Alexandria News

Erin Marie McPherson (Garner) dies at 30

Erin Marie McPherson (Garner), age 30, passed away on Sept. 13, 2019, from complications related to her heart. She was a newlywed, having met her soulmate, Fairfax County police officer…

Seniors: Optimizing sight for a lifetime

By Sean Curry As people age, reading the fine print on the soup can or subtitles on the TV may become more difficult than they once were. Minor vision loss…

Del Ray Farmers’ Market celebrates 25 years

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  The Del Ray Farmers’ Market 25th anniversary recipe book. (Photo Credit: Deb Riley)Established in 1994, the Del Ray Farmers’ Market has been offering fruits, vegetables,…

Police investigate body found in Holmes Run stream

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the body of a man found in the 1200 block of North Beauregard Street on Tuesday, according to a…

School board nears decision on high school project

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com School is back in session and students aren’t the only ones with major deadlines. The school board will vote on the new high school project –…

Council approves Seminary Road lane reduction

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council voted 4-3 to reduce a portion of Seminary Road from four to three lanes and add bike lanes during the public hearing on…

Normal Adolescent Mood Swings or Depression?

Stephanie Pironne says her daughter Lila was always a child who was well-behaved. From preschool through elementary school, she was described by her teachers as having a kind and cheerful…

School Notes

Virginia Schools Rank Third in Nation with B-minus for K-12 A leading education journal ranked Virginia’s public schools as third in the nation in student achievement based on the performance…

Running on the Runway

The 7th annual Dulles Day 5k/10k on the Runway took place on Sept. 14. The races were held on a closed runway at Dulles Airport, giving runners a flat course…

Dulles Day Festival, Plane Pull Attract Crowds

The 27th annual Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull was held at Washington Dulles International Airport on Sept. 14. The event, presented by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and United…

Rise & Thrive to Hold Fundraiser Launch Event

Rise And Thrive Inc., an after-school mentorship program for young girls in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. metro area, will be hosting a fundraising event on Sunday, Sept. 29,…

Opinion: Column: Medicare Is In The House

More like in my wallet. After worrying for the past 18 months about possibly losing my health insurance, I finally hit pay dirt – and it didn't hit back. I…

FYI Alexandria – September 18, 2019

In the latest issue of FYI Alexandria, read about the City Council’s decision to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day; Metrorail station reopenings and improvements; the second City Hall Visioning Study meeting;…