation, including input county staff recommendations.
lion in reductions, and we’ve done so in a would choose to break up the funding for from all parties involved, to make her deci- “Seventy-five percent [of costs] for the
way that’s preserved our quality of life, kept the infrastructure costs that would come sion. landowners and 25 percent for the taxpayer
our schools among the best in the nation, with the redevelopment of Tysons Corner. “I am not going to presuppose the out-
our crime rate at a record low and we have The MCA is in favor of using the model come of that process,” she said. “I believe See MCA, Page 6
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MCA Candidates Forum
From Page 5 “We can have a more transparent, open govern-
ment. The government should not treat us like a
will be the end of negotiations for me,” he said. source of unlimited money,” he said.
“Fifty eight percent to the taxpayer is not an option. When asked about the percentages for Tysons Cor-
If I’m the chairman of the Board of Supervisors, I’m ner costs, Husch said the taxpayers should not be
not voting for that. I think that’s way too high of a absorbing any of the initial costs.
burden on the taxpayer, and that there are landown- “I would not start out with 58 percent being paid
ers who will make a great deal of money of the de- for by taxpayers,” he said. “[A 75 percent-25 percent
velopment and increased density in Tysons, and it’s split] may be the endgame, but, at the beginning,
within their margin to pay.” clearly that split between the developers and taxpay-
Current Supervisor John Foust (D-Dranesville) will ers should be 100 to zero with the taxpayers paying
face off against Republican nominee Dennis Husch. zero.”
Foust, who is in the midst of his first term as super- Foust said the options for Tysons Corner funding
visor, has also served as president of the MCA. He must be weighed carefully, because it is vital to North-
said he has focused on constituent services, improv- ern Virginia’s future.
ing things such as bike and pedestrian access and When it comes to Phase Two of the Silver Line,
snow removal, as well as projects with a bigger scope. Foust and Husch were divided on whether it should
“Route 7 widening has been a Tysons Corner trans- even be built. “Personally, I believe that the Dulles
portation priority, and as a result, we’ve gotten $30 Access Road, which runs right down the center of
million for the preliminary planning,” he said. “I was the Dulles corridor, should be tolled to help reduce
a leader on the Board of Supervisors when it came the costs of the tolls that the toll road users pay,”
to full day kindergarten, I attended the first meet- Foust said.
ing of the full day kindergarten group, and I stayed Husch said the financial realities of Phase Two of
with it throughout the entire process, and now we the Silver Line might not be justified. “Ask yourself
in McLean have full day kindergarten.” why the federal government invested in Phase One,
Husch has lived in Herndon for 27 years, and has but not in Phase Two? The answer is simple, rider-
served eight terms on the Herndon Town Council. ship levels won’t be enough to make it sustainable,”
He has also served on the Fairfax County Economic Husch said. “I certainly understand the economic
Development Commission and the Phase II Tax Dis- impact, but also the economic impact for the for the
trict Commission for Metrorail, among other things. workers, because those people will need to earn
He cited the need for a county government that $7,000 to $8,000 more on their paycheck just to pay
was more open to the people it serves. the tolls.”
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ATTENTION FAIRFAX COUNTY PARENTS
of GRADES 6 – 12 STUDENTS !!
From Page 4
to 4 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 22. The general public, and current and
former OFTC members, are invited to this free event. OFTC is located
at 1440 Chain Bridge Rd.
We are still accepting students THIS school year!
A satellite program of the McLean Community Center, OFTC pro- Did you send your unhappy or struggling child to school for yet
vides a safe place for teens in the community to come and hang out, another year of “more of the same,” hoping for a different result?
attend special events and dances, work on school assignments, make
friends and perform community service work.
The event will feature a rock wall, a moon bounce, a caricature art-
ist, and the first “McLean Teens Got Talent” competition. Ten live acts
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Station 1, the first and oldest fire station in Fairfax County, will be on
hand to provide a living history exhibit of MVFD 1. OFTC will provide
free cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones to all participants. Bach to
Rock music school is sponsoring the music for the day, providing disc
jockeys that will spin and mix the hits of the 80s, 90s and today.
For more information, call OFTC at 703-448-8336, TTY: 711, or visit:
McLean Orchestra Partners for
Dinner and Show
The McLean Orchestra would like to introduce its new “Soiree Se-
ries.” This series is a collaboration between the McLean Orchestra and
six restaurants in the greater McLean area. The orchestra invites you
to attend a pre-concert dinner at participating restaurants and receive
discounts on dinner as well as on McLean Orchestra concert tickets.
The series begins with a “limited seating” invitation to J. Gilbert’s
this Saturday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., before the opening concert of the
McLean Orchestra’s 40th Anniversary Season, “A Season of Celebra-
tion.” Join fellow concert-goers and enjoy dinner at J. Gilbert’s, meet
the conductor of the evening concert, Maestro J. Ernest Green and
listen to him discuss “Fireworks” prior to the 8 p.m. concert at the
For more information, call the McLean Orchestra at 703-893-8646
or visit the website at www.mclean-orchestra.org.
Eighth Grade Volunteers Needed
To Unload Pumpkins
Students in the eighth grade can earn two or three community ser-
vice hours by helping unload Pumpkins at the St. Thomas Episcopal
Church on Saturday, Oct. 8. Students should arrive between 8:30-9
a.m. and bring community service forms with them for verification of
hours. Water and snacks will be provided.
All proceeds from the pumpkin sales support giving organizations
such as SHARE in McLean and the FACETS Hypothermia shelter. A
complete list is available at the sale.
St. Thomas Episcopal Church is located at 8991 Brook Road, McLean
on the Corner of Lewinsville Road and Route 7. Visit St. Thomas Epis-
copal Church (McLean) Pumpkin Patch on facebook for updated infor-
mation. Call the Parish Administrator at 703-442-0330 for more infor-
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Almost a decade ago, I met I recently met Louise Epstein email@example.com
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Louise Epstein at our children’s Christie Man [candidate in the Dranesville Dis-
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to get to know me and my chil- how Louise had gone out of her
dren. When her daughters went to
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Longfellow Middle School, Louise children’s schools. She recruited To the Editor: Craig Sterbutzel
asked me to take over her job as To the Editor: them to work on PTA and other I’m writing on behalf of my mom, Art/Design:
Geovani Flores, Laurence Foong, John
the PTA committee chair. Years I’m tired of sitting in traffic in volunteer committees, and made Janie Strauss, who is running for Heinly, John Smith
later, she recognized me at a high Northern Virginia. We need to sure that they felt comfortable in re-election for the Dranesville Dis- Production Manager:
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Louise has always been available Caren Merrick’s opponent, Bar- even though she didn’t know them mom fighting to make schools bet-
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reer on the Arlington County L.L.C.
on navigating through the various When they had questions, they Dranesville District School Board Peter Labovitz
programs in the Fairfax County Board blocking transportation im- called Louise. They considered member since 1996 and is now the President/CEO
Public School system, which can provements. She’s responsible for Louise as their education adviser current standing chairman for the Mary Kimm
be daunting at times. More impor- the infamous lawsuit designed to and advocate, who functioned like second time. I watch her in admi- Publisher/Chief Operating Officer
tantly, Louise is a good listener. stop HOT lanes on Interstate 395. their School Board member. At this ration as she spends countless
The lawyers on that case got $2 Jerry Vernon
She takes time to listen and un- party, I learned why. I asked Louise hours every day answering e-mails, Executive Vice President
derstand my issues or concerns million and we taxpayers got the about foreign language instruction, taking phone calls, meeting with email@example.com
before she offers up her sugges- bill — and traffic that’s worse than that I was not sure what decision parents, teachers and students Wesley DeBrosse
tions or opinions. ever. to make for my children. Louise alike. Her experience as a parent, Controller
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Photo by Alex McVeigh/The Connection
Marty Nohe, chairman of the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority,
speaks about his group’s TransAction2040 plan, which analyzes costs
and needs of Northern Virginia transportation projects.
