According to the forecast of the Weather Channel’s web site, the skies over Falls Church will be clear but temperatures are expected to plunge below freezing down to 27 degrees by midnight on New Year’s Eve.
Northern Virginia Art Beat
NoVa (D)evolution “Documenting the New Northern Virginia,” at the Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) (8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale).
Our Man in Arlington
We just returned from a wonderful trip to Europe. We spent two weeks cruising along the Danube, Main, and Rhine rivers, and various canals between them, from Budapest to Amsterdam. We spent an additional four days in Budapest and Amsterdam.
Smyth Warns Draconian Cuts Coming in Fairfax
In an unprecedented move, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will begin a series of extraordinary meetings later this summer to prepare for draconian cuts in its budget, including the elimination of some essential programs.
Developer Hints F.C. Hilton Hotel May Be Built ‘By Right’
Due to relentless opposition from nearby St. James School parents and neighbors to the site, the developer seeking City of Falls Church’s approvals to build a Hilton Garden Inn hotel on W. Broad St. may modify his plan to build the hotel “by right,” without needing any City government OKs.
The Peak Oil Crisis: On Slowing Down
As gasoline prices pass $4 per gallon and begin to eat away at our well-being and the fabric of our civilization, the realization is slowly growing that indeed there is something we can do — slow down. Currently this concept has less than zero traction in Congress. Recent polls show […]
A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church
Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting welcomed three new members – John Foust of Dranesville District, Pat Herrity of Springfield District, and Jeff McKay of Lee District – as the 11th Urban County Board of Supervisors began a new four-year term. Braddock District Supervisor Sharon Bulova was elected vice-chairman of the […]
September 6 – 12, 2007
New Detour Plans Being Drawn for F.C.
Falls Church’s City Hall “doesn’t have a tin ear,” an official told the News-Press yesterday, revealing that planning is underway to use an orderly detour system to ease traffic congestion on West Broad Street when two of its lanes will be closed for construction for up to two months, beginning […]
It will likely be the decision of Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields to commence a two-month construction project next month that will close Route 7 to a single lane each way from before the morning rush hour until late in the afternoon. Based on a noisy public meeting at […]