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Plaid Tidings in Old Town

46th Annual Scottish Walk Parade

Crowds lined the streets of Old Town December 3 for Alexandria’s 46th Annual Scottish Walk Parade.

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Pier Pressure in Alexandria

Holiday Boat Parade lights up the Potomac

The competition was fierce as more than 45 boats lined up along the Alexandria waterfront Dec. 3 to participate in the 17th annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights.

Rally for Rose in Alexandria

Del Ray to host fundraiser for Cruz family.

The Del Ray Business Association will host a “Rally for Rose” fundraiser Dec. 13 for the family of Rosemarie Cruz, who died Dec. 4 from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Mount Vernon Avenue at W. Glebe Road.

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A Christmas Tradition in Alexandria

More than 100 area performers in upcoming “Christmas Revels.”

The Washington Revels, with a cast of more than 100 performers, all from the Washington D.C. area, has been performing large-scale theater with traditional music and dance since 1983.

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Ongoing Legacy in Alexandria

Sixty years after leading Parker-Grey Men’s Basketball to state championship, Walter Griffin voted into ACPS Athletic Hall of Fame

Walter Griffin was an all star.

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Recalling ‘Infamy’

Survivor recalls Pearl Harbor attack on 75th anniversary.

They said it couldn’t be done. There had never been anything like it in the history of warfare but with unmistakable red spheres visible on every wing, 353 Japanese planes descended undetected over the islands of Hawaii on a sleepy Sunday morning.

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Homicide in North Old Town

Former Alexandria resident killed returning to neighborhood he grew up in.

There was more to Colby Dielle McClennon than a criminal record.

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Meet Chef Euripides at the Royal Restaurant in Alexandria

A community institution since 1904.

Richard Euripides, chef at the Royal Restaurant on N. Asaph Street, has boiled two packages of ribbed Zerega lasagna noodles for a customer favorite.

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Taking a Fantasy Flight to the North Pole from Northern Virginia

In spirit of season, community organizations and businesses donate hundreds of service hours and supplies.

One hundred twenty-five children with life-challenging illnesses, their families and a support team of doctors, nurses and volunteers, for a total of 216 people, arrived at Gate 7, Terminal D at Dulles International Airport, Dec. 3, and headed for the hottest destination of the season.

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Gift Ideas in Alexandria

Serendipitous Holiday Suggestions

Serendipitous Holiday Suggestions

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Celebration of New Ministry in Alexandria

Historic Christ Church in Old Town Alexandria celebrated the new ministry of its 28th rector, the Rev. Noelle York-Simmons, at a special installation service Nov. 19.

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Senior Selfies in Alexandria

For each selfie posted to Synergy’s Facebook page during Alzheimer’s Awareness month in September, the company donated $5 to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Police Arrest Husband for Murder in Alexandria

Fairfax County Police Major Crimes detectives have an Alexandria man in custody for fatally stabbing his wife in the 8400 block of Diablo Court.

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Learning ASTEAM in Alexandria

The Northern Virginia Urban League (NOVAUL), in partnership with Smart Learning Solutions, hosted an ASTEAM (Aviation, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Fall Family Carnival on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.

Alexandria Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Child Pornography

Lucas Aronson, 31, of Alexandria, was sentenced on Nov. 18 to 204 months in prison for production of child pornography, enticing minors to engage in sexually-explicit conduct online and recording the acts.