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SSSAS Latin Teacher Receives National Award

August 24, 2016

At the 2016 National Junior Classical League Convention held at Indiana University in late July, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes Upper School Latin Teacher Ian Hochberg was awarded the Summa Cum Laude Sponsor Award for his service at the local, state, and national levels of the Junior Classical League.

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IBC, A DBS Company, Celebrates Three Consecutive Years On Inc. 5000 List

August 23, 2016

IBC, a DBS Company, an entrepreneurial professional services firm, has been ranked on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies.

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Alexandria Youngster Selected To Perform At US Open Tennis Tournament

August 23, 2016

The USTA announced the names of 12 vocalists, ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs prior to the night sessions of the 2016 US Open and/or during Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. Franco Cabanas, 11, of Alexandria, was among those selected.

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Kevin Bacon Drops In On ALIVE! Food Donation Collection

August 22, 2016

Early morning food shoppers at the Giant Food #2742 at Potomac Yards were greeted by a surprise visitor late last month on Saturday, July 23. Kevin Bacon stopped by the ALIVE! food drive as part of his work with SixDegrees.org, an organization he founded more than two decades ago to make it easier for celebrities to connect with local causes.

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Olympic-Style Summer Camp For Youth With Disabilities

August 19, 2016

Michael Caballero and Gabriel Sampaio, rising seniors at Bishop Ireton, wanted to create an affordable program to share the fun that they experienced at summer camp with fellow teens with limited camp opportunities. They organized “Olympic Fun 2016” for youth with disabilities from Aug. 8-12.

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Neglected Dog Left To Die In Alexandria

August 19, 2016

On Aug. 14, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria was contacted by a couple who had discovered a dog abandoned in a crate under a bush on Patrick Street in Old Town Alexandria. Despite expert veterinary treatment, the dog could not be revived. AWLA is asking the public for any information about the identity of this dog. The reward has been increased to $2,500.

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RPCA Announces Taney Avenue Neighborhood Park PARKnership

August 19, 2016

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities PARKnership program announces a community partnership with RunningBrooke and Rebuilding Together Alexandria to improve Taney Avenue Neighborhood Park.

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Hot August Nights And Days Are Exacting A Toll On Vehicles, Their Drivers And Passengers Too

August 18, 2016

SOS calls for emergency roadside assistance have increased by 9% during the hottest August on record, compared to the same period a year earlier, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

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Preparing For And Surviving Blackouts

August 17, 2016

According to Climate Central.org, the frequency of major power outages have increased by tenfold since the mid 1980s.

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National Park Service Encourages The Public To Help Shape The Future Of Jones Point Park

August 17, 2016

The National Park Service invites you to review and comment on the Jones Point Recreation and Visitor Services Plan.

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