Hurricane Gustav is sweeping into Louisiana as this is being written (Monday afternoon). The center of the storm is slightly west of New Orleans, between New Orleans and Houma, which is about fifty miles southwest of New Orleans.
Labor Day, now observed on the first Monday in September, marks the traditional end of summer and the beginning of the new school year in our area, but is a far cry from the first Labor Day, celebrated in New York City on Tuesday, September 5, 1882.
AA (Regular Season) Storm 12 — Lugnuts 8: On June 3, the Storm and Lugnuts completed a suspended game, with the Storm coming out on top 12-8. Joe Andres of the Lugnuts had some of the game’s brightest moments, ripping a double in the first inning and making a […]
Last Week’s Storm Worst Since Isabel in F.C. Last week’s violent storm that lashed through Northern Virginia, and resulted in a National Weather Service report of a tornado touching down in the City of Falls Church, was rated the worst to hit the area since the remnants of Hurricane Isabel […]
A Muckdogs 10 — Raptors 3: Nathan Sperry started the May 19 game off with a strong double, then with two outs and bases loaded, Miles Jackson came through with an RBI. A later rally by the Raptors was ended when Muckdogs’ pitcher Christian Farrace and catcher Lucian Walston […]
A Raptors 14 — Mudcats 11: The Raptors had a close call against the Mudcats on May 14 but emerged with the 14-11 win after a dramatic triple play ended a Mudcats’ rally in the fifth inning. Having already scored one run in the inning and with the bases […]
The man in the eye of the storm has written a book entitled, “In the Eye of the Storm.” The Rev. Gene Robinson, Episcopal Church Bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire, was in Washington, D.C. this week, hosted by the Human Rights Campaign to pitch his new book that […]
A roundup of games from the Falls Church-Kiwanis Little League.
A “Perfect storm” refers to the simultaneous occurrence of events which, taken individually, would be far less powerful than the result of their chance combination. Such occurrences are rare by their very nature. — Wikipedia
As Kermit the Frog succinctly states, “It’s not easy being green.” In the development realm, it might not be easy, but it’s proving worth the effort.