Archives:May, 2014

Crew’s Carlisle-Reske Tabbed CRCA All-America Second Team

May 28th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Sports]

T.C. Williams High School alumnus Emma Carlisle-Reske was lauded as a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division III Pocock Second Team All-American and led a contingent of six Smith College crew team members that were feted as 2014 CRCA Scholar Athletes, as announced on Tuesday.

Tick Season Arrives In Arlington And Alexandria

May 28th, 2014 | [From: Health & Fitness, Other News]

Tick season arrived a little later this year, but not by much. Last week volunteers at the Virginia Cooperative Extension Horticulture Help Desk at Fairlington Community Center identified several ticks found by residents of Arlington and Alexandria, both in the adult and larval stage. All were dog ticks.

In Support Of Adam Ebbin

May 28th, 2014 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

As we approach the Tuesday, June 10 Democratic primary to select Rep. Jim Moran’s successor in Virginia’s 8th congressional district, people are looking for reasons to vote for one candidate over the others. We want to send the right messages with our votes.

Food Trucks Roll Into Alexandria To Provide A Preview Of Gourmet Fare

May 28th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style]

Foodies with discerning tastes do not have to wait until the City of Alexandria’s food truck trial period kicks in on July 1 to taste some of the best that area food trucks have to offer.

Head Of Annandale Settlement Company Pleads Guilty To Over $2 Million Short Sale Mortgage Fraud

May 28th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Jose Marinay, 52, of Annandale, Virginia, pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his involvement in a short sale mortgage fraud conspiracy.

Cosmetics Industry Leaders Back Moran Bill To End Animal Testing

May 28th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and Co-Chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today announced 133 companies and stakeholders in the cosmetics industry have endorsed his Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 4148) to prohibit the manufacture and the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in the United States.

Alexandria Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Inmate

May 28th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Alexandria Deputy Sheriff Bryant Pegues was arrested last night and charged with Rape and Carnal Knowledge of an Inmate for sexually assaulting an inmate at the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center early Tuesday, May 27.

Bill Euille Endorsed By National Policy Network, Black Women For Positive Change

May 27th, 2014 | [From: Choice 2014]

Bill Euille has received the support of national policy network, Black Women for Positive Change, in his run for the U.S. House of Representatives, 8th District seat.

Two Titan Boats Among Fastest In America At National Championships

May 27th, 2014 | [From: Sports, Top Stories]

The T. C. Williams Crew Team sent five boats to New Jersey this past weekend to compete in the Scholastic Rowing Association of America’s National Championship Regatta. Two Titan boats emerged as among the fastest in the nation – the Girls Freshman 8 and the Girls Second Varsity 8.

Alexandria Remembers Fallen Heroes

May 27th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

Alexandrians came to the Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial yesterday to remember members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have died in service to their country. Volunteers read the 67 names of the Alexandrians who died in Vietnam.