From Centreville High to Iraq

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 JULY 3-9, 2008                "In a Time of War" 25 Cents Newsstand Price                                                                                           Volume XXII, NO. 27

From Centreville High to Iraq
An update on Marines Ryan Burke
and Sean O’Neill in Delta Company.
               By Bonnie Hobbs              to Iraq.
                         Centre View           “Several times over the past
                                            couple years, there were rumors
   Editor’s note: When the war in Iraq
first began, Centre View did a six-week     that they’d be remobilized, but it
series about several, young men and         didn’t happen,” said Ryan’s mom,
women from Centreville and Chantilly        Rosina Burke of Little Rocky Run.
who joined the military and answered        “Ryan and Sean would joke about
their country’s call. Now, for the Fourth
of July issue, here is an update on two     it, saying, ‘Just wait; just as we’re
of them, Ryan Burke and Sean O’Neill.       about to turn in our gear, we’ll be
             yan Burke and Sean                Ryan, 24, is the only child of

R            O’Neill
             Centreville High to-

friends and graduated in 2001.
They also both joined the Marine
                                            Rosina and husband Frank Burke,

                                            “It’s probably one of
                                            the hardest things to
Reserves, went through boot
camp, infantry and light armored
vehicle (LAV) training together
                                            do — to send your
and, in March 2003, ended up in
the same company overseas.
                                            only child into war.”
                 When their tour                      — Rosina Burke, mom, Ryan Burke in the Al Anbar Province, near                         Sgt. Sean O’Neill, USMC with his care
                                                                            the Syrian and Jordanian border.                                 packages from family and friends.
               was up, they re-                            Little Rocky Run
 Serving turned home in Oc-
 In Iraq tober 2003 and went                who served six years in the Ma-         the same team: Delta Company, 4th     Dennis O’Neill. “They patrolled Al     and pray that he’ll be all right.”
               back to their civilian       rines, himself. Sean, 25, is the son    LAR (Light Armored Reconnais-         Kut and tried to prevent Iranians         He and Sean mostly communi-
lives. They had monthly reserve             of Marisu and Dennis O’Neill of         sance) Battalion, out of Quantico.    from sneaking across the border        cated by mail, with some phone
duty on weekends, but were able             Centreville’s Braddock Ridge com-       In 2003, Ryan and Sean drove          into Iraq. Because things were         calls and e-mails. And since the
to attend college and focus on              munity and has an older brother,        these vehicles. “It’s like a small    fluid during the invasion, they        Marines had no PX handy where
their future. Then in late 2007, just       Patrick, 29. At Centreville, Ryan       tank, with wheels, instead of         moved a lot of times. At the end,      they could obtain personal-hy-
as both were about to graduate              played ice hockey and was on the        treads,” said Rosina Burke. “It can   they moved into Anbar Province,        giene items, O’Neill sent his son
from college — and right before             Wildcats’ 2000 State Champion-          better maneuver through streets       doing security patrols in towns in     care packages of things such as
their military obligation was about         ship football team, and Sean            for urban combat.”                    that area, plus convoy security es-    socks, soap and toothpaste. How-
to end — their company was re-              played on the baseball and basket-        “They were initially assigned to    corts.”                                ever, since Sean’s unit had no fixed
activated for deployment. On Eas-           ball teams.                             the Iran/Iraq border, northeast of      “Ryan was in several cities          base, packages could take a few
ter weekend, both men returned                In Iraq, though, both were on         Baghdad, closest to Al Kut,” said     throughout the Sunni triangle          weeks to reach him.
                                                                                                                          around Baghdad — even in                  ”One of the last places they were
                                                                                                                          Saddam’s palace, after he was cap-     before getting back here was
                                                                                                                          tured,” added Burke. “They also        Babylon, so they saw a lot of his-
                                                                                                                          spent a lot of time helping to set     tory there,” said Burke. “They also
                                                                                                                          up the local government in Al Kut      spent time with some of the other
                                                                                                                          and start the rebuilding.”             foreign troops.” She said the Ma-
                                                                                                                            She said their unit saw “a lot of    rines were impressed that the Ital-
                                                                                                                          combat” in Iraq and their company      ian soldiers dined on “nice, spa-
                                                                                                                          was issued the Presidential Unit       ghetti dinners and juice boxes of
                                                                                                                          Citation when they returned            wine.”
                                                                                                                          home. Burke said the members              She said Ryan crossed into Ku-
                                                                                                                          also received “quite a few medals      wait, on their way home, as he
                                                                                                                          for service and combat.”               turned 20 on Sept. 27, 2003, so
                                                                                                                            O’Neill said his biggest fears for   “it was a good birthday present.”
                                                                                                                          his son were the land mines and        No one from his unit was killed;
                                                                                                                          IEDs (improvised explosive de-         there were some injuries, but only
Christmas 2007: Sean O’Neill and his                           Ryan Burke and girlfriend Sarah DeFluri at                 vices). But, he said, “There’s not a
mother, Marisu.                                                his 2008 deployment ceremony.                              whole lot you can do — just hope                      See Two, Page 7                                                                                                                            Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008 ❖ 1
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2 ❖ Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008                                                                                                                                                          
       Round-ups                                                                    News
  Malicious Wounding Arrest
    Fairfax County police charged an Annandale man with mali-
  cious wounding and carrying a concealed weapon after a June 14
  altercation outside O’Toole’s Restaurant and Pub in Centreville.
  He is Matthew Capozio, 35, of 3817 Ivydale Road.
    The incident occurred at 2 a.m. in the parking lot of O’Toole’s,                                                                                                     Olivia Aull is
  at Route 29 and Pickwick Road. Police say a Manassas man, 30,                                                                                                          pictured in the
  got into an argument with two men — one of whom allegedly                                                                                                              bottom row,
  pulled out a machete and cut the victim’s hand. He was later taken                                                                                                     far left. The
  to Inova Fairfax Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.                                                                                                          13-and-over
    The suspects drove away, but were followed by a witness who                                                                                                          group of
  called police. The other man, Jeremy Smith, 30, of Manassas Park,                                                                                                      Greenbriar
  was charged with being drunk in public.                                                                                                                                swimmers
                                                                                                                                                                         gathered for a
  Grand Larceny Arrests Made                                                                                                                                             dinner they
    Believing two men stole a TV and other electronic items from                                                                                                         have each
  Costco at 14390 Chantilly Crossing Lane, Fairfax County police                                                                                                         season.
  arrested them both on June 18. They are Edward Clay, 21, and
  Derek Jones, 25, both of no fixed address.
    Police say loss-prevention officers saw the men as they alleg-
  edly carried a TV and other electronics out a side entrance with-
  out paying for them. The employees chased the suspects into the
  parking lot, pinning one man to the ground until police could
    They were each charged with four counts of grand larceny and
                                                                           Helping in Olivia Aull’s Name
  are being held in the Adult Detention Center, Clay on $5,000 bond
  and Jones on $18,000 bond. Both have Aug. 5 court dates.
                                                                           Food, toy drive for WFCM.                                   ated the Olivia Aull Christmas in July Food Drive.
                                                                                                                                         In partnership with two, local, nonprofit organi-
                                                                                                             By Bonnie Hobbs           zations, Western Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM)
  Sanford’s Charge Is Dropped                                                                                         Centre View      and Our Neighbor’s Child (ONC), the Christmas in
                                                                                                                                       July volunteers will provide kid-friendly food and
    In January, Fairfax County police charged Scott N. Sanford, 27,                                                                    summertime toys for children in need in the
                                                                                        n July 11, 2007, Greenbriar’s Olivia
  of Centreville’s Belle Pond Farm community, with breaking into                                                                       Centreville/Chantilly area.
  an occupied dwelling in the 5500 block of Buggy Whip Drive in
  Centreville. But last Wednesday, June 25, before Judge Thomas
  Gallihue in General District Court, his charge was dropped.
                                                                           School and would have entered Chantilly High that
                                                                                        Aull was killed in a car accident on her
                                                                                        way to swim practice. Only 14, she’d
                                                                                        just graduated from Rocky Run Middle
                                                                                                                                         “Summer is an eagerly awaited time of year for
                                                                                                                                       most families — with vacations, camps and swim-
                                                                                                                                       ming at local pools on the horizon,” said ONC founder
                                                                                                                                       and Executive Director Kelly Lavin. “However, there
  Pizza Place is Robbed                                                      She was also a loving and generous person who             are those in our community who lack the resources
                                                                                                                                       for even the basic things, like food.”
                                                                           adored everything connected with Christmas. So
    Fairfax County police are looking for the person who robbed
                                                                           now, in honor of her memory, her parents have cre-                                     See Christmas, Page 4
  the Domino’s Pizza at 13061 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway. The
  incident occurred June 9, shortly after 1 a.m. Police say a 42-year-
  old Manassas man was robbed just after closing the business and
  locking the door. According to police, a masked man approached
  him, brandished a knife and demanded money. The victim relin-
                                                                           A Polar Plunge for Olivia Aull
  quished an undisclosed amount of cash and was not injured.                          By Jennifer Bealey            in her memory. A playful dolphin
    The robber was described as black, in his late teens, about 6                            For Centre View        sits atop a pedestal with an etched
  feet and 175 pounds. He wore dark clothing and had a dark ban-                                                    picture of the always smiling
  dana partially covering his face. Anyone with information is asked                 nder beautiful blue skies,     Olivia; colorful stone mosaic flip
  to contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus a message to
  CRIMES/274637 or call police at 703-691-2131.
                                                                           U         the whistle blew at 11
                                                                                     a.m. and the Greenbriar
                                                                           pool was officially open for an-
                                                                                                                    flops adorn the base. Everyone
                                                                                                                    also enjoyed seeing the beautiful
                                                                                                                    quilt of Olivia’s favorite swim T
                                                                           other season. On Saturday, May           shirts made by Susan Shaw, a
  Shooting at Occupied Vehicle                                             24, the first swimmers in the wa-
                                                                           ter were friends of Olivia Aull who
                                                                                                                    Greenbriar swim team friend.
                                                                                                                    Through tears and smiles everyone
    Police from the Fair Oaks District Station were called to Route        gathered to celebrate her life on        listened as her parents, Luke and
  28, south of McLearen Road, on June 5, for a report of a shooting        one of her favorite days of the year.    Mary Ellen Aull, spoke of their lov-
  at an occupied vehicle. Police say a Sterling man, 42, was travel-       Olivia had a long-standing tradi-        ing memories of Olivia.
  ing south on Route 28, around 11 p.m., when a dark SUV pulled            tion of being the first to jump in          Luke and Mary Ellen thanked
  alongside and its passenger pulled out a gun.                            the water on opening day of the          the Greenbriar Swim Team and
    The passenger then fired a round, striking the victim’s car. No        Greenbriar pool. Whether it was a        Pool Board for their cooperation.
  one was injured. The victim called police, and the suspects fled         polar plunge or a welcome relief         They also thanked K&H Lawn Ser-
  toward Route 50. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with            to a heat wave, Olivia never             vices of Fairfax for donating the
  information is asked to contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS/         missed the first day of pool sea-        labor and materials for the memo-
  8477 or call police at 703-691-2131.                                     son. She looked forward to this          rial.
                                                                           day with great anticipation, be-
  Free Carseat Inspections                                                 cause for her it meant summer was
                                                                           almost here, another swim season
    Certified technicians from the Sully District Police Station will                                                                                           The dolphin memorial
                                                                           would begin, school was almost                                                       at Greenbriar pool in
  perform free, child safety carseat inspections, Thursday, July 3         over, and, best of all, she would
  and July 10, from 5-8:30 p.m., at the station, 4900 Stonecroft                                                                                                memory of Olivia Aull.
                                                                           be celebrating her birthday. It was
  Blvd. in Chantilly. They’ll make sure the carseat is correct for the     only fitting that her family, friends,
  child’s age, height and weight, the child is securely placed in the      swim team and the community
  seat, and the seat is properly installed in the vehicle. No appoint-     honored her with the same tradi-
  ment is necessary. But residents should install the child safety seats                                                                                      The lower section of
  themselves, so technicians may properly inspect and adjust them,                                                                                            the memorial for
                                                                              After a very quick dip in the icy
  as needed. Call 703-814-7000, ext. 5140 to confirm dates and                                                                                                Olivia Aull at the
                                                                           water, swimmers and friends gath-
  times.                                                                                                                                                      Greenbriar pool.
                                                                           ered to dedicate a dolphin statue                                                                                                                      Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008 ❖ 3
                                                                                                                             News                     “We’re hoping it will be a little like Christmas
                                                                                                                                                      for these kids.”       — Mary Ellen Aull, Olivia’s mother

                                                                                                                    Christmas in July for Those in Need
                                                                                                                    From Page 3                             livered, along with the food. And
                    Call Specific Agents to                                                                           “While in school, these families      all the local swim teams are par-
                                                                                                                    can count on the free breakfast         ticipating. Said Lavin: “This is kids
                   Confirm Dates & Times.                                                                           and lunch program for their chil-       helping other kids.”
 Springfield                                                                                                        dren,” she continued. “But in the          “Swim teams from the local area
                                                                                                                    summer, they must rely on their         will collect these items from their
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                                                                                                                    drops sharply in the summer             help and do something in her
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                                                                                                                    local children.”                        western Fairfax County. They are:
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                                                                                                                    mates.                                  peanut butter and jelly, syrup,               it’ll be a nice surprise for them.”
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                                                                                                                       “Our girls were on the swim          macaroni and cheese, etc., and
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                                                                                                                    Greenbriar swim mom Jennifer                                                           items needed and drop-off
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                                                                                                                    Bealey. “And Olivia’s parents, Mary
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                                                                                                                    Ellen and Luke, wanted to do               ❖ Food items needed include: Pea-  for pickup.
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                                                                                                                    something in her honor. Since           cereal variety packs, instant oatmeal,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              About 30 Christmas in July vol-
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                                                                                                                    Olivia loved Christmas so much,         graham crackers, granola bars, fruit           unteers — including Olivia’s fam-
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                                                                                                                    Mary Ellen talked with Kelly Lavin      cups, dried fruit snacks, pudding packs,       ily, friends and buddies from
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                                                                                                                    [since ONC provides toys for                                                           school and her swim team — will
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                                                                                                                    needy children each Christmas].”        Noodles, microwave popcorn, crackers           fill the baskets at the Aulls’ home,
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                                                                                                                    me for ideas about how to honor         Velcro catch toys, Frisbies/throw rings,
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Children’s Play at Chantilly High
Performers offer

                                                                                                                Photo by Bonnie Hobbs/Centre View
Mother Goose.
             By Bonnie Hobbs
                      Centre View

          urely, when it comes to

S         nursery rhymes and fairy
          tales, no one knows them
          better than Mother
Goose, right? Well, that’s before
she gets conked on the head dur-
ing a nasty scuffle between Jack
and Jill.                               Cutting up during rehearsal are the cast and crew of
  Afterward, the stories and char- Chantilly High’s children’s play, “Mother Goose’s Really
acters get all tangled up — with Fabulous Fairy Tales!”
hilarious results. And people of all
ages can see “Mother Goose’s Re-
ally Fabulous Fairy Tales!” unfold next Wednesday, every story. “The show is cute and has several fairy
July 9, at 3 and 7 p.m., and Thursday, July 10, at 3 tales — ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ ‘Hansel and Gretel,’ ‘The
p.m., in the Chantilly High theater. Tickets are $5 at Emperor’s New Clothes,’ ‘Rumpelstiltskin’ and ‘The
the door; for more information, see Three Little Pigs’ — so there’s something for all kids                                and different ages,” she said.
  “Summer shows are always fun because we don’t            “And in children’s shows, you don’t have to be se-
have school and everyone’s really relaxed,” said rious and you get to wear cool costumes and crazy
Chantilly Theater Director Ed Monk. “And we have a makeup.”
great, strong cast of kids, including rising juniors and   Junior Maggie Monk portrays Rumpelstiltskin and
seniors. There are 13 in the cast and five in the crew Merry Weather. Playing Rumpelstiltskin as a woman,
and, since it’s summer, they have plenty of time to Monk called her “really gross; she picks her nose and
just focus on the play.”                                 scratches her armpits. But it’s fun because I don’t
  In the title role of Mother Goose is senior Theresa have to be nice or proper and can do whatever I
Gordon. “She’s kind of goofy, with a little bit of want.”
spunk,” said Gordon. “She won’t take any guff from         Monk said the audience will like the show because
anyone, but she’s nice to all the children. It’s a fun “it’s not the same, ol’ storybook fairytales. It’s twist-
character. She starts telling fairy tales, gets bumped ing them up to make them more interesting.”
on the head and gets all whacked out.”                   Children’s shows are great, she said, because “you
  Gordon says being onstage the whole time and can go over-the-top with your character and it’s not
having so many lines is both the hardest and best too much. You can be really loud and colorful and
part of her role because she gets to be involved in it’s so much fun.”

