Friday, January 17, 2020

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Governor Northam Unveils Criminal Justice Reform Agenda

Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General Assembly Session.

Virginia ABC Has Some ‘Spooky Spirits’ This Halloween

As ghouls, goblins, witches, and mummies come out for their annual haunts, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) has scared up some special...

Candace Cameron Bure Named 2019 Salvation Army Celebrity Ambassador

For a second year, The Salvation Army has enlisted actress, executive producer and New York Times best-selling author Candace Cameron Bure to encourage others to join the fight to combat hunger, homelessness, and hopelessness as The Salvation Army enters its 129th red kettle season.

National Fossil Hall Reopens June 8 at Smithsonian

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will reopen its dinosaur and fossil hall Saturday, June 8.

Armed Forces Day 2019: Quotes, Remembrances & More

Happy Armed Forces Day! Today is the day that we salute all the women and men who serve in our Armed Forces. Thank you to ALL who serve/have served.

Governor Northam: Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Remains 2.9%

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged again in April at 2.9 percent.

Sports

Nationals Agree to Terms With RH Pitcher Will Harris

The Washington Nationals announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with right-handed pitcher Will Harris on Friday.

Nationals Activate Trea Turner from Injured List

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves this afternoon - among them recalling star SS Trea Turner and other roster moves.

Alexandria Aces 2019 Season Kicks Off June 4

Come out this summer in Alexandria, Virginia to support our local Alexandria Aces baseball team which begins play Tuesday, June 4 against the D.C. Grays.

Washington Nationals Reinstate Juan Soto From IL

The Washington Nationals reinstated outfielder Juan Soto from the 10-day Injured List and optioned infielder Jake Noll to Triple-A Fresno on Saturday.

T.C. Williams Sports Roundup – January 24, 2019

Last night, both the Girl's and Boy's basketball teams of the T.C. Williams Titans took on the Annandale Atoms. Details on the results of these games.

Real Estate

House of the Day

George Washington’s Tenement House in Alexandria, Virginia #PresidentsDay

This historic house on the south side of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia was built by George Washington in 1797 as a tenement house and an investment and then willed to Martha Washington upon his death.

An Extraordinary House of the Day on Old Town Alexandria’s Captain’s Row

Check out this masonry-style house built in 1789 on Captain's Row in the Alexandria, Virginia Historic District. It's our 'House of the Day'.

House of the Day in Alexandria’s Northeast Neighborhood

I spotted this beautiful Masonry-style house from the 1930's this week in Alexandria, Virginia's Northeast neighborhood. Check out the yard!

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Landmark Mall Transit Center Temporarily Closed

The Landmark Mall Transit Center in Alexandria, Virginia will be temporarily closed for repaving work for several days, beginning Monday, January 6.

Afternoon Links: More Beltway Tolls, 2020 Scams & more

For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.

Governor Northam Unveils Criminal Justice Reform Agenda

Today, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam unveiled his proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General Assembly Session.

Nationals Agree to Terms With RH Pitcher Will Harris

The Washington Nationals announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with right-handed pitcher Will Harris on Friday.

Christmas Tree Collection Has Begun in Alexandria

The City of Alexandria, Virginia is collecting Christmas trees for recycling from residents who receive City trash service NOW through Friday, January 17.

Apply NOW for the Alexandria Community Police Academy!

Get to know your Police Department! The FREE Alexandria, Virginia Community Police Academy half-day class gives residents a chance to learn about various aspects of APD.

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Check out our end-of-the-week picks and discover all of the best events, farmers markets, concerts and more happening this weekend in Alexandria, Virginia.

5 Things to Know Today in Alexandria, Virginia

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Columbia Firehouse in Alexandria #FlashbackFriday #FlashbackALX

On this Flashback Friday, in honor of the men and women of the Alexandria Fire Department and this weekend's Friendship Firehouse Festival, via The Library of Congress, here’s a look back at the Columbia Firehouse in Alexandria, Virginia (circa 1918-1950).

New Five Guys, &Pizza, and CAVA Grill Coming SOON to Potomac Yard

Three fast casual restaurants, Five Guys, &Pizza, and CAVA Grill are replacing the long-closed Don Pablo's restaurant in Potomac Yard Center in Alexandria, Virginia.

Will Yates Pizza Palace Ever Open? Building Up for Sale

After pouring $3 million+ into a complete remodel of the old Generous Georges building in Alexandria, Virginia, Jeff Yates has put the site up for sale.

Photos: New Diner Coming Soon in Alexandria

Photos from the NEW Executive Diner & Cafe is opening SOON at 1400 Duke Street in the Old Town Alexandria, Virginia area.

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