Archives:October, 2014

New Strategic Plan Will Ensure A Bright Future For The Appalachian Trail

October 30th, 2014 | [From: EcoNews, Non-Profits]

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has announced a five-year Strategic Plan that will advance the health and long-term management of the Appalachian Trail.

Book Holiday Flights Now To Get The Best Deals And Lowest Fares For Thanksgiving And Christmas

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Traffic & Transportation]

Flying home for Thanksgiving and Christmas? With millions of Americans flying home this year, you should become an early bird and book your flight from the three major airports in the area no later than this week, advises AAA Travel Service. The clock is ticking on flight deals and that’s not just a proverbial saying. […]

Essentials of Community Association Leadership – Free Class On November 8

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

Want to learn more about your community association or becoming a board member of your condominium association? The City of Alexandria and Arlington and Fairfax Counties, in partnership with the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Associations Institute, will host an "Essentials of Community Association Leadership" class.

Department Of Recreation, Parks And Cultural Activities Seeks Public Input On Neighborhood Parks In District 3 On November 1

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is seeking public input to inform a Park Improvement Plan for the City’s existing neighborhood parks, which we characterize as being 0.5 - 10 acres and serving neighborhoods within 0.5 miles

Former Navy Intelligence Official Convicted In Silencers Conspiracy

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Directed a $1.6 million contract for silencers to his boss’s brother’s company. Lee Hall, 53, of Potomac Falls, Virginia, the former Director for Intelligence for the Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy Office of Plans, Policy, Oversight, and Integration Intelligence Directorate, was convicted yesterday of conspiracy to transport unregistered firearms, conspiracy to commit mail fraud and theft of government property.

T. C. Sprinter Nominated For USATF Youth Athlete Of The Year

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Sports]

T. C. Williams High School junior Noah Lyles, a three-time All-American sprinter and Youth Olympic champion, is a nominee for USA Track and Field Youth Athlete of the Year. Vote online by noon Monday, Nov. 3, to help him win the title.

Vote November 4

October 29th, 2014 | [From: Choice 2014]

There is an election on Tuesday, November 4. Prepare To Vote. For the first time, all voters will be asked to produce a photo ID. Voters who don't have a photo ID can obtain one through election day at the Office of the General Registrar...

Del Ray Halloween Parade Contest Results

October 29th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

Del Ray hosted its 18th annual Halloween Parade on Sunday. See the list of contest winners for best decorated stroller, best pest costume and best decorated house.

November Events At The Athenaeum

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

Storytelling Performance  The Hello Girls, A Surprising World War 1 StoryWritten and told by Ellouise Schoettler Tuesday, Nov. 4 / 7p.m.The Hello Girls played a key role in winning the Allied victories in France, then they faced another battle on the home front! Admission $10    Second Thursday Live Meigs HodgeThursday, Nov. 13, 7p.m.Meigs Hodge explores delta and […]

Alexandria Joins Northern Virginia Regional Commission’s Syrian Refugee Blanket Drive

October 29th, 2014 | [From: Other News]

The City of Alexandria has joined the Northern Virginia Regional Commission in a regional effort to collect blankets for refugees who have fled Syria and other countries for Turkey due to the violence in the Middle East