For many African Americans who served in the military, it was an honor to put on the United States Uniform and represent their country, but it was also a pride in seeing their own families look up to them as men and no longer as boys.
There’s no getting around the fact that this year has been an incredibly challenging one for restaurants and their owners.
SSA holds drive-through volunteer appreciation event
The warm temperatures and sunny skies of an Indian Summer day provided the perfect backdrop for Senior Services of Alexandria to hold its annual Meals on Wheels volunteer appreciation luncheon as an outdoor drive-through event Nov. 6 at the First Baptist Church of Alexandria.
Many nonprofits in the city and nearby need your help to continue to rise to the need during the dual health and economic crisis of the pandemic.
Love our parks and being outdoors?
The Connection asked people encountered outside, just enjoying nature or waiting in line for services: “What are you thankful for in 2020?”
Burke, Fairfax, Lorton, Springfield: What Are You Grateful for on Thanksgiving 2020?
There’s still time to help with OAR's Project Winter Cheer.
What should “back to school” look like during a pandemic?
Sept. 8, early October, November and now 2021.
Giving Thanks for Local Help: Arlington Nonprofits Deserve Your Help
The pavilion on South 27th Street and Shirlington Road sits empty after 20 years of serving as a meeting place for Shirlington Employment and Education Center (SEEC) workers.
Local nonprofits need your help to help others for the holidays during the pandemic.
We list many kinds of nonprofits in and around Potomac: food banks, animal adoption, arts, environment, housing; find what appeals to you, and pitch in.
The display cases, first-hand accounts and newsreel footage showcased in the museum.
In 1861, when the Civil War was just starting, Capt. Josiah Sawell was attacked by a pro-secession mob while passing through Baltimore with the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry.
Noted journalist, relief worker, dies at 80
Harry Covert was a proud, born and bred Virginian.
Local rescues are reporting that pet adoption is at an all-time high with more people working from home and looking for joy and companionship.