A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

December 7, 2017 10:22 AM0 comments

When you stand for election, you stand for the democratic process. When you stand with your right hand in the air to take the oath of office, you commit to upholding the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to follow the law, and to […]

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Guest Commentary: What Effect Will the New Tax Law Have on Me?

9:30 AM0 comments

By John Sterner A holiday surprise! We might have the first major tax reform since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Both the House and Senate have passed their version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The next step is committee for reconciling the differences, then both chambers have […]

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Senator Dick Saslaw’s Richmond Report

December 6, 2017 8:26 PM0 comments

The November elections and Thanksgiving are now in the rearview mirror. There was unprecedented voter participation in the House of Delegate and statewide elections. I commend those who worked relentlessly to get people to take this non-presidential election seriously. There’s no mistaking that Virginians sought an outlet for their frustrations […]

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Our Man in Arlington

December 5, 2017 4:38 PM0 comments

Perhaps you noticed that the winner of October’s Arlington-based Marine Corps Marathon was from Ethiopia. You may not have noticed that 32-year-old Desta Beriso Morkama, who placed first at 2:25:14, is an Arlingtonian with an intricate local support network (the proverbial village). His talent and exhaustive work is backed by […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

November 30, 2017 9:58 AM0 comments

Following a national search, Fairfax County has a new County Executive. Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, the Board of Supervisors announced the selection of Bryan J. Hill as the next County Executive. He succeeds Edward L. Long, Jr., who retired in September after 40 years of county service, including more […]

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Editorial: Performance Venue At the High School

November 29, 2017 9:02 PM0 comments

It is our sincere hope that as the process is kicked off this week that will result in a brand new George Mason High School in four years that the die is not yet cast about critical elements of the process where some creativity and out-of-the-box thinking could produce something […]

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