Monthly Archives: October 2013


Advertising Concealed as Unbiased Reviews: EBSCO

By | 2016-10-19T12:57:45+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

It shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that reviews on the Internet should always be read with a grain of salt. (Check if there are a string of them written on the same day.) But everyone should also be careful of the supposed neighborhood guides as well. We bought a new house a few months [...]

an old picture and bit of history

By | 2016-10-19T12:57:46+00:00 October 24th, 2013|History|

I asked Richard Dwyer to bring me some photographs and material from the Dwyer archives to decorate our walls, and some of the images are great. The one above, taken somewhere in Alexandria in the 1950's, is of the original founder of Dwyer--he's the man on the far left. I thought it was worth sharing, [...]

St Mary’s Golf Tournament

By | 2013-10-24T16:40:22+00:00 October 24th, 2013|2013|

Dwyer Plumbing recently sponsored a hole at St. Mary's Golf Tournement, in support of St. Mary's Catholic School in Alexandria. A good customer asked for support; St. Mary's parishoners have been good to Dwyer businesses, so we decided it was worth it. None of our management plays golf, so we let one of our employees [...]