Affordable Housing is an issue of great importance in this high-priced region where not even our teachers and police personnel can afford to live in the communities they serve. It is a multifaceted issue that requires our best, most strenuous efforts to make a dent in the problem. Government, the […]
Treat-Seekers Hit N-P Photo Post on Halloween
WORD HAS SPREAD through the community over the years where to go for trick-or-treating on Halloween if you want a shot at getting your picture taken for publication in the News-Press. That, and general global population growth, has led to a steady rise in the numbers of such little persons […]
The Peak Oil Crisis: The Credit Crunch
Last week the price of oil went down, down, down, until Friday when word arrived that a tropical wave, which could turn into the first serious storm of the 2007 hurricane season, had just slid off the Africa coast.
Italian Women Artists from Renaissance to Baroque, National Museum of Women in the Arts, now through July 15.
Urban Institute: Sub-Prime, High % Mortgages Spell Danger in Region
Risky Loans Up 300% in Fairfax Co. Since ‘01 A five-year boom in sub-prime and high interest mortgage lending in Fairfax County is coming around to bite the regional economy on the backside as the housing market flattens, and that could spell real woe.
Press Pass: Matthew Ryan
Matthew Ryan is an idealist, a fact that may surprise those familiar with his work. Never mind that his albums are laden with ballads, or that he sings like he sports a leg iron from his right ankle, or even that he openly says he has never written a “feel […]
Editorial: In Praise of Public Education
This edition of the News-Press is dedicated to “Back to School,” with an array of articles about schools in our greater Falls Church distribution area.