Twelve-year-old rabbit rookie Josh Gross of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School will be hopping into the suit for the first time this year to play the Easter Bunny during the City of Falls Church’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Midst all the gloom and doom in the national headlines, local good news items often get overlooked.
The Washington pundits who brought us George W. Bush’s presidency and the Iraq fiasco have reached a consensus that John McCain came across as “more presidential” at mega church pastor Rick Warren’s faith forum.
U11 Boys Win Youth Lacrosse Championship This past weekend, the U11 boys battled the heat and three teams to win the U11B Northern Virginia Youth Lacrosse Championship. Falls Church went into the playoffs as the No. 2 seed behind previously undefeated and No. 1 seed Fort Hunt. After […]
On Saturday, the Boys U13 team traveled to Springfield and jumped out to an early lead en route to a 5-0 win to bring their record to 3-3. Five players scored — Keenan Glahn, CT Tyeryar, Sean Cormany, Peter Kress and Austin Nooter. Goalie Nathaniel Schwarz anchored a stingy defense, […]
Falls Church Youth Lacrosse wins five out of seven games; Boys U11s Still Undefeated.
“Smart Beginnings” Several days ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Early Childhood Summit called by Governor Kaine. Held in Richmond at the storied Jefferson Hotel, it was a remarkable kick-off of the Governor’s “Start Strong” initiative to promote investments in “an effective and comprehensive early care and education […]
Each year the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) holds it annual policy-making meeting in July or August. As I write this, we have just heard two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author, David McCullough, speak on the importance of teaching and learning history.
Baseball Day at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Saturday, July 7, Noon to 2 p.m.