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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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 of which have been piling […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts

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 the bagpipe. Elected officials and […]

Arlington Police Cars Looted At Falls Church City Dealership

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.

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

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 Falls Church annex about two-thirds […]

F.C. Sheriff

Car Jacking

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.

A Penny For Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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 in August as a “take […]