Archives:January, 2014

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

January 29th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Schools]

Hampered by winter weather delays and challenged by a mid-performance fire drill, T. C. Williams Drama Department this month lived by the theater credo “The Show Must Go On.”

A Knight To Remember

January 29th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style]

Port City Playhouse and Red Knight Productions’ “The Ballad of the Red Knight” has everything you might expect from a medieval tale—enchanted forest, noble knights in a variety of colors, fair maiden, dark magic, light magic, sword battles, evil lord (with required henchmen)—but this quick-witted spoof ends up being far more than the sum of its predictable parts, due in large part to the infectious enthusiasm of its talented cast. It’s clear that these actors (as well as writer and director Scott Courlander) are experienced in comedic improv, and their comfort and versatility on stage makes for a free-flowing narrative is that is pure fun and entertainment.

Ragtime

January 29th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s latest musical is a testament to local talent as well as an excellent example of why folks should buy tickets early.

Enhancements To WIC Program Will Benefit Participants And State

January 29th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

This past November, the Commonwealth of Virginia introduced a new system to manage eligibility and business functions for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, while simultaneously transitioning from a paper voucher system to an Electronic Benefits Transfer, or EBT card, system.

American Highway Users Alliance Release New Data On Importance And Benefits Of Safe Winter Road Operations

January 29th, 2014 | [From: Traffic & Transportation]

The American Highway Users Alliance today released a new study, Safety Impacts of Using Deicing Salt, which confirms tremendous safety benefits of safe winter road operations.

Adam K. Thiel As Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs And Homeland Security

January 29th, 2014 | [From: Rants]

Ranter: Dave Leonard

This is very disheartening.

Smoke Alarms Alert Occupants To Two-Alarm House Fire In Alexandria

January 29th, 2014 | [From: Top Stories]

This morning at approximately 5:32 a.m., the Alexandria Fire Department, assisted by firefighters from Arlington County and Fairfax County, responded to the report of smoke and fire in the walls of a two-story single family home in the 300-block of Park Road.

The Big Chill: What To Do The Night Before And After The Temperatures Plunge

January 28th, 2014 | [From: Top Stories, Traffic & Transportation]

It is the big freeze. With the extreme cold, a predicted -10 degree wind chill on Tuesday, conditions are not fit for man or beast. Or things vehicular, for that matter.

Living Legends Of Alexandria – African American Activists Exhibition At St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub

January 27th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits]

St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub will host an exhibition of Living Legends of Alexandria: African American Activists for Black History Month.

Poole Braun Team Named Top Producer And Top Lister

January 27th, 2014 | [From: Business]

Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc., announced its Poole Braun Team, sales associates with its Alexandria Old Town Historic office, located at 400 King St., has been named Top Producer and Top Lister for December 2013. Long & Foster is the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States.