Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation (LDCRF) has welcomed 56 beagles to its Rescue Care Center in Falls Church, Va., from a mass-breeding facility riddled with animal welfare concerns.
As a student at Yorktown in the late 1960s, I grew up in a world and at a time when homosexuality was largely invisible, but also criminalized and life-threatening. The closet is not healthy for flowers or other living things — to steal a popular protest from the 1960s.
Following an extensive search and recommendation of a search panel, the Falls Church City Public Schools School Board is appointing Ms. Karim Daugherty as the new principal of Oak Street Elementary School. Ms. Daugherty is finishing her ninth year as principal of Beech Tree Elementary School in Fairfax County, Virginia. […]
The other day, Branko Milanovic — my City University of New York and Stone Center colleague — suggested that it would be interesting to “compare Napoleon’s continental blockade against Great Britain to the current sanctions against Russia.”
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today announced the Alexandria Police Department has been awarded $600,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs’ (OJB) Byrne Discretionary Community Project Grant to support the broad-scale implementation of a Body-worn Camera (BWC) program. Beyer secured this funding as a Community Project Funding request that was included in the Omnibus spending bill which passed on a broad bipartisan vote in the House and Senate earlier this year.
Virginia’s three-day Sales Tax Holiday starts this Friday, August 5, at 12:01 a.m. and ends Sunday, August 7, at 11:59 p.m. Consumers can take advantage of the holiday for both in-store and online purchases, and can buy select items — school supplies, clothes and shoes, emergency and hurricane preparedness — without paying sales tax. With hurricane season often peaking in August, officials say it is a prime time to take advantage of the tax holiday by purchasing qualifying items that can help households in case a hurricane, or any other disaster, strikes.
Person No. 1 looks at the night sky and says, “Looking at the night sky makes me realize how puny and insignificant I am on the cosmic scale.” Person No. 2 thinks, “I am the result of 14 billion years of cosmic evolution. I am a thermodynamic miracle. I am the waking universe looking back at itself.”
Events calendar for the City of Falls Church for August 4 – 10, 2022.
August 2 — Virginia’s U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner, Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after the Senate voted 95-1 to approve adding Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): “The NATO alliance has formed the foundation of the peace in Europe since the end of […]
Hundreds of seniors are registering for the 2022 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics to be heldSept. 10-24,” says NVSO chairman Herb Levitan. Over 70 individual events will be hosted at 25 differentvenues throughout Northern Virginia. “We are also celebrating our 40th Anniversary,” said Levitan whohas been a participant for 20 years. […]