Tag: ballyshaners

Alexandria’s 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to Old Town...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Get your green glitter and shamrock sequins ready – Alexandria’s 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is returning to King...

Decision nears on name for park at the foot of King...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The months-long debate over naming the park at the foot of King Street is slated for resolution in December. After an...

Our View: Honoring Irish heritage in Alexandria

It’s human nature to want to duck an issue rather than face potential unpleasantness head on. We all do it. Alexandria’s local government has...

Letter to the Editor: Flawed park naming process is no joke

To the editor: While the article “Naming process draws Ire(ish)” in the Sept. 20 Alexandria Times addressed some of the Ballyshaners concerns, it did not...

King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick’s...

St. Patrick’s Day festivities to hit Alexandria this weekend

Though St. Patrick's Day isn't for another two weeks, the festivities will begin early in Old Town this Saturday with the 37th Annual Alexandria...

Ballyshaners raise funds for St. Pat’s parade

Eight members of the Ballyshaners including City Councilman Frank Fannon auction themselves off as dates to the Grand Marhsall Dinner, to be held on the eve of the parade.

Ballyshaner fundraiser to support St. Pat’s parade

The Ballyshaners will host its annual fundraiser Sunday at Pat Troy's Ireland's Own to support this year's parade, which is scheduled for March 6