Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cyclists are out of control

By Elena Costanzo, Alexandria To the editor: Steve, thank you for bringing this up (“Cyclists fail to respect the rules of the road,” December 13). I completely...

Ranking students is a lazy way to measure academic success

By Mark Williams, Alexandria To the editor: I was disappointed by the Times’ editorial (“Competition avoidance: not the right lesson at T.C.,” December 13) concerning class rankings...

Jefferson-Houston project gets city council’s go-ahead

By Melissa Quinn Alexandria City Council gave school officials the green light to move ahead with construction of a new Jefferson-Houston School in a unanimous...

Lady Titans embrace role as underdog

By Melissa Quinn For the T.C. Williams girls varsity basketball team, being the underdog has become the norm. Season after season, the team plays well enough...

Local man’s quest to recognize black Revolutionary War patriots poised for passage

By Derrick Perkins Maurice Barboza’s dogged fight to pay tribute to black patriots of the Revolutionary War hinges on a massive defense bill being negotiated...

Synetic Theater takes ‘A Trip to the Moon’

By Jordan Wright Here’s the grabber up front: Synetic Theater’s “A Trip to the Moon” is one of the most exciting, imaginative and flawless pieces...

Love Live You: Health care in the new year

By Dr. Marie Steinmetz This is the time of year for two things. One is reminiscing about the year behind us and dreaming of the...

UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in early morning crash

Updated 4:33 p.m. Monday Police identified the pedestrian struck and killed while crossing West Braddock Road on Friday as Robert C. Portelle, a 55-year-old city...

Police: Cruiser, shotgun stolen in overnight auto theft

By Melissa Quinn Updated 4:13 p.m. Monday After conducting an inventory of a stolen police cruiser, Alexandria police say the Remington 870 shotgun and Panasonic Toughbook...

Congressman’s son pleads guilty to assault charge

By Melissa Quinn Updated Monday, 10:36 a.m. Despite Patrick Moran's, son of U.S. Rep Jim Moran (D-8), guilty plea in a District of Columbia court last...
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