As luck would have it, Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement couldn’t have come at a better time for embattled Senator George Allen (R-Va.). Having just learned of his Jewish lineage, he has an unexpected chance to wash away his impressive array of sins.
Robert Rector (Right), a Falls Church resident, has a featured role in the American Century Theater’s upcoming production of the legendary MacBird! by Barbara Garson. Rector plays President John F. Kennedy in the Production. (PHOTO: Courtesy Jeffery Bell Check out more news & notes inside this week!
If you are bad like me, you plan elaborate trips abroad to soak in the fine art of the great museums of Paris, Florence or St. Petersburg, too often ignoring the fact that about a half-hour away is one of the finest museums in the world, our own National Gallery. […]
The Oltman family recently gathered in Falls Church with friends and neighbors to bury Evelyn Oltman in National Cemetery. She passed away at the age of 90, peacefully in her sleep in Evanston, Illinois.
Brief news items from the Greater Falls Church area for the week of 8/31.
Eco-Tourism is a growing trend in the United States. It is defined as “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people” by The International Ecotourism Society (www.ecotourism.org).
Our military’s readiness to respond to threats at home and abroad has been put at substantial risk by our continued engagement in Iraq. Shortages in equipment and properly trained troops, especially in the Army and National Guard, are approaching levels that threaten our ability to protect our national security.
“There are no hereditary kings in America and no powers not created in the Constitution.” That eloquent putdown of an imperial presidency was the essence of a recent ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Anna Diggs Taylor in Detroit who declared that President Bush’s warrantless wiretap program was unconstitutional.
What: Todd Glass at DC Improv When: Thursday – Sunday, August 3 – 6, Where: 1140 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC Cost: $15 See www.dcimprov.com for tickets Todd Glass, known for this appearances on comedy specials on HBO, Comedy Central and Last Comic Standing, is appearing now through Sunday (and […]
Next Tuesday evening, August 1, hundreds of local residents will gather on street corners, at block parties, ice cream socials, and barbecues to celebrate National Night Out in Mason District and Fairfax County. National Night Out first was introduced in 1984, and communities across the nation adopted the first Tuesday […]