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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
After Dark Horrorfest, November 9 – 18 at Select Theaters Nationwide
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 […]
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 […]
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)
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 […]
Columnist Mike Hume delves into his mailbag to discuss abysmal hockey ratings and Eddie Sutton’s likeness to a plastic-faced mascot.