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Letters to the Editor: April 30 – May 6, 2009

Why Are Schools Flourishing on Back of City? Editor, Last year the school system was adamant in telling us all that the positions they were giving up would not mean anyone would lost their jobs – now there are two letters stating positions were lost.

Our Man in Arlington

Two funerals occurred within the last week that brought home once again the rich political and cultural history of Arlington over the last half century or so.

Area High School Sports Roundup


Falls Church High Baseball: The Falls Church High baseball team lost 15-5 to Mount Vernon High in a home game on Monday, as well as against George Mason High (10-1) on Tuesday.

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

As we enter the final stretch of the electoral season, what can be learned from the past eight years?-a period in our nation’s history marked by conservative control: Republicans had two terms in the White House and six years controlling the congressional levers of power.

Editorial: The Election Bull’s Eye

Falls Church and its environs sit square in the middle of the battleground where the ultimate outcome of the November U.S. presidential election will be fought with virtual hand-to-hand combat.

Congressman Jim Moran’s News Commentary

In 2001, Alan Greenspan warned that we might have too little debt. A $5.6 trillion surplus was projected that would have ensured our long term status as the world’s economic superpower while covering the health and retirement costs of the 77 million baby boomers about to retire.

Falls Church City News Briefs

Last Week’s Storm Worst Since Isabel in F.C. Last week’s violent storm that lashed through Northern Virginia, and resulted in a National Weather Service report of a tornado touching down in the City of Falls Church, was rated the worst to hit the area since the remnants of Hurricane Isabel came through in September 2003, […]

F.C. ‘Relay for Lifers’ Set For All-Nighter Saturday

Forty teams with 433 total participants are signed up so far to take part in the all-nighter at the George Mason High School football field in Falls Church this weekend, May 31-June 1. It’s the Relay for Life fundraiser that has already raised $54,251 for the American Cancer Society, as of last night. That was […]