NVTA Offers Update on
Transportation officials provide current
information on local projects.
By Alex McVeigh will cost approximately $30 million.
The Connection Pat Nowakowski, executive director of the
Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, said that
he Northern Virginia Transpor- Phase One of the Silver Line is “98 percent
T tation Alliance hosted its sev-
enth annual “What You Need to
Know About Transportation”
seminar Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Capi-
tal One Building in McLean. The NVTA is
completion of design and 50 percent com-
plete on construction.” Thirty-five percent
of the construction has been completed in
the last 12 months.
He also said that the tunnels in Tysons
an organization dedicated to working on Corner are for the most part finished. They
transportation issues around the region. are pouring cement for walkways and will
Marty Nohe, chairman of the Northern begin constructing the track within the next
Virginia Transportation Authority, spoke month.
about the region’s TransAction2040 plan, He also said that despite the ongoing dis-
which was developed as a long range plan cussion about Phase Two of the Silver Line,
for Northern Virginia to define future trans- the project is still moving along.
portation needs. “We are actively moving forward with the
“On Sept. 14, 2006, the authority came preliminary engineering,” he said. “Our
out with the TransAction 2030 plan … scheduled preliminary engineering began
which allowed for funding that would cover in 2009, and we expect the request for quali-
unmet transportation needs,” he said. “Even fications late this year, the design-build
though there was $30 million in expendi- notice to proceed in 2012, with completion
tures planned from 2005 to 2030, North- in 2017.”
ern Virginia’s highway level of service was Steve Titunik, communications director
expected to decline. Certain roads, I-95, I- for the VDOT regional transportation pro-
395, Route 1, Route 7, would see more than grams, gave an update on the Beltway HOT
an hours of stop and go traffic through the Lanes project.
a.m. peak hours in 2030.” “The 495 project is about 75 percent com-
Nohe said the 2040 plan was updated plete,” he said. “There’s 14 miles for each
with new committees, and for projects such direction, so we’ve got 28 miles we’re mak-
as the Metrorail extension. The 2040 plan ing a lot of improvements to. New bridge
also includes project cost-benefit analysis. spans have been completed at every inter-
“What makes our plan special is that it’s change at this point and second spans are
not a jurisdictionally based plan,” he said. underway and will open shortly.”
“Rather, the documents are laid out by cor- He said that traffic delays still will be
ridor, such as Fairfax County Parkway or ongoing during the process.
Route 7. These are key corridors we know “There will be some delays. At I-66 and
are suffering and will continue to suffer the Dulles Toll Road we still are challenged.
without significant additional investment.” Everyday during the peak a.m./p.m. hours,”
Helen Cuervo, district construction engi- Titunik said.
neer for the Virginia Department of Trans-
portation, provided an update on the wid- VIRGINIA SECRETARY of Transportation
ening of Route 7 from Tysons Corner to
Reston, which will begin in late 2012, and See Roads, Page 11
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New Turf Field Opens at Spring Hill Park
Field is a joint effort “This project was not one we could have
completed without the generous support of
Photo by Alex McVeigh/The Connection
between county and MYS and the innovative approach to fund-
ing found in the Synthetic Turf Mini Grant
youth organizations. program,” he said. “Parking lots might not
be as exciting as new fields, but when you
are circling the parking lot and there are
By Alex McVeigh no empty spaces, they can be very impor-
The Connection tant. With 260 new spots, LED lighting, new
landscaping, sidewalks and the very latest
t only took a few seconds after the in storm water management, I hope that
I ribbon was cut at the new artificial
turf field at Spring Hill Park before
the first goal was scored. Despite rain
and cold, Bela Aguilar, 8, was dribbling
across the field and kicking the ball through
parking at Spring Hill Park will be much
Sharon Bulova (D-At-large), chairman of
the Board of Supervisors, said a variety of
groups came together to find the field and
the goal at the south end. improvements in the most efficient finan-
“It felt great to score the first goal,” she cial way possible.
said. “This is an awesome field.” “In this case, by working together, we
The field is the latest artificial turf field were able to match bond dollars and pri-
to be opened in Fairfax County, which youth vate contributions from the athletic com-
athletic groups say will help get more chil- munity with dollars for stormwater man-
dren onto local fields without having to agement and infrastructure improvements,”
drive to Herndon or farther. she said. “These are multimillion dollar in- County officials and members of the McLean Youth Association cut the
“We’re in desperate need of places for vestments and clearly this is money well ribbon on the new artificial turf field at Spring Hill Park in McLean
children to play, and this represents a pre- spent.” Saturday, Oct. 1.
mium field we can all be proud of,” said Craig Carinci, director of storm water
Joel Stillman, president of the McLean planning for the county’s Department of saved almost $60,000 by designing and in- have to drive to Herndon. They now must
Youth Association. “Families of McLean Public works and Environmental Service, stalling storm water enhancement as part drive on the toll road, and are out until up
Youth Soccer funded over 75 percent of this said the partnership allowed them to save of the a larger capital improvement project.” to 11 p.m. some school nights. We have fifth
field, because they know the importance of money on the project. Stillman said the new field is only the and sixth graders practicing basketball un-
organized sports in the development of our “This partnership has allowed the county beginning of the work that needed to be til 8 or 9 at night.”
children.” to install stormwater improvements above done in the Dranesville District to make sure Kevin Fay, Park Authority Board represen-
The project that brought about the field and beyond current requirements in an ef- that adequate field space is available for the tative for Dranesville, said that groups like
also added 260 new parking spots to the fort to not only improve the water quality growing numbers of youth playing sports. McLean Youth Association are key to mak-
Spring Hill Recreation Facility. Supervisor of our stream, but will also contribute to “We must continue to forge ahead and ing sure there is enough playing space.
John Foust (D-Dranesville) said the field meeting the county’s Chesapeake Bay [pro- work harder to bring about desperately “MYA and MYS have been tremendous
and parking improvements were the result tection] requirement, by enhancing removal needed fields and facilities,” he said. partners,” he said. “The work we’ve done
of a partnership between the Board of Su- of nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment,” he “McLean has lost the use of five fields in here and have going on here and elsewhere
pervisors, the Park Authority and local said. “By partnering with the Park Author- the last few years, which has caused sev- is a tremendous testament to the work and
youth groups. ity on this project, it was estimated that we eral of our 15- to 17-year-old children to energy they’ve put into it.”
Healing Garden To Attract Caterpillars Photos by Kim Moran
hurchill Road’s second
C grade classes have been
busy exploring the CRS
milkweed garden for Monarch cat-
erpillars and maybe a chrysalis or
two. Churchill Road’s Eco-Patrol
Team discovered that the milk-
weed garden was infested with
aphids, damaging the milkweed,
causing a scarcity of Monarch cat-
erpillars for the second graders to
study. Knowing how important it
was for each second grade class to
have at least one caterpillar, the
Patrols searched the gardens until
they found one for the final class.
The shortage of native milkweed
required a natural solution. Under
the guidance of Debra Maes, the
school’s Environmental Studies
educator, third-grade classes re- With the assistance of their teacher, David Ericson,
leased 1,500 ladybugs in the milk- Churchill Road third graders Maddie Shafer and Heather
weed garden to eat the aphids. Jan Hughes release ladybugs in the school’s milkweed garden. Churchill Road Eco-Patrols Yurim Kim, Maya Kalidindi,
Clark’s kindergarten class, with the Cassi Reis and Isabel Tice come to the rescue of the
assistance of Jinhai He’s sixth-grade bud- seeds, so that the garden would flourish for second graders by finding a much needed Monarch cater-
dies, then came and planted more milkweed the Monarch caterpillars. pillar for the class to study.
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Send announcements to Big Apple Circus. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. “Fireworks,” conducted by Principal
firstname.lastname@example.org. Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Guest Conductor, J. Ernest Green
Deadline is Thursday for the following Town Circle, Dulles. Performers from performing Tchaikovsky’s 1812
week’s paper. Photos/artwork encour- around the globe. 888-541-3750 or Overture and Symphony No 5.
