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Stories for August 2019

Stories for August 2019

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Saturday, August 31

Fallen Alexandria Fire Chief to Receive Headstone

Unveiling set for Aug. 30.

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Friday, August 30

Thursday, August 29

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“Ice and Lights” planned at Cameron Run.

“Ice and Lights” planned at Cameron Run.

Tuesday, August 27

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Opinion: Commentary: Preventing Suicide

Being there to take the call.

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Monday, August 26

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400 Years of Slavery

Gathering honors victims, addresses Alexandria’s role in slavery.

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Protesting ‘Whites Only’ Library in Alexandria

1939 Library Sit-In ignited Civil Rights era.

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A Centennial Celebration at American Legion Post 24

American Legion turns 100, celebrates passage of LEGION Act.

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Hopkins House Celebrates 80 Years

Emphasis on early education.

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The Other Alexandria: Life and Times of the Livery Man

The story of Moses Stevens.

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A Journey To Better Understand Their Alexandria Students

Staff from TC’s International Academy visit schools in El Salvador.

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Friday, August 23

Arrests Made in Park Murder

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Convicted of Hate Crime

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Wednesday, August 21

Protect Dogs from Toxic Algae

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Suicide and Trauma Sound Alarm for First Responders

Fairfax County Chief of Police takes action to relieve stress and encourage officers to ask for help when needed.

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Back-to-School Anxiety

Easing in to the new year

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Tuesday, August 20

Share Tips About Community

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Monday, August 19

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Alexandria Schools Continue To Trail State SOL Averages

Improvement in math highlighted.

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‘We Were Built for This’

Local rapper hopes to find success in hip hop.

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WMATA’s Platform Project

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‘Location, Location, Location’ in Alexandria

IDA breaks ground at Potomac Yard

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Alexandria’s Friendship Firehouse Celebrates Its 245th Birthday

Thousands turn out for annual festival.

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Healing Alexandria’s History of Racial Terror

Community commemorates 1899 lynching near Market Square.

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Friday, August 16

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Obituary: Remembering Gwendolyn Menefee-Smith

Tenants’ rights activist dies at 75.

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Thursday, August 15

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Home Organization for a New School Year

Accessories and design elements to create a smooth start.

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Wednesday, August 14

Opinion: Editorial: Support Local News

What do you love about where you live?

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Monday, August 12

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Celebrating Scottish Heritage in Alexandria

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Getting Together in Alexandria

Residents celebrate community spirit at National Night Out.

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Commentary: A Man Was Lynched in Alexandria: 120 Years Ago Today

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The Other Alexandria: Making History: The Dream Team

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Praising ‘Dementia-Friendly Alexandria’ Initiative

Initiative aims to educate community and support caregivers.

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Friday, August 9

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Feel Strongly About Scooters in Alexandria?

City seeks input from divided residents.

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Thursday, August 8

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Virginia Medicaid Expansion Now Covers 300,000

Governor visits Neighborhood Health clinic.

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Foundation Pledges $1.5 Million for American Legion Post 139 Housing Project

Project seeks to be a new model for affordable housing.

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Wednesday, August 7

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Summer’s Bounty: So Healthy and Tasty

Don’t miss the height of summer season for fruits and vegetables.

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Tuesday, August 6

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Pet Gazette Packet: Sweetie

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Pet Gazette Packet: Tulsi

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Pet Gazette Packet: Guinness

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Monday, August 5

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AWLA: Anchors Aweigh

Sailing senior proves all cats don’t hate water.

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A Box Turtle in Alexandria

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Cats Roam Free at Non-Kill Shelter in Alexandria

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Taking Back Drugs in Alexandria

Part of city effort to curtail drug abuse.

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On His Way to Gotham City?

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Equus Coaching: A New Kind of Equine Therapy

Life coach Richard Griffin uses horses to help his clients become better communicators.

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Saturday, August 3

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What’s In Store in Eisenhower Valley

Wegmans, Carlyle Crossing break ground.

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Crime Report: Alexandria

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Friday, August 2

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Policing the River in Marine Patrol 1

Police boat plays many roles on local tidal waters.

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