Burglary Charge Goes to Grand Jury
             By Bonnie Hobbs           his employment there, Demas had        and sanitized regularly.
                      Centre View      extensive knowledge regarding             So police were able to collect
                                       the facility’s physical layout.        latent fingerprints, as well as
     t’s taken quite awhile, but the     Then on Oct. 16, 2007, the clinic    samples of the blood. A police, fin-

I    case against Nicholas Anthony
     Demas is now moving for-
ward in the legal system. Demas,
                                       was burglarized at night, after
                                       business hours. Entry was gained
                                       by breaking a window to a vacant
                                                                              gerprint specialist then analyzed
                                                                              the prints and, wrote Reichel, the
                                                                              fingerprints taken from the broken
23, of 12861 Island House Loop,        pet room. Once inside, wrote the       glass allegedly “positively
No. 202, in Woodbridge, is ac-         detective, the intruder stole a safe   matched” those of Demas —
cused of burglarizing his former       containing $566 in cash, spare         “whose prints were already on file
employer, Deepwood Veterinary          keys to the building, customer re-     from previous violations of the
Clinic in Centreville.                 ceipts and customers’ personal         law.”
   Initially, Fairfax County police    checks totaling $1,798. Also taken        On Nov. 19, 2007, police ar-
also charged him with stealing         was a steel, wall-mounted lockbox      rested him and charged him with
drugs and money from the animal        containing several narcotics used      this burglary, plus grand larceny.
hospital, but those offenses have      at Deepwood.                           They also charged him with four
now been dropped. Det. J.E.              However, wrote Reichel, “The         counts of possessing schedule one
Reichel explained the case against     suspect was cut by the broken win-     or two drugs. Demas’s case was
him in a Nov. 19, 2007 affidavit       dow. Blood was found around the        then continued several times, un-
for a warrant to obtain forensic       point of entry, the hallway inside     til June 17, in General District
evidence from Demas’s person.          the business and the door leading      Court.
   He wrote that, in May 2007,         to the office and examination area        At that time, the grand larceny
Demas was fired from Deepwood,         [from] where the safe and lockbox      and drug charges were dropped.
at 7300 Ordway Road, for alleg-        were stolen.” He also noted that       Judge William Minor Jr. then sent
edly stealing narcotics from the       the blood wasn’t there before the      the burglary offense to the grand
clinic. Reichel noted that, through    burglary and the clinic is cleaned     jury for possible indictment.                                                                                                                        Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008 ❖ 5
                                                                                  Stone Road’s Piece of Europe
                                                                                  Pacino Restaurant in
                                                                                  Centreville brings fresh
                                                                                  Italian flavor.
                                                                                            By Janet Weinstein
                                                                                                        Centre View

                                                                                           opped with gooey cheese,

                                                                                  T        spicy pepperoni and juicy
                                                                                           tomato sauce, the Pizza
                                                                                  Pepperonata is one of the authen-
                                                                                  tic Mediterranean dishes available
                                                                                  at the newly opened restaurant
                                                                                  Pacino Ristorante Italiano off
                                                                                  Stone Road.
                                                                                     “We opened on Feb. 1 this year.
                                                                                  I chose to open up here because

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Janet Weinstein/Centre View
                                                                                  of the opportunity. It’s a great fam-
 Kristen Meletti and Becky Quayle                                                 ily area,” said owner, Sam Zaher.
                                                                                     The location of Pacino is a fa-

4,000 Miles for a Cause                                                           miliar one; it is located in the same
                                                                                  spot where Milanos used to be.
                                                                                  The history of the Stone Road hot
                                                                                  spot has been turbulent for the
Duo is biking across the U.S. with                                                past few years. A Greek man, who
AmeriCorps National Civilian Corps                                                ran the restaurant for years,
                                                                                  owned Milanos. He eventually
                                                                                  sold the business to three Italian While preparing the dish Polo Ala Brianna, chef
      By John Papageorgiou                ily and friends who had been af-        brothers, who transformed the Rigoberto Gonzales heats up the ingredients with a
                        Centre View       flicted by the disease. The route       spot into a restaurant called flame of fire.
                                          carved out for the trip will take       Diroma. “Unfortunately, business
       n less than a month, Kristen       Kristen and Becky through 16 states,    wasn’t their forte,” said Zaher, so they sold it. Zaher         “My wife and I love everything served, especially
                                                                                  quickly purchased the eatery, bettered the quality of the pizza. We recommend it,” said Peter Corner of

I      Meletti and Becky Quayle
       will bike more than 4,000
       miles — from Sacramento,
Calif., to Virginia Beach, Va., (and
countless destinations in-between).
                                          and they have allowed themselves
                                          70 days to complete it, though
                                          Kristen is confident they will finish
                                          early. Regarding the logistics of the
                                          trip, the team is packing a tent and
                                                                                  the food, lowered the prices of the menu, and Centreville. There is also a Greek section that offers
                                                                                  changed the name to Pacino.                                  specialties such as gyros (lamb and beef, served with
                                                                                     Now staffed with 11 people from all over the world, pita) and moussaka (layers of seasoned ground beef,
                                                                                  the European-styled locale has a fresh, enthusiastic potatoes, eggplant topped with béchamel sauce).
                                                                                  aura. “Under the new ownership, it has become a                 To wash it down, there is a nice selection of drinks,
And, no, it is not because of the ris-    plans on camping most of the time,
ing costs of gasoline.                    with infrequent stops at churches for   lot easier for us. We work with computers now, in- ranging from soft drinks to exquisite fine wines and
   The duo, both serving a 10-month       food and shelter. “We will also use     stead of doing it all by hand on a calculator,” said beers. “We came here to get some beers after a rough
stint with the AmeriCorps National        food banks and, occasionally,           waitress Vikki Vasiliki, who                                                        day at work,” said John and
Civilian Community Corps, a net-          splurge on a hotel for some quality     worked with Milanos and                                                             Cathy Tyson of Centreville.
                                                                                  Diromas previously. Vasiliki also                                                     For young children who
work that partners people with vari-
ous beneficial community pro-
                                          rest,” added Kristen.
                                             Beyond raising and awareness for     commented that she personally          TO GO                                        might not comprehend the posh
grams, have decided to spend the          the American Cancer Society,            enjoys Pacino food the best out        PACINO RISTORANTE ITALIANO                   sophistication of Italian cook-
last month of their time with the         Kristen is quite excited to make the    of all three, and enjoys work-           5653 Stone Road Centreville,               ing, there is a under $5 ‘kids
program biking cross-country to           trip to enjoy the scenery and meet      ing in the relaxed family atmo-                   corner’ on the menu which in-
                                                                                  sphere.                                Hours of Operation:                          cludes hamburgers, spaghetti,
raise both funds and awareness for        new people. “I do not want to ex-                                              Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
the American Cancer Society (they         plore the United States from the in-       Because the restaurant is di-       Saturday, 9 a.m. –11 p.m. (Breakfast 9
                                                                                                                                                                      pizzas, ravioli, hot dogs, and
have spent previous nine months           side of a car, and biking will let us   rected towards family outings,            a.m. – 12 p.m.)                           chicken tenders.
                                                                                  the prices are targeted to not         Sunday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Breakfast 9           Once filled to the brim and
with the St. Tammany West Habitat         engage people along the way and                                                   a.m. –12 p.m.)
for Humanity in Mandeville, La.).         possibly get newspaper and televi-      putting a dent in the wallet. For        Accept all major credit cards
                                                                                                                                                                      reaching the point of belt un-
Meletti, a Clifton native and gradu-      sion coverage,” she elaborates. The     an appetizer, there is a choice          Catering and private rooms                 buckling, there are a variety of
ate of the University of Virginia, was    team is also looking forward to the     of 13 dishes, all around the $6        available for special events.                desserts available such as
inspired to bike the formidable           flexibility that biking will afford     range. Sticking to the Mediter-                                                     chocolate cheesecake, regular
cross-country distance at Christmas,      them when it comes to changing          ranean theme, choices include                                                       cheesecake, Granoli, ram cake,
when a friend showed her pictures         their routes and schedules, though      such Italian favorites like bruschetta (Italian bread and ice cream.
of his own pan-coastal biking trek.       they plan to stick with visiting each   topped with diced tomatoes, basil and cheese), Moz-             “We got the cheesecake once and it was out of this
“It looked like an adventure I really     city listed on their itinerary.         zarella Croccante (mozzarella strip with marinara), world,” said Chuck Choen of Gainesville.
wanted to experience,” said Meletti.         Kristen and Becky’s ambitious        and Mussels di Napoli (mussels simmered in garlic,              If the craving for more Italian food comes back the
She text-messaged her AmeriCorps          goal is to raise $12,000 before         special herbs and wine). There is also a selection of next day, Pacino is also open for lunch, offering sat-
team that night, and Quayle, a Day-       they even start their journey, and      salads and soups. “The salad is great; I always come isfyingly delicious sandwiches like subs, burgers and
ton, Ohio, native, emphatically           so far they have raised nearly          in and order the same thing, “ said Larry Herman of cheese steaks.
agreed to join her on the journey.        $5,600 for the American Cancer          Centreville.                                                     “We used to come to Milanos a lot and liked it.
   Not content to make the trip sim-      Society. Those that wish to con-                                                                     Now, we come to Pacino about once a week and love
ply for the sake of enjoying the scen-    tribute can do so at http://            AFTER A BRIEF taste through the appetizer, the it,” said Audrey McCord of Centreville. Amongst the
ery, Kristen and Becky quickly de-                main dish lets you dive headfirst into Italian seaside ‘regulars’ are also the Pacino newbies. “A friend of
cided that the trip should have a         PedalingforPledges,where a list of      cuisine. Priced around $12, there are seven differ- mine from work came for lunch here one day and
charitable purpose, if at all possible.   the girls’ stops across the country     ent categories to choose from — from fresh pastas raved about it, so I decided to check it out. It’s nice
They opted for the American Can-          and other information about them        and juicy chickens, to authentic seafood and thick to eat out somewhere nice and not go to a chain,”
cer Society because both had fam-         can be found.                           pizza.                                                       said Barbara Henly, of Centreville.
6 ❖ Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008                                                                                                                   

Two Called Back to Iraq
From Page 1                             Before going overseas, Ryan ob-      was ready to move on with his
  one that was major. Still, she      tained his associate degree in ad-     life.”
worried about her son while he        ministration of justice from NVCC.        Sean was also in the application
was gone.                             Then when he returned, he en-          process for the Fairfax County Fire
  “It’s probably one of the hard-     rolled at GMU, made the dean’s list    and Rescue Department and got a
est things to do — to send your       and would have graduated with          call in early February that he’d
only child into war — especially      honors in December 2007. But           been accepted. Said O’Neill: “They
then, because communications          when his unit was reactivated,         offered him a job to start attend-
weren’t that good,” said Burke.       Dec. 2, he had to put his studies      ing the Fire Academy on March 3.”
“And you’d jump if you heard the      on hold until spring 2009.                Although that was impossible,
phone ring or saw a car pull up         “He can’t wait to get back and       O’Neill said his son was “ecstatic
                                                                                                                   Ryan Burke’s vehicle during his last tour in Iraq. He
outside. The hardest thing was        continue his education and start a     to have gone through the whole
                                                                                                                   “borrowed” the Mercedes emblem from an abandoned
              coming home at          career in the security field with a    process — he’d applied in spring
                                                                                                                   vehicle; he wanted to make his LAR a little bit “classy.”
                                      government contractor,” said           2007 — and been selected among
 Serving nightcornerrounding
              the          — and      Burke. “He’s considering, for ex-      the thousands of applicants. They
 In Iraq just praying that you        ample, testing military equipment.     said when he comes back and is        on his chest.                          needed eight units of saline solu-
              didn’t see a govern-    And he wants to stay in Centreville    de-activated, he can join the Acad-     Ryan and Sean are also vehicle       tion — and was out for 24 hours.
ment car sitting out there.”          because this is his home.”             emy class of February or March        commanders and squad leaders           The temperature in Iraq can eas-
  She said Ryan told her it’ll take     Sean, too, had to table his plans    2009.”                                with the 2nd LAR Battalion out of      ily reach 140 degrees.”
“a long time for things to have a     for graduation. He’d missed the                                              Camp Lejeune. “And they’re well-          Added O’Neill: “In July and Au-
major improvement in Iraq regard-     fall and spring semesters of college   TO PREPARE for their current          equipped,” said Rosina Burke.          gust, it starts being 130-degree
ing people’s thought processes        while in Iraq but, in 2004, went       tour of duty, both Sean and Ryan      “Both the gear and first-aid sup-      days and 90-degree nights, so
about democracy — maybe not           back to JMU to study public ad-        trained at Camp Lejeune, N.C. and     plies are better now. They’ve          Sean has to wear gloves getting in
even in this generation. People       ministration en route to a sociol-     in the Mojave Desert. They re-        learned a lot over the past five       and out of his metal vehicle so he
have been living that way for thou-   ogy degree. “He was going to take      turned to Iraq in March, and now      years.”                                won’t burn his hands.”
sands of years.”                      a full load to graduate in mid-De-     both are sergeants. Ryan’s dad left     The first tour, she said, “A small      Regarding Sean’s return to Iraq,
  Nonetheless, O’Neill said Sean      cember 2007,” said O’Neill. “But       the Marines as a sergeant, so he      IED with nails in it went off near     he said, “The commandant of the
was “pretty proud of what he did.     when he was activated, he had to       now tells his son that they’re        Ryan and he got some nails in his      Marine Corps, a year ago, said
He felt he accomplished some-         drop the classes he’d planned to       “equals.” However, according to       arm. He was OK, but I didn’t find      that, of the 180,000 active-duty
thing, and he did his job as a Ma-    take. He was disappointed because      Frank Burke, Ryan has a lot more      out until he came home. Another
rine.”                                he had things all planned out and      “fruit salad” (medals and ribbons)    time, he became dehydrated and                     See CVHS, Page 19

