The Falls Church Planning Commission voted against far more than a perceived parking deficiency when it turned down the site plan for the 174-unit affordable housing package Monday night, bringing the entire project to the brink of extinction.
Editorial: How Ads Work
Despite the almost breathtaking initiative coming out of Falls Church’s City Hall last week to move with warp-speed to pitch the City to the new Congress, in Washington for orientation, and the legions applying for 7,000 jobs with the new administration, no mention of the effort was made at this […]
Editorial: Are Your Friends All Registered?
Make no mistake about it: the heaviest lifting for the races for president and the U.S. Senate in the next month in Virginia will necessarily happen right here
Press Pass with Judas Priest
No one could see this coming. This summer, 34 years after their initial album release, Rocka Rolla, metal gods Judas Priest are weighing in again with an effort that tops one hour and 40 minutes in length and incorporates symphonic strings, all of it part of a rock opera tribute […]
Quick Marker Dooms Mustangs in W-L Loss
Entering this spring season, George Mason coach Jennifer Parsons loaded her varsity girls soccer team’s schedule with as many tough non-district games as possible in an effort to prepare her squad for the arduous climb to the state tournament in June.
F.C. Referendum Foes Craft Organized Campaign Effort
Cite Impact on Taxes, Schools Of a ‘Yes’ Vote Fearful of the negative fiscal and quality-of-life impacts on the City of Falls Church that would occur if a charter-change referendum on the City’s May 6 ballot were to pass, leaders of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce moved swiftly […]
Mason Boys Soccer Starts off on Right Foot, Then Slips to Stuart
The last time a freshman opened the season as the keeper for the George Mason High School varsity soccer team was in 2001, when Alex Fatovic took his place in the box, beginning a storied career as a Mustang, capped off by a state championship in 2004.
8 Candidates to Seek 3 F.C. City Council Seats
Two years ago, many citizens were disappointed when the City of Falls Church held its first uncontested election for City Council in two decades. This year, as the filing deadline passed Tuesday, no less than eight candidates have filed to compete for three Council seats, making it the most heavily […]
Picking Her Brain: Women Reveal Their Valentine Wish Lists
Listen fellas, your lady appreciates that you remembered Valentine’s Day, but that heart-shaped box of chocolates with Tweety Bird on the lid isn’t going to win you a seat in her heart, or even standing room for that matter. After scouring feminine hot spots in the Falls Church area, like […]
Mason Girls Hoops: Mustang Girls Trounce Manassas, Madison Co.
Mustangs Claim Wins in First District Games Having closed out 2007 on a four-game losing streak, the George Mason High School varsity girls’ basketball team kicked off the new year on the right foot, dominating their first two Bull Run District games, besting Manassas Park and Madison County.