MCLEAN H.S. SENIORS Will Dutrow and Hanna Longwell were crowned king and queen during halftime at the homecoming game last Friday. The McLean Highlanders played the Marshall Statesmen, and won 24 – 21. (Photos: Karen Newcomb)
U.S. Army Specialist Stephan L. Mace of Purcellville was one of eight American soldiers killed in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan earlier this month. It is an increasingly familiar story of loss for families of soldiers back home, including Mace’s family residing in Falls Church.
In Virginia’s 34th delegate district, covering McLean and Tysons Corner, two divergent political philosophies are pitting Margaret Vanderhye, the Democratic incumbent first elected in 2007, against her GOP opponent, Barbara Comstock.
McDonnell Holds Lead in Polls as Nov. 3 Looms Trailing in all polls with less than two weeks before the Nov. 3 election, Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate State Sen. Creigh Deeds shifted his campaign focus sharply last week to intensify efforts to get out votes in the decisive Eastern Fairfax-Falls […]
The Falls Church School Board put out a public call through its web site Tuesday for citizen input on how to cut $300,000 from its current fiscal year operating budget, the Schools’ principle portion of cuts to overcome a $5.6 million shortfall in the overall City of Falls Church $66 […]
Fairfax H1N1 Vaccination Clinic Open Saturday The Fairfax County Health Department will open a mass H1N1 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway.
A Falls Church man, who was reported missing Sunday, returned home today unharmed shortly after 3 p.m. Ronald Benson, 32, was good condition, as early reports indicated he’d left his home without his needed medication.
In an effort to help the Falls Church City government offset a significant budget shortfall for the current fiscal year, the Falls Church City School Board is considering reducing the current year’s operating budget by $300,000. The city’s budget shortfall is due to a number of factors including declining property […]
The Fairfax County Health Department will open a mass vaccination clinic on Saturday, October 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center at 12000 Government Center Parkway in Fairfax. Since Falls Church City contracts with the Fairfax County Health Department for Health Services, F.C. City residents […]
Shields Details Plans for Coping with $5.6 Million F.C. Budget Shortfall to Council, Planners, School Board
In an extraordinary joint work session bringing together the Falls Church City Council, Planning Commission and School Board held at the Community Center Monday night, Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields, with the aid of his City Hall staff, detailed his proposal for addressing the $5.6 million budget shortfall that […]