Our Man in Arlington

June 19, 2018 6:58 PM0 comments

Herewith some deep thoughts on those plastic bags in which I receive my daily print newspapers. (Yes, digital friends, I’m one of those holdouts.) Dog walkers in my neighborhood kindly keep a batch of the blue or orange bags tied to a street sign, for other dog-owners’ needs. The image […]

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Guest Commentary: On School Shootings, Falls Church & the Past

June 14, 2018 12:14 PM0 comments

By Ted White As I write this, there have been at least 16 school shootings already this year. That averages around three a month. I grew up in Falls Church. I went to its schools before and after Falls Church became a city. I was in ninth grade the year […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

10:00 AM0 comments

Happy Flag Day! The Second Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the fledgling nation on June 14, 1777. Some communities observed Flag Day in the late 1800s, but it wasn’t until President Harry Truman signed an Act of Congress in 1949 that Flag Day […]

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Editorial: Tim Kaine For President

9:09 AM0 comments

If this turns out to the first formal newspaper endorsement in the upcoming 2020 Presidential election, then so be it. We would be proud to have such a distinction because we are so solid and centered in our choice. It isn’t due just to the fact that Sen. Tim Kaine […]

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Our Man in Arlington

June 13, 2018 8:48 PM0 comments

The strains of “We Shall Overcome” rang out over Lee Highway last Saturday. With a crowd of some 90 assembled across from the old Cherrydale firehouse, the good citizens of Cherrydale witnessed the fruits of their decision to combine their 125th anniversary celebration with an addition to Arlington’s civil rights […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

7:48 PM0 comments

While we all are celebrating the passage of the new state budget which expands Medicaid eligibility to an estimated 400,000 uninsured working Virginians, and thus allows us to increase funding in education and mental health, while raising the salaries of teachers, first responders and state employees with the resulting savings. […]

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