GEN. COLIN POWELL (top center), who resides in McLean, recently served as the keynote speaker for the 2009 McLean High School graduation. The school bid farewell to the senior highlanders during a ceremony at DAR Constitution Hall in downtown Washington, D.C. on June 15. An all-night grad party ensued following […]
City of F.C. to Submit Bid Friday for “Green Lab” $ Hoping to include letters of support from key regional elected officials in its submission, Assistant City Manager Cindy Mester and Mayor Robin Gardner were meeting at City Hall in Falls Church as the News-Press was going to press Wednesday […]
A memorial service will be held this Friday, July 10 at the Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Broad Street for M. Catherine “Cay” Wiant, a deeply-respected, long-time Falls Church educator and community activist, who died July 2 following a long battle with brain cancer. The service will begin at […]
HORDES OF LOCALS VENTURED OUT to the City of Falls Church’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration at George Mason High School’s Moore Cadillac stadium, complete with live music courtesy of the Merchants of Cool. Blankets were laid down, picnics were unpacked, and fireworks filled the sky. (Photos: Gary Mester)
Council, Planners Like Benefits for Economy, Arts A plan for a make-over of the intersection of Routes 7 and 29, also known as Broad and Washington streets, in the center of the City of Falls Church was eagerly embraced by members of the Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission […]
At its work session tonight, the Falls Church City Council weighed in strongly for swift action to revamp, integrate and create a ‘sense of place’ at the location as part of a broader North Washington St. renovation effort.
ARLINGTON, VA.-The Arlington County Police Department Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred in North Arlington Friday morning.
Cay Wiant, 64, for decades a stalwart English teacher in the middle school and high school of the Falls Church City School System, died peacefully at her Falls Church home Thursday evening after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. Details of services are pending.
‘Outside the Box,’ a Search For Candidates The tiny City of Falls Church stands to be embroiled over the course of the entire coming year in a mighty struggle over which four people will be elected to the City Council next May.
The two most talked about new laws that went into effect in Virginia yesterday concern a ban on texting while driving, and allowing political messages on clothing to be worn into election polls.