After more than two months of discussion, advocacy, debate, and angst, the Fairfax County budget for Fiscal Year 2010 was adopted formally, by a unanimous vote, at the Board of Supervisors meeting Monday.
The House this week passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, legislation extending federal hate crimes law to protect individuals targeted because of their sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.
The official “branding” process underway to help succinctly describe the core identity of the City of Falls Church began in earnest with a meeting of citizen activists representing a diverse cross-section of interests in the City earlier this month.
Arlington’s Byrd Named New GMHS Principal Tyrone Q. Byrd, an Arlington native and currently an assistant principal at Arlington’s Washington-Lee High School, was confirmed by the Falls Church School Board Tuesday to become the new principal at F.C.’s George Mason High School.
The new “Brand Development Initiative” launched by the Falls Church Economic Development Authority (EDA) this week comes as a sight for sore eyes among those, most especially this newspaper, who have long been touting the need for an aggressive and comprehensive marketing strategy for the City of Falls Church.
‘Riders’ Take the Stage at the Alden As part of the Alden Theatre’s Professional Artist Series, Riders in the Sky will perform on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m., and again at 8 p.m.
Mason High Student Hails Custodial ‘Hero’ Editor, At the George Mason High School, up on the corner of Haycock and Route 7, there is a man who is much more than a simple janitor. He is a hero.
The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, USA, speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, assured reporters and others that the legal battle between her denomination and defectors who’ve formed an alternative body and claimed control over Episcopal properties in Virginia will be appealed to the state’s […]
Openings Virginia Commerce Bank will open its Falls Church branch in the West Metro Plaza at 7115 Leesburg Pike on Mon, Dec. 15.
I once had a revealing conversation with an A-list news reporter, when I was trying to convince him to cover the scientific distortions of Focus on the Family’s James Dobson. He declined to do so because he felt that Dobson lies so frequently that it wasn’t news.