Students Fly Kites as Part Of Unit on Afghanistan Freshmen at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria) traveled to West Potomac Park on Nov. 18 to fly handmade kites as part of a unit on Afghanistan that blends literary, cultural and technological knowledge.
Tough Budget choices coming On Monday, the House Appropriations Committee met in one of its regular update meetings.
Scenic Award Nominations Begin Scenic Virginia, a nonprofit organization geared toward preserving, protecting and enhancing Virginia’s scenic beauty, will begin taking nominations for its 2008 Scenic Awards from now until the end of business hours on Oct. 1.
Letters to the Editor for the Week of September 11 – 17, 2008
Local Wedding Announcement Miriam Leonard and David Horgan are happy to announce that they will be married on Saturday, Sept. 20 on the lawn of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. Leonard is the daughter of Eugene and Carol Leonard of Falls Church. Horgan is the son of Cornelius […]
Earlier this year I sponsored legislation to establish a Commission on Energy and the Environment that I now chair.
Lippman Gets Vice-Mayor Job, Also in 5-2 Vote There were smiles all the way around among the over 60 in attendance during a City Hall reception and during formal swearing in ceremonies, but they quickly dissipated when the newly-configured Falls Church City Council cast its first vote Tuesday, and dissent […]
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.” […]
Last week the Saudis called a meeting of oil producers and consumers at Jiddah on the Red Sea for June 22. The immediate reason for the call was a one-day jump of $11 in the price of oil to a new high of nearly $140 a barrel. This increase was […]