Alexandria Opinion

Alexandria Opinion


Opinion: Column: Cancer and Covid...

…don't exactly go together like milk and cookies.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Old Enough To Know Better?

Many of these Progressive Prosecutors for Justice are younger, several swept into office over more moderate Democrats, so may not recall how crime tripled in a decade in the late 60s and 70s.

Opinion: Commentary: NPV Compact: Affront To Virginians, Danger To Our Nation

Alexandria’s State Sen. Adam Ebbin and Del. Mark Levine swore to uphold the US and Virginia Constitutions.

The Other Alexandria: Highlighting 2020

The Other Alexandria’s column has covered many heartwarming articles during this most difficult year and the end of another decade.

Opinion: Column: In Effect, a Trade

Incurable but treatable non small cell lung cancer, stage IV for incurable but treatable papillary thyroid cancer stage IV.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Are You Concerned About Pedestrian Safety?

Alexandria Families For Safe Streets (AFSS) is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization.

Opinion: Column: New Year, Old Problem: Cancer

As I sit and write here, with too much time on my hands, I can't help but consider my lot in life.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Virginia Progressive Prosecutors Call for Criminal Justice Reforms

Reforms advocated for by the group include expungement of criminal records, an end to mandatory minimum sentences, an end to cash bail, abolition of the death penalty, and an end to “three strikes” felony enhancement for larceny offenses.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Heroes of Our Time

In 1940, when the British Royal Air Force (RAF) was fighting the air war in the skies over England, Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister at the time made the following statement referring to the RAF pilots:

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Support Students with Extreme Financial Need this Holiday Season.

With the holiday season upon us, gifts, giving and generosity are on everyone’s mind, even and especially in a year like no other.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Virginia’s Voters Should Decide

This letter is in response to the December 16, 2020 Alexandria Gazette article “Dropping Out of the Electoral College” about a bill before the General Assembly to have Virginia join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: We Need More Than 10% Affordable Housing

Thank you, Councilman Seifeldein, for standing up for making developers do more to provide affordable housing.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Slow Down on ADUs

The Alexandria Federation of Civic Associations (AFCA) is compelled to address policy being drafted by the Department of Planning and Zoning for City Council's consideration that will make accessory dwelling units (ADUs) a by-right use for single-family parcels.

Opinion: Column: Trip, and Hopefully Not a Fall

Having recently returned from a driving sojourn through the South, with stops and stays in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida, visiting four sets of friends in those three states, I can say with certainty that wearing masks, social distancing and common sense consideration for your fellow citizen were not nearly so accepted as we had hoped.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Cutting Pollution for Our Health

Ella Kissi-Debrah had severe asthma, frequently visiting the ER with cardiac and respiratory arrest.