Local dog owners and their four-legged companions have begun volunteering hand in paw with the People Animals Love group to bring furry friendship to the young-at-heart residents at the Goodwin House retirement community in Bailey’s Crossroads.
Making GEORGE Go is Called ‘No Brainer’ Editor, The editorial in last weeks News Press “Let Them Eat Cake” is written in a way that speaks in plain language for the majority of the people and spells out why the “George” needs to go.
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 […]
The dog days of winter are over for one notorious, now celebrity Arlington pooch and his owner, Ravi Pimplaskar. Rocky, a 7-year-old Australian cattle dog, had been lost for 36 days when Pimplaskar received a phone call informing him that his four-legged friend was sound asleep on an Annandale family’s […]
BENTON COMMUNICATIONS, INC., the corporate entity of the Falls Church News-Press, celebrated the 20th anniversary of its incorporation in October 1987 last week. Festivities included a luncheon at The Palm restaurant in Washington, D.C. with (left to right): Front Row — Frank Kameny, Simon Van Steyn, Nicholas Benton, Jody Fellows; […]
Animals are much in the news lately. Inevitably that seems to bring out lots of controversy as well as word play – something that happens in the General Assembly frequently.
There’s a very effective TV ad that warns young people about the dangers of steroid use, showing the ancient Greek statue of the discus thrower crumbling.
The hammer came down on Falcons quarterback Michael Vick on Tuesday. The axe should come next.
“Open source” is a term usually applied to computer software, meaning a program with a source code available for use or modification by anyone.