2024-05-21 1:34 PM

More Opportunity Opens Up at F.C.’s Eden Center

The sudden bankruptcy in November of the National Wholesale Liquidators chain has left the owner of its leased Falls Church property in the Eden Center mulling “highest and best use” options for the redevelopment of the 77,120-square foot site.

F.C.-Kiwanis Little League Report

  AA Riverdogs 12 — Sand Gnats 2: In his pitching debut, the Riverdogs’ Nicholas Hutzell had a successful outing in a game played on May 31. The Riverdogs defense provided help throughout the night, with catchers Matt Nicholson and Mike Savory each tagging out runners at home on attempted steals by the Sand Gnats. […]

New F.C. Budget Buoyed By $ From Mixed-Use Projects

Surprising observers throughout the region, the City of Falls Church adopted its coming fiscal year budget Monday by a unanimous vote that raised the residential real estate tax by a mere two cents. The $76,427,560 Fiscal Year ’09 budget fully funds the School Board request and will actually cost the average taxpayer in Falls Church […]

Rev. Wright Puts Sound Bites Into Theology Context

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor for 36 years of a Southside Chicago church that grew from 87 members in 1972 to 8,000 under his leadership, spoke to a sold-out audience at the National Press Club Monday morning, receiving three thundering standing ovations while seeking to establish a context for the series of […]

State Senate Passes Repeal of Abusive Driver Fees

By a 39-0 vote, with Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) not voting, the Virginia State Senate passed legislation yesterday to repeal the unpopular abusive driver fees that went into effect last July. Adding a sense of urgency, an emergency clause was added to the bill to ensure the repeal would go into effect immediately upon passage in […]

Preliminary OK for New City Center Granted by Council


Unanimous Vote Moves F.C. Plan Closer to Reality The ambitious Falls Church City Center project received a critical, unanimous thumbs-up from the City Council Monday. All six ordinances and resolutions were passed by 7-0 votes before a standing-room only audience in Council chambers at City Hall.

Clarke, Strasburg Stop Mason Girls Hoops

MASON HIGH'S BAILEY WALTON goes up for a shot in the VHSL State Tournament semifinal game against Floyd County. (Photo: Elizabeth Morrison)

Over the period of five days, the George Mason High School varsity girls basketball team had the chance to face both the defending state champion and an undefeated squad, with the looming prospect of staying unbeaten in the Bull Run District and soaring to the top of the Bull Run District standings should they take […]

Winter Sports Briefs

McLean-Marshall Swim and Dive McLean High School topped the Marshall High School Statesmen in their head-to-head meet on January 4, as both the men’s and women’s teams chalked up victories for the Highlanders.