I routinely recommend this for Labor Day weekend because, dammit, it works. Huge sums are raised for medical research from this show. Most importantly, I don’t give a hoot how much they pay Jerry Lewis, in whatever form he may appear in this year.
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
This edition of the News-Press is dedicated to “Back to School,” with an array of articles about schools in our greater Falls Church distribution area.
It took a tremendous amount of will power, perhaps whispering to themselves that age-old emotion-stilling mantra, “Dead cats and nuns, dead cats and nuns,” to keep the announcers at the Little League championship game from losing it Monday afternoon.
For heaven’s sake, people, do you realize this is the last weekend of the summer before Labor Day Weekend? It’s time to panic if you’re not content that you’ve gotten the most out of this summer.
When I told a friend that in a nine-day period this month, I’d been in the front row of a Melissa Etheridge concert at Washington, D.C.’s Constitution Hall and in the second row of a Paula Poundstone comedy performance in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and loved them both, he exclaimed: “At […]
“It is the attitude of great poets to cheer up slaves and horrify despots.” — Walt Whitman (“Leaves of Grass”) Good writers, whether journalists, poets, novelists, essayists, or newspapermen, are confronted with two critical components to their work whose careful consideration is indispensable. One is their audience, the other their […]
On Sunday, August 13, 2006, Clifford A. Thorpe Jr. died at the Fairfax Nursing Center after a long illness.
Changes in regional and national market conditions combined with an unwelcoming political environment in the City of Falls Church have caused two major developers to withdraw large-scale and large revenue-generating projects in the City over the summer. A third, just outside the City, is now on hold.
The U.S. Post Office in the downtown 300 block of W. Broad Street has been officially notified by the City of Falls Church that it must be prepared to move by sometime in the spring, the News-Press has learned.
The Falls Church City Council, under fire from homeowners for considering a measure to halt development on small, so-called “sub-standard,” residential lots in the City, moved swiftly to defer action on the item at its meeting this Monday night.