WASHINGTON — The highly touted federal “No Child Left Behind” Act is flawed and needs overhauling.
A RECEPTION TO HONOR retiring City of Falls Church Police Chief Robert T. Murray was held at the F.C. Community Center yesterday, and among the many local law enforcement and City Hall well-wishers on hand to commend his 12 and a half years as F.C.’s chief were members of his […]
Some innovative options to improve the chances for retaining affordable housing may make through the Virginia state legislature when it goes into session in January, State Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple told the Falls Church City Council this Monday night.
November 16 – 22, 2006
City of Falls Church officials are picking the wrong time to, proverbially speaking, shoot their residential property owner constituency in its collective foot. A patently absurd and unnecessary encroachment on personal property rights and values is nearing approval by the City Council. It would restrict the amount of the land […]
“It’s hard to even begin to explain how much the Women’s Sports Foundation has changed things for women in sports,” said Janet Guthrie, the first woman driver to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500.
Last Saturday, I ventured out of Arlington to Annandale for a large Democratic rally for Jim Webb, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate. The three Northern Virginia Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives were there too – Jim Moran (8th) Andy Hurst (11th) and Judy Federer (10th). Rounding […]
Claims Complaint To Maker in ’05 Went Unheeded A glitch on all voting machines in the City of Falls Church, as well as those in Alexandria and Charlottesville, will keep the full name of U.S. Senate candidate James Webb from appearing on all ballot summary pages on Nov. 7.
WASHINGTON — President Bush on Tuesday signed the law that legalizes the administration’s shameful treatment of detainees suspected of terrorism.
Last week, the House passed legislation that would establish military tribunals for the detainees at Guantanamo Bay and other combatants in the global war on terror.