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Crystal City as the fog lifts (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Scooter Rider Struck in Ballston — From Dave Statter: “Person on e-scooter hit in front of mall garage entrance on N. Glebe at Carlyn Spring. Person conscious. Traffic reopened. @ArlingtonVaFD & @ArlingtonVaPD handling.” [Twitter, Twitter]

More on Columbia Pike FBI Raid — “Meek resigned from the network via email on April 27 — the same day as the raid — citing ‘personal reasons’ and told friends it was to ‘save colleagues and the company any embarrassment,’ according to two people familiar with the situation… ABC News sources similarly poured cold water on the idea that Meek was being probed for his journalism… ‘We would’ve defended him; ABC’s lawyers would be right there,’ another network insider said.” [The Daily Beast]

I-66 Tolls on the Rise — “Looks like the pandemic is over and nature is healing… These prices are from the East Falls Church entrance.” [Twitter]

Candidates Consider Career Center — “School Board candidates are in agreement that the Arlington Career Center building needs to be replaced, but waffled to a degree when asked if it is worth moving forward with the costlier option a majority of current board members seem to prefer.” [Sun Gazette]

Dulles Metro Opening NearsUpdated at 10 a.m. — “Phase II of the Silver Line is still on track for opening by Thanksgiving, according to a Metro spokesperson. The news comes after a key hang-up for the opening of nearly 11-mile extension — the need for more trains — was resolved today (Tuesday) after the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission announced its approval of Metro’s plan to bring back more its 7000-series trains.” [FFXnow]

It’s Wednesday — A foggy or misty morning, then mostly cloudy throughout the  day. High of 67 and low of 58. Sunrise at 7:31 am and sunset at 6:17 pm. [Weather.gov]

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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 December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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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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