Local Commentary

Local Commentary

Editorial: Don

Going into its stretch run forward final approval of a budget for the coming fiscal year, the Falls Church City Council is angling toward loping off a penny of the real estate tax rate recommended by City Manager Wyatt Shields. Last month, Shields proposed adding a penny to the current […]

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day, 25 million people joined around the country to demand a safer, cleaner and healthier world. The impact of this global environmental awareness day was astonishing. In large part due to raising the public’s awareness, with large, bipartisan majorities, Congress passed in rapid […]

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The purpose of the special designation is to increase the public’s understanding of sexual violence in our society with the hope that a month of intensified awareness efforts combined with sexual violence prevention work throughout the year will bring […]