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School-bus driver, aide arrested on abuse/neglect charges

Vienna police on March 18 responded to a verbal altercation at a school-bus stop between a Fairfax County Public Schools bus driver and a child’s parent. The parent’s child had been injured on the bus while riding home from school,...

Yorktown girls win district soccer crown

The top-seeded Yorktown Patriots (15-1-1) continued their strong season by winning the girls Liberty District tournament with a 1-0 victory over the Washington-Liberty Generals in the high-school championship match. Yorktown has dominated its district rivals this season, outscoring those teams...

AFAC set to mark service of volunteers

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) has announced recipients of its annual volunteer-of-the-year honors, to be presented during a recognition ceremony on June 5. “Here at AFAC, volunteers are essential to our operations in helping us feed our neighbors in...

Park volunteers lauded by county government

Five individuals who volunteer at Arlington’s Bon Air Park have been named recipients of the county government’s annual Bill Thomas Park Volunteer Award. Master Gardeners Joe Kelly, Carolyn Vincent, Dina Lehmann, Karen Smith and Tom Golojuch, who steward Bon Air...

8th District Republican chair re-elected

Andrew Loposser of Arlington was re-elected chair of the 8th District Republican Committee in voting held May 21. Loposser defeated Gloria Chambers of McLean. “Andrew is committed to recruiting Republican candidates up and down the ballot and equipping them with the...

Effort launched for broad-based tree-planting project

EcoAction Arlington on May 19 announced the launch of a “Tree Canopy Equity Program,” designed to provide a better distribution of natural resources across the community. The goal is to “radically increase” tree-planting in neighborhoods with the lowest tree cover....

Analyst: Fundamentals ‘remain strong’ in Va. housing market

Virginia’s real-estate market reported seasonal vigor in April, despite being held back by inventory issues and rising national economic woes. A total of 11,991 properties went to closing across the commonwealth during the month, according to figures reported by the...

Legal and Public Notices for May 19, 2022

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Local students tapped as Presidential Scholars

Benjamin Choi of McLean, a senior at the Potomac School, and Helen Dunn, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, are among 161 students from across the nation, and two of five from across Virginia,...

More local students named National Merit Scholarship recipients

A number of local students were among 30 from across Fairfax County’s public schools to receive the latest round of National Merit Scholarships.They were among a group of approximately 2,500 students nationally who will receive funding directly from the...

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PHOTOS: Liberty District soccer showdown!

The Washington-Liberty Generals squared off against the Yorktown Patriots in the girls-championship game of the 2022 Liberty District soccer...
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