Morning Notes |  Tysons reporter

Morning Notes | Tysons reporter

Footage of a airplane descending over Royal Lake Park in Burke (employees photograph by Angela Woolsey)

Thanksgiving Closures — Fairfax County Authorities Places of work will be closed tomorrow and Friday (November 25), though some amenities just like the county recreation centers will solely shut for Thanksgiving Day. Fairfax Connector Bus will work Sunday service tomorrow and vacation weekday service Friday, whereas Metro can have a Sunday schedule tomorrow and resume common service on Friday.

One individual dies in Lincolnia home fireplace “An individual was found dead inside a house following a fireplace in Fairfax County, Va., late Monday night time. The Fairfax County Fireplace and Rescue Division stated firefighters responded to a two-alarm fireplace Monday night time within the 6600 block of Pine Street within the Lincolnia space. [WTOP]

5 Guys HQ abandons Lorton — Quick-food chain 5 Guys will transfer its headquarters to 1940 Duke Avenue in Alexandria subsequent yr after a couple of decade at Lorton. The corporate, whose roots in Northern Virginia return to its first restaurant in Arlington, has leased almost 40,000 sq. toes of area at 10718 Richmond Freeway since 2012. [Washington Business Journal]

Hundreds of individuals registered to vote on Election Day – “This yr, 3,200 Fairfax County residents took benefit of our first-ever same-day vote registration program. It is a implausible addition to our democratic course of, and our Elections Workplace processed each new registration and made positive each authorized poll was counted. [Jeff McKay]

Native artist’s work appeared in Black Panther sequel — “[Jomo] Tariku, an Ethiopian American furnishings designer primarily based in Springfield, Virginia, has a number of of his items featured within the movie, together with a black picket chair with a steeply curved again that manages to mirror Tariku’s African roots and have the appears to be like futuristic on the similar time. [DCist]

Virginie prepares for winter — The Virginia Division of Transportation and different businesses are utilizing ‘new instruments and techniques’ after a January 3 snow storm closed I-95, stranding “lots of of individuals in a single day with out meals, water or gasoline. Plans embrace altering the staging of snow elimination and towing groups, new police drones to evaluate situations from the air, and improved communications with the general public, together with a brand new textual content messaging system. [The Washington Post]

Final day to share the county cookbook recipe — “Be a part of a cookbook showcasing the various traditions and historical past of our group. We’re gathering recipes for an e-book anthology Fairfax County Cooks: A Group Cookbook. Recipes needs to be submitted online” [Fairfax County Public Library/Twitter]

Reston Arts Middle City Corridor – “Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn and county employees are internet hosting a second city corridor – this one virtual — to debate the supply of a potential art center in Reston… Your contribution will enable the Supervisory Board to make an knowledgeable resolution over the following two months. [Hunter Mill District News]

It is Wednesday — Clear all through the day. Excessive of 57 and low of 34. Dawn at 7:02 a.m. and sundown at 4:51 p.m. [Weather.gov]

Editor’s Word — FFXnow might be taking a number of days off for Thanksgiving. Except there’s breaking information, publication will resume on Monday (November 28). We hope you might have a rewarding (and rewarding) trip!

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