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Arlington: Fire Station 10 Finds Its Temporary Home

After a summer of study, County Board stands by Wilson site selection.

The Arlington County Board launched into its 2016-2017 year with one of the most contentious issues in the county: the selection of a location for Fire Station 10. While the permanent fire station is under construction as part of the West Rosslyn Area Plan, a temporary fire station will have to be located on a nearby parcel. At the Sept. 24 County Board meeting, the board voted unanimously to place the temporary Fire Station 10 on the recreation field for a nearby school.

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Arlington: Help Identify Grand Larceny Suspects Caught on Camera

The Arlington County Police Department’s Auto Theft Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating suspects involved in the theft of tires and rims from three vehicles during September.

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Arlington Snapshot: Serving Others

First-year students at Marymount University assembled 2,000 care packages for teenagers transitioning from foster care to life on their own.

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Arlington: Modifying Toy Cars for Children with Special Needs

Marymount University’s Department of Physical Therapy launched its Go Baby Go! Garage on Saturday, Sept. 17, an event that drew more than 200 people to the school’s Fairfax Drive facility and provided 12 special needs children with modified toy cars that will make them more mobile.

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Arlington Snapshot: Supporting Linden Resources

Bill Buck, chairman of Buck & Associates, a full-service, family-owned real estate brokerage, presents a check to Linda Chandler, CEO of Linden Resources and some of its clients. Linden Resources provides employment and development opportunities to people with developmental and physical disabilities and wounded veterans.

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Arlington: Committed to Community Engagement

Leadership Center for Excellence welcomed its newest class of the Young Professionals Program as it gathered for the first time at a day-long retreat on Sept. 14.

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Arlington: Running for Fun and for Neighbors

Arlington Turkey Trot kick-off party will start the season.

What’s more fun than running the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day? Going to the kick-off party for the Turkey Trot at the Crystal City Sports Pub on Oct. 19, according to Turkey Trot Director Mark Riley.

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Arlington Snapshot: Thriving on ‘Boots, Bingo, and Barbecue’

Arlington Thrive's first “Boots, Bingo, and Barbecue” took place on Saturday, Sept. 24, and families enjoyed the event, playing Bingo, eating barbecue, and dancing. National Honor Society members from Wakefield, Washington and Lee, and Yorktown high schools helped out at the event.

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Floris UMC Celebrates 125 Years in the Herndon Community

Floris United Methodist Church celebrated its 125th anniversary Sunday with more than 300 people attending a celebratory picnic at Frying Pan Park.

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Transition At Herndon High

Diversity and change at Herndon HS.

The school year at Herndon High School began with change, as Dan Meier has taken the position of Interim Principal. Former principal Dr. William Bates left Herndon HS in July for a position with the Baltimore County Public Schools. “We are in a transition phase, but we anticipate a new principal in about a month,” said Meier.

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Reston: South Lakes High Cross Country Teams Off to a Strong Start

Led by its freshmen girls’ team, South Lakes High School cross country teams placed in every invitational meet they competed in thus far this season.

Reston: Fortune 100 Company’s Jewel Box in Woods

For its new headquarters, General Dynamics Corporation executives wanted a “jewel box in the woods,” said attorney Mark Looney.

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Lorton: ‘Magnetic’ and ‘Toxic’ Band Holds Benefit Concert

Young rock stars raise money for the Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC).

A group of young rock stars, The Magnetic Toxins, performed on Saturday, Sept., 17 at The Laurel Hill Community Pool in an effort to raise money for the Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC).

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Springfield Boy Scout Builds Trail on Quantico Base

Springfield Boy Scout Aeris Taylor, a 17-year-old senior at DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Md. built a new walking/running trail on Marine Corps Base Quantico, which was named the "Semper Progredi" (translating to "Always Forward").

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Springfield's Zeponic Farms to Receive National Recognition for Outstanding Green Business

Zeponic Farms has been chosen as a recipient for national recognition from The SCORE Foundation.