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Arlington Brief: Greenbrier Learning Center To Move

Greenbrier Learning Center, an Arlington nonprofit that provides after school and summer tutoring and enrichment programs for local at-risk and low-income youth, will be moving to a new location at the recently renovated Arlington Mill Community and Senior Center.

Arlington Brief: Parkway Repairs Underway

The National Park Service has begun repairs on the George Washington Memorial Parkway from I-395 to the Reagan National Airport in both north and south bound lanes. The work includes associated ramps to the 14th Street Bridge, off and onto the parkway. Lane closures are expected to cause traffic delays.

Arlington Brief: Coalition Honors 87 African and African-American Students

The Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs honored 87 African and African-American students in its 23rd Annual Awards Ceremony in April at the Career Center. The Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs is a council of representatives from civic, religious and social organizations of Northern Virginia. Committed to excellence in education, the group endeavors to foster high academic achievement through its annual awards ceremony honoring high achieving African and African-American students in 5th, 8th and 11th grades.

Arlington Brief: County Board Requests Redskins Name Change

The Arlington County Board May 19 adopted a resolution calling on the owners of the Redskins to change a team name that the board said is “objectionable to many Americans, Virginians and Arlingtonians,” saying that the team could have a brand new start as it is welcomed into the Commonwealth.

Brief: Arlington Board Honors Outstanding Volunteers

The Arlington County Board honored six individuals and one team on May 19 for their outstanding volunteer service to our community.

Arlington Brief: Capitals Beard-A-Thon Raises More Than $33,700

Capitals fans raised more than $33,700 for the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) by participating in the team’s Beard-A-Thon initiative during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.

'State of Arlington' Addresses Transportation, Economic Challenges

County Board Chair Hynes addresses local transportation and economic developments challenges.

Like a shark, Arlington will need to keep moving forward if it wants to survive.

'Flourishing After 55' for the week of July 6-11

Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for July 6-11.

Continuum of Care: How Do They Do It?

How Arlingtonians can help.

The organizations taking care of Arlington County’s homeless problem aren’t flush with cash.

Obituary: John McLaughlin

John (Mac) McLaughlin (USMC RET.) of Arlington died June 22. He was retired as director of the Arlington Soccer Association.

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At Home in Arlington After 30 Years on the Street

Vietnam veteran finally home.

John Barrett enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1971 after dropping out of high school. He volunteered to go to Vietnam and worked on aircraft that flew missions over the jungle.

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Arlington: On the Frontlines Against Homelessness, Part One

Span is one of several organizations active in county.

At the offices of A-Span, on South Nelson Street, perched over the Arlington Food Assistance Cooperative (AFAC), Ayana Bellamy and David Ordonez talk about their passion: reaching out to the homeless and getting them into housing.

Arlington: Changing Genres from Thriller to Self-Help

Local author uses his novels’ characters to address life.

Years ago Charles Toftoy conceived of an idea for a thriller mystery novel in which four unlikely friends shared their talents to solve crimes.

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Arlington: Washington-Lee High Graduates Look to the Future

Washington-Lee High School’s 2015 graduation was held at D.A.R. Constitution Hall on June 18.

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Arlington Weekend Fun: June 26-28

Events in Arlington for the upcoming weekend

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