Entries by Susanne

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Meeting Notes – January 29, 2020

Yorktown Civic Association General Membership Meeting Welcome Mike Cantwell started the meeting at 7:31. Board members introduced themselves to the attendees. There were approximately 30 people in attendance. Dr. Kevin Clark, the new YHS principal Mike Cantwell introduced the new YHS principal Dr. Kevin stated that this was his Third week at Yorktown. He looks […]

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Accidents at N Harrison and 26th Street N

The Yorktown Civic Association is collection data about the frequent accidents at the intersection of N Harrison Street and 26th Street N. YCA is working with Arlington County to address this intersection, but the solutions by the County have proven so far insufficient to improve the safety for pedestrians and drivers. Our records of accidents […]

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PLAN LEE HIGHWAY COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

Friday, Jan. 316:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Washington-Liberty High School1301 N. Stafford St. How do you imagine living, working and doing business on Lee Highway in 2050? The flyer below has all of the details. And additional information is available at arlingtonva.us/leehighway.

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26TH STREET NORTH AND OLD DOMINION DRIVE – MASTER PLANNING TASK FORCE

In September 2018, the County Board accepted a recommendation from County Manager to create a community task force that would collaborate with staff to develop a master plan for the 7.6 acres of County-owned land located at 26th Street North and Old Dominion Drive (26-OD). The task force will conclude with the submission of a […]

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County Board Debate at October 1st YCA Meeting

YORKTOWN CIVIC ASSOCIATION TO HOST ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD CANDIDATE DEBATE OCTOBER 1ST:   On Monday October 1st at its general membership meeting, the Yorktown Civic Association will host a debate between Arlington County Board candidates Matt de Ferranti and John Vihstadt. The meeting will start at 7:30pm, and take place in the Patriot Room at […]

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Letter from the President – September 2018

Our headliner at our last Yorktown Civic Association meeting was Delegate Rip Sullivan. Rip represents the Yorktown community in the Virginia State House of Delegates. He gave a detailed  narrative of what happened in Richmond during the latest session. Bipartisan support for the funding bill and Medicaid expansion has probably the biggest successes. 70 gun […]

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Tree Canopy Fund

Arlington County’s Tree Canopy program provides the free trees. These are 7–8 foot trees with $300-400 retail value. The trees will be planted in the fall. The Arlington/Alexandria Tree Stewards, a volunteer organization, are assisting applicants. An application form and instructions are at www.ecoactionarlington.org/trees/ Let us plant a tree on your property. You’ll be making […]