Those tuned into ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” last Sunday at 7 p.m. may have recognized some of D.C.’s own during the show’s “Diamond Cuts” segment. No, we’re not referring to the Washington Nationals, but rather rockers Honor By August. The foursome’s tune “Into the Light” served as the soundtrack for the […]
This week’s Falls Church Little League Report
Going into its stretch run forward final approval of a budget for the coming fiscal year, the Falls Church City Council is angling toward loping off a penny of the real estate tax rate recommended by City Manager Wyatt Shields. Last month, Shields proposed adding a penny to the current […]
So far Soju for Anheuser-Busch, a company you can’t accuse of rushing into the spirits field.
In an exclusive interview with the News-Press Tuesday, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the USA, Dr. Bob Edgar, quipped that “Jesus must role his eyes when confronted with things like this,” referring to the move of 11 Virginia churches, including a majority of members of […]
MCLEAN HIGH’S SARAH KENWORTH and her Highlander teammates flexed their muscles Saturday, Feb. 3 at the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints. McLean High won the team trophy, while 15 of its athletes medaled in the competition. Connor Dent and Michael Kitson each claimed individual gold medals, while Steven Silverstein, Kensie Blodgett […]
Three district wins have propelled the George C. Marshall High School girls varsity basketball team to second place in the Liberty District Standings. In the past three games, the Lady Statesmen (9-4, 4-1 in the Liberty District) have topped WT Woodson 52-41, clobbered Thomas Jefferson 61-15 and defeated Stone Bridge […]
The George Mason High School freshman football team hosted Rappahannock High School last Wednesday and got back on the winning track with a 35 – 6 victory, upping its record to 3-1. Just a week ago, Mason was beaten badly at Madison County and there were questions about how the team would respond.
Virginia’s top housing official cautioned yesterday that serious danger is on the horizon for tens of thousands in the region whose home mortgages “are premised on escalating home prices.” William Shelton, director of the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, told an audience gathered for the annual awards breakfast […]
WASHINGTON — President Bush on Tuesday signed the law that legalizes the administration’s shameful treatment of detainees suspected of terrorism.