Tag: arlandria

Our View: Arlandria hit doubly by COVID-19

The worst devastation from COVID-19 – in Alexandria, statewide and nationwide – has been in long-term care facilities. A difficult conversation and drastic changes...

COVID-19 hits Chirilagua hard

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] It started with a headache and a little bit of a sore throat. It was late March and Silsa Ortiz...

Virginia Department of Health releases COVID-19 zip code data

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Virginia Department of Health released data on COVID-19 cases based on zip codes, revealing the virus’ disproportionate impact on...

Your Views: We need more inclusive input

To the editor: I would like to respond to the letter by Carter Flemming in the Feb. 20 Alexandria Times, “Stop degrading our civic associations,”...

Alexandria man sentenced for armed home invasion

Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Andy Melendez, 26, of Alexandria was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Sept. 26 for his involvement in an armed...

Your View: City should hold Amazon Town Hall

To the editor: On Jan. 20, I organized an Amazon Town Hall and called it a Deeper Dive because I believe whether you are for...

Skeletal remains found behind King Street shopping center

The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a death investigation in the 4700 block of King Street after being alerted of human skeletal remains found...

Pauline “Pat” Shweky, beloved Robcyns owner, dies at 94

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] If Pauline “Pat” Shweky wasn’t working behind the counter of Robcyns, she was most likely crocheting an afghan for you...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Secret Garden’ beer garden would not be...

To the Editor: On behalf of the Mount Vernon Court Community Association, I am writing to voice opposition to a proposal to open a beer...

Alexandria police arrest suspects in Arlandria robbery

Alexandria police apprehended two suspects following a robbery in Arlandria on Sunday night. Police said two suspects stole personal items while brandishing a knife from...