Overall crime is down in the Washington region, according to the 2006 COG Report on Crime, issued by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments last week.
Our editor carved another notch in his belt this Monday, having endured over his 16-year history of news reporting here yet another Falls Church City Council meeting that went past midnight.
What are the lessons to be learned from the latest round in the on-going but now imminently successful struggle by the Hekemian company to come up with a project for the old Pearson Funeral Home site on N. Washington St. that the City Council would like? The plan now has […]
The third time will be the charm for the Hekemian Company that finally found favor with the Falls Church City Council Monday with its latest plan for a large-scale, mixed use project, including 105 rental apartments, on the N. Washington St. site of the old Pearson Funeral Home. They plan […]
In childhood, a parental warning at this time of year was the threat of a lump of coal in your Christmas stocking if you didn’t behave. Now that most furnaces are gas, oil, or electric, there probably are fewer people who would still recognize a lump of coal, but it’s […]
Following unanimous Planning Commission approval, the Falls Church City Council will undoubtedly approve on Monday the purchase for $629,000 of a residential lot on S. Lee Street that it will designate for use as a portal into the undeveloped Hamlett-Rees parkland property behind it. It will also probably respond to […]
Thanksgiving offers an opportunity to reflect and give thanks for many things. Faith, freedom, family, and food may top the list on Thursday, but a quick look around the community reveals a number of other items that deserve a thank you.
Folks in the City of Falls Church are going to miss Dave Eckert and Annette Mills far more than any now can probably imagine (see story on Page One of this edition). The couple came to Falls Church in the 1980s and, while raising their child here, made an impact […]
Next Tuesday evening, August 1, hundreds of local residents will gather on street corners, at block parties, ice cream socials, and barbecues to celebrate National Night Out in Mason District and Fairfax County. National Night Out first was introduced in 1984, and communities across the nation adopted the first Tuesday […]