Towards the end of the longest single Falls Church City Council meeting over the course of the 17-and-a-half-year history of the Falls Church News-Press, Councilman Dan Maller struck the just the right chord for the majority that approved construction of 174 affordable housing units in the City’s downtown.
The U11 girls began the playoffs last Thursday as the fourth seed and beat fifth seed Fort Hunt 21-3 to advance at Moore Cadillac Stadium. Falls Church was paired with Braddock Road in the next game, which was rained out, and under the rules, higher-seeded Braddock Road advanced.
MEMBERS OF THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA SENIOR SOFTBALL LEAGUE hold tryouts during a morning practice earlier this month. (Photo: News-Press)
The operative word this week was not “recession,” but “panic.” It even made it into the banner headline of the Washington Post. A “cat crossed your grave” shudder swept over the planet at the beginning of the week, sending markets reeling and investors running and screaming in the streets from […]
When consumerism curdles, it’s tempting to become an emotional Marxist about Christmas.
Recounting stress As Janet Oleszak and Ken Cuccinelli prepare for a recount in a race apparently won by Senator Cuccinelli by 92 votes, I remember what happened to me 16 years ago.
City of Falls Church leaders, including of its local newspaper, saw enough architectural renderings of potential new commercial and mixed use buildings the first two days of this week to make their heads spin. Monday night at City Hall, the City Council and Planning Commission came together to get another […]
On 40th Anniversary of Israeli Attack on US Ship, Survivors Still Push for Investigation. Forty-two of the surviving crew members of the USS Liberty, a Belmont class technical research ship that was attacked by Israeli forces on June 8, 1967, gathered this past weekend in McLean to commemorate the 40th […]
A 58-year-old Leesburg man whose death due to a fall from the Waxpool overpass onto a busy Route 28 corridor in Loudoun County last week was ruled a suicide by authorities has been identified as a long-time associate of political extremist Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
Anyone that has ever listened to Don Imus, who was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989, knows the so-called “original shock jock” is not exactly Doctor Phil when it comes to the sensitivity department. For better or worse, it’s part of his appeal. But his recent comment […]