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Survey: Local residents need to work slightly longer to pay rent

An American making an average wage needs to work about 63 hours before earning enough to pay the typical monthly U.S. rent. That is three hours more than they would have needed to work a year ago, and six...

W-L basketball team to open season mourning lost senior

A basketball season with much anticipation, promise and excitement for the Washington-Liberty Generals took a different turn to become a campaign with added incentive and purpose following a recent tragic traffic accident. That accident took the life of returning Washington-Liberty...

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...

Yorktown grad finishes college soccer career

Yorktown High School graduate Emily Talotta finished a standout career this fall for the Christopher Newport University women’s soccer team. As a senior fifth-year forward, Talotta started all 21 matches she played in for the Captains. She scored three goals,...
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PHOTOS: Madison wins region football crown!

The James Madison High School football team defeated Centreville, 22-7, on Nov. 26 to become the 2022 6D North...
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