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Arlingtonian trades military helicopters for health-care career

Arlington’s Kirsten Walker likes working with complex machines. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, she was commissioned as an Army officer and chose to attend flight training, following in her late father’s footsteps. Soon, she was...

APS seeks COVID cash for HVAC upgrade at elementary school

Arlington Public School’s efforts to upgrade the HVAC system at Barcroft Elementary School may get a boost from federal COVID funding funneled through the state government. School Board members have requested $5.33 million from the Virginia Department of Education to...

W-L gears up for return of holiday bazaar

The Washington-Liberty High School PTA will host its holiday bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the covered parking decks adjacent to the high school. In addition to craft sales, there will be fund-raising booths...

On Stage: Encore brings some enchantment to the season

You gotta love a theater production where the last words spoken on stage before the lights come up and intermission arrives are: “What could possibly go wrong?” It sets you up for mayhem to come.

Community College preps for first winter commencement

To accommodate an ever-increasing enrollment, spread the celebrations throughout the year and resume in-person ceremonies put on hold by the pandemic, Northern Virginia Community College will hold its first-ever winter commencement on Dec. 14. A trio of ceremonies will be...

County students selected for regional orchestra

Three Arlington Public Schools high-school students were accepted into the Northern Virginia Senior Regional Orchestra that performed Nov. 18 at Westfield High School. Solange Gallina (viola) and Christopher Tate (cello) of Washington-Liberty High School and Mark McNulty (bass) of Wakefield...

APS students named to state honors choir

Charlotte Mulligan and Mary Edith Plunkett of H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program and Lauren Smith of Wakefield High School were selected as members of the 2021 Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) Senior Honor Choir. The choir is open only to the...

APS students tapped for state jazz band, ensemble

Four Arlington Public Schools high-school students were accepted into the All-Virginia Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble. Olivia Van Hoey (bass) of H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program was named to the All-Virginia Jazz Band and Henry Price (trombone) of Washington-Liberty High School...

Final School Board tally: Democrat 77.9%, independent 19.3%

Mary Kadera, the Democratic endorsee for the School Board seat being vacated by Monique O’Grady, won a lopsided election victory over independent Major Mike Webb. According to complete results as of Nov. 5, Kadera – a first-time candidate – won...

Technology Council CEO lauded by Mason with alumni award

Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) president and CEO Jennifer Taylor has been awarded the George Mason University’s School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award. Taylor, who earned a master of business administration degree at Mason in 1998, “epitomizes the career and...
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Arlington man arrested after supermarket shooting

Fairfax County police have charged a 33-year-old Arlington man in connection with a shooting that occurred Nov. 20 at...
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