2024-06-24 10:52 PM

Retirees Begin ‘Wii Olympics’

Days after the 2008 Summer Olympics kicked off in Beijing, senior citizens of Chesterbrook Assisted Living Residence in Falls Church celebrated the start of their first ever Wii Olympics with an opening ceremony on Tuesday. Residents at Chesterbrook enjoyed an afternoon of festivities, and an appearance by Steve Gurney, publisher of Guide to Retirement Living.

Statesmen Send-Off for G.C. Marshall Students

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THE GEORGE C. MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION ceremony took place on Friday, June 13, as graduating seniors cheered, posed and even shed a few tears before sending their Statesmen caps and tassels into the air at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. Recognized at the ceremony was Ata Mehran-Nejad, who lost his life last October […]

Our Man in Arlington

My Memorial Day weekend began with my six-year-old grandson proclaiming emphatically that “Wolling Thunder” had kept him awake all night. He lives in South Arlington between Glebe Road and Walter Reed Drive, major incoming routes for the tens of thousands of bikers coming in for the Rolling Thunder extravaganza on Sunday.

Defectors from Episcopal Church Revert to Ban on Women Priests

Not only does it denounce homosexuality, but it turns out the new, Nigerian-linked association of defectors from the Episcopal Church, U.S.A. also rejects the notion of women in the priesthood, at least for the time being. This is the group that a majority of parishioners at historic The Falls Church voted to align with a […]