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Cider’s Comeback

By Glenda C. Booth ALEXANDRIA,VA- Candidates for elected office today pass out pens, flyers, and bumper stickers. When a young George Washington ran for the...

The Watery Wonderlands of Northern Virginia

By Glenda C. Booth ALEXANDRIA,VA- In the woods at the bottom of a hill, a few blocks from clusters of apartments and townhouses on North...

Should You Kiss a Hedgehog?

  Know What You Are Taking on By Glenda C. Booth Alexandria,VA- Alexandria Animal Welfare League staffers returned to work one morning last year to find two...

From a Marker to a Memorial

Honoring the fight for the 19th Amendment By Glenda C. Booth ALEXANDRIA,VA--It started as a one-man campaign. In 1980, Fairfax County resident Joseph Flakne read the...

Explore: Historic Huntley Mansion

Mysteries still abound, waiting to be unraveled by Glenda C. Booth ALEXANDRIA, VA-Seeking relief from Northern Virginia’s sweltering summer is not new. Around 1817, Alexandria’s five-time...

Explore: Sustaining Indianness

10,000 Years of History, 400 Years of Survival By Glenda C. Booth When English explorer Captain John Smith sailed up the River of the Patawomeck in...

Area Gardeners Plant for Butterflies

By Glenda C. Booth Alexandria, VA - When Veneeta Anand bought a house on a 5,000-square-foot lot in Rosemont in 2002, the backyard was a...

Reliving the Struggles for Women’s Rights

Parades, Pickets and Prison By Glenda C. Booth On June 4, 1919, the U.S. Congress passed the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution to grant women the...

The 9/11 National Memorial Trail: Symbol of Pride and Resilience

By Glenda C. Booth On the map, it’s an elongated triangle stretching 1,140 miles northwest from Washington, D.C., to Pittsburgh, then northeast to New York...
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