Arlington People


‘An Evening With Danny Kaye’

Brian Childers brings a Hollywood legend to life in this musical.

Actor Brian Childers has been playing Hollywood star Danny Kaye in numerous incarnations for 13 years. He will be returning to The American Century Theater in Arlington for “An Evening with Danny Kaye” from Friday, July 18 through Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Gunston Arts Center, Gunston Theatre 2, Arlington. This show is part of the Robert M. McElwaine Reflections series.

World Cup Fever

Area soccer coaches, players share 2014 World Cup viewing experiences.

Garza is among the local residents who have closely followed the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.


WGCC Remains Undefeated

Last Tuesday night, the undefeated WGCC Lightning swimmers traveled across the river to take on one of their Division A rivals, Congressional Country Club.

Learning Animal Rescue in Kenya

During a recent trip to Kenya, a group of Marymount University students learned firsthand about animal trauma, poaching, and how rewarding it can be to put their compassion into action.

New Chamber President Chosen

Katharine (Kate) Roche has been selected as the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s new president and CEO.

Yorktown Senior Joins Arlington CERT

Pierce Jennings, a Yorktown High School Senior, has become the first teen active duty member of the Arlington Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

Simon To Resign from School Board

Opening prompts special election for this fall.

Simon said he loved doing the work of the School Board and thanked those who supported his campaign in 2012. But he said that he must make his family a priority and resign the seat.

O’Leary Steps Down

Longtime treasurer resigns, prompting special election.

In a county known for people who come and go, County Treasurer Frank O'Leary has provided a sense of continuity to Arlington politics since 1983. But now, after more than 30 years in office, O'Leary is stepping down.

Rotary Is All Around

85 years of service, and counting.

In conversation, it becomes clear that Rotary’s idea of “community” is not limited to one’s own city or county, but stretches coast-to-coast and extends to other countries.

An Opening for a Princess

Encore Stage & Studio will be presenting “Once Upon A Mattress,” a musical adaptation of the classic tale of the “Princess and the Pea,” from July 18-27 at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road.

‘Flourishing After 55’

Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for July 21-25

McCrae Named Transportation Director

The Arlington School Board named David McCrae as the new director of Transportation Services at its July 1 meeting.

New Principal at Taylor Elementary

Harold Pellegreen has been named principal of Taylor Elementary School.

New Principal at Henry Elementary

Annie Frye was named principal of Henry Elementary School during the School Board’s organizational meeting on July 1.

New Principal at Drew Model

The Arlington School Board appointed Darryl Carlos Evans as the new principal of Drew Model School.