Kaine Cuts Will Cost F.C. Schools $465,825 Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine’s proposed overall seven percent cut in state aid to local public school districts in the coming year will cost Fairfax County $48 million, and for the City of Falls Church, the school district will get $465,825 less than expected, […]
When former Sen. Sam Nunn (D-GA) endorsed Barack Obama in April and announced he would serve as a national security advisor, pundits naturally began speculating on his vice presidential prospects. The argument in favor of Nunn is that he is a former Chairman of the Armed Services Committee, which would […]
Three of seven candidates for the Falls Church City Council in the upcoming May 6 election failed to appear for a debate sponsored by the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Tuesday at the Community Center.
We were delighted when it was announced last month that eight Falls Church citizens had filed to run for City Council in the May 6 election, and that seven of them actually chose to go through with it. It was a far cry from only two years earlier, when barely […]
Face-Off Sharpens Contrast Between CBC Slate, Others In the first of two faceoffs before the May 6 City of Falls Church municipal election, six candidates vying to fill three seats on the City Council debated the best pathways to a sustainable future last night.
Two events will give the seven candidates running to fill three Falls Church City Council seats an opportunity to face off prior to the May 6 election, it was announced this week.
Barack Obama had a theory. It was that the voters are tired of the partisan paralysis of the past 20 years. The theory was that if Obama could inspire a grass-roots movement with a new kind of leadership, he could ride it to the White House and end gridlock in […]
On Monday, the Washington Post carried a provocative story about the perennial debate in the college and university community about the nature of an undergraduate curriculum.
The Trinity School at Meadow View Barber Shop Chorale sold 250 tickets to the NHL Capitals versus Thrashers game in order to sing the National Anthem Feb. 2 at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Notably, the boys exceeded the 100 ticket base requirement to perform. (Photo: Karen Hammond)
I’m not a Hillary-hater. She’s been an outstanding senator. She hung tough on Iraq through the dark days of 2005. In this campaign, she has soldiered on bravely even though she has most of the elected Democrats, news media and the educated class rooting against her.