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        County Notebook
                                                                     The County Line
  County Might Buy
  Foreclosures                                Sacrifice for Wider Beltway?
     Most members of the Fairfax County
  Board of Supervisors support the idea       Five-year project                                                                              What Are HOT Lanes?
  of addressing the local foreclosure
  problem with county resources, even if      comes with tree loss,                                                                             The Beltway plan calls for adding two outside
                                                                                                                                             lanes in each direction, then dedicating the two
                                                                                                                                             inside lanes as “High Occupancy Toll” Lanes, or
  several had questions about the most
  controversial aspects of the proposal
                                              traffic and noise.                                                                             HOT Lanes. These expanded lanes will function in
                                                                                                                                             part like carpool lanes, free for cars with three or
  during a June 30 meeting. A vote on                                                                                                        more people in the vehicles. But the HOT lanes will
  the proposal will come later this sum-                                                                                                     also be open to vehicles with one or two occupants
                                                              By Julia O’Donoghue                                                            for a fee. The toll rate will vary based on traffic con-
  mer.                                                                       Centre View                                                     gestion, with the price rising to keep traffic flowing
     At the direction of county chairman                                                                                                     in the HOT lanes. The contractors, Fluor and
  Gerry Connolly (D), staff has looked                    ike many local mountain bike en-                                                   Transurban, will collect and keep the toll revenue,
  into the possibility of Fairfax County                                                                                                     but have yet to finalize many specifics, including
  purchasing 10 foreclosed or abandoned
  detached homes considered neighbor-
  hood nuisances. The county would fix
  up the homes and sell them to people
  who could not afford a freestanding
                                              L           thusiasts, Kathy Levy is making
                                                          frequent trips to Wakefield Park
                                                          this summer.
                                                 Levy and her two sons live in Vienna but
                                              regularly drive to the park, just outside the
                                                                                                                                             how tolls will be collected or methods of enforce-
                                                                                                                                                For the unabridged story, maps and more pho-
                                                                                                                                             tos, see

                                              Capital Beltway, because of its trails.                                                         Beltway.
  house in Fairfax otherwise.                 Wakefield offers some of the only trails for                                                      But even people who support the HOT
     Supervisor Pat Herrity (R – Spring-                                                        Much of the tree canopy that
                                              mountain bikers near the core of the Wash-                                                      lanes expect the project’s construction to
  field) questioned whether the real es-                                                        separates Wakefield Park from the
                                              ington metropolitan area.                                                                       cause a lot of pain over the next several
  tate market might take care of the fore-                                                      Capital Beltway could disappear
                                                 “It is the only place to do technical riding                                                 years. “I do think the pay off is going to be
  closure problem on its own.                                                                   when they add four additional
                                              that is close in,” said Levy. The park, located                                                 worth it in the end but that end is a long
     “This might be just a solution look-                                                       lanes to the interstate.
                                              at 8100 Braddock Road, is home to several                                                       way out,” said supervisor John Foust
  ing for a problem,” said Herrity. At        mountain bike events during the summer.                                                         (Dranesville), who represents McLean,
  Herrity’s request, the board asked staff       But at least a portion of the mountain bike trails will succumb to Great Falls and Herndon.
  to reexamine how it gathers foreclosure     the expansion of the Capital Beltway, set to start this month.            According to VDOT spokesperson Steve Titunik, in general, all
  statistics.                                    Virginia Department of Transportation and its private partner, the trees within 50 feet of the Beltway on either side will be taken
     Supervisor Jeff McKay (D – Lee) was      Fluor-Transurban, will permanently close some trail areas to add down. “Is it going to be severe? Yeah. Are we going to take down
  in favor of the county buying up fore-      four “high occupancy toll” (HOT) lanes to Interstate 495.               a lot of trees? Yeah,” he said.
  closed homes but wanted to make sure                                                                                  “You cannot take all the trees out and have the Beltway bare to
  the 10 homes would spread across            THE BIKE TRAIL is one item in a long list of community ameni- the community,” said supervisor Sharon Bulova (Braddock.) Bulova
  many ZIP codes.                             ties that the HOT lanes project could affect. The construction will said it is unacceptable that the park could be left with potentially
     Ten percent of the Washington            force clearing of almost every tree within 50                                                no barrier between it and the highway.
  region’s total foreclosures took place in
  Fairfax County, according to the report.
                                              feet of the Beltway on both sides. Sound walls     “You cannot take all                        Wakefield is one of the most popular parks
                                              that protect residential neighborhoods from                                                  in the system, according to Winnie Shapiro,
  Of the 2,058 Fairfax foreclosures, about
  22 percent took place in four parts of
                                              Beltway noise will come down, possibly for sev-    the trees out and                         Braddock representative on the county park
                                              eral years, and the criteria for replacement is                                              authority board. “I think people are going to
  the county – Herndon, Centreville,          still unclear. And traffic along the Beltway will  have the beltway bare                     be shocked by the tree loss,” said Shapiro.
  Route 1 and Lorton.                         slow as construction moves forward.
               — Julia O’Donoghue                The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors sent    to the community.”                        BUT THE HOT Lanes construction will have
                                              a list of dozens of issues it would like VDOT to           — Supervisor Sharon Bulova the most dramatic effect on local traffic pat-
  School Board Nixes                          address before kicking off the construction later
                                              this month. Many residents are up in arms al-
                                                                                                                           (Braddock) terns and congestion.
                                                                                                                                             Officials plan to start work on every single
  Morality Report                             ready about trees VDOT and Fluor-Transurban have cut down, interchange and bridge along the portion of the Beltway that in-
    The Fairfax County School Board           even though the actual project has not started.                         cludes the HOT lanes at the same time. “While work may be going
  voted June 19 to indefinitely postpone         “That was the tip of the iceberg of a project that has been pretty on at all the bridges, some bridges will have more work than oth-
  a staff report on students’ character and   non-controversial to date because of a lack of information. We are ers,” Titunik, said.
  morality development, two months af-        going to start hearing from more people,” said supervisor Jeff            Construction will stop and no lanes will be closed on the Beltway
  ter the same report spurred widespread      McKay (Lee), head of the board’s transportation committee.              between approximately 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and 8
  public outrage.                                                                                                     p.m. Motorists who are trying to cross over the Beltway between
    In late March, school officials pre-      THE HOT LANES project is set to expand the Beltway from eight Braddock Road and Route 123 may see more severe impacts than
  sented data that showed white and           to 12 lanes, with two new toll lanes in each direction from the Beltway commuters. Some bridges could have lane closures for
  Asian students performing better in ar-     Springfield interchange to just north of the Dulles Toll road near long stretches, said Titunik.
  eas like “demonstrating sound moral         the American Legion Bridge.                                               He added that motorists living in this area should consider al-
  character and ethical judgment” than           Buses, motorcycles, emergency vehicles and cars with three ternative routes. Some supervisors fear the effect on neighbor-
  their peers who are black, Hispanic or      people or more would use the HOT lanes for free All other motor- hoods of thousands of commuters seeking alternative routes.
  qualify for special education services.     ists can opt to pay a toll that will vary by the level of congestion to   “The only realistic way to avoid the Beltway is to cut through
    The school system relied on “soft” in-    travel in the new lanes. The lanes will cost an estimated $1.4 bil- neighborhoods,” said Foust.
  formation from sources like elementary      lion in total, with Virginia paying for approximately $400 million        County officials and the public have not had much advance no-
  school report cards and student surveys     and the federal government covering $587 million through a grant. tice of new aspects of the HOT lanes plans and sometimes they
  to determine character performance.         Fluor-Transurban, an Australian company, will provided the rest don’t have enough to time to adequately respond to new informa-
    School board member Phil                  of the financial backing in exchange for being able to collect and tion. Not even Foust, the local supervisor, found out about VDOT’s
  Niedzielski-Eichner (Providence) said       keep all the HOT lanes tolls for the more than 50 years.                plan to clear acres of trees across from Cooper Middle School be-
  he had regretted that such a report had        The project is appealing for some people because it could allow fore it had already happened. Several community members said
  ever seen the light of day.                 for mass transit — buses — to move along the Beltway, although the lack of communication has made them skeptical of how VDOT
    Over the past two months, some            the project does not provide any transit or buses. “I am not an will handle similar situations in the future.
  members of the African-American and         enormous proponent of the concept of HOT lanes to begin with              “When overnight, they clear an area across from a middle school,
  Latino communities have come forward        but we have to have mass transit on the Beltway,” said McKay.           that kind of thing makes you lose trust. We would have worked
  to disparage the report and the school         The highway expansion also comes with $250 million worth of with them in good faith to come up with another solution,” said
  system for airing it publicly.              upgrades to the Beltway’s aging infrastructure. VDOT and Fluor- McLean resident Mary Anne Hilliard.
                — Julia O’Donoghue            Transurban have committed to replacing more than 50 bridges               Supervisors set up an ad hoc committee to meet regularly with
                                              and overpasses, replacing and adding new sound walls, and up- VDOT about the HOT lanes project and strengthen the lines of
                                              grading 12 of the interchanges along the HOT lanes stretch of the communication between the agency and local government.
8 ❖ Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008                                                                                                           
          Sports                                                                                                                           DC Big Flea Market
                                                                                                                                            The DC Big Flea Market will take place July 19-20 at the Dulles Expo
                                   SYA Chaos In Fast-Pitch All-Star Tourney                                                              Center in Chantilly. The show features antiques and collectibles from dealers
                                                                                                                                         representing 30 states. There will be Period Furniture * Silver & Jewelry *
                                                                                              The 10U SYA Chaos participated             Porcelain & Glass * Country Furniture * Crystal & Pottery * Vintage Clothing
                                                                                            in the Northern Virginia Fast Pitch          * Linens & Textiles * Toys & Dolls * Advertising & Paper * Art Deco & Nouveau
                                                                                                                                         * Painting & Prints * Mid Century Modern * Maps & Political * Vintage Gar-
                                                                                            All-Star Tournament. Congratula-             den * 17th, 18th & 19th Century items * Architectural items * Antique Lighting
                                                                                            tions to these girls for having a            * Ephemera, etc. Show hours are Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and
                                                                                            great year. (Front row, from left):          Sunday, July 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly
                                                                                            Coach Tom Vaccarello, Sydney                 Shopping Center, Chantilly. Tickets are $8 per person (good for both days, Sat
                                                                                                                                         & Sun). Free parking. Call 757-430-4735. Or go to
                                                                                            Knotts, Devin Nieusma, Claire      
                                                                                            Nieuma, Kristen Lundquist,
                                                                                            Caroline Capote, and Coach Bill
                                                                                            Underhill. (Second row): Coach
                                                                                            Dan Vaccarello, Megan Sevidal,
                                                                                            Alyssa Vaccarello, Lisa Dinschel,
                                                                                            Hannah Underhill, Rachel
                                                                                            Cahoon, Rachel Lee, and Rowan

SYA Fighting Falcons on a Roll
The SYA U11 Boys Fighting
Falcons won their two
Saturday games and one
Sunday game to become
the tournament Champions
in their bracket. The tour-
nament was played at the
Kincheloe soccer fields the
weekend of June 7th. The
team is coached by Alex
Brown with Assistant Coach
Kevin Madden.

Mazda Mets Win Va. Elite 8 Tourney
                                                                                  The 13-year-old Mazda Mets won
                                                                                  the Virginia USSSA Elite 8 tourna-                              Early Morning,                         Dentistry for
                                                                                  ment this weekend in Ruther                                     Evening Appointments            Adults and Children
                                                                                  Hills, VA. The Mets won four out                                Available
                                                                                  of five of their games played.                                               Most Insurances Accepted!
                                                                                  They will be competing in the                                            Accepting New Delta Dental Patients
                                                                                  USSSA National Tournament in                                     Anthony D. Falbo D.D.S. and Judith A. Thomas D.D.S.
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                                                                                  6. Pictured are (front row): Wade
                                                                                  Aurdini, Brandon Ginch, Josh
                                                                                  Koons, Jackson Rogers, and
                                                                                  Danny Russell. (Back row): Coach
                                                                                  Tom Russell, Alan Machabee,
                                                                                  Danny Beuhlis, Texas Williams,
                                                                                  Sean Berry Will Zirzow, Conner
                                                                                  Sullivan, Coach John Koons and
                                                                                  Coach Brian Ginch.

          Sports Briefs
  Westfield’s Girls Field Hockey               to registration page: http://                Dragons’ coaches/trainers have decades
                                                                                                                                                       WEEKDAYS           UNITED CONCORDIA                  24 HOUR
camp is July 14 –17 from 8 a.m. to 1             of experience coaching in NCAA, WAGS,                 SATURDAYS • EVENINGS       PARTICIPANT                 EMERGENCY CARE
p.m. The cost is $160. For rising 4th - 9th-   .htm?event_id=1523949&assetId                ODSL, and in other leagues, and in play-
grade girls. Contact Terri.Towle@              =5aa0f3aa-5882-48ee-9c0c-                    ing the game. Contact: Dennis Sixbey                                       d5576de9132d. Additional Info: Call          (703-376-8989,
                                               Kristin McLeod at 703-848-2072 or            and/or John Cuellar (703-961-1172,
   Caron Butler’s Summer Basket-                    Tryout held upon
ball Camp will take place July 14-18 at                                                     request at Greenbriar East Elementary,
Hoops Magic in Chantilly. The camp is             The CYA Fusion is a rising U13 Girls      13006 Point Pleasant Drive, Fairfax.
for boys and girls ages 8-16. Cost is $300     Team playing in the Old Dominion Soc-
                                                                                                                                                                      B uildings drift.
                                                                                                                                                                          Continents drift.
per child, $500 for siblings and $75 for       cer League (ODSL) and is looking for a          Putt for a purpose and help raise                                          Oh yes, and even teeth can
before and after care services. Email:         few good players. Team goals are to de-      funds and awareness for MS at the MS                                          drift from their intended Go             velop players and have fun! The Fusion       Longest Day of Golf to benefit the                                            positions.
to for reg-           will be holding tryouts over the summer.     National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Get                                      With the exception of a few
                                                                                                                                                                          remote cultures, crooked
istration.                                     Contact John Collins (jhc_inva@              a foursome together and spend an entire
                                                                                                                                                                          teeth are not considered a
                                     , 571-236-8939), Ed Miller          weekday in July, August or September                                          thing of beauty.
   The Orphans 2nd Annual Fiesta               (, 703-615-      playing golf at an area club like partici-                                    If you and your teeth are drifting apart, do
5K Fun Run / Walk will be held Sun-            1530), or Dale Butler (,      pating sponsors Burke Lake Golf Center,                                       something about it. For some straight answers,
day, Oct. 5 at 8 a.m. at George Mason          703-568-3584).                               Chantilly National Golf and Country                                           call our office today.
University’s Patriot Circle. Start/ Finish                                                  Club, Pinecrest Golf Course, Twin Lakes                                          Call for your FREE initial consultation
at the Mason Pond Drive by Centre for             CYA 94 Dragons (U14G, ODSL D2             Golf Course, Westfields Golf Club, and                                        CENTREVILLE                         GAINESVILLE
the Arts Cost is: $25 Adults / $15 Youth.      in Fall 2008). The Dragons are looking       Jefferson District Golf Course. The golf
A Creep and Crawl mini race for children       for dedicated players (born 8/1/94 and       courses donate greens fees, and all par-                                      New Location!                           GAINESVILLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                             PROFESSIONAL CENTER
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Register at: Direct Link        soccer player and as a soccer team. The      tional Capital Chapter at 202-296-5363                                                      Prior Army Dental Corps
                                                                                            or visit                                                                  All insurance accepted                                                                                                                                             Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008 ❖ 9
13 New Stores Coming to Fair Oaks Mall
        air Oaks Mall is getting               its kind in the U.S.                        (From left to right): Cutting

