Not long after Peg Hogan moved into Arlington’s Ashton Heights neighborhood four decades ago, Herselle Milliken dropped by to check her out.
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227, based in Northern Virginia, fulfilled its founding principle of “Never Again Shall One Generation of Veterans Abandon Another” by donating 91 gift credit cards to the children of veterans who are in Veterans Administration supportive-housing.
The Arlington Artists Alliance will hold its third annual ARTrageous silent-art auction on Friday, Oct. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gallery Underground, 2100 Crystal Drive.
I admit to always feeling a big Stockholm Syndome-y every year around this time when Arlington County Board members come back into session after eight or nine weeks off. They’re holding me captive, but perversely, I’m glad to have them back.
It sports a new name and a new location, and having had a few weeks for students, teachers and staff to settle in, Arlington Community High School made its debut to the public Sept. 24.
Arlington County Board members on Sept. 24 voted unanimously to back a staff recommendation and build a temporary fire station on the Wilson School site in western Rosslyn, rather than at a nearby option, Rhodeside Green Park.
Arlington officials acknowledged Sept. 24 they did an unacceptably poor job working with surrounding neighborhoods on proposed changes at Bluemont Park, but said there is time to rectify the mistake even as construction is set to begin.