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Sunset along Columbia Pike (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Passenger Growth at DCA — “Dulles inched ahead of National by about 100,000 passengers for August – 1.19 million vs. 1.09 million – according to authority officials. Both are up from 2022 but it was Dulles that saw a major increase compared to 2019 (up 20.3% vs. 2.4% at National). Part of the challenge for National remains FAA restrictions on service in the New York City area.” [Gazette Leader]

Police Investigate Teen Mob Assault — “The juvenile male victim was walking in the area when he was approached by three juvenile male suspects, one of which he’d been in an ongoing dispute with. Suspect One brandished a knife while Suspect Two pushed him and threw rocks at him and Suspect Three made threatening statements towards the victim. The suspects fled the scene on foot.” [ACPD]

Lubber Run Time Capsule — “What do (a) a Ross Perot button from one of his presidential campaigns, (b) a Washington Post edition from the first day of the 21st century and (c) a Guy Lombardo LP album all have in common? …All three were among the items deposited for inclusion in a time capsule that, once the Arlington County government signs off on the paperwork, will be buried on the grounds of Lubber Run Community Center, ready to be opened 20 years hence in the fall of 2043.” [Gazette Leader]

Local Day of the Dead Event — “A giant hand-crafted altar will be a major new highlight at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) Arlington’s long-running Dia de los Muertos celebration. Happening Nov. 1 from 5-8 p.m., the event is free and open to the public. Visitors are invited to take part by adding their own photos or mementos of loved ones who have died. But the mood will be more festive than somber.” [Arlington Magazine, Event Calendar]

It’s Thursday — Expect sunshine and a high near 78 degrees alongside a light southwest wind during the day. As for Thursday night, skies will become partly cloudy, with the temperature lowering to around 58 degrees and a southwest wind blowing at approximately 6 mph. []

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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

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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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