Shirley Ruhe

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A Turkey in Every Pot in Arlington

AFAC orders 2,500 turkeys to feed needy families

A refrigerated Cisco semi-trailer sprinkled with raindrops pulls up in front of the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) headquarters on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

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From Yorktown High School to Outer Space

Patrick Moran chosen as pilot for commercial space travel program

Patrick Moran is in his car headed for Spaceport America, New Mexico.

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Rich History for Opera NOVA

Online offerings, but missing the annual Children’s Opera

Right about now in November, Jose Sacin would usually be in the middle of the Children’s Opera, Opera NOVA’s big event of the year.

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Pumpkin or Police Car in Arlington?

Sirens blare and lights flash from blocks away to announce the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) “frightfully fun parade of costumed cruisers.”

Return to School Plans in Arlington

Arlington will begin to provide in-person learning support for Level 1 students with disabilities beginning on Nov. 4.

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Halloween Takes on a New Look in Arlington

Leftover heating pipe, plywood, bungee cords and a couple of hours, and you have a couple of Halloween treat chutes.

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Chilly but Determined in Arlington

Most voters already voted before Election Day

Almost two-thirds of active registered voters in Arlington had voted either by mail or in person by Saturday when the in-person early voting closed in Virginia.

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Another Kind of Scary in Arlington

Halloween is an official holiday, but is not regulated by the County.

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Census Bureau: Arlington Hits 99.98 Census Response

Self response rate was 76.5 percent by mail, phone or on-line

Stand up and be counted, and Arlington did.

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Arlington Schools Set to Reopen in Stages

Newspaper headlines on March 13 broadcast “Breaking News: Arlington Public Schools Closing Monday Through Spring Break.”

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