The new “Brand Development Initiative” launched by the Falls Church Economic Development Authority (EDA) this week comes as a sight for sore eyes among those, most especially this newspaper, who have long been touting the need for an aggressive and comprehensive marketing strategy for the City of Falls Church.
Congressman Moran’s News Commentary
The hurricane that is the financial crisis blowing across our economy has left no one untouched.
Foster Named New F.C. City Attorney
With Falls Church City Attorney Roy Thorpe leaving after 12 years of service, the Falls Church City Council voted to retain Assistant Fairfax County Attorney John Everett Foster to fill the slot as of June 2.
Attorney Representing F.C. Officers Protests Admonition
Christopher E. Brown, the attorney representing the four employees of the Falls Church Police Department who filed a $10 million racial discrimination lawsuit early this year, has protested a letter from the private law firm defending the department that admonished one of his clients. Brown charges that the letter assailed […]
Jim Moran’s News Commentary
It was reported in the media last week that security contractors in Iraq recently shot and killed nearly a dozen innocent Iraqis in an incident occurring in downtown Baghdad. The private security firm handling protection for a U.S. Embassy convoy — Blackwater USA — has come under fire for their […]
Editoral: Yet Another Study?
The Falls Church City Council is expected to vote to pay a Washington, D.C., consulting firm $150,000 to study what’s for sale in Falls Church that could be preserved for affordable housing. This presents a problem on a number of levels.
F.C. Mulls Offering Home for
The News-Press has learned that the Falls Church city council members met earlier this month with representatives of a nationally prominent architectural firm involved in the design of an attractive new affordable housing model, dubbed the “Katrina Cottage.” The council members were urged to host a demonstration of a unit […]