Archives:June, 2011

AAA Mid-Atlantic CEO Calls For Flyer Friendly Airport Security Checks

June 28th, 2011 | [From: Traffic & Transportation]

Security lines and check points for the over three million airline passengers who are projected to travel during the upcoming Independence Day holiday are unavoidable, however, AAA Mid-Atlantic is calling for changes to make flying more hassle-free. AAA Mid-Atlantic President and CEO, Donald Gagnon, has called for our nation to re-think the way we provide airport security in America.

Virginia Electric Bills Going Up

June 28th, 2011 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

The State Corporation Commission has approved a new fuel rate requested by Dominion Virginia Power that will take effect on July 1. The SCC accepted a plan that will spread the higher costs for fuel over a two-year period instead of the normal one-year recovery period.

Senior Services of Alexandria’s 43rd Annual Meeting

June 28th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

Nearly 100 people attended the 43rd Annual Meeting of Senior Services of Alexandria on Tuesday, June 21, sponsored and held at The Fountains at the Washington House.

Police Seek Larceny Suspect, Warn Businesses To Be Alert

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

Alexandria Police are urging businesses to be alert for a suspect who may have been involved in a series of larcenies in the King Street Corridor.

Optimist Club Honors T.C. Student

June 28th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

Optimist Lewis Stearman presents Hayley Sullivan with a copy of the Optimist Creed and a U.S. Savings Bond while her mother, Roni Modica, and teacher Sandra Merrill-Casey, look on. On June 15, the Optimist Club of Alexandria welcomed Hayley Sullivan, her mother, and faculty and administrators from T. C. Williams High School to the Belle […]

The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Awards Nearly $90,000 to Support Local Food Banks, Children’s Hospitals and Military and Community Safety Organizations in the Mid-Atlantic Region

June 28th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF), comprised of local franchise owners and Dunkin' Brands corporate employees, announces $89,251 in grants to support 11 organizations across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Washington, DC, metropolitan region.

Virginia Launches Redesigned Virginia Government Web Portal

June 28th, 2011 | [From: From Richmond]

Secretary of Technology Jim Duffey today announced the launch of the revamped Virginia.gov, Virginia’s official state government website.

Sherman Announces New Leadership Model For Jefferson-Houston

June 28th, 2011 | [From: Schools]

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Morton Sherman has announced that Jefferson-Houston School will be operated by a principal for instruction, assisted by a chief executive officer, with oversight by an alternate governance committee comprised of school leadership, PTA representatives and central office staff.

Crime Solvers Still Seeks Suspect in Year-Old Homicide

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

Fairfax County Crime Solvers is still asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspect who murdered a 19-year-old woman one year ago on Sunday, June 27, 2010.

T.C. Student Makes Finals Of National Songwriting Contest

June 28th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Keira Moran, 16 year-old T.C. Williams’ student and the granddaughter of Virginia Congressman Jim P. Moran (D-8) has made it to the finals of the Smashtune Songwriting Competition.