My name is Jody Acosta and I am the current City of Falls Church treasurer. I have eight years of experience in the treasurer’s office, first as the chief deputy and then as treasurer since July of this year, when the former treasurer had to resign due to health reasons. […]
For a long time, Ebola virus disease was relegated to the back pages of the newspaper, affecting a few poor areas in...
Not that it isn’t their job, because it is, but the Falls Church City Council was toying around with an awful lot...
Election Day is just a few short weeks away. It’s the day when voters have their say. When we vote, we want our elections...
Some clarity on the looming county board rematch between John Vihstadt and Alan Howze emerged Oct. 8 during their debate at the ever-civil Arlington Committee of 100. Democrat Howze abandoned a previous reticence and evinced some passion, while independent Vihstadt—the surprise upsetter of the Democratic establishment last April–displayed an easy […]Read more ›
By Stacy Hennessey It’s that time of year – you are probably seeing TV ads about the Senate race in Virginia, the race for retiring Congressman Jim Moran’s seat which features Falls Church’s own hometown candidate, Don Beyer, and many other political campaigns across the state, but did you also […]Read more ›
Election Day is approaching rapidly, but there are a few days left to register in time to vote in the November 4 election. Next Tuesday, October 14, is the last day to register to vote in the general election. In Fairfax County, in-person registration deadline is 5 p.m. You may […]Read more ›
What a difference a handful of votes makes! In the closest race since “Landslide Jim” Scott won the 53rd state delegate seat in 1990 by a one-vote margin, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring wound up last fall winning his job by a 165 vote margin out of 2.2 million votes […]Read more ›
The Supreme Court has made an historic decision to decline to review Virginia’s Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling in Bostic v Schaefer. That ruling affirmed legal marriage equality in Virginia. At last, all Virginians have the legal right to a committed union recognized and respected by our Commonwealth. In […]Read more ›
Arlington students returned to school last month bursting with excitement, entering buildings bursting at the seams. “An unprecedented rate of enrollment growth,” is how facilities and operations Superintendent John Chadwick described it Thursday at a neighborhood reality-check presentation (part of a series) at Williamsburg Middle School—on the front yard of […]Read more ›