Seventeen-year-old George Mason High School senior Katie Potrykus, lead singer and guitarist of the Falls Church-based, all-girl rock band High Minded, has been a musical talent in the making since the age of three and has been blossoming ever since.
Some women in their 30s, 40s and early-50s who favor Barack Obama have a phrase to describe what they don’t like about Hillary Clinton: Shoulder-pad feminism.
One of my male colleagues was explaining why men age better than women.
Julius Knox Singleton, age 88, died September 3, 2007 in Fairfax City after a month long illness. Called by his middle name, Knox was a well-known resident of Fairfax County since 1951, having lived in Springfield, Burke and Falls Church before moving to Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean in […]
I wonder how many times the word, gritty, has been used in descriptions of Marsha Norman’s gritty play, “Getting Out,” since it first hit a New York Off-Broadway stage in 1978.
Funeral services were held last Sunday, April 22 at Holy Transfiguration Melkite Greek-Catholic Church in McLean for Reema Samaha, the 18-year old graduate of Westfield High School in Centreville slain in the tragedy at Virginia Tech almost two weeks ago.
Angela Tehaan Leone, a McLean resident, is the daughter of first-generation Lebanese Americans. A prize-winning fiction writer, poet, and teacher of English and dramatic arts, she uses her skills and sensitivity to paint an exquisite portrait of a Lebanese immigrant family in Washington, DC in the 1950s.
It may be an uncomfortable fact, but it’s true: we are all getting older! Fairfax County is home to more than 80,000 people age 60 and older, and more baby boomers join those legions every day. Providing services to senior citizens, whether long-term care assistance or recreational opportunities in our […]
I’m supposed to be writing a column tonight but I am consumed with worry about a missing student at the University of Vermont. She is Michelle Gardner-Quinn, age 21, who grew up in Arlington and graduated from the HB-Woodlawn Program.
WASHINGTON – June Saint, of Pine Mountain, Ga., tried retirement after decades as a nurse. It didn’t fit.