Archives:January, 2014

Suspect In Bank Robbery Apprehended

January 31st, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Alexandria Police have obtained a warrant charging Sean Michael Craig, 28, of Woodbridge, with Robbery in connection to the robbery at PNC Bank, located at 4513 Duke Street on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

Interim ACPS Superintendent Unveils FY 2015 Proposed Budget

January 30th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

Alexandria City Public Schools Interim Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley tonight presented the school division's fiscal year 2015 proposed operating budget of $234,947,769, an increase of 3.3%, or $7.61 million over the adjusted FY 2014 approved operating budget.

What’s Next Alexandria? City Council Resolution Establishes City’s Civic Engagement Policy

January 30th, 2014 | [From: City Hall]

On January 25, the Alexandria City Council adopted a resolution to establish as City policy the Civic Engagement Principles and Handbook developed during the What's Next Alexandria process.

State Senator Adam Ebbin To Seek Election To U.S. House Of Representatives

January 30th, 2014 | [From: Choice 2014, Top Stories]

State Senator Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) announced today that he would seek election to the U.S. House seat of retiring Congressman Jim Moran (D-8). Ebbin has filed the paperwork needed to launch his campaign committee for the June 10 Democratic Primary.

Delegation Pressures Air Force To Stay In Virginia

January 30th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, with Senator Mark R. Warner and Senator Tim Kaine wrote the Air Force Materiel Commander, General Janet C. Wolfenbarger questioning the Air Force’s plans to relocate the Office of Scientific Research from its current site in Arlington to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.

Christ Church Youth Participate In Souper Bowl Of Caring

January 30th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Christ Church Youth launched a food drive to tackle hunger and poverty issues in our own community as part of Souper Bowl of Caring. They are participating with youth across the nation working to fight hunger and poverty in their own communities around the time of the Big Game Sunday, Feb. 2.

Alexandria Fund For Human Services Gets Makeover

January 30th, 2014 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

The Alexandria City Council on Tuesday night approved changes to the Alexandria Fund for Human Services, which is the vehicle for providing approximately $2 million a year in financial support to 59 Alexandria nonprofit agencies.

Number Of Convicted Drunk Drivers Required To Use Ignition Interlocks Continues To Increase In Virginia

January 30th, 2014 | [From: Top Stories, Traffic & Transportation]

Across Virginia, the number of convicted drunk drivers – including first time offenders – duly ordered to install ignition interlock devices in their vehicles has increased exponentially since the state enacted tougher drunk driving penalties a year and a half ago.

ECMC Group Board Elects John DePodesta As New Chairman

January 29th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

ECMC Group, a nonprofit corporation that provides services to students and schools in support of higher education and funds an educational foundation, announced the naming of John DePodesta as the new chairman of the board.

A Sure Hand In Every Way

January 29th, 2014 | [From: Editorials]

Each year alexandrianews.org seeks to recognize an Alexandrian who has greatly contributed to the well-being of our community. Susan Kellom’s extensive involvement in so many facets of our City over the past 30 years made her a natural choice for recognition this year.