2024-05-28 7:20 PM

Our Man in Arlington

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Last Monday evening, I went to the Arlington County Main Library to see a new television production on the massive efforts that went into the development of the land use plan for the Metro corridors planned for Arlington.

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

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George Chancellor Rawlings Last Saturday, I attended a memorial service for former Delegate George Rawlings at the Massaponax Baptist Church near Fredericksburg.

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

Last week, I joined with Congressman Jay Inslee (D-WA) to introduce the “Safe Drug Disposal Act of 2009,” legislation to address the risks our families, communities, and the environment face from unwanted or unused drugs left in the home or disposed of improperly.

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.

Senator Mary Margaret Whipple’s Richmond Report

Affordable Housing is an issue of great importance in this high-priced region where not even our teachers and police personnel can afford to live in the communities they serve. It is a multifaceted issue that requires our best, most strenuous efforts to make a dent in the problem. Government, the private sector and faith communities […]

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

Most of us go to great lengths to maintain our health, appearance, homes, yards, budgets, and so forth. So, why is it that there are so many among us who are litterbugs? Very few of us would purposely throw trash in our own yards. So why do people litter the sides of the roads, our […]

A Penny For Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

English essayist Francis Bacon (1561-1626) noted near the end of his life that “age appears to be best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” Perhaps it’s time to add a fifth item in the “age appears to be best” […]