The 2016 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers and supported by the US Postal Service, takes place Saturday, May 14, across the nation and throughout our Northern Virginia region. Now in its 24th year, Stamp Out Hunger is the nation’s largest single-day food drive and has collected more than 1.4 billion pounds of food over the drive’s history.
A Virginia congressman announced a bill Wednesday that would make it illegal for the United States to block an immigrant based on his or her religion.
Fortunately, some members of Congress have already set the ball in motion. Rep. Don Beyer, D-Virginia, introduced a resolution in the House condemning violence, bigotry and hateful rhetoric toward Muslims in the United States.
Celebrity scoopers included: Congressman Don Beyer, Senator Adam Ebbin, Delegate Charniele Herring, City Manager Mark Jinks, Deputy City Manager Debra Collins, Mayor Allison Silberberg, Alexandria Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook, Alexandria City Councilmen Willie Bailey and John Chapman and School board members Veronica Nolan. Cindy Anderson, and Bill Campbell.