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Week 12: Inside Coronavirus at Virginia Hospital Center

“It’s safe to say that coronavirus cases in Arlington are starting to see some leveling off, but not that it is definitely going down,” according to Adrian Stanton, Vice President for Business Development and Community Relations at Virginia Hospital Center.

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People at Work: WoofPurrfect Refocuses Pet Product to Fighting Coronavirus

Susan O’Malley chases her brown tabby, Mikey, across the hardwood floor in the dining room overlooking the Potomac with a bottle of 3% food grade hydrogen peroxide to clean up Mikey’s mess. “He is really my bad boy.”

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Parents Rally to Fill Arlington Food Gaps

It began with the discussions at the regular Wednesday morning mom’s meeting at Kenmore Elementary and morphed into an effort to provide food to needy families in Arlington.

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Culpepper Garden Beats the Odds on Coronavirus in Arlington

Low-income senior facility has no cases yet, as of this week.

Culpepper Garden low-income retirement property on Henderson Street in Arlington has so far escaped the coronavirus raging through other senior living facilities nationwide.

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Amazon Partners with Freddie’s to Provide 10,000 Meals in May in Arlington

A caravan of cars packed full of food donations pulls up in hospital parking lot C at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 14 to deliver 350 lunches as part of a partnership between Amazon and Freddie Lutz, owner of Freddie’s Beach Bar & Restaurant.

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Pastries by Randolph Reopens with a New Normal in Arlington

‘We sold out the 85 mousse cakes.’

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In Arlington: Round and Round and Round and.......

Josh Babb runs marathon on his street for Columbia Baptist Church food pantry.

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Lawn Business Picks Up During Pandemic

People seek food security with vegetable gardens.

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Who Is That Masked Man in Arlington?

Arlingtonians respond to recommendation to wear PPE.

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Town Hall Highlights Local Steps on Coronavirus in Northern Virginia

“Stay home. Wash your hands.”

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Opera NOVA, Democratizing Opera in Arlington

“The way to democratize access was to start with children.”

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Life Goes On, But Not as Usual in Arlington

Schools will remain closed through the end of the school year to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

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First You Say You Will, Then You Say You Won’t

The Poet’s Girl: A Novel of Emily Hale and T. S. Eliot

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Spring Has Sprung in Arlington

Garden plots grow vegetables and trust.

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People at Work in Alexandria: Animals are Hungry, Too

AniMeals’ monthly deliveries provide food for needy animals.

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The Seasons of Change

Robin Edwards assists with life’s difficult decisions.

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Empty Bowls Empty No More in Arlington

AFAC raises funds for families in need.

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Running Bridges Cultures

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Food for Thought, and Eating Of Course

Classic tales from Alexandria’s classic restaurants.

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Good to Give and Receive and OAR Winter Cheer Wrapping Party in Arlington

Volunteers wrap presents for 300 children who have parents incarcerated locally.

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