Archives:January, 2016

Republican Party Of Virginia Votes To Rescind Statement Of Affiliation

January 31st, 2016 | [From: 2016 Year In Review, Choice 2017, Top Stories]

The Republican Party of Virginia’s State Central Committee voted unanimously by acclimation yesterday to rescind the Statement of Affiliation tied to the voting in the Republican Primary on March 1, 2016.

Hard Work And Plenty Of It

January 31st, 2016 | [From: Editorials]

alexandrianews.org Editorial — Alexandria experienced one of the most massive snowstorms in its history last weekend. Depending on whose statistics you believe, the City received 18 to 24 inches of snow in about 30 hours. By anyone’s reckoning that’s a lot of snow.

Living Legends Correction

January 31st, 2016 | [From: Top Stories]

Ranter: Jan Epstein — Coach Boone may be a living legend in Alexandria. I have no argument with that. However, your blurb about him is from the FICTIONAL movie, not from fact.

Remembrance: APD Officer Nicolette Clara

January 30th, 2016 | [From: Obituaries, Other News]

The men and women of the Alexandria Police Department are mourning the death of one of our own, Officer Nicolette Clara, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Scholarship Fund of Alexandria Offers Resources For Transition To High School, Open To All ACPS Middle School Families

January 30th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits, Schools]

Worried about making the transition from middle to high school? Not sure what classes or steps to take to be college-ready? “Transition to High School Planning Night” is on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Hammond Middle School. This event is open to all ACPS middle school students and their families.

Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy Group Responds To Gun Safety Deal

January 29th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

Governor McAuliffe announced a three-part bipartisan deal related to firearms intended to keep Virginians safer. One component of this deal will have a broad-reaching, positive impact on victims of domestic violence: prohibiting possession of a firearm for all persons subject to a “permanent” Protective Order.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Historic, Bipartisan Gun Safety Deal

January 29th, 2016 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a historic, bipartisan deal that will keep guns away from domestic abusers and people who cannot pass background checks.

Taking Action To Advance Equal Pay

January 29th, 2016 | [From: Top Stories]

Seven years ago today, President Obama signed into law his first piece of legislation as President: the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which empowered women to recover wages lost to pay discrimination.

Nominate A Business For Alexandria Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

January 29th, 2016 | [From: Business]

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce annually honors businesses for their significant role in driving the City’s business community and economic growth.

Living Legends Of Alexandria Announces Its 2016 Selections

January 29th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Living Legends of Alexandria announces the selection of the Living Legends for 2016.