Spring finally is here, bringing with it a potpourri of interesting items for discussion and consideration. If potpourri brings to mind sweet or spicy smelling dried flowers and herbs, take a deep breath. This potpourri uses the American Heritage Dictionary’s first definition: a combination of various incongruous elements – all […]
No matter what language, “thank you” is an appropriate and thoughtful phrase at any time of the year.
The sky over the Fairfax County Public Safety Center was bright blue with a few puffy white clouds for the Fairfax County Police Fallen Officers Memorial Service on Monday. The American flag swayed gently in the breeze as Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Deer played a traditional dirge of “Amazing Grace” on […]
Over a 10-day period in October, items were reported stolen from three separate Arlington County police vehicles while at Koons Ford on East Broad Street in Falls Church. According to police reports, perpetrators removed a host of articles, including police apparel, taser cartridges, pepper spray, ammunition and school floor plans.
WASHINGTON — President Bush has good reason to worry about his legacy.
A series of aggressive measures aimed at shoring up and improving the effectiveness of the City of Falls Church’s Police Department were presented at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.
Thanks, Nick, but no thanks. No offense to the City of Falls Church, but I don’t want to be Mayor! Last week’s editorial in the News-Press did just what editorials are supposed to do: encourage thought and debate. In case you missed it, the editorial suggested that the City of […]
May 31 – June 6, 2007
Falls Church Deputy Sheriff Michael F. Wood is being hailed as a hero for his heroic vehicle maneuver to tame a robbery and carjacking suspect driving wildly and endangering lives on W. Broad Street last Thursday afternoon. Moments earlier, the suspect had assaulted two Fairfax County police officers.
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 […]