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School News & Notes

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GMHS’ Joel Block Named ‘Super Teacher’ George Mason High School (GMHS) math teacher, Joel Block, has been selected as one of eight educators statewide to receive the Virginia Lottery Super Teacher Award.

Business News & Notes: May 14 – 20, 2009

News Myra Gourley Robinson, Director of Community Relations for Sunrise of Falls Church, has resigned to accept a position as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor at McLean Health & Racquet Club where she will continue to work with the senior population.

Editorial: Out of Touch on Washington St.

No sooner than they’d completed an exhaustive process of adopting a difficult budget for the coming fiscal year than the Falls Church City Council got a sensory overload at a work session this Monday with back-to-back-to-back presentations of three conceptual plans for development around the East Falls Church Metro station, for the North Washington St. […]

Editorial: ‘Branding Falls Church’

The new “Brand Development Initiative” launched by the Falls Church Economic Development Authority (EDA) this week comes as a sight for sore eyes among those, most especially this newspaper, who have long been touting the need for an aggressive and comprehensive marketing strategy for the City of Falls Church.

Falls Church News Briefs

F.C. Launches ‘Brand Development Initiative’ Leaders of the City of Falls Church’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) stepped before the F.C. City Council Monday night to announce the launch of a significant new marketing initiative for the City.

Editorial: How Ads Work

Despite the almost breathtaking initiative coming out of Falls Church’s City Hall last week to move with warp-speed to pitch the City to the new Congress, in Washington for orientation, and the legions applying for 7,000 jobs with the new administration, no mention of the effort was made at this week’s City Council meeting.

Editorial: The Coming Turnover

It is a generally overlooked fact, obfuscated perhaps by all the attention being given to the upcoming election and the global, national and regional economic struggles, that the Washington, D.C., region is poised to undergo a massive turnover in population over the next few months.

Editorial: Prime Time for Marketing

Hopefully the weather will be perfect this Saturday for the third annual Taste of Falls Church, being held in conjunction with the City’s annual Falls Festival, in the parking lot behind City Hall.