Last week, bank accounts of the City of Falls Church and its School System were hit with over $200,000 in fraudulent withdrawals, City Treasurer Jody Acosta reported to the News-Press today. Neither the City, the schools nor any individual entity doing business with them will be held liable for the stolen money.
A hearing before the U. S. Congress Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. ET, in room 1300 of the Longworth House Office Building. Chairman Donald S. Beyer Jr. will preside.
The Falls Church Majors All-Star team ended their season last week with an exciting 8-5 win over McLean Little League.
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) voted for strong legislation to defend reproductive freedoms in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. The House passed the Women’s Health Protection Act to ensure Americans’ right to make their own health decisions as Republicans launched a renewed push for a nationwide abortion ban.
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) last night voted to grant $25.5 million to the City of Falls Church to improve its N. Washington Street corridor between Great Falls and Gresham streets.
A new Five Guys location is now open at 913 W. Broad Street where Einstein Bros. Bagels once operated. Five Guys specializes in customizable burgers, hot dogs, fries with the option of Cajun spice, and milkshakes. Dining, takeout and delivery service are all available.
It’s safe to say that humans have done a lot to make sure their furry friends get the care they need. Whether it’s making sure they are in a healthy home or taking a trip to the vet, owners are almost always willing to put their pets’ needs in front of their own. However, this role can be taken on by the animals themselves when it comes to making sure their human is receiving care as well.
Look at that face, those pleading eyes, that nose that kept you company all through the pandemic. Now explain to Cooper why it is so, so important that you return to the office — leaving her alone all day, after two years of 24/7 togetherness. Because … what? Company d’esprit?
This has been a stunning week for historically novel and profound new developments in our collective national and species history. Topping the list is the flawless execution of the newly-activated James Webb Space Telescope that has begun sharing with the entire human race images from deep space orders of magnitude more revealing than anything anyone on this planet has ever before seen.
The first animals were domesticated about 12,000 years ago. Animals were used for food, hunting and protection. The person who first used a horse to hunt had a huge advantage over everyone else.
Eventually things changed and animals became more than beasts of burden. They became domesticated and filled a far different role. These animals, especially horses, dogs and cats, became much more than tools or food, they became an integral part of the families they lived with.