Archives:November, 2014

City Announces Community Open House On Draft Proposed Phasing Options For Waterfront Plan Implementation

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

On Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 6-8:00 p.m., the City will host a Waterfront Community Open House at the Lee Center

Sure Beats The Annual “Christmas Letter”

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

We all get deluged with holiday wishes toward the end of the year, and some of these printed Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or other “Season’s Greetings” occasionally make their way into craft projects, such as placemats and ornaments.

Fourth Annual Holiday Extravaganza Benefiting Alexandria Domestic Violence Program’s Children’s Holiday Party

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements, Holiday Happenings]

Save the Date for the Northern Virginia Health Policy Forum’s Fourth Annual Holiday Extravaganza!

2014 Resource Guide For Older Adults And Persons With Disabilities Available

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

The City of Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services has updated the Directory of Resources for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities.

New WETA Documentary “Discovering Alexandria” Premieres December 4

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

A new WETA documentary “Discovering Alexandria: The Early Years” will premiere on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m.

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Holiday Concert Performances

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Announcements]

Celebrate the holiday season as Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic, Maestro Ulysses James and the NOVA Community Chorus directed by Dr. Mark Whitmire join forces to present Holst's charming and festive fantasy of well-known carols,Christmas Day.

Governor McAuliffe Accepts Tax Tribute From Virginia Indian Tribes

November 28th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond]

On Wednesday. Nov. 26, 2014 Governor and Mrs. McAuliffe welcomed Assistant Chief Mark Custalow of the Mattaponi Tribe, Chief Kevin Brown of the Pamunkey Tribe, and other tribal members to the Patrick Henry Building to observe the 337th tax tribute ceremony.

EPA Proposes New Standards To Reduce Unsafe Levels Of Ozone, Lung Association Calls For Greater Protection

November 28th, 2014 | [From: EcoNews]

Laura Kate Bender, of the American Lung Association in Virginia, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to strengthen the current ozone pollution limits to a more protective level.

Thanksgiving Bonus

November 26th, 2014 | [From: Editorials]

In general, Alexandrians have a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving Day.

AAA Urges Shoppers To Put Safety First When Hunting For Holiday Bargains

November 26th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

While rushing to store after store this holiday shopping season, safety may not be the first thing on our minds. Fewer Black Friday shopping-related casualties were reported last year. AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging shoppers to use caution when shopping this Thanksgiving weekend, especially in dark parking lots and garages.