Now that Donald Trump has held the first political rally of his 2024 presidential election run, somewhere outside Phoenix in Arizona, those of us still hanging onto a modicum of sanity in our cherished nation that has gone so deeply into a moral, intellectual and political bog ask of ourselves this: Can anything be done?
Despite the chilly weather conditions, dozens of Falls Church residents showed up outside of the Tinner Hill Arch on Monday afternoon to Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation’s Annual Rally and Program to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Marking the first anniversary of the inauguration of Joe Biden this January 20, 2022, the numbers in things that matter to the health of the nation and its people are way, way better than a year ago. Just on the economy, initial unemployment claims are down from 812,750 to 210,750, the unemployment rate is down from 6.4 percent to 3.9 percent, and compared to the loss of 9.4 million jobs a year ago, the number is now up by 6.4 million.
The Falls Church City’s School Board is convening in a special meeting tonight at 7 p.m. to take up the issue of whether or not to join other regional school districts that have acted to defy new Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s inauguration day executive order to remove mandates for students to wear masks in public schools.
Gracie was adopted 1 year ago from Wolf Trap Animal Rescue. She is a new resident of Falls Church and loves saying “hi” to other dogs on her walks and playing at local dog parks. Here she is enjoying a snowy stroll through Benjamin Banneker Park.
Chef Jacques Imperato was 20 years old when he came to the States from France. With little to no English under his belt he worked his way through Kitchens until finally taking over La Cote D’or Cafe located on Lee Highway in 2016. While talking with him he asked, “Do you know what the most expensive thing in a restaurant is?…An empty chair.”
This past Monday, my planned 20 minute walk turned into an hour as I marveled at the beauty of northern Virginia covered in snow, including street signs. So yes, I missed a turn and got lost. When I got home, I turned on the lights and a heater. My day went on. All the energy I’m using this week will taunt me during next month’s utility bill.
I read in the FCNP that there will be a tax on plastic bags come April, and they will cost 5 cents each.
Monday, Jan. 10 — Falls Church Schools Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan Issued a communique to the parents of all students in the F.C. Public School System tonight confirming that the existing safety rules will remain in effect for the coming week for all students attending FCCPS classes. This includes the existing […]
On Wednesday I will take my oath of office in the Capitol Building, and the 2022 General Assembly Session will formally begin. This session is fraught with uncertainty: uncertainty about the politics at play and uncertainty about the health of the members of the General Assembly and the health of all Virginians.