It’s weekends like this past one when we realize how lucky we really are. I mean, did you see the U.S. Open? Did you watch those three eagles from Tiger Woods? Did you see the birdie on the 72nd hole to force a playoff? And did you see that 19-hole […]
My Memorial Day weekend began with my six-year-old grandson proclaiming emphatically that “Wolling Thunder” had kept him awake all night. He lives in South Arlington between Glebe Road and Walter Reed Drive, major incoming routes for the tens of thousands of bikers coming in for the Rolling Thunder extravaganza on […]
Carol Jensen Turnage, 60, of Lanexa, Va., died peacefully at her home on April 23, 2008 after a long, hard-fought battle with breast cancer.
The death last week of Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti (1935-2007) had a bigger impact on me than I expected. Through his CDs, videotapes and telecasts, this man filled my home with his immense, golden voice more times than I could ever count, and now each replay evokes a sense of […]
With a new movie by the same name opening this weekend, this may be my last chance to talk about the greatest song in American history before its title becomes hopelessly entangled with what it seems will be a pretty good film.
Cpl. Jonathan Winterbottom, a Class of 2003 graduate of Falls Church High School, was killed in Iraq May 23 when a roadside bomb exploded near the vehicle in which he was riding. Winterbottom was 21 years old.
Paul Emmett Argo died suddenly on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 of apparent heart failure while on his daily bicycle commute from his office in Washington, D.C., to his home in Falls Church, Virginia. Paul was 58.
Kay Pierce, a native of Buhl, Minnesota, and a resident of Falls Church for the past seven years, passed away Thursday, September 28, after an extended illness. She was 79. She was the sixth of 10 children of Matilda (Bacich) and John Strilich.
Falls Church City native Noah J. Seidenberg died Friday, July 28. The cause of death is pending.