Archives:May, 2014

T. C. Boys Win Regional Track Championship, Soccer Team Advances To Semifinals

May 31st, 2014 | [From: Sports, Top Stories]

T. C. Williams High School earned another double victory last night in regional competition – for track and field and soccer.

Why Patrick Hope Is The Best Vote On June 10

May 31st, 2014 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

Letter to the Editor: As an Alexandria resident since 1988, I am proud to be voting for Patrick Hope in the Democratic Primary on June 10. While there are many able candidates, Patrick is the candidate who speaks out on behalf of those with no voice. In particular, as the father of a son with […]

Absentee Voting Deadline for June 10 Democratic Primary

May 31st, 2014 | [From: Choice 2014]

On Tuesday, June 10, there will be a Democratic Primary Election for U.S. House of Representatives, 8th Congressional District. Alexandrians who qualify to vote absentee for this election may request an absentee ballot to be mailed to them, or cast an absentee ballot in person.

Area Student Part Of Annual Scholars Forum At Indiana University Of Pennsylvania

May 31st, 2014 | [From: Other News]

A local anthropology archaeology track student participated in the Undergraduate Scholars Forum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Police Warn Of Thefts Of Property

May 30th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime]

The Alexandria Police Department has recently seen an increase in reports of items stolen from shopping carts while victims were shopping at stores in Potomac Yard Center, including Target, Shoppers, and T.J. Maxx. There have been at least six incidents in the past two weeks.

Jefferson-Houston Update

May 30th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

Memorial Day weekend brought a lot of visitors to the Old Town Pool and the new parking lot. This past week also saw the installation of more millwork such including the science labs.

T. C. Soccer Team Moves On To Regional Quarterfinals, Girls Tennis Also Advances

May 29th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Sports]

The T. C. Williams High School boys’ soccer team continued their winning ways, defeating the Patriot Pioneers (6-0) in the first round of the regional tournament on May 28. The Titans’ girls tennis team also advanced in the regional tournament.

Jesse Mazur Selected As New George Washington Middle School Principal

May 29th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley announced George Washington Middle School's new principal and administrative team for the 2014-2015 school year.

Coach Jim Lewis Shares Motivational Message With Alexandria Inmates

May 28th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

Longtime basketball coach and Alexandria native Jim Lewis was the featured speaker during a recent program for inmates at the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center.

To The Victors

May 28th, 2014 | [From: Editorials]

Alexandria is not home to professional sports teams or to a four-year university noted as a major sports power. Our city relies on the high schools, public and private, to provide its local sports entertainment. This spring has provided uncommonly good results.