More News

F.C. Education Foundation: Yes on Referendum

October 15, 2014 8:36 PM4 comments

The Falls Church Education Foundation is the latest group in Falls Church to go on record in support of the passage of the Nov. 4 school bond referendum on the City’s ballot. Other groups formally backing the measure’s passage include the City’s three Parent Teacher Association groups, and the Falls […]

Read more ›

Urban Land Institute Forum in F.C. Thursday

8:35 PM0 comments

A two-day field trip to carefully review the land in question and to interview key citizens in Falls Church has been held by representatives of Washington, D.C.’s prestigious Urban Land Institute Wednesday and Thursday, and will wrap up with a public forum to present their findings at the Hilton Garden Inn […]

Read more ›

Candidate Forum at Legion Hall Thursday Night

8:34 PM0 comments

The Community Issues Forum, composed of 13 Falls Church civic, political and issue-related groups, will hold a candidates’ forum tomorrow night, Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the American Legion hall, 400 N. Oak Street. All candidates and issues on the ballot next month in Falls Church City have […]

Read more ›

Skittish F.C. Council Plans Reluctantly to Put $10 Million Into Pension Fund

8:31 PM15 comments

Seldom has a vote by the Falls Church City Council, or any governing body, reflected more ambiguity and indecision than the one taken Tuesday night by the F.C. Council when, after a lengthy discussion, it passed by a 4-3 vote a plan for the deployment of over $20 million in cash proceeds from last winter’s sale of its water system.

Read more ›

City Council Adopts Laundry List Of Ways to Spend Budget Surplus

8:28 PM2 comments

The Falls Church City Council gave a preliminary approval Monday to a robust $1,773,029 increase in expenditures in the current fiscal year budget, based on a $1,634,029 surplus from the last fiscal year that became evident with the wrap up of this fiscal year’s first quarter on Oct. 1.

Read more ›

‘Pride,’ the Movie, & Solidarity

7:30 PM0 comments

With all the grizzly headlines about war and pestilence dominating the news these days, it is a genuine refreshment to see a film that presents such a bright and hopeful true story about the ability of humans under siege to come together to further a common cause of justice and […]

Read more ›

Jody’s Jam of the Week: Northern Virginia Fall BrewFest

7:14 PM0 comments

If you’re feeling thirsty this weekend, strap on your drinking shoes and head on down to Centerville as more than 50 breweries are gathering for the 8th annual Northern Virginia Fall BrewFest. The festival will feature a lineup of seasonal craft brews, both local and national, including creations from The […]

Read more ›

Delegate Marcus Simon’s Richmond Report

7:09 PM0 comments

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 ›

The Catholic Church’s A Small Shift On Gays

7:06 PM0 comments

The Catholic Church took a tiny step forward this week, with a panel of bishops offering an interim report that carefully rationed a few tepid words of encouragement for gay people. Some LGBT activists, media, and scholars immediately hyperventilated, falsely billing the small tremor as “an earthquake.” Others jumped the […]

Read more ›

Jefferson District Golf Course Named Site of the Year by Fairfax Co.

7:03 PM0 comments

Jefferson District Park and Golf Course received the 2014 Trailblazer Award as the Site of the Year by the Fairfax County Park Authority. The nine-hole executive golf course was one of only two of the Park Authority’s seven courses that showed an increase in gross revenue over the previous year […]

Read more ›
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonGoogle+Google+