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.
Racial tension in our schools is an old story.
Yesterday, Jan. 15, 2020, was yet another historic landmark in the often difficult march to fully realize the promise of the American Revolution for all our nation’s citizens.
The new Commonwealth Attorney for the City of Falls Church and Arlington, Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, started on Jan. 1. My observation after one week is that the transition is going well.
The National Council on Aging estimates that older Americans lose nearly $3 billion a year to financial exploitation and scams.
When I drive past Swanson Middle School, the sight of that 1940-vintage gym never fails to trigger memories — youth basketball glories, anguish.
Yes, it’s the start of a new decade, but honestly, trying to predict what’s going to happen over the next 10 years is all but impossible.
Although today’s public protests against nuclear weapons can’t compare to the major antinuclear upheavals of past decades, there are clear indications that most Americans reject the Trump administration’s nuclear weapons policies.
Happy New Year! I hope each of you enters 2020 and this new decade with a sense of purpose and optimism.
The latest on that shared thoroughfare we call Lee Highway includes visible progress on constructing the new bike-path bridge that dramatizes the border between Arlington and Falls Church. Hail, bridge-builders!