Starting where you are and staying consistent among suggestions from healthy and fit seniors.
Whether starting a fitness program after the age of 70 or restarting one after raising children and midlife career building, local seniors share inspiring stories of how achieving and maintaining fitness, health and wellness allows them to lead fulfilling, happy and active lives.
2019 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Awards presented.
On Wednesday, Sept. 2, the Fairfax County Volunteer Fire Commission honored recipients of the 2019 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Awards.
With the pandemic still impacting the area, museum crowds need to be avoided.
At 5 p.m. every weekday evening, officials retire the flag at the National Museum of the U.S. Army at Fort Belvoir.
How can 12-year-old Sam Morrison pick his favorite place between Paris, the hinterlands of Thailand or the Sea of Galilee?
The strains of “God Bless America” were the last words anyone would hear from Capt. Humbert “Rocky” Versace before he was executed Sept. 26, 1963, while a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
Monte Durham salon opens in Old Town
Celebrity stylist Monte Durham of TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress” celebrated the grand opening of his new eponymous salon Sept. 12 in Old Town with a ribbon cutting followed by a reception held at Hummingbird Bar & Kitchen at Hotel Indigo.
ALIVE! receives donated shipping container.
Mayor Justin Wilson was among those on hand Sept. 14 when the nonprofit ALIVE! was formally presented with a refrigerated shipping container from AMX Leasing, the trailer/tractor arm of Abilene Motor Express.
City marks 19th anniversary of 9-11 attacks.
It remains the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history: an unimaginable act of terrorism that took the lives of 13 Alexandria residents on Sept. 11, 2001.
Cat lovers of the region, rejoice: Alexandria’s first cat café is on the loose.
Only Annie Johnson Withers could describe her own feelings when she lost a grandson and two daughters just a day apart from each other.
Linda Easley didn’t know where to turn.
A major expansion project was recently completed at the Burke Community Church, adding space for a 1,150-seat worship center, adult classrooms, offices, lobby, cafe, bookstore and commercial kitchen.
Brooke’s Bridal & Ball opens
Brooke Ramos initially wanted to be a wedding planner.
Westfield High grad Erin Peterson was an18-year-old honor student, with her whole life ahead of her, when she and 31 others died in the April 16, 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech.
Karen Campblin named Sully District Community Champion.
Fair Oaks resident Karen Campblin has a passion for helping others and improving her community.