It is sad that it has come to this. Millions of dollars were raised earlier this decade from the congregation of the Falls Church Episcopal Church in Falls Church, Virginia, toward an $18 million goal to build a new “parish life center” for education and fellowship on property acquired by […]
The Peak Oil Crisis: Pondering the Near Future
We are faced with three serious problems that are going to bring about radical changes in our lifestyles. In order of urgency, the problems are the great economic recession/financial crisis, the peaking of world oil and other fossil fuel production, and global warming. The opening effects of these problems are […]
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church
Midst all the gloom and doom in the national headlines, local good news items often get overlooked.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Starting Hands in Small Ball Poker – Part I
The world’s most successful tournament competitors, like me, Phil Ivey, Erick Lindgren, Phil Hellmuth and countless others, like to play small ball poker.
F.C. ‘Continuing Episcopalians’ Insist Their Case is Different
Following Tuesday’s court decision to dismiss the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia’s case against the breakaway Truro Church, supporters of the “Continuing Episcopalians” in the City of Falls Church told the News-Press that they remain hopeful, given the major historical and judicial differences between The Falls Church case and Truro, that […]
Steve Cornejo’s Dad Laments Morrogh Closing Investigation
The father of the slain Steve Cornejo told the News-Press yesterday that he was disappointed, but not surprised to learn that Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney Raymond Morrogh wrote to Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner this month that he would take no further action to bring Cornejo’s killer to justice.
Editorial: Who Can Afford It?
Admittedly, there are a lot of moving parts in the plan by the Falls Church Housing Corporation, teaming with Homestretch, Inc., and the City of Falls Church to hopefully bring 174 new affordable housing units to the center of Falls Church.
City of Falls Church Crime Report
City of Falls Church Crime Report for the Week of July 15 – 21, 2008
New Fairfax Prosecutor Declines Cornejo Action
In a formal communiqué to City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner earlier this month, Fairfax Commonwealth Attorney Raymond Morrogh said he’d determined that the Fairfax grand jury and his office had “acted appropriately in declining to indict” the man who shot and killed former Falls Church resident Jack Stephen […]
Nicholas F. Benton: Silence Protects the Speculators
Sen. John McCain has once against thrust the burden for solving the energy crisis on individual families in the U.S. “It has to start at home,” he said yesterday, ignoring the overwhelming evidence that it is deep ideological opposition to any regulation of speculative investment by leaders in his party […]