Each year on Memorial Day, Americans come together to remember those who have sacrificed their lives on behalf of our country. The debt owed them is immeasurable. Their sacrifices and those of our military families are freedom’s foundation.
Ann Cline, 87, a native of Falls Church and a longtime journalist at The Washington Star and one of the first women to work in its newsroom, died May 10 at the Collingswood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rockville, Md. She had congestive heart disease.
Mental illness among our nation’s veterans is a serious problem. Stemming from the strain of violent hostilities in Iraq, the prevalence of veterans with a service-connected disability has grown alarmingly high. As of 2006, 454,598 veterans had a service-connected disability due to a mental illness, and 20 percent of soldiers […]
Anyone that has ever listened to Don Imus, who was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989, knows the so-called “original shock jock” is not exactly Doctor Phil when it comes to the sensitivity department. For better or worse, it’s part of his appeal. But his recent comment […]
Italian Women Artists from Renaissance to Baroque, National Museum of Women in the Arts, now through July 15.
Lacrosse, the oldest team sport in North America, originated in Native American cultures as a method of cultivating assuredness and preparation for battle. Although the purpose of modern-day sport is no longer preparation for wartime, educators today recognize the positive aspects of having strong athletic programs for students.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, is a disease that many of our nation’s servicemen and women returning home from combat are struggling to cope with.
This Congress is about to engage in the legislative equivalent of the gunfight at the OK Corral.
Former 47-year Falls Church resident Janet Rasmussen died January 1, 2007 from age related causes. She was 86.
December is Universal Human Rights Month, a time to recognize that all human beings have the right to live freely without discrimination and to enjoy life with inherent dignity.