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Senior Services of Alexandria joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season

Subaru Share the Love Event ® helps deliver nutritious meals and compassion to Alexandria’s seniors Senior Services of Alexandria is proud to announce that it will be participating in the annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners for […]

Alexandria Sheriffs Help Lumberton , NC

To help those still suffering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, members of the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office and the Alexandria Sheriff’s Association sent bottled water and other donations to Lumberton, N.C. In early November, Myron Contee, the Sheriff’s Office chaplain, delivered 6,000 bottles of water to Lumberton. There he met Lumberton Mayor Bruce Davis […]

Alexandria’s Historic Fire-Fighting Vehicles Desperate for Restoration

By Bill Kehoe For about the first century in Alexandria, most residents lived in wooden buildings with open flames providing light and heat for warmth and cooking.  Fire was a constant danger.  In the beginning, water to fight fires had to be carried in buckets from nearby wells, and from the Potomac River or Hunting […]

Public Safety and ACPS Partnering for “Read Across Alexandria”

The Alexandria Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the Alexandria City Public Schools and Alexandria Fire Department for “Read Across Alexandria,” a new initiative to bring guest readers into classrooms to read to elementary school students. The program launched on Tuesday, November 15, with Deputy LaJuenne Sherzai-Harding visiting Jefferson-Houston School and members of the Fire […]

Discovering Alexandria: The 20th Century Premieres December 1 on WETA TV 26

The conclusion of the documentary trilogy captures the evolution of Alexandria, Virginia from the 1900’s to present-day A new film produced by WETA, the flagship public broadcasting station in the nation’s capital, examines the historic city of Alexandria, Virginia, during the rapid cultural and technological changes of the 20th century. Discovering Alexandria: The 20th Century […]

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