All results / Stories / Shirley Ruhe
Things may be different this year, but 28,000 daffodils are waiting to poke their tendrils above ground and burst into bloom at Culpepper Garden this spring.
If you want to buy birdseed, you have to be persistent.
How do you divide 2,750 vaccines among 50,000 residents?
Arlingtonians are angry, frustrated and frightened about Covid.
You know you are 75 years old.
Mindy’s delivery dinners spread like wildfire in Del Ray
Erin White has just returned from delivering 50 boxed chicken kabobs, couscous salad and cornbread lunches to hospital workers at Inova Alexandria Hospital on Nov. 17.
Each year, Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture gives out the Golden Radish Award to a person, group or business that has made a significant contribution to advancing urban agriculture issues, policies, programs and enterprises in Arlington.
Cars line up early in the lower parking lot of Missionhurst on N. 25th Street on Sunday, Nov. 29 for a surprise drive-by parade for Father John van de Paer’s 100th birthday.
What should “back to school” look like during a pandemic?
Sept. 8, early October, November and now 2021.
Cars line up in the Harrison Shopping Center parking lot on Nov. 20 to drop off toys at the contactless, drive-thru Fill the Cruiser Holiday Toy Drive event.
Online offerings, but missing the annual Children’s Opera
Right about now in November, Jose Sacin would usually be in the middle of the Children’s Opera, Opera NOVA’s big event of the year.
Arlington will begin to provide in-person learning support for Level 1 students with disabilities beginning on Nov. 4.
Most voters already voted before Election Day
Almost two-thirds of active registered voters in Arlington had voted either by mail or in person by Saturday when the in-person early voting closed in Virginia.
Halloween is an official holiday, but is not regulated by the County.
Newspaper headlines on March 13 broadcast “Breaking News: Arlington Public Schools Closing Monday Through Spring Break.”
A bevy of shovels signaled the groundbreaking of Culpepper Garden 1 Renovation on April 11, 2018.
Arlington reverses social distancing ordinance
The repeal of the Arlington County Emergency Sidewalk Distancing Ordinance at the Sept. 15 Arlington County Board Meeting sits right in the middle of the widespread controversy.
How can 12-year-old Sam Morrison pick his favorite place between Paris, the hinterlands of Thailand or the Sea of Galilee?
Local officials urge voting absentee.
Many things in what we used to call “normal” life have changed, but the election is still only three months away.
Marta Hill Gray wears one of her masks as she has her temperature taken, signs in with her own pen and walks through the door of Culpepper Garden on July 1.
ALIVE! serves as the City’s basic food resource for people in need through many programs targeting specific populations.
Ann Patterson, Food Program Director for ALIVE!, says that the first week after the pandemic was announced, they packed for 400 in their regular food distribution but 1,100 families showed up.