Falls Church residents and law-abiding skateboarders alike are speaking out against the recent bad wrap given to the mobile skateboard facilities at Madison Park in a recent letter to the editor sent to the News-Press.
Engagement Announcement Richard B. Glazer and Joanna Peters of Chappaqua, N.Y., announce the engagement of Glazer’s daughter, Diana Leigh Glazer to Thomas Russell Gallagher, Jr. of Potomac, Md. Diana is also the daughter of Patricia Garofalo Glazer of Tillson, N.Y.
FIRE PREVENTION MONTH always means a Saturday open house at the new Falls Church fire station serving North Arlington and Falls Church. As usual, kids and their parents got to crawl all over some of the fire engines and other state-of-the-art equipment and are coached on fire prevention methods to […]
It was just gone. All of it. The guitars, the drums, the amps, the boards, the risers — all had been hauled off inside of Chevelle’s trailer, stolen during the night while on tour last May in Dallas, Texas. All the band was left with was frustration and a very […]
THIS PHOTO OF A STREET SIGN with conflicting messages was taken by Falls Church resident Diann Watkins. The photo, which was snapped by Watkins while she, her son and her dog were traveling from Knoxville, Tenn., ran in the June 10 Snapshot Column of PARADE Magazine. (Photo: courtesy PARADE Magazine)
Technostress: (noun) The negative psychological link between people and the introduction of new technologies, predominately caused by the quick pace of technological change / lack of standardization within technologies and inability to cope with that beeping noise the printer makes every fifteen minutes which no one can figure out how […]
I-Pods. Smart Cards. Broadband. Video Connectivity. These and other terms of technology were front and center Monday as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Committee on Aging explored technology that can help aging residents remain independent in their own homes. National trends indicate that a “silver tsunami” is about to […]
Autumn in Fairfax County brings a plethora of community events that are fun and family-oriented. Perhaps my favorite is the annual Mason District Park Festival, almost always held on the last Saturday in September. For the 27th year, the Mason District Park Festival will feature arts and crafts, food, police […]
Our military’s readiness to respond to threats at home and abroad has been put at substantial risk by our continued engagement in Iraq. Shortages in equipment and properly trained troops, especially in the Army and National Guard, are approaching levels that threaten our ability to protect our national security.