$500,000 for Study of Rail Along Rt. 7 City of Falls Church officials were pleasantly surprised this week to learn that U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City, included $2.35 million in his submission to the federal government’s Fiscal Year 2010 budget.
NEWS Three local sales associates with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in McLean have earned membership in the company’s President’s Club. Sandy Chee, Pam Milan, and Germaine Parra join the group of the top 13 percent of the more than 107,000 Coldwell Banker Sales Associates worldwide. For more information the McLean […]
George Mason High School senior Mariagracia Rivas Berger said living in Falls Church for three years, where she was highly exposed to music and arts through teachers and mentors, convinced her to accept an invitation to study vocal performance at the prestigious Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Va. However, the seed […]
Senator Joe Gartlan Last Tuesday (July 22), I attended memorial services for Senator Joe Gartlan, a colleague, mentor and friend in the Virginia General Assembly.
Foreclosure is not a four-letter word, but it seems to have some of the same implications these days as the impacts of foreclosure continue to grow. Our region which, according to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG or simply COG), was relatively free of major foreclosure problems, now has […]
A member of the Falls Church City Council was shaking his head this week, downright puzzled at why the voter turnout for the Falls Church municipal election last month was so low.
The World Series of Poker, poker’s most prestigious event, will kick off in a few short weeks. The WSOP features world championships in various forms of the game, all leading up to the granddaddy of them all, the $10,000 buy-in Main Event.
If some folks in the City of Falls Church don’t think there’s a market for new mixed use, predominantly residential projects here, consider the plans that are afoot just up the road in Tysons Corner.
McLean Rotary Awards Four Scholarships The McLean Rotary Club Foundation awarded scholarships to four students from Pimmit Hills High School at a luncheon of the McLean Rotary Club on Tuesday, April 29. Pimmit Hills is one of three Fairfax County adult/alternative high schools, designed to assist students who might not […]
Fuller: Trends Vary Wildly Inside Vs. Outside Beltway In an exclusive interview with the News-Press Monday, the foremost authority on economic trends in Northern Virginia drew a stark contrast between the state of economic affairs inside the Beltway, including in Falls Church, compared to regions outside it.