FLOTUS to Mark 9/11 in Arlington — “[President] Biden will not participate in any of the observances at 9/11 memorial sites in New York City, Virginia or Pennsylvania. Instead, the president will stop in Alaska for a Sept. 11 observance at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson… First lady Jill Biden will lay a wreath at the 9/11 memorial at the Pentagon.” [Associated Press]
Arlington Has Star Power — “Arlington may contain but 5 percent of Virginia’s population, but a new ranking says 60 percent of the top five living celebrities from the Old Dominion have roots in the county… Topping the list from Virginia was actress/producer Sandra Bullock, a graduate of what then was Washington-Lee High School.” [Gazette Leader]
New ‘Flagship’ Office in Rosslyn — “Genetec Inc., a Canadian security and technology company, is expanding to Greater Washington. The Montreal-based firm has signed a lease for part of the 25th floor of 1000 Wilson Blvd. in Rosslyn, where it is opening an office and showroom for its technology and security products.” [Washington Business Journal]
Program for Pooped Parents — “Need a night out without the kids? The TMAD Club (Teens Making A Difference) is hosting Parent’s Night Out where you can drop off your kids ages 5-10 for an evening of fun and games. The program is held twice monthly on Fridays through May, alternating locations between Lubber Run and Walter Reed Centers and costs $25 per participant.” [Arlington County]
Recycling Reminder — From Arlington’s Dept. of Environmental Services: “Curbside recycling in Arlington: the CliffsNotes.” [Twitter]
YHS Kicks Off Season With Win — “The host Yorktown Patriots began their high-school season with a victory, topping the W.T. Woodson Cavaliers, 21-14, Aug. 25 in non-district action. Yorktown rallied from a 7-0 first-quarter deficit to take a 21-7 lead, then hung on for the win.” [Gazette Leader]
American Airlines Fined — “The U.S. Department of Transportation fined American Airlines Group Inc. $4.1 million on Monday for violating federal rules by keeping passengers stranded on airport tarmacs for hours at a time in recent years — including incidents that occurred at Reagan National Airport.” [Washington Business Journal]
It’s Wednesday — Expect scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11am today, followed by partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 85°F. There is a 30% chance of precipitation, with a northwest wind between 6 to 11 mph. Tonight, it will be partly cloudy in the early evening, then cloudier later on, with a low temperature around 62°F. A north wind of 11 mph is anticipated, with gusts of up to 18 mph. [Weather.gov]
Good Wednesday 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…
After a 2-year search for new digs, Arlington Independent Media is on the cusp of moving from its long-time headquarters in Clarendon.
Former Arlington Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos is taking a top job in the Virginia Attorney General’s Office. Stamos lost her reelection bid in 2019, defeated in the Democratic primary by…
Sometime next year, three residential streets in Arlington without sidewalks could get upgrades to allow for safer pedestrian and cyclist use. To help address demonstrated safety and access issues on…
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Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to