2024-07-20 8:11 PM

Falls Church News Briefs

Foster’s Grille Signs Lease at The Spectrum Foster’s Grille, described as “a casual neighborhood restaurant,” has signed a lease on a 2,628-square foot space at The Spectrum, the large, new mixed-use project at 444 W. Broad Street.

A Penny for Your Thoughts

The sky over the Fairfax County Public Safety Center was bright blue with a few puffy white clouds for the Fairfax County Police Fallen Officers Memorial Service on Monday. The American flag swayed gently in the breeze as Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Deer played a traditional dirge of “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipe. Elected officials and […]

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

Left in committee Thanks to the press, many people know that numerous bills considered in the House of Delegates never receive a recorded vote. No minutes are taken of subcommittee votes so the chair of the full committee has to rely on the chair of the subcommittee to report accurately on the bills that are […]

Nicholas F. Benton: The Bhutto Smoking Gun

As former U.S. Senator George Allen of Virginia can tell you, the modern day proliferation of hand-held video cameras can have a devastating impact in politics. Especially if you are trying to lie, as the Musharraf regime in Pakistan and its patrons can now tell you, as well.

Senator Whipple

Animals are much in the news lately. Inevitably that seems to bring out lots of controversy as well as word play – something that happens in the General Assembly frequently.

Cornejo Killer Finally ID

After almost two years, the identity of the man who shot and killed young Falls Church native Jack Stephen “Steve” Cornejo was finally extracted from reluctant Fairfax County police last month, and a “wrongful death” civil suit against the man will go trial in a Fairfax court Monday. Cornejo was killed by a single gunshot […]

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

Gov. Kaine: Telework Champion Governor Kaine and his Cabinet continued his outreach efforts in Northern Virginia on Monday, with stops in Arlington and Loudoun Counties, Reston, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), and Medical Education Campus of the Northern Virginia Community College.