At its budget work session tonight, the Falls Church City Council considered adding a $2 million “placeholder” for a potential property aquisition to expand the Mary Riley Styles Public Library, as recommended by the Planning Commission last month but not included in the City Manager’s recommended FY 2010 City budget.
Subsidy is Too High, Scale ‘George’ Back Editor, I’m writing in support of the continuation of the George on a scaled back, more self-sufficient basis.
The sky over the Fairfax County Public Safety Center was bright blue with a few puffy white clouds for the Fairfax County Police Fallen Officers Memorial Service on Monday. The American flag swayed gently in the breeze as Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Deer played a traditional dirge of “Amazing Grace” on […]
John D. Scanlan, 79, a former Falls Church City Council member, career Foreign Service Officer, international consultant and former U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1985 to 1989, died November 20, in Naples, Florida, from injuries suffered in a fall at his residence.
A series of aggressive measures aimed at shoring up and improving the effectiveness of the City of Falls Church’s Police Department were presented at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.
We knew it was coming sometime, but the fiscal reality of the so-called housing crisis suddenly rose up and popped the Falls Church City Council on the nose Tuesday night, and it’s clear it will take them all awhile to get used to it. Suffice it to say, their handling […]
Nancy Davis’ Adventuresome Spirit Has Taken Her Around the Globe and Painted a Vivid ‘Human Experience’ For the last two and a half years, the internal affairs of the Falls Church News-Press were buoyed by the special mojo provided by Nancy Davis.
New Vienna Music School Features a Prerequisite of Rock and Roll On July 9, the Northern Virginia branch of the Paul Green School of Rock Music opened its doors to aspiring rock and roll stars. Like the 2003 movie “School of Rock,” starring Jack Black, which was inspired by […]
The same police officer who is suing the City of Falls Church in a $10 million racial discrimination lawsuit filed last month took a high-profile position on behalf of the department Tuesday, speaking to the monthly luncheon of the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce about ways to protect against […]
Falls Church Deputy Sheriff Michael F. Wood is being hailed as a hero for his heroic vehicle maneuver to tame a robbery and carjacking suspect driving wildly and endangering lives on W. Broad Street last Thursday afternoon. Moments earlier, the suspect had assaulted two Fairfax County police officers.