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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Our Man In Arlington

A few days ago, we received a letter from our friend, Arlington’s Treasurer Frank O’Leary. It was addressed “Dear Fellow Democrat.”

Obituary: Julius Knox Singleton


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 1997.

Three Local HS Actresses Take Home Cappies

Gen Blau

Blau, Roth of McLean and O’Neill of Stuart Win Awards Local students Gen Blau and Malka Roth of McLean High School and Caitlin O’Neill of J.E.B. Stuart High School each took home Cappie awards at the Kennedy Center awards ceremony last week.


Daniel Snyder and Rachel Dady Star in South Pacific

It was quite the “enchanted evening” at J.E.B. Stuart High School’s theater in Falls Church, Virginia, where the student body showcased their exquisite talents in a performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.” The musical, a classic written shortly after World War II, is about relationships that form in the beautiful South Pacific during the […]

Picking Splinters: For Fans, Nationals Put on Happy Face

It’s Friday afternoon and the Washington Nationals’ series of community relations events, dubbed the Winter Caravan, is entering the homestretch. Newly-minted manager Manny Acta, centerfielder Nook Logan and pitcher Mike O’Connor sit inside the bustling Red Cross Blood Donor Center in Fairfax, Va., signing baseballs for kids both young and old. One kid, of the […]

Obituary: Patrick Joseph Edward Gibbon

Patrick Gibbon, 21, a native of Falls Church City, Virginia, died on September 23, 2006 while attending the Virginia Commonwealth University in his fifth semester as a psychology major.

Sun Sets on Stuart Seniors

Stuart Field Hockey

On a night full of emotions, the J.E.B Stuart High School field hockey team came up short on the field, falling 4-1 to the Yorktown Patriots last Friday. The game, senior night for the Raiders, honored Jaimie Mason, Stephanie Zapple, Sarah Kilbourne, Emma Sheehy, Elizabeth Joyce, Veronica Sequeira, Fiona Weber and Jessica McQueen with a […]

Editor Recommends: Roger Waters, Nissan Pavilion, Saturday, Sept. 23, 8 p.m.

Tickets are still available for this performance. Roger Waters, of course, is the brains and spirit behind the best of Pink Floyd, and it is his haunting, poetic lyrics that have resonated through an entire cultural dimension of modern society for the last 30 years. His is the most distinctive voice of the group’s earlier […]