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Arlington: Gail Arnall To Leave OAR

Gail Arnall will resign as executive director of Offender Aid and Restoration, effective June 30.

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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.

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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Cardinal Bank Celebrates New Branch

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

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.

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 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.

TC Crew Wins Three Gold Medals at ‘States’

Girls’ first 8, boys’ first 4, girls’ light weight 8 win Virginia titles

The T.C. Williams crew team put in a powerful performance at the May 9 “states” competition, capturing three state titles, as well as two silver and one bronze medal. The Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association (VASRA) designated the T.C. team as the top girls’ team in the regatta for the second straight year.

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Fragile X Walk at Burke Lake Draws Over 200

Like many parents and children, one of Burke Centre resident Monica Peña’s biggest challenges with her son Nicolas is communication. Unlike most children, “Nico” was diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome at birth.

Alexandria: 'Faces Never Forgotten'

Search continues for photos of Alexandria Vietnam veterans.

The name Humbert R. Versace is inscribed on Panel 01E, Row 033 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. But in his hometown, “Rocky” Versace’s sacrifice and that of 66 other Alexandrians is memorialized in a statue on Commonwealth Avenue in Del Ray.