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104th Birthday Celebrated By Neighborhood Parade In Arlington

The snowflakes stopped and the sun came out Sunday, Feb. 7 in Green Valley just in time for Mary Lockett’s surprise 104th birthday car parade. Lockett sat bundled up on the porch of the house on S. Kenmore where she has lived since she was born. Happy birthday music blared out of the house next door, and neighbors across the street danced to the rhythm. Continue reading “104th Birthday Celebrated By Neighborhood Parade In Arlington”

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Mixed-Use Development Plan Approved For Crystal City

A mixed-use development plan for part of Crystal City in Northern Virginia was given the green light by the Arlington County Board on Saturday. JBG Smith can now move forward with its plan to develop Crystal Gateway, a nine-story office building with ground-floor retail, at 101 12th Street South. The Board voted unanimously to approve the development. Continue reading “Mixed-Use Development Plan Approved For Crystal City”

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Third Annual 5K Home Run For The Homeless To Be Held In Arlington

Community Lodgings, Bridges to Independence, and Homestretch are local homeless outreach and community organizations. They are hosting their Third Annual 5K Home Run for the Homeless to raise support for Northern Virginia homeless families. This event will take place virtually, giving runners the ability to run when and where they would like between last Saturday, Oct. 10, World Homeless Day, and Saturday, Oct. 31. Continue reading “Third Annual 5K Home Run For The Homeless To Be Held In Arlington”

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Retired Air Force Colonel Volunteers To Those In Need In Arlington

David Ashley, 46, is a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel. A volunteer at heart, Ashley decided to spend his time helping local Virginians who needed help the most. He donated a kidney to a fellow West Point graduate three years ago. Since then, he had the goal of being the first living kidney donor to climb the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, also known as the “Seven Summits.” Continue reading “Retired Air Force Colonel Volunteers To Those In Need In Arlington”

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Arlington Central Library Initiates “Hold Pickup”

If you want to keep on reading during the brave new world of coronavirus rules and restrictions, then the Arlington Central Library on Quincy Street has a “hold pickup” initiative for you. It allows a library patron to order books in advance and pick them up at one of the three stations inside the library auditorium. The Central Library is open for this service Monday-Thursday from 12-7 p.m. and Friday-Sunday 12-5:00 p.m. Continue reading “Arlington Central Library Initiates “Hold Pickup””

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How Baseball Will Be Like In Arlington This Summer?

Youth sports are playing a key role in helping kids get through the coronavirus pandemic as Northern Virginia begins Phase Two of its gradual reopening. Arlington Little League chief Adam Balutis said baseball is not going to look the way it did last summer. A lot of time, in the beginning, will be spent teaching social distancing as it pertains to playing baseball for his players and coaches. Continue reading “How Baseball Will Be Like In Arlington This Summer?”

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Churches To Be Partially Reopened By Catholic Diocese of Arlington

Virginia is expected to allow places of worship to reopen at half their normal capacity, as long as local jurisdictions agree starting May 15. The Catholic Diocese of Arlington is planning additional measures to keep people safe from the coronavirus. Bishop Michael Burbidge said in a video message Friday, “The use of face coverings and hand sterilization are recommended as a critical part of our gradual reintegration”. Continue reading “Churches To Be Partially Reopened By Catholic Diocese of Arlington”

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Reusable Face Shields Created By Marymount Professor For Hospital Workers

A Marymount University in Arlington’ s professor is using his talents in 3D printing to make reusable face shields for hospital workers. These masks will help medical staff dealing with the coronavirus pandemic throughout the country. Eric Bubar is a professor of biology and physical sciences. He has moved away from printing upper-limb assistive devices to begin producing face shields as the spread of COVID-19 has intensified. Bubar said, “It’s a large effort with lots of people involved, one that was basically built up over a weekend. Coronavirus moves fast, but so does our response to it.” Continue reading “Reusable Face Shields Created By Marymount Professor For Hospital Workers”

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The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial In Arlington Gets Renovated

The 75th anniversary of the famous flag-raising above Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima is nearing and the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, has just got renovated in time. The Japanese island, located in the Pacific Ocean between the U.S. territory of Guam and the Japanese mainland, was the location of a five-week World War II battle during the spring of 1945. Continue reading “The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial In Arlington Gets Renovated”

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