George Thomas Smith, a longtime resident of Falls Church, passed away on August 3, 2009 at the age of 94.
Tuohy Cautions Costs to Be Up, Revenue Down A tightly-worded, two-page single page memo issued last week by the City of Falls Church’s Chief Financial Officer John Tuohy cautioned that losses in the market investments of both the City and Virginia’s pension and retirement funds could drive a significant, unavoidable […]
Donald S. Beyer, Jr., who resides in Old Town Alexandria, has an uncanny way of ingratiating himself with just about everyone he meets, from the car mechanics he hires at his family’s car dealerships to the high officials who have kept on him for years to run again for high […]
F.C., Fairfax in Court Over Water Dispute Today The City of Falls Church and the Fairfax Water Authority face off in Fairfax Circuit Court today, and the issue is whether or not to stay the trial scheduled for next month pending the outcome of the three-judge panel that the chief […]
Seven staff members of the mighty Falls Church News-Press went on a road trip earlier this month to Dover, Del. to tour the sleek, modern state-of-the-art press which took over the printing operation of the News-Press earlier this year.
A man was struck and killed by a Metro train as it pulled into the West Falls Church station just after 11 a.m. today.
89-YEARS YOUNG, legendary White House correspondent Helen Thomas met and took questions for over an hour from 70 friends of the Falls Church News-Press at its offices last week. Top left, Thomas views a photo of a 1945 National Press Club banquet, where only white males were present. Center, she […]
(Editor’s Note: As told by McLean High School student Julia Katz, the following is the first part of an exclusive News-Press series following the school’s theatre group to Edinburgh, Scotland.) Toothbrush? Check. Camera? Check. Passport? Check. Clothes, clothes and more clothes? Check.
F.C. Senior Affordable Housing Project Gets State OK The Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) posted a note on its web site yesterday indicating the application from the Falls Church Housing Corporation and its partner, The Community Builders, has been approved for tax credits essential for the senior housing component of […]
Concern Persists That ‘Tail Could Wag the Dog’ The dust-up over whether or not the Falls Church City Council should create a so-called “Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee” dominated another Council work session this Monday, as it was agreed to postpone any action until another work session and then a formal […]