2024-05-20 1:44 AM

Editorial: Funky, Happy, Forward Thinking

The official “branding” process underway to help succinctly describe the core identity of the City of Falls Church began in earnest with a meeting of citizen activists representing a diverse cross-section of interests in the City earlier this month.

Editorial: Inauguration Day

Not more than seven miles, as the crow flies, from the site of the Inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama that will take place next Tuesday, the City of Falls Church, as with the entire region, is preparing to be rocked by one of the biggest and happiest parties the nation has seen in many a […]

Editorial: Falls Church & the Arts

The timing could not have been better. In the afterglow of completing the approval of the transformative $317 million City Center project, arts and culture leaders in the City of Falls Church reached out to the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce this week in hopes of forging a novel alliance.

Mustang Ladies Top Rappahannock, Manassas Park


Faced with the task of rounding out their regular season and opening the Bull Run Tournament against the bottom two teams in the district in order to secure a Region B berth, the George Mason varsity girls basketball team took care of business, efficiently dispatching Rappahannock County, 53-25, and Manassas Park, 52-42, to set up […]

Mason Girls Hoops: Mustang Girls Trounce Manassas, Madison Co.

Mustangs Claim Wins in First District Games Having closed out 2007 on a four-game losing streak, the George Mason High School varsity girls’ basketball team kicked off the new year on the right foot, dominating their first two Bull Run District games, besting Manassas Park and Madison County.

Restaurant Spotlight: Frozen Dairy Bar

Frozen Dairy Bar

The Frozen Dairy Bar, a local culinary icon since 1950, wants you know that delicious frozen custard is not the only thing that it does, and does well. In addition to serving incredibly flavorful and creamy custard, they now offer a good variety of take-out staples, including calzones, pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches and more to […]

Mason High Serves Up Senior Night Success

Last Tuesday on their senior night, the George Mason High School varsity volleyball team gave their graduating members a fond farewell in what will probably be their last home game, besting Madison County in four sets, 25-13, 25-23, 23-25, 25-20.

Our Man in Arlington

Our Memorial Day outing was not your typical Memorial Day with the laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the parade down Constitution Avenue, and an old fashioned barbecue picnic in the backyard.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Invisible Hatchet

I, for one, do not condemn NBC for airing the video of the deranged, sadistic rants of the Virginia Tech killer last week. I would, perhaps, have introduced the tapes with an explanation that they’re being shown to arm the general public with a better ability to identify and act against the kind of psychosis […]