Local news for Alexandria, VA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Are You as Liberal as President Obama?
Whose policies do more to help the poor?
While the economic recovery is gaining steam among the area's more established entrepreneurs, smaller companies are still hoping to see true progress, according to two new studies.
Cuba slipped five places on an international corruption ranking, reinforcing the perception that bribery is a growing problem in a country caught between its Soviet-styled economy and its push toward market reforms.
As of December 2 , a short stretch of the Four Mile Run Trail has been closed in order to accommodate the demolition of an abandoned railroad bridge.
"Personally, I am a little creeped out by The Giving Tree ," explains writer Arin Greenwood , whose latest book, the young adult novel Save the Enemy , features a wonderfully drawn libertarian father with a keen hatred for the beloved children's book .
Humble. Compassionate. Experienced. These are some of the attributes that Alexandria students, parents, and teachers said they are looking for in a new superintendent during a community forum Thursday night at T.C. Williams High School.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- From Alexandria, Virginia , VerticalNews journalists report that a patent by the inventors Igelman, Marvin ; Zivkovic, Aleksandar , filed on October 17, 2008 , was published online on November 26, 2013 .
A recount of the votes in the Virginia attorney general's race will begin Dec. 16, but a number of jurisdictions, including Alexandria, are facing hand recounts thanks to voting machines considered outdated by the state's electoral board.
Whether you like to chop it down yourself or prefer to let someone else do the hard work, it's time to make that annual trek to pick out a Christmas tree.
Alexandria Book Shelf , a citywide literacy program, seeks books for children at FACE, Child Family Network, Alive Child Development centers and more.
Celebrate the "season for giving" by donating a gently worn coat to the Salvation Army's Share the Warmth Coat Drive .
These cases were handled by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which operates the city animal shelter and provides animal control services.
Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook said Wednesday detectives continue to actively investigate the 2003 murder of Nancy Dunning a decade after it occurred, though there remain no viable suspects in the case.
The Urban League of Lorain County's CEO and president is leaving. George Lambert Jr. will take a job with the Greater Washington Urban League in Washington, D.C. Lambert, who took over in Lorain County in 2011, previously was CEO of the Northern Virginia Urban League in Alexandria, Va., and grew up in the Washington, D.C., Read More...The post ... (more)
A special comedy fundraiser event to benefit the Garwood PBA Local No. 117 is being held on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Crossroads in Garwood.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth F. Hanst Jr. and her sister, Helen Louise Gnau Duffie.
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said Tuesday that President Barack Obama had accepted his recommendation and nominated as his top deputy a female mathematician with a strong background as a military budget analyst.