PBS series draws attention to Alexandria’s landmarks.
The Office of Historic Alexandria has joined Extraordinary Alexandria to celebrate the spotlight on its heritage and present new visitor experiences for fans of the PBS miniseries, “Mercy Street.”
Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn’s (D-41) bill, HB 475 passed the House of Delegates unanimously on Monday. The bipartisan bill requires the Department of Education to review regulations and suggest revisions to existing guidelines relating to a return to learn protocol for students who have been treated for pediatric cancer.
To the Editor
On March 1 Virginia voters in the Democratic Presidential primary will choose between Senator Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Voters wanting a Democratic President should ask three questions.
Fitting the style at Killer ESP.
As part of the fixins’ bar inside Killer ESP coffee shop on King Street, there is a jar of washable spoons for stirring the coffee, giving customers an option to plastic or wood stirrers that might fester in a landfill for years to come.
Case of Zika virus in Virginia was imported from outside the U.S.
As of Feb. 8, there is one known case of Zika virus in Virginia, according to Alexandria Health Department Director Stephen Haering.
Ralph Horatio Grimm, a lifetime member of Aerie 871 of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Old Town, died Feb. 3, 2016 at the age of 89.
American Legion presents inaugural award.
Alexandria Police officer Carl Stowe Jr. was presented with the 2015 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award Jan. 13 by American Legion Post 24 in Old Town.
Yorktown gymnastics wins Conference 6 championship.
Yorktown won the Conference 6 gymnastics championship.
Bulova authors history of Gadsby’s Tavern.
Ever since she graduated from the College of William and Mary with a degree in anthropology, Gretchen Bulova has been a fixture at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, her name becoming nearly as synonymous with the historic building as George Washington and John Gadsby himself. Now, after 25 years of walking those hallowed halls as its director, Bulova shares the story behind the preservation of the tavern in her book “Gadsby’s Tavern, Images of America.”
David DeSilva, head coach of the Alexandria Aces, will join coaches from across the city at the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club’s High School Baseball and Softball night Feb. 16 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.
Sophomore Levine, freshman Dotson finish 1-2 in all-around.
The West Springfield gymnastics team won the Conference 7 championship.
Saxon girls finish region runner-up.
The Langley boys' swim and dive team won the 6A North region championship.
Weekly happenings in Reston
The South Lakes girls 400 freestyle relay qualified for states with a time of 3:38.43 Saturday night, Jan. 30.
Event draws 204 jumpers and raises $95,000 for Camp Sunshine charity.
With air temperatures at 48 degrees, and water temperature at 36 degrees, some 204 jumpers took part in the ninth annual Virginia Polar Dip on Saturday, Feb. 6 at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston, raising $95,000 for the Camp Sunshine charity.
On a crackling crisp morning Miranda and JohnAngelo stand waiting for a door minder to let them into Nova Labs in Reston.
Notable incidents from the Fairfax County Police blotter from Feb. 1-4.
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage affiliated agents and staff, their friends, family and clients as well as members of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce attended the grand opening of the Coldwell Banker’s new location in Reston Town Center.
Winners of the James A. Bland Music Competition, co-sponsored by the Reston Lions Club and the Reston Community Center, held on Tuesday, Feb. 2
More than 50 people showed up with letters and packages to send out from the new Post Office at Lake Anne.