2024-06-24 8:01 PM

Falls Church City News Briefs

Mark Warner Calls for Restraining Oil Price Speculators U.S. Senate candidate Mark Warner issued a package of proposed energy solutions yesterday that had at the top of his list a “clamp down on market speculators who have artificially driven up the price of oil on foreign based markets, out of reach of U.S. regulators.” Warner, […]

School News and Notes

On Thursday, Dec. 6, Hope, Kassandra (14), Matt (9) and Chris David volunteered at Glen Forest Elementary School to help deliver backpacks to all students during Volunteer Fairfax’s “A Celebration of Giving and Sharing.” (Photo: Tonya McCreary)


Should you be driving from Sterling to Leesburg on Route 7, you are more than likely to miss the new 689-acre campus that is now the location of the Howard Hughes Medical Center’s Janelia Farm research campus. The elegant glass-in laboratory complex has been nestled into the hilly landscapes so that it is barely visible […]

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HE WON! HE WON! HE WON! Falls Church City school employee Tim O’Connell (right) is shown here with his son, James (left), who along with James’ pal Tyler cashed in on a cool $1 million by winning CBS TV’s “The Amazing Race” show that concluded last Sunday night. James, now 27, is a Hollywood model […]

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The U.S. Service Academies at West Point, Annapolis and Colorado Springs train and produce the men and women who have guided our Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines to become the most powerful armed services in the world. Historically, these institutions have played a crucial role in staffing our military with the highest quality officers.