Far more advanced than the finger-painting most adults recall in grade school, first and second graders at Chesterbrook Elementary School are already learning and speaking Chinese.
Letters to the Editor for Week of March 26 – April 1, 2009
We Ignore History at Our Peril Editor, With respect to your March 19 editorial, “Funky, Happy, Forward Thinking,” I would like you to reconsider your sentiment that “history is not a big deal” and that it is best not to delve into history since it might be “unpleasant.”
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church
Midst all the gloom and doom in the national headlines, local good news items often get overlooked.
Press Pass: Thievery Corporation
Even in instances where success is directly attributable to individual talent and creativity, it seems fate still has some role to play.
Community News & Notes
150 at 19th Annual News-Press Holiday Party The 19th Annual Falls Church News-Press Holiday Party drew another festive crowd on Dec. 15, continuing a tradition of live music, great catering and good company at the fellowship hall of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, formerly the Falls Church Congregational Church, the […]
Letters to the Editor for the week of December 25 – 31, 2008
Mason High Student Hails Custodial ‘Hero’ Editor, At the George Mason High School, up on the corner of Haycock and Route 7, there is a man who is much more than a simple janitor. He is a hero.
Nicholas F. Benton: Proposition 8’s Pyrrhic Victory
While the optimism and hope generated from last week’s historic presidential election returns have the nation, and much of the world, still aglow, there’s one segment of the pro-Obama population whose emotions are mixed, at best.
Restaurant Spotlight: Hunan Lion
From the red-and-gold glowing tent over the entrance to the two life-sized lion statues guarding the doors, or the more than 300-year-old tapestry hanging in the entrance way, your first steps into Hunan Lion are accompanied with quite an impression to say the least.
Nicholas F. Benton: The Consumer Credit Crunch
“We’re trying to come to grips with the end of a 20-year secular credit expansion that went parabolic in the last six years,” the chief North American economist for Merrill Lynch said on national TV yesterday.
Mustang Seniors Ride Into Sunset
PHOTO GALLERY: George Mason High School Seniors said goodbye to their fellow Mustangs and hello to new beginnings on Wednesday, June 11 at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. during their graduation ceremony where GMHS principal of 28 years Robert Snee (center and bottom center) gave his final speech before […]