Four Fairfax County buildings, three of which were built in Mason District, are good examples of the options that can be considered for vacant or obsolete structures.
It’s been four months since the county peppily unveiled demanding new complications for recycling.
Falls Church has, from its earliest history, been a crossroads, so it should come as no surprise that transportation issues are a major focus of our community, city staff, and City Council.
Let’s indulge in a little bit of time travel. Come with me, to July 1, 2020, in a world where control of the General Assembly has flipped…
Many wonderful and accomplished people have died over the years who’ve long inhabited the City of Falls Church. Our attention has been called to three in the recent period: Lou Olom, Tom Gittins Jr., and Roy Thorpe. We wrote about Olom earlier this month. This week, a celebration of the […]
From his bed at Virginia Hospital Center, reluctant newsmaker Glenn Smith gave me his version of his widely reported mishap.
This summer’s storms created havoc for homeowners, as tree limbs, and sometimes entire trees, crashed down onto roadways, yards and, sadly, onto homes. Storm after storm created intense demands for brush and bulk collection from residents who live in the county’s designated sanitary service districts, which include about 43,000 households, […]
By Tom Clinton Have you heard about the VA DMV’s Real ID driver’s license or Real ID card? The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is now issuing a more secure license called a Real ID driver’s license, but many people are not aware of this option, and how it might […]
When I was growing up in the west, guns were commonplace. Hunting and fishing were popular activities, and many homes had sporting rifles. Indeed, I remember clearly my father’s beautifully crafted, and locked, gun cabinet, which had glass in the door to show off the polished and carved gunstocks. Decades […]
The September/October 2019 issue of Discover magazine cites the deplorable data. While 39,773 Americans lost their lives to firearms in 2017, since 1968, 1.625 million Americans have died from gunfire, more than the accumulated American deaths in all wars since the country’s founding more than 200 years ago. The magazine’s […]