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Lillian Hull Dies at Age 89

Lillian R. Hull, mother of Delegate Bob Hull who represents the greater Falls Church area in the Virginia House of Delegates, died last Wednesday, March 11 at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington.

F.C.’s Katherine ‘Sweet Pea’ Edwards Turns 99

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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Katherine Edwards’ daughter may attribute her mother’s healthy longevity to a loyal intake of whole milk and peanuts, but Edwards chalks it up to her hardworking doctors, especially a heart specialist named Kathleen McGee.

A Penny for Your Thoughts

The sky over the Fairfax County Public Safety Center was bright blue with a few puffy white clouds for the Fairfax County Police Fallen Officers Memorial Service on Monday. The American flag swayed gently in the breeze as Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Deer played a traditional dirge of “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipe. Elected officials and […]

Maureen Dowd: Wilting Over Waffles

He's never going to shake her off. Not all by himself. The very fact that he can't shake her off has become her best argument against him. "Why can't he close the deal?" Hillary taunted at a polling place on Tuesday.

Picking Her Brain: Women Reveal Their Valentine Wish Lists

Don't: Show up empty-handed. No gift, no plans, no effort = no ... well ... Let's just say you're in the dog house. "If the guy I was dating didn't do anything for Valentine's Day, I'd find another guy to spend my day with. Either that, or go out with my girlfriends and leave him home alone," says Helen Hilios of Woodbridge.

Listen fellas, your lady appreciates that you remembered Valentine’s Day, but that heart-shaped box of chocolates with Tweety Bird on the lid isn’t going to win you a seat in her heart, or even standing room for that matter. After scouring feminine hot spots in the Falls Church area, like Tysons Corner Center, it was […]

Mary Brewer Barkley of Falls Church Dies at 98

Mary Brewer Barkley

Mary Brewer Barkley, a retired school teacher, ventriloquist, and role model without equal on how to best live one’s senior years creatively, died of congestive heart failure on Friday, February 8, 2008, at Goodwin House Hospice in Falls Church. She was 98, just two months shy of 99.

Maureen Dowd: Deign or Reign?

AMES, Iowa — Edith Wessel, an 80-year-old white-haired retired nurse, moved slowly up the aisle with her walker after listening to Hillary make her pitch.

Anything But Straight: Nude Warrior Adventure

A central tenet to "ex-gay" theory is that a male turns gay because of a poor relationship with his father. Under this baseless hypothesis, a sensitive boy perceives paternal disapproval, and as a defensive measure, the child rejects his dad and all things masculine that remind him of the broken relationship. The mother supposedly reinforces […]