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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!)....
Alexandria, VA—The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra (ASO) has announced its 2019-2020 Season, featuring Music Director James Ross. The season offers well-loved and familiar masterworks, music by living and diverse composers, including five women composers, and a world-premiere commissioned original composition. Season Opener Commemorates D-Day For the season opener (October 5 and 6,...
ALEXANDRIA, VA - The City of Alexandria will transform Patrick Henry Recreation Center, located at 4643 Taney Ave., for a free community-wide celebration of Africa through dance, music, food, crafts and culture. Africa FEST takes place Saturday, September 7, noon–5 p.m. Traditional African attire is encouraged. Africa FEST is held...
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Marine Corps veteran Jarrod Thompson recently returned home to Alexandria with his new service dog, Tom. Tom was trained to helped Jarrod manage symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder that resulted from his military service. On why he applied to K9s For Warriors, Jarrod said, “I wanted to...
ALEXANDRIA, VA - Alexandria artist Alison Sigethy has been making kinetic glass sculptures called Sea Cores since 2010. She always thought they would look great big — really big — now, thanks to a public art commission made possible by DC Public Schools and the DC Department of General...
Alexandria’s three water system partners – the City of Alexandria, Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) and Virginia American Water – will host the third annual Water Discovery Day on September 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Four Mile Run Park (3700 Commonwealth Ave.). This free event will feature...
By Sara Dudley Brown, Theatre Editor “Assassins” which opens Signature Theatre’s 30th Season is also the 30th Stephen Sondheim production which the Arlington, Virginia-based Signature Theatre has presented. It does them proud! Eric Schaeffer, director extraordinaire, has pulled another rabbit out of his hat which entertains and enlightens us, even...
Artbot Gallery at Marlowe Ink is pleased to present original paintings and prints by celebrated artist, animator, writer and director Jorge R. Gutierrez in his exhibit Border Banged. The show runds from August 24 - October 24, 2019. Attend the opening reception on Saturday, August 24, 6-9 PM Artbot Gallery...
  Alexandria, VA – Get a second wind for this weekend! It’s approaching fast. August is going just as quickly. So enjoy these fleeting days of summer while you still can. Winter will be here before we know it. Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week Final days: Thursday, August 22–Sunday, August 25 Various locations, including...
By Hal Hardaway Some samples of littering since May 20: Note the 83 year old lady in the blue top having to lean over a scooter to put in the access code for the building she lives in.  She's on a cane. The city has been dismissive of ADA (American for Disabilities...
All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day. The following list includes schedule information for other City facilities and partner agencies. Resource Recovery: Residential refuse and recycling will not be collected on September 2. Collection services will be delayed by one day...
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