F      13 new stores that will open by the        Chris Poleto, Fair Oaks Mall’s General           the ribbon are Kevin
                                                                                              Reynolds, Fairfax County

                                                                                                                                                                                       Ferris Kaplan/Centre View
       end of the year. Highlights include a   Manager, said the new stores are catering
new Apple store, and the new locations of      to the desires of the Fair Oaks customers        Chamber of Commerce
Bailey Banks & Biddle and Forever 21. The      who are looking for higher-end merchants.   Chairman; Catherine Casey,
Fair Oaks Bailey Banks & Biddle is its larg-      Other stores include a newly remodeled         Bailey Banks & Biddle
est jewelry-only store, and just recently      Limited Too, Michael Kors, Faces Cosmet-     Manager; Chris Poleto, Fair
opened. The new Forever 21, set to open        ics, Swarovski, Evado Menswear, Vans,        Oaks General Manager; Pat
within the next two weeks, will be a 52,000    Piccomolo Italian Ice Cream, Sandella’s      Herrity, Springfield District
square foot sparkling store, more like a       Flatbread Cafe, Luciano’s Pizzeria, and         Supervisor; and Lauren
mini-department store and the biggest of       Fuzziwigs Candy Factory.                     Tratner, Forever 21 District

                                                                                                           The Next Stop:
                                                                                                           Foreclosure Ville
                                                                                                           Local Realtors Tommy and Sheri
                                                                                                           Burch create bus tour to provide
                                                                                                           options for home buyers.
                                                                                                                     By Janet Weinstein            While riding, we answer
                                                                                                                                 Centre View       everyone’s questions with as much
                                                                                                                                                   detail as possible. And at the
                                                                                                                       ith this area being a hot   houses, we give out dust masks,

                                                                                                           W           spot for home foreclo-
                                                                                                                       sures, local Realtor
                                                                                                           team Tommy and Sheri Burch saw
                                                                                                                                                   flashlights and other tools. It’s very
                                                                                                                                                   interactive,” said Sheri Burch.

                                                                                                           the potential of bargain property       THOSE LOOKING to buy fore-
                                                                                                           shopping. So they started a free        closures have mainly been first-
                                                                                                           Foreclosure Bus tour through            time home buyers and investors.
                                                                                                           Keller Williams Realty.                 Robert Crossett, a 24-year-old cus-
                                                                                                                                                   tomer service manager, bought his
                                                                                                           “ONE WAY to sell properties and         first home as a foreclosure last
                                                                                                           to make life easier for potential       month in the London Towne sub-
                                                                                                           buyers is by taking them around         division of Centreville. “I got a
                                                                                                           on a bus tour. Banks benefit from       great house and it was a great
                                                                                                           getting homes off their books and       deal. Houses that weren’t fore-
                                                                                                           buyers can purchase homes at a          closed in same neighborhood were
                                                                                                           substantially reduced rate,” said       close to 50 grand more,” said
                                                                                                           Sheri Burch.                            Crossett.
                                                                                                              The idea of the bus started when        Although the foreclosure bus
    For more information go to or call 703-787-7300                                     the couple themselves were look-        helps provide an appealing alter-
                                                                                                           ing for a cheap foreclosed house        native to buying a home rather
                                                                                                           to buy. When they noticed how           than going through the usual sell-
                                                                                                           complicated the process can be          ing process, those in the industry
                                                                                                           and how vast the selection is, they     warn that it should be one of the
                                                                                                           decided to join forces and start a      many options involved. “The fore-
                                                                                                           tour organization.                      closure bus is a wonderful idea,
                                                                                                              “When people hear the word           but the thing that should be wor-
                                                                                                           ‘foreclosure,’ they think of drug       ried about is that customers will
                                                                                                           dealers and pits. But, in this days’    automatically think the word ‘fore-
                                                                                                           market, nearly all foreclosures are     closure’ is the best deal out there,
                                                                                                           nice, regular family homes in good      which is not always true. Taking
                                                                                                           condition. For example, a house in      the tour is only a benefit when its
                                                                                                           Centre Ridge was bought for             on top of seeing other options. The
                                                                                                           $420,000, and is selling now for        more information you have, the
                                                                                                           $260,000,” said Tommy Burch.            better consumer you can be,” said
                                                                                                              To help buyers feel at ease with     Chief Operations Manager at
                                                                                                           such an overwhelming subject, the       Carteret Mortgage Corporation,
                                                                                                           team also included a personal           Jessica Harrington.
                                                                                                           touch. “We wanted to make it fun,          Another reason the couple put
                                                                                                           and our logo of us as cartoon char-     together the bus tour was to help
                                                                                                           acters represents that. On the tour,    people through the process of buy-
                                                                                                           we give everyone a clip board of        ing the house after picking which
                                                                                                           properties with briefs of houses, a     one they want. “After purchasing
                                                                                                           sheet of what is out there, and         our foreclosed house, it was a com-
   For more information on Friday Night Live, visit or call 703-481-6133              what houses are selling for. We         plicated and scary process, even
                                                                                                           also provide free cokes and waters.            See Next Stop, Page 11
10 ❖ Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008                                                                                                    
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Local Realtors Tommy and Sheri Burch with their Foreclosure Bus.                                                                                                         Benches, Statuary
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Next Stop: Foreclosure Ville                                                                                                             & SHRUBS
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                                                                      foreclosure customer and retired Long & Foster Of-
From Page 10
                                                                                                                                       patios, walls
   for us. So, the bus was made so we could share                     fice Manager, Pat Lawless. Out of seven local banks,
                                                                                                                                        walkways Hardwood Mulch 3 cu. ft.                                                        .......$2.99
our knowledge of the field and make it easier for                     none agreed to comment.
our customers,” said Tommy Burch.                                        In response to this criticism, the couple specifically
                                                                                                                                            paver driveways
   The complicated buying process was a common                        bought a small bus, a 12-seater, so customers could                       and so much more.
                                                                                                                                                                                 9023 Arlington Blvd.,
complaint customers had when purchasing a fore-                       get to know their Realtors personally, and trust them                                                      Fairfax, VA
closed house. One factor was that banks weren’t up                    to help them through a potentially sticky situation.                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                 2 miles west of I-495
to speed with the procedure, making it frustrating                       To sign up for an upcoming tour, visit the team’s                                                       on Rt. 50(Vienna Metro)
and problematic. “I think the biggest disappointment                  Web site: and complete                                                               703-573-5025                             Open 9-6 7 Days
I had when I was buying a foreclosed house was the                    the online registration form. The next scheduled trips
banks because the transition wasn’t easy. Everyone                    will be: Sunday, July 6 from 1-4 p.m., visiting
else in the industry knows how to do it, but banks                    Chantilly and Centreville; and Saturday, July 19, from
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                              Worth Noting
   To have community events listed in Cen-                                                                       Call the Fairfax County Animal Shelter at                                                          Fox Room with Sue and Gary Caley.                delightful fairy tales to all of the boys   Chick-fil-A of Chantilly/Fair Oaks Mall
tre View, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive,                                                                              703-830-1100.                                                                                   Drop-in beginner lesson included in              and girls. Unfortunately, she bumps         4412 Chantilly Place/11750 Fair Oaks
McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to                                                                                      Fair Lakes Farmer’s Market!                                                                        price of admission from 8:30-9 p.m.              her head on some scenery and gets a         Chantilly/Fairfax or                                                                           Wednesdays — 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.                                                                   Live music from 9 p.m. to midnight.              little confused. As she narrates the        703 631-2253 or 703 279-1883
fax to 703-917-0991. Call Steve Hibbard at                                                                       Sundays — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.                                                                         Cost is $15. All ages welcome, large             fairy tales, she gets them a little mixed
703-917-6434.                                                                                                    The Fair Lakes Farmers Market, located in                                                          dance floors, air conditioned. Hilton            up. Hansel and Gretel wind up
                                                                                                                    the Whole Foods Parking Lot, is now                                                             Washington Dulles Hotel, 13869 Park              meeting Robin Hood and Sleeping             SATURDAY/JULY 12
                                                                                                                    open Wednesdays from 3:30-7 p.m.;                                                               Center Road, Herndon.                            Beauty and Rupunzal and Prince              Sully Historic Site hosts its annual
ONGOING                                                                                                             and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.                                                            ❖ July 4, No Dance                                  Charming and Darth Vader and well,             World War II Living History Weekend
ExtravaCATza is back for the month of                                                                               Host to many great local producers.                                                          ❖ July 11, TBA                                      who knows who else they’ll run into            on Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 4
   July at the Fairfax County Animal                                                                                This market will continue through the                                                        ❖ July 18, TBA                                      before it’s all over? Come find out as         p.m. and Sunday, July 13 from 10 a.m.
   Shelter. The fanCATstic cat and kitten                                                                           season, every Wednesday evening and                                                          ❖ July 25, JP McDermott and Western                 The Chantilly Drama Boosters presents          to 3 p.m. Meet over 100 re-enactors
   adoption event will spotlight Fairfax                                                                            Sunday morning. Located off the Fair                                                            Bop                                              The Chantilly Children’s Theatre               representing both Axis and Allied
   County’s felines at the shelter located                                                                          Lakes Parkway in Fair Lakes.                                                                                                                     production of “Mother Goose’s Really           troops, and get an up-close look at
   at 4500 West Ox Road in Fairfax.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fabulous Fairy Tales!” The shows are           what life was like for soldiers and
   Families interested in adopting a cat or                                                                                                                                                                      WEDNESDAY, JULY 9                                   Wednesday July 9 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.          civilians throughout the war.
   kitten are encouraged to drop by the                                                                          THURSDAY, JULY 3                                                                                Chick-fil-A at Fair Oaks Mall hosts                 and Thursday July 10 at 3 p.m. at              Interpreters will have authentic
   shelter throughout the month of July                                                                          Mothers First — Chantilly/                                                                         “Family Night” every Wednesday from              Chantilly High School. Tickets are $5          uniforms, equipment, weapons and
   to meet the animals that are available                                                                          Centreville is a nonprofit support                                                               5-7 p.m. Every week there is a free,             at the door. Go to                             vehicles, including a halftrack tank, on
   and looking for a loving new home.                                                                              organization dedicated to helping                                                                different activity to entertain kids of all                           display in their camps.
   The first 100 cats adopted from the                                                                             women who have chosen to alter their                                                             ages. Come celebrate at Fair Oaks                                                            On Saturday at noon and 2 p.m. enjoy
   shelter during the month of July will                                                                           careers to raise their children at home.                                                         Mall, located inside the main entrance                                                          period music by TreVoché, performing
   receive a free spay or neuter; a                                                                                Meetings are first and third Thursdays                                                           between Sears and Macy’s. Call us 703-        FRIDAY, JULY 11                                   music reminiscent of the Andrews
   potential savings of between $70 and                                                                            at 10:15 a.m. at the Centreville                                                                 279-1883 or email at                          The Chick-fil-A chain, including stores           Sisters. Tour the 1794 home of Richard
   $115 for adopters. As part of the                                                                               Regional Library,14200 St Germain                                                                                    in Chantilly and Fairfax, will celebrate        Bland Lee and learn about home life
   ExtravaCATza, the shelter is partnering                                                                         Dr., Centreville. Contact 703-827-5922                                                        ❖ Wednesday, July 9 — Crafty Cows;                 its annual Cow Appreciation Day event           during World War II at Sully and in
   with area animal rescue organizations                                                                           or                                                                      ❖ Wednesday, July 16 — Mr. Don’s Sing              on Friday, July 11, by offering a free          Fairfax County. Children can
   that will bring their cats and kittens                                                                                                                                                                           Along!                                          meal to any customer who isn’t “too             participate in games and make a
   available for adoption, to the shelter                                                                                                                                                                        ❖ Wednesday, July 23 — Glitter Tattoos!            chicken” to visit fully dressed as a cow.       period craft to take home. American
   on Sundays in July. The adoption                                                                              FRIDAY, JULY 4                                                                                  ❖ Wednesday, July 30 — Build-A-Bear                Any customer who comes dressed like             Legion Post 177 will be providing food
   process and corresponding fees vary by                                                                        The Lost Dog and Cat Rescue                                                                        Party!                                          a cow will receive a free meal.                 and drink for purchase.
   group. The shelter will also be open its                                                                        Foundation will hold an adoption                                                                                                                 Customers wearing partial costumes or        The event will go on rain or shine.
   normal adoption hours throughout the                                                                            event on Friday, July 4 from noon to 2                                                                                                           accessories will receive a free entree.         Admission is $7 per adult and $5 per
   month: Tuesdays – Fridays, 12 p.m. to                                                                           p.m. at the Fair Lakes Shopping Center                                                        JULY 9-10                                          This marks Chick-fil-A’s fourth annual          senior and child. All World War II
   7 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5                                                                              Petsmart, 12971 Fair Lakes Center,                                                            “Mother Goose’s Really Fabulous                    Cow Appreciation Day celebration.               veterans are admitted free of charge.
   p.m. The special Sunday adoption                                                                                Fairfax. Visit                                                           Fairy Tales!” is a silly play that the           Festivities are planned throughout the          Sully Historic Site is located at 3650
   hours will be from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. on                                                                        Swing Dances are held every Friday                                                                whole family will enjoy. Mother Goose            day, so visit your local Chick-fil-A for        Historic Sully Way in Chantilly. Call
   July 6, 13, 20 and 27.                                                                                          night at the Dulles Hilton in the Red                                                           has come to tell some of her most                breakfast, lunch and/or dinner.                 703-437-1794.

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                                                                                                                         • Relevant messages                                                                                   Summer Worship Hours                                           Meeting at Deer Park Elementary School
                                                                                                                         • Vibrant music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   8:30 AM and 10:30 AM                                           15109 Carlbern Drive Centreville, VA 20120
                                                                                                                         • Live band                                                                                                                                                                       Bible Study-9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                         • Kids church                                                                                   Coffee/Fellowship Hour at 9:30 AM
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                                                                                                  Meeting at:           703 530-8100                                                                                                                                                       (703) 815-8860 Pastor, Gary L. Maines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and to serve the Lord
                                                                                                  Centre Ridge
                                                                                               Elementary School                                                                                                               Braddock Road and Cranoke Street
                                                                                                                                                                                      Rt. 29

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                                                                                                                         Old Centreville Rd. Centrewood Dr.                                                                          Centreville, VA 20120
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      703-830-2768                                           Tree of Life Bible Church

                                                                                              Mount Olive Baptist Church
                                                                                                   6600 Old Centreville Road
                                                                                                     Centreville, VA 20121
                                                                                                  Rev. Eugene Johnson, Pastor

                                                                                                  “MOVING FROM MEMBERSHIP
                                                                                                      TO DISCIPLESHIP!!”

