Archives: ‘2010 In Review’

Three Recent Bank Robberies Linked

December 28th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

The Washington Field Office of the FBI has linked a Dec. 14, Arlington Bank Robbery and a Dec. 20, Alexandria Bank Robbery, and Alexandria police are looking into the possibility that the same suspect may have committed yesterday’s PNC Bank robbery.

Holiday Sales Up In Alexandria, Nationally

December 28th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Business, Top Stories]

Like their national counterparts, Alexandria businesses had a very merry Christmas, with sales up from last year.

Lamont Brown is the sales manager for Comfort One Shoes, 201 King Street, in Old Town. The European comfort shoe company has 23 stores in Virginia, Maryland and DC. “We had a pretty good increase and I think we’re going to end up defeating last year.

Winter Wonderland

December 23rd, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Holiday Happenings, Top Stories]

Santa came early for more than 1300 Alexandria families last night. He arrived at the Charles Houston Recreation Center in a fire truck and dispensed good cheer to residents of the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s properties.

Attempting To Plan For Beauregard

December 21st, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, City Hall, Top Stories]

In early 2008, the Alexandria City Council made developing a small area plan for the Beauregard Corridor a priority. Last night, a new community-led group formed to provide direction to that process.

Librarian Karen Russell Retires After 38 Years

December 21st, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, City Hall, Other News]

For 38 years, Librarian Karen Russell has been the embodiment of the Alexandria Library.

Alexandria Police Investigate Bank Robbery At Bank Of America On North Washington Street

December 20th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime]

Alexandria Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred this afternoon at the Bank of America, located at 600 North Washington Street. Around 2:49 P.M., a man entered the bank, implied a weapon and demanded money. The teller relinquished an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled the area. No one was injured.

Alexandria Police Arrest Two Burglars

December 20th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Alexandria Police Detectives have charged two men in separate burglaries after a thorough investigation into two commercial burglaries that occurred in November of 2010.

Plans For Potomac Yard Metro Station Move Forward

December 20th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Top Stories, Traffic & Transportation]

The Alexandria City Council took the next step necessary to build a Metro Station at Potomac Yard by approving the first Special Services District.

2011 Living Legends Selected

December 20th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Arts & Style]

“Living Legends of Alexandria” is beginning its fourth year.

Pedestrian Dies In Accident At King Street Metro Station

December 17th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

A 25-year-old woman from Prince George’s county, Maryland, is dead after being hit by a van at the King Street Metro station in Alexandria.