Enough, already, with all this holiday music clogging our favorite stations!
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
There’s a small sign on my kitchen wall, located where I can’t avoid seeing it when I stumble in for my morning coffee. Picked up from some curious place in Rehoboth Beach, it reads, “Another day in paradise.” Of course, the phrase could be taken in a cynical way, like […]
Disputed Teen Pregnancy Stats Set Off Alarms A Virginia State Department of Health brochure released last spring indicating that the City of Falls Church had the third highest rate of teenage pregnancies in the state in 2004 has set off alarms in the school system here. One result has been […]
Folks in the City of Falls Church are going to miss Dave Eckert and Annette Mills far more than any now can probably imagine (see story on Page One of this edition). The couple came to Falls Church in the 1980s and, while raising their child here, made an impact […]
Stan Kasten, the new President of the Washington Nationals, picked a good day to address a luncheon at the prestigious National Press Club in downtown Washington, D.C., last week. A day before the closing weekend of the regular season, with rumors abounding about the fate of manager Frank Robinson, the […]
DENVER — There are few things more desirable in professional sport than a good, reliable left-handed starting pitcher like the Colorado Rockies’ Jeff Francis.
Says It ‘Deplores Discrimination’ in State Constitution “The Falls Church City Council opposes all discrimination based on immutable characteristics, including sexual orientation, and deplores any proposal to write such discrimination into the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia.”
He’s now a reality TV star, an elite model who will proceed to Season Two of the Janice Dickenson Modeling Agency show, which has an enormous cult following as the most popular show ever aired on the Oxygen cable network.
The Falls Church City Council is expected to vote to pay a Washington, D.C., consulting firm $150,000 to study what’s for sale in Falls Church that could be preserved for affordable housing. This presents a problem on a number of levels.
Allen, Webb Bring Tight Senate Roil To F.C., Fairfax It’s homestretch time in the critical 2006 mid-term elections nationwide, and as has become usual for Virginia, the high-profile debate between the two key statewide candidates hosted by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce marked a key inflection point this Monday.