Archives:October, 2011

Garry Westcott Stars In ‘Thurston’

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

Kathryn O’Sullivan, head of the Theatre Program at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, has written and produced an online Western drama series. “Thurston” tells the story of residents of a remote mining town in the Kansas Ozarks and their struggle for survival.

2011 Living Legend of Alexandria

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

For Alexandria Living Legend Stewart Dunn, it is a matter of balance. He balances his professional duties as a partner at Ivins, Phillips & Barker with his duties as Vice Chair of the Planning Commission.

Alexandria Named One Of The Nation’s “100 Best Communities For Young People”

October 27th, 2011 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

For the fourth time, the City of Alexandria was named one of the nation’s “100 Best Communities for Young People,” by the America’s Promise Alliance.

Not Just Another Pretty Face

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Other News, Sports]

When the T. C. Williams High School junior varsity football team took the field this year, the kicker wore a pink mouth guard. When Brianna Smith kicked the ball, however, she was just one of the boys.

MS-13 Leader Arrested For Sex Trafficking Runaway Teen Girls

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Rances Ulices Amaya, a/k/a “Blue” or “Murder,” 23, of Springfield, Va., was arrested yesterday accused of running an underground prostitution business involving underage female runaways.

Virginians For Responsible Gun Laws

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

The April 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech left an indelible mark on the Commonwealth and on the nation. This tragedy touched not only the victims and survivors but also their friends and loved ones.

Center For Alexandria’s Children Earns Accreditation From National Children’s Alliance

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

The Center for Alexandria’s Children has been awarded accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process.

Alexandria Joins Project Safe Place

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Health & Fitness, Top Stories]

Most children feel safe at home and school. When a child needs another safe place to go for help, they now have many choices.

Potomac Avenue Open To Traffic In Potomac Yard Development

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Traffic & Transportation]

The City of Alexandria reminds residents Potomac Yard Avenue is currently open to traffic.

Center For Alexandria’s Children Provides Trick-Or-Treat Safety Tips

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Health & Fitness, Other News]

Ghosts, ghouls and monsters are not the only things to be afraid of on Halloween. Accidents and mishaps increase dramatically when children trick-or-treat.