It was right about now a year ago that Jim Webb stepped out of his Falls Church home into a bright spring morning and took up in earnest for the first time a citizen-candidate effort to change the course of the nation. His was in the time-honored American tradition of […]
April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The purpose of the special designation is to increase the public’s understanding of sexual violence in our society with the hope that a month of intensified awareness efforts combined with sexual violence prevention work throughout the year will bring […]
Vetoes and Amendments Readers will see the News-Press—and this column—the day after the General Assembly acts on the Governor’s amendments and vetoes.
Today I am speaking to the luncheon meeting of the South Arlington Kiwanis Club, an excellent group led this year by the estimable Andres Tobar.
Saturday’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson Library in Culmore had an international flavor, from the Vietnamese-American Girl Scouts staffing the arts and crafts table to the Colombian folk dancers performing in the community room. This was not a day for silence in the library. Everyone was […]
Our editor carved another notch in his belt this Monday, having endured over his 16-year history of news reporting here yet another Falls Church City Council meeting that went past midnight.
As a pet owner and someone who takes a great interest in animal protection issues, I am pleased to report that the House passed legislation this week to ban the barbaric practice of animal fighting.
Governor Kaine to the rescue!
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine was not exactly ecstatic, but he was mighty pleased as he described the proposed compromise on transportation funding at the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday. The luncheon, which was rescheduled from December because of a state trooper funeral, offered perfect timing for Governor Kaine […]
Eleanor Monroe died on March 11, and Arlington is much the poorer for it. She and her family were our friends, and we will miss her.