“This is not a potential disaster, this is devastating right now,” Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields intoned to Monday night’s virtual town hall that emanated from an eerily-near vacant Council chambers at the Falls Church City Hall. The event, where strong social distancing policies were exercised in the midst […]
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
Today, U.S. Rep. Don Beyer who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, released the following statement after the Department of Labor reported that first-time unemployment claims for the week ending March 21 reached a record 3,283,000, four times the previous record set in […]
You learn a heck of a lot about people in a crisis. It’s a time when core values come to the surface that you might otherwise not see, especially if you’re not paying attention. It’s surely true in this instance.
With over 3,000 constituents logged onto the conference phone call Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, was accompanied by the head of the Fairfax Health Department, Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, who answered an array of questions about the Covid-19 pandemic.
“This is not a potential disaster, this is devastating right now,” Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields intoned to Monday night’s virtual town hall that emanated from an eerily-near vacant Council chambers at the Falls Church City Hall.
Falls Church City Schools Superintendent Peter Noonan tweeted an announcement Monday morning that the International Baccalaureate organization has “canceled its spring administration of assessments.” He said that IB candidates this spring will be granted diplomas “based on the rigor of content and course work” and that more information would be […]
Virginia State Del. Marcus Simon and Supervisor Dalia Palchik representing held a virtual town hall originally scheduled for a public place today.
Falls Church City Hall announced the cancellation of the scheduled regular business meeting of the F.C. City Council set for this Monday night.
These are times of biblical proportions.
Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields, in an exclusive interview with the News-Press Wednesday afternoon, confirmed that the City and City schools are in full-scale mobilization to adhere with “social distancing” and other key elements aimed at stemming the spread of the deadly airborne coronavirus.