Monday, March 30, 2020
Local News

Morning Links

For our morning links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

  • Sunshine is here and so is the cold weather – The atmosphere continues to send a relentless cavalcade of weather systems our way. Next one to watch is this Sunday. Will we get snow? (Capital Weather Gang)
  • Virginia General Assembly update – Our Delegate Rob Krupicka’s latest update from Richmond on the latest from the General Assembly. (Alexandria News)
  • Pedestrian struck and seriously hurt in Seminary Hill – A pedestrian was struck last night on Duke Street near South Ingram Street in the Seminary Hill neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia. (WJLA)
  • Maury Schoolyard renovation – Do the sins of the past in Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) have anything to do with getting the kids at Maury Elementary School in Alexandria a decent place to play? (Alexandria Times)
  • Capital Bikeshare offering limited service during upgrade – As we told you, There’s a software upgrade for popular Capital Bikeshare program starting tonight. Some services not available as upgrade is underway. (Dr. Gridlock)
  • T.C. Williams track stars shine at Virginia Tech – T.C.’s track and field athletes were some of the top performers recently at the Virginia Tech High School Invitational. (Alexandria News)
  • Extra Security at National Zoo – Due to recent violence, expect to see extra security when visiting the National Zoo in 2015. (WTOP)
  • Will the Old Town Theater become retail? Can anyone stop the transformation? What if the City bought the space? (Alexandria Times)
  • Metro pledges to work with first responders –  After radio communications failed during last month’s Metro incident at L’Enfant Plaza, Metro pledges to work with local first responders to test radio equipment in tunnels and stations. (WaPo)
  • Rosa Parks Archive at the Library of Congress – Rosa Parks, who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, will have her archive available soon for viewing by the public at the Library of Congress  (NBC Washington)
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Really not surprised to hear someone was hit on Duke St. People are constantly darting across Duke rather than walking to an intersection and waiting for a red light to cross.