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Monday, October 18, 2021

COVID response

Celtic-concert series set for return in Great Falls

After a lengthy layoff due to COVID, the 18th season of fall traditional Celtic concerts at the Old Brogue Irish Pub in Great Falls will return with a five-week series beginning Nov. 7. Presented by Barnaby Productions, the series includes...

Editor’s Notebook: That explains it!

Some data came over the transom this week from the airline trade group Airlines for America, which suggested that Reagan National Airport – which has been terribly negatively affected by the impact of the COVID era – was primed...

Social-safety-net groups to discuss collaborative efforts

A panel discussion looking at the results of a new “Safety Net Arlington” report, sponsored by the Arlington Community Foundation, will be held online on Monday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. The report highlights the experiences of 21 non-profit organizations...

Letter: Fairfax supervisors prioritize politics over health

Editor: Two weeks ago, my wife and I were visiting family in Springfield on our most recent visit to your beautiful area. We noted several times while at restaurants, shopping or in the hotel, the lower percentage of people wearing...

New data suggest a turning point at Reagan National

After a year and a half of darkness, is there finally some light (at the end of the tunnel) for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport? New data suggest the airport, which has had one of the most sluggish returns to...

Synetic’s return features salutes to master of macabre

It’s been a pretty macabre year and a half, so it’s perhaps fitting that Synetic Theater returns to indoor performances for the first time since the onset of the pandemic with a celebration of that master of the macabre – Edgar Allan Poe.

Making a comeback, Vienna Community Band seeks new members

The Vienna Community Band is on the hunt for musicians in all sections, with a special focus on flutes, clarinets, saxophones, bassoons, oboes and tubas. Rehearsals are held on Sundays at 6 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center; those interested...

Editor’s Notebook: Another theater troupe is back

Sunday night traditionally finds me on nestled horizontally and semi-comatose on a couch at home (any home, but normally my home), but last night night found me in Crystal City, where Synetic Theater was back in its performance venue...

Flights at Reagan National still down by a third

Flights emanating from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in October are expected to be down 32 percent from the same month two years before, while commercial flight totals in the rest of Virginia are slated to be off 11...

Alden Theatre coming back to life after COVID layoff

It’s been a long time in the making, and officials at the McLean Community Center are gearing up for a season of in-person performances. “We are excited to welcome back audiences to The Alden,” center executive director Daniel Singh said....
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Yorktown runners dominate county meet

They came, they conquered and dominated, they won all of the big awards, and they gave their head coach...
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