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New Homes for Arlingtonians in Need

“In terms of affordable housing, we had nothing but positive things to say about it.”

The long struggle against declining affordable housing in Arlington just received a boost. The expansion of the South Rhodes Street project near Columbia Pike will include 105 new committed affordable housing units. More than half of those units will be multi-bedroom apartments. At the July 20 County Board meeting, board members praised the new affordable housing and unanimously approved the project.

Arlington Snapshot: Spring Class

Leadership Center for Excellence celebrated the accomplishments of 23 up-and-coming leaders during the Young Professionals Program Spring Class of 2016 graduation ceremony at Marymount University on in May.

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Arlington Snapshot: Holistic Gym

TRUE Health and Wholeness studio, owned by Christian and Nina Elliot, moved in May to a new location just off Columbia Pike on South Walter Reed Drive in Arlington. See www.true-hw.com.

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Arlington Snapshot: National EMS Weekend of Honor

About 100 cyclists with the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride arrived in Arlington on May 20, to kick off the 2016 National EMS Weekend of Honor. The riders started in Boston on May 14. Each rider carried a set of dog tags in memory of an EMS honoree and, upon arrival at the hotel, presented a dog tag to family members, friends or associates of the fallen.

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Arlington Snapshot: Standing Room Only

The Barcroft Community House was filled to capacity on Sunday, June 5 when Crescendo, the Arlington Philharmonic’s Youth Chamber Music Program, presented its final concert of the season.