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William ‘Bill’ Gimblett

Former mental health counselor dies at 81; memorial set for July 14.

Former mental health counselor dies at 81; memorial set for July 14.

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Travel to Heaven from Fairfax?

New bakery makes bliss with dough

New bakery makes bliss with dough

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Home of the Brave

Flags For Heroes on display at Cedar Knoll.

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Volunteers Recognized at Annual Leadership Luncheon

Citing the hundreds of hours from volunteers working with Arlington County’s 55+ centers, County Board Chairman Libby Garvey said, “If we had to pay these volunteers, it would have cost the County $230,545.16.”

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Service Above Self

Jim Carmalt, center, was sworn in as the 2024-2025 president of the Rotary Club of Alexandria at the organization’s June 25 meeting at Belle Haven Country Club.

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A Fond Farewell

Visit Alexandria bids adieu to Patricia Washington.

The annual Summer Social hosted by Visit Alexandria was bittersweet this year as the event served as a farewell to Patricia Washington, who for 12 years has served as the organization’s president and CEO.

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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.

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