Archives:January, 2011

Governor McDonnell Announces Outstanding Scientist And Science Innovation Awards

January 26th, 2011 | [From: From Richmond]

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and Science Museum of Virginia Director/CEO Richard Conti are pleased to announce Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists of 2011 and the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Science Innovation presented by Altria.

Agenda Alexandria: Are Citizens Involved In The Development Process?

January 26th, 2011 | [From: City Hall, Other News]

On Monday night, Agenda Alexandria tackled the question: “Are citizens involved in the development process?”

Arlandria Farmers’ Market To Accept Food Stamps

January 26th, 2011 | [From: Health & Fitness, Other News]

When the Arlandria Farmers’ Market opens again in the spring, it will be the first farmers’ market in Alexandria approved to accept food stamps.

Clean Up Continues After PEPCO Oil Spill

January 26th, 2011 | [From: EcoNews]

The clean-up is continuing after a broken pipe at the PEPCO power station in Alexandria spilled as much as 5500 gallons of mineral oil onto the ground and into the Potomac River.

Herring And Plum Work For Better Respite Care Information

January 26th, 2011 | [From: From Richmond, Health & Fitness]

Delegate Charniele Herring (VA-46) and Delegate Kenneth Plum (VA-36) have been working to ensure easy access for citizens of the Commonwealth to information regarding respite care services in Virginia

Virginia Young Democrats Condemn Bill To Eliminate Affidavit Voting

January 26th, 2011 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

Delegate Mark Cole’s bill to eliminate affidavit voting in the Commonwealth would disproportionately hurt those without government-issued identification.

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For The City Of Alexandria; Libraries and Rec Centers Close Early

January 26th, 2011 | [From: Other News]

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including the City of Alexandria, until 4 a.m. on Thursday morning. Alexandria City public schools will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 27.

Old Dominion Boat Club Victory Means Little To Alexandria

January 25th, 2011 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

Earlier this month, the U. S. Court of Appeals ruled that the Old Dominion Boat Club has clear title to its property on Alexandria’s waterfront, upholding a federal District Court decision.

John Ariail Dead At 68

January 25th, 2011 | [From: Other News]

On Jan. 20, 2011, John Harvey Ariail Jr. died after a brief illness. He was 68 years old.

Delegate Herring Works To Improve Roads To Alleviate Congestion Due To BRAC-133 Project

January 25th, 2011 | [From: From Richmond, Traffic & Transportation]

On Jan. 24, 2011, Delegate Charniele Herring (VA-46) spoke to a House of Delegates Appropriations subcommittee regarding her budget amendment requesting $17 million over the course of the next two years to fund necessary road improvements to keep the Northern Virginia area, especially Alexandria and the surrounding communities, from facing outright gridlock in the wake of the opening of the BRAC-133 Project at Mark Center