Two members of Alexandria’s City Council have announced that they will not be running for reelection this year, paving the way for new faces in city leadership.
Accordin to Angela Turner, Director of Elections & General Registrar, three new candidates have filed their paperwork to run for City Council this year.
The new candidates so far are:
- Abdel-Rahman Elnoubi — an Engineering Project Manager at WMATA and Alexandria Democrats Vice Chair/Precinct Captain, according to his Twitter bio.
- Alyia Gaskins — a member of the Alexandria Transportation Commission and Agenda Alexandria, among other non-profits and organizations.
- Richard Kirk McPike — Chief of staff to Congressman Mark Takano and a member of the Budget And Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee.
Each candidate is running for the June 8 Democratic primary before the November general election.
Councilwoman Redella “Del” Pepper announced late last year that, after 36 years on the council, she would not be running for reelection.
Alexandria Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker announced earlier this week that she would instead run for the 45th District seat, currently occupied by Del. Mark Levine. Levine has announced that he is running for Lieutenant Governor, but said he plans to run for reelection in his current role if he is not elected.
Incumbents do not always have to file new paperwork to run for reelection, but Turner noted that Canek Aguirre submitted a new statement of organization and Amy Jackson has submitted candidate filing paperwork.
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Monarch Montessori School located in the heart of Del Ray is enrolling children 6 weeks to 6 years of age for our half day and full day program.
Our hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Monarch Montessori School is open year round, with intermittent breaks.
Children engage in self-directed, self-initiated activities under the guidance of a trained Montessori teacher. Classroom sizes range from 8-12 students. Our robust curriculum includes botany, sensorial activities, the social graces, culture, math, science, practical life, geography, music appreciation and language arts.
You’ll get half off of the registration fee when you register and begin care with us before April 30, 2023.
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Del Ray Dog Fest & Yappy Hour
The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot.