2024-07-15 8:45 PM

Nicholas F. Benton: As

What happens, socially and politically, when the U.S. sinks into protracted economic malaise as many are now predicting? The chickens are coming home to roost on “The Era of Greed,” a 27-year time span that may earn its own chapter in future history books, running roughly from the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 to […]

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

A recent study by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) commissioned by the Virginia General Assembly revealed that the foreign-born popula-tion in Virginia increased significantly between 1990 and 2000. The study also pointed out that more than 80 percent of the state’s foreign-born population is here legally. Of the estimated 570,000 residents in […]

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

Saturday was an exquisite autumn day for the 28th Annual Mason District Park Festival, as children, parents, grandparents, and others descended on the park for a full day of fun and festivities. The Festival, sponsored by the Friends of Mason District Park and the Fairfax County Park Authority, began in 1980 as a fundraiser for […]

Editorial: How Bad Will It Get?

About a year ago, the News-Press got in trouble with some folks (we’re always so bad!) for publishing an exclusive report on declining trends in the regional real estate market that included expert insights from inside the realty business. Lots of real estate types got their knickers in a twist and protested loudly. Naturally, we […]