                                                                                                        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
                                                                                                     Jonathan & Charla Kelley, Senior
                                                                                                   Third Sundays 7:30am and 10:45 am
                                                                                                      Sunday School 9:45am - 10:45 am
                                                                                                 Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

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  Vacation Bible School -                    grams in a traditional format with a          which helps participants face the emo-          ❖ July 9 at 7:30 p.m. — Miss Cathy’s        ket full of good times at the Son Harvest
Outrigger Island. The adventure be-          modern flair. It openly invites inquiries     tional, physical, and spiritual challenges    Children’s Productions: This is an inter-     County Fair! At the Son Harvest County
gins Monday, July 14 through Friday,         about participation in these activities by    of separation and divorce and moves           active storytelling evening where the         Fair Vacation Bible School (VBS) you’ll
July 18, starting 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.       the community. There are a number of          toward the rebuilding of lives. The class     children will dress the parts and act out     learn about the Fruit of the Spirit, make
Lunch provided. Oakton Baptist Church        activities for the family for the new year:   is limited to 12 people and will be held      the stories. Bring your camera for an         cool crafts, learn catchy farm tunes, play
of Chantilly, 14001 Sullyfield Circle,          ❖ Join the congregation for a special      at Centreville United Methodist Church        evening of laughs and fun.                    super fun games and make lots of new
Chantilly. Call 703-631-1799.                Havdalah service and barbeque on Sat-         on Sunday nights from 7 - 8:30 p.m.,            ❖ July 16 — Christine and Aleko the         friends. Registrations is $20 per child/
                                             urday, July 12 at 6 p.m. Call for details.    beginning on Aug. 31. The leader is           Rescue Dog: Christie and her dog will         $17 per child for 2 or more children per
  The Ekoji Buddhist Temple, lo-                ❖ The holidays are just around the         Richard Focht (703-802-1095). The cost        demonstrate search and rescue tech-           family (max. $50 per family, scholar-
cated at 6500 Lake Haven Lane in             corner. Call Yad Shalom – join us for         is $15 for the workbook.                      niques. They belong to Mid-Atlantic           ships available). Call 703-803-7500 or
Fairfax Station, will hold its 27th annual   services and let us help you celebrate the                                                  D.O.G.S. (MA/D), an experienced and           visit
Obon Festival Saturday, July 12 from         New Year!                                        Jubilee Christian Center will be           dynamic search and rescue organization
5:30 to 9 p.m. Festival activities include      For further information and/or direc-      holding a basketball camp for boys and        that provides skilled canine search and          Shalom Jewish Children is a fun,
Japanese folk dancing, taiko drumming        tions, contact the Congregation at            girls ages 3rd-6th grade (as of Fall          rescue teams to missing person emer-          hands-on Jewish educational program
performed by Nen Daiko, a candle illu-       703-579-6079, or visit the Web site at        2008), July 21-25, Monday-Friday, 10          gencies.                                      for young children based on experiential
mination ceremony, games and crafts,                            a.m. - 3 p.m. (bring your own bag               Fairfax Location, 5114 Twinbrook Rd.        learning. Each session is about Jewish
and traditional Japanese food dishes.                                                      lunch). The camp will be at the Jubilee         ❖ July 23 — NOVA Bat Lady: Bat              holidays, values and celebrations. Meets
Temple tours and short lectures on Bud-         Music Camp at Centreville                  Christian Center gym, at 4650 Shirley         World NOVA will use multimedia pre-           in Centreville at the Rocky Run Recre-
dhism will be held during the festival.      United Methodist Church (CUMC):               Gate Rd., Fairfax. Cost is $100. Before       sentations, biofacts, and live bats to help   ation Center. Contact Gloria Pioso at
Although attendance is free, food and        Music Camp will be held Aug. 11-15            and after care are available, if Jubilee is   us get to know these secretive and eco- or call
drinks will be sold throughout the           from 9:30 – 12:30 at CUMC. The theme          notified ahead of time. Call 703-383-         logically important creatures.                703-579-6079.
evening. All are welcome. Visit              is “All God’s Creatures Got a Place in the    1170 for registration or questions, or go       ❖ July 30 — Mad Science: The Mad               ❖ These are the days when Shalom or call 703-239-0500           Choir”. There will be singing, ringing        to                             Science Workshop will present an awe-         Jewish Children will be followed by
                                             handbells, crafts and fun movement ac-                                                      some interactive workshop that will           Shabbat services at 10 a.m. Visit
   A Kid’s Basketball Camp will be           tivities throughout the week. Children           Lord of Life Lutheran Church’s             spark the imagination of children of all for updates, di-
held at Jubilee Christian Center, July       who are rising 2nd through 6th graders        second location, 13421 Twin Lakes Dr.,        ages and increase understanding of            rections, details, and membership
21-25, for boys and girls in grades 3-6      are invited to participate in camp.           Clifton, is now open. Everyone is invited     what science is really about.                 information. Shalom Jewish Children is
(as of Fall 2008). It will be at 10 a.m. -   Youth in grades 7 – 12 and adults are         to worship services at 10 a.m. on Sun-          Call the church office at 703-323-          free for members of Congregation Yad
3 p.m., Monday-Friday. The cost is $100      invited to participate as helpers. Regis-     day. Call the church office at                9500           or           go           to   Shalom.
per child. There will be before and after    tration is $20 per child with a $50           703-323-9500           or    go        to
care available at the church. 4650           maximum per family. Forms are avail-                     Clifton/ Centreville Location, 13421          Craft Vendors are needed for
Shirley Gate Rd., Fairfax. Call 703-383-     able in the church office or on the CUMC                                                    Twin Lakes Dr.                                Centreville United Methodist Women’s
1170.                                        Web site               Summer Nights at Lord of Life                                                             Bazaar scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 8
                                                                                           Lutheran Church — Fun for All                    Are you looking for acres of fun           from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church,
  Congregation Yad Shalom of                   DivorceCare is a 13-week, Christ-           Ages! Clifton/ Centreville Location,          this summer? Then you’ll want to join         6400 Old Centreville Road; contact
Centreville provides a variety of pro-       centered, divorce recovery program            13421 Twin Lakes Dr.                          St. John’s Episcopal Church for a bas-

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                                                                                                                                                             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
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   David Ambrose, the son of Dave
and Karen Ambrose of Centreville, was
                                                                                                                                             for the Entire Family
named to the Dean’s List for the spring
2008 semester at Old Dominion Univer-                                                Where Everyone                                                BRUCE R. HUTCHISON, D.D.S.
sity. He is an RTS (Recreation Tourism                                                                                                             MICHAEL H. GORMAN, D.D.S.
Studies) major in the College of Educa-
tion. To make the list, students must be
                                                                                      Gets Results!!                                               WHITNEY S. JARRELL, D.D.S.
enrolled full time and have a GPA of 3.4
or higher, with no grade below a C.

   These students graduated from the
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students. The featured speaker was Sen.
                                                                                                                                                                        Centreville, VA 20121
John Warner, who is serving his 30th           Centreville Location                                 Gainesville Location
year in the U.S. Senate.                          5719 Centre Square Drive                         7521 Virginia Oaks Drive, Suite 240
   ❖ Philip Arnone of Chantilly with a
B.A. in sociology;
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   ❖ Sulava Gautam of Chantilly with a                         
B.S. in economics;
   ❖ Kirsten Shugrue of Chantilly with
a B.S. in psychology;
   ❖ Megan Wittling of Chantilly with a
B.A. in political science;
   ❖ Samuel Chang of Centreville with                                                                                                      DR. RUKSANA TALAKSI
a B.A. in English;
   ❖ Christopher Plummer of Centreville
with a B.A. in history;
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   ❖ Kirsten Rice of Centreville with a                    DR. TOSHIKI MATSUI, D.D.S., P.C.                                                    SPECIALIZED CARE FOR INFANTS,
B.S. in business administration;                                           Pediatric Dentistry
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   Mattia Shin, a student from Clifton,
was recently honored at a statewide
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held by The Johns Hopkins University
Center for Talented Youth (CTY).
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   Shin, who attends Little Flock Chris-
tian School Elementary School, joined
other award recipients at the recent
state ceremony, and was individually
honored by Johns Hopkins for his aca-
demic performance and promise.

   Yianni Vassilios Alepohoritis of
Centreville has been named to the
university’s Dean’s List at Wake Forest
University for spring semester, 2008.
Students who achieve a 3.0 or higher
grade point average were named to the
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  Richard W. Hartman III received
                                                    “AND PUT YOUR FEARS TO REST.”
the juris doctor degree on May 10 from
the Washington and Lee University                                          703-818-1500
School of Law. Hartman was among 146
students receiving their law degrees          Charles and Katherine Fischer, D.D.S, P.C.
during commencement ceremonies held
on Washington and Lee University’s his-                5895 Trinity Parkway, Suite 200
toric front lawn. He received his B.B.A.
degree from Radford University in 2005.                    Centreville, VA 20120
Hartman is the son of Richard W.                 
Hartman II and Patricia A. Hartman of
Centreville.                                                                                                                                    Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008 ❖ 15
                                                                                                                                         Centre View Sports Editor Paul Frommelt
                                                                                                                              703-917-6409 or

Role Models Right in Your Backyard
The Washington Glory professional softball
team gives young fans something to aspire to.
                      By Paul Frommelt
                                 Centre View

               li Keohohou sits down in a

O              folding chair along the right
               field foul line and signs auto-
               graphs for a crowd of eager
fans. The Washington Glory first baseman,

                                                                                                                                                                              Photos by Craig Sterbutzel/Centre View
who just an hour earlier blasted a home run
over the left field fence in the Glory’s 10-0
win over the Chinese Taipei national team at
the Westfield Softball complex in Chantilly,
smiles as she chats with the young girls
huddled around her. This scene is a common
one after home games for fans of the Glory, a
National Pro Fastpitch team in its second year
of existence.
  “When I was growing up, when I went to
an Orioles game, you could come back with
15 autographs. You can’t do that anymore,”
said Washington Glory owner Paul Wilson.
“That is what I love about this league. It is      The Washington Glory’s mascot,
highly accessible and it is something that the     Gloria the K9.                                  The Glory celebrate as Courtney Bures step on home plate after hitting a
ladies want to do.”                                think our girls take a lot of pride in that     home run against Chinese Taipei on Tuesday night.
                                                   and they have done a really good job reach-
THE REIGNING NPF Cowles Cup champi-                ing out to the girls.”
ons are in the midst of seven-game home
stand against Chinese Taipei and the fellow        LAST MONTH, the Glory and PONY Base-
NPF team, the Chicago Bandits. On Tuesday          ball and Softball announced a partnership
night, the Glory avenged a 3-2 extra-inning        to host “Glory Dream Builders Tourna-
loss on Monday against Chinese Taipei by           ments” as well as teaming up to offer clin-
                              pouring on 10        ics and specialized instruction for players
                              runs in the first    and coaches. The Glory has also created a
                              four innings to      nonprofit organization, named “Champions
                              earn the victory.    for Children,” which will reach out to dis-
                              Along         with   advantaged and at-risk youth around the
Keohohou’s homer, second baseman Courtney          area.
Bures hit her fifth home run of the year and          “These ladies want to impart the knowl-
center fielder LaDonia Hughes went 2-for-4         edge,” said Wilson. “It is all part of giving
with four RBIs. Glory pitchers Sarah Pauly and     back. It was the reason that we wanted to
Taryne Mowatt combined for the shutout, al-        bring the team here, give more exposure to
lowing two hits over seven innings of work.        softball in the area as well as giving them
  “We feel really good where we are at,” said      the level of role model that is accessible.”
head coach Carie Dever-Boaz, whose team has           Midway through their second season, the
also played the Venezuela national team and        Glory have started to see their fan base
Team U.S.A this season. “We believe that the       grow.
whole time, we have a target on our back.             “Last year, when it started out, you kind    Courtney Bures, who grew up in Haymarket, had four RBI on Tuesday.
Last year, nobody knew us. This year, every-       of looked around and wondered if it was
one is gunning for us. We have to bring our        going to survive,” said Glory announcer and
best game every time. That is what we work-        play-by-play man Jarrod Wronski. “When
ing on doing.”                                     you start the season drawing 200 and you
  Dennis Wince, co-head coach of the Vienna        end the season drawing 2,000, it shows that
Stars 12U team, brought his daughter and a         the growth is there.”
few of his players to watch the game on Mon-          Bures, who grew up in Haymarket, VA,
day night.                                         has witnessed the Glory’s raise in popular-
  “It is a great chance to get out and see these   ity locally.
girls play at the highest levels. It really in-       “When I come back home, everybody
spires my daughter. It inspires my team,” he       knows about the Glory,” she said.
said. “It truly inspires the girls on my team to      So, after every home game, the Glory pull
play harder and to want to do well at not only     out their folding chairs and sign autographs,
sports, but in life. Having them there as fe-      no matter how large the crowds get.
male role models is important.”                       “That is one of our top priorities, being
  The team is aware of who is watching them.       role models for the kids. They are our fan
  “It is really important for the young girls in   base,” said Bures. “We were just like them.
our country to have a good positive role model     We were all little girls playing ball and we
in a professional sport,” said Dever-Boaz. “I      all wanted somebody to look up to.”                                                            Shortstop Amber Jackson

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              Swimming                                                                                                VR Riptide Rally Ebbs
                                                                                                                                          By Shirley Swimswell

