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The owners of King’s Jewelry Share The Secret Of Working Together

It takes a brave soul to go into business with your other half. Long hours, sweaty kitchens, or the never-ending crunching of numbers are not known for being aphrodisiacs. As Valentine’s Day approaches, the owners of King’s Jewelry share their secrets to maintaining both a successful business and happy relationship. Continue reading “The owners of King’s Jewelry Share The Secret Of Working Together”

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Old Town Alexandria Sees Highest Single Family Home Sale

217 South Fairfax Street, Alexandria was sold recently and it is the highest single-family home sale in Old Town Alexandria since 2008, at $4,825,000. Mary Ellen Rotondo of McEnearney Associates represented the seller and Janet Caterson Price of McEnearney Associates represented the buyer of 217 South Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Continue reading “Old Town Alexandria Sees Highest Single Family Home Sale”

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45th Annual Alexandria Turkey Trot Will Be Held Virtually

The 45th annual Alexandria Turkey Trot is moving to a virtual format for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a Thanksgiving Day tradition that draws more than 6,000 runners to the streets of Del Ray. The virtual race encourages participants to complete a 5-mile run or walk at the place of their choice any time between Nov. 21-29 and log their times online. Continue reading “45th Annual Alexandria Turkey Trot Will Be Held Virtually”

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Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebrated Through An Exhibit

In honor of the women’s suffrage centennial, Torpedo Factory is presenting a new exhibit. On Aug. 18, 1920, the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, to guarantee women the right to vote. Alexandria Celebrates Women, a local nonprofit, has been commemorating the centennial throughout 2020. Continue reading “Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebrated Through An Exhibit”

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Plans Continue To Develop For Fall Opening Of Alexandria City Public Schools

Several Northern Virginia school systems have announced their fall plans. However, Alexandria City Public Schools is still working on developing how it intends to restart learning during the coronavirus pandemic. Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings Jr. said, “Whether it’s a hybrid approach or not, we’re looking at are we able to meet the CDC requirements to keep our staff and students safe.” Continue reading “Plans Continue To Develop For Fall Opening Of Alexandria City Public Schools”

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School Reopening Plan Announced In Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) announced at a press briefing that Virginia schools will begin reopening and offering in-person instruction in the fall. Northam said that when schools reopen in the fall, the state will follow a phased approach that involves steadily reintroducing in-person instruction alongside continued remote learning and strict social distancing measures. Continue reading “School Reopening Plan Announced In Virginia”

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Learn How Alexandria Tutoring Consortium Copes With Lockdown

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium is focused on the well-being and education of children. The tutors of this organization work one-on-one with children and teach them to read. Tutors have had to shift to virtual tutoring during this time. The students read from hard copy books sent to them by ATC while they follow along in digital copies of the same book. Continue reading “Learn How Alexandria Tutoring Consortium Copes With Lockdown”

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Alexandria Schools Introduce Meditation Techniques In Classrooms

An Alexandria, Virginia, school is experimenting with new techniques designed to help students succeed as the middle school can be a stressful environment. Some teachers are starting class with meditation at George Washington Middle School. The lights are dimmed, soothing music is turned on and teachers guide the kids to breathe, settle in and focus on something positive. Sometimes, students repeat the phrase, “There is greatness within yourself.” Continue reading “Alexandria Schools Introduce Meditation Techniques In Classrooms”

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