Editorial: Anger Vs. School Board Misguided

May 11, 2016 6:22 PM0 comments

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 […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

6:09 PM0 comments

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, […]

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Our Man in Arlington

6:06 PM0 comments

Your curmudgeonly columnist has again joined the etiquette battle between pedestrians and drivers on Washington Blvd. Twice this spring, I’ve been at the wheel and exchanged glares with pedestrians who, shall we say, have a different interpretation of the meaning of those white stripes painted to form mid-block crosswalks (the […]

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Senator Dick Saslaw’s Richmond Report

May 5, 2016 3:07 PM0 comments

We are celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week in Virginia. I join the Governor and Secretary Anne Holton in applauding those dedicated to Virginia’s children and molding them into their best. Thank you for your commitment to excellence, your patience and your perseverance. The adopted biennial budget is a step in the […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

2:04 PM0 comments

Our region’s often fast-paced lifestyle is a signature component of the “personality” of NOVA, the dynamic economic engine of the Commonwealth of Virginia. But Virginia is a big state – demographically, socially, and geographically. What about the “rest of Virginia,” what some pundits call ROVA? Truth be told, there’s a […]

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McAuliffe’s Lift of Voting Ban Allows My Dad to Vote

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I opened up my phone on Monday, April 25 and checked Facebook. It was a normal tick that I have, that many people in my generation have, of checking a favorite mobile application when nothing else is going on. But one of the first headlines I saw on my newsfeed […]

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Our Man in Arlington

May 4, 2016 11:11 PM0 comments

There came a point in Arlington’s cultural history – yes, the swinging ‘60s – when sports heroes were eclipsed as idols for youth by rock bands. I experienced this at age 12, when with the British invasion at full tilt, I got my first electric guitar. I fantasized my high-volume […]

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The Day of The Donald

10:53 PM0 comments

Mark May 3, 2016 on your calendar of American history. That was the day, this Tuesday, when Donald Trump effectively wrapped up the nomination for president of the United States of the Republican Party. Never before in the storied history of this land has such an bigoted demagogue made it […]

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Guest Commentary: Cottage Housing in the Falls Church Community

April 28, 2016 1:46 PM0 comments

By Theresa Sullivan Twiford Falls Church is among the most desirable communities in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. With our small size and highly educated and involved citizenry, we are in a position to lead the region with progressive housing options, make our city’s tax base more diverse and add […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

10:35 AM0 comments

While in the library parking lot in the rain during the community clean up this weekend; pushing a cart full of groceries to my car; at dinner in a restaurant with family members; and twice in the dentist’s chair as Novocain was taking effect! “Hey, Penny, can I ask you […]

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