Fairfax County Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Joseph Snow Schrotz, 19, of no fixed address. Schrotz is a white male, about 6 feet 1 inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds.
Monday, December 28, 2009
Theft From a Vehicle
1 Block of South Van Dorn Street, 10:49 a.m.
Larceny/Theft Offenses: Pending
Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced the winners of the Green Commonwealth Challenge. In June of this year, as part of Executive Order 82, the Governor challenged state agencies to reduce pollution and become more sustainable. The Challenge invited agencies to use the period of June 15 through November 15 to see how many deliberate, voluntary actions to reduce impacts to the environment could be achieved.
Join Del Ray Artisans for a new year of art-making for card makers and Artist Trading Card artists Sunday, January 31, from noon to 4 p.m. Create handmade cards such as soon-to-be-valentines for the gallery or for your own lovey-dovey selves. Materials supplied with suggested donations for your own hearts. ATC-ers are invited to come and trade/swap and participate in DRA’s New Year’s theme of What is “In” and What is “Out” for 2010! Example: “In” is “Eco-Green” and “Out” is “Dollar-Green”.
As the first decade of this millennium draws to a close, it seems the more things change the more they stay the same when it comes to transportation in the Washington metro area. Metro trains crashed, Virginia rest stops closed, automated traffic cameras made tens of millions from drivers, and more drivers talked and texted while driving; yet, highway deaths declined and work on many critical projects in Virginia and Maryland rushed forward, all part of the region’s transportation tableau of 2009.
Central Fairfax Services, Inc. received a grant in the amount of $7500 by the Foundation for Mentally Retarded and Handicapped Children. The grant supports membership of CFS consumers in its Proud Hearts Civitan Club.0.
Relocating residents of public housing is never easy but moving families out of their homes at Christmas is even harder. Last week four families had to leave their homes in the James Bland development so that the Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority can begin demolition there in January.
Sunday, December 27, 2009
Breaking and Entering
700 Block of South Fayette Street, 4:59 a.m.
Burglary/Breaking & Entering: Arrest
December 19th’s record-breaking snowstorm required many City employees to work long hours and perform duties that might not have been in their job descriptions. City Manager Jim Hartmann directed traffic on King Street and assisted a motorist who couldn’t get her car out of a traffic jam in the snow.
Alexandria will celebrate the New Year in style as the City hosts First Night Alexandria on Thursday, December 31. Alexandria businesses will host musical performances, art shows and interactive activities in celebration of the New Year, capped off with a spectacular fireworks display at midnight.