Monthly Archives: July 2009

Summer Nights with the City Band

Last night was the annual “Children’s Concert” on the lawn outside City Hall in Fairfax.  There were several hundred people there to hear the music of the Fairfax City Band on a lazy summer evening.    I joined three City Councilmembers … Continue reading

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Scalia Opinion Shakes Up Justice System

The buzz at the courthouse the past couple weeks has been the potential impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Melendez opinion.  Today the Post editorial board took notice. In the opinion, Justice Scalia wrote for a divided (5-4) Supreme Court Court in stating … Continue reading

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Interview in NoVA Magazine

In all the furor over the Fairfax “City vs. County” debate, I totally forgot to post the link to the interview of yours truly in the most recent edition of NoVA Magazine. Thanks to Renee Sklarew who wrote the article and made my rambling … Continue reading

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Notes on Fourth of July

Another Fourth of July is in books.  We just got home a few minutes battling the post-fireworks traffic along Rte. 50 outside Fairfax High School. A huge and relatively festive crowd tonight.  Here are a few notes from Fourth of … Continue reading

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July 4 Schedule

Tomorrow is July 4th.  It’s a huge day.  You’ll shake more hands and kiss more babies than any other day. Here’s tomorrow’s schedule. 6:30 a.m.  Wake up and watch the City’s downtown streets close down. 8 a.m.  Stroll over to … Continue reading

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