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.
Earlier this week the Associated Press grappled with the issue of whether or not the current economic downturn has reached the point that it can be called a depression.
News Atlantic Realty Companies, the Falls Church News-Press and The Young Group have all renewed their Partner Level Sponsorship with the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce.
Even though the spring sports schedule officially began more than a month ago at George Mason High School, the varsity girls soccer team had yet to have a practice with their entire squad present.
In No Limit Hold’em, much like video games and karate lessons, you need to master one level before you can move on to the next. In karate, as your skill level increases, your instructor presents you with the next belt. But in poker, only you can decide when it’s time […]
By a 39-0 vote, with Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) not voting, the Virginia State Senate passed legislation yesterday to repeal the unpopular abusive driver fees that went into effect last July. Adding a sense of urgency, an emergency clause was added to the bill to ensure the repeal would go into […]
Remarkably, there are simply no indicators suggesting a rosy coming period for the U.S. economy. None, not one. On the other hand, there are plenty of arrows, and thumbs, pointing downward. No one has said how the gaping hole caused by the sub-prime mortgage crisis and related predatory lending policies […]
Even prior to the New Year, the Falls Church City Council and School Board got a glimpse at how tough it will be to hold the line on their upcoming budgets this week. The chairman of the schools’ Professional Employees Advisory Committee dropped a bombshell on the School Board Tuesday, […]
Commonly, the politically active in the City of Falls Church brag proudly about a level of citizen participation in their town that is second to none. But those gathered at two sessions of so-called Deliberation Days in the city last weekend were confronted with a troubling reality that challenged that […]
The McLean High School varsity field hockey team’s season has been filled with ups and downs throughout the course of the summer and fall months, but if track record is any indication, the Highlanders are sitting in prime position for a winning streak as they enter district play next week.