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Planes line up for landing at National Airport as a commuter train rolls by (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Two Flyovers This Morning — “The US Air Force will conduct a military aircraft flyover in the NCR over Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 9:40 AM… [and] at 11:05 AM.” [PoPville]

Local Covid Update — “County health officials report 55 deaths so far in 2022 owing to COVID… There were 102 COVID-related deaths in Arlington in 2021 and 181 – from a much lower level of reported cases – in 2020.” [Sun Gazette]

Another Missing ManUpdated at 11:45 a.m. — The search for a missing 22-year-old man last seen in the Ballston area has ended after he was found deceased in Maryland. Per initial indications from police, the death is not being considered suspicious.

Bad News for Gondola Fans — “Exxon station. Police hangout. ‘Exorcist’ steps landing. Gondola dock of the future. The former Key Bridge Exxon station at 3601-3607 M St. NW has gone by many names over the years. But it seems its owners have settled again on familiar use: housing. Arlington-based Altus Realty has filed plans to convert the former gas station property on the western end of Georgetown’s affluent M Street shopping corridor into a 55- to 60-unit multifamily building.” [Washington Business Journal]

Hospital Gets Donation from Beer Sales — “[Virginia Hospital Center] is pleased to announce that it has received a donation of more than $5,500 from the proceeds of Bear Chase Brewing Company’s limited-release summer beer, ‘Doctor’s Orders,’ crafted in appreciation of the exceptional care VHC Health provided to a member of the Bear Chase team.” [Press Release]

International Award for AED — “Arlington Economic Development earned a Gold Award for its innovative ReLaunch program from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest nonprofit association for professional economic developers in the world. ReLaunch was honored in the category of Resiliency, Recovery and Mitigation during the organization’s 2022 Annual Conference held September 18-21.” [Arlington County]

High School Volleyball Update — “With a 12-0 overall record, including 11 victories by shutouts, the Bishop O’Connell Knights had the best overall record of the four varsity girls high-school volleyball teams in Arlington when the week began… Also with a winning record are the Wakefield Warriors with a 6-2 mark. The Warriors have defeated W-L, 3-1, and lost to Yorktown, 3-1.” [Sun Gazette]

It’s Friday (and Fall) — Clear throughout the day. High of 65 and low of 51. Sunrise at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:06 pm. []

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Morning Notes

Burglary at Yorktown HS — “5200 block of Yorktown Boulevard. At approximately 7:29 p.m. on November 22, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary alarm. Upon arrival, it…

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

Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.

Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.

Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.

Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!

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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at

Submit your own Announcement here.

Christmas Tree Sales

2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin

Saturday, December 2

Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.

Sale Hours:

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Live Standup Comedy Starring Casey James Salengo (Jimmy Kimmel Live,…

Standup Comedy Starring Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Friday, December 29

Headliner: Casey James Salengo

Casey James Salengo is a NYC-based comedian who’s been featured on Comedy Central Presents, Jimmy Kimmel Live, This Week at the Cellar,


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