It’s a good thing that Lindy Hockenberry has no intention of fading away. The City of Falls Church’s popular vice mayor will step down from her seat on the City Council next week, but only to be even that much more visible in the many nooks and crannies of the […]
Gardner Poised for Re-Election as F.C. Mayor Tuesday Robin Gardner is poised to be re-elected by her City Council colleagues to a second term as Mayor of the City of Falls Church during a specially-convened Council meeting on Tuesday, July 1, at 8 p.m. She will become only the second […]
St. James Pastor Agrees to Pact With Developer “They might not have gotten what they’d hoped for, but the input of the St. James Church, the St. James School parents and the neighborhood vastly improved the project, and it will be a great benefit for the City and the area.” […]
BULLETIN, Mon, June 23, 11:35 p.m. EDT — By a unanimous 5-0 vote at 11:17 p.m. tonight, the Falls Church City Council approved zoning changes and a special exception to permit the construction of 110-room Hilton Garden Inn at 706 W. Broad St., adjacent a Burger King and within 100 […]
The current membership of the Falls Church City Council will hold what may be its final official business meeting as a group this Monday, prior to the swearing in of new Council members and the election of a new mayor and vice-mayor on July 1. Current Council member David Chavern […]
Police Lawsuit Against F.C. Dismissed Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields announced at Tuesday’s City Council meeting that the lawsuit filed by four City police officers in 2005 alleging racial discrimination in the department was dismissed “with prejudice” in Federal District Court last week, clearing the City of the allegations. […]
Gardner Has Votes to Stay On as Mayor Depending on who one talks to, interpretations differ widely on the significance of last week’s municipal election in the City of Falls Church.
Baroukh, Webb Win Council Seats, Hockenberry Falls City of Falls Church voters returned Mayor Robin Gardner to a third term on the City Council Tuesday, providing her the highest vote total among seven candidates, and soundly defeated a ballot referendum aimed at deterring the pro-development direction of her leadership.
Virginia history was made in the Falls Church city election Tuesday. By being elected to the City Council, Lawrence Webb has become the first openly gay Afro-American elected official in the history of the commonwealth.
Tuesday’s election in the City of Falls Church was yet another watershed moment in the City’s on-going struggle to achieve a solid basis for its long-term viability while at the same time maintaining its unique identity as a special 2.2 square mile enclave inside the Beltway.