2024-06-18 5:42 PM

Mustangs Girls Take Dominion

In their last game before winter break, the George Mason High School varsity Girls Basketball team staved off a late rally by host Dominion High School, eking out a 51-41 victory in non-district action last Thursday night to secure their fourth straight victory this winter.

Editorial: Complicated Housing Plan

Coming to the decisive vote by the Falls Church City Council this Monday, we continue to firmly support the admittedly-somewhat-unwieldy “City Center South Apartments” affordable housing plan of the Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC).

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Benjamin Franklin, in a 1789 letter to a friend, wrote that “in this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.” With apologies to Mr. Franklin, I think we need to add “weather,” at least in Virginia! With winter upon us, and tax season about to begin, perhaps the following information will be helpful.

Briar Woods Dampens Mason Girls’ Holidays

The George Mason High School girls’ varsity basketball team suffered their first loss of the year on Thursday, falling on the road in a non-district match-up with AA Briar Woods High School, 45-37.

Anything But Straight: The Week In Review

I told a few friends that I was going to the annual Winter Party in Miami Beach, and by their strong reactions you might have thought I announced I was going to an Al Qaeda meeting.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Provides F.C. Child With Royal Disney Treatment

Ava, shown here with her brother, enjoyed a performance of Disney on Ice during the troupe's recent stop in D.C. Ava has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

The snow had fallen, and with it an inch of ice, making treacherous the roads leading from Falls Church to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The conditions had closed the schools that morning and persuaded most motorists to stay indoors after the sun had set. The Baumgartner family, on the other hand, was not […]