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Letter from a Mayor in Memorium of Patsy Ticer

Alexandria’s Mayor Allison Silberberg Reacts PATSY TICER By Allison Silberberg In honor of former Virginia State Senator Patricia Keyser Smith “Patsy” Ticer, Governor Terence McAuliffe ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia to fly at half-staff over the state Capitol on Friday, August 18, 2017. The Governor also ordered that in honor of Patsy, […]

In Memorium: Anna Lynch

The Office of Historic Alexandria shared the sad news that Anna Lynch passed away on Tuesday, July 18. She was a long-time volunteer and researcher with Alexandria Archaeology and other OHA sites. In her 29 years with OHA, she did everything – she excavated, mended pots, taught lessons, docented in the Museum, and conducted research.

Living Legends: Patricia S. Ticer

[Editor’s Note: Today, August 7, 2017, we learned of the passing of the Honorable Patsy Ticer. With permission, we reprint this original Living Legends profile, which first ran in the Alexandria Gazette in 2007 when Patsy Ticer was an inaugural member of the Living Legends Project.] By Christa Watters State Senator Patricia S. Ticer (D-30th) came […]

Beloved Neighbor and Hero Passes Away

Local hero and beloved Alexandrian Norman Thomas Hatch, Sr. passed away April 22 in his residence at the Hermitage in Alexandria. He was 96. A Del Ray resident for over 70 years, Norm was well known and appreciated for his kindness but famous for his courage as a combat photographer in the Pacific Theater during […]

R.I.P. Dear Friend AL GRANDE (1936 — 2017)

We are sorry to report that Al Grande, Del Ray (Visit Del Ray) grandest ambassador and early supporter has passed away. We do not know any details yet but think perhaps it is a perfect moment to reflect on Al’s incredible optimism and love for life. Below follows the profile which we ran for him […]

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