The popular NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship began its 2009 season broadcast on Sunday, April 12. I drew World Poker Tour host Mike Sexton in the first round.
Art Nouveau Design Puts F.C. on Map Many residents of the City of Falls Church have a habit of exalting their community for its “special” traits, including its quality of life and excellent school system.
Instead of chasing crushes and living up the end of his senior year at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 18-year-old Drew Tener decided to focus his time and energy on something a little more proactive – he’s teaching struggling first and second-grade boys how to read.
There’s too much going on in the sports world right now for me to spend all of my words on just one issue, so excuse me while I pursue the schizophrenic Splinters alternative this week.
Falls Church News-Press owner Nicholas F. Benton, the City of Falls Church’s “2007 Business Person of the Year,” has run his business in the City for 20 years, but almost all the other award winners feted by the City Council Monday night are brand new.
For Will Hoge, the road is his proving ground. That’s why he spends 200+ days of the year on the road, testing out tunes and letting the crowd’s cheers serve as a barometer for their success. It’s a practice that has paid dividends to this point, earning Hoge a faithful […]
Anticipating a significant rent increase due to the sale of the 803 W. Broad St. building where it is currently located, the Falls Church School Board signed a lease for 8,000 square feet in a new building across the street that will begin construction soon. The new building on the […]
Dicia Rivera, age 4, and Katherine Duperow, age 3, students at the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center, perform with their classmates at the 2007 release of Fairfax Futures’ new parent resource, Helping Your Children Love to Learn. (Photo: Courtesy of Wendy Baird)
Okay. Okay. I know this is not supposed to be a book review column. But every once in a while I come across a book that is so exceptional, so moving, I can’t keep it to myself.
We were delighted to hear the glowing report given by Falls Church Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry about the nine apartments designated as “teacher workforce housing” at the new Read Building on West Broad Street. In the proverbial nick of time, on the eve of the start of the new school […]