The results of the 2020 U.S. Census remind us that the world around us changes in more ways than we might consciously detect or understand.
Next year in 2022, the Virginia Department of State Police (VSP) will celebrate its 90th anniversary.
As I approach my four-week anniversary of "the burning," I do so with cautious optimism that one day soon, I'll be walking upright once again and doing so without the assistance of my walker.
As our Fairfax community is preparing to return to school in just a couple of weeks, we’re also approaching a major opportunity to transform our county for the better.
The extended weather forecast for this week indicates that temperatures will be in the mid- to upper-90s.
On Aug. 10, the General Assembly completed work in a special session to appropriate federal pandemic funds and elect judges.
Many benefits coming to Virginia
Exciting news came from our nation’s capital this week as the bipartisan $1 trillion Infrastructure Bill, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021, is poised for final passage in Congress.
We much appreciated Jeanne Theismann’s front-page article regarding an historic first for the Commonwealth: the inclusion of Alexandria’s Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery, the burial place of about 1,800 African Americans, in the national African American Civil Rights Network.
Concern for the unvaccinated resonates rather hollowly in the absence of adequate healthcare for millions of Americans.
The teenager was lynched across from Market Square on Aug. 8, 1899.
On Sunday, Aug. 8 at Market Square, Alexandria citizens will stop and remember Benjamin Thomas who was lynched across the street from the plaza on that date in 1899.
Recall my letter from a couple years ago challenging Va. Sen. Scott Surovell's call for allowing state class action lawsuits:
I’d like to inform you of a phenomenal little girl named Thia, 4 years old, who asked her mother to make lemonade to raise money “for kids who do not have homes.”
The General Assembly is meeting this week and possibly a few days next week to appropriate the federal COVID-Relief fund made available through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
On the afternoon of Aug. 2, we had 400 gallons of propane catch on fire in the woods next to our house.
The General Assembly will allocate the nearly $4.3 billion Virginia has received from the federal economic stimulus bill.
On Monday Aug. 2, the General Assembly gaveled in for a two week “2021 Special Session 2” called by Gov. Ralph Northam for the purpose of allocating the nearly $4.3 billion Virginia has received from the federal economic stimulus bill — the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) that passed the U.S. House of Representatives and was signed into law by President Biden on March 11.