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Arlington: ‘Oakgrove’ or ‘Oak Grove’

A small neighborhood park is rededicated.

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet” So it is with Arlington County’s park at North Quincy and 17th Streets.

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Lord and Lady Fairfax Crowned

In Hunter Mill: Adelle Jones and Kenneth R. Fredgren.

Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. announced the 2015 Lords and Ladies Fairfax at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, May 12 at the Fairfax County Government Center.

Police: Attempted Robbery Results in Death

Herndon man, 24, killed in Reston; two charged in robbery.

Rashad Kejuan Daye, 24, of the Herndon area, was killed Sunday, May 17 during a robbery attempt, according to Fairfax County Police.

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Herndon Remembers Fallen

American Legion holds observance at Herndon cemetery.

Herndon residents came together on Monday, May 25 at Herndon Chestnut Grove Cemetery to commemorate Memorial Day.

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A Memorial Honoring Civilians

Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of the Comfort Women Memorial Peace Garden.

Thursday, May 21, just a day shy of Memorial Day weekend, marked the one-year anniversary of the Comfort Women Memorial Peace Garden (CWMPG) located at the Fairfax County Government Center.

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Enjoy Vienna Summer

Activities and events abound from June through September.

Activities and events abound from June through September.

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Culinary Kids Compete in Cook-off in Vienna

Culinaria Cooking School debuts competition for young cooking champion.

Calling all culinary kids in Vienna ---- Culinaria Cooking School premieres its first-ever kids’ cook-off competition on June 28.

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Cardinal Bank Celebrates New Branch

Cardinal Bank recently marked the opening of its new banking office in Arlington with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

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History of McLean Day

McLean Day: Creating a Community

Part two of the two-part series.

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Together in Music

German exchange students and the McLean High philharmonic orchestra play a joint concert honoring retiring conductor Udö Monks.

After 21 years of collaboration, Mclean High School and the Detmold Youth German Orchestra came together to celebrate their cultural exchange program Thursday, May 21.

Arlington: Four Mile Run Restoration Project Begins

Cooperative effort cited at groundbreaking.

Arlington County and the City of Alexandria have been working with a citizen task force for several years to plan the Four Mile Run Restoration Project.

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Arlington: New Hotel To Be Completed Summer 2016

The Schupp Companies commenced work on a new eight-story 161-room Hyatt Place hotel in the Courthouse area of Arlington in January. Scheduled for completion in summer of 2016, project includes space for an independent restaurant and underground parking for 80 cars.

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Great Falls: 309 Houses or Scott's Nature Preserve?

Great Falls Historical Society thanks John J. Adams for “tireless,” impactful preservation efforts.

Without John J. Adams and Betty Cooke, Scott's Run Nature Preserve could have been developed into 309 houses.

PTSD Treatment: Symptoms or Souls?

After the showing of “American Sniper,” the audience around me at our local theater — perhaps like yours — remained silent. It lasted long minutes before people quietly rose and shuffled out. I think we were sharing heartbreak.

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Great Falls Honors Fallen

Memorial Day ceremony held at the Great Falls Freedom Plaza.

A record number of people attended this year’s annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Great Falls Freedom Plaza.

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Great Falls: ‘Damage Done,’ Now What?

Construction of trail from Turner Farm to Seneca Road to proceed in phases; residents hope to save as many trees as possible.

At The Old Brogue, the Great Falls Historical Society awarded John J. Adams the Jean Tibbetts History Award, partly for his decades of work to preserve the historic integrity of the 12-mile beloved roadway. But at precisely the same time, across the street at the Great Falls Library, the Great Falls Trail Blazers were discussing the clearing of mature trees along the Pike, a road they hope to make more enjoyable and accessible to pedestrians, cyclists, equestrians and others.

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Arlington: Tupelo Honey Cafe Opens June 1

“Independently-spirited” food is Tupelo Honey Cafe’s specialty, says the restaurant’s Founder and CEO Steve Frabitore.

NVFS To Hold Job Fair in Oakton on May 30

Positions supporting Shelter Operations and Rapid Rehousing available.

Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) is expanding its shelter operations in locations throughout Northern Virginia, and will be holding a job fair at the end of May for interested human service professionals. All new positions are scheduled to begin mid-June 2015.

Editorial: Voting, June 9

No, not for Hillary or Jeb or Carly. Locally, June 9, 2015 is an Election Day that counts.

To listen to the national news, one would think that the next Presidential election is in November. But no. That’s November 2016.

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Arlington History for Sale

Community reacts to County Board’s vote to allow Reevesland Farmhouse to be sold.

In a way, Joan Horwitt, head of the Reevesland Learning Center, is getting what she hoped for. Fourteen years after purchasing the Reevesland property and allowing it to fall into disrepair, the County Board is taking action. But instead of dedicating $2.5 million in necessary renovations to the farmhouse to turn it into a public space, Horwitt was surprised on May 18. The County Board would be voting to sell the property.