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The Other Alexandria: He Had Their Backs: Harold Bell ‘Inside Sports’

Harold Bell was the first African American to host and produce his own Sports Talk Radio show, “Inside Sports,” in Washington, D.C. from 1972 through the 1990s.

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Giving Alexandria’s Wildlife a Second Chance

This is National Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week.

It’s the time of year when Alexandria’s wildlife comes to life — foraging, making nests and raising their young.

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‘Good Way to Recognize His Contributions to the City’ in Fairfax

Trail named after former Fairfax mayor, John Mason

A future trail to be built in the City of Fairfax was originally expected to be called the Comstock Trail.

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A Lasting Legacy: Former Fort Ward Museum director Wanda Dowell dies at 91

It was in 1965 that Wanda Dowell filled out an application to work for the City of Alexandria.

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‘The Church Wants to Remain a Vibrant Part of the Community’

Fairfax Church of Christ proposes expanding its site and uses

Wanting to provide even more opportunities to its members and the community, Fairfax Church of Christ is seeking a special-exception amendment from Fairfax County.

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Walker Chapel Cemetery Moves from Maintenance to Ministry in Arlington

Elaborate plans open spots for congregation and community.

Walker Chapel United Methodist Church, after four long years of permits and drawings and dreams, is set to break ground on renovations to its historic cemetery.

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Reston Author Releases Patriotic Activity Book

'Misleading view of what patriotism is' fuels guidebook.

"Patriotic Activity Book for ALL Americans" (Adair, 2021) is the newly released interactive content book co-authored by Reston composer and former teacher Audrey J. Adair.

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Great Falls Girl Scout Honored

Penelope "Penny" Walke, a 14-year-old Freshman at Langley High, received the Girl Scouts of the USA Lifesaving Medal of Honor for her role in saving her father's life in June 2021.

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HomeLifeStyle: Kitchen Trends for 2021

Local designers say bold colors and durable materials are popular.

As the command station for many households, kitchens are for more than just cooking.

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“Sisters” Leave Privilege to Join Resistance

Story of nine Vietnamese women in their fight against French oppression

Patricia (Kit) Norland sat listening to a Vietnamese social worker in 1988 in Saigon as Oanh explained in beautiful English what it was like to suffer postwar trauma with poverty, unemployment, domestic abuse and street children.

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Earl Lloyd Statue Unveiled

Trailblazer broke the color barrier of the NBA

Under the glare of a national spotlight, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier for Major League Baseball in 1947.

Mount Vernon Chamber Highlights Crazy Good Mask

Webinar hosts science experts that tout the high-tech masks, screens and sanitizers that are available locally

With all that’s changing as a result of the pandemic, Mount Vernon now has a scientific mask company called Crazy Good Mask, and they are an offshoot of Castle Bio Security that does all the scientific development and testing.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Sportswriter Shapiro

Virtual meeting to be held April 21

Len Shapiro, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated sportswriter, editor and columnist for more than 40 years for the Washington Post, will be the featured speaker for the April 21st meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

Help Clean Up Little Hunting Creek

Sen. Scott Surovell and Del. Paul Krizek are partnering with the Friends of Little Hunting Creek to sponsor the annual 2021 Little Hunting Creek Cleanup event on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

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ArPets: Cuter by the Dozens – 25 Dogs and Counting

I couldn't wait to vault from my parents' house into college.

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