Midst all the gloom and doom in the national headlines, local good news items often get overlooked.
The precipitous fall from grace of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer this week has routinely left the pundits shaking their heads. His case, and those of Sen. Larry Craig, former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey, the Rev. Ted Haggard and so many others in political or religious leadership positions, always […]
Police Witness Same M.O. as in 11 Other Attacks Late last night, the News-Press was contacted by Falls Church City Hall with the report of an arrest made by Falls Church Police on Hillwood Avenue that could be linked to at least 11 other assaults on women in the Northern […]
Local schools have taken preventative measures to guard against a deadly, drug-resistant strain of staph bacteria that has surfaced in several schools throughout Virginia and claimed the life of one student at Staunton River High School in Bedford County.
With the events of this week, it’s starting to seem like the entire right wing in America is made up of some combination of self-loathing closet gays, brazen hypocrites, and downright mean people.
Nostalgia can be fun. It also can be profitable if you work it right. Take wine coolers. Please. (Rimshot!)
Paul McCann obviously doesn’t mind doing things the hard way. He’s staking his financial future on the success of a new product he has introduced into one of the most competitive sectors of the commercial spirits industry — vodka.
“It is the attitude of great poets to cheer up slaves and horrify despots.” — Walt Whitman (“Leaves of Grass”) Good writers, whether journalists, poets, novelists, essayists, or newspapermen, are confronted with two critical components to their work whose careful consideration is indispensable. One is their audience, the other their […]