A remarkable lifetime dedicated to service for the socially disadvantaged was lauded by officials in the City of Falls Church this week following news of the sudden passing of Bob Wilden, 73, last week.
Facing an appeal filed this week to the Virginia Supreme Court of decisions made in their favor at the circuit court level last year, defectors from the Episcopal Church, USA, occupying the historic Falls Church property downtown in the City of Falls Church, are asking parishioners for permission to loot […]
This year, even more than most years, the budget dominated the Session.
Buoyed by the ruling of Fairfax Circuit Court Judge Randy Bellows last week that defectors from the Falls Church Episcopal Church do not have a right to the church’s endowment fund, Falls Church’s “Continuing Episcopalians” are now mulling how to put the fund’s approximately $750,000 to its intended work of […]
Palin Due at Pricey Tyson’s Corner Fundraiser Oct. 13 Republican Vice Presidential candidate Gov. Sarah Palin will appear at a pricey fundraiser in support of the McCain-Palin ticket on Monday, Oct. 13, at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, it was announced yesterday.
Affordable Housing is an issue of great importance in this high-priced region where not even our teachers and police personnel can afford to live in the communities they serve. It is a multifaceted issue that requires our best, most strenuous efforts to make a dent in the problem. Government, the […]
Virginia history was made in the Falls Church city election Tuesday. By being elected to the City Council, Lawrence Webb has become the first openly gay Afro-American elected official in the history of the commonwealth.
Capital improvements, projected for implementation over the next five years in the City of Falls Church, will press the City to its fiscal limits, Assistant City Manager Cindy Mester told the City Council Monday.
Grim, grim, and grimmer. That was the message delivered to the Board of Supervisors by County Executive Anthony H. Griffin on Monday as he released his proposed Fiscal Year 2009 budget for Fairfax County. The $3.3 billion General Fund budget, as proposed, holds county and school spending flat. The new […]
I don’t know about you, but when Labor Day comes around, it always seems like a New Year to me. All those years of school, I guess!