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The recently-revamped trail along Donaldson Run (staff photo)

Milestone for Marymount — “In the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings, Marymount University has debuted on the list of ‘Best National Universities’ – a reclassification that has been years in the making and an achievement that will be celebrated on campus for accomplishing a key goal in the institution’s Strategic Plan.” [Marymount University, Twitter]

Rideshare Driver Pepper Sprayed — “3600 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 4:48 p.m. on September 11, police were dispatched to the report of an assault with injury. Upon arrival, it was determined the male victim was operating as a rideshare driver when the female passenger allegedly became combative and pepper sprayed him.” [ACPD]

Another I-395 Crash on Camera — From Dave Statter: “#caughtoncamera: The latest crash on I-395S at Exit 8C. Occurred at 2:47 p.m. @VSPPIO handing with @ArlingtonVaFD. Apparently one relatively minor injury.” [Twitter]

TSA Ceremony at DCA — “The airport launched under TSA security oversight 20 years ago, on Sept. 17, 2002, when the security checkpoint was first staffed by federal TSA officers… Today, 20 years later, there are 430 federalized airports and a workforce of about 60,000 employees nationwide. TSA has a staff of approximately 700 employees who are assigned to work at DCA of which nearly 50 of them have been working for TSA since the agency first stood up and since the airport was federalized.” [Press Release]

Library Screening Films About Immigration — “Arlington Public Library is hosting two documentary film screenings, featuring a discussion with each filmmaker, as part of the library system’s recognition of ‘Welcoming Week 2002.'” [Patch]

Jehovah’s Witnesses Hitting the Streets — “Jehovah’s Witnesses resumed their trademark door-to-door ministry beginning Sept. 1, when a two-and-a-half-year suspension of the work ended just in time for the launch of a global campaign featuring an interactive program for Bible study.” [Sun Gazette]

Hometown Soccer Player Called Up — “Congrats to Arlington Soccer alum @jeremygaray10… called up by @LaSelecta_SLV to face @TuFPF, September 27 at @AudiField.” [Twitter]

It’s Tuesday — Partly cloudy. Clearing later in the day but with a stray shower possible in the morning. High of 78 and low of 67. Sunrise at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:22 pm. []

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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Sep 29, 2023

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…

A former ABC News producer whose Columbia Pike apartment was raided by the FBI last year has been sentenced. James Gordon Meek, 53, pleaded guilty in July to transportation and…

Metrorail service was suspended on the Blue and Yellow lines today after a train derailed.

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At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!

At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.

If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit to learn more.

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Join us for Arlington’s biggest civil rights & social justice event of the year. The banquet is back in person at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.

Our keynote speaker this year is Symone Sanders from MSNBC and former Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris.

The Master of Ceremonies is Joshua Cole, former state delegate, NAACP President, and local pastor.

Tickets/seating are limited. Purchase your ticket today! Sponsorship opportunities available.

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Free Right-Sizing Workshop – How to Get Rid of Your…

Cody Chance and Dick Nathan of Long & Foster are hosting an online workshop on the topic of “down-sizing” Wednesday, October 4 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Every great endeavor begins with a great plan. This workshop will give you the tools

Rosslyn Fall Fest

Join the Rosslyn BID for Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1-6 p.m. at Gateway Park! Whether you’re in the mood for a refreshment at our hard cider tastings and cash bar, want a bite to eat from the


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