The world oil situation is quiet at the moment. Oil prices have dropped to their lowest level in 15 weeks due to the lack of any imminent geopolitical threats or looming hurricanes. The Iranian nuclear enrichment situation seems to be on hold for awhile as the US can’t convince China, […]
STERLING, Va. — Some 55 million youngsters are enrolling for classes in the nation’s schools this fall, making this the largest group of students in America’s history and, in ethnic terms, the most dazzlingly diverse since waves of European immigrants washed through the public schools a century ago.
“The smarter you get, the happier you get.” That one-liner delivered by a Mt. Daniel School first grader via video to an auditorium filled with City of Falls Church school system teachers, staff and administrators Monday morning said it all.
For some teachers, like J.E.B. Stuart freshman English teacher Vanessa Maxey, this school year marks the first spent at the fore of a high school classroom. Then, there are savvy vets like math chair Stuart Singer, who has been a fixture in the school’s math department and athletic fields for […]
Brief news items from the Greater Falls Church area for the week of 8/31.
More questions and answers from Joey Ledford. This week: the seventh inning stretch, Iraqi casualties, the polio epidemic, and “innocent until proven guilty?”
ATLANTA — During the years I worked for national advertising agencies I learned two things: (1) Expense accounts were the best fiction I’ll ever write and (2) the word “free” adds magic to any ad.
On June 6, 2006, two United States soldiers were building barracks in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when their camp came under enemy fire. Both soldiers, stationed out of Fort Rucker, Ala., were killed instantly. One of the soldiers was 24-year-old Corporal Andy D. Anderson of Falls Church, a 2001 graduate of […]
The Falls Church City Democratic Committee is poised to nominate a candidate this Saturday to run for Treasurer of the City in November.
The Hunan Chef is back in business. A victim of the controversial purchase and subsequent eviction of seven businesses at the Southgate Shopping Center by the Falls Church Episcopal Church in 2003, it’s taken almost three years to re-open.