2024-06-18 11:43 PM

Steve Cornejo’s Dad Laments Morrogh Closing Investigation

The father of the slain Steve Cornejo told the News-Press yesterday that he was disappointed, but not surprised to learn that Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney Raymond Morrogh wrote to Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner this month that he would take no further action to bring Cornejo’s killer to justice.

Off Track: Jim Weider

When you spend 15 years playing guitar for a band, actually make that The Band, that winds up in the Hall of Fame, you could likely call it at a career and feel pretty satisfied. After all, in guitarist Jim Weider's case, he had already gained international acclaim, played songs immortalized by a generation, performed […]

Mason High Seniors Claim Fourth Straight at States

Alex Goetting won his fourth state title in four years as the No. 1 player on the boys tennis team. (photo: News-Press)

Four years ago, Alex Goetting took the court at the Group A Virginia State Tournament final as the George Mason High School boys tennis team’s No. 1 player and helped lead the team to its eighth state title. Last weekend in Radford, Va., it was the teams’ other four seniors and a standout freshman that […]

F.C. Chamber Celebrates 60th Year

THE GREATER FALLS CHURCH Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 60th anniversary at its annual gala that drew over 180 to the Clarendon Ballroom last Saturday night. Barbara Cram and Bob Wildon (left) won the Pillar of the Community and Shreve Awards, respectively, Paul Barkley won a Chamber Appreciation Award and Steve Wooddell won the James […]

Editorial: Cornejo Family Wins Justice

Everyone who loves justice and fairness should stand and applaud the outcome of the trial yesterday that found in favor of the family of Falls Church’s own Jack Stephen “Steve” Cornejo. Cornejo, then 22, was shot and killed almost two years ago now, and no criminal charges were ever filed against the assailant. In an […]

Off Track: Everyone Orchestra

Everyone Orchestra

If you can’t quite explain the Everyone Orchestra, your not alone. When asked for a description, Matt Butler, the quasi-conductor of the jam-band collaborative struggles as well. “It’s a … collaborative … in-the-moment … uh … celebration,” he finally spits out.