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John F. Kennedy

Advocacy group to mark 60 years since opening of Dulles

On Nov. 17, 1962, President John F. Kennedy and former President Dwight Eisenhower were on hand as the brand-spanking-new Dulles Airport was dedicated, becoming the nation’s first airport purpose-built for the jet age. On the exact 60th anniversary of the...

Editor’s Notebook: The Sun, er-ah, approved of JFK

It's a hazy and hot July day, so let's take the wayback machine to some earlier hazy and hot July days to see what was shakin' in years gone by: ** In the July 19, 1960, edition of the Northern...

Editor’s Notebook: Back when a president could deliver a speech

Told ya on Monday the insanity over the omicron variant was going to whip the less sane parts of the populace into a Salem Witch Trials-esque state of lunacy, and it has arrived. It is almost beyond belief what...

Editor’s Notebook: You think Harry cared what they thought? Nah.

Here’s one from the archives of the Northern Virginia Sun edition of Oct. 24, 1944. An article reported that national Democrats were grumbling that U.S. Sen. Harry Byrd was hurting President Roosevelt’s re-election prospects by not coming out and supporting...

Editor’s Notebook: When Camelot came to A-town

We take the way-back machine and dial up this week in 1961, a hard-to-believe 60 years ago. The Arlington County Democratic Committee was scheduled to hold its springtime soiree, the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, in early April, and organizers were expecting a...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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