Archives:May, 2010

Alexandria Crime Report

May 30th, 2010 | [From: Police Blotter]

Saturday May 29, 2010

Breaking and Entering

1 Block Skyhill Rd; 9:52 a.m.
Burglary/Breaking & Entering; Pending

Moran Language Capping Mark Center Parking Passes House

May 30th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, From Congress, Top Stories]

Language capping the amount of available parking at the Washington Headquarters Service (WHS) facility currently being constructed at the Mark Center in Alexandria (map) was included in the FY ’11 Defense Authorization bill which passed the House Friday afternoon on a 229 – 186 vote. VDOT has projected that even with the Army’s current transportation management plan, which seeks to reduce the number of employees who drive to work by 40 percent, I-395 and local roadways and intersections will experience failing levels of service during morning and evening rush hour.

Defense Bill Includes Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal, Greater Oversight Of Contractors In Afghanistan

May 30th, 2010 | [From: From Congress]

Congressman Jim Moran, Virginia Democrat and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, hailed the inclusion of key policy changes in the FY’11 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed the House Friday.

ACPS Daily Digest For May 28, 2010

May 28th, 2010 | [From: Schools]

RETURN TO REGULAR HOURS

Don’t forget that Friday, June 4, will be the final day of the snow make-up schedule. On Monday, June 7, all Alexandria schools will return to regular hours. For more information about the make-up plan, go to http://www.acps.k12.va.us/calendars/make-up-plan.pdf .

Alexandria Crime Report

May 28th, 2010 | [From: Police Blotter]

Theft From Vehicle

100 Block Clermont Av; 2:37 p.m.
Larceny/Theft Offenses; Pending

Torpedo Factory’s Target Gallery hosts World Renowned Latin American Artists from the Netherlands

May 28th, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style]

The Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery will host two well-known international artists from the Netherlands. Luis Acosta and Miriam Londoño, will join us in the gallery from June 7-July 3, 2010 for their exhibition, The Language of Paper. We will be hosting a reception to meet the artists on June 10th during our Second Thursday Art Night. The evening will merge the two cultures through art, music, food and wine.

Torpedo Factory Launches New Visiting Artist Program Summer 2010

May 28th, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style]

The Torpedo Factory Art Center is pleased to announce the maiden launch of the Visiting Artist Program, taking place June through August of 2010.

Ramp/Lane Closures At Telegraph Road Interchange Week Of May 30

May 28th, 2010 | [From: Traffic & Transportation]

As part of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, roadway construction occurring throughout the Capital Beltway (I-95/495) Telegraph Road interchange will require lane and ramp closures on Telegraph Road the week of May 30.

Crystal Meth Supplier And Attorney Sentenced For Roles In Drug And Money Laundering Conspiracies

May 28th, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Jeffrey Alan Dye, 47, from Atlanta, Ga., and Brian Charles Malady, 42, an attorney formerly of Alexandria, Va., were sentenced today for their respective roles in a conspiracy to distribute crystal methamphetamine and a conspiracy to launder drug money. Dye was sentenced to 150 months in prison, and Malady was sentenced to 24 months in prison.

Packing for Camp: Tips To Make Sure Your Child Is Prepared

May 28th, 2010 | [From: Camp]

A day at camp is filled with endless possibilities: swimming, hiking, playing sports — the list goes on and on. With all of these different activities in mind (not to mention changes in weather), making sure you pack the right thing for your child’s every camp experience can be a challenge. Luckily, there are some tried-and-true items that you can send to camp with your child to ensure they are prepared for almost anything. The American Camp Association® (ACA) offers this head-to-toe summer camp packing list: