Tag: COVID-19

Restaurants adjust to permanent parklets

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Earlier this month, the City of Alexandria made permanent the parklet system that was installed during the COVID-19 pandemic as...

Alexandria SOL pass rates lag behind state scores

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected]es.com Alexandria City Public Schools’ 2021-22 Standards of Learning scores improved from last year in three of four categories, though state...

Port City Flavor: Trials and triumphs of takeout

By Liana Hardy | [email protected] During the onset of COVID-19, safety concerns and shrinking clientele forced restaurants to switch to takeout, with some resorting to...

All about monkeypox

By Dr. Vivek Sinha  In today’s internet age, unlimited information is at our fingertips. We can essentially look up any subject matter, anywhere in the...

COVID-19 data trends reveal Latinos have best mortality rate

By Thompson Eskew COVID-19 has been with us for so long now that it’s difficult to remember how suddenly the tsunami of fear, infection...

Your Views: A risk of zoonotic transmission

To the editor: Here we are in the aftermath of a global COVID-19 pandemic, which claimed 1 million American lives and 6 million lives globally....

ACPS superintendent resigns

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D. announced his resignation from the district on June 10, leading community members...

COVID-19 surges again in Alexandria

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Cases of COVID-19 are spiking again in Alexandria, reaching a seven-day moving average of 70 new cases per day as...

A guide to current COVID-19 safety

By Dr. Vivek Sinha Two years and five months ago in December 2019 was when the world started hearing news reports of COVID19. A lot...

Your Views: ‘Thank you’ in one’s own language opens doors

To the editor: I love meeting people and learning about their cultures. Especially those who have immigrated to the United States. Alexandria is made up...