Mary Brewer Barkley, a retired school teacher, ventriloquist, and role model without equal on how to best live one’s senior years creatively, died of congestive heart failure on Friday, February 8, 2008, at Goodwin House Hospice in Falls Church. She was 98, just two months shy of 99.
Chamber Leaders Urge F.C. to Cut Business Taxes The City of Falls Church’s business community was struck this week by a report from the local Chamber of Commerce executive director Sally Cole that five small retail businesses and franchises have either closed, are moving out of the City, or […]
THE GREATER FALLS CHURCH Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 60th anniversary at its annual gala that drew over 180 to the Clarendon Ballroom last Saturday night. Barbara Cram and Bob Wildon (left) won the Pillar of the Community and Shreve Awards, respectively, Paul Barkley won a Chamber Appreciation Award and […]
Same-sex marriage got a much-needed boost this month with former NBA basketball star Charles Barkley and movie star Brad Pitt offering their endorsements. While it is too soon to call this a trend among heterosexual men, all cultural tsunamis start with trendsetters such as Barkley and Pitt.