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Barbara Kanninen

Kiwanis Club honors retiring School Board member

The Kiwanis Club of Arlington on Nov. 2 presented Arlington School Board member Barbara Kanninen with a Community Service Award in honor of her eight-year tenure serving students in Arlington. The award was presented by club member Tom Parker at...

Editor’s Notebook: Getting out is a mark of sanity

As we noted yesterday in news coverage, Arlington School Board Chairman Barbara Kanninen has opted not to run for a third term, making her the fourth School Board member from the county in a row to opt to get...

School Board chair won’t seek third term

It likely is the toughest job in politics, and now a fourth Arlington School Board member in a row has opted against seeking a new term. Barbara Kanninen, who has been in office since 2015 and currently is serving a...

Arlington NAACP meeting to feature county leaders

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will host a forum with Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol and Arlington School Board Chair Barbara Kanninen at its monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The event will be held...

Editor’s Notebook: This could get interesting in a hurry

As the days tick down until he assumes office, Virginia Attorney General (in waiting) Jason Miyares is sending public signals that he's relishing the possibility of a fight, or many, with certain left-leaning prosecutors, particularly those up here in...

Editor’s Notebook: Close-close-close? We’ll see-see-see!

Interesting that so many political pundits, prognosticators and prognosticatrixes (“prognosticatrices”?) are telling us the Virginia gubernatorial race is going to be close-close-close. And it may well be. But it seems all they’re basing such a prediction on is the polls...

Piece of school bond draws questions, brushback

The Arlington school system’s request for additional bond funding to construct a new entrance to a recently built school drew the ire of some at a recent forum, but school officials said there is a reasonable – if somewhat...

Arlington elected officials back Herring re-election bid

Three Arlington County Board members, a School Board member and a constitutional officer have announced their endorsement of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s bid for a third term. Herring “is known nationally as an attorney general that supports progressive policies...
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