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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Letter: Bank should step up more to support community

Editor: Over the past 75 years, the Arlington Optimist Club – of which I am a member – has funded approximately $3 million in programs to support young people in our area. These programs have a significant impact on the...

Fire officials warn of holiday fire threats to trees, decorations

The holiday season is a time for celebration, but also when many home fires occur, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department officials said. Department leaders shared these home-fire facts from the U.S. Fire Administration and National Fire Protection Association: • Between...

Canaan fir selected for holiday duty at Va. Executive Mansion

A Canaan fir seedling planted 10 years ago has grown into the tree that will debut this Christmas season at the Virginia Executive Mansion. The grand-champion tree and handmade wreaths, selected by a three-judge panel for the annual Virginia Christmas...

Church Christmas-tree sale benefits anti-hunger efforts

Vale United Methodist Church will open its annual Christmas-tree sale on Saturday, Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with proceeds supporting the global-relief organization Rise Against Hunger and hunger-relief efforts in Fairfax County. “Your purchase will provide 100...

Church brings in Vermont Christmas trees for sale

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church continues its Christmas-tree sales for 2021 by offering 200 freshly cut trees of all sizes delivered from Barre, Vt. Sales will kick off Friday, Nov. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and continue Saturday, Nov....

Vienna Lions gear up for Christmas tree sale

The Vienna Host Lions Club will host its annual Christmas-tree sale beginning Friday, Nov. 26 at the Walgreesn parking lot, 225 Maple Ave., E. Trees, wreaths, roping, nuts and other seasonal products will be on sale. Proceeds will benefit Lions...

Editor’s Notebook: Give me a camera at your peril …

Today's second item will be about yesterday's Inter-Service Club Council of Arlington awards ceremony -- lesser media, you missed out on a yummy country-club buffet by not attending! -- but first, let's a trip back maybe a decade ago...

Arlington Optimists gear up for Christmas tree sale

As it has done every year since 1946, the Optimist Club of Arlington will be selling Christmas trees at its familiar perch on the corner of Lee Highway (soon to be Langston Boulevard) and North Glebe Road. The sale is...
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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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