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Helping Combat Loneliness in Northern Virginia

Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna-Reston-Herndon adjusts its services to continue serving the elderly from a distance.

Despite COVID-19 related closures and social distancing measures, Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna-Reston-Herndon continues to serve the elderly community through a new no-contact food delivery program and virtual classes.

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Organizing Boxes of Old Photos

The daunting project can be broken down into smaller tasks.

Stacks of boxes containing thousands of photographs line the walls of the basement in Alice Denson’s Fairfax home. For the past five years, the 73-year old mother and grandmother has promised herself and her family that she would begin the monumental task of sorting and organizing the photos.

Wakefield and Lorton Farmers Markets Scheduled to Open

Two more Fairfax County Farmers Markets will open next week. The Wakefield Market in Wakefield Park will open for the season on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, and the Lorton Market at the Lorton VRE parking lot will open on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Potomac Home Sales: April, 2020

In April, 2020, 54 Potomac homes sold between $1,800,000-$499,000.

Potomac Home Sales: April, 2020

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Culpepper Garden Beats the Odds on Coronavirus in Arlington

Low-income senior facility has no cases yet, as of this week.

Culpepper Garden low-income retirement property on Henderson Street in Arlington has so far escaped the coronavirus raging through other senior living facilities nationwide.

West Montgomery County Citizens Association: How Will Residents Be Heard During Pandemic?

Saving trees at Swains Lock; another proposed senior living facility; silly walks?

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Parental Burnout on Distance Learning During COVID-19

How to survive until the end of the school year.

Whether deciphering algebraic equations and trying to teach them to a disinterested child or helping with a science experiment during a Zoom conference call, for parents who are trying to homeschool their children during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the struggle is real. Last fall, some parents developed a plan to deal with the academic burnout that occurs as the school year neared an end. Little did they know that the plan they created would be themselves.

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Play On: ASO Trio Serenades Goodwin House Residents

Residents of Goodwin House Alexandria were treated to a special performance by members of the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra during a May 7 musical program led by ASO Music Director James Ross.

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Island Vacation Inspires Kitchen Remodel in Alexandria

A dark and cramped kitchen gets sunny makeover.

During a vacation to the Maldives, Lesli and Daniel Creedon found inspiration for the design concept behind their newly remodeled kitchen. The family, which includes two 15-year-old children, wanted to capture the aesthetic of the powder-white sand and glass-blue lagoons that characterize the strand of islands.

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A Socially Distant Celebration: Family Marks 80th Birthday at Goodwin House

Sandy Connolly celebrated her 80th birthday at Goodwin House Alexandria with a socially distant visit from family members.

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Dream Home Becomes a Reality in Potomac

Home designed to accommodate the interests of an active family of five.

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Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing and American Legion Post 139 Celebrate Terwilliger Place Construction Start

Veteran-serving development will create 160 affordable apartments and a new Post facility.

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Comfy Kitchen Amid COVID-19

A gloomy, dark space gets a light and bright update.

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