THE ANNUAL BANQUET of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce brought out a star-studded crowd of Falls Church celebrities at the Clarendon Ballroom last Saturday night.
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 […]
Mason Enter Districts Upbeat, Wrestlers Win Two at Home
The George Mason High School wrestling team closed out its regular season Saturday, Feb. 2, hosting a quadrangular meet at the renowned Mason High Gym, famously dubbed “The Pit.”
Mason High Seniors Claim Fourth Straight at States
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Off Track: 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.