TV Tackles ‘Missing Middle’ — “A debate over housing has sparked an intense debate in Arlington County that involves possible zoning changes to what types of houses can be built in certain neighborhoods. It’s called missing middle housing, and while supporters say it will allow more affordable housing, opponents say it would ruin single-family neighborhoods.” [Fox 5]
It’s Fire Prevention Week — “Fire Station 10 in Rosslyn is the Arlington County Fire Department’s newest fire station, and it’s needed because the community is growing so quickly. This Fire Prevention Week, firefighters want to make sure that the public knows to make an escape plan so they can be safe inside their home.” [WUSA 9]
Arlington Ridge Store Robbery — “At approximately 5:19 p.m. on October 7, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force. After further investigation, it was determined the male suspect allegedly entered the business and began concealing merchandise in his backpack. When the loss prevention officer confronted the suspect, a verbal dispute ensued, during which the suspect struck the loss prevention officer before fleeing the scene on foot.” [ACPD]
Young Dems Pounce in PA Race — “It could be the race that determines control of the U.S. Senate and, by extension, what transpires in the next two years of the Biden presidency. And members of Arlington Young Democrats are aiming to have an impact on the Pennsylvania showdown between Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz.” [Sun Gazette]
Well Paid Maids Growing — “With the arrival of vaccines, Well-Paid Maids,” an ARLnow advertiser noted for engaging in the comments section of its sponsored posts, “established a vaccine mandate for its staff, which now totals 33, including 28 home cleaners. The out-of-the-house rule has been replaced by masking, and revenue has returned, even improved — from $350,000 with PPP in 2020 to $800,000 with the second PPP loan in 2021 and already $1 million in 2022.” [Washington Business Journal]
F.C. Really Wants a Movie Theater — “This tiny Northern Virginia suburb could be sealing the deal on that cinema with an unusual shot in the arm: Its own tax dollars. City lawmakers are set to vote Tuesday on a deal that could grant as much as half a million dollars every year for the next three decades to the developer behind the Founders Row project.” [Washington Post]
It’s Tuesday — Clear throughout the day. High of 70 and low of 48. Sunrise at 7:15 am and sunset at 6:37 pm. [Weather.gov]
Emergency Alert Test Today — From FEMA: “On Wednesday, Oct. 4th at 2:20 p.m. ET, there will be a nationwide emergency alert test on cell phones, wireless devices, radios, and…
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Good Tuesday 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…
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The Arlington Sports Hall of Fame is extremely pleased to announce that our 2023 Annual Induction Dinner, again in partnership with the Better Sports Club of Arlington, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Knights of Columbus, located at 5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington, Va.
Our dinner will pay tribute to all the honored members of the Hall of Fame and will induct the following six new Class of 2023 inductees, joining the 62 athletes, coaches and contributors who have been inducted into ASHOF since its founding in 1958:
Noel Deskins (Yorktown Class of ’79): Track & Field record-holder & Athlete of the Year at YHS and JMU
Eric Metcalf (O’Connell Class of ’85): Star NFL running back, football and track & field record-holder and Hall of Famer at both O’Connell and the University of Texas
Opening night in Ballston, thanks to a partnership with Marymount University will feature renowned soprano Sharon Christman singing songs of Franz Schubert, Leonard Bernstein, Fanny Mendelssohn, Richard Strauss and some thrilling instrumental music.
But that’s not all! Get ready to