2024-06-18 5:32 PM

Picking Splinters: Into October’s Mailbag

Mike, You chirp about how the Redskins are going to cakewalk to wins in their next three games and then they immediately lose to the winless Rams. Thanks for the jinx, jerk.

Editorial: Wall Street to Leesburg Pike

The impact of the meltdown on Wall Street on conditions on Falls Church’s Broad Street, and Fairfax County’s Leesburg Pike, is going to become unmistakable over the next period, and will impact government revenues, pension funds and the commercial market.

Paul Krugman: Henry Paulson’s Priorities

By Bush administration standards, Henry Paulson, the Treasury secretary, is a good guy. He isn't conspicuously incompetent; and he isn't trying to mislead us into war, justify torture or protect corrupt contractors.

2 Up, 2 Down for Highlander Field Hockey Team

The Highlanders fell to Centerville 1-0 in this game Monday. (Photo: Kent Arnold, Hero Moment Imaging LLC)

The McLean High School varsity field hockey team’s season has been filled with ups and downs throughout the course of the summer and fall months, but if track record is any indication, the Highlanders are sitting in prime position for a winning streak as they enter district play next week.

GMHS Boys Drop a Pair

FT Misses Prove Costly   A pair of losses before their winter break sent the George Mason High School boys basketball team home for holidays unsatisfied. In the past week, the Mustangs dropped two close contests on consecutive nights to Loudon County and Park View by a combined total of seven points.