APS Might Let Students Carry Narcan — “Would it be wise, or even legal, for Arlington Public Schools students be able to carry medication with them that helps blunt the impact of opioid overdoses in schools? Getting a final answer appears to be a work in progress. ‘We are continuing to explore the question,’ Superintendent Francisco Durán said at the March 2 School Board meeting.” [Gazette Leader, Fox 5]
Award for Lubber Run Community Center — “The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing 16 projects with its 2023 Architecture Awards. The 2023 Architecture Award program celebrates the best contemporary architecture… [including] Lubber Run Community Center, Arlington, Virginia | VMDO Architects.” [American Institute of Architects]
Metro Response to Incident Questioned — “When @STATter911 reported @WMATA once again sent passengers towards danger during a November 7 smoke incident at Courthouse & that there was a delayed fire department response, Metro pushed back with this statement… @MetrorailSafety found those decisions weren’t so sound. WMSC confirms the train was sent towards confirmed smoke, contrary to Metro’s own procedures.” [Twitter]
Local Track Athletes Place at States — “A jumper, a thrower and a sprinter from Arlington schools recorded second-place finishes at the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 indoor state track and field championships in Virginia Beach. All three were senior boys, and they had the highest finishes of any participant from an Arlington school in the competition.” [Gazette Leader]
Fire Risk Amid Dry Weather — “Wednesday will be a carbon-copy with lots of sunshine, a brisk north wind and low humidity in the afternoon. This is the prime pattern for an increase in brush fires, though a red flag warning isn’t in effect for Tuesday or Wednesday and the D.C. area isn’t in a drought.” [WTOP]
Tornado Danger Reminder — From VDOT Northern Virginia: “Tornadoes can strike our area nearly any time of year, any time of day. Have a safety plan in place and know where to seek shelter. everal #Tornadoes impacted the #NOVA District in the past several years. In fact, 5 occurred over the past 5 years in 3 of our counties. Just because we’re not in #TornadoAlley, that doesn’t mean we’re safe.” [Twitter]
It’s Wednesday — Clear throughout the day. High of 49 and low of 30. Sunrise at 6:32 am and sunset at 6:09 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