I know we’re already a game into the Stanley Cup Playoffs (due to deadlines, the results of Wednesday’s opener against the Rangers were not available), but the lessons from the regular season and last year’s heartbreaking opening series against the Flyers still have plenty of time to be applied.
Berlin Proposes F.C. School Budget Cut, No Job Losses
Says Squeeze Less Severe Than Neighbors’ Responding to a projected deep cut in revenues, Falls Church Schools Superintendent Dr. Lois Berlin delivered her recommended budget to the School Board Tuesday that includes the system’s first-ever net decline in spending over the previous year in its 50-year history.
Press Pass: Holiday Music Guide
Raise your hand if you received an iTunes gift card in your stocking this Christmas? Thought so.
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church
Imagine being a 13-year-old boy on your own in Washington, D. C. in 1944. You are black, from a poor farming community in South Carolina, and ran away to find a better life, heeding a comment from a white Southern Senator who passed through your town: “If you ever get […]
Editorial: The Ubiquitous Ms. Hockenberry
It’s a good thing that Lindy Hockenberry has no intention of fading away. The City of Falls Church’s popular vice mayor will step down from her seat on the City Council next week, but only to be even that much more visible in the many nooks and crannies of the […]
Mason Sends 4 to Raider Invite Finals
The George Mason High School wrestling team wrapped up the 2007 portion of its schedule on a positive note at the Stuart High School Raider Invitational Dec. 22, when four members of the team made it to the finals. David Ray won the individual title for his 140 lb weight […]
Study: More Teeth for Affordable Housing
Right on cue, as the Falls Church City Council mulls committing $2 million toward affordable housing in its new budget, the final report of a City-commissioned study presented this Monday urged a more aggressive approach to tackle the issue.
Picking Splinters: Monday Isn
The importance of Monday night’s NFL game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints, the first to be held in the city since Hurricane Katrina just over a year ago, was not understated in the press. The game made headlines in gads of papers across the country, served […]