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.
Spring finally is here, bringing with it a potpourri of interesting items for discussion and consideration. If potpourri brings to mind sweet or spicy smelling dried flowers and herbs, take a deep breath. This potpourri uses the American Heritage Dictionary’s first definition: a combination of various incongruous elements – all […]
NEWS Three local sales associates with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in McLean have earned membership in the company’s President’s Club. Sandy Chee, Pam Milan, and Germaine Parra join the group of the top 13 percent of the more than 107,000 Coldwell Banker Sales Associates worldwide. For more information the McLean […]
In 1939, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to establish a free public library to serve the 40,000 or so people who lived in the predominately rural county.
Lillian R. Hull, mother of Delegate Bob Hull who represents the greater Falls Church area in the Virginia House of Delegates, died last Wednesday, March 11 at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington.
RICHMOND – Going into last Saturday’s state title game, the girls basketball team from Floyd County was the heavy favorite to repeat as the Virginia’s small school Group A Division 2 champions. The Buffaloes had four of their five starters back from last year’s champs, and were facing the George […]
Facing off against tough opposition from Floyd County High in a close game, 53-46, the George Mason High School girls basketball team emerged victorious last Saturday as the 2009 Virginia High School League Division 2 champions.
One of the more challenging aspects of budget discussions for local governments is advertising a tax rate for the coming year.
This week’s significant snowfall may not have been “the big one” that snow lovers dream of, but it once again provides reminders for safe driving in the stuff.
Fairfax County’s principal social safety net programs funded and coordinated through the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) face draconian cuts in their allocations in the upcoming county budget, despite a staggering increase in the need for their services by distraught citizens facing foreclosure, unemployment and lost retirement funds.