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Editor’s Notebook: Told ya this was gonna happen!

Having crapped all over Gov. Youngkin in yesterday’s blog, let me be an equal-opportunity curmudgeon and stick it to the Democrats today. Yours truly came upon The Washington Post (motto: "Layoffs a'comin!") this past Saturday morning, where stripped down the...

Editor’s Notebook: Suddenly crimes are being taken seriously?

As was the case yesterday as well, we hop into the wayback machine to peruse the ever-more-brittle pages of the Northern Virginia Sun and find that, truly, there is no new issue under the sun (or in the Sun,...

Editor’s Notebook: The most important local election of 2022 just happened …

... and it took place 2,400 miles away. As if channeling their inner flight attendant, voters of San Francisco said "buh-bye" to radical district attorney Chesa Boudin in a lopsided recall vote, after having earlier ousted some of the nuttier...

Editor’s Notebook: Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but away we go

The Fairfax County School Board hired itself a new superintendent last week, but only after three of the 12 School Board members voted against it. Were Fairfax an actual two-party political system, this would not be particularly newsworthy. But the...

Letter: Policies of leftist prosecutors help spur violent crime

Editor: In a Dec. 2 editorial, the Sun Gazette said that left-leaning prosecutors’ release of dangerous criminals who “ought to be behind bars” could result in future Democratic election losses. That’s true, unless the public swallows the false claim made...

Editorial: The campaign issue of 2022 will be …

Whether deserved or not, Republicans keep getting more wind at their backs as the party moves toward 2022 with the goal of reclaiming Congress and effectively ending the presidency of Joe Biden (or whoever is occupying the post when...

Editor’s Notebook: The past is always, always, always prologue

News alert: The chairman of the Arlington County Board has sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration, complaining that planes departing National Airport are deviating from approved air corridors, leading to noise in local neighborhoods. Well, I didn’t say...

Police: Restaurant brouhaha escalates into physical, vehicular altercation

On July 18 between 1 and 1:30 a.m., a patron at a restaurant in the 200 block of North Glebe Road began acting aggressively toward other patrons, police said. A verbal argument escalated to a physical confrontation outside the establishment,...

Police Beat, 3/25/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. ASSAULT ON POLICE: On March 13 at 11:35 p.m., officers working the “nightlife detail” in Clarendon were dispatched to the 2800 block of Wilson Boulevard for a report of a dispute. According to...

Arlington Police Beat, 3/18/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. ROBBERY: On March 6 at 6:41 p.m., police were dispatched to the 1200 block of South Hayes Street for a report of a disorderly subject inside a business.Police determined that an...
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McLean Symphony is tuning up for season-opener

The McLean Symphony will open its 2022-23 season with a performance on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at...
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