By Tom Johnson & Becki Creed George Mason High School is a nationally ranked school academically that also offers a multitude of clubs and a variety of JV and varsity-level sports. We have a proud tradition of fielding competitive teams despite our small student-body size. We hope to continue this […]
The comprehensive effect of County Executive Ed Long’s proposed FY18 budget plan on county services hasn’t sunk...
When the president of the United States announces to the world that the free press is “the enemy of the people,”...
The unease that the Trump era has brought to polarized communities worldwide broke open at Yorktown High School last...
By Karen L. Jones City trees are tough – they withstand a lot of abuse and generously provide residents with beauty and shade. There are countless benefits to an urban forest. According to the EPA, trees can: • increase property values and “curb appeal” • produce oxygen, clean the air […]Read more ›
Budget season has begun! Fairfax County Executive Edward L. Long, Jr. released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 on Valentine’s Day. While there were few surprises, there also wasn’t much “love” in this proposed budget. Real property values remain relatively flat, with residential equalization increasing only .68 percent, with […]Read more ›
There remain three major moving parts as all hands are on deck to commandeer a successful outcome for development of the 36-acre high school campus property. We remain, as we have since Day One of this newspaper almost 26 years ago, hopeful of and committed to outcomes that will be […]Read more ›
Last week was as busy a week as we are going to have during this year’s 45-day short session. On Sunday, we got our first look at the House Appropriations Committee’s amendments to the Governor’s budget. On Monday and Tuesday, we debated and voted on hundreds of bills and resolutions […]Read more ›
Olympic champion swimmer Tom Dolan spent his Arlington youth so “ultra-competitive,” he would challenge you to a milk-drinking contest. His “complete disdain for losing was greater than the joy of winning,” he recalled. The two-time gold medalist who set a world record at age 18 spoke to fans and boyhood […]Read more ›
By John Ohmer & Nikki Graves Henderson This Saturday, The Falls Church and the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation will jointly dedicate a stone sidewalk plaque in front of the historic building of The Falls Church. The intention of this plaque is to convey to the public that we hold in […]Read more ›