Good Monday morning, Alexandria!
☔ Today’s weather: Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 55 and low of 35.
🌤 Tomorrow: Clear throughout the day. High of 54 and low of 35. Sunrise at 7:02 am and sunset at 5:45 pm.
🚨 You need to know
Alexandria man David Jasante Cunningham was convicted last week of the 2021 murder of Melia Jones in her West End apartment, the Washington Post reported.
Cunningham was convicted of aggravated murder and rape. The post reported that Cunningham faces a sentence of life in prison.
Jones had down syndrome and worked at the Marriott Hotel in Crystal City. She was remembered by family as loving to sing and dance and was employee of the month several times in the Crystal City Marriott and at National Airport, the Washington Post reported.
📈 Friday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Feb 10, 2023.
- BREAKING: One person shot in Arlandria near Waffle Shop (6034 views)
- Alexandria City High School student hospitalized after possible overdose (3456 views)
- ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria (868 views)
- Notes: Alexandria ranked second best city in America for dogs | ALXnow (535 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Del Ray Chili Cookoff Feb. 25
Alexandria Living (Sunday @ 5:17 am)
- February at Mount Vernon: Free Admission on Presidents Day
Alexandria Living (Sunday @ 5:08 am)
- 90th Annual Historic Garden Week: April 15 Tour in Alexandria
Alexandria Living (Sunday @ 4:57 am)
- Handcrafted Cocktails and Tantalizing Tapas at BarTantical, Del Ray’s Newest Pop-Up
Zebra (Saturday @ 11:32 am)
- Still Time to be Part of Galentine’s Celebrations at Whiskey & Oyster and Lost Boy Cider in Alexandria
Zebra (Saturday @ 10:32 am)
- City of Alexandria Selected for Federal Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant
Zebra (Saturday @ 10:18 am)
- Virginia Tech Innovation Campus Construction Milestone Reached
Patch (Friday @ 5:31 pm)
- Alexandria Pet Of The Week: Make Zeus Your Valentine
Patch (Friday @ 4:20 pm)
- The 2023 Heart of Del Ray Goes To…Del Ray Farmers Market
Zebra (Friday @ 2:53 pm)
- 1 Injured In Shooting Reported In Arlandria: Alexandria Police
Patch (Friday @ 2:13 pm)
- February 2023
Alexandria Times (Friday @ 1:27 pm)
- Killing Of Alexandria Woman With Down Syndrome Leads To Conviction
Patch (Friday @ 11:21 am)
- Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria Napoletana is Turning up the Heat with Chicken Diavolo Pizza
Zebra (Friday @ 10:52 am)
- Alexandria Cancer Survivor Holds 24-Hour Stand Up To Cancer Fundraiser
Patch (Friday @ 9:30 am)
- Sweet, Sociable and Affectionate Nukie
Alexandria Living (Friday @ 8:06 am)
🐦 Tweets of note
I wrote a new article for @ACTheogony : https://t.co/6b8AZl6bnn pic.twitter.com/qtagk6qclz
— James Libresco (@james_libresco) February 10, 2023
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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This past week saw 30 homes sold in Alexandria. The least expensive condo, single-family home or townhouse sale over the past seven days was $190,000 while the most expensive was…
One year after a plan to open at 128 N. Pitt Street seemingly fell through, hyper-popular D.C. bagel shop Call Your Mother Deli says an Alexandria location in Old Town…
No one was injured or arrested after a report of gunfire in Old Town on Tuesday. The incident occurred at around 5:25 p.m. in the 600 block of S. Fayette…
(Updated 12:35 p.m.) Virginia Railway Express (VRE) trains were stopped last night after a vehicle struck the bridge over King Street — again. The delay is the latest in a…
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.
EDBS Dental Billing Solutions is pleased to announce that it has achieved compliance with the federally mandated standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) through the use of Compliancy Group’s proprietary HIPAA methodology, The Guard® compliance tracking software, and HIPAA Seal of Compliance®.
The HIPAA Seal of Compliance is issued to organizations that have implemented an effective HIPAA compliance program through the use of The Guard, Compliancy Group’s proprietary compliance tracking solution.
Clients and patients are becoming more aware of the requirements of HIPAA compliance and how the regulation protects their personal information. Forward-thinking providers like EDBS Dental Billing Solutions choose the HIPAA Seal of Compliance to differentiate their services.
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.