Nov 11: LVCA General Meeting – School Board Member Reid Goldstein
When: Monday, November 11, 8pm
Where: Community House, 1920 North Highland St
The November Lyon Village meeting will feature School Board Member Reid Goldstein. He will discuss current issues facing Arlington Public Schools. Much of the meeting will be devoted to Question and Answers.
Everyone is encouraged to come to the LV Meeting on Monday night. Please encourage your friends and neighbors to come also.
The School staff recently announced potential big changes to the school boundaries that affect LV and other areas. Here is a chance to get first hand feedback.
Arlington County has lifted the Boil Water Advisory
Residents and businesses in Arlington can resume using tap water for all purposes. Water customers are advised to run their taps for a few minutes to release any air and sediment that may have accumulated following the break. Emptying and cleaning automatic ice makers and water chillers is also encouraged. Boil Water Advisory Ends in Arlington
Key periods for citizen input: November-December 2019: Provide online input to the County Manager as he begins developing his Proposed FY 2021 Budget to send to the County Board in February.Click to Continue Reading…
GMU Arlington Campus Expanding
GMU announced plans to tear down one of its four Arlington buildings to construct a 400,000-square-foot building. The new building will house classrooms, computer labs, short-term housing, an Institute for Digital Innovation, and a newly established School of Computing. Read More at ARLnow
County Board Writes FAA to Oppose Flight Path Changes
On Nov. 4, 2019, the Arlington County Board sent a letter of opposition to the FAA regarding proposed changes to flight procedures at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
The FAA and the United States Secret Service (USSS) presented the proposed changes to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) DCA Community Working Group on May 23, 2019.
New Website Feature: Village MarketVillage Market
LV residents should send notices of garage sales, nanny searches, etc. to the Village Market by the end of the 3rd week of the month to Adam Kernan-Schloss
Metro board weighs penalizing Dorsey for $10K ATU donation Story at WaPo
Dorsey to return $10,000 donation from ATU Local 689. He will be reprimanded by the Metro Board and removed as chairman of Metro finance committee.
Repaving will continue for the week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is expected to complete by Monday, Nov 11.
There will be lane closures and temporary detours. Traffic will move slower. Almost all street parking is blocked off. Avoid the area if possible.
The redesign realigns Wilson and Washington Blvds, shortens crosswalks, and widens sidewalks. Access to N. Irving Street is now blocked. Left turns onto Wilson from Washington Blvd is now prohibited. Hopefully this will result in less confusion for motorists and improved safety for pedestrians and cyclists.
The October meeting featured three of the four County Board candidates running for the two open seats. Arron O’Dell did not attend.
Christian Dorsey (incumbent Democrat) Website
Katie Cristol (incumbent Democrat) Website
Audrey Clement (Independent) Website
Arron O’Dell (Independent) Website
Arlington Tops in Niche Rankings
For the second year in a row, Niche has ranked Arlington Public Schools (APS) as the best school division in Virginia. More at ARLnow
For the first time since 2016, Arlington, VA is the #1 best city to live in America, knocking Ann Arbor, MI from the top spot. For the first time, Bluemont, VA, an Arlington neighborhood, is the #1 best place to live in America, dethroning Carmel, IN. More at Niche
Niche is a team of data scientists that combine rigorous analysis with authentic reviews to produce rankings, report cards, and in-depth profiles to highlight the best schools, companies, and neighborhoods.
Fall Colors: Tree Identification
Fall brings us breathtaking sights of trees turning vibrant shades of red, orange and yellow. The changing foliage provides more than just a beautiful views—the change in colors can better help to identify the tree species.
The Arlington County Fire Department (ACFD) is teaming up with Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) to collect non-perishable food items for the holiday season. Please help those in our community who are experiencing a food crisis by bringing nutritious supplemental groceries our Firehouses.
Bring food donations to food collection bins at Arlington County Firehouses starting Nov 1 through Jan 4.
Last year AFAC was able to collect over 84,000 lbs of food for our neighbors.