Archives:October, 2012

Richard Morville Hagan, October 17, 2012

October 31st, 2012 | [From: Obituaries]

Richard Morville Hagan died October 17, 2012, leaving his loving wife and son, Leslie and Andrew. He was a longterm resident of Alexandria, living at 419 East Howell Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22301.

Arlington To Host Prestigious National Race Against The Odds To Fight Cancer

October 31st, 2012 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Arlington, VA will host the National Race Against the Odds in association with The Cure Starts Now Foundation, one of the first worldwide charities dedicated to a “homerun” cure for all forms of cancer, starting first with pediatric brain cancer.

A premier 5K walk and run, the National Race Against the Odds will be held on November 4 in Arlington, VA.

BRAC 133 And Recent Council Candidate Forums: The Spin And Roll

October 30th, 2012 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

Letter to the Editor:

On 25 March 2009, Mayor Euille, Council members Del Pepper, Paul Smedberg, Justin Wilson as well as Deputy City Manager Mark Jinks, appeared before my civic association to discuss the BRAC 133 development at the Mark Center, announced in September 2008. More than three years and multiple meetings and events later, including five candidate forums since this September, and I am still waiting for answers.

Virginia Supreme Court To Hear Second Alexandria Waterfront Appeal

October 30th, 2012 | [From: Courts & Crime]

On Friday, October 26, the Virginia Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of an Alexandria Circuit Court decision pertaining to the Alexandria waterfront plan. The March 28, 2012, decision by Circuit Court Judge James Clark denied a request for a Writ of Mandamus and a Declaratory Judgment sought by the April Burke, Beth Gibney, and Marie Kux, three Old Town residents. Their lawsuit sought to invalidate the Alexandria City Council's adoption of a Waterfront Small Area Plan and related zoning change.

FEMA Cautions Residents About The Dangers Of Hurricane Sandy

October 30th, 2012 | [From: Top Stories]

At the direction of President Obama, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to coordinate federal emergency response efforts and bring all available resources to bear to support state and local efforts. Today, officials are warning residents in states along the East Coast in hurricane-impacted areas about the deadly dangers that continue as Hurricane Sandy moves inland and will remain after the storm passes.

Governor McDonnell Announces Penalty And Interest Waiver For Victims Of Hurricane Sandy

October 30th, 2012 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Governor McDonnell along with Tax Commissioner Craig M. Burns has announced that Virginia will provide a penalty waiver to those individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy. This penalty waiver applies to any late returns filed or payments made by affected taxpayers between October 29, 2012 and November 9, 2012.

City of Alexandria Government Open On Wednesday, October 31

October 30th, 2012 | [From: EcoNews, Top Stories]

On Wednesday, October 31, all City of Alexandria government offices and facilities, including courts, will be open on time. DASH bus service and the King Street Trolley will operate on a normal schedule.

City Begins Cleanup

October 30th, 2012 | [From: Top Stories]

The City of Alexandria remains under a state of emergency in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The City received heavy rain and strong wind gusts overnight on October 29. This morning, there are approximately 10,700 households without power, several homes that have been damaged, and traffic signals are out at several intersections.

Day Two: Hurricane Sandy Closes Federal and Local Governments, Area Schools, Metro

October 29th, 2012 | [From: EcoNews]

For the second day in a row, Federal Government offices in Washington D.C. will be closed.

Ode To “Oy”

October 29th, 2012 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

You might reasonably expect that a story of a haunted synagogue written by Rosemary’s Baby author Ira Levin to be the kind of horrorfest not typically seen at LTA. In truth, this ghostly tale has more in common with Fields of Dreams than Field of Screams.