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Martha Jane Snider Dies at Age 81


Martha Jane (Leake) Snider, 81, of Charlottesville passed away early on the morning of May 5, 2009, while surrounded by her loving family.

Our Man in Arlington

Two funerals occurred within the last week that brought home once again the rich political and cultural history of Arlington over the last half century or so.

Mason H.S. Girls Advance to State Final 4 Tourney


With last Saturday’s resounding 57-26 victory over Northumberland High, the George Mason High School girls varsity basketball team soared once again to the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Division 2 semifinals, facing Lancaster High in a game slated for 10:30 a.m. this Friday, March 13 at the Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

Editorial: ‘Work Like Hell, & Advertise!’

“Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise!” This little ditty was quoted by Ted Turner in a recent interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” touted as a remedy for the small business person or entrepreneur struggling to make it during economic hard times.

Editorial: Art Nouveau & Optimism

For a wide variety of reasons, we are enormously pleased with the flowery, Art Nouveau façade of the 800 West Broad building that was unveiled to public view for the first time this week.