Families become homeless for a variety of reasons. Usually, some kind of crisis such as the loss of a job, domestic violence, or an accident triggers an economic spiral where the family finds itself unable to pay for housing, food, childcare, health care, and other essentials.
The World Police and Fire Games (WPFG), also known as Fairfax 2015, are underway throughout the county and the region....
Gun Safety Enough is enough! Once again, the United States was forced to bear witness to another massacre. This time,...
A coming land-use decision will force the county board to choose among past, present and public safety. Fire Station...
By Shaun Dakin I am writing to thank both the Falls Church City Council and the Falls Church City School Board for proclaiming Sunday, June 21, 2015 Asking Saves Kids, or ASK, Day in Falls Church City. This proclamation joins others in cities and states across the country to promote […]Read more ›
The term “multi-modal” is used often to describe a menu of transportation options that may address congestion, air pollution, and other issues in urbanizing communities. Multi-modal options may include auto, bus, train, streetcar, bikeways, sidewalks, and trails. In Mason District, where many neighborhoods pre-date county sidewalk or trail requirements, work […]Read more ›
Preston Caruthers seldom puts his name on the many marks he has made on Arlington over seven decades—an exception being chiseled letters on the Caruthers building at Marymount University. At 88 the builder, multi-hatted civic leader and philanthropist still arrives daily at the Ballston office of Caruthers Properties LLC, though […]Read more ›
It perhaps was not intended to be that way, but the small group “stakeholder” meeting the News-Press crashed Monday (see article, Page 1 this edition) turned out to set an important tone for the coming crucially-important discussions on how to develop the some 40 acres the City of Falls Church […]Read more ›
By Emily Lu & Jenny Carroll Summer is here, and the librarians and staff at the Mary Riley Styles Public Library are thrilled to reveal the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Program: Every Hero Has a Story! We know kids and adults alike will be excited to defeat that […]Read more ›
June is graduation season, as high school seniors leave the nurturing environment of friends and classrooms, and embark on the next phase of their lives. Annandale, J.E.B. Stuart, Falls Church, and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology all conducted graduation ceremonies this week, as proud parents and friends […]Read more ›