Articles by Cathy Gainor

  • Talking Points: Aug. 29

    AUGUST 28, 2012 AT 5:55 PM

    How many people have died from the virus at Yosemite? Two people who were staying in the Signature Tent Cabins in Yosemite National Park have died, while two others infected in June are expected... Read More…

  • Potomac Diary: Aug. 17

    AUGUST 16, 2012 AT 5:40 PM

    HAVING A HEART A 25-year-old man was stopped by a Transportation Security Administration agent at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport because an X-ray machine had identified a suspicious... Read More…

  • Stay balanced when paying for kids' sports

    Cathy Gainor | AUGUST 13, 2012 AT 5:30 PM

    One good thing about the Olympic Games is that they may inspire your children to get up off the couch -- and onto the soccer field or track, or into the gym or pool. As the mother of three... Read More…

  • Metro shows off new rail map

    Cathy Gainor | March 19, 2012 at 6:20 PM

    Metro on Monday unveiled a new map that shows the new Silver Line, new train station names and changes on the Orange, Blue, Green and Yellow lines. The transit agency is calling the new rush... Read More…

  • Montgomery pushes afterschool programs

    Cathy Gainor | October 17, 2011 at 7:05 PM

    Montgomery County will join organizations and landmarks from across the country on Thursday for "Lights on Afterschool," a nationwide rally touting afterschool programs. The county will showcase... Read More…

  • Damaged Cathedral to reopen Nov. 12

    Cathy Gainor | October 04, 2011 at 7:05 PM

    The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral plans to reopen on Nov. 12 but must raise tens of millions of dollars to repair all the damage to the building. The reopening will mark... Read More…

  • The area's National Merit semifinalists

    Cathy Gainor | September 14, 2011 at 7:05 PM

    MARYLAND Bethesda Bethesda Chevy Chase H.S. Derr, Sussanah Halikias, Dimitrios Himwich, Elizabeth W. Leipold, Catherina L. McConnell, Darcy Nega, Philip Popper, Kayla L. Sax, Alexander E. Schwartz,... Read More…

  • Sweating off the calories

    Cathy Gainor | August 01, 2011 at 7:05 PM

    A runner ignores the heat and jogs along Oregon Avenue in Northwest Washington Monday. The thermometer hit 99 degrees to start off August, after July broke records as the hottest month on record.... Read More…

  • Local students' art installed at Dulles

    Cathy Gainor | June 27, 2011 at 7:05 PM

    Artwork from local students now greets international travel at Washington Dulles International Airport. More than 100 students from nine local schools have their art displayed in the "Hello... Read More…

  • Correction

    Cathy Gainor | June 23, 2011 at 7:05 PM

    A caption accompanying a front page photo of the memorial service for the victims of the June 2009 Metrorail crash in Thursday's issues of The Washington Examiner incorrectly identified Metro... Read More…

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