Archives:June, 2014

Ruby Tucker Day Annual Celebration

June 30th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Last Saturday, June 28, 2014 many people including Mayor Euille and Councilman Chapman were at Hopkins Tancil for the annual Ruby Tucker Day which showcased the many activities the resource center hosts throughout the year ranging from the display of partner booths to youth performances.

New Police Officers And Deputy Sheriffs Graduate From Criminal Justice Academy

June 30th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

Thirteen Alexandria police officers and five Alexandria deputy sheriffs graduated from Session 130 of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy on Thursday, June 26.

Gain Or Pain At The Pump: Calculating The Impact Of Fuel Taxes On Consumers’ Pocketbooks On Anniversary Of New Tax Polity

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

Unexpectedly, motorists nationwide are experiencing varying shades of sticker shock on the nearly 40 million fill-ups they purchase per day on average. For local motorists, how much more they’ll be paying depends upon many factors ahead of the busy July Fourth holiday, notes AAA Mid-Atlantic. Gasoline prices routinely fall from their spring highs by June, but they are on the rise this time, up 8 to 10 cents a gallon, depending upon the retail market. It’s due, to some degree, to the unfolding sectarian strife in Iraq, which could drive up the worldwide market price of crude.

Eighth Annual Del Ray Music Festival Bigger And Better Than Ever

June 30th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

The weather cooperated, the crowds were large and the music at this year’s Del Ray Music Festival was better and more diverse ever.

Now Accepting Applications For The Citizens’ Police Academy

June 30th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

Get to know your Police Department! The 10-week Alexandria Citizens Police Academy provides an opportunity for residents to learn about various aspects of the Police Department, such as administrative philosophy, internal policies, and the guiding principles of law and ethical conduct governing the delivery of police services.

Virginia Department Of Health Kicks Off Summer Food Program For Kids Free Summer Meals For Kids Are In Session

June 30th, 2014 | [From: Health & Fitness, Other News]

School may be out for the summer, but for many children across Virginia, hunger does not take a break. Thanks to the Summer Food Service Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the Virginia Department of Health, many children in Virginia are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch this summer.

Alexandrians Named To SOL Innovation Committee

June 30th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Today, the McAuliffe Administration announced the members and first meeting date for Virginia’s Standards of Learning Innovation Committee.

SEC Announces New Hires In The Office Of Administrative Law Judges

June 30th, 2014 | [From: Top Stories]

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that two new judges and three new attorneys will join the Office of Administrative Law Judges this summer.

FeelFree Begins Summer With Fish Market Show

June 27th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

They began playing music together when they were in middle school in Alexandria and now the members of FeelFree are home with college degrees and want to see if their passion can pay the bills. FeelFree will begin the summer with a show at the FishMarket on King Street on Saturday, June 28, beginning at 10:00 p.m. There is no cover charge.

Acme Mid-Century + Modern Opens New Location In Old Town’s Boutique District; Mayor Bill Euille And Councilwoman Del Pepper Cut Ribbon To Celebrate Grand Opening

June 27th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

Mad for vintage furniture and furnishings with a Don Draper flair? Acme Mid-Century + Modern – a period furniture, art, and home goods boutique – today officially opened in its new location in the heart of Old Town’s shopping and dining district.