When I was growing up, a popular column in the monthly Reader’s Digest was “The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met.” I was reminded of that last month when I learned of Elizabethe Hall’s passing.
Author: Penny Gross
The National Council on Aging estimates that older Americans lose nearly $3 billion a year to financial exploitation and scams.
New Year’s resolutions often focus on the very personal — lose weight, get more exercise, quit smoking, learn a new skill, get organized. New Year’s resolutions also can be doing something for your community, or “giving back.”
With the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, the possibility of a lump of coal in a Christmas stocking may not resonate for today’s children, or even for their parents.
“It takes a village to educate our children.” And we are the village. That was the message brought to the ACCA Child Development Center in Annandale by Governor and Mrs. Ralph Northam on Tuesday.
Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting was bittersweet, as it was the final meeting of this term, and we bid farewell to four members who are retiring from the Board at the end of this month.
Happy Thanksgiving! We are so fortunate to be living in Fairfax County and Northern Virginia, and that belief was reinforced by a special musical composition that was commissioned by the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra and dedicated to outgoing Board Chairman Sharon Bulova.
In diverse Mason District, it is not unusual to meet foreign ambassadors and consuls at cultural events, and a number of American ambassadors and foreign service officers are Mason District constituents.
After many years of declining turnout in what is termed an “off-off year” election, last week’s results were stunning, as thousands more people voted in local elections than in previous years.
Tuesday’s election results were awesome in Northern Virginia, and I am honored and humbled that Mason District voters chose me to serve for another term.