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Falls Church News Briefs: May 7 – 13, 2009

F.C. Schools Benefactor Bob Wilden Dies Bob Wilden, 73, described as a man with a giant heart who searched around the City of Falls Church to find the best ways to donate his financial resources and persuade others to do likewise, died in his sleep early today (May 6).

F.C. Schools Benefactor Bob Wilden Dies

Bob Wilden, described as a man with a giant heart who searched around the City of Falls Church to find the best ways to donate his financial resources and persuade others to do likewise, died in his sleep early today, May 6.

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Nicholas F. Benton: Tea Bags, 2M4M & Susan Boyle

The thousands of Americans who engaged in exhibitions of public teabagging yesterday, a.k.a. rallies emulating the anti-tax Boston Tea Party, cheered on by Fox News and CNBC throughout the day, constitute the Republican Party’s worst nightmare.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Sad Case of The Falls Church

It is sad that it has come to this. Millions of dollars were raised earlier this decade from the congregation of the Falls Church Episcopal Church in Falls Church, Virginia, toward an $18 million goal to build a new “parish life center” for education and fellowship on property acquired by the church in 1999.

Falls Church News Briefs: April 9 – 15, 2009

Expose Chronicles Poor Conditions at Funeral Home Following an expose by the News-Press last June of flooding and inundated tombstones at the King David National Memorial Park, a section of the National Funeral Home in Falls Church, the Washington Post reported last Sunday of even more horrific conditions at the establishment, based on the documentation […]