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Column: A Personal Connection to the Holocaust

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This past winter, I was fortunate enough to go on a trip to Israel with Taglit-Birthright Israel.

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Arlington: Celebrating 48 Years, Encore Looks Ahead

Encore Stage & Studio celebrated 48 years of “Theatre by Kids, Theatre for Kids” at its fifth annual Sunny Side Up Benefit Breakfast on April 22.

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Arlington: Protest Spotlights Chronic Lyme Disease

Advocacy group rallies in Arlington against medical guidelines on chronic Lyme disease.

Ozlem Jones has had Lyme disease for 11 years, but was only diagnosed two years ago when she began suffering from extreme bouts of fatigue and various problems with her nervous system. In that time, Jones says she passed it onto all three of her children.

“Flourishing After 55" for the Week of May 11-16

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for May 11-16.

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Therapeutic Sessions to Resume at Lift Me Up After Week of Turmoil

To honor his grandson Patrick, Stan Corey donated the lift that the Great Falls therapeutic riding program, Lift Me Up, will use to lift wounded warriors and heavier riders with disabilities safely onto horses.

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Farmers Markets 2015

Buy fresh fruits and veggies from local vendors this summer.

Your guide to all the farmers markets in the Northern Virginia area.

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Tinker, Woodworker, Beekeeper, Santa Lives in Arlington

How one senior in Arlington spends his “retirement.”

Paul Dietz wears a quilted vest over a well worn plaid flannel shirt.A badge about scouting is on his sleeve. His uniform of baseball cap, work shoes, and pockets full of tools is topped off by a full white beard and the twinkly eyes to go with it.

'Flourishing After 55' for the Week of May 4-9

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, for May 4-9.

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Sharing Health Tips in Springfield

Springfield Community Day brings together health and fun.

Northern Virginia Community College students got a chance to showcase their knowledge about health and fitness during Springfield Community Day held at the NVCC Medical Campus on Saturday, April 18. Sarah Young and her classmates Trista Johnson and Andrea Diaz, dispensed information about the importance of dental hygiene and urged everyone to visit the dentist every six months. “Toothbrushing can’t reach everywhere. A lot of dental issues you don’t feel or you don’t have pain until it’s too late and you lose that tooth,” said Young.

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People at Work: Mind the Mat

Laugh, dance and sweat—yoga combines it all.

The door opens and a crowd streams out the door clutching mats as Pilates Boot Camp is over. Smiles line the lobby waiting to sign in for the next class. Katie walks to the desk and stops to say hello. Paige Lichens, yoga instructor at Mind the Mat in Del Rey says, "Her husband just started."

Centreville/Chantilly Roundups for the Week of April 15

Fairfax County police arrested a 17-year-old boy last week on charges including auto theft.

Arlington: “Flourishing After 55” April 27-May 2

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, for April 27- May 2.

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Workhouse Center Helps Vets with Artistic Expression

“This is going pretty deep for me,” said Lewis Walls. “But it’s going to bring me a lot of closure too.” Walls, a veteran stationed at Fort Belvoir, stood behind a spotlit music stand in front of an audience that filled the Vulcan Gallery of the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton.

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Dr. Glover Receives Distinguished Alumni Award for Urology

Dr. William Lloyd Glover, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. was awarded the George Washington University Distinguished Alumni Award for Urology on March 14, 2015 at the meeting of the Harry C. Miller Society of GWU urologists.

Registration Opens for Service Animals Eye Exams

To honor the guide dogs, detection dogs, search and rescue dogs, therapy dogs and animals assisting people with disabilities

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