Little Rocky Run Faces Hamlet in McLean                                                                                  A tidal wave of close relays couldn’t help the
                                                                                                                      Riptide as the team fell to the High Point Dolphins
   The Stingrays from Little                                                                                          — 225-177. Ironically, in reverse, this is the same
Rocky Run traveled to                                                                                                 score as last week’s meet with the Riptide victori-
McLean on Saturday to com-                                                                                            ous over a different pod of Dolphins.
pete against the Green Feet                                                                                              In addition to exciting relays, the Riptide turned
from Hamlet. It was a hard-                                                                                           in some beautiful DOUBLE first-place finishes as
fought contest, with a final                                                                                          Didi Pace (8&U G 25M Free & Back), Matthew
score of Hamlet 221 – Little                                                                                          Pisarcik (13-14B 50M Free& Back), Sierra
                                                                                                                      Higginbotham (13-14G 50M Back& Breast), Serena
                                                                                                                                                                                Morgan Nemo
Rocky Run 181.
   There were many bright                                                                                             Emanuel (11-12 G 50M Breast & Fly), Matt
moments throughout the                                                                                                Glowacki (13-14B 50M Breast & Fly) and Patrick               Third-place finishers definitely helped out as
meet. Kyle Cassidy kicked off                                                                                         Kearney (9-10B 50M Free & Breast) dominated               Nicholas and Drew Magnusson, Erin Steen, Morgan
the Boys 25M, 8 & Under Free                                                                                          their events.                                             and Reilly Tweddle, McCreagh Lackman, Melissa
with a winning time of 18.18,                                                                                            Other fantastic firsts were: Brian Deely (11-12B       Bartoletta, Kyle and Marissa McGill, Marissa
improving his winning time                                                                                            50M Free), Erin Steen (9-10G 50M Breast). Brian           Coughlin, Geoffrey Eisenhart, Sam Jugus, Brian
from last week. Rachel                                                                                                Pisarcik (11-12 50M Breast), and Chloe Hicks (9-          Gay, Nick McGrath, Alexa McAnally, Johnny Pace,
Anderson swam to a first-                                                                                             10G 25M Fly). A rare tie for first place saw Tat          Tim and Christopher Kearney and Stasia Schlatter
place finish with a time of                                                                                           Duchak split points for a smoking hot 15-18G 50M          added points to the score.
31.21 in the Girls 11 – 12,                                                                                           Breaststroke race.                                           VR pool Records fell as Patrick Kearney broke the
50M Free and Michael                                                                                                     Keeping it close with second-place finishes were:      50M 9-10B Breaststroke time set a decade ago with
Helme’s first-place time was                                                                                              ❖ Kyle McGill, Jessica Sheftel, Tim Kearney,          a new time of 43.81!
29.63 in the Boys 13 – 14, Finishing their warm up, are Little Rocky Run 15-                                          Nadia Podo and Mo Lacey in Freestyle.                        Five other Riptide Pool records have fallen in the
50M Free. Moving into the                                                                                                ❖ Alexa McAnally, Morgan Tweddle, Sam Jugus            past two weeks as Matt Glowacki set new records
Backstroke, James Murphy 18 boys, Stephen Norair, Taylor Knight, Brett                                                and Mo Lacey in Back.                                     in ALL Individual 50M events for 11-12 Boys and
broke a team record that had Merker, Bobby Kelly, Chris Fallon, James Kintzing                                           ❖ Kyle Tennille, Brian Deely, Jessica Sheftel in       Erin Steen raised the bar for 9-10 Girls in the 50M
stood since 1997! His new and James Briar.                                                                            Fly.                                                      Breaststroke with her new record of 43.37!
record was set with a winning
time of 35.96 in the Boys 9 – 10, 50M event. Daily, Ally Bedell, Grace Warhurst and Elizabeth
Rachel Anderson claimed the top spot for the Girls Murphy took top honors with a finish of 1:21.41,
                                                                                                                      Sequoia Farms Pulls Out 2-Point Win
11 – 12, 50M race and Taylor Avery swam to vic- in the 100M Medley. A first-place win went to the                        It was one for the Colonial Swim League story
tory with a time of 34.19 in the Girls 15 – 18, 50M Girls 100M, 11 - 12 Medley team of Rachel Avery,                  book, as two Braddock Road rivals battled for
event.                                               Shannon O’Donnell, Rachel Anderson and Brooke                    bragging rights and a shot at the Blue Division
   There were three sweeps in the Breaststroke. In Worley with a time of 1:07.07, followed by the                     Championship. The Sequoia Farms Stingrays
the 9 – 10 Boys, 50 M race the winners were Carson Boys 13 – 14, 100M Medley win with Michael                         and the Chantilly National swim teams traded
McEver (44.49), Patrick Goldammer (46.82) and Helme, David Welliver, Jonathan Clark and Sean                          the lead throughout their entire swim meet,
Cole McCranie (50.1).                                Hathaway finishing in 1:02.68. In the Girls 200M,                with Sequoia enjoying a slight lead going into
   Following that came the Girls 9 - 10, 50M event 15 – 18 Medley relay, Taylor Avery, Jessica                        the medley relay events. As Sequoia’s luck and
with Ally Bedell (50.84), Monica Lawrence (52.86) Sussman, Mo Hummel and Susie Lesniewski swam                        skill continued to hold into the relays, it wasn’t
and Nada Fawzi (53.79) taking the first three fin- to a winning finish in 2:14.47, and the Boys Mixed                 until the 13-14 girls medley relay that Chantilly
ishes. Not to be outdone, the Girls 11 – 12, 50M Age 200M, Free relay was claimed by the team of                      came roaring back with three straight relay
race was claimed by Shannon O’Donnell (41.39), Luke Guthrie, James Murphy, Michael Helme and                          wins. If Chantilly continued to roll it would be
Logan Ross (42.31) and Sarah Hessler (44.5). James Kintzing.                                                          the end of the Sequoia Stingrays hopes. The
Additional first-place prizes went to David Welliver   Exciting second-place finishes went to: Grace                  numbers were clear, if Sequoia took just one of
swimming a 39.65 win in the Boys 13 – 14, 50M Guthrie, Carson McEver, Elizabeth Murphy, Luke                          the last two events of the meet, the victory
Breast and Brett Merker with a time of 32.27 in the Guthrie, Susie Lesniewski, Kyle Cassidy, Kameron                  would be theirs. So, the members of the boys’
Boys 50M, 15 – 18 race. There were three blue Daily, Sean Hathaway, Myles Brown, Mitch Keifer,                        mixed-age freestyle relay team stepped up and
ribbons awarded in the Fly. The Boys 9 – 10, 25M Grace Warhurst, Kyle Marshall, Abby McCranie,                        proceeded to win the relay they needed and
win went to James Murphy (15.81); Michael James Kintzing and Taylor Avery. Third place spots                          clinch the meet win for the Stingrays. The fi-
                                                                                                                                                                           Sequoia Farms swimmers George
Helme took the Boys 50M, 13 – 14 win in 33.33; were claimed by: Cole McCranie, Ally Bedell, Sh-                       nal margin of victory for Sequoia Farms was Deegan and Alex Kuznetsov wait for
and Mo Hummel was the winner in the Girls 50M, annon O’Donnell, Jonathan Clark, Erin Hessler,                         only two points.                                     their leg of the medley relay.
15 - 18 race finishing in 32.4.                      Taylor Knight, Grace Guthrie, Billy Yost, Kyle                      Congratulations to the relay team of Brian
   The 9 – 10 Boys and Girls were strong in the Marshall, Katie Yost, Rachel Avery, Susie                             Chapman, Patrick Deegan, Brice Harris and Chris           ❖ Sean Bartro - event winner in butterfly.
Relays. The boys team of Billy Yost, Carson Lesnewski, James Kintzing, Luke Guthrie, Jessica                          Martin, for their meet-winning swims. Congratu-           ❖ Erin Boyle - double event winner in freestyle,
McEver, James Murphy and Cole McCranie won Sussman, Elizabeth Murphy, Brooke Worley, and                              lations are also in order for the excellent Chantilly butterfly.
the 100M Medley race setting a new team record Laura Freeman.                                                         National team and the following, winning relay            ❖ Brian Chapman - double event winner in
with a time of 1:11.10. The girls team of Kameron                                                                     teams from Sequoia Farms:                              freestyle, backstroke.
                                                                                                                         ❖ Boys 8-under team of Avery Harris, Daniel            ❖ Patrick Deegan - event winner in backstroke.
                                                                                                                      Morris, Ryan Morris and Russ Steinhilber.                 ❖ Blake Feichtl - event winner in breaststroke.
                                                                                                                         ❖ Girls 8-under team of Gillian Hadermann,             ❖ Brice Harris - double event winner in freestyle,
SSTs fall to Turtles                                       Girls 8 & under), Boys 9-10: Carl Gerland (3rd) & Kyle
                                                           Talley (4th), Girls 9-10: Maddie Word (2nd), Elayna        Molly Hamer, Sydney Loper and Bridget O’Malley. butterfly.
                                                                                                                                                                                ❖ Emma Lark - event winner in breaststroke.
   Sully Station’s swim team, the Super Sonic Trans-       Render (5th) and Lauren McDermott (6th), Boys 11-             ❖ Girls 9-10 team of Erin Boyle, Kelsey Hamer,
                                                                                                                      Julia Hilburger and Emma Lark.                            ❖ Ryan Morris - event winner in backstroke.
ports, traveled deep into the heart of McLean this past    12: Nick Render (4th) and Ian Lambeth (6th), Girls
                                                                                                                         ❖ Boys 11-12 team of Brian Chapman, Blake              ❖ Bridget O’Malley - triple event winner in
Saturday to take on the Highland Whomping Turtles.         11-12: Maddie Stulga (4th) and Emma Sax (5th), Boys
                                                                                                                      Feichtl, Conner Murphy and Sean Bartro.                freestyle, backstroke, butterfly.
It was truly a meeting of the two most interesting         13-14: Josh Greenberg (5th) and Reid Koutstaal (6th),
                                                                                                                         ❖ Boys 13-14 team of Alex Boyle, Matthew               ❖ Kathleen O’Malley - event winner in freestyle.
names of NVSL’s Division III teams! The SSTs came          Girls 13-14: Meghan McPherson (2 nd ), Allie
                                                                                                                      Cohen, Patrick Deegan and Carlo Paraggio.                 ❖ Chris Martin - double event winner in
to win but despite their collective efforts and a strong   Humphrey (5th) and Ali Hahn (6th), Boys 15-18: David
finish in the relays Highland logged the win in their      Warrington (4th), Ryan Smith (5th) and Ryan Otroba            ❖ Boys mixed-age team of Brian Chapman, freestyle, breaststroke.
                                                                                                                      Patrick Deegan, Brice Harris and Chris Martin.            ❖ Jennifer Steinhilber - double event winner in
record books.                                              (6th), Girls 15-18: Olivia McKnight (4th) and Jessica
   Highland took an early lead in the Freestyle event      Humphrey (5th).                                               Many other Sequoia Farms team members con- breaststroke, butterfly.
                                                                                                                      tributed to the win with outstanding performances         ❖ Russ Steinhilber - event winner in breast-
despite significant contributions from Harrison White         Continuing on in the heat and humidity Sully con-
(3rd, Boys 8 & under), Elise Mozeleski & Nicole            tinued to show strength in the breastroke event. SSTs      and personal bests. Among the individual event stroke.
                                                                                                                      winners were:                                             ❖ Will Steinhilber - triple event winner in
Hunter (2nd & 3rd respectively, Girls 8 & under), Collin   Harrison White improved on last week’s 3rd place fin-
                                                                                                                         ❖ Katrina Amos - event winner in backstroke.        freestyle, breaststroke, butterfly.
Fiala (1st, Boys 9-10), Heather Herbstritt (2nd, Girls     ish by securing a 1st place finish in the Boys 8 & under
9-10), Skyler White & Denny Cha (2nd & 3rd respec-         category. Also placing first for the SSTs were: Maddie
tively, Boys 11-12), Megan Hickey (2nd, Girls 11-12),      Word (Girls 9-10), Denny Cha (Boys 11-12), Richard         McPherson secured a 2nd place finish with Dominic         by everyone at the meet – way to go, Chris Cole, Jack
Brandon Fiala (1st, Boys 13-14), Reagan Warrington         Xue (Boys 13-14), and Missy Witt (Girls 15-18). Solid      Huffman & Jarid Bowen placing 3rd & 4th. The Girls        Tyskowski and Brianna Tibbetts!
(2nd, Girls 13-14), CJ Fiala (3rd, Boys 15-18), and        contributions were also made by: Robby Werderman           9-10 saw Heather Herbstritt finish 3rd and Skye              Following a break the two teams went head to
Samantha Wooddell (3rd, Girls 15-18). Other notable        & Patrick Cole (3rd & 5th, Boys 8 & under), Katie          Koutstaal finishing 5th. 6 year old Elise Mozeleski       head again in the relay events. Sully continues to
contributions included: Andrew Warrington & Hogan          Herbstritt (3rd), Payton Moore (5th) & Caroline Ren-       swam up in age groups for this event and finished 4th.    build strong relay teams that enabled them to win 6
O’Brien (5th & 6th place respectively, Boys 8 & under),    der (6th ) in the Girls 8 & under category, Matthew        Boys 11-12 age group had Michael McPherson cap-           relays this week:
Katie Stulga (6th, Girls 8 & under), Dominic Hoffman       McPherson (3rd), Jarid Bowen (4th) & Arun Maran            tured 1st place, Nick Render placed 5th and Jake             ❖ 8 and under girls 100 meter Freestyle relay, con-
& Arun Maran (4th & 6th, Boys 9-10), Skye Koutstaal        (5th) in Boys 9-10. Lauren McDermott and Elayna            Bowen placed 6th. In Girls 11-12 Zoe Hemmer landed        sisting of Katie Stulga, Katie Herbstritt, Nicole Hunter
& Mary Alice Gerland (5th & 6th, Girls 9-10), Alex         Render (5th & 6th respectively, Girls 9-10), Skyler        a 1st place finish with Grace McKnight taking 3rd and     and Elise Mozeleski.
Huffman (6th, Boys 11-12), Grace McKnight & Emma           White & Jake Bowen (Boys 11-12, 3rd & 6th place re-        Amanda Holt 6th place. 13-14 Boys age group high-            ❖ 11-12 boys 100 meter medley relay team made
Sax (4th & 6th, Girls 11-12), Matt Wilson & Austin         spectively), Megan Hickey (2nd), Maddie Stulga (5th)       lighted the talents of Brandon Fiala in 1st place, Matt   up of Michael McPherson, Denny Cha, Nick Render
Figueroa (4th & 5th, Boys 13-14), Allie Humphrey &         and Amanda Holt (6th) in Girls 11-12, Austin Figueroa      Wilson in 2nd and Reid Koutstaal in 4th place. 13-14      and Skyler White.
Darby Nelson (4th & 6th, Girls 13-14), Josh Hahn &         (4th) and Karan Suryakant (5th) in Boys 13-14. Ali         Girls butterfly had Reagan Warrington place 2nd,             ❖ 11-12 girls 100 meter medley relay team com-
Ryan Otroba (5th & 6th, Boys 15-18) and Jessie Wil-        Hahn (3rd), Corinne Holland (4th) and Darby Nelson         Corrine Holland (3rd) and Meghan McPherson (6th).         prised of Zoe Hemmer, Megan Hickey, Grace
son & Allie Otroba ( 5th & 6th, Girls 15-18).              (5th) in Girls 13-14. Boys 15-18 category: CJ Fiala        David Warrington placed 4th in the Boys 15-18 event.      McKnight, and Emma Sax.
   Immediately moving on to the backstroke event           (3rd), Ryan Smith (4th) and Josh Hahn (5th), Girls 15-     Girls 15-18 butterfly highlighted the talents of             ❖ 13-14 boys 100 meter medley relay team: Rich-
Sully Station saw classic 1st place finishes by: Katie     18: Jessie Wilson (5th) & Catherine English (6th).         Samantha Wooddell (2nd place) and Olivia McKnight         ard Xue, Brandon Fiala, Matt Wilson, and Austin
Herbstritt (Girls 8 & under), Michael McPherson               Highland showed strength in the butterfly event         (3rd). Extra special “high fives” were given to three     Figueroa.
(Boys 11-12), Zoe Hemmer (Girls 11-12), Richard            but that did not prevent Sully from exhibiting great       of Sully’s younger swimmers who swam up from their           ❖ Boys mixed age 200 meter freestyle relay team
Xue (Boys 13-14), and Missy Witt (Girls 15-18).            effort. Key contributions were made by many of the         normal age groups to fill empty slots in the 15-18 age    of Michael McPherson (12 yrs old), Collin Fiala (10
Strong support was given by: Payton Moore (3rd,            SST swimmers. In the Boys 9-10 age group Matthew           group in this category. Their efforts were applauded      yrs old), Richard Xue (14 yrs old) and CJ Fiala (15)
18 ❖ Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008                                                                                                                                             

