Speaking to a sold-out Fairfax County Democratic Committee “Road to Richmond” breakfast in Springfield today, Fairfax County Board Chair Sharon Bulova urged the numerous state senators and delegates present to avoid making deep cuts in the state budget by passing on expenses to county and city jurisdictions.
The News-Press has learned that the planned transfer of the custody of the child of a former lesbian couple was slated to take place at the home of one of the couple’s parents in the Sleepy Hollow section of Falls Church today, but that it did not occur. “No one […]
A 21-year old woman was found, apparently stabbed to death, on Argyle Dr. in the Culmore area of Falls Church on Thursday, Dec. 31, according to police.
Months of intense, complex investigative work by the City of Falls Church Police has resulted in a conviction earlier this month for the sexual assault of two female victims at a local hotel which occurred in January 2009 Falls Church City officials reported today.
Mary Riley Styles Public Library in the City of Falls Church will be going paperless as of this Friday, Jan. 1 in hopes to “improve efficiency, save money and assist library visitors,” the City announced in a release today.
Despite the frosty and snowy conditions, a crowd still turned up at the News-Press 20th Annual Holiday Party. Held for the first time this year at ArtSpace Falls Church, the festive event was catered by Ledo Pizza and had special guest appearances from Tiny Tim and Falls Church City legend, […]
F.C. Teens Available to Shovel Snow With more snow due over the winter, the City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department announced this week that it maintains a “Teen Work List” of high school-aged youth interested in occasional jobs including snow shoveling, dog walking, yard work and babysitting.
City of Falls Church Vice Mayor Hal Lippman was not present for some big votes on the City Council this month, but the outcomes were not affected by his absence and it is hard to argue that what he was doing instead was not considerably more important.
New Year’s Eve Fete Again Set at Rt.7/29 Junction The “wintry mix” weather forecast for New Year’s Eve in the City of Falls Church is a double-edged sword for organizers of the 12th annual Watch Night celebration designed to bring in 2010 and the new decade in and around the […]
So, on this my fourth stint in Afghanistan since 2003, where to begin: is it the always interesting and often extraordinary people one seems to inevitably come into contact with in a place like this; or, a leading edge of the cultural context – the place/plight of women; or, the […]