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Arlington People


Arlington: Masonic Lodge, Leader Honored

Awards reflect local lodge’s community service.

At its annual state convention last month, The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia Free & Accepted Masons bestowed its two highest honors for fraternal year 2014-15 upon an Arlington unit and its leader.

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Arlington Brief: Highway Safety Supervisor Struck

Virginia State Police were on scene of a traffic crash in the right southbound lane of Interstate 395, less than a mile south of the Ridge Road overpass on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 10:16 p.m.

Arlington: Marymount Students Blessed by Pope Francis

Seeing Pope Francis for 10 seconds outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception was worth the commitment of an entire day for Jimmy Carroll, a Marymount University junior from Alexandria.

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Arlington Snapshot: Talking about Investing

Kaley Burlingame, of Arlington, a Virginia Tech senior majoring in accounting and finance in the Pamplin College of Business, made her national television debut last month on CNBC, a cable channel focused on business news.

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Arlington: New Homeless Services Center Unveiled

”A bridge, not an end game.”

It was just a week before the new Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) Homeless Services Center was scheduled to open in Arlington.

Arlington: Operation Firesafe

Firefighters walk door-to-door to check smoke detectors.

Deputy Fire Marshal Shawn Pendo jumps into his fire marshal truck at Fire Station #4 on Hudson Street Saturday morning, Sept. 26, to join three firefighters on Operation Firesafe.

Obituary: Terrance James Miller

Terrance James Miller, age 28, died Aug. 18, 2015 at Virginia Hospital Center of natural causes. He was born Sept. 6, 1986.

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Arlington Snapshot: DogFest Walk ‘n Roll Tops $62,000

Man’s Best Friend took center stage Saturday, Sept. 12, at the annual Canine Companions for Independence DogFest Walk ‘n Roll at Pentagon Row in Arlington.

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Arlington Thrive: Raising Funds and Awareness

A group of 50 young professionals gathered for a happy hour on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill to to test their luck at Bingo and learn about Arlington Thrive, a local nonprofit which provides emergency assistance to Arlington residents who are facing a short-term crisis and cannot pay for their basic needs, such as rent and utilities.

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Arlington: Hausler Honored as Visionary

The Arts Council of Fairfax County presents 2015 Arts Awards.

On Friday, Oct. 30, from noon to 2 p.m., the Arts Council of Fairfax County will present the annual Arts Awards at the Fairview Park Marriott, located at 3111 Fairview Park Drive, in Falls Church.

Arlington Snapshot: Bird and Butterfly Friendly

"If you are a bird or a butterfly, what are the three things you need?" Thomas Condenzio asked the 11 attendees at Lee Senior Community Center's class Aug. 26 on “Making Gardens Bird and Butterfly Friendly.”

Arlington: ‘Good News’ Examines Gospel Music

Anne Smith of Arlington writes book for music lovers and students.

Music teacher and Arlington native Anne Smith struggled to find a way to relate the academic study of classical and Harlem Renaissance musicians to her students at Jefferson-Houston School in Alexandria.

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Arlington Independent Media Expanding to Radio

After decades of offering locally based and created television content, Arlington Independent Media is extending its reach to radio.

Paul LaValley is astonished and happy to be wrong in his assumption.

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Arlington: Trooper Jacqueline Vernon Remembered

I-395 Bridge named in memory of her.

To those driving on Interstate 395 over South Glebe Road, “Trooper Jacqueline Vernon Memorial Bridge” might seem like just another name.

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Neighborly Advice for Newcomers: Arlington Favorites

From bicycles to barbecue: great places to try here.

You're new to Arlington and you have no idea where to go or what is good in town? Relax. Ten Arlingtonians were asked to share their “go to” list of favorites.