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Gretchen Bulova, director of the Office of Historic Alexandria, with Town Crier Ben Fiore-Walker at the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade in Old Town, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 (staff photo by James Cullum)

Richmond Highway Land Use Changes Under Consideration — “Four Richmond Highway corridor nominations for land use changes will be considered in Fairfax County’s 2022-2023 Site-Specific Plan Amendment process.” [Patch]

It’s Monday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 43 and low of 34. Sunrise at 7:19 am and sunset at 4:48 pm. []

School Board Talks New FACE Program — “With the recent ribbon-cutting event celebrating the opening of Alexandria City Public Schools’ Family and Community Engagement Center, the Alexandria School Board is more deeply examining what exactly the blueprint action plan of the program will look like.” [Alexandria Times]

Alexandria/Arlington Top ‘Happiest’ List — “Alexandria and neighboring Arlington made the top 15 of SmartAsset study of where Americans are the happiest based on several factors.” [Patch]

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Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

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