Tag: Alexandria

Police youth camp celebrates 70 years

By Louise Krafft Once in a while, you get it right the first time. Alexandria Police Sgt. Henry Grimm did just that 70 years ago. It...

The Business Plan: It’s not too early to begin holiday planning

By Bill Reagan Holidays are a wonderful time in Alexandria. The area is especially beautiful and festive from Halloween through Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years...

Beloved Alexandria dance instructor Grace Manly Machanic dies at 81

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Editor's Note: This post has been updated with service arrangements for Grace Manly Machanic.  Grace Manly Machanic died Aug. 17 of...

Gallery: What the eclipse looked like in Alexandria

Alexandrians took a break from their schedules on Monday afternoon to view the solar eclipse. The D.C. metro area experienced about 80 percent coverage at...

Community Lodgings reflects on 30 years

What is now known as Community Lodgings Inc. was launched 30 years ago with literally a prayer and a shoestring budget. Former board chair Barry Roman, involved...

Alexandrians respond to Charlottesville

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Though Alexandria is more than two hours from Charlottesville, Virginia, where white supremacists hosted a rally on Saturday that resulted in...

Man dies after car crash on Stevenson Avenue last week

An elderly man has died after a traffic crash last week in Alexandria’s Landmark area, Alexandria police said in a news release.  A 50-year-old man,...

Local high schooler charts course to recognition in rap

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com When George Hughes stepped onstage in front of 1,700 people at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland, on March 17,...

Our View: The example of Patsy Ticer

As we mourn the passing this week of Patsy Ticer, we also celebrate her life and many achievements. Ticer was the embodiment of the best...

Meet Alexandria’s mobile beauty mogul

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Rubie Williams and hair stylist Lycia Conner see about eight clients every Thursday at Williams’ small, chic salon located on the...
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