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Wakefield Rising Senior Tham is Warriors' Force in the Paint

Q&A: The oldest of eight children, Tham enjoys Meek Mill, NBA 2K.

Wakefield rising senior Dominique Tham has helped guide the Warriors boys' basketball team to the state tournament each of the last two seasons.

Rising Senior Tham Is Wakefield’s Force in the Paint

The oldest of eight children, Tham enjoys Meek Mill, NBA 2K.

Dominique Tham has been a force in the paint for head coach Tony Bentley’s Wakefield boys’ basketball program which has reached the state tournament each of the last two seasons.

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Across Northern Virginia, Men Pull Larger Paychecks than Women

Trend is more prominent in wealthier areas.

When Lola Arce de Quintela first moved to Oakton 20 years ago, she noticed something about the way men and women arranged their professional careers around their family lives in Northern Virginia. Men took high-powered jobs with large paychecks, while women often dropped out of the workforce to take care of growing families. If women had full-time jobs, she says, they would often select positions that were not as demanding so they could focus their time and attention on their children while husbands and fathers pulled in six-figure salaries.

More Connect With Kids Champions

Besides Washington-Lee's Dave Soles and Williamsburg's Will Smolinski, the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families had awarded three other Arlington Public Schools employees as Connect with Kids Champions.

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Mentor Program Expands Into Arlington

A Space of Her Own seeks volunteers.

SOHO is a locally-born mentoring program that pairs adult mentor with fifth graders from lower income households who have a passion for art.

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'Animals Are So Resilient'

AWLA and SPCA help pets and their families in the Arlington area.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington offers a Baby Ready Pets class for people to prepare themselves, their home, and their animals for welcoming a new baby into the home.

Flourishing After 55

From Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for Aug. 4-14.

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Coaches Honored as 'Connect With Kids Champions'

Several dozen people gathered at Catholic University of America last month to witness two Arlington Ultimate Frisbee coaches, Will Smolinski and Dave Soles, being recognized for their work with the sport during the Major League Ultimate game between the DC Current and the New York Rumble.

Funding Plan Emerges for Streetcar Project

County Board forgoes federal funds to expedite Columbia Pike project.

When federal officials denied Arlington County's request for a Small Starts grant, advocates for the streetcar project went back to the drawing board. Now the three Arlington County Board members who support the $300 million project say they will forgo federal funds altogether, using state money set aside for transportation.

Pub Crawl Crackdown

New permitting system designed to help cover public safety expenses.

The turning point for Arlington's burgeoning pub crawl may have been St. Patrick's Day, a time when the Arlington County Police Department found itself swamped by hordes of drunken revelers.

Marquee Tenant For Central Place

Corporate Executive Board to add 800 new jobs; building to be known as CEB Tower.

Right now, it's a temporary park — a placeholder at the intersection of Wilson Boulevard and North Lynn Street. But when the soaring new building is constructed at Central Place, it will be known as the CEB Tower.

Arlington Teasers: 7/23/14

Arlington Teasers for 7/23/14

“Flourishing After 55”

Events for those 55 or older.

Opinion: Save a Little, Help Others Prepare for School

Virginia’s tax holiday on school supplies is a good reminder to donate supplies and dollars for children who need help arriving at school prepared.

Virginia’s tax holiday on school supplies and clothing is Aug. 1­3, and it makes sense to take advantage of the savings, and to spread the wealth around.

Briefs: Lander Elected School Board Chair

During its annual organizational meeting on July 1, the Arlington School Board unanimously elected James Lander as chair for the 2014-15 school year.

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