Two CVHS Graduates Serve in Iraq
From Page 7

   Marines, one-third have never
been in a combat zone. They’re
pulling up all these Reserves for
the second or third time; but why
              do we have to go dip-
              ping into our Reserve
 Serving force if a third of the
 In Iraq active-dutyover?”
              got skipped

                  “I think my wife
worries about Sean even more,
this time, but I think he’ll be a little
better prepared mentally,” contin-
ued O’Neill. “I just hope and pray
that his luck holds out, like it did
last time, and he’s careful and they
all watch out for each other.”             September 2003: Sean O’Neill, on the left, with another
   Burke knows both Ryan and               member of his unit just after a mortar attack while they                        Ryan Burke in the driving area of his LAV; he was a driver
Sean are “well-trained for this; it’s      were stationed in Haditha.                                                      for the platoon commander in 2003.
their job and duty and they’re rep-
resenting their country, and that’s          “In 2003, everyone was on the         he knows what to expect and will                                              pool, water guns, balloons to fill
                                                                                                                           local Iraqi officials. So, for us, it’s
Ryan’s feeling now. Before leaving,        move to Baghdad, so they were ei-       be aware of his surroundings. And,      good — it’s quiet out there. What-    with water and “even a Beach Boys
he said he’s been working with the         ther living in tents, vehicles, make-   for the most part, the Iraqi people     ever they’ve done in the past few     CD for them to play while they
men in his unit for awhile and he          shift quarters,” said O’Neill. “But     are appreciative of the turn of         years, and their change in philoso-   have fun.”
needs to be there for them. But 65-        this time, they have basic barracks     events since the surge began.”          phy, seems to be working.”              Still, part of their youth has been
70 percent of them are new; so,            facilities with electricity and air        Besides that, she continued,           They’re due to return home in       left behind and both Ryan and
since he was experienced, he felt          conditioning. And when they’re at       “The Marines got phenomenal             mid-October and should be done        Sean have matured beyond their
he needed to be there to help. He’s        the base, they get two, cooked          training before going over there.                                              years. “We noticed that, from the
a great young man and we’re ex-            meals a day.” He said they can usu-     In the Mojave Desert, they built                                               time he came back initially, his
tremely proud of him.”                     ally access an Internet connection,     an entire, Iraqi town and prac-         “There’s not a whole                   dedication to the Marines really
   During this tour, said O’Neill,         every few days, and can also make       ticed fighting and getting used                                                increased,” said Sean’s mom,
like Ryan, Sean “has the added re-         phone calls, every two or three         to hearing the Iraqi language.          lot you can do — just                  Marisu. “He started taking
sponsibility of a squad of people          weeks.                                  They also practiced dealing with                                               courses for promotion and was
to look out for — himself, a driver          The company commander also            situations they felt they’d en-         hope and pray that                     always ready for the responsibil-
and a gunner for his vehicle, plus         e-mails families and there’s even       counter in Iraq.”                                                              ity attached to it. He also had
four scouts. But they have an al-          a parent e-mail tree. “I belong to         O’Neill said Sean and Ryan
                                                                                                                           he’ll be all right.”                   more commitment to school and
ready-established base with a PX           a Marine parent group that has a        have settled into a routine now,                  — Dennis O’Neill, dad, home, more empathy toward oth-
and commissary.” He said both              Web site,” said Burke. “It’s a way      in Iraq: “A couple days on bor-                            Braddock Ridge ers and started looking at things
Sean and Ryan were surprised at            of keeping in touch with people in      der patrol, a couple days doing                                                in terms of their importance.”
the accommodations and ameni-              the same boat.”                         base security and then a few days                                                 When Ryan returned from Iraq,
ties there.                                                                        on the Quick Reaction Force. If a       with their military service by year’s the first time, he said that seeing
                                           CURRENTLY, THE MARINES                  patrol got into trouble or there was    end. Until then, the parents are people’s poverty and thirst for
                                           are in the Al Anbar Province, west      enemy activity in the nearby town       doing what they can to bring some knowledge there made him appre-
                                           of Baghdad, and Burke said they         of Akshat, they’d respond to it.        joy into their sons’ lives. Sean’s ciate things at home even more.
                                           “have it pretty well under control      They’re trying to stop smugglers        mom Marisu sends him a box a “His values had changed in the
                                           now. So I’m worried, but I’d rather     and people trying to infiltrate the     week; the latest contains candy way he looked at life,” said his
                                           have Ryan there, than in Baghdad,       border.”                                and treats. Burke just sent Ryan a mother. “He told me, ‘Over there,
                                           where all the action seemed to be,         He said Sean’s spirits seem to be    box of things for celebrating the you learn how fragile life is. Every
                                           earlier this year. It’s hard dealing    up and “the Marines are now fa-         Fourth of July with his buddies — morning when I wake up and my
                                           with not knowing where he is all        miliar with their surroundings and      flags, paper plates, napkins, feet hit the floor, I thank God I’m
                                           the time and what he is doing, but      have experience dealing with the        streamers, an inflatable swimming alive.’”

                                              Raising Money for Marine Corps Ball
                                                           hile her son Ryan is    for their sons because “this is their   — a graduate of Westfield High in           “We’re also ordering charm

                                              W            serving in Iraq with
                                                           the Marines, Rosina
                                              Burke is keeping busy by help-
                                                                                   last Marine Ball. They’ll both be
                                                                                   out by the end of the year.”
                                                                                     But it’ll cost about $20,000 to
                                                                                                                           2003 and Virginia Tech in May —
                                                                                                                           is also helping raise funds. Said
                                                                                                                           Burke: “They’ve been dating three
                                                                                                                                                                     bracelets with each Marine’s
                                                                                                                                                                     name on them and using them
                                                                                                                                                                     as a fund-raiser,” said O’Neill.
                                              ing plan the Marine Corps            put on this event for the 250-350       years, and she’s very close to our        “The charms include a flag, a
                                              Birthday Ball for Delta Com-         people in Delta Company, so the         family.”                                  support-the-military ribbon and
                                              pany. It’ll be held Nov. 8 at the    parents, wives and girlfriends            DeFluri is holding a bake sale,         the word ‘Marines.’ There’s also
                                              Dulles Hilton, and both Ryan         working on the ball are trying their    Saturday, July 19, at the Fair Lakes      a heart clasp, plus red, white
                                              and Marine buddy Sean O’Neill        best to raise the money.                Wal-Mart, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Any-         and blue stones. I got one
Sean O’Neill in southern                      of Centreville will have re-           “We want to do this so these          one unable to attend, but wanting         bracelet for myself and one for
Iraq in late September                        turned home by then and will         Marines don’t have to pay for their     to contribute to the cause, may           Sean’s girlfriend, Laura Henry.”
2003 as the unit was                          be able to attend.                   ball,” said Burke, who’s the chair-     send checks payable to Delta Co.,         A 2001 Centreville High grad,
preparing to return home.                       Sean’s mom Marisu O’Neill,         man. “This is our way of thanking       4th LAR, c/o Rosina Burke, 13931          Henry attends GMU.
The temperature was                           helping with fund-raising, said      them and welcoming them home.”          Springstone Drive, Clifton, VA
more than 120 degrees.                        they want it to be extra-special       Ryan’s girlfriend, Sarah DeFluri      20124.                                              — Bonnie Hobbs                                                                                                                              Centre View South ❖ July 3-9, 2008 ❖ 19
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                                                                                                                                                                           heat and humidity, the summertime version
                703-425-3571                                                                                                               Immediate Opening               of the ever-familiar and ever-uncomfortable,
                                                 supplier accounts, samples, training,                                                                                     “wind chill.”
                                                 business and promotional plans and indi-                                                  Manassas Presbyterian               Talk about carte blanche, and I don’t mean
                                                 vidualized assistance. Outstanding op-                                                          Church                    the credit card, either. I mean the opportunity
       Experienced Vet Tech                      portunity. Call for details. 703-425-1081                                                                                 for an individual, acting in the best interests
  PT Tech needed for a fast-paced, 4 doctor                                                                                                  Call: 703-369-2058            of the customer whose air conditioning is no
  AAHA-certified animal hospital. Tech skills                                                                                                      longer conditioning properly, to evaluate and
  fully utilized. Excellent pay and benefits,                                SALON                                                           Bach. Degree Pref.            diagnose your unit’s cooling issues and
  flexible hours. Please call 703-451-1995         Well Established Salon since 1983 in                                                                                    recommend a solution — a solution which
                                                                                                                                                                           will undoubtedly cost money, serious money,
                                                  the Center of McLean is looking for the                                                                                  the kind of money you probably don’t have
                                                           following positions.                                                                                            sitting around.
          Retail Manager                                * Experienced Hair Stylist                                                                                             Let’s just say I’m skeptical of the repair
     Loudoun Campus of NOVA                         * Experienced Massage Therapist                                                                                        being as simple as replacing the solenoid
                                                         * Experienced Nail Tech                                                                                           switch on my automobile’s starter (versus a
                   Mid $30’s                                                                                                                                               more involved and expensive repair) as
                                                  Family environment & Great income.
           Many oppts for advancement
                                                  Call 703-356-8844. Ask for Daniele                                                                                       advertised in a current Advance Auto Parts
            Jared   703-430-9639                                                                                                                                           television commercial. Not only does my unit
                                                  Paul. Absolutely Confidential Meeting                                                                                    not have a solenoid switch (whatever that is),
                                                                                                                                                                           it’s not likely to have any switch whose
                Need an Extra $500 - $1000                                                                                                                                 repair/replacement will likely cause minimal
                                                           MASSAGE THERAPIST                                                                                               damage to my bank account. My fear is, my
                 per mo. to pay Bills ??                                                                                                                                   expectation is that whatever repair the
                                                  Experienced MassageTherapist to share of-
                                                                                                                                                                           technician says is necessary, however much
       Call Sue @ 703-451-5864                    fice space with Wellness Practitioner in the                              E-mail:    he says the repair/replacement will cost, it’s
                                                  City of Fairfax. Experience in Shiatsu, Acu-                                                                             hardly information that I’ll be able to verify
    Email:                 pressure and/or Myofascial Release(ART)                                                                                  independently or shop competitively.                 massage a plus. The office availability                                                                                  Moreover, given the temperature in the
                                                  would be mornings and afternoons Monday                                                                                  house, the heat and humidity outside of the
                                                  through Saturday. Please fax or email a re-                                                                              house, and the presence of a technician in
               Janitorial                         sume. Fax#: 703-273-7056 Email address:                                                                                  and out of the house, the last thing that
                                                                                                                                          seems prudent to do in the middle of a
         FULL TIME & PART TIME                                                                                                 SERVERS—Earn up to                          typical summer sizzle is, call another
  Positions open in the Chantilly area.                                                                                            $750 a week                             technician from some other company to
  ($8.00 - $9.50 an hour). All shifts                                                                                                                                      come over at some other less convenient
  currently open including weekends.                     Project Administrator                                                   HOST/HOSTESS                              time and diagnose my air conditioning unit’s
                                                                                                                                                                           condition and hope that his assessment/cost
  Must take drug test. Must pass criminal        An expanding architectural firm in Reston                                       High Volume     FUN High Energy           to repair will be less expensive than the
  background and Insurance Fraud Check.          seeks an individual w/strong knowledge of                                        Fast Paced CARING Friendly               assessment/solution that the technician who is
  Must have U.S. legal work status. Please       Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook for F/T                                  Health Insurance 401K Flexible Schedules       at this very moment on-site and ready to
  call 240-793-1919. ISS Facility Services.      project administrator position. Must be a                                                                                 repair is proposing; that helplessness, that
                                                                                                                                               GROWTH                      inevitability, that lack of cost control is my
                                                 self-starter w/ability to prioritize assign-
                                                 ments and meet established deadlines. At-                                             Please apply in person at:          fear.
                                                                                                                                                                               And my related fear is, the technician has
          COLLEGE                                tention to detail and accuracy are impor-
                                                 tant. Must have excellent communica-
                                                                                                                              Tysons Corner
                                                                                                                              8101 Fletcher Dr.
                                                                                                                                                        8201 Porter
                                                                                                                                                                           to know this, doesn’t he? And the reason he
                                                                                                                                                                           knows this is, idiot that I am, I may have told
         STUDENTS                                tion skills, written and spoken. Exp in con-
                                                 struction industry is pref’d. We offer an
                                                                                                                                703-821-3784           703-204-0812        his dispatcher of the urgency of my situation,
                                                                                                                                                                           which encouraged the dispatcher to send
     & ‘08 H.S. GRADS                            excellent salary and benefits pkg including
                                                 medical, dental, vision, vacation and 401(k).
                                                                                                                                                                           someone over to my house in the first place.
                                                                                                                                                                           Furthermore, I may have joked that my house
     SUMMER WORK!                                E-mail cover letter, salary range, and
                                                 resume to:
                                                                                                                                                                           “was like a sauna,” quoting Kramer from a
                                                                                                                                                                           Seinfeld episode in which he and Jerry were
    $17.00 Base-Appt, FT/PT,                                                                                                                                               actually sitting in a sauna when he said this.
                                                                                                                                                                           Sensing then that I was a “hot lead,” literally
     Sales/Svc, No Exp Nec,                                                                                                                                                and figuratively, what margin of cost-
                                                                                                                                                                           reasonability I had hoped for is likely heading
 All Ages 17+, Conditions Apply                                                                                                    Preschool Teacher                       out the open window.
                                                                                                                                                                               And if I had plenty of money, plenty of
           703-359-7600                                                                                                     Reston Children’s Center (NAEYC &              time, plenty of patience, and plenty of
                                                                                                                            NSACA accredited) is seeking to hire           knowledge to have an even remotely
                                                                                                                                                                           intelligent conversation with the
                                                                                                                            a talented and degreed (BA, AA, ECE,
                                                                                                                                                                           technician/repairman, perhaps I wouldn’t feel
                                                                                                                            or a degree in a related field re-             so totally at their mercy. And it’s not that I
                                                                                                                            quired) Preschool Teacher.
       Available                                                                                                               Competitive salaries and great
                                                                                                                                                                           don’t appreciate and respect their knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                           on the subject at hand, it’s more that I
                                                                                                                                                                           understand my own deficiencies and
  Unusual opportunity to learn many                                                                                             benefits plus an opportunity to            anticipate that these circumstances will lead
  aspects of the newspaper business.                                                                                            work with a professional and               me down a garden path to a
  Internships available in reporting,                                                                                             dedicated organization.                  repair/replacement I don’t need or a
                                                                                                                                  If interested, please call               repair/replacement I can’t afford.
  photography, research, graphics.                                                                                                                                             Either way, it’s more than fear that I’ll end
  Opportunities for students, and for                                                                                                  703-476-8150.                       up fearing; it’s more like the money that I’ll
  adults considering change of career.                                                                                                        EOE                          have to pay that I don’t have and can’t easily
  Unpaid. Call John Lovaas, 703-917-                                                                                                                                       replace. But what options do I have? Perhaps
                                                                                                                                                                           I can find another famous FDR quote that
  6405 or email internship@connection                                                                                                                                      applies. FDR also said: “When you get to the                                                                                                                                                           end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
                                                                                                                                                                           And so I shall. I suppose it beats the
                                                                                                                                                                              Kenny Lourie is an Advertising Representative for
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                                                                                                                                               Electrical, Plumbing.
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                                                                                                                                               Light Electrical • Plumbing
                                                    KITCHENS, BATHS, TILE, TRIM, INT.                                  GUTTER                   • Bathroom Renovation •
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                                                                                                                                                  is someone
                                                     REMODELING                                                    AVAILABLE
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                                                                                                                                                  who knows                     HOME INSPECTION LIST
   ELECTRICAL                ELECTRICAL                                                                                                          some of the                    REPAIRS, CERAMIC TILE,
                                                       No Job too Small                                                                         worst mistakes
                                                Bathroom, Basement, Kitchens                                                                                                    PAINTING, DRYWALL,                    Roofing & Siding
                                                  Interior Doors, Framing, Ceramic Tile,
                                                                                                                Metro Gutter                      that can be                   CARPENTRY, CUSTOM                                (All Types)
                                                  Laminate floors, Deck & porch repairs,
                                                                                                                Clean/Install/Repair              made in his
                                                                                                                 • Wood Replace & Wrapping                                      WOOD REPAIR, LT. PLUMBING &           Soffit & Fascia Wrapping
                                                   Moulding, Drywall, Interior Painting,                         • Pressure Washing,           subject and how                  ELECTRICAL, POWER WASHING                     New Gutters
                                                     Drywall Repair Licensed & Insured                           • Chimney Sweeping & Repair    to avoid them.                                                             Chimney Crowns
                                                                                                                       20 YEARS EXP.                                                   Since 1964                           Leaks Repaired
                                                      703-431-9677                571-297-4242                               -Werner
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                                                                                                                 LAWN SERVICE                   LAWN SERVICE                      LANDSCAPING                           TREE SERVICE
                                                       Kitchens and Baths                                                                                                                                                   ANGEL’S

