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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Falls Church Kiwanis Little League Report

THE CUBS' Ryan Leonard sets himself before swinging for the fences and hitting the season's first home run. (Photo: Courtesy Steve Selby)

The Falls Church Kiwanis Little League celebrated its new season with a parade and opening ceremonies on Saturday, April 21 at Westgate Field. Welcoming comments were offered by Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and Rev. George E. Handley, a retired Lutheran minister who has three grandsons playing in the league.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Our 4 Storms

Last week I discussed how the great crisis could be thought of as four interrelated sub crises: peak oil production, peak oil exports, climate change, and economic decline. Each of these will have an impact on the others and the order in which they arrive and interact with each other is likely to have a […]

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 […]

McLean Highlanders Win Back to Back

October 16, 2006 –  The McLean High School Girls’ Volleyball team chalked up another  win by defeating the Thomas Jefferson  Colonials (25-19, 25-21, 25-15).  Middle, Hannah Bryan had an outstanding night with 5 kills and exceptional play .   Coach Steve Stotler commented after the game, “The team is really starting to execute well with better […]