DERRY, N.H. — When I walked into the office Monday, people were clustering around a computer to watch what they thought they would never see: Hillary Clinton with the unmistakable look of tears in her eyes.
Saturday was an exquisite autumn day for the 28th Annual Mason District Park Festival, as children, parents, grandparents, and others descended on the park for a full day of fun and festivities. The Festival, sponsored by the Friends of Mason District Park and the Fairfax County Park Authority, began in […]
After much turmoil and deliberation, Congress recently raised the federal mini-mum wage to $5.85 per hour, which equates to an annual salary of about $11,700, barely above the federal poverty guideline of $10,210 for a single person. In Northern Virginia, where the average monthly rent for an efficiency apartment is […]
Everyone But Pete frontman Jim Fanale might have best described the Manassas-based band’s new EP, Carry On, simply by relaying one difference from their previous work.
Phil Neri is trying to get the cat to jump into his arms. “Come on, sweetie, come on, oh come on.” The cat is a white and black, short haired and feral, meaning it was born and grew up outside of human contact. The cat is staying a consistent ten […]
A large delegation of teachers and school staff personnel jammed City Hall Tuesday night to urge the Falls Church School Board to raise its salary compensation level in its upcoming budget to match inflation.
Right wing leaders violently shook their rattles and practically soiled their diapers the moment they found out Mary Cheney was having a baby. For a moment, it seemed they were going to rename their anti-choice slogan, “Right to Straight Life” and demand that Mary immediately seek a partial birth abortion.
Following unanimous Planning Commission approval, the Falls Church City Council will undoubtedly approve on Monday the purchase for $629,000 of a residential lot on S. Lee Street that it will designate for use as a portal into the undeveloped Hamlett-Rees parkland property behind it. It will also probably respond to […]
When asked of her Aug. 1 retirement from Homestretch after 16 years as the Falls Church non-profit’s first and only ever executive director, Nancy Taxson invariably turned the topic of conversation over to her organization.