In direct response to a question from Mayor Robin Gardner in tonight’s work session, all members of the Falls Church City Council concurred that there will be no further cuts to the School Board budget beyond what the School Board has requested.
Falls Church Vice Mayor Hal Lippman said in the midst of a lengthy City Council consideration of draconian cuts in the FY11 budget beyond what City Manager Wyatt Shields has already proposed that “while this exercise is useful to show how dramatic more program cuts would be, I am not […]
Faced with a long list of proposed new draconian cuts in the City of Falls Church’s FY11 budget, Councilman Dan Maller questioned why all four scenarios for deeper cuts in the City’s operational and School Board programs involve the restoration of the City’s fund balance to 8 percent of annual […]
At the outset of a joint Falls Church City Council-School Board work session tonight, City Manager Wyatt Shields presented a detailed, 38-page line itemized set of options for cuts in the FY11 budget deeper than what Shields has proposed so far. Holding a tax rate increase to 10 cents (compared […]
Veteran history and language arts teacher Maryel Barry of Falls Church’s Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School was named the F.C. system’s winner this year of the annual Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher award.
F.C. Files Water Ruling Appeal at Va. Supreme Court The City of Falls Church filed a Petition for Appeal with the Supreme Court of Virginia Tuesday seeking to overturn the decision by Fairfax Circuit Court Judge R. Terrence Ney that ruled Falls Church’s long-standing practice of taking an annual “return […]
City Council Mulls Consequences of Limiting Tax Rate Hike on Services & School Programs In one of the more dramatic Falls Church City Council meetings in years last week, Council members abruptly threw out City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposal for incremental adjustments to his recommended budget, and called on him […]
Despite the report that home mortgage applications were down 11 percent last month nationally, the housing market in and around Falls Church is now in boom mode, a veteran Falls Church-based real estate agent and her now-active real estate business partner told the News-Press in an interview this week.
Falls Church City Police and the Northern Virginia Medical Examiner ruled the gunshot death late Monday of a Latino male in his 30’s a suicide, Falls Church’s Public Information Office reported to the News-Press Tuesday. The shooting occurred Monday at around 11 p.m. in the parking lot of the Tower […]
A 22-year-old man was killed yesterday when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck another vehicle, police reported today.