Tag: allison silberberg

Fallen soldier honored in Alexandria

By staff On the morning of Sept. 10, Jose Juan Gonzalez, a U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant killed in action in Afghanistan on Aug. 21,...

Your Views: Kudos to city for its tree-planting initiative

To the editor: It is sometimes worth the effort to step back and take note of the everyday good work being done by city staff. One...

Trees planted in honor of former Mayor Allison Silberberg

Three Heritage River Birch trees were planted in former Mayor Allison Silberberg's honor at Oronoco Bay Park on April 30.  "I am very touched," Silberberg...

Social justice advocate Fay Slotnick dies at 71

By Hannah Himes | [email protected] Longtime Alexandria resident and civil liberties advocate Fay Slotnick died Feb. 20 from liver cancer. She was 71. Slotnick served in...

Letter to the Editor: Silberberg advocated for substantive ethics reform

To the editor: In response to Frank Shafroth’s letter to the editor “Ethics in Alexandria do need strengthening” in the Jan. 17 Alexandria Times, I...

New mayor, council sworn in

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Change was in the air of the T.C. Williams High School auditorium on the evening of Jan. 2 as Mayor...

Letter to the Editor: Alexandria needs an ethics ombudsman

To the editor: Allison Silberberg, the outgoing mayor of Alexandria, recently suggested that a permanent ethics commission be established by the incoming city council, which...

Letter to the Editor: Times tableau artfully captures Silberberg

To the editor: The tableau – story in photos – of Allison Silberberg’s mayoral term in the Dec. 13 Alexandria Times, “Allison Silberberg reflects on...

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

Our View: Preventative maintenance applies to ethics

Most people consider Alexandria an ably-run city. Our city staff in general are competent, knowledgeable and well-meaning. There have been no scandals in recent...