F.C. Civil War Day Offers Blast to Past The City of Falls Church’s Annual Civil War Day will be held this Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Cherry Hill Park & Farmhouse (312 Park Ave., Falls Church).
Perseverance in Hope: One Woman’s Inspirational Battle With Cancer & Championing Falls Church’s Relay for Life
Hope sustains many people through the hardest ordeals, and in the case of one Falls Church citizen and cancer survivor, it’s appropriate that Hope happens to be her name.
Our Man in Arlington
Last Monday evening, I went to the Arlington County Main Library to see a new television production on the massive efforts that went into the development of the land use plan for the Metro corridors planned for Arlington.
Affordable Housing Pros Optimistic Smaller F.C. Plan Will Win Credits
The steep downturn in the global economy took its toll on the City of Falls Church’s affordable housing goals in the past year, delaying the efforts of the Falls Church Housing Corporation to submit an application for tax credits after hard-fought official approvals from City officials last winter.
Anything But Straight: A Fractious Movement
In an online discussion forum, a respected activist recently lamented the decentralization of gay community advocacy. He made a powerful case that we would be better off if our efforts were more regimented and unified.
Robotics Tourney Engages Students in High Tech Problem Solving
Austin Strand’s role in the James Lee Community Center’s second-place finish at the Greater D.C. Regional Botball Robotics Tournament held no small significance for the high schooler.
Community News & Notes
Alexandria Hosts Vision Walk for Blindness The Foundation for Fighting Blindness will host the Northern Virginia/D.C. Metro Vision Walk to be held at Cameron Park (4001 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria) this Saturday, May 9.
F.C. Housing Corp. Moves Forward with Scaled-Back Plan for Affordable Housing in Downtown F.C.
Falls Church, VA, — The Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC) briefed the F.C. City Council tonight on its plans to file for Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) tax credits by the May 14 filing deadline with a scaled back plan to put 120 to 130 affordable housing units on downtown […]
Editorial: The Future of This Newspaper
“Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise!”
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church
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.