Our Man in Arlington

April 18, 2018 12:54 PM0 comments

My alma mater of Yorktown High School for six decades stood apart from its sports competitors across town at Washington-Lee, Wakefield and O’Connell. We Patriots had no alumni make it to big-league professional sports. Our void is now likely to be filled. On April 26, the three-day National Football League […]

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Guest Commentary: Lean Budget Supports Fair Wages for Teachers, Staff

April 12, 2018 1:36 PM0 comments

By Carolyn Bruce, Laura Downs & Mary Stevens With the recent recognition as “Healthiest City in America,” our city has a lot to be proud of – walkability, access to healthy food and exercise options and great schools. Our school system prides itself in playing an essential role in the […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

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Mass shootings are all too common in our country, and have become part of our national lexicon. We have become inured to the horror and tragedy of a mass shooting, failing to recognize these murders as the crises that they are. “No more thoughts and prayers — we need immediate […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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This week marks the annual series of public hearings about Fairfax County’s proposed FY2019 budget. County residents and others interested in, or affected by, the budget proposals sign up to urge the Board of Supervisors to support, or sometimes not support, the budget recommendations. Prior to the public hearings, there […]

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Editorial: Can Teachers Get 3 Percent?

April 11, 2018 6:34 PM0 comments

Things are looking up for the ability of the City of Falls Church to move ahead with its ambitious plans to build a new high school and renovate and expand its City Hall and public library pretty much all at once. The cost of doing this will be held down […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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Like many who venture to the kingdom of Ballston, I am impatient for the never-ending renovations to be over. Tina Leone, CEO of the Ballston Business Improvement District, was happy to promise me that the rewards for us patrons of Arlington’s most central community will unfold in September—with staggered openings […]

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