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Titans Sweep Alexandria Cross Country Championships

October 14, 2016

T. C. Williams High School clinched the team title in each of the four races at the 2016 Joe Halm Memorial Alexandria City Cross Country Championships on Oct. 13. Titans also claimed the individual trophy for boys’ varsity and junior varsity champions. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes produced the girls’ varsity and junior varsity champions.

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Bully Free Starts With Me: Celebrate Unity Day, October 14

October 12, 2016

In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, the Mayors’ Campaign to End Bullying invites the public to participate in Unity Day on Friday, Oct. 14. On that day, Alexandrians of all ages are asked to wear green to show their support for a Bully-Free Alexandria.

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Voter Registration Deadline Is October 17; Election Day Is November 8

October 12, 2016

The voter registration deadline for the upcoming Presidential election is Oct. 17, 2016. Successful registration enables all eligible Virginia voters to cast their ballot in the Presidential election on Nov. 8, 2016.

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Economic Progress Of The Hispanic Community During The Obama Administration

October 12, 2016

At more than 55 million strong, Hispanics comprise the fastest‐growing segment of the U.S. population and are the youngest major racial or ethnic group in the United States. Throughout his presidency, President Obama has worked to expand economic opportunities for all Americans, including the Hispanic community, by strengthening the economy, ensuring access to affordable health care, and investing more in education.

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Marymount Student Group Honored With “Maker Of Merit” Award

October 11, 2016

or the second year in a row, Marymount University’s chapter of Enable the Future received a “Maker of Merit Award” from the Maker Faire in Silver Springs, Maryland. The chapter, which creates 3D-printed prosthetic hands and arms for people in need, was recognized for having a project that is unique, innovative and useful.

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Hotel Indigo Archaeology Team Receives 2016 Ben Brenman Archaeology In Alexandria Awards

October 7, 2016

The Alexandria City Council on Wednesday night presented John Mullen, Dr. George Schwarz and Michael Wilson 2016 Ben Brenman Archaeology in Alexandria Awards for their work on the Carr Hotel Indigo project site at 220 Union Street.

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Del Ray Hosts 21st Annual Art On The Avenue

October 6, 2016

Despite rain showers, approximately 50,000 art-lovers turned out for the 21st annual Art on the Avenue in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria on Saturday, Oct. 1.

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Bully-Free Starts With Me: October Is National Bullying Prevention Month

October 3, 2016

In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month this October, Alexandria is hosting a series of activities through the Mayor’s Campaign to End Bullying. The campaign works to raise awareness about how to identify, respond to, and prevent bullying.

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Living Legends: Ulysses James And Wanda Dowell

October 1, 2016

In his 31 years of leadership of the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association, Ulysses James has emphasized the performance of new and exciting musical compositions, supported local and emerging artists and worked to make musical performances accessible the Alexandria community. For nearly four decades, Wanda Dowell was a fixture at Fort Ward Museum. In 1965, she filled out an application to work for the City of Alexandria.

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TTR | Sotheby’s International Realty: Athenaeum Invitational – Lots Of Winners

September 30, 2016

The Theme: Oh! The Joy! invited artists to reflect on a moment of pure joy. After deciding on the theme, the Athenaeum selected a small number of artists who have exhibited with us before to create a work specially for the show.

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