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USS Arlington hosts Ukraine youth while in port call

Twenty-seven children of Ukrainian soldiers visited the U.S. Navy San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) during a port of call to Riga, Latvia, in late August.

Potomac School does its part to help feed those in need in Ukraine

Convoy of Hope, an international relief agency, on April 26 picked up more than 21,000 meals that had been assembled by members of The Potomac School community the previous weekend. The relief agency will distribute the rice-and-bean meals to...

Kiwanis fund-raising efforts to benefit Ukraine youth

The Kiwanis Club of Arlington has donated $5,000 to the World Central Kitchen (WCK) to assist with relief efforts in Ukraine. Proceeds from the club’s fund-raising activities, including its annual blueberry sale, are being used to support the WCK with...

Artist from Ukraine tries to make sense of military conflict in homeland

The war in Ukraine hits hard for Vienna Arts Society member Viktoriya Maslova, who was born and grew up in that Eastern European nation. “I’m not doing any art related to the war,” said the artist, who began painting at...

Editorial: Local governments should stay out of international conflicts

When, exactly, did local governments in Northern Virginia begin having their own foreign policies? While their hearts undoubtedly were in the right place, it was a little unnerving to read, in these very pages last week, that the Fairfax County...

Editorial: Should local governments pick foreign-policy sides?

Not wanting to miss out on the free PR when other local governments were reaping it, the Arlington government last week announced it would be donating a treasure trove of supplies to support the people of Ukraine. When it comes...

Synetic hosts special event to support Ukraine relief

Arlington-based Synetic Theatre will host a special benefit performance to support United Help Ukraine on Friday, April 29 at 8 p.m. at the organization’s Crystal City performance space. The event will feature a full performance of the current production of...

Art Society spotlights Ukraine in new exhibits

The Vienna Art Center is hosting a collection of arts, crafts and paintings inspired by Ukraine vistas through June 6 at the center, 243 Church St., S. In addition, a display of artwork by Ukrainian artist Viktoriya Maslova will be...

Fairfax Sheriff’s Office sending ballistic vests to Ukraine

The ongoing war in Ukraine has prompted the Fairfax County Office of the Sheriff to donate 110 used ballistic vests to protect lives of people in that country. The agency shipped the vests, which were in good condition but past...

Editor’s Notebook: Another from the ‘swim in your own lane’ file

When, exactly, did local governments in Northern Virginia begin having their own foreign policies? Being the curmudgeonly crank (or cranky curmudgeon) that I am, I’m a little unnerved by the article penned by our own Brian Trompeter that notes the...
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