July 19 – 25, 2007
HOME SWEET… er… WAIT…
THE MUSTANGS BASEBALL TEAM had its “road trip” extended after high winds damaged the massive backstop netting on the Mason High baseball field, requiring it to be replaced. The project, which began Tuesday, is expected to be completed by May 7. In the meantime, the Mustangs beat Rappahannock 12-2 Tuesday […]
Dowd on Drinks: History Lives On In A Glass
MOUNT VERNON, Va. — As white-gloved volunteers carefully doled out the amber liquid into tiny plastic cups, a tall, white-haired man regally strolled the ground, accepting congratulations and handing out compliments to his staff.
Press Pass: Los Lobos
It wasn’t the album Steve Berlin expected. When Berlin and the rest of Los Lobos entered the studio to record the album that became The Town and The City, he expected a more folkloric album, something that would behoove the band’s current acoustic tour.
Harsh F.C. Budget News: Residential Tax $ Falling 2.7% Below Projections
Dependence on Sole Tax Stream Worries Officials For the first time Tuesday, City Hall officially conceded that the value of residential real estate in the City of Falls Church has fallen below expectations during the past year, dropping by 2.77% and subtracting almost $1 million from what the City budgeted […]
Helen Thomas: Neo-Cons Now Blame Bush for Iraq Debacle
WASHINGTON — The mid-term elections sounded the requiem for the group of neo-conservatives who helped design the disastrous U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Editorial: Refrigerator Art
Ed Saltzberg, chair of the Falls Church Economic Development Authority (EDA), showed some chutzpa when he stood up at the monthly luncheon of the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to respond to the News-Press coverage last week of the controversial logo associated with a new EDA marketing study. […]
Annette Mills, Dave Eckert Hailed, as They Leave, for Contributions to F.C.
F.C.’S DYNAMIC DUO Every town is a mirror of the people who live in it. In Falls Church over the past two decades, that mirror has often reflected the unique vision of two community ultra-activists: Dave Eckert and Annette Mills.