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.
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 […]
Falls Church, VA, — The Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC) briefed the F.C. City Council tonight on its plans to file for Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) tax credits by the May 14 filing deadline with a scaled back plan to put 120 to 130 affordable housing units on downtown […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON — President Obama should stop trying to win over Republican lawmakers in Congress.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the scouts say, “Always be ready”! This simple phrase can apply to the many aspects of life. Life is unpredictable, and so are emergencies.