Arlington has been home to many musical luminaries — think Kate Smith, Jim Morrison and Roberta Flack.
“It has been said that 2020 will be the first time in 20 years when criminal justice reform has been a priority in the legislature,” remarked Senator Scott Surovell. “I’d argue it’s more like the first time in 200 years.”
Now that my party is in the majority, we have an awesome responsibility to govern, and to legislate knowing that the bills we propose in January are likely to become laws this July.
Last weekend, the Falls Church Episcopal celebrated its 250th anniversary with over 300 parishioners, friends and dignitaries.
With the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, the possibility of a lump of coal in a Christmas stocking may not resonate for today’s children, or even for their parents.
My granddaughter Caroline, age 4, who lives a block away, will soon experience her first Christmas from which joyful memories are likely to stick.
She inspired me to delve back to Arlington Christmas scenes that unfolded when I was her age.
Housing affordability has reached a crisis level in Northern Virginia and will only intensify with the anticipated economic and job growth that is expected to further accelerate over the next several years.
The building designs looked collectively like kind of an inner city street gang and the public art potentially assembled around them we expect might resemble all the graffiti and body tattoos that they could be assumed to sport.
“It takes a village to educate our children.” And we are the village. That was the message brought to the ACCA Child Development Center in Annandale by Governor and Mrs. Ralph Northam on Tuesday.
If you harbor gripes that our county government gets too ambitious, consider an episode from the 1930s.