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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Moran Puts $2.35 Million for F.C. in Fed Budget Proposal

$500,000 for Study of Rail Along Rt. 7 City of Falls Church officials were pleasantly surprised this week to learn that U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City, included $2.35 million in his submission to the federal government’s Fiscal Year 2010 budget.

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

The “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” aka the “stimulus,” paid dividends for northern Virginia last week when the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it had awarded $77.5 million in funding for Rail to Dulles.

Phill Hellmuth on Poker: Keeping the Pot Small

I recently viewed the tape from the World Series of Poker final table when I won my record eleventh bracelet. There was one interesting hand that commentator Robert Williamson said I played poorly. Here’s how it went down.

Falls Church News Briefs: May 7 – 13, 2009

F.C. Schools Benefactor Bob Wilden Dies Bob Wilden, 73, described as a man with a giant heart who searched around the City of Falls Church to find the best ways to donate his financial resources and persuade others to do likewise, died in his sleep early today (May 6).

Fairfax May Hold $ For Econ Growth & Jobs

Fairfax County is blessed with “a very unusual group of politicians,” according to the head of the county’s Economic Development Authority (EDA), responding to the recent remark by Sharon Bulova, new chair of the county Board of Supervisors, that she “will not vote for any cut in economic development” despite a $700 million shortfall currently […]

The Peak Oil Crisis: Priorities

In the next few years, most of us are going to have to make many important decisions that will profoundly affect the rest of our lives. How soon these decisions come will depend on one’s individual circumstances.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Seize the Moment

Earlier this week the Obama administration, now the effective owner of the U.S. automobile industry, put Detroit on notice that it has 30-60 days to come up with a believable plan to “restructure” itself or it goes into bankruptcy.

F.C. Council Mulls $2 Million Budget “Placeholder” for Library

At its budget work session tonight, the Falls Church City Council considered adding a $2 million “placeholder” for a potential property aquisition to expand the Mary Riley Styles Public Library, as recommended by the Planning Commission last month but not included in the City Manager’s recommended FY 2010 City budget.