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Forty-seven years at a job he really likes to do While Mike Anderson was growing up in Detroit in the ‘50s and ‘60s, his father, uncle, grandfathers, and just about everybody worked for automobile manufacturers. Mike worked for Ford Motor Company during summers and assumed that he would go back...
https://youtu.be/Ra9BeczdFD8 Over 600 concerned citizens and campaign volunteers piled into the auditorium at Mount Vernon Community School to watch a live debate between incumbent Mayor Allison Silberberg and her challenger in the upcoming June 12 Democratic primary, Vice Mayor Justin Wilson. NBC4's Julie Carey brilliantly moderated the back-and-forth exchange and kept...
Jeffrey Lee Yates, prominent businessman in Alexandria, VA, passed away peacefully on February 22, 2018 in his Alexandria home, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jeff was born on November 2, 1954 at Maxwell Airforce Base in Montogomery, AL to parents, Naval Officer John Godfrey and Lena...
NBC4’s Northern Virginia bureau chief Julie Carey will emcee the Meet the Legends Reception on Thursday, March 15 at 6:00 pm. Sponsored by Living Legends of Alexandria, the event introduces the 2018 Living Legend honorees and will be held at the Center for Design, Media and the Arts on the...
Help Raise Funds for Del Ray Gateway and Park Honoring Nancy Dunning ALEXANDRIA, VA—The Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia cries out for its own defining entry, and the community leaders have put their heads together, canvassed the neighbors, and made a proposal to City Council to create what will...
By Deborah Sanders To be in business for over 60 years in the same location, you must be doing something right. To hear Norman “Brad” Bradford tell the story, he makes it sound easy but, if you think about it, jewelry is not required for sustenance (well maybe for some!)....
By Karen Johnson Alexandria, VA - In 2016, Anne Tuccillo and her son Bryan were each at a professional crossroads. Anne was about to retire from the federal government and Bryan had aged out of special education services at Falls Church High school and was unable to find paid employment, despite...
Alexandria, VA - If you had asked me last week about my feelings about pizza, I would have said, meh, not really not my thing. Being raised in Chicago, there’s not much that can compete with a real deep dish or really thin, crisp crust pizza. So, I approached...
Alexandria, VA - Looking for an excuse to wear a kilt? Haud yer wheesht! It’s that time of year again, and we have the straight stuff on the 49th Annual Scottish Walk Weekend & Parade in Old Town! Yes, the weekend of bagpiping, colorful tartans and kilts, and the...
Alexandria, VA - For 30 years, David Martin has made jewelry sparkle in Alexandria at his shop, Gold Works, Inc., and in case you missed it, he’s responsible for lending an air of romance to the city a month-and-a-half ahead of schedule. See, Martin got the Alexandria City Council...
ALEXANDRIA, VA - Browne Academy’ 8th graders recently traveled to Capitol Hill as part of their “We the People” unit and study of the Constitution. They met with Congressman Don Beyer of Virginia’s 8th District, watched the House of Representatives vote and debate from the House Gallery, and toured...
Alexandria, VA – The holiday season is here! To get you into the festive spirit, there are plenty of events happening in town over the next few weeks. Check out what’s planned for the first weekend in December. Have a great time! 49th Annual Campagna Center Scottish Walk & Parade Friday,...
Alexandria, VA - Together We Bake, the nonprofit that provides workforce and personal development for women in need in Alexandria, raised $22,821 on Giving Tuesday! “The money we raised through Giving Tuesday and our end-of-year campaign will support our upcoming winter class that starts in January," said Together We Bake...
Alexandria, VA - Making and keeping Alexandria's children healthy is complicated since there are so many different agencies and organizations dedicated to the same general outcome. Consequently, the findings of the Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission's 2014 “Children and Youth Master Plan Five Year Report” will be released...
Alexandria, VA - The Virginia Department of Transportation and TransUrban have announced a public information meeting on converting the interstate 395/Seminary Road high occupancy vehicle-only ramp to a high occupancy toll ramp. Since last year, the city has been opposed to the project. In a letter to the VDOT last...
Alexandria, VA - Want to look good in a swimsuit this spring? Get a jump start on that new year's resolution at the newest pilates studio in Alexandria. This month, Club Pilates opened their Alexandria location at 1725 Jamieson Ave., and is offering 20 percent off on memberships for the...
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