It’s becoming clearer now that the long-discussed transformation of the City of Falls Church’s downtown area is just around the corner. The north side of the first two or so blocks of W. Broad St. has yet to see the light of a specific development proposal, but on the south […]
Chalk another one up for the President and his record of misinformation regarding the Iraq War. Last month in a nationally televised speech, President Bush made a last ditch appeal to the American public for sending more troops to Iraq in an attempt to save his flawed policy. The escalation […]
Town Meeting on Saturday This Saturday, February 10, I will be holding a Town Meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Mason District Government Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale.
It has been at least six weeks since an Our Man in Arlington column has appeared, and you deserve an explanation.
Twenty-five men and women — young, eager, and well-trained – gathered in the well of the Board auditorium Friday night to receive recognition that relatively few in our community attain – their firefighter’s helmet. As the 120th Firefighter Recruit School graduates marched to their seats, retiring Fairfax County Fire Chief […]
There are many reasons to applaud the tough stand by the Episcopal bishop of Virginia against the move by the Falls Church Episcopal Church to defect and align with a schismatic arch-conservative body created by an Anglican archbishop from Nigeria. The same goes for the resolve of many long-standing members […]
The U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has the distinction of being the oldest military base not situated on U.S. soil. It is also the only one located in a country with which we do not have an open political relationship.
Transportation and abortion With fewer than a week left to consider the hundreds of bills introduced in the biennial “short” session of the Virginia General Assembly, both the House of Delegates and the Senate have much work left to finish. Neither body has completed its work on the second year […]
If you appreciate art in its many forms – music, dance, performance, painting, sculpture, fiber arts, and more – then you should check out the Arts Council of Fairfax County. The Arts Council, a 501(c)(3) a non-profit membership organization, is designated as Fairfax County’s arts agency, and is funded through […]
In part because interest rates have remained low and in part because of the buoyancy of the regional economy, given a shot in the arm by the new vitality that the November election has created in Washington, D.C., some see the decline in the housing market already bottoming out, and […]