2024-06-15 12:42 PM

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church


In March, in response to requests from tenants of the Vista Gardens apartment complex in the Culmore area of Bailey’s Crossroads, Fairfax County fire marshals and zoning enforcement personnel inspected more than 100 units in the decades-old, privately owned, brick, multi-family buildings.

Mason H.S. Senior Accepted to Music Conservatory


George Mason High School senior Mariagracia Rivas Berger said living in Falls Church for three years, where she was highly exposed to music and arts through teachers and mentors, convinced her to accept an invitation to study vocal performance at the prestigious Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Va. However, the seed was planted years before.

Press Pass with The Guggenheim Grotto


The Guggenheim Grotto has always been a little tricky to pin down. The band’s previous album, … Waltzing Alone, featured songs that fit into every genre imaginable.

3 Hot Home Improvement Trends

From small, do-it-yourself projects to dramatic large-scale procedures that require a contractor, there are several home improvement jobs that are currently all the rage. The News-Press caught up with Kevin Krom of Ardent Home Services in Sterling and John Taylor of Brown’s Hardware in Falls Church to find out the latest fads in remodeling and […]

Foster Named New F.C. City Attorney

With Falls Church City Attorney Roy Thorpe leaving after 12 years of service, the Falls Church City Council voted to retain Assistant Fairfax County Attorney John Everett Foster to fill the slot as of June 2.

Anything But Straight: ‘Ex-gay’ Therapist Decalres War

Dr. Warren Throckmorton, the shamelessly self-promoting "ex-gay" therapist, has stepped up his holy war against gay people. This week, he organized a pack of fundamentalist quacks to file a formal written complaint with the American Counseling Association. Throckmorton's crew is upset because they believe the ACA is inhibiting their ability to destroy the mental health […]

Former Falls Church Resident Joan Miers Dies

Former long-time Falls Church City resident Joan Miers died in Emporia, Virginia, on Jan. 13. Four of her’s and surviving husband Donovan Miers’ children went through the Falls Church school system, including two still living, Linda Fauteux of Herndon and Jeff Miers of Chantilly. Services were held last Saturday at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in […]