Gardner Has Votes to Stay On as Mayor Depending on who one talks to, interpretations differ widely on the significance of last week’s municipal election in the City of Falls Church.
Valentine’s Day, February 14
The News-Press regrets an error in last week’s edition, made when it reported that Falls Church City Councilman Dan Sze is from Korea. He is Chinese, born in Hong Kong to two mainland Chinese parents.
Commonly, the politically active in the City of Falls Church brag proudly about a level of citizen participation in their town that is second to none. But those gathered at two sessions of so-called Deliberation Days in the city last weekend were confronted with a troubling reality that challenged that […]
The News-Press reported incorrectly in last week’s edition, in an article entitled “Young Dancer Points to the Top,” that Zarina Stahnke recently finished a School of American Ballet summer course in Washington, D.C. that was actually in New York City. She attended a Suzanne Farrell workshop in D.C. The News-Press […]
Falls Church City Councilman Dave Snyder may have thought he was serving the public interest, but in his comments regarding, in particular, City Manager Wyatt Shields in last week’s Council meeting, preceding his “no” vote on Shields’ compensation package, he came across like a schoolyard bully.
Last weekend across southern South Dakota the pumps went dry. Gas terminals from Sioux Falls to Yankton to Sioux City were empty. “There is simply not enough fuel coming down the pipeline into the delivery system” said a BP station owner. Eventually the tankers were sent to Nebraska to find […]
Few people in Falls Church, including many who attend the Falls Church Episcopal here, fathom how bad what the church’s leadership is asking its members to vote for this week really is. Balloting of the 2,800 church members will continue through services this Sunday, and it is expected that the […]