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www.connectionnewspapers.com 2011 Red Ribbon Gala. 6:30 p.m. Principal Violist Chiara Kingsley
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Dieguez perform Mozart’s Sinfonia
Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Concertante. www.mclean-
WEDNESDAY/OCT. 5 Jay Fisette, Arlington County Board orchestra.org.
Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, Matt Duke Member, will be honored at the VVFD Scrapbooking Weekend. 9
and Benny Marchant. 7:30 p.m. Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry gala. a.m.-9 p.m. Vienna Volunteer Fire
Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., With Congressman James P. Moran Department, 400 Center St. South,
Vienna. www.jamminjava.com. and Caressa Cameron, Miss America Vienna. Dinner available for
Big Apple Circus. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. 2010. $135. www.novam.org. purchase. Admission $45-$55. 703-
Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Mother Goose. 10:30 a.m. City of 981-4504 or
Town Circle, Dulles. Performers from Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 email@example.com.
around the globe. 888-541-3750 or North St., Fairfax. Stories, songs and Fairfax Festival of the Arts. 10 a.m.-
bigapplecircus.org. fingerplays. Age birth to 23 months 6 p.m. Fairfax Corner, 11900 Palace
Author Carole Orzio Schryber with adult. 703-293-6227, TTY: 711. Way, Fairfax. Over 10,000 pieces of
Book Signing. 1 p.m. Caffe Learn the basics of the Internet, art will be for sale, including
Amouri, 107 Church St. N.E., Vienna. Word and Excel. 2 p.m. Oakton paintings, sculptures, photographs,
McLean resident Schryber will sign Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, jewelry, glass, fiber and ceramic art
copies of her book, “In His Image,” Oakton. Call for appointment. Adults. and more. paragonartevents.com/
about photographer Nicholas Orzio. 703-242-4020, TTY: 711. fairfax2/
firstname.lastname@example.org. Big Apple Circus. 12:30 p.m. and
Start Your Engines. 10:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Dulles Town Center, 21100
Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak FRIDAY/OCT. 7 Dulles Town Circle, Dulles.
Ridge Ave., McLean. Stories and VVFD Scrapbooking Weekend. 6 Performers from around the globe.
activities about everything that goes. p.m.-12 a.m. Vienna Volunteer Fire 888-541-3750 or bigapplecircus.org.
Age 3-5 with adult. 703-356-0770, Department, 400 Center St. South, Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun,
TTY: 711. Vienna. Dinner available for
The Fairfax Festival of the Arts will be at Fairfax Corner, The Nighthawks and The
Lapsit Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Great purchase. Admission $45-$55. 703- 11900 Palace Way, Fairfax, on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 Fabulous Mary Ann Redmond
Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, 981-4504 or a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Over Band. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227
Great Falls. Join us for stories, email@example.com. Maple Ave. E., Vienna.
fingerplays and activities. Birth-2 Big Apple Circus. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
10,000 pieces of art will be for sale, including paintings, www.jamminjava.com.
with adult. 703-757-8560, TTY: 711. Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles sculptures, photographs, jewelry, glass, fiber and ceramic Chris Smither. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap
Treasured Threes to Fives. 10:30 Town Circle, Dulles. Performers from art and more. Admission is free. paragonartevents.com/ Foundation for the Performing Arts,
a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 around the globe. 888-541-3750 or 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Blues and
Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Stories and bigapplecircus.org.
fairfax2/ contemporary roots music. $25.
songs. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-938- The Wood Brothers with Clay www.wolftrap.org.
0405, TTY: 711. Cook. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation necessary. All ages. 703-757-8560, Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Falls Church Farm Day. 10 a.m.–3
for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap TTY: 711. Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. p.m. Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave.,
Road, Vienna. $20. English Conversation Group. 10 703-938-0405, TTY: 711. Falls Church. Hayrides, pony rides, a
THURSDAY/OCT. 6 www.wolftrap.org. a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 petting farm, pumpkin painting,
Trevor Hall CD Release. 7 p.m. and Friday Afternoon Chess Group. 1 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. English scarecrow making, beekeeping,
10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 conversation group. Adults. 703-938- SATURDAY/OCT. 8 blacksmithing, live music and more.
Ave. E., Vienna. Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Players 0405, TTY: 711. McLean Orchestra. 8 p.m. Oakcrest
www.jamminjava.com. of all levels welcome. No registration Pokemon League. 3 p.m. Patrick School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. See Entertainment, Page 13
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From Page 12 pianist Ryo Kaneko. Reception to follow. Free.
Fee for some activities. 703-248-5171.
Artist’s Reception. 6-8 p.m. Applegate Gallery &
Custom Framing, 101 Church St. N.W. Suite C, MONDAY/OCT. 10
Vienna. “Color Theory” by Ai-Wen Wu Kratz. Big Apple Circus. 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
firstname.lastname@example.org. Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Town Circle,
Great Falls Historical Society Civil War Film Dulles. Performers from around the globe. 888-
Festival. 7 p.m. Great Falls Village Green, 541-3750 or bigapplecircus.org.
Great Falls. “Shenandoah” is a 1965 film that
presents the Civil war from a Virginia farming
family’s perspective. “Friendly Persuasion” is a TUESDAY/OCT. 11
1956 film that presents the Civil war from an Dance Every Tuesday. 7:15 p.m. Colvin Run
Indiana Quaker family’s perspective. Dance Hall, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls.
www.gfhs.org. Introductory dance lesson 7:15 p.m., dancing 8-
Art Reception. 3-5 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 10:30 p.m. Swing, Latin, waltz, country and
Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. “Of Men and more. $10 per person, includes lesson and
Women, Families, and Friends...” by Claudia snacks. No partner necessary..colvinrun.org. or
Samper. www.claudiasamper.com. Ed Cottrell@macp.org.
Microsoft Word. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Genealogy Databases. 2 p.m. City of Fairfax
Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax.
Learn the basics of word processing with Search for ancestors using the library’s
Microsoft Word. Adults. 703-293-6227, TTY: genealogy databases and more. Adults. 703-293-
711. 6227, TTY: 711.
Just for Twos. 11 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of
Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Stories, songs, Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St.,
and fingerplays. Ages 2-3 with adult. 703-757- Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning
8560, TTY: 711. English. 703-293-6227, TTY: 711.
Fairfax Bibliophiles Book Collecting Group.
7:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library,
SUNDAY/OCT. 9 10360 North St., Fairfax. Topic of discussion to
Fairfax Festival of the Arts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. be decided. Adults. 703-293-6227, TTY: 711.
Fairfax Corner, 11900 Palace Way, Fairfax. Over Tuesday Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit
10,000 pieces of art will be for sale, including Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls
paintings, sculptures, photographs, jewelry, Church. Stories, songs and activities. Age 1-2
glass, fiber and ceramic art and more. with adult. 703-790-8088, TTY: 711.
paragonartevents.com/fairfax2/ Personalized Internet Training. 2:30 p.m.
Authority Zero. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg
Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com. Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one
Big Apple Circus. 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Internet training session with a technology
Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Town Circle, volunteer. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-
Dulles. Performers from around the globe. 888- 790-8088, TTY: 711.
541-3750 or bigapplecircus.org. Practice Your English. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit
Opening of the 37th Season of the Music Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls
Friends’ Concerts. 3 p.m. Alden Theatre, Church. Conversation group for adults learning
McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside English. 703-790-8088, TTY: 711.
Ave., McLean. With violinist Joshua Brown,
pianist Evelyn Mo, oboist Ava Oaxaca and See Entertainment, Page 18
October 7 - 8, 2011
BLM Meadowood Special Recreation
10406 Gunston Road
Friday preview: 2pm - 7pm
Saturday adoption: 8am - 5pm Kristen Fontaine will be conducting gentling
demonstrations at the Lorton, VA
Adoption is first come, first served adoption on October 7-8, 2011.
