Archives:September, 2012

Potomac River Generating Station Ceases Operation

September 29th, 2012 | [From: EcoNews]

GenOn’s Potomac River Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant on the Potomac, will cease producing electricity at midnight on Sunday.

Titan Roundup

September 29th, 2012 | [From: Sports]

Fall sports are in full swing at T. C. Williams High School. A summary follows of contests for the week ending Sept. 28.

Council Approves Loan For New Affordable Housing Project

September 28th, 2012 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

The Alexandria City Council last night approved a $250,000 pre-development loan for a new affordable housing project in Lynn Haven. If the project does not come to fruition, the city will forgive the loan.

Why does Old Town smell like sewage?

September 28th, 2012 | [From: Rants]

Ranter: Paul W.

I live off of Slater's Lane... I've noticed over the past few days that the area smells like backed up sewer.

Police Search For Office Creeper

September 28th, 2012 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Someone posing as a maintenance man has been stealing purses and wallets from doctors’ offices throughout the McLean and Falls Church areas.

Krupicka Sworn In As State Delegate

September 28th, 2012 | [From: Choice 2013]

Rob Krupicka was sworn in Friday morning in Richmond as the newest state Delegate in Virginia. Krupicka was joined by family and friends, including his wife Lisa and their two daughters, as he took the oath of office.

Virginians’ Votes Count

September 27th, 2012 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

Dear Virginia,

I envy you. Not because you’re beautiful or because you’re for lovers.

Former VRE Manager Pleads Guilty To Accepting More Than $200,000 In Bribes

September 27th, 2012 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Kevin Wirth Jannell, 49, of Fredericksburg, Va., pled guilty today to taking more than $200,000 in bribes to ensure a Virginia Railway Express subcontractor would be retained by VRE.

Alexandria Circuit Court Appoints David G. Speck To Fill Unexpired City Council Term

September 27th, 2012 | [From: City Hall]

By order entered Sept. 27, 2012, the Alexandria Circuit Court appointed David G. Speck to fill the unexpired term of former Councilmember K. Rob Krupicka, through December 31, 2012. Krupicka was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates on Sept. 4, 2012.

Remember The Titans 40th Reunion

September 27th, 2012 | [From: Other News, Schools]

Over 150 alumni and guests found their way to The Carlyle Club in Alexandria Saturday night to reminisce.