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Q&A: Former Madeira School head pens book on equality fight

U.S. women have achieved greater autonomy since suffragists began agitating for the right to vote in the mid-1800s, but more hurdles remain, said author Elisabeth Griffith. Griffith, who led the private all-girls Madeira School in McLean from 1988 to 2010,...

Q&A: Arlington library system seeks to rebuild in COVID era

From staffing shortfalls to a long shutdown in the COVID era, the Arlington library system is facing challenges to return to something resembling a semblance of pre-pandemic normalcy. The Sun Gazette recently queried library director Diane Kresh about efforts that...

Q&A: Traveling Players bring Greek classics to modern audience

The Tysons-based Traveling Players this month presents its Dionysion Festival, celebrating ancient Greek theater with modern twists, performed by local youth and aimed for an audience that includes both young and young at heart. The Sun Gazette checked in with...

Q&A: Lifetime Learning Institute looks to the future

The Lifetime Learning Institute of Northern Virginia (LLI/NOVA), a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization affiliated with the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College, has persevered through the pandemic in its quest to provide stimulating educational and cultural programming for Northern...

Q&A: New Arlington GOP chair details state of party

Lori Urban in December succeeded Andrew Loposser as chair of the Arlington County Republican Committee. The Sun Gazette recently asked her some questions about the state of the party and what 2022 might hold. 2021 was a good year for...

Q&A: Incoming Flint Hill head of school looks to future

“Happy, healthy, hardworking” is a mantra Patrick McHonett will emphasize starting next July when he takes over as the new head of school at Flint Hill School in Oakton. “When you surround yourselves with kids, you have to be happy,...

Q&A: Biographer discusses complicated life of Arlington House proprietor

Arlington journalist, historian and author Charles S. (“Charlie”) Clark recently penned “George Washington Parke Custis: A Rarefied Life in America’s First Family.” The book chronicles the complicated life of Custis (1781-1857), who was raised at Mount Vernon – he...

Q&A: New Park Authority chief hits ground running

Jai Cole, who on Sept. 14 became the new executive director of Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA), wants to make the park system more accessible and equitable. Cole spent the past 16 years with the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning...

Q&A: Arlington Players gears up for return of in-person shows

The Arlington Players opens its season later this month under the stars – serving up performances of the musical revue “Together at Last!” at Lubber Run Amphitheater. It will be the first with-audiences-in-person performance by the troupe since the onset...

Q&A: Why pickleball is exploding in popularity

In early May, the Arlington Village community-engagement committee held a hand-on introduction to and demonstration of pickleball, which drew more than 30 local residents. The event was made possible when the tennis court at Arlington Village received new striping to...
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Cash from summer-reading program goes to Potomac Conservancy

Friends of the Arlington Public Library (FOAL) and Arlington Public Library recently presented a $5,498 check to the Potomac...
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