Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

*The opinions expressed in letters and columns are those of the writers only and do not reflect the views, nor receive the endorsement, of the Alexandria Times.

Your Views: Misguided TFAA threatens Torpedo Factory’s future

To the editor: I had the honor of serving as the Torpedo Factory’s chief executive officer for almost four years, from Jan. 2013 to Oct....

Your Views: Short memory for what matters

To the editor: At the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality public hearing on Tuesday, to influence the State Water Control Board to grant or deny...

Our View: Where were you when the ‘Eagle’ landed?

The following is a reprint of the editorial the Alexandria Times ran on July 23, 2009, which commemorated the 40th anniversary of the lunar...

Seniors: Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death

By Cindy Leach Schelhorn “My grandma has dementia. She can’t read or play with us like she used to. It makes me sad. I want...

Seniors: Decluttering is a vital step for healthy aging

By Lindsay Hutter Ask an adult age 55 or older what the key steps to healthy aging are, and you likely will hear responses such...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: We must...

Summer is a time for travel and exploration, so my family and I recently engaged in quality family time to follow the civil rights...