Members of the Falls Church City Council all agreed that they were duly proud of a two-page “vision statement” they crafted over the last month and a half, and formally adopted by a unanimous vote Monday night. The idea for the statement was to fashion an image of an ideal […]
Snowflakes greeted us as we entered Douthat State Park near Clifton Forge for the annual retreat of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources. Although it was a little late in the season and rather chilly, it was an absolutely beautiful time to be in the mountains for […]
For most young children, the mindset is that their parents, or more generally all adults possess an unconditional power, a larger-than-life quality reflected in each youngster’s eyes. For the kindergarten class at North Park Elementary School in Santa Clarita, Calif., their admiration of their 59-year-old teacher, former Falls Church resident […]
October 26 – November 1, 2006
Sports columnist Mike Hume delves into his magical mail bag, fielding questions from all quarters of the country.
Costly Turnovers Prove Difference in Loss to Generals For the second week in a row, cloudy skies and sprinkles of rain provided the backdrop for a shutout at Moore Cadillac Stadium, but this time, the tables were turned for the George Mason High School varsity football team.
The story broke the morning after Labor Day, when the Wall Street Journal ran a front-page piece reporting that Chevron along with two partners had announced the results of a major oil production test in the Gulf of Mexico. The partners Chevron, Statoil, and Devon Energy ran the test on […]
WASHINGTON — A brilliant biography of the controversial newspaper columnist I.F. Stone — whose career spanned most of the historical highlights of the 20th century — resonates with the political scene today.
“The smarter you get, the happier you get.” That one-liner delivered by a Mt. Daniel School first grader via video to an auditorium filled with City of Falls Church school system teachers, staff and administrators Monday morning said it all.
I have long endorsed the political strategy of supporting both GLBT friendly Democrats and Republicans. For pragmatic reasons, it made sense not to put all of our eggs in one basket. However, that was before the GOP leadership was hijacked by right wing basket cases. Sadly, I think it is […]