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Gale Curcio

Gale Curcio

Gale Curcio was a reporter and editor with the Connection Newspapers for eight years. She has spent the past four years doing development, marketing and communications for non-profit organizations. Active in the Alexandria community, Gale is involved with several local Chambers and does volunteer work for United Community Ministries.

Articles By Gale Curcio

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CNN's Dana Bash and the New Face of Journalism
Nov 11,2009

Unlike a few years ago, online coverage is now part of Dana Bash’s life. “I’m on CNN.com all the time," she says. "Most of my TV pieces are online – there is almost no difference.” This came in response to a question asked of the CNN senior congressional

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Community Questions How Indicted Sex Offender Got Away
Oct 29,2009

Parents of John E. Hamilton's victims came to the Fairfax County Courthouse the first week of October looking for justice and closure. Instead they got another blow when they realized that the former Alexandria Little League coach indicted with sexual crimes against as many as 10 children wasn’t going to show

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Celebrated Chefs Make Use of America's Oldest Farmer's Market
Oct 28,2009

Don’t know the difference between a pomegranate and a parsnip? Head down to the Old Town Farmers’ Market at Market Square in the next few weeks and see if you can pick up a few hints from some top local chefs. Think Tony Chittum, named Best Emerging Chef of the Year at this year's RAMMYs, or Cathal Armstrong,


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Cokie Roberts: 'I'm Constantly Amazed at the Goodness of People'
Oct 28,2009

As a student in a local Catholic grammar school, Emmy Award winning broadcast news journalist Cokie Roberts said the idea of giving back was constantly drilled into her. “We felt like we were going straight to hell if we didn’t give back,” Roberts said in her opening remarks at the ACT for Alexandria's Annual Nonprofit Excellence Forum

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Ready, Set, Open...New Wine Store Needs no Announcement
Oct 28,2009

For weeks, the sign indicated that a new wine store was opening "soon" in the Belle View Shopping Center. A September opening was planned. There were a few delays, but finally on Oct. 14 UNWINED opened their second store in Alexandria.

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Dr. Herbert Hughes: Resident Spook Orthodontist
Oct 21,2009

Walking into Dr. Herbert Hughes for the first time, one might think you're in the wrong place for your child’s orthodontist appointment. This time of the year, the foyer is draped in cobwebs and black lights, and spooky noises emanate from the building.


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Upbeat and Offbeat, Del Ray Auction Lives Up to Its Name
Oct 21,2009

Seldom is something as it is described. Yet, when the Del Ray Artisans describe their Upbeat Offbeat Auction as a "classic wacky artful fundraiser," it is exactly as it reads. Picture a bunch of cast-off furniture that artists have stripped down, painted, decoupaged

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No, These are not my Daughters Jeans...But I Still Look Gorgeous!
Oct 20,2009

Several members of the Yacht Haven Garden Club got to play "Queen for the Day" when Bloomingdale’s outfitted them for the annual Fashion Show and Luncheon last weekend. From evening to business to casual attire, the models looked gorgeous even in blue jeans,



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