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Letters to the Editor: May 7 – 13, 2009

Many Chose to Live in F.C. Due to Schools Editor, I am replying to the recent Letter to the Editor critical of the level of school funding in Falls Church, entitled “Why Are Schools Flourishing On the Back of City?”.

Falls Church Post Office Prepares Move Up Broad Street

Making way for Falls Church’s new City Center project, whenever that may come, most of the functions at Falls Church’s historic 301 W. Broad St. post office site will soon be relocated five blocks west to the new Art Noveau-inspired “flower” building at 800 West Broad.

Community News & Notes


Former President Carter Comes to Falls Church Former President Jimmy Carter will be making an appearance at Borders Bookstore (5871 Crossroads Center Way, Bailey’s Crossroads) on Wednesday, Jan 28 at 6:30 p.m. to sign copies of his latest book, “We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land.”

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

What has been heralded as the most significant upgrade in television since color TV is on the way. The transition from analog to digital television (DTV) is said to represent the most noteworthy advancement of television technology since color TV was introduced. While nearly every new technology we use today has gone digital– including cell […]

Mason Boys Soccer Eliminated in State Quarters after Region B Title

The George Mason High School boys varsity soccer team claimed the Region B title, but their season ended following that high-water mark after a surprising 1-0 loss to upstart King William High School in the State Tournament quarterfinals hosted at Mason on Tuesday night. With hearts as heavy as the night’s torrential rains, the Bull […]

Mustang Boys Soccer Back in Finals

  While the George Mason High School boys varsity soccer team emerged from their Bull Run District regular season schedule with an unbeaten mark of 10-0-0, they were not untested during that stretch. Tuesday night in the district tournament semifinals, the Rappahannock Panthers relentlessly challenged the Mustangs, giving the defending district champions all they could […]

Pair of Shutouts Give Mason High Fine Start


For the first 24 minutes, the Madison County Mountaineers acquitted themselves well Tuesday night against what is expected to again be another dominant boys varsity soccer squad from George Mason High School.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

In less than a year — February 17, 2009, to be exact – what has been called the biggest change in television since the advent of color TV will occur. On that day, the major television networks will no longer broadcast in analog, switching for the first time to a solely digital-based transmission (also known […]

Picking Splinters: Bonds, Boras Yield Turkey Day Talk

As Thanksgiving rolls around each year I generally reflect on the things in the sporting world for which I am grateful. One of the things I'm most thankful for this year is a host of huge news stories breaking a week earlier, thereby providing all kinds of easy fodder for this week's column.