The dispute between the national Episcopal Church denomination and the 11 Virginia churches, including the historic Falls Church Episcopal, who voted to defect from the denomination in December has now advanced to the stage of official name-calling. An official press release was issued by the defecting churches quoted one of […]
The House is debating a resolution this week expressing Congress’ disapproval of the President’s escalation of over 20,000 troops. Over 36 hours of debate have been scheduled, allowing every member of the House five minutes to express their views on Iraq and the President’s surge option.
It may be an uncomfortable fact, but it’s true: we are all getting older! Fairfax County is home to more than 80,000 people age 60 and older, and more baby boomers join those legions every day. Providing services to senior citizens, whether long-term care assistance or recreational opportunities in our […]
In the last couple of weeks, Arlington Democrats felt the tremors of a political shift among some of the key players that will be interesting to watch, even if it is not quite as momentous as implied by the venerable Arlington Sun Gazette.
It’s becoming clearer now that the long-discussed transformation of the City of Falls Church’s downtown area is just around the corner. The north side of the first two or so blocks of W. Broad St. has yet to see the light of a specific development proposal, but on the south […]
Chalk another one up for the President and his record of misinformation regarding the Iraq War. Last month in a nationally televised speech, President Bush made a last ditch appeal to the American public for sending more troops to Iraq in an attempt to save his flawed policy. The escalation […]
Town Meeting on Saturday This Saturday, February 10, I will be holding a Town Meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Mason District Government Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale.
It has been at least six weeks since an Our Man in Arlington column has appeared, and you deserve an explanation.
Twenty-five men and women — young, eager, and well-trained – gathered in the well of the Board auditorium Friday night to receive recognition that relatively few in our community attain – their firefighter’s helmet. As the 120th Firefighter Recruit School graduates marched to their seats, retiring Fairfax County Fire Chief […]
There are many reasons to applaud the tough stand by the Episcopal bishop of Virginia against the move by the Falls Church Episcopal Church to defect and align with a schismatic arch-conservative body created by an Anglican archbishop from Nigeria. The same goes for the resolve of many long-standing members […]