2024-06-22 12:47 PM

Newscaster Gary Reals Takes WUSA9 Buyout


Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Falls Church’s resident television celebrity, newscaster Gary Reals accepted a Dec. 23 buyout from WUSA Channel 9 where he’s worked as an on-camera reporter since 1980.

Falls Church City News Briefs

Gardner Poised for Re-Election as F.C. Mayor Tuesday Robin Gardner is poised to be re-elected by her City Council colleagues to a second term as Mayor of the City of Falls Church during a specially-convened Council meeting on Tuesday, July 1, at 8 p.m. She will become only the second person to serve more than […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts

The sky over the Fairfax County Public Safety Center was bright blue with a few puffy white clouds for the Fairfax County Police Fallen Officers Memorial Service on Monday. The American flag swayed gently in the breeze as Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Deer played a traditional dirge of “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipe. Elected officials and […]

Editorial: F.C.

There are two factors that are integral in the increasingly ridiculous tangle that constitutes the on-street parking policy in the City of Falls Church. In recent years, the City has succumbed to a mish-mash of parking restrictions ranging from two to four hour limits, to permit parking only and, now, to some general F.C. resident […]

Our Man In Arlington

Social historians tell us that there are one or two events in each generation that almost everybody remembers vividly – exactly what they were doing at the time they learned of the event, and what they did during the rest of the day. Two in my generation were the assassination of JFK and, of course, […]

Editorial: Land for Water

The perpetuation to this day by some in Fairfax County of an apparently-strident antipathy toward any proposal allowing the City of Falls Church to annex some county land, even as part of a lucrative swap for water, is puzzling. Fairfax County opposition to this notion dates back to the 1960s when a Falls Church move […]


Swimmers from across Northern Virginia gathered for a divisional meet at Sleepy Hollow Bath to compete in the Division Three championships last Saturday afternoon. Teams at the meet included Highlands, Lee-Graham, Sully Station, McLean and South Run as well as the host team. (Photos: News-Press)

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Take a foolish idea, put out a news release, then stand back and watch what happens! That seems to be the approach taken by a gun rights group to stir up interest in a “gun giveaway” tonight at the Mason District Governmental Center. No matter that the community still is sorting out its grief and […]