Fresh from a TV appearance on the popular Daily Show with John Stewart, author, columnist and activist Wayne Besen comes to Falls Church this Sunday to speak on the subject of his award-winning book, “Anything But Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Movement.” The free event, sponsored […]
Everyone who loves justice and fairness should stand and applaud the outcome of the trial yesterday that found in favor of the family of Falls Church’s own Jack Stephen “Steve” Cornejo. Cornejo, then 22, was shot and killed almost two years ago now, and no criminal charges were ever filed […]
Last week?? As I write this, we are four days from scheduled adjournment (this Sat.). Uncertainty reigns on transportation and the second year of the state biennial budget. The House and Senate remain deadlocked.
Less than four years into the Vietnam conflict, roughly 3,000 U.S. troops had been killed in action. Over the next eight years, 55,000 more American soldiers died and the conflict ended in defeat for our country.
NEW YORK – A small plane with New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle aboard slammed into a 50-story residential building Wednesday, killing at least two people in a fiery crash and raising new questions about security.
George C. Marshall High School senior Maya Al-Shingieti has accepted a scholarship offer to play women’s basketball at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, a school that recently transitioned to Division I athletics.
Folks in the City of Falls Church are going to miss Dave Eckert and Annette Mills far more than any now can probably imagine (see story on Page One of this edition). The couple came to Falls Church in the 1980s and, while raising their child here, made an impact […]
Today, five years after September 11th, I am concerned that we are not as safe as we could or should be. Our military misadventures in Iraq and inadequate Middle East policies have further stoked hatred against our nation, serving as a catalyst for those working to radicalize young Muslims against […]
Brief news items from the Greater Falls Church area for the week of September 14.
As most of you know, I grew in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Many of my extended family and friends were seriously affected by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. I have been down to Louisiana twice since the hurricane and have reported to you about the utter devastation that we saw while […]