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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of 2021. The $1,500 scholarships will support students with college expenses in their freshman year. Students receiving scholarships, and the institutions of higher...

Civic Federation votes in leadership for 2021-22

The apex remains unchanged, but a lot of the other stones in the Arlington County Civic Federation’s leadership pyramid will look different when the 105-year-old organization reconvenes in the fall. Allan Gajadhar, a delegate from the Cherrydale Citizens Association, was...

Ham-radio operators to host regional exercise

Ham radio operators from the Vienna Wireless Society in Fairfax County will be participating in a national amateur-radio exercise June 26-27. The event will be held at Amateur Radio Station WA3RGH, a residence located at 12399 Falkirk Drive in Fairfax....

Holy Mackerels, Squids up swim seasons

In the Colonial Swimming League’s top Red Division, the Arlington Knights of Columbus’ Holy Mackerels hosted and lost to the Cascades Rapids, 247.5-194.5, in June 19 action. Mac Marsh and Johnny Parfomak were triple winners for the Holy Mackerels. Double...

Overlee, Dominion Hills win swim meets

For Arlington teams in the opening week of the Northern Virginia Swimming League, the Overlee Flying Fish of Division 1 and the Dominion Hills Warriors of Division 8 won their meets with the Donaldson Run Thunderbolts in Division 1...

Gun-toting robber demands cash in Clarendon incident

On June 11 between midnight at 12:30 a.m., an individual was exiting an establishment in the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard when he was approached by a man who directed him to go to an ATM and withdraw cash. When...

Burglary suspect benefits from catch-and-release policy?

On June 11 at 9:53 p.m., a resident of the 3800 block of 7th Street heard what appeared to be a knock on the window of a neighboring residence, Arlington police said. The neighbor went to investigate, and observed a...

January-to-May home sales see spike upward

A hot 2021 real-estate market coupled with the impacts of the early months of the COVID pandemic in March through May of 2020 have resulted in a significant uptick in year-over-year home sales in the major jurisdictions of Northern...

Arlingtonians participating in bike ride for cancer research

A number of Arlington residents are slated to be among 6,000 riders – including 26 from Virginia – taking part in a two-day, 211-mile bikeathon – the Pan-Mass Challenge, or PMC – aiming to raise $52 million for cancer...

Chamber to resume in-person ‘Business After Business’ events

In another sign that normal(ish) times may be on the rebound, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced plans for its first in-person Business After Business networking session since the onset of the pandemic. “Dust off your business cards and...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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