Last week, appearing before the monthly meeting of the Arlington County Democratic Committee, incumbent Commonwealth Attorney Theo Stamos announced her candidacy for re-election to represent Arlington and the City of Falls Church, having served for seven years to date. Stamos has an announced challenger in Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, whose campaign kickoff […]
The Falls Church City Council voted this week to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by declaring Monday, Jan. 21, a Day of Service and supporting and promoting civic engagement across The Little City. The Council declared that “Dr. King said, ‘Life’s most persistent and urgent question […]
Nominations from the public for the grand marshal of the annual Falls Church Memorial Day Parade are now being sought by the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation. Past honorees include Midge Wang (2018), Barb Cram (2017), Kathy Hilayko (2016), Kathy and Barry Buschow (2015), Sergeant Steve Rau (2014), Janet […]
For the first time in a public meeting, the scope of a three-party cooperative effort to put over 40 acres of dense mixed-use development adjacent the West Falls Church Metro station was unveiled Tuesday night at a forum on the campus of the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Graduate Center.
Robert M. Kearns, 74, of Falls Church, passed away suddenly on Jan. 11. As a journalist for Reuters, Bob worked in New York, London, Toronto, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Bob’s assignments covered everything from the Watergate hearings to the wars in Kosovo and Iraq, and he was embedded with U.S. […]
Area leaders are calling for an immediate end to the federal government shutdown, including Virginia’s leaders in Congress and the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Chambers of Commerce throughout the area.
The weekend’s continued snowfall and hazardous road conditions have resulted in cancelled classes at Falls Church City Public Schools for Monday, Jan. 14, the school system announced Sunday. In addition to the schools, day care and school offices and facilities will be closed and all activities including athletic practices have […]
As snow continues to fall around the area, the City of Falls Church declared a snow emergency beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
The Falls Church City Public Schools announced in a press release earlier today that it is implementing a series of new measures to aid the students and families affected by the on-going shutdown of the federal government. FCCPS will be offering expedited free and reduced lunch applications. Due to the federal […]
When you’ve made career out of being one of “those guys” in show business — the ones only the biggest IMDB nerds can sniff out during a cameo or a voiceover — you know you’ll never be well-acquainted with the red carpet. For longtime Falls Church resident Wes Johnson, however, […]