Archives:February, 2014

Alexandria City School Board To Approve Appointment Of Dr. Alvin Crawley As Superintendent

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

The Alexandria City School Board plans to approve the hiring of Dr. Alvin L. Crawley as Alexandria City Public Schools' new Superintendent of Schools at the March 6, scheduled School Board meeting.

Sheriff’s Staff And Association Make Donation To ALIVE! Food Program

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

This week, Community Relations Deputy Valarie Wright delivered boxes of nonperishable canned and dry goods to ALIVE!’s food program that were collected during the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office’s annual food drive.

Christ Church Participates In SNAP Challenge In Its Continued Fight Against Hunger

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Christ Church parishioners are participating in the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps) Challenge during a week in Lent.

Charles Barrett’s Angie Thigpen Named Most Outstanding Crossing Guard Of 2013

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Congratulations to Charles Barrett Elementary School Crossing Guard Angie Thigpen, named by the Virginia Department of Transportation as one of six Most Outstanding Crossing Guards of 2013.

Former NASA Contractor Sentenced To 60 Months For Illegally Obtaining More Than $4.4 Million Intended For Disadvantaged Small Businesses

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Michael Brian Dunkel, 60, of Merritt Island, Fl., was sentenced today to 60 months in prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for fraudulently obtaining more than $4.4 million in government contract payments that should have gone to disadvantaged small businesses. Dunkel also was ordered to pay a $12,500 fine and $2,960,697.37 in forfeiture.

Campaign Kickoff For Mayor Bill Euille

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Choice 2014]

Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille will be hosting his congressional campaign kickoff on Tuesday March 4, 6:30PM at The Birchmere 3701 Mt. Vernon Avenue.

Charles Barrett’s Ana Bonilla-Galdamez Named Virginia Social Worker Of The Year

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Congratulations to Ana Bonilla-Galdamez, recipient of the 2014 Social Worker of the Year Award from the National Association of Social Workers Virginia (NASWVA) Chapter.

House Of Delegates Defeats Measure To Strip Property Owners Of Rights

February 28th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

The General Assembly defeated a Senate Amendment to HB791 today 39-55, which would grant Home Owners’ Associations, or HOAs, the power to levy fines and shut off the utilities of property owners regardless of the powers listed in their charters and bylaws.

Small Businesses Being Forced Out Of Community

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Rants]

I am appalled that another small mom and pop is being forced out of the community.

EDGE Commercial Real Estate Represents Landlord Of Alexandria Office Building In Completing Two Leases To Bring Property To Full Occupancy

February 28th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

EDGE Commercial Real Estate, the leading locally owned commercial real estate advisory, investment and management company in the Washington metropolitan area, announces today that it has negotiated on behalf of the owner of 909 N. Washington St. in Alexandria two leases totaling more than 16,000 square feet, bringing the 105,000-square-foot property to 100 percent leased.