2024-05-20 10:31 AM

Foust Gives Tyson Study Mixed Review

Although pleased with the Tysons Land Use Task Force’s presentation at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting this Monday, Drainesville District Supervisor John Foust harbored concerns over the Task Force’s plan to reinvent Tysons Corner into a bustling urban center.

Mason Robotics Team Finishes 8th, Advances to National Competition


A real underdog story evokes the optimist in all of us, and now Falls Church has a chance to celebrate one of its own. The George Mason High School’s Robotic team improved upon last year’s 40th-place finish to eighth in 2007, advancing into the semifinals at the FIRST Robotics Regional Championships held Saturday in Annapolis, […]

The Peak Oil Crisis: The Portland Report

Last week Portland, Oregon became the first governmental body in the US to not only acknowledge that imminent peak oil is a reality, but also to publish a plan as to what the city should be doing to cope. Breaking new ground has both its perils and its rewards. The peril is that you have […]

Hoping to Build on Solid 5-5

Last season the varsity football program at George C. Marshall took an enormous leap forward, finishing with a .500 record that could have been even more impressive if not for a trio of one-point losses.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Portland Takes the Lead

The Middle East, home to a third of the world’s oil production, is coming unglued in so many ways and in so many places that it is nearly impossible to track. One would have to be a complete fool, however, not to recognize one of the manifold costs of all this chaos is going to […]