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(Arlington) Thanksgiving Q&A: Yorktown's McBride Working To Recover from Knee Injury

Senior football, basketball player enjoys listening to Frank Sinatra.

Yorktown quarterback Joe McBride suffered a knee injury during football season.

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Education on Wheels

Mobile classroom brings tutoring to students.

When Chris Sexton noticed her 10-year-old son was having educational difficulties, she searched for ways to help him. She found a solution in what she calls a “magic school bus.” The bus driver, and teacher, was Anne Thomas of Alexandria.

Viewpoints in Arlington

What are you thankful for?

Three Arlingtonians express their thanks.

Arlington: ‘Flourishing After 55’

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, 12/8-13/14

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Honoring the Spirit of Community in Arlington

Arlington Community Foundation hosts annual luncheon.

More than 360 people, including government officials, business and nonprofit leaders, as well as civic activists, gathered at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel on Nov. 12 to participate in the Arlington Community Foundation’s annual Spirit of Community Award Luncheon, now in its 21st year.

Arlington: Crime Report

LARCENY FROM AUTO/DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (SERIES), 1600 block N Colonial Terrace, Sometime between 1700 hours on Nov. 11 and 0720 hours on Nov.

Arlington Commentary: Giving Thanks for Anti-Hunger Programs

Working to keep children fed.

When I was a kid, Thanksgiving meant stuffing myself beyond the point of comfort, flitting gleefully between turkey, casseroles, sweet potatoes, dinner rolls, and of course pie. The object was to eat to the point of needing to loosen the belt, and then wait a few hours until there was room to start all over again with leftovers.

W-L Boys’ XC Makes First State Appearance in 33 Years

Generals finish eighth in 6A race at Great Meadow.

The W-L boys' cross country team competed at Great Meadow on Nov. 15.

Arlington Home Sales: October, 2014

In October 2014, 226 Arlington homes sold between $2,860,000-$62,000.

Arlington Home Sales: October, 2014

Arlington: A New Audience for a Beloved Tale

When Mozart wrote “The Magic Flute” in the late 1700s, it's hard to imagine he envisioned an audience entirely filled with elementary school children.

Arlington County Board Cancels Streetcar

Fisette cites “political realities.”

After nearly 10 years of planning, the Arlington County Board has decided to end the Arlington-Fairfax Streetcar project.

Arlington Sports: Correction

In the Nov. 12 edition of The Arlington Connection, it was incorrectly reported that the Washington-Lee cross country program had no runners qualify for the state meet.

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And the Bands Played On

Two local high schools reach finals.

“I was absolutely thrilled with [my students’] efforts” in “very difficult conditions for a marching band,” said Band Director Adam Foreman of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria.

Arlington Opinion: Why Shop Small? Shop Large Locally

Small business Saturday isn’t enough; don’t wait until then, and don’t stop after that.

There is a joy to shopping in local stores at the holidays, to participating in community traditions and celebrations, to walking along a sidewalk with the streets decked out for the holidays, to being greeting by someone likely to be the owner of the store, to finding gifts that are not mass-produced.

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Arlington: Wakefield Football Earns First Playoff Win

Warriors defeat Potomac Falls, will face Tuscarora.

Wakefield defeated Potomac Falls in first round of 5A North region playoffs.

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