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 […]
Fur Flies in Byrne-Connolly Clash, Dem Vote Tuesday
2 Others Also on 11th Distrct Primary Ballot In their final head-to-head debate before the Democratic primary election next Tuesday, 11th Congressional District contenders Former Rep. Leslie Byrne and Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly clashed sharply in what has developed into a highly-contentious race.
Resolute F.C. Council Moves Ahead on Affordable Housing
Preliminary OK Given for 174-Unit Building The Falls Church City Council Tuesday gave a preliminary approval for one of the region’s most ambitious affordable housing projects, a new stand-alone 174-unit building adjacent the recently-approved City Center South redevelopment project.
Pitch Perfect: Mason Boys Rout Rival, Lead District
A 5-1 rout of rival Clarke County High School highlighted another undefeated week for the George Mason High School boys varsity soccer team. After downing the Eagles on Friday, the Mustangs carried off their sixth-straight district win with a 3-0 victory over Manassas Park on Tuesday.
St. James Parents Protest New Hotel Adjacent School
Parents and supporters of the St. James Catholic middle school packed the Falls Church City Council chambers at City Hall Monday night to plead to the F.C. Planning Commission that it not approve a proposed Hilton Garden Inn hotel adjacent the school in the block of W. Broad St.
Madison Co. Ends GMHS Streak, 12-2
What had been a solid week for the Mason High varsity baseball team had a sour end at Madison County Tuesday night. Trailing 4-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning, the young Mustang pitching staff, stalwart through much of this season, faltered. Walks and hits mounted, as did the […]
Maureen Dowd: Eggheads and Cheese Balls
PHILADELPHIA — I’m not bitter.
Maureen Dowd: The Hillary Waltz
Democrats getting jittery about the alienating effects of the endless soap opera they call their campaign should buck up. These “hand-wringers,” as the Hillary strategist Harold Ickes calls them, are not seeing the larger picture.
F.C. Urged to Establish ‘Arts District’ With Tax Incentives
A scarcely-known resource provided to the City of Falls Church by the Virginia State Legislature in 2005 drew keen interest Tuesday as leaders of five area arts organizations addressed the monthly luncheon of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce.
Maureen Dowd: Ways of the Wayward
FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. — Just when I thought my head would explode from trying to figure out delegate math, I’m hit with call-girl math.