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ARHA Honors Melvin Miller in Alexandria

Building renamed for renowned housing advocate.

Housing

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‘Tis the Season in Alexandria

Holiday tree lights up Market Square.

Holiday tree lights up Market Square.

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‘Soar Like an Eagle’

Tuskegee Airmen author inspires students at Ferdinand Day.

Ferdinand day book

Giving Thanks in Alexandria

Family and favorite meals on the menu.

Giving Thanks

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Civil War Day in Alexandria

Fort Ward showcases period artillery.

Fort Ward showcases period artillery.

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Woodbine Honors Veterans in Alexandria

Veterans Day

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American Legion-Rotary

American Legion-Rotary

StepALIVE! in Alexandria

41st annual walkathon raises funds for ALIVE!

Walkathon

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‘A Fight to End Slavery’ in Alexandria

Wreath laying honors Civil War Colored Troops.

Wreath laying

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Howling Fun in Alexandria

Halloween parade returns to Del Ray.

Halloween Parade

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Best in Business in Alexandria

Chamber honors Puskar, local businesses.

“Cathy has truly helped shape the landscape of Alexandria and Northern Virginia for generations to come.” — Laura Mechanic on Cathy Puskar

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Operation Warm in Mount Vernon

Thousands of new coats distributed to children in need.

Coat drive

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Spooky Science in Alexandria

Mad Science Expo inspires STEAM learning.

Spooky Science

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Remembering the Fallen in Alexandria

Ivy Hill ceremony honors fire and EMS personnel.

Fireman

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Hometown Heroes in Alexandria

Lyles brothers receive keys to the city.

Hometown Heroes

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Celebrating a Century in Alexandria

City celebrates local centenarians.

100 Years

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Piece of Cake

Margaret Johnson celebrates 96th birthday.

96 Birthday

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Classic Style Cars

Car show displays “orphan” vehicles.

Classic Cars

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‘This Soil Cries Out’

Ceremony remembers lynching victims McCoy, Thomas.

Ceremony

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‘We the People’ in Alexandria

Students, DAR celebrate Constitution Week.

Constitutional

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A Home to History

Alexandria Newcomers

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‘I Hate Surprises’

Pat Miller birthday party benefits Domestic Violence Safe House

Pat Miller

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‘A Special Place’

Principle Gallery debuts new Torpedo Factory artists.

The Principle Gallery on King Street, in partnership with the Torpedo Factory Art Center, hosted an opening reception for an exhibit showcasing artwork by recently juried artists selected to be a part of Torpedo Factory Art Center...

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All Fired Up

Friendship Firehouse celebrates 248 years.

The Friendship Firehouse Festival celebrated the 248th anniversary of the founding of the city’s first fire company Aug. 6 at the historic Friendship Firehouse Museum on South Alfred Street.

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GWHS Historic Marker Unveiled

Alumni reflect back on high school years.

Alumni from as far back as the class of 1941 gathered July 23 for the unveiling of the Virginia State Historical Marker recognizing the historic significance of George Washington High School, now GW Middle School, on Mount Vernon Avenue.

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Racing Into History

Lyles sets a new American 200m record.

Ever since he starred in track at what is now Alexandria City High School, the 200-meter race was a specialty for Noah Lyles.

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ARHA Announces Headquarters Name Change

Housing advocate Melvin Miller to be honored.

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority has announced that it will rename...

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‘True Sense of Family’

Silverado celebrates 25th anniversary.

Silverado of Alexandria hosted a 25th anniversary celebration for the memory care and assisted living company June 16 at its Alexandria location.

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Defending the Nation

Camp Day showcases Union troops at Fort Ward.

Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, a former Union Army installation and fifth largest built to defend Washington during the Civil War, held its...

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Go With the Flow

Water fight welcomes summer.

From water balloons to soaker guns, the residents of Watergate at Landmark came prepared...

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Journey to Freedom

Freedom House Museum celebrates grand opening.

It was one of the largest slave trading companies in the country. In the mid-19th century, the Franklin and Armfield...

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Sole Providers

300 new shoes distributed at Gum Springs.

Firefighters and volunteers from across the county gathered June 2 to distribute more than 300 pair...

Play Ball!

Aces season opens at Frank Mann Field.

The Alexandria Aces baseball team opened its 2022 season with a decisive 8-4 victory over the Cropdusters...

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Titanic Celebrations

ACHS class of 2022 graduates

The inaugural graduating class of Alexandria City High School held its commencement ceremony June 4 at George Mason University’s EagleBank Arena.

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‘We Will Be Relentless’

City marks National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Market Square was a sea of orange as more than 350 people turned out June 3 for the Alexandria Chapter...

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Play Ball!

DRBA tops Old Town 21-11 in softball rematch.

Softball match

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“I want to let kids know there is another way out. If you dream big you can get there.”

Tokyo Olympic boxer Troy Isley

Hometown Olympic boxer Troy Isley and Tokyo silver medalist Keyshawn Davis paid a visit to Patrick Henry Elementary School...

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“Every Memorial Day we honor our past Commanders who are buried in this cemetery.”

American Legion Post 24 Commander Henry Dorton

Alexandria paid tribute to its fallen veterans May 30 with Memorial Day ceremonies at Alexandria National Cemetery...

ASC to Honor Duncan, Sheridan

High school athletes to be awarded $50,000.

Prominent real estate executive Lee Duncan and retired Arlington County Circuit Court Judge Paul Sheridan will be honored at the 65th annual...

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‘Fair Winds and Following Seas’

ODBC marks opening of boating season.

The Old Dominion Boat Club, a waterfront institution in Alexandria since 1880...

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Festival of Speed and Style

Car show benefits local charities.

The Old Town Festival of Speed & Style returned to Alexandria May 22, taking over the lower blocks of King Street...

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Over the Edge

Rappellers raise funds for New Hope Housing.

Excitement was mixed with tinges of fear as more than 80 volunteers rappelled down the 14-story Crystal City Hilton...

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Out With the Old

Demolition begins at Landmark Mall

The demolition of Landmark Mall began May 12 as redevelopment of the 52-acre in the city’s West End site gets underway.

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‘A Nurse to Everybody’

Bishop Ireton health clinic dedicated to Debbie File.

Family and friends gathered May 7 for the dedication of the Bishop Ireton Health Clinic in memory of Debbie File...

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Over the Edge

Rappellers raise funds for New Hope Housing.

Excitement was mixed with tinges of fear as more than 80 volunteers rappelled down the 14-story Crystal City Hilton as part of the Over the Edge fundraiser for New Hope Housing.

Obituary: Charlie Euripides

Royal Restaurant owner dies at 89.

Royal Restaurant owner dies at 89.

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To Protect and Serve in Alexandria

Hayes sworn in as Chief of Police.

Chief of Police

‘A Time of Hope’

Celebrating Passover

Passover

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