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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Falls Church News-Press

Editor’s Notebook: Berry, berry tasty!

With the weekly editions off to the print, we turn our attention to our weekend edition, and one of the articles teed up and ready to go looks at how Virginia’s crops of berries are doing this spring growing...

Editor’s Notebook: Reduced to rubble (no Barneys were harmed, fortunately)

The fences are up and the crews are doing their jobs, starting to knock down the three-building complex at North Washington Street and East Broad Street in the heart of Falls Church. That would not necessarily be big news, as...

Editor’s Notebook: Pick the real threat (choice of 3)

Yours truly was toodling down King Street/Route 7 in the Hyundai yesterday when I spied a group of eight students, likely from nearby Wakefield High School, waiting to run across the roadway (there being no traffic light in the...

Editor’s Notebook: Live by the polling, die by the polling

Last week's Falls Church News-Press asked Falls Churchians (I am now one on a temporary basis, although I did not participate) to respond to this poll question: "Should the City of Falls Church defy the governor's anti-mask mandate?" The results came...

Editor’s Notebook: Please spare us this, big guy upstairs

Were he a betting man, Del. Alfonso Lopez told a gathering of seasoned Arlington Democrats this week, he'd wager that the courts will rule that Virginia has to hold yet another House of Delegates campaign in 2022, this one...

Editor’s Notebook: Locked and loaded, ballot-wise

It took a mere 3 days for my request for an absentee ballot to be processed and the ballot to land in the mailslot, and then just another day for me to commune with my conscience and mark the...

Editor’s Notebook: Even if shiny, it will still stink

Back during the 2016 presidential campaign, I embarked on a little test – asking my Democratic friends and/or acquaintances, including those in elected office, what they had thought about Tim Kaine’s performance in the vice-presidential debate. Most of my respondents,...

Editor’s Notebook: Don’t mess with lightning

Our own Dave Facinoli has been covering football games across Northern Virginia for many a moon, and he thinks he may have witnessed a first this past weekend. To wit: Games that were stopped by lightning that impacted the area...
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Editorial: Fairfax homeowners, keep your wallets handy

Our word for the day is “insatiable” – as in “it looks like the Fairfax County government’s insatiable need...
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