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Editorial: The Next Two Months

Whatever folks are planning to do this Labor Day Weekend, it should be in the spirit of taking a deep breath while summoning energy for an incredible two-month sprint that will begin on Tuesday.

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

Labor Day, now observed on the first Monday in September, marks the traditional end of summer and the beginning of the new school year in our area, but is a far cry from the first Labor Day, celebrated in New York City on Tuesday, September 5, 1882.

Editorial: GOP ‘Pride in Doing Nothing’

As the City of Falls Church’s representative to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), City Council David Snyder delivered a scathing indictment against the House Republicans in Richmond who killed efforts last week at finding a funding solution to permit sorely-needed transportation infrastructure improvements and development in Northern Virginia. He accused them of harboring a […]

Jim Moran

I have no problem instilling in our young people that abstinence is the only guaranteed way to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. That’s because it is a fact. What I do have a problem with is scaring young adults with false information as a way to accomplish the aforementioned goal. That, I believe, […]

Obituary: Maurice F. (Budd) Bresnahan

Maurice F. (Budd) Bresnahan

, 86, a resident of the City of Falls Church with his wife Nancy for over 50 years, died in his sleep after a long illness October 29 at a home in Richmond where he and his wife moved recently to better accommodate his failing health. A funeral service is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. today […]

Obituary: Simone LeBrun McCauley

Simone LeBrun McCauley , a resident of Falls Church for nearly 70 years and the 1996 Mattie Gundry award winner, died October 1, 2006 of congestive heart failure. She was 94.

Editor Recommends: Jerry Lewis Telethon

I routinely recommend this for Labor Day weekend because, dammit, it works. Huge sums are raised for medical research from this show. Most importantly, I don’t give a hoot how much they pay Jerry Lewis, in whatever form he may appear in this year.