Archives: ‘Other News’

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.

Funeral Arrangements For 2010 T. C. Grad Announced

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

Randall Sawyer Hart died Sunday morning in Harrisonburg, VA, where he was scheduled to graduate this December from James Madison University with a degree in Business Administration.

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office Delivers Holiday Meals For Project Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

The Alexandria Sheriff’s Office once again assisted in Project Thanksgiving, a regional effort to provide deserving families with complete Thanksgiving dinners.

Waste And Recycling Hauler Educates Local At-Risk Kids

November 25th, 2014 | [From: EcoNews, Other News]

American Disposal Services Partners with Community Lodgings to Educate At Risk Children

The Arts Thrive At ARHA

November 25th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

The Arts thrive at Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority.

Health Officials Kick Off “100 Congregations For Million Hearts”

November 25th, 2014 | [From: Health & Fitness, Other News]

The Virginia Department of Health Office of Minority Health and Health Equity today kicked off its “100 Congregations for Million Hearts” faith-based campaign.

Cathy Puskar Honored By Scholarship Fund Of Alexandria

November 24th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

On Tuesday November 18, community members braved the cold winds to fete Cathy Puskar, the 2014 Patron Saint Award recipient for the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria (SFA).

The Biggest Turkeys – The Bottlenecks To Avoid This Thanksgiving Travel Season

November 24th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Traffic & Transportation]

The great getaway is already getting under way. Their bags are already packed, and 1,058,000 Washington area residents are planning to travel by vehicle to their Thanksgiving holiday weekend destinations. This Wednesday is expected to be the biggest and busiest travel day of the week.

Greenspring Hosts 12th Annual Turkey Trot, Donates 300 Turkeys To Area Families In Need

November 23rd, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

On Friday, November 21, unseasonably chilly temperatures didn’t keep residents and staff at Greenspring retirement community from participating in the 12th annual turkey trot on campus. This year, more than 400 members of the Greenspring community donated funds to help local families this Thanksgiving.

RunJumpThrow Event Held At Jefferson-Houston School

November 21st, 2014 | [From: Other News, Sports]

Students, teachers and administrators at Jefferson-Houston School participated in a day of activity Friday, Nov. 14, when USA Track & Field provided a RunJumpThrow experience for all students ahead of the .US National 12K championship road race in Alexandria on Sunday.