2024-07-19 6:05 AM

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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To light, or not to light, seems to be the question for the girls’ softball field at J.E.B. Stuart Park in Falls Church. The field used by J.E.B. Stuart High School teams actually is owned by the Fairfax County Park Authority but, as is the case with several local public schools, park fields are shared […]

Longtime F.C. Resident Leo Crespi Dies at Age 91

Falls Church resident Dr. Leo Paul Crespi, a longtime Director of Research with the United States Information Agency, passed away on July 8, 2008 at the Capital Hospice Center in Arlington, Virginia. He was 91 years old.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The cost of food around the world has been growing rapidly in past year. There are a number of factors responsible, from rising energy costs to market speculation. But one factor which the federal government has the power to control concerns a policy designed to encourage the development of renewable fuel.

State Senate Passes Repeal of Abusive Driver Fees

By a 39-0 vote, with Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) not voting, the Virginia State Senate passed legislation yesterday to repeal the unpopular abusive driver fees that went into effect last July. Adding a sense of urgency, an emergency clause was added to the bill to ensure the repeal would go into effect immediately upon passage in […]

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Fifth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, Alden Theatre at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Sunday, Jan. 20, 3 to 5 p.m.

Controversial Road Laws in Effect July 1

As of July 1, photo-red light camera designed to catch motorists running red lights will again be legal in Virginia. However, in the City of Falls Church, cameras used earlier at the four intersections will not get fired up until the fall, according to City officials. That’s because a new “request for proposal” process is […]

F.C. Council Uses Harsh Words to Denounce

Says It ‘Deplores Discrimination’ in State Constitution  “The Falls Church City Council opposes all discrimination based on immutable characteristics, including sexual orientation, and deplores any proposal to write such discrimination into the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia.”