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  1. Off the Rails in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    If there was a recurring theme to the May 12 City Council meeting, it was broken trust. While there were advocates for and against the Meals Tax, there was no getting around the controversy of the eliminated southern entrance at Potomac Yard.

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  2. What a Difference a Day Makes in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Monday May 14 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Jason Ellis takes his passion for serving underprivileged kids from his Momentum Collective theatre productions to building a new multi-sport court to serve the youth in a public housing development. File Photo By Shirley Ruhe/Gazette Packet Open space with a concrete slab in the morning.

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  3. Titanic Success in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Friday May 11 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Cindy Do, a senior at T.C. Williams High School, thanks attendees on behalf of the 2018 Scholarship Fund of Alexandria recipients at the SFA Gala April 28 at the Mark Center Hilton. Jack Taylor Toyota Raffle Grand Prize Winner David Lord with SFA Executive Director Beth Lovain, Incoming ACPS Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings and T.C. Williams Principal Peter Balas.

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  4. Rebuilding Together Keeps Families at Home in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Friday May 11 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Charlene Taylor-Napper and her son Erich Napper in the living room of their home at 406. N. Alfred St. on Rebuilding Together Alexandria Day.

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  5. Appetite: Noodle Box Brings Fast-Casual Asian Fare Back to King Street in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Thursday May 10 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Try this: The spicy basil chicken. "People may be hesitating because they've never seen it.

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  6. A Day in the Life of Mayoral Opponents in Alexandria: Incumbent Mayor Allison SilberbergRead the original story

    Monday Apr 30 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Allison Silberberg had a busy day ahead of her. After an early morning tree-planting event was cancelled, she was picked up at around 8:30 a.m. at her Parkfairfax condo by volunteer Boyd Walker in his red Toyota Prius.

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  7. Alexandria Artist To Exhibit at Smithsonian Craft ShowRead the original story

    Monday Apr 30 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    From Thursday, April 26, through Sunday, April 29, some of the most recognized, skilled artisans from all over the country - including Alexandrian artist Wiwat Kamolpornwijit - will come together at the National Building Museum for the 36th Annual Smithsonian Craft Show. For craft artists, being a part of this show is an honor among honors.

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  8. People At Work: Providing Free Tax Assistance in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 23 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    A bell rings at the Department of Human and Community Services building on Mount Vernon Avenue on April 7, as another taxpayer enters the door for free assistance. Miguel Contreras steps forward to act as the screener.

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  9. A Real Joint Effort' in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    On Saturday, April 14, St. James Methodist Church celebrated the grand opening of 93 affordable apartments, newly constructed on property that it sold for that purpose. St. James sold the land to AHC, a nonprofit developer, which in turn sold a portion to Craftmark, a market-rate developer.

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  10. Swimming Up the Sun' in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Playwright Nicole Burton will be presenting a reading of her play, "Swimming Up the Sun," as part of Pipeline Playwrights' second-annual play reading series on Monday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m., at MetroStage in Alexandria. "Swimming Up the Sun," directed by Carol Cadby, explores playwright Burton's journey at age 25 to find her English natural parents, a Jewish father and a mother believed to be an artist.

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  11. Safe, Secure, Just' in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    At an April 4 work session focused on "Safe, Secure, & Just Community," City Council discussed public safety personnel compensation and a federal contract to detain unaccompanied alien children locally. According to City Manager Mark Jinks' budget proposal: "Attracting and keeping sworn police, fire, and sheriff's positions continues to be particularly difficult, since increased competition from neighboring jurisdictions and agencies has overcome the city's compensation improvements over the last three years.

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  12. Obituary: Tim GearyRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Tim Geary, shown with his longtime companion Amanda Chandler, at a 2015 Rebuilding Together Alexandria fundraiser, died March 31 at the age of 70. Tim Geary, a longtime Alexandria resident and prominent businessman, died March 31 after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 70 years old.

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  13. Leaders of the PAC in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Kathy Burns, left, talks about her role in the newly formed non-partisan Political Action Committee Alexandrians for Better City Government at a March 29 press conference at Beatley Central Library. With her is co-chair and two-time City Council candidate Bob Wood.

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  14. Celebrating 100 Years in ArlingtonRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Eleanor W. Bune, of Arlington, celebrated her 100th birthday on March 14. She has been a resident of Arlington County since 1956 and has seen a lot of changes in the community over the years in terms of growth and development. Her daughter, Karen L. Bune, held a birthday party for her at Clyde's restaurant in Alexandria.

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  15. Pub Crawl in Alexandria to Benefit FoundationRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    While not everyone can serve in the Armed Forces or combat domestic danger as a first responder, it is possible for civilians to be heroes in their own right. Beer Army Foundation - a non-profit organization that fuels acts of heroism in local communities - holds events all year that both honor local heroes and turn its participants into such local heroes.

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  16. Rebuilding Together Alexandria: Project UpdateRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Last May, Rebuilding Together Alexandria was awarded a $500,000 Project Reinvest grant to implement various projects in revitalizing the Hume Springs and Lynhaven neighborhoods. We were one of only two grant recipients in the state of Virginia.

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  17. Pipeline Playwrights Holds Play Reading in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The play reading for "It's My Party!," about the Women's Suffragists' fight, will be held on Monday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. at MetroStage in Alexandria. Photo contributed Playwright Ann Timmons will be presenting the world premiere reading of her play, "It's My Party!," as part of Pipeline Playwrights' second-annual play reading series on Monday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. at MetroStage in Alexandria.

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  18. Brain Injury Services Honors Survivors, VolunteersRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Michelle Thyen, right, with Mary Hofer of Burke, who volunteers with six PALS, Providing a Link for Survivors, which enables clients of Brain Injury Services to develop a mutually enriching friendship with a community volunteer. A few hundred people attended the annual reception for The Brain Injury Services on Monday, March 19, 2018, at The Waterford in Springfield.

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  19. A Conversation: - Created to Create' in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Pastor Lisa Smith shows artwork by local high school students. In partnership with local public and private schools, Convergence Church puts on an annual "All-City High School Art Exhibition" for students to show and discuss their work.

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  20. Hometown Jams in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2018 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Edward "Jose" Hernandez used to sneak across from his home on Queen Street to peek in the windows of the American Legion building. He'd been drawn by the sounds of music, and even sitting at the very fringes of the room, he was enthralled by the hands he could hear playing.

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