Letter to the Editor
The law of unintended consequences is the controlling principle of human history, reminding us to be careful what we ask for lest getting it thereby sets the stage for something we consider even worse than what we tried to prevent in the first place.
Letter to the Editor
As I think of the snow and its pure beauty and its grace that is given; I'm thankful for each day given and all the little blessings that unfold.
Letter to the Editor
I noticed that the center of most streets in Old Town were plowed with same size vehicles you see on highways, leaving 4-5 feet of hard-packed snow from the curb.
Saxon girls, McLean boys finish runners-up.
The Langley boys' swim and dive team repeated as Conference 6 champion.
Longtime volunteer dies at 76.
Doug Phillips remembers the first time he set eyes on his wife Dee.
Robert Shea of Grant Thornton LLP officially took over as chairman of the board of directors of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce at the annual Chairman’s Community Reception Jan. 20 at Blackwall Hitch Restaurant.
Event kicks off Parade Day celebrations.
U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8) will be the keynote speaker at the annual Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association breakfast Feb. 15 to kick off the citywide George Washington Birthday Parade day celebrations.
Imagine something goes wrong with your home during a blizzard like Jonas. Even worse, imagine you don’t have a home at all to protect your family from the blustering snow. This was a reality for the 61 adults and 21 children who sought refuge at Carpenter’s Shelter as 24 inches of snow blanketed Alexandria a couple of weeks ago.
Two quick updates. First, we had a little snowstorm recently. Okay, not so little since we got 22 inches of snow in about 36 hours, but who’s counting? It was in fact the worst storm since the Knickerbocker Storm of 1922, and we made it through without a fatality.
Founds Cleod9 Music.
According to local music producer Ian McLeod, one of the biggest misconceptions about the music industry is that you have to move to New York City or Los Angeles in order to make anything happen.
Council members spar over last minute additions.
As the snow thawed and the General Assembly went about its business last week, a number of developments occurred involving LGBT rights.
West Springfield makes eight 3-pointers in win over Mount Vernon.
The West Springfield boys' basketball team is undefeated in Conference 7 play.
Location moved to Westin Hotel.
The Old Town Boutique District will hold its annual Warehouse Sale Feb. 6 at the Westin Alexandria Hotel, a change in location from last year’s sale, which was held at the George Washington Masonic Memorial.
Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton and Springfield briefs.
It’s been a long week digging out from the #2 record snowstorm in our area. While many streets and roads were plowed within 24 hours, others took several days.
Western Fairfax Christian Ministries will be a recipient of the “Stuff the Bus for Fairfax” food drive which will be held Saturday, Feb 6, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Clifton Giant, 5740 Union Mill Road.
Nonprofit now headquartered in AFCEA building in Fair Lakes.
When Nikki Ferraro was just 17, she was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer. Since then, she’s fought it hard while also reaching out to help other teenagers battling the same disease.
Bullis pair’s experiment selected for International Space Station.
As the winners of the Bullis Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP), Amanda Kay and Skylar Jordan’s experiment will be launched on the spring/summer 2016 International Space Station (ISS) payload. What an accomplishment for these Bullis sophomores!
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, and United States Interagency Council on Homelessness recently confirmed that Montgomery County has effectively ended homelessness among veterans.
A sport called pickleball is coming to Potomac. A launch is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Potomac Community Recreation Center. Center director Peter Selikowitz says the sport is similar to tennis, but is played at a slower pace making it attractive to seniors.