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Affordable Housing Pros Optimistic Smaller F.C. Plan Will Win Credits

The steep downturn in the global economy took its toll on the City of Falls Church’s affordable housing goals in the past year, delaying the efforts of the Falls Church Housing Corporation to submit an application for tax credits after hard-fought official approvals from City officials last winter.

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church


To light, or not to light, seems to be the question for the girls’ softball field at J.E.B. Stuart Park in Falls Church. The field used by J.E.B. Stuart High School teams actually is owned by the Fairfax County Park Authority but, as is the case with several local public schools, park fields are shared […]

Falls Church News Briefs: April 9 – 15, 2009

Expose Chronicles Poor Conditions at Funeral Home Following an expose by the News-Press last June of flooding and inundated tombstones at the King David National Memorial Park, a section of the National Funeral Home in Falls Church, the Washington Post reported last Sunday of even more horrific conditions at the establishment, based on the documentation […]

Letters to the Editor for the week of February 12 – 18, 2009

Says Making Falls Church Pedestrian Friendly is Key Editor, The Jan. 29 edition of your newspaper reported (yet another) economic development initiative in the form of giving the City a brand-name identity as an additional means of marketing us to developers, businesses, consumers, and homebuyers.

Obama: Stimulus Means 99,000 Jobs for Virginia

If passed in Congress, the Obama administration’s stimulus package will create or save 99,000 jobs over the next two years in Virginia, according to a White House press release issued yesterday.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Stimulus, State-By-State

Yesterday, President Obama’s White House Press Office issued its first “blast” e-mail to every regional and local newspaper in the U.S., containing a lengthy 67-page “fact sheet” attachment delineating the concrete impact of the $850-billion stimulus package broken down on a state-by-state basis for every state in the union.

The Peak Oil Crisis: The Stimulus

As the economy spirals deeper and deeper into an economic morass, Washington’s attention this week is focused on the $900 billion economic stimulus package that is making its way through the Congress.