Most-read Arlington stories of the week: Sept. 26-30

An Osprey flyover on a gray background Friday morning (staff photo)

A soggy weekend is on tap after an otherwise pretty nice final week of September.

Obviously this week’s big story was the devastation in Florida, the huge scale of which keeps getting more apparent. And that’s not to mention the havoc that Hurricane Ian is currently wreaking in South Carolina as of publication time.

With those affected by the hurricane in our thoughts, below are the local stories that attracted the most attention in Arlington this week.

  1. Arlington native Alexandra Turshen is the boss in the new Netflix series Partner Track
  2. Arlington students walk out to protest proposed state guidelines on transgender students
  3. Police staffing shortage leads Arlington high schools to limit attendance at games
  4. Police investigating death in Lacey Woods Park
  5. Arlington ranks No. 2 nationally for share of remote workers
  6. Car goes vertical after driving mishap
  7. Statutes of Liberty: DACA in the crossfire before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  8. Disagreements surface over county vision of greener, denser Langston Blvd
  9. Conceptual plan emerges for potential redevelopment of Ballston apartment building
  10. Sustainable seafood spot Seamore’s is opening in Clarendon
  11. ACPD: Bespectacled man armed with knife robs Clarendon bookstore
  12. Some parents call for end to Covid protocols, less screen time in Arlington schools

Feel free to discuss these stories or anything else of local interest in the comments. Try to stay dry this weekend, Arlington!

Recent Stories

Good Thursday evening, Arlington. Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 7916 times… so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles for today…

Plans to redevelop a local YMCA may have too many apartment units and not enough community benefits, county planners say. The YMCA is proposing to tear down its existing facility…

A 3 BD/2.5 BA condo that sold for $2,374,500 and a 1 BD/1 BA condo that sold for $145,000 are included in Most and Least Expensive.

A woman was groped, followed and pulled to the ground by an unknown suspect in the Lyon Park area, police say. The incident happened last night (Wednesday) around 5:30 p.m….

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

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