Tag: my view

My View with Denise Dunbar: Fantasy football drives me nuts

Careful readers may remember that this time last year I wrote a recap of my initial foray into that time consuming rabbit hole called...

My View with Bill Campbell: Why I’m running for council

I wrote the below to colleagues in 2012 a few days after being elected to the Alexandria City School Board. Although wiser – and...

My View with Stephanie Landrum: Covid-19, one year in

You don’t have to look far to find “one year ago today” headlines. Our Alexandria version would point to a city full of businesses...

My View with Dr. Rina Bansal: Help our hospital by keeping...

I am often asked: “How can I help; how can I ever thank the team at Inova Alexandria Hospital for everything they are doing...

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...

My View: It’s been an honor to serve as your mayor

By Allison Silberberg As I complete my term as mayor, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to our residents. Your civic engagement and...

My View: Remembering George H.W. Bush

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] I met then-Vice President George H. W. Bush in 1987 in the Rose Garden. The Indiana University men’s basketball team...

My View: Big opportunities for collaboration

By Heather Peeler Amazon’s announcement that it will establish a headquarters in Northern Virginia gives us much to celebrate. The promise of significant job growth...

Letter to the Editor: Leave humor to the humorists

To the editor: Times Publisher and Executive Editor Denise Dunbar’s “My View” column, “An imaginary conversation about T.C. lights,” is an irresponsible dumbing down of...

My View: Let’s better celebrate our waterfront

By Hal Hardaway Alexandria needs to do a better job of celebrating our waterfront. Many residents may not be aware of the many facets of...