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Living Nativity brings story of first Christmas to life

More than 600 car-loads totaling perhaps 2,000 local residents drove through the Living Nativity presented Dec. 10-11 by the McLean stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The event took place at the chapel located at Great...

‘Old School’ column: Christmases remembered

Christmases past are loaded with memories for all of us, and I’m no exception.

Editor’s Notebook: Thanks to those on the job over Christmas

As we head into Christmas weekend, it's worth pausing for a moment to thank those who won't necessarily be spending it with family and friends, but will be on the job in those essential services that, unlike most of...

PHOTOS: Santa wows the crowd in Fairlington

A year after his visit was a little less hand-on due to the pandemic, Santa returned to the Fairlington community on Dec. 11 (courtesy Fire Station #9) to hear the holiday wishes of all the good little boys and...

‘Old School’ column: Deck the halls!

OK, so we didn’t exactly have HALLS to deck, but we took our decorating seriously back in the Middle America of the 1950s.

Editor’s Notebook: An odd coupling, indeed

As has been the case in recent months, the Dec. 1 Arlington County Democratic Committee meeting was held in person, but also broadcast online via YouTube for those unable to attend. Technological gremlins – the bane of modern existence –...

‘Old School’: Sparkle plenty

We’ve all heard that good things come in small packages, and I found living proof recently.

Vienna officials to welcome residents at holiday reception

Vienna Mayor Linda Colbert and members of the Vienna Town Council will host their annual holiday reception at Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 10 from 4 to 6 p.m. The community is invited to stop by. For information on elected officials...

Santa prepares for trek through Fairlington

It was touch and go for a while, but it appears Santa Claus will be able to take part in an annual Fairlington tradition after all. The Fairlington Citizens Association is working to bring Saint Nick to the community for...

‘Church Street Stroll’ kicks off holidays in Vienna

It took an extra year to reach the milestone, courtesy of the pandemic, but Vienna finally got to celebrate the 25th in-person Church Street Holiday Stroll Nov. 29. Santa arrived on the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department’s antique red fire engine,...
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‘Old School’ column: The deluge!

Yes, I know this has been a banner year for that wet stuff falling from the sky, but the...
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