GMHS’ Joel Block Named ‘Super Teacher’ George Mason High School (GMHS) math teacher, Joel Block, has been selected as one of eight educators statewide to receive the Virginia Lottery Super Teacher Award.
To light, or not to light, seems to be the question for the girls’ softball field at J.E.B. Stuart Park in Falls Church. The field used by J.E.B. Stuart High School teams actually is owned by the Fairfax County Park Authority but, as is the case with several local public […]
F.C. Schools Send Swine Flu Advisory to Parents The Falls Church City Schools announced yesterday that an advisory was sent home with students to all school households, and also posted on the schools’ web site.
After more than two months of discussion, advocacy, debate, and angst, the Fairfax County budget for Fiscal Year 2010 was adopted formally, by a unanimous vote, at the Board of Supervisors meeting Monday.
Falls Church’s Matthew Martz was 5 years old when he began tickling the ivories and humming beat for beat songs he’d only heard once before.
5 Vying for 47th District Seat Debate in Arlington Five Democratic candidates, all seeking public office for the first time, squared off Tuesday in their race to win their party’s nomination on June 9 to fill the 47th State Delegate District seat being vacated by Del. Al Eisenberg.
Still No Face-To-Face Talks As Row Grows The chairman of the board of the Fairfax County Water Authority shot back at the City of Falls Church with a sharply-worded letter this week, responding to an exclusive Q and A with F.C. City Manager Wyatt Shields in last week’s News-Press.
Fairfax County is blessed with “a very unusual group of politicians,” according to the head of the county’s Economic Development Authority (EDA), responding to the recent remark by Sharon Bulova, new chair of the county Board of Supervisors, that she “will not vote for any cut in economic development” despite […]
After a careful review of the arguments from both sides, and with the benefit of following the issues week-to-week for over 18 years, it is our assessment that the City of Falls Church is in the “right” and Fairfax County in the “wrong” in the current, potentially very damaging water […]
Piracy on the high seas! The world was enthralled with the intrigue and outcome of the abduction and eventual rescue of the captain of the Maersk Alabama cargo ship off the coast of Somalia last week.