George Washington drank here. From a spring. In the 1780s. In Arlington, on the Moses Ball land grant property off of Carlin Springs Road. You can see it if you’re willing to venture onto the property owned by Virginia Hospital Center. I visited the site this month when I took […]
By Erik Pelton Last week, Falls Church City Public Schools held its annual celebration of teacher and staff award winners....
The Metro system is a major asset to the economic success of the National Capital Region, but it needs help, lots of...
One of the oft-repeated arguments circulating around Falls Church in the aftermath of the City Council’s controversial...
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) The Board of Visitors at George Mason University recently sold the naming rights to the University’s law school to Charles Koch and an anonymous friend in […]Read more ›
Arlington Cemetery will conduct a special ceremony June 13 that will weave together a tragedy from World War II and achievers in current-day Arlington youth sports. The Merrill Hoover Award, which is given annually to a top female high school athlete by the Better Sports Club of Arlington, is named […]Read more ›
By Melissa Morse The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event is a life-changing experience. Our local Relay For Life of the Beltway will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at George Mason High School from noon – midnight and celebrates the communities of Falls Church, Vienna, and Arlington. […]Read more ›
For more than 30 years, members of the Board of Supervisors have selected outstanding residents for designation as Lord and Lady Fairfax, part of the annual Celebrate Fairfax! event in June. More than 60 Mason District residents have been designated as Lord and Lady Fairfax since the original selections by […]Read more ›
It was a truly amazing defense of the ways in which the entire Falls Church School Systems has been infused with the laudable values and goals of the International Baccalaureate (IB) educational program presented by the principals of all four of the City’s schools before the F.C. School Board Tuesday […]Read more ›
The 2016 legislative calendar came to an end with the closing of the Veto Session on April 20. Fortunately, Democrats were able to uphold all but one of the Governor’s vetoes of various regressive pieces of social legislation passed by Republican majorities. Few legislative sponsors were surprised by these vetoes, […]Read more ›