Directions: From Route 1, take Gunston Rd (East) 2.4 miles
Past the BLM Meadowood main entrance to right on Harley Rd.
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The Doctor Will See
You [Right] Now
Concierge medicine proach particularly to disease prevention
offers greater access than traditional practices [in part] because
[the services] don’t hinge on what isn’t re-
to physicians and less imbursed [by insurance companies],” said
Blue. Most concierge practices accept insur-
time in crowded ance, and the membership fee is specifically
for services that are not covered.
waiting rooms. Blue said that although no official track-
ing of concierge practices is available in the
Washington, D.C., area, he estimated that Dr. M. Anthony Casolaro of Virginia Hospital in Arlington says execu-
By Marilyn Campbell there about 200. Among the largest and tive health clinics allow patients to get efficient, personalized attention
The Connection most well-known companies offering such and early detection of diseases, which can lead to more successful
services are MDVIP and Privia Health. treatments.
t one point in her medical ca-
A reer, Dr. Sandy Ibrahim of
Fairfax County saw about 25
patients per day. Each patient
got less than 15 minutes of her time, even
for a physical examination Ibrahim had
“We have so much more
paperwork to do because of
some of the doctor-patient relationship tional primary care doctors, executive
gets lost.” health services are meant to work in con-
The salary of family physicians, who cert with a primary care doctor. Rates at
are among the lowest-paid doctors, can Executive Health at Virginia Hospital in
increase when they transition to a con- Arlington start at $2,200.
little time to develop a doctor-patient re- the insurance companies. cierge practice. “Often [doctors] have ex- “It is really designed for people [for
lationship, which she said is an essential tremely significant debt that they’ve in- whom] time is [the] biggest constraint,”
component of quality health care. Unfortunately, some of the curred through medical school, and they said Casolaro.
“I put out fires the best I could in the are looking at how they can make the One such person is Marc Wallace, an Ar-
time I had,” said Ibrahim. doctor-patient relationship amount of money they need to pay their lington business owner who says he was dis-
In 2008, Ibrahim joined PartnerMD, a bills off,” said Ragland. satisfied with the hurried pace of the physi-
membership medical practice with an of-
gets lost.” Concierge medicine came about in cal examinations he received from his pri-
fice in McLean. She now spends a mini- — Dr. Janice Ragland, MD, Herndon 1996, but the focus on finding innova- mary care doctor. At the suggestion of a
mum of 30 minutes with each patient Family Medicine tive strategies to improve doctor-patient friend, he tried Executive Health at Virginia
during routine office visits and relationships is much older. In Hospital Center.
90 minutes for a physical exam. 1948, executive health pro- “I was able to ask [the doctor] any ques-
“I can sit with them one-on- grams emerged as a way to ben- tions and not feel pressured like he had to
one, really listen and learn efit both patient and physician. run off to see somebody else quickly,” said
about them,” she said. Since that time, other executive Wallace.
Ibrahim is part of a medical health clinics have sprouted up Some health care experts say that such
trend called concierge medi- around the country including personalized services cater to the elite and
cine. Here’s how it works: pa- locally at Virginia Hospital Cen- put additional stress on an already overbur-
tients join a concierge medical ter in Arlington. dened health care system. Baby Boomers
practice by paying a member- begin turning 65 this year
ship fee that typically ranges and will require increased
from $900 to $3,600. In ex- “We need to figure out ways medical care. At the same
change, they avoid long waits time, the American Acad-
in crowded waiting rooms and to make the clinician’s life emy of Family Physicians
spend more time with their phy-
sician during office visits. Their
more rewarding, and this is says the number of medi-
cal students entering fam-
physical exams are more thor-
ough than in many traditional
one of them.” ily practice is declining,
with the current environ-
practices and include in-depth — Len Nichols, Ph.D., director of the ment driving them into
screenings and tailored educa- Center for Health Policy Research and subspecialties like radiol-
tion for disease prevention. Ethics at George Mason University ogy and anesthesiology.
Same-day or next-day appoint- “The med student who
ments are also common. In In a concierge medical practice, patients pay a mem- is choosing family practice
practices such as PartnerMD, bership fee ranging from $900 to $3,600. In exchange, Like in concierge practices, now is pretty much in the single digits per
patients even have 24/7 access they avoid long waits in crowded waiting rooms and patients pay a fee to join and year,” said Len Nichols, Ph.D., director of
to the physicians and medical spend more time with their physician during visits. get extensive, personalized the Center for Health Policy Research and
staff, including their doctor’s physical examinations that in- Ethics at George Mason University. “We’re
cell phone number and e-mail address. Concierge medical practices offer benefits clude tests running the gamut from elec- not even replacing the [family practice doc-
“Patients [are not] just another medical for doctors, too, like a caseload reduction trocardiograms and stress tests to CT scans tors] we have, and we don’t have enough
chart,” said Ibrahim. “Because I have more from as many as 3,000 to as few as 600 and bone density tests. The tests are all per- now.”
time to devote to each patient, I can dig patients. Dr. Janice Ragland, M.D., a fam- formed in one appointment, and the doc- Nichols said the field of concierge medi-
deeper into their symptoms.” ily practice physician with Herndon Family tor delivers the results to the patient at the cine is not yet large enough to pose a seri-
Tom Blue, executive director of American Medicine and former president of the Vir- end of the session. ous threat to the health care system. In fact,
Academy of Private Physicians, said that ginia Academy of Family Physicians says “They do in one [visit] what you would he said there are aspects of the model that
annual exams in a concierge medical prac- that fewer patients mean a stronger doc- need four or five visits to different physi- health policy experts would be wise to emu-
tice are more likely to provide early detec- tor-patient relationship. cians to accomplish,” said Dr. M. Anthony late. “I certainly wouldn’t want to nip this
tion of diseases, which can lead to more suc- “We have so much more paperwork to Casolaro, M.D., medical director of Execu- innovation in the bud,” he said. “We need
cessful treatments. do because of the insurance companies,” tive Health at Virginia Hospital in Arling- to figure out ways to make the clinician’s
“[Concierge medical practices] are able said Ragland, who has chosen to remain ton. life more rewarding, and this is one of
to deliver a more current and modern ap- in a traditional practice. “Unfortunately, While concierge services replace tradi- them.”
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From Page 8 to Hurricane Katrina victims who
were displaced to our area. The
to also be the Board Chair at The countless hours she dedicated to
Country Day School, a private pre- selflessly organize a way to bring
school in McLean, where she sup- our community together when an-
ports and leads the very best in other community needed our help
early childhood education. My is immeasurable.
mom is also the International Chair This is just one example that
for the Cappies, a high school the- makes my mom so special.
ater and journalism program, in Most importantly, she is the
which she attends high school mother of four who have educa-
plays and musicals every weekend tional backgrounds spanning spe-
during the school year throughout cial needs to advanced academics
the Washington, D.C., metro area and of whom two — including
and mentors student critics. myself — are adopted. She has
Her dedication and passion for and always will be our biggest fan.
the betterment of our community Last and certainly not least, she
is not reserved only to schools ei- was the wife of the best partner and
ther. I remember in 2005 watch- friend one could ask for, Bill Strauss
ing the news when Hurricane (my dad), who passed away from
Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast and pancreatic cancer in 2007.
left thousands of people homeless. She has tirelessly dedicated her
Within a few hours my mom was life to improving the quality of
on the phone trying to figure out education for every student and
how she could help. The next day she continues to fight for every
she met with the leaders of Fairfax student today.
