Archives: ‘Other News’

Airports Authority Highlights 2014 Accomplishments

December 11th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Traffic & Transportation]

The addition of new international and domestic air service at Washington Dulles International Airport; key customer service enhancements, such as enhanced WiFi, improved parking options, and a major overhaul of shopping and dining options; the opening of the Silver Line Metrorail.

Alexandria Deputy Graduates From Intensive Leadership Program

December 10th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

Alexandria Deputy Greg Zedalis recently completed an intensive leadership program offered by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Sheriff’s Inmate Work Detail Decorates Old Town For Holidays

December 10th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

The Sheriff's Office Inmate Work Detail helped Old Town look its most festive by decorating the King Street corridor with holiday garland, wreaths and bows.

Leading America’s Workforce

December 9th, 2014 | [From: Other News]

Today, President Barack Obama honored the incredible innovation, energy, and commitment of the senior leaders of America’s federal workforce. These public servants come from all walks of life and from every corner of America to carry on the proud tradition of dedicating their careers to serving others.

A Christmas Carol At LTA

December 9th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

One could thank Charles Dickens for, among other things, paperback novels, the revival of Christmas customs like carol singing and flaming puddings as well as heralding in “new” traditions such as Christmas trees and holiday cards.

A Broadway Christmas Carol

December 5th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Kathy Feininger’s ode to Charles Dickens and “the great white way” is like a crash course in Stephen Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

T. C. Runner Qualifies for National Championship

December 3rd, 2014 | [From: Other News, Sports]

Anteneh Girma, a senior at T. C. Williams High School, has had an extraordinary cross country season and he just added another major accomplishment – qualifying for the national championship in San Diego. Only one other T. C. athlete in school history has advanced to nationals and that was 35 years ago.

Greenleaf Juicing Company Is Coming To Old Town Alexandria

December 3rd, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

Greenleaf cold-pressed juice is 100% organic and truly raw, and made on-site. It is not treated with heat or pressure to create an artificial shelf-life, meaning 100% of the vitamins, minerals, enzymes and micronutrients stay intact.

Inmates Honored For New “Thinking For A Change” Program And Other Educational Achievements

December 2nd, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

Sheriff Dana Lawhorne and his staff honored a dozen inmates for their educational accomplishments during a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, Nov, 25, at the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center.

Almost Heavenly Trees And Greenery Returns To Alexandria

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

Since 1982, the Gallery family has owned and operated Almost Heavenly Trees and Greenery, a Christmas tree farm in Augusta, West Virginia.