In yet another opportunity for the Falls Church public to weigh in on the shocking announcement of a $5.6 shortfall in the current Fiscal Year 2010 City budget of $66 million, only two persons spoke out at tonight’s Falls Church City Council meeting.
More than 50 persons wearing bright orange stickers reading “Guns Save Lives” packed the chambers of the Falls Church City Council Monday night to protest Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner’s membership in the Mayors Against Illegal Guns association founded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Friday, Oct. 23 (2 p.m. EDT) — The City of Falls Church’s Commissioner of the Revenue Tom Clinton denounced the “zealous,” “disrespectful,” “outright hostility” exhibited at Wednesday night’s candidate forum hosted by the Falls Church League of Women Voters at the Community Center.
Friday, Oct. 23 (1:15 p.m. EDT) — Two members of the Falls Church City Council are considering introducing a resolution to move the date of the City Council and School Board elections from May to November, beginning next year.
The self-proclaimed head of the Northern Virginia chapter of the right-wing Tea Baggers movement that disrupted town hall meetings across the U.S. last summer, was joined by more than a dozen of his ilk to descend on a Falls Church League of Women Voters candidates forum in the F.C. Community […]
MCLEAN H.S. SENIORS Will Dutrow and Hanna Longwell were crowned king and queen during halftime at the homecoming game last Friday. The McLean Highlanders played the Marshall Statesmen, and won 24 – 21. (Photos: Karen Newcomb)
U.S. Army Specialist Stephan L. Mace of Purcellville was one of eight American soldiers killed in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan earlier this month. It is an increasingly familiar story of loss for families of soldiers back home, including Mace’s family residing in Falls Church.
In Virginia’s 34th delegate district, covering McLean and Tysons Corner, two divergent political philosophies are pitting Margaret Vanderhye, the Democratic incumbent first elected in 2007, against her GOP opponent, Barbara Comstock.
McDonnell Holds Lead in Polls as Nov. 3 Looms Trailing in all polls with less than two weeks before the Nov. 3 election, Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate State Sen. Creigh Deeds shifted his campaign focus sharply last week to intensify efforts to get out votes in the decisive Eastern Fairfax-Falls […]
The Falls Church School Board put out a public call through its web site Tuesday for citizen input on how to cut $300,000 from its current fiscal year operating budget, the Schools’ principle portion of cuts to overcome a $5.6 million shortfall in the overall City of Falls Church $66 […]