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Alexandria Home Sales: March, 2014

In March 2014, 176 Alexandria homes sold between $2,500,000-$100,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: March, 2014

Alexandria Real Estate: Top Sales in February 2014

In February 2014, 103 Alexandria homes sold between $3,025,000-$91,000.

Alexandria Real Estate: Top Sales in February 2014

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SSSA Girls’ Lacrosse Trounces Rival Episcopal

Saints undefeated despite graduation of multiple All-Americans.

The St. Stephen's & St. Agnes girls' lacrosse team improved to 14-0 with a 17-3 win over Episcopal.

Painter Debuts Children’s Book

“When I’m Not Myself” also offers insight into book production process.

Alexandria painter Kathy DeZarn Beynette’s second children’s book, “When I’m Not Myself,” was released worldwide in March.

Alexandria Painter Debuts Children’s Book

“When I’m Not Myself” also offers insight into book production process.

Alexandria painter Kathy DeZarn Beynette’s second children’s book, “When I’m Not Myself,” was released worldwide in March.

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Local Designer Honored

Alexandria tastemaker blends a variety of styles.

Old Town Alexandra-based interior designer Anna Kucera has a knack for helping her clients turn their fanciful ideas in to concrete realities.

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‘Faceless Women in Classical World’

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association hosted a lecture, “Faceless Women of the Classical World,” in honor of Women’s History Month at the Athenaeum on March 10.

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The Lions of King Street

The winged lion appeared in many cultures over thousands of years. It symbolized beginnings and endings, “the seeker and the accomplished.” So, in one sense, the winged lion is a perfect business advertisement.

A Day of Local Giving

ACT for Alexandria hosts Spring2ACTion April 9.

On April 9, ACT for Alexandria is hosting Spring2ACTion, a 24-hour online giving competition to raise money for local nonprofits. In its fourth year, Spring2ACTion, the only citywide giving day in the region, hopes to raise $1,000,000 in 24 hours for 117 participating nonprofits.

Opinion: Maintaining a Viable and Diverse Community in Alexandria

Public and private sectors must work together to secure the resources critical to working families and at-risk individuals in our community.

The following letter to Alexandria City Council concerning housing and human services budget recommendations from the Alexandria Budget Advocacy Coalition for Housing and Human Services is shared with the Alexandria Gazette Packet.

Northern Virginia Senior Olympics Mission: Living Healthy Longer

The 2014 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics will take place Sept. 13-24 at 18 venues throughout Northern Virginia. Adults 50 years of age and over who live in one of the sponsoring jurisdictions are eligible to participate.

Child & Family Network Centers Opens New Headquarters

The Child & Family Network Centers held a community breakfast and a cocktail reception for its sponsors, donors, volunteers and local business supporters at its new West End headquarters on Wednesday, March 19. CFNC Board Chairman Steve Nearman remarked on the organization's progress during its 30-year history, citing founder Barbara Fox Mason for her vision and CFNC CEO and Executive Director Margaret Patterson for her boldness to expand CFNC's reach in the community. Nearman also introduced the guest speaker of the morning Del. Rob Krupicka.

Three New Members Join ACT for Alexandria’s Board

ACT for Alexandria, Alexandria’s community foundation, has added Lynnwood Campbell, David Frantz and Lori Murphy to its board of directors. Campbell, a retired federal worker, is a former member of the school board and presently serves a board role on a number of other Alexandria nonprofits including Senior Services of Alexandria, the Alexandria NAACP and the Alexandria Animal Welfare League. Campbell’s experience in business and accounting, both in the private and public sectors, will aid ACT in the business, accounting and audit arenas.

West Potomac’s Barnes, Lescher Befuddle T.C. Williams

Wolverine pitchers combine for 12 strikeouts during 4-1 victory.

West Potomac pitchers limited T.C. Williams to three hits on Tuesday night.

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New Superintendent Hopes to Cut the Numbers of Suspensions in Half

Black male students suspended at disproportionate rates.

Less than a month into office, new Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin Crawley is taking on the challenge of reducing the number of suspensions by half.

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