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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 […]

Falls Church News Briefs

Leading F.C. Figures Join Obama Transition Team Falls Church-based automobile dealer and former Virginia Lieutenant Governor Donald S. Beyer, Jr., and long-time Falls Church resident Richard McCall have been brought onto the transition team of President-elect Barack Obama, the News-Press has learned.

New Development to Bail Out F.C. Taxpayers in

  Average Net Tax Drop Proposed By City Manager While the residential real estate crisis had led some surrounding Northern Virginia jurisdictions to grapple with the prospect of monstrous hikes in their real estate tax rates, the City of Falls Church will not be similarly impacted, City Manager Wyatt Shields reported to the City Council […]

2nd Notification: No Obama Rally in F.C.

The News-Press reiterates its error made two editions ago which reported that a Barack Obama rally was being organized for Cherry Hill Park in Falls Church on Feb. 10. No such rally is scheduled.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Dreaded

Remarkably, there are simply no indicators suggesting a rosy coming period for the U.S. economy. None, not one. On the other hand, there are plenty of arrows, and thumbs, pointing downward. No one has said how the gaping hole caused by the sub-prime mortgage crisis and related predatory lending policies will go away. If anything, […]


The News-Press regrets an error in last week’s edition, made when it reported that Falls Church City Councilman Dan Sze is from Korea. He is Chinese, born in Hong Kong to two mainland Chinese parents.