Tag: ralph northam

Our View: Patience remains a virtue

While the process wasn’t pretty, we think Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) and Northern Virginia’s leaders made the right call to delay phase one reopening...

Governor aims to start reopening Virginia on May 15

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Virginia could begin easing restrictions on residents and certain businesses as early as May 15, Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) announced...

Your Views: ‘Live free or die’ applies to all

To the editor: Giacomo Puccini's opera Turandot has been my favorite for 40 years and I have seen or listened to it a dozen times,...

NOVA Juvenile Detention Center adapts to COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Any congregant living facility has heightened potential for a COVID-19 outbreak. Prisons, jails and juvenile detention centers nationwide – where inmates...

Your Views: One team, one fight, many hometown heroes

To the editor: As director of both the U.S. Army Geospatial Center and Engineer Research and Development Center’s Geospatial Research Laboratory of the U.S. Army...

Alexandria senior living facility reports 12 cases of COVID-19

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Hermitage Northern Virginia, a long-term care facility located at 5000 Fairbanks Ave., has reported 12 positive cases of COVID-19. Two residents...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Understanding the governor’s emergency orders

During the past month, the coronavirus pandemic has continued to seriously impact the city. Since there have been new developments with regard to the...

Your Views: Land use meetings are suspended

To the editor: While a number of civic associations have recently asked the city to temporarily suspend all public meetings related to land use based...

State legislation to allow city to remove controversial statue

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Gov. Ralph Northam (D- VA) signed a piece of legislation on Saturday granting localities the authority to remove Confederate statues...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Diary of...

The past month was unprecedented. Alexandria City Public Schools experienced events that no superintendent expects to see in their career – but our ACPS...