2024-07-22 5:04 PM

Dem Gubernatorial Hopeful Brian Moran Talks Policy at News-Press

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For Brian Moran, youngest brother in the big family of long-time U.S. Congressman Jim Moran and now battling furiously for the Democratic nomination to represent his party in the general election for Governor of Virginia in November, his world changed one night in 1994.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Harvey Milk I Knew

On the 30th anniversary of his assassination, a true American civil rights hero has finally been introduced to a wide national audience with the release of the outstanding, Oscar-worthy film, “Milk,” in theatres this week.

Editorial: No Forest for Trees

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.

F.C. Mayor Invites Obamas to Enroll in F.C. Schools

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City Acts to Attract New Fed Staffers City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner notified the News-Press yesterday that she’s preparing a letter to President-elect Barack Obama and his family, inviting them to enroll their children in the Falls Church City Public Schools.

Editorial: ‘Taxpayers’ Are Citizens, First

Wall Street’s impact on Broad Street (Falls Church’s Main Street) will actually be felt more in countless residential neighborhoods both here and across the planet as personal retirement and pension accounts disintegrate and local governments face steep losses in both their investment account balances and tax revenues.

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

Senator Joe Gartlan Last Tuesday (July 22), I attended memorial services for Senator Joe Gartlan, a colleague, mentor and friend in the Virginia General Assembly.

Gardner Re-Elected Mayor, 2 Dissent on F.C. Council

Lippman Gets Vice-Mayor Job, Also in 5-2 Vote There were smiles all the way around among the over 60 in attendance during a City Hall reception and during formal swearing in ceremonies, but they quickly dissipated when the newly-configured Falls Church City Council cast its first vote Tuesday, and dissent arose in the re-election of […]

Editorial: The Fear of Backlash

It’s been a month since the most recent municipal election in the City of Falls Church, but attitudes around City Hall suggest the will of the citizens reflected in the vote have already been muddied and even lost.