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A composer uses a lifetime of sights and sounds to weave a fascinating, timeless musical voyage.  By Steve Houk When he was a kid on Long Island, Todd Jones did what young boys do. Played baseball, roughhoused with his brothers, got into a few pickles, and enjoyed life. He also liked music early on, but he loved […]

Lillian Made Alexandria Glow for 70 Years

By Chuck Hagee and Mary Wadland She left the light on for Alexandrians for 70 years. On August 1 she turned 95 years young. But for the first time in seven decades, that light peacefully dimmed. “She” was Lillian Vasilas, owner of The Lamplighter at 1207 King Street, which she and her late husband Emanuel, “Manny,” […]

Questions About Inauguration Day? What is Open and How to Get Around

Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to visit the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration and related events. The City of Alexandria is providing the following information so residents and visitors know how these events will affect local government offices, facilities, roadways and transit around Alexandria and in Washington. Residents […]

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