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 It Takes a Village – or Several Villages

By Rosemary Murray Non-profit organizations throughout the metropolitan area serve all kinds of needs, but they can’t do it alone.  To the rescue – Alexandria’s...

Sheriff’s Office Earns Law Enforcement Reaccreditation from CALEA

Alexandria Sheriff Dana Lawhorne is proud to announce that the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement...

D.C. Divas Win Conference Championship with 43-24 Win Over Chicago Force

by Neal Rozendaal Springfield, VA – All season long, the D.C. Divas have been trailed by a production crew who plan to make a major...

GRAHAM NASH: JUST BREATHE

One of rock music's quietly powerful geniuses remains both reflective and hopeful. By Steve Houk With the wonderful life that Graham Nash has had to date, there are many...

What Bugs Me by Debby Critchley

I was driving to an appointment the other day using my GPS. The system said, “Your destination is on your left.” I realized that...

SPORTS TALK by Pat Malone

In the confluence of Washington, D.C. area sports, there probably never been a better time to be a fan of our local teams. While...

On Watch: Our Floundering Fathers

By Marcus Fisk  Trapped somewhere in old, dusty, scholastically-mired history books are some ripping yarns of how we got started as a country just begging...

2010 Living Legend of Alexandria Betty Wright

Excerpted from notice in The Washington Post, June 23, 2015.   Betty Rhoads Wright  Named in 2010 as one of Alexandria, Virginia's "Living Legends" and founder of...

In the Dirt: Myrtle Magic

By Ray Greenstreet Crape myrtle. Or crepe myrtle. Or just myrtles. Or if you prefer Latin, lagerstroemia. By any name, its abundant blossoms are the...

SPORTS MEDICINE: Heat Illness

By Dr. Matt Fontaine Muscle cramps, nausea, dizziness, tunnel vision, sudden fainting, elevated heart rate, headache, skin pale, cool and clammy or dry and hot. ...
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