The extraordinary contribution to the City of Falls Church by the expert “Technical Assistance Panel” team from the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Land Institute last week was an eye popper. The report the nine experts made Thursday afternoon after two days of examining the potential of the 40 acres of land […]
Decades ago, Mason District was very suburban, predominantly Caucasian, and home mostly to federal workers and their...
By Chris Johnson My name is Chris Johnson and I am asking for your vote on November 4 for City treasurer. Immediately...
If you saw the musical dramedy film “The Commitments,” you’ll recall the motley crew of young Irish rockers awaiting...
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. […]Read more ›
For a long time, Ebola virus disease was relegated to the back pages of the newspaper, affecting a few poor areas in Africa, thousands of miles away. First identified in 1976, the disease takes its name from the Ebola River, which runs near a village with one of the first […]Read more ›
Not that it isn’t their job, because it is, but the Falls Church City Council was toying around with an awful lot of taxpayer dollars at its meeting Tuesday night. First, there is the $20.5 million in the cash component of the sale of the City’s water system to Fairfax […]Read more ›
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 to be fair, our votes to count, and our voices to be heard. This year, for the first time, Falls Church voters and voters across the […]Read more ›
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 ›