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Mount Vernon: Hume Springs Park Playground Gets Makeover

In partnership between RunningBrooke and the City of Alexandria Parks and Recreation Department, the Hume Springs Park playground, located at 100 Dale St. in Arlandria, will be transformed.

Mount Vernon: Vanderhye, New Principal at Whitman Middle

With international experience, Vanderhye brings 38 years of education to the job.

With 38 years in education, Roger Vanderhye, 59, of McLean was named new principal July 1 of Whitman Middle School, at 2500 Parkers Lane in Alexandria, replacing former principal Jean Bell.

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Mount Vernon: New Hope Housing Receives ‘Housing First’ Award

New Hope Housing Executive Director Pamela L. Michell accepted the “Housing First” award on Aug. 26 from the Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness (VCEH) on behalf of New Hope Housing at the “Housing Virginia’s Most Vulnerable” conference in Richmond.

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Mount Vernon Snapshot: Helping Prepare for School

More than 850 Mount Vernon area students from low-income families received new backpacks and school supplies this past week thanks to United Community Ministries’ annual summer Back to School campaign.

Alexandria Brief: Portraits To Be Added to The Lyceum

The board of directors of Living Legends of Alexandria is providing a gift of Living Legend portraits to the Office of Historic Alexandria which will be part of its permanent collection.