Tag: d-day

City celebrates D-Day anniversary

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria is commemorating the 78th anniversary of D-Day with two events over the weekend. Held tonight at...

AFF Review: ‘The Girl Who Wore Freedom’ is a gratitude-filled time...

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] “Others are passionate about soccer, golf, whatever else. For me, it’s June 6, 1944,” Henri-Jean Renaud says at the top of...

WWII army nurse Marian Elcano dies at 99

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] Marian Rebecca Sebring Elcano, a decorated WWII U.S. Army nurse, died in her sleep on Oct. 4 from congenital heart...

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra prepares for 2019-2020 season

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra will open its 2019-2020 season on Oct. 5 with a diverse set of programs that will...