This month marks the fourth anniversary of now-globally famous commentator Tom Whipple’s “Peak Oil Crisis” column that originated with and has been published weekly exclusively in the Falls Church News-Press, the Washington D.C. area’s most progressive newspaper.
Protecting the human rights of all people, no matter where they live, should continue to be a major component of U.S. foreign policy.
Prospects of terminating the local bus system, known as GEORGE, operated by the City of Falls Church, has drawn sharp reaction from disparate groups in the Falls Church community, ranging from those who feel subsidizing each ride to the tune of almost $8 is an exorbitant burden on local taxpayers, […]
MARY ELLEN HENDERSON Middle School students took the limelight this past weekend with the spring production of “Seussical, Jr.,” a musical medley of famous children’s author Dr. Seuss’s classic characters. George DeMars (center photo) brought life to the Cat in the Hat, alongside energetic and entertaining performances from Ryan Fields […]
Statesmen Land Victory on The Diamond During the boys’ first season scrimmage at Annandale High, the George C. Marshall High School varsity baseball team showed the Atoms who’s boss taking the win.
Shields to Present F.C. FY10 Proposed Budget Monday The City of Falls Church’s City Manager Wyatt Shields will present his proposed budget for the coming fiscal year of 2010, beginning this July 1, at the City Council meeting this Monday, Mar. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
Northern Virginia legislators, in a series of exclusive interviews with the News-Press yesterday, concurred with the remarks of Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, delivered at the conclusion of the Richmond legislative session last week, that President Obama’s massive economic stimulus program has saved 7,100 state jobs in the just-adopted Fiscal Year […]
F.C. School Board Adopts $39.7 Million Budget The Falls Church School Board Tuesday night approved a $39.7 million budget for Fiscal Year 2010, coming in lower than the previous year’s number for the first time in the 60-year history of the system
Credit Squeeze Hits F.C. Affordable Housing Effort Reporting to the Falls Church City Council at its work session Tuesday, leaders of the Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC) said that the global economic downturn, and the U.S. banking and credit crisis, has stalled progress on obtaining financing for their City Center […]
In honor of Senior Night, head coach LaBryan Thomas started all four of his senior players in what was the girls’ final regular season district game of their careers on Tuesday night.