It crossed my mind as I watched Sen. Jim Webb deliver one of the strongest ever Democratic responses to a State of the Union message Tuesday night that one year ago, this man was sitting in his Falls Church, Virginia, home, a private citizen having never sought election to public […]
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
Comedian Dick Gregory, The D.C. Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave., Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 30, 8 p.m.
Kirov Ballet’s “Romeo and Juliet,” Kennedy Center, performances through Sunday.
When first elected to the State Legislature in 1991, Falls Church/McLean Delegate Jim Scott won after a recount by a single vote. Since then, he’s always been known as “Landslide Jim.”
January 18 – 24, 2007
Too many over-privileged residential property owners in the City of Falls Church have been insisting on having their cake and eating it, too, as the saying goes, for too long. All the signposts are up and read clearly. This is going to be the tightest budget cycle in many years. […]
Law enforcement officials, the press and too many psychologists remain puzzled by the evidence that the 15-year-old boy discovered last weekend, who was apparently kidnapped four years earlier, did not try to run from his captor even though he had ample opportunities.
Shakespeare without the words. There are two opportunities to experience this during the opening stages of the Shakespeare in Washington festival this month. One is the production of Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet” by the Kirov Ballet at the Kennedy Center this weekend. The other is the longer-running production of “Macbeth” […]
To Avoid Tax Hike, F.C. Stays Behind In Teacher Pay Falls Church City Public Schools will continue to lag behind other regional jurisdictions in teacher salaries if the budget recommended by Superintendent Dr. Lois Berlin is adopted by the School Board and City Council in the next months.
Wyatt Shields was officially retained as the City Manager for the City of Falls Church by a vote of the City Council Monday night. Shields, who came on as the assistant city manager in 2003, had been serving since July as the acting city manager following the death of City […]