It seems like summer just began, and already it’s winding down. Public elementary schools on a modified calendar (including Glen Forest, Parklawn, and Annandale Terrace) began classes on Monday. Students on the modified Secondary School calendar (Glasgow Middle, Falls Church High, and J.E.B. Stuart High) will return to classes on […]
As gasoline prices pass $4 per gallon and begin to eat away at our well-being and the fabric of our civilization, the realization is slowly growing that indeed there is something we can do — slow down. Currently this concept has less than zero traction in Congress. Recent polls show […]
It was about as ugly a first half of football as there’s ever been, yet the George Mason High School JV football team came from behind to beat visiting Manassas Park by a score of 13-6 in the final game of the season.
The means were certainly not pretty, but the George Mason High School JV football team came from behind to beat visiting Manassas Park by a score of 13 – 6 in their final game of the season Monday night.
On Saturday, Oct. 13, the Red Bull Soapbox Derby pulls into Providence, Rhode Island, and when it does a design team from Falls Church will be careening down Waterman Street.
I recently played in an episode of High Stakes Poker, a series that appears on GSN – The Network for Games. Normally when I play in No Limit Hold’em cash games like this one, I want to be in control of the table and press the action. On this particular […]
Civic engagement is alive and well in Mason District. Community picnics and neighborhood events bring out the best in our county, as new and long-time residents alike share meals and experiences. One young father told me how much he enjoys living in Fairfax County, with its great park system and […]
The adage goes that good pitching beats good hitting. It’s for that reason that the George Mason High School varsity baseball team expects to prevail each and every time senior Byron Mendenhall toes the rubber.
December 28 – January 3, 2006
The mini-crises relating to oil production springing up during the last few weeks seem to have settled down for a while. There is a ceasefire in Lebanon.