With Puller’s retirement, the race is on.
Soon after state Sen. Toddy Puller’s retirement announcement, candidates for the vacated seat are already emerging.
State senator to retire at end of current session.
Calling State Senator Linda T. “Toddy” Puller’s announcement to retire “bittersweet,” Del. Mark Sickles explained that it is “bitter because her absence will leave a gaping void here in Richmond; sweet because nobody has done more in one life to deserve less hectic years at home with friends and family.”
The 2015 cast of Aldersgate Church Community Theatre presents the final performances of their production of “Shrek, Jr.” this weekend. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday evenings, Jan. 23 and 24 at 7:30 and Sunday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. A special matinee performance is on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1071559
It's a cross between an Agatha Christie murder mystery and a Ken Ludwig modern farce.
The Little Theatre of Alexandria is presenting the witty and fast-paced "The Game's Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays," Jan. 17 through Feb. 7.
It was 7 a.m. and 25 degrees in the truck yard. The hose on the trash compactor at T.C. Williams high school had frozen up and city resources for trash collection were reconfigured on the spot.
It was standing room only in City Council Chambers as the 26th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. poster exhibition program began on Monday afternoon. The contest, originating in 1990 by the Alexandria Society for the Preservation of Black History, Inc. (ASPBH, Inc.), highlights the artwork of Alexandria City Public School students.
TC beats West Potomac to improve to 5-1 in Conference 7.
The T.C. Williams boys' basketball team will face Woodson on Friday.
Alexandria Real Estate: 2014 Top Sales
Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce collected and donated winter coats, sweaters, hats, scarves, and gloves to local non-profits that help the homeless. The "Warmer Winter" initiative was headed by Jane Gandee, owner of ServiceMaster Restore and a member of the Chamber Board of Directors.
It is 7 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 14 and Mike Haynes is checking in with a City of Alexandria truck driver after dumping in 2 tons of salt from his loader. The trucks had been out working since 1 a.m. preparing for predicted snow and sleet.
Fairfax County Police Department crash reconstruction detectives are investigating a crash that took place at around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13. John Henderson, a 40-year-old Alexandria area man, was reportedly sitting in the center of Route 1 northbound just prior to Southgate Drive outside of the crosswalk.
In the kitchen with Chef Jenrri
Flour sprayed through the air as Chef Henry Jenrri sprinkled the metal ravioli mold before spreading the sheet of pasta over the top. He filled each indentation with spinach filling, folded the large sheet of pasta over the top and pressed the rolling pin back and forth to separate the raviolis.
In December 2014, 182 Alexandria homes sold between $3,495,000-$145,000.
Alexandria Home Sales: December, 2014
Homeless and needy come in from the cold for a Merry Christmas
“We had a spectacular Christmas!” declared the Rev. Keary Kincannon of Rising Hope United Methodist Church, which serves the homeless and needy along the Route 1 corridor.
The Northern Virginia Conservation Trust sponsored a Read-a-Thon in honor of the 128th birthday of environmentalist Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 10.