Fairfax County’s 11th Urban County Board of Supervisors took the oath of office on Wednesday evening, December 12, before hundreds of onlookers at the Fairfax County Government Center. The soaring glassed atrium resounded with repeated applause as Judge Stanley P. Klein of the Fairfax Circuit Court, attired in a black […]
Our Mason District residents are known far and wide, apparently. Imagine my surprise when I made a quick trip to my Oregon hometown this past weekend, and my sister pointed out a front page article in the Sunday edition of the Eugene Register-Guard, the local paper. The article, a reprint […]
Giving up the independence of the City of Falls Church to a larger surrounding jurisdiction would be preferable to the City’s on-going need for economic development to meet its budgetary needs, a former Planning Commissioner and president of F.C.’s Village Preservation and Improvement Society (VPIS) said publicly Monday night.
Falls Church Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry announced at the annual meeting of the Citizens for a Better City (CBC) Sunday that she will seek election to a third four-year term on the Falls Church City Council next May. Hockenberry said she’ll remain committed to policies that will sustain the long-term […]
Falls Church’s “Citizens for a Better City” leadership might have done better than to have called its annual meeting and feed for a time that did not directly conflict with the televised Redskins-Cowboys game last Sunday. But some pundits hypothesized it was done on purpose to get a better read […]
The following is a statement declaring the candidacy of Lawrence Webb for City Council. The document appears as authored by Mr. Webb with no changes. This is a public service allowing those seeking election 500 words to declare their candidacy. This is not to be considered an endorsement by the […]
In the waning hours before August recess, Congress passed a change to the law governing the Bush Administration’s wiretapping program. This move, which I opposed, came only after the President chose politics over policy, negating a carefully negotiated deal between Republicans and Democrats in exchange for an overreaching, highly controversial […]
A book signing will occur at the Tysons Corner Barnes and Noble bookstore Friday night featuring some of the dedicated citizens of Falls Church who collaborated for the publication of a handsome new paperback volume, “Victorian Falls Church.”
The concept of micro-credit policy now popular across the globe is predicated on the notion of one of its founders in Bangladesh in 1974 that “the reason many people live in poverty is not because they are lazy or lack skills, but because they lack access to capital with which […]
More than 100 successful small business owners and entrepreneurs visiting from Russia took time from a two-week educational and lobbying effort in Washington, D.C., last Saturday to enjoy a barbecue at the Falls Church home of former U.S. Consul General to St. Petersburg Dr. Jack Gosnell.