Tag: corey smedley

A look back at 2023

What a year this was!  When the much-delayed Potomac Yard Metro station opened amid fanfare in May, little did the public know what was hurtling...

Fire Chief Corey Smedley reflects on retirement

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] Chief Corey Smedley announced his retirement from the Alexandria Fire Department effective Jan. 12, 2024. James Schwartz has been appointed...

AFD response to Seminary Road FOIA emails

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following the legislative meeting on Feb. 11, during which council revisited the controversial Seminary Road restructuring, Alexandria Fire Chief Corey...

City responds to Seminary Road inquires

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following months of community turmoil over the narrowing of Seminary Road, city staff went before council Tuesday evening to provide...

My View | Corey Smedley: Fire Department provided input on Seminary

On Jan. 20, the Alexandria Times published a summary it prepared of selected emails between city transportation and fire officials. This summary does not...

My View | Frank Putzu: ‘Hold to that talking point’

By Frank Putzu As revealed last week, FOIA documents indicate that the Alexandria Department of Transportation and Environmental Services officials confused the position of the...

Alexandria Times analysis of Seminary Road FOIA documents

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Despite repeated claims by Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff that the Alexandria Fire Department had significant input into...

My View | Frank Putzu: Fire Department lacked input on Seminary...

By Frank Putzu This is the first of three My Views that will examine the role of the Alexandria Fire Department in planning prior to...

Corey Smedley named permanent fire chief

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks officially named Corey Smedley fire chief of the Alexandria Fire Department on Monday, according to a...

Fire Chief Robert Dubé announces retirement

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Alexandria Fire Chief Robert Dubé is retiring effective July 3, according to a city news release. Dubé, who has served as...