                                                30% less than Home Store Prices
                                                                    Class A and Insured
                                                                                                                J.E.S Services                                                        A&S
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       TREE & HEAVY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRASH HAULING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      •Tree Stump Removal
                                                                                                                 LANDSCAPE & CONSTRUCTION                                       Mulching • Sealing • Fertilizing         • Clean-up Grounds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            •Leaf Removal
           M. C. Lynch                                        703-791-2003                                       •Patios •Walkways
                                                                                                                                                                                 Sodding • Spring Cleanup
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     Family Owned & Opererated                                                                                    •Retaining Walls                                                                                   New#- 571-312-7227

                                                  LANDSCAPING                      LANDSCAPING
  Rotten Wood, Wind Damage, Trims,                                                                               •Drainage Problems                                                    ROOFING                               ROOFING
  Windows, Doors, Deck, Stairs, Vanity,         JUAN’S LANDSCAPING                             Since 1987
                                                                                                                •Landscape Makeovers                                              POLYTECH ROOFING CO.
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                                                  Trees & Plants | Walls & Walkways| Ponds
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21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements 21 Announcements                                                                                                                           101 Computers
                                              NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S                                                                                     TRUSTEE'S SALE                                        ABC LICENSE
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Peterson’s Ice Cream Depot,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LLC trading as Big Dog         PERSONAL
                                            SALE OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT                                                                                       OF VALUABLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Enterprises, 7150 Main Street,     COMPUTER
                                    6234 QUANDER ROAD, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22307                                                                           IMPROVED REAL ESTATE
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Clifton, VA 20124-0318. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                              above establishment is apply-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ing to the VIRGINIA           for Individuals &
                       SALE TO BE HELD AT 4110 CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD, FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA 22030                                                     Improved by the premises known as                                      DEPARTMENT OF                Small Businesses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE              ✓ Advice on Equipment
                                                            JULY 11, 2008                                                                     14614 Winterfield Drive, Centreville, Virginia                     CONTROL for a Beer on          ✓ Set Up and Configuration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Premises license to sell or     ✓ Installation
                                                            AT 10:00 A.M.                                                                        In execution of a Deed of Trust from Michael P. Tufaro            manufacture alcoholic        ✓ Troubleshooting
                                                                                                                                         and Carmel M. Tufaro, also known as Carmel E. Maddox, dat-             beverages. Tom Peterson,        ✓ Tutorials and Instruction
                                                                                                                                         ed November 22, 2005, and recorded November 28, 2005, in                           owner               ✓ General Help
    In execution of the Deed of Trust dated August 9, 2004, and recorded in Deed Book 16387, Page 2016, among the land re-               Deed Book 17990 at page 32 among the Land Records of Fair-                                             ComputerMan
                                                                                                                                         fax County, Virginia, the undersigned substitute trustee will of-
cords of Fairfax County, Virginia (collectively, the “Deed of Trust”), securing The Washington Savings Bank, F.S.B. (the “Note-
                                                                                                                                         fer for sale at public auction at the front entrance of the Judicial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     26 Antiques                703-535-3254
holder”), default having occurred in the payment of the debt secured thereby, and being instructed to do so by the Noteholder,                                                                                                        
the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale the property described below at public auction on the front steps of the         Center for Fairfax County, at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax,
Fairfax County Courthouse located at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 on July 11, 2008, beginning at                      Virginia, on                                                           We consign/pay top $ for
10:00 a.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                      antique/semi antique furn.
                                                                                                                                              Tuesday, July 15, 2008                                              including mid century &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    danish modern Teak
                                                                                                                                              At 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time                        furniture, sterling, mens
   The real property encumbered by the Deed of Trust that will be offered for sale by the Substitute Trustees is generally                                                                                     watches, painting/art glass,
known as 6234 Quander Road, Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia 22307 and is described in more detail in the Deed of Trust                                                                                       clocks, jewelry, costume
                                                                                                                                         the following property being the property contained in said
and as follows:
                                                                                                                                         Deed                                                                    jewelry, etc. Call Schefer    116 Childcare Avail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Antiques @ 703-241-0790.
PARCEL 2, containing 2.183 acres, more or less, of the subdivision of the PROPERTY OF ELIZABETH J. QUANDER, as the of Trust, described as follows:                                                                                       BURKE Childcare avail in my
same appears duly dedicated, platted and recorded in Deed Book 1785, Page 264, among the land records of Fairfax County,                                                                                                                home,OFC Lic, FT & PT, days,
Virginia.                                                                                                                                Lot 2, Section 2, Phase 2, Sully Station, as the same appears
                                                                                                                                                                                                             29 Misc. for Sale            evenings, Back-up care &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            special needs children
                                                                                                                                         duly dedicated, platted and recorded in Deed Book 5079 at            $250 KING Pillow Top      welcome. Large yard for lots of
LESS AND EXCEPT all of that lot or parcel of land containing 8,750 square feet more particularly described as follows:                   page 1337, among the Land Records of Fairfax County, Virgin-        Mattress & Box set (3pc)-        fun! 703-569-8056
                                                                                                                                         ia.                                                                 Brand New, Never Used
Beginning at a corner of Parcel 2 of the subdivision of the Residue of the property of Elizabeth J. Quander in the southwesterly                                                                            w/warranty. (Retail $500+)
line of Quander Road (Route #630) and running thence with a line of said parcel S.44 degrees, 22’ 50” W. 160.0 feet to another Commonly known as 14614 Winterfield Drive, Centreville, Vir-                 Deliverable 571-926-1990      29 Misc. for Sale
corner of said parcel thence running through the parcel N. 0 degrees, 37’ 10” W. 98.99 feet and N. 44 degrees 22’ 50” E. 90.00 ginia 20120.
feet to a point in the line of Quander Road, thence with the line of said road S. 45 degrees 37’ 10” E. 70.00 feet, to the point of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          7 PC Cherry Sleigh Bedroom QN Pillow Top Mattress &
the beginning.                                                                                                                                    TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of $45,000.00 or ten per-        set - Brand new in boxes,    box set Brand new in plastic
                                                                                                                                         cent (10%) of the sale price, whichever amount is less, in the           Worth $1200+             w/warranty! Can deliver.
TERMS OF SALE                                                                                                                            form of cash or its equivalent will be required of the purchaser (Can help deliver)Asking $575 (Worth $300+) MUST SELL
                                                                                                                                         at the time and place of sale; the balance of the purchase mon-          571-926-1990               $150 571-926-1990
     ALL CASH. The property will be offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be conveyed by Substitute Trustees’ Deed ey being due and payable within fifteen (15) days after sale,
(the “Substitute Trustees’ Deed”) subject to all encumbrances, rights, reservations, conveyances, conditions, easements, re- time expressly being of the essence, with interest at the rate of
strictions, and all recorded and unrecorded liens, if any, having priority over the Deed of Trust, as they may lawfully affect the 4.375 percent per annum from date of sale to date of settle- 202 Domestic Auto 202 Domestic Auto
property.                                                                                                                                ment. Provided, however, that if the holder of the secured
                                                                                                                                         promissory note is the successful bidder at the sale, no cash
     The Substitute Trustees and the Beneficiary disclaim all warranties of any kind, either express or implied for the property, in- deposit shall be required, and part of or the entire indebted-
cluding without limitation, any warranty relating to the zoning, condition of the soil, extent of construction, materials, habitability, ness, including interest and costs, secured by the Deed of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ‘00 Ford Exp 78k miles $9,800
environmental condition, compliance with applicable laws, fitness for a particular purpose and merchantability. The risk of loss Trust, may be set off against the purchase price.                              Fully loaded Eddie Bauer, Never
or damage to the property shall be borne by the successful bidder from and after the date of the time of the sale. Obtaining
possession of the property shall be the sole responsibility of the successful bidder (the “Purchaser”).                                           Any defaulting purchaser shall forfeit the deposit and        wrecked 4WD tow package Black &
                                                                                                                                         stand the risk and cost of resale.                                     Tan, well maintained, All paperwork
     A bidder’s deposit of $25,000.00 (the “Deposit”) by certified or cashier’s check may be required by the Substitute Trustees
for such bid to be accepted. The Substitute Trustees reserve the right to prequalify any bidder prior to the sale and/or waive the                Sale shall be made subject to all existing easements                 Call 703-313-0671
requirement of the Deposit. Immediately after the sale, the successful bidder shall execute and deliver a memorandum of sale and restrictive covenants as the same may lawfully affect the
with the Substitute Trustees, copies of which shall be available for inspection immediately prior to the sale, and shall deliver to real estate. Sale is further subject to mechanic's and/or materi-
the Substitute Trustees the Deposit and the memorandum of sale. The balance of the purchase price, together with interest at alman's liens of record and not of record. The property will be
8.5% per annum from the date of sale to the date of settlement, shall be paid by the Purchaser. Settlement shall occur within sold subject to all conditions, covenants, restrictions, rights of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          21 Announcements 21 Announcements
ten (10) days after the sale date, TIME BEING OF THE ESSENCE with regard to the Purchaser’s obligation.                                  redemption of federal lienholders or encumbrances, and agree-
                                                                                                                                         ments of record affecting the same, if any.

                                                                                                                                                 In the event the undersigned trustee is unable to con-
    Settlement shall take place at the offices of Venable LLP, 8010 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 300, Vienna, Virginia 22182.
                                                                                                                                         vey to the purchaser good title, then purchaser's sole and ex-
Purchaser shall pay all past due real estate taxes, rollback taxes, water rents, water permit renewal fees (if any) or other munici-
                                                                                                                                         clusive remedy shall be in the refund of the deposit paid at the
pal liens, charges and assessments. The Purchaser shall also pay all settlement fees, title examination charges, title charges
                                                                                                                                         time of sale.
and title insurance premiums, all recording costs (including the state grantor’s tax and all state and county recordation fees,
clerk’s filing fees and transfer fees and taxes), auctioneer’s fees and/or bid premiums, and reasonable attorneys’ fees and dis-
                                                                                                                                                 The subject property and all improvements thereon will
bursements incurred in the preparation of the deed of conveyance and other settlement documentation.                                     be sold in "as is" condition without warranty of any kind. Pur-
                                                                                                                                         chaser shall be responsible for any and all building and/or zon-
     The Purchaser shall be required to sign an agreement at settlement waiving any cause of action it or they may have against          ing code violations whether of record or not of record, as well
the Substitute Trustees, and/or the Beneficiary for any condition with respect to the property that may not be in compliance with        as for all unpaid and enforceable homeowners' or condomini-
any federal, state or local law, regulation or ruling including, without limitation, any laws, regulation and ruling relating to envi-   um owners' association dues and assessments, if any. Pur-
ronmental contamination or hazardous wastes. Such agreement shall also provide that if notwithstanding such agreement, a                 chaser also shall be responsible for obtaining possession of
court of competent jurisdiction should permit such a claim to be made, such agreement shall serve as the overwhelming primary            the property at
factor in any equitable apportionment of response costs or other liability. Nothing herein shall release, waive or preclude any
claims the Purchaser may have against any person in possession or control of the property.                                               his/her expense. Purchaser shall assume the risk of loss and
                                                                                                                                         shall be responsible for any damage, vandalism, theft, destruc-
     If any Purchaser fails for any reason to complete settlement as provided above, the Deposit shall be forfeited and applied to tion, or the like, of or to the property occurring after the time of
the costs of the sale, including Trustees’ fees, and the balance, if any, shall be delivered to the Beneficiary to be applied by the sale. Conveyance will be by special warranty deed. Convey-
Beneficiary against the indebtedness secured by and other amounts due under the Deed of Trust in accordance with the Deed ancing, recording, transfer taxes, notary fees, examination of ti-
of Trust or applicable law or otherwise as the Beneficiary shall elect. There shall be no refunds. Such forfeiture shall not limit tle, state stamps, and all other costs of conveyance are to be
any rights or remedies of the Substitute Trustees or the Beneficiary with respect to any such default. If the property is resold, at the expense of purchaser. State and local taxes, public
such re-sale shall be at the risk and the cost of the failing bidder, and the failing bidder shall be liable for any deficiency between charges, and special or regular assessments, if any, shall be
its bid and the successful bid at the re-sale as well as the costs of conducting such re-sale. Immediately upon conveyance by adjusted to the date of sale and thereafter shall be assumed by
the Substitute Trustees of the property, all duties, liabilities and obligations of the Substitute Trustees, if any, with respect to the the purchaser.
property so conveyed shall be extinguished, except as otherwise provided by applicable law.
                                                                                                                                                   The undersigned trustee unconditionally reserves the
                                                                                                                                         right: (i) to waive the deposit requirement; (ii) to approve or dis-
/s/ Henry F Brandenstein, Jr.                                                                                                            approve the creditworthiness of any bidder and/or purchaser;
                                                                                                                                         (iii) to withdraw the property from sale at any time prior to ter-
Substitute Trustee                                                                                                                       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
/s/ Jessica L. Sartorius                                                                                                                 time of sale; and (vii) to extend the period of time for settlement
Substitute Trustee
                                                                                                                                                   Additional terms and conditions of sale may be an-
                                                                                                                                         nounced at the time of sale.
                                                                                                                                                                     DAVID N. PRENSKY
Lauren T. Coapstick, Esq.
                                                                                                                                                                     Substitute Trustee
Venable LLP
                                                                                                                                         FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                                                                                                                         David N. Prensky
8010 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 300
                                                                                                                                         Chasen & Chasen
                                                                                                                                         Suite 500
Vienna, Virginia 22182
                                                                                                                                         5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.
                                                                                                                                         Washington, D.C. 20015
(703) 760-1638
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