The observance this week of the great spiritual holidays of Easter and Passover offers an opportunity to contemplate some of the significant contributions that faith-based volunteer groups add to our community.
From all parts of the Commonwealth come reports of increasing unemployment, stressed city and county budgets, and a few rays of hope, mostly coming from the federal government.
This week the House will vote on a budget resolution which lays the foundation for rebuilding our economy and laying the ground work for long term prosperity.
A record 5.4 million homeowners were either overdue on payments or in foreclosure at the end of last year.
Illustrator and author Sarah S. Brannen wanted to “write a book about a wedding,” a pretty simple notion driven by her then 6-year-old niece’s desire that every book end with a wedding. Watching same-sex marriages celebrated in her home state of Massachusetts, Brannen knew the focus her book would take.
If passed in Congress, the Obama administration’s stimulus package will create or save 99,000 jobs over the next two years in Virginia, according to a White House press release issued yesterday.
Merry Christmas! As many Mason District residents observe their religious traditions by attending Midnight Mass or other appropriate religious services, others are hard at work, making sure that our community is safe and that folks needing emergency services – from police, fire, health care providers, social workers, etc. – have […]
Percussion Player Invited to Indianapolis Members of the George C. Marshall High School Percussion Ensemble have been invited to perform at the Music for All National Concert Festival in Indianapolis in March 2009.
Budget cuts threaten to leave hundreds of children and families at risk of homelessness, poor health care and deficient education, as the Fairfax County Budget Committee heard Monday the Department of Family Services plan to cut spending by 15 percent for the 2010 fiscal year.
Autism is a genetic brain disorder whose occurrence has increased significantly in the past decade.