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Thursday, December 1, 2022

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Letter: Don’t criticize leaders for doing their best during COVID

Editor: I enjoy reading your paper especially for the local news. I don’t often agree with your editorials, but take serious offense to the bashing of Dr. Anthony Fauci and Fairfax County schools while asking for an apology. While...

Editor’s Notebook: Democrats on hunt for some great knockers

Some days I just can’t help myself (li'l stinker that I am), and if not everyone gets the connection between Teri Garr in “Young Frankenstein” in the photo and associated headline, I suggest you get hold of the film...

Editor’s Notebook: Back when we kept calm and carried on

Here's one from the history file, back this week in 1957. As Scooby Doo might have put it: Ruh-roh! Looks like five possible cases of the feared Asiatic flu have been reported in Arlington County, part of an outbreak that...

COVID’s current impact puts less stress on local public-health infrastructure

The pandemic continues to roll through Arlington’s population, but at least for the moment, the days when it held the potential to overtax public-health facilities seem to be in the rear-view mirror. “There’s still a lot of COVID out there,...

After 3-year absence, the show goes on in McLean

McLean Community Players is back after a three-year hiatus and will hit the Alden Theatre’s stage July 22 to 24 with “The Show Must Go On! A Musical Revue.” The effort features an array of songs from past productions and...

Commentary: Local effort aids India during COVID crisis

During the surge of the Delta variant of COVID, India was overwhelmed by the explosion of cases in its hospitals.

Leaders taking bump up in COVID count in stride

Arlington leaders are urging continued vigilance, but by their own behavior seemed to be stopping short of a panicky response, as COVID continues to ebb and flow throughout the community. Owing to an increase in cases that are proving for...

Editor’s Notebook: Hysteria (round 45) is here

You could see it building late last week, and now we're hip-deep-and-rising in another COVID-hysteria moment, even though, if you step back and look at things objectively, the omicron variant may turn out to be a blessing in diguise. If...

Letter: Policies of leftist prosecutors help spur violent crime

Editor: In a Dec. 2 editorial, the Sun Gazette said that left-leaning prosecutors’ release of dangerous criminals who “ought to be behind bars” could result in future Democratic election losses. That’s true, unless the public swallows the false claim made...

Editor’s Notebook: Sorry, no trees!

Yours truly was waddling past St. James’s Catholic Church in Falls Church yesterday, where this time of year one would expect a big lot full of Christmas trees (and buyers looking for the perfect selection). Not so this year; the...
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