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Moran Puts $2.35 Million for F.C. in Fed Budget Proposal

$500,000 for Study of Rail Along Rt. 7 City of Falls Church officials were pleasantly surprised this week to learn that U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City, included $2.35 million in his submission to the federal government’s Fiscal Year 2010 budget.

Mason High I.B. Artists Display Talents

Sixty George Mason High School students from the International Baccalaureate (IB) program put their hard work on display last week with an end-of-year art show.

Marshall Thespians Garner Praise, Advance to State Championship


George C. Marshall High School’s Theater troupe catapulted to the state championships after coming in second place at the Northern Region One Act Play Competition, held by the Virginia High School League on Jan. 31 at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Va.

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

Congress voted Monday on a package designed to rescue the financial industry and pull our economy from an expected major downturn. It failed by 12 votes.

Editorial: City Center & Recession

In Monday’s lively public hearing of the Falls Church Planning Commission on the City Center project, supporters and opponents of the project locked horns in one of the more evenly-matched, at least in terms of numbers, such events seen in Falls Church in awhile.

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Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The House passed an economic stimulus package this week. The deal, brokered by Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader Boehner, in concert with President Bush, provides a timely, temporary and targeted boost to the U.S. economy in order to avoid a looming recession or lessen its impact.

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Fairfax County’s 11th Urban County Board of Supervisors took the oath of office on Wednesday evening, December 12, before hundreds of onlookers at the Fairfax County Government Center. The soaring glassed atrium resounded with repeated applause as Judge Stanley P. Klein of the Fairfax Circuit Court, attired in a black judicial robe, administered the oath […]

F.C. Chamber: Thumbs Up on New City Center Plan

The board of directors of the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce wasted no time in giving its unanimous approval to Atlantic Realty’s new plans for the launch of a major Falls Church City Center redevelopment last Tuesday. Having heard a recommendation of its task force assigned to evaluate the project based on a set […]


Swimmers from across Northern Virginia gathered for a divisional meet at Sleepy Hollow Bath to compete in the Division Three championships last Saturday afternoon. Teams at the meet included Highlands, Lee-Graham, Sully Station, McLean and South Run as well as the host team. (Photos: News-Press)