Archives:February, 2011

BI’s Mondragon Earns A Third Place All-American Honors At National Preps

February 28th, 2011 | [From: Sports]

Bishop Ireton High School Senior co-captain Elliot Mondragon placed third and earned All-American honors at the National Prep Wrestling Championships at Lehigh University this weekend.

Richmond Report: Final Virginia Budget Represents Progress, But Transportation Plan Is Only A Short-Term Fix

February 28th, 2011 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

After extending the legislative session by a day, the General Assembly on Sunday evening passed a final version of the state budget that is consistent with the fiscally responsibly, socially progressive values of the people of Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax.

Alexandria Police Roaming DWI Enforcement Results

February 28th, 2011 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Alexandria police conducted a roaming DWI enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 8:30 P.M. on Saturday, February 26, to 6:30 A.M. on Sunday, February 27.

Protecting Children From Housefires, Especially Those Under The Age Of Five

February 28th, 2011 | [From: Other News]

The National Office of Citizen Corps and the Alexandria Fire Department remind the public that half of children killed in fires are under age 5.

Gallery West Presents: River Views And Moldau Visions

February 27th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

Gallery West is proud to present “River Views and Moldau Visions,” a collection of watercolor paintings by artist Helen Dilley Barsalou. Located at 1213 King Street in Old Town Alexandria’s Boutique District, the show will run from April 6 – May 1, 2011. The opening reception on April 10th from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. is open to the public and will include refreshments.

Northern Virginia Legislative Delegation Asks Congress To Restore Metro Funding

February 26th, 2011 | [From: From Richmond, Traffic & Transportation]

Monday, Virginia Delegate Scott Surovell (D-44) continued his call for restoration of $150 million in federal funds for the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Titans Advance To Northern Region Finals

February 26th, 2011 | [From: Sports]

Wins over Robinson and Herndon have both T. C. Williams High School varsity basketball teams playing in the Northern Region Tournament finals. The T. C. girls defeated Robinson, 59-52 on Friday night and the Titan boys just beat Herndon, 64-61.

The Center For Alexandria’s Children Honors SCAN Founder And Police Sergeant At “Oscar Night” Gala Benefit

February 26th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

The Center for Alexandria’s Children (CAC), a public-private partnership that serves abused and neglected children, honored two local stars who have shown exceptional dedication and service to improving the lives of Alexandria’s children at its Second Annual Oscar Night Gala Benefit Thursday at Belle Haven Country Club on February 24.

If We Build It, Will They Come?

February 26th, 2011 | [From: Schools]

On Thursday, March 3, the Alexandria School Board will vote on Alexandria City Public School Superintendent Morton Sherman’s proposed $373 million ten-year capital improvement budget.

Ten Thousand Villages Celebrates Women In March

February 26th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8), Ten Thousand Villages, located at 915 King Street in Old Town Alexandria, will donate 15% of the sales on Sunday, March 6 to the Alexandria Domestic Violence Program. Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria has been raising money for the Office on Women since 2007.