Lillian R. Hull, mother of Delegate Bob Hull who represents the greater Falls Church area in the Virginia House of Delegates, died last Wednesday, March 11 at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington.
“We’re rolling out the blue carpet — or the blues carpet,” said Nikki Graves Henderson, Acting Director of the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation, of the upcoming Tinner Hill Heritage and Blues Festival, a tribute to the late Piedmont Blues legend John Jackson. The Tinner Hill 15th Annual Blues Festival will […]
Cruz Wins Outstanding Educator Award Jane Cruz, coordinator for adult high school completion programs of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Adult and Community Education (ACE) program, recently received the Outstanding Educator award from the Martin Luther King, Jr., Cultural Center. Cruz is also the principal of Woodson Adult High […]
According to international law, torture is defined as “any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person in order to obtain information or a confession.” Normally, we think that such activities only exist under oppressive regimes like North Korea. But as […]
The forecast is for temperatures to remain above freezing following a day of almost 50 degrees on New Year’s Eve Monday, perfect if brisk conditions for the eighth annual “Watch Night” celebration expected to draw over 1,000 to downtown Falls Church. A giant antique steel-frame star that once adorned the […]
Watch Night New Year’s Eve Spectacular, Dec. 31 from 7:30 p.m. – Midnight between Broad St. & Park Ave.
Culminating Virginia’s year-long celebration of its 400 years since the founding of Jamestown, the City of Falls Church will again host a “Watch Night” fete in its downtown on New Year’s Eve. The ninth annual event has taken on the character of yet another significant Falls Church tradition since its […]
A central tenet to “ex-gay” theory is that a male turns gay because of a poor relationship with his father. Under this baseless hypothesis, a sensitive boy perceives paternal disapproval, and as a defensive measure, the child rejects his dad and all things masculine that remind him of the broken […]
A national fast-food franchise is opening its doors to the community and wallets to J.E.B. Stuart High School with a fundraiser this Thursday.
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.