Allen, Webb Bring Tight Senate Roil To F.C., Fairfax It’s homestretch time in the critical 2006 mid-term elections nationwide, and as has become usual for Virginia, the high-profile debate between the two key statewide candidates hosted by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce marked a key inflection point this Monday.
Highlanders Record Stands at 2-2 on the Year The McLean High School girls’ volleyball squad captured their first victory of the season by defeating the Washington-Lee Generals 25-23, 26-24 and 25-20 on Sept. 5. This win came after a difficult loss to West Potomac High School on Sept. 1. In […]
Funding for child care, or lack of it actually, dominated the discussion at the Board of Supervisors public hearing Monday morning on the FY 2006 Carryover Review of the budget. The Child Care Assistance and Referral (CCAR) program provides access to safe and affordable child care for low-income, working families. […]
Labor Day opened with a cup of coffee and our putting out the flag. This has always been something of a ritual with us. We always fly the flag on our secular and patriotic holidays.
Area schools begin in earnest following Labor Day next week, and spokesmen for both Fairfax County and the City of Falls Church say they’re not worried that the General Assembly in Richmond adjourned before approving millions in additional funds they’re counting on for the coming school year.
Four matches into the 2006 varsity golf season and the Mustangs are witnessing the fruits of their labor.
Local area news for the week of August 24, 2006.
Last year Fairfax County Police Officer First Class Lance T. Guckenberger, a star quarterback for the 1992 George Mason High School Mustangs in Falls Church, made a life-saving, spectacular play on the field of real life. This week was honored for his heroism as the recipient of the Virginia Association […]
The 30th annual Arlington County Fair is opening today, and every Arlingtonian should make it a point to drop by sometime this weekend.
Bailey’s Crossroads residents may recall a horrifying incident in January 2005, when gunfire erupted during an armed robbery at a check-cashing store on Columbia Pike. As Mason District Police Officer First Class Lance T. Guckenberger responded to an alarm, the robber allowed the store manager to leave with instructions to […]