Last week’s Democratic National Convention proved, perhaps surprisingly, that the political process can be well-served, and well done, without all the hoopla that usually frames the selection of a party’s candidate for the presidency.
Bijan should not have lost his life. Tony should not have been imprisoned with no hope of parole. Real people like Bijan and Tony and their families are victims of an unforgiving and racist system. We have an opportunity now to change — we must take it.
“Even in this crazy time, our friends, neighbors, and businesses are coming together and doing what they can to keep our schools strong.”
How unfortunate to have Memorial Day pass and not to enjoy the usual festival and parade in the City of Falls Church.
As much of the National Capital Region prepares for a gradual entry into Phase One re-opening, it may be useful to look at how jurisdictions in other states are faring.
Arlingtonions share with Falls Church and Fairfax compatriots the horror-filled memory of one of our region’s worst workplace accidents: the March 2, 1973, collapse of one of the Skyline Towers. Fourteen workers perished and 34 were injured.
Even if we can’t have the usual Memorial Day party, we’ve still got the love.
It may seem like a small gesture to award grants of a modest size in this day and age, but there is a lot more attached to the dollar amount that comes in the form of community goodwill and encouragement.
Social distancing doesn’t lend itself to traditional observances, but flying an American flag (if you have one) on Monday is an appropriate way to remember those who have served, and fallen, in support of our nation.
Six months into her freshman year as Commonwealth’s Attorney, Parisa Dehghani-Tafti is making waves.