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Kids Have a Ball at Doolittle Story Hour

Baseball reader

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Living Legends of Alexandria: Col. James Paige

Visionary leads community activism.

When Jim Paige was growing up in Robinson County, N.C., he had dreams of becoming a professional baseball player. The youngest of five siblings, he was a gifted athlete but realized the odds were against him.

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Celebrating Fatherhood

Father’s Day is June 16

June is a month for Dads and grads with families across the region preparing to celebrate fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of fathers as Father’s Day approaches June 16.

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Springfield Student Named LEGO’s 2024 Mini Master Model Builder

Springfield Student Named LEGO’s 2024 Mini Master Model Builder

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‘We Remember Those Who Sacrificed Their Tomorrows’

Fairfax City pays tribute to the fallen on Memorial Day.

VFW Post 8469 Chaplain Marcus Kuiper gave the opening prayer at Fairfax City’s annual Memorial Day ceremony, last Monday, May 27. Held at American Legion Post 177, it was jointly hosted by both posts and attended by more than 100 people. “We pray for those who gave their last, full measure of devotion – those who courageously laid down their lives for the cause of freedom,” said Kuiper. “Hear our prayers for those who put the welfare of others above their own and made the ultimate sacrifice.”

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Poignant Stories of Wartime Bravery and Heart

Fairfax Councilmembers talk about America’s heroes.

During Fairfax City’s Memorial Day ceremony, last Monday, May 27, two of the most poignant stories about America’s fallen veterans were told by Councilmembers Kate Doyle Feingold and Tom Ross:

Senior Law Day 2024

“Protecting Ourselves as We Age: Essential Personal and Financial Strategies”

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Meet Sully Police Commander, Major Jane Russell

Her distinguished law-enforcement career spans 27 years.

Sully Police

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‘It’s So Unfair for Someone to Just Take His Life Like That’

Barahona Reyes remembered by his family as loving, supportive.

Barahona

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Remembering Rocky

West Point ’59 classmates visit Versace Plaza in Del Ray.

Members of the West Point Class of 1959 gathered recently for a reunion in the DC area, making a special visit to pay their respects to their fallen classmate, Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Humbert “Rocky” Versace.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Newington

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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The AcceptAbility Gala

Global Down Syndrome Foundation gala tickets available; policymakers, National Institute of Health scientists attending.

Gala

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Ira Robinson

Political trailblazer dies at 85.

Political trailblazer dies at 85.

Living Out Loud in Retirement

Three friends fulfill dreams to travel the world.

Senior living

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