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McCrary Creates the Score, Directs 'The Prodigal Son'

John McCrary, director of Music and Liturgy at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on W. Braddock Road, gears up for the Feb. 24 concert.

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Belmont to lead DRBA

Dennis Belmont, a resident and small business owner in the Del Ray community, was elected president of the Del Ray Business Association at the organization’s Jan. 16 meeting.

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Kaine Among Boys and Girls Club Gala Honorees

Benefit to be held February 10

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will be among those honored Feb. 10 at this year’s Dunbar Alexandria-Olympic Boys and Girls Club annual fundraiser.

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Sportsman’s Club to host Nats VP Jan. 26

Damon Jones, of the the Washington Nationals, will be the guest speaker at the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Jan. 26 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.

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Tree Stewards Gather to Celebrate New Year

For a Tree Steward, having fun while protecting local trees is important.

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Chief Brown Sworn In

Citizens express support for new chief of police at swearing in ceremony.

Chief Michael Brown officially became Alexandria’s new chief of police on Jan 24.

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Thrill of Victory

Locals celebrate Trump inauguration.

The Alexandria Republican City Committee celebrated the inauguration of President Donald Trump with a gala held Jan. 20 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.

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An Ambassador and an Enforcer

Working in traffic enforcement.

Cheryl Fuller has been a traffic enforcement officer for the City of Alexandria for 20 years.

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Stepping Stone into the Future

Program provides work experience for veterans

Though the laboratory technicians at the Veterans Curation Program (VCP) work with archaeological collections of the past, the program is a stepping-stone into the future for each of them.

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Former California Highway Patrol commander named new chief of police.

Michael Brown has been selected as Alexandria’s new chief of police.

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Raiders of the Lost Art

Robert Luther introduces himself as a treasure hunter, and next Tuesday, will auction a piece of ‘50’s art legend Stan Galli.

Eight Named as Living Legends of Alexandria

The Living Legends of Alexandria announced its 2017 recipients last month.

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Ghost Stories of Alexandria

Mysteries, phantoms, and Devil-Bats lurk through city streets.

With 267 years of history, Alexandria is a city fraught with supernatural hauntings.

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Remembering the Fallen

Ivy Hill ceremony honors fire and EMS personnel.

Alexandria’s fallen firefighters and EMS personnel were remembered by members of the city’s first responder and law enforcement agencies at a memorial service and wreath-laying ceremony Oct. 14 at Ivy Hill Cemetery as part of the annual National Fire Prevention Week ceremonies.

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Alexandria: WWII Cadet Receives CAP Congressional Gold Medal

Haynes joined Civil Air Patrol in 1942.

It’s not everyday someone can say they’ve earned a pilot’s license before their driver’s license, or went on to join the U.S. Air Force and then attend MIT at their own expense. Such is the case of longtime Alexandria resident, mother of four, Elizabeth “Libby” Daggit Haynes, 89, a World War II Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Cadet.