Let us presume, for the sake of this column, that I only have papillary thyroid cancer stage IV, and that my years as a non small cell lung cancer patient, also stage IV, are over.
Getting vaccinated can reduce hospital visits and admissions during anticipated shortage due to COVID-19
While shopping for dinner on a recent Wednesday afternoon, Roger Whitehead spotted a sign near the pharmacy of a grocery store near his home in Alexandria.
The display cases, first-hand accounts and newsreel footage showcased in the museum.
In 1861, when the Civil War was just starting, Capt. Josiah Sawell was attacked by a pro-secession mob while passing through Baltimore with the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry.
Cleaner than it was in 2011 when it got a D, but “its recovery is plateauing.”
While the Potomac River is clearly not what the Washington Post in 1951 called an “open sewer,” for the first time in a decade, the river’s health has declined, reported the Potomac Conservancy last month, falling from a grade of B to B- and still unsafe for swimming or fishing.
Dealing with separation from family and friends
The decision to spend holidays away from loved ones can be a necessity during the coronavirus pandemic.
As the Thanksgiving and winter holidays approach, many residents may be wondering how to celebrate safely this season.
I am writing in response to the article titled “Addressing the Demands of Virtual University Classrooms ” published in your newspaper on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020.
Virginia has around 180,000 turkeys, elusive in the woods and fields.
Alan Warburton did a double take when he spotted a wild turkey ambling across his Mount Vernon yard in the Tauxemont community in April.
Several volunteer groups undertook clean-up efforts around the county on Nov. 14, including the Laurel Hill Park Volunteer Team’s (PVT) vine removal at the Central Green under the Park Authority, and the Springfield District Democrats’ (SDDC) road cleanup under the VDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program.
Cyber crooks are out to steal our critical data – bank accounts, passwords, even tax refunds.
With no interruption in service to loyal Springfield Plaza customers as promised, Giant opened their new, larger, 50,000 square foot store with enhanced features at the Plaza at 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13.
Despite our community’s incredible collective response to COVID-19, the pandemic has shined a light on the areas where we have room to improve.
A 63-year-old man died as a result of injuries from a crash that occurred around 12:05 a.m. Nov. 15 near the intersection of Loisdale Road and Loisdale Court in Springfield.
Major Crimes Detectives continue to investigate three shootings that have occurred over 36 hours on Nov. 10 and 11.
As my brother, Richard, has often said: "If the oncologist is happy, then I'm happy."