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Juggling Grandparenting in Baltimore and Arlington

Making schedules work across the generations.

It is Monday. That means that Mike and Dot Green are caring for their granddaughters Calliope and Thalia Willis in their home on N. 31st Street in Arlington. Dot Green says that Calliope at 3 is very funny and active. She has lots of facial expressions and loves to run … "has to run," Mike Green interjects.

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Arlington: Story of Radium Girls To Glow on Yorktown Stage

One-act drama co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Arlington and American Association of University Women-Arlington.

On Thursday, Feb 11, Ginny Mohler will be back at her old high school in Arlington, where she was a theater student 10 years ago. This time, she’ll be there as a prize-winning filmmaker, watching the Yorktown High School actors perform “The Girls Who Glow,” an adaptation of her screenplay. The one-act drama is a sister project of the feature film “Radium Girls” which Mohler co-wrote and is slated to direct this spring.

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Arlington: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Visits During Book Tour

Sharing his perspective on life, sports and religion.

“Life is short, but it’s very wide,” said Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, in response to a question during the recent Conversations with Tyler: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

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McLean: Saving the Community Hall; Preparing for Closure

McLean Community Center likely to be closed for renovations in 2017 from April through November.

The McLean Community Center’s Central Financing Committee transformed a week of public worry into a probable solution for the center’s beloved and well-used Maffitt Hall community room.

New Programs Director for Tysons Partnership

Meghan Trossen, a native of McLean, is the new programs director at Tysons Partnership.

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Brooks Farm: Decision Awaits in Great Falls

Planning Commission scheduled to make recommendation on proposal for 20 homes this week.

Twenty one hours and 37 minutes after he started his day on Thursday, Jan. 21, Great Falls Citizens Association president Eric Knudsen told the county’s Planning Commission the importance of Great Falls to the entire county and to the Chesapeake Watershed.

Springfield: Challenger Disaster Remembered

Greenspring’s Tak Kato recalls disaster 30 years ago.

Greenspring resident Tak Kato spent his career as an electrical engineer working in the research, design, and development of operational systems and satellite technology for international space programs.

Letter: Maintaining Bike Trails

To the Editor

I am writing to express my concern that the bike trails in our community are not being properly maintained by the county of Fairfax.

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Clifton: Helping Tragedy Survivors

For the second year in a row, the Republican Women of Clifton (RWC) donated $3,300 to Tragedy Assistance Programs for Survivors (TAPS).

Fairfax: John O’Neal Named City’s Fire Chief

The City of Fairfax has announced the appointment of John O’Neal as chief of the City of Fairfax Fire Department.

Helping Neighbors in Reston Cope with Blizzard

These three gentlemen took it upon themselves to dig people out from the "Blizzard of 2016.”

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Reston: Local Students Win National recognition at Junior Theater Festival

Students from Lopez Studios, Inc. in Reston won a Freddie G Award for Excellence in Ensemble Work and student Kendyl Florence earned a Freddie G Outstanding Student Director and Choreographer at the 2016 Junior Theater Festival, held Jan. 15, 16 and 17 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga.

Reston: New Managing Director at Helios HR

Madelyne D’Angelo is the new managing director at Reston-based Helios HR, a human capital management and talent acquisition firm.

Alexandria: Tragedy and Charity For Deputy Sheriff

Hardships continue for deputy sheriff, while family and coworkers help.

People at the Alexandria Sheriff’s Department say good things about Sergeant Chris O’Dell, but one of the most telling stories about O’Dell is when he saved an inmate’s life in August 2014.

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People at Work: Keeping the City Safe in Snowstorm

Team works 24/7.

It is Thursday before the big snowstorm predicted to hit the D.C. area with up to two feet of snow.