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Daily Debrief for Oct 21, 2022

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 4027 times… so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today — Oct 21, 2022.

  1. Overturned vehicle shuts down S. Walter Reed Drive
  2. Morning Poll: In retrospect, did APS make the right call in closing classrooms for a year?
  3. Shucktoberfest beer and oyster fest returns to Shirlington this weekend

Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read Arlington articles of the week, below.

  1. FBI raid on the Pike targeted an ABC News producer, Rolling Stone reports (17989 views )
  2. JBG Smith files plans to turn RiverHouse parking lots into 1,668 homes (7712 views )
  3. Arlington’s speed camera program slowly moves forward (5155 views )
  4. Ghin Na Ree Thai currently closed, sold to a “new family” (4301 views )
  5. Falls Church restaurants to hold crawl fundraiser for Four Courts staff (4180 views )
  6. Local favorite 24-hour spot Bob and Edith’s cuts hours on Langston Blvd (3816 views )
  7. Police arrest man allegedly seen exposing himself in Shirlington (2558 views )
  8. NEW: Driver who plowed into Four Courts will not face charges (2232 views )

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday in Arlington, from our event calendar.

And here are the events planned for Sunday:

🌤 Tomorrow’s forecast

Clear throughout the day. High of 67 and low of 49. Sunrise at 7:26 am and sunset at 6:22 pm. See more from Weather.gov.

👂 Audio summary

Get caught up on all of our reporting today with this brief audio summary.

👀 A look around town

We hope you have a great weekend, Arlington. Feel free to discuss the most-read stories of the week — or anything else of local interest — in the comments.

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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
Register in advance for this webinar

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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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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