“A PAL OF MINE worries that the adverb is in decline,” wrote John Hildebidle of Cambridge last week, citing usages like “have your child eat healthy” and “fly direct from Boston to Timbuktu” as signs of adverbial erosion. “Is the Noble Adverb passé, defended only by those dauntless pedants who […]
Our Man In Arlington
Last weekend was a heavy political weekend for the Bartons.
Jim Moran’s News Commentary
Five months ago, I protested in front of the Sudanese embassy to call for an end to the genocide in the Darfur region by the Sudanese government through its support for the Janjaweed militia. In the days that followed, a peace agreement was reached between one of the three rebel […]
A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church
Autumn in Fairfax County brings a plethora of community events that are fun and family-oriented. Perhaps my favorite is the annual Mason District Park Festival, almost always held on the last Saturday in September. For the 27th year, the Mason District Park Festival will feature arts and crafts, food, police […]
Senator Whipple’s Richmond Report
So what have you been doing lately, Senator?
Northern Virginia Art Beat
A listing of new openings, exhibitions and opportunities to show art.
September 21 – 27, 2006
Falls Church City Crime Report
September 12 – 18, 2006
Obituary: Dr. Frank Edgar Bothwell
Dr. Frank E. Bothwell, 88, died of interstitial lung disease September 12, 2006 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He was a resident of Falls Church, Virginia for 43 Years.
The Peak Oil Crisis: A Report to the Senate
Last fall Australia’s Senate, concerned about the future of the country’s oil supply, directed a standing committee to conduct an inquiry. The Committee was charged with investigating projections for the production and demand for oil inside Australia and globally, and the implications for the availability and price of transportation fuel. […]