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Arlington sets up panel on ‘food security’

The Arlington government hopes to come up with new strategies to improve “equitable” access to food in the county, but local residents hungering for quick action may need to hold on a while. “While the county and community came...

AFAC expansion project rolling along

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is anticipating a September completion date for the renovation of a warehouse space on South Nelson Street, adjacent to the existing AFAC warehouse. “This is a major step forward,” the organization said in an...

Editor’s Notebook: Up on the social-safety-net high-wire

Yesterday brought a Zoom gathering with Father Tim Hickey of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, detailing his parish’s efforts to address the needs of those facing hardships during the preceding pandemic months. While the church – and many like...

Kiwanis grants benefit social-safety-net efforts

The charitable foundation of the Kiwanis Club of Arlington recently distributed more than $50,000 to a host of social-safety-net organizations serving children in the community. “Kiwanis, according to its mission statement, is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving...
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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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