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Morning Notes

by ARLnow.com — November 26, 2012 at 8:45 am 1,929 9 Comments

President Visits Arlington Bookstore — President Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia stopped by One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland Street) on Saturday afternoon, on a holiday shopping trip that coincided with Small Business Saturday. The independent book store is located in the East Falls Church neighborhood. [Associated Press, Us Weekly]

Yorktown Season Ends With Loss — The Yorktown High School football team’s first loss of the season came on Friday, as the Patriots gave up a 22-point lead to fall to Stone Bridge 69-50 in the Northern Region 5 championship game. Yorktown also lost last year’s regional championship after an undefeated season. [Washington Post, YouTube]

Hospital Receives Large Donation — Virginia Hospital Center has received a $2.2 million gift, which will be used to expand its radiation-oncology services. The donation, from Russell and Joan Hitt, is the largest in the hospital’s 68-year history. [Sun Gazette]

Flickr pool photo by Desiree L.C.

  • UptonHiller

    Now the hospital can use that $2.2 million to hire his contracting company to build something.

    Just kidding, great gesture from a longtime Arlington family.

  • CW

    Sounds like Yorktown should be interviewing candidates for defensive coordinator.

  • Wilbur

    Excellent season Yorktown! (Excellent coverage ACC Sports TV!)

    • YHS95

      Great Season Yorktown. MJ and Arturo, keep your heads up. You both have very promising futures ahead of you and if I’m not mistaken, one more year at Yorktown. The 3rd times a charm.

  • SirReadsaLot

    That bookstore is certainly a small business. Nice people working there though.

  • pollosmoky

    That’s One *More* Page Books & it’s Arlington’s only indie bookstore – w/wine & chocolate, just in case you need to stock up for reading purposes ; )

    • speonjosh

      Actually, there’s that one used bookstore just off Wilson, in Ballston. It’s a converted house and you would never know it’s there unless you went looking. A tremendous collection of books although they are all rather old and tend towards very scholarly type editions. I forget the name off the top of my head and don’t feel like looking it up. Apparently it is closing in the next year or so.

  • DeportEmAll

    One More Page also hosts a terrific writers’ workshop on Thursday afternoons, led by Sally Lowenstein. Participants are students from elementary school to college. My daughter attends and it’s the high point of her week.

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