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.
More than one member of the Falls Church City Council had a veritable tantrum Monday night when developers of two of the major mixed use development projects nearing completion on West Broad reported that banks are the only business they could find willing to fill key components of their ground-floor […]
This week, the House is planning to vote on legislation that would finally withdraw our troops from Iraq. The “U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act” sets a date for redeploying our troops to begin March 1, 2008, and be completed by August 31, 2008.
So Long, Old Friend I was saddened to learn that Delegate Vince Callahan announced that he has decided not to run for re-election.
My wife, Jean, took me to the Barbara Cook-Audra McDonald concert at the Kennedy Center last Saturday for my birthday, along with my son, Michael, and daughter-in-law, Courtney, who was celebrating her birthday too.