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Sunday, October 24, 2021


Youngkin: I’ll get resource officers back in schools

If the Republican nominee for governor wins office and gets his way, the Arlington school system – which has stripped a police presence out of its schools this year – will be putting those school-resource officers back in. Or...

Airports Authority celebrates (again) Reagan National updates

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority leaders on Oct. 20 took a victory lap of sorts, reliving the glories of a week before marking progress in facilities at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Changes that have come to the airport, and others...

Arlington Schools & Military, 10/21/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. ** Powell Shiau of Arlington earned a doctor of chiropractic degree during recent commencement exercises at Palmer College of Chiropractic. ** Colin MacEwen of Arlington, a graduate of...

Board members send legislative package out for review

By the time final adoption of the Arlington County Board’s state legislative-priorities list for next year rolls around, local leaders will have a better idea of what the landscape in Richmond will be come 2022. Board members on Oct. 16...

Artist selected for Crystal City mural

The National Landing Business Improvement District (BID) on Oct. 12 named District of Columbia artist Lisa Marie Thalhammer as the winner of its public-art design challenge to create a reimagined wall mural in the Crystal City Metro Plaza. The initiative...

NAACP announces Freedom Fund honorees

The Arlington branch of the NAACP has announced award recipients who will be honored at its Oct. 28 Freedom Fund banquet, to be held in an online setting. Brad Haywood, the Arlington County public defender, will be presented with the...

Activist: Is Arlington board trampling on free speech?

Are Arlington County Board rules for community comment at its meeting violating the constitutional rights of the public? That was part of the message of one speaker at the Oct. 14 County Board meeting, criticizing the board’s policy of hearing...

Arlington 55+ News, 10/21/21 edition

55+ programs of the Arlington County government are currently being held both in a “virtual” environment and at some senior centers. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate. For information, go to registration.arlingtonva.us. HEALTH WORKSHOP DIFFERENTIATES BETWEEN AGING,...

Arlington History, 10/21/21 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. October 22, 1936:** Dairies across Northern Virginia, which have been selling milk for 10 or 11 cents a pint, have been ordered by the state government to increase that price to...

Arlington tries again to secure funding for Metro entrance

Hope springs eternal for the Arlington government, which has submitted a formal request for $80 million in regional transportation funding to support creation of a second entrance to the Ballston-MU Metro station. The current round of funding requests by local...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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