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Man robbed in own apartment in Potomac Yard

A 22-year-old Alexandria man was assaulted and robbed by four suspects in his apartment in the 2900 block of Main Line Blvd. at around...

Officials link Navy Federal Credit Union robberies

By James Cullum The man who robbed the Navy Federal Credit Union at 3725 Jefferson Davis Highway earlier this month is suspected of robbing a...

Officials unveil 72-hour parking rule replacement options

By James Cullum (File photo) After more than a year of study, city officials hosted an open house at City Hall last week to get...

Man charged in connection with Del Ray stabbing

A 45-year-old Alexandria man was arrested Sunday and charged with malicious wounding after police said he stabbed a man at around 8 p.m. in...

Jinks proposes 2.7 cent real estate tax hike

By James Cullum and Erich Wagner (File photo) City Manager Mark Jinks has released his $712.5 million fiscal 2018 budget, and residents could see a...

SPORTS

Six Titans inducted into athletic hall of fame

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Ahead of the ceremony to induct the latest round of honorees at the T.C. Williams athletic hall of fame, former head football coach Herman Boone sent a letter to recognize...

Alexandria native takes the reins as GM of the Minnesota Twins

By James Cullum (Photo/Brace Hemmelgarn, Minnesota Twins) A perfect day for Alexandrian Thad Levine is when his family goes to his baseball games. It’s the closest that the newest general manager of the Minnesota Twins,...

Bishop Ireton girls basketball rising in WCAC standings

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Time after time Tuesday night, the ball made its way to Akunna Konkwo under the hoop, and almost immediately the 6-foot-3 sophomore center had to face two defenders. But her opponents’...

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ARTS & CULTURE

Card game forces pair to deal with emotions in ‘The Gin Game’

By Jordan Wright (Photo/Chris Banks) At first blush, “The Gin Game” appears to be a love story about two elderly retirees who meet at the dilapidated Bentley Nursing Home where they have gone to live...

Foodie: Heart healthy oatmeal made palatable

By Denise Dunbar When I was diagnosed with coronary artery disease a few years ago, my cardiologist put me on a statin to control cholesterol. In an effort to keep the statin dosage as low...

Historic home plays host to salon benefitting the Athenaeum

By Jennifer Powell (Photo/Jennifer Powell) Ashley and George Wilson’s recently renovated home on Prince Street has no fewer than two front doors and bears the distinct legacy of being a daily landmark for three centuries...

LETTERS

Your View: This Presidents Day, take in the history that is disappearing

By Gebe Johnson, The Queen Street Coalition (File photo) There is a reason the upcoming Presidents’ Day parade in Alexandria includes a picturesque stretch along...

Your View: We must convert anti-hate protests into votes

By Paul A. Friedman, Alexandria (File photo) On Sunday afternoon, I gathered with members of Grassroots Alexandria, Delegate Mark Levine (D-45) and other activists to...

Your View: Redistricting failed to reduce strain on Jefferson-Houston

By Charles Conway, Alexandria (File photo) “This is about our neighborhood, and an opportunity to say to anyone new to the area, whether you are...

Your View: Lights at T.C. would be latest infringement on local black enclave

By Frances Colbert Terrell, President, Seminary Civic Association (File photo) To the editor: A hot issue for the past several years has been centered on T.C....

Your View: It’s time to organize and make your voice heard

By Erin Andrew, Sabrina Corlette, Heather Jelks, Jane Marcus, Abhisek Mitra, M. Williams Sermons, June Shih, Patrick Smith,Frank Woodruff, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: Many...

COLUMNS

Senior Corner: Promoting healthy aging

By Mary Belanich Many of Virginia Hospital Center’s programs and services exemplify its mission, “to be the best health system,” including the offerings of the...

Alexandria in Action: Come together right now

By John Porter We aging baby boomers tend to refer back to events and times in our lives which had major impacts on us —...

Filling in the blanks: The role of space in ACPS’ capital budget

By Ramee Gentry Last week, the Alexandria City School Board completed a redistricting process, which began nearly two years ago, with the adoption of revised...

The Business Plan: The imperative to stay current

By Bill Reagan Over the past year, there was considerable discussion about the impact of online competition on Alexandria small businesses. To be sure, Amazon...
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