2024-07-19 1:29 PM

F.C. Mayor Gardner Backs Brian Moran for Governor


City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and other City elected officials this Tuesday announced their formal endorsement of Former State Del. Brian Moran in his race for the Democratic nomination for governor of Virginia.

3 F.C. Council Members Express Opposition to Teacher Salary Hike

Thursday, Mar. 26, 9:45 p.m. EDT — At a joint work session with the Falls Church School Board tonight, three members of the seven-member F.C. City Council openly expressed their misgivings with the School Board’s plans to offer a half-step salary increase to all its employees, in a budget where the salaries of all City-side […]

F.C. Women Turn Creative Kicks into Cash Using Etsy


Stay-at-home moms are working out of their living rooms, businesswomen are escaping the corporate rut, and burnt-out artists are rediscovering their niche through Etsy, a Web site where handmade crafts are bought and sold.

Falls Church Citizens Take Civic Engagement Online


As Residents Seek Voice in Community Discussions, Blogs Are Becoming the Means to an End For a city of around 10,000 citizens, Falls Church boasts a citizenry intent on engagement. With the most Starbucks per capita for a city of its size, the physical plane has plenty of room for active discussion, but in the […]

Mayor Visits Kabul

F.C. Ex-Mayor Gardner Cites Gains There Former Mayor of the City of Falls Church Dan Gardner, in his capacity as a Deputy Undersecretary of Defense, was part of a Pentagon entourage that visited Afghanistan last month to evaluate the effectiveness of the U.S. training of Afghani forces.

A Home Fit for a Mayor


City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner happily let the News-Press cameras invade her family’s home on Ellison Street. The Gardeners’ cats Junior and Toby were not as trusting, though they warmed up to the idea in the end.

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


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.

New Fairfax Prosecutor Declines Cornejo Action

In a formal communiqué to City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner earlier this month, Fairfax Commonwealth Attorney Raymond Morrogh said he’d determined that the Fairfax grand jury and his office had “acted appropriately in declining to indict” the man who shot and killed former Falls Church resident Jack Stephen “Steve” Cornejo in June 2005.