Friday, March 22, 2019
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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/Ra9BeczdFD8Over 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 DunningALEXANDRIA, 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 SandersTo 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!)....
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – On Friday, March 22, Port City Brewing Company welcomes the return of one of our most popular lager series brews, Mexican Dark Lager. Drawing inspiration from the brown and dark lagers of Mexico and designed to refresh in the warmer seasons, this Mexican-style dark lager is...
By Sara Dudley Brown, Theatre EditorCome for Stephen Sondheim’s sublime lyrics and tunes, but stay for James Lapine’s thought-provoking set of fairy tales, hilariously sung and often wackily acted by an uber-talented and diverse cast! In addition, though, there are also moments of meltingly, heart-achingly beautiful singing. Yes, the Washington,...
By Paul Friedman Places of quiet reflection helps us to learn and move on. The City of Alexandria, Virginia Tech and The VTV Family Outreach Foundation will plant new trees at Chinquapin Park. As envisioned by a team of Virginia Tech students, each spring an ellipse of 32 red buds...
ALEXANDRIA, VA - Now is your chance to try Nicecream, at 726 King Street in Old Town Alexandria during their free ice cream giveaway on Thursday, March 21. It’s the company’s celebration of “321 Day,” honoring the temperature of the liquid nitrogen that freezes their ice cream (-321 degrees...
Sometimes graffiti at school is a good thing. On Thursday, March 14, Bishop Ireton High School students and faculty signed their names to two 36-foot-long steel beams that will support the new 40,000 square foot academic center.“The Cardinal community came together on Thursday with great pride and joy in...
Alexandria saw more than its fair share of potholes this winter, and the city is adding staff overtime to repair potholes within 72 hours after they are reported. Plus, once the city's "pothole blitz" starts on March 25, roads will be repaired within 48 hours after they are reported."We...
Together We Bake just received a $2,000 grant from Dominion Energy, and the nonprofit workforce and personal development program plans to use the money toward teaching baking and food safety at their facility in Old Town. The grant was part of the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, which has reportedly...
Ed Semonian was at home, so to speak, surrounded by 19th century deeds and wills in plastic containers stacked up to his waist. The 86-year-old smoothly walked into the conference room adjoining his office in the Alexandria Courthouse, looking about the same as when he was reelected to his...
ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Sons of the American Revolution recently recognized Deputy Myrna Juarez for her actions to aid a critically injured motorist. On March 5, John Blair of the George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented Deputy Juarez with an award from the Virginia...
Alexandria, VA—Today, Visit Alexandria announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) “50 Years of Love” grant fund. “50 Years of Love” is part of VTC’s efforts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Virginia is for Lovers tourism slogan, which was created in...