Tag: fairfax county

City considers closing Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center, a 70-bed youth correctional facility located near Landmark Mall, could potentially close. The center serves...

Your Views: Make the effort to better recycle glass

To the editor: The City of Alexandria and Fairfax County have started a new glass recycling program with the goal of improving recycling rates. Previously,...

Our View: Are we a slaughterhouse city?

We offer no opinion on the advisability or morality of meat consumption. Happily, we live in a free society where people make decisions about diet...

Police investigate bank robbery on Mount Vernon Avenue

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a bank robbery on Mount Vernon Avenue, APD reported via Twitter today at 1:14...

Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city’s affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on...

Arts: Helping Alexandria inmates find the beauty within

By Jordan Wright When forensic sketch artist Kelli Schollard-Sincock was thinking about how she could make an impact in her community, she recalled a casual comment...

Friday crash injures two people

A car crash on late Friday night in Alexandria resulted in two non-life-threatening injuries, Fairfax Fire & Rescue reported via social media. Fairfax Fire &...

Man sentenced to 14 years for Alexandria robbery

A Fairfax County man was sentenced to serve 14 years in the penitentiary for an Alexandria robbery that occurred in 2016. Matthew Alex Hardy, 28,...

Alexandria resident dies in crash on Thanksgiving

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] An Alexandria resident died in a Fairfax County crash in the early hours of Thanksgiving morning, the Virginia State Police announced...

Updated: Police locate missing man with Alzheimer’s

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Police have found a missing man with Alzheimer's disease who went missing in the early hours of Friday morning. Jose Cruz,...