2024-06-18 7:25 AM

F.C. Peace Corps Veteran Honored at Korean Reunion


While Falls Church local Chuck Hobbie’s family was thrilled about his decision to join the U.S. Peace Corps back in 1968, only his mailman seemed to have qualms about his plans to teach English to Korean students in Seoul.

World Children

Just weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Sondra Harnes watched the Soviet Union’s Red Army Chorus sing “God Bless America” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. After experiencing the moving performance, and the emotional response of the audience, Harnes was inspired by the thought of obtaining international peace and unity through song. […]

For Geurtsen, A South Pacific Sojourn

Battling a case of nerves isn’t that unusual on the first day of a new job. However, battling rapid, rain-forest river currents just to make it to the office is.

Helen Thomas: Bush

WASHINGTON — For his last hurrah, President Bush is seeking to polish his sorely damaged foreign policy image as he contemplates his last year in office.

Nicholas F. Benton: Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling. Evoking the name of this young Academy Award nominee has presumably increased the readership of this column by about ten-fold.

National Council of Churches Chief Assails Church Split

In an exclusive interview with the News-Press Tuesday, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the USA, Dr. Bob Edgar, quipped that “Jesus must role his eyes when confronted with things like this,” referring to the move of 11 Virginia churches, including a majority of members of the giant Falls Church Episcopal, […]