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Unseasonable in Arlington

Thomas and Melissa Cornils share a father-daughter moment in the sun outside Toby’s Ice Cream in Westover on Sunday, Jan. 15. Paul Miller at Toby’s said he was amazed at how many ice creams he had sold that morning: normally this time of year it’s all about hot coffee.

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Madison High Students Participate in Service Learning Project

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As part of a Service Learning Project, the senior class at James Madison HS spent part of the school day supporting multiple local organizations.

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Vienna: Giving Voice to the Voiceless, Hope to the Helpless

Community volunteers share their work to support animal rescue efforts programs.

Most pet parents embrace their non-human family members as, well, as “family.” While the most common family pets are dogs and cats, there are people who count themselves as custodians of other creatures, from rabbits and snakes to rodents and birds.

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Mission: Inauguration

Officer with Vienna, Langley High roots leads inaugural military ceremonial activities.

Brigadier General George M. Degnon, U.S. Air Force, has come along way from his native Vienna and his school days at Langley High School in McLean, but his next mission will play out practically in his old home backyard.

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Week in McLean

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What's going on in McLean?

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Walt Whitman Principal Roger Vanderhye Dies

Previously spent 12 years as principal at Spring Hill Elementary in McLean.

Walt Whitman Middle School principal Roger Vanderhye, 60, died last week following complications from a recent surgery.

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Stepping Stone into the Future

Program provides work experience for veterans

Though the laboratory technicians at the Veterans Curation Program (VCP) work with archaeological collections of the past, the program is a stepping-stone into the future for each of them.

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Former California Highway Patrol commander named new chief of police.

Michael Brown has been selected as Alexandria’s new chief of police.

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Raiders of the Lost Art

Robert Luther introduces himself as a treasure hunter, and next Tuesday, will auction a piece of ‘50’s art legend Stan Galli.

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McLean’s ‘Meeting Place’

Gov. Terry McAuliffe praises McLean Family Restaurant for ‘the best food in all of America.’

A family-owned restaurant in the Salona Village Shopping Center on Chain Bridge Road has been serving McLean for the last 47 years and has become a meeting place for the area’s high-profile elected officials, including Virginia’s governor.

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Exploring Baseball History in Great Falls

A call to young historians: Join ‘The 1890s Baseball Team: "What History Reveals" project.

“The 1890s Baseball Team: What History Reveals,” has allowed me to share all of the skills I’ve acquired from my internship and from my classes in college with individuals who are interested in history too. On Jan. 11, 2017, I gave a presentation explaining how to find and use historical records to discover more about the lives of the players featured in an 1890 photograph of the local Forestville baseball team.

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Reston: MLK Keynote: ‘How Did We Get From Barack Obama to Donald Trump?’

Reston Community Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

“It was 10:45 p.m. when we heard in our little earpieces that the network was going to call the election for Obama at 11 o’clock.” Reality set in for him. “Looking around the table, I said, ‘Oh dear. When they call the election for Obama, they’re going to go to the black guy, and so I better think of something to say,’” he said, making the audience burst into laughter.

Cohen, Mangrum Wed

Dr. Courtney Cohen and Mr. James Mangrum were united in marriage on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at five o’clock in the afternoon at the Summer Moon house in Corolla, N.C.

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All About Wellness in Chantilly

The Chantilly High School Leadership held a ZUMBA class on Friday, Jan. 13 as part of their Wellness Week.

Obituary: John David (Jack) Trunnell

John David (Jack) Trunnell of McLean, Va. died on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 after a brief fight with pancreatic cancer. He died peacefully, surrounded by his wife and five sons. He was 65.

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