In homage to the end of the pandemic for now in the U.S., or part of it at least, renewed explorations into “the first time in 15 months” of doing things resulted for this writer in a brief visit to a karaoke gay bar and the inevitable reprise of one of the most sought after hits since that genre began.
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
The Falls Church City Council, after an hour-long closed session Monday, voted to defer action for two weeks on the creation of a proposed West Falls Community Development Authority (CDA) designed to fund infrastructure improvements on the 9.78-acre West Falls Gateway project with bonds funded solely by taxing stakeholders at the site.
The Fairfax County Planning Commission last night voted to defer action for two weeks on an amendment to the county’s comprehensive plan for the West Falls Church Transportation Station Area after hearing extensive public input on the plan that would permit significant new mixed use development on the WMATA-owned West Falls Church Metro station site and an adjacent Virginia Tech site.
This 10-part series concludes with this entry drafted on the eve of the Biden-Putin summit in Geneva.
The letter, sent over the signature of Falls Church Executive Director Sally Cole, expressed the Chamber’s strong support for an amendment to the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan to permit mixed use development at WMATA’s West Falls Church Metro station site.
Not a single incumbent member of the Falls Church School Board either sought or qualified for re-election on the November 2021 ballot, it was disclosed after the deadline to qualify passed this Tuesday. On the other hand, a whopping nine candidates were certified to compete for the four (out of seven) seats being contested this November.
“I don’t know what happened to our culture…I don’t know when we began to celebrate bullies instead of looking out for people who care for other people. When did that happen?” — Former Pres. Barack Obama.
While the numbers are not yet confirmed for sure, the Falls Church City Council heard Monday night that the Little City may be due for an extraordinary infusion of $18 million in federal aid dollars to help its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
In his first visit to the City of Falls Church since he was running for statewide office in 2017, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam graced the stage set up on George Mason High School’s football field yesterday morning to deliver the commencement address to the school’s Class of 2021.
The call by Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.) for a “Myanmar-style coup” in the U.S. at a QAnon meeting in Texas this week is only the latest evidence of the active coup efforts orchestrated by Russia’s Putin against the U.S.