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A multi-modal scene viewed from Patrick Henry Drive; a Metro train, commuters stuck in traffic, a westbound cyclist and an eastbound runner (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Funeral Procession for Marine — From the Arlington County Police Department: “A funeral procession for Cpl. Spencer Collart, who tragically died in a training exercise, will travel through Arlington tomorrow. He was a @GeneralsPride graduate & those wishing to show their respect are asked to be present on the N. Stafford St. overpass above I-66 at 9:30 AM.” [Twitter]

Flyover This Morning — From AlertDC: “The Naval Air Force Atlantic will conduct a military aircraft flyover in the NCR over the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, September 25, 2023, at approximately 11:00AM.”

Man Blames Wife for Gun at DCA — “A Virginia man blamed his wife for a loaded handgun that was found in his carry-on bag on Thursday by security officials at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The .22 caliber pistol was loaded with five bullets and was packed in the man’s carry-on bag, TSA said Friday.” [Patch]

W-L Football Remains Undefeated — “With their biggest margin of victory so far this season and their first shutout, the Washington-Liberty Generals improved to 5-0 for the first time since the 1971 high-school football season. The host Generals did so by blanking the Falls Church Jaguars, 44-0, Sept. 22 in a non-district game. For Washington-Liberty, the single-game point total was its fourth over 40 this fall.” [Gazette LEader]

Groundbreaking for Affordable Apts — “The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for the redevelopment of the Marbella Apartments in Arlington’s Radnor/Fort Myer Heights neighborhood. The new 234-unit affordable development will replace a 31-unit garden-style apartment complex on N. Queen Street, which is being torn down.” [Patch]

Beyer Calls for Menendez Resignation — “Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), co-founder of the Egypt Human Rights Caucus and longtime critic of the Sisi regime’s human rights violations, today issued the following statement on Senator Robert J. Menendez… ‘the preponderance of evidence presented in the indictment makes it impossible for him to continue serving in the U.S. Senate, and I urge him to resign.'” [Blue Virginia]

Eagle Sighting Along the Pike — “Arlington realtor Eli Tucker was walking with a friend on South Glebe Road near his home in Alcova Heights by Columbia Pike when his friend did a double take exclaiming he thought he’d just seen an eagle fly by with something in its talons. ‘I didn’t see it at all,’ said Tucker, ‘But a couple of minutes later we turned the corner and saw the eagle perched on the wall. After a few seconds, we realized it had a rabbit.'” [Zebra]

It’s Monday — There is a slight chance of showers in the afternoon after 2pm and patchy fog between 7-10am, with overall mostly cloudy skies and a high of 67°F. A north wind of 7-9 mph is expected. The chance of precipitation is at 20%. Monday night, expect a higher chance of showers, primarily after 8pm, along with cloudy skies and a low of 58°F. A northeast wind around 10 mph is anticipated, with a 40% chance of precipitation. []

Recent Stories

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…

About Latinas Leading Tomorrow (LLT): Latinas Leading Tomorrow is a dynamic 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young Latina women through education, mentorship, and leadership development. We are committed to fostering a community of future leaders who will make a significant impact to the community.

Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Part-time Executive Director to lead our organization into its next phase of growth and impact. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who can oversee day-to-day operations, drive fundraising efforts, and cultivate relationships with stakeholders. This is a 1099 position; Remote position with ability to attend DMV events; 8-10 hours a week; $35-40/per hour.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee program operations, including educational and community initiatives.
Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, maintaining trust and accountability.
Develop and execute a strategic vision aligned with our mission and values.
Lead fundraising efforts in partnership with the Board Members.
Cultivate relationships with community partners, schools, educators, and donors.
Demonstrate strong leadership skills, fostering a positive organizational culture.
Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders and make compelling public presentations.
Promote inclusivity and collaboration throughout the organization.

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Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.

Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.

Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.

Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!

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Holiday Art Show

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

Live Standup Comedy Starring Casey James Salengo (Jimmy Kimmel Live,…

Standup Comedy Starring Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Friday, December 29

Headliner: Casey James Salengo

Casey James Salengo is a NYC-based comedian who’s been featured on Comedy Central Presents, Jimmy Kimmel Live, This Week at the Cellar,


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