Barry Perlis, who was named Potomac Citizen of the Year in October by the Potomac Chamber of Commerce, was elected president of local nonprofit Potomac Community Village (PCV) in June.
Today, we rejoice in the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the federal right of same sex partners to legal marriage in the cases of Obergefell v. Hodges, Tanco v. Haslam, DeBoer v. Snyder, Bourke v. Beshear.
Letter to the Editor
As Fourth of July approaches, I wanted to share some important safety information.
Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for July 6-11.
Vietnam veteran finally home
John Barrett enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1971 after dropping out of high school. He volunteered to go to Vietnam and worked on aircraft that flew missions over the jungle.
Events in Arlington for the upcoming weekend
Kings Park-area residents have been waiting for the return of their neighborhood grocery store.
The new accessible playground, named after Ruthanne Lodato, an Alexandria piano and music teacher who was an active supporter of Alexandria’s special needs community, is officially open.
Telling the church’s history.
With her halo of salt and pepper hair and a calm voice, Lillian Stanton Patterson has an air of someone who has seen it all. When it comes to Alexandria history, there’s some truth to that. Patterson is a lifelong resident of Alexandria with a family history in the city dating back to the 1800s. Patterson and co-author Sarah R. Robertson have recently completed their book, “The Shiloh Story, Journey to Jubilee: 150 Years.” The book chronicles the history of Shiloh Church, its Civil War beginnings, its clergy, church officers, community efforts and the many historical events Shiloh encountered over the years.
The Pet Connection, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish on July 22, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your family should be submitted by July 15. Our favorite pictures include both pets and humans. We welcome short stories about how you got your pet, a noteworthy talent or anecdote about your pet, tales of the bonds between your family and your pet, plus drawings, paintings or other artwork of your pet by children or adults Please tell us a little bit about your creature, identify everyone in the photo, give a brief description what is happening in the photo, and include address and phone number (we will not publish your address or phone number, just your town name).
In May, 2015, 129 homes sold between $1,680,000-$209,000 in the Vienna and Oakton area.
Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: May, 2015
In May, 2015, 194 Springfield homes sold between $900,000-$165,000.
Springfield Home Sales: May, 2015
In May, 2015, 111 Reston homes sold between $1,225,000-$119,000.
Reston Home Sales: May, 2015
In May, 2015, 96 homes sold between $3,100,000-$145,100 in the McLean and Falls Church area.
McLean Home Sales: May, 2015
In May, 2015, 109 homes sold between $1,315,000-$174,000 in the Oak Hill and Herndon area.
Oak Hill and Herndon Home Sales: May, 2015