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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
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
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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
www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org 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
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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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local children.” western Fairfax County. They are:
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Greenbriar, Brookfield, Pleasant
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member of the Greenbriar Dol- Chantilly National Country Club,
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phins Swim Team, and the York Herndon Swim League, Lakevale playing cards,” said Mary Ellen
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Swim Club. She excelled in the and Sideburn Run. “We’re asking Aull. “WFCM has a list of the 100
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backstroke and was cheerful and them, plus some local businesses, neediest families in western
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well-liked by her friends and team- to donate kid-friendly food, like Fairfax County, and we’re hoping
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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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Kingstowne Alexandria or 6 years old, and Olivia was like walk chalk, Frisbees, jacks and come to join in the effort and con-
4702 LILLIAN DR $425,000 7/5 12-5 Weichert Diane Alvin 703-360-7400 a little sister to my daughter,” said tribute food and toys; see box for
Greenbriar swim mom Jennifer items needed and drop-off
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Bealey. “And Olivia’s parents, Mary
How To Help points. Or contact maryellenaull
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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,
Fairfax “Mary Ellen knew ONC was a and powdered drink mixes. Also, cou- over a couple days. Then WFCM
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4212 PENNER LN $380,000 7/20 1-4 Westgate Lieu Nguyen 703-208-9999 ❖ Toy ideas include: Nerf balls, “We’re hoping that doing it in
me for ideas about how to honor Velcro catch toys, Frisbies/throw rings,
Fairfax Station/Laurel Hill her daughter,” said Lavin. “Then I jump ropes, Skip-its, sidewalk chalk, the summer will be a little like
6704 NEWINGTON RD $459,000 7/6 1-4 RE/MAX Brenda Riffe 703-503-4226 learned that WFCM needed food, bubbles, yo-yos, playing cards, jacks and Christmas for these kids,” said
and WFCM said it wanted to do a movie passes. Aull. “And hopefully, it’ll take off
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food-basket delivery. I told them and the communities will con-
email@example.com or 703-968-9079.
To add your FREE Realtor Open House listing, call: the best place to find the most Drop-off donations are welcome in tinue to do something each sum-
people in the summer is at swim bins at: 4402 Marsala Glen Way or mer — whatever the need is —
Springfield/Kingstowne, Burke, Fairfax Station/Laurel Hill meets. Then I remembered Mary 13106 Point Pleasant Drive, both in in Olivia’s name.”
Contact: Tammy Johnson 703-868-1461 Chantilly. Items should be dropped off
Ellen Aull and contacted her.” by July 14, or call to arrange for pickup.
“This represents the type of car-
firstname.lastname@example.org So ONC is buying the baskets For more information, e-mail ing effort that Olivia would have
Chantilly/Oak Hill, Centreville/Clifton, Fairfax and Christmas in July will collect email@example.com. embraced with great joy,” added
the food to go in them. But Aull Monetary donations may be sent to: Lavin. “We hope everyone will
Contact: Karen Washburn Our Neighbor’s Child, P.O. Box 276,
firstname.lastname@example.org took things a step further and de- Centreville, VA 20120 (write “Christmas
join us in our efforts to celebrate
cided it would be more fun for the in July” on the memo line). her kind and giving spirit.”
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Children’s Play at Chantilly High
Photo by Bonnie Hobbs/Centre View
By Bonnie Hobbs
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
www.ChantillyHSDrama.com. 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.
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Stone Road’s Piece of Europe
Pacino Restaurant in
Centreville brings fresh
By Janet Weinstein
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
“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- www.pacinoristorante.com 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.acsevents.org/goto/ 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.
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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
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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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
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 www.ConnectionNewspapers.com
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.
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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 *
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in the Northern Virginia Fast Pitch * Linens & Textiles * Toys & Dolls * Advertising & Paper * Art Deco & Nouveau
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SYA Fighting Falcons on a Roll
The SYA U11 Boys Fighting
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Kincheloe soccer fields the
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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:
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 www.herndon-va.gov 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 www.herndonrocks.com 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
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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
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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
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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 ChantillyHSDrama.com 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 CFAEVENTS@aol.com. 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 www.mothersfirst.org. ❖ 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 www.lostdogrescue.org. 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
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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 www.stjohnscentreville.org
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, www.yadshalom.com. 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
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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 www.yadshalom.com 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
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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.
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Role Models Right in Your Backyard
The Washington Glory professional softball
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By Paul Frommelt
li Keohohou sits down in a
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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
“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
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)
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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?”
“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
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per month 9 to 1pm. Please fax or email a Please stop by or fax resume to 703-281-7838 5 days/wk, 9 -1 in C’ville. Recep-
and rotating Saturday’s. New grads are wel-
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A great opportunity to A great opportunity to SALES PROFESSIONALS President of The United States (1933-1945)
Busy Fairfax pediatric office seeks PT, WORK AT HOME! WORK AT HOME! Needed to promote financial said it best — and most famously, “The only
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Great way to earn a supplemental income probably never had to call an air-conditioning
703-691-4791, or call Ericka 703-691-7992. 301-333-1900 301-333-1900 repair man smack dab in the middle of a heat
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ately!!! Call 1-888-691-1810 or email in the summer, no less. Certainly FDR was
DENTAL ASSISTANT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY email@example.com for more information! familiar with Washington’s status as center of
Family practice located in Burke needs Established interior decorating franchise the free world, but perhaps he was not as
Bright, Energetic person to join our team in prime Fairfax County areas. familiar with Washington’s status as center of
3-4 days per week. Fax resume to: Owner/regional manager has been in
business for 20 yrs. Extensive client lists,
PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR the “humiture index,” the combination of
heat and humidity, the summertime version
703-425-3571 Immediate Opening of the ever-familiar and ever-uncomfortable,
supplier accounts, samples, training, “wind chill.”
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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 www.mpc-va.org 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com pressure and/or Myofascial Release(ART) independently or shop competitively.
www.youravon.com/sanderson5864 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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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-
8101 Fletcher Dr.
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
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resume to: email@example.com
“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
newspapers.com end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
And so I shall. I suppose it beats the
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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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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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
Additional terms and conditions of sale may be an-
nounced at the time of sale.
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
DAVID N. PRENSKY
Lauren T. Coapstick, Esq.
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
David N. Prensky
8010 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 300
Chasen & Chasen
Vienna, Virginia 22182
5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20015
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