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Hammond Middle School Wins Virginia Breakfast Challenge

April 24, 2017

Francis C. Hammond Middle School was named a winner in the Virginia Breakfast Challenge. The school will receive a $4,000 grant to use for technology enhancements, field trips or playground equipment as well as equipment for their breakfast program.

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Lyles-Crouch Principal Receives VAESP Award Of Excellence

April 24, 2017

Lyles-Crouch Principal Patricia Zissios received the Don Lacey Award for Excellence from the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals. VAESP selected Zissios for her outstanding work in advancing student achievement, innovative programs, instructional leadership, school and community relations, and technology initiatives.

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Alexandria Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming More Than $500,000

April 21, 2017

Adelaja Allen Arojuraye, 45, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty today to a 15-year fraud scheme to obtain $366,716 in federal financial aid through U.S. Department of Education programs, stealing $136,000 in federal grant funds from the National Science Foundation, and making a false statement to receive a United States passport.

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City Of Alexandria Responds to Governor’s Action On Legislation Regarding Water Quality Projects

April 21, 2017

The City of Alexandria has been notified that the Governor has signed House Bill 2383 and Senate Bill 898, which require Alexandria to remediate its four combined sewer outfalls by July 1, 2025.

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Thompson-Marshall Convicted Of Murder

April 21, 2017

On the evening of April 20, an Alexandria jury returned two guilty verdicts against Paula Thompson-Marshall, a 48-year old resident of the City of Alexandria.

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Texas A&M University To Conserve Alexandria’s 18th Century Ship

April 21, 2017

The City of Alexandria has awarded Texas A&M University’s Conservation Research Laboratory in College Station, Texas the contract to conserve the 18th century ship discovered by archaeologists during construction of the Hotel Indigo on the City’s historic waterfront.

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Fairfax Man Sentenced To Prison For Child Pornography

April 21, 2017

Roger Wheaton Webb, 53, of Fairfax, was sentenced today to five years in prison for receipt of child pornography.

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Arrington Convicted Of Involuntary Manslaughter In Alcohol-Related Pedestrian Fatality

April 20, 2017

On April 20, 2017, Kyeshia Arrington, a 25 year-old Alexandria resident, pleaded guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol for causing the death of Peter Palm, a 62 year-old City resident.

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Men Indicted For Lying And Obstructing Justice In ISIL Terrorism Case

April 18, 2017

Owners of a Fairfax gaming center were indicted by a federal grand jury today on charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice and make false statements involving international terrorism, obstruction of justice, and making false statements involving international terrorism.

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Alexandria Language Instructor Recognized In Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Teacher Awards

April 17, 2017

Alexandria resident and English language instructor, Susanna McPhilomy, is one of the 10 to be recognized nationally in the 2017 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards.

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