Alexandria News

Join Volunteer Alexandria in SERVE-a-thon in May

And you’ll help Alexandria be a healthier, more productive and engaged society! Photo: Volunteer AlexandriaALEXANDRIA, VA-SERVE-a-thon provides the opportunity for individuals and groups to volunteer together on a single day…

Need a Job? DASH Is Hiring

Zebra file photoALEXANDRIA, VA-It can be a struggle to find work right now. But there is good news. DASH, Alexandria’s public transit company, is hiring. There are a number of…

Be Your Own Boss, Right At Home

Investment Real Estate Are you looking for an exclusive opportunity to own your own business, work remotely, or both? Consider the Warfield House B&B in Elkins, West Virginia, which is now For…

President Biden Visits Alexandria to Tour Vaccination Clinic

President Biden tours the vaccination clinic at Virginia Theological Seminary. (Photo via Whitehouse.gov live feed)ALEXANDRIA, VA-Earlier today, President Joseph R. Biden visited a pop-up vaccination clinic at Virginia Theological Seminary…

Charity Drive Ideas for Schools

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Though school is one of the most fundamental assets in a person’s early life, it’s common for education facilities to experience a lack of funding or resources.…

Bunny Brigade Hops Around Town

Volunteer brigade spreads joy through Easter baskets for hospice patients, young and old Alexandria, VA — Volunteer Bunnies spread joy this spring as they delivered beautiful Spring Baskets to the…

Clean Up Little Hunting Creek on April 10!

Efforts shift as trash levels decline, but the need continues The setting sun makes a pretty picture where Little Hunting Creek meets the Potomac River. (Photo: Susan Fleischman)Alexandria, VA –…

Factors To Consider When Choosing a Conveyor System

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Conveyor systems play a huge role in improving the efficiency of virtually any manufacturing application. However, in order for a conveyor system to have an optimum positive impact…

Alexandria Moves Into Next Vaccination Phase

1c includes IT, Media, and Energy workers. More appointment options available at start of Phase 2 An ACPS staff member receives the COVID-19 vaccine at T.C. Williams High School on…

Presto Valet Celebrates 70 Years of Service

Where being taken to the cleaners is a good thing! Presto Valet has been cleaning clothes for local Alexandrians, famous politicians and presidents, and for the environment for 70 years!(All…

Granddaddy Ledbetter: “Born in a Fryin’ Pan”

Granddaddy’s delicious Skillet Plate (courtesy photo)Alexandria, VA – Granddaddy’s Skillet at 6544 Little River Turnpike in Alexandria opened just a little over a month ago, but has roots dating back…

The Ford Plant: A Reflection of Alexandria

Photos: Library of Congress)From the Office of Historic Alexandria Alexandria, VA – Built and operated during the Great Depression, the Ford Plant at the intersection of Franklin and South Union…

Senior Services’ 2021 Gala a Virtual Success

Celebrating 53 Years of Service in the City of Alexandria Alexandria, VA – More than 100 Senior Services of Alexandria’s (SSA) supporters, donors, volunteers, and city officials logged on to…