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A large fireball was spotted from Virginia to New Jersey late Sunday night, prompting dozens of reports to the American Meteor Society.
Twenty-eight Arlington Public Schools students have been named National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. for 2015.
Del. Rob Krupicka (D-45th) has been appointed to the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success, an initiative of Gov. McAuliffe.
Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Patrick Murphy and Assistant Superintendent for School and Community Relations Linda Erdos presented a session on community engagement at the National School Public Relations Association’s annual seminar in Baltimore.
Every detail of the new Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute’s National Capital Region location, which opened this academic year in Fairfax, has been designed with one goal in mind: to help students learn English.
The Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN), Literacy Council of Northern Virginia and Synetic Theater have been selected as recipients of computer equipment through an initiative sponsored by Technology Management Inc. (TMI) and the Arlington Community Foundation.
Long Branch Nature Center will hold its annual Fall Native Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the center, 625 South Carlin Springs Road.
Virginia Cooperative Extension recently released a new e-book, “Question and Answer Guide for Starting and Growing Your Own Business,” to provide Virginia business owners with essential information in an easily accessible way.
Arlington School Board members used a brief special meeting Sept. 12 to appoint Nancy Van Doren to the vacancy created by the Aug. 1 resignation of School Board member Noah Simon.
While the rate of growth continues to cool, Arlington in 2013 retained its crown as top tourist-and-business-traveler destination in the commonwealth.
Members of the latest crop of Leadership Arlington’s Young Professionals Program will spend the next four months focusing on civic and philanthropic awareness to promote a deeper level of community engagement, while also receiving leadership-skills training.
“Lackluster” is the word used by analysts at the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University to describe the real estate market in Washington and its inner core in August.
The Animal Welfare League of Arlington will hold its second annual Golden Paw Gala on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel.
It has a name, it has a first meeting date, and now it has a membership roster.
The annual Nauck Civic & Community Pride Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Drew Model School and Community Center and the nearby Nauck Town Square.
Major jurisdictions across Northern Virginia have seen increases in median sales prices during the first eight months of the year compared to the same period in 2013, according to new figures.
The Nauck Community Services Center is seeking donations in support of its fifth annual coat drive.
The Arlington Players opens its 2014-15 season with a production of “The Wedding Singer,” running Oct. 3-18 at Thomas Jefferson Community Center.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Trinity Presbyterian Church will host an interfaith community-service event on Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of the national Day to Serve initiative.
So long, summer; hello, autumn! That’s what I surmise from the 10-day forecast for the mighty 22206 from the Weather Channel. Looks absolutely glorious ahead.
It's a long shot, but geomagnetic storms may create an especially intense display of northern lights late tonight, with Virginia being in the southern-most reaches of visibility.
The family of the late John “Jack” Melnick on Sept. 10 was presented with a General Assembly joint resolution honoring the life of the former state lawmaker.
Sales were down but average and median sales prices were higher in August compared to a year before, as inventory continues to build across the Northern Virginia homes market.
The Arlington County government is seeking applications for its next Neighborhood College initiative.
The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing will hold its 25th-anniversary fund-raiser on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd.
Former state Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple will be honored at the 55th-anniversary celebration of Linden Resources, to be held Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Myer Officers’ Club.
American Century Theater opens its 20th and final season with a comedy, presenting “The Seven Year Itch” from Sept. 20 to Oct. 11 at Gunston Arts Center’s Theatre Two.
A new-generation military aircraft will be on the ground at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport from Sept. 13-19. But, no, you can’t book flights.
Southwest Airlines has the potential to become the second-largest carrier at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport by the end of the year.
Home sales across August were anemic in Arlington, but the average sales price held on to record a slight year-over-year increase, according to new figures.
News of interest from across the community this week.
Even more news of interest across the community this week.
Even more news of interest from across the community.
You’d have thought that U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) had insulted the manhood and womanhood of every Arlington resident by opining, in her recent book, that A-town was a “soulless” place and she was happy to have moved out and taken up lodging on Capitol Hill.
Through the years, Arlington’s history has provided plenty of fodder for assorted historians, writers and chroniclers, both professional and amateur.
It perhaps is not brrrrrrrrreaking news that the Democratic sheriff of Arlington has endorsed the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, but Beth Arthur has made her backing of Mark Warner official.
News of business and economic development across Arlington.
News of crime and punishment from across Arlington this week.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of interest to Arlington's active seniors.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee yesterday sent out an advisory noting that protesters would be showing up outside a venue in Washington last night to protest a fundraiser for 10th District congressional candidate Barbara Comstock being held with U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan.
Washington-Lee High School alumnus Jarrod Nagurka took the spring semester off from the University of Virginia to serve as political director for Patrick Hope’s bid for the 8th District U.S. House of Representatives seat.
The voluminous talk among regional leaders about “aging in place” appears to be coming up against the reality that the D.C. area isn’t the best spot in the nation to spend one’s golden years.
Having shepherded hundreds of thousands of students through the doors of Northern Virginia Community College over the past dozen years, college president Robert Templin Jr. on Sept. 8 announced he plans to step down in 2015.
Fairfax 2015, the organizing committee for next year’s World Police & Fire Games, has launched its “Proud Host Program” for businesses and organizations seeking to support the effort.
The Arlington County library system’s Center for Local History is making progress in its bid to digitize historic copies of the Northern Virginia Sun.
Arlington Young Democrats will join with Friends of Don Beyer to hold an “ideas forum” on the topic of immigration on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at Arlington Mill Community Center.
A fourth annual fundraiser for the Arlington Free Clinic will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Clare and Don’s Beach Shack, 130 North Washington St. in Falls Church.
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