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Generals score 49 against Herndon in win

The visiting Washington-Liberty Generals (2-5, 2-2) were a homecoming winner in Oct. 16 high-school football action. The Generals downed the host Herndon Hornets, 49-35, in that Liberty District game for their second straight victory. In W-L’s win, Herndon scored on a...

Boomers beating out Millennials in battle for homes

The past year’s frenzied housing demand likely has more to do with the demographic makeup of America than a one-time, pandemic-driven boom, a new Zillow analysis of the age, sex, race and income of home-buyers over a decade reveals. Millennials...

Upton Hill Park Stewards bestows accolades

NOVA Parks (the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority) on Oct. 15 presented several awards to those who had shown leadership in the Upton Hill Park Stewards’ Black and Latin/Hispanic Birder & Naturalist Series. Award recipients included: • Jill Barker, an Upton...

Wreath-laying to mark centennial of Unknown Soldier

A wreath-laying ceremony and subsequent reception marking the 100th anniversary of the selection of the first service member to rest at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery will be held on Sunday, Oct. 24. The event is...

Data: Arlington homes market looking hot, hot, hot

A combination of challenging affordability and low inventory continue to tamp down somewhat on home-buyer enthusiasm in the local region, but many areas across Northern Virginia remain red-hot. The T3 Home Demand Index, created by the Mid-Atlantic multiple-listing service Bright...

Vocal-arts competition moves online for 2021

The Northern Virginia Business and Professional Women’s Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs will host its biennial Classical Vocal Arts Competition for Emerging Artists in an online setting on Saturday, Nov. 6 from...

Wakefield, Yorktown to play for first on Oct. 22

The Yorktown Patriots and Wakefield Warriors took big steps toward winning a Liberty District football championship this fall with road victories the night of Oct. 15. Yorktown (5-3, 4-0) defeated the Marshall Statesmen, 42-14, and Wakefield (4-3, 3-0) downed the...

‘Old School’ column: Auld lang ’zine

I’m told these days there are things called e-zines, as in emailed magazines.

Resumption of library book sale another step back to normal(ish)

There are a few changes in store, but the Friends of the Arlington Public Library’s fall book sale is back – the first time the organization has been able to hold such a sale in two years. The event promises...

Improvements at Reagan National win applause from leaders

Travelers won’t be using the new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for another few weeks, but regional and state leaders gathered Oct. 13 to celebrate a number of milestones at the airport’s billion-dollar...
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