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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County Manager Mark Schwartz has appointed Ryan Touhill, who has worked as senior vice president at the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership,...

Service-club coalition promotes collaboration, honors service

The Inter-Service Club Council of Arlington’s 83rd-anniversary luncheon was not simply a chance to honor the organization’s Man and Woman of the Year, but to recommit toward having service organizations working (individually and collectively) to serve the greater good...

Another piece of Columbia Pike transportation upgrade completed

Local and regional leaders recently marked the completion of two more segments of what is called the Columbia Pike Multimodal Street Improvements project. County officials, local community leaders, representatives from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) and artist Donald Lipski...

Missing Middle could be gift that keeps on giving in Arlington politics

“Was It a Romp or a Wake-Up Call for Democrats?” was the question plastered across the front page of the first edition of the Sun Gazette that rolled off the presses in the wake of the Nov. 8 Arlington...

Plaza, bus-bay improvements at Ballston Metro completed

A completion ceremony was held Nov. 17 to mark the completion of a major improvement to public-transit infrastructure at the Ballston-MU Metro station. “The event represents the end of two years of construction to upgrade the layout of bus-bay terminals...

Appointments made to Teen Advisory Board

Arlington County Board members recently appointed the following individuals to the Teen Advisory Board, with terms expiring June 30, 2023. Avalon Bennett and Carrie Finn were appointed co-chairs of the panel, and Cady Shenk was appointed executive assistant leader. The following...

Hospital group aims to focus on women’s health in new facility

A 22,000-square-foot facility dedicated to women’s health will be part of the new outpatient pavilion of VHC Health (Virginia Hospital Center) when the new structure opens next year. “Women disproportionately put off preventive services during the COVID-19 pandemic – that’s...

Arlington NAACP taps leadership for 2023

The Arlington branch of the NAACP has announced officers for 2023, based on election results reported Nov. 26. Michael Hemminger will succeed Julius “J.D.” Spain Sr. as president. James Younger will serve as first vice president, Bryan Coleman as second...

‘Project Winter Cheer’ aids children of incarcerees

Offender Aid and Restoration is seeking support for its “Project Winter Cheer” initiative, which supports children and families impacted by incarceration during the holiday season. “It is crucial that family relationships are maintained while a parent is incarcerated and after...

Gallery Underground to open show with waterfall theme

Gallery Underground, an initiative of the Arlington Artists Alliance, will present “In the Flow: A Celebration of Waterfalls,” featuring the work of artist Mark Coffey, from Nov. 28 to Dec. 30 at the gallery, located at the Crystal City...
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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County...
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