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Letters to the Editor: April 9 – 15, 2009

3 F.C. Council Members Reply to Snyder Views Editor, In his recent remarks published on the Falls Church Times blog, our friend and colleague David Snyder fired a broadside at Mayor Gardner, Vice Mayor Lippman and the City Manager as being “ingrown and isolated” and “diverging more and more from the needs and values of […]

Richard Barton: Our Man in Arlington

Well, it’s over! The Democratic nomination battle, that is. It was a hard fought race, and as it progressed it developed some corrosive animosities between hard core Obama and Clinton fans.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Transiting to Transit

With crude oil now above $120 a barrel and threatening to go higher, it is clear that our preferred and convenient means of going places, our car, the airplane and the rental car soon are going to be parked because they will be too expensive to operate.

Editoral: That Elusive `Critical Mass

“Critical mass” is being touted as the savior of the City of Falls Church. When it comes to discussions at City Hall of how the City’s aggressive redevelopment efforts will eventually deliver the desired results, the conventional wisdom has been that it will happen when “critical mass” shows up. In our editor’s youth, the running […]

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Mozart’s Mass in C Minor, performed by Falls Church’s Choralis, Falls Church-Anglican sanctuary, 115 E. Fairfax St., Friday, June 29, 8 p.m.

Nicholas F. Benton: Tenet

In his TV interviews this week following the release of his new book, former CIA chief George Tenet reveals a deeply troubling account of his agency’s assessment in early 2003 that Saddam Hussein indeed was stockpiling weapons of mass destruction.

Helen Thomas: Tenet Spills Some Secrets

WASHINGTON — Former CIA director George Tenet, one-time keeper of some of the nation’s biggest secrets, has spilled some of the goods in his $4 million memoirs.

Obituary: Timothy Michael Toureau

Timothy Michael Toureau of St. Pete Beach, Florida died on Saturday, December 16, 2006. Mr. Toureau was the former Chief of Police of the Falls Church Police Department.