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Hannah Graham remembered at West Potomac Softball home opener in Mount Vernon

Ruddy cheeks glistened with sweat and tears following a home opener for the West Potomac softball team.

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Springfield Hosts Empty Bowls Event

Described as a grassroots initiative to help end hunger, Empty Bowls brought together local artists, restaurants and individuals concerned about hunger, in Springfield’s first ever Empty Bowls event on March 12.

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Town of Herndon Hosts TEDx at NextStop Theatre

NextStop Theatre in the Town of Herndon hosted a TEDx event on Saturday, March 14. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences run by the private nonprofit Sapling Foundation, under the slogan "Ideas Worth Spreading."

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Connolly's ‘Holiest Day of the Year’

For 20 years Gerry Connolly has hosted an annual St. Patrick’s Day event. What started in his home has now become one of the biggest fundraising events in Northern Virginia. As John Wittman from Fairfax Station said, “Throw in some great Irish fare and I’m there!”

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Alexandria: Aldersgate Stages "Pride and Prejudice"

Presents Jane Austen's tale of manners, love and misunderstanding in class-conscious England.

Aldersgate Church Community Theater (ACCT) is putting on "Pride and Prejudice," Jane Austen's classic tale of manners, love and misunderstanding in class-conscious England in the early 19th century. Directed by Mary Ayala-Bush, the show runs through March 29.

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Alexandria: Developing in the City

One hotel property opens, another remains stalled.

While developments at one Carr hotel property in Alexandria remains stalled due to an impending decision by Virginia’s Supreme Court, another Carr property opened across town.

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Insight Memory Care Center Celebrates New, Larger Building in Fairfax

It was raining outside, but warm and cheerful inside, when dignitaries gathered March 4 to cut the ribbon celebrating Insight Memory Care Center’s new home.

Alexandria Police Briefs: 03/19/15

A young man was found dead in the 2800 block of Park Center Drive. The 17-year-old male was found discovered at 7:45 a.m. on March 13 in a back corner of a local apartment complex.

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Students From Around Fairfax County Recognized for Promoting Peace

After a friend of South County High School senior Sakira Coleman was sexually assaulted while running on a local public path, Coleman decided to take action and started the “Fight for Your Right to Run at Night” program.

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Hawkins Steps Down From Alexandria EDP

Landrum named acting CEO.

Val Hawkins, credited with luring the National Science Foundation Headquarters away from its longtime home in Ballston, stepped down effective March 15 as president and CEO of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.

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There’s No Place Like Home, Alexandria

Carroll takes the helm at Inova Alexandria.

When Susan Turner Carroll, the recently named CEO of Inova Alexandria Hospital, says she is from Alexandria, she means it.

Alexandria: Waterfront Developer Muddies Public Relations

Residents, council members disparage company’s email.

A select group of Waterfront residents received an unexpected email from EYA, the developer currently set to redevelop the Robinson Terminal South site.

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Barging In On the Alexandria Waterfront

Contractor gives residents and developers assessment of haul route options.

Construction is a dirty business. During the redevelopment of the current Robinson Terminal South site, 15,000 cubic yards of dirt will have to be brought to the site to raise it above flood level, and then 55,000 cubic yards will have to be removed to facilitate construction of an underground parking garage.

West Potomac Cadet CSM Kelia Aardema Wins "Commander's Award"

West Potomac Cadet CSM Kelia Aardema

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Alexandria: 2015 Generation to Generation Gala

Senior Services of Alexandria hosted its annual Generation to Generation Gala on Feb. 28 at the Mark Hilton Hotel.