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Pioneers of Innovation in Alexandria

Inventors Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2017.

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‘Service Above Self’ in Alexandria

Rotary honors community leaders.

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Titanic Success in Alexandria

SFA raises $300k for students in need.

Brad Edwards to Keynote ASC Gala

High school athletes to be honored May 30.

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Debating Gun Control

Agenda:Alexandria program set for May 22.

Debate scheduled

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Obituary: Eyewitness to History

WWII combat photographer Norm Hatch dies at 96.

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Shamrocks and Champagne in Alexandria

SOLA gala benefits ASO

Norm Hatch Dies

Award winning combat photographer dies at 96.

Norm Hatch, a Marine Corps combat photographer, dead at 96

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New Kids on the Block

Retail shops open on Cameron, S. Union.

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Alexandria: New Kid in Town

NSF topic of upcoming Agenda:Alexandria forum.

Hometown Heroes

Valor Awards to honor 21 first responders.

‘Invest in Our Community’

Motley Fool co-founder to keynote Philanthropy Summit.

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Thanks a Million

Spring2Action raises over $1.5 million for local nonprofits.

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Gunston Hall School Days

Event raises $4,000.

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Spring2ACTion 2017 in Alexandria

Community giving day set for April 5.

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Obituary: Al Grande Dies at 80

Founder of ASAP Printing helped transform Del Ray.

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Obituary: Eric Michael Weight, 51

’83 TC grad dies in cycling accident.

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Chordially Yours in Alexandria

MetroStage hosts The Alexandria Singers cabaret.

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Leading Ladies in Alexandria

10 honored in Salute to Women Awards.

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McLean Orchestra’s Paul Frank dies at 76.

Paul Frank of McLean Orchestra Dies

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All in the Family

SSA honors community service.

A record crowd gathered March 4 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center as Senior Services of Alexandria held its 2017 Generation to Generation Gala to recognize two Alexandria families for their long-term commitment to giving back to the Alexandria community.

The Music Man

ASO executive director Paul Frank dies at 76.

A conductor’s podium was as much an office for Paul Frank as was the traditional CEO corner suite.

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Charting His Course

ASF apprentice builds for the future.

For nine months, Jay Helinksi worked as an apprentice with the Alexandria Seaport Foundation.

Obituary: Bob Michel, Longtime Congressman

To many, Bob Michel will be remembered as the longtime Illinois congressman and skilled politician who served for 38 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Living Legends Celebrates 10 Years

Donley, Euille among 2017 honorees.

Former Alexandria mayors Kerry Donley and Bill Euille are among the Class of 2017 Living Legends of Alexandria who will be honored at the organization’s 10th anniversary Meet the Legends reception March 16 at the George Washington Masonic Memorial.

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Luck of the Irish

Ballyshaners host 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

St. Patrick's Day parade in Old Town, Alexandria

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Gala Raises $117,000 Against Child Abuse

Raising funds to fight child abuse

Rotary Club Donates Books to John Adams Students

Alexandria West Rotary Club donates books

Character and Courage

Tilelli honors service of Washington, first responders.

Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association

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Pioneering Change For Autism

University of Virginia seminar studies tension between “The Science & Lived Experience of Autism.”

Despite a recent surge in attention and research over the past decade about autism, controversy exists.

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By George!

George Washington Birthday parade returns after two-year absence.

Wearing t-shirts and shorts, a crowd of thousands turned out for the City of Alexandria’s George Washington Birthday Parade, which made its return after a two-year absence due to extreme weather conditions.

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Leaders of the Pack

SSA gala to honor family community service.

The proverb “charity begins at home” describes the family of 100-year-old William Charity and the decades of community service inspired by the patriarch’s example of service to others.

Hats off to CAC

Gala to honor ACT, Sengel.

ACT, the city’s primary resource for the prevention, investigation and treatment of child abuse.

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'Dispensing Mercy'

Civil War nursing subject of Agenda:Alexandria.

Civil War nursing

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Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints Returns to T.C. Williams

Records set in premier rowing competition.

Athletes from Alexandria Community Rowing were among those setting records at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints held Feb. 4 at T.C. Williams High School.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Dan Steinberg

Washington Post sports columnist Dan Steinberg will be the guest speaker at the Feb. 21 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

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Tilelli to Keynote Friendship Firehouse Breakfast

Event Kicks off the George Washington Celebration

Gen. John H. Tilelli (ret.) will be the keynote speaker at the Feb. 20 Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association annual breakfast.

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Striking a Chord

Guitar Center opens in Alexandria.

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The Full Monte

Wedding Showcase to feature “Say Yes to the Dress” host Durham.

Monte Durham, co-host and fashion director of TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta,” will be the featured guest at the first annual Alexandria Wedding Showcase Feb. 19 at The Westin Alexandria.

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Belmont to lead DRBA

Dennis Belmont, a resident and small business owner in the Del Ray community, was elected president of the Del Ray Business Association at the organization’s Jan. 16 meeting.

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Kaine Among Boys and Girls Club Gala Honorees

Benefit to be held February 10

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will be among those honored Feb. 10 at this year’s Dunbar Alexandria-Olympic Boys and Girls Club annual fundraiser.

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Inauguration Day

Local officers provide security for inaugural events.

More than 100 officers from the Fairfax County Police Department assisted in security during Inauguration Day activities Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C. as Donald Trump was sworn in as 45th President of the United States.

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Play Ball

Sportsman’s Club to host Nats VP Jan. 26

Damon Jones, of the the Washington Nationals, will be the guest speaker at the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Jan. 26 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.

Spicing Up the White House

Local celebrated as Trump’s press secretary

Newly minted White House press secretary Sean Spicer

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Thrill of Victory

Locals celebrate Trump inauguration.

The Alexandria Republican City Committee celebrated the inauguration of President Donald Trump with a gala held Jan. 20 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.

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Inauguration Day Duty

Local officers provide security for inaugural events.

More than 100 officers from Fairfax County and the City of Alexandria reported for duty during the pre-dawn hours of Jan. 20 to help provide security during Inauguration Day activities in Washington, D.C.

Agenda:Alexandria

Experts to discuss impact of local election changes.

When Democrats Justin Wilson and Tim Lovain lost their City Council seats to Republicans Frank Fannon and Alicia Hughes in 2009, they put forth the proposal to move local elections from May to November, an initiative that passed the majority Democratic council in June of that same year.

Speck Appointed to MWAA Board

David Speck, former Alexandria City Councilman and member of the Virginia House of Delegates, has been appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to serve in the McAuliffe administration as a board member of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

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