Janice Mildred Eklund, 57, a longtime resident of the City of Falls Church and one of the first elected school board members in Virginia, died on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, of colon cancer at her home in Annandale, Va.
Curves of Falls Church is hosting a grand reopening on Saturday, May 10 at 240 W. Broad Street. New owner, Kathy Hamor has revamped the workout facility and is offering new members a $100 discount off of the service fee on Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10. A number […]
On the heels of celebration, just following her 16th birthday on August 11, 2003, Gwynora “Nora” Hemphill was diagnosed with liver cancer. Despite her trials with chemotherapy, multiple surgeries and the weight and hair loss that came with the cancer treatments, Hemphill, a student at George Mason High School at […]
January 7-23, 2007
Women spend endless amounts of time, energy and money on transforming their hair into glorious coifs and for many women it is a source of confidence and beauty. However, a growing number of women afflicted with cancer have found that same confidence and beauty by shaving it off.
WASHINGTON — It’s getting lonelier at the top for President Bush as his key staffers head out the door.
Jerry Ziskind, retired first grade teacher at Mt. Daniel Elementary School in the City of Falls Church died last Sunday, Dec. 10, at his home after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. He was successfully treated for a sarcoma in his left arm in 2003, and was diagnosed with bladder […]
I have no idea what I want for Christmas this year.
AMONG THOSE AT A fundraiser for the Commonwealth Coalition working to defeat the Marshall-Newman Amendment at the home of Nicholas F. Benton in Falls Church last week were Del. Jim Scott and F.C. Mayor Robin Gardner. A total of 40 attended and $2,500 was raised. (Photo: News-Press)
When I told a friend that in a nine-day period this month, I’d been in the front row of a Melissa Etheridge concert at Washington, D.C.’s Constitution Hall and in the second row of a Paula Poundstone comedy performance in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and loved them both, he exclaimed: “At […]