County, dozens of organizations, Please support my mom and
private businesses and any and all vote to keep her as your
families that wanted to help. To- Dranesville District School Board
gether they created Fairfax Fami- member on Nov. 8.
lies Care to assist those affected by Please visit her website for more
Hurricane Katrina. Hundreds of i n f o r m a t i o n :
people attended Katrina Aid, a www.janiestrauss.com.
benefit concert put on by students
and alumni from all over Fairfax Victoria S. Hays
County. All the money raised went Fairfax
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Camps & Schools
‘Going Green’ at
hurchill Road School started off will be processed and mailed to
C its green programs the first
week of school. Amanda Cash,
from ESI Waste.com, an envi-
ronmental waste management company
working with FCPS, came to Churchill Road
terracyle.net. In return, CRS receives a
specified per pound fee, which is used to
fund ongoing green efforts at CRS.
All plastics, most recyclable cafeteria con-
tainers, such as milk cartons, juice boxes,
on Thursday, Sept. 8 to demonstrate single plastic trays, fruit cups and yogurt cups,
stream recycling with CRS Environmental were placed in the single-stream recycling
Studies Educator Debra Maes and Kim bin for processing with ESIWaste.com. It is
Wenk, parent volunteer. Single stream re- this recycling effort that has allowed the
cycling is one-stop shopping, and eliminates school to reduce waste.
the need to separate plastic, paper and cans
into separate recycling containers. BY TEACHING STUDENTS how to com-
Cash worked the compost-upcycle-recycle post, upcycle and recycle, over the last year,
lunch line in the CRS cafeteria, helping stu- Churchill Road has reduced lunch waste
Photo by Kim Moran
dents dispose of lunch leftovers in the ap- from 250 pounds to 45 pounds of actual
propriate bins. After finishing lunch, each trash per daily lunch.
student went through the line putting waste Single stream recycling applies to
in the appropriate bin. All uneaten raw Churchill Road classrooms and administra-
fruits and vegetables were deposited in the tive offices as well. To help the students
compost bin. This organic waste will go to correctly identify recyclable, compostable
the school’s compost tumbler to create and upcyclable items, a special presenta-
“black gold” (fertilizer) for the raised beds tion was aired on the school’s morning pro-
where students grow fruits and vegetables. gram, the Bobcat News. Churchill Road Churchill Road kindergarteners Nicole Hoback, Julia Stout, Riley
Foil-lined chip bags, bars and cookie sixth grader Jay Walton conducted an on- Buddie, Arden Williamson, Brady Quinn, Amy Park, James McGowan,
wrappers, ziplock bags and juice pouches camera demonstration of single-streaming Bridget Mullery and Natalie Meza, with older students observing in the
were placed in the upcycle bin, where they and what can and cannot be recycled. background.
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Meeting Focuses on Tysons Corner Redevelopment
Del. Mark Keam questioned not only the adequacy of the
infrastructure, but the taxpayers’ responsi-
hears from voters — bility to be the primary funding arm.
Herndon/Oak Hill business owner Jason
loudly — on Tysons Stern said that his wife avoids going to the
Tysons Corner area now. The traffic and
Corner plan. congestion with new development and
higher density would only worsen, he said.
“I’m pro-business. I’m not pro-stupidity,”
By Donna Manz Stern said.
The Connection Plush Gelato owners Dinh and Henry
Luong attended the meeting to learn more
ne message came through about how Tysons Corner’s redevelopment
O loud and clear at the Tysons would affect small businesses in Vienna.
Donna Manz/The Connection
Corner redevelopment pub- ViennaTysons Regional Chamber of Com-
lic forum hosted by Del. Mark merce president Diane Poldy said that re-
Keam on Sept. 28: the transformation of development of Tysons Corner would ben-
Tysons Corner into a city was foisted on efit all the stakeholders in the long run.
taxpayers who have little say in the trans- Businesses would contribute tax revenue
formation. and employers would add jobs. As a tran-
Except for a business interest represented, sit-oriented development, the new Tysons
none of the 20 to 25 guests expressed satis- Corner, with its four Metro stations, would
faction with the increased density of popu- take cars off the roads, not add more cars
lation and office buildings that the redevel- to it. Poldy, too, emphasized the need for
opment would bring. Residents, said a few more funding from Richmond. The chair-
citizens, moved to the Vienna and McLean Some of the attendees at Del. Mark Keam’s (D-35) public forum on man of the Town of Vienna’s Business Liai-
areas precisely because they did not want Thursday, Sept. 28. Residents and business owners voiced concerns over son Committee concurred with the need for
to live around a city. the increased density the new Tysons Corner would generate. a greater share of tax revenue from Rich-
Tysons Corner redevelopment is happen- mond.
ing, said Keam, and citizens and local when determining how much state money “We don’t want to have to pay more than Linda Miller, who moved to Vienna 20
elected officials alike have to work together comes back to Northern Virginia. As an ex- our fair share,” said Seeman. “Someone years ago, was explicit in her disdain for the
to protect the interests of residents. “We ample, Keam cited transportation funding. needs to help us out, whether it’s the county new Tysons Corner becoming a city in itself.
[Tysons Corner-area residents] didn’t ask The Commonwealth returns money to lo- or the state.” “I could have moved to Ballston or Wash-
for this,” said Keam. “It came to us. So, what cales for road use based on road mileage. ington, but I didn’t want to live in a city,”
can we do to work around these concerns?” Keam would like to see money given back MANY GUESTS WERE CANDID in their said Miller. “If Tysons becomes a city, I’m not
Keam acknowledged that many of the is- to Northern Virginia based on road usage. dissatisfaction with the current Tysons Cor- staying. I’m moving. At some point, we have
sues would be dealt with at the Fairfax Some laws are in place that are designed to ner redevelopment plans. to say, ‘this has to stop,’ and stop it now.”
County level or federal level, but as a del- ensure that the region doesn’t get its fair “The only people this development ben- Several attendees remarked that North-
egate whose district embraces the constitu- share, Keam said. efits are the developers,” said Cheryl Jones ern Virginia is the economic engine of the
ency around Tysons Corner, Keam pledged Vienna Mayor M. Jane Seeman and of McLean. “We didn’t ask for this. It was state and is, in effect, penalized for its eco-
to use his position in the General Assembly McLean Citizens Association president Rob pushed on us by developers.” nomic success, said Keam..
to do as much as he could to protect their Jackson participated in the forum as repre- While most attendees were residents who The Northern Virginia delegation is bipar-
interests. sentatives of their residents. came to the forum to comment on the im- tisan on pushing for a greater percentage
Representing the 35th District, Keam has Seeman spoke first, remarking that pact redevelopment would have on the sur- of money to come back to Northern Virginia,
submitted bills before the General Assem- Vienna and McLean share similar interests rounding Vienna and McLean areas, a few Keam said. “We’re all on the same page,”
bly that would factor in additional elements in preserving their respective communities. others were business owners. One of them he said.
Redevelopment Before County Board for the costs of Metro providing service.
Within the business community there is
Supervisors OK first Tysons Corner development project. a sharp ongoing debate on who should pay
what portion of the costs.
Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield)
By Nicholas Horrock Hill Metro station, will have 1.72 million difficult debate on what portion of Tysons said it is a grave mistake to be approving
The Connection square feet of residential space in four build- Corner nearly $2 billion in transportation development plans before the county knows
ings, plus some 18,000 feet of space for ser- improvements would be paid for by county how transportation costs will be met.
he Fairfax County Board of Super- vice businesses. taxpayers and what portion would be paid “That’s like what we’re getting over in
T visors Monday, Sept. 26, approved
the first development project under
the new Tysons Land Use Plan, which is the
The project was selected in 2009 to be a
test of the new zoning and planning regu-
lations. A third section, Part C, bringing the
by the businesses and developers reaping
the profits of the these projects.
