2024-06-25 1:31 PM

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

It was a perfect Saturday night for a bridge raising – velvety black sky, warm spring temperatures, and no wind. Bright orange and white barrels, backed up by the flashing blue lights of police vehicles, punctuated the area now occupied by a 150 ton crane in the middle of Arlington Boulevard/Route 50, cradling the 141-foot-long […]

Our Man In Arlington

Last Sunday, many meetings were held throughout Virginia’s Eighth Congressional District to launch a new voter identification, get-out-the-vote campaign for the district’s Democrats.

Longtime F.C. Resident Signe Olson Eskildsen Dies

Signe Olson Eskildsen, long-time resident of Falls Church, passed away in the early hours of Oct. 27. She was born in Fargo, North Dakota, in 1914. She graduated from Fargo High School and received a Bachelor of Education degree from Moorhead State Teacher’s College in Moorhead, Minnesota. During her senior year she was editor-in-chief of […]

Consultant Tells F.C.:

A long-time consultant retained by the City of Falls Church to assist in devising strategies for its city center redevelopment raised eyebrows at City Hall last week when she remarked, “The time may come soon” for the City to “take over” space planned for a town center and “develop it.”