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Gift Ideas in Alexandria

Serendipitous Holiday Suggestions

Serendipitous Holiday Suggestions

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Celebration of New Ministry in Alexandria

Historic Christ Church in Old Town Alexandria celebrated the new ministry of its 28th rector, the Rev. Noelle York-Simmons, at a special installation service Nov. 19.

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Senior Selfies in Alexandria

For each selfie posted to Synergy’s Facebook page during Alzheimer’s Awareness month in September, the company donated $5 to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Turkey Trot at Mount Vernon Woods Elementary

Second graders at Mount Vernon Woods Elementary ran two laps on Wednesday, Nov. 23; the girls went first followed by the boys.

Police Arrest Husband for Murder in Alexandria

Fairfax County Police Major Crimes detectives have an Alexandria man in custody for fatally stabbing his wife in the 8400 block of Diablo Court.

One Suspect Arrested for Mount Vernon Robbery, Another Still at Large

Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a robbery that occurred outside the 7-Eleven store at 8434 Frye Road, on Friday, Nov. 18, at about 6:30 a.m.

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Learning ASTEAM in Alexandria

The Northern Virginia Urban League (NOVAUL), in partnership with Smart Learning Solutions, hosted an ASTEAM (Aviation, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Fall Family Carnival on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.

Alexandria Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Child Pornography

Lucas Aronson, 31, of Alexandria, was sentenced on Nov. 18 to 204 months in prison for production of child pornography, enticing minors to engage in sexually-explicit conduct online and recording the acts.

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Celebrating Peace in Mount Vernon

The Mount Vernon Evening Lions named the winners of the Lions International Peace poster contest from Mount Eagle Elementary School.

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Troop 1906 at their Fall Court of Honor in Alexandria

Troop 1906 at their Fall Court of Honor in Alexandria

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At Woodmarsh Trail in Mount Vernon

New trail markers will catch the eye of park visitors hiking along the Woodmarsh Trail in Mason Neck Park thanks to the efforts of Mount Vernon area Boy Scout Noah Ventura, who took on the project for his Eagle Scout badge.

Crime Reports from Mount Vernon

The following incidents were reported by the Mount Vernon District Police Station.

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New Member in Mount Vernon

The Mount Vernon Evening Lions inducted Sue Smyth into their club, at its November dinner meeting.

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LTA Stages ‘A Christmas Carol’ in Alexandria

Presents Charles Dickens' classic for a holiday tradition

The Little Theatre of Alexandria (LTA) is staging the Charles Dickens' classic, “A Christmas Carol,” just in time for the holidays — from Dec. 2-17

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Column: People at Work in Alexandria

Making Thanksgiving Possible

Tables are piled high with canned green beans, boxes of stuffing and mashed potatoes, cans of broth and yams and marshmallows; “for some reason we got double marshmallows. But one of our volunteers says you have to put marshmallows on sweet potatoes."

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