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Overlapping buildings and balconies in Ballston (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Former County Board Member Dies — “[Al] Eisenberg, who served a lengthy stint on the Arlington County Board, followed by a couple of years in the Clinton administration and then three two-year terms in the House of Delegates, died last week. He was 76 and had, for the past few years, been the victim of cognitive decline.” [Sun Gazette]

Armed Robbery Along Langston Blvd — “5700 block of Langston Boulevard. At approximately 3:10 a.m. on November 19, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined two unknown male suspects entered the business, brandished a firearm and demanded money from the employee. The suspects then stole a cash drawer containing an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene on foot.” [ACPD]

All Curative Testing Locations Closing — “On November 30, Arlington’s Courthouse Plaza, Virginia Highlands Park, and Quincy Park sites will close… On December 26 Curative will close the remaining sites. These include Sojourner Truth Public Charter School and LAMB Public Charter School in D.C., Arlington Mills Community Center, and Ben Brenman Park, Charles Houston Recreation Center, and Casa Chirilagua in Alexandria.” [DCist]

New Fitness Studio in Courthouse — “FitDistrict Studios & Energy Cafe invites you to join them for their Wellness Day & Grand Opening Event. FitDistrict has an indoor cycling studio, a hot yoga room, an interval studio and an attached Energy Cafe serving up healthy food and drinks! The event will be on Saturday, December 10.” [Event]

Metro Thanksgiving Schedule — “On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24, Metrorail and Metrobus will operate on a Sunday schedule, with trains operating from 7 a.m. until midnight. MetroAccess customers may make a reservation to travel on the holiday; however subscription trips will be canceled. The day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 25, Metrorail will open at 5 a.m., closing at 1 a.m., and Metrobus and MetroAccess will operate normal weekday service.” [WMATA]

DJO Volleyball Team Reaches Semis — “As has been the case for a number of years, the Bishop O’Connell Knights enjoyed another highly successful and winning girls high-school fall volleyball season. The Knights compiled a 29-2 record, won the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference tournament championship as the No. 2 seed, and ended the season with a semifinal loss in the Division I private-school state tourney.” [Sun Gazette]

It’s Tuesday — Clear throughout the day. High of 53 and low of 31. Sunrise at 7:00 am and sunset at 4:52 pm. []

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