2024-07-21 6:19 PM

New Foster’s Grill Franchise Owner Predicts June Opening in Falls Church

FALLS CHURCH, Va., — Nicole No, franchise owner of the new Foster’s Grill restaurant that will open in a downtown Falls Church location this summer, was in Falls Church to meet with Becky Witsman of the City of Falls Church Economic Development Office and Sally Cole, executive director of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce […]

F.C. Youth Lax League Kicks Off 2008 Season

In the opening weekend of the 2008 season, the Falls Church Youth Lacrosse Club’s boys and girls teams were in action with the Boys U11 team winning two games, both by shutout.

Bulletin: Council OK’s City Center Plan, 7-0

In a series of six unanimous votes, the City Council gave final approval to the $317 million, nine-acre City Center development project that involves a unique and complex set of agreements between Atlantic Realty Company, the Falls Church Economic Development Authority and the City of Falls Church. The developers anticipate that ground could be broken […]

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

One year ago this week, the American people demanded a New Direction: that Congress make America safer and bring accountability and fiscal responsibility to the people’s government.  One year later, the 110th Congress is building a record of progress of change for the American people.

Football Roundup

For Marshall: Home Sweet Home; But Mt. Vernon Sours Jaguars’ Day

Goochland Ground Game Rolls Over Mason Mustangs

Junior Charlie Mann (No. 23) breaks a tackle. (Photo: Bob Morrison, Bonnie Briar, LLC)

On a warm Friday evening, defending state football champion Goochland High School hosted George Mason High School on the Bulldogs' homecoming night and dominated the Mustangs from start to finish. Final score: 41 – 14.

Marshall Defense Puts Up Red Light in Red Zone

McLean High School kicker Alex Rosembaum unleashes the first of two successful field goal attempts last Friday night. These six points would be all the Highlanders could muster in the game’s first half (Photo: News-Press)

A thrilling second-half performance by the McLean Highlanders turned the Marshall Statesmen's comfortable halftime lead into a nail-biting finish on the Highlanders' home turf last Friday night, but McLean couldn't quite pull itself out of its early hole, falling 28-21.

With Unexpected Air Attack, Mason High Tops Stuart

Antonio Folks (No. 7) takes off down the field for Mason as Sean Mondragon (No. 51) clears a path for his running back. (Photo: Bob Morrison, Bonnie Briar Productions)

Traditionally, the double-wing offense installed by Mason High School Head Coach Tom Horn relies on ball control on the ground, as the running attack simultaneously bewilders and wears down the opposition. However, in the Mustangs' season opening meeting with cross-town rival J.E.B. Stuart High School, it was a potent passing game, sprinkled in with some […]