Even in October, it is unlikely that the
Mark Center,” he said, referring to a build-
ing under construction in Alexandria as part
of the Base Realignment and Closure pro-
vision of turning “Edge City,” into a real whole parcel to some 32 acres, will seek supervisors can complete a transportation cess. “It’s kind of putting the cart before the
urban area with residences for 100,000 county approval early in 2012, according plan. It assigned the Planning Commission horse.” He said it was ludicrous to provide
people, pedestrian walks, shops, Metro ser- to Elizabeth Baker, a lawyer with Walsh, to come up with recommendations and the the Georgelas Group with what are effec-
vice and hopefully a far reduced depen- Colucci, Lubeley Emrich and Walsh, P .C. commission reported that even by acceler- tively subsidies to use 20 percent of its units
dency on cars which are choking Fairfax The buildings are all in walking distance ating its meeting schedule, it would be for work place housing and not be willing
County’s major economic center. of the proposed Metro station on the new March 2012 before they would have a plan. spend time to get the critical transportation
The first development plan is proposed Silver Line which will make it possible for The county staff proposed in 2010 that plan laid out.
by the Georgelas Group, on a modest two the residents to move about the region with- the “private partners,” that is the develop- But the Georgelas project has won plau-
sections totaling some 7-acres. Part A is lo- out driving a car and the project is planned ers, pay $700 million of the cost and the dits from a whole range of groups in the
cated on 1.56 acres and would feature a to be served the proposed Tysons “circula- county taxpayers would pick up the rest, county. It is agreeing to widen and recon-
high rise residential building with between tor” rail system, as well. but the supervisors have never weighed in struct two major thoroughfares in its area,
307 and 478 dwelling units. The supervisors voted unanimously for on this proposal. Businesses in Tysons Cor- build a completely new fire and rescue sta-
Part B, a block from the Tysons Spring the project, but set Oct. 25 for a far more ner are also in a special tax district to pay tion, and layout streets and parks.
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OPEN HOUSES From Page 13
One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 3
SATURDAY/SUNDAY, p.m. Oakton Library, 10304
Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn the
basics of the Internet, Word and
OCTOBER 8 & 9 Excel. Call for appointment. Adults.
703-242-4020, TTY: 711.
Money Matters. 7:15 p.m. Oakton
Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place,
Oakton. Explore the importance of
money and the economy. Monthly
group discussion focuses on personal
finance and investing. Adults. 703-
242-4020, TTY: 711.
An Evening With The Duhks. 7:30
p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave.
E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.
India Calling: Returning to my
Parents’ India. 7 p.m. Stacy C.
Sherwood Community Center, 3740
Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Meet The Vienna Arts Society Gallery, 513 Maple Ave., West in
Anand Giridharadas, author of India
Calling and columnist for the New
Vienna, will display “Exotics et Cetera” from Oct. 4-Nov.
York Times. 703-293-6227, TTY: 12, Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The watercolors
711. features orchids and other tropical flora by Ruth Ensley,
Fall Frolics. 10:30 a.m. Dolley
903 Fairway Drive, Vienna • $749,000 • Open Sunday 1-4 p.m. Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge
inspired by South America. 703-319-3220 or
Ave., McLean. Rhymes, stories and www.ViennaArtsSociety.org.
Anne & Sarah Harrington, Long & Foster, 703-585-8595 songs. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-356-
0770, TTY: 711. www.wolftrap.org.
When you visit one of these Open Houses, tell the Realtor you saw it in this Toddler Tales. 10:30 a.m. Oakton fusion band. $20. www.wolftrap.org.
Connection Newspaper. For more real estate listings and open houses, visit Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place,
www.ConnectionNewspapers.com & click the Real Estate links on the right side. Oakton. Stories and activities for you SATURDAY/OCT. 15
and your toddler. Age 2-3 with adult. FRIDAY/OCT. 14 Model Railroad (HO Scale) Open
Call Specific Agents to Confirm Dates & Times. 703-242-4020, TTY: 711. HoneyHoney and Joshua James. House and Display. 1-5 p.m.
Sam Bush. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Historic Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion
Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. A Ave. E., Vienna. Road NE, Vienna. The layout depicts
Gainesville fusion of bluegrass with jazz, rock,
reggae and more. $35.
“Auntie Mame.” 7:30 p.m. James Lee
the Western North Carolina Railroad
(now a portion of the Norfolk
13525 Chipper Ct.......................$440,000......Sun 1-4.................Scott Koval....Samson Props..703-625-3446 www.wolftrap.org. Community Center Theater, 2855 Southern) during the period of
Annandale Road, Fall Church. An transition from steam to diesel. The
Herndon THURSDAY/OCT. 13
eccentric aunt introduces her nephew
to a life of madcap parties, silly
Open House also features Thomas
the Tank Engine and some of his
12003 Cheviot Dr.......................$525,000......Sun 1-4............Suzanne Hilder..Coldwell Banker..703-471-7220 Todd Wright & Friends: A escapades and more. $128 adults, friends. Free, donations accepted.
Retrospective featuring $15 students and seniors. www.nvmr.org or 703-938-5157.
Kingstowne/Alexandria members of the Excentrics, The
Getaway Car and West Goes
www.providenceplayers.org or 703-
McLean Uncorked: Food and Wine
Festival. McLean Community
4717 Poplar Dr..........................$899,000......Sun 1-4..............Rachel Carter..Coldwell Banker..703-851-4207 East. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Friday Afternoon Chess Group. 1 Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean.
Maple Ave. E., Vienna. p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 With the Food Network’s Alton
Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. City of
Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Players
of all levels welcome. No registration
Brown and Washington D.C.’s Chef
Bob Kinkead. Seminars, tastings and
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fingerplays and other activities. Age English Conversation Group. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free general
Oak Hill 2-3 with adult. 703-293-6227, TTY:
a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101
Maple Ave. East, Vienna. English
admission. $40 per person/$30 tax
district residents for wine taster’s
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p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 0405, TTY: 711. included. Wine seminars are priced
Reston Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn the
basics of the Internet, Word and
Pokemon League. 3 p.m. Patrick
Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East,
separately and advance registration is
1535 Woodcrest Dr....................$299,990......Sun 1-4.............Teresa Kidwell..........Century 21..703-818-0111 Excel. Call for appointment. Adults. Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. *Wine-and-Dine-Around. 5-10:30
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Springfield Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna.
A Canadian indie/Celtic-rock world-
The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap
Road, Vienna. Chamber music. $40.
required. Registrants must be 21
years or older.
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Workshop for Older Adults
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hour workshops. Sponsored by *Chairman, Board of Supervisors. WEDNESDAY/OCT. 12
the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging, Sharon Bulova vs. Spike Williams. Candidates Night: State Senate
Elderlink and the Shepherd *Dranesville Supervisor. John Foust vs. and House of Delegates. 7:30
To add your FREE Realtor represented Center of Oakton/Vienna. 703- Dennis Husch. p.m. Langley High School, 6520
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email@example.com Center of Oakton-Vienna, 541
Marshall Road, Vienna. First of six
Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber
of Commerce TIPS Luncheon.
Group Meeting. 1:30 p.m. at
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weekly workshops for people with 12:15 p.m. Shula’s Steakhouse, 8028 Medicine, 6829 Elm St., Suite
All listings are due by Monday at 3 P.M. chronic conditions and/or their Leesburg Pike, in the Tysons Corner 300, McLean. Group leader, Jodi
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McLean Connection Sports Editor Rich Sanders
Sports 703-224-3031 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Highlanders Edge Tough Marshall Squad, 20-19
Fourth quarter touchdown run by Eckrod helps Highlanders improve to 3-2.
By Rich Sanders was proud how we were able to
The Connection execute when it counted,” said
t did not come easily for the McLean will play a Thursday
I McLean High football team last
week, but the Highlanders
snapped a two-game losing skid
by defeating Marshall, 20-19, in a Lib-
erty District Friday home game.
night district game this week at
South Lakes. The Seahawks are
0-5 and coming off a tough 21-
19 loss at non-Northern Region
opponent Louisa County (Min-
Photo by Craig Sterbutzel/The Connection
McLean (3-2), which had lost close eral, Va.), a Region II member
district games to Fairfax, 19-16 in of the Jefferson District.
overtime, and Madison, 17-16, over
the prior two weeks, earned its first
district victory of the season with the “I was definitely
one point win over the Statesmen (1-
4). proud that the kids
Four of McLean’s five games thus far
have been decided by three points or played down to the
less, and three of those games were
decided by a single point. The only
wire for another week
lopsided affair was a 24-6 Highlander
win over Falls Church in week two.
and were able to putt-
The game with Marshall was an- out the win.”
other typically close encounter of
which McLean was involved in.
— McLean coach Jim Patrick
“I was definitely proud that the kids Marshall High gave McLean a close game last Friday night. The Statesmen (1-4)
played down to the wire for another will be at home against Fairfax this Thursday night. The Highlanders know they
week and were able to putt-out the cannot take any opponent for
win,” said McLean coach Jim Patrick. “I feel touchdowns, the first from 42 yards out in THE STATESMEN got a defensive touch- granted and will be looking to im-
like we are a couple plays away from being the second quarter to break a scoreless tie, down in the third quarter and got onto the prove to 4-2 before having to face two
5-0.” and the latter coming from a yard out in scoreboard again when Mendez connected of the Northern Region’s best teams
But Patrick also saw the other side of that. the third quarter. Eckrod, a junior, broke free with receiver Luigi Fernandez for a 30-yard the following two weeks in
“I guess you could say we are a couple for a 65-yard touchdown run which ac- scoring strike to make it 19-7 Marshall. Centreville (Oct. 14) and Stone
plays away from being 1-4, too.” counted for the game’s lone fourth quarter McLean got within 19-14 on McColgan’s Bridge (Oct. 21).
Both McLean and Marshall ran the foot- score. 1-yard touchdown run in the third quarter “We will have a tough match up
ball with success in Friday’s meeting. The Marshall quarterback Danny Mendez before the Highlanders struck in the final with South Lakes this Thursday,” said
Highlanders had big running games from rushed for a game-high 142 yards on 14 quarter on Eckrod’s long scoring run. Fol- Coach Patrick. “They found some real
both Hunter Eckrod (nine carries, 105 carries. His 16-yard scoring run tied the lowing the touchdown, McLean’s two-point offensive success last week versus
yards) and Ryan McColgan (13 carries, 93 game at 7-7 in the second quarter and that conversion attempt failed but the Highland- Louisa County, and have very explo-
yards). Both ball carriers found the end was still the score at halftime. ers still had the lead at 20-19. sive potential. I think we are going to
zone. McColgan, a senior, scored a pair of “Marshall had a strong game plan, but I have our hands full defending them.”
THE FLINT HILL SCHOOL football Chambers (nine tackles); end Jared Cecil Case in the 50-59 age bracket; as well ginia and seniors should contact their
team improved its record to 4-0 on Sat- Luebbers (five tackles, one sack, one fumble as the teams of Fairfax duo Michael Eber local recreation departments for centers
urday, Oct. 1, with a 14-0 shutout win recovery); and linebacker Dominique Chest- and Nelson Kieff (60-69 division); Burke’s offering pickleball classes and on-going
over visiting St. Anne’s Belfield nut (nine tackles). duo of Phil Doherty and Robert Shellhouse play
(Charlottesville). All of Flint Hill’s points Hunter Windmuller, Flint Hill’s punter, (70-79); and the twosome of Case and Tom Gold medal winners in the pickleball
were scored in the first quarter as the gave the special teams a boost with three Jacobs (80-89). On the women’s side, the competition included: Wilson (men’s 70-
Huskies scored two touchdowns, scoring punts of 60, 49, and 47 yards, the latter of duo of Joan Lithicum (Aldie, Va.) and 79); Wilson and Arlington’s J.T. Price
runs from running back Jonny Reed (10 which pinned St. Anne’s at their own 7-yard Springfield’s Kelley McCaffey were cham- (70-79, men’s doubles); Arlington’s
yard TD) and fullback Jerrod Reed 8 line. pions. In mixed doubles, Fairfax’s Marian Lapp and McLean’s Karen
yards out). Howard’s touchdown capped On Friday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m., Sports Tomkin
Notes Chuck for a gold and Lithium Pearson (60-69, women’s doubles);
Flint Hill’s first possession of the game. Flint Hill will host fellow un- teamed medal. McLean’s Karen Pearson and Arlington’s
For the afternoon, Howard carried the beaten private school opponent The NVSO Games officially James Hewitt (60-69, mixed doubles);
ball 18 times for 115 yards. Reed had 11 Bishop Ireton (5-0). concluded on Wednesday, Sept. 28 after and Springfield’s Lynn O’Connor and Roy
carries for 58 yards. three days of pickleball competition at the O’Connor (75-79, mixed doubles).
Through the air, Flint Hill quarterback RAIN DELAYS resulted in tennis compe- Thomas Jefferson Community Center in Ar- Over 600º seniors participated in the
Andy Rehberger completed 7-of-11 tition postponements at the Northern Vir- lington. 2011 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.
passes for 81 yards. His targets included ginia Senior Olympics (NVS0) on the week Burke’s Del Wilson, a pickleball competi-
wide receiver Chyrstian Brown (two of Sept. 19. However some mixed doubles tor in the men’s 70-79 age division, de- THE RESTON YOUTH ASSOCIA-
catches, 27 yards), Howard (two catches, play did get in the following week, on Fri- scribed the sport as being “the fastest grow- TION (RYA) will celebrate a “pink out”
24 yards) and wide receiver Nick day, Sept. 30, at Wakefield District Park in ing senior sport in the country.ºSimply put, day of youth football action in games at
Bazzarone (two catches, 17 yards). Annandale. pickleball is a modified tennis game played Lake Fairfax this Saturday.ºThe special
Defensively for the Huskies, Brown, a Gold medalists in men’s singles included on a badminton court with a lower net,º day of youth football will benefit the
member of the secondary, had an inter- McLean’s Dell Pendergrast (70-79 age composite board paddle and a wiffle-like fight against women’s breast cancer.
ception. Other big games came from free group) and Burke’s Phil Case (80-89). In ball.” There will be raffles, food, and the sell-
safety Ben Kase, who had an intercep- men’s doubles, gold medals went to the duo Wilson also said that pickleball groups ing of merchandise, all to benefit can-
tion, a sack, and 10 tackles; tackle Larry of Robert Howe (Alexandria) and Fairfax’s are springing up all around Northern Vir- cer research.
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Camps & Schools School Notes
Send School Notes to
McLean Scouts Provide Honor Guard at Nats Game Photo Contributed
.com. Deadline is Friday.
On Sunday, Sept. 18, Cub Scouts James McGrath of
from Pack 1867, of McLean, pro- McLean has been selected to
vided the color guard during the be a McDonough Scholar at
Washington Nationals game Marietta College this fall.
against the Florida Marlins. Scouts The program helps students
Ryan Hooper, Duncan Andrews, gain a deeper understanding
Adam Dietrich and Eric Mizusawa, of leadership, practice lead-
were selected at random to repre- ership skills and grow as en-
sent the Pack. One Scout was se- gaged leaders.
lected from each den (Wolf, Bear,
Webelos I and Webelos II). Ten Langley High School
Several days before the game, students have been named as
the Scouts drilled with Assistant 2011 National Merit Schol-
Cubmaster Joel Timmins and un- arship Semifinalists: Allison
derwent a uniform inspection with S. Brady, Saba
Cubmaster John Dietrich. The Eskandarian, Jimmy J.
Scouts knew that they might be on Fang, Jamison G. Fox-
the Jumbotron before thousands Canning, Nathaniel C.
of fans and wanted their uniforms Howe, Dylan J. Kriz,
to be in perfect condition, and Debbie R. Pan, Spencer
their drill to be precise. Scout C. Shabshab, Holliday L.
Duncan was to carry the Ameri- Shuler and Andrew J.
can flag while Scout Adam would Stewart.
carry the flag of Pack 1867. Scouts
Ryan and Eric would escort the Four Scouts, from left, Ryan Hooper, Duncan Andrews, Adam Dietrich and Eric Six McLean High School
flags and stand at attention. The Mizusawa, were selected at random to represent Pack 1867. students have been named as
Pack 1867 flag is ornamented with 2011 National Merit Schol-
numerous awards and honors the of Scout Day 2011. Ten minutes Jumbotron along with those of the Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in arship Semifinalists: Nana-
Pack has won over the years. before game time, the Scouts Washington Nats, Florida Marlins McLean, is in the Chain Bridge Kwabena A. Abrefah,
On the morning of the game, marched onto the field and stood and fans in attendance. After the District, National Capital Area Daniel J. Lee, Eric R.
Scouts and parents from many lo- at attention while the national anthem, the Scouts retired the col- Counsel of the Cub Scouts. Leimkuhler, Elizabeth
cal Packs were invited to a pre- anthem was performed by local ors and enjoyed the game. The Cubmaster John Dietrich can be McGrady, Justin Nam
game parade around the field by singer D.C. Washington. Their Nats won by a score of 4-3. contacted at and Brian Tong.
the Washington Nationals in honor faces flashed briefly on the Pack 1867, chartered by St. Cubmasterpack1867@gmail.com.
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IMPROVED REAL ESTATE
Improved by the premises known as
6616 Melrose Drive, McLean, Virginia
In execution of a Deed of Trust from Ana Maria V. Clarke and
Paul F. Clarke, Jr., dated October 18, 2010, and recorded No- Volunteers Allison and Jessica
vember 20, 2010, in Deed Book 21361 at page 78 among the
Land Records of Fairfax County County, Virginia, the under- Samantha Reiser of Oakton takes a Pereira of Alexandria button the
signed substitute trustee will offer for sale at public auction at
the front entrance of the Judicial Center for Fairfax County Holly Kessler of Manassas stuffs her pony ride behind the Fairfax jeans of a soon-to-be scarecrow at
County, at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, on scarecrow at the Fall for Fairfax County Government center at the the Fall for Fairfax Kidsfest on
Friday, October 7, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. Kidsfest on Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Sunday, Oct. 2, Fall for Fairfax Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Fairfax
Fairfax County Government Center. Kidsfest. County Government Center.
the following property being the property contained in said
Deed of Trust, described as follows: Photos by Deb Cobb/The Connection
Lots 38, 39 and 40, Section B, Water Heights Subdivision, as
per plat thereof recorded in Deed Book T-9 at page 247,
among the Land Records of Fairfax County County, Virginia.
Commonly known as 6616 Melrose Drive, McLean, Virginia
TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of $100,000.00 or ten percent
(10%) of the sale price, whichever amount is less, in the form
of cash or its equivalent will be required of the purchaser at the
time and place of sale; the balance of the purchase money be-
ing due and payable within fifteen (15) days after sale, time ex-
pressly being of the essence, with interest at the rate of 4.0
percent per annum from date of sale to date of settlement.
Provided, however, that if the holder of the secured promissory
note is the successful bidder at the sale, no cash deposit shall
be required, and part of or the entire indebtedness, including
interest and costs, secured by the Deed of Trust, may be set Connor Lygon of Burke checks out
off against the purchase price. some of the communications gear
Any defaulting purchaser shall forfeit the deposit and stand the on the Fairfax County Fire and
risk and cost of resale. Rescue Department Mobile Com-
Sale shall be made subject to all existing easements and re- mand Post, on display at the Sun-
strictive covenants as the same may lawfully affect the real es-
tate. Sale is further subject to mechanic's and/or material-
day, Oct. 2, Fall for Fairfax Kidsfest
man's liens of record and not of record. The property will be at the Fairfax County Government
sold subject to all conditions, covenants, restrictions, rights of
redemption of federal lienholders or encumbrances, and agree- Center. The Mobile Command Post,
ments of record affecting the same, if any. stationed in Merrifield at Station
In the event the undersigned trustee is unable to convey to the 30, is a large vehicle outfitted with
purchaser good title, then purchaser's sole and exclusive rem- a variety of computers, network-
edy shall be in the refund of the deposit paid at the time of
sale. ing, video and communications Joey Kidd gives Firefighter Lawrence Ellison a high-five after learning
The subject property and all improvements thereon will be sold
equipment that firefighters used to about the nozzles that the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
in "as is" condition without warranty of any kind. Purchaser facilitate operations and interde- uses on their pumper truck at the Sunday, Oct. 2, Fall for Fairfax Kidsfest
shall be responsible for any and all building and/or zoning code
violations whether of record or not of record, as well as for all partmental cooperation during at the Fairfax County Government Center. Ellison hails from Station 30
unpaid and enforceable homeowners' or condominium owners' large incidents. out of Merrifield.
association dues and assessments, if any. Purchaser 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, vandalism, theft, destruc-
tion, or the like, of or to the property occurring after the time of
sale. Conveyance will be by special warranty deed. Convey-
ancing, recording, transfer taxes, notary fees, examination of ti-
tle, 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 assessments, if any, shall be
adjusted to the date of sale and thereafter shall be assumed by
The undersigned trustee unconditionally reserves the right: (i)
to waive the deposit requirement; (ii) to approve or disapprove
the creditworthiness of any bidder and/or purchaser; (iii) to
withdraw the property from sale at any time prior to termination
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 here-
Additional terms and conditions of sale may be announced at
the time of sale.
DAVID N. PRENSKY
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: The train tables were a hub of activity for the younger
David N. Prensky
Chasen & Chasen
set escaping the rain during the Sunday, Oct. 2, Fall Shea Bader and his son Charles Bader of Alexandria
5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W. #500 for Fairfax Kidsfest at the Fairfax County Government contemplate one of the llamas in the petting zoo at
Washington, D.C. 20015
(202) 244-4000 Center. Brothers Ethan Henry Baker of Fairfax were the Sunday, Oct. 2, Fall for Fairfax Kidsfest at the
two of many children entertained by the display. Fairfax County Government Center.
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We’ve Changed to NAPA to Better Serve Our Customers
Same People • Same Ownership Since 1961 • Same Professional Commitment to Service
1 GALLON OF WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
• Valid at all locations
EVERY ITEM IN THE STORE! • Limit 1 per customer
You must present this coupon with your purchase. • Offer valid while supplies last
Not valid with any other discounted or promotional offer. • Must present coupon
Expires November 1, 2011. CN • Expires November 1, 2011 CN
456 S. Pickett St. 10912 Lee Hwy.
(Corner of Edsall & South Pickett)
BURKE.........................................................703-425-4400 (Machine Shop) 703-560-0813
5663 Burke Centre Pkwy. 8701 Lee Hwy.
(Rt. 123 & Burke Center Pkwy., Behind McDonald’s)
14154-C Willard Rd. 8196-A Terminal Rd.
(Fairfax County Pkwy. at Terminal Rd.)
(Economy Auto Parts) 3855 Pickett Rd. STERLING..................................................703-450-6600
FALLS CHURCH........................................703-534-1200 (LOUDOUN)................................................703-444-5096
431 S. Maple Ave. 47060 Harry F. Byrd Hwy.
(near intersection of Lee Hwy. & Rt. 7) (Rt. 7 at Dranesville Rd.)
23070 Oak Grove Rd. #100 121 Church St., N.E.
(Corner of Rt. 606 & Oak Grove Rd.) (Behind Vienna Inn)
2 MANASSAS AREA LOCATIONS
MANASSAS/EUCLID AVE......703-368-7106 MANASSAS/Rt. 234..................703-368-1002
(Metro).........................................703-631-1125 (Metro) ........................................ 703-631-1205
(Champ Auto Parts) 9088 Euclid Ave. (Economy Auto Parts) 8106 Sudley Rd.
These stores are not affiliated with NAPA.
MOST STORES OPEN PARTS PRO GROUP ® Full Line of Foreign & Domestic Parts
NIGHTS & SUNDAYS EVERYTHING AUTOMOTIVE Complete Machine Shop Service
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