A remarkable lifetime dedicated to service for the socially disadvantaged was lauded by officials in the City of Falls Church this week following news of the sudden passing of Bob Wilden, 73, last week.
Last Monday evening, I went to the Arlington County Main Library to see a new television production on the massive efforts that went into the development of the land use plan for the Metro corridors planned for Arlington.
Tennessee Williams’ “Small Craft Warnings,” now being performed through May 10 at Crystal City’s Clark Street Playhouse by the Washington Shakespeare Company, is one of Williams’ most self-revealing works, a gritty, unyielding pastiche of raw nerves and downtrodden lives taking place in a beach-side dive bar. The current staging of […]
Seventeen years after the Kyoto Protocol was drafted, it appears that the U.S. is moving toward taking action to limit the nation’s emissions of greenhouse gases.
One of the largest pieces of legislation in U.S. history was enacted this week when the President signed the American Economic Recovery Package.
Are we done with this steroids thing yet?
Local Residents Make Dean’s Lists Falls Church’s Brian Goldman, Stephen Hobbs, Paul Norland, Jonathan Oh and Julie Riggs have been named to the College of William and Mary’s dean’s list for the 2008 fall semester.
Dominion’s major grant to food banks On Monday, December 22, along with Providence Supervisor Linda Smyth, I attended the local announcement of a major grant to area food banks by the Dominion Power Foundation.
Whereas the Crachits could hardly have contained their excitement at Scrooge’s gift of a large prize turkey, they would have been just fine with the lackluster Christmas goose – unlike in America, goose has been the norm for the Europeans, especially before the 16th century.
For weeks now the stock markets and commodity prices have been falling. Oil is currently trading around $76 a barrel which is close to a 50 percent drop since the middle of July.