2024-06-20 2:08 PM

Community News and Notes

Resident Heads to the Peace Corps After years of participating in public service and leadership activities, Sean Moore, a resident of Falls Church, is prepared to begin his tenure as a volunteer in the Peace Corps. As part of an assignment to complete his master’s degree, Moore will work on girls’ empowerment and education in […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

On most report cards, a grade of C- would raise a lot of questions when you tried to explain it to Mom and Dad. They probably would demand a lot of improvement in the next grading period. Improvement is exactly what’s needed for the Chesapeake Bay.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Hornbeck Case

Law enforcement officials, the press and too many psychologists remain puzzled by the evidence that the 15-year-old boy discovered last weekend, who was apparently kidnapped four years earlier, did not try to run from his captor even though he had ample opportunities.

Picking Splinters: U Stands for ‘Ugly’

Believe it or not the Redskins’ loss to the Tennessee Titans was not the ugliest spectacle on a football field last weekend. That honor goes to the heinous brawl between the University of Miami and Florida International at the Orange Bowl last Saturday, a melee that saw fists, cleats, helmets and even crutches used as […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Foley

What an irony, what a pathetic irony that everything the right-wing driven Republican Party has been wound tight to hate, despite and oppose has landed right in its own lap.