Art is everywhere at this back to school, back to the Torpedo Factory celebration! Treat the whole family to an evening of open studios, wine and sweets, and a fun craft activity for kids. Don’t miss Target Gallery’s traveling exhibition reception and additional receptions and activities throughout the evening.
In 2007, Jamal Berry graduated from T. C. Williams High School and was off to prep school in Maine, a promising collegiate lacrosse career ahead of him. Today, he was sentenced to 38 years in prison, 20 of those years suspended, for his involvement in the murder of Khalil Siddiqi. His co-defendant, Joshua Moore, who pulled the trigger, was sentenced to 60 years in prison with 24 years suspended.
With only four returning varsity players, T. C. High School Volleyball Coach Rhea Butler is trying to mold a young team into one that can compete in the Patriot District.
Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced appointments to the following boards and commissions:
Alexandria City Public School students’ 2009 SAT scores dropped 41 points from the 2008 scores with declines in all subject areas. T. C. Williams High School students had an average composite score of 1441 while the average composite SAT score in Virginia was 1515. Fairfax County’s average composite score was 1664 and Arlington’s was 1610.
More than 3000 people came to South Lakes High School in Reston last night to listen to Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D-8) and former Democratic National Chair Howard Dean explain proposed healthcare reform legislation.
Governor Timothy M. Kaine released the following statement upon the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts:
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $77.2 Million in Federal Recovery Act Funds to Pay for Transit Improvements in Northern Virginia[From: Traffic & Transportation]
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $77.2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds for transit improvements in Northern Virginia.
“The Recovery Act was put in place quickly to rescue the economy from the worst recession since the Great Depression and rebuild it for a stronger future,” said Secretary LaHood. “Rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure is a key part of that prescription for strength. It creates jobs today and builds a better, more sustainable economy moving forward.”
Rebuilding Together Alexandria, a local non-profit that provides free home repair services to in-need residents and non-profit agencies, announces the latest additions to its Board of Directors and staff.
Beginning first terms as members of the Board of Directors are Boyd Walker, Vice President of Walker Real Estate and President of Letterpress Properties and Chris West, owner of West Landscapes. Chris Thiel became the Board President on July 1.
Former Department Of Defense Contractor Sentences For Participation In Scheme To Steal Fuel From U.S. Army In Iraq[From: Courts & Crime]
Lee William Dubois, a former Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, was sentenced today to three years in prison for his participation in a scheme to steal fuel worth approximately $39.6 million from the U.S. Army in Iraq, announced Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer and U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Dana J. Boente.