Incumbent Councilman Dan Sze informed the News-Press today that he’s chosen not to seek re-election in May, reducing the field of candidates who were qualified by the Falls Church Voter Registrar’s Office yesterday to eight. All eight candidates provided more than the required signatures and other information by the 7 […]
Holding out their commitment to “keep cuts as far away from the classroom as possible,” members of the Falls Church School Board voted unanimously to forward a FY11 budget to the City Manager tonight that is $1 million, or 3.6 percent, less than the amount it was granted for the […]
The Virginia House of Delegates voted 66-33 in favor of a bill passed earlier by the State Senate, 30-10, allowing organized wine and beer tastings in the State-run Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) sales outlets. The measure now goes to the governor’s desk for his action. (Capital News Service)
Filler-Corn Edges Out Bolognese for 41st District House Seat Sandy Evans has defeated Samantha Rucker in Tuesday’s Mason District School Board special election race. With 29 of 29 precincts reporting, Evans has received 56.38% (2,683) of the vote to Rucker’s 43.48% (2,069) according to unofficial results on the Virginia State […]
At its work session tonight, the Falls Church City Council was urged by City staff to O.K. a contract not to exceed $500,000 by mid-March to outsource trash and recycling services in the City beginning May 1. The contract would also involve acquisition of two 65-gallon, covered carts per household […]
Mary Catherine Bello Mabry, aged 105, with her family at her bedside, died peacefully in her sleep on February 26, 2010 in Fairfax.
On the eve of the filing deadline today, City of Falls Church citizen activists Ira Kaylin and Johanna Barry confirmed to the News-Press that they will both be running as “independents” for the F.C. City Council in the May 4 election. Kaylin said in a note to the News-Press today […]
The George Mason High Scholastic Bowl team outwitted Honaker High 235-135 in the final round of the Group A Virginia state championship tournament held this weekend at the College of William & Mary.
George Mason High’s Scholastic Bowl team will be competing for the state championship this weekend, hitting the road tonight for the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., where the competition will occur.
The City of Falls Church’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) has partnered with Falls Church-based intellectual property rights attorney Erik Pelton to obtain trademark protection for Falls Church’s new “The Little City” slogan and logos, it was announced today. Pelton donated his legal services to file three federal trademark applications on […]