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Arlington Snapshot: Happy Mother’s Day

My three grandsons — Blaise, age 4; Zachary Replogle, age 2; and Isaac Replogle, age 5 — are bringing flowers home to Mom from the Mother’s Day brunch at the Knights of Columbus, 5115 Little Falls Road.

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Arlington: New Owner-Chef Leads La Côte d’Or

Attention to culinary detail.

La Côte d’Or, on the border of Falls Church and Arlington, has a new owner. The restaurant was purchased in February by Chef Jacques Imperato.

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Two Arlington Foster Parents Advise: ‘Just do it’

Recalling the challenges and joys.

Scott and Marcy Burka are Arlington's Foster Parents of the Year. In addition to their three birth children, they’ve provided five long-term placements, including two sibling groups of three. Scott Burka works in real estate and Marcy Burka is an accountant.

Arlington Brief: Honoring Original Fire Station 8 Firefighters

The John M. Langston Citizens’ Association of Hall’s Hill - Highview Park in Arlington will be commemorating “the heroism of the original 14 Negro firefighters who served in Fire Station 8.”

Arlington: Chef Introduces New Lineup of Nats-inspired Ice Creams

Arlington Chef Katie Gilman, owner of Taste - Inventive Food by Katie Gilman - a carry-out restaurant and catering business, has created a lineup of Nats-inspired ice creams as part of her concept of “perfect scoops” of ice cream.

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Arlington: Virginia Cancer Specialists Honored

VCS provides pro bono care for Arlington Free Clinic patients.

Maria, a middle-aged El Salvadoran woman, was upset. She had been referred to Arlington Free Clinic (AFC) after being seen in the emergency room for internal bleeding. Maria came to her appointment at AFC with a stack of bills from the hospital, which she could not sort out.

Letter: Ten Tips for Culturally Aware Children

To the Editor

Many children start to show an interest in different cultures at a young age, whether through ethnic food, friends at school, unique clothes, or hearing a foreign language spoken for the first time.

Vienna Police Officer Graduates from Academy

On April 15, Officer Emmanuel W. Bulti graduated from the 66th Session of the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy.

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McLean and Vienna: Marshall Graduate, Tennis Star Focusses on Business

A former tennis champ-turned-budding business leader has received the University of Virginia’s Sky Alland Scholarship.

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McLean: Northern Virginia Women Band Together in Support of LLS Mission

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) National Capital Area Chapter announced that Team LOL – a group of 140 women, and a few good men - raised $535,000 and counting for its mission through the Team in Training program this spring, bringing their grand total to $1 million since 2013.

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Great Falls Youth Club Not Resting This Summer

The Great Falls Interact Club will partner with Habitat for Humanity in Lynchburg, Va. this summer to help with the restoration of an energy efficient home for a local family.

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Great Falls: Making Connections with Words

Winners named in Writing Contest

Participation in a local writing contest is the confidence catalyst some sixth-graders needed to push their creativity and consider writing for their futures.

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Potomac: Broadening Horizons During the Summer

Local enrichment program keeps disadvantaged children on track when school is out.

A local school will join an effort to help prevent the “summer slide” for some of Montgomery County’s neediest students. Norwood School will partner with Horizons Greater Washington to offer a summer camp program aimed at halting the academic achievement decline that some students face when school is not in session.

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Arlington County Offers Summer Camps for Kids

Gulf Branch Nature Center features three different sessions.

Arlington County offers nine sessions of weekly summer camp beginning June 27 and running through the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 2. Times for the sessions vary. Some of the camp content is repeated at each location and different park locations so the camp brochure indicates campers should attend only one session.

Fairfax: Jewish Community Center to Host Holocaust Remembrance Program

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington will be leading community-wide Holocaust Observances for suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia on Sunday, May 1.

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