Hope sustains many people through the hardest ordeals, and in the case of one Falls Church citizen and cancer survivor, it’s appropriate that Hope happens to be her name.
We Ignore History at Our Peril Editor, With respect to your March 19 editorial, “Funky, Happy, Forward Thinking,” I would like you to reconsider your sentiment that “history is not a big deal” and that it is best not to delve into history since it might be “unpleasant.”
Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities” famous opening line: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” could be a mantra for both the outgoing year of 2008 and the incoming 2009.
Earlier this month, Capital Hospice invited the News-Press to its annual Point of Hope Camp, which took place Friday, Aug. 1 through Sunday, Aug. 3. This year Point of Hope set up at Camp Ramblewood, located in the green backwoods about an hour northeast of Baltimore, Md.
Powerful drawing hands like a pair with a flush draw, or even conventional straight and flush draws, are often good opportunities to try a semi-bluff – making a bet or raise that you hope will not be called, but leaves you some outs if it is.
At first it seemed like a few random cases of lassitude among Mary Chapin Carpenter devotees in Berkeley, Cambridge and Chapel Hill. But then psychotherapists began to realize patients across the country were complaining of the same distress. They were experiencing the first hints of what’s bound to be a […]
Would it have any impact whatsoever on the incredibly shallow mania currently driving Barack Obama’s campaign if it became better known that he’s the preferred candidate of Wall Street?
I caught the political bug while in college in 1992, seduced by the charming optimism of Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign. At the time, I was interning as a radio news reporter at KQED in San Francisco. One of my assignments was to cover a Clinton visit. Although I was still […]
GREENVILLE, S.C. — If Bill Clinton has to trash his legacy to protect his legacy, so be it. If he has to put a dagger through the heart of hope to give Hillary hope, so be it.
It was one of the truly historic events in the 60-year history of the City of Falls Church. Monday, at City Hall, the Council chamber was packed to the rafters with a wide array of people ranging from near celebrities, city founders and pillars and recent arrivals in the city, […]