Articles by: Keith Thackrey

Guest Commentary: Consequences of Moving to Fairfax Co.’s School System

May 15, 2014 11:08 AM2 comments

By Keith R. Thackrey Recently, there seems to have been increasing discussion about moving the City of Falls Church back into Fairfax County in order to reduce taxes. People come to Falls Church from other areas of the country and see a small jurisdiction surrounded by much larger cities and […]

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Guest Commentary: On Her 100th, Jessie Thackrey’s Colorful History Gets Told

July 4, 2013 10:50 AM0 comments

(Editor’s Note—Two major celebrations of the 100th birthday of Falls Church pioneer Jessie Thackrey were held in the City last month, one at the historic Falls Church Episcopal, where she’s been a member since moving here in 1941 and was its first female deacon, and the other at the Henderson […]

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