Following a year of quarantines, limited travel and social distancing, families are looking forward to celebrating in more traditional ways as Father’s Day approaches on June 20.
Cites family commitments, pending move; hired in January of 2017
Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown announced he will be stepping down from his position effective June 25, leaving the department just over four years after his appointment as Chief of Police.
Donald Simpson Jr. carries on family legacy
For Donald Simpson Jr., Alexandria is the only place he has ever called home.
The Alexandria Aces took on the Gaithersburg Giants June 8 in the opening game at Frank Mann Field, losing to their Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League rivals 10-7.
Joyce Hylton received the City of Alexandria Ellen Pickering Environmental Service Award Tuesday, May 11 at the virtual City Council Legislative meeting.
Aces return as Fannon takes ownership
Summer baseball is back as the Alexandria Aces return for their 13th season as part of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League.
The weather in May of 1861 was cooler than usual and that affected many of the outside businesses in Alexandria; this was especially true with the Fish Wharf.
Inova expands women’s health, sexual assault and trafficking services.
Elected officials from throughout the region gathered in Alexandria’s West End May 8 to celebrate the opening of two new Inova Health System community health clinics that will focus on women’s health and medical evaluations for sexual assault and human trafficking survivors.
Fasting, prayers and charity observed
Muslims around the world began marking the end of Ramadan last week with the arrival of the festival of Eid al-Fitr, a tradition that dates back more than 1,400 years.
Law enforcement honored as part of National Police Week
A somber crowd gathered at Alexandria Police Headquarters May 10 for a wreath laying ceremony to remember the fallen officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
If you were a Black Methodist in Alexandria, Virginia in 1830, you probably would be a member of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church.
Spreading the joy of celebrating our mothers
Anna Jarvis was a well-known social activist and community organizer in Northern Virginia during the Civil War.
City remembers 1897 lynching victim Joseph McCoy
It was April 23, 1897, and the front page of newspapers across the region carried the news of the latest lynching in the area – the slaying of 18-year-old Joseph McCoy, who had been accused of assaulting the 9-year-old daughter of his employer.
Toby Pendergrass opens the 13th Second Chance virtual fundraising breakfast on Thursday, April 22.
Spring2Action online giving day set for April 28
Spring2Action, Alexandria’s annual online day of giving, officially begins April 28 and will run for 24 hours to raise funds for nonprofits across the city.