December 27, 2007 – January 2, 2008
Training for new Senate chairs was held in Richmond on December 20th.
Falls Church Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry announced at the annual meeting of the Citizens for a Better City (CBC) Sunday that she will seek election to a third four-year term on the Falls Church City Council next May. Hockenberry said she’ll remain committed to policies that will sustain the long-term […]
Falls Church’s “Citizens for a Better City” leadership might have done better than to have called its annual meeting and feed for a time that did not directly conflict with the televised Redskins-Cowboys game last Sunday. But some pundits hypothesized it was done on purpose to get a better read […]
Unanimous in Strongly-Worded Support of Integration, Inclusion As if in direct defiance of a Virginia Crime Commission call earlier the same day for state trooper enforcement of federal immigration laws, the Falls Church City Council passed unanimously a strongly-worded resolution Tuesday night rejecting “the enactment of any policies that would […]
November 15 -21, 2007
The election is not until next May, and this November’s state legislative elections are looming, but things are heating up already in anticipation of a contentious Falls Church City Council race.
May Form Task Force to Review Issues Involved The Falls Church City Council began deliberations at a work session Tuesday on greater restrictions against smoking in public places in the city. In particular, it took up the issue of smoking in restaurants, but some Council members indicated they may push […]
Somehow, the idea of furtive bathroom sex seemed more in vogue when pop icon George Michael was arrested. Now, the guy in the stall next to you is likely a gay obsessed mayor, an undercover cop or a crusty old conservative legislator. With such unappetizing menu choices, one has to […]
An editorial in last week’s News-Press proposing a swap of assets and real estate between the City of Falls Church and Fairfax County drew strong reactions this week from quarters on both sides of the jurisdictional boundaries.