Monday, March 4, 2013
A moment of silence was held before the St. Patrick's Day Parade honoring Alexandria Officer Peter Laboy who was shot last week in Old Town Alexandria. His wife has set up a website with information about the situation.
Alexandria's Police Motorcycle Unit traditionally leads the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and this year injured Officer Peter Laboy was honored with a moment of silence before the parade began. An Alexandria Yellow Cab driver allegedly shot Laboy Wednesday right outside of Old Town's Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy. Several police officers at the parade told Old Town Alexandria Patch that Laboy remains in critical condition, but they are optimistic for his recovery. Laboy's wife, Suzanne, has set up a Caring Bridge website to make donations to the Caring Bridge organization and read her comments about her husband's progress. The website is titled "Superman." Suzanne's most recent entry reads: "Things are still progressing positively. I …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Alexandria Police Association is accepting donations on behalf of the family of the Alexandria police officer who was shot.
The Alexandria Police Department has set up a donation center through the Alexandria Police Association on behalf of the family of Officer Peter Laboy. The motorcycle officer was shot in the head Wednesday at the corner of S. St. Asaph and Wilkes streets, just outside the playground of Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy. Anyone wishing to help the Laboy family can drop off a donation at the Alexandria Police Department, 3600 Wheeler Ave. or send a donation to: Alexandria Police Association c/o Peter Laboy P.O. Box 1228 Alexandria, VA 22313 Donations can also be made online. Read more on the Laboy incident:
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Casamo Court Reporting on Cameron Street now an official drop-off point for donations to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria.
Casamo Court Reporting and Videography is now an official drop-off site for goods needed by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. Donations can be dropped off in the front alcove of the Old Town firm at 1010 Cameron St. any time of day or night. The firm also has a side parking lot allowing drivers to park for a few minutes during the drop off. Jodi Casamo, owner of Casamo Court Reporting, and also three large dogs, contacted the AWLA after realizing her location in Old Town could be a strategic drop-off place for individuals desiring to donate items. "Hopefully, this will be a difference maker allowing for more people to donate,” Casamo said. “I love the City of Alexandria; especially the role the AWLA plays in caring for so many of …