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Second Dose Of COVID Vaccine Given To Seniors In Alexandria

Residents at an apartment complex for seniors in Alexandria, Virginia, received their second vaccine shots Saturday in an effort to create more accessibility for those vulnerable to COVID-19. The clinic at Ladrey Senior Highrise Apartments, organized by the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority along with the city’s health department, administered 90-second doses of the vaccine. Continue reading “Second Dose Of COVID Vaccine Given To Seniors In Alexandria”

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Restaurants In Alexandria Working To Keep Diners Safe During Winter

In Virginia, where indoor dining is still allowed right now, a pair of restaurants that are in the Alexandria Restaurant Partners have outfitted their dining areas with special ultraviolet lighting. It’s similar to what hospitals do to sanitize surgical rooms, though the intensity of the lights isn’t nearly as strong. There’s no chance of scoring a tan from them. Continue reading “Restaurants In Alexandria Working To Keep Diners Safe During Winter”

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Potomac River Generating Station To Be Transformed Into Mixed-Use Development

The 20-acre Potomac River Generating Station, in the Old Town North, will soon provide housing and jobs near the Potomac. The former coal-fired power plant in Virginia was one of the largest industrial sites in Alexandria. It was decommissioned in 2012 and is being transformed. Continue reading “Potomac River Generating Station To Be Transformed Into Mixed-Use Development”

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Electric Buses Are Going To Be Added In The Fleet Of Alexandria’s DASH

The DASH buses in Alexandria, Virginia, are going to be sporting a quiet electric motor. On Monday, the city’s DASH bus system unveiled new zero-emission electric buses, a first for the transit system that has used diesel and hybrid engines. The six buses are the first in the fleet that plans to switch to 100% sustainable zero-emission buses by 2035. Continue reading “Electric Buses Are Going To Be Added In The Fleet Of Alexandria’s DASH”

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School Year Program Launched By Alexandria Soccer Association

ASA School+ is a nine-week educational program for students in kindergarten through fifth grade introduced by Alexandria Soccer Association, according to a news release. ASA School+  follows the ASA’s new day camp program, Camp ALEX, that ran over the summer. This program aims to supplement students’ education while offering child care options for parents. Continue reading “School Year Program Launched By Alexandria Soccer Association”

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Alexandria Teacher Visits Her Students Running 20 Miles

Sarah Shannon, who teaches at Alexandria Country Day School Second Grade, ran 20 miles on a recent Friday to visit her students in person. Shannon sees her students regularly on Zoom during live lessons, small group work, and one-on-one conferences as part of the School’s remote learning program. But Shannon still missed seeing them in person and knew that after six-weeks of remote learning the kids were in need of a little boost. Continue reading “Alexandria Teacher Visits Her Students Running 20 Miles”

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Healthy Cooking During The Age Of Coronavirus

Stocking the pantry with a food supply that’s meant to last for weeks has become the new normal during this time of social distancing. Dining out has become out of question. From potato chips washed down by soda to canned tuna paired with frozen broccoli, cooking and eating food that’s on hand can throw an entire household into an unhealthy culinary rut. Continue reading “Healthy Cooking During The Age Of Coronavirus”

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