City of Falls Church, Va. Crime Report for August 26 – September 1, 2008
A number of local businesses are participating in the September 5 FIRSTfriday of Falls Church. Art and Frame of Falls Church, Clay Café Studios, Curves, FC Arts Gallery, Impulsive, Ireland’s Four Provinces, Monkey Business, Stifel and Capra and Sunrise of Falls Church are hosting exhibits and events.
Hurricane Gustav is sweeping into Louisiana as this is being written (Monday afternoon). The center of the storm is slightly west of New Orleans, between New Orleans and Houma, which is about fifty miles southwest of New Orleans.
Nationals Prepare to Host “Kids Day” The Washington Nationals will host Kids Day at Nationals Park on Sunday, August 31 when they face the Atlanta Braves at 1:35pm.
Fairfax County Schools Introduces eCART Resource for Teachers Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is introducing eCART (Electronic Curriculum Assessment Resource Tool), a web-based resource that allows teachers to align curriculum, assessment and instruction to improve student achievement, in the school system for the 2008-09 school year.
Local Students Named to Dean’s List Student Tara Benesch of Falls Church was named to Washington University‘s Dean’s List for the spring 2008 semester.
Facing $400 Million Deficit, Fairfax Co. Sets 20 Public Meetings In an extraordinary move, Fairfax County officials announced today that no fewer than 20 public “dialogue sessions” with the public are being set between September and November, months in advance of next year’s budget deliberation process when the county’s Board […]
Whatever folks are planning to do this Labor Day Weekend, it should be in the spirit of taking a deep breath while summoning energy for an incredible two-month sprint that will begin on Tuesday.
These are the lazy days of summer